The Last Tango of John McCain

“If Donald Trump is at the top of the ticket, here in Arizona, with over 30 percent of the vote being the Hispanic vote, no doubt that...

The Last Tango of John McCain

“If Donald Trump is at the top of the ticket, here in Arizona, with over 30 percent of the vote being the Hispanic vote, no doubt that...

What I Got Wrong in 2015…

“Get ready for the “Bush Rebounds” stories. You heard it hear first.” One of my less-than-perfect predictions from 2015 ——— In the spirit...

What I Got Wrong in 2015…

“Get ready for the “Bush Rebounds” stories. You heard it hear first.” One of my less-than-perfect predictions from 2015 ——— In the spirit...

Heart and Soul

Brewer, an often erratic politician who once championed most causes of the far right of her party, took her time in doing it, but she...

Tucson

A year ago this weekend Tucson, Arizona was at the center of the world. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a vibrant up-and-coming moderate...

Winter in the Desert

It can be difficult – maybe even impossible – to think worried thoughts about the failure of the Super Committee, the Greek debt crisis...

Heck Of A Job Brownie

It is hard to find in the recent history of the U.S. Senate a bigger upset than the game changer in Massachusetts yesterday. Republican...

Saving The Forest By Burning It

A fine series of articles focused on a smarter approach to wild land fire management is rolling out this week in the Arizona Daily Star....

Civilization Requires Civility

When I noted a few weeks back that President Obama had made a good and interesting selection – former GOP Congressman Jim Leach of Iowa –...

Establishing a Vision

A fascinating series of stories in the venerable Arizona Daily Star, the Tucson paper, reporting on a massive statewide public opinion...

New Leaders at NEH and NEA

The Senate recently confirmed the new leadership at the National Endowments for the Humanities and the Arts and they are interesting and...