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Re: “Ask a Mexican!

Y a mi me contaron que "greaser" venia de la brillantina y pomada que se usaba en el cabello en los 50;s.

Posted by Carlos Valenzuela on 09/18/2016 at 11:58 AM

Re: “Local Transition

There's really nothing on 4th worth visiting twice. No stellar eateries, that's for sure. Look. Tucson, as a whole, is sort of a dump.

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Posted by ChipAwayTucson on 09/18/2016 at 10:47 AM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Sunrises and sunsets. The Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum and the old Old Tucson, before the fire. Davis Monthan and the Bone Yard. A-10s and F-16s – the sound of freedom. Coyotes howling inside the city limits and javalina nibbling on my front “yard” plants. Families of quail running on the ground and Harris hawks soaring in the sky above. Monsoon rains and the Stupid Motorist Law. The old TCC, when the water features worked, and Cholla High School, when it was new, before they had to put up all the fencing that makes it look like a minimum security prison today. Tucson has always been a city of contrast with various cultures and civilizations fighting with each other and with nature, even as the people do the same. I have heard it said that although the secret to success may be elusive, the secret to failure is trying to make everyone happy. Tucson will never make everyone happy and perhaps that will be the secret to its success.

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Posted by sgsmith on 09/18/2016 at 9:45 AM

Re: “Song of the Day: 'Tucson Kills'

Fuck You star command
you don't have a clue
you showed up out of the Blue
your here because you don't know what to do
you can judge and know whats wrong
you can never say it in a song
you can only point and say
I know a better way
but all you do is sit and judge
All those who've lived who hold no grudge

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Posted by mboston on 09/17/2016 at 11:05 PM

Re: “Police Dispatch

I used that "Do you want to......" line a few times at he old Maverick and the Bum Steer back in the '70's, (when Tucson was really a fun town) It worked a couple of times with really not that many tries. Tucson is still a fun town sometimes.

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Posted by mrbigshotno1 on 09/17/2016 at 5:24 PM

Re: “Trump's Childcare Plan Is As Phony as the Rest of His Proposals

A spirited rally, but Nintz takes the game.

Nintzel 1, Asstrolls 0.

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Posted by skinnyman on 09/17/2016 at 12:41 PM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Hello. I am not from here. From other state or other country grew up there. Battle against evil left my family. Main reason I called comsic cloud. Because against negatively vibe from evil spirit but turn to positive vibe. I can move far away. I can beat him I can become inferno. Reason I pray used candle help my breathing practice mediation for many year period. There nothing more you can do here too hot weather only place. However other state is cold. I think all over state or world weather is different. Remind same long time is shit. To think other state is better cold help you relaxed environment. You all need stop argument all time because you refused go to get counseling and you all refused go to la frontera because of case worker agree to tell you need help get house or apartment because it too hot to be here and some of them have no money or no support family off their back. Because you are all struggle with everything is here. You need drink lot water ever day and food is good. Lord said you bad used drugs is no longer good for your health. But evil is liar pit put him to hell one day but devil will go back to hell close him down for long time. Some of you people become unfaithful not respect to my god did not like way you did. I am sorry they cannot come out right now. I think you need to move I think this place is not for student it not apartment and I think it is motel I think it too old and I think it is no longer good and I think it is from India place but sound stupid and sad disappointed at you same time. I agree and I don't want agree with other people not need judge me I am my right deaf or speak or sign don't speak used my hands or foreign language period. I am glad for myself no matter how long I left to be and I am leaving. I will love all you.but tear long battle against devil evil pure liar. I will be last winner know as inferno horseman,dragon. Because I am last ask my animals dragon push heat reason I am ready beat demon, Santa, evil failure one. It true heat, true hot sun and that sad for god made sun, earth water, food and damn living for you to think about it hard people lose many job or keep job need money anyway but heat no good fuck tired if this heard me out I am gone I cannot keep me anyway. I am take my dragon far east england, asia somewhere cold. But I am never will see you again but said I love you all goodbyes. It does no matter what happen to that apartment. Need move on and I am move on I am gone out but please leave me alone get away from me. My mom is right bethea for many year love, wealth, health and reason trump good money and I know them very well know my horoscope weather. That why y'all need stop complaining and be accept stop it. If you continue it never will be better for you or all of you. I most highest known I know what to do next. My copd deaf agency office I will call or if you bother me will against you. I will you get out my office hearing people are crazy. They are not pay attention to god. Because demon is liar he is no truth. God is truth. lord will be take away from people. This is my problem and i need fix this. I cannot help you but need to terrible weather and move on. Miss you horrible miss you all. Due weather. Nothing to do about it.

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Posted by ronrun198041 on 09/17/2016 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Dan, i think you missed the whole point of the article. I love tucson. JUST LIKE YOU. I'm fairly sure i don't need to have my head checked simply because i love it for different reasons. ....

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Posted by Adiba Segal on 09/17/2016 at 6:48 AM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Thank you spelling maaaavvveeeeeeennnnnn.....lol

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Posted by Adiba Segal on 09/17/2016 at 6:42 AM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

"... actually had grocery stores, stop lights, and BUSSES."

I'm sure it had buses as well as kisses.

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Posted by Spelling Maven on 09/17/2016 at 5:30 AM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

You gotta new fan. Hey you are word-y and conversation-y and too often vote for abstractions over the tangible. First person is second-y. And we all need a little more sensory detail. But you got style! And your prose moves quickly. Remember go for the sentiment rather than the sentimentality. Great topics!

Posted by Juliana Rose on 09/17/2016 at 3:51 AM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

Scary. Really scary. What is the issue? Critical thinking skills? Inbreeding? No thinking skills?

Posted by Juliana Rose on 09/17/2016 at 3:42 AM

Re: “Dust Devil

I know what that feels like, as does any animal lover.

One of mankind's greatest curses is the fact that we are doomed to outlive our most beloved nonhuman friends.

Best wishes to you, Julie.

Posted by Ex-Arizonan on 09/17/2016 at 12:11 AM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Tucson is a nice place. I think that people who hate this town, are unrealistic about the potentialls of this town. It's quiet, and has a lot of things that can be taken as slow. For instance, we have a light rail system that could cross the town but the politicians feel that this cannot be another Portland Oregon. A while ago when I was driving back from Phoenix to move back to Tucson, I took the long way back home through Oracle and on the way back here I heard Tohono O'oham Music and realized I was home. I cried. It was good to be back. And I knew that as a person moving back Tucson This place could be a great place like Portland Oregon. It is up to the rest of us who feel that this is a hellhole, to turn this into a great place. I do not understand why there are so many haters for this place that could be so great. The author of this article needs to have her head checked. The weather is great , And it cools down at night unlike Phoenix. It is up to us to make sure that this town is a great place. We don't need a baseball team to make us feel great. It does not take some stupid art project to make this place a center of culture. Tucson has been around since colonial times and has thrived despite the fact that there is nothing here, other than a nice place with great people and wonderful surroundings. We are at the taco truck or should I say the Sonora hotdog Capital of the world. This may not be Paris France where Hemingway was king, but this is the place where Edward Abbey would have like to have called home. Mexicans, native Americans, White people, African-Americans, and Asians call this place home. It's a great place, make it better. Let's bring jobs here and infrastructure like those found in Portland and Los Angeles, and enjoy The great diversity that exist in this "hell hole that the stupid author" feels exist .

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Posted by Dan on 09/16/2016 at 10:51 PM

Re: “It's No Mistake: WOOPS! Bakeshop

I've been there, it's awesome! Great service, yummy sweats, coffee and wifi what more do you need? Really

Posted by Joshsquash on 09/16/2016 at 10:51 PM

Re: “Song of the Day: 'Tucson Kills'

Billy is one of a kind. He is an inspiration to a lot of people. This song told the story that he wanted to tell and did it well. ;) Tucson is an amazing city with wonderfully unpretentious people. Anyone who's spent quality time there knows...

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Posted by Alesia Garrido on 09/16/2016 at 10:36 PM

Re: “Song of the Day: 'Tucson Kills'

I saw him perform once and thought it was so beautiful,passionate and inspirational... I love his cd!!

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Posted by BlaireWaldorf on 09/16/2016 at 9:49 PM

Re: “Song of the Day: 'Tucson Kills'

Billy is such an amazing artist and poet! Tucson is so lucky to have him. Thank you, Billy, for all that you create.

6 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by justafan on 09/16/2016 at 9:41 PM

Re: “Tucson Is A Vacuum—And I'm Ok With That

Shitty - "Two bit town speed trap"-style parking tickets around TCC

Gritty - Tucson drivers speeding up at pedestrians in parking lots

Dimwitty - Hispanics flying TRUMP flags on their homes

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Posted by hank on 09/16/2016 at 9:10 PM

Re: “Trump's Childcare Plan Is As Phony as the Rest of His Proposals

Come on now this whole thing is really my fault. I just get a kick out of dragging all the liberals out on a full moon and bitch slapping them a little. See you next month.

11 likes, 25 dislikes
Posted by Rat T on 09/16/2016 at 8:56 PM

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