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Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

It should also be noted that similar tactics were used by the mining company in Ludlow, Colrado: the deputizing of armed vigilantee's for the armed deportation of striking worker. In the case of Ludlow they burned down the worker camps, killing men, women, and children. Making America GRATE again.

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Posted by Scott Egan 1 on 07/07/2017 at 5:30 AM

Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

This is Mr. Denehy's best article he has ever written, even with the factual errors noted by other commentators. One important aspect not noted is the fraudulent govenors election that replaced a progressive, pro-worker administration (see Hunt and Campbell). While it may be hard to believe that Arizona was once progressive, the Bisbee '17 Deportation changed that, even after the fix was proven. Thanks for a well written and important article (for a change).

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Posted by Scott Egan 1 on 07/07/2017 at 5:25 AM

Re: “Chicken Flies, Comes Back Down

Didn't I meet that "successful distribution, high-definition video downlink" guy this year?

Based on that encounter, would not be surprised if Stratolite had crash landed, World View reported "all system test objectives were met," gravity verified. ;)

Posted by Robert on 07/06/2017 at 11:10 PM

Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

Mike Anderson: For the record, since you may be creating one, my great-grandfather's name was Eli Vuksanovich.

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Posted by B Borozan on 07/06/2017 at 9:52 PM

Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

Great story Tom!

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Posted by Michael Foudy on 07/06/2017 at 12:08 PM

Re: “Danehy

Bravo, Don. Bravo.

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Posted by CW13 on 07/06/2017 at 11:49 AM

Re: “Danehy

Yet another bi weekly rant by the dolt, Thank goodness it is only bi weekly now. Maybe the Weekly will tire of his tantrums the way we have and get rid of him completely.

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Posted by Mark Robert Heywood on 07/06/2017 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Danehy

Mr Danehy, sir, I have family that left military service four months prior to the election, and 23 months prior to full retirement, because they could not and would not serve under a President named Hillary Clinton.

Because of her inaction and deception with regards to gun running in Benghazi and President Obama's phony "red lines" in the sand regarding Syria, it became too dangerous to risk being involved with her militarily. President Obama sealed the deal when he gave Iran most favored nation status.

This thinking permeated the military as it was not specific to a race. It crossed all ethnic lines from Anglo, to Hispanic to African American. Our country has lost the services of many great American citizens.

Please add this to the list of non racist , non idiots that voted against more Democratic failings. The party is void of new ideas and a desire to act in it's own best interests.

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Posted by Don Steadman, Retired Oro Valley on 07/06/2017 at 11:08 AM

Re: “Huppenthal, History and Ethnic Studies

Yes, it's clear from what Huppenthal writes about his math "program" that he doesn't understand what the goals and methods of K-12 math instruction should be and that he doesn't want to acknowledge that standardized test percentiles should not be viewed as exclusive, 100% reliable judges of the comprehension level of a student or of the success of an educational program.

But I note that you, gcb1, do not divulge the # of TUSD classrooms currently covered by uncredentialed long-term substitute teachers. That and other data were requested of you in the comment stream on this Safier piece:

TUSD is not, as it is currently constituted, providing "the means and opportunities to ALL students" that staffing classrooms uniformly with fully credentialed educators can and should provide. In spite of more than 40 years of desegregation funding supplements and court oversight, lower quality conditions and resources, faculty and otherwise, are STILL disproportionately occurring in high minority, low-SES TUSD schools. And the reason for that has as much to do with sell-outs and unacceptable compromises made within the Democratic party as it does with what you attribute it to: "the massive efforts of those of [Huppenthal's] party." Add the massive, persistent, and depressing failures of a so-called "party of labor and the common man" that has become entirely ineffective in opposing the agenda of "Huppenthal's party" and you might have a clearer picture of what's actually going on:

Meanwhile, REALISTS raising children in this region will be well advised to evaluate the quality of programs in their local public school and consider that it may be in their children's best interests for them to step outside of a public system that both parties continue to degrade and damage while they focus on partisan warfare that does not have STUDENT BENEFIT as its goal, but rather how to advance self-interested, campaign-funder-influenced political agendas.

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Posted by Be honest, gcb1: public schools are not achieving these ideals. on 07/06/2017 at 11:05 AM

Re: “Danehy

Not happening, Nathen. Then he'd have to think.

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Posted by CW13 on 07/06/2017 at 10:57 AM

Re: “Breaking the Bank

For all of the one world order tye dyed, hair farming, Birkenstock wearing, face pierced body illustrated community that so many embrace here. As well as taking the position that they represent the LBGT community with progressive ideals of a utopia and nirvana.

Grow a layer of skin for gods sake. Trump is in the drives set trying to take him out is ridiculous as is much of your positions. We have a common ground to give all some freedoms. We have a collective force to allow Marijuana into our culture that has been here since time. It is called a constitutional amendment.

McSally is venerable needs support her base is to narrow.Her understanding impact in congress is important look at her committees and ongoing work in committee assignments is impressive. ASK FOR ENDORSEMENT OF AN AMENDMENT TO REPEAL SCHEDULE 1

Ask Raul but he always has his hand out to siphon that is why he would not support off schedule 1 no room to siphon.

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Posted by Carpet baggers on 07/06/2017 at 10:13 AM

Re: “Breaking the Bank

Very well written explanation of the prejudices and exploitation to self determination. Thanks, Nick Meyers;

I see where the federal government is allowing those with quantified medical need benefits to continue and embrace.

I recently witnessed a elderly person just reaching 62 by necessity of hard labor for over 40 years paid into SS all those years. The SS office gave retirement but ask him to apply for Disability. When the review of medical records and a interview it was awarded within months. This is what the program was for in the first place.

This is the issue when apply for disability was revealed as compounded Cannabis use primarily for spastic nerve response from injuries as well as pain associated with quick muscle jerks.

So with keeping the cannabis on the schedule 1 this person live in a limbo! A total fear now that disability can be cut off with just a quick administrative pen. Carrying cash in a electronic transfer world.

This citizen that has contributed for over 40 years to the community has no legal redress for wrongs. The supreme court of AZ ruled that that the Cannabis is on the federal schedule 1 list you can not be personally legally counseled on how to obtain cannabis. So am I to understand that a business can get counsel on what the court ruled illegal?

So now this citizen as thousands in just Tucson alone are left without the federal protections promised to every citizen.
1- ability to redress issues in a court
2-safe reliable product controls by the FDA
3- protection of seizure of property stop benefits is that
4-safe reliable electronics transfers
5-ability to register regiments treatments therapies
6- lock out of interstate commerce
7-protects that medications & therapies that have been proven are solid and cant be just quickly changed in a closed committee we need an constitutional amendment correcting wrongs. like the 21'st did of the prohibition we need security. The beast has grown bigger than the problem. The DEA has implemented the Volstead in parts this agency need to be blended into HLS it is rouge it is dark it is wrong in so many way the rights dont equal.

Give these seniors and all other security so not to live in fear is that not the first order of government ?

Incidentally the 6.5 billion industry is a cash influx through residual vessel that are tax collected is close to triple.

And my bet is Ducey is holding out on legalization to have a heavy burden to pay the retirement of police and fire which is in BAD shape. And one big apple is the agricultural licensing of hemp with heavy license and administrative fees paid into an account of labor for past wrongs. Just think off schedule 1 all this to leverage goes away for so many to siphon off the flow.

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Posted by Carpet Baggers on 07/06/2017 at 9:55 AM

Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

There are a number of good books and other publications about the Bisbee Deportation and its effect on the American labor movement. "Forging the Copper Collar" by James Byrkit is the most comprehensive account of the event. This was the book the Phelps Dodge corporation allegedly tried to force the University of Arizona to NOT publish. Kate Benton-Cohen's "Borderline Americans" does a superb job of explaining how the concepts of race. ethnicity and "100 percent Americanism" factored into the Deportation. Carlos Schwantes' (editor) "Bisbee: Urban Outpost on the Frontier" is a very fine, exquisitely illustrated with photographs, account of Bisbee during the period of the Deportation. Robert Houston's "Bisbee '17 is a sold, well-written fictional account of the Deportation. Just hot off the presses is the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of the Cochise County Historical Journal, which has several articles that contain information recently unearthed about the Deportation and the deportees. And last, but definitely not least, the just-released "Frank Little and the IWW: The Blood That Stained an American Family" biography by Jane Little Botkin is well worth reading.

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Posted by Mike Anderson on 07/06/2017 at 9:49 AM

Re: “Danehy

Couple of thoughts.

First, isn't carrying around this sort of hatred all the time exhausting?

Second, maybe it's time to write about something other than how much you hate Trump, and by proxy, the white people who voted for him.

Third, Eisenhower as a goodwhite is an odd choice in view of Operation Wetback.

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Posted by Nathan K on 07/06/2017 at 9:46 AM

Re: “Danehy

Now that's something original. An anti-Danehy post from CW13. Yawn.

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Posted by CW13 Story, CW13 Song and Dance, Danehy! on 07/06/2017 at 9:02 AM

Re: “'A' Mountain, a Fire

Assuming that fireworks played a part in the fire on Sentinel Peak, sadly our culture is not willing to sacrifice 45 minutes of decadent pleasure for the potential destruction of nature, beauty, habitat for wildlife and plant life that is slow in being restored. If and when the monsoon comes we can expect severe erosion of the mountain side. At least in my midtown neighborhood we have no more than 2 inches of rain since January 1. That statistic suggest not playing with fire until further notice.

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Posted by ronko on 07/06/2017 at 8:52 AM

Re: “Danehy

Now that's something original. An anti-Trump column. Yawn.

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Posted by CW13 on 07/06/2017 at 8:20 AM

Re: “Old-School Corporate Greed

I've read a lot about the early days of the labor movement but never about this chapter in a very long book of violence and indignities. Thanks, Tom, for a great rendering of this story.

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Posted by Rick Spanier on 07/06/2017 at 8:02 AM

Re: “Danehy

Where was it stated that any kind of therapy was involved?

Seems like you are the one who needs therapy.

Sure, Billary was unacceptable, but the Orange Demon is even more unacceptable.

And...female Obama? Really? Dig your head out of *politeness overtaking* the sand.

Anyone who supports tRump in any way needs all the therapy they can get.

That definitely includes you. You obviously haven't been there and done that with a psychiatrist.

Good luck with the psychiatric help which you so desperately need.

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Posted by She Was a Poor Choice, Although She Will Never be as Evil as Him on 07/06/2017 at 7:46 AM

Re: “Danehy

No amount of "pro-labor" executive orders will ever bring back the American factory labor. The real cause for the drop in people hours is automation. Most of the companies are automating because robots don't get sick, miss days of work, and can do the same repetitive job hundreds of thousands of times without making an error.

The skills needed today are the bright, educated people who build and maintain the technology. It's time everyone accepts that and improves the education system to create those skilled engineers and technicians.

Even China where labor is supposedly cheap is automating to a fantastic degree. That is why they are the world leader in manufacturing solar panels and other technologies.

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Posted by gcohn on 07/06/2017 at 7:37 AM

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