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AYHSMB - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
"If you and I both go to the polling place to vote, and I'm freely allowed to vote but you have to pay $20 before you're allowed to exercise that right.... that's not fair." Your words. So, how did YOU get a free ID? You can't vote if you're not a citizen. How did you prove you were citizen? Thomas Paine said…
UrKidsWillPay - Voter rights, crime victim rights amendments set for fall ballot so far - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
The problem isn't just dead people voting. It's also living people voting multiple times. On of the Carolina's recently identified 35,000 voters with the same names and date of birth voted more than once in 2012. Most likely these are college students but 35,000 is a major case of potential fraud
SeenTheLight1 - Firefighters and Bus Drivers contracts to go to City Council - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Sorry I forgot about John. But Don was before him. Don't know if there was anyone before. I think the Deputy Mayor filled it then.
QuincyJournal - REBEL MEDIA: Did thin-skinned Peoria mayor sic police on Tweeter? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
It certainly adds to the absurdity. @NOTMayorSpring needs a cameo appearance. BG
eaglebeaky - REBEL MEDIA: Did thin-skinned Peoria mayor sic police on Tweeter? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
Wow... that video was the perfect addition to this story. Kudos, BG.

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RT @WSECTV: A weekly round table discussion of #ILpolitics kicks off at 7:30 tonight on CapitolView. #twill
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@NOTMayorMoore So one exists...just hasn't tweeted.
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RT @NOTMayorSpring: Heading to P-town in full karate gear.