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Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

Yes, there has been a lot of focus Trump's juvenile personality. But his and his circle's use of social media do warrant serious scrutiny, especially when a tweet can cause stock to dip or send an unhinged follower into a family restaurant to pop off a couple rounds. Could we see the first armed conflict started by a tweet? I hope we never find out. Flynn has shown himself to be unfit for duty, largely by revealing his lack of judgement through his social media posts.

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Posted by Peabo on 12/08/2016 at 9:00 AM

Re: “The Skinny

The bus system suffers because ridership is concentrated among the poor and the young. I suggest closing city and county employee parking lots and offering discounted bus passes. Pressure school districts, the University and hospitals to follow suit and we'd transform Tucson. Time to become a city instead of a swarm of gas-guzzling roadbugs.

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Posted by Mike N on 12/08/2016 at 8:31 AM

Re: “We Stand Together Network

No, Trump will fracture you.

And the rest of this country.

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Posted by Cheech y Chong on 12/08/2016 at 8:27 AM

Re: “Betsy DeVos Set To Join the Trump Cabinet's Billionaire Boys [and Girls] Club

Usually when a troll says "Have a good day" in their posts, they know they've defeated and they have ran out of ammunition.

Yet, here you are again to bring more of your off topic nonsense to this thread.

Stop it already.

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Posted by Susan Hirsh is still putting the ass in class on 12/08/2016 at 7:54 AM

Re: “Danehy

Thanks, Tom, for this amusing and perceptive piece.

Really chuckled over this one: "Anybody who doesn't know the difference between "less" and "fewer" should demand a refund of his college tuition. Or his prep school tuition. Or retroactively fire the nanny who was raising him while his daddy was getting rich at Goldman Sachs."

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Posted by riorican on 12/08/2016 at 7:25 AM

Re: “Tucson Stained Glass Brings Color to the Old Pueblo

Timely article. Thanks.

I'll be visiting and likely buying a special piece for a west-facing window.

Posted by riorican on 12/08/2016 at 7:16 AM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

No one is even in office yet. Soon, it will be time for the media at all levels to quit getting all "wee-wee'd up" about Trump-Twitter rants or casual remarks and fairly and factually report day-by-day policies and legislation and government workings. Team Trump went visiting the West Wing of the White House and asked how many workers there were staying and how many were leaving. They did not know that ALL of them are leaving. Get serious.

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Posted by Could Be Better on 12/08/2016 at 7:15 AM

Re: “High Hopes for High Times

I know he is not in office yet, but when that nominee for top-cop Attorney General said that "good people do not smoke marijuana" he clearly showed his cards and, like Trump, will never admit he's wrong. Richard Nixon had a "no knock" law with police crashing through doors to catch "bad" people and soon we may have them standing in the living rooms of America again.

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Posted by Could Be Better on 12/08/2016 at 6:47 AM

Re: “What Are They Smoking?

The movement itself is based on a total lack of self control. The country has a serious problem with it.

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Posted by Concerned Mom on 12/08/2016 at 6:33 AM

Re: “Danehy

Why get up in the morning? What a sad sack full of hatred and jealousy

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Posted by Wallace B on 12/08/2016 at 6:22 AM

Re: “What Are They Smoking?

The reason the legalization of marijuana is gaining any momentum at all in certain circles has less to do with the change in public attitudes than the potential for taxes and monetization by government entities and powerful corporations.

If you need any examples of how terribly wrong this can go look no further than efforts to tax and monetize the Internet and social media. As soon as the powers to be figure out how to make the "Interweb" pay out, you can forget about streaming anything other than infomercials.

As for legalizing marijuana, same thing, once they figure out how to tax it and the corporations are growing it look for "Big Fats" and "Quarter-bags with seeds" with more carcinogens and added ingredients than fast foods.

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Posted by sgsmith on 12/08/2016 at 5:10 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Seriously, from Standing Rock to "Lalopalooza" -- worst segue ever, even with the rock and roll headline.

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Posted by sgsmith on 12/08/2016 at 4:48 AM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

Sorry, TCST. You can reference the Greeks all you want, but your use of all-caps outs you as a self-important d-bag. Now, saunter back to your jasmine scented recliner and plot your next rejoinder.

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Posted by Peabo on 12/07/2016 at 10:51 PM

Re: “Betsy DeVos Set To Join the Trump Cabinet's Billionaire Boys [and Girls] Club

May all of those that lost their lives in the Oakland fire rest in peace.

Here is the latest from the investigation.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4010390/Inside-cultish-mind-control-world-Oakland-inferno-warehouse-organizer-tenants-tell-personal-charisma-threats-violence-rituals.html

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Posted by Susan Hirsh on 12/07/2016 at 10:07 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

It has been with some enjoyment that I watched the reactions from the angry, bitter and lost on the far left. It never seems to matter what source is cited, because according the the angry it is not credible. And then name calling begins. I have to believe the Weekly has no rules on comments because nothing is enforced. Personal insults, name calling and bullying seem to be standard fare here. TW please clean up this site from name calling.

If Dems Had The Right Agenda...you hit the nail on the head! Thank you.

And peabo...CNN ran a special tonight on Barack Obama, the most important figure in our lifetime, and how to preserve his legacy. It should have been entitled "Eight Years Squandered."

Now let's fix what's wrong with America.

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Posted by Daniel S Cohen on 12/07/2016 at 9:55 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

Yep, that's about exactly the sort of response that could be expected.

What you don't seem to understand is that responding in kind to incivility doubles the trouble.

Go read some Epictetus. There you will learn that no matter what the provocation is, the type of response you offer is YOUR choice and reflects on YOUR character. Those who respond in kind are giving up their freedom to the people to whom they are responding.

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Posted by Try civility some time. on 12/07/2016 at 9:39 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

I didn't ask for anything to be deleted, Try civility some time, so you can unbunch your undies. And you can also thank your president-elect and the losers he's surrounding himself with for making civility a thing of the past. What's civil about Sandy Hook deniers? What's civil about the birther movement? What's civil about an armed yahoo threatening pizza parlor employees because of a right-wing conspiracy theory? You can blow civility out your you-know-what.

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Posted by Peabo on 12/07/2016 at 8:49 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

Flynn as APNSA would be a disaster waiting to happen. Any president, but Trump especially, needs to have an APNSA who is objective and temperate. That Flynn's behavior is reminiscent of Nixon's dirty trickster Donald Segretti is deeply troubling. That his subordinates at DIA found his assertions dubious is a red flag. In the words of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts. That is especially true of an APNSA.

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Posted by Alfred Stanley on 12/07/2016 at 8:29 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

They do have relevance: the relevance is to the overall themes in Safier's commentary since the election, which includes this piece, and to many of the comments in the stream, including your own, "Peabo."

If TW deletes the comments you object to based on a lack of relevance, they'd have to delete most of your self-congratulatory incivilities in this stream as well.

(FYI, I think you'd find that there are a lot of people on your side of the political fence who despise the tone you and some of the other commenters take in responding to the conservative "trolls" on these sites.)

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Posted by Try civility some time. on 12/07/2016 at 6:59 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

The last three posts have no relevance to the article above. But thanks for the blast of hot air, gang.

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Posted by Peabo on 12/07/2016 at 6:45 PM

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