I am the mother of a 2020 grad, and trust me, I would not wish on anybody what the families of 2020 grads went through. Yes, the parade was nice, but our seniors and families lost out on all things that make senior year great — proms, sports, musical events etc. etc. We all know what was los…

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“I would do everything possible to make it required the people had to wear masks in public.” — Joe Biden commenting in an interview with CBS affiliate station KDKA 2, Pittsburg, PA, June 24, 2020, that if he was president he would try to make it mandatory for the people to wear face covering…

Independence Day is here and this year we celebrate our country’s 244th birthday. America is in a time of major transition and transformation right now. We are facing a public health crisis, along with challenges in our economy and a powerful social justice movement. Together these events ha…

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Besides being alliterative and close geographically, Grant County, NM (Silver City) and Graham County, AZ are similar in population: 31 thousand vs 39 thousand, respectively. Both are located approximately 40 miles from I-10, the nearest interstate for each, protecting them from huge numbers…

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Noting that the United States accounts for about one-quarter of global COVID-19 cases and deaths, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the U.S. has “the worst record of any country in the world.” While the U.S. has the most confirmed cases and deaths by a wide margin, it does not have the most in…

The Courier published Letters to the Editor on May 2 arguing against shelter at home and other anti-COVID-19 virus preventions, one by David Morse (When Does COVID-19 End?) and another by Mike Bibb (Is Continued Shutdown A ‘Colossal Public Policy Calamity?). And, on May 9, a thoughtful respo…

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from the coronavirus upheaval, it’s the self-anointed experts are continually perplexed by the contagion. Hardly a week goes by without being told something that was previously considered an absolute fact has been “updated” to mean something else.

I imagine most readers thought slavery was around long before Moses led the Israelites out of ancient Egypt a few thousand years ago. Or, that’s how I remember it.

If the situation wasn’t so pathetic in Seattle, Wash., it’d almost be humorous. Even more unbelievable, Washington Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee, was totally surprised to learn a portion of the city had been recently captured by gangs of rioters.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an opinion piece for the Courier, “The virus doesn’t have a party.” On June 10, I read the results of a poll in the Tucson Daily Star that showed that the virus does have a political party! In fact it has three different parties. The question asked of Arizona vo…

For many of us the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the United States and the world is not our first exposure to this sort of malady. Similar influenza-like respiratory illnesses have existed for thousands of years. Humanity has only been reporting on them for the past several centuries.

Welcome to Mr. Bibb’s neighborhood, who claimed in Saturday June 6th’s article that “the COVID-19 pandemic is supposed to be winding down.”