Universal preschool wrong for California

Universal preschool wrong for California

At first glance the new California senate bill, the Preschool for All Act of 2015, seems like an investment in the children of California. If signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the law would grant access to every 4-year-old from a low-income family to attend a state preschool program by June 30, 2018 as long as […]

Where is the City Voter Guide??

Where is the City Voter Guide??

A very good question. One that Southern Arizona News-Examiner contributor Mark Spear asked Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik about in a letter. The voter guide is supposed to contain the basic information about the upcoming city election and explain the propositions before the voters: As far as we know, the City of Tucson Voter Guide […]

Center for Arizona Policy: Abortions decrease 3.7% in Arizona

Center for Arizona Policy: Abortions decrease 3.7% in Arizona

“Arizona leads by example in the national effort to protect the health and safety of women and preborn children – and the numbers again prove it,” said Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod. “The recently released Department of Health Services annual abortion report shows that 501 fewer abortions were performed in Arizona in 2014 […]

Safire’s ‘On Language’

Safire’s ‘On Language’

Remember to never split an infinitive. The passive voice should never be used. Do not put statements in the negative form. Verbs have to agree with their subjects. Proofread carefully to see if you words out. If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by […]

GAO says USPS lacks complete delivery performance information for audit

GAO says USPS lacks complete delivery performance information for audit

Lately, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has had to balance cost-cutting actions to address its poor financial situation with efforts to provide prompt, affordable and reliable mail service. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to review how USPS measures its delivery performance. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) had previously carried out assessments but […]

Oct. 12 is Columbus Day…

Oct. 12 is Columbus Day…

… it is not “Indigenous Person Day.” Contrary to Leftist thinking, Columbus did not commit the many atrocities against Native American tribes of which he is accused. If you bother to check your history, you will learn that many of the Native American tribes were hardly peaceful. They waged war against one another until one tribe […]

Tucson Police Chief Villasenor’s presentation on red light cameras

Tucson Police Chief Villasenor’s presentation on red light cameras

Southern Arizona News-Examiner contributor and engineer Mark Spears tried to set up a meeting with Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor to talk about a recent TPD presentation on red light cameras. There is a question on the November 2016 city ballot for voters to decide the fate of the red light cameras in the City […]

Pelosi calls Gitmo transfer to Illinois an ‘economic opportunity’

Pelosi calls Gitmo transfer to Illinois an ‘economic opportunity’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is encouraging Illinois residents to welcome the potential transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to their state because the move presents an “economic opportunity.” “The people in Illinois were looking forward to having some people transferred there. They saw it as economic opportunity, as you may recall,”she said at a […]

Clemson University apologizes for holding Mexican Food Night

Clemson University apologizes for holding Mexican Food Night

This is one of the most absurd thing we’ve ever heard. Apparently, all it takes is for TWO, that’s right, TWO Clemson students to whine that they find “Mexican Food Night” to be offensive. It seems that it was a most popular food event at the campus until these TWO babies started crying about how offended […]

The real unemployment rate

The real unemployment rate

The official unemployment rate is 5.1%. However, if you start counting all the people who want a job but gave up, all the people with part-time jobs that want a full-time job, all the people who dropped off the unemployment rolls because their unemployment benefits ran out, etc., you get a closer picture of what […]

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