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yesqcy - Bruce Rauner\'s budget cuts slash social services - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Again with the crazy talk..... The working person is the blame? And what do you mean not his budget? You read the short article right?
chebby79 - QPD Blotter for April 25, 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Brian...everybody knows who you are.
chebby79 - Yard waste stickers a no-go - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
it would not have generated $500k anyway. at $2.50 a sticker, folks would change what they do. either haul it down there themselves, or mulch, or compost piles. I recently mowed and had 4 barrels of grass x $2.50 = $10 x 4 weeks = $40 a month. for $40 a month I would change what I do. I'm close enuf tho, so I hauled it to Radio Road site. perhaps, raise the garbage stickers. double the price.…
pjohnf - Illinois House Passes Bill To Make Some Marijuana Possession Punishable By Ticket - Quincy, IL News
Good idea, we waste way too much time and resources chasing pot users. Our court systems and law enforcement are tied up in enforcing pot laws when they could be spending their time and resources on real crime. Pot use is no worse than the use of alcohol so we should treat pot the same as we treat alcohol use.
pjohnf - CLEANER AIR WITH RENEWABLE MOTOR FUEL - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's work to provide the cleanest air possible but this has nothing to do with climate change which is hoax and a fraud.

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