Tom Cantlon is a local columnists for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona.
That financial and legal systems mostly favor the top, even to the point of ignoring harm to the rest, is such a given that it isn’t even hidden.
Life is becoming one big set of monopolies and near-monopolies: Facebook, Twitter, Google, whichever phone service covers your area best, single-source pharmaceuticals, Amazon.
The great pride most locals hold for our area is valuable, but it can be undermined if they don’t think local leadership sees things the same way.
Striking teachers need to not worry about being nice.
Trump’s bombing of Syria was good, but how he used the military in this case was bad.
If any candidate or party really wants to change things for people, real change, not phony change or favors to the top disguised as change, there are plenty of ways to do it.
An important change in conservative politics is being foreshadowed.
The world and the nation have gotten much better over the long run on a host of issues.
Those of us who find the current political situation to be crazy might hope that it’s just a momentary lapse of reason.
Regulators have just forced Wells Fargo to replace four of its board members because of the bank’s repeated criminal behavior.