January 1, 2021

Book Reviews

Opinion: Is It Time for Secession?

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] F.H. Buckley, American Secession, Encounter Books, 2020, 184 pp., $23.99. Are the United States ripe for partition? Francis Herbert Buckley, a lawyer and

State

Democrats pass independents, can’t overtake GOP in voter registration

Arizona Democrats registered more new voters in the last election cycle than any other party, moving ahead of independents in registration for the first time in 10 years – but still failing to overtake Republicans. Democrats registered 226,579 new voters from 2018 to 2020 to reach 1.38 million voters, or 32.2% of the total, according

International

A Final Goodbye

[This is from an article in the Associated Press by Bernard McGhee. I have compiled it by category, rather than by month, and listed the more well-known people. The links go to obituaries in AP. You can read the original HERE. – Editor] SPORTS Don Larsen, 90. The journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of

National

Shutdown, impeachment, virus: Chaotic Congress winds down

Congress is ending a chaotic session, a two-year political firestorm that started with the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history, was riven by impeachment and a pandemic, and now closes with a rare rebuff by Republicans of President Donald Trump. In the few days remaining, GOP senators are ignoring Trump’s demand to increase COVID-19

International

New Year’s revelries muted by virus as curtain draws on 2020

This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other in most of the world, with many bidding farewell to a year they’d prefer to forget. From the South Pacific to New York City, pandemic restrictions on open air gatherings saw people turning to made-for-TV fireworks displays or packing it in early since they could

Politics

Biden’s long political evolution leads to his biggest test

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has navigated a half-century in American politics by relentlessly positioning himself at the core of the Democratic Party. Wherever that power center shifted, there Biden has been, whether as the young senator who opposed court-ordered busing in school integration cases or the soon-to-be 46th president pitching an agenda on par with

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