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XBgCty - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
WOW-- so you give some links to stories of a few that acted incorrectly. Who arrested them, for them to plead guilty? POLICE Anyone can sue, rightly or wrongly, and big cities settle suits all the time, even those without a shred of merit. Police are human, and other police catch them and arrest them, or fire them. NYC has between 30.000 and 40,000 police, Chicago has between 8,000 and 13,500, LA…
CoolEdge - Strawman: A Society Out of Control........... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
one case comes to mind, the woman was certifiable, manic, and frequently hitting. Once he said "what's good for the goose is good for the gander" ... hit back but didn't hurt. That was all she wrote ... as if she was ready and had a game plan. Ran out all histrionic, called cops, badda bing badda boom ... got her divorce, money, easy peasy for the lawyers. The fact she was manic, domineering,…
GuyFawkes10 - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Read these for stories on the protect and serve crowd: http://www.reddit.com/r/Bad_Cop_No_Donut/ http://thefreethoughtproject.com/ http://www.policemisconduct.net/
qfingers - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If you mean you have no proof they pulled you over you're wrong. All stops are recorded video/audio as long as the lights are on. And if you ever get pulled over for no reason feel free to complain to the chief. If there's an officer doing that and multiple reports show up it will catch up to them.
ONCEMORE1 - Strawman: A Society Out of Control........... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well, you'd better get used to that one: The woman slapping the hell outta the man and him going to jail for deflecting the blows. Not to say this is always, or even often the case, but it's worth considering.

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Open thread for night owls. Civil rights hero's advice to global warming activists: Don't stop.

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1 day, 13 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Michael Langenmayr)

The stupid. It burns. Last night, Stephen blasted programs giving military surplus like MRAPs and grenade launchers to school districts across the country. I kid you not. This one is a must see. Full video after the jump.
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Marriott will encourage guests to tip housekeepers. Um, yay?

3 days, 13 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson)

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Can Democrats flip the Pennsylvania Senate? A look at the 2014 playing field, with maps and new data

3 days, 10 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Jeff Singer)

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Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Democrats may be smelling blood in South Dakota's Senate race

1 day, 3 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Jeff Singer)

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Virginia voters support Medicaid expansion

1 day, 11 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Joan McCarter)

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Oregon's Republican physician Senate candidate plagiarized Rove's healthcare plan

2 days, 5 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Joan McCarter)

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2 days, 9 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson)

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2 days, 5 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson)

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1 day, 5 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Meteor Blades)

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Cartoon: What does the fox say....?

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Court: Chad Taylor's name is off the Kansas ballot

1 day, 4 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Taniel)

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Scott Brown spent how much on makeup and grooming?

2 days, 7 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Joan McCarter)

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GOP congressional candidate endorses going to war with Mexico over undocumented immigrants

1 day, 5 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Hunter)

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House GOP has first #Benghazi hearing, dooming Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign (per Dick Morris)

1 day, 5 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Jed Lewison)

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Media ignores minimum wage, assumes voters are doing the same

2 days, 11 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson)

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Does Tom Cotton think Barack Obama is a time traveler, or is Cotton just a liar?

1 day, 8 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (Laura Clawson)

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After a grueling eight days on the clock, Congress punches out

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Let's thwart Andrew Cuomo's best-laid plans and win a truly Democratic state Senate in New York

1 day, 9 hours ago by rss@dailykos.com (kos)

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