My View

my view by don sorchychBY DON SORCHYCH | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Vote for the proven council


Several Sonoran News readers sent me a partial copy of My View which I wrote on April 18, 2012 concerning the council vote to allow a public vote to fund fire protection with a property tax. The challenging council slate sent some by mail but also stuffed mail boxes with an unstamped mailer, which I believe is a violation of federal law.

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BY W. JAMES ANTLE III | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

The tax man is coming for the middle class

There’s debt denial and debt denial denial, but there is one wave of liberal truth-telling sweeping the land. We are increasingly hearing admissions that paying for the promises the federal government has made will require higher taxes on everyone, not just the rich.

BY DWIGHT KEHOE | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Open Letter to Governor Christie: The Folly of More Gun Control

Dear Governor Christie,
As you are aware, the New Jersey Legislature is about to hand you a new set of laws concerning gun control and gun violence, which will be in addition to several hundred others already on the books.  I am writing you with a request to veto that entire bill.

BY SHELDON RICHMAN | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Drone Trust the Government

“Covert” drone warfare requires a level of confidence in politicians they will never deserve.

BY EVAN TODD | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Open letter to President Obama

Columbine survivor Evan Todd released an open letter to President Barack Obama in which he offers a point-by-point analysis of proposed firearms control initiatives, dismissing them as ineffective and dangerous to Americans’ rights. Read Todd’s open letter to Obama, below.

BY BILL WILSON | FEBRUARY 27, 2013

The Non-Existent Spending Cuts Wrought By The ‘Devastating’ Sequester

In a city known for its perpetual evasion of responsibility and chronic shifting of blame, Washington D.C.’s sequester debate is more of the same — albeit with an interesting twist.
Ordinarily spending debates in our nation’s capital can be scripted long before they unfold: Democrats accused Republicans of “divisive,” harsh” and “burdensome” cuts, while Republicans stride hurriedly past television cameras with not-so-bright looks on their faces.