Musings, rants, rambling, general nonsense

Bond Issues

Bonds == Taxes Voting “yes” on bond issue == voting “yes” on higher taxes Bonds are an anachronism used to lull the electorate into affirming more spending. No from me on all bond issues ✏

Washington Elementary District Budget Override

It seems we get this question during every election cycle – and it passes every time. Apparently no one involved with this school district bothers with math. Yet another of those tug-at-your-heartstrings, appeal to your better, charitable, caring nature – for the children. However, it doesn’t seem to matter how much money we give them, […]

AZ Proposition 120 (2012)

The unfortunate effect of the bureaucratic “good intentions” to leave the forests ‘natural’, is to leave them unnaturally vulnerable to bigger, hotter, more destructive fires. Fires that are harder to fight, fires that put more people at risk. Fires that, because of regulations meant to protect flora and fauna, cause greater, longer lasting damage to both.

AZ Congressional District 6

Long-time readers will know that David Schweikert was not my first choice in the CD 6 primary. My reservations, however, were more related to his choices in the campaign than to his record on the issues. In the general election, there is no question that Schweikert is the best choice. He has been, with few […]

U.S. Senator – Arizona

Time to move on to the rest of the ballot. The candidates for US Senator present a clear and easy choice. Flake, Jeff Carmona, Richard Victor, Marc Jeff Flake would be the best choice for the job against nearly any opponent. The fact that his opponent is Richard Cormona makes the selection even more obvious. […]

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