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As I am sure that you are aware there are always two sides to the issues. To learn more about Oak Flat visit the following links:

Apaches Question Actions of their Leadership
https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2015/07/08/apaches-question-actions-of-their-leadership/

America Needs to Move Forward Instead of Dwelling on Our Past
https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2015/07/05/america-needs-to-move-forward-instead-of-dwelling-on-our-past/

Congressman Grijalva Attempts to Undermine Our Economy and National Security
https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2015/06/22/congressman-grijalva-attempts-to-undermine-our-economy-and-national-security/

Resolution Copper - Setting the Record Straight about Oak Flat
https://arizonadailyindependent.com/2015/06/09/resolution-copper-setting-the-record-straight-about-oak-flat/

David Briggs

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Posted by David Briggs on 07/09/2015 at 8:11 AM

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Totalitarianism is where this thinking is headed. Agree with me or be destroyed. What has caused this? Hate?

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Posted by David w on 07/09/2015 at 6:05 AM

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Smeakfuck? Is that a technical or political term. All this article proves is how much trouble religion causes everyone.

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Posted by Jim Kelly on 07/09/2015 at 5:40 AM

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Sorry, factual error. Hobby Lobby filed several years after Navajo, not a year.

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Posted by Tim Workman on 07/09/2015 at 3:35 AM

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John Warnock's statement is a well thought out statement, and the clear unvarnished truth. He said " but we and the city surely have an obligation to be alert for such opportunities, and to support local institutions like the Inn when we are able." The way that happens is to get out there at election time and vote. Make your voice heard! It's not going to happen without you!

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Posted by PVK on 07/03/2015 at 8:13 PM

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Thank you larryd for the link and Prof Warnock for your work as well. Interesting read. So much history in Tucson that gets lost as the years pass.

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Posted by doggirl on 07/03/2015 at 6:59 PM

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Eat dinner there twice a week, have your out of town visitors stay there for a week and get involved in capitalism. They might survive.

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Posted by David w on 07/03/2015 at 6:44 PM

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Eat dinner there twice a week, have your out of town visitors stay there for a week and get involved in capitalism. They might survive.

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Posted by David w on 07/03/2015 at 6:44 PM

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A sad irony here is that Arizona Inn appears to have sold the land to developers because it needed the money to preserve itself. One historical treasure has been destroyed to preserve another. The Arizona Inn is without question one of Tucson's historical treasures and the challenges of keeping it going and true to its history are, I suspect, all too easily underestimated. Ideally, a way would have been found to save both, perhaps to enhance both in the process. It's possible to work at something like this only if the opportunity is given, but we and the city surely have an obligation to be alert for such opportunities, and to support local institutions like the Inn when we are able.

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Posted by John Warnock on 07/03/2015 at 4:39 PM

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At the request of a reader, I found the links to two articles in the Arizona Daily Star.

http://tucson.com/across-the-street-from-t…

http://tucson.com/news/opinion/column/gues…

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Posted by larryd on 07/03/2015 at 1:50 PM

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Do u have a direct link to the article--did a search and no results.

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Posted by doggirl on 07/03/2015 at 1:29 PM

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Yesterday I was finally able to find time to read the 15 page article, written by UA English Department Professor John Warnock, which is available at tucson.com online. The article, an expanded version of one published in the Arizona Daily Star, a month ago, tells the history of the Kramer house and the surrounding Potter property. A really good read!!

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Posted by larryd on 07/03/2015 at 12:29 PM

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The human disease of desire for wealth and more than is required will always overcome the understanding of the importance of protection and value of the past. The battle of intellect over protection of the individual through obtaining wealth or items of value will be contentious as long as we exist, as we are animal with animal instincts. Never to be free from this reality. Fight to live, Live to fight, OR DIE..........

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Posted by mboston on 07/03/2015 at 11:36 AM

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I used to know people who lived in the Kramer home 40 years ago. That was a fantastic piece of property. It's sad to know that it will no longer exist as it once did.

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Posted by PVK on 07/02/2015 at 7:57 AM

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Hey! Whaddaya know? Tucson fucked itself again.

Happy Happy Joy Joy!

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Posted by Gonzo Sorcrachi on 07/02/2015 at 6:32 AM

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The most proactive individual act you can make towards reducing climate change effects is to eat a plant based diet. Meat and dairy products produce almost 20% of greenhouse gases.

Posted by doggirl on 07/02/2015 at 6:11 AM

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Truly a shame and a kind of whitewashing of Tucson history.

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Posted by doggirl on 07/02/2015 at 5:51 AM

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Things are over growing rapidly in an unusual and unnerving growth cycle .The majority of my herbs reached their full flowering capacity by May.This should not happen until July.I lost both Echinacea and Ginseng in one day.Our high desert landscape is littered by browning, dying trees and vegetation.
We are caught in a landcape that looks partially like mars and partially like a strange prehistoric land.
It feels tainted and sad.
There has been an unusual shift in the small creatures. I have seen very few lizards and crickets this year. Not one horny toad lizard. The lady bugs were abundant very early in the season, now there are none.
I had extremely large swarms of bees moving from tree to tree on my property, yet never staying long enough for the beekeepers to rescue them. I have not seen one bee in weeks.
We are witnessing the subjugation and destruction of nature and all things whimsical and pure.
If I had an ark I would begin filling it. But where to sail it to?

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Posted by Serafin Borgia on 06/20/2015 at 9:10 AM

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All of what the city is asking for is (was) already available at Access Tucson! They could have come down and did this programming for little cost but where to lazy to do that. They want some one to do it for them. So I say lets charge them the standard rate to do it! Cable franchise fees should only be used for cable related services NOT to bail out a city that can;t manage their finances .Let's trace where the monies from these fees are really going. I smell a rotten fish

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Posted by Kevin Sloan on 06/19/2015 at 9:43 PM

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Catherine
Welcome back. In your September 2007 article you wrote:
http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/osulliv…

"Greyhound racing's inherent cruelty resides not in its overt brutality, as in pit bull fighting, but in the shroud of secrecy that surrounds it. "

Guess what? That dog racing cesspool is still operating and in more secrecy than ever. Nothing has changed except it's gotten far worse.

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Posted by Karyn Zoldan on 06/19/2015 at 6:55 PM

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