Will water supply lead to death of Tombstone?

“The judge said, ‘Why don’t you just let Tombstone go in and fix their springs?’ and the Forest Service said, ‘Because we don’t have to.’ “

Jay Crandall AZFamily.com 5/30/2012

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — It is known as the town too tough to die, but will the federal government now do what a silver […]

Virtue Is Its Own Reward

G. Tracy Mehan, III The American Spectator 7/12/2011

During the dark days of Republican profligacy, when earmarks were the rule and GOP House and Senate members routinely voted for massive discretionary spending bills (many loaded with pork and earmarks) there was one man who bucked the tide of red ink: Rep.Jeff Flake (R-Arizona).

“I […]

Budget Battles Without Earmarks

Carl Hulse The New York Times 2/26/2011

WASHINGTON — The fact that Congress remains a spending disagreement or two away from shutting down the government no doubt strikes some as remarkable. But there is another extraordinary aspect to the fiscal clash unfolding on Capitol Hill: earmarks have disappeared from the budgetary landscape…

…Even Speaker John […]

Jeff Flake announces he’ll run for Jon Kyl’s Senate seat

Dan Nowicki The Arizona Republic 2/15/2011

U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake wasted no time Monday in becoming the first official candidate for the U.S. Senate seat that will open in 2012, moving fast to get a jump-start on campaign fundraising and to discourage potential Republican rivals from entering the GOP race.

Flake, 49, the libertarian-leaning senior […]