Civil Dishonesty

I was copied on an email today from a citizen warning about a proposed Scottsdale real estate development that intends to displace a number of senior citizens. How many times have I heard this before? Let me count them…no, not really. Here’s my reply: The developers of projects like this wouldn’t pursue them if they weren’t […]

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Dark Money Dishonesty

It’s one thing for out-of-state corporations to contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to try to elect their cronies (banker Linda Milhaven, good ole boy Dennis Robbins, and opportunist Jennifer Petersen) to Scottsdale City Council, by saturating our mailboxes and television programming with hysterical, hyperbolic portrayals of the good guys. But it’s something else entirely when […]

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The David Smith Problem

First let me say that personally I find Scottsdale city council candidate David Smith to be pleasant and even likable. Second, politically he is probably not much worse than the three Chamber of Commerce candidates: Banker Linda Milhaven; Good ole boy Dennis Robbins; and opportunist Jennifer Petersen. But that’s not saying much. And it should go […]

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