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Righty1 - 3 new aldermen sworn in - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"Moore's goofy ideas" would have saved the city millions of dollars, hired more police officers and kept a fire station open. "Moore's goofy ideas" have already saved the city million's of dollars with his change in healthcare and the waste water treatment plant. The Goofy Aldermen have rarely voted down party lines so VanCamp's philosophy doesn't change much. The problem…
pjohnf - Welfare Reform Gets People Back To Work, So Why Did Jay Nixon Veto It? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
$22 trillion spent on welfare and the war on poverty since 1964 and poverty won. Proof once again that regressive liberal democrat policies don't work, have never worked and never will work.
Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Oh good lord! hatred for firefighters? really? Just because someone offers constructive criticism/ alternative ideas/ anything other that the status quo does not mean they are anti anything. A lot of times when I talk about gov entities (especially police and fire) I feel like I have to pretend like I am talking to a Al Sharpton type, and qualify all my arguments with "I have a family thats a firefighter"…
pjohnf - The Inconvenient Truth about Ghetto Communities’ Social Breakdown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
The welfare state hurts poor white and black American's equally. They have no pride or sense of accomplishment if they are dependent on the government to provide for them. The welfare state allows them so much idle time and they don't use that time to improve their lives but sit back and let the government take care of them. No jobs equal time to riot and waste their lives. It's an undeniable…
Givemeliberty - Quincy Fire Station #6 set to shut down - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Its worth discussion, I have been seeing a lot of down votes but few alternatives offered.

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QND welcomes home Jack Cornell

2 years, 2 months ago by Paige Traeder

QND held a pep rally Friday afternoon at the QND gymnasium in honor of Quincy native and Super Bowl champion, Jack Cornell

Crowds of people of every age and from all over packed into the QND gymnasium Friday to welcome home Quincy native Jack Cornell. Cornell spoke about his recent Super Bowl experience, his high school experience at QND, and what it takes to play at a high level in the NFL.

From QND to the University of Illinois to the Baltimore Ravens, Jack said it's his dream come true.

"It didn't really pan out the way I thought it would have, but it's not how you get to the league, it's what you do when you get there. And I'm having a blast and enjoying every minute of it."

After all of his experiences and hardships working towards his goal, Jack gave some advice to kids and young people striving for their dream.

"I would say to never doubt yourself. It doesn't matter where you're from or what your background is. Ya know, in the National Football League there's guys from all over the country, from all different backgrounds and is it something that if you want it bad enough that no one can you tell you you can't, only yourself."

Jack says its about the resiliency, mental toughness and being able to survive through tough times. Because he said, when it's getting hard, that's when you know your close to and greatness.


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