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I haven't messed with any comments like that. Might be an "intense debate" issue, the third party that we use for processing comments. I could have just said "my sandbox, my rules" but it didn't apply here. :) BG
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Strawman has it exactly right. Fifty years of overwrought Liberal policies have delivered an uneducated, uncivilized segment of the population that has never known accountability and worse, never experienced the satisfaction of accomplishment. People of all races have had great opportunity in this Country, as evidenced by throngs of immigrants who have succeeded. As for blacks in particular, there…
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I'd like to know why some comments are allowed considerable word count and others, being submitted to the same thread, and already much shorter than those posted, are blocked as being "a little too long" ? How do you account for the inconsistent 'editing' program?
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No matter who or what entity decided the trash issue, the new admin is, at the very least trying to NOT hide monetary losses, like the last admin and the ones before it, Dem or Rep. Weren't we going in the hole by hundreds of thousands a year with trash, and not to mention the hydro fiasco, but I will. Aren't they at least trying? I sincerely hope all the posters hating on this admin show…
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Obama, Sharpton, Holder and de Blasio are not welcome at the funerals of these men. They don't even acknowledge that their shooter killed minority officers. Anybody notice that?

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State Rep. says local business owners are concerned about the proposed minimum wage hike

Illinois Republican State Representative Jil Tracy and Democratic State Senator John Sullivan took part in a business round table Monday in
Quincy.

During the roundtable hosted by the Quincy area Chamber of Commerce Representative Tracy said she and Senator Sullivan heard a lot of
questions from members about the Governor's State of the State Address.

"Their interest of course is to see what bills are out there or what we want to do to generate natural revenue growth in this state," Tracy said.

Tracy said business owners are very concerned over the governor's support for a minimum wage hike to $10 an hour.

"That was a very strong what can we do to make it known that this will put businesses out of business and that it will cripple the state even
further," Tracy said.

Those at the round table also asked how the legislature will address the state's $9 billion backlog of bills and its pension liabilities.

Tracy said she uses meetings like this one to help set her own agenda in Springfield.

"It gives us a really good pulse of the business group," she said.

The discussion also included talk of Obama care and insurance exchange
and how much the state may need to chip in to expanded medicaid.


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