Mark Stegeman calls out Kristel Foster’s “innuendo” and “gross carelessness with facts”

Dear supporters and correspondents, This year’s TUSD board election is critical, because it is critical (in my view) to dislodge the 3-person bloc that now rules TUSD. Priorities are misplaced, and governance has been poisoned by personal issues and relationships. Some things in TUSD are going well, but there are also big problems, which the majority bloc shows few signs of addressing. The board needs an injection of independent thought. This letter discusses the election and corrects one member’s misleading statements about my record. It also covers the recent discussion of a board retreat and two recent policy changes that […]

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Pima Sheriffs: FBI investigation, suicide, ecstasy-import and mansion parties – are these all related?

Previous coverage of this developing story: June 28th, 2016 – Under FBI investigation, why did Pima Sheriff’s second-in-command commit suicide? Is there a cover up? [Shaun McClusky and Chris DeSimone] discussed the quandary that arises when a powerful person, the second most powerful person in the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, then takes his own life while being under an FBI investigation. One would think there would be a deeper investigation by the local media into this, at least something on the order of their interest into the Ally Miller story, which is also a county-related story. McClusky mentions that there is no […]

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Immigrants Don’t Steal Jobs or Wages. Billionaires Do.

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Richard Eskow

With the advent of Donald Trump, what was once covert in the Republican message has become overt. Yesterday’s dog whistle is today’s screaming siren. Case in point: anti-immigrant bigotry, which was most recently expressed in Donald Trump Jr.’s recent “Skittles”-themed Twitter attack on Syrian refugees.

Read the original and full post here.

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Thwimpie: A Spoiled Brat Named Little Donnie Thwimp

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George Lakoff

As strange as it may sound, the sound symbolism of a name has become an unnamed central issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. As a cognitive linguist, my job is to study the issue and, at the very least, to name it.

Perhaps the best-known discussion of naming occurs in Juliet’s soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Here is Juliet, proclaiming that all that divides her from Romeo are their family names.

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Thwimpie: A Spoiled Brat Named Little Donnie Thwimp

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George Lakoff

As strange as it may sound, the sound symbolism of a name has become an unnamed central issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. As a cognitive linguist, my job is to study the issue and, at the very least, to name it.

Perhaps the best-known discussion of naming occurs in Juliet’s soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Here is Juliet, proclaiming that all that divides her from Romeo are their family names.

» Read more

Thwimpie: A Spoiled Brat Named Little Donnie Thwimp

cropped-TSON.jpg
George Lakoff

As strange as it may sound, the sound symbolism of a name has become an unnamed central issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. As a cognitive linguist, my job is to study the issue and, at the very least, to name it.

Perhaps the best-known discussion of naming occurs in Juliet’s soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Here is Juliet, proclaiming that all that divides her from Romeo are their family names.

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