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Most Americans thought that the 2000 election would be the craziest election of their lifetimes. On Election Night 2000, before retiring for the evening, I checked the election results and Gore was winning. This was disappointing, we lived in Texas and Bush was a fine governor and had my ent…

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During my career as a mathematics teacher, I stressed to my classes the relevance of mathematics in its use for numerical analysis of data. Comparing statistics drawn from the black and white populations of America on median family income, percentage of families who own their home and life e…

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It is getting time to cast your vote in the presidential election. As I did in 2016, I am using this column to communicate who is getting my vote and why. There are several people who I would strongly support for president, unfortunately none of them are named Biden or Trump.

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This week I can say I have now been on both sides of the virtual learning experience. As a teacher I watch students have breakdowns over their frustrations with technology, learning new content and missing the normal school experience, just to name a few reasons. I am asking them to perform …

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An old and dear friend of ours is in serious, in fact, life-threatening trouble. This friend predates the Constitution and was born before the Declaration of Independence was signed by our founding fathers. Surviving the tests of time, wars, hurricanes, blizzards, pandemics, recessions, depr…

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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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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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