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Re: “Saving Sisley

Not to diminish the contribution of veterans and their devotion to the oath to country and sole. PTSD can be birthed in all parts of society personality managed and able. I dont believe it can be eradicated treated but socially understood. There is the Achilles heal to the whole of Marijuana therapy.

It is apparent that legalization is a strong consideration to diminish some of the social ill's from Alcohol. A lot less physically harmful not as extreme in over indulgence. For this approach no medical oversight but for epidemic study in conflict with medical completely.

Some are of the idea that no medical oversight let anyone grow and compassion of sole will render a benevolent society. Self medication by smoke lodge/drum/aroma therapy has benefits but not measurable consistent results.

There are so many aspects to marijuana. With the International WHO endorsed academics compiling decades of study from Diabetes, Autism, Neuroscience not to mention the placebo.

I would plead for anyone who has experienced or is PTSD to call. Remember it can be socially caused and enhanced PTSD is about fear and who/where represents it.

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Posted by Carpet Baggers on 10/27/2017 at 4:15 PM

Re: “Danehy

Listen to Ronald Reagan ? I don't think so. According to the intellectually challenged ( is that better Mr. Corvi ?) writer of the above gibberish, Reagan was a total boob who hoodwinked us with " voodoo economics". I wish he had a pair and would be open to a debate with you on the subject. Now, that would be funny.

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Posted by CW13 on 10/27/2017 at 11:13 AM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

sdotwarren, I think the 90% you're talking about is the percent of students who passed AzMERIT. That doesn't mean individual students got 90-out-of-100 on their scores. I don't know which BASIS campus your son attends, but looking at the AzMERIT scores, it's likely that something like 50% of the students in his school scored at the highest level. That means of the rest, 40% passed at a lower level and 10% didn't pass. It might be hard to evaluate the growth of the top half -- though remember, their growth is evaluated against other students who scored at the same level -- the other half would have many peers with similar scores in other schools across the state.

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Posted by David Safier on 10/27/2017 at 9:20 AM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

"Competition," I wish I knew how to follow up on the less-than-top BASIS scores. I have no idea how to gather the data, but the results would be interesting no matter how they went.

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Posted by David Safier on 10/27/2017 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Danehy

"mindless facism" more like muddy thinking. Facism is communism. It is the belief that government, because of economies of scale, can do a better job of producing things like computers than IBM or Apple.

Where did this idea come from? Karl Marx. People, idiots, actually, believed that north Korea and Venezuela would produce a higher standard of living instead of the starvation.

Karl Menger, within 15 years of Marx, completely destroyed the intellectual underpinnings of communism and predicted the 80% economic collapse and starvation that took place in russia.

Contrary to your brainless article, people didn't view communism as a fashionable sweater, serious discussion took place to kill millions of us all the way through the 60s. See the intercepts on the weathermen.

Want to see the most eloquent testimony you will ever hear? Listen to Ronald Reagan talk about the ability of our system, our first amendment, our democracy to handle threats like this. All without sacrificing our values. People are free to plan to murder us all.

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Posted by on 10/27/2017 at 8:54 AM

Re: “Danehy

What can I say, I had good teachers. Besides, nobody's perfect.

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Posted by CW13 on 10/27/2017 at 7:49 AM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

Competitive sports at all levels both reflect and reinforce the notion that it is natural for everything including our state-wide education system to be run like a tournament where opponents (teams or individuals) fight with one another to establish winners and losers. Millions of American students participate in competitive sports as their primary extracurricular activity. Many of them will later fund their educations with sports scholarships, a bizarre fact in a higher EDUCATION (?) system where there is very little scholarship money made available to fund academic merit. Millions of people choose to spend quite a bit of their spare time watching televised spectacles where grown men paid millions of dollars pound one another into the ground literally and/ or figuratively while grown women resembling Barbie dolls stand on the sidelines dancing in short skirts and waving pompoms. More and more restaurants have large screen TVs so people can continue to enjoy watching these spectacles while they eat a meal with family or friends.

How many people who are immersed as participants or spectators in this way of organizing human activity will look at a competitive letter grade & trophy system for funding schools and cry foul? The objections will come, as they have in this case, not to the fact that there are winners and losers, but to cases where people who think they should be winners have been labeled losers. In the current controversies, we observe another common behavior in the world of competitive sports: objecting to a call and yelling at the ref.

On another topic, the question of how the Basis students who are not getting high test scores did in terms of growth is an interesting one. I hope Safier follows up on it.

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Posted by Competition is not the way to organize education. on 10/27/2017 at 7:42 AM

Re: “Danehy

My, I can understand CW13 not liking name calling. But then he turns around and does it - several times.

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Posted by W Corvi on 10/27/2017 at 6:32 AM

Re: “Come to an Adios

Que triste, indeed. Will find you on social media hopefully. ojale que, we may meet again. Vayos con dios!

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Posted by Mariyah BintHoras on 10/27/2017 at 5:24 AM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

Prager U fantastic short videos.

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Posted by mell06marty on 10/26/2017 at 5:32 PM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

I'm sure the Democrats could find a better way with your tax dollars with these tactics.
Well! Frederica?
Obama did the same thing with Iran & created A MONSTER

Subject: Swamp all of them

while we slept.
Waters corruption
Bernie boy & his wife.

This will really blow you away:

DNC collusion w/ Ukraine
Check this out
A walking talking traveling propaganda machine.
EXCLUSIVE: Radical Dem Worked For Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump, Jr.
Subject: Elizabeth Warren/Soros connections

This man is Hillarys son in laws Uncle & her son in laws father is

1. Soros-Funded Group Chaired By Elizabeth Warrens Daughter ...
Soros-Funded Group Chaired By Elizabeth Warrens Daughter Fighting Voter Integrity Lawsuits. ... Fund the fight in the information battle-space.
Special prosecutor Mueller flew to Moscow & gave the FSB 10 grams of highly enriched uranium HEU in 2009 at Hillarys request.
1. Hillary was paid $35,000,000 from the Russian company Rusnano. One of the founders of Rusnano is Vladimir Putin.
2. Hillary was paid a $500,000 speaking fee from the Russian company Renaissance Capital.
3. Hillary sold 1/5 of all U.S. uranium rights to Russia.
4. The company that bought the uranium rights subsequently donated $145,000,000 to Hillary's charity....
5. Powerful Russian officials such as the Mayor of Moscow, business tycoon, and various government officials donated millions of dollars to Hillary's charity.

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Posted by mell06marty on 10/26/2017 at 5:05 PM

Re: “The Skinny

And that is why he and his majority continue to choose to harm us?

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Posted by Jonathon K on 10/26/2017 at 4:53 PM

Re: “The Fed Tax Cut, AZ School Grades, Results-Based Funding, and a W.A.G.

My son attends BASIS and his report card shows the average, overall grade for his class was over 90%. So yeah,it is unfair that when an entire class or even grade level is already scoring at over 90% and they're punished for not improving enough.

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Posted by sdotwarren on 10/26/2017 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Danehy

Economic growth refers to the Gross National Product. Obama was the first president in U.S. history not only to not to have a 3.0% growth year, he never reached 2.5%.

The stock market, the most accurate predictor of the economy, has already gone up $5.0 trillion, 18%, under Trump to $28.6 trillion. Trump's stock market is implicitly forecasting over 5% growth.

By comparison, all Europe is worth $8 trillion total and is forecasting 1% growth for them.

Using Nintzel's inexcusable and historically unjustified language, that rat Obama's two best years, 15 and 16 had total growth of 3.5%.

By comparison President Reagan's two best years, 87 and 88, the economy grew over 8%, putting the rat to complete shame.

Source: Saint Louis Federal Reserve Bank FRED data system

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Posted by on 10/26/2017 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Danehy

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Finally someone who challenges what I said without calling me names like that idiot who signs his posts CW is an asshole or some other such nonsense.
I caught part of it on the Steeple Report, a daily financial post. I looked it up on Politifact. A non-political site that said Obama never had higher than 1.5 economic growth.
I'm not an economist, but I'm a little familiar economic growth. In a nut shell economic growth is caused by an increase in aggregate supply and demand. It's an increase in National output and income.
Like I said I'm not an economist but I know positive economic growth is a good thing.
I enjoyed sharing ideas with you. At least you're not an asshole who hits dislike and runs.
You be well, too.

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Posted by CW13 on 10/26/2017 at 2:29 PM

Re: “Come to an Adios

I will miss your insight and humor. It is always good to see the view from both sides of the river. Are you a samurai dreaming you are a butterfly or a butterfly dreaming you are a samurai? Or, in this case, are you a gringo dreaming you are
are a Mexican or a Mexican dreaming you are taking a siesta? bios con dios.

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Posted by ZKen on 10/26/2017 at 2:05 PM

Re: “The Skinny

AVL, the simple explanation is this. The County Administrator is the employee of the Board of Supervisors as an entity, not the employee of a single supervisor. The Board of Supervisors as an entity is a body comprised of at least 3 affirmative votes. When any Supervisor is a lone vote, whether for good or ill, they are NOT the employer, just a member of the Board. Which is why to accomplish business of any type, learning to work with your peers is essential.

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Posted by gcb1 on 10/26/2017 at 11:43 AM

Re: “The Skinny

Why does Ally hate chickens?

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Posted by SonoranWinds on 10/26/2017 at 10:49 AM

Re: “Danehy

Mr. CW13,
Please, sir. A statistic as a _talking point_ remains meaningless to the rest of us unless documented. Could you please cite a reliable source for such a generalized assertion?
You assert, "In 8 years under Obummer ( 32 Quarters ) The economy never grew more that 1.5 %. Under Trump it's already grown 3.0 %."
Assuming the word "economy" applies to every man, woman and child in the good, old US of A, one can presume that every working person's salary and benefits have increased 3% vis a vis Obama's 1.5%.
If so, cite a source.
Assuming that your statistic applies to the homeless population, does that mean the number of homeless has decreased 3% vs 1.5% during Obama's tenure?
Assuming it applies to the unemployed, does your statistic mean that 3% more people have found a living wage job vs 1.5% during Obama's term, that manufacturing has returned to American shores?
Assuming that it applies to college students, does your statistic mean that 3% no longer have to apply for student loans to attend college, vs 1.5% less during the Obama years?
Assuming that it applies to elementary school children, does that mean that 3% less have dropped out of the poverty level, no longer need school breakfasts and lunches to get through the academic rigors of the school day vs. 1.5% during the Obama years?
Does your statistic mean that the sales of stocks have increased 3% vs 1.5% that may or may not have occurred during the Obama years?
I could go on and on asking these questions about the _economy_ and its _real_ impact on the man on the street, in terms we could measure. In terms of quantity and quality...of life.
Facts are one thing, propaganda another...
Be well.

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Posted by socrates2 on 10/26/2017 at 10:43 AM

Re: “Danehy

In 8 years under Obummer ( 32 Quarters ) The economy never grew more that 1.5 %. Under Trump it's already grown 3.0 % I voted for Trump to be my president, not my priest.
Now the fun begins. Your Legion of Liberal Losers will line up 10 deep to hit dislike and call me all sorts of moronic names. But no one will offer a substantive argument. Not even Miss Francis or his " friend " Peabrain.
Let the games begin.

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Posted by CW13 on 10/26/2017 at 10:06 AM

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