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Guzzardi: Qualified Americans shut out by influx of foreign doctors

Last month, the American Medical Association issued a press release that urged U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to process more H-1B visas, thereby allowing more nonresident physicians to come to the United States to practice medicine.

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Funt: President Trump continues to be good business for TV

Les Moonves, the CBS chief toppled by a sexual harassment scandal, will probably be best remembered for what he said in 2016 about Donald Trump’s candidacy: “It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS.”

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 24, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 24, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 24, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 24, 2018

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Letter: Dr. Ford and the FBI

The reason that Dr. Ford wants an FBI investigation is to know what investigation facts she can use so that she can say what, if anything, the FBI found out.

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Letter: Bedrock of our democracy?

Apparently, some writers fear that our public education system, “the bedrock of our democracy,” is under attack, and are not happy about that. They should wonder why that is.

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Wiederaenders: It takes work to ride down the middle

The Daily Courier over the decades has swung right, far right, middle, left, and middle again.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 23, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 23, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 23, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 23, 2018

Piacenza: Balancing act

What makes a great team athlete? Physical strength, speed and ball-handling skills for sure.

Rants & Raves: Sept. 22, 2018

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

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Reagan: ​Media ignores Trump’s economy

It’s surprising that a White House incapable of organizing a two-car funeral — if you believe the mainstream liberal media — is presiding over the most robust economy the U.S. has had in years.

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Shannon: The left’s do-it-yourself authoritarianism

There is a new meme circulating that Trumpistas have found very pertinent. It’s a stark black-and-white photo of a seated Trump. One elbow is on his left knee and his other hand is gesturing toward the viewer as he leans forward.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 22, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 22, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 22, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 22, 2018

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Letter: Near Prescott?

Regarding the article about deer in Yavapai Hills, I am tired of reading about Yavapai Hills “near Prescott.”

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Letter: Charter schools, do the math

The problem with teachers is that they don’t do the math. Don’t worry about teaching every child, think about making money. Form a company and open a charter school.

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Letter: No on Kavanaugh

Sen. Flake, we know too little about Judge Kavanaugh’s full history to allow for an informed vote on his nomination. Believe me, if the political balance were reversed, your party would be equally clamoring for full release of all there is from his past.

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Friday Catchall: Got gas? Ethanol not that great; car wash Saturday

The federal government is looking to extend or increase subsidies to farmers, and raise the ethanol content in gasoline to 15 percent — possibly year-round. I am not a fan.

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Stossel: Prices should rise

Officials in states hit by Hurricane Florence are on the lookout for “price gouging.” These are “bad people,” said Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi angrily during a previous storm. Bad people?

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 21, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 21, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 21, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 21, 2018

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Letter: Facts, not opinions

Regarding Jim Martin’s letter (“Integrity hard at work,” Sept. 19), the letter is a classic example of disregarding facts in favor of partisan politics.

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Letter: Reduction in greenhouse gases

Publicly available data show that the U.S. has made significant progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions over the past 10 years.

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Letter: Won’t be voting

When, in 1960, I turned 21 I was excited by the possibility of electing a president. Now an adult, I had a say in national politics!

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