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Re: “Free Kyle Catlin

i had 12 plants growing under the current mmj card rules when dispensarys were not open yet,, police came to my house cause of a domestic dispute and made me pull my plants out,,, i filed a lawsuit and a judge sided with the police saying it was against federal law,,,, what kind of double standard b.s. is this after i paid the state $300 for a mmj card to allow me to do what i was doing ????

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Posted by jammerk65 on 07/14/2016 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Free Kyle Catlin

it is way past time to legalize cannabis and stop this madness !!!

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Posted by jammerk65 on 07/14/2016 at 1:57 PM

Re: “Free Kyle Catlin

lets all have our thoughts and prayers for Kyle.

Come on people when are we going to get honest about Marijuana. It has been the vehicle used by so many to rally for support to protect the children. It has done little since the 1937 Harry Anslinger prohibition and legally and economically enhanced war. There has been absolutely no success to this war. We have rouge police, package lopped on felonies to push plea bargains. Judges taking payola to send offenders to prison, We have taken away personal & property rights to not be convicted of a crime for the expediency of the courts. We have people in different counties being prosecuted differently for simple possession.

This travesty has to stop and the CRLMA wants to continue this prohibition they just want to be the first to charge with an administrative fine then charge with a felony a double whammy.

What is needed to save the youth from ever lasting social traumas and stigmas associated by building marketing forced tax collecting administrative entities. Before we build this draconian monster repeal AZ Criminal statute 13-1405 save people like Kyle let his case be the example

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Posted by Carpet Baggers on 07/14/2016 at 1:35 PM

Re: “Pocketbook Politics

Romero could open an ice water stand in July and be out of business by August.

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Posted by CW13 on 07/14/2016 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Ducey 'Next Step' Watch: Day 55

No, Harvey, you have not been grounded and sent to your room. You've just been asked not to impose your preferences ("Say it and sign it, or shut up!"), which many other readers do not share, on people who have good reason to maintain their anonymity when they comment.

As one of the anonymous commenters above noted, the mainstream media organizations in Tucson do not do a good job getting comprehensive, sound information about local governance to the public. The Arizona Daily Star, for example, sometimes does not report relevant information on TUSD, and there have even been instances within the last year of the Star deleting online comments that criticize TUSD leadership or that contain information not favorable to the district. In this context, alternative channels of information are much needed. Safier won't address many of the relevant topics directly in his blogs, probably because of his relationships within the Democratic Party, but some of those who comment in the streams on his pieces have been willing to do so. I hope they will continue; it would be an unfortunate loss if we could not keep hearing from them.

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Posted by Another Anonymous Commenter on 07/14/2016 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Ducey 'Next Step' Watch: Day 55

Grounded, and sent to my room.

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Posted by hakeson on 07/14/2016 at 12:27 PM

Re: “Dear Pokemon Go Trainers: Stop Looking for Pikachu Long Enough to Appreciate Where You Are

I work at Reid Park. I've almost ran over a few of you suckers because you're staring really hard into your phone and not paying attention to what surrounds you.

Flat as Pickachu
When I come through
If you don't move
You will have the blues

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 07/14/2016 at 12:25 PM

Re: “Soul Strip

Way to go, Adiba!

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Posted by Rita Connelly on 07/14/2016 at 12:14 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Obummer had no problem lighting up the White House in purple when Prince died. But, he refused to light it up in blue to honor 5 Police officers who were killed in the line of duty. Says a lot.

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Posted by CW13 on 07/14/2016 at 12:10 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

All lives matter , not just black . When a white person gets shot by a black cop , no one days a word ! So what does this tell you ?
Enough said .

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Posted by Anonymous on 07/14/2016 at 11:50 AM

Re: “The Skinny

Nonsense about "republican-leaning." These are the same geniuses who never saw Bernie or Trump on the horizon. What evidence do they have for leaning? It's all based on OUT OF STATE money, which fuels BOTH Sally McSilly and Dr. Ketchup. But we are going to fool all of you geniuses . . . once again

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Posted by The Duke on 07/14/2016 at 10:49 AM

Re: “Ducey 'Next Step' Watch: Day 55

Hakeson (H. Akeson?) : The Tucson Weekly's policy is to permit anonymous comments and Safier has written on more than one occasion that it is his intention to respect commenters' anonymity. Some of the most well-informed and valid commentary in these streams during the past three years has come from people who choose to remain anonymous, and in some cases, what is said in anonymous comments seems to indicate that this may be because the authors of the comments have direct connections with the institutions discussed (employees, or, in the case of a school district, parents with children enrolled in the district's schools).

If you have never been in the position of someone with a stake in an institution who does not have the freedom to comment under your own name because you fear retaliation, be grateful that you've never been in what, for those who experience this, is a difficult and uncomfortable situation.

I read these comment streams regularly and I do not want people in this situation to be denied the ability to provide their perspectives in Tucson Weekly comment streams. If you don't like anonymous commentary, you can always choose not to read comments that do not have names attached to them. You should not, in my opinion, be advocating that other readers be denied the ability to access information provided by anonymous commenters because you do not happen to like this form of commentary.

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Posted by Pro anonymity on 07/14/2016 at 10:39 AM

Re: “California Looks Into K12 Inc. The Result: a $168.5 Million Settlement (or $2.5 Million, Depending on Who's Counting)

Ratt is back! In full effect!

Gone for days, but no one gave a shit!

Except for me, in a sense.

Because I love reading ignorance!

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 07/14/2016 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Pocketbook Politics

You have gotten she and the City Council ran Rio Nuevo prior to the legislature taking it away in 2010, what a wonderful job that was!

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Posted by WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED on 07/14/2016 at 10:12 AM

Re: “Pocketbook Politics

What does Romero know about running a business?

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Posted by Jim Kelly on 07/14/2016 at 10:01 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Obama has been the "Big Divider," instead of bringing people closer. His constant racial bias before knowing all the facts as made him like Sharpton and Jackson.

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Posted by Jim Kelly on 07/14/2016 at 10:00 AM

Re: “Soul Strip

❤❤❤❤ Adiba you are blessed with such talent! I love your article.

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Posted by Tina on 07/14/2016 at 9:32 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

"...continuing to neglect the importance of this movement and deflecting it with such ridiculous terms as All Lives Matter."

Really?! ALL lives matter is a deflecting and a ridiculous term? I say NOT!

ALL lives do matter. Just because injustices against those of different races have been largely ignored by the media doesn't mean they are not happening. The media will pick and choose what they feel gets more attention, with Tucson Weekly most definitely included. If someone thinks that there aren't as many interesting stories including white (although these are usually poor white people in these circumstances) and brown people, then they aren't thinking. I'm sure there are plenty of other colors, races and creeds where these injustices happen which I myself am ignorant to.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 07/14/2016 at 9:31 AM

Re: “Civil Action

Calling for peace calm and patience is outrage in your world David? Pitiful.

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Posted by Rat T on 07/14/2016 at 9:03 AM

Re: “Ducey 'Next Step' Watch: Day 55

I think the time has come for real names, full disclosure of interests are a requirement for publication. You have all the right in the world to your opinions and acceptance in the public debates but let us end the hiding behind unsigned views.
Say it and sign it, or shut up!

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Posted by hakeson on 07/14/2016 at 9:00 AM

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