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Re: “The Smoking Gun

Reading all these comments, I get the feeling that there are a LOT of people who spend a WHOLE LOT OF TIME thinking about guns. Hmm.


Posted by BB on 09/16/2011 at 10:20 PM

Re: “Policies Worth Pondering


You're flat wrong to say that TNR does not work. I don't know how else to put it.

The more correct statement is that euthanizing does not work to reduce feral cat populations. Decades of the same old policies in Tucson make that obvious. PACC has been killing feral cats for years, and every year there are more feral cats.

When feral cat populations are fixed, their numbers over time go down. When euthanizations are the game-plan, the populations either stabilize or grow to fill in the gab. This is fundamental biology and basic common-sense.

There's a philosophical question, too. Is it better to kill animals than to let them remain as ferals? Many ferals where I live are routinely fed by people, and some do receive medical treatment. I'm sure they'd much rather be alive than dead. Much the same as people.


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Posted by BB on 06/05/2011 at 12:34 AM

Re: “Development Dilemma

That's rich coming from Chuck J., who has sat on more than one neighborhood board in Tucson. It also says a lot about those who are doing their best to turn a buck on downtown revival, neighborhoods be damned.

Posted by BB on 05/05/2011 at 4:45 PM

Re: “Not-So-Safe Seat

Yeah, magnacarta, I'm sure it's all because of Grijalva, and has nothing to do with SB 1070 or a Governor who scares the crap out of people talking about fictional headless bodies in the desert, or Russell Pearce, who put a target on the backs of anybody in Arizona with a brown skin.
Get real, hombre. Put the blame where it belongs.

Posted by BB on 10/15/2010 at 6:29 PM

Re: “Digging Delays

Meet Chris J.

From the Augusta Resource website:

Chris Jennings
Director, Augusta Board of Directors

Chris brings more than 50 years experience in geology, mineral exploration, and mine development and operations to the Augusta Board. He has directed exploration projects throughout the world, and has been involved in the discovery of several gold mines and diamond and base metal deposits. Formerlly the President and Chairman of Southern Era Resources and the Chairman of Southern Era Diamonds Inc., Chris has served on the Boards of numerous exploration and mining companies throughout his lengthy career.

Posted by BB on 10/02/2010 at 6:03 PM

Re: “Digging Delays


You sound like an insider. Which one of them do you work for?

Posted by BB on 10/01/2010 at 9:27 PM

Re: “Digging Delays


Sorry, you're right. Chris Jones has nothing to do with Arizona Copper.

Meant to say Wildcat Silver. Whose board chairman, Richard W. Warke,
"has more than 22 years experience in corporate finance, administration and marketing in the resource sector. He is the founder of Augusta Resource Corporation and has been involved in raising several hundred million in equity for resource companies." That's from Wildcat's website. Chris Jones is CEO. According to an article I read in the Tucson Weekly, Wildcat has the same address with Augusta in Canada.

As you're saying, Wildcat hopes to dig a mine in the mountains by Patagonia. I hear it will be bigger than Rosemont.

Posted by BB on 10/01/2010 at 6:33 PM

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