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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"..
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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…
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Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
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If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
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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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Defendant repeatedly said he didn't understand charges

Judge Robert Adrian set a preliminary hearing for January 23 in the case of a man charged with first degree murder in last week's Downtown fatal shooting.

Vincent B. Carter, 44, appeared before Adrian this morning in Adams County Circuit Court. Wearing the usual orange and white striped jumpsuit and orange flip-flops, Carter was cuffed at the wrists and ankles.

Carter was filling out paperwork for a public defender before the judge opened the session, saying he had no money for a private attorney and on the section of the form where you list your incomed, Carter said "I got no income. I'm putting zero."

Adrian read that Carter was being charged with first degree murder and that on January 3 he shot Terry Williams with a semi-automatic pistol, knowing it would create bodily harm. Carter allegedly shot Williams on Thursday afternoon. He was arrested Friday morning in the Northwest section of Quincy.

Multiple times, Carter interrupted Adrian, saying "I don't understand that." Adrian then read the charges again, but Carter continued the interruptions, saying "I didn't know that", "My mind is a blank" and "I don't understand any of this."

Carter eventually acknowledged he was being charged with first degree murder, although he repeated that he didn't understand why he was being charged.

Carter told Adrian he needed a public defender.

"I haven't been able to get ahold of my people," Carter said.

Chief Public Defender Holly Henze will represent Carter.

Carter remains in the Adams County Jail on $1 million bond.


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