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#1 Tvandermyde

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:24 AM

Hello Everyone!



You know the drill!



This poll is on the left side of the screen, just scroll down a bit.



Poll: Is it a good idea for Illinois to add a 2 percent tax on ammunition?

( ) Yes, the trauma centers can use the money to treat gunshot victims.
(X) No, it's unconstitutional, unfair, and I'll just buy my ammo in Missouri.
( ) Who knows?



www.bnd.com/2012/03/01/2080177/house-panel-approves-bills-on.html
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:28 AM

Hello Everyone!

You know the drill!

This poll is on the left side of the screen, just scroll down a bit.

Poll: Is it a good idea for Illinois to add a 2 percent tax on ammunition?

( ) Yes, the trauma centers can use the money to treat gunshot victims.
(X) No, it's unconstitutional, unfair, and I'll just buy my ammo in Missouri.
( ) Who knows?

www.bnd.com/2012/03/01/2080177/house-panel-approves-bills-on.html


95% NO, 5% YES 1700+ VOTING
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:34 AM

81. To. 1677

#4 Steve O

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:38 AM

I love the comments :woohoo:
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#5 Molly B.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:54 AM

Yes, the trauma centers can use the money to treat gunshot victims. 89
5%
No, it's unconstitutional, unfair, and I'll just buy my ammo in Missouri. 1713
94%
Who knows? 15
1%
Total Votes: 1817

Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2...l#storylink=cpy
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#6 bemidji

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 10:05 AM

Tried to vote, page does not seem to work.
Can not view results either. IE or Firefox, neither one works.

Hopefully we are overloading the page!Posted Image
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#7 abolt243

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 10:12 AM

Tried to vote, page does not seem to work.
Can not view results either. IE or Firefox, neither one works.

Hopefully we are overloading the page!Posted Image


Working now.

91/1784/16 94% No.

That qualifies as not just a "no" but a "He** NO!!"
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 10:18 AM

I wish our representatives would see these polls/letter/phone call/e-mails and understand what the citizens want or do not want.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 10:26 AM

I emailed my rep Will Davis again with the link stating that this tax ISN'T what the people want.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:19 AM

Yes, the trauma centers can use the money to treat gunshot victims. 107
5%
No, it's unconstitutional, unfair, and I'll just buy my ammo in Missouri. 1933
94%
Who knows? 20
1%
Total Votes: 2060

Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2...l#storylink=cpy

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:38 AM

The poll doesn't make sense to me. See I go 6 blocks and cross the border to Indiana to buy my ammo, not Missouri.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 12:13 PM

Understood, but this paper is out of Belleville, 1/2 hr from St. Louis.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 12:51 PM

Understood, but this paper is out of Belleville, 1/2 hr from St. Louis.



Everything is cheaper there, worth the 1/2 hour drive. And save 30 cents a gallon on fuel there.
Lets break something!


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#14 Patriots & Tyrants

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 12:52 PM

Over 2300 now and 94% against the tax; I just hope the vote in the house(if it even gets that far) goes this well for us.

If you want to raise money for trauma centers in Chicago why not tack on a $200.00 court fee to any gang member who is convicted of a crime or something? Then the people causing the problem are the ones actually getting punished.

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 01:52 PM

I will be buying all my ammo across the river. with no jobs is this state is this all those buffons in springfield have to argue about..i guess so..my missouri purchases as of now..booze, skoal, hookers, gas and soon to add ammo..well i dont drink and have no need for hookers, but i see a lot of illinois plates loading up on booze and such across the river

ps: belleville is in st clair county (costello country) and one of what 4 counties to vote for our guv in the last election i think..even madison i think went bush last election..lotta money in glen carbon/edwardsville anymore so i guess they are getting tired of the high taxes.

Edited by snooter, 02 March 2012 - 01:55 PM.


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Posted 02 March 2012 - 07:38 PM

Over 2300 now and 94% against the tax; I just hope the vote in the house(if it even gets that far) goes this well for us.

If you want to raise money for trauma centers in Chicago why not tack on a $200.00 court fee to any gang member who is convicted of a crime or something? Then the people causing the problem are the ones actually getting punished.

Are any of them ever convicted? Good idea though!

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 08:18 PM

My answer if I could write it would be

No it is unconstitutional unfair and I will just buy my ammo in MO

93% our way though
"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks"
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 10:13 PM

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That about sums it up.

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#19 Buzzard

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Posted 02 March 2012 - 11:12 PM

Poll: Is it a good idea for Illinois to add a 2 percent tax on ammunition?

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0 - Yes, the trauma centers can use the money to treat scumbags. 179 --- 6%

* - No, it's unconstitutional, unfair, and why can't we tax condoms purchased by politicians? 2633 --- 92%

0 - . . um . . . What? 35 --- 1%


Total Votes: 2847 . . . or so
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