Tom Cantlon is a local columnists for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona.
We are watching our ability to be civilized getting hollowed out before our eyes. It is amazing how fragile it is.
On Trump: Two years ago I wrote to friends to expect a legally inconclusive result from the Mueller report because of course there is no document of Trump explicitly promising Russia something for their help.
It’s our fault. The fact that Russian internet trolls were able to influence the election, the fact that those who spread political divisiveness can use stories that are made up or exaggerated and get them seen far and wide, the fact that violent groups can get their message across to so many more susceptible minds than in the past, all of that is because we use social media so much.
A leading state Republican wrote a recent opinion piece encouraging Republicans to take climate change seriously, but he framed it in a way that is, remarkably, simultaneously positive and sad.
Ha, ha, that’s almost a joke, isn’t it? There hardly is any coverage of labor issues in most U.S. news.
I went to the event on Jan. 29 where lots of locals engaged in a “visioning” session to develop a picture of what locals would want Prescott, particularly downtown, to be like in the future.
My apologies for repeating the same subject but there’s some info worth sharing.
If you haven’t followed details of what’s proposed for development in the Dells, it includes a hotel/resort/spa.
As I like to remind each year about this time, the holidays are a time that pull us many ways.
George H.W. Bush made perhaps the most costly mistake in post-WWII U.S. history.