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Small towns are being cut off from an internet-driven world by lack of broadband https://t.co/7XAjte2lix— Janet Adamy (@janetadamy) June 16, 2017

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​Refreshing, intelligent, informed​: It is certainly ironic how liberals who posture as defenders of science when it comes to global warming (a sentimental myth unsupported by evidence) flee all reference to biology when it comes to gender​. ​Well, to be a progressive (liberal? leftist? whatever) is to be an uber-romantic. ​ ​ ​

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[17 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

EU Launches Legal Action To Ship Refugees Into Non-Compliant Countries https://t.co/csZOyUXJy9 pic.twitter.com/JdH8KvO46o— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 17, 2017

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[17 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

Protester interrupts “Trump Assassination” play in Central Park to denounce inciting violence against Conservatives pic.twitter.com/R0jItCUFAV

— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) June 17, 2017

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

EXCLUSIVE: Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson’s Body https://t.co/VnrQxZzdg6 pic.twitter.com/IFG5soXLan

— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 16, 2017

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

[Bumped up to Monday for visibility and comments re-opened.]
* I’ve been tweeting about this new Bruce Rauner TV ad and I finally got it…

They’ve got that Madigan issue and that property tax issue and they’re sticking to ‘em and I don’t blame them. The stuff works. Not gonna help pass a budget, though.
* Transcript…
Mike […]

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

* There was some question yesterday about what the loss of Powerball and Mega Millions sales would do to the state budget. Here’s CBS 2…
Figures for 2016 show $99 million in Mega Millions sales and $208 million in Powerball sales in Illinois. About 40 percent of each comes back to Illinois in revenue. […]
“That’s […]

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

* Sun-Times editorial…
We’re still pushing for the passage of an actual state budget between now and July 1, the beginning of the next fiscal year, because we’re hopelessly naive that way. In the meantime, here are 10 bills, all largely independent of the budget stalemate, that the governor can sign into law now.
* Bob Reed…

For […]

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

* From a Quad Cities TV station report on the special session…
The governor says he supports a Republican budget that calls for term limits and a four-year property tax freeze.
That’s one weird budget.
Also, nowhere in the story is any mention made that the governor is supporting a plan that includes an increase in income […]

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[16 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

* From the ILGOP…
Morning Rich,
Take a listen to Pritzker’s interview on WTTW last night when you get a chance. “Yikes” is really the operative word after watching this.
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/06/15/jb-pritzker-battles-crowded-democratic-field-rauner
Pritzker comes across terribly in this, ducking basic questions. Looks like a total insider.
For instance, Pritzker was asked three times whether he thinks we should […]