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Emil Franzi: Random thoughts

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Emil Franzi: Random thoughts

By Emil Franzi Combination of leftie Democrat government worshippers and dumb Republicans are about to give Arizonans a hosing with the biggest tax increase we’ve seen in years. They just have to get rid of those awful tax loopholes that all those sleazy lobbyists have slipped into the tax code over the years. You know, […]


“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Why we need a workplace bullying law (Part II)

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“Substantial Disruption” by Mike Tully: Why we need a workplace bullying law (Part II)

 By Mike Tully When Pima County Sheriff’s Sergeant Kevin Kubitskey filed a complaint against Sheriff Chris Nanos in early 2016, the County’s workplace bullying policy had been in effect for three years.  Through investigations and training, County employees and managers began to monitor employee behavior through the lens of the policy, and the County’s workplace […]


Phil Richardson: Steve Bannon, advisor extraordinaire to President Trump

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Phil Richardson: Steve Bannon, advisor extraordinaire to President Trump

By Phil Richardson A brief history of the person who holds a special place among all those advising our President. The 63-ish, sturdy guy with the long, tousled bangs is often seen standing some distance from Trump’s desk, but among the covey of supporters and media types watching the President draw his signature on yet […]


Thomas Sowell: Education at a crossroads: Part II

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Thomas Sowell: Education at a crossroads: Part II

By Thomas Sowell One of the painful realities of our time is that most public schools in most low-income, inner-city neighborhoods produce educational outcomes that are far below the outcomes in other neighborhoods, and especially in more affluent neighborhoods. Attempts to assign blame are too numerous to name, much less explore. But as someone who […]


Ilan Berman: Trump’s Ukraine dilemma

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Ilan Berman: Trump’s Ukraine dilemma

By Ilan Berman What’s behind the renewed fighting in Ukraine? Over the past week, the country’s eastern Donbas region – which has been a hotbed of separatist activity since the start of military hostilities between Russia and Ukraine in early 2014 – has been rocked by new, and intense, clashes between the Ukrainian military and […]


Phil Richardson: Rome was not built in a day

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Phil Richardson: Rome was not built in a day

By Phil Richardson The search for the originator of this catch phrase turned up more names than there are stones in the Coliseum in Rome. It is one of a score of Medieval French folk sayings mentioned by author John Haywood in 1538 and as late as 1895 by Swiss linguist Adolph Tobler. I suggest […]


Walter E. Williams: Lower conduct standards for liberals

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Walter E. Williams: Lower conduct standards for liberals

By Walter E. Williams One can only imagine the widespread media, political and intellectual condemnation of Republicans and conservatives if, after the inauguration of Barack Obama, they had gone on a violent and vicious tear all over the nation as did Democrats and liberals after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. They committed acts such […]


Thomas Sowell: Education at a crossroads

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Thomas Sowell: Education at a crossroads

By Thomas Sowell In just a matter of days a decision will be made in Washington affecting the futures of millions of children in low-income communities, and in the very troubled area of race relations in America. An opportunity has arisen — belatedly — that may not come again in this generation. That is an […]


Michael Barone: Trump’s 2nd-week follow-through

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Michael Barone: Trump’s 2nd-week follow-through

By Michael Barone Donald Trump’s second week as president has been full of surprises and Sturm und Drang. His Friday afternoon executive order barring for 90 days immigration from seven countries designated by the Obama administration as “countries of concern” was obviously ill-vetted and prompted nationwide and international protests. His Tuesday night nomination of Neil […]