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Pres. Trump to challenge birthright citizenship  

Posted by Admin on | August 22, 2019 | No Comments

In an unprecedented move, the sham of “birth tourism” is also being targeted What do Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Honduras, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago have in common with the United States? Not much, except they are among the 30 countries that offer birthright citizenship to anyone born to parents who [...]

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Less Money. More Apartments. Genius.

Posted by on | August 22, 2019 | No Comments

Earlier this week the largest gallery on Scottsdale’s Main Street, Legacy Gallery, wrote of their support for the proposed Museum Square, envisioned to replace Scottsdale’s abandoned transit station at the far end of Old Town, adjacent to the Museum of the West.  Here is a link. Like Legacy, we have written in support of the [...]

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While We Were Away

Posted by on | August 22, 2019 | No Comments

Colorado River Restrictions Begin In 2020 Arizona and Nevada will see a restriction of the water they can take from the Lake Mead starting in 2020. This is because water levels in the lake are projected to be just below a trigger restriction level. This happens even though 2018-19 saw an increase in water levels [...]

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Guest Editorial: Tempe Still Reigns Supreme for Office Space, Economic Development

Posted by on | August 21, 2019 | No Comments

By Recker McDowell — Tempe is still very much the center of economic activity and growth in the region. Tempe has a 2.8 percent office vacancy rate, according to commercial real estate brokerage firm CBRE. It also has more than 1.1 million square feet of office space under construction. Tempe accounts for 45.5 percent of [...]

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Montini Spends the Day Liking Himself

Posted by on | August 21, 2019 | Comments Off

The Republic’s EJ Montini is a Twitter master.  He spends his days Tweeting, Retweeting and Liking his columns.  His screeds drive up traffic, but as we now know, they drive away advertisers.  It’s not a great way to finish a career, but I’m sure it’s better than spending his days yelling at kids to get [...]

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Siege at Ruby Ridge: The Forgotten History of the ATF Shootout That Started a Militia Movement

Posted by Admin on | August 21, 2019 | No Comments

The Siege at Ruby Ridge is often considered a pivotal date in American history. The shootout between Randy Weaver and his family and federal agents on August 21, 1992, is one that kicked off the Constitutional Militia Movement and left America with a deep distrust of its leadership – in particular then-President George H.W. Bush and eventual President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet [...]

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What Do John D’Anna and Santa Clause Have in Common?

Posted by on | August 21, 2019 | Comments Off

  Here’s some parenting advice that I received at church.  “Don’t tell your kids that Santa Clause brings their presents and then expect them to believe that Jesus fed the 5,000.” Santa Clause seems like good clean fun, but your kids will eventually figure out that he’s not real and will wonder what other things [...]

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Joe Biden’s wife takes cue from McCain’s mother

Posted by Admin on | August 21, 2019 | No Comments

Jill Biden advises Dems to “swallow a little bit,” not to look for the best candidate, but one who can “beat Trump” John McCain was a distinctly unpopular presidential candidate in both 2000 and 2008. Like Bob Dole, who also lost his bid in 1996, the longtime senators — misreading the Republican base — considered [...]

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Robbed Again

Posted by on | August 20, 2019 | Comments Off

Check out the latest column by EJ Montini.   Opinion: Over the years the Republicans who control the Legislature have made it more difficult for working people to vote, educate their kids and, yes, earn a decent living. Set aside the fact that these assertions aren’t actually true.  Montini uses an analytical tool that explains [...]

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Immigration Detention Centers of Today, Nursing Homes of Tomorrow

Posted by Admin on | August 20, 2019 | No Comments

What has separated the United States from every other nation is the concept of being a nation of laws, not a nation of men and women. The best way for a nation to deal with its citizens is to treat all of them equally under the law. The people who disagree with this concept are [...]

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