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What a prize![sad]9 months ago
Skip the United Way and give to the Boy Scouts. Support your local troop or council. Have you seen the ridiculous salaries the top dogs pull at UW?Oct 30, 2011
Christopher Evenson looks like he's about to bust out crying in his booking photo. I bet he was doing it the way his dad told him to do it, just like his dad has been doing it for years and years. His dad, Mark Evenson, has probably been running his restaurants like this for decades, all the while thumbing his nose at immigration laws and tax laws just to put more & more money into his pockets. Employers like these need to go down, and go down hard.Apr 21, 2011
13 Years? Holy Moly! I agree with her sentence but this should be the standard for any adult who does this with a young minor, but especially female teachers that think they can fool around with their students. She'll probably be out in about 7 years max which gives her plenty of time to think about what she did.Apr 7, 2011
So which party were the political contributions going to? Like I even need to ask.Mar 29, 2011
Cerulean, you're not very smart art you?! What about the years when tax revenues plummet such as the last 3 years? Are schools and/or faculty going to want to take a 5%, 10% or even 15% spending & pay cut in bad years like we are currently going through? ...Yeah, I thought you'd feel that way. This kind of mandated spending is what has hogtied our State budget and destroyed any pretense of controlling spending in our Federal government.
The departments of our State & Federal Government should each get a set percentage to work with based on the tax receipts each month or quarter. Let the school administrators figure out their own district budgets and personnel levels. If we had a surplus, we could use that during 'down' years until it ran out. But Crappy Nappy made sure we spent every single penny of that when the economy was booming exactly when the rainy day fund should have grown substantially.Feb 11, 2011
Two sets of remains but three men were missing? Maybe the 3rd guy double crossed his friends and took all their gold. Or maybe the 3rd guy tried to go for help for the two needing medical attention and he expired somewhere else by himself?Jan 11, 2011
So dutchmen, what's your suggestion on fixing the education budget? Tell us about real cuts you would support. Seeing how this is your first post here, if you can't come up with something besides name calling & insults then we'll have to assume you must work for the Mesa School District; most likely as a union member.
If the only thing you can come up with is closing all the charter schools and forcing the students to attend public schools thereby moving their tuition costs to the public schools please make sure to give us the number of tuition vouchers along with the dollar value to the State of Arizona and/or the City of Mesa. Oh, by the way, do the vouchers being used for attending a charter school come out of the education budgets? Yes they do? Then you are back to square one since that just transfers spending and doesn't save any money.
We are in a tough spot through out the State of Arizona for local and statewide budgets. There are no easy answers and everyone that is on the end of a cut will scream bloody murder like it would have been better if the cut had hit anyone else but themselves. P.S. I don't have any children in school and I don't personally know any of our elected officials. Jan 7, 2011
If the amount of food in the package is reduced by 5% and the retail price only drops by 2% then the consumer is still on the losing end. For instance, a 3 oz package of salmon is now 2.6 oz, so you are getting 13% less for your money. Mayonnaise is now coming in a 30 oz jar instead of 32 oz so you are getting 6.25% less.Jan 6, 2011
It seems like it would make sense to get a photo and drivers license of anyone recycling types of metals that have a history of being stolen such as copper wiring, copper pipe, brass, or aluminum bleachers.Dec 23, 2010