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Re: “T.H.R.E.A.T. Watch: Normalizing 'White Nationalism' Down to 'Nationalism'

Well, 3 days have come and gone and once again Paul has nothing to say. He went after Dan Hyde, What, Again and yours truly with his usual fancy vocabulary that impresses no one. Remember Paulie Walnuts in the Sopranos? I call him Paulie No Nuts. Cause that's what he has, You have a lot of nasty things to say about people you don't even know. However when it comes time to back it up you're nowhere to be found. Go hide behind your stupid camera. Probably isn't film in it anyway.

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Posted by CW13 on 11/26/2016 at 2:40 PM

Re: “T.H.R.E.A.T. Watch: Normalizing 'White Nationalism' Down to 'Nationalism'

And in case you thought this was a change in operating procedure from the previous administration that promised "Hope and Change," here's another quote from the same NYTimes article on Wilbur Ross:

"If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Ross would succeed another wealthy campaign donor at the helm of an agency charged with promoting American commercial interests and trade around the world. Penny Pritzker, President Obamas commerce secretary, is a billionaire entrepreneur who was an early financial backer of Mr. Obama and is an heiress to the Hyatt Hotels fortune. Unlike Mr. Trump and Mr. Ross, Ms. Pritzker has been a leading proponent of forging new free-trade agreements. One of her top priorities was the completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership."

Whether the economic powers are globalists or protectionists, their agenda, once they get their hands on the latest "I advertised improvements to the masses which I will not or cannot deliver" politician / front man in office, is to benefit their class. Cf. the takeover of Obama's supposedly progressive education program by the charter-backing-hedge-fund-managers and standardized-test-promoting-corporate-set. Race to the Top was no better, as federal education policy, than No Child Left Behind. What a surprise.

What is desperately needed in the media and the blog-o-sphere is honest and effective coverage of WHO BENEFITS (capital and the financial industries: those, for example, who were responsible for the 2008 financial crisis and were never held to account) and AT WHOSE EXPENSE (at the expense of those who do the labor that produces the economic value abstracted, expropriated, concentrated, and manipulated by a parasitic class of unprincipled financiers), but we won't get that from these Democratic party hacks, who are too busy covering up who really benefits from their own political party's machinations and too busy manufacturing fake characteristics supposedly distinguishing Rs from Ds. Much of the agenda of both R- and D-affiliated media outlets can be explained by the need to disguise the fact that both mainstream parties have betrayed the interests of those who work for a living in order to benefit the class that uses its obscene accumulation of abstracted and expropriated assets to fund their campaigns. This billionaire-campaign-funding class wants profits increased, taxes decreased, public services privatized, financial industries and polluting manufacturing industries deregulated, wages suppressed, and benefits / entitlements undermined, and until the American public organizes itself to use its democratic institutions to say "NO" to this exploitation of the majority of citizens in the country -- rather than to change the flavor of exploitation periodically from globalist to protectionist and back again -- that is what capital and the financial industries will continue to get, from candidates like the Clintons, or from Mr. "Hope and Change" Obama, or from candidates like the Bushes, or from Trump.

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Posted by More on the Bankruptcy of this Blog (and Ds, and Rs) on 11/26/2016 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Danehy

There you go again Mark, annoying liberals with facts !! You realize that by attacking Obummer you now become a racist. At least in Pulitzer Tommy's eyes. Don't hate him, weep for him like I do. How would you like to look at life the way he does. ?

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Posted by CW13 on 11/26/2016 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Danehy

The suggestion that we are better off now than before Obama took office is laughable, you did not mention the record deficit he ran up, how the unemployment figures are skewed because of the millions who have stopped receiving unemployment because it ran out and are no longer looking for work, how employed people are working 2 or 3 jobs because they are underemployed or how race relations are the worst they have been since the 60s. Yeah, Obama has been great. LOL

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Posted by Mark Robert Heywood on 11/26/2016 at 9:02 AM

Re: “T.H.R.E.A.T. Watch: Normalizing 'White Nationalism' Down to 'Nationalism'

Here you go, David Safier and Paul Stapleton-Smith: one example of a real "THREAT."

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/24/us/politics/wilbur-ross-commerce-trump.html?ref=politics&_r=0

"President-elect Donald J. Trump is expected to select as commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, a billionaire investor who became known as the king of bankruptcy for buying, restructuring and selling off steel makers and other fading industrial companies, officials on the transition team said on Thursday. [...] Mr. Ross, 78, an economic adviser to Mr. Trumps campaign whose fortune is estimated by Forbes to be $2.9 billion [...] has [...] pressed for cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, from 35 percent, and reducing taxes and regulations on energy companies."

But will these sorts of developments get any coverage in Safier's blog or in comments from Stapleton-Smith and his ilk? That would be about as doubtful as Safier's blog or PCDP / DGT comment stream regulars providing honest discussions of the outsourcing of subs in TUSD or ESI's donations to Foster and Juarez.

While the politicians they endorse are busy betraying those who should form their natural constituencies, they will keep creating distractions and whipping up concern over the fake "issues" they promote as news.

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Posted by Bankruptcy of this blog, DGT, much of PCDP, etc., ad nauseam on 11/26/2016 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Danehy

Defense of Trump the Candidate can only go so far when TV cameras caught many, (not all) Trump supporters engaging in some really rabid racist, sexist behavior. Once you see a guy (from another state) wearing a T-shirt that says in big letters "She's a C-word (spelled out) Vote Trump," it is unforgettable. The first Tea Party people learned that they had to tone down on-camera loons. Now, the "winners" behind this election have some catching up to do. Trump the President has to lead now.

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Posted by Could Be Better on 11/26/2016 at 7:46 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Come on, Tucson liberals, jump on the race train. Bully along, bully along.

Former Sanders Spokeswoman: "We Don't Need White People Leading The Democratic Party"

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2016/11/23/cnns_symone_sanders_we_dont_need_white_people_leading_the_democratic_party_right_now.html

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Posted by What, Again on 11/26/2016 at 6:28 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Will Tucson leftists take a cue and follow the lead of their brothers in arms, the 'Palestinians'?

Israel Arrests 22 Over Wildfires, as Arson Is Suspected

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/25/world/middleeast/israel-wildfires-arson.html

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Posted by What, Again on 11/26/2016 at 5:27 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

A double dose of defeat for Tucson leftists. Their dreams of a communist utopia evaporating. What will they do, what will they do?

Fidel Castro, Cuban
Revolutionary Who
Defied U.S., Dies at 90

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Posted by What, Again on 11/26/2016 at 4:39 AM

Re: “Danehy

This was rather appalling to read. I really dislike your opinions. Graffiti shouldn't be a problem. I think there are much bigger problems to address in Tucson. One being education. The youth of Arizona are not challenged in the classrooms and one might say that this has an effect on what the students are doing with their free time. I, as a 16-year old female high school student, feel that the government spends way too much time on the "negative" aspects of our society that will not be changed any time soon. Also, if it wants graffiti to be lessened, it would look for the root of the problem instead of taking the seemingly easy route. I am ashamed that my city, state, and country can't deal with such petty internal problems and get so caught up in them. I hope this changes soon, but it won't if the powerful don't get over themselves.

Nothing better to say

Posted by Ash Lyons-Brown on 11/26/2016 at 1:13 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

The ascension of the Great Leader has already, just since the election, occasioned hundreds of attacks against peaceful people whose skin is simply too dark or whose accent is "too foreign," or whose dress is too different for his acolytes. This is not completely unrelated to the fact that He used hateful words and ideas in His campaign. He has allied Himself with skinheads, Ku Klux Klaners, and Nazis. All hail the Great Leader!

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Posted by Bob Plotnik on 11/26/2016 at 12:20 AM

Re: “Hotel Heights

For me, this is exciting. Sort of.
I'll never use the hotel. Its a nice, visual thing for me and for many others as well who arrived in Tucson in the early seventies. Back then Tucson was already afflicted with the aftereffects (whoops, that was a mistake). of the downtown demolition of entire barrios to make way for a bunker complex designed by graduates of the East Berlin School of unwanted architecture. We installed a fountain in front of the community center with no shade whatsoever and it gradually died, being maintained by people who have gradually killed off all fountains downtown because as we all know, we live in the desert and fountains are bad because homeless people used them for bathing. Those same people also let the doors rot off the Leo Rich Theater. Since then, we've finally made some fixes to the complex and did some major overhaul work to the whole thing but gues what? It still sits underused most of the time. Marketing skills are lacking.
And who wants to come to this area for a conference or a good international get-together? It's hard to sell downtown still, with a music hall that looks like something from somewhere else, a broken fountain in front and an entire housing complex fenced off with a canvas fence, a revenge plot by HSL properties who also owns the dead hotel on the corner, which I affectionately have named the pink flamingo.
Whatever is going on between the City and HSL properties certainly deserves attention. Conferences have been held by design groups and the demolition of La Placita village was recommended. It was a failed project, and I would bet that some parts of that complex were NEVER occupied since it was built. But I digress. Soon the bus stop will be replaced by new construction as well. There's a grocery store downtown. The Chicago store is being fixed up for new occupants. Progress. No more funky art galleries, no more pharaoh store, no more grill. Hopefully the magazine store will survive. And hopefully, the people who move into the new places will also have ideas, because now its starting to look boring to me.

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Posted by Reality Check on 11/25/2016 at 12:50 PM

Re: “Roll Out

Sessions said, "Good people don't smoke marijuana."

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Posted by Pima Mujer on 11/25/2016 at 12:46 PM

Re: “T.H.R.E.A.T. Watch: Normalizing 'White Nationalism' Down to 'Nationalism'

You're correct. You are not a Rancho Snob.
Just an idiot.

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Posted by CW13 on 11/25/2016 at 8:40 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Debbi L.
BLESS YOU! BLESS YOU! BLESS YOU!!

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Posted by CW13 on 11/25/2016 at 8:35 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Donald Trump is turning out to be a great leader. I should not have voted for Hillary. It was a mistake.

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Posted by Debbi L on 11/25/2016 at 6:58 AM

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Re: “Legal Theft III: Civil Forfeiture Victim Loses Motion for Legal Complaint Against Tucson Police

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Posted by John Sam on 11/25/2016 at 4:29 AM

Re: “T.H.R.E.A.T. Watch: Normalizing 'White Nationalism' Down to 'Nationalism'

Actually Paul, you're ascribing some lofty ideals to a group that has done every dirty deal in the world to keep and maintain power over the darkies. There was a lot more angst fighting the germans than there was fighting the Japanese because the germans were so like us, people like the Drumpfs were sympathizers, afterall weren't most of their "hate laws" based on the U.S. model? Men like Jesse Owens were paraded around like sideshow exhibits, treated to toasts and then told they had to go sleep in the barn because blacks weren't allowed in the swanky places.

Don't worry, those guys and these guys will still stand idly by as Drumpf carves out a bigger chunk for himself. Actually, they'll caw about like jaybirds about how they "got their country back" as the water slowly rises and they realize they weren't invited into the boat, chained instead to their tarnished anchor called pride.

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Posted by Not a Rancho Snob on 11/25/2016 at 12:35 AM

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