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U.S. Border Patrol Agents Rescue Distressed Immigrant

Posted by Admin on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

A “911” call from a man in distress riding on top of a train alerted the U.S. Border Patrol to…

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Tucson Police Investigating Family-Related Homicide

Posted by Admin on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

The Tucson Police Department is actively investigating the death of 43-year-old Jason Peebles that occurred on Tucson’s East Side yesterday…

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Guest Editorial: Stop Taking The Children!

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

By Scottsdale Pinetop Since the announcement of President Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy, dozens of activists, elected officials and migrants-rights supporter have gathered in downtown Phoenix to fight to against the policy that has removed nearly 2,000 children from their families at the border. And supporters seem to be gaining by the day. President Trump’s zero-tolerance [...]

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Wow, Public Schools Must REALLY Suck

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | Comments Off

The title was my first thought when I saw this over at Kevin Drum’s: The Gates Foundation has spent about $200 million since 2010—in addition to other sources who kicked in about $400 million—on an education initiative designed to increase student performance: The school sites agreed to design new teacher-evaluation systems that incorporated classroom-observation rubrics and a measure [...]

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Are You (or Trump) Really for Free Trade? Here is a Hypothetical to Test You

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | Comments Off

A few days back, we had a debate in the comments about whether Trump really wants free trade.   In my view, Trump looks at tariff rates and trade deficits like a simple scorecard of winning or losing without really understanding trade and its benefits.  Sure, Trump proposed a zero tariff rate agreement in passing with [...]

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The Sales Tax Problem for Small Businesses

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | Comments Off

I am, perhaps surprisingly to many readers, NOT going to go on a rant about the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday that states can collect sales tax on interstate sales over the Internet, at least I am not going to rant about taxing internet sales per se.  Realistically, it was never realistic to think the government [...]

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What did Arizonans do to deserve McCain and Flake?

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

The latest: McCain authorized IRS targeting conservative groups, Flake intentionally holding up Trump’s judicial nominees Some ancient societies reputedly believed in generational curses, where the sins of past generations are passed down for future generations to pay their debt. Today we dismiss such tales as nonsense. Still Arizona Republicans can be excused for wondering about [...]

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Feedback: Overwhelming Majority Believe Hiremath Had Role In Nexdoor.com Posts

Posted by on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

Tuesday, we posted: "Did Mayor Hiremath Use A Fake Name To Post On Social Media?" We presented facts regarding certain postings made on a social medial website, Nextdoor.com.  We asked you whether, based on these facts, you believed that Mayor Hiremath played some role some role in creating these posts. The vole is in. The overwhelming [...]

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McCain’s Staff Urged IRS To Engage In “Financially Ruinous” Targeting

Posted by Admin on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

On Thursday, Judicial Watch released newly obtained internal IRS documents, including material revealing that Sen. John McCain’s former staff director and chief…

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Immigration Reform Stalls In House, As GOP-Backed Plan Is Shot Down

Posted by Admin on | June 22, 2018 | No Comments

By Pat Poblete WASHINGTON – Some conservative House Republicans bucked their party’s leaders Thursday and joined Democrats to kill a…

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