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Comment Archives: stories: News & Opinion: The Skinny

Re: “The Skinny

Really?! THE TWEETS are the problem? How out of touch is she? Here's only some of the problem:
-Comments about journalists
-Unconstitutional Muslim ban
-Attempted gutting of domestic programs like Meals on Wheels
-Embarassment in the International field: Paris Climate Agreement
-Shady charity money laundering
-Encouraging a divisive government
-ACA repeal
-That STUPID wall

227 likes, 11 dislikes
Posted by George R. on 06/08/2017 at 7:03 AM

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Hey McSally...just cause you have a (R) next to your name doesn't mean you have to vote in lockstep with the Republican agenda. The "heathcare bill" (actually it's just a huge tax cut for the very wealthy) will take away 28 million people's access to healthcare. Don't blame Trump for taking you down.... those low ratings are because people don't like your voting record.

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Posted by RobG on 06/08/2017 at 6:54 AM

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McSally has a D- on immigration - same grade as Raul Grijalva. Might as well elect a Democrat.

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Posted by bslap on 06/08/2017 at 5:25 AM

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Rock on, Kristen Randall!

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Posted by Steve M on 06/08/2017 at 2:45 AM

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and...using this cop,firefighter BS to once again rip off the taxpayers. anonymously

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Posted by John Pulley on 06/03/2017 at 12:51 PM

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I think you are confused about what is happening to road repair money in Tucson.

S. Tucson police, fire pensions in dire financial shape | News | tucson ...
Nov 28, 2015 - South Tucson's pension system for police officers and firefighters is breaking under the weight of dwindling assets and the ever-increasing cost ...
Tucson may owe pension fund extra $16M next year | Government ...
Oct 24, 2014 - Tucson could pay up to $16 million more for its police and fire pensions next fiscal year, according to a newly released state pension board ...
Ballooning public safety pensions a blow to city budget | Government ...
Feb 4, 2015 - Tucson's City Council received bad news about its police and fire pensions Wednesday it could have to pay an extra $17.9 million for the two ...
Major overhaul to police, fire pension plan hits AZ ... - Tucson News Now
Jan 31, 2016 - The overhaul is the result of months of meetings between lawmakers, pension officials, firefighter and police unions as well as cities, towns and ...

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Posted by Anony Mous on 06/01/2017 at 1:34 PM

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repubs don't need tucson when they own the state. they can use tucson for a whipping boy. i go to "kleenex" every so often to visit my tax money. now we have this sales tax sham. money will disappear and the potholes will continue to grow.

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Posted by John Pulley on 06/01/2017 at 11:35 AM

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Pothole Heaven....delivered by Governor Deadbeat Ducey and his gang of Republicans, who have diverted millions of gas tax revenues away from road repair.

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Posted by BrianS on 05/26/2017 at 5:24 PM

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This city has far too many government employees for a Republican to win. Funny thing is that our roads are proof of it.

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Posted by Pothole Heaven on 05/25/2017 at 10:56 AM

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DHIM: Thanks for the correction on the year Steve K. first won the Ward 6 seat. I've fixed it. I miss Dan Huff, too.

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Posted by Nintz on 05/25/2017 at 9:12 AM

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Kozachik beat Nina Trasoff in 2009 not 2011. The third contest this year is in Ward 5, which the Weekly failed to even reference again in an article. Nintzel should get an F in his journalism class at the U of A for such errors.

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Posted by Dan Huff is Missed on 05/25/2017 at 7:28 AM

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What a bunch of clowns. Mariano Rodriguez is too busy to talk to the Tucson Weekly and doesn't call them back. Republican Party chairman David Eppihimer says Watson isn't a true "Republican" because he supported a sales tax hike to pay for cops, fire and road repair. So much for the large tent the republicans keep saying they have. I guess keeping Tucson shitty and cheap is more important than protecting its citizens. For some people I guess $3/month per person is too much for proper police and fire protection. But hey, if the bonds had passed last year all this would be moot.

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Posted by RobG on 05/25/2017 at 6:53 AM

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BSLAP, aren't you that Russian troll that I advised to drink large amounts of prune juice and to take fistfulls of sleeping pills?
How did that work out for you? Or was that CW13?
But I digress. Tell me all about Vladivostok.

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Posted by JoelFriday on 05/18/2017 at 8:05 PM

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Her days as our congressperson are numbered. Tucson, it's time to take out the trash, vote her 'the fuck' out!

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Posted by HumanBean on 05/18/2017 at 4:53 PM

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Not one mention of mental health issues in your abysmal journalistic attempt. Maybe you'll get 'em next time, Jim. Oh, and thanks for the embarrassingly pointless polling information.

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Posted by RevSPB on 05/18/2017 at 8:19 AM

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McSally has an F- on immigration - same grade as Raul Grijalva. She votes for increasing immigration and against enforcing immigration laws at virtually every opportunity.

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Posted by bslap on 05/18/2017 at 6:01 AM

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The media has fanned the flames of hatred and bears responsibility for pushing people to say and do stupid stuff. Tone it down.

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Posted by Dave N on 05/18/2017 at 5:28 AM

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I think the pressure of trying to run the failing Tucson Weekly is too much for Jimbo, this article is pretty unhinged.

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Posted by Chill out, Jimbo on 05/13/2017 at 11:28 PM

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Nobody wants to hear about about your little jimmie W.A.

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Posted by What, Again is trying to compensate for his lack of manhood on 05/12/2017 at 11:14 AM

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Little Jimmie - do you have to resort to deleting comments that are FACTS.

Such as:

1) Tucson is the 5th poorest in the country.

2) It has been run without opposition for the last three decades by liberals.

3) That "Keep Tucson Shitty", your line, is absolutely accurate because liberals have made Tucson Shitty?

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Posted by What, Again on 05/12/2017 at 10:36 AM

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