Wanting Scottsdale to be special is more about ‘creating’ than ‘keeping’ | Scottsdale Independent

The city of Scottsdale today has no power in itself to make the great accomplishments required for our future success, but it has the power to discourage the worst and encourage the best. This is about the only wholly truthful statement in Vern Swaback’s entire column! There’s so much hot air in Swaback’s column that […]

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A mile is not always a mile in Scottsdale

As a pilot, I’m familiar with the small (15%) difference between a “statute” mile (the common use) and a “nautical” mile (used for marine navigation–obviously–but also aerial navigation). Pilots almost always talk in nautical miles, and in nautical miles per hour (aka “knots”). At the Scottsdale mayoral debate last week, I heard one of the […]

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“Media Buy” has a whole new meaning in Scottsdale

About a month ago, I published additional details in the ongoing saga of former-fake mayoral candidate Bill Crawford and his phantom nominating petition signatures, including Crawford’s cowardly attempt to bully me into silence with an empty threat of a lawsuit over comments his lawyer mistakenly said I posted on AZCentral. Thinking (foolishly, as it turns […]

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