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I cannot let this one pass.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 4, 2021
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I pulled a box of Christmas decorations out of the basement last week and found a bunch of old holiday cards at the bottom from years past. They were photo cards on heavy paper, with rounded corners and shiny foil lettering exclaiming “Merry & Bright” or “Peace & Joy.”

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Families in Michigan will set an empty place at the table this holiday season in the wake of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four children dead and seven more injured.

By John L. Micek December 3, 2021
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Very often I hear from people on both sides of the vaccination debate (to vax or not?). Couple with that the pro-vax folks who regularly proclaim everyone should get the shot(s).

December 2, 2021
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I’ve reported how Facebook censors me. Now I’ve learned that they also censor environmentalist Michael Shellenberger, statistician Bjorn Lomborg and former New York Times columnist John Tierney.

By John Stossel December 2, 2021
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A May 2021 report by the Morrison Institute’s Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University calls into question the ability of the state’s water laws to assure sustainable water supplies for residents living in areas where groundwater levels are declining.

By APRIL HEPPERLE, Special to the Courier December 1, 2021
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Ahmaud Arbery is not here, but he heard the verdicts. He knows, in that place where his restless soul resides, that his death has been avenged.

By Christine Flowers December 1, 2021
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In his letter to the editor of The Daily Courier, Doug Ruhland alleged that the Prescott Unified School District board has refused to allow him to read a statement at its public meetings.

By DON OSTENDORF, Special to the Courier November 30, 2021
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Over the past few weeks, media outlets have reported that holiday consumers should expect a shortage of Christmas trees this year due to the supply-chain crisis, climate change and the trees themselves refusing to re-enter the workforce after becoming addicted to Netflix and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By JASE GRAVES, Syndicated Columnist November 30, 2021
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I’m now a graduate of the Academy. No, not the Academy at West Point, the Academy Awards, or the Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand. I’m talking about a more important academy since I’m a loyal, flag-toting citizen of our fair town.

By Wil Williams November 30, 2021
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Born and raised in southern California, I am naturally a fan of the Los Angeles sports teams: the Lakers, the Dodgers, the Kings, the Galaxy, and the city’s most recent addition, the Rams.

By Aaron Valdez November 29, 2021
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I wish I had a change of heart, but I still can’t support it.

By Tom Purcell November 29, 2021
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Overpopulation’s negative consequences are well-known to the nation’s environmentalists.

November 28, 2021
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I wonder sometimes about, let’s call it, a theory I heard many years ago: What Wall Street does is an indicator of what is to come in six months or so.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 27, 2021
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Here it comes, folks! The Christmas season is upon us and along with all the festive preparations, I am pausing to make time for some personal preparation.

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A desperately needed bounce in public acclaim following President Biden’s signing of the $1 trillion infrastructure proposal has yet to materialize, leaving the president wallowing in the low 40 percent range in job-performance approval from a discontented and dispirited nation helpless in the face of out-of-control inflation.

November 26, 2021
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Oh, the silly season is upon us! Shopping, that is … people clamoring for things they don’t truly need?

By Tim Wiederaenders November 25, 2021
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Happy Thanksgiving! But beware the "tragedy of the commons."

By John Stossel November 25, 2021
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I love pumpkin pie — but not just any pumpkin pie. It has to be my mother’s pumpkin pie, made with her unique thick and dry crust, and it has to be enjoyed only on Thanksgiving Day.

By Tom Purcell November 24, 2021
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The Democratic Party had yet another bad election night recently, and the party is shaking its head, wondering why. After all, polls continue to show general public support for Democratic positions, such as the infrastructure bill, health care reform, the living wage, etc.

By PARKER ANDERSON, Special to the Courier November 23, 2021
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Last year the media went into a frenzy over the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in North America, but the festivities were just beginning.

By Danny Tyree November 23, 2021
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It has long been a goal in my columns to address the pithier issues of our society and of our time. That’s why I investigated the concern of TV advertising spokes-animals ...

By Wil Williams November 23, 2021
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I still remember the day my girlfriend and I went to an animal rescue down in Cave Creek to make what would be the best joint decision in our relationship.

By Aaron Valdez November 22, 2021
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These days, we’re all used to walking through retail stores in October and dodging Christmas displays of inflatable Baby Yoda yard art while we’re still trying to find the perfect Halloween pumpkins to decompose on our front porches.

By JASE GRAVES, Syndicated Columnist November 22, 2021
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If Bill Murray were to star in a sequel to Groundhog Day, he’d wake up to the Sonny and Cher alarm clock, take the cold shower, step in the puddle, parry the insurance agent, trudge to the gazebo…and see Chris Christie doing his same old song and dance.

By Dick Polman November 21, 2021

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