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Re: “Don of Bread

Personally, I really am loving the new format! If you want to base where you go on one persons opinion of one time and a few items,rather than the stories of the amazing people and places, you need to hustle on over to Yelp and hang out with the rest of the internet trolls! Congrats Weekly, on the great new writter!

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Posted by Amy Madigan on 01/12/2017 at 6:26 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Well then I hope I don't go too far by criticizing Neil Young just a bit. Pre CSN&Y.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK8mckAFBYY

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 4:49 PM

Re: “TUSD Magnet Schools, Desegregation, and the Next Step

Mike N - You can not teach a person with an IQ of 87 Trigonometry. NO MATTER HOW MUCH MONEY YOU SPEND! "Glib and smug are not indicators of intelligence!" Neither is rejection of FACTS!

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Posted by Postimpressionist on 01/12/2017 at 4:40 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Thanks Larry. That's one thing Wrong, Again can't do. Get along with anyone regarding anything. It's good to know that you can.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 4:34 PM

Re: “Tucson Salvage

Beautiful

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Posted by Patrick Sedillo on 01/12/2017 at 4:34 PM

Re: “Community Connections

Thank you so much for this article. I am almost in tears here. To see something that started so little become what it is today, and to think of what it will be tomorrow leaves me flabbergasted. With every life we are able to touch, PIFT continues to grow in spirit. And although, we will never be able to help every single one of our families in need, we continue to fight this war against poverty! Ms. Danyelle Khmara, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Peace and Love, Engel.

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Posted by Engelbert Indo on 01/12/2017 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

Dylan may have been at his best when he was not even singing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNE-RjRhMOM

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Posted by Larry McNeil on 01/12/2017 at 4:29 PM

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: “Don of Bread

Correct. I just write the stuff.

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Posted by Mark Whittaker on 01/12/2017 at 4:17 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: “Don of Bread

If, unfortunately, the online version won't contain info the print version does, could you in the future just repeat the basic address-phone-intrawebs stuff in the article text? A little little redundancy wouldn't hurt hurt.

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Posted by Firsttimecaller on 01/12/2017 at 3:53 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: “Don of Bread

As the author, the address and info is in the print edition. Also, there is Google.

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Posted by MarkWhittaker on 01/12/2017 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Don of Bread

It sure would be nice to see a resumption of real restaurant reviews. These feature fluff pieces are no substitute.

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Posted by PickyPalate on 01/12/2017 at 1:54 PM

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