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.
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?
The imperishable words “Hulk smash!” aren’t just for green super-heroes anymore.
The new hotel deal the city just made (see the Aug. 24 paper) has some good points but had some bad process. Here are some suggestions for improving it.
Despite a 2010 law that requires federal agencies to describe rules and regulations in plain language, most government writing is STILL unintelligible. I met with my federal-bureaucrat mole, Deep Gib-berish — and his interpreter — for answers.
As many of you undoubtedly saw in Sunday’s business section of The Daily Courier, I was recently promoted to news/sports editor for the Prescott News Network, which includes the Courier, the Prescott Valley Tribune and the Chino Valley Review.
In the history of television, during which thousands of network entertainment programs have come and gone, only one show has produced new episodes in each of the last eight decades: “Candid Camera.” What a remarkable feat.
Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law. But if we were to focus on one particular guy who best embodies that spinelessness, someone who is a veritable metaphor for a party in moral eclipse, I strongly nominate Ben Sasse.
“Stubble” is my middle name. No, not really. But I do find myself occupying that No Man’s Land…er, LOTS of Men’s Land… of not wanting a beard but not enjoying the whisker-removal process, either.
Tucked somewhere between nosiness and meanness is what Miss Manners aptly called “blather.” It’s when people say thoughtless things because they aren’t thinking.