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Re: “Danehy: Tom Remembers What Real National Emergencies Are

I am glad that everybody got over their objections so quickly. Only an hour after Tom's bedtime.

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Posted by Kentop on 02/28/2019 at 6:13 PM

Re: “Danehy: Tom Remembers What Real National Emergencies Are

My son was in Manhattan on vacation. He was going to visit the World Trade Center that day. We were able to get through to him after a half hour of trying. He slept in later than usual from partying the previous night. He had to rent a car to get home to Tucson. The fear that more attacks were imminent was palpable. Trump was as greedy and mercenary then as he is now. Manufacturing a crisis to get what he wants is despicable. As a first responder to the border crisis, I had lunch on the Mexican side in Nogales, and bought a giant bottle of rum.

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Posted by Kentop on 02/28/2019 at 5:24 AM

Re: “Danehy: Valentine’s Day Edition

I thought that The Birdcage with Robin Willians and Nathan Lane was a better rom com than love actually.

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Posted by Kentop on 02/14/2019 at 2:18 PM

Re: “The Skinny

E gads. This is the largest mole hill to hit Tucson since the great parking space scandle of 1980. Citizens rights are being violated as we speak! Its time to make a citizens arrest and show Huckleberry that not sending a memo to everybody is an absolute slap in the face to outraged citizens everywhere who elected supervisors precisely to read those memos. Or not.

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Posted by Kentop on 11/01/2018 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Danehy

Apparently, people inside the republican bubble are not paranoid about traffic cops like the rest of us. I am living proof that cops enforce the traffic law arbitrarily. When they ask you, Do you know why I pulled you over?, I say; Ummm, you were bored?, You havent made your unofficial quota, yet?, The heat made you do it?, You would rather harass law abiding citizens instead of catching real criminals?. I have a drawer full of their responses.

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Posted by Kentop on 09/27/2018 at 7:04 AM

Re: “Moneyball Jr.

For all it's corruption and greed and abuse, the "club system" does a fair job of producing world class athletes. Being a geezer, I have seen rookies in professional sports get better and better each year. It seems that the goal of the club system grinder is to winnow out the chaff, so to speak, and create the best future professional players they can from the remaining elite...for a profit! Nothing wrong with that. School sports are a different beast but not entirely different. Sports scholarships, otherwise known as "jockships", throws money at the problem of getting the best talent onboard. The graduation rate of basketball players at the U of A is pretty dismal. The guys that get those Jockships are certainly no scholars. Witness the one and done syndrome in college sports today. Danehy may not like the color of the AAUs money, but he can't argue with success. I'll make sure to buy an extra cupcake to help fund his basketball team, though.

Posted by Kentop on 08/09/2018 at 7:33 AM

Re: “Danehy

Psychology is actually quite useful in explaining "pup parent" behavior. Maternal behavior towards dogs can be helpful but usually it gets out of hand and the molly coddling, baby talking, and over feeding is harmful to the dog. It starts to see itself as a human and not as a dog which leads it to bad behaviors like being vicious to other dogs and snapping and growling when it feels that it is being ignored. It was only a few years ago that the Oxford dictionary added the term "fur baby". It is a nasty trend that should be discouraged.

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Posted by Kentop on 08/03/2018 at 1:46 PM

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