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Re: “Guitar Hero

I go way back with Robby and graduated with him at Sahuaro, he was awesome then as he is now. Everyone of us knew how great he was back then and always enjoyed watching him jam and hanging out with him. The desert parties at 17 poles and at rockafellas was the best. Great job Robby, Tucson is proud of you and so am I

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Posted by Todd Smith on 12/08/2016 at 7:06 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

"Then Herod sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under." Matthew 2:16

Legal, according to the law of the day.

There is legal, and then there is ethical. There is legal, and then there is humane.

How many cases throughout history have there been where the law has been out of alignment with what is just? It would be impossible to list them all.

What makes anyone think that American law is more immune from error than German law during the 1930s? Than the law in the USSR during Stalin's purges? Every society has to balance respect for the law with trying to discern cases where what is legal in a particular time and place may not be what is right. That's what individual conscience, for those who believe that such a thing exists, is meant to do.

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Posted by Case open, for those who believe in "conscience." on 12/08/2016 at 6:46 PM

Re: “Guitar Hero

For years after the Rhode Island fire that killed 100 people, Jack Russell was, by all accounts (even his own), trying to kill himself with drink. That's what "suicidal nostalgia act" means

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Posted by art on 12/08/2016 at 6:44 PM

Re: “Guitar Hero

To the writer of this article: What exactly is a "Suicidal Nostalgia Act?"....What does it even mean? I find it a bit offensive mysel.

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Posted by Alex Monroy on 12/08/2016 at 6:35 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

Illegal is illegal. Case closed.

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Posted by CW13 on 12/08/2016 at 6:23 PM

Re: “Danehy

Mark Harmon probably knows a loser when he sees one and ignored Tommy. Sorry, Grammar Maven but Tommy was never correct in his life.

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Posted by CW13 on 12/08/2016 at 6:05 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

Thank you, David, for highlighting this constructive statement of a commitment to protect and nurture every student in a diverse student body. From what I've heard, Phoenix Union has constructively applied the desegregation funding allocated to it to support student needs and achieve student benefit. The ATTITUDE of leadership -- evidenced In statements like this, in the quality of relationships developed with representatives of the courts and plaintiffs, and in how funds are actually applied in the schools or in central admin or in litigation -- is so important in an educational community serving the underserved. A constructive attitude rigorously focused on student benefit has been sadly lacking in some other districts applying desegregation funds.

Dare I think that that may be part of your point here? No, that would probably be too much to ask.

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Posted by Excellent statement; thanks for posting. on 12/08/2016 at 5:51 PM

Re: “Gen. Michael Flynn, Conspiracy Tweeter and Trump Whisperer, Is a National Security Risk

Could these results been easily flipped, by DHS?

http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/georgia

https://www.cyberscoop.com/georgia-hack-dhs-brian-kemp-jeh-johnson/

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Posted by Hillary Won The Pop Vote on 12/08/2016 at 5:11 PM

Re: “Danehy

The President "raping a chicken"?

That's right Danehick, keep it classy

Sincerely, Danehick Sux

PS -- And a hearty slap on the back for yet another name dropping reference from your oh-so-illustrious past (this time to actor Mark Harmon).

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Posted by Danehick Sux on 12/08/2016 at 5:09 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

So they intend to ignore our laws. Just till their funding is cut. Lawbreakers are trying to destroy America.

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Posted by What Happened To America on 12/08/2016 at 5:08 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

"What Again" ..PLEASE...restrict your RACIST/BIGOTED comments to the Arizona Daily Independent (ADI); an Online "Newspaper" for Cowards/Racists/Bigots that Post their HATE under the cover of the Anonymity of a "Pen Name".

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Posted by Francis Saitta on 12/08/2016 at 4:19 PM

Re: “A Democrat in Trumpland

Raul is one of the few !Bueno! things coming out of AZ. The man has empathy and compassion. Disrupt the corrupt electoral system. The popular vote doesn't count. Here we go 'W' again. I guess folks returning in body bags, may, make the pendulum swing back again. Disrupt the fascist state. Disrupt Trump. Bring back Democracy to the poor Nation.

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Posted by Micky Smythe on 12/08/2016 at 4:14 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

Hmmm. Too bad they don't choose America, the Constitution of the United States, the rule of law, not man.

Liberal indoctrination of our children is destroying our country. Americans must take back our public education system. Liberals, 'progressives', are exploiting our children for their own political ideology and to stuff their pockets with taxpayer dollars.

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Posted by What, Again on 12/08/2016 at 4:04 PM

Re: “A Democrat in Trumpland

About the only thing !Bueno! coming out of extremist AZ is Rual Grijalva. A man and Representative with empathy and compassion. Down with the Fascist State, Disrupt the corrupt electoral system! The popular vote doesn't count. Disrupt every move Trump makes. This evil cat will be 'W' on steroids. Welcome back the long endless wars. Many people have to die, regrettably, before sanity and the pendulum swings back, maybe? Peoples son's and daughters coming back in body bags, I guess? is what it will take. Resist the fascist state....by Disrupting 'IT'.

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Posted by Micky Smythe on 12/08/2016 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Phoenix Union High School District Makes a Statement

Phoenix Union High School District should be commended for the implementation of the following:

Jesus Christ is an instrument of peace. Where there is hatred, He sows Love; where there is injury, He pardons; where there is doubt and despair, He brings hope; where there is ignorance and bigotry, He brings understanding and tolerance; where there is sadness, He brings joy.

Jesus Christ taught not so much to seek to be understood as to understand; to be loved as to love; for it is in giving that we receive; it is in pardoning that we are pardoned; and it is through Love that we are able to transform Ourselves and Human Society

(Modified after: "Prayer of Saint Francis", Marquis de la Rouchetulon, L'Osservatore Romano, December 1916.

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Posted by Francis Saitta on 12/08/2016 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Danehy

@What Happened to Common Sense?

Tom Danehy is correct. The "was" refers to "none", i.e. "not one", which is singular and which therefore requires a singular verb. Thus: "NONE" (not one) of those Midwest states WAS close enough..."

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Posted by Grammar Maven on 12/08/2016 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Danehy

Tom, that "whopper of a lie" about big city theft of votes can be checked out in 2012 Philadelphia for instance (you know, the city with the club-wielding Black Panther poll workers). Obama received over 90% of the 2012 vote in over half Philly's 66 wards, 99% of the vote in 7 wards and 100% of the vote in 59 Wards. In places like Cook County, Chicago and St. Lucie, Florida there were 10% to 30% more votes cast than there were registered voters. Those Black Panther poll workers had plea-bargained down to a misdemeanor when they were cut loose by the Obama AG Holder's orders.
Don't be nave, I've got more, but you get the drift. Hell, don't you remember our own RTA vote where the Elections Administrator admitted switching software to "flip" precinct votes. That was a billion dollar theft.

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Posted by William Heuisler on 12/08/2016 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Guitar Hero

I never cared for Great White or that "Big Hair" band sound. But I like the story. I grew up at the same time at Santa Rita...And, I participated in those huge desert gathering's. Reminds me of the old days in Tucson.

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Posted by Micky Smythe on 12/08/2016 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Danehy

"none of those Midwest states was close enough to warrant one."

Tommy Tommy Tommy, a plural(states) followed by was? Wouldn't "were" be more appropriate?

And Stephen Mnuchin is a dumb ass? Get your request for college refund completed in triplicate (3). They owe you one.

Denigration, meet yourself.

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Posted by What Happened To Common Sense? on 12/08/2016 at 2:22 PM

Re: “The Skinny

I agree the roads in Tucson are beyond bad and it doesn't help that for decades many have been used for storm drainage, but have you watched road repair projects in Tucson over the years?

They usually take place along the same stretches of roadway and involve using the cheapest means possible to cosmetically repair what is in essence a sprayed-on surface that couldn't standup to golf cart traffic. Then in six months, when the new paint has faded and the same pot holes appear, they start it all over again.

People want good roads but until someone has a plan that actually builds roadways to last stop with the new taxes, which is the point of my original post that local politicians have no new solutions or ideas beyond throwing money -- other people's money -- at the problem.

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Posted by sgsmith on 12/08/2016 at 2:10 PM

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