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2 attractions offer veterans a stirring tribute

2 attractions offer veterans a stirring tribute By Mike Phillips No matter when or where you served, if you are a veteran, chances are that experience left lasting impressions. Military service helps shape our character and our...

Border tear-gassing raises questions with no answers

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist If the adage remains true and a picture is worth a thousand words, then the photograph, shot on Nov 25, is worth the tens of thousands words that have been...

After all is said and done, I was wrong about Riggs

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist It was one of those stupid social media fights that remind you afterward of two boys scrapping on a schoolyard for the entertainment of a few grade-schoolers. The whole thing encompassed...

Those we love live within us this Thanksgiving

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist Now comes our family’s season of firsts: first Thanksgiving meal, first Christmas morning, first anniversary of my mother’s death. It feels impossible to believe a year has passed without her voice...

Election Day’s biggest loser wasn’t even on the ballot

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist   By 9 o’clock in the morning on Election Tuesday 2018, it was time to call it. Among all the candidates in the Valley, there already was a clear loser, and he...

Hate chewing up our once common ground

By David Leibowitz GSN Columnist   The pipe bombs, crudely constructed but effective in generating headlines, arrived on a Wednesday morning. CNN got one. Barack Obama was sent a package. Hillary Clinton as well. Two amateur bombs...

County supports efforts to promote giving that changes lives

By Denny Barney GSN Guest Writer   The holidays are a great time to reflect upon how we can best help those who are less fortunate. And sadly, in Maricopa County, there are too many people who...

Elections need term limits on stupid statements

By David Leibowitz, GSN Columnist As Election Day approaches, I find myself wondering about how to improve our disgusting, disturbing politics. One thought: We absolutely need a statute of limitations on stupid statements. I have...

VA congressional oversight vital for Arizona veterans

By U.S, rep. Andy Biggs, GSN Guest Writer The Phoenix VA Health Care System was the epicenter of an Obama-era scandal of corruption and mismanagement. The scandal happened at the expense of Arizona veterans, who,...

Navigating the road of political correctness can be challenging

By david leibowitz GSN Columnist One of the great privileges of having a newspaper column is the opportunity to share your hard-earned wisdom with readers of this fine publication. Having learned a life lesson this week...