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Stupid_Dems - Unemployment down in Quincy, Adams Co - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
They are too busy drinking the Koolaid!
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Is there anything that is more talked about and less done about than ethics?? Isn't it a conflict of interest for a governing body to decide its own ethics?? Maybe we should approach ethics from the positive and not the negative - that is rather than saying what you won't do - tell us what you are going to do.
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I wish (yeah if wishes were ponies, I'd have lots of fertilizer), when a reporter announces these so-called improvements, he/she would also announce the number of Illinois deserters - how many employed or not have moved out of the state of IL. The number of individuals who have simply given up on filing for unemployment. The increase of the number of individuals who are now on Medicaid. Maybe…
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Ditto, I can't argue with anything you said. The frustrating part is the head in the sand thinking of many American's who choose to ignore or admit that Obama and the current crop of democrats and their policies are destroying America. It's a tough fight when Obama and democrats just outright lie and the media never calls them out on their lies. And to top that off we have a timid cowardly…
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you are exactly 100% right Bob6140

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Middleton Runs Out of Appeals

8 months, 2 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

MO Supreme Court Overrules Stay of Execution

The Missouri Supreme Court has overruled a death row inmate’s motion to continue a stay of execution, clearing the way for John Middleton’s sentence to be carried out.

In its ruling, the Court also denied Middleton’s motion for a writ of habeas corpus, based on the belief that he was incompetent, and his execution would violate the 8th Amendment.  

On Tuesday in St. Louis, U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry delayed the execution two separate times. The second delay came just two hours before Middleton was to be executed at 12:01 Wednesday morning. 

Perry ruled that the court must first decide if the prisoner is competent. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster then appealed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. They had previously supported the execution.   

Middleton was put on death row in 1995 after being convicted of murdering three people in Northwest Missouri, because he feared they would go to police about his methamphetamine dealing. 

The state is now free to carry out its’ 6th execution of 2014. It’s not immediately known when that will happen.


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