franklymydears 
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Re: “Editor's Note

Congratulations, Nintz. Sorry, no photo, just congratulations and best wishes.

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Posted by franklymydears on 06/22/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “The Skinny

Guido, what exactly can you tell us about Gary Watson's voting record?

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Posted by franklymydears on 06/22/2017 at 10:37 AM

Re: “Back When Arizonans Cared About Public Education, and Were Willing to Fight For Their Initiative Rights

In the May 2 Star I read that Governor Ducey has heard no concern about Arizona being near the bottom of all states in per-student funding. And his proposed budget, about to be introduced in the legislature, will be a home run for education. Among the devices featured in his plan is $38 million for results-based funding with about 65% of it going to schools doing very well while situated in relatively well-off neighborhoods and districts, with a disproportionate share going to charter schools. This is but one of the dozen or so gimmicks intended to show how well the governor is treating public education while failing to address the critical backlog of capital needs in the schools or the cruel underpayment of the states teachers, to mention just two of the critical issues he prefers not to notice.
I suggest that every reader who has concern about our states inadequate funding for public education contact her legislators, who may listen and hear her concerns while Governor Ducey has made it all too evident that he will not.

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Posted by franklymydears on 05/02/2017 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Show Us the Money

Maybe Secretary Reagan would prefer to postpone an improved campaign finance reporting system until after she has run for reelection in 2018.

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Posted by franklymydears on 03/30/2017 at 3:04 PM

Re: “Larger Than Life

Martin was a blessing to his family, his community, his party and his country. Long and fondly will he be remembered.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by franklymydears on 02/23/2017 at 7:36 PM

Re: “The Skinny

Colonel Retired McSally, she who served in USAF 22 years and calls it 26, does something good -- the mental health legislation and has to try to add something not so good at all at all: letting people who should probably not be allowed near firearms to possess them more easily than they can presently. There's a commonality here: not letting well enough alone. And all this while, after crushing her opponent in the election, she's whining about her desperate need for more money to fend off her next opponent.

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Posted by franklymydears on 12/16/2016 at 9:27 AM

Re: “Guest Opinion

If I remember correctly, Steve first left the Republican party and then registered and ran for his second term as a Democrat because the Republican party, even here in Pima County, proved inhospitable to a centrist Republican council member. Republican or Democrat, Steve is the same intelligent, honest, hard-working council member for whom I wish I could vote.

52 likes, 18 dislikes
Posted by franklymydears on 12/01/2016 at 8:37 AM

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