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Re: “Guest Opinion

This kind of attack on solar energy is a lingering blast from the past, a last gasp of the fossils, think Neanderthal, and is nationwide. And the more we expose it, as is done so well by the whistleblower and in this oped, the more it will slink back into it's cave, its proper place in our modern American energy picture. Dr. Harvard Ayers, Climate Voices US

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Posted by climstevoice on 04/23/2015 at 7:34 AM

Re: “Legal Theft, Part I

I strongly recommend reading Johann Hari's book: Chasing the Scream, The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs. This book will open your eyes, turn your stomach and make you realize - if you don't already - just what a tragic waste the 100 plus years of the War on Drugs has been.

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Posted by Dave Gallagher on 04/23/2015 at 7:21 AM

Re: “Ryan Adams' Live Set at Rialto Proves Whiskeytown Is Dead

Isn't Meniere's disease an inner ear disease? I can see that would be a bitch for a musician to have.

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Posted by Bob on 04/23/2015 at 7:14 AM

Re: “Danehy

What makes the swerving to hit the bad guy reckless is that the police officer couldn't see what was beyond the wall he was heading for. There could have been people, traffic, even ducklings! Yes, ducklings! The bricks flew all the way across the street beyond the wall. It was by pure chance nobody was on the other side of that wall or traveling on the street beyond. What if the guy had the wherewithal to jump out of the way? The cop is in the wall and the guy is standing there with a gun. It was reckless. If there had been just an empty lot beyond the guy and no wall and the cop had run him over, stopped the car and arrested what was left of the idiot, I'm fine with that. But this incident was pure recklessness on the part of the cop. Thank god no ducklings were injured.

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Posted by Kentop on 04/23/2015 at 7:10 AM

Re: “College Tuition for DREAMers Might Drop But Fight for In-State Rate Isn't Over

We are not going to reword their parents for breaking our laws by giving them benifits of being a citizen. If the parents self deport, I might consider it.

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Posted by AZPaul on 04/23/2015 at 7:08 AM

Re: “College Tuition for DREAMers Might Drop But Fight for In-State Rate Isn't Over

I agree, education for all, if your not a resident or citizen, you pay non-resident tuition.

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Posted by AZPaul on 04/23/2015 at 7:06 AM
Posted by AZPaul on 04/23/2015 at 7:04 AM

Re: “Mother Jones Report: Gun Violence Costs Arizona $5.44 Million

Interesting, can they tell you how much we have saved in medical costs from people who defended them selves with guns? Prevented assaults rapes and murders?

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Posted by AZpaul on 04/23/2015 at 7:03 AM

Re: “Mother Jones Report: Gun Violence Costs Arizona $5.44 Million

Illegal immigration costs a lot more. And is mostly preventable. But the weekly is all for it.

Still, it's foolish to pooh-pooh gun violence and immediately jump to the extreme conclusion that someone is 'gonna take your guns'. 5 million sounds *very* low. Just one treatment for a serious gunshot wound could cost upwards of half a million.

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Posted by bslap on 04/23/2015 at 6:44 AM

Re: “College Tuition for DREAMers Might Drop But Fight for In-State Rate Isn't Over

Heck, why shouldn't American taxpayers and out-of-state American parents subsidize the education of illegal immigrants? We don't have anything better to do with the money I'm sure.

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Posted by bslap on 04/23/2015 at 6:37 AM

Re: “Bull Session

Jim, you forgot one question and answer:

A judge has ruled that AZ has underfunded schools by $1.3 billion and should pay $331 million immediately. How did the legislature deal with making the payments to public schools?

They didn't. But the governor is withholding 24 million in the budget to back loans to charter schools.

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Posted by Pima Mujer on 04/23/2015 at 6:09 AM

Re: “Mother Jones Report: Gun Violence Costs Arizona $5.44 Million

I wonder what illegal immigration costs.

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Posted by Allan N Kim Harrison on 04/23/2015 at 6:03 AM

Re: “Legal Theft, Part I

This is new ???? ever Since Dennis DeConcini and the "MANTIS"( Metro Area Narcotics Task Interdiction Squad) ( miss allocated and missing funds confiscation of A lear jet that they tooled around . In the 70's the Police District Attorneys informants have been setting up citizens and legally ripping them off and them keeping the monies it should go to the elected officials to govern. This is why we don't need a " Department of Marijuana" Same thing we collected the monies it is up to us on what we do with it. This type of governmental departments becoming their own tax and allocated monies collected out side the elected official is dangerous as you just read. And the ADA want to hire them to police their market with this power. Annie barricade the door the wolf is kicking it down.

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Posted by carpet baggers on 04/23/2015 at 5:29 AM

Re: “Guest Opinion

"It's because the utilities make a lot more money from old, polluting power plants than they do from solar."

And where do those utilities plan to GET that "lot more money from old, polluting power plants...?" Out of YOUR back pocket, that's where. The utilities have had YOU captured (as customers) from the first time you paid the electric bill at your rented or owned apartment or house. Now they've used some of that extra money from your electric bill to PURCHASE favor from the corporation commissioners.

Great job, Nancy, setting for the simply but elegant truth about legal (and possibly some illegal) corruption at the Arizona Corporation Commission.

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Posted by Steve M on 04/23/2015 at 5:06 AM

Re: “What I Learned from Viva La Local Food Festival

Pasco is a must try. You will love it.

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Posted by David w on 04/23/2015 at 1:20 AM

Re: “Mother Jones Report: Gun Violence Costs Arizona $5.44 Million

I wonder if she did a study between cars and guns, who would come out ahead? Gun can be deadly weapons in anyone's hands. Look at cars, we're all licenced and insured, but it doesn't stop the carnage on the roads. There is no simple, or legislative answer.

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Posted by Jim Kelly on 04/22/2015 at 9:18 PM

Re: “Fight the “Fight for Fifteen”

Mark, allow me to clarify something. The Law of Demand as it applies here refers to the workers, not the goods they buy. As prices go up - as in the cost of employing low-skilled workers - the demand for those workers goes down resulting in fewer opportunities for those workers to get a start and move beyond the entry level wage, as two thirds do within the first year. Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment

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Posted by jonathan.l.hoffman on 04/22/2015 at 7:48 PM

Re: “Mother Jones Report: Gun Violence Costs Arizona $5.44 Million

Rat T I don't think that will happen since we all know that liberals hate guns and Joe you are so right.

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Posted by trainmanswife on 04/22/2015 at 7:27 PM

Re: “Ryan Adams' Live Set at Rialto Proves Whiskeytown Is Dead

*My* Winding Wheel, Ashes *&* Fire.

He actually plays a lot of Whiskeytown songs live still.

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Posted by Anthony Tyrrell on 04/22/2015 at 6:14 PM

Re: “A New Billy the Kid?

It is now 2015, where are the DNA results?

Posted by hauntedPrescott on 04/22/2015 at 4:52 PM

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