Apartments, Development, Homelessness, Crime. Scottsdale Forum Defines Issues And Council Candidates

By Lincoln Shea Issues such as attainable housing, building density, and crime not only divide Scottsdale residents, they also divide the candidates for Scottsdale City Council.  Growth and related topics dominated a Scottsdale candidates forum held June 14th at United Methodist Church. Seven candidates are running for three seats on the seven-member council. Incumbents Kathy Littlefield and Solange Whitehead and … Read More

The Greatest Tribute

It is undoubtedly one of the English language’s finest speeches and thank you, as today we remember the bravery that freed a continent and saved the soul of liberty. https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/06/06/the_boys_of_pointe_du_hoc_140500.html

Paradise Valley Town Council Candidates Sounding Off on Development – A Clue as to Which Issue Will Become a Rallying Cry for the Election

We are only a handful of weeks away from the 2022 primary election in Arizona, but that represents the main election for the Paradise Valley races for Town Council and Mayor. While there are several issues that the candidates are talking about, development is a common campaign theme amongst the candidates. So the timing is nearly perfect that a Ritz-Carlton … Read More

Is “Defund the Police” Dead? Hopefully and Perhaps: Phoenix is Significantly Bumping Law Enforcement Spending

While the death of George Floyd did force America to confront the more extreme elements of policing, it did have some more negative repercussions, most prominently protests that turned destructive in a number of cities. One other less-than-deal repercussion was the beginning of the “defund the police” movement, where more extreme left-wing activists called for anything between a significant reduction … Read More