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pjohnf - Maybe Hillary Clinton Should Retire Her White House Dreams - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The Hillary, Obama in a dress or pant suit.
qfingers - 7 emails reveal signs of racial bias among Ferguson officials, DOJ says - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
No it's not...read the definition of the word...I guess we need to fire all the comedians too, eh? \ \http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/racism?s=t
CoolEdge - 7 emails reveal signs of racial bias among Ferguson officials, DOJ says - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
yeah, dem's would probably like him to run, then pull the racist crap in the general election. But I don't think he is ready for "prime time". He's already flubbed up a few times, as far as giving non-PC answers, like his recent flub on gays. He may have been partly correct, but he probably can't get past an answer like that, as far as a presidential run goes.
Expatriate - 7 emails reveal signs of racial bias among Ferguson officials, DOJ says - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
Just a sampling... Joke 1 implies that no black man can hold a job for more than 4 years. Joke 3 was an image depicting a black man as a chimp. Joke 4 implies all children of black women are criminals and society would thank black women for having abortions. That's not blatant racism? What the hell, in your mind, is blatant racism?
1950Brutus - 7 emails reveal signs of racial bias among Ferguson officials, DOJ says - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
I can't wait to hear the slurs when/if Ben Carson decides to run. All the previous stuff will probably pale in comparison.

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10 months ago from Associated Press

A lawyer representing Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has publicly acknowledged an investigation by Illinois' inspector general of hiring practices under the Democrat.

Attorney Brent Stratton was responding to a question Tuesday from a federal judge in Chicago overseeing a civil case.

Tuesday's hearing focused on a motion last week by Chicago attorney Michael Shakman asking for a separate investigation into Quinn's hiring practices.

The issue has arisen at an inopportune time for Quinn. He's in a tight gubernatorial race against Republican Bruce Rauner.

Judge Sidney Schenkier had asked Stratton at Tuesday's hearing if filings mentioning an ongoing investigation by the inspector general's office were accurate. Stratton responded: "That's our understanding that's correct."

The inspector general's office typically doesn't confirm the existence of investigations. Messages for agency spokesmen weren't immediately returned.


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