frank McLaury 
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Re: “Fight for $15 Protest: Is It Really That Painful to Give Workers a Livable Wage?

$15 and hour x 15 workers = $75/hour x 8 hours/ day = $1800 labor cost x 7 days = $12600 per week
5,000 hamburgers @ $ 3.95 x7 days/ week = ( week's receipts) ----- = $19,750 per wk
gross profit $ 7,150
cout of that comes heat, light taxes, insurance, the owners pay, (if any) city licenses, and a whole bunch of other fees like cost of food he has to buy to serve.
So, as you can see. He will close his store. Can't make it. This is based on over 750 hamburgers/day

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Posted by frank McLaury on 04/16/2015 at 6:13 PM

Re: “Editor's Note

I am distressed over the city's collective obcession over weed, THC, and the obsessive focus on marijuana for medical purposes. You know and I know when (not if) it becomes legal for wider distribution, and it will, that massive amounts of money are to be made, and the elements that now flood Colorado will soon hit Tucson's front doors. I would prefer collective media in this town to just be up front with us and let it all hang out: you want it here, you can't wait, and some of you hope to cash in on what for most of us has been a life time of really rotten wages.
Colorado's wage base has always been better than ours, I know, I left here in 1990, lived there for 10 years and made far more coin than I ever did here. Legalizing pot here will change the wage profiles almost overnight. Howsomever, it should be noted that Colorado's governor has recently said it was a mistake. No further details are available.
I know Colorado, and the nails rimming the coffin are a good example for us to follow closely. We should check it out before jumping into that bed, completely.
Roger Fulton
Tucson, Az
520-468-1104
rogdodger1@aol.com

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Posted by frank McLaury on 04/16/2015 at 5:44 PM

Re: “How Did a Trampoline Park Open Here Without Someone Telling Me?

PRESS RELEASE DANISH CLUB OF TUCSON
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 27, 2015

CONTACT: ROGER FULTON
520-468-1104

QUEEN MARGRETHE II OF DENMARK IS CELEBRATING HER 75TH BIRTHDAY ON 16TH OF APRIL. MONA’S DANISH BAKERY AND THE DANISH CLUB OF TUCSON ALONG WITH HER SUBJECTS WORLD-WIDE , WILL JOIN TOGETHER IN CELEBRATION OF THIS MILESTONE ACHIEVEMENT.

MONA’S DANISH BAKERY WILL HOST A TRADITIONAL DANISH BIRTHDAY CAKE WITH KRANSAKAGE (WREATH CAKE), MUSIC, AND SONGS.

DENMARK HAS ONE OF THE OLDEST MONARCHIES IN HISTORY AND QUEEN MARGRETHE II IS ONLY THE SECOND REIGNING WOMAN IN IT’S OVER 1,000 YEAR HISTORY. SHE HAS REIGNED OVER DENMARK FOR THE PAST 43 YEARS.

STRONG CULTURAL, POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL TIES HAVE EXISTED BETWEEN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AND THE CELEBRATION OF THE QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HAS TAKEN ON ROMANTIC CONNECTIONS BETWEEN DANISH AMERICANS AND CITIZENS IN THEIR HOMELAND.
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Posted by frank McLaury on 03/30/2015 at 4:11 PM

Re: “Gabby Giffords: "I Am Asking Every Reasonable American To Help Me Tell The Truth About the Cowardice These Senators Demonstrated"

oh, everyone, knock it off. All this gas isn't going to get us anywhere.

Posted by frank McLaury on 03/17/2015 at 8:45 PM

Re: “Cinema Showdown

Oh yeah, Depp, didn't recognize him without that dead chicken on his head.

Posted by frank McLaury on 01/22/2015 at 11:29 AM

Re: “Skinny

Funny, McSally reminds me of another politician that made promises to get elected, got elected, then carried them out. Ticked a lot of people off. Turns out the other pol was a hero. Reagan.

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Posted by frank McLaury on 01/22/2015 at 11:27 AM

Re: “2014: A Last Look Back!

'aren't you afraid that after reviewing your column in toto, that Arizona itself may be turning into one big joke? Seriously, if we are to take YOUR comments seriously, are we not to assume that Arizona has fallen down the rabbit hole? Is that not where you are leading us?

Posted by frank McLaury on 01/12/2015 at 8:22 PM

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