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“By thy rivers gently flowing, Illinois, Illinois.” When I learned the words to the Illinois State Song, I thought it was written specifically about the Quad-Cities. Growing up in Moline, I had the Mississippi to the north and the Rock to the south, so it was logical to believe the songwriter had my hometown in mind, right?

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In this episode, Kelli Lemon and Michael Paul Williams talk with Wes Bellamy, former vice mayor of Charlottesville and former member of the Charlottesville City Council. Bellamy was a central figure during the Unite the Right rally and the removal of two of that city's Confederate monuments. He recalls the taunts and intimidation rally organizers showed toward him leading up to the rally.

In this episode, Kelli and Michael Paul are talking with Dr. Wes Bellamy. Dr. Bellamy was a central figure during the Unite the Right Rally and to the removal of the Confederate monuments as having been a city council member and vice mayor of Charlottesville. Dr. Bellamy recalls the taunts a…

When Ronald Reagan was President of the United States, he stated that it is uncertain when the life of an individual human being begins but went on to say that we should protect the fetus so that we don’t inadvertently kill an innocent human being. At about the same time a lecturer we had on campus, like President Reagan, stated that it is uncertain when the life of an individual human being begins but she went on to say that we know that a pregnant woman is a human being and that we should not give priority to something that is uncertain over the health and well-being of the pregnant woman.

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