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Guest Column | Dress rehearsal for impeachment

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court was approved on an 11-10 party-line vote Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Guest Column | Doubters challenge report about illegal immigration

“The number of undocumented immigrants in the United States: Estimates based on demographic modeling with data from 1990 to 2016,” a new study published in the peer-reviewed science journal, PLOS ONE, found that the illegal immigration population in the United States has been, for years, dramatically underestimated.

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Column | Trump Jr. rallies the MAGA faithful in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump Jr. had a pretty simple message for the Republican faithful who filled a hotel ballroom here on the final night of summer 2018.

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Column | Kavanaugh hearing: Hypocrisy on both sides

Hurricane Florence tearing up the south Atlantic coast is nothing compared to the hypocrisies tearing up our country over Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to pull off her clothes at an alcohol-fueled house party when they were teenage minors.

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Letter | Garcia’s reckless ideas are wrong for Mohave County and Arizona

If there’s any issue that we should all be able to rally behind, it’s public safety. We deserve to live in a state with a secure border and safe neighborhoods. That goes without saying – unless you’re David Garcia.

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Community View | Panhandlers are making shopping dangerous

On a recent shopping trip to Bashas’, I was approached twice by people wanting money or a “handout.” After refusing, I continued on my way to do my business.

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Guest Column | Friday Night Lite: Adventures in Accidental Fandom

Yes, it’s that time of year again!

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Guest Column | The politicization of the Kavanaugh sexual abuse allegations damages #MeToo

This week, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was hit with accusations of sexual abuse from Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University.

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Media ignores Trump’s economy

It’s surprising that a White House incapable of organizing a two-car funeral - if you believe the mainstream liberal media - is presiding over the most robust economy the U.S. has had in years.

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Guest Column | Spendthrift idioms define congress

“Republicans like to talk about fiscal discipline, but when they have control of Congress they spend like drunken sailors!”

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Column | Has Russia given up on the west?

In looking at America’s global commitments, greatly expanded since our Cold War victory, one word come to mind: unsustainable.

Guest Column | Solving the veterans suicide crisis in Arizona begins with accurate statistics

Nearly a year ago, an Arizona State University study concluded veterans are nearly four times more likely to take their lives compared to non-veterans in our state.

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Column | Let’s keep breaking voter turnout records

Mohave County recently broke their record for voter turnout in a primary election. The uptick in voters, coupled with records broken by other counties across the state, contributed to a new voter primary election turnout record not only for Mohave County but also for our state.

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Column | Just Three Republicans

Months ago, the Senate Judiciary Committee reviewed, discussed, and passed bipartisan legislation that would protect Special Counsel Mueller from a politically-motivated firing. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, refuses to let the legislation come up for a vote in the full Senate.

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Column | Ready to visit a rage room?

Folks who go to a rage room on a lark don’t worry me. But is it wise to have the hotheads who really, really NEED a rage room driving through heavy traffic to get there?

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Column | America has always been great

Donald Trump may scream that we are less, and he is wrong. Colin Kaepernick may silently condemn us for being unjust, and he is wrong. They are the same, in their shameful displays of ingratitude.

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Column | Of course democrats are playing politics on Kavanaugh nomination

You remember the truth. At the moment it’s gasping for air beneath a heap of political agendas.

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Column | Transgender recruiting plans include your kids

Anderson warns this transgender ideology and its implementation by ‘child welfare’ bureaucrats is “systematically undermining parental authority.”

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Guest Column | Government grounds for gobbledygook

Despite a 2010 law that requires federal agencies to describe rules and regulations in plain language, most government writing is STILL unintelligible.

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Fed chair calls slow wage growth ‘a puzzle’

In its new study, “Tapping the Skills of Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States,” the Migration Policy Institute stated that, according to economists, by the end of this decade, the nation will have a 5 million shortage of job-qualified persons with postsecondary educations.

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Guest Column | Poll workers deserve more pay in light of supervisors’ salaries

Federal law says there are only two kinds of employees, common-law employee or independent contractor. Both poll workers and county supervisors are common-law employees, as you can see from the quotes from the IRS website.

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Column | The late hit on Judge Kavanaugh

If Kavanaugh is voted down or forced to withdraw, the Republican Party and conservative movement could lose their last best hope for recapturing the high court for constitutionalism.

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Column | Nicaragua could be Trump’s wag the dog moment

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s recent warning to the United Nations Security Council that civil unrest in Nicaragua poses a threat to the stability of Central America may have set the stage for Donald J. Trump’s “Wag the Dog” moment.

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Column | All talk, no action: A Republican metaphor

Congressional Republicans continue to abet and excuse Donald Trump’s relentless assaults on democratic norms and the rule of law. But if we were to focus on one particular guy who best embodies that spinelessness, someone who is a veritable metaphor for a party in moral eclipse, I strongly nominate Ben Sasse.

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Community View | End the discrimination

We have recently seen many articles written about prejudice. Kingman social media is discriminatory and the community remains silent.