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Do you long for the days when the only outbursts our delicate ears had to worry about were the Z word (“Zoinks!”) and the J word (“Jinkies!”)?

By Danny Tyree September 4, 2019
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The results of the municipal election should have been a wake-up call for the Prescott mayor and council. Instead Greg Mengarelli, Billie Orr and others are using the results and the winning tactic (single-shot for Cathey Rusing) to excuse their comparatively poor showings.

By GERALD STRICKLIN, Special to the Courier September 3, 2019
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Despite a recent poll I am not at all concerned about whether young people are going to have enough commitment, or will be up to the work of being the next impressive generation.

By Tom Cantlon September 3, 2019
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President Donald Trump wants a wall. It just may not be the one his supporters thought they signed up for back in 2016.

By John L. Micek September 2, 2019
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An invasion from outer space might do America some good. And maybe one’s coming?

By Tom Purcell September 2, 2019
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Last week, I got an email from my friend Chris Casazza, a partner with the immigration firm Solow, Isbell and Palladino in Philadelphia. He reached out to tell me about something that had happened to a former client, and he hoped that I could tell the story.

By Christine Flowers September 1, 2019
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He was hit hard enough to lacerate his kidney. He woke up the next day urinating blood. That’s neither a common experience nor an occupational hazard for most of us. It is if you play professional football.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated columnist September 1, 2019
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The Prescott area is rich in history, including the evolution of Prescott Regional Airport (PRC).

By Greg Mengarelli, Special to the Courier August 31, 2019
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You are often astounding, Rumor.

By Dr. Ron Barnes August 31, 2019
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We got used to his serial gaffes long ago. “That’s just Joe,” his friends and supporters say about his latest gaffes today. I’m not one to make fun of him by calling him “Sleepy Joe” or any of his other nicknames, but now I’m starting to feel sorry for Biden.

By Michael Reagan August 30, 2019
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A recent Economic Policy Institute Study titled “CEO Compensation Has Grown 940 percent since 1978” is a Labor Day lament for American workers whose wages during the same period have only increased a meager 12 percent.

By Joe Guzzardi August 30, 2019
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Why does most of Africa stay poor while other parts of the world prosper? People blame things like climate, the history of colonialism, racism, etc. But I say Senegalese businesswoman Magatte Wade gives the right explanation: too many rules.

By John Stossel August 29, 2019
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Pop quiz: What did Lyndon Johnson in 1968, Gerald Ford in 1976, Jimmy Carter in 1980, and George H. W. Bush in 1992 have in common?

By Dick Polman August 28, 2019
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I think it’s time for the concept of “level” to go. For years, in business and in business advertising, I’ve heard about taking it to the next level. What’s wrong with the level I’m already comfortable with?

By Wil Williams August 28, 2019
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No sooner had the Trump administration announced its intention to impose a new rule that will deny public benefits like food stamps and Medicaid to some legal immigrants, then 13 lawsuit trigger-happy states filed action against the Department of Homeland Security.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist August 27, 2019
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For the past dozen summers, my family has made the drive of nine or more hours (depending on the number of putrid gas station restrooms we visit) from East Texas to Orange Beach, Alabama.

By Jase Graves, Syndicated Columnist August 27, 2019
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“Sometimes I worry that if I ever can retire and do get Social Security payments, they’ll be a lot less than what I’ve been promised,” I said to my CPA, Louie the Number Cruncher.

By Tom Purcell August 26, 2019
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Lawmakers in California have littered their desks with measures designed to eliminate plastic products, such as bags and even straws. But in failing to provide an adequate system for recycling these items - along with glass, metal and paper — they have created an environmental mess and a socioeconomic dilemma.

By Peter Funt August 26, 2019
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You’ve probably noticed lately that the horizon behind Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain has been smudged with smoke, the visible evidence of still smoldering fires in the area.

By Alexandra Piacenza, Courier Columnist August 25, 2019
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Here are my five favorite things about this sentence: (1) It grabs your attention, (2) It keeps you guessing, (3) It’s not overly wordy, (4) It’s something you might forward to friends, (5) It’s part of the list-making trend that just keeps growing.

By Peter Funt August 25, 2019
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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was caught in a video screaming expletives when someone made the mistake of calling him “Fredo,” referring to the fictional character Fredo Corleone from “The Godfather films.”

By Christine Flowers, Courier Columnist August 24, 2019
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Harry Reid is starting to make sense.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated Columnist August 24, 2019
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Politics, the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck famously said, “is the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best.”

By John L. Micek August 23, 2019
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In the early 1970s, California was America’s Nirvana.

By Michael Reagan August 23, 2019
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The Friday Catchall: • GUNS – A recent letter to the editor posed the question of whether anyone finds it “creepy in this age of mass murders by gunfire … (that) Prescott finds it necessary to celebrate its cowboy heritage” with reenacted shootouts downtown.

By Tim Wiederaenders August 22, 2019

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