AUGUST 15, 2012

My View by Don Sorchych

my view by don sorchychEndorsements • Paul Ryan, V.P.

In the upcoming primary election there are many choices. In some cases we have intimate knowledge of the candidates and others our knowledge is sketchy. Our choices have been guided by conservatism. Candidates are most often Republicans (avoiding Republicans in Name Only, RINOS, as much as possible). We cover offices which are not in our marketing district of six zip codes because all of our editions are online worldwide.

AUGUST 15, 2012

Fenger Pointing by Becky Fenger

fenger pointing by becky fenger Campaign capers and quirks

Ahhhh, the vagaries of the campaign trail. Along with the jejune flyers and speeches are the bits of humor, intentional or not, that lighten our path.

AUGUST 15, 2012

Guest Editorials:


MENCKENS GHOSTAs Arizona politics go, so goes national politics

Ring, ring, ring!
Expecting a call from my son, I stopped what I was doing in the garage, ran for the phone, and answered it without first checking caller ID to see who it was.
“Hello,” I said.


merrill matthewsThe Environmentalists' Misguided Plan to Repeal and Replace' Fossil Fuels

Since so many in the media cannot resist turning every tragedy into a political talking point, it was perhaps inevitable that (1) someone would try to link the shooting rampage at the "Batman" movie in Colorado to the tea party, and that (2) some would try to make it a reason to impose more gun control laws.


john traynorSobering Blue reality

Most liberals, like many Arizona Republic editors, routinely criticize Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his lawful efforts to enforce immigration regulations and his tough stance on crime in general; no surprise there.