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American Roulette: Sending your kids to school

I dropped off my kid at his Tucson school with trepidation today, a day after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. I gave my boy a hug and kiss and watched as he walked inside. I could not help but think, would he be “safe?”... Read more»0

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Wendy Rogers went full Alex Jones with conspiracist trope about Buffalo massacre

Wendy Rogers went full Alex Jones with conspiracist fantasies about the massacre of Black shoppers in Buffalo. Never go full Alex Jones.... Read more»0

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Likely Roe repeal leaves many other rights hanging

Pardon me for speaking out of turn, here. As a man, I have no right to tell women what to do with their bodies. I have no right to tell anyone what to do with their body, for that matter. This is not just about the right to choose or even women's rights, though.... Read more»0

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Richard Elías: ¡Presente!

It doesn't matter who's calling the roll — Richard Elías is going to represent.... Read more»0

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Stegeman sees his window of opportunity

Having left his stamp on the district, Mark Stegeman has stepped down from the TUSD Governing Board after more than a decade. Or, more like hotfooted it away.... Read more»0

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The problem with Immigrants... or lack thereof

America is a nation founded and built by immigrants. To be xenophobic is almost by definition un-American.... Read more»0

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Trump: 'Gotcha'

Our nation just got Trumped in the worst possible way.... Read more»1

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In the name of love: Pride

The massacre in Orlando is what happens when we don't promote respect and acceptance of diversity through knowledge and understanding. We encourage ignorance, and promote fear and hatred of people different from us. This is inexcusable. My heart goes out to the LGBTQ community.... Read more»0

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Thanks for 'voting'

With the primaries mostly done and both of the front-runners now the presumptive nominees, it's time to start deciding which one is the lesser of the two evils.... Read more»0

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Hot enough to Bern

The primaries are now in full swing and even though the Republican field has the more entertaining candidates, the Democrats have the more interesting race.... Read more»3

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Losing control

We just saw three school shootings in a week (two of them on the same day) and one of them was a mass shooting. So far this year, there have been 294 mass shootings in the U.S. Guns are an American right so let's not limit access to them — but education and healthcare aren't, so we should limit access to both of those things as much as possible.... Read more»0

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The GOP Trump card

Donald Trump kicked out reporter Jorge Ramos from a press conference in Iowa on Tuesday. As Ramos tried to question Trump on immigration, the Donald told him to "go back to Univision," keeping it classy as only he can. After the tweets directed at Megyn Kelly, Ramos may want to avoid the Internet for the following few days.... Read more»0

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Je suis Charlie

Wednesday, three masked gunmen walked into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 10 staffers and two police officers. Ideas can not be shot, cut, stabbed, blown up or beaten. Neither Zeus, Thor, Jesus, Allah nor any other deity can kill an idea, let alone ignorant fundamentalists with AKs. Je suis Charlie.... Read more»0

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This election, everyone's a moderate

Today is Election Day, so don't forget to vote. One of the most exciting races is that in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District between incumbent Ron Barber and Martha McSally.... Read more»0

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Taste the rainbow, Arizona

The 9th Circuit has ruled that laws banning gay marriage in Idaho and Nevada are “impermissible gender discrimination."... Read more»0

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Perky pricks

The campaign commercials are out in full force. The candidates on the left and right have been picked and the mud-slinging has begun.... Read more»0

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