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These commenters also failed to mention that gun laws in Israel are stricter than the U.S. and most people can not own a gun without a specific reason to do so. So, that analogy does not apply.

Given that the Basis franchises are a for-profit entity, they have to squeeze out a profit by moving funds for the classroom to its investors (who are the "administrators"). This is why most charters don't offer school lunches, transportation, or special education services. Those c…

Companies already manipulate their reported "profits" or "losses" in order to affect things like stock prices, corporate taxes, etc. They would simply add this to their equation for the goal of reducing wages. Believe me, without a minimum wage, companies will drive down …

Marlon did not address is issue of potential "dead pool" conditions, where the level of Lake Powell drops so low it can no longer generate electricity and outflows can no longer match current targets. What are the projections for when that would continue if this 60+ year mega-droug…

Hey Quigley, the land DOES belong to the federal government. Case after case, including multiple supreme court rulings have shown that. Any land NOT claimed by settlers (free land giveways) during the 100 years the Homestead Act of 1862 was in effect was retained in the public domain. And th…

The reason no solar arrays in the region are in the planning stages is because the dam is set to go another 20 years or more. They would be competing against government subsidized electricity. Perhaps if a firm deadline for decommissioning were established by the Bureau of Reclamation and/or…

Keep the numbers smaller and smaller in your comments without any real knowledge. FEA represents 42% of teachers, but in multiple surveys of ALL teachers has the support of over 80% of teachers. The reason membership is not 80% of because as one of the lowest paying states in the country for…

I respected the comments about John McCain until he had to throw in the little dig about "washington liberals" because frankly the same can be said about "washington conservatives". The fact that McCain endorsed Trump concerns me despite my previous admiration for him.

kapapala commented on Just who is council majority?

Ummm, 3 out of 7 is not a majority! Also, Nabours can call himself an independent, but that doesn't make him so. His clearly laid out views in debates puts him ideologically with Oravits. Is there a "majority"? Yes, it is on all of the 4-3 votes the council has.

Climate change predicts Arizona will be in for dryer, warmer winters and more monsoon moisture in summer. But, seasonality matters. Ponderosa pines are shown through isotope analysis to use almost exclusively winter snow for their photosynthesis (water than penetrates slowly and deeply rathe…

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