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For more crime, vote Democrat!

ANN COULTER New York Mayor Eric Adams would have been the Democrats’ runaway choice for president if only he’d kept his campaign promise and cut crime in the Big Apple. No mayoral candidate talked about “safety, safety, safety” more than he. As Adams told MSNBC during the campaign: “Public safety and justice is the prerequisite…

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THE DEMOCRATS’ FILIBUSTER SCHEME

Vice President Kamala Harris appeared in a pre- taped interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” last week- end. As is often the case with her interviews, Har- ris said a few awkward, ill-informed or downright odd things. For example, she claimed that the U.S.- Mexico border is “secure.” When asked if she was confident of…

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Speak Out

I’m trying to wrap my head around our Community Action Team and their importance in Christian County. On Friday, there was a call placed to 911 in regards to active shooter. The Taylorville Police Chief decided to activate the “elite SWAT Team” from Taylorville and surrounding towns. This means the members who patrol other cities…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Dramatic changes in global energy markets are being felt here at home. As news media have reported, power prices are increasing significantly and will have an impact on customer electric bills. We want to make sure our customers have the facts about this situation. It is important to be clear that Ameren Illinois…

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Speak Out – Price Gouging

Price Gouging As if the working American people aren’t hurting enough from inflation, our local gas stations are charging Taylorville residents 20 cents and 30 cents above gas prices in Rochester and Springfield. The citizens of Taylorville will remember this. We the People will have our own money system. The old system is being dismantled…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This Republican primary season is appalling! The establishment Republican Party is pushing candidates who employ Democrat tactics to assail their opponents: Lies and half-truths. I am sickened by the congressional campaign of Rodney Davis and the gubernatorial campaign of Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin and Avery Borne. I have lose respect for both Davis…

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Speak Out – Facts

Facts Fact — Taylorville Community Unit Board of Education held three meetings on Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Building Committee, Curriculum Committee, and Special Board Meeting. Fact — The meetings were held at the Taylorville High School Tommy TV Studio which is located on the second floor of the east wing. Fact — There is no…

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Speak Out – Shooting Strain

Shooting strain I’m getting sick and tired of all these mass shootings in our country. Enough is enough! Something needs to be done. Unfortunately, the gun lobby has control over the right wing republicans who have blocked gun control legislation. They say the reasons for the rash of mass shootings are the lack of moral…

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Speak Out

Kindness Kindness is not lost in Taylorville. Thank you to the kind neighbors in Kenton Addition for returning my lost pooch. Thank you to the cemetery crew that put my lost eyeglasses on the tombstone for me to find unscratched instead of mowing over them. Thank you to the courteous, patient employees working longer than…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Heartland Greenway placed a full-page ad in the Breeze-Courier on Sunday, May 15 in an effort to assure the public that their project is safe for all of us. The ad makes four references to the monitoring wells that will be placed to “ensure that no CO2 is migrating up from the storage…

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