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What the Devil won't tell you

Tucson mayor's race has become much ado about contrived nothings

Without a Republican in the election mix, the battle to be Tucson's next mayor isn’t about big ideas and contrasting governing philosophies. It’s a theatre of the absurd about petty wrist-slaps and indignation over minor flesh wounds voters shouldn't be so indignant about. ... Read more»2

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What the Devil won't tell you

Trump's Endangered Species Act rollback is not the end of the world ... just habitats

When it comes to the Endangered Species Act, don't cry for the species. Fear for their homelands. The battle of environmental regulations is being fought to save the habitat.... Read more»1

Analysis

The U.S. white majority will soon disappear forever

White nationalists want America to be white again. But this will never happen. America is on its way to becoming predominantly nonwhite.... Read more»

Analysis

A racist manifesto & a shooter terrorize Hispanics in El Paso & beyond

On Saturday, El Paso was the victim of white supremacy, but it was not the only target. By terrorizing this city, the gunman terrorized Hispanics across the state and the country. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Where have I been? Let me tell you the Huggies I've seen

Allow me to take the break from mass murder and market crashes to explain how the devil has been tamed by a granddaughter — who is still not self-sufficient after nine whole months on Earth.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Holmes: Giving up some guns may be necessary to avoid total bans

"Thirty seconds; 36 people shot; nine of them dead. Y'all need (yes NEED) to start getting used to the idea that unless you give up SOME of your guns willingly, you might just lose ALL of your guns, UNwillingly."... Read more»1

Our principles

What we stand for at TucsonSentinel.com

Journalism is best when pursued with purpose. As an independent mission-driven nonprofit, TucsonSentinel.com aims to tackle our community's biggest issues. We shine a light on this town because we love it.... Read more»

Guest opinion

TUSD's updated Family Life courses will help students navigate adolescence

We need to be able to give our students tools that will enable them to make good decisions for themselves, to understand and confront the influences that surround them, and to make healthy relationships a priority in their lives. TUSD's updated version of Family Life does just that.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Kozachik: Compassion must guide vote on Pima County migrant shelter

"All of the questions related to funding are important. But the superior principle is compassion. That must guide the vote, and if it does we’ll see the agreement approved 5-0, to the great credit of Pima County's governing body." - Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»2

Guest opinion

Miller: Pima migrant shelter would 'ensure community safety,' but plenty of questions remain

"If we don't act, it creates an unsafe situation for both residents and the individuals who have been released in our community," said Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller. But the Republican has questions about expenses, and funding.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Interstate 11: Great things for Tucson or a Phoenix plot to destroy us?

It's too soon to tell if a proposed Tucson bypass is good for our city or something to be fought for the good of our summer-clad Pueblo. It's definitely worth getting the lowdown and asking questions.... Read more»1

Quick take

Kirkpatrick: 'Open impeachment inquiry on President Trump'

Congress should open impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Arizona congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick declared Tuesday. "The president has called his administration to break the law... Now we have no choice."... Read more»

Quick take

Grijalva: Trump 'go back' tweets were 'insulting, demeaning & racist'

Rep. Raul Grijalva said Monday that statements by President Trump this weekend were "insulting, demeaning and racist." "We have to call him out on it," said the Tucson Democrat in a video.... Read more»1

From the editor

A new way to support local news: TucsonSentinel.com's Watchdog Club on Facebook

There's a new way to support authentically local news at TucsonSentinel.com... The new WATCHDOG CLUB on Facebook, as well as an expanded PRESS CLUB directly on our website.... Read more»

Rogue Columnist

History lessons: The first deportation

Led by Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidates are embracing the policy of deporting some 11 million Hispanics in the country illegally. If implemented, it would be a humanitarian calamity and a stain on the nation. But it wouldn't be the first time "American exceptionalism" took such a cruel turn.... Read more»

From the editor

Calling candidate commentaries: Pols' op-eds wanted

Local political candidates are welcome to submit guest opinion pieces for publication. Here's what we're looking for, and what we're not.... Read more»

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