There are few things more irritating than a barking dog. It ranks right up there with an incessant car alarm, and the sound of someone chewing with an open mouth (especially ice). A neighbor mentioned the term “misophonia” in the context of a barking dog problem, which prompted me to go back and look for […]
When Did Theft Become Offensive?
Laurie Roberts posted a great article this morning pointing out the ridiculous hypocrisy of folks who complain about the designs on Starbucks holiday coffee cups while ignoring the utter theft of their tax dollars taking place right under their noses. This theft includes what has happened to funding for public education in Arizona for the […]
Susan Bitter Smith, Corporate Regulator, Part 5
Will Stone reports on KJZZ this morning that Arizona’s Public Integrity Alliance is expected to file a federal “honest services fraud” complaint against Cox Cable lobbyist Susan Bitter Smith, who also happens to be the chair of the elected Arizona Corporation Commission and a former Scottsdale City Council member. Stone’s headline says (and Phoenix Business […]