Archive for July 2012

Colorado shooting initiates questions, but are we afraid of the answers?

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By

Beyond the delusional thinking of politicians such as Russell Pearce, the man who questioned why no one was courageous enough to take down the gunman in the Aurora theatre, there are real questions about what, if anything, our government could do to stop these types of massacres. First, let’s put to rest the outrageous statements

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Can a ‘Top Two’ primary moderate Arizona politics?

Jul 12th, 2012 | By
Can a ‘Top Two’ primary moderate Arizona politics?

That’s the message we’re hearing from the Open Government initiative supporters. These folks believe Independents will have greater opportunities to win elections while extremists, those leading by ideology instead of policy, will be forced to moderate in order to appeal to the general population versus their party’s base. In a ‘top two’ primary, everyone, regardless

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