Ignorance is bliss

January 28, 2016

By AUDRIE FORD In 2014 Rasmussen Reports, a public polling company, found that 83 percent of possible voters thought Americans were not informed voters. However, I believe that voters in the United States can be trusted to make the right decisions as long as they have the right information. Palatable information should be the focus […]

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The name’s Bond… Pima County bonds

October 29, 2015

by NICK MEYERS With all the excitement over presidential debates, campaign rallies and whatever came out of Donald Trump’s mouth this week, it can be difficult to remember that we have local elections this year. Pima County voters will head to the voting booths on Nov. 3 to vote in our local elections, which is […]

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FROM THE EDITOR: Your vote matters this election

October 30, 2014

By ANDREW PAXTON Another election is here, and most of us probably just want it to be over so those annoying campaign ads will finally stop. This election is admittedly less exciting than recent contests, with no presidential race on the ballot, but fewer people than usual are paying attention to what are actually some […]

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Stop demonizing ‘opponents’

November 20, 2012

By CHELO GRUBB   I am tired of people saying, “Don’t talk about politics or religion.” I understand where that comes from. People’s beliefs about politics and religion are more important to them than, say, what they believe is the best television show of all time. But, that’s just the problem: Shying away from these […]

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Down Time

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THINGS I DON’T GIVE A S&*! ABOUT: Here’s the truth: Voting doesn’t matter

October 25, 2012

By MYLO ERICKSON I find it extremely hard to get jazzed about politics. I honestly couldn’t care less about what happens during an election. Granted, the election affects us, but I still have a hard time getting into it. I just don’t care. To me, politicians are nothing but a bunch of liars. They tell […]

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FROM THE EDITOR: You absolutely must vote

October 25, 2012

By CHELO GRUBB I know what you’re thinking. Your vote is just one vote that is not going to make a difference. Here’s the thing: It’s not just your vote. It’s not just you. There are far too many people who stay home on Election Day because they don’t think their vote will matter. And […]

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Use Twitter to decide vote

September 13, 2012

By LIAM McINERNEY With the presidential election approaching in November, we as citizens of the United States find it necessary to choose a presidential candidate. But unless you find politics interesting, you are probably similar to me: You pray the right man (or woman) gets picked. My first, and last, time to vote was in […]

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