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QuincyGuy - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You can pay some now or you can pay MORE later. Kicking the can down the road is what got the jail in the shape it's in now. Kicking the can down the road Is what got the school buildings in that shape. Kicking the can down the road Is what got Illinois in the shape it is now. Someone needs to "suck it up and accept the fact that the problem needs to be fixed now, not down the road". We need…
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are plenty of white kids east of 18th, and plenty of them are little thieves, vandals and druggies. I don't see how it would matter in what part of town this happened or what color of skin the victim has.
SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It is clearly an opinion piece. I'm not bashing QJ for publishing this as news, I think there are people who will read this and take it as news, since it's posted on a news site (even though it's under the opinion page). Most people won't take the time to discern. I would honestly like to see a local journalist do some good solid research (investigative journalism) on this topic…
GuyFawkes10 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How did a response that I did not type end up in my post? Is this a new feature. I actually was defending you by making the point that it was not a news story. I hoped that Silence would have come to that conclusion after I asked question.
whhm - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are too many kids in our society in general being ignored, unsupervised, or otherwise neglected. Whether because of broken families, no father figures or other positive influences, working single parents who don't have the time (or don't make the time), being raised by grandparents who don't have the energy, etc., these kids are left to their own devices when it comes to school…

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QuincyGuy - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

You can pay some now or you can pay MORE later. Kicking the can down the road is what got the jail in the shape it's in now. Kicking the can down the road Is what got the school buildings in that shape. Kicking the can down the road Is what got Illinois in the shape it is now. Someone needs to "suck it up and accept the fact that the problem needs to be fixed now, not down the road". We need…

migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

There are plenty of white kids east of 18th, and plenty of them are little thieves, vandals and druggies. I don't see how it would matter in what part of town this happened or what color of skin the victim has.

SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

It is clearly an opinion piece. I'm not bashing QJ for publishing this as news, I think there are people who will read this and take it as news, since it's posted on a news site (even though it's under the opinion page). Most people won't take the time to discern. I would honestly like to see a local journalist do some good solid research (investigative journalism) on this topic…

GuyFawkes10 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

How did a response that I did not type end up in my post? Is this a new feature. I actually was defending you by making the point that it was not a news story. I hoped that Silence would have come to that conclusion after I asked question.

whhm - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

There are too many kids in our society in general being ignored, unsupervised, or otherwise neglected. Whether because of broken families, no father figures or other positive influences, working single parents who don't have the time (or don't make the time), being raised by grandparents who don't have the energy, etc., these kids are left to their own devices when it comes to school…

migraine_in_qcy - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

It's under "Editorials & Opinion".

migraine_in_qcy - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

You're saying there is a lack of police presence in that area due to funding? That's news to me, and I'd like to know if that is true. Who are these slum-lords and what exactly are they doing wrong? Renting low-end housing to people who can afford nothing better? It sucks that there are people in the area that have low income, but they have to live somewhere. I can understand how it…

Bob6140 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Yes, but you know as well as I that these insensitive comments would not be here if this happened to a white kid east of 18th street. I see a lot of this kind of judgmental, high-and-mighty bs on these boards, and I don't believe that race plays no part at all in it. In some cases, "bringing it in" is justified. You are welcome to disagree.

CoolEdge - Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama’s policies - Quincy, IL News -

"Google has the power to bump an article it doesn’t like off the table and under the rug. Even moving information off the first page of search results would effectively neutralize it: According to a 2013 study, 91.5 percent of Google search users click through on a first-page result." This definitely happens a lot already. I've searched specific topics and have the Dem talking point articles…

GuyFawkes10 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Is this a news story or just an opinion piece? There are two sides, those for and those against. Could you enlighten us about the costs of a automated jail door that should eliminate a couple of jobs but won't. GF: this is an account of a conversation that I was part of last week. The costs of construction and materials are available, but weren't discussed. This is not a hit piece on the FOR A…

SilenceDogood22 - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Please also keep in mind that 40% of sales tax revenue in Adams county comes from citizens who live OUTSIDE of Adams county who come here from Missouri and surrounding counties to shop and spend their money. So the cost of this project to the residents and taxpayers of Adams County is only about $15M. Granted, those traveling here might not be able to spend as much if the tax is more, but I doubt someone…

christhepilot - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Between chestnut and locust and 2nd to 12th, this area was on the upswing with three nursing homes and working class homeowners. Now with slum lords moving into the area like vultures buying up these properties choking the last cent from them, forcing land owners out of there homes due to the garbage and decay of the rental houses near to them, renters have no respect for the land owners that live…

pjohnf - Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama’s policies - Quincy, IL News -

Any company in bed with politicians of any stripe is bad for American's but government control of the internet is bad news. Just as shown here government control of the flow of information in collusion with Goggle is biased and one sided. Of course you don't have to use Google but with Google writing the rules it gives them and government unfair advantage and control. What's the solution,…

UrKidsWillPay - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Why is this comment even allowed? QJ should use some editorial judgement before they allow crap like this that is known to be completely false and can be verified as false with one phone call to the police. This is disgusting. URK: You have a point. However if QJ were to track down and verify every comment that was submitted very few would go through. It's our hope that those commenting are adult…

pjohnf - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

CC1 had valid points but I feel that the jail is needed and maybe the price tag can be reduced. A quarter of cent isn't much until you add it up but the need for a new jail outweighs the cost. Yes many taxes once instituted never seem to go away but we will have chance to get rid of politicians who renege on their promise to stop the tax once the jail is paid for. It's different than state…

RandyR1958 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

I'm praying for the family and the detectives on this case. Our town has been a safe place to raise our children without a big police presence, so far. All parents should take the time to have a talk with their children about this. This cannot become a normal in our town!

pjohnf - Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

After years and years of wasteful and out of control spending the proverbial chickens have come home to roost. The state with their unfunded mandates, giveaways to government employees just cannot be sustained any longer. Cities are not without blame but the state has caused much of the trouble and they must to bite the bullet and rein in spending and institute pension reform and cut the size of government.

migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

Congratulations, you are the first person to bring race into this. Nice job. Up until I read your comment, it hadn't occurred to me to even think about what color this kid was, just that a kid is dead and shouldn't be. By the way, there are black people living in affluent neighborhoods right along with white, asian, hispanic...

Loverofblues - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

For what ever reason it is sad. People need to shut their mouth.

ONCEMORE1 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com

That's where I get ALL my news: Facebook comments......



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