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The Pelican Bay prison in California, modeled on the Browning Unit in Eyman here in Arizona, has been declared in violation of the constitution because the conditions constitute torture.
I'm confused; Pelican Bay opened in 1989 and Eyman didn't open up until 1991. 2 weeks ago
I'm sure glad the Ms. Brown actually does any research on her topics.[sad]
Has Mike mentioned above, Mr. Weinstein is not a consultant to the Pentagon.
The President has nothing to do with this.
Would anyone be surprised to learn that Mr. Weinstein is a Republican who spent three years working as legal counsel to the White House, under President Reagan.
Does anyone else remember back in 2005 when The U.S. Air Force Academy was embroiled in a major scandal over alleged religious coercion, following an investigation triggered by complaints from a Jewish student distressed over evangelical Christian proselytizing.
2 weeks ago
As of 31 January 2013, 1,429,995 people were on active duty in the armed forces with an additional 850,880 people in the seven reserve components
Figuring a total population of 340 million that .6% of the population is serving.
Just wondering what % the writer would like. 2 months ago
These individuals and groups - including a majority of the GPS School Board (just watch any archived videos - including last night's debacle) - seem to have lost sight about what our children's educational environment and opportunity should be and seem more focused on their individual or party political objectives.
Live in Gilbert- I just took the time to review last night's video. Burk, Colvin and Smith all seem to want to impose their small minded version of the world on our students and providing a quality educational environment for all students is not in their agenda. . 2 months ago
consider that GPS didn't write on their new teacher web page about Cheryl Redfield, National Board Certified Teacher and Teaching Ambassador
Perhaps it's because Ms. Redfield is black and not a mormon? Funny how the GPS found a safe landing for Mr. Yee after proof was provided (a tape) showing him in compromising positions with the other sex at his school. Oh yea, he is a mormon. 2 months ago
As Kennedy and Reagan both conclusively demonstrated, reducing tax burdens on achievers allows them to invest their capital and genius into expanded production.
I wonder why the writer didn't include the Bush tax cuts? They really worked out well. 2 months ago
As a Flight Attendant and the last line of defense in the cabin, [sad]
I beg to differ, the last line of defense in the cabin are the passengers. NW #253 for one; the jetBlue pilot incident, are two examples where the passengers handled the crisis because the F/A couldn't. 2 months ago
Good news, that other states are finding out that Arizona's requirements for a CCW is a joke.. 2 months ago
Besides the failure of the state government to fund the DPS to the current needs, the other issue is that Governors have used the top spot as a political reward. As I recalled Gov. Fife appointed a rural county attorney (unqualified), Gov Janet appointed a rural sheriff Vanderpool, when she had the opportunity to appointed a Deputy Commissioner from the world's most respected traffic enforcement department, and Gov. Brewer and chose a retired officer Halliday; can anyone say double dipping?
Arizona DPS officers and the residents of this state deserve better. 2 months ago
The author's letter is full of untruths. One example is this comment:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 73 percent of new jobs in the last five months of 2012 were government jobs.
Government employment continued
to edge down in January (-9,000), on
trend with its average monthly job loss of
6,000 in 2012. Employment changed
little over the month at the federal, state,
and local government levels.
In total, government has shed 704,000
jobs since July 2008, approximately the
time when both state and local
governments reached employment peaks.
Local government education accounted
for over half of the jobs lost during this
time, while local government, excluding
education accounted for about one-third.
Over the same period, federal
government employment has remained
essentially unchanged, on net. 3 months ago