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Decade after decade, century upon century the great monument braced itself against the endless weather and the secret interior destructions of age.

By ALEXANDRA PIACENZA, Courier Columnist April 20, 2019
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No wonder Donald Trump was so angry.

By Michael Reagan April 19, 2019

No, you didn’t join Charley Manson’s murderous cult. Nor did you escape Jim Jones’s cult of Kool Aid drinkers. However, if you do not use your ability to reason, combined with logic and good common sense, and blindly follow any political party while uncritically adhering to their ideology, you unknowingly have joined a political cult.

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Today is a day that, with Good Friday combined with April 19, is much more somber for me. Seems that 24 years ago today my career changed.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 18, 2019
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Are you very afraid? 3D-printed guns are coming. “Virtually undetectable!” shrieked CNN. “This changes the safety of Americans forever!” shrieked MSNBC.

By John Stossel April 18, 2019
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The tragic fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral compels me to write about services that we take for granted, right up until the moment we suddenly need them ourselves.

By Danny Tyree April 17, 2019
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Of all the important issues in the 2020 campaign, how much money each of the Democrats has should not be on any list.

By Peter Funt April 17, 2019
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Tiger Woods gave golf fans everywhere a thrill Sunday with his win in an incredible final round at the Masters.

By Doug Graham April 17, 2019
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We are watching our ability to be civilized getting hollowed out before our eyes. It is amazing how fragile it is.

By Tom Cantlon April 17, 2019
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Boy, do I feel sorry for Lori Loughlin’s daughters.

By Tom Purcell April 15, 2019
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I’m beginning to feel sorry for President Trump.

By Michael Reagan April 15, 2019
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During the course of my life, I’ve noticed that when children don’t get their way, they want to change the rules.

By Wil Williams April 15, 2019
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If you’re like me, you’re probably going to sit down on Sunday night, popcorn and adult beverage in hand, to watch the start of the final season of “Game of Thrones.”

By John L. Micek April 14, 2019

When I found out that Kirstjen Nielsen was resigning as Human Services Secretary, I posted this on Facebook: “If the Cruella de Ville of the border isn’t tough enough for Trump, I’m thinking we won’t be getting another DHS secretary, for lack of qualified applicants.

By Christian Flowers April 14, 2019
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Life is about rules, whether we like it or not.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 13, 2019

Thinking back over my first 88 years, I cherish the stories that have impacted, invigorated and brought joy to my life.

By Dr. Ron Barnes April 13, 2019
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While Russia is clandestinely hacking our computers and influencing our political process, it has succeeded in having Democrats and Republicans – including many of you – fighting among ourselves like spoiled children, causing a serious divisiveness within our country.

For far too long, Democrats have been able to frame their willful indifference to the tragedy unfolding on our southern border as “pro-immigrant.”

By Jan Brewer, Special to the Courier April 12, 2019
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You’ve likely heard that Ron Drake of “Flip this Town” has been here offering ways for Prescott to keep its downtown vital, even improve it.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 11, 2019
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Please, regulate me! That was Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s message to Congress recently.

By John Stossel April 11, 2019

If you’re serious about being a Christian, Easter (like the other 364 days of the year) can be a very demanding time.

By Danny Tyree April 10, 2019
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It seems like every time I walk out my front door, he is there. When I stop at a store or a restaurant, he is there, already waiting on me.

April 9, 2019
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Spring has finally arrived in all its glory.

By Tom Purcell April 9, 2019
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The title of this column was misleading as soon as I wrote it. I suspect that most folks already know Scott Bruner, director of the Chino Valley Library.

By Wil Williams April 8, 2019