Dear Editor: 2-22-15

February 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Some proponents of so-called right-to-work (RTW) laws argue that the laws are about freedom and choice. On that count they are right! RTW is about limiting freedom and choice for both workers and employers. Right-to-work laws do not guarantee any rights, instead they inhibit the right of employers and employees to voluntary negotiate a...

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February 21, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Who are we kidding?  Fake news will never end...

Dear Editor: 2-21-15

February 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, In 2013, the State Legislature decided to take away the hold harmless money from the local governments, but allowed local governments to make up the loss by raising the gross receipts tax (“GRT”). “They” did this to say “they” did not...



February 20, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

We can’t know what’s in the regulation until after it’s passed.  Where have we heard that before...

Dear Editor: 2-17-15

February 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert before launching his ministry. But meat-free Lent is much more...



February 15, 2015 • CartoonsComments (2)

Signs of the times...



February 14, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Valentine’s on a Saturday.  The stars must be aligned just right...

Why the jobless figure misses so many Americans

February 13, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, the nation’s most respected polling firm, made a rather remarkable appearance Wednesday on CNBC. It came the day after Gallup’s website featured an opinion piece by Mr. Clifton, headlined, “The Big Lie: 5.6...



February 13, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

The new definition of apathy:  when politicians don’t even bother to vote for themselves...

Dear Editor: 2-11-15

February 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Feb. 8 another front-page article was written and printed on an alleged impropriety that occurred at Mesa Middle School. Unfortunately, due to privacy laws I cannot discuss student matters. But I would like to address a few things that are...