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1950Brutus - Westview undergoing renovations, becoming more environmentally friendly - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJo
You are right about 1 thing here - I AM SPECIAL.
qfingers - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So here's another $1M we can save this year. Time to revisit contracting it out again.before we run down this rabbit hole. Nothing says we can't re-vote on this. What's that term again....money pit???
LNeck2012 - QND sees slight enrollment dip - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Of course the QND ACT composite is slightly higher. The "unruly, never going to learn anything kids" get dismissed and sent to QHS. Oh, look at that, QND is higher than QHS. Go figure.
LNeck2012 - City of Quincy looking to buy new garbage and recycle fleet - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Think of where this money could have actually been put to good use. But no, now we're stuck buying "new" old trucks to keep going in the recycle and trash business. Way to go Quincy people. God forbid we actually change something in this town. Hopefully this same stupidity doesn't affect the much needed bond referendum in November that needs to pass.
Expatriate - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
This approach, obviously, makes a lot of sense. But I have a couple of problems. I don't want to see young men shot dead when other alternatives are available---even if they do something stupid like shove a cop or run at a cop or resist arrest. There's a real concern that police treat black and white suspects differently. I could run at a cop and yell, "I'm going to kill you" and the…

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The Difference Between ISIS & Hamas

2 hours, 32 minutes ago by Aaron Goldstein

Earlier this week, ISIS beheads American photojournalist James Foley. Now Hamas publicly executes 18 Palestinians accused of "collaborating" with Israel. ISIS has threatened to kill journalist Stephen Joel Sotloff. Hamas is threatening to execute more "collaborators". So what's the difference between…
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Racism Forever

2 hours, 58 minutes ago by Andrew B. Wilson

It’s been a busy couple of days for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.On Wednesday, the nation’s top law enforcement officer — who doubles as the leading impediment to law enforcement, whenever he sees a law he doesn’t like — flew to St. Louis for another exercise in the selective dispensation of justice.Holder…
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Life in the 21st Century

11 hours, 9 minutes ago by Enemy Central

The great Tiger Woods has announced that, owing to his latest back injury, he’s going to have to take a month or two off from golf play. But never fear, Barack is here, ready to fill the vacuum as most famous golfer in the world. It is, we might say, so 21st century of him. Even his prompt return Wednesday…
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In Praise of Limousine Liberals

11 hours, 9 minutes ago by Lewis M. Andrews

The phase “limousine liberal” was ironically coined by a Democrat, New York City mayoral hopeful Mario Procaccino, during his 1969 campaign to unseat Republican John Lindsay.  Procaccino was attacking Lindsay’s generous and well-healed backers who, as he put it, “live on Fifth Avenue and maintain some…
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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Mitt Romney?

11 hours, 9 minutes ago by Judd Magilnick

He wuz robbed. Admit it, you neo-cons, paleo-cons, compassionates, country clubbers and decline-to-states: right now, in a just, moral, ordered universe, Mitt Romney should be President.He was right on Iraq and Benghazi, right on healthcare, immigration, and Russia. But he was so mendaciously smeared…
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All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

11 hours, 9 minutes ago by Daniel J. Flynn

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper without even the pretense of subterfuge. I despise his by-any-means-necessary passion for smoking Swishers. But who can gainsay the tobacco…
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What Will Happen to Officer Darren Wilson?

1 day, 13 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

A grand jury has convened to determine what charges, if any, will be brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown earlier this month. Over at The New Republic, Yishai Schwartz argues that a conviction against Wilson is impossible because of Missouri's…
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Climate Dodge Ball

1 day, 11 hours ago by Larry Thornberry

TampaDemocrat Charlie Crist wants to be governor of Florida. He says global warming/climate change is one of the most important issues facing the state and the nation. He promises drastic action to cut greenhouse gas emissions if he is elected in November. He’s wrong about this. The actions he wishes…
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Quick Fixes and Lasting Grief

1 day, 11 hours ago by Ralph R. Reiland

By the dawn’s early light, as they say, there’s the too frequent news in the morning about those who didn’t make it through the perilous night.Drug overdose deaths, for example, in Allegheny County (a county containing Pittsburgh and surrounding suburbs and rural areas in southwestern Pennsylvania) are…
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The Constitution Lives in Ferguson

1 day, 11 hours ago by Jeffrey Lord

The Constitution lives. Even as the news is brutal — it instructs for those willing to pay attention. American journalist James Foley has been beheaded by ISIS. And an American teenager named Michael Brown was shot dead by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer named Darren Wilson. In the case of Michael…
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Is Eric Holder Sexy?

2 days, 10 hours ago by Matthew Walther

No comment from me. Just watch. 
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Obama: "ISIL Speaks for No Religion."

2 days, 10 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

President Obama made a statement in Martha's Vineyard earlier this afternoon condemning the death of photojournalist James Wright Foley who was beheaded yesterday by ISIL. After Obama paid tribute to Foley, he made the following statement: So ISIL speaks for no religion. Their victims are overwhelmingly…
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The Media and the Mob

2 days, 11 hours ago by Thomas Sowell

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority.We all know what has happened since then — and it has been a complete disgrace by politicians, the media and mobs of rioters and looters.…
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Thoughts on the Beheading of James Wright Foley

2 days, 4 hours ago by Aaron Goldstein

American photojournalist James Wright Foley was beheaded yesterday by the ISIS. Foley had been missing since November 2012. ISIS stated it beheadd Foley because of the Obama Administration's recent decision to conduct airstrikes in Iraq due to ISIS' genocidal actions against the Yazidis. They have also…
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My Interview of Paul Ryan

2 days, 4 hours ago by Ross Kaminsky

Yesterday I had the chance to interview Congressman (and former VP candidate) Paul Ryan for Colorado's Afternoon News on 850 KOA (Denver.) It was a short interview, but good stuff:http://www.850koa.com/onair/colorados-afternoon-news-54737/paul-ryan-12686353/ 
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ISIS Horrors and Just War Teaching

2 days, 11 hours ago by Mark Tooley

The ISIS invasion of Iraq and subsequent horrors, for which Iraq’s dwindling Christian minority is a chief victim, has reanimated talk about Christian Just War teaching.Citing the call by Iraq’s Chaldean Patriarch for military intervention, a group of prominent Christian thinkers, with others, has declared…
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Rick Perry Isn't Guilty—But I Might Be

2 days, 11 hours ago by Jon Cassidy

Governor Rick Perry is clearly not guilty of the charges in his indictment. I sure am, though. Anybody want to indict me?Perry, of course, was indicted for vetoing the funding of the Travis County District Attorney’s Public Drunkenness/Integrity Unit after the unit’s chief public drunk proved herself…
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Florida Air War

2 days, 11 hours ago by Larry Thornberry

TampaThe governor’s race in Florida is on and it’s ugly. But like our pathetic response to ISIS, it’s almost entirely an air war. Mostly throwing dirt high into the air to little or no effect.Incumbent Republican governor Rick Scott, along with his Democrat (for the moment) challenger and former Florida…
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Neither Just Nor Peaceful

2 days, 11 hours ago by George Neumayr

“No justice, no peace,” scream protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. Implicit in this menacing chant is that the rioting on display there for over a week has been justified. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, among other hucksters, disclaim the violence, even as they stoke it with reckless rhetoric. They aren’t…
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Marijuana vs. Scotch and a Low IQ

2 days, 11 hours ago by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.

Turning once again to what the sociologists call “coping mechanisms”: there is marijuana and then there is alcohol. They are increasingly the civilized options.Consider alcohol. Consider a suave scotch and soda. One does not sit down to a scotch and soda to get blitzed, unless one is a veritable drunk.…
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City of Quincy proposing dropping $1 million on new garbage and recycling trucks. http://t.co/P12pnYYSMw
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Unemployment slightly rises in Quincy, Adams County http://t.co/PadzLZy3Li