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Re: “The Skinny

I understand that Highwire bar is aligned with the Grijalva clan whose dynasty over Tucson-area public offices is threatened by newcomers such as Sedgwick. I've met and discussed some TUSD issues with Ms. Sedgwick and come away with the impression that she's very sincere about solving the many problems plaguing the district.

As for commentators on this board; either you are cronies of the Grijalvas, employees of Highwire, or are at the level of maturity to dismiss the new board member who's been in office for three days based upon the gossip of some bartenders.

Oh, and the beer. I used to manage bars. If the $265 Delirium Noel keg was even as small as a quarter barrel (pony) keg. That's still about 60 full-pint pours coming in at about $4.42 per pour. The ideal pour cost for a draft beer is about 9-12 percent, however, with ultra-premium beers it is simply not realistic to pull in a 90% profit from each pour.

If the price was listed as $12, there's an expectation that it be a full 16 oz pour. Had Highwire served it that way, they would've managed only a measly 64% profit on each pour. However, they'd have sold an impression of their establishment that their customers can expect to not be completely gouged for a beer that is a seasonal treat. If their attitude is to fight with their clientele and try to embarrass their customers to the local media, then they don't deserve to stay in business.

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Posted by Let's be adults shall we on 01/12/2017 at 4:25 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

JJMarks, thank you for attempting to correct me - for saying Sanger did not believe in abortion. The article you referenced certainly set me straight, confirming the campaign Sanger and others who wanted to protect the Gene Pool waged for the sterilization of the unfit and the lesser breeds.
I quote your reference:
"The flip side of shaming wealthy white women into reproducing more quickly was figuring out a way to keep the inferior stock from breeding, so that healthy and wealthy white women could catch up and forestall the deterioration of the race. The answer to that quandary was forced sterilization on a massive nationwide scale in order to keep undesirable people from procreating.
The principle targets of the programs included not only women of color (primarily Southern Black women, although Californias sterilization program targeted many Latina women), but also criminals, the poor, and any womenincluding white womenwho were believed to be feebleminded, with feeblemindedness often corresponding to sexual promiscuity.
All of this is to say that concerns about population control weighed heavy on the minds of Americans in the early 20th century. Classes on eugenics were taught in colleges nationwide; eugenics was presented as scientific fact in biology textbooks; and the American Eugenics Society held Fitter Families Contests at state fairs throughout the 1920s, during which rural American families were encouraged to compete with one another to determine which family had the best human stock. Medals that read Yea, I have a goodly heritage were awarded to families that were deemed genetically favorable.
It may seem bizarre and Orwellian to us now, but that was the United Statesin which Sanger lived. And given the enthusiasm with which ordinary Americans embraced eugenics, it is no surprise thatSanger eventually joined up with them.

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Posted by William Heuisler on 01/12/2017 at 4:24 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Now on that we can agree. Thank you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErfRQRllHbQ

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 4:23 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Insult people?

I've never insulted one person who didn't bring it on, such as yourself.

With the possible exception of overrated musicians, such as Bob Dylan.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 4:12 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

How can you ignore the link from the San Jose Insider. You read it. How can you defend your comment? Or is this all you do, attempt to insult people ?

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 4:02 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Like I said...useless links.

No proof of anything.

I actually have a life outside of mama's basement. I actually live in my own house with my own family. You and Wrong, Again are proving yourselves to be on a level...a very useless level.

P.S.-After that stupid post, I take back the statement in which I said it seems like you have a sliver of intelligence. Sometimes even I slip up. I am human you know.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 3:45 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Troll? What do you call what you are doing? Useless links? I don't see any supporting your view. Why is that?

Next time you say "nobody" you might want to check first. Now get out of your Mom's basement and wash those pajamas. You're starting to smell.

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 3:35 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Friend? Seriously Larry? Wrong, Again is about the same amount of friend as brain cancer.

Oh, by the way, thanks for all those useless links.

Are you training under Wrong, Again? If so, you gotta step up your troll game.

You actually seem like you have a sliver of intelligence. Wrong, Again doesn't ever seem like that.

You need to pay more attention in (low) class.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Not Going Anywhere

President Obama just put up a Cuban wall.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBAMA_CUBA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2017-01-12-16-50-37

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Posted by I Smell A Rat on 01/12/2017 at 3:10 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

That's right What Again, nobody is talking about repealing the 2nd Amendment. You can relax.

Maybe try relaxing while you read this article about the efforts to repeal the 2nd Amendment.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/rescind-the-second-amendment/2012/12/20/703841a2-495a-11e2-8af9-9b50cb4605a7_story.html?utm_term=.64a4df409835

http://archive.jsonline.com/news/opinion/revoke-the-second-amendment-b99593318z1-331843711.html

http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/repeal-the-second-amendment-6

http://reason.com/archives/2016/05/25/hillary-clintons-second-amendment

http://www.salina.com/opinion/letters/rescinding-second-amendment-not-tyranny/article_ebb76db7-d2b2-5ba5-800c-ca33154f90d7.html

https://www.change.org/p/the-people-of-the-united-states-rescind-the-second-amendment

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-second-amendment-20151003-story.html

http://www.sanjoseinside.com/2014/05/30/rich-robinson-its-time-to-repeal-the-2nd-amendment/

http://www.idsnews.com/article/2015/11/letter-the-u-s-should-repeal-the-second-amendment

http://www.salon.com/2015/12/04/the_second_amendment_must_go_we_ban_lawn_darts_its_time_to_ban_guns/

There you go What, Again. Doesn't it make you fell much better to know that "Nobody is trying to rescind the Second Amendment," as your friend says above?

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

"The rescinding of the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, that document that liberals, aka, 'progressives', in reality communists, have so much revulsion for."

Nobody is trying to rescind the Second Amendment cupcake snowflake. The commie progressive liberals will not knock on your mama's basement door, come downstairs and take your precious guns.

You can change your underwear now. Believe me, this threat (and all of the others) you've dreamed up isn't (aren't) real.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Not Going Anywhere

The Tucson Weekly should read these comments and take note:

In 2006 This commentary on this kind of "border" story got 99% approval; now the results are almost reversed with an approximately 95% approval to 5% disapproval.

You'd THINK the Weekly just MIGHT want to do a "balanced" story illustrating BOTH sides of the issue; but of course they won't. They won't because it would expose the lie that all those who want to protect the border, are racists!

What about it Weekly?

Do you want to report news and real public opinion?

Or do you want to continue to spew outdated propaganda?

Don't you realize that Margo Cowan and Isabel Garcia have exposed our community, including illegal aliens, to incredible misery and hardship?

Don't you realize the "Raza Revolution" has lost?

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Posted by KitWarden on 01/12/2017 at 1:15 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

William Heuisler would do well to read about Margaret Sanger from the words of Black women who are aware of her ties to eugenics AND who can tell the history of the Black community who worked closely with Sanger to advocate for birth control.
https://rewire.news/article/2015/08/20/fal…

Lumping Gosnell in with PP is unbelievably dumb.

I understand that some folks just have a difficult time with history. Facts are hard.

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Posted by jjmarks on 01/12/2017 at 1:07 PM

Re: “Not Going Anywhere

Stephen this mess has made it harder on families like yours that did enter legally. We can not reward law breakers as Mr Obama has done. If it takes a wall, it takes a wall. I don't really care who pays for it, but right now we are being over run.

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Posted by Tammy Parsone on 01/12/2017 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

AZ DPS Officer saved this morning by an American citizen armed with a handgun.

http://www.12news.com/news/local/arizona/good-samaritan-shoots-kills-suspect-beating-wounded-dps-trooper-on-i-10/385436931

The 2nd Amendment saves another life.

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 12:15 PM

Re: “Not Going Anywhere

I am the son an great grandson of LEGAL immigrants to the United States. I am so sick of our leaders not enforcing our immigration laws, and people granting "sanctuary" for people who are here illegally. Stop aiding and abetting this, please. Make it easier for people to gain citizenship legally, make it quicker, if you think we can and should, but stop honoring people who are currently here illegally. Defend our citizens and our borders. Other countries do so routinely; we should, too. I'm not in favor of demonizing immigrants, otherwise I'd be a hypocrite. I just want our leaders to do their duties and not turn a blind eye to illegal immigration.

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Posted by Stephen M. Zumbo on 01/12/2017 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Cash the Crops

Now all we need do is make industrial hemp legal to grow and manufacture with and we'll have a growth industry that will not only benefit the environment but create jobs and industry nationally.

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Posted by blissinfinite on 01/12/2017 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

"It takes more than a national memorial. Much more."

The rescinding of the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, that document that liberals, aka, 'progressives', in reality communists, have so much revulsion for.

There's a process for that. Go ahead - give it your best shot! Especially now that the liberal agenda has been totally repudiated and you have no federal or state political power whatsoever.

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Posted by What, Again on 01/12/2017 at 10:37 AM

Re: “Editor's Note

Ms. Herreras, instead of remembering innocent and heroic victims killed and wounded during Gabby's horrible shooting you decided to defend Planned Parenthood (PP). You obviously are unaware of the irony - and of PP's history and its long record, particularly against US Blacks. Research everything below.
Here is a brief synopsis:
The NAACP was founded by 21 white, socialist, atheist, Marxist Democrats and was the antithesis of Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.s community at that time, which was capitalist, Christian, very pro-life, and pro-America. So, these 21 white people began to put a message through to the black community that Democrats were good, liberalism was good, and they subscribed to the same philosophy Margaret Sanger believed of blacks at that time.

Margaret Sanger, The Function of Sterilization, The Birth Control Review, October 1926, 299. Sanger delivered the address before the Institute of Euthenics at Vassar College on August 5, 1926. Sangers address sounds eerily familiar to the 1999 controversial Children Requiring a Caring Kommunity (CRACK) program. The program offered to pay drug-addicted women $200 cash if they underwent sterilization or had long-term chemical birth control (which may actually cause abortion in the very early stages of pregnancy) inserted into their bodies. The billboard ads were placed in inner cities.
BTW: Government "Aid to Dependent Children" (by Lyndon Johnson in 1965) has destroyed the American Black Family. Most comparisons of white and black families ignore the devastation when 70% of black babies are born out of wedlock. Read Moynihan for a complete examination of ADC, and see: http://www.census.gov/populati...

Planned Parenthood has been busily abetting ADC by aborting 40% of black babies in our inner cities for almost a century.
Baltimore Ravens player Ben Watson commented on Margaret Sangers Planned Parenthood's apparent Plan. "I do know that blacks kind of represent a large portion of the abortions and I do know that honestly the whole idea with Planned Parenthood and [founder Margaret] Sanger in the past was to exterminate blacks, and its kind of ironic that its working.
NFL Super Bowl champion Burgess Owens said, "Sanger looked at blacks as weeds.
If you wonder why urban, young, black women are allowing themselves to be victimized by Planned Parenthood, look at BET [Black Entertainment Television], which is owned by very wealthy white Democrats", Owens urged. Look at the 15 years of messaging that has been gotten through to our urban black communities: anti-white, anti-police, anti-family, and pro-abortion.
"Forty percent of black babies have been given to the altar of abortion", he observed. "In any other society, that would be considered genocide. Today, we put a nice name to it and, at the same time, have convinced our own mothers that their babies are no more than an inconvenience or a profit".

Eugenics was designed a century ago to rid society of the "unfit" to preserve the so-called Gene Pool. Planned Parenthood has emerged as Grand Patron of Eugenics in all its horror. Kermit Gosnell publicly and openly killed many thousands of black babies (born and unborn) over his thirty years in a North Philadelphia ghetto clinic that publicly catered to Black women, with very little Government oversight and no Medical inspection of the supposedly sanitary facility. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23…
Ms. Herreras, refute the above if you can, but please consider the real history of Planned Parenthood before you praise such a horror in the future and somehow connect it to a madman shooting innocent people.

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Posted by William Heuisler on 01/12/2017 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

Tucson Salvage is the only reason I still read the Weekly

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Posted by Jerry Barker on 01/12/2017 at 10:05 AM

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