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Givemeliberty - Proposed Illinois legislation would ban powdered alcohol - Quincy, IL News -
Statism: "Ideas so good they have to be mandated" "We don't need people spiking beverages" Sen. Ira Silverstein you sir are a statist, and upon reading this I spiked my coffee with a little bourbon just because I can.
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News -
You seem to be conflating Private Unions, with Public Unions. I'm quite aware of the difference ... I'm not conflating. Public unions are "worse", imo, because they influence elections. They mostly stand together in "solidarity" under the AFL-CIO banner. You say public unions should not strike, but of course they DO. Blue Flu ... it may be going on right now, to some extent ...…
Givemeliberty - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News -
What would be the harm with going forward and converting pensions to 401k's for any public sector employee who has 10 years or under, and any new hires? Phasing out pensions. This would give the employee more control of their retirement and not unaccountable politicians. This could also be rolled into a way to phase out SS for anyone who chooses.
Sv3 - Police shooting, pursuit in Downtown Hannibal - Quincy, IL News -
Hmmm... I wonder if the "Hands up don't shoot" crowd will care about this one.
WmMunny - Police shooting, pursuit in Downtown Hannibal - Quincy, IL News -
People play stupid games. People win stupid prizes.

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Late Night FDL: Revolution

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Nina Simone - Revolution Her, What Happened, Miss Simone? documentary opens the 2015 Sundance Film Festival...
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Western Corporations Like Monsanto, Cargill Take Advantage of War & Turmoil in Ukraine

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As Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty to Plotting Terrorism, More Questions About the FBI’s Sting Operation

14 hours, 43 minutes ago

A twenty year-old man in Ohio, who was the target of an FBI sting operation, pled not guilty to charges on January 22. He is accused of plotting an attack on the US Capitol and faces charges of "attempted killing of a government official," "possession of a firearm in furtherance of an attempted crime…
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SCOTUS granted cert yesterday to review Oklahoma’s execution cocktail

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Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 “Bomb Train” Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll

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Arthur Laffer is Not Laughing at Sam Brownback’s Budget

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The Roundup

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It’s Saturday morning! International Politics Overall - An interview with anthropologist Scott Atran who explains the profile of a terrorist and where they come from - Jeremy Scahill: “AQAP develops its own version of Reddit’s AMA and Twitter’s blue checkmark verification” Middle East - The Pentagon…
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Saturday Art; Honoré Daumier’s satirical busts

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Honoré Daumier lashed out at French politicians and officials with satirical portrayals that brought snickers to their countrymen and spared no feelings in making their actions and demeanor ridiculous. He made painted clay busts and used them for his sketches. A complete set of the models is contained…
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Late Night FDL: I’m A Woman

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Magda Piskorczyk* -- I'm A Woman, at International GastroBlues Festival, July 2009. Tut has the night off so I'm hosting tonight. What's on your mind? *Google translate
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Bob Gough 16 minutes ago

RT @Paul Finebaum: Watching the histrionics of #DeflateGate on the Sunday shows and thinking of Macbeth: ``Full of sound and fury signifying nothing.''
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Police shooting, pursuit in Downtown Hannibal - Missouri State Highway Patrol brought in to investigate
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 12 minutes ago

RT @Paul Lukas: Intentionally deflated footballs or just some old balloons? Either way, this is pretty funny.
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RT @Malka: "Invitation for Bibi to speak is an affront to the dignity of the administration"