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Tue, March 19


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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.”

By Tom Purcell March 18, 2019
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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.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist March 18, 2019
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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.

March 17, 2019
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Prescott lost something this past week — its magnitude is almost unfathomable.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 16, 2019

There are many reasons to love living in Prescott.

By Dr. Ron Barnes March 16, 2019
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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.

By J.J. Volpe, Special to the Courier March 15, 2019

The conservative Family Research Council is out with its latest congressional scorecard.

By John L. Micek March 15, 2019

It would have been a way around my rather pedestrian exam scores.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated Columnist March 15, 2019
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• 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.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 14, 2019

Cash is king — but here comes the guillotine!

By Danny Tyree March 14, 2019
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Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough?

By John Stossel March 13, 2019

If I took everything I really know about the cowboy life, I wouldn’t be able to construct a lengthy sentence.

By Wil Williams March 13, 2019
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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.

By Doug Graham March 12, 2019
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Ah, St. Patrick’s Day is upon us — which means it’s time for retailers, and too many other Americans, to perpetuate the “drunken Irishman” stereotype.

By Tom Purcell March 12, 2019
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Television’s most elegant and articulate anchor, who shepherds what is arguably the nation’s most informative nightly news program, continues to toil in relative obscurity.

By Peter Funt March 11, 2019
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I wish to announce that I am available to be a spokesman for a national TV advertising campaign. For one thing, I can fake sincerity as well as anyone...

By Wil Williams March 11, 2019
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The Daily Courier’s article (Feb. 15) on the Dells and annexation plans by Arizona Eco Development (AED) raised several interesting issues.

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I was out of the country for a week with my wife, but when we got back it was like nothing had changed.

By Michael Reagan March 10, 2019
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Public records are documents made by a government agency that are required to be kept and maintained.

By Ken Kramer, Guest Columnist March 9, 2019
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We have a difficult situation — call it an ongoing conundrum: People often call to complain we did not observe a certain “day.”

By Tim Wiederaenders March 9, 2019

Of all the nursery rhymes, silly songs and TV jingles I heard and repeated as a child, there was one I learned in my first days of school that has stuck in my memory for the many decades between then and now:

By Alexandra Piacenza, Courier Columnist March 9, 2019
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This headline in Tuesday’s Courier jumped out at me; “Lawmakers vote to allow parents dropping kids off at school to carry loaded guns.”

By J.J. Volpe, Special to the Courier March 8, 2019
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The experience of two Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania — a state that President Donald Trump won in 2016, and one that remains critical to his reelection chances — tells us a lot about the state of the GOP in 2019.

By John L. Micek March 8, 2019

I'm seldom late to supper, but I am sometimes late to a topic.

By Danny Tyree March 8, 2019
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ROBO THIS! — I hate robo calls. There, I said it. I imagine you don’t exactly like them either.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 7, 2019