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Re: “Donald’s Folly

The unions are leaving liberals for Trump as the Democrats have become the party of minorities. wait until they correct their title to majority. Will they still need to be represented by Democrats?

Turn out the lights, that party's over.

10 likes, 19 dislikes
Posted by Juli Heston on 03/24/2016 at 12:12 PM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

Boycott Arizona what a fat F*** And the sheeple still vote him in, geeez wake up Arizona!

11 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by Concerned Citizen on 03/24/2016 at 11:50 AM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

People are sick of high immigration rates and low wages. That's about the Trump phenomenon in a nutshell. Democrats have abandoned the working class in favor of supporting immigrants as well as the cheap-labor industries who employ them.
They're reaping what they've sown over the last 30 or 40 years.

12 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by bslap on 03/24/2016 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

Wanna bet, Raul?

9 likes, 18 dislikes
Posted by CW13 on 03/24/2016 at 9:49 AM

Re: “United for the Kids

Seems bureaucracy to me. What is compensation package. How many people r employed at this nice downtown office.

Very important for administrators to teach complete class/subject for entire school year; not a class or two.

3 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Grandma Suzy on 03/24/2016 at 8:07 AM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

The "Last Hurrah" of Raul Grijalva looking for one last election.

Grijalva SEES the writing on the wall,

Like a phoenix arising from the ashes: the "Trump Phenomena" marks the death of decades old Tucson City and Pima County Open Border Policy and the "Raza-Revolution."

The great American "Silent Majority" has finally awaken to disavow and change the 50 plus year old left wing shift in American social policy.

The multi decades long work and sacrifice of "Pioneer" Arizona Activists including but not limited to Glen Spenser, Kathy McKee, Laura Leighton, Rus Dove, Wes Bramhall, Clyde Philips, Cindy Kolb, and yes Yours Truly Roy Warden, aka "the Notorious Mexican Flag Burner," and activist groups like the Minutemen (including Al Garza, Chris Simcox, James Gilchrist), You Don't Speak For Me" (Col. Al Rodriquez), and MAIA (MIchele Dellacroce) set the stage for the downfall of La Raza.

WHEN I remarked this to Pima County Public Defender Margot Cowan at the Trump rally last week, Margot looked "sick." I thought she was going to puke!

14 likes, 14 dislikes
Posted by KitWarden on 03/24/2016 at 7:48 AM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

Why not just annex South America and get it over with, then they all can be part of the US and stay home.

15 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Jim Kelly on 03/24/2016 at 6:32 AM

Re: “Donald’s Folly

Where are the jobs Raul? Where is the leadership? Where is border security? Why is Cuba more important than national security? What have you done to our healthcare?

Step aside Raul, you have failed us.

16 likes, 28 dislikes
Posted by Rat T on 03/24/2016 at 5:49 AM

Re: “Divided

Neighborhood Plans were written to protect neighborhoods from incursion from commercial interest. Last year, when the city voted to amend the mid-town Broadmoor-Broadway Village Neighborhood Plan and the Arroyo Chico Area Plan to allow a parcel previously zoned for residential to be rezoned for parking (specifically prohibited in the neighborhood and area plans) despite overwhelming opposition from the surrounding neighborhoods, Steve Kozachik promised there would not be a domino effect. Well now, the next domino has fallen. It looks as if the current council is willing to amend those neighborhood plans as necessary, and neighborhoods accross the city will now be subject to the whims of commercial interests. BTW, the apartments raised to make way for parking?? A beautiful set of small garden aparpartments with and association to Joessler, and with Section 8 housing; no help was given to the renters pushed out of their mid-town residences.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Ann Pattison on 03/22/2016 at 4:28 PM

Re: “Frontera Formations

End those temporary visas too.

Bush, same as Obama.

It's either Bernie or Trump, and I am going with Trump.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by Old Pueblo Veteran on 03/21/2016 at 4:34 AM

Re: “Celebration Gone Wrong

I love u n miss u brother. I carry u in my heart and soul. U were a dam good friend. The best husband and the perfect father to Fernando Lara Jr. Justice will finally b hours. And then we can all finally rest our minds and heavy heart's.

Posted by Jake Nabor Perea on 03/21/2016 at 1:31 AM

Re: “Buyer Beware

I'm coming to Tucson an bringing arrowheads from Missouri am wanting to sell them my phone number is 5738542924 u can reach me on this number

Posted by on 03/20/2016 at 6:49 PM

Re: “Divided

this isn't about an ever expanding park. where is the park expanding to? There are residences filling the space between the park and Houghton. This is about those homeowners not wanting businesses creeping into their little country club.

0 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Debra Curry on 03/18/2016 at 11:15 PM

Re: “Divided

Meanwhile there is still NO grocery store in Vail... what's up with that?

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Marilyn Harris on 03/18/2016 at 8:22 PM

Re: “Divided

Hi Dan, there isn't much cactus out here as we are higher in elevation. It seems you got the impression that I support a new Fry's, I do not. The point I was trying to make was that a store with a lot lower height could be built if they had any desire to work with a neighborhood.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Hungry in Vail on 03/18/2016 at 4:12 PM

Re: “Divided

Tucson city council ALWAYS rubber-stamps what developers wants, even if it's to give away traffic bearing streets, like they did to 5th avenue so "the district" apartments could be built. It's insane how stupid and greedy these people are.
Fry's doesn't need a new location there on houghton! They already have a store on the next major street west, 22nd and Harrison!

8 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Owen Thomas on 03/18/2016 at 12:04 PM

Re: “Divided

Julie, we don't need a grocery store at this location. We certainly don't need one that doesn't want to adhere to 30 years of history, culture and laws.

The Planning Commission was split, and rightfully so.

There are so many of those Haagen grocery chains are now closed? Move there. I don't want MORE strip malls in Tucson before the ones we have are revitalized.

"2 miles from the ever expanding park". I love this park. Once a strip mall is built, it never reverts back to nature.

It was unnecessary to begin with, the zoning law change makes it something to fight against.

10 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Old Pueblo Veteran on 03/17/2016 at 2:49 PM

Re: “Divided

HIV can you see any cactus in Vail?

6 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Dan Hyde on 03/17/2016 at 1:14 PM

Re: “Divided

I would happily take videos inside the Rita Ranch Fry's Marketplace. To show the 20 feet of open space between displays and the ceilings! Kroger foods could easily design a building that would fit into the neighborhood.

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Hungry in Vail on 03/17/2016 at 11:35 AM

Re: “Frontera Formations

Wow What, Again! I think Bugs Bunny said it best when he said "What a Maroon!"

5 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by AZ/DC on 03/17/2016 at 8:18 AM

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