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  • The Politician and the Statesman: A Tale of Two Birthdays

    02/06/2014 8:46:58 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 5 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 6, 2014 A. D. | John F. Di Leo
    Aaron Burr, Patriot and Vice President On February 6, 1756, a boy was born into privilege in Newark, New Jersey. Young Aaron Burr, Jr. was son of the president of the College of New Jersey, and grandson of Jonathan Edwards, the Calvinist theologian regarded as a leader of the evangelical movement of the 18th century, an equal to the great preacher George Whitfield. Privilege then wasn’t quite what privilege is today, of course; there were no Rolls-Royces to drive, no Waldorf Astorias to stay in during constant vacations, no jet-setting to Monte Carlo, no celebrity photographers and magazines to put...
  • OUR OPINION: Trump? Worry more about his supporters

    12/12/2015 8:40:08 AM PST · by Capt. Tom · 64 replies
    The Pariot Ledger (Quincy Mass.) ^ | Dc. 12, 2015 | editorial
    Posted Dec. 12, 2015 As profoundly disturbing as Donald Trump is, we are far and away more troubled by the legion of those who support him. We've seen their posts to Facebook and their Tweets. We've received their email chains and heard their defense of Donald Trump’s horrifying lies, racist, sexist, and culturally and religiously intolerant claims at social gatherings. Enough. ...snip We understand from a Washington Post/ABC News poll that the majority of Trump's Republican supporters are white, less educated and working class. It’s easy to see a correlation between this poll and a report released last month by...
  • You Can Be Prosecuted for Clearing Your Browser History

    06/07/2015 9:46:26 AM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 80 replies
    The Nation ^ | June 2, 2015 | Juliana DeVries
    Khairullozhon Matanov is a 24-year-old former cab driver from Quincy, Massachusetts. The night of the Boston Marathon bombings, he ate dinner with Tamerlan and Dhzokhar Tsarnaev at a kebob restaurant in Somerville. Four days later Matanov saw photographs of his friends listed as suspects in the bombings on the CNN and FBI websites. Later that day he went to the local police. He told them that he knew the Tsarnaev brothers and that they’d had dinner together that week, but he lied about whose idea it was to have dinner, lied about when exactly he had looked at the Tsarnaevs’...
  • Doughnut shop in YMCA won't sell doughnuts

    03/01/2014 6:34:53 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 27, 2014 | FoxNews.com
    A doughnut shop chain won't be selling doughnuts at a new Massachusetts location. Quincy's licensing board this week approved a plan for Honey Dew Donuts to open a shop inside the city's new $30 million YMCA. Sara Trubiano, YMCA spokeswoman tells The Patriot Ledger that the elimination of the sweet treat fit with the the Y's focus on physical fitness. “It’s definitely tailored to the healthy lifestyle the Y supports,” she said.
  • Honor a Drug Addict Dis a TV Legend

    09/22/2013 9:45:07 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    We've spoken with several people who have won Emmys who are upset with the decision to give a special honor to Cory Monteith but not Jack Klugman, and they're all too scared to speak out ... for fear of some sort of retaliation. Jack Klugman -- who has won 3 Emmys and starred in TV classics -- "The Odd Couple" and "Quincy M.E." -- has been overlooked and disrespected for special mention during tonight's ceremony. Instead ... Cory Monteith gets the honor. Jack's son thinks it's ridiculous and disrespectful, and he's right.
  • "Whitey" Bulger Update: Stephen Rakes, alleged Bulger victim, found dead

    07/18/2013 1:47:32 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    CBS ^ | July 18, 2013 11:34 AM
    Rakes, 59, of Quincy, had been attending Bulger's racketeering trial in Boston and, at one point, was expected to be called as a witness for the prosecution. Rake's body was found around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Mill Street in Lincoln, Mass., according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan
  • Hungry patron delivers knuckle sandwich, with a side of pickles (Quincy MA)

    05/13/2013 12:35:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Cable News Network ^ | 9:46 AM EDT, Mon May 13, 2013 | Melissa Gray and Joe Sterling
    The agitated sandwich shop customer disliked the pickles. Now she’s in one with the cops. A Massachusetts woman who ordered a steak-and-cheese sub at a subway station was so angry about “too many pickles” on her sandwich that she punched an employee and shoved two jars of pickles at her, transit police said Monday. The jars shattered and the customer fled—without the sandwich—but the brine-covered employee managed to catch up with her and hold her until transit and local police arrived …. The incident happened Saturday at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs at the Quincy subway station, the transit police...
  • Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents

    05/10/2013 4:27:17 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 59 replies
    WBZ-TV ^ | May 9, 2013 11:59 PM | Bill Shields, WBZ-TV
    QUINCY (CBS) – A mystery in Quincy continues to deepen: Who is flying around the city from dusk to dawn, for the past ten days or so? “It’s frightening, not just weird, but frightening,” said one resident of the Wollaston section. Every night for nearly the last two weeks, residents have spotted a low-flying aircraft doing loops over the city. WBZ has learned the FAA knows what’s going on, but the agency isn’t telling. “I mean it is strange. I don’t know if they’re looking for somebody, I have no idea,” one resident told WBZ. It’s not the state or...
  • Is this Bigfoot's big foot? Grisly find has Quincy, Mass., baffled

    04/19/2013 11:39:17 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 20 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | april 19, 2013 | Benjamin Radford
    A mysterious and potentially grisly find by two young boys in a wooded area has police and residents of Quincy, Mass., baffled. According to the Patriot Ledger newspaper, “On March 29, Sgt. Steven Leanues picked up what appears to be a decomposed foot that the boys found in the woods off Pantheon Road. Police Chief Frank Alvilhiera sent it to the medical examiner, who determined it is not human, although it appears to have five toes.” Tests are still being conducted, but the strange find has locals asking: What has five toes and looks like a foot — but isn’t?...
  • Former Ptech Officer Arrested for SBA Loan Fraud

    07/16/2009 11:47:45 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 648+ views
    Boston.FBI.gov ^ | July 14, 2009 | n/a
    Former Ptech Officer Arrested for SBA Loan Fraud Indictment Unsealed Charges Former Ptech President with Dealing in Assets of Specially Designated Global Terrorist BOSTON—A former resident of Somerville, Mass. who has been living in South Korea was arrested today after arriving at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. An indictment, originally returned on March 1, 2007, was unsealed today charging Buford George Peterson and Oussama Abdul Ziade, both former officers of Ptech, Inc., a computer software company that was principally located in Quincy, Mass., with making false statements to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in connection with a...
  • Hendrix-Obama mural may have to come down (my title)

    10/05/2012 7:20:48 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 74 replies
    WTKK ^ | 10/5/12 | WTKK
    Quincy (MA) says a mural blending President Barack Obama with Jimi Hendrix must go. A resident complained about the mural, painted on the side of the Presidents Rock Club says it does violate the rules. Should it stay or go? The owner of the restaurant will join Phantom Gourmet LIVE at 11 a.m. on News Talk 96.9. Stream via the LISTEN LIVE Facebook tab.
  • Quincy woman, 24, disguised herself as boy in Internet romance with 15-year-old girl

    06/13/2012 6:33:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    Quincy, Mass (Patriot Ledger) ^ | June 11, 2012 | Jack Encarnacao
    QUINCY — Authorities have arrested a 24-year-old Quincy woman who they allege disguised herself as a 17-year-old male in striking up an interstate Internet romance with a West Virginia minor.
  • City Council puts its support behind Concealed Carry(IL)

    11/22/2011 6:43:35 AM PST · by marktwain
    quincyjournal.com ^ | 22 November, 2011 | Jamie Busen
    The Quincy City Council Monday night passed a non-binding resolution supporting a Concealed Carry handgun law. It also ratified the Quincy Firefighters Local 63 contract and heard from the president of the Postal Workers Union Local 77 regarding the support for Quincy's processing and distribution facility. Alderman Mike Rein (R-5) put the resolution before the Council. He said he wanted to get the conversation rolling because it's an important one. Illinois is the only state that doesn't allow Concealed Carry. After Rein made a motion for his resolution - which mirrors that of the one the County passed in May...
  • First Flight in the World of a Privately Owned MiG-29 Fulcrum by Air USA in Quincy, Illinois

    12/14/2010 9:15:30 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 18 replies
    Air USA ^ | Dec. 14, 2010
    First Flight in the World of a Privately Owned MiG-29 Fulcrum by Air USA in Quincy, Illinois; December 10th, 2010 at 10:00 AM QUINCY, lll., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- QUINCY REGIONAL AIRPORT- Air USA made aviation history December 10th when they successfully flew the world's first flights of a MiG-29 Fulcrum in private hands. Don Kirlin, Naval Aviator and commercial airline pilot, is President and Founder of Air USA. Although Air USA deploys aircraft around the world, Air USA's headquarters are located at Quincy Regional Airport in Illinois. The flight marked the culmination of several years of effort by...
  • Riot police shield Obama from tea-party grandmas

    04/30/2010 7:41:45 AM PDT · by yoe · 30 replies · 1,662+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 29, 2010 | Chelsea Schilling
    When hundreds of tea-party protesters – including many elderly women – gathered outside a civic center where President Obama was giving a public speech Wednesday, they were surprised to be greeted by police dispatched in full riot gear. Obama spoke in Quincy, Ill., at the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center. The event was open to the public, and about 2,000 tickets were distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. About 200 protesters peacefully rallied outside the civic center, carrying signs that read "Give Us Liberty Not Debt" and yellow "Don't Tread On Me" flags, the Quincy Herald-Whig reported. Protesters waved U.S. flags...
  • Entitlement Mindset on Display in Nearly-Empty Lot

    04/30/2010 11:41:22 AM PDT · by BobMcCartyWrites · 6 replies · 820+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 4-30-10 | Bob McCarty
    An almost-empty Quincy, Ill., parking lot serves as evidence that most of the people who came to hear President Obama believe they are entitled to free parking.
  • Quincy Doctor Calls Out Tea Party's Chubbies

    04/30/2010 8:38:46 AM PDT · by BobMcCartyWrites · 20 replies · 684+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 4-30-10 | Bob McCarty
    Waiting to hear President Barack Obama speak in Quincy, Ill., Dr. Young W. Yu called out "chubby guys" in the Tea Party as ones who'll need health care most.
  • Team Obama Calls Out Swat Team on Tea Party Patriots!

    04/28/2010 8:49:40 PM PDT · by swatbuznik · 111 replies · 5,917+ views
    Breitbart ^ | April 28, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    The SWAT Team was called in today at the Quincy Tea Party Rally. Obama was speaking at the convention center this afternoon. Unreal.
  • so... who called the swat team out on grandma and her tea party friends

    04/29/2010 7:27:20 AM PDT · by mapmaker77 · 158 replies · 4,061+ views
    MichelleMalkin.Com ^ | 29 APR'10 | mapmaker77
    I doubt I'll ever get a straight answer, or a straight believable answer, but whose brilliant idea was it to sick the swat team on a peacable crowd whose only obvious transgression was singing our national anthem off key. I think that one picture of the grannys with the riot gear outfitted swat team menacing them from across the street should be on every anti- incumbent sign this election cycle, Vote for the dims and this is what you get!
  • Tea Partiers Prove Obama Wrong In Quincy

    04/29/2010 12:49:54 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies · 710+ views
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | April 29, 2010 | annem040359
    Video goes to show that President Barak Obama HAS NOTHING TO FEAR from the Tea Party Movement and Tea Partiers.