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Tom Cantlon
Courier Columnist

Tom Cantlon is a local columnists for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona.

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One of the reasons unions arose a century ago was because working people were being conned with piecework. Unions didn’t just battle for decent pay, for time-and-a-half for overtime and for safe workplaces, they also had to battle the scourge of piecework.

By Tom Cantlon November 12, 2019
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Tom Steele had a letter in the paper last week about how much of what we see and read is not true and how we have to be carefully “paying attention” or our emotions will cause our “basic held beliefs to override the cognitive process.”

By Tom Cantlon October 29, 2019
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The city has really dropped the ball on communicating. There’s a big decision they simply overlooked, and they headed off in a given direction without asking the public. There might be a good reason, but they haven’t really explained it.

By Tom Cantlon October 15, 2019
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In the endless debate about whether Democratic candidates should go boldly progressive or stick to middle ground, there’s another dimension that’s missing.

By Tom Cantlon September 17, 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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With recent violence, and the political talk that creates fertile ground for it, a column came to mind that I wrote 15 years ago worrying this very thing would happen.

By Tom Cantlon August 21, 2019
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The first round of the City Council election is starting up. The way you fill out your ballot can be more effective or less.

By Tom Cantlon August 6, 2019
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Want a good laugh? Here’s a crazy idea that will have you laughing at “that crazy Cantlon”. Something I’ve talked about for 30 years. The solution to a lot of problems? End advertising.

By Tom Cantlon July 23, 2019
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There has been moral decline.

By Tom Cantlon July 9, 2019

You know when certain situations make everyone jump, like backyard barbecue where one of the little kids starts swinging a big stick unaware how close the infant is, and every adult jumps up to grab the infant or the stick?

By Tom Cantlon June 25, 2019

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