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migraine_in_qcy - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
Make it big enough to house all our criminals instead of releasing and re-arresting them. It's probably cheaper to keep them in a jail than what it costs to support them while they're out committing more crimes.
migraine_in_qcy - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I love the thumbs-down without a dissenting comment. "I disagree completely with what you just said, but I have no idea why and can't formulate an argument in response!"
migraine_in_qcy - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
Gee, why not round it up up 10%, easier yet to calculate how much money is being taken to be pissed away by our "leaders".
1950Brutus - REBEL MEDIA: Dick is here to make it all better - Quincy, IL News -
Nothing here suggested to me that he wants to change "majority rules". But majority rules doesn't preclude "minority complaining". Even though it may be "getting old" to you it won't be changing anytime in the near future. Dem bashing is one of my favorite past times - so much material to work with.
jannie122 - Jail Committee to draft ¼ per cent sales tax ballot resolution - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I really don't care - since I think the sales tax in total is 7-3/4 --- I often wonder where that 3/4 of a cent goes :) would at least make it 8% and easier to figure.

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The Ferguson Fraud

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From the Newsroom

Bob Gough on Twitter

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RT @Ben Shapiro: So a black man robs a store, tries to grab a cop's gun, charges the cop, and gets shot -- and our lesson is that America is racist.
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 3 minutes ago

@MHopfWHIG There's never a problem with ham unless you run out.
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 5 minutes ago

RT @Missourinet: AG Holder wants to look at something else in Ferguson
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Bob Gough 5 hours, 58 minutes ago

@KHQA Best of luck to Carol on her last day. She's got a lot of life left to live.