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Re: “HighWire Lounge to Bring Molecular Mixology to Downtown Tucson

Lol this place is short of a horror story, ordered a drink and it was disgusting told the bartender and within minutes my whole group was told to leave. Most had not even had a sip and we still had to pay for them. Wow, truly amazing, not only it reeks of stale beer but they are bullies.

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Posted by Tina on 07/27/2015 at 9:51 PM

Re: “More Thoughts on Harper Lee's Two Versions of Racism in America

Good, thoughtful write-up. There's always been something about Mockingbird that seemed off to me. Much too tidy.
Rick Spanier, your last point about childhood heros is one that I agree with so strongly and try to make whenever possible. People are not heros, by and large. They can do incredibly heroic things, but elevating individuals to 'hero' status is glossing over their inherent humanity. I'm glad Watchman came out, even under possibly dubious circumstances.

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Posted by someguy on 07/27/2015 at 9:27 PM

Re: “Borrowing Trouble

this actually wasn't her first false complaint, she had a few in the past

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Posted by chattahoocheegrad on 07/27/2015 at 7:18 PM

Re: “Pathway's Problematic Preachings

I regret my time in Palmer Drug Abuse program in McAllen, Texas, when I attended the director was Andrea Lacy, a Bob Meehan clone who hurt and abused many teenagers and young adults. There needs to be more education about the scope of practice for LCDC's and more oversight by the state. these people should not be allowed around children and families in crisis should be warned about their negativity and toxicity. One of the counselors that used to work under Andrea told me how they thought it was funny to call family members fucked up bitches and make fun of them during case conference.

Posted by Amy on 07/27/2015 at 4:22 PM

Re: “More Thoughts on Harper Lee's Two Versions of Racism in America

Atticus Finch, either version, was not so much different than our most beloved founding fathers and later "champions" of racial equality. Washington and Jefferson were both slave owning landed gentry. Both recognized slavery as a stain on the emerging nation but elected to kick that can down the road rather than reconcile their belief and maundering lack of statesmanship, Nearly a hundred years later Lincoln also preferred to delay abolition until pressed to the wall as the US spread westward. Nearly a hundred years after Lincoln, Lyndon Johnson waffled on the Voting Rights Act until he also caved in to pressure from the same groups Atticus resents in Watchman.

Racism is as much a part of our national DNA as violence. We choose to go slowly, take our time, kick the can down the road; as our armies wreak havoc across the globe, our police run amok in inner cities and any lunatic can choose the most effective type of gun necessary to shoot up a political gathering, an elementary school, a movie theater or a church. Reading and analyzing Lee's two novels tell us, more than anything else, nothing has really changed and our childhood heroes are simply flawed humans.

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Posted by Rick Spanier on 07/27/2015 at 3:43 PM

Re: “Another Good Thing

David W it actually stopped working long before that. Brit Hume former anchor person ABC News said today this is just how the Clintons work. They lie, they deceive and they obfuscate. It's worked for them for years, but Americans are tired of it.

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Posted by walter simpson on 07/27/2015 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Cannabis and cancer

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by ordering this hemp oil from Dr WILLIAMS LUNA which he said has been helping some patient fight against cancer
of various types so we decided to give it a chance, so far i am improving perfectly very well and presently i can walk around
the house all by myself. I felt its necessary i let others who are suffering from this acute disease that once you have a good Cannabis oil it can really give one a sound second chance of living. if you happen to be in need of this Cannabis oil you can contact the foundation who supplied me Cannabis oil email:(cannabis_oil_for_cancer_cure@outlook.com)

Posted by John Hood on 07/27/2015 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Cannabis and cancer

I am Mr JOHN HOOD i has been suffering from Skin Cancer Types Basal Cell Carcinoma which was confirmed to be stage four,
the doctor told me there was little i could do since i wasn’t responding to treatment but my brother-in-law came to my rescue
by ordering this hemp oil from Dr WILLIAMS LUNA which he said has been helping some patient fight against cancer
of various types so we decided to give it a chance, so far i am improving perfectly very well and presently i can walk around
the house all by myself. I felt its necessary i let others who are suffering from this acute disease that once you have a good Cannabis oil it can really give one a sound second chance of living. if you happen to be in need of this Cannabis oil you can contact the foundation who supplied me Cannabis oil email:(cannabis_oil_for_cancer_cure@outlook.com)..

Posted by John Hood on 07/27/2015 at 1:02 PM

Re: “Another Good Thing

Save the old "mean spirited" mantra. That stopped working after Hillary Clinton covered up the murdered Americans in Benghazi. her "vast" right wing conspiracy turned out to be her own incompetence.

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Posted by David W on 07/27/2015 at 11:44 AM
Posted by TDB on 07/27/2015 at 11:20 AM

Re: “Zona Politics: Bernie Sanders Speaks! Plus: Ash and Rogers Talk Sanders, Trump, Planned Parenthood & More!

As I recall, organ harvesting is illegal. If evidence of an organization breaking the law comes to the attention of the government, I think it is obligated to investigate. There are pretty well substantiated allegations ( videos of organization officials haggling over prices of ay organs) that PP is harvesting organs. These people may think that they are on a mission from God, but they can't break the law fulfilling it.

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Posted by Bill Sinnott on 07/27/2015 at 11:06 AM

Re: “Another Good Thing

MORE OF THE GIMME GIMME crowd -- LET SOMEONE ELSE PAY FOR IT. Right Safier.

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Posted by Ciro Verdi on 07/27/2015 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Opinion MMJ Part I

Barbara, Would you believe that one specific cannabinoid, THC-V, is known to be an appetite suppressant? Would you believe the active compounds in Cannabis help regulate many body systems? Would you believe that many patients who began MMJ use for the neuropathic pain associated with diabetes found that over time their blood sugars began to normalize? One Love

Ex-Arizonan, you are absolutely correct.

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Posted by Aari Ruben on 07/27/2015 at 10:04 AM

Re: “Harper Lee's Two Versions of Racism in America

Eliminate the hate; any and all and the problem of racism will be relegated to history books written in two or more languages. This new volume is important because of the era in which it takes place. The most I remember of the tme is the upper tier in the movie theater and the homogenous make up of the other vacationers at Myrtle Beach in the '50s & '60s. My Grandparents were not racists though they were in the upper middle class of their society and employed Black women and one man for periodic yard work.
I suppose my greatest impression aside from the theater was upon my Grandfather's death. Their were two viewings, one for the whites and one for everyone else. I will never forget the genuineness of those Black adults who were so openly emotional. That experience coupled with JFKs inaugeral address, MLKs speech at the Lincoln Memorial and the violence against those doing voter registration defined myself and millions of other white teens of the time.
The current issues are nothing like those of fifty years ago because I don't believe ANY protester today is willing to make the same sacrifice as those before them have. Hopefully it won't come to that.

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Posted by Harold R. Simpson on 07/27/2015 at 10:00 AM

Re: “Zona Politics: Bernie Sanders Speaks! Plus: Ash and Rogers Talk Sanders, Trump, Planned Parenthood & More!

Before they knew they were selling fetal tissue at what may be a profit. It's called law breaking. Why doesn't PP take federal money to promote giving birth as well? Churches don't exist to make up for selfish decisions.

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Posted by David W on 07/27/2015 at 9:56 AM

Re: “Zona Politics: Bernie Sanders Speaks! Plus: Ash and Rogers Talk Sanders, Trump, Planned Parenthood & More!

I tell people all the time that first of all PP does so much education regarding avoiding unwanted pregnancy that it is a lie that their purpose is abortion. 2% of what they do is abortion AFTER exploring alternatives. Even Ducey said right after he took office when more money was needed for children.. Okay churches you don't like abortion then you better step up and help these kids. Of course that didn't happen. So Repubs say PP is bad but won't help parents with children they cannot afford . Also selling tissues is legal and Repubs voted for it too. They are hypocrites now. David W check your facts. They voted for it to help with PP costs.

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Posted by Guardians on 07/27/2015 at 9:08 AM

Re: “Zona Politics: Bernie Sanders Speaks! Plus: Ash and Rogers Talk Sanders, Trump, Planned Parenthood & More!

So one woman equals how many children? Controlling women? Stop making excuses, this is coming to an end.

You don't harvest organs to keep other alive from a healthy fetus and call it life saving. Hypocrites? Once again you are what you accuse others of.

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Posted by Debbie T on 07/27/2015 at 8:57 AM

Re: “Zona Politics: Bernie Sanders Speaks! Plus: Ash and Rogers Talk Sanders, Trump, Planned Parenthood & More!

Planned Parenthood saves women's lives EVERY day.

Hypocrites worry about embryos and controlling women, and then vote to harm living children by voting down health, education and other social programs.

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Posted by Kali on 07/27/2015 at 7:53 AM

Re: “High Hopes for Hemp

It has been a well-known fact that the use of crude oil and coal (fossil fuel) products are the number one cause's of Global warming. The world needs to switch over to Eco-Friendly, Bio-Fuels produced above ground.
HEMP, the most valuable plant on earth, can produce 200 gallons of Bio-Diesel, 3 tons of protein, and 30 tons of fiber, per acre, every year. Medicine, paper, plastics, nutrition, textiles, and fuel are some of the 1,000's of products made from Hemp. Hemp is an excellent form of carbon sequestration, (taking carbon from the atmosphere).
With this runaway increase in global temperature, the future of our children's, grandchildren will come at a great price if we don't start now in doing what we can to reduce this global catastrophe. It will take a complete change-over to Green Energy to make our future more sustainable, renewable, and environmentally safe. Solar and wind power to generate electricity and Bio-Fuels to take care of the transportation of commodities and people to their needed destinations.
NOW IS THE TIME to start this transformation away from fossil fuels.
Danny Adams Director of Hemp Education and Environmental Quality for NORML of Arizona
(DanLeeofMesa@gmail.com)

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Posted by Danny Adams on 07/27/2015 at 7:39 AM

Re: “Is Arizona Wasting Taxpayer Money When Drug Testing Welfare Recipients?

Many people (including myself) were randomly and periodically drug tested as a condition of employment. If it's OK to test people who have to work for their money, it's wrong to test people who don't? And they only tested people who admitted they had used drugs recently? Seriously? If you can afford to buy illegal drugs, you don't need welfare.

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Posted by Stephen on 07/27/2015 at 6:45 AM

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