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Comment Archives: stories: News & Opinion: The Skinny

Re: “Policy and Politics

I used to live in Nogales, and worked there for many years after that. When I saw Sessions on the border he looked so out of place - like a fish out of water. To quote another one of his kind, "Who knew it would be so complicated?"

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Posted by Constant Voter on 04/27/2017 at 5:43 PM

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Raul's picture next to "skinny", now that's irony.

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Posted by CW13 on 04/26/2017 at 8:02 AM

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Mr. Nice Guy? Seriously?


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Posted by No More Mr. Nice Guy on 04/26/2017 at 7:27 AM

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"If you look closely you can see the remains of last nights dinner in his beard." There is a pack rat colony in there also, i could not see them,but, i seen cactus, so they are in there somewhere!

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Posted by mrniceguy on 04/25/2017 at 11:17 PM

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See what I mean? That made sense.

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Posted by CW13 on 04/25/2017 at 11:06 AM

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Beard Buddies rejoice!

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Posted by CWazbeard13paulbuddiesBF&LF on 04/25/2017 at 9:26 AM

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Republicans always trash big government when the Democrats are in power. But wait. the government is the largest under the Republicans, larger debt too. Republicans are great at switching blame to anyone others then themselves. It like Trump blaming Obama for everything when he is President and has the power. But I understand him, being mentally ill as experts are now saying outloud.

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Posted by preveoff on 04/24/2017 at 4:49 PM

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12 dead in Caracas today from food riots. Socialism failing once again Tucsonans. Please try to pay attention.

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Posted by Victor E on 04/21/2017 at 4:52 PM

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Isn't it funny how Grijalva and fellow travelers are never concerned about the environmental impacts of drug smuggling and illegal immigration across the unsecured border?

- Migrants and smugglers dump an estimated 2,000 tons of trash and human waste in the borderlands every year - most of it in areas where it is very difficult to remove. (See

- Migrants and smugglers had cut an estimated 1300 miles of wildcat trails in the borderlands as of 2006. (See

-Illegal aliens and smugglers regularly set wildfires, both to summon aid or to distract CBP, destroying hundreds of acres of vegetation a year. In fact, migrants are suspected of causing many of southern Arizona's most devastating fires of the last few years (Horseshoe 2, Monument, etc.). (See

Would a wall have some environmental impact? Sure. But so would doing nothing. Let's try to keep some perspective on both sides of the issue.

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Posted by Nathan K on 04/21/2017 at 10:06 AM

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Honey? Sweetie? Sorry, but I don't swing that way.

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Posted by CW13 on 04/20/2017 at 1:55 PM

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I see that you have a thing for crusty beards honey! You should get together with your friend azpaul and play beard buddies. You guys can play guessing games where you try to see the remains of last nights dinner and walk into walls trying to figure that out. Good job sweety.

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Posted by Wink, wink on 04/20/2017 at 1:25 PM

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Mr Grijalva need look no further than Venezuala to see how socialism ends, and it is not well. Once an oil rich country, able to develop all types of social safety nets has collapsed into poverty and the people are rioting in the streets.

They have become the "new" Greece. Take a good look at socialism. Don't turn away. This is the new Democratic Party.

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Posted by Victor E on 04/20/2017 at 11:40 AM

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You're going to have liberals walking into walls trying to figure that out.. Good job.

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Posted by CW13 on 04/20/2017 at 10:46 AM

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Transparency, complying with established rules, regulations and laws you do realize you are talking about Donald Trump, right?

I suggest you step outside your politically-correct liberal bubble and start paying attention to the new reality encompassed by the post-fact, climate-change and science denying, nouveau barbarian horde that is occupying Washington intent on dismantling, purging and "decontaminating" anything and everything that came into contact with the former administration.

"Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of life the mind is frivolous and easily distracted, it misses progress by failing in consecutiveness and persistence. This is the condition of children and barbarians, in which instinct has learned nothing from experience."

George Santayana (1863 -1952) "The Life of Reason, Volume 1, 1905"

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Posted by sgsmith on 04/20/2017 at 10:37 AM

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If you look closely you can see the remains of last nights dinner in his beard.

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Posted by CW13 on 04/20/2017 at 8:47 AM

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Good god what an idiot. He is stupid to think he can stop the wall that prevents the illegals for coming over and voting for him.

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Posted by azpaul on 04/20/2017 at 8:33 AM

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Ah, the old red tape parade. No wonder most people can't stand environmentalists.

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Posted by bslap on 04/20/2017 at 5:58 AM

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There is absolutely no evidence that the Republicans want to "dismantle" public education so enough of the Obama-Dem lies, thank you very much. The vouchers make it possible for poor students stuck in bad public schools to get what they think will be a better education elsewhere, so what is the objection to that?

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Posted by luke on 04/14/2017 at 12:57 PM

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Me too. I can't wait to access it for my grandchildren.

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Posted by Taxpayer to the end on 04/14/2017 at 9:18 AM

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As a less-than-wealthy parent who, nevertheless, would like to send my kids to decent schools, please accept my thanks for making me aware of this program.

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Posted by bslap on 04/14/2017 at 6:44 AM

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