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pjohnf - 85,000 temporary driver\'s licenses issued to immigrants - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Apparently the term "illegal" means nothing to Illinois politicians. "Supporters say the law saves Illinois motorists money and make roads safer." How is that logical, having obtained a drivers license doesn't prove you are a safe driver, it only proves you can pass a test. And how is money saved by giving illegals drivers licenses?
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
during Iraqi Freedom (2003-2007) the death rate was 413/100,000, compared to 16/100,000 for the police. For Vietnam it was 2231/100,000. ... but they often get worse care than illegals.
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
All pensions should be funded in a balanced budget. But do you really want to compare a 40 hour week as a Quincy cop with a 24/7 tour of duty in Iraq? The fatality rate is about four times as high for the soldier fighting in Afghanistan (and that includes big city numbers), not to mention the PTSD or other injuries. So your raw number tidbits are a bit deceptive. Farming is almost twice as dangerous…
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That's really the heart of it ... how do government officials have authority to negotiate promises (usually/often for political or monetary support in elections), that don't immediately collect the revenue to fund those promises/contracts? Budgets are supposed to balance, children can't be "taxed" (future obligations) without representation. I thought that was the idea of "PayGo",…
CoolEdge - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
you're right I'm talking more of the other public unions than fire/police ... it may have been partly private unions busing people in to fight Walker in Wisconsin, but it was over the public union issue. That is the "solidarity" thing. Same with electing pro-union politicians at higher levels than mayor. Trumka has access to the White House, and treats non-union (non-communists) as the…

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1 year, 1 month ago by Denise Donley

Five residents were arrested on drug charges

Children were found Tuesday living in the homes of two separate meth busts in Quincy.

The West Central Illinois Task Force conducted two meth raids Tuesday morning.  The first raid occurred at 1512 S. Eighth Street in Quincy.  The second bust took place at 5418 Town and Country Drive, just south of Quincy.  

Arrested on Eighth Street were residents Rolland D. Luckett, 29, and Tatiana M. Robertson, 36.  Luckett and Robertson were both arrested for aggravated unlawful participation in methamphetamine production, meth related child endangerment, unlawful possession of meth manufacturing material, and unlawful possession of meth.  

Luckett and Robertson were both transported to the Adams County Jail were they remain lodged.  The charges are aggravated due to a child found living in the residence where meth was being manufactured.  The child was in school at the time of the raid.

The second search warrant at 5418 Town and Country Drive resulted in the arrest of residents Corey D. Platt, 34, Brianna J. Platt, 26, and Kenneth M. Silman, 30.

 Corey Platt, Brianna Platt, and Silman were all arrested for unlawful possession of meth. Corey Platt and
Brianna Platt also were also arrested for unlawful possession of meth precursor.  Corey Platt, Brianna Platt, and Silman were all transported to the Adams County Jail were they remain lodged.

Two small children that were present in the home were turned over to family members.


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