Robbins, Icon of Economics

No sooner than I finished reading Grant Martin’s editorial criticism of Guy Phillips this morning, my gaze dropped down the page and I almost choked on my orange juice. In a classic case of proving me right, Martin gave more-favored Councilman Dennis Robbins a half-page to expound on local manifestations of economic theory. Robbins rambles […]

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Greasing the Skids

The latest Putzer Prize nomination goes yet again to the Scottsdale Republic’s opinion editor, Grant Martin, for his piece in today’s Scottsdale Republic that knocks new, populist councilman Guy Phillips. As much as Martin, et. al., have touted the search for “the next big idea” in Scottsdale, their enthusiasm for such appears to only apply […]

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Fast Lane to Heaven

This invitation to “Breakfast with the Mayor” was circulated by email to board and commission members this morning, and presumably also to the “Faith, Civic, and Business leaders” referenced in the invitation. Call me old-fashioned, but I seem to recall when we had  “Mayor and Council Breakfasts?” Are we now to expect a series of […]

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