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Gun sales hit record in 2020, driven by pandemic, protests, politics

Background checks for gun purchases in Arizona hit their highest level ever in 2020, driven by an unprecedented convergence of a pandemic, a summer of national unrest and a presidential election, experts said. With a month left to go in the year, 610,911 background checks had been performed in the state through November, well over

Oath Keepers

The Coming Civil War? Parts 1 & 2

The Oath Keepers of Yavapai County and the Yavapai County Preparedness Team warn of coming civil disorders. Regardless of how the presidential election is settled,  Jim Arroyo argues that the violent protests and looting  we have seen this year in major American cities are likely to continue or even spread.  This creates a risk to

State

Voters, officials prepare for possible intimidation at the polls

Just days before Election Day, elections officials are on alert for voter intimidation – which can range from threatening emails to campaigning too close to a polling location to “ostentatious display” of weapons – and working to educate voters about their rights and how to respond. Intimidation is illegal under state and federal law, and

Trump, Biden and the road to 270 electoral votes

For such a volatile year, the White House race between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden has been remarkably consistent. With Election Day just eight weeks away, Biden is maintaining the same comfortable lead in most national polls that he enjoyed through the summer. He also has an advantage, though narrower, in many

Buz Blog

Opinion: How to Stop the Anarchy

Everyone but the Democrat leaders of our major cities wants to see the rioting, looting, vandalism and attacks on police stopped. It’s not brain surgery or rocket science. It can be done quickly, effectively and with a minimum of community disruption. Unfortunately, it can’t be done with leadership in cities that either supports the rioters

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