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Americans of varied political stripes have stated a desire to end racism, certainly a valid goal. There are two problems with how the ending of racism is being accomplished. The first is that statements indicate that the common belief is that racism is an American problem and is promulgated …

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“John Lewis believed in the Lord, he believed in humanity and he believed in America. He’s been called an American saint, a believer willing to give up everything, even life itself, to bear witness to the truth that drove him all his life. That we could build a world of peace and justice, ha…

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Politicians and various social justice groups have long used labels that have nothing to do with the real intent of legislation, or an organization, to dupe the public. But, to paraphrase Shakespeare, a rose by any other name is still a rose. Numerous “civil rights” bills have been passed by…

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President Trump has said many times that voting by mail — which will play a big role in this November’s presidential election — is vulnerable to fraud. “There is tremendous evidence of fraud whenever you have mail-in ballots,” Trump has noted. The November election, he added, “will be, in my…

In the midst of this historic pandemic, July 26 will mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  While there are significant accomplishments to celebrate, some in the disability community are more excluded than ever — an injustice the ADA was created to remedy.

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MIAMI — The on-again, off-again opening and closing of restaurants in Miami has angered restaurant owners in the area. Last week, 30 of them gathered to protest the latest shutdown order by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, a Republican.

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During President Trump’s time in office, Hispanic-American unemployment and poverty rates reached record lows. Thanks to the president’s leadership, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is putting more money into the pockets of Hispanic workers and is providing minority-owned businesses with the resour…

We just celebrated our nation’s Independence Day with traditional fireworks. Complaints were many about the ones set off in neighborhoods. Some of those were illegal, brought in from outside the state or country. Arizona, however, does allow some types of consumer fireworks now. A change in …

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Chief Justice John Roberts has recently sided with the Supreme Court’s four liberal justices on three key rulings: barring discrimination against LGBTQ employees; outlawing draconian abortion restrictions in Louisiana; and protecting about 700,000 undocumented “Dreamers” from deportation.

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In providing the crucial fifth vote to strike down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals, Chief Justice John Roberts has re-enforced a longstanding theme: there is no guarantee a judge nominated by a Republican president will decide…

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“Here is the truth ... From us there is nothing except ingratitude.” Those words come from a sermon from St. Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions. Statues of Serra are currently being expunged from the state. Watching the scenes around the Golden State and the country, I’m thin…

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During the August primary, citizens of Maricopa will have the opportunity to vote for three members of the City Council. There are six candidates, vying for the three seats, including two incumbents. This election is non-partisan, and if a candidate receives at least 50% of the votes cast pl…

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Adoption made the news in recent days because of a Republican congressman unveiling the surprise news that he has been raising an adopted son from Cuba. Though the reaction on the hyperpartisan internet has been shrill and unpleasant, perhaps this can nudge us toward a radical shift in our t…

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