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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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I’ve written a couple of times about an economic opportunity that Prescott has an excellent shot at, better than almost any other place.

By Tom Cantlon June 11, 2019
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Negotiations about the Dells development continue. I’ve recently talked with people in Save the Dells and city government about how value is determined in those negotiations.

By Tom Cantlon May 28, 2019
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There’s a lot of talk about socialism and questioning of capitalism, and it’s almost all wrong.

By Tom Cantlon May 14, 2019

Democrats are hemming and hawing about whether to start impeachment of the president, but they’re missing the point.

By Tom Cantlon April 30, 2019
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We are watching our ability to be civilized getting hollowed out before our eyes. It is amazing how fragile it is.

By Tom Cantlon April 17, 2019

On Trump: Two years ago I wrote to friends to expect a legally inconclusive result from the Mueller report because of course there is no document of Trump explicitly promising Russia something for their help.

By Tom Cantlon April 2, 2019
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It’s our fault. The fact that Russian internet trolls were able to influence the election, the fact that those who spread political divisiveness can use stories that are made up or exaggerated and get them seen far and wide, the fact that violent groups can get their message across to so many more susceptible minds than in the past, all of that is because we use social media so much.

By Tom Cantlon March 19, 2019

A leading state Republican wrote a recent opinion piece encouraging Republicans to take climate change seriously, but he framed it in a way that is, remarkably, simultaneously positive and sad.

By Tom Cantlon March 5, 2019
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Ha, ha, that’s almost a joke, isn’t it? There hardly is any coverage of labor issues in most U.S. news.

By Tom Cantlon February 19, 2019

I went to the event on Jan. 29 where lots of locals engaged in a “visioning” session to develop a picture of what locals would want Prescott, particularly downtown, to be like in the future.

By Tom Cantlon February 5, 2019

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