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Opinion: Violent Riots, Not Peaceful Protests, Are Happening in American Cities

Over the last few months, dozens of U.S. cities (and small towns) have been victimized by violent looters. Although the mainstream media have reported that these are mostly peaceful protests, the facts speak otherwise. Since the death of George Floyd, cities throughout America, including my hometown of Chicago, have been ravaged by radical anarchists who are

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Opinion: For Trial Lawyers, COVID-19 Is Just Another Feather In Their Cap

There’s no question the coronavirus pandemic has taken a heavy toll on our nation. It has caused the deaths of more than 190,000 Americans, brought about unprecedented economic turmoil, and continues to harm the lives of everyday people. But not everyone is lamenting the devastation wrought by the coronavirus. Indeed, for certain trial lawyers, COVID-19 isn’t

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Opinion: After Ginsburg’s Death, Will Democrats Pack the Court?

The big question looming over Mitch McConnell’s promise to hold a vote on Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is whether the Democrats, should they win both the White House and Senate, will then add (and fill) more seats to the Supreme Court. Although Joe Biden declined to join most

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Opinion: Online Piracy Is Digital Looting, and It Needs to Stop

The global pandemic has provided an opportunity to see the best in society: the doctors and nurses who are risking their lives to care for patients; the teachers who are working tirelessly to educate students remotely; and the many volunteers who have sewn masks to help stop the spread of the virus. For the rest

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Opinion: Save the Dells statements on September 15 Planning and Zoning recommendation for AED

Save the Dells years-long campaign to protect the iconic Granite Dells took a major step forward September 15 when Prescott’s Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) recommended Arizona Eco Development’s (AED) proposed annexation to the City Council for their review. Save the Dells appreciates improvements made since AED’s devastating original subdivision plan was proposed in 2018,

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Debate Policies, Not Democracy

The current political polarization in the United States has caused a dramatic reversal of what is debatable versus what is non-debatable in a democratic society. This inversion is profoundly undermining American democracy. Reclaiming what is debatable and non-debatable is an essential next step in strengthening our democracy. We must debate public policy issues. As a

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