Last week’s award for truer words were never spoken goes to David Martin, who served as deputy general counsel at the Department of Homeland Security in the first two years of the Obama administration.
KIGALI, Rwanda — At the 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, the most moving moments were unplanned.
Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.
Every April, as taxpayers claiming deductions for charitable gifts submit their IRS returns, I recall the words of a wealthy, now-deceased friend: “There are millions of Americans who, through no fault of their own, are condemned to live in dire circumstances, and I could use my resources to…
A longtime executive at Pima Community College is under investigation over claims that he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” with female employees.
The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Washington Post:
Few qualities are more American than a zeal for fair play. That’s why, when reports emerged last spring that the Internal Revenue Service was targeting conservative groups applying for a certain tax-exempt status, fair-minded folks of all political stripes expressed outrage.
Torture is immoral, illegal and irreconcilable with this nation’s most cherished values. If defenders of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program disagree, they should come out and say so. Instead, they blow smoke.
On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…
House Intelligence committee Chairman Mike Rogers, a respected figure at the Capitol for a decade, last week became the institution’s latest early retiree. The decision of Rogers, a Michigan Republican, is not part of a normal generational turnover, but rather a new trend in my experience — …
PHOENIX — The state Senate may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House, Senate President Andy Biggs said.
Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).
If perception is reality, and if a new survey from the Tucson Metro Chamber is to be believed, then Tucson and Pima County are fighting an uphill battle to shake off a hazy but entrenched notion that they’re not “business friendly.”
Two incumbents will defend their seats against three challengers in the Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board recall election in May.
Many of our political representatives are lionized when they act “tough” or “no nonsense.”
The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.
Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…