Given how deeply Phoenix’s pension programs are underwater, modest spending restraint to prioritize reducing pension debt is a prudent course.
Monthly Archives: July 2019
Dems are repeating Hillary’s mistake
Attributing Trump’s political support to irredeemable deplorables, or white racists, is to badly misread the political landscape.
If Arizona legalizes pot, potency should be regulated
If an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana doesn’t include the authority for an independent regulator to limit potency, Gov. Ducey and the Legislature should step in.
Let Trump own his messes
Trump’s “go back” tweet illustrates the need for other Republican officeholders to create a distinction between supporting Trump’s policies and condoning his behavior in office.
Do Democrats now actually believe in open borders?
For some time, Republicans have falsely claimed that Democrats favor open borders. These days, that’s starting to have the ring of truth.
How about a truce in the cultural war over the founders
A shared understanding, and celebration, of our heritage should be possible.
Greece needs debt relief for its new start
Greece voters chose a new pro-growth government. Other European countries and institutions could use a pro-growth success story. Offering debt relief would help a lot.
Ducey’s Nike slap is doubly disturbing
The state shouldn’t be in the incentives game. But if it is, the rule of law requires that they be dispensed without regard to whether the governor agrees with the political views of the company.
Census citizenship question is much ado about nothing much
The hyperbole and passion over the issue is disproportionate to the reality of what’s at stake.
Hey D.C., Arizona has school choice
A national study hails the performance of Arizona students, but overlooks the most likely reason for it.