Mike Anderson 
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Re: “Lani's Luau Hawaiian Restaurant

Onolicious local kine grinds from local boy and girl. Reasonable prices, friendly service. Ey, where else you going get malasadas and poi in the desert?

Posted by Mike Anderson on 11/05/2015 at 7:52 AM

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Re: “ALEC Gives Arizona an 'Economic Outlook' Magic Pony Award

So, Hupp, tell us the rest of the story - how , under Silent Cal and his replacement (Hoover) the stock market bubble grew and grew until it burst burst with a vengeance in 1929. If that's your idea of growth, you can have it - and keep it. Oh - nice to see you posting under your own name for a change. Too bad you haven't learned from your past experiences

16 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Mike Anderson on 04/27/2016 at 7:12 AM

Re: “Win Tickets to the Wildcat Baseball Game on Friday

The best bet tomorrow and Sunday for base ball fans is down at historic 107-year-old Warren Ballpark in Bisbee, where John "Button" Salmon and "Prince Hal" Chase will be honored at the Seventh Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament. Button Salmon, who gave the University of Arizona its "Bear Down" motto, played baseball as a catcher during the summer of 1925 for the Douglas Blues of the outlaw Frontier league. On the infield with him were former White Sox players Chick Gandil and Buck Weaver, as well as player-manager Hal Chase, touted by Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb as the best defensive first baseman they's ever seen. All three were kicked out of organized baseball for their alleged complicity in fixing the 1919 World Series. See the Friends of Warren Ballpark website and Facebook page for details!

Posted by Mike Anderson on 04/15/2016 at 7:46 AM

Re: “The Skinny

David Gowan is indeed stupid, ideologically bat-shit crazy, ethically challenged and interested only in the perks of power. And he looks freakin' stupid in his cowboy hat. Unfortunately, he is my representative for the next few months.

15 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Mike Anderson on 04/14/2016 at 8:23 AM

Re: “Gowan Caves on BS Background Checks on Reporters

He's not delusional. He's stupid, self-absorbed and crooked as a dog's leg.

12 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mike Anderson on 04/13/2016 at 7:19 AM

Re: “The Birth of a Trump Nation

Well, AZpaul, looks like you skipped over the part of American history where the southern Democrats switched parties and became Republicans. It started, as those who paid attention in history classes already know, in 1948, when Harry Truman ordered the integration of the armed forces and ultra-racist Strom Thurmond jumped ship in protest and ran as a third party candidate. The process accelerated in the 1960s when the Democratic party pushed for civil rights legislation and continued in 1968 with Nixon's southern strategy and George Wallace's decision to leave the Democratic party and run as a third party candidate. Now, instead of the solid south going for the Democrats, it goes for Republicans. The racists switched parties. Did you ever stop to wonder why, Nimrod?

18 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Mike Anderson on 03/08/2016 at 9:19 AM

Re: “Sunset Mag: Bisbee Among the Best Communities in the West

Even though the writers didn't get past the traffic circle and focused primarily on Old Bisbee (which has only 1/3 of the town's population, by the way) it is a welcome distinction. Lowell, featured in the Sunset piece,, is just a business street, the sole surviving piece of a once-thriving community consumed by the pit and has no population.
Bisbee's attractiveness boils down to, IMHO, 1.) Relatively inexpensive, attractive real estate stock located in a beautiful setting 2.) A sense of community AND great accessibility to cultural resources not usually found a a town of 5,500. 3.) The vibes, which come from the convergence of a large number of interesting, creative and somewhat quirky people in a small place.
Not all of Bisbee's population consists of aging hippies, artists, writers, stand-up comics and such. Most are normal folks who were born here or who moved here because the place attracts like a great magnet. It has a high school with a very competitive athletic program and one helluva tradition (the "Bear Down" story of John "Button" Salmon started in Bisbee, where he starred on high school teams and in an "outlaw" baseball league that included several of the Black Sox players who fixed the 1919 World Series.) The Bisbee-Douglas H.S. football rivalry extends back to 1906 and draws SRO crowds in both towns. Warren Ballpark, where the Pumas play, is the oldest continuously used multi-sport facility in the U.S. (Football fans - this is real "Friday Night Lights" country and would make the perfect weekend venue during the fall.
What this place needs is more jobs and newcomers of breeding age. And more visitors.
Button Salmon and Hal Case, the "Black Prince of baseball" will be honored at the 7th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament, a fund-raising event organized by the Friends of Warren Ballpark that's scheduled for April 16 and 17.

15 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mike Anderson on 01/31/2016 at 9:00 AM

Re: “GOP State Lawmaker Wants to Punish Anyone Who Films Within 20 Feet of Law Enforcement Without Their Permission

Kavanagh has a long tradition of introducing stupidity in the form of bills. Nothing new here. He is the poster child for mindless reaction.

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Mike Anderson on 01/11/2016 at 7:02 AM

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