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An old Chinese farmer is tending to his field when he sees his only horse galloping off into the distance because his son accidentally left the gate to the corral unlatched. more
A few weeks ago, Mark Brnovich completed his slow transformation from Attorney General to general pandering with a 12-page report on the 2020 election... more
One of our main jobs as legislators is to listen to the concerns of our constituents. After all, they elected us to represent them. more
God is not a Republican or a Democrat. more
Dear Editor,  The word "crisis" comes from the Greek "turning point." The dictionary defines it as "a crucial point or situation." We currently use it to define a multitude of issues facing … more
How many of you eat the bass you catch? Or are most of y’all fishing for the sport of it? more

The attack on the Ukraine by Russia has raised concerns about China invading Taiwan. more
The recent letter to the Editor (“Says WHO will take over Constitution,” Daily Independent, April 30, 2022) could be considered as great humor if it were not so serious. more
I recently had the privilege of joining an AARP Arizona virtual town hall to discuss COVID-19 vaccines... more
If there’s one thing we learned from the past two years of economic turbulence, it’s the value of sound financial planning. more
Electric bicycles are a great option when it comes to commuting around the Valley. Not only can you get to your destination faster than a traditional bike, but you can also travel farther while … more
Love the trade and find it comical how some of the so-called Cardinals faithful don’t like the trade so let me break it down... more
Today we throwback to a time when seat belts had just transitioned from vehicular novelty to safety necessity. more

Six Phoenix child drowning deaths already ahead of Memorial Day foreshadow a deadly summer unless we take proper precautions and follow the law. more
Parents assumed that better times would be ahead once concerns about COVID waned. But they aren’t here yet. Runaway inflation is taxing family budgets today and creating tremendous concerns about what economic crisis might be around the corner. Violent crime has spiked; people are pouring in, unchecked, over our southern border. more
What makes a woman a woman? That’s the question Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn asked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed legislation that threatens doctors and nurses with up to 10 years in prison for aiding transgender young people in transitioning. more
For many of us, it almost felt like everything else stopped when COVID-19 arrived in the U.S. more than two years ago. For those working in the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory operated by the Arizona Department of Health Services, efforts related to the pandemic were added to the critical diagnostic work they perform every day. more
If you attended a Passover Seder recently, you likely covered the 10 plagues. If not that, perhaps, in the spirit of the season, you watched “The Ten Commandments,” one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. Ten plagues feature prominently in both, and it has occurred to me that we are experiencing our own 11th plague, and it is fierce. more
No homeowner wants to deal with plumbing issues. Broken plumbing wastes water, wastes money and worst-case scenario causes permanent damage to your home. The sad part about plumbing issues is that … more
That is great love my quarterback. That’s what I’m talking about. Get that ring for sure, baby. — Stacy Harry more

I’m Tanya Contreras Wheeless, a candidate for U.S. Congress in Arizona’s Congressional District 4, and I am running for Congress to save the American Dream. Why? Because I’m a product of the American Dream and it’s under attack. more
The past couple years have been full of trials and tribulations. My dad is suffering from kidney failure, and, as if that wasn’t enough, my mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I have had to step up to be the main caregiver for both of them. more
The American Lung Association just released a report on air quality and Maricopa County, which was included, received an “F” and now moved from No. 7 worst in the Nation to No. 5. more
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which gives us an opportunity to take a look at our own driving patterns and the driving patterns of those we love. By bringing attention to our lack of attention, we can create new habits that will keep our focus on the road. more
There are superb quotes from legendary writers and leaders like Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King and Aristotle about the value, significance and merits of volunteerism, but ironically it is a quote by an unknown author that best characterizes all of the attributes, values and traits of our volunteers in the Sun City Posse. more
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