Bar District Reduces Crime!

Polo panhandler Jason Rose got some ink in today’s Scottsdale Republic. I’ll post a longer response soon, but one egregious statement in particular deserves immediate ridicule: [the Bar District] is attracting greater employment to downtown [Scottsdale], but…less crime. So the solution to crime is to expand the Bar District! Wahoo! Problem solved! Reality is obviously […]

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Local Quote: Dennis Robbins on Light Rail

Two Republic articles on light rail in two weeks must mean the push for it is serious this time. Beth Duckett’s article today had a great quote from Dennis Robbins, who is shaping up to be the Mary Manross of this decade. Robbins, an incumbent, said he was on the Scottsdale City Council from 1996 […]

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A Moment of Silence

I don’t always agree with “The Voice of Scottsdale.” Which is to say, I frequently and strongly disagree. However, the most recent column really hits the nail on the head. I haven’t weighed in recently on the issue of Mayor Jim Lane’s disrespect for public safety personnel. I’ve been busy with other things, he’s doing […]

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