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1950Brutus - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
What we need is a better voting 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.

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Muslim journalist Rula Jebreal pushed back at Bill Maher’s negative view of Islam on Real Time on Friday, accusing him of sounding like al-Qaeda mouthpieces. “You are actually doing the work for them,” she told Maher. “[Osama] bin Laden used to say, ‘This is not a war...
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Bill Maher rips Democrats: ‘You gave people health care, not herpes — own it’

6 hours, 9 minutes ago

Bill Maher ended Real Time on Friday by blasting Democrats for their apparent refusal to highlight their party’s successes in the midterm election campaigns. “You gave people health care, not herpes — own it,” he said. “Instead of chasing polls, move them.” Maher...
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Bill Maher slams Berkeley protesters: Who said you only had to hear what didn’t upset you?

6 hours, 38 minutes ago

Real Time host Bill Maher struck back on Friday at University of California-Berekeley students protesting his appearance at the school next month, pointing out that even Reza Aslan says he is not bigoted. “He and I disagree on stuff,” Maher argued. “But he’s always welcome...
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Third victim in Washington state school shooting rampage dies

7 hours, 15 minutes ago

A girl shot during a rampage at a Washington state high school last week that left two other girls dead along with the gunman has died from her wounds, Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said on Friday. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died at 4:45 p.m. at the hospital as a result of severe...
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8 hours, 9 minutes ago

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8 hours, 20 minutes ago

It’s that time of year again – the end of daylight savings and the beginning of the dark season. While many of us look forward to seasonal festivities, millions can also expect feelings of depression, fatigue, irritability and poor sleep. This form of mental illness, commonly known as the...
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Mexican judge orders release of U.S. Marine jailed on weapons charges

8 hours, 41 minutes ago

A Mexico judge has ordered the release of a U.S. Marine jailed for months on weapons offenses, U.S. media reported on Friday. Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, was arrested on March 31 by Mexican customs agents who found three guns in his pickup truck at a border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana. He...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders rips Democrats for ‘weak politics’ and hesitating to stand up to billionaires

9 hours, 16 minutes ago

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Federal civil rights charges against Ferguson cop Darren Wilson unlikely: Report

9 hours, 42 minutes ago

U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The newspaper, citing law enforcement officials,...
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9 hours, 56 minutes ago

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NYPD’s highest-ranking Black officer resigns just days ahead of major promotion

10 hours, 34 minutes ago

The highest-ranking uniformed officer in New York City’s police department unexpectedly announced his resignation on Friday, days before he was due to be promoted to become the force’s second in command. Philip Banks, the force’s chief of department, is stepping down from his job...
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11 hours, 14 minutes ago

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11 hours, 32 minutes ago

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GamerGate target Zoe Quinn: It will ‘always be glorified revenge porn by my angry ex’

13 hours, 27 minutes ago

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Kirk Cameron denounced as ‘pagan’ and ‘papist’ for encouraging celebration of Halloween

14 hours, 5 minutes ago

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15 hours, 5 minutes ago

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US citizen who was detained in North Korea says he wanted to help Christians

15 hours, 8 minutes ago

The American detained by North Korea knew he risked jail by leaving a Bible behind at a club and was not abused during his nearly half year detention in the state often criticized for suppressing religious freedom, he told NBC News on Friday. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was released last week by North Korea...
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Watch Bernie Sanders mock Mark Halperin for making him read Seinfeld quotes

15 hours, 12 minutes ago

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16 hours, 14 minutes ago

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16 hours, 21 minutes ago

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Psychedelic mushrooms dramatically increase connectivity between otherwise uncommunicative parts of the brain, according to researchers from Imperial College London in an article to be published in the November edition of the Royal Society’s journal Interface. Paul Expert and his team...
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