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Re: “Want To Be a Top High School? Better Not Have Too Many Low Income Students.

"People in Arizona who think it makes sense to give "high performing schools" more money because of the mistaken notion that those schools are doing a better job than schools with lower test scores and higher percentages of low income kids should take a look at the two Newsweek lists. They just might learn something."

Please visit the UHS campus and take a thorough assessment of their facilities and available technology before throwing around condescending and dismissive phrases such as this. TUSD has not provided UHS with a new piece of technology in five years and they were recently denied any additional funding for technology or support staff positions, whereas other high schools in the district were given hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of technology. UHS is deliberately put at a disadvantage in comparison to most other high schools in Tucson when it comes to funding and resources. They absolutely deserve a high ranking in the "Beating the Odds" list.

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Posted by workinginthetrenches on 08/15/2016 at 7:14 PM

Re: “Sign of the Times

The idea that this business "needs" a 100 foot high sign is nonsense. It doesn't have to be seen from Nogales, or Yuma, just to be seen on the nearest major street, which would call for a "not more than" 40 foot integrated, "architectural feature". It should not have been approved. Sign companies are famous for the idea that bigger, taller, and wider signs are essential to economic development. They are not.

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Posted by Frances Perkins on 08/15/2016 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

xanthippe: we allowed him to actually take a full-on vacation. He returns this week.

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Posted by Aztlán Mari on 08/15/2016 at 11:39 AM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

Wonderful story Brian!

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Posted by j toal on 08/15/2016 at 5:05 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Where is "The Skinny"? Nothing new from Jim in 3 weeks? WTF?

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Posted by xanthippe on 08/14/2016 at 10:41 PM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

Now that more emails have been confiscated, we know the truth.

Impeach President George Soros.

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Posted by Rat T on 08/14/2016 at 7:19 PM

Re: “Danehy

Cube Colony is a hideous place, aka the Molly drug corner. Incredibly dilapidated and depressing, a former pharmacy turned mental asylum... The (not) so Good man goodman is a scam artist and a crook

Posted by Junkie on 08/14/2016 at 7:13 PM

Re: “Matt Kopec Is Your New District 9 State Representative

Cities should not be wealthy, citizens should be wealthy. Conservative approaches are inherently immoral because they focus on finance and profitability at the expense of the people being served.

IOW, complaining "the city is poor" is ridiculous, especially to anyone who has been to places like Chicago or Detroit and seen the blocks of empty homes and businesses.

Tucson, its voters, and even its representatives, are constantly under attack by the right wing in this state. Great example: a bill to appropriate a half million dollars to expand an already successful and valuable mental health "first aid" program in the state was proposed, then an amendment to lower it to 250K was accepted. Of course that isn't enough for the neocons in this state, and so now the bill sits essentially dead because Shooter (a neocon from Yuma) literally proposed "strike everything beyond the introduction and add this" - which was 1000 words or more on cities building sewers. Not one word of the proposed legislation has anything at all to do with mental health, and so the bill sits in stalemate.

The cuts that have been made in this state to the mental health care system since Cenpatico took over Tucson Oct 2015, are substantial and impacting every single person who receives public health care. That means more mentally ill people walking the streets without treatment or medication in a state now infamous for an attempted assassination on one of its representatives. I guess so long as it's liberal representatives who get shot in the head, the conservatives of this state are ok with that.

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Posted by brad on 08/14/2016 at 5:18 PM

Re: “Local Media Pros Som and Krystin Lisaius Indicted on Drug-Related Child Abuse Charges

I am blown away by this. Her and I were very close friends in school and had our party years, but never would've thought this would happen with their daughter. I'm still good friends with her though it's been 10 years since seeing her. They are wonderful people and parents. This is so sad and unfortunate :(

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Posted by Jazma on 08/14/2016 at 1:10 PM

Re: “Immigration Rights Activists Have Upcoming Plans to Work with City to Issue IDs for Undocumented People

That is a pretty good rant. You should clean it up with some serious editing for typos and spellings and post it on a more recent and relevant article. This was from March 2015.

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Posted by Kali Turner on 08/14/2016 at 10:09 AM

Re: “Jan. 8 Hero Bill Badger Passes Away

Sorry -sent w/o finishing. He then declared bankruptcy and stopped payment of little guy. They went out of business and he made millions. His business was bilking others and now he sees he won't be able to bilk America - he's claiming rigged elections - a man who won overwhelming SUPPIRT by elections IS NOW CLAIMING VOTER FRAUD WITHOUT ONE VOTE CAST WHERES THE $82 million he said his campaign received in one month. I'll tell u. In trumps private account. ULL never know because he will be the first predidential candidate. WHO WONT RELEASE HIS TAX RECORDS BECAUSE IT WILL SHOW WHAT A LIAR HE IS AND HIS CONNECTION TO OUR ENEMIES. RUSSIA AND PUTIN.
I DEMAND FROM JUSTICE DEPARTMENT THAT TRUMPS TAXES BE RELEASED. ITS LIE THAT TAXES UNDER AUDIT CANNIT BE RELEASED. OK RELEASE TAX RECIRDS BACK PREVIOZS 20-30 years that are not under audit. Got yuh trump held REPUBLUCAN party hostage as if u remember he was releasing info on private RRPUBLUCAN meetings. That would have proved that the only thing trump didn't lie about was he was repeating ( racist remarks and republican platform ideas ) republican policy's they didn't want discussed. I mean how many minirities have Vern invited to party. How many LG people are in party. NOT ANYWHERE NEAR THE DEMICRSTS. TRUMP HES ONLY ONE HE KNOWS MORE THAN OUR GENERALS. AND HOW CAN U RESPECT VET GROUPS WHO ACCEOT MINEY FRIM TRUMP & hear him stating our military hadn't won and they are weak. Excuse me. Hadn't won and are depleted. We have reduced troops with weapons so advanced they need less to operate. Smart bombs vs a division of marines army etc. that's not weakening , we Amerucans are hearing more smart bombs hitting enemy and loss of our troops is "0". That's his trump lies. His military expertise and foreign policy EXPERIRNCE. From. TV SHIWS & miss universe contests So he tells u the media lies and quotes them giving him military expertise while claiming the many foreign speaking LADYS give him foreign policy expertise. Didn't know trump spoke so many foreign languages cause most don't speak English. Could the man who has small hands be saying he gets his foreign policy info the "injection with his over sized penis". His words not mine. I expect and grant him the ability to be a con man but I don't respect top party officials top conservative radio show hosts to actually look ANERUCA IN THE FACE & say u believe that he actually gets EXPERIRNCE FTOM just these two sources. They couldn't believe that he can run this country with that EXPERIENCe.
I'm calling my party to push trumps releasing Of his tax returns. AS HE HAS DEMANDED OF SS HRC and others. His trial ( while Convicted of FRAUDING 5000 students? Students!!! ) coming up AFTER THE ELECTION CANNIT Claim PREJUDUCE as his guilt or in mince won't influence the election BECSUSR results won't be released until after he's cited I.
Then the words of this con man " let them try to impeach me after I'm Presudrnt " will RING THRU TO U SELFUSH VOTERS who from primary put him into nomination. If general election rules were enforced in primary. TRUMP WOULDNT BE THE DEDTRUCTIVE PETSON HE IS. LATEST STATEMENT RESINATES THRU OUT. ". After getting millions to run he had stated " looking at his loosing the election while causing a deep LOSS to Republican Party. Simply stated. " oh well if I loose I'll just take a long restful vacation. While republican party congress and senate fight for their jobs. He isn't going to help them.
Hey. He screwed them but in reality they SUPPIRTED him and now a well known fact that some can say THD F word. Others cannot. Now the others are on their own either defending why they SUPPIRTED him or why they didn't renounce him. And Hell be no where around. Nice REPUBLUCAN. But u MINIRITYS put him in. U c I blame the party. Not Ttump. They in their zeal to ruin PRES Obama. Ruined themselves. They put their party ahead if their country. Those who renounced him may win. The REPUBLUCAN party is for the rich. The few that Sen BERNIE had been talking about for years. I followed Betnie before these 20 yr olds blindly with PREJUDUCE blamed Hillary for this Not knowing the good she did for 30 yrs plus. If Betnie hadn't put her name up with the rich AD BRING LIKE THEM , they wouldn't be objecting so ignorantly. She didn't put a gun to Wall Street for big fees,get past experience warranted that fee. How could any person in today's world tell thatvthey WOUKD have turned down a large fee. Your LISTRNING to first a book tour she wrote and then LISTRNING to a persons a women who was the First Lady fir 8 yrs. US SENATOR (overwhelmingly elected twice) FTOM ZNYORK and SecState. TAKES BALLS TO CRITICIZE and find fault with a women who keeps coming back because they had nothing in her just false accusations of a women with such a record. You bring up benghatsib tho after 4O million she was found to have no fault by REPUBLUCAN committee and no fault by FBI HEAD ABD RROUBLUCAN AND PRIOR.
NO FAULT BY PHONEY KENN STARF WHO COULDNT CONVICT HER NOW WE HAVE IN PLACE A 62 yr DEMICRAT with personal respect for a women and her PRES husband / who never made a vote while in office and who never tells the truth like his he pushed going to Iraq & LYBIA and is convicted Felon facing perjury trial. AFTEr election and presently in court being sued (300 plus cases) by the very people he brags he got jobs and SUPPIRTED. Because he's convinced you he's helped and aided the little guy , his well known business practice of building then declaring bankruptcy screwing the little guy in the process is in the courts and papers - those who choose to elect a traitor just. IGNIORE. WELL THE GENERAL ELECTION IS GOING TO SHOW THE REAL AMERICA. NOT THE WHITE COLLAR MAN WHI COMES FRIM THE THOUGHT THAT WINEN SHUD BE BAREFOOT AND PREGNANT.
Finally women are unforced enough to know that for them and this country need a women now. Not later BECSUSE if you LADYS BELIEVD that it's just Hillary their against. You've forgotten when your grandmother didn't have the right to vote nor the right to own the home they kept for the man that put THRM in the TABKE to bear their CHIKDREN. After all when the Catholic church's man made law said save the CHILD OVER THE LIFE IF THE CHILD / well if u accepted that replacement theory marriage. With YOUF ❤️❤️Husband who could replace you with another child bearing body. What we use to call " A BREEDER". Well LADYS u better tell that man if yours get up off his ass and give you the SUPPIRT she needs and gave to you while you became an attorney etc and then left you for his secretary. And that SUPPIRT. / emails or no emails ( accusations and confusion at best not AFFECTING YOU NOR THIS COUNTRYS SECURITY. ) is just the RED HERRING OF REPUBLICAN PARTY AND 3 times married with children in each including raising a child at 70!years old ( he's raising). Right!!!! Want to party away at your expense. Lies and admits it. THREATENs and gets away with. No issues. And actually tells you. I'm the only one who can help this country. While after winning primary's - he insults the guy still and brings I plan - actually says I'll make money for the rich. I'll take advantage of tax laws no matter who gets hurt and wants u to put him in the White House while he favors one of his daughters over the others with cabinet position. Why. If he knows more than all in Washington and he alone kniws all to fix 309 yrs yet DIESNT KNIW how many parts in constitution and insults the Republican Party and the disabled and the vets etc etc etc. well like he said I could kill someone and get votes. That tells me that we have people in this country who are dangerous. And can Vote while Drmocrats don't try to stop them. Who and what party do you think is the best.

Posted by usmcSSGT6067 on 08/14/2016 at 5:00 AM

Re: “Jan. 8 Hero Bill Badger Passes Away

Then why didn't u SUPPIRT his issues that's how u honor a man like this. Trump has abandon " like he will all his promises " TAKING FUNDING AND BEING OBLIGATED. & MEXICO PAYING FOR WALL. WHILE PROOF HIS BUSINESS TACTICS WERE JUST THAT. HE FACES OVER 300 cases of fraud nonpayment and raping of his first wife. His business was building a product. Golf course. Towers. Etc. he would take all moneyv

Posted by usmcSSGT6067 on 08/14/2016 at 3:21 AM

Re: “Immigration Rights Activists Have Upcoming Plans to Work with City to Issue IDs for Undocumented People

When the Republican Party instituted the Tea party so it would hurt the left the democrats , they sealed their fate as the tea party who has now turned on the republican s. They took control of primary and keotbGOOD RRPUBLUCANS from running. The primary candidates had to say and follow up on HATE TACTICS. RALLYS saw the racists ( non working uneducated RACUSTS) throw wheel chaired REPUBLUCANS out of meetings for being lazy benefit taking people. AND THIS IS HIW WE GOT TRUMPS AND FUTURE SENATOR. KKK LEADER DAVID DUKE. He's running because he has SUPPIRT of trump thinking KKK and NATZIS. Trump Won not on issues but by calling and HARRASSING fellow REPUBLUCANS. 1: Fat. Lazy sex deviate. Quiet Etc.
THEN AS EACH CANDIDATE LOST TO TRUMP AFTER BEING INSULTED , ((Ex:- dr Carson -,sex deviate Rubio - little boy who did nothing but Rudd coat tails of rich SUPPORTRR). Each candidate with no shame begged for his SUPPIRT to get s job with TRUMP. HE DEGRADED U AND U LIKE A WIMP , with no shame - endorsed u for a job Where's fat boy Christy who left his state to run itself while he like a bulldog. Begged for future ATTIRNEY General position. While he was facing I being INDITED BY THR FEDS FOR ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES WITH BRIDGE YND DISSSPEARSNCD OF BILLIONS SENT TI CHRISTY FOR HIS PEOPKE DEVASTSTED BY STORM. TRUMP DID PROVE THEY WERE WESK WITH NI CREDDNTIAKS. BUT don't believe that he defeated good republican candidates for POTUS. TRUMP EXPISED THE REPUBLUCAN PARTY FOR WHAT IT REPRESENTED AND TOOK CARE OF. 😡 THE RICH THE POwerful. how disgusting that after being insulted by trump. PAUL RYAN actually said he didn't see video of trumps remarks in killing SS HRCLINTON AND it was a joke gone bad - REALLY. do u believe that he couldn't in this age of fast communication have viewed the video of what he said. ? If speaker house COUKDNT get a video sent to him for review , how weak does it make him. With his job SECURE. RYAN STILL WOULDNT PUT TRUMP DOWN. WHILE RYANS TOP REPUBLUCANS IN PUBLIC ARE NOW VOTING FOR SS HILLARY R CLINTON, with top REPUBLUCANS resigning from party ( 2 SAVE IT) and with NATIONSL poll numbers suppirting SS HRC. PAUL RYAN GAVE THE CINGRESS AND SENATE TO THR DENOCRATIC PARTY. Hey he has his job. To hell with the others. Pause think how each Mbr lead by Rep Spkr house investigated PRES Bill Clinton for sex charges. EACH WAS CHEATING ON THEIR WIVES AND WORSE. @ 3 rep Spkr house resigned thru scandal The last speaker Dennis HASKILL was SEXUALLY ABUSING HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND PAYING BRIBES TO SUPPRESS THIS. ALL WHILE SPENDING OUR TAX DOLLARS TO THD TUNE OF $44 million. Now u have a potential Predident who has on record cheated his voters by not paying them and leaving a CASINO BANKRUOT

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Posted by usmcSSGT6067 on 08/14/2016 at 3:13 AM

Re: “Media Watch

"Best Buy," "about 20 employees." Face it — John likes to make stuff up.

Posted by R.J. on 08/14/2016 at 2:59 AM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

I've been a die hard Steeler fan since 1969. I just remember the Orange Crush as one of the many defenses that couldn't hold a candle to the Steel Curtain.

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Posted by CW13 on 08/13/2016 at 9:43 PM

Re: “NAACP Calls For a Moratorium on Charter Schools

I think you hit the head on the nail lc69. If enrollment staffing needs decrease. They only lose money they don't have a right to, because parents have been allowed to exercise some decisions regarding their child's education. Why does the left continue to try to keep these kids locked up? It wouldn't be brainwashing would it?

"Teachers, leave these kids alone."

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Posted by Alexander S on 08/13/2016 at 4:57 PM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

You've got to admit the Al's was funny. I think they don't like the Broncos because theirvfan base is smoking dope.

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Posted by Fons Alo on 08/13/2016 at 4:43 PM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

I make a little joke and get 4 dislikes. Al Fonso makes a similar joke and doesn't get any. I'm gonna end up with a complex!

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Posted by CW13 on 08/13/2016 at 11:24 AM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

This is the John McCain that Mr Kahn is talking about:

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Posted by Sing Us A Song You're The Piano Man on 08/12/2016 at 4:22 PM

Re: “Khizr Khan Calls On McCain To Rebuke Trump

No that was Moby Grape.

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Posted by Al Fonso on 08/12/2016 at 4:09 PM

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