Yes, Tucson, AZ, which houses the University of Arizona, Raytheon, a number of NASA funded observatories, and an Air Force base, is clearly America's dumbest city.
Family guy makes fun of a lot of places, and are often wrong about what goes on there. It's meant to be a joke, and I am planning taking it as one.
It's funny! Only Convention and Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce types are allowed to be so humorless as to get offended by this. And even they should lighten up most of the time.
Most people dont like to see their environs mocked... but you have to admit the Old Pueblo has stood out (for embarrassing reasons) for quite a while nationally. Whether politics, education, immigration, drunken riots, traffic, and for many outsiders lack of adequate mass transit & freeway system... There's a lot to like about Tucson, but also a lot of not-so great things(like most any city our size)
He must be confused with Phoenix....
I love how the very last sentence is incomplete. Irony abound!
Yeah, stupid writers we don't have a Philharmonic, we have a Women's Symphony, it's down the street from the Mexican Consulate, and the Police Station.
Strange in that he has a tie to the U of A School of Music through Keith Pawlak and the Nelson Riddle collection. Maybe it's a dry love. Ah well, who cares.
Thank you, David, for covering this! As a highly-qualified, veteran teacher here in Tucson, I think opting your child(ren) out is an excellent response to the corporate-driven madness that is standardized testing. Here's a link to a sample opt-out letter (plus legal references and a Spanish version), which parents can cut, paste and edit (from "AIMS" to "PARCC", etc.) to fit their situation: http://www.fairtest.org/arizona-aims-or-st…
good news, hope it has a major remodel... the last remodel was horrible...
Watched it on Al Jazeera Sunday night and it was well done, and I think it may sway some of the open border activists to understand why we should keep people from crossing.
Thrilled Justin is taking over if Maebelle can't do it. Congrats Justin! (by flycatcher?, oh I'll get used to it.)
This is a great documentary. Truly unbiased.
As are all of what Al Jazeera does.
Unlike what the NY Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the AZ Republic do.
Worth watching, IMHO.
@ Bob Regan. I never imagined teachers to be Republicans. What is the basis of your comment?
Jesse Winchester answered the call of his conscience. Nobody said, or implied that he was a Vietnam Veteran. He made a difficult choice. His refusal to take part in that most ill-conceived of America's wars (before G.W. Bush gave us Afghanistan and Iraq) probably saved lives. Leave it to one of the legion of Tucson's yahoos to spit on his grave.
Question: What if they gave another uneccessary imperial war of naked aggression and nobody came? Answer: Millions of lives might be saved from an early, untimely end.
Rest in peace, Jesse. You will be remembered as a gentle poet and a warrior for peace.
So what is the formation of the hill and is it rock or a mixture of rock and soil?
The biggest losers, as always are the children because Republicans lack the will and the ability to protect and educate them.
Any multiple choice or fill-in-the-blank test is virtually useless. We need citizens who can think.
Thank goodness we have Al Jazeera to inform us ignorant Americans.
Hi Linda, l would not expect them to do nothing more then wag fingers nothing else. But do it in the right direction. If it's a city owned land it should be treated like a city owned land not as tax payer funds used to protect U of Research property.
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