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Are Your Kidding Me? Democrats Aren’t Going to Drop Superdelegates, In Fact Republicans Are Going to Adopt Them

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | Comments Off

Apparently, Democrats voted down Bernie Sander’s plan to eliminate superdelegates.  Duh.  Since the whole point of the superdelegate process was to prevent outsider candidates such as himself from winning, the Democrats are hardly likely to eliminate the process just after it demonstrated itself to be a success.  In fact, with the Donald as the GOP candidate, [...]

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The Corporate State, In One Chart

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | Comments Off

James Bessen has a terrific article in the Harvard Business Review on the estimated contribution to corporate profits of rent-seeking, or the acquisition of special favors, subsidies, and protections from the government that shelter a company from the normal competition of a free market.  Bessen argues that such rent-seeking is major explanatory factor for recent [...]

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DNC Chair resigns, chaos reigns prior to Dem convention

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Following the nomination of Republican Donald Trump at the RNC last week, Democrats are in a state of turmoil. On the eve of their national convention, party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she would resign her post later this week, amid angry charges of corruption and cronyism leveled at her by Bernie Sander’s supporters, who [...]

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Guest View-Diane Peters: Who’s Really To Blame For Oro Valley’s High Density Developments?

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Many Oro Valley residents have stated their displeasure with all the high density developments that have been approved since Mayor Hiremath and Councilmembers Hornat, Snider, and Waters took office in 2010. The three new apartment complexes on Oracle Road have been most frequently cited. In response, someone, has attempted to take the onus off the [...]

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Back-to-School Spending To Reach $75.8 Billion

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

With back-to-school spending on a “stock up” cycle rather than a “make do” cycle, the average family is expected to…

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Pima County Emails Show I-11 $15 Million Dollar Fraud

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

In December, 2014, the Arizona State Transportation Board (STB) approved $15 million for a Tier One Environmental Impact Study (EIS)…

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AZ Delegate’s New Heart Leads Her To Philly

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

By Kelsey DeGideo | Cronkite News PHOENIX- At the age of 37, Jeanne Lunn was getting ready to leave town…

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Steve Christy Wants Pima County Job – Any Job

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Since before the time he was turned down for a job in the Governor’s Office, Steve Christy has sought a…

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When It Comes To Empathy, Don’t Trust Gut

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Is empathy the result of gut intuition or careful reasoning? Research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that, contrary…

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Zinkin: "Town Balks At Providing Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results Before Election"

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

"On April 2, 2016, Councilman Burns and I placed on the advanced agenda the need for a Study Session on Aug. 4, 2016. The purpose of the session was to discuss the end of the fiscal year financials. The fiscal year ends on June 30, and we thought that 5 weeks would be sufficient time [...]

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