Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Tucson’s new police chief supported #BlackLivesMatter

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner After an extensive search, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Richmond, California Police Chief Christopher Magnus as the Tucson Police Department’s new chief. The appointment will be made final if approved by the Mayor and City Council at tomorrow’s Regular Meeting, according to a news release from the city. […]

Ducey joins other governors wanting to halt Syrian refugee placement

Ducey joins other governors wanting to halt Syrian refugee placement

By Harry Alexander / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has joined his counterparts in Texas, Louisiana and Alabama in publicly stating their states do want new refugees from Syria to be placed in their states. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain of Arizona  said without a proper vetting process, no refugees should be brought to […]

McCain: Paris attack not a ‘setback’

McCain: Paris attack not a ‘setback’

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) reacted to President Obama’s claim that last Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris was not a “setback.” McCain, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was critical of Obama’s responses to questions at a news conference at the G-20 Summit in Turkey. “After the massacre […]

1907 – Oklahoma joins the Union!

1907 – Oklahoma joins the Union!

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner November 16 1821- Present day New Mexico- Trader William Becknell reaches Santa Fe, on the route that will become known as the Santa Fe Trail. 1839- northwestern Arkansas – Lawman and outlasw John Selman was born. John was credited with 20 killings and was close to 60 years old […]

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Is there a secret code for letters of recommendation?

Orgtheory – On this blog I’ve been told to avoid certain things in letters of recommendation. For example, “hard working” has a bizarre secret reading of “untalented.” Someone once told me that “please call me,” a boiler plate sentence, actually means “this person is psychotic but I can only tell you over the phone.” Allegedly, […]

Snowflakes forgot to learn this in Kindergarten

Snowflakes forgot to learn this in Kindergarten

TRIGGER ALERT!! All of these alleged youung adults, i.e., college students yammering about safe spaces and hurtful words apparently skipped Kindergarten the day this diddy was mentioned: Sticks and stones may break my bones (but words will never hurt me). Poor, poor snowflakes. Wait til you get out into the real world and the first […]

Emil Franzi: Measuring conservatives by the numbers

Emil Franzi: Measuring conservatives by the numbers

By Emil Franzi I’ve attempted to explain that the biggest contrast between our two major parties is the contraction of the liberal Democrat ideological base while there is a simultaneous expansion of conservative Republicanism. Both parties have moved away from that theoretical center ground that no one really inhabits. Among Republicans, a larger, more diverse […]

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.: Open borders are an assault on private property

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.: Open borders are an assault on private property

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. This talk was delivered at the Mises Circle in Phoenix, AZ, on November 7, 2015. Rockwell gets one correct! EF Whether we’re talking about illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America, or birthright citizenship, or the migrants coming from the Middle East and Africa, the subject of immigration has been […]

Ben Crystal: The new Mizzou personality primer

Ben Crystal: The new Mizzou personality primer

By Ben Crystal Hey, kids! Are you considering college as a next step on your path to adulthood? Do you wonder if today’s institutions of higher learning can actually offer you the knowledge and skills you need to be more productive than, say, a University of Missouri “communications” professor? Try this handy-dandy primer to see […]