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Illinois Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Redistricting Ruling

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request to reconsider its ruling that a group’s initiative to change how legislative districts are drawn is ineligible for the November ballot. 118 more words

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Equal Rights for Women

The following is my take on Equal Rights for Women in the United States. 

Timeline 1769:  The colonies screwed it up from the get-go by adopting the British system which did not allow married women to own property or keep their own wages.  233 more words

1920's

Tuesday Drinking Liberally Ballot Issue Happy Hour

Join the Left-Leaning Community to discuss two Constitutional Amendments on the November 8th ballot with two A-List Guest Speakers from 6:30-8:30 pm Tuesday at our Drinking Liberally Happy Hour @  77 more words

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Group Launching Ad Campaign To Protect State's Road Fund

CHICAGO (CBS) — A coalition of business, labor, and construction groups has launched a statewide campaign to change the Illinois Constitution to prohibit state government from raiding its road fund whenever it needs to balance the budget. 156 more words

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Ruinous Ideas Linger on

The Doctrine of Nullification lost in the court of history… as a nation state and as a people we rejected it, outright.  Our Constitution created a hierarchy of law to bring order to the muddled system of 13 competing legal systems.  294 more words

History

Federated Tax is National Glue

Border controls across India’s 30 states fragment it economically. The Arvind Subramanian Committee Report, 2015 on Goods and Services Tax-GST, cites economic fragmentation as responsible for 15% in welfare loss. 1,149 more words

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