Tom Cantlon is a local columnists for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona.

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Cantlon: We must be able to treat each other with civility

We are watching our ability to be civilized getting hollowed out before our eyes. It is amazing how fragile it is.

Cantlon: Trump and the Dells, expected results

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.

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Cantlon: All of the harm the internet gets used for is our own fault

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.

Cantlon: Republicans and climate change

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.

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Cantlon: Meanwhile in labor news...

Ha, ha, that’s almost a joke, isn’t it? There hardly is any coverage of labor issues in most U.S. news.

Cantlon: How to keep Prescott, Prescott

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.

Cantlon: Council could cool contention, and preserve the vote

My apologies for repeating the same subject but there’s some info worth sharing.

Cantlon: Dells to become a parking lot? Residents vote?

If you haven’t followed details of what’s proposed for development in the Dells, it includes a hotel/resort/spa.

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Cantlon: Everything comes down to relationships and time

As I like to remind each year about this time, the holidays are a time that pull us many ways.

Cantlon: George H.W. Bush’s mistake is still costing us

George H.W. Bush made perhaps the most costly mistake in post-WWII U.S. history.

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