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GuyFawkes10 - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
I understand the facts. Obama is the one behind this. He couldn't get the assault weapon ban so he moves on to another tact. What three branches? I see only one lately, the King
GuyFawkes10 - All aboard? State cuts could mean fewer Amtrak trains - Quincy, IL News -
No, they would rather turn a blind eye to employee theft and incompetence. Isn't that the government way?
ChristiMay - Durbin and all Dems should boycott Netanyahu speech - Quincy, IL News -
Any wonder that Israel is concerned about Iran? They have been threatened with annihilation and it seems the Dems and President O aren't the least bit concerned. In fact, we are playing right into their hands with this ridiculous attempt at an agreement with Iran. More sanctions - not less! The fact that that the administration is upset that the Prime Minister was invited by Boehner and…
Givemeliberty - All aboard? State cuts could mean fewer Amtrak trains - Quincy, IL News -
Put the whole damn thing on the auction block, let Warren Buffet and Donald Trump fight over it.
qfingers - All aboard? State cuts could mean fewer Amtrak trains - Quincy, IL News -
What...and lose union jobs? You think the Illinois political machine will let that happen?

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White House task force calls for increased oversight of police

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A White House-commissioned task force released a report on Monday recommending increased oversight of local police forces in response to what President Barack Obama has described as “simmering distrust” between police and communities they serve. The task force called for police to...
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Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man accused of killing Muslims in Chapel Hill

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A North Carolina district attorney’s office will seek the death penalty against a man indicted in the shooting deaths of three young Muslims in Chapel Hill last month, television station WTVD reported on Monday. Craig Hicks, 46, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the...
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Noam Chomsky: Netanyahu not satisfied with survival — he wants Israel to be able to brutalize

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Famed linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky spoke with Democracy Now‘s Amy Goodman today about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip the United States and his speech on Tuesday before Congress. According to Chomsky, the main goal of Netanyahu’s visit from...
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Barbara Mikulski, longest-serving female senator in US history, to retire

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Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in U.S. history, on Monday announced that she will retire at the end of her term, setting up a contest among possible successors in the heavily Democratic state of Maryland. The top Democrat on the powerful Senate Appropriations...
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Despots, dictators, and dipsh*ts: ‘President’ Walker would join ‘elite’ club of world leaders without degrees

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If Scott Walker were elected president of the United States, he would stand out as one of only a handful of current world leaders who did not complete their college education. The Republican governor of Wisconsin dropped out of Marquette University in the spring semester of his senior year, in...
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California lawyer files papers for ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ to save state from ‘God’s just wrath’

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Acting on a tip from a reader, the editors at Wonkette have uncovered papers filed with the California Attorney General’s Office by a Huntington Beach attorney, calling for a proposed ballot initiative called  “The Sodomite Suppression Act,” which he hopes will save the Golden State from...
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The stupidest things House Republicans have said about net neutrality in 2015

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The Federal Communication Commission voted last Thursday to approve new “net neutrality” rules to regulate Internet service providers – and some Republicans in the House of Representatives are freaking out. The new rules prohibit ISPs from “unreasonably interfering with or unreasonably...
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Beyoncé, Smurfs, Harry Potter and the modern right-wing Christian panic over Satan

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From yoga and Smurfs to Heavy Metal, fears of Satan are a map to the shifting class and gender anxieties beneath the culture wars....
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Pat Robertson: Smoking pot is ‘slavery to vegetables,’ but God can ‘set you free’

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Televangelist Pat Robertson said on Monday that people who smoked marijuana, used cocaine or consumed alcohol had been enslaved by vegetables. “God gave you and me as human beings authority, he gave us dominion over everything on this Earth,” the TV preacher explained on Monday’s...
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Lawrence Krauss smacks down Deepak Chopra for trying to troll him with New Age nonsense

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New Age guru Deepak Chopra engaged physicist Lawrence Krauss in a bizarre conversation after Krauss tweeted a photograph of himself with Richard Dawkins at Origins Project Dialogue conference in Dublin last week. The exchange began with an innocuous tweet by Krauss in which he shared a picture of...
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Fossil fuel industry caught taking a page out of the tobacco playbook

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Last week, Willie Soon was caught failing to disclose conflicts of interest in his climate research and congressional testimony after having received over $1.2 million in funding from fossil fuel companies. This revelation raised alarms in Congress, with Rep. Grijalva sending letters to the...
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Judge rules Nebraska same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

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A federal judge on Monday ruled Nebraska’s ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in a decision that could allow same-sex couples to marry in the state within a week. U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon issued a preliminary injunction in the case brought by seven same-sex couples in the state,...
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Tennessee churches pray to Jesus for city to pass ban on ‘swingers club’ and ‘sinful’ acts

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John Oliver: Even a ‘total idiot’ like Donald Trump knows we need to rebuild our infrastructure

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Rahm Emanuel and Jesus Garcia ‘dead even’ in Chicago mayor runoff

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Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, the member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners who forced a runoff with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in Emanuel’s bid for reelection last week is within striking distance of the incumbent as the two candidates head for a runoff, a new poll showed. If Garcia, who has union...
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Woman claims flu-like symptoms led to weeklong nightmare in psych ward

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Senator Dianne Feinstein says US targeting ‘Jihadi John’

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US forces are targeting the London man believed to be “Jihadi John,” an Islamic State executioner, a senior Democratic senator said Sunday. London graduate Mohammed Emwazi was unmasked by media this week as allegedly the English-speaking executioner responsible for the beheading of at...
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US moving to deport Bosnians tied to war crimes and ethnic cleansing

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The United States is moving to deport at least 150 Bosnians suspected of taking part in war crimes and ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the New York Times reported Saturday. The report said US immigration officials had identified about 300 immigrants believed to have...
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New Uruguay president takes over from pot-friendly farmer

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North Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

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Indiana man who made wife sign slave contract gets only 2 years after victim backs off statements

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An Indiana man who forced his wife to sign a sex-slave contract with her own blood was sentenced to just two years in prison and one year on probation despite being charged with nearly 40 felonies. Kenneth Harden had faced decades in prison if he had been convicted of rape, criminal deviate...
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Justice Department to issue scathing report of Ferguson police abuses targeting black citizens

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Anti-union ‘right-to-work’ legislation moves forward in Wisconsin legislature

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Apartment rates in North Dakota collapse as oil boom goes bust

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Cold-loving emperor penguins may have struggled during ice age

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‘Fundamentalist blogger’ arrested in Bangladesh in machete murder of US atheist blogger

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Texas 4-year-old fatally shoots self — just 2 days and a few miles from 3-year-old who did the same

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Two young boys accidentally shot and killed themselves in separate incidents over the weekend in the same Texas county after finding a caregiver’s gun. A 4-year-old boy found a gun at his babysitter’s home Sunday morning in Harris County – just two days after a 3-year-old boy found a gun in his...
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The 10 dumbest (and smartest) presidents in US history

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Some presidents weren’t firing on all cylinders....
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Louisiana man gets life in prison for selling $20 worth of pot

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Homeless at the time, he sold a little weed to get something to eat....
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Increasing US suicide rates tied to personal financial woes: researchers

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At Least 34 Democrats Will Boycott Netanyahus Congressional Speech on Security of Israel
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Durbin and all Dems should boycott Netanyahu speech - Showdown tomorrow
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Political tensions that Schweich faced had mounted - “looked very tense.”