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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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Team Quincy: The ad an IL Gov candidate should make

3 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Tim Donnelly is a Republican Assembleyman (like a State Rep) in California who is running for Governor. I can't stop laughing at the video he just put out. At the same time, I find it rather endearing.…

Team Quincy: It's Dick, not duck

5 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Our esteemed senior Senator had a bit of a mishap while talking on the Senate floor about Sunday's storm damage. Great ringtone, Dick.

Team Quincy: The Apple Core Myth

5 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Apparently, the Apple Core is a myth, according to The Atlantic's James Hamblin. The suggestion is to eat the apple vertically, from the bottom. The core become non-existent, or didn't exist in the first…

Team Quincy: Cardinals hate spreads to search engines

5 months, 3 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

It appears that Cardinals hate has spread to the Bing search engine. Actually, it looks like somebody edited their Wikipedia page and Bing just grabbed it from them. Nothing like slurs and epithets to…

Team Quincy: Schock not real concerned about the conservative label anymore

6 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Remember when Congressman Aaron Schock was so upset with Bruce Rauner (or whoever it was) for running those radio ads saying he wasn't conservative enough? Apparently those days are over. Here's what…

Team Quincy: Obamacare: Not Quite Ready for Primetime

6 months, 3 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

Yep, it already runs like a government program.

Team Quincy: Racists Strike Again in NEMO

8 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Missourians (and the nation) were recently reminded that racism is alive and well in the Show-Me State. Atlanta, MO (north of Macon) native Tuffy the Clown decided that he would don a President Barack…

Team Quincy: If you don't waste government cheese, you get more of it

9 months ago by Bryan Nichols

The state of Illinois sent out this gem today: SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Secretary Michelle R.B. Saddler today announced that the state was awarded a $4.1 million…

Team Quincy: Are we really considering all options at Westview?

9 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Perhaps this should be taken up at the next Quincy Park Board Golf Committee meeting (July 25th by the way)... From Crains Chicago Business: With costs rising and interest waning, the golf business is…

Team Quincy: Nanny Bloomberg endorses Bill Daley

9 months, 3 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, America's Nanny and foe of the large soda, has endorsed Democrat Bill Daley in the the Illinois Governor's race. Bloomberg, who recently dumped millions of dollars…

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