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Cam Juárez Video

Cam Juárez’s new campaign video:

Pretty Darned Petty, Folks

I’m sure y’all have read that TUSD would not allow this year’s César Chávez march to kick off at Pueblo High School. I’ve been a participant in the march for more than a decade and this is the first time the start has been moved to another location. Apparently, they could only do the march […]

Keepin’ It Classy: Bruce Ash Lies About a Dead Woman

Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash used Monday’s edition of Buckmaster to make an unfounded attack on the reputation of Judy Burns, the recently deceased member of the Tucson Unified School District board. Allegations like that are a lot easier to issue when the person involved can’t say anything about it, eh? Kudos to Paul Eckerstrom […]

What Was Weak Last Week

My occasional summary of things I missed talking about last week only involves one thing, and it’s a biggie: the release of the study of TUSD’s ethnic studies program. I’ve been reading a book called The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, by James Martin, SJ. The section I read last night dealt with the concept […]

Back for More

I didn’t say much about the TUSD board meeting the other night, and I really should have. There were other solid accounts of the meeting, though, like the one that Mari Herreras wrote on the Weekly’s blog. I got a call last night from a friend who is supportive of the ethnic studies cirriculum, but […]

To Spite Their Faces…

So, on Saturday I was talking to Terry Goddard and Bruce Babbitt. I bring this up because one benefit of this blog is it gives me the chance to name drop once in a while. Okay, more than once in a while. I mean, aren’t you impressed by all the important people I run with? […]

Ever Have a Party and No One Came?

The Democrats are hunting for a mayoral candidate now. Steve Leal was such a presence in the race that it kept many others from seriously making a go of it. The trouble now is finding a candidate that is more than just a name on the ballot. Yesterday, Daniel Scarpinato floated the name Roger Pfeuffer, the […]