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DaveVictor - Mayor Moore talks garbage...again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So, those of using private haulers, who have been subsidizing garbage pick up for years for those who chose to use stickers, now get to pay even more? This isn't going to end well for the Kyle administration.
Givemeliberty - REBEL MEDIA: Bush v. Clinton...yawn - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Been saying this for a couple years now, and I really heard about it last election cycle because I voted for Grimm instead of one of our two Chicago choices. Keep the faith, we're never gonna get a good candidate untill we start to peel off the "I voted for the lesser of two evils" cowards, and get them on our side. I always wondered why Dick Morris lost his job at FOX (as he should have)…
1950Brutus - \'Interview\' pulled after threat; U.S. says North Korea behind Sony hack - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
I decided to hold off prejudging the movie as "crap" but if I was betting money I would bet it is crap. Only thing that could save it "gratuitous nudity".
Givemeliberty - Mayor Moore talks garbage...again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I have been thinking the same thing, is there a $1000 tax in the works for UPS, FedEx and DHL? Maybe the Federal Government should take a page out of this administrations play book and levy a tax on their competitors trucks. and I am with you on the list of customers, that seems to be serious overreach on the part of any government. The s**t storm of the city rejecting privatization just keeps…
Givemeliberty - Adams County Board to vote on quarter cent sales tax to build jail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
I would argue cooking and selling meth are victimless crimes, if all involved parties are there voluntarily, I don't think many people are being forced at the barrel of a gun to buy meth the same way we are with Obama Care, if they are however forced against their own will to buy, snort,smoke (however its ingested) then at that point it is a true crime. I always advocate for maximum freedom and…

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