To the people of Quincy: Thank you! Your generosity for the Essential Needs Drive for Quanada was overwhelming. It was amazing to witness.
Little did President Reagan know, among other things, that the phrase he coined "... government is the problem," would become the core tenet of Republican governance.
The Constitution of the United States of America starts with "We the people," not "I the Governor."
I am writing to express my disgust, shock and embarrassment at the Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs I am seeing all over town. You may disagree with Pritzker's policy, but these signs are a personal attack.
We are at a moment of extreme crisis. Our nation's workers have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As I move about our community, I notice people everywhere without masks in public. Today I even saw a father without a mask with a grocery cart pushing around the store his small son, who did wear a mask.
If anyone thought the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic would bring this country together politically to fight a common enemy, they were woefully mistaken.
I watched the salute honoring the Class of 2020 on May 16. I was impressed with the many hours of preparation, variety of students and others taking time to make it a memorable event.
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