Those who doubted Burns’ commitment to get to the bottom of APS’ campaign contributions were wrong.
Monthly Archives: January 2016
Getting the top-two primary sort of right
Proponents are still playing games with party affiliation, but the system better fits today’s political demography in Arizona.
Is Trump an existential threat?
Is Trump a neutron bomb that will destroy American conservatism and the GOP?
Ducey abandons funding the wait lists
Contrary to his campaign rhetoric, Ducey’s education proposals won’t open the door for kids on wait lists.
Franks’ worthy Obamacare challenge
If the individual mandate fine is a tax, Obamacare needed to have originated in the House.
Ducey sets up his own Department of Ed
State budget odds and ends: Ducey sidesteps prickly Diane Douglas and undercuts his argument for Prop. 123.
Ducey’s budget is excessively and unnecessarily austere
The state shouldn’t plan on a $1.6 billion cash reserve and programs that never recover from the recession.
Ducey’s California dreamin’
Arizona’s rise doesn’t come from California’s demise, or vice versa.
Phony GOP tough talk on Iran
Tough talk, but no specifics, from GOP presidential contenders about Iran taking our sailors captive.
Answering Obama’s questions
In the State of the Union, Obama gave the country some homework after he leaves office, propounding four questions to be answered. Here are my answers.