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Righty1 - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The council decided that cheap garbage and free yard waste was more important that public safety. We got new garbage trucks instead of policemen. These were just a few of the alternatives the mayor offered to fund city government but the "Buds" on the council kept voting NO. There is no FREE LUNCH. No firemen were fired and no policemen were fired so it's not all doom and gloom.
pjohnf - Baltimore descends into chaos, violence, looting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's Ferguson all over again as the Mayor of Baltimore, who's an idiot, and the Governor stood by as the thugs and criminals went wild. Both knew the situation was going to get out of hand yet they sat on their hands and didn't show any force to stop it before it developed into a full blown riot. The National Guard should have been deployed before the situation deteriorated into chaos.…
Realist79 - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I didn't sit on every budget meeting because that's not my job, nor do I have the time too. That's what my tax dollars go to, representation. My alderman voted against this budget, as did five others. So my guess is that others who have sat through everything also feel the way I do.
WarCry - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well, it seems you have all the answers on how the city should manage it's money. I'm glad to know you sat in on every meeting, including executive sessions, and know where every dollar on every line-item of the budget it going. With all of your vast knowledge and presence at these meetings, though, I'm surprised you didn't offer up a better alternative, since it seems you know…
gizzard93 - Baltimore descends into chaos, violence, looting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
We need to respect our police, they are the only thing that stands between us and the chaos like they have in Baltimore.

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