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Loverofblues - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News -
35 years for teaching.
cih8920 - Despite record yields for farmers, Titan\'s Taylor sees down year for tires in 2015 - Quincy, IL New
Titan tractor tires have a very poor track record in the last few years and it is evidently starting to show up in Titans pocketbook.
RUHEARINGVOICES - Illinois Early Voting starts: Cook County ballot box tries to cast GOP votes for Democrats - Quincy,
...and in Adams County I was required to show a photo ID to vote early even though the statute was amended effective July 1st to eliminate that requirement for 2014 only. middle of para (b).
CoolEdge - Despite record yields for farmers, Titan\'s Taylor sees down year for tires in 2015 - Quincy, IL New
370-400 bushels per acre? National average is supposed to be a record at 172, but are they making 370 even in the irrigated bottom ground? We had lotsa rain and a lot of double ears filled out ... but the average is only 10 bushels higher. Of course most of those extra bushels are probably sold at $3, and they are looking at under $3 next year. Most farmers already made a lot of purchases with…
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News -
Ellington is concrete, doesn't seem "temporary". If the roof is an issue, put some pretty metal gabled roofs over the thing. HVAC is the issue? ... how can it be more for new units than a new building with new HVAC? They could even add a new building behind the old(er) building. The best sales point to me is in attracting industry to the area, which wants to attract individuals, who want good…

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Would Strong Parties Mean Less Polarization?

8 hours, 1 minute ago by Thomas Edsall, NY Times

Thomas Edsall, NY TimesEver since they emerged in the early 1800s, political parties have been a target of public scorn. But they have always had their defenders — a smaller, less influential camp that holds that parties are more beneficial than harmful because they play an essential role in mediating…
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Dem Advantage With Women Collapses

9 hours, 53 minutes ago by Chris Stirewalt, FOX News

Chris Stirewalt, FOX News“Two weeks before election day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll….. Among all adults, 38 percent say they’d like the Democrats to wind up in control of Congress,…
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Liberals Should Cheer Kasich Contradiction

9 hours, 50 minutes ago by Brian Beutler, New Republic

Brian Beutler, New RepublicOn Monday, the Associated Press ran a story (since updated) containing an ambiguous quote from John Kasich that created the widespread, but mistaken impression, that Ohio’s Republican governor had essentially endorsed the entire Affordable Care Act as a law that has made “real…
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The Opening for Republicans to Replace Obamacare

9 hours, 49 minutes ago by Ross Douthat, NYT

Ross Douthat, NYTYesterday, Ohio governor John Kasich briefly made news when the Associated Press quoted him saying that repeal of Obamacare was simply “not gonna happen,” and adding that “the opposition to it was really either political or ideological,” and in either case insufficiently…
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Dem Officials Start Lashing Out at White House

9 hours, 52 minutes ago by Josh Kraushaar, Natl Jrnl

Josh Kraushaar, Natl JrnlThe relationship between the White House and Senate Democrats hit a new low Tuesday evening after the administration's press office released a transcript of first lady Michelle Obama's appearance in Iowa on behalf of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley. The problem: The…
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Why Voters Are So Totally Checked Out

8 hours, 4 minutes ago by Eleanor Clift, The Daily Beast

Eleanor Clift, The Daily BeastSo much for polls: “Walmart moms” in two states with hard-fought Senate elections say they’ll make up their minds the night before Election Day.
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James O'Keefe Strikes Again

8 hours, 2 minutes ago by John Fund, National Review

John Fund, National ReviewMany liberals are adamant there is no threat of voter fraud that justifies efforts to improve the integrity of elections. “There is no real concrete evidence of voter fraud,” tweeted Donna Brazile, former acting chair of the Democratic National Committee, this week. “It’s a…
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IA Dems Try War on Women Against a Woman

7 hours, 49 minutes ago by Shane Goldmacher, NJ

Shane Goldmacher, NJ DES MOINES, Iowa—The night Joni Ernst won her party's nomination for Senate, she knew what was coming next. "Soon," she told supporters at her Republican victory party, "we'll be hearing about the 'war on women.' "Ernst, a state senator who served in Iraq as part of the Iowa National…
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MSNBC's Audience Less Liberal Than Some

7 hours, 59 minutes ago by Mollie Hemingway, Federalist

Mollie Hemingway, FederalistThe Pew Research Journalism Project is looking at political polarization. In a new report, they determined the ideological composition of audiences for the media outlets they studied. Here’s a graphic showing where those audiences lie on the political spectrum:
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Ben Bradlee's Joie de Journalism

7 hours, 50 minutes ago by Jill Abramson, Time

Jill Abramson, TimeThe former top editor of the New York Times remembers the man who ran the Washington Post. 'Ben had total joie de journalism,' she writes. 'It oozed from every pore'“[Ben] Bradlee is luminescent.” The Washington Post April 19, 1981.This is the best description of him ever. Oddly, it…
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She Tweeted vs. Cartels. They Tweeted Her Murder

8 hours, 40 minutes ago by Jason McGahan, DB

Jason McGahan, DBNo newspaper dares to publish the truth about the drug lords in Tamaulipas. Those who break the silence on Twitter and Facebook are marked for death.
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Dems Run, But Obama Won't Let Them Hide

16 hours, 17 minutes ago by Ed Rogers, Washington Post

Ed Rogers, Washington PostIt is a constant frustration among Republicans that Democrats never seem to get called out for talking to the right back home and then governing to the left here in Washington. Well, maybe with some help from President Obama, voters will start to listen and recognize how deceptive…
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Kansas and Georgia Change the Equation

16 hours, 7 minutes ago by Charlie Cook, National Journal

Charlie Cook, National JournalOctober 20, 2014 The prospects remain very tough for Democrats to hold onto their majority in the Senate, but there is a new scenario emerging—albeit still unlikely—that is turning the majority math a bit on its head.As I have said previously, Republicans need a net gain…
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Amid Missteps, Nation's Confidence Is Ebbing Steadily

15 hours, 46 minutes ago by Peter Baker, NYT

Peter Baker, NYTWASHINGTON — In taking office during two overseas wars and the Great Recession, President Obama set out to restore societyÂ’s frayed faith in its public institutions, saying that the question was not whether government was too big or small, “but whether it works.”…
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The Great Midterm Divide on Race & Gender

16 hours, 6 minutes ago by Ronald Brownstein, Atlantic

Ronald Brownstein, AtlanticThe safest prediction one can make about this year’s congressional elections is that the voters who decide them will look very different from the ones who settled the 2012 presidential contest. The share of minorities and, especially, young people in the electorate will almost…
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CDC Is Awash in Social-Justice Ideology

15 hours, 42 minutes ago by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal

Heather Mac Donald, City JournalThe public-health establishment has unanimously opposed a travel and visa moratorium from Ebola-plagued West African countries to protect the U.S. population. To evaluate whether this opposition rests on purely scientific grounds, it helps to understand the political character…
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In GA, Nunn Isn't Running From Obama

12 hours, 2 minutes ago by Dana Milbank, Washington Post

Dana Milbank, Washington PostDavid Perdue took the cheap and easy route.The Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, like Republican candidates in most other competitive races, calculated that the surest road to victory was to tie his opponent, in this case Democrat Michelle Nunn, to President Obama.
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How Gun-Control Is Affecting This Election

11 hours, 58 minutes ago by Frank Miniter, Forbes

Frank Miniter, ForbesMany sheriffs in states that recently passed gun-control laws have signed letters saying they are opposed to the laws, saying the gun bans won’t make America safer. Some even say they won’t enforce these new laws. This has gotten some press. What hasn’t been reported is the very…
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Colo. Senate Race a Petri Dish for Both Parties

18 hours, 8 minutes ago by Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCPThere is perhaps no other state this election cycle that better reflects the lessons learned by both parties over the past four years than Colorado.In 2010, Republicans discovered the hard way that a bad candidate who says impolitic things can squander a winnable Senate race in…
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Remembering Ben Bradlee

16 hours, 3 minutes ago by David Remnick, The New Yorker

David Remnick, The New YorkerBenjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, the most charismatic and consequential newspaper editor of postwar America, died at the age of ninety-three on Tuesday. Among his many bequests to the Republic was a catalogue of swaggering anecdotes rich enough to float a week of testimonial…
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The Hunter Biden Chronicles

15 hours, 37 minutes ago by Michelle Malkin, Townhall

Michelle Malkin, TownhallEverything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. Where are the Occupy Wall Street rabble-rousers and enemies of elitist privilege when you need them? Straining their neck muscles to look…
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Christie: It's Time to Start Offending People

11 hours, 57 minutes ago by Tim Alberta, National Journal

Tim Alberta, National JournalNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched a preemptive strike Tuesday against some potential Republican rivals for the White House, saying the "experiment" of promoting a lawmaker to president has failed—and arguing that Republicans must nominate a governor in 2016.Christie,…
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Putin and the Pope

15 hours, 28 minutes ago by Thomas Friedman, New York Times

Thomas Friedman, New York TimesReading the papers these days I find that the two world leaders who stir the most passion in me are Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia. One is everything you’d want in a leader, the other everything you wouldn’t want. One holds sway over 1.2 billion…
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Kerry Fails to Hold Hamas Accountable

16 hours, 1 minute ago by Peter Berkowitz, RealClearPolitics

Peter Berkowitz, RealClearPoliticsRewarding vicious conduct is a sure-fire method of generating more of it. And wrongly blaming an ally for provoking young men and women to join your brutal adversary is an excellent recipe for harming friends and strengthening enemies. Yet in the struggle against Islamic…
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The Era of Political Disruption

12 hours, 5 minutes ago by Ron Fournier, National Journal

Ron Fournier, National Journal From time to time in this column, I predict that the United States is entering an era of great political disruption, a bottom-up revolution on the scale of what upended the music, television, movie, media, and retail industries. Fueled by the radical connectivity of the…
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What If Clinton Doesn't Run?

15 hours, 55 minutes ago by Lincoln Mitchell, New York Observer

Lincoln Mitchell, New York ObserverFor the last several years, virtually all have assumed that Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016. Ms. Clinton and her supporters have done little to dissuade people from this notion. In fact, they have done the opposite. Organizations have been created, a…
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Perry Whiffs in Obama's Ebola Footsteps

15 hours, 46 minutes ago by Charles Hurt, Washington Times

Charles Hurt, Washington TimesWhere is the GOP’s John Wayne when you need him? Not, apparently, in Texas.When Ebola-infected Thomas Duncan landed in Dallas, he instantly became a deadly international health threat to U.S. citizens and America’s frontline health workers. The Liberian national became the…
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The Healthiest Diet "Proven" by Science

15 hours, 26 minutes ago by Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience

Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScienceIt's actually happened. After decades of research filled with millions of meals eaten by hundreds of thousands of subjects, the verdict is in. Science is now ready to proclaim the healthiest way to eat: one diet to rule them all.So which is it? Atkin's, perhaps? Or Paleo?…
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The Democratic Panic

15 hours, 18 minutes ago by New York Times

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Scott Brown for Senate in NH

15 hours, 19 minutes ago by Boston Herald

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How Ben Bradlee Transformed the Washington Post

15 hours, 19 minutes ago by Washington Post

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When "Tolerance" Becomes Illiberal

15 hours, 24 minutes ago by Orange County Register

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