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Governor of Alderaan
2 months ago

Criticize Jabba now, because once the state of emergency goes into effect speech and thought will be strictly controlled

nixit
2 months ago

Remember the cries from the traditional news outlets that Trump’s attacks on a free press endanger democracy? This is no different.

Tom Paine's Ghost
2 months ago

It’s not unexpected that a terrified and cornered government like Illinois will lash out at the speakers of truth. Illinois is in a death spiral and near financial collapse so expect more of this behavior form Pritzker and the IL Democrats. Next they will unleash Kwamie Rsoul onto the press and other speakers of the truth with baseless criminal charges and a few days of time in holding cells. Sorry Ted and Mark, Kwamie will likely toss you into a holding cell for a few days until you “confess” or repent. So…..have a criminal attorney on speed dial and on… Read more »

MikeH
2 months ago
Reply to  Mark Glennon

After all, pols are often averse to common sense. (Couldn’t help myself lol)

Tom Paine's Ghost
2 months ago
Reply to  MikeH

Ha. Yes, politicians especially dislike people who think that government is, at best, a necessary evil and at worst a tyranny. Democrats don’t like to hear the word tyranny. It has too many syllables and it sounds mean.

s and p 500
2 months ago

“60 Minutes” had a piece about the Flint water disaster. It said that Newark NJ is the next city with a toxic water catastrophe. Cities are in a perfect storm–infrastructure built during the Eisenhower era has passed its expiration date at the same time that cities are broke from unfunded pension liabilities.

Freddy
2 months ago
Reply to  s and p 500

Part of the problem may be the fluoridating of our water supply. Check out http://www.fluoridealert.org There are many studies for and against this idea so who knows.

Riverbender
2 months ago
Reply to  s and p 500

American Water Works among others are buying up municipal water and waste systems, upgrading the infrastructure and eliminating pension hustlers as we speak. Alton Illinois for one sold out in order to partially fund its underfunded pensions. Once again another kick the can down the road approach to the problem.