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WASHINGTON — When World War I began in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality. Then in 1917, he sent U.S. troops to Europe. After the war, he worked to create a lasting peace, and in 1919, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Arizona Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to give its members back the right to draw the lines for the state's nine congressional districts.
Someone recently told me about a movie titled “God’s Not Dead.” It stars Kevin Sorbo of Hercules fame, Dean Cain of Superman fame, and Willie Robertson of Duck Dynasty. After I looked up the synopsis and read the critical reviews I decided to go watch it.
WASHINGTON — The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
The Arizona Department of Education is looking to develop a new assessment in order to replace the current AIMS test.
Why does the Arts and Entertainment Television Network feel that the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights don’t pertain to their employees? As far as I know, President Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have not yet abolished Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion, although I may be wrong.
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected a bid by an aide to Attorney General Tom Horne to have the limits on donations to candidates declared unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON — All summer, thousands of visitors traipse among the U.S. Capitol's many statues, which honor the nation's founders, leaders and legends.
PHOENIX — Despite limited success last time, Gov. Jan Brewer is again building up a war chest to try to influence federal elections in Arizona — and elsewhere.
The Founding Fathers' core vision for America was that God sets men free — it’s their natural right to have liberty and each is made to rule on the principles of Christianity and respectful of the Judeo-Christian roots. Its influence is all over the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which was the mission statement and was approved by the Continental Congress.
In the course of human events it is necessary, now and again, to reaffirm some of the thoughts and principles we have lost sight of.
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don't all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross' flag.
Our Declaration of Independence and our Constitution say the United States of America is a sovereign nation. Well, the UN and our progressive pols have other ideas.
Calling the governor's proposal unacceptable and politically dead at the Legislature, House Speaker Andy Tobin unveiled his own new plan Tuesday to expand Medicaid, one that would give Arizona voters the final say.
Chris Christie got laughs on the Letterman show last week when he showed up with a doughnut. I get what he was trying to do. People keep goofing on his girth, and a former White House doctor had just told CNN that if Christie were elected president, “I’m worried about this man dying in office.” So he figures that the best way to defuse the issue is to make light of his weight.
A filmmaker making his narrative directorial debut at the helm of one of Hollywood’s most talked about biopics in years? Sounds like a bit of a gamble. With Sacha Gervasi, though, it might have just been the right risk to take.
“Thanks to the Affordable Healthcare Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), I used the refund for the overpayment of my health-care insurance to buy a new deep freeze, to replace the one that was 30 years old and on its last legs! Thank you, President Obama!”
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Haven’t Americans (especially Arizonans) done enough to appease the illegal alien amnesty activists (either homegrown or from California)? The millions of dollars spent to defend our state, cities, towns, counties and law enforcement agencies from the Obama administration, the ACLU, Hispanic plaintiffs and others from enforcing U.S. laws about illegal entry into the country.
Skydivers floated around Gilbert Town Hall streaking the sky with comet trails, fireworks burst above plastic models of historic buildings and national monuments, red and blue balloons occasionally floated above the crowd, and London-born singer Alex Boyè, who became a U.S. citizen this year, sent the crowd into a screaming frenzy with his theme of world peace.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, "put a floor under the crash" and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night in a rousing Democratic National Convention appeal aimed at millions of hard-pressed Americans yet to decide how to vote.
Gov. Richard Lamm of Colorado gave a speech in 2004, titled “I have a plan to destroy America.” In order to give you some of his ideas, it’s necessary to paraphrase his speech to give you the substance of his words.
Arizona and especially Tempe have lost a fine writer, historian and storyteller -- Dean Smith, the prolific author of more than 20 books, many of them specialized histories of our state.