How Much Water is Available?

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Now we can start to answer the question, how much water is available to humans? Do you notice that tiny blue speck over Atlanta, Ga.? That’s the bubble representing freshwater in all the lakes and rivers on the planet. Most of the water that people and ecosystems need every day comes from these surface-water sources. The diameter of this sphere is a mere 34.9 miles, with a volume of a little over 22,000 cubic miles… Via USGS Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member for just $5/month! (Google ad below)

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Community remembers Brisenia Flores: 9 year old murdered 3 years ago by white supremacists

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May, 30 2012 – Brisenia Flores, estas en nuestro corazón. Querida Brisenia, “Fuiste nuestra hija, hermana, nieta, sobrina, ahijada, y amiga. Lo tomamos personal, lo que te hicieron, no lo hicieron a todos. Contigo se fue una gran parte de nuestro corazón. El pueblo no te olvida. Estarás siempre en nuestro corazon. No habra perdón para los cobardes que arrebataron tu vida y los cobardes que los apoyaron.” May 30th, 2009: 9 year old Brisenia Flores was murdered in front of her family by the members of the minutemen. Just thirty minutes outside of Tucson in the Southern Arizona town of […]

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Cunningham is accountable to taxpayers, TREO also

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But Cunningham isn’t the only one with a disappointing response to this episode. The junket was sponsored by Tucson Regional Economic Development. Some local officials attended on the taxpayers’ dime, while others were hosted by TREO, a local agency that is funded with a mix of private and government dollars. In fact, TREO received $936,000 in public money for 2012. This significant taxpayer connection means TREO has an obligation to explain the circumstances surrounding what happened. For instance, was there an open bar, and if so, who paid the tab? Joe Snell, who heads TREO and is paid $313,000 annually, […]

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“Payday Ann” Kirkpatrick

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Over the course of her career, “Payday Ann” Kirkpatrick has taken $8600 from Mario Diaz, the number one payday-loan lobbyist in Arizona. We all remember how badly the Democratic Party vilified both Republican Jonathan Paton and Democrat Joe Flores, for their ties to the payday-loan industry, dubbing them “Payday Paton” and “Payday Joe.” Will the Democratic Party do the same to “Payday Ann?” Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member for just $5/month! (Google ad below)

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