Local Quote: Outrageous Practice

    Clint Bolick, Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute said of the judge’s ruling, “The decision is the first step in getting rid of an outrageous practice that places public resources at the disposal of special interests…” Quoted in the EJ Montini’s Arizona Republic article on the Phoenix Police union’s paid work […]

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Bond Venom

The first City Council discussion about the failed bond election last night went from zero to full-on attack mode in less than 60 seconds. So much for “civil dialog.” I noticed Councilman Robbins didn’t speak up to restrain his uncivil colleagues. http://scottsdale.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=93&clip_id=5459 The agenda item in question is the last one they discussed. You can […]

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Local Quote: Shoveling Manure

The Arizona Republic served up this softball this morning in an article about the dispute between Cave Creek and Scottsdale over the moniker, “The West’s Most Western Town”: “…more manure is probably shoveled in Scottsdale than anywhere except the U.S. Con­gress.” Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane “The zenith of irony is when it is unintentionally self-inflicted.” […]

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