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Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
This article exposes that Taylor either doesn't understand the data, or he is intentionally misleading his readers.
qfingers - Illinois House panel approves millionaire tax amendment - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The millionaire tax is the political version of two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. As 100% of the people if 2% ought to pay more and a good majority of the self-centered 98% will vote "heck yeah...it doesn't affect me". A good example of why we have representative government and not a true democracy.
samthebutcher - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
I am happy for the community to have the Kroc, I also know the YMCA gets $0 help from the government. Let's not forget about them in this community and all they do.
samthebutcher - Germanfest on June 6th - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ja, es ist
Givemeliberty - Quincy School Board to re-bid QHS construction - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Mabey the "on time in jeopardy" is a little alarmist this early. However the longer they hold off the harder "on budget" becomes if you plan on keeping the original target date. although I don't think its uncommon for deadlines to get pushed back a time or two on a project this size. Knowing the schedule they are under there is probably a reason overtime and double time contingencies were put…

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Recommended Summer Reading

14 hours, 59 minutes ago by Ross Kaminsky

One of the fun things about being a columnist and radio talk show host has been the increasing interest by publishing companies in sending me new books for me to review or to interview the authors.[Before going further, I'd like to suggest/request that all of you who read this visit http://smile.amazon.com/…
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A Methodist Boycott of the Holocaust Museum?

1 day, 18 hours ago by Mark Tooley

Recently a longtime United Methodist official, lamenting that Israel’s Independence Day obscured the Palestinian “Nakba” or catastrophe, urged boycotting the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. until the Palestinians have their own Holocaust museum.Here’s the quote from Janet Lahr Lewis, “Advocacy Coordinator…
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A Methodist Boycott of the Holocaust Museum?

1 day, 18 hours ago by Mark Tooley

Recently a longtime United Methodist official, lamenting that Israel’s Independence Day obscured the Palestinian “Nakba” or catastrophe, urged boycotting the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. until the Palestinians have their own Holocaust museum.Here’s the quote from Janet Lahr Lewis, “Advocacy Coordinator…
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Seven Brothers: A World War II Story

1 day, 18 hours ago by Paul Kengor

This time last year for The American Spectator, I wrote about the five Bailey brothers of World War II: Dick, Jim, Fonnie, John, and Fred. They were from Western Pennsylvania, my neck of the woods. All served in World War II. We’ve all heard of the Ryan brothers in “Saving Private Ryan” and perhaps the…
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New Alberta NDP MLA Who Gave Canadian Flag The Finger Expelled from Caucus Over Homophobic Remarks

2 days, 17 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

Following the Alberta NDP's election victory one of their new MLAs Deborah Drever, 26, got into hot water for her social media activity namely giving the finger to the Canadian flag. She also drew heat for posing with a pro-marijuana t-shirt and drinking with her friends. I did not object to the latter…
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Five Observations of Obama's Speech to the Adas Israel Congregation

2 days, 19 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

I have read President Obama's speech to the Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. and would like to offer the following five observations. 1. Consider what I wrote about Obama and Israel almost exactly four years ago today: If you hear President Obama speak about the "unbreakable bonds" between…
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An Oxford Education

2 days, 18 hours ago by Ben Stein

So… It is Thursday night and I am in Greenville. I just had an incredibly good meal at the Commerce Club in downtown Greenville. Tommy and his wife, the spectacular Kitten, were there, and my angelic granddaughter, Coco, almost 4. And my perfect wifey, and my pal Bob, and Tommy’s pal, Matt. We were on…
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What the Faked Gay Marriage Study Says About Academia and the Media

2 days, 18 hours ago by Daniel J. Flynn

Two aspiring political scientists exposed a widely referenced study, which maintained that homosexuals discussing gay marriage with citizens proved “capable of producing a cascade of opinion change,” as a total fraud.Berkeley grad student Joshua Kalla and Stanford professor David Broockman, eager to…
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Blumenthal: New Age Gooney Bird

2 days, 18 hours ago by Penn Kemble

The Rise of the Counter-Establishment: From Conservative Ideology to Political PowerSidney Blumenthal/Times Books/$19.95(Reviewed by Penn Kemble in our September 1986 issue)Sidney Blumenthal is the jaundiced eye through which the Washington Post views the politics and culture of the New Right, the neoconservatives,…
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Where the Truth Wanders

2 days, 18 hours ago by Matthew Omolesky

On the night of April 9, 2015, masked men belonging to an anti-Russian militant group launched an audacious nighttime raid in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Their targets were not pro-Russian partisans, but rather three Soviet-era statues of Bolshevik heroes, including the Red Army commander…
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Asian-American Leaders Are Scarce in Silicon Valley. And?

2 days, 18 hours ago by Dain Fitzgerald

A longtime friend of mine who will go unnamed was never a great student. In high school, he “achieved” passable grades by babysitting the teachers’ kids. I kid you not. He was in band, but couldn’t play his instrument. Or at least not very well, whatever it was. But what he could play was the conductor,…
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Obama Says He Criticizes Israel to Maintain Credibility

3 days, 11 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

President Obama purportedly tries to make nice with Israel in his interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, but he can't help himself. It's Obama being Obama: But what I did say is that when, going into an election, Prime Minister Netanyahu said a Palestinian state would not happen under his watch,…
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One Donor Who Actually Holds Republicans Accountable on Spending and Taxes

3 days, 15 hours ago by David N. Bass

Thankfully, at least some political donors exist who are willing to hold Republicans’ feet to the fire on cutting spending, reducing taxes, and eschewing unfair corporate incentives.In North Carolina, The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that donor and widely respected school-choice advocate Bob Luddy…
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Exposure to Conservative Ideas is Apparently a Form of PTSD

3 days, 17 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

Over at The New Republic, Jeet Heer puts forward the proposition that trigger warnings and safe spaces is about post-traumatic stress disorder:  And as the label has evolved, it’s taken on wide-ranging usage: PTSD is now used to diagnose the aftereffects of traumatic experiences ranging from domestic…
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Marion Barry’s Son Gets Probation For Violent Bank Assault

3 days, 18 hours ago by Josh Fatzick

Son to D.C.’s infamous ‘Mayor for Life’ Marion Barry pleaded guilty Wednesday to assault charges stemming from a January outburst in which he threw a trash can at a teller in a downtown bank.Despite already being on probation, Marion Christopher Barry was sentenced to 12 months of supervised probation…
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Meanwhile, The Washington Nationals Take Over 1st Place in NL East Despite Ejection of Bryce Harper

3 days, 19 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

Larry righteously objects to Marvin Hudson's ejection of Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper and his manager Matt Williams last night. Yet, lost in all the spectacle, the Nats beat the New York Yankees 3-2 to gain sole possession of 1st place in the NL East. Of course, the Nationals were widely…
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Open Letter to Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Baseball

3 days, 20 hours ago by Larry Thornberry

Rob:I know you already understand this. But maybe Marvin Hudson doesn’t. And reminders, even of the obvious, never hurt.People who like baseball, the folks on whom the future of your game and your job depend, shell out handsomely to go to the ballpark, or tune in on television, to watch gifted athletes…
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Rand Paul's Filibuster Was a Bust

3 days, 9 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

When Rand Paul filibustered about drones two years ago, Ross Kaminsky declared, "Rand Paul created a political earthquake." If that's the case then Paul's filibuster against extending the Patriot Act registered barely a tremor by comparison. You could say his filibuster was a bust. Now I couldn't stand…
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Charter Schools: The New White Ruling Class?

3 days, 11 hours ago by David N. Bass

Raleigh, N.C.Bereft of arguments to discredit charter schools on their merits, education bureaucrats are resorting to one of their favorite go-to arguments in a jam—accuse the opposition of racism and re-segregation.Although this renewed offensive is unfolding on a national scale, North Carolina has…
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White House Keeping Record of @POTUS Tweeters

3 days, 11 hours ago by Emily Zanotti

If you want to register a complaint with the Obama Administration, it's probably best you air your grievances without directly tagging them in your Tweet.Unless, of course, you'd like your Tweet logged, preserved and archived for posterity in a searchable database the White House will use to tag Twitter…
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