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Re: “Who Is This Grijalva Campaign Sign Thief?

I wish someone would remove the multiple signs at the Northeast corner of Speedway and Houghton before someone has a crash there. The signs are large and do a perfect job of blocking the view of oncoming traffic. Besides being an eyesore, of course, but we can't do anything about that.

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Posted by Sick of the signs on 10/28/2014 at 11:04 AM

Re: “Who Is This Grijalva Campaign Sign Thief?

If she does not get elected, it's not because someone is stealing/removing her signs. I see signs go up and come down all the time during an election. Apparently all sides are culpable.

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Posted by TerryH on 10/28/2014 at 10:36 AM

Re: “Papa John's Fritos Chili Pizza a Sure Sign of Our Impending Doom

All it needs is some Cap'n Crunch and a healthy dose of chocolate syrup and it would be a big hit in Japan.

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Posted by Gonzo Sorcrachi on 10/28/2014 at 10:33 AM

Re: “Oh, Poor Teabaggers: Sorry Mexicans Are So Scary

And it's all in the name of prevent voter fraud, when in reality, it's the spitball, plain and simple.

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Posted by NJYD on 10/28/2014 at 10:31 AM

Re: “Who Is This Grijalva Campaign Sign Thief?

Correction ... it was TWO signs ... an opponent's sign and an anti-Grijalva sign that someone had left in his yard, but hardly a "bunch of signs" as falsely reported by the right-wing Three Sonoran "News" and claimed by Marty.

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Posted by elbeso on 10/28/2014 at 10:29 AM

Re: “Who Is This Grijalva Campaign Sign Thief?

Actually, NO, Marty ... it was ONE sign that some teabagger saw in his trunk and went ballistic over, a sign that someone had placed in his yard without permission.

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Posted by elbeso on 10/28/2014 at 10:12 AM

Re: “Gabby Airs New Ad Targeting Martha McSally

I would not hole Colonel (Retired0 McSally to her 2012 positions. I think she disqualifies herself for service in Congress by her 2014 position: I can't comment on policy issues until I have a congressional staff... to do my thinking for me? She is scheduled to appear at the annual meeting of the Tanque Verde Valley Association Wednesday evening, 7 to 9 pm, at the Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E. Tanque Verde Road, to "answer questions from the audience and the TVVA Board." Maybe that's where she'll tell us what she would do about gun control and Social Security and medicare and Tucson's economy of a post-A10 future.

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Posted by franklymydears on 10/28/2014 at 9:45 AM

Re: “My (Probably) Last Post About The LD-9 Race (But Don't Hold Me To It)

Ethan Orr's voting record is hardly as radical as are those of some Republicans who represent constituencies very different than those of LD 9 or Pima County generally. They don't have any reason to vote the way a Democrat would. Orr's conservatism is genuine; his occasional progressive votes perhaps not quite so much. In any event, he appears to be the wrong man in the wrong place at the wrong time for the district he has represented -- sort of -- for the term about to end. For the next term, keeping Victoria Steele and sending Randy Friese with her to the State House will assure the district and the area of representation of our people's political will.

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Posted by franklymydears on 10/28/2014 at 9:37 AM

Re: “The Koch Brothers-Funded Dark Money Campaign Against Terry Goddard

The horrible Citizens United decision by the SCOTUS has brought in lots of "free speech" - that is, if money is equated to speech. The decision reeks and is one of the worse ever from the Supreme Court ranking right up there with Plessy v. Ferguson ("Separate but equal").

The Borowitz Report nailed it today - http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-re…

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Posted by JCC on 10/28/2014 at 9:19 AM

Re: “Gabby Airs New Ad Targeting Martha McSally

Different day, same Democratic trick. Lie about your opponent.

How's that Obama war going? Are they going to take back his Nobel Peace Prize?

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Posted by Rat T on 10/28/2014 at 9:17 AM

Re: “The Koch Brothers-Funded Dark Money Campaign Against Terry Goddard

Dave, why would you want to end education?

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Posted by Rat T on 10/28/2014 at 9:15 AM

Re: “Who Is This Grijalva Campaign Sign Thief?

Plus it can get you sympathy votes if the victim can get some media time. Sorry Adelita, but we know what it feels like to be robbed......you know the rest.

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Posted by Rat T on 10/28/2014 at 9:12 AM

Re: “My (Probably) Last Post About The LD-9 Race (But Don't Hold Me To It)

Mr. Hunter, TUSD is a whole other discussion. We are talking about state policy. I don't believe you see TUSD"s problems mirrored across the state.

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Posted by Pima Mujer on 10/28/2014 at 9:05 AM

Re: “Gabby Airs New Ad Targeting Martha McSally

Rick Jason, it appears that conservatives are more likely to hide under their beds, if they don't wet them first.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/…

http://www.salon.com/2012/05/03/republican…

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Posted by Jeff Latas on 10/28/2014 at 8:57 AM

Re: “The Skinny

I suppose McSally is a nice woman and may have been a talented pilot and officer in the USAF. Is that the most important qualification for a representative in a civilian job? Her ties to Tucson are extremely tenuous. The govt sent her here for a short time to run a fighter wing. She was appointed to a seat on the Women's Commission (an obvious ploy to gain liberal women's support). Where is the Tucson connection? How has she worked here for the last two years? How does she earn a living? Does she live on her earned military pension? What does she know about the lives of everyday working Southern Arizonans and how will she represent them effectively in Congress when she has never expressed her personal views in public in response to questions? Nice lady, but not my candidate.

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Posted by gcb1 on 10/28/2014 at 8:46 AM

Re: “My (Probably) Last Post About The LD-9 Race (But Don't Hold Me To It)

Pima Mujer,

I understand your arguments, and they are valid points for discussion. However, I think it a bit funny when you talk about accountability, when TUSD has been fighting accountability since I moved to the Old Pueblo many years ago. Or do schools get a pass on accountability because they are public?
Over the years, I have both opposed and supported school bond elections over the issue of how they were going to spend their money.

Part of the dissatisfaction many conservatives have with the public education system is accountability, and how their tax dollars are spent. To many, all they see is a black hole. Maybe the public school systems need to take a long look into the mirror and get their house in order.

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Posted by lc69hunter on 10/28/2014 at 8:37 AM

Re: “Oh, Poor Teabaggers: Sorry Mexicans Are So Scary

When I was a kid people wondered why so many did not exercise their right to vote. Now it seems like great efforts are being taken to keep people from exercising their right to vote.

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Posted by Dave Gallagher on 10/28/2014 at 8:14 AM

Re: “The Koch Brothers-Funded Dark Money Campaign Against Terry Goddard

The fact that millions of dollars are being spent on political campaigns by both major parties clearly suggests that many can easily afford to pay more in taxes thereby supporting and enhancing the common good. All of this money would go a long ways towards ending childhood poverty and education.

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Posted by Dave Gallagher on 10/28/2014 at 8:08 AM

Re: “Oh, Poor Teabaggers: Sorry Mexicans Are So Scary

Rose-Marie has to be satire, right? Please?

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Posted by Kali Turner on 10/28/2014 at 8:06 AM

Re: “My (Probably) Last Post About The LD-9 Race (But Don't Hold Me To It)

Mr. Hunter,
I think if you understood the voucher program, you would want more accountability for your tax money. The voucher program has zero accountability over the giveaway of state tax monies. Voucher monies are being used for private and or religious school tuition (which poor children still can't afford), pocketed for "home-schooling," or even saved and accumulated to be used for college in the future.

Inherent in the legislation is lack of accountability.

"Arizona forthrightly rejects accountability for its Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Accounts. Its governing statute declares that the program "does not permit any government agency to exercise control or supervision over any nonpublic school" and that"[a] qualified school shall not be required to alter its creed, practices, admissions policy or curriculum" as a condition of participation."

http://scholarship.law.wm.edu/cgi/viewcont…

The state owes schools $1.3 billion dollars. Ethan Orr and his colleagues have no business giving away state money with no accountability.

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Posted by Pima Mujer on 10/28/2014 at 8:02 AM

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