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The stories come in small pieces, coaxed out gently when I ask a new resident when and where they served in the military.

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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.

By Peter Roff Syndicated Columnist November 5, 2021
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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.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 4, 2021
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We're out of Afghanistan. Good. We should have gotten out before. Our involvement there was America's longest war, longer than the Civil War, World War I and World War II combined.

By John Stossel November 4, 2021
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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.

November 3, 2021
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The “cartoon” in The Daily Courier newspaper on Oct. 27 was certainly written with bad taste and a complete lack of understanding of the labor shortage that we are experiencing as a country, community, and industry.

By Sandy Griffis November 2, 2021
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November has arrived and things are going to really get hairy now. Every November, two charitable organizations I like, Movember and No-Shave November, raise funds by encouraging people to not cut or shave their hair.

By Tom Purcell November 2, 2021
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I’m proud of the headline of this column since it offers NO information about the content that follows. This is a semi-clever way to motivate readers ...

By Wil Williams November 2, 2021
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Winston Churchill once said: “Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.”

By GREG MENGARELLI, Special to the Courier November 1, 2021
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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.

By John L. Micek November 1, 2021
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The stages of life are common knowledge: infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, middle age, old age.

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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!

By RON ANDERSON Special to the Courier October 29, 2021
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When it comes to violence in schools, one solution exists that seems to be perfect.

By Tim Wiederaenders October 28, 2021
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Democrats say President Joe Biden won “a strong mandate.” His government can do all sorts of good things!

By John Stossel October 28, 2021
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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.

By PATRICK GRADY, Special to the Courier October 27, 2021
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When my high school classmates obtained a driver’s license, it was not uncommon to hear a teacher opine, “Oh, they must be having a sale at Sears.”

By Danny Tyree October 27, 2021
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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.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist October 26, 2021
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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.

By TOM REILLY, Special to the Courier October 25, 2021
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I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.

By Michael Reagan October 25, 2021
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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.”

By Dick Polman October 24, 2021
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I’m married to a guy who is not a big fan of flying. I can count on one hand the number of times he’s been in an airplane.

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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.

By John L. Micek October 22, 2021
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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.

By Tim Wiederaenders October 21, 2021
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There's so much negative news these days. I was glad to see that a new podcast, "American Optimist," features good things that are coming.

By John Stossel October 21, 2021
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“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.

By Tim Wiederaenders October 20, 2021

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