Sunday, Mar 1, 2015
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Recent Comments

QuincyGuy - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
If you are thinking "I don't have a AR-15, so it doesn't affect me" then think again. If they get by with this, the next bullets or guns he will do this to is YOURS. Think about this. Think real hard! Write/Call your Congressmen in Washington and tell then NO or they are history the next election and then follow through next election. Elect another Democratic President and KISS YOUR…
AYHSMB - Schock reimburses $35,000 for office renovation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If this RINO gets re-elected, we have only ourselves to blame. This guy is in it for the money and stature, and will milk it until he's kicked out. Better keep a close eye on him.
AYHSMB - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
fingers-Four down-votes! We've some real restrictionists on this site.
AYHSMB - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.-Thomas Paine
qfingers - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Let's see -- states band lead bullets....manufactures use other materials...feds ban those bullets as they aren't made of lead. Basically kills the market for handguns that are rifle calibers...223....5.56mm... The Fed logic is if the ammo can be used in a handgun then ban it....purportedly for officer safety...not that we have any officers being killed by armor piercing rounds. Of course...next…

Most Popular

City starting to look at budget cuts

Adams Co Divorces for Feb 23

Republican Primary election in Quincy today

Schock used taxpayer and campaign funds for private planes, entertainment expenses

Annual Rock and Gem Show March 14-15 at WIU

Domestic dispute leads to stabbing

QFD at Madison School Wednesday

Adams Co. Real Estate Transfers from 2/16 to 2/20

Think Progress

NSA’s Mass Phone Surveillance Program Gets New Life, Extended Until June

2 hours, 2 minutes ago

The National Security Agency's controversial phone metadata surveillance program reauthorized under the Patriot Act got an extension until June, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced Friday. The post NSA’s Mass Phone Surveillance Program Gets New Life, Extended Until June appeared…
View Article

New Documentary Reveals Universities’ Responses To Rape Are Even Worse Than You Think

3 hours, 17 minutes ago

Talking to the team behind "The Hunting Ground," a cinematic exploration of sexual assault on college campuses. The post New Documentary Reveals Universities’ Responses To Rape Are Even Worse Than You Think appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

The Most Anti-Women Assertions At This Year’s Conservative Political Gathering

4 hours, 46 minutes ago

Come for the abortion restriction proposals; stay for the sexist jokes. The post The Most Anti-Women Assertions At This Year’s Conservative Political Gathering appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

The Inside Story Of How A For-Profit College Hoodwinked Students And Got Away With It

7 hours, 4 minutes ago

Corinthian Colleges left its students in massive debt and without much hope for the economic advancement their degrees were supposed to offer. Rather than help students shrug off those debts, the government decided to help the company sell its schools to a new brand. Now, students are fighting back.…
View Article

Norquist: Democrats Only Support Criminal Justice Reform ‘Because All Their Relatives Are In Prison’

23 hours, 14 minutes ago

Norquist was sitting right next to a Republican whose brother has been incarcerated. The post Norquist: Democrats Only Support Criminal Justice Reform ‘Because All Their Relatives Are In Prison’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Atheist Author Macheted To Death Outside Book Festival

1 day ago

"[Avijit] Roy has been killed the way other free thinker writers were killed in Bangladesh. No free thinker is safe in Bangladesh. The post Atheist Author Macheted To Death Outside Book Festival appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Who Faced Police Brutality In February

1 day, 1 hour ago

Shot, tackled, and slapped. The post Who Faced Police Brutality In February appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Republican FCC Commissioners Invoke The Ted Cruz-Defense For Net Neutrality Vote

1 day, 1 hour ago

Landmark net neutrality vote brings out stern opposition from the two Republican commissioners who voted against the order. The post Republican FCC Commissioners Invoke The Ted Cruz-Defense For Net Neutrality Vote appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Wyoming Legislature Votes To Allow Science-Based Climate Education In State Schools

1 day, 1 hour ago

Wyoming had been the first state to reject science education standards that included topics such as climate change and evolution. The post Wyoming Legislature Votes To Allow Science-Based Climate Education In State Schools appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

The Problem With Congress’ Plan To Fund Homeland Security For Just 3 More Weeks

1 day, 2 hours ago

"What are we going to tell people that are keeping us safe?" Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) asked during a press call Friday. The post The Problem With Congress’ Plan To Fund Homeland Security For Just 3 More Weeks appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Rick Perry Takes Blaming Obama For Stuff To A Ridiculous New Low

1 day, 3 hours ago

"No one should be surprised that dictators like Assad would cross the President’s red line because he knows the President won’t even defend the line that separates our nation from Mexico." The post Rick Perry Takes Blaming Obama For Stuff To A Ridiculous New Low appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Arizona’s New Solar Charge Is ‘Unsupportable By Any Economic Analysis,’ SolarCity Says

1 day, 3 hours ago

Salt River Project's new rate plan is only the latest setback for solar users in Arizona. The post Arizona’s New Solar Charge Is ‘Unsupportable By Any Economic Analysis,’ SolarCity Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Fewer Labor Unions Means More Income Inequality

1 day, 4 hours ago

New research from the IMF finds that declining unionization has been a big contributor to growing income inequality. The post Fewer Labor Unions Means More Income Inequality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Gunman Opens Fire In Missouri, Leaving 8 Dead And 1 Wounded

1 day, 4 hours ago

The gunman reportedly shot himself dead in his car. The post Gunman Opens Fire In Missouri, Leaving 8 Dead And 1 Wounded appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

U.S. Churches: Banning Same-Sex Marriage Has Nothing To Do With Homosexuality

1 day, 4 hours ago

The country's largest Christian denominations claim that their opposition to same-sex marriage has nothing to do with disadvantaging same-sex couples. The post U.S. Churches: Banning Same-Sex Marriage Has Nothing To Do With Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Why A Congressman’s Probe Of Climate Denier Scientists’ Funding Might Not Be A Great Idea

1 day, 5 hours ago

The tone and sweep of the investigations may be counterproductive. The post Why A Congressman’s Probe Of Climate Denier Scientists’ Funding Might Not Be A Great Idea appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Marco Rubio Tries To Lecture Obama On ISIS, Commits Epic Error

1 day, 5 hours ago

Rubio says Obama doesn't want to fight ISIS because that would upset Iran. The post Marco Rubio Tries To Lecture Obama On ISIS, Commits Epic Error appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

The Supreme Court’s About To Hear A Case That Could Make Partisan Gerrymandering Even Worse

1 day, 6 hours ago

Arizona's Republican-controlled legislature thinks that congressional elections are too competitive. And they want the Supreme Court to fix that problem for them. The post The Supreme Court’s About To Hear A Case That Could Make Partisan Gerrymandering Even Worse appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

Poor Women Have The Highest Rates Of Unintended Pregnancy And The Lowest Rates Of Abortion

1 day, 6 hours ago

"Abortion is a difficult choice, but it is not one that should influenced by financial status," a new report concludes. The post Poor Women Have The Highest Rates Of Unintended Pregnancy And The Lowest Rates Of Abortion appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article

City Destroys Homeless Man’s Encampment And Belongings Without Warning

1 day, 6 hours ago

The homeless man no longer has a sleeping bag, clothes, or other personal items. The post City Destroys Homeless Man’s Encampment And Belongings Without Warning appeared first on ThinkProgress.
View Article


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 32 minutes ago

Edwardsville Tigers end regular season with win over Belleville East http://t.co/SyR3bjE6p7
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Charlie Hebdo attacks prove critics were right about Islam - Muslim students lash out at author http://t.co/DC2rD3MQhS
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Brooklyn Terrorism Case and the Entrapment Nonsense . . . Again http://t.co/bRkmhKGhgw
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 3 hours, 33 minutes ago

Jay Nixon names longtime aide to temporarily replace Tom Schweich as Missouri Auditor http://t.co/lH13vRaZVC