Column: Yet another impeachable offense

Forgive my frequent references to Richard Nixon. It’s just eerie how his impeachable behavior is being replicated by the current con man.

Column: Weather conjures summer reminders

Putting the Page 2A weather report together this past week brought about surprise for me — seeing every day’s forecast with only sunshine.

Column: The media’s war on Trump

Which is worse, President Trump allegedly sharing a piece of classified intel with the Russian ambassador or insider bureaucrats leaking classified information to journalists, all hell-bent on unseating a president they just don’t like?

Column: Some government funds are like oil, water

It can be confusing: a government has millions of dollars in one account, and a huge debt for another; yet, those dollars and that debt are like oil and water – they shall not mix.

Column: Pondering quotas

I believe my car’s turn signal only has so many clicks in it.

Column: Fees, fines and fairness

Which best describes your view of America? Everyone pays an equal share? Or, everyone pays his fair share?

Friday Catchall: Change comes in many forms

The Friday Catchall: • CHANGES — Whilst pondering the consternation over the pending sale of Hotshot vehicles and the city’s pension debt, I had to marvel at how things have changed for all of us.

Column: The more things change

Sometimes it’s difficult to choose a topic, other times it is easy, and then there’s the days like this one when the task can be downright irritating.

Column: The sign ordinance is an affront to our freedom

In a letter to H.L. Pierce on April 6, 1859 Abraham Lincoln wrote: “This is a world of compensation; and he who would be no slave must consent to have no slave.

Column: Maximum penalties for drug-related crimes is cruel and stupid

President Trump’s attorney general, Jeff Sessions, ordered federal prosecutors to seek maximum penalties for drug-related crimes.

Column: When is racial profiling the answer?

The challenges airline travelers face today go well beyond flights being overbooked.

Column: Unsung hero

Every year we take our RV to the Gold Country of California for the annual Long Beach Police Reunion, known as “Substation North.”

Column: Serious problems, amateur distractions

We don't have time for all this D.C. crap – for leaders, and the top leader especially, creating drama and chaos.

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Column: Salesman or cheater, what I learned from an honest clown

When I was a young man I worked for a chain of magic and novelty stores called Zeezo’s Magic Castle.

Column: President Braggadocio fires a showboat

The firing of FBI Director James Comey by the president of the United States slammed Washington with the suddenness of a two-story bowling ball hitting the South Portico after being dropped from a blimp.

Column: ‘13 Reasons’ to have a difficult, uncomfortable conversation

When I was a young boy, way back when there were only three networks and that independent station that carried Wallace & Ladmo in Phoenix (no one in my house watched PBS), the “Wizard of Oz” came on once a year, usually around Thanksgiving.

Talk of the Town: Africanized honeybees are a danger, but this region needs them

This was not a “swarm” of honeybees. Swarms of honeybees are in the process of finding a new home, and they are generally docile.

Column: Nothing quite like a mom

It’s waking up sick and she’s there holding my hand.

Column: ‘Creative accounting’ not always a plus

A little gem came across my desk recently … a March 28, 1997, column by the late Jim Garner, former Courier editor.

Column: What have women been marching for?

In recent months, women have been celebrated. Unsure of the motivation for the demonstrations, I have declined to march.

Friday Catchall: Being found makes Mom happy

The Friday Catchall: • BEST MOTHER’S DAY – I read this week with great interest how a woman, 23, most recently living in Prescott, was found alive and safe with her dog after they were lost for a week in Montana.

Column: Environmental water rights need representation

Water is life! We envision a future where all citizens can live comfortable, economically secure lives with good jobs, and enjoy healthy natural areas with flowing rivers and springs, thriving riparian habitats, vigorous wildlife, and recreational opportunities.

Column: A seven-point plan to save health care

The House repealed Obamacare!

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Column: An open letter to my mom for Mother’s Day

'Raising Prescott'

“I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my mommy you’ll be.”

Column: Rethink unecessary road projects

Just a poignant plea for prioritization regarding a couple of road construction projects in the area: