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1950Brutus - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I root for the Cleve Browns even though they have zero chance of winning the super bowl. Chance of winning doesn't come into play on this obsession - doesn't come into play when I vote either. I vote for what I want - I do not "settle"..
Givemeliberty - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The goal this year is not to win its to get 5% of the vote so ballot access is not an issue in four years. Right up until about a month and a half ago the Libertarians were doing little if any campaigning. They were fighting court battles the GOP brought against them. And it was the same with the Green and Constitution partys to get on the ballot. Its hard to fund raise when you can't campaign…
Stupid_Dems - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count

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In Washington, Sen. Mary Landrieu lives in a stately, $2.5 million brick manse she and her husband built on Capitol Hill.Here in Louisiana, however, the Democrat does not have a home of her own. She is registered to vote at a large bungalow in New Orleans that her parents have lived in for many decades,…
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France: 'One in Six' Supports ISIS

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McAuliffe's Virginia on Display

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McAuliffe's Virginia on Display

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At least 19 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives: a 14-year-old boy shot in the Austin neighborhood, and two people shot by police.Police…
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2016 Watch: Rand Paul Is on Vacation in Guatemala, Performing Free Eye Surgeries

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Obama Sends Fundraising Email for Contest to Meet Him in NYC on Labor Day

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A judge isn't issuing an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, and the Republican is planning to continue galloping around the country gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run — despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power back home.Perry on Friday…
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2 months, 1 week ago

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Ban Ki-moon Issues Statement on Michael Brown Shooting

2 months, 1 week ago

The United Nations secretary-general issued a statement about the events in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday, saying that he "hopes local and federal investigations will shed full light on the killing" of teenager Michael Brown. Ban Ki-moon called on authorities to ensure that people are able to assemble…
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Report: Kurds Recapture Mosul Dam

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De Blasio's NYC: 14 Wounded, 2 Killed in Weekend Gun Violence

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Report: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Orders National Guard to Ferguson

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Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order deploying the U.S. state…
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One Shot, Seven Arrested Overnight in Ferguson

2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Maliki Steps Down in Iraq

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Sen. McCaskill Says Gov. Nixon Will Pull St. Louis County Police Officers Out of Ferguson

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Gov. Jay Nixon will pull St. Louis County police out of Ferguson after four days of angry protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Sen. Claire McCaskill confirmed on Thursday.Nixon traveled to Ferguson Thursday to meet with church and community leaders about the unrest."It is my understanding…
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Sen. McCaskill: 'Demilitarize the Police Response" in Ferguson

2 months, 2 weeks ago

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill got a standing ovation inside a church in north St. Louis County this morning when she told a crowd of several dozen that the county should "demilitarize the police response" in Ferguson.Afterward she told reporters, "The police response has been part of the problem.". . .
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Photos from Ferguson: Peaceful Protests, Tear Gas, and a Molotov Cocktail

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Ferguson: Police Shoot Armed Man Near Michael Brown Protest

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At about 1 a.m., a St. Louis County Police officer shot and critically wounded a man who police said pointed a handgun at the officer near the intersection of West Florissant and Chambers Road.The shooting happened near Chambers and Sheffingdell Court, not far from the site of protests against police…
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Maliki Backing Down on Use of Force to Stay in Power?

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After two days of defiance and the deployment of special security units around the Iraqi capital that raised the specter of a coup, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki on Tuesday appeared to back away from his implied threat of using military force to secure his power by saying the army should stay out…
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Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr.: Strikes 'Unlikely to Affect' ISIS's 'Overall Capabilities'

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A top Defense Department official acknowledged Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are unlikely to affect Islamic militants’ “overall capabilities” or their operations elsewhere in Iraq and Syria but rebuffed calls to expand the mission.Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr., director for operations with the…
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