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Column: When the warranty runs out …

When you buy a product you can usually purchase a warranty to ensure that it will do what it’s supposed to do for an extended period of time.

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MLK holiday a sad chapter in state, county history

Monday marks our annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It should bring back some painful and embarrassing memories for Arizona.

Column: Race takes center stage for a day

I don’t usually live my days according to a particular theme. No planning goes into them, unless I’m celebrating a birthday or some other exceptional event.

Column: Goodbye Obamas, let sanity return

The Obamas have said their goodbyes to America. The president and first lady have made their rounds on the late-night shows.

Column: Not everyone is trying to steal your biscuits

At the airport after a grueling business trip a woman’s return flight was delayed.

Column: MLK Jr.

Tomorrow we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

Column: Where are the ‘worst drivers’?

It never fails – no matter where you go, that’s the place with the “worst drivers.”

Column: Why Rick Perry is actually good Cabinet pick

Let’s consider what former Texas Gov. Rick Perry brings to the table as a member of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet and as the president’s designee as Secretary of Energy,

Column: Obama’s environmental legacy is mixed, vulnerable

In his insightful 2015 book, “Presidents and the American Environment,” environmental historian Otis L. Graham, Jr. lumps President Barack Obama with President George W. Bush as a “wobbly leader” on the environment.

Column: Watching next 4 years will be painful, but fun

A role reversal is about to take place in American politics.

Column: Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th; a day to be feared, or a day like any other? Most people in the western world will tell you the 13th will bring misfortune and doom into your existence.

Column: A trillion reasons why U.S. debt is incomprehensible

Get this: The U.S. Treasury says that America’s debt grew by another trillion dollars in 2016.

Column: No-drama books

Obviously you’re someone who follows the news since you’re reading the Courier.

Column: Afghanistan war is lost, end it now

Last week, as the mainstream media continued to obsess over the CIA’s evidence-free claim that the Russians hacked the presidential election, President Obama quietly sent 300 U.S. Marines back into Afghanistan’s Helmand Province.

Column: Population clock keeps ticking

During 2017, immigration will be the red-hot topic that the Trump administration will have to deal with.

Column: Shooting range cleanup questions

Last fall, the US Forest Service (USFS) released the “Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis for the Former Prescott Sportsmen’s Club Shooting Range”

Column: You, me and us

Remember when you first laid eyes on the person who became your husband or wife?

Column: Don’t expect media to give Trump fair shake

At first it seems the opposing political cheering sections are trying to drown out each other with cries of “sabotage!” and “hero!”

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Column: Unite and embrace the New Year

So, have you made your New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 yet? Are you following them, or blowing them off with an inward twinge of guilt?

Column: This isn’t the Chicago I know

In October 1995, the city of Chicago was the wettest and coldest place I’d visited yet.

Column: Christmases past and present

Looking back over the last two-thirds of a century, Christmas is the time of year that elicits the most and best memories.

Column: Why minding manners matters

“Can you believe some jerk told me it was rude to talk on my cellphone inside the movie theater?”

Column: Suggestions for liberals in 2017

Because the Democrat Party continues to implode, I thought it would be helpful to write my third annual “Suggestions for Liberals” column. So here goes:

Column: Cleaning up after ‘Third Term’ Obama

It’s clear President Obama – despite the boos from Flyover Country – doesn’t plan to get off the national stage any time soon.

Column: Citizenship reclaimed

Let’s listen for a moment to Lao Tzu who wrote these words 600 years before the birth of Christ:

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