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pjohnf - Quinn: New controls after Medicaid paid for dead - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why is it with government bureaucrats that they always say they're going to close the barn door after the horse has left the barn? Millions in fraudulent payouts and now they find out. Only goes to prove once again that government is not the solution but government is truly the problem.
pjohnf - Rauner details some immigration views - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Anti-illegal immigration is not anti-legal immigration and Quinn knows it. It's disappointing that Rauner would side with the illegal immigration/amnesty crowd. It's insane and wrong to reward illegal behavior, illegal immigration, with any pathway to citizenship. Big business wants cheap labor and democrats want a new dependent class of voters and that's why both support immigration…
Righty1 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I have a question for you yesqcy. How many payroll checks have you written?
ONCEMORE1 - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Tell that to people (Private Sector, of course) who have taken pay CUTS, shortened hours or loss of benefits just to remain employed. Somehow, I feel your comments come more from attitude and opinion than knowledge and experience.
HuhWhy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Resolution defeated....back to the bargaining table.

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Happy Birthday Bill Shakespeare

2 hours, 44 minutes ago by Larry Thornberry

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GOP Hasn't Surrendered on Obamacare

3 hours, 1 minute ago by Natalie deMacedo

President Obama has taken executive power to a new level with his ongoing unilateral rewrites of Obamacare, but the Republicans have had enough.Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers signed a legal brief challenging Obamacare on the grounds of a special Obama-decided provision to allow congressmen and their…
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Morning Round-Up 4-23--Short

3 hours, 35 minutes ago by Patrick Ryan

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Flash Noise

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by Ross Kaminsky

Michael Lewis is one of America’s most successful story-tellers. But in his new book, Flash Boys, a superficial one-sided discussion of “High Frequency Trading” (“HFT”) — and his repeated pronouncements  that the stock market is “rigged” and a “fraud” — Mr. Lewis’s bombastic conclusions are as harmful…
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Going Negative on Affirmative Action

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by Matt Purple

The good news about yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling is that it affirmed the right of the people to ban racial preferences in university admissions. The bad news is that it didn't go further.In 2003, the Court handed down two landmark decisions: Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Taken together,…
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Going Negative on Affirmative Action

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Much Ado About Voting

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by Josiah Neeley

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Chinese Lives

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by John Derbyshire

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The High Cost of Liberalism: Part II

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by Thomas Sowell

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The Dems Went Down to Georgia...

10 hours, 20 minutes ago by Erick Erickson

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The Dems Went Down to Georgia...

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The Dems Went Down to Georgia...

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Albert Pujols Hits 500th Home Run

1 day, 3 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

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Supreme Court Ruling Empowers Voters to Strike Down Racial Preferences

1 day, 10 hours ago by Kevin Mooney

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1 day, 10 hours ago by Anne Hobson

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1 day, 10 hours ago by Natalie deMacedo

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MSNBC Host Attacks Capitalism. No! Wait! Climate Change. He Meant To Say Climate Change.

1 day, 12 hours ago by Bill Zeiser

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Rand Paul is Right on National Security and Debt

1 day, 12 hours ago by Reid Smith

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Bob Gough 2 hours ago

@ChrisDuerr I'd be fine with that.