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pamarshall - Rauner calls for service tax - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Quinn was re-elected running on higher taxes. It might work for Rauner.
qfingers - Strawman: Where Do You Weigh In On The Immigration Crisis? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
They're estimating up to 97,000 by September. With that # that is $38,000 per child. How's this? Offer their parents $10,000 to come pick them up. We can save $2.7B and have them out of the country ASAP. Of course we DNA them so they can't get the $$ twice to the same family subject to a fraud charge. Then you have to lock down the border too.
TheyRclueless - Traffic stop results in three Quincy residents arrested on drug charges - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
How about another shout out for the good guys???
eaglebeaky - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"The politicians need to stop worrying about their political futures and concentrate on doing what's right". Well said, pjohnf!
eaglebeaky - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Not after Katrina specifically, no... just whenever my time and finances have permitted, since the late 1980's. (Sorry, I honestly was not trying to compare anyplace to a region that is plagued by war or famine; my point was simply that we tend to see way too little value in certain parts of our own country.) You're absolutely correct that there is a problem with throwing money at problems…

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  AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File In this April 25, 2013, file photo former Vice President Dick Cheney participates in the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. In an interview Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, Cheney said Republicans need to look to a new generation of leaders…
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Are the media finally getting the Israeli-Palestinian story right? It's a difficult question to answer, particularly when it would be hard to agree on what "right" means. But it does look like we're seeing and hearing more about what's happening to Palestinian civilians than we have in previous flare-ups…
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Here's Why One Day You Will Probably Fall In Love With a Robot

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  Vincent Desailly for SoftBank Aldebaran's NAO robots. The company describes its "companion" robot this way: "NAO is a 58-cm tall humanoid robot. He is small, cute and round. You can't help but love him! NAO is intended to be a friendly companion around the house. He moves, recognises you,…
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How Two Centrist Dems May Herald a Progressive Future for Georgia

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On a Thursday evening in late April, more than 1,000 Georgia Democrats paid $250 a plate to gather in a vast, ugly Atlanta ballroom and toast their party’s unexpected resurrection at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. Just two years earlier, the Democratic Party of Georgia was careening toward insolvency,…
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Chris Christie Suddenly Suffers the Unbearable Specificity of Running for President

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Chris Christie went to Iowa this week, bringing what reporters inevitably call his "trademark New Jersey style" to the heartland, where he could mix and mingle with the small number of Republican voters who have the power, a year and a half hence, to either elevate him or crush his White House dreams.…
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Go Ahead, Bash My City: I Can Take It

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Why Democrats Need to Take Sides in America's Class War

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The Continuing Agonies of the Super-Rich

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