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Oregon: Just say NO on Measure 97

Posted: October 24, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   Elections, Features, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Oregon is characterized as a liberal state; however, Oregonians have consistently voted to reject the introduction of a sales tax. But this year, a cleverly deceptive campaign was launched to convince voters that large corporations doing business in Oregon will finally pay their fair share in order to fund the state’s education, healthcare and senior […]

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Cost-Sharing Plans: The Alternative to ‘Traditional’ Insurance and Obamacare

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 7:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Since the dubious Affordable Care Act (ACA; also known as Obamacare) became law, scores of Americans have seen costs and deductibles of their once cherished health insurance plans increase significantly, while noting they receive fewer benefits once enjoyed prior to interference by Hope and Change. Though all Americans are now required to carry health insurance, […]

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Covet Thy Neighbor

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 1:10 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

“It’s not fair!” “The time has come for the rich to pay their fair share!” “We must level the playing field.” We have all been treated to the above quotes or a similar concoction of phrases during various intervals of election cycles over the years; however, much of the current political and social debate surrounding […]

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President’s Executive Order prompts response from Gabriela Saucedo Mercer, Candidate for Congress

Posted: June 16, 2012 at 3:10 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Congressional candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer of Tucson, Arizona delivered a statement on Friday regarding President Obama’s executive order granting immunity to 800,000 young people living in the United States illegally. The immunity would apply to those brought to this country before age sixteen, who are under the age of thirty with ‘proof’ they have been […]

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Jesse Kelly for Congress holding final moneybomb today

Posted: June 7, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

On Tuesday, June 12, the nation’s eyes will focus on southern Arizona’s Congressional District 8 where a Special Election will be held to fill the congressional seat once held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The district has been drawn as a swing district, with a narrow registration advantage for Republicans. Analysts predict a close race. The […]

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An Exercise in ‘Civility’

Posted: May 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The horrifying shootings in Tucson, which took place on January 8, 2011, will be forever seared into the heart and soul of every Tucsonan. In addition to the senseless slaughter and life-altering injuries – including the traumatic brain injury suffered by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords – the agenda driven in the media and various political circles […]

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