To the casual visitor, Prescott may seem to be “a quiet little town.” On closer observation though, it’s a busy place.
It’s difficult to believe, with all the information available, but people are still getting scammed.
Elisabeth Ruffner may not be happy about this, or at a minimum controversies live on.
All of us have secrets, things we hope never come to light, things we would rather keep from our bosses, our co-workers, and even our friends.
It’s our fault. The fact that Russian internet trolls were able to influence the election, the fact that those who spread political divisiveness can use stories that are made up or exaggerated and get them seen far and wide, the fact that violent groups can get their message across to so many more susceptible minds than in the past, all of that is because we use social media so much.
According to the website of dictionary maker Merriam-Webster, socialism is a political theory that advocates “governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods.”
The Economic Policy Institute recently released its U.S. wage study. Titled “State of Working America Wages 2018,” the report took a critical look at income inequality in the United States and what EPI calls “sluggish wage growth” that has for four decades depressed most working Americans’ incomes.
Spring training is underway, and fans whose passion for baseball dates back decades brace themselves for more game-altering, useless and annoying changes. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob “Meddling” Manfred is back at it with more dumb ideas that will, if implemented, distract from the game on the field.
Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, many people throughout the country and the world over have been preparing for the event for quite some time.
The conservative Family Research Council is out with its latest congressional scorecard.
It would have been a way around my rather pedestrian exam scores.
• SUNSHINE— As you have seen in the pages of the Courier this week, it is Sunshine Week. This is an effort to show the importance of public records and transparency in government.
I know it is hard to believe sometimes, but our government was established on the idea that it should not operate in the shadows, but that the sun should shine on its actions.