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rich, monopoly-man caricature hauling recognizable Tucson icons (Tucson Inn, saguaro cactus, city hall) in a wheelbarrow as he pushes down a ladder with a mother on it as her children look on.

Privatizing the Old Pueblo

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The list is long: the Ronstadt Transit Center, Access Tucson, the El Rio Golf Course, the former downtown Greyhound Bus Station, the former YMCA on 5th St., among others. Taken together, they demonstrate a disturbing pattern of the City of Tucson’s desire to sell or lease public land and institutions to private […]

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Our System of Elections Must Be Abolished

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Disclaimer: I am not advocating that people stop voting. Using one of the few options given to us, voting, does not mean the system works. U.S. elections are not democratic. Our choices are limited and the elections are dominated by corporations that work exclusively to guarantee their profits. Our corporate government shovels […]

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Painting shows two hooded figures: one is holding a bow against the neck of a third non-hooded man with a violin's "f-holes" on his shirt. The other is reading sheet music. An empty violin case is in the foreground with money inside.

The Limits of Language

CLUBORLOV Since this is the height of the political season, I have decided that it would make sense for me to say something about politics which, of course, doesn’t matter. And that, obviously, is a political statement. Last night was the third and final round of what are commonly believed to be debates involving the […]

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Elections Integrity Activist, Attorney Bill Risner

Will Your Vote Count?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The corporate sponsored red blue show is on.  Polls, debates and campaign ads dominate the news cycles.  Millions will vote November 6. And who counts the votes?  Nobody does in Pima County.  Bill Reisner speaks with Disimone and Higgins on Wake Up Tucson about his six year battle to take away Pima […]

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Election Fraud? True or False: Flush it Down the Memory Hole

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Most of you no doubt remember the controversy surrounding the implementation of electronic voting terminals. Most famously, Diebold voting machines are believed by many to have helped fix the 2004 presidential election in Ohio. For years elements in the Democratic party took a lead in exposing the security problems with these machines, […]

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Arizona Election Fraud: “In the Spirit of Cooperation, Let’s Not Look Into the Past”

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? By “taking the matter under advisement”, Judge Kyle Bryson kicked the can a little farther down the road last Monday and further postponed the hearing granted to the Libertarian Party by the appellate courts for prospective relief in rigged elections.  Litigation was prompted by the discovery of suspicious activity surrounding the 2-billion […]

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