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Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Don't worry about me, Vinnie. I'm good. The country will survive. But I can't figure out why you goons aren't happier. I mean, come on, you got everything you wanted. Where's the joy? Were's the relief? All I see is more fear and anger. Just makes you wanna ball up your widdle hands and punch something, don't it?

40 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Peabo on 11/11/2016 at 10:53 AM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Wow Peabo,
You don't sound like a person who has been set free.
As for bigotry, read the hacked DNC e-mails.
As for sexual assault. ever hear of Bill Clinton.?
Anti-Semitism is a ridiculous stretch. unless you are referring to the DNC trashing of Bernie.
You sound a bit angry. Hurts a bit doesn't it? At least you are not out there with the Soros-rent-a-mobs.
Nice job with all those election taunts and preachy predictions.
Maybe it's time to broaden your horizons beyond Nate Silver and the
other paid party hack pollsters next time you talk trash.

15 likes, 46 dislikes
Posted by The Vince of darkness on 11/11/2016 at 10:48 AM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Come on you guys we can't keep this up. Donald Trump needs to see what is happening to our country and step down, so that Hillary can be the President. I think if the rioters promise to stop he would do it. We won't know until we try. Or maybe President Obama could just stay in office for the first four years and then let Hillary be appointed to finish his second term. The US Constitution was expected to be changed much more often than we have changed it. This looks like a good time. Even my sociology prof agrees with me.

12 likes, 43 dislikes
Posted by M.T. Head on 11/11/2016 at 10:22 AM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Spare me. Your holier-than-thou condescension is as ridiculous as it is nauseating. Have a good time on that higher ground of yours while it lasts, the truth will eventually set you free.

40 likes, 13 dislikes
Posted by Peabo on 11/11/2016 at 10:15 AM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Sorry Mr Peabo, but this election proved one thing. Americans are sick and tired of the accusations and name calling trying to keep people from saying what they believe. In most cases those making the claims are actually the ones doing it. You need to look no further than the Clinton Foundation and their lies and fraudulent schemes. But I have allowed you that space. Please do the same.

15 likes, 51 dislikes
Posted by Debra Holt on 11/11/2016 at 9:45 AM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

How sanctimonious of you, Debra. As far as being known by the company that you keep, does that mean you approve of antisemitism, bigotry, and sexual assault? If not, you might want to do a little looking around yourself, it seems like you've got your head in the sand.

56 likes, 16 dislikes
Posted by Peabo on 11/10/2016 at 9:18 PM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Anne, what you believe may not actually be true. Part of your beliefs are based on media and personal biases from one or two experiences. Get to know some Trump supporters and ask them why they voted for Trump. Listen to, and think about, their answers. Try to put yourself in their shoes. They suffered 8 years hopelessly opposed to Obama and the lies that they were told.

Then ask yourself, "did those that opposed Obama, riot in the streets damaging someone elses property, and, encourage others to kill cops? Or could it be that most of these agitating protesters are paid for by a political movement or even a political party?

You might want to rethink some of your positions because you are known by the company that you keep.

16 likes, 68 dislikes
Posted by Debra Holt on 11/10/2016 at 3:01 PM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

Hope and change? How did that work out?

15 likes, 61 dislikes
Posted by Cliff Claven on 11/10/2016 at 2:59 PM

Re: “When Everything You Care About is Gone

This article is timely for those of us at a loss for hope after Tuesday's results. Thank you Danyelle and Melanie for helping me start my day in a better frame of mind.

51 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Anne0859 on 11/10/2016 at 12:20 PM

Re: “A River Ran Through It

Pump treated effluent through the downtown area? How fitting. Anybody got a joke about that? Keep Tucson %?@tty?

1 like, 5 dislikes
Posted by Rat T on 11/08/2016 at 3:15 PM

Re: “A River Ran Through It

Wanna get our rivers flowing again? These people have a plan!…

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Posted by Reel Inspiration on 11/08/2016 at 12:32 PM

Re: “The Strange Saga of Geronimo's Skull

Perhaps I can help shine some light on the subject at hand.

It has always been said that for one to own the head of a former great leader that said owner would become endowed with those similar genius/luck/skills as the leader himself. Now, correct me if I am wrong, but the Bush's have already owned 16 years of the total 200 years of presidency's in the USA - barring Jeb Bush doesn't somehow win another 16 years for them this one, single, shitty family, will have taken nearly 25% of the entire lifespan of our nations presidency's. It's more than just a dynasty. - I'd say the old lore of owning a great leaders skull is spot on, or at least the Bush's possession of the skull appears to have done them quite well and successful. :-o

I have a newspaper article from I believe the 1980's that speak more clearly about that of a leaked letter. The article clearly alleges 4 grave robbers (with photos) were those who took the skull. One of the four is none other than Prescott Bush.

Posted by Cali Webman on 11/05/2016 at 3:58 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

Wish You gave these Earlier , For Us Mail In Voters !!

Posted by Cactus Jumper Jim on 11/03/2016 at 11:14 AM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

I was a strong supporter of Sharon Bronson for the dozen-plus years I have lived in Picture Rocks. I supported her because without her active support we probably would not have the pool, BMX/Skate Park, various grants, and other amenities that have enhanced our community. But that was then.

Now she has lined up with forces that see the Avra Valley as a dumping ground for their money-making schemes. Look at:
-Her support of County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry and silence about his proposed Interstate 11 route through the Avra Valley that will hurt our communities, including the Tohono Oodham Nation, impede wildlife, and destroy ancient archaeological sites, while enriching millionaire real estate speculators like Wil Cardon and Don Diamond;
-Tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from fat cat developers and corporate PACs;
-Her continued vocal support for the Sonoran Corridor leg of I-11 despite its rejection by the voters in the bond election; whatever happened to respecting the will of the people?
-With transportation logistics essential to connection with Mexico she ignores the job losses that Interstate 11 planners of integrative manufacturing expect with R&D in the US and manufacture and assembly in Mexico where ADOT expects wages to be lower than China; with stealing good American shipping jobs from the West Coast to the expanding Port of Guaymas; to crippling tourism at Saguaro Park, Desert Museum, Kitt Peak, etc.; to destroying existing jobs that serve the I-10 corridor;
-Her support for doubling a regressive county sales tax on us and increasing the state gas tax while lavishing tens of millions in tax breaks and subsidies on crony corporations.

Twenty years is long enough; its time for a change.

1 like, 4 dislikes
Posted by AVL on 10/26/2016 at 4:56 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

I support Cyndi Tuell for county attorney, she demonstrates a strong ethic to our community and important issues. I appreciate her dedication to environmental concerns pertaining to Pima county and the state of Arizona. Take a moment to learn about her campaign at

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Posted by azriverguide on 10/26/2016 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

In the year 2016, no one under the age of 75 should oppose marijuana legalization. Baby boomers, Generation X-ers, and the Millennials have no excuse to believe in the reefer madness propaganda used to keep marijuana illegal, in part of a war on drugs that is authoritarian, racist, and waged unevenly against poor and working class Americans. It is overdue to end!

19 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Joseph Benjamin on 10/25/2016 at 7:39 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

If any of you would like to ask me a question directly, please email me through my website ( I will respond as promptly as possible. Thanks

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by markdnapier on 10/25/2016 at 6:38 AM

Re: “Pride 2016

Note: SAGA's TRANS*FORM Employment Expo takes place on November 8th and not in October. Thank you.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Samantha Gardner on 10/23/2016 at 9:47 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements


As you might imagine I have taken a lot of flak from republican circles for getting the endorsement of The Weekly. However, I am very proud of this endorsement and do not shy away from it at all. Of all candidates, the Sheriff should work to bridge all divides and be open to all people. I will always be open to all of you as your Sheriff. Working together we can make Pima County a better place.


9 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by markdnapier on 10/23/2016 at 6:59 PM

Re: “Hell Yes! The 2016 Tucson Weekly Endorsements

In response to omadrid: just your language alone is a good reason to vote 'no' on prop 205. I guess there are idiots on both sides of the issue, so despite your disgusting language, I'm voting yes anyway.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by S Roberta Kurtz on 10/23/2016 at 2:07 PM

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