The ACA. The GOP's alternative to the Democrats Single Payer plan. Written in the GOP's own Heritage Foundation and first passed into law by Mitt Romney in Mass. "Collapsing under it's own weight"? No, handicapped by 28 republican states doing everything in their power to cripple it. So sad.
FYI for every 100,000 event attendees you need 1200 porta-potties for a ten hour event. For a multi-day event they would need to be serviced after each day. Failure to heed these guidelines makes for disturbingly discusting potties. If you've ever used one on the last day of Streetfair, you know this is true. Over the course of the event over 3 million people attend.
Also, the potties would line the side streets, not the Ave. Don't freak, the City is only asking for a reasonable number.
Opinion section, for sure. Cause there are no facts there...
Engel has always been an inspiration to me, as a fellow Veteran. He has the heart and spirit as an angel. A true philanthropist and all around good person. He deserves everything good that comes to him. I know he will always do right by anyone he comes in contact with.
Thank you so much for this article. I am almost in tears here. To see something that started so little become what it is today, and to think of what it will be tomorrow leaves me flabbergasted. With every life we are able to touch, PIFT continues to grow in spirit. And although, we will never be able to help every single one of our families in need, we continue to fight this war against poverty! Ms. Danyelle Khmara, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Peace and Love, Engel.
TW - this does not fit under "Cinema". Try your news & opinion section.
So far so good Tom, just wish you would change your language to " a reformed Medicare for All". Give your fellow law makers, voters and the media something to wrap their brains around. Wish you all the success for the benefit of our state and country.....but I'll still see you in 2018. ;-]
2016/2018 1st District Congressional Candidate
"Needs to be worked on?" We have heard that about Medicare and Social Security for over forty years. But Congress doesn't work. The ACA has collapsed in four years. It doesn't need work, it needs scrapping and a do over. Join together and compromise. Americans deserved better. If this is really reform when do we address medical and drug costs? What have the doctors and the hospitals given to improve the system?
Thank you so much to all the people of Tucson, Arizona and others who made this happen. My heart hurts from the pain caused by this terrible act of gun violence. Now we have a place to remember and pray for healing.
A snowbird from Alaska.
As long as this "worship" doesn't lead to physical harm, property crimes, hatred of others or mayhem, why should anyone care what they want to believe? Even the most carefully structured and rigorously defined religions rely upon "faith" in a little glimpse or insight into the unknowable as their bottom line. As soon as some real truth about our physical existence provides real certainty about why there is life at all, then I'll buy in again, gladly.
all the comments above are true! no shelters, horses stand in their own waste as pens aren't cleaned, and if a horse dies, they just bring in a backhoe and dig a hole on the property and bury it there !!!
Satanism inverts Christian symbols. It is okay with Muslims or whoever. It is specifically anti-Jesus and anti-Bible. Being against a religion should not be recognized as a religion. Just like Jediism is not recognized in the UK as a real religion despite their efforts.
As a true believer in the power and hate that only spews forth from the dark lord Lucifer, I find this group and their use of my masters image a disgrace. Beelzebub would not approve of this group hijacking his name. I hope you all go to heaven!
As a member of TST I can specifically say that not a single person in the organization actually worships the devil. But, I mean, that analysis of the fun little cartoon logo we use for the After School Satan club was so spot on, I feel like I HAVE to, now. I mean, after all the work that crazy blogger put into quoting the bible to prove his insane conspiracy theory nonsense, if I DON'T sacrifice a virgin, I am just letting it all go to waste.
"One should strive to act with compassion and empathy towards all creatures in accordance with reason."
Reason? I doubt we will be seeing much of that. And the "war on women's reproductive rights," has also been called murder of the weakest amongst us.
That shoots the hell out of reason. And I thought you couldn't make this stuff up.
If you are against the war on womens' reproductive rights being waged all over the country by the conservative right - TST are the new Good Guys.
I would challenge anyone capable of critical thinking to read their 7 tenets. You will find they are very reasonable and there is nothing evil or Satanic about them. I'd suggest they are better aligned for humanity in this millennium than the 10 commandments.
Here let me get that for you.
-One should strive to act with compassion and empathy towards all creatures in accordance with reason.
-The struggle for justice is an ongoing and necessary pursuit that should prevail over laws and institutions.
-Ones body is inviolable, subject to ones own will alone.
-The freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend. To willfully and unjustly encroach upon the freedoms of another is to forgo your own.
-Beliefs should conform to our best scientific understanding of the world. We should take care never to distort scientific facts to fit our beliefs.
-People are fallible. If we make a mistake, we should do our best to rectify it and resolve any harm that may have been caused.
-Every tenet is a guiding principle designed to inspire nobility in action and thought. The spirit of compassion, wisdom, and justice should always prevail over the written or spoken word.
Great article! Cleared up a lot of misconceptions.
I dig the First Amendment argument.
I know what it's like to be the "unpopular public speaker" who stands up to support rights for ALL of us.
Want to protect Facebook commentary from the "Devilish Judges" of the Pima County Court who won't tolerate diverse opinion critical of THEM?
Then read this: https://www.scribd.com/document/334951310/…
In the words of Flip Wilson, "The devil made me do it."
The devil's in the details.
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