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Extrapolating Trends from A Single Data Point: The Once In A Lifetime Event

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off

Most of you know I agree there is man-made global warming but am skeptical the extent will be anywhere near most forecasts you see in the media.  For some reason, this earns me the title of “denier.”  However, I find that the climate discussion has become boring in the extreme, and I have mostly moved [...]

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Things Guaranteed to Make Me Do the Opposite

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off

When the first words of an incoming phone call are “Do not hang up…”

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Johnny Bench

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | No Comments

Without a good catcher in baseball too many wild pitches can find their way to the backstop, helping the other team win and wreaking havoc on your own. That’s a lot like the job of a City Manager, including Jim Thompson’s in Scottsdale. Thank goodness the city had its own version of Johnny Bench for [...]

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BIG NEWS- Governor Ducey endorses Glassman for Corporation Commission: Air Force Veteran and Water Expert

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | No Comments

Last Friday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey joined business leaders and elected officials from across Arizona announcing his support of Rodney Glassman for Arizona Corporation Commission.  Governor Ducey wrote: “I’m proud to support Rodney Glassman for Corporation Commission. As an Air Force veteran and water expert with his PhD in Arid Land Resource Sciences, Rodney’s private-sector [...]

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Jeff Flake outed as a “Traitor”

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | No Comments

Arizona Republicans who have firsthand knowledge of the deceptive tactics employed by lame duck Sen. Jeff Flake, will find this post that uses the words, “Jeff Flake, Traitor,” as it’s headline an irresistible must read. John Hinderaker, one of several attorneys writing for Powerline employs some other choice adjectives for Republicrat Flake, along with describing [...]

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Great Moments in Crazy Stock Bubbles — Are These Investors On Drugs?

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off

As of this moment, Canadian tulip bulb marijuana company Tilray is trading at $146 a share for a total market capitalization of $11.2 Billion.  This is a company that had $10 million in revenues last quarter.   It is trading at a 420x multiple of last year’s revenues.  It is up 20% today alone.  The race [...]

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State Lands Project Breeds Hot Emotions

Posted by on | September 18, 2018 | No Comments

Emotions run ‘hot’ Opposition to the proposed annexation and rezoning of "State Lands" were strongly stated at the Town Of Oro Valley neighborhood meeting on the project of September 13.  Watch one resident’s comments on the project. At that meeting, Oro Valley Planner Bayer Vella told the audience that the decision on the annexation and [...]

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Yavapai County Sheriff’s VIP Acts Quick To Save Dog

Posted by Admin on | September 17, 2018 | No Comments

A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Volunteer in Protection (VIP) acted quickly to save a dog and spare its trucker owner certain…

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Former Sunnyslope High School Attendance Secretary Indicted For Theft

Posted by Admin on | September 17, 2018 | No Comments

The Office of the Auditor General conducted an investigation which resulted in the indictment of Eunice Lopez, former attendance secretary…

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4 Believed Dead, ATV Goes Off Cliff Near Payson

Posted by Admin on | September 17, 2018 | No Comments

On September 15, at 4:19 p.m., the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the US Forest…

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