People, businesses fleeing Illinois because of high taxes

At some point I missed when The Herald-Whig editorial board became filled with progressives. The answer to every problem is to raise taxes. People are fleeing Illinois for that reason.

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Many Americans unwittingly supporting Mexican crime

The horror of the massacre in Mexico has momentarily siphoned some media coverage away from impeachment and other things political.


Thanks to car-repair business owner, employee

On Oct. 31, I took my car to Albertson Auto Body on Ninth Street between Maine and Jersey, to get a piece that had come loose under my car reattached.


Many people seek animals to purposely abuse them

I am writing regarding ads for free pets seen in The Herald-Whig, bulletin boards, etc. While the people offering free pets most always have the best intentions, such animals often meet gruesome fates.


Middle class would ultimately pay for politicians' 'free stuff'

The Democratic presidential candidates continue to raise the bar on who can give away the most "free stuff."


Vote for candidates who will treat everyone fairly

We are free to believe what we want to believe, but we should carry an obligation to the process of determining objective fact. Often, math and science help with that process.


Station 6 firefighters have made lifesaving calls

Dear City of Quincy Alderman and Administration: Please don't close Firehouse Number 6 at 24th and Cedar again.


Quincy needs permanent solution to waste services

I am writing to comment on the article regarding Quincy trash services in the Oct. 27, 2019, edition. Serving as an alderman for 16 years, city waste service has been discussed multiple times.


Planters around Quincy lift spirits for care put into them

A year or two ago, I remember reading a letter to the editor from someone who thought the new planters in the city of Quincy were ugly.


Enmity between Turkey, Kurds has been brewing

I am writing regarding the furor over Turkey's invasion of the Kurds. Several years ago, I sent gospel letters into Turkey for a Christian mission called Friends of Turkey. In return I received their newsletters.

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