I’ve gotten a few letters from readers over the past couple of weeks who have asked me – some more politely and in publishable terms than others – if I have anything nice to say about the Trump administration at all. So, critics, write down the day. I am about to say something nice.
Some people who do not want the new jail and justice center built on Prescott Lakes Parkway think the facility will kill property values.
RE: the Electoral College and the letter listing the five presidents who won the electoral vote, but lost the popular vote, I want to add a few things.
Arizona is by no means out of the woods in its war against the COVID-19 pandemic. But, there is growing evidence we are winning a key important battle. We have slowed the rate of virus infections, the long-desired goal of flattening the curve. Six months into the pandemic, Arizona’s data collection has made a few things perfectly clear.
The recent case involving Mr. and Mrs. McCloskey in St. Louis has generated quite a firestorm of comments, both pro and con.
Now that Arizona is in crisis due to COVID-19, people should see the importance of social distancing and masks.
I’m having a very difficult time accepting the proposal made to the city council this week to use the $5.1 million CARES money for revitalizing the downtown area Granite Creek Corridor.
I haven’t been able to forget the photo in your paper on Sunday, July 21. It pictured two men carrying various weapons and dressed like some kind of mercenaries. The caption said they were part of the volunteer security team in Seattle, Washington, at the Capitol Hill Occupy protest.
Several recent letters about the Electoral College system erroneously stated its original purpose was to prevent larger population states from dominating presidential elections — not true!
Being a parent of two school-aged children growing up during the COVID-19 pandemic creates a certain level of anxiety that can be hard to explain.
I read with interest Larry Wonderling’s take on the Electoral College and was surprised he missed the purpose of it, to protect the minority voice. As a Constitutional republic, we elect people locally who are directly accountable to those who elect them.
The two main reasons for the Electoral College are: One, to ensure states that do not have a large population have a say-so in the federal government.
Especially during these times of COVID-19 shutdown, one seeks activities to keep the mind and fingers busy. I was probably first introduced to the phenomenon of knitting when my parents told me I should “tend to my own knitting” rather than be concerned about what others were doing, saying and thinking.