Shut-down Show-down

People are eager to return to work after 4-weeks of government-imposed shut-down of business. Questions swirl around the briefing that Governor Ducey gave Arizonans yesterday (4/22/20) and how Arizona business and residents have been asked to sacrifice for the objective of improving public health. The statistical review made little mention of societal, economic, or social impacts of our States response to the CCP Virus.

It was clear that the original goal has been altered, from flattening the curve with focus on reducing pressure on critical care …

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“Sanctuary City” Approval Prop 205 Defeated

“Sanctuary City” Approval Prop 205 Defeated

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Rep. Finchem Praises Tucsonans for Upholding State Law by Voting Down Sanctuary City Initiative

TUCSON, AZ- Fact-based critical thinking was on display last night with the defeat of City of Tucson Prop. 205. If the measure had passed, the City would have been forced to become a Sanctuary City, which would have restricted the actions of Tucson police officers regarding the determination of immigration status of those they had in custody for other crimes.

I am very pleased to see that reason won out …

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Do Gun Registration Laws Work; and What of Confiscation?

Do Gun Registration Laws Work; and What of Confiscation?

It helps to bring the land of “Is” and the land of “Ought” closer together with a definition of “work”. A law, no matter what its purpose, can only work, that is function, when it is put to use. This of course means that those who are charged with carrying out the function of the law do so with fidelity.

To hear the elites of America talk, one would think that it is as simple as passing a law to end the senseless murders, sometimes en …

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Natural Rights v. Civil Rights

America is at war with itself over the meaning of words, and the consequences are more serious than most people can imagine. If you don’t know what origins of your rights are, and what rights you possess how can you defend them? Those who are defending them — as in downrange in a combat zone particularly — have to be asking themselves, we’ve put our lives on the line, which has driven PTSD for so many, for what? PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) comes from …

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