Author Archives: Hollace

About Hollace

A retired Air Force Colonel running for the Arizona House in LD 11 to prove government should and CAN deliver solutions. I believe in economic security, a quality education for all, and fiscal responsibility.

It Won’t Be a “Wave” without You!

Yes; the Blue Wave is supposedly coming, but we can’t take it for granted or it won’t happen in LD 11.  It’s up to us–you, me, and the person sitting next to you.  Democrats suffer from a 13 percent voter … Continue reading

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Leaders Don’t Kick the Can

Yes, it IS a dry heat. In fact, with an average of only 8.04 inches of rainfall per year, Arizona is the fourth driest state in the nation. It stands to reason then, that water should be considered our most … Continue reading

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We Shall Reap What We Sow

As a 26 year veteran, I repeatedly swore to protect and defend our country from enemies, foreign and domestic. As a war planning and humanitarian operations, master instructor to officers from all our military services, one of the key points … Continue reading

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Surest Route Back

I’m guessing that like me, you are wondering what happened to the country in which you were born, and in my case, the country I swore for 26 years to “support and defend against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Our … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Greeting

What is a good passing greeting for Memorial Day? Many people think of Memorial Day as a holiday.  A day free from work, to gather with friends and family for a picnic and games.  Yes; it is supposed to be … Continue reading

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To Be A “Best Value” State

Blue light special is a phrase Kmart used to use to draw attention to certain sales merchandise. It became synonymous with a discount or bargain, as in bargain basement. “It’s difficult to remember…” writes Nikelle Murphy on CheatSheet.com, “that Kmart … Continue reading

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Stop the Madness

Despite the fact that at least 75% of Arizona corporations pay only the minimum $50 in taxes each year, the Arizona Legislature recently worked to pass yet another tax credit to keep corporate tax revenue from reaching the state’s General … Continue reading

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Size of the Pie

Anyone who has been to my website, seen my campaign materials, or heard me speak, knows that quality public education is a priority for me. Truth is, being a good teacher is hard work, and it isn’t getting any easier … Continue reading

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Look beyond next election to the children

As published in the Arizona Republic on 12/28/17. Too many Arizona lawmakers are focused on their next election, not the next generation. Arizonans have been clear about their support for public education. Unfortunately, many lawmakers prefer to cater to powerful, … Continue reading

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The Will to Get it Done

Hooray for our pubic schools! Election Day 2017 saw 84% of bond and override questions approved on the ballot statewide. Voters obviously have a high level of trust in their neighborhood school districts and locally-elected governing boards. Maricopa County ballot … Continue reading

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