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Re: “Toilet Politics

Liberals have brought us a government so intrusive we're told what to eat, where to pee and that our very breath is destroying the planet.

Liberal Facism

9 likes, 30 dislikes
Posted by What, Again on 05/27/2016 at 8:55 AM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Do a bit of reading on the topic. Young people, children know. They know before their parents, or often while their parents are in denial. This is not a choice. Who, even a child would want to bring to themselves the hate, resentment, social bias, teasing, bullying, and gender racism visible in these laws, letters, and ignorant blowhards? People thought for some time that homosexuality was a choice. Who would choose a lifestyle that the uneducated and desensitized populace discriminates upon?
Really, bathroom issues are basic, why do we care where people poop as long as they do so discretely, and wash their hands after.

29 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by ronko on 05/27/2016 at 7:49 AM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Yea, a 6-year old has the mental capacity to decide they are not really a boy, the sex they were born and will remain for the rest of their natural life, but that they are a girl, which they can never be.

Parts changes do not change ones sex.

Mom, seek help for your son.

13 likes, 14 dislikes
Posted by Ken on 05/27/2016 at 6:28 AM

Re: “Smoke Screen

The truth is something the Forest Service has never wanted and never will. The truth is what gets people like these two guys blackballed for ever. The State knew they could count on the FS and there was no agency better to cover this mess up . They have lots of experience at it. Marsh wasn't the only one out there. There's still many more. Tragedy 19 men killed senselessly? YES, but the biggest tragedy is these corrupt agencies burying the truth. Where do they find these people?

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by SOFR on 05/27/2016 at 5:13 AM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Joe, How about this.
I'm a conservative Republican.. one of the few that hasn't gone Batschit Crazy like the rest of the party, and WILL probably vote for a democrat this November, because this party has nothing left to offer America, including leadership and governship.

I just happened to mention that article, but there are many other stories out there about the problems being caused, not by the transgenders, who have been around for over twenty years in anoniimity, but by modern day thugs.

Democrat, Liberal economic Failure.. Bubba Joe, our economy is still holding up the world economy, While two terms of a Republican Administration tanked the damned thing.

You might want to revisit some of your beliefs. You're falling in line with some of the most backwards states in our country, that subsist off Government handouts to keep from bankrupting...oh.. They're all Republican States... WTF do you think about that?

25 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Carmine-James Pitaniello on 05/26/2016 at 9:58 PM

Re: “Out of the Way

YOU WANT HELP ALL ANYONE NEEDS TO DO IS ASK , CAN YOU HELP ME?

GO TO LA FRONTERA 0N BROADWAY, THE SECOND STOP # 8 EAST BOUND.IF YOU ARE READY TO
MAKE THE CHANGES IN YOUR LIFE , THE PEOPLE THERE ARE CARING AND UNDERSTANDING AND
WILL ASSIST YOU AND GIVE YOU SNACKS IF AVAILABLE.
I WAS HOMELESS FOR OVER 15YRS AND GOT EVERYTHING INCLUDING MEDICAL CARE AT EL RIO
ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE BUILDING , IT'S ALL RIGHT THERE. 7 M0S LATER AND NOW I HAVE
A NICE PLACE TO LIVE AND BENEFITS AND MEDS TO HELP ME LIVE. DON'T WAIT GET MOVING TO
THE BEST YOU THAT YOU CAN BE. YOU DESERVE A GOOD LIFE , EVERYONE DOES . SMILE

7 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by mkveasey on 05/26/2016 at 8:57 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Trans-Gender Pitaniello identity lost or whatever, Chicago is last place to look for as an example. The Democrats machine claims to worry about Black Lives while more a killed there and kept in poverty than anywhere else. Their school system is a farce, no education going on in the same neighborhoods and you focus on transgender crime?

Perhaps you are from those Dem union dominated schools because your logic is incomprehensible as is the rationale and implementation of Democratic social engineering amid security and economic failure!!

9 likes, 36 dislikes
Posted by Joe Bloom on 05/26/2016 at 7:32 PM

Re: “Out of the Way

I didn't mind buying newspapers (when Tucson still had two papers) from homeless people who were selling them on the medians in the city limits before it became illegal. What I mind today are the homeless who pester people at stop lights for cash. I asked one homeless man "how he did" that day. "Great!" He said. "I got over $150.oo in cash!" PLEASE stop giving homeless people cash! Most use it to feed drug and drinking addiction. If you want to help, try what I do: give out $5.oo to $10.oo gift cards to fast food restaurants. Not only can they get into a restaurant to eat, but they'll be allowed to clean up a bit in the bathroom. One man told me the cards were "better than cash" because of that.

8 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Sally Chandler on 05/26/2016 at 6:52 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

I'm sorry but I was lost in the first two sentences. Can you diagram it for me? maybe a flow chart?

8 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by Ellen Fugera on 05/26/2016 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

You have to help me here mom. By your own words, she's called a girl and her. I think at the age of six, it's difficult to say that the daughter is transgender. "She" may change her mind when she becomes a teenager. Weird situation for all.

13 likes, 26 dislikes
Posted by Jim Kelly on 05/26/2016 at 4:27 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Well folks, here it goes.

I actually saw footage of Police Officers in a Chicago School forcefully removing a girl from the restroom, because she was dressed like a guy, Jeans, T shirt, breasts showing under the shirt, but with a short haircut...while her friends are screaming that she's a girl.

All because some girl in the restroom felt uncomfortable because she thought that she was he.

I can't wait to see the lawsuit, along with the police officers being reprimanded in the newspapers for not being able to tell a girl from a guy, and a false charge filed against the moron who started it. Bye the way.. it was two male officers who went in to get her out of the restroom.

It is almost impossible to tell who is who, when they start wearing opposites clothing.

I even dated a transgender woman twice before she let me into her secret world. Beautiful woman who had gone the full transition.. you can't tell, you really can't tell.

And my ex wife, who did laser hair removal, actually did a Brazilian Hair Removal on a client, only to find out she had professionally danced with him before becoming a laser tech, and before he became a she. She could not tell the difference, and she is one of the top tech in Dallas, working with a world famous Plastic Surgeon.

Amazing, just how stupid some people have gotten.

More violence will be perpetrated on the transgenders than on any child.

And you morons call yourself Christians... You couldn't tell Christ from a Hippy.. God knows how many times you have used his name in vain, while turning him away because He looked different.

39 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by Carmine-James Pitaniello on 05/26/2016 at 4:18 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

What does Planned Parenthood have as standing in this issue?

So non-trans children are allowed to face and feel stressed and confused, but a cross dressed trans but a not surgically altered child prevails. How much should we budget for these .003% or less of our population in the educational budget? The only ones left marginalized by these threats are the rest of the population and the Lawyer Liars like Liary and Barack get rich off of these lawsuits.

We should prosecute or expel on the actual instance of events for trans people not on the ill defined or possible "feelings" of safety or comfort of any group...

10 likes, 43 dislikes
Posted by Joe Bloom on 05/26/2016 at 3:27 PM

Re: “Toilet Politics

Sorry but people can't see feelings. They see faces and they watch actions. You may be developing preconceived notions that are not accurate. I have to guess that every child is confused when the teacher says girls on one side and boys on the other. And then a girl goes to the boys side, or vice versa. I'm already confused.

8 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Wilma P on 05/26/2016 at 3:22 PM

Re: “Out of the Way

PHOTO: Homeless Ad Proposal, Too controversial?
1- Are You Feeding The Homeless? Or, Are you feeding the Addiction?
http://tinyurl.com/l73t7wb

2 - Where Are The Families Of The Homeless?
http://tinyurl.com/neo7aze

3 - Did Jesus say, "Feed the Poor"? Or, did Jesus say, "Feed the Addiction"?
http://tinyurl.com/mk8s3vq

4 - Long term plan to "Break the Addiction", Use Bread crumbs
http://tinyurl.com/nwwbzz8

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Philip Chin on 05/26/2016 at 3:09 PM

Re: “Out of the Way

Homelessness is not always a bad circumstance but a choice for some. I know through my Addiction and bad choices I became homeless.Many people and social agencies tried to help but I was not willing to change! Boo Hoo to those who disagree have you ever seen a homeless person without a cigarette? If you can get smokes and drugs you can get it together.I DID.

6 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by hobo on 05/26/2016 at 2:17 PM

Re: “Out of the Way

That's odd. Mental illness is tied to drug use. yet we see here in every article they can post how we need to make some drugs legal. Meanwhile illegals dumps millions of tone on Tucsonans.

We have a national crisis in thinking. More carrots? Feed the rabbits.

6 likes, 18 dislikes
Posted by Rat T on 05/26/2016 at 11:23 AM

Re: “Humanity in Focus

A very interesting piece of sensitive modern reporting. You are literary transported to Lesvos and Palestine. A crude problem for both immigrants and europeans. No wonder it was written by a young Latinamerican.Two thumbs up
Marco Puga.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Marco Puga on 05/26/2016 at 9:25 AM

Re: “Smoke Screen

Thank you Dave Provencio and Fred Schoeffler for telling the truth. Experienced leadership and non-hero based decision making on a hotshot crew or any fire crew is what keeps young, relatively inexperienced, crewmembers alive. My son, who Dave knows so well, has been exposed the past 16 years to the most extreme wildland fires in history. He is now leading a hotshot crew and I fully believe he has remained alive and fire wise in part because at the age of 20 I guided him to join the Geronimo Hotshots rather than another hotshot crew. The sole reason I gave him was based on my own experience of working many seasons with the Geronimo superintendent at the time. I emphatically told him, "you are going with Geronimo", and that I completely trusted the experience and leadership of that superintendent, saying, "He will watch out for you and keep you alive."

13 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mark Hostetler on 05/26/2016 at 9:09 AM

Re: “Out of the Way

Homelessness is national crisis and needs to be handled on the federal level. The only states and cities that can handle it on their own are small and undesirable for homeless people (like Utah). Warm states and cities with major transportation routes (railroad and freeway) will continue to pay the price for what is a national problem. The more money municipalities invest in services to help the homeless, the worse their problem gets.

These people are on the streets for a variety of reasons but mental illness in conjunction with drug and alcohol addiction have become the main catalysts, not our economy or people being fired. Most of the people will NEVER be productive members of society again but we can find ways to house them and get them off of the streets so that they pose less of an economic burden on the rest of us. We must house these people FIRST and it has to be a federally led program which focuses on housing nation wide and distributing the costs across all states. NOTHING will change without a national housing effort for the homeless.

Provide housing and services for those who are willing and then we can pass laws to handle the rest, but we need to use the carrot before we use the stick...

15 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by HumanBean on 05/26/2016 at 8:59 AM

Re: “Out of the Way

2nd poorest state in the nation under Republican rule for decades - this is what you get: Extreme poverty

19 likes, 15 dislikes
Posted by Alexandra on 05/26/2016 at 7:33 AM

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