One of the things most people who write about politics won’t tell you is that how a new program gets paid for is considerably less important than how much is spent. Yet, in a nutshell, that’s what’s keeping President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” program from being enacted.
Remember the juniper tree on Interstate 17 just north of Sunset Point, decorated annually for Christmas? Chino Valley has a similar “tradition,” where a family years ago adopted the three horses in the roundabout at Highway 89 and Outer Loop Road.
The phonies who write the laws in Sacramento have no idea how hard it is to run a small business successfully. And they don’t care.
Winston Churchill once said: “Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.”
Democrats on Capitol Hill may not be directly taking their cues from the legendary Carthaginian military leader Hannibal, but as moderates and progressives fell on each other last week over President Joe Biden’s watered-down domestic spending plan, it sure felt that way.
A few years back while walking on the downtown Prescott plaza in festive Halloween costumes (my wife being dressed as a scary witch) we were accosted by a member of a local group that accused her of being an emissary of the Devil!
When it comes to violence in schools, one solution exists that seems to be perfect.
We can all agree that we have experienced hotter temperatures, long-term drought, loss of Verde River flow, declining water levels in Prescott-area lakes, and increased occurrences of catastrophic wildfire here in Arizona and across the West.
The Atlanta Braves, once Milwaukee’s pride and joy and who earlier called Boston home, will take on the Houston Astros in the 2021 World Series.
Having experienced all manner of controversy as a Prescott City councilman for five years, and county Planning and Zoning commissioner for almost a decade, I am feeling compelled to speak out regarding a disturbing trend I am sensing throughout Yavapai County.
We’ve long known about Colin Powell’s worst public sin. He finally acknowledged it nine years ago when he wrote, “I was mad at myself for not having smelled the problem. My instincts failed me.”
During an appearance in his childhood home of Scranton, Pa. this week, President Joe Biden made the case for congressional approval of his nearly $2 trillion dollar ‘Build Back Better’ agenda, which is currently in the midst of a tug-of-war between progressive and moderate Democrats on Capitol Hill.
The Friday Catchall: • SHOTS – With great consternation, it seems, people read the recent Courier story about Dignity Health-Yavapai Regional Medical Center pushing its vaccination-mandate-for-employees deadline from November 2021 to February 2022.
“Don’t horde money, buy gold,” is what friends of mine have been saying for years. And you’ve likely heard this in recent radio commercials.