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What’s with all the political posturing and saber-rattling by our “desk jockey admirals and generals” in the House and Senate? We see them rabidly calling for everything short of “carpet bombing” Tehran and turning it into another Dresden. Of course, none (or almost none) of the military-aged sons (or daughters for that matter) of these politicians have ever been in or ever will be in the U.S. military and have to fight in the wars that their mommies and daddies vote for.
“Biden, Kerry and Obama had it right in 2006. It would be foolish to invoke the nuclear option in the Senate. I guess Obama’s greed for power has overtaken his intelligence. That’s okay, everyone now should know his true goal is to be king, not president. History will remove the upper case and remember him as ‘president.’”
If each play on Hamilton’s game-winning drive Monday night looked similar, it’s because they were.
Sixty years ago Tom Prather started hauling furniture out of his parents’ home near Glenwood Springs, Colo.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
NEW YORK — There's not much good news for fliers this Thanksgiving. Airports will be packed, planes will have few — if any — empty seats and you might sit apart from a loved one, unless you pay extra.
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, file photo, travelers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport wait for ground transportation upon their arrival. During the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period in 2013, 25.1 million people are projected to fly, an increase of 1.5 percent from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry’s trade and lobbying group. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
MONTE CARLO, Monaco — Just before noon on a brilliant Riviera day, two columns of guards line up smartly in front of the Prince's Palace, gold braid glinting on their full dress uniforms, vivid blue helmets rivaling the azure sky.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
Taren Morrison went up against two of the best recruits in the country Friday night and was the best player on the field.
It starts with a name, those Ancestry.com commercials promise. That, and a paid subscription to the site. Not to mention the patience to sit hunched at a screen, following cybertrail after cybertrail ever deeper into a rabbit hole of genealogy information that’s difficult to know for sure is truly your own.
“The cupboard is bare”, said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently in reference to the federal budget crisis. “There’s [sic] no more cuts to make. It’s really important that people understand that.”
The City of Chandler’s Solid Waste Services Division will offer two workshops devoted to backyard composting later this month.
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
NEW YORK — Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to strangers from around the world.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take a lot more money from donors.
A heaping dose of ‘Government Relations 101’
FILE- In this undated file image provided by The Act nightclub, patrons enjoy a performance at the club at the Palazzo hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The loudest, shiniest thing at the gambling trade show in Las Vegas last week was not a flashy new slot machine or a novel brand of touchscreen poker but a humble confetti cannon. A poll conducted this year by the national gambling lobby found that 26 percent of casino-goers now eschew gambling. Many of them are heading to the mega-clubs that are indispensable for any self-respecting casino on the Las Vegas Strip. These clubs are competing to offer partiers novelties they’d never see at their local dance spot. (AP Photo/The Act Nightclub, Denise Truscello, File)
FILE - This Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, casino industry professionals test the newest slot machines on display at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. A poll conducted this year by the national gambling lobby found that 26 percent of casino-goers now eschew wagering, and the city's growing mega-clubs are threatening to become the most lucrative draw for a town built on betting. Las Vegas now boasts 21 of the country's 100 most profitable nightclubs, according to the trade publication Nightclub & Bar. The town also dominates the top 10 spots, with seven clubs bringing in more than $25 million a year. The other three clubs with earnings in the same range are LIV and Mango's Tropical Cafe in Miami Beach, and LAVO in New York City. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Wiggles and Wags has paid off loan, tripled staff, adding 17 new kennels ins 17,000-square-feet space.
ATLANTA (AP) — Sunlight is free, but if you use it to make electricity your power company wants you to pay.
The Arizona Corporation Commission’s sudden decision to stop exploring electric deregulation left proponents stunned and pondering their next moves.
PHOENIX — A constitutional right to control your own health care is not a right to grow your own medical marijuana, according to an attorney for the state's top health official.
NINE MILE, Jamaica — Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.