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    Part of me agree with you - had I been called up...

    Part of me agree with you - had I been called up and served I could have auto-voted not guilty and spared an individual a permanent criminal record for life - this would be true reform and a very...
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    In the Phoenix area this holds true....check out...

    In the Phoenix area this holds true....check out the stats for Yuma and for Nogales and for Santa Cruz County (this is a small County right on the border with Mexico that has Nogales on the US Side...
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    As to your first sentence, it happens every day...

    As to your first sentence, it happens every day in Arizona. I can't speak for other states, but it happens every day in Arizona. And it is very difficult to prove and many of the people it happens...
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    Goodwill has been publicly called out both in...

    Goodwill has been publicly called out both in Arizona and online for their policy of not hiring anyone with any kind of record whatsoever, a record that dates back to 2007. As to the Salvation Army I...
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    Bae, if you would read the link you provided, you...

    Bae, if you would read the link you provided, you would see that the article itself states that an expungment in Arizona merely sets aside the guilt - the record is still there and is accessible via...
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    In Arizona there is no expungement as I...

    In Arizona there is no expungement as I understand until your 99th birthday, at which point your record reverts to clear. Not going to help many people though as most people don't live that...
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    Let's put it this way.....I know someone who is...

    Let's put it this way.....I know someone who is 42 years of age who can not find employment based on a misdemeanor public intoxication charge - non-violent, by the way, from 15 years ago. This to me...
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    With all due respect, for any non-violent...

    With all due respect, for any non-violent misdemeanor, I'd have to say I disagree. I don't see how it's possible to forgive America for this based on the fact that you can be arrested these days for...
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    Pretty much any misdemeanor outside of a DUI...

    Pretty much any misdemeanor outside of a DUI which I personally on the surface consider serious but then with BAL levels going down to generate more revenue, I'd be tempted to automatically vote not...
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    I'm coming back to post something that has indeed...

    I'm coming back to post something that has indeed dawned on me - there is one inconsistency in my posts. Believing as I do, it would be more understandable and more fitting in with my moral compass...
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    Hi Steve! On the surface I'd agree with your...

    Hi Steve!

    On the surface I'd agree with your quote about democracy. On the surface only, to be clear.

    The problem is that I have known far too many people for whom America truly does not...
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    Thank You for your post here. You have really...

    Thank You for your post here. You have really made me do some thinking and since I was given today off (too much overtime) I have time to respond to your post, Herbgeek.

    As to your comment...
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    And I got my wish!!! Out by 11:40 AM and no...

    And I got my wish!!! Out by 11:40 AM and no uncomfortable judgemental situations to endure. Color me grateful on this one. It could have been much more unpleasant. I'm off to the Convention Center...
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    Update: Down to one case remaining with no one...

    Update: Down to one case remaining with no one from the pool called upstairs! So hoping to be out of here by noon.......Rob
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    Tybee. your posts has really made me think for a...

    Tybee. your posts has really made me think for a bit and I wanted to take some time before I replied to you. I do agree with you - the thought of sitting in judgement on my peers in this setting is...
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    Much of food and beverage is last minute, by the...

    Much of food and beverage is last minute, by the seat of your pants and survivalistic in nature - I'd even go so far as to call it Darwinistic. How I've survived it all these years seriously when I...
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    LOL I'd love to use this line during a last...

    LOL I'd love to use this line during a last minute food and beverage crisis.......but know better. Rob
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    I am breathing a little easier. I was able to...

    I am breathing a little easier. I was able to take a break outside and make some calls and come up with a new plating arrangement that is actually easier and less time consuming for staff....and...
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    Jane, I am not trashing you with what I am about...

    Jane, I am not trashing you with what I am about to post - really, I am not. We often seem to see eye to eye and I don't mean to trash you here. I just want to pose a question, then maybe you will...
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    Some good news! It's 9:49 AM here in Arizona and...

    Some good news! It's 9:49 AM here in Arizona and out of 4 cases today, two have already been resolved with no jurors necessary - probably plea deals made and accepted. Hoping, hoping, hoping, the...
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    Au contraire. I may be no brain surgeon, true...

    Au contraire. I may be no brain surgeon, true that, but I am getting texted - seven times already since 7 AM - regarding work flow/procedures/paperwork/documentation/office staff personalities....
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    I'm in the lounge adjacent to the juror assembly...

    I'm in the lounge adjacent to the juror assembly area as I type this. This is so bizarre.....I keep getting texts from work as the person who is filling in for me doesn't know the role - through no...
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    Jury duty morning.....

    Here it is on the early morning of my jury duty. I have the day off for this and feel horrible as we are short on staff right now and it's going to make an impact on the other site supervisors that...
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