BY DON SORCHYCH | DECEMBER 4, 2013
Mayor Vincent Francia thinks his job is to mentor people who want his job. His thinking must be if he does favors for his competitors they will patiently wait for his retirement and then step into his position. The pending recalls include him but he thinks his statements here and there that he will retire in 3 years protect his last term.
BY STEVE LAMAR | DECEMBER 4, 2013
Many citizens of Cave Creek have begun speaking publicly about the abandonment of Cave Creek by Mayor Vincent Francia. These concerns have been expressed privately for years. They surface now because the mayor’s “lead by following“ modus operandi doesn’t work when the majority of the town council – Spitzer, Durkin, Monachino, and Vice Mayor Trenk – are working full time for themselves rather than in the best interests of the citizens of Cave Creek.
BY TOM MASON | DECEMBER 4, 2013
Thanksgiving has come and gone, but the turkeys on the Scottsdale city council are still gobbling away. Council turkeys Klapp, Korte, Millhaven and Robbins are blaming councilmen Littlefield and Phillips for confusing the voters in Scottsdale’s failed bond election. That’s pretty amazing since the pro-bond tax folks outspent the opposition 80 to 1. If you were wondering how the anti-tax folks were able to get their message out more effectively, with practically no money, turns out it wasn’t hard at all.
BY DWIGHT KEHOE | DECEMBER 4, 2013
TPATH – In the news this past week there have been reports about the Supreme Court getting another chance to do the right thing concerning the unconstitutional "Un-Affordable Health Care Act", previously known as ObamaCare.
BY ROBERT ROMANO | DECEMBER 4, 2013
There is one mystery that has perplexed political observers after Senate Democrats decided to violate Senate rules allowing the minority party to block presidential appointments. And that was why it was so important to do so to help Patricia Ann Millett to get confirmed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.