Opinion: Before we slam Trump’s $4.1T budget, let the experts look at it
Mike Russell | May 25, 2017 6:03 pm
Before we all hit the panic button over President Donald Trump’s proposed $4.1 trillion budget, let’s give the experts time to have their say.
Americans can thank FBI, CIA for luxury of being desensitized to terror attacks
Mike Russell | May 24, 2017 12:45 pm
There’s a reason why Americans become desensitized to terror: Our intelligence community and our men and women in uniform have been keeping us safe.
Opinion: It’s time to make voting mandatory in America
Mike Russell | May 18, 2017 11:40 am
Mike Russell thinks if we can set up the voting system very similarly to the mandatory jury system, we can have a true representative republic in America.
Opinion: Trump administration needs to get handle on White House leaks
Mike Russell | May 17, 2017 12:27 pm
Let’s be real: The White House does not have a leak problem, the White House has a fire hose of unauthorized information shooting from the wings.
Ducey thrown a few softballs, one curve at end of 2017 Arizona Legislature
Mike Russell | May 11, 2017 11:09 am
As the 2017 Arizona State legislative session ends, Gov. Doug Ducey was handed 14 softball pieces of legislation and one high heater.
Here’s hoping we get to bottom of Comey firing sooner rather than later
Mike Russell | May 10, 2017 12:29 pm
There are a lot of questions about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Here’s hoping we get answers sooner rather than later.
It’s nice to see the Arizona Legislature passing common sense gun laws
Mike Russell | April 26, 2017 1:13 pm
I can’t be happier to say the Arizona Legislature has finally managed to put some solid, common sense gun legislation on Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk.
The money is there for Arizona teachers, it just goes to the wrong place
Mike Russell | April 25, 2017 1:38 pm
Bottom line: The money is there, it’s just not going to the right place and that is why Arizona is failing our teachers and kids.
Phoenix’s new recycling programs are garbage
Mike Russell | April 18, 2017 1:12 pm
This week, the city of Phoenix unveiled another program that is a piece of garbage: new recycling efforts! You see what I did there?
Reason prevails! Arizona Senate shoots down firearms and snakes bill
Mike Russell | April 11, 2017 1:39 pm
The Arizona Senate struck down a bill that seemed to be on its way to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk. A bill that would allow residents to shoot a firearm within city limits to save them from, wait for it … snakes!
Scottsdale company’s free body camera offer leaves police departments little choice
Mike Russell | April 10, 2017 12:30 pm
Thanks to Scottsdale-based Axon for eliminating one of the few excuses that police departments are giving to not try out body camera technology.
Trump’s decision to launch cruise missiles into Syria was the right call
Mike Russell | April 7, 2017 1:12 pm
Syria used chemical weapons on its citizens. President Donald Trump sent a message via airstrikes that didn’t cost an America life. It was the right call.
Penzone showing his smarts by shutting down Arpaio’s Tent City circus
Mike Russell | April 5, 2017 1:03 pm
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone is shutting down Tent City. Joe Arpaio and his fans may not like it, but the circus had to end.
Chicago Cubs spring training ticket price hike a swing and a miss for loyal fans
Mike Russell | March 29, 2017 12:15 pm
The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 100 years. How did they thank their fans? By hiking spring training ticket prices.