Pay raise debacle highlights ineptitude
The county that includes Cleveland said Thursday it will strengthen efforts to locate missing people following the discovery of three women who said they were held captive in a home there for about a decade.
Targeting the Tea Party is wrong. I do feel targeting groups who are clearly political action fronts who shamelessly claim the “social welfare” tax exemption is the right thing to do. One lump or two with your tea?
According to a study an estimated 1, 500 jobs will be created by Arizona’s medical marijuana industry. 10, 000 in the snack food industry, 4,000 in bong manufacturing, 599 in the breath mint industry and the millionaire who owns the murine franchise. This poses the question: Was the economic…
Goldberg spouts more right-wing rhetoric
Republican lawmakers asked increasingly tough questions today as they held another day of hearings to investigate, in the words of anyone but Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California), “The 935 documented lies which brought about the botched 8-year raid on Iraq which cost taxpayers $1,900,000,000,000…
Bush gets weepy for wrong reasons
More than 1 out of every 4 Tucsonans lives in Poverty which is due north of Dire Poverty and 3-streets over from Chronic Poverty. I call it the Tri-Cities because everyone is trying their best to stay afloat, which is easier said than done in this waterless desert.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Los autores del proyecto de reforma a las leyes de inmigración se han comprometido públicamente a contrarrestar enmiendas que busquen debilitar la iniciativa. En las próximas horas sabrán qué tan ardua será esa tarea.
Discrediting Basis' ranking makes no sense
The story about the ricin sent to a handful politicians is a pretty gripping crime story. Investigators were looking at an Elvis impersonator with bipolar disorder who was sparring online with a child molesting martial arts master who fronts a blues band. Or as the Pima County Sheriff’s Depa…
Fitz's account of fair shows his arrogance
The National Association of the Deaf has joined others calling for change of leadership at Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Superintendent Hill and Board President Jones reacted with a gesture of defiance that you didn’t need to be an ASDB graduate to understand. Former…
A Tucson area man won a $1 million-plus jackpot at Desert Diamond Casino playing the slots on Friday and lost it all Saturday at the Pima County Fair trying to toss rings on to coke bottles. He was unavailable for comment.
We're Tucson Water, where blood’s thicker than water and patronage flows downhill. Before we get onto the big news of the day we'd like to respond to the Star's so-called "investigation" about some bid somewhere for something that has something to do with who cares by citing scripture.
Earth: You forgot Earth Day! Again!
MARS - Three-term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for President of the United States this coming year. “Although it’s not an election year I’m not going to let that malarkey stand in my way.”
With Tucson police and fire pension costs expected to rise to $42 million, the City Council voted Tuesday to create a task force to look for ways cut the costs, including asking city retirees to die "As soon as possible."
A pair of life-size dancing women, sculpted in bronze, now adorn the Fourth Avenue underpass. The city originally commissioned a male and female dancer in 2003 but, due to budget cuts, the male was replaced with a second female who will do the same job for less pay.
Arizona State University students began voting Monday for a new mascot. The updated version of “Sparky”, resembling the masked character from “V for Vendetta”, was rejected because he looked too intelligent. The online ballot features the following 10 choices:
4 TUSD Principals may lose their jobs over their failure to reverse effects of chronic poverty in hellholes with underfunded and understaffed schools dealing with the regulatory burdens and the special needs populations that Charter schools can kick out the door. The Governor approved of the…
The grainy black and white images of Dealey Plaza and My Lai felt distant and other worldly on our old Magnavox.
Every Gun is Sacred (Sung to the tune “Every Sperm is sacred”)