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qfingers - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
And, as a veteran too, I don't expect any special treatment. But, when the President of the U.S. is on the phone with the Mexican President I do expect a request to ensure fair treatment which never happened. And I expect the Secretary of State, when asked by family members and aware of the facts of the case to also make an attempt to help. As you noted consular officers aren't supposed…
qfingers - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
Have you watched any investigation of this? He did not "knowingly" drive into Mexico. He missed the turnaround lane and had no choice but to drive to the crossing gate where they arrested him. They never gave him a chance to turn around and go back to the USA. It's a multi-lane road with a concrete barrier lane with one entry point on the left lane that, at night, would be quite easy to miss.…
pjohnf - State retiree insurance premiums dropping to pre-July 1 levels - Quincy, IL News -
This will work until the government runs out of other people's money. The retired state workers need to get out of the wagon and start pulling the wagon.
MrAverageGuy - Quincy School Board gets first look at $70.3 million budget - Quincy, IL News -
I hear that Mr. Cobb is away from school more than he is at school. I hope this information is incorrect. Hope we are not giving a raise to someone who is a part time superintendent .
WarCry - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
Exactly. Even if the cop is wrong, you don't argue with them. You follow their directions, do what they're telling you, and you settle it later, either in court or with their supervisor. You argue with them there on the scene, you're almost certain to lose, and then, even if the original issue was wrong, you're going to be in a world of legal hurt for resisting and arguing. Common…

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The Hooded Face of Evil

1 hour, 31 minutes ago by David Ignatius, Washington Post

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A New Kind of Terrorist Threat

1 hour, 14 minutes ago by Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

Peggy Noonan, Wall Street JournalThe question "What should we do about ISIS?" is not the same as the question "Do we want to go back to Iraq?" One is about facing up to an extreme and immediate challenge, which we have to do. The other is about returning to an old experience, which almost no one wants…
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Time to Stop ISIS

2 hours, 35 minutes ago by Charles Krauthammer, National Review

Charles Krauthammer, National ReviewWhy not state the real objective of the U.S. air campaign? Stopping, containing, degrading the Islamic State.
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This Is How Democrats Win on Obamacare

58 minutes ago by Jonathan Cohn, New Republic

Jonathan Cohn, New RepublicCan Democrats turn Obamacare into a political advantage? Senator Mark Pryor seems to think so.Pryor, who is fighting a tough reelection battle in Arkansas, has just released a new television ad touting his support for the Affordable Care Act. In the ad, Pryor talks about his…
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Obamacare Rates Are Rising Once Again

58 minutes ago by Philip Klein, DC Examiner

Philip Klein, DC ExaminerSupporters of President Obama’s health care law have been touting proposed insurance rates for 2015 — arguing that they aren’t as high as some of the dire warnings of the law’s critics.But it’s worth considering some additional context.Data compiled by the Health Research Institute…
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Bob McDonnell's Last Campaign

56 minutes ago by Margaret Carlson, Bloomberg

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Perry's Indictment Is Bad for United States

55 minutes ago by Ed Rogers, Washington Post

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Poll: Brown Pulls Nearly Even With Shaheen in N.H.

3 hours, 5 minutes ago by Scott Conroy, RCP

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How Sharpton Became Obama's Go-to Man on Race

54 minutes ago by Glenn Thrush, Politico

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Holder Should Recuse Himself From Brown Case

59 minutes ago by Pat Buchanan, Pitt TR

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GOP Sees Latino Model in NM's Steve Pearce

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Why Congressional Democrats Don't Like Obama

25 minutes ago by Ezra Klein, Vox

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21 minutes ago by David Leonhardt, New York Times

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Left-Wing Teachers Groups' Sexist Crusade

4 hours, 28 minutes ago by Kirsten Powers, USA Today

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