I'm happy to be vegan, and I absolutely can't stand PETA. They give us all a bad name with their head-bashing techniques. Their cruelty to innocent passersby should inspire an organization of protestors the way factory farms inspired them. And for the record, not all of us are self-righteous jerks who think we have the right to tell other people what to eat. If it interests someone I'll talk to them, maybe even cook for them, but I'm not high and mighty enough to wander the streets touting my diet choices. Puh-leaze.
I hope that Bella Sirena security (and or the people who checked them in) didn't know they were cartel. We've been going for years with our kids and have always felt safe in the resorts. I get that it is Mexico and you have to be aware of your surroundings around town, but it is disapointing to say the least that this happened in one of the resorts. The debate will always go on whether it is ultimately safer in the US or Mexico particularly Rocky Point. Probably about wash. Just sucks that this happened at a resort.
Barney littletree narcho, you say "as we do yours", it just isn't true. People do NOT respect my choice to be vegan, they make jokes and try to make me eat meat all the time. I'm so happy that you don't step on other's rights to chose what they put in their body, but most people sadly feel entitled to when someone's diet is different from the "norm". That said, PETA is definitely not my favorite organization and I don't support this protest. I support vegans being normal people that respect others.
They should paint it every year and teach the lesson of impermanence and the realization that making your mark isn't a "do it once and rest on your laurels" thing. We weren't painting the rywalls when I went to Utterback but we made our mark every chance we got with outstanding performances and art shows. It's a painted wall, not the bastion of civilization.
Also, the "cover" photo doesn't look like a mural as much as a taggers training ground. Make themed murals, there's enough wall space that every first period class could have some space. Make your mark by celebrating THAT class, that moment. Then, at the end of the school year, document it and await the return of students for a NEW project. Every student would get two opportunities to make their mark.
No one likes change but you can always count on it. Learn this life lesson now and celebrate the opportunity for a fresh new canvas!
What do we do when the animals overrun us? Smile and be happy? Shove your vegan lifestyle up a cows anus, kill it and serve it to me medium rare.
I am a homo sapien sapien. I have evolved on this planet into an omnivorous mammal. I have eyes facing forward like any predator to make me a more efficient hunter. I love wildlife. It's delicious.
You are all heart...probably a good Christian...in your dreams. in real life you very mean spirited. What exactly is "smut?"
"All animals have the same parts" - really PETA? Does that include pit bulls? How about the animals you take in your front door that people think are being adopted out? Are they included in "all"?
How few people realize that there is little that is 'ethical' about PETA. They advocate for breed specific legislation to outlaw pit bulls, along with the euthanization of them immediately upon intake to a shelter anywhere, and have a kill rate of over 90% IN THEIR OWN "SHELTER". I'd rather go naked than donate to PETA. For more information see Nathan Winograd on Huffpost: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nathan-j-winograd/peta-kills-puppies-kittens_b_2979220.html
OK, so the point of this stunt was to encourage people not to eat mean? I don't get it; she looks pretty appetizing to me. Mixed message at best.
JCS..no one did a better job of covering the politics of Tucson and southern Arizona!
it never ceases to amaze me that some people out there can make such mean comments about public people and their livelihoods.
As for uber-Christian run KVOI....no tolerance for another viewpoint. Hypocritical and judgemental about anyone who apparently is not as holy they pretend to be.
I demand that A & E fire her. That's hate speech and she's meataphobic.
Carnivore, the spokesperson was from Los Angeles. C'mon, bro.
That said, I'm right there next to you at Diablo Burger. Mm, flesh.
I don't tell you what and what not to eat.You should respect other people's rights. As we do yours, shame on you for infringing on the rights of others. Don't eat meat it's ok with me. Really!
Great. More self righteous pricks trying to tell me that i am wrong for eating meat. GO BACK TO SAN FRANCISCO!
Enjoying each one more than the last. Thank you Britt.
This is not a good thing.
Yes, JSC is a liberal ... but not a flaming one.
He sometimes let politicos slide when interviewing them ... meaning when he will talk negatively about them at other times, then schmooze up to them while he has them on the air.
But, he did have the guts to deplore the re-election of that liberal nazi Karen Ulrich and has gone on record against other liberal politicians and policies.
Although KVOI has the right to sell airtime to whomever they wish, JSC program was the most comprehensive local issue talk show in town ... bar none.
He has gone a bit overboard lately with the infomercial side of his program content (which probably was a mistake), but you have to appreciate the dialogue he brought to the issues which affect Tucsonans.
But don't worry ... the guy is a survivor, he has been on the air for 40 years and will no doubt pop up again somehow, somewhere.
I've run every single item Jonathan has sent me. Whether he submits items or not, I can't really control. On the other hand, yes, the opinion pieces are generally more liberal in nature, but I don't think most of the cover features, reviews or other content skews one way or the other.
Obviously, the Weekly reflects the makeup of the community it serves, more liberal and moderate than conservative, but honestly, my biggest concern is in running smart, thoughtful work by people invested in our community. Each time I've reached out closely identified with the local conservative movement, they've turned me down. I think there's probably more value sometimes in staying out of our liberal cesspool than trying to sway our audience sometimes. I'm still plugging away, however, and at some point, I'll find the perfect conservative columnist (I hope). If you have any suggestions, let me know.
Dan, Jonathon Hoffman has contributed 4 guest opinion pieces this year, down from 7 in 2008. On your Opinion Link he is not mentioned in your Columnist Archives. He is listed as an author at the bottom of your Opinion Main page along with 19 other authors. The last piece of his you published was written on October 10th. You publish approximately 75-80 opinion pieces per quarter. So, he represents less than 2% of your total opinion pieces. I think you are stretching it more than a bit to draw the correlation. With regard to the ideology of your publication, please don't defend the indefensible. That one made me chuckle. As a conservative, free market loving, small business owner I salute you for the amazing print and online media device you have built. You "own" the local liberal print media audience. Is it possible that you might create more "buzz" and increase circulation by more frequently and prominently featuring pieces that represent opinion in polar opposite to your own ideology? Jim Nitzel seems to find a 75/25 balance in this fashion. I know he attracts conservative viewers to his show as a result. We certainly talk about his shows at our "tea parties" when he allows a conservative guest to counter point his two more liberal guests.
Doug Martin (owner of KVOI) is an acknowledged and open Teapublican who has repeatedly stood on the position that local government should take its marching orders from big business and NOT the voter. If Doug and his bagger board want to get rid of John C. Scott then I for one will no longer be supporting ANY who advertise on KVOI except for those who support Bill Buckmaster.
Radio? you mean that funny thingy with the knobs? My Grandfather has one! Try the internet. You can get any music you want, in any language you want. Talk radio only talks to the choir! If you have made up your mind about a subject, drop it and go with your favorite tunes!
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