Tag Archives: Tucson Weekly

I’m with Bernie: ‘A grotesque level of inequality…’

That’s the real issue, isn’t it? I’ve been a political junkie my entire life, but never have I been so afraid for the future of representative democracy in the United States. Citizens United has made a mockery of any semblance … Continue reading

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Being in charge of myself…the way life should be!

It’s been almost a month since I plunged back into an independent work life. Quitting my job after 10 years has been a relief — both emotionally and politically. For those of you who have sent kind words about missing … Continue reading

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Hip brasserie vs. pollo feliz (happy chicken)?

Wednesdays are half-price days at Pollo Feliz, the home of Mexican grilled chicken here in Tucson. A big white truck with a ¬†trailer full of prickly pear pods, rakes strewn everywhere, pulled in front of me while I waited to … Continue reading

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Books or guns?

Here’s your choice: Attend the Tucson Festival of Books on the UA campus the weekend of March 12-13, or the gun show at the Pima County Fairgrounds. Remember the saying, guns or butter? Fight or eat. Anger or compassion. Dominance … Continue reading

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Getting stuff done

I’m not getting anything done because I feel crappy, but part of my brain seems to be working. Going to the doctor soon to see if I have a sinus infection. But Quack! Quack! Congress got something done in what … Continue reading

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