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Just wondering, but why do you think this sounds like a bad idea? The kids get to play football, they might get a little more exposure as players than they would just sticking around here. I mean, travel does always have some risk, but that's applicable whether it's a school trip or a family vacation. I guess I just don't see why this is worse than, say, traveling to Chicago or something.
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Sorry, but I'm not as forgiving as you are. You say "it's not like they want their baby dead". What do you think dropping a baby into a dumpster is intended to accomplish? They wanted that baby dead, no doubt about. Oh, and as for your other statement, "I can't imagine any mother would choose to let their child die if they had the other clear option". Babies are killed in the name of…
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Seems maybe a little over the top. Even if boosters pick up the tab. Might even help a few students with tuition.
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There is that "mass of cells" crowd that would allow even late term abortion. But someone that has carried to term and delivered almost certainly doesn't realize they could save the child and not be condemned or jailed. They are just ignorant and/or desperate. I guess they delivered outside a hospital? That is certainly trauma now, despite our grandparents doing it routinely. While the law…
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GOP: Don't use tax dollars for Obama library

3 months, 2 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

Say $100 million in taxpayer dollars shouldn't be used for Obama library (from pantagraph.com)

SPRINGFIELD — Two Central Illinois lawmakers say taxpayer dollars should not be used to build a presidential library for Barack Obama.

Republican state Reps. Bill Mitchell of Forsyth and Adam Brown of Champaign filed legislation this week that would reject a proposal endorsed by House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, to spend $100 million in state construction money to help build the library in Chicago.

Mitchell said the state cannot afford such a move.

"How in the world could these Chicago politicians think it's a good idea to spend $100 million of public funds on the Obama Library? This is an outrageous waste of taxpayer dollars," Mitchell said in a prepared statement.

Brown said private funds should be used to build the library.

"President Obama has raised billions for his campaigns and we feel his foundation should raise the money needed to bring the Obama Library to Chicago. No taxpayer dollars should be used for this project," Brown noted in a statement issued Tuesday morning.

The legislation is House Resolution 1118.


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