Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Recent Comments

1950Brutus - Schock billed taxpayers for private plane to football game - - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I am sure he has enough money that he obtained via other illegal methods to repay this - after all - isn't the old saying robbing Peter to pay Paul??
WarCry - Quincy Steak and Shake Closes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
As far as everything I've read, Duryea's plan is to move folks to his other restaurants until he decides what he's doing with this building. I may have misread that, but it seems like he's taking care of his employees.
Quijote57 - Schock billed taxpayers for private plane to football game - - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
At least Mr. Schock has said he'll repay the taxpayers for the office redecoration. But does he have enough money to pay back the rest?
Quijote57 - Quincy Steak and Shake Closes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's Bush's fault, of course. After all, he gets blamed for everything else that has gone wrong economically in the last 6 years. [/sarcasm]
Quijote57 - Quincy Steak and Shake Closes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about the employees. Did they get notice? When one quits a job it is considered proper to give two weeks' notice. Did the employer give the workers any notice? I hope so, for their sake so they could have started looking for another job.

Most Popular

Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle

All aboard? State cuts could mean fewer Amtrak trains

Quincy Steak n' Shake Closes

C-SC to host American Mathematics competition

Officer Down Facebook page features Quincy officer

Blessing Health System to co-sponsor Bridge the Gap race

Farha announces run for Adams County State's Attorney

Liberty woman wanted out West

Real Clear Politics

Delicate Diplomacy Before Netanyahu Speech

5 hours, 57 minutes ago by Alexis Simendinger, RCP

Alexis Simendinger, RCPPresident Obama on Monday downplayed speculation that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuÂ’s appearance before Congress on Tuesday would have a lasting negative impact on U.S.-Israeli relations. At the same time, other U.S. officials openly expressed concerns that Israel…
View Article

Israel's Moral Argument Is on the Line

8 hours, 51 minutes ago by Richard Cohen, Washington Post

Richard Cohen, Washington PostBack in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party have run a campaign ad reminding voters of another time when the U.S. and Israel differed. That was 1948 at the very creation of the state. Harry Truman was the U.S. president and George C. Marshall was…
View Article

The Democrats and Israel

5 hours, 25 minutes ago by Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal

Bret Stephens, Wall Street JournalThe Democratic Party is on the cusp of abandoning the state of Israel. That’s a shame, though less for Israel than it is for the Democrats.
View Article

Supreme Court's Chance to Do Right Thing

5 hours, 24 minutes ago by Laurence Tribe, Boston Globe

Laurence Tribe, Boston GlobeTHE SUPREME COURT is about to hear a case — King v. Burwell — that again threatens to undermine the Affordable Care Act and strip health insurance from millions of Americans. The King challenge, which focuses on a handful of words in that famously long piece of legislation,…
View Article

We All Win If Supremes Gut Obamacare

4 hours, 35 minutes ago by Betsy McCaughey, New York Post

Betsy McCaughey, New York PostOn Wednesday, the fate of ObamaCare will again be argued before the Supreme Court.Supporters of the health-care “reforms” are flooding the media with ghoulish predictions of what will happen if the court rules against the administration: victims supposedly losing their insurance,…
View Article

Boehner's Sorry Spectacle

8 hours, 50 minutes ago by Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

Eugene Robinson, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner needs to decide whether he wants to be remembered as an effective leader or a befuddled hack. So far, I'm afraid, it's the latter.Boehner's performance last week was a series of comic pratfalls, culminating Friday in a stinging…
View Article

The Mumbo-Jumbo of "Middle-Class Economics"

4 hours, 34 minutes ago by Alan Reynolds, WSJ

Alan Reynolds, WSJIn the “Economic Report of the President” released on Feb. 19, the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers defines “middle class economics” primarily by the average income of the bottom 90%. “Average income for the bottom 90 percent of households,” according to the ERP, “functions…
View Article

Walmart's Visible Hand

3 hours, 53 minutes ago by Paul Krugman, New York Times

Paul Krugman, New York TimesA few days ago Walmart, America’s largest employer, announced that it will raise wages for half a million workers. For many of those workers the gains will be small, but the announcement is nonetheless a very big deal, for two reasons. First, there will be spillovers: Walmart…
View Article

'96 Called, Wants Its Clinton Scandals Back

3 hours, 52 minutes ago by Mollie Hemingway, Federalist

Mollie Hemingway, FederalistAt the end of November, a House committee released a report on Benghazi that the media interpreted as a complete exoneration of the Obama administration’s handling of the terrorist attack and aftermath in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012. Without reading the report,…
View Article

Scott Walker, God's Gift to Democratic Party

8 hours, 45 minutes ago by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

Matt Taibbi, Rolling StoneBeltway Democrats may not deserve good luck, but it looks like they could have plenty in the next presidential race. Heading into the weekend, Scott Walker, a man born to be slaughtered in a general election, is suddenly leading the Republican pack in the Iowa polls.
View Article

Finding the Great Republican Hope

3 hours, 46 minutes ago by Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

Victor Davis Hanson, National ReviewThe usual criteria for political success — plenty of New York and Washington IOUs, youthful vigor, good looks, glibness, access to lots of money — aren’t sufficient any longer to galvanize the Republican party or get out the conservative vote. Instead, the next Republican…
View Article

This Time, Clinton Will Run as a Woman

3 hours, 45 minutes ago by Donna Brazile, CNN

Donna Brazile, CNNAfter spending much of her 2008 campaign seemingly running away from the fact that she is a woman, Hillary Clinton is showing signs that 2016 is going to be a different story.It seems that Hillary has found her outer woman, which is to say, she's found the person that she wants to present…
View Article

The Honesty Gap

3 hours, 47 minutes ago by Thomas Sowell, Investor's Business Daily

Thomas Sowell, Investor's Business DailyThere may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between women and men, paid the women on her Senate staff just 72 percent of what she paid the men. The Obama White House staff likewise has…
View Article

Republican Party's Loud "Yes" to "No"

8 hours, 49 minutes ago by E.J. Dionne, Washington Post

E.J. Dionne, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- It's a daunting challenge to spin the word "no" into a hopeful and forward-looking political battle cry.There are, of course, circumstances when negative arguments can work. In obviously terrible times, voters are often content to take a chance on a barely sketched-out…
View Article

An Off-Ramp From Obamacare

3 hours, 41 minutes ago by Reps. Ryan, Kline & Upton, Wall St. Journal

Reps. Ryan, Kline & Upton, Wall St. JournalOn Wednesday the Supreme Court will take on yet another legal challenge to the president’s health-care law, when the justices hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell. If the court rules against the administration, as any fair reading of the law would demand,…
View Article

Robots vs. the Underclass

3 hours, 42 minutes ago by John Judis, National Journal

John Judis, National JournalOf the two political parties, Democrats have most loudly echoed the fears about automation and the middle class. Three major Democratic-aligned policy groups—the Third Way, the Center for American Progress, and the Hamilton Project—sponsored research in recent years arguing…
View Article

Rahm Got Comeuppance. Now Re-elect Him

5 hours, 43 minutes ago by Tom Bevan, RealClearPolitics

Tom Bevan, RealClearPoliticsCHICAGO -- In the run-up to ChicagoÂ’s mayoral election last week, there was a palpable sense that folks here wanted to see Rahm Emanuel knocked down a peg. That was certainly true of RahmÂ’s detractors, of which there are many and whoÂ’ve been out for blood…
View Article

The Plain Text of Obamacare

5 hours, 36 minutes ago by Wall Street Journal

View Article

In the House, It's Another Abdication of Duty

4 hours, 43 minutes ago by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

View Article

Netanyahu Knows He Can't Trust Iran

6 hours, 56 minutes ago by Orange County Register

View Article

Barbara Mikulski, Lioness of the Senate

8 hours, 29 minutes ago by Washington Post

View Article

From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 56 minutes ago

What? Hillary Clinton has email issues? - It's just Hillary being Hillary http://t.co/dh0hvfPn5K
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 56 minutes ago

Quincy High/ Edwardsville Tonight at 7:30p on QJTV - Tim Kinscherf and Matt Longo with the call on WQCY 103.9 http://t.co/972rJuBru6
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 3 hours, 50 minutes ago

Opinion: The FCCs Net Neutrality Victory Is Anything But - Putting the "F" in FCC or the other "stuff" in the 322 ... http://t.co/dn5ZlYagak
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 3 hours, 50 minutes ago

Three Wildcats Named to All-Heart Men's Basketball Team - Cats gear up for post season http://t.co/UzCWKuyaB5