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Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

I'm sure that Clarence Dupnik will speak this morning and blame the assassination of the two NYPD officers on Holder, Sharpton, Deblasio and Obama. Just like he did when Laughner shot and killed in Tucson at the Gabby Giffords Congress on the corner, when he blamed Palin and Limbaugh.

I bet he'll also blame Oprah and Whoopi.

Where is he?

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Posted by Rat T on 12/22/2014 at 6:32 AM

Re: “Jeff Flake: Obama "Was Right To Begin the Process of Normalizing Relations with Cuba"

It is something that should have happened decades ago, but we were still butt hurt by the Bay of Pigs fiasco.

On the flip side, at least Cuba is not overrun by KFC and McDonalds.

I would like to see Cuba before we ruin it.

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Posted by lc69hunter on 12/22/2014 at 5:51 AM

Re: “Idiot Boksen - 10 Things I Hate About "Downton Abbey"

I can't stand Mary. What a spoiled superficial asshole. I hope she dies alone in misery, but that would happen only if a true American like Eugene O'Neil had written it.

Tex Shelters

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Posted by tjsnodgrass on 12/21/2014 at 9:59 PM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

America has like all nations on this earth their social misfits, racists, bigots, sadists, war criminals, corrupt politicians, police, corrections, etc., the list is long and they wear suits, uniforms and truly in many cases believe their evil sin is going to be unpunished, awe and shock is awaiting them on judgment day, no lawyer, no amount of money, fame, political connection or lies will save them, and no earthly punishment can come close to a eternity on them banks of the lake of fire! I guess that is a great irony and many will be whining and crying for all eternity woe to me and why did I do the things I did!

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Posted by Ralph Hill on 12/21/2014 at 8:55 PM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

Pants up! Don't loot!

And I suppose that these protesters are feeling some solidarity with Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

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Posted by Carlos Danger on 12/21/2014 at 8:44 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

Vote: Yes
Another way to get to the objective of moving local energy production/ local consumers to scale is by TEP/Producers taking a risk with a new program(s) and their customer/consumers taking a risk on incremental changes to existing that can save them money and so get their distracted attention..

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Posted by Tom (Tucson) on 12/21/2014 at 7:02 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

Not burning coal for power just may save the future for all mankind. This plan deserves serious attention, and covering every home and business in all of Tucson would be amazingly effective with our sunshine. But questions... Since there is mention above - what about when you sell your home? Is the same deal transferable to the buyer, even though the clock started with the seller? And just where are neighborhoods that will "maximize benefits for the local electric grid." And aren't the panels installed and therefore chosen by TEP, hopefully with the same quality as those mentioned above?

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Posted by ay te wacho on 12/21/2014 at 4:15 PM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

The tragedy in NY on Saturday was exactly what I feared would happen. The media, the Mayor, the AG and even the President did not discourage the actions of the masses. The grand jury had spoken. That is our system of justice.

In the end a gangster kills two MINORITY police sad.

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Posted by Rat T on 12/21/2014 at 12:43 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

If you're considering investing into a solar energy system for your home, it's wise to install the latest, aesthetically pleasing, highest performance technology you can afford. The key reason for this is the fact that the solar panels that you install today will probably be on your roof for the next 25 to 30 years before they'll need to be replaced.

Installing solar panels that already have an outdated look or that offer poorer performance today, can have a negative impact on your home's value in just a few short years after they've been installed.

The solar panels that most of the solar lease and PPA companies are installing today have the same aluminum framed, boxy look that existed back in the mid 50's when they were first introduced.

Today, new, Gen 2, frameless, 1/4 inch thin, see through, glass on glass, higher performance designs are available that can make all the difference in the world when attempting to sell your home.

These bifacial (double sided) solar panels actually produce extra power from their backside, from light that is reflected off the roof's surface without taking up anymore space on your roof.

The new 300 Watt, 60 cell solar panels that are used in Hyper X 2 solar systems offers a better PTC to STC ratio "Real World" performance according to the California Energy Commission's performance rating listings than over 119 of SunPower's solar panel models.

And they offer a very high 94.3% PTC to STC performance ratio. They also offer a heat resistant -0.28%/degree C temperature coefficient for better performance in warm/hot climates. And a minus 60 degree C extreme cold temperature rating. And when it comes to aesthetics, nothing even comes close to Hyper X 2's panel's glass on glass, see through, frameless construction.

With N-type mono-crystalline bifacial cells for double sided power production, up to a 22.% efficiency rating, superior aesthetics, and a price that outcompetes the solar lease and PPA company's offerings, very few products on the market compares to Hyper X 2 Solar.

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Posted by Ray Boggs on 12/21/2014 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Cashew Cow is Bringing Dairy-Free Desserts to Broadway Boulevard and Country Club Road

It's not anything special....

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Posted by Ben Rafa on 12/21/2014 at 12:22 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

If they are paying for the panels and the install, that is definitely worth quite a bit. But it is not readily apparent how much the monthly rate would be according to TEP charting, and they can increase the monthly rate down the line if usage exceeds 15% of what their charts predict.

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Posted by ay te wacho on 12/21/2014 at 12:21 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

The main beneficiary is TEP, not the homeowner. After all the terms and conditions, it's not a good deal. All the power generated with solar goes back to TEP with no credit to the homeowner. The whole program is a corporate write off. You must also sign up for the electronic bill paying, the electric company takes no risk.

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Posted by Jim Kelly on 12/21/2014 at 11:31 AM

Re: “Fare Market Values

They need to think of transit as a product to be marketed, not just a charity that they grudgingly provide for people who can't afford cars. Keep the buses clean, keep them running on time, and enforce the NO SMOKING signs, and I guarantee ridership will go up.

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Posted by Edeiwmurk Nivek on 12/21/2014 at 12:10 AM

Re: “Media Watch

Ah yes I remember your first election well, Hank. That was the special election following the BoD's magnanimous change of structure in the nick of time prior to the Democracy Initiative's membership election. I recall that Randy formed a special group just for that election, Keep KXCI Strong! - they only seemed to last for one or two select mailings during that election, using insider knowledge and targeting certain members while trying to avoid others. There never was a disclosure about who that "group of members, DJs, staff and board members" were other than Randy as the contact person.

Just one of Randy's little extra-special examples of service and dedication.

To be clear, I do not believe Hank Childers had any prior knowledge to that stunt, and in fact he was a pretty decent Board Member eventually, but it is a part of the history that some would prefer to forget and which Mr. Schuster has kind of glossed over in this puff piece. I have to wonder what Chris Limberis would have thought (and written!) about all of this?

Anybody that wants to dig deeper into old history can still find it on these two sites:… (not sure if anybody without a Yahoo account can access this anymore, but there is a ton of history there)

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Posted by Kali Turner on 12/20/2014 at 10:40 PM

Re: “Danehy

Two dislikes already. Truth hurts, eh girls ?

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Posted by CW13 on 12/20/2014 at 10:30 PM

Re: “TEP Wants to Install More Solar Panels With This New Program

TEP signup page doesn't work. Other than that, good idea.

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Posted by Jeff Harrell on 12/20/2014 at 8:17 PM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

The stand was fueled by the recent killings, which all victims happen to be black, but as mentioned above, it's solidarity for ALL injustices happening at the hands of cops and others - YES, regardless of the victims' race, color, etc.

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Posted by maria_ines_t on 12/20/2014 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Danehy

Let's play Moronoply in Obummer's America. You start out living on Park Place after busting your ass for 20 years. You have a nice house, a steady job, a nice pick-up truck you use for camping and hunting and a good health insurance plan that's reasonably priced. Along comes B.H. Obummer. Because of Obummercare your boss had to cut your hours because he can't afford to insure you anymore under it. Now you pay twice as much for a shitty plan and you've got money problems because of your cut back in hours. You can't afford the truck anymore so you have to sell. It's no big deal, though as the E.P.A has banned outdoor fires so camping's no longer fun and you can't hunt because the A.T.F. has taken all your guns. You had to sell the house you worked so hard for and now live in a one bedroom walk-up on Baltic Ave. But, look on the bright side. Everytime you pass "Go" you get $200.00 in welfare checks and food stamps.

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Posted by CW13 on 12/20/2014 at 2:46 PM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon

Great idea! Will be there. These protests are welcome. Long overdue!

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Posted by zsdf on 12/20/2014 at 11:45 AM

Re: “Black Lives Matter Gathering Happening Tomorrow Afternoon



(regardless of skin color)

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Posted by Rat T on 12/20/2014 at 10:49 AM

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