30 posts from September 2015


Illinois is renowned for many things. Being the "home" of our 16th President Abraham Lincoln. Having one of the tallest towers in the world. Having the third most populous city in the United States (I think that's still the case). Having a great hockey team of late, a great basketball team in the 90s, a good football team in the 80s, and two baseball teams that were great... Well, they were at some point, weren't they?

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Thankfully, justice prevailed in Kentucky where Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was actively refusing, despite a Supreme Court ruling against her, to grant same-sex marriage licenses. Now she's in jail for being in contempt of court and five of her six deputy clerks have agreed to issue the licenses while she's rattling her tin cup along the bars humming lines from "Nobody knows the trouble I seen..."

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