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phoenix, az
News Columnist — Arizona Republic

News Columnist for The Arizona Republic. E-mail me at ed.montini@arizonarepublic.com

Montini: Please, Arizona, do NOT recall Diane Douglas

azcentral.com — It is my genuine hope that parents, teachers and school administrators, along with every other citizen who wants to improve the state of education in Arizona, will take it to heart when I say with all sincerity: Forget about the children... ...think about ME. Please, please, under no circumstance, recall Diane Douglas.
Sep 01, 2015

Montini: Wait, are you people serious about recalling Diane Douglas? Forget the kids. I NEED her. azc.cc/1Ezew9B via @azcentral

Sep 01, 2015

RT @ejmontini: Montini: Wait, are you people serious about recalling Diane Douglas? Forget the kids. I NEED her. azc.cc/1Ezew9B via @azcentral

Montini: Two drowned boys, one unanswered question

azcentral.com — Don't expect to ever understand what happened in Avondale over the weekend because that is not possible. A young mother drowns her twin 2-year-old boys and tries to drown another child (which thankfully doesn't happen) and the first question we ask ourselves, because it's the most logical, is, "Why?"
Aug 31, 2015

Montini: Two drowned boys, one unanswered question. azc.cc/1EvJ2Be via @azcentral

Montini: That doobie-ous Diane Douglas cannabis comment

azcentral.com — State School Superintendent Diane Douglas can't seem to decide if she wants to be the new Joe Arpaio, the new Jan Brewer or the new...Evan Mecham. Or maybe an amalgam of all three. She has become the go-to politician for local, state and national politicians looking for a bizarre, outrageous or inflammatory quote.
Aug 31, 2015

Montini: About that doobie-ous Diane Douglas cannabis comment azc.cc/1EvEryW via @azcentral

Aug 31, 2015

Montini: In Arizona's marijuana legalization debate, where there's smoke there's ... Diane Douglas?azc.cc/1EvEryW via @azcentral

Aug 31, 2015

READER: Diane Douglas channeled and revised Sinatra, "Doobie, doobie, don't." ME: And did it her way. azc.cc/1EvEryW via @azcentral

Aug 31, 2015

Grand Canyon Institute says legal pot would bring $64 mil for edu. bit.ly/1NTmGvm Don't tell Diane Douglas! azc.cc/1EvEryW

Montini: Politicians treating herd better than tribe

azcentral.com — I received a call recently from a member of the Tonoho O'dham Nation who was disappointed I had not made the connection between his tribe and the wild horses at the Salt River. "You've written many things about our tribe's casino issue (in Glendale) and many things about the horses," he said.
Aug 29, 2015

Montini: Are Arizona politicians treating a herd of horses better than tribe? azc.cc/1EsxpuK via @azcentral

Aug 30, 2015

Montini: Politicians are treating a herd better than a tribe azc.cc/1EsxpuK via @azcentral

Montini: Murdered TV pair were special, but not unusual

azcentral.com — The shooting deaths of a television news reporter and photographer will make news all over the country because it was so unusual and because those of us in the media look out for our own. Wait...no. That's not entirely true.
Aug 28, 2015

Montini: Murdered TV pair were special, but not unusual. They're among 8,500 gun deaths this year. azc.cc/1F3hC0b via @azcentral

Aug 28, 2015

RT @ejmontini: Montini: Murdered TV pair were special, but not unusual. They're among 8,500 gun deaths this year. azc.cc/1F3hC0b via @azcentral

Aug 28, 2015

Montini: Two TV journalists shot down this week got lots of attention. The other 8,500 killed by guns could use some. azc.cc/1F3hC0b

What the Friday: Deadbeats and crybabies

Montini: How tainted are the Planned Parenthood videos?

azcentral.com — Will Congress members like our own Sen. John McCain go after the folks who secretly taped Planned Parenthood employees as fiercely as they're going after Hillary Clinton's email? Will they go after the video makers at all? Getting to the truth is important, right?
Aug 28, 2015

Montini: How tainted are Planned Parenthood videos? Will Sen. McCain and Congress seek honest answers? azc.cc/1EofZzn via @azcentral

Montini: Robin Hood in Reverse is foiled...for now.

azcentral.com — Robin Hood in Reverse (the Goldwater Institute) has been thwarted temporarily in its ongoing attempt to use funding from the rich to take from the poor. This time, Superior Court Judge Douglas Gerlach ruled that Arizona's Medicaid Expansion is not illegal, meaning that thousands of our brothers and sisters won't lose their health care.
Aug 27, 2015

Montini: Robin Hood in Reverse (the Goldwater Institute) is foiled...for now. azc.cc/1EmAJI0 via @azcentral

Aug 27, 2015

Montini: Arizona -- where some use cash from the rich to take from the poor. azc.cc/1EmAJI0 via @azcentral

Montini: Riot report shows prisons and profit don't mix

azcentral.com — So, NOW will the state of Arizona get completely out of the private, for-profit prison business? NOW will the state recognize that criminal justice and corrections should not be a money-making operation? NOW will the state quit trying to pawn off its responsibility and recognize that some things - like prisons - should not be farmed out to entrepreneurs?
Aug 26, 2015

Montini: Riot report shows prisons and profit don't mix azc.cc/1JncQ1u via @azcentral

Montini: Virginia TV killer getting just what he wanted

azcentral.com — We're doing it again. We're giving a cowardly, murdering gunman exactly what he wanted. This time the victims are two journalists from WDBJ7-TV in Virginia, cameraman Adam Ward, 27, and reporter Alison Parker, 24. They were interviewing a woman at a resort when an apparently disgruntled former employee opened fire on them, killing the two station employees and wounding the woman.
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Sep 01, 2015

Won't even have to travel that far, I'd guess. (Actually, I know.) twitter.com/menviv/status/…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @sddphoto: This will be tough for you if she is recalled -tough for Benson when Trump drops out-you guys will have to deal twitter.com/ejmontini/stat…

Sep 01, 2015

Montini: Wait, are you people serious about recalling Diane Douglas? Forget the kids. I NEED her. azc.cc/1Ezew9B via @azcentral

Sep 01, 2015

If an office holder is recalled other candidates can come forward and we hold an election. twitter.com/phx_nolagirl/s…

Aug 31, 2015

RT @BarbLubin: Douglas might trying to help out the late night comedy shows that need material. twitter.com/ejmontini/stat…

Aug 31, 2015

Grand Canyon Institute says legal pot would bring $64 mil for edu. bit.ly/1NTmGvm Don't tell Diane Douglas! azc.cc/1EvEryW


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