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( Caricature by DonkeyHotey )"No, no, no," would have been the instant response of a smart campaign boss. When a guy best known for writing Arizona's notoriously racist, anti-immigrant ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 02:08 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
I couldn’t resist this story. It's a perfect example of what happens when you ignore possible consequences in favor of an idealized notion, like carrying second amendment rights to the extreme. ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 11:07 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The positive way to interpret what follows is that the Arizona legislature, controlled 2:1 by a very far-right GOP, sees the handwriting on the 2012 electoral wall, and is trying to push through as ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 12:02 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
When lawmakers enact policies that are as blatantly discriminatory and mean-spirited as the political pus that's been oozing from the Arizona legislature since Governor Napolitano left in 2009, they ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 12:17 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
I wish Russell Pearce would just go away. But, thanks to New York Sen. Charles Schumer, he gets to go to Washington and testify on the immigration issue. Thanks a lot Chuck. We have been trying ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 05:43 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
By Jonathan Blazer, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU On March 1, a federal Appeals Court in Atlanta will consider the constitutionality of anti-immigrant laws passed last year in Georgia and ...
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 07:43 AM PST with 15 Recommends
It was July 2, 1964, when President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act that outlawed major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women, including racial segregation.
by NastyJack
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
by David Jarman
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Oh, goodie. Arizona's former Senate President, Russell Pearce, whose racist ass was overwhelmingly recalled last November in his very conservative Mesa district, has filed ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 05:40 PM PST with 28 Recommends
It’s not enough that the valley of the Sun has its “affected” Gov. Jan Brewer, but now there are two other nutcases, one of them recently forced out of office, that aspire to help run the ...
by NastyJack
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Racism is still rampant in Arizona evidenced by the anti-immigration law SB-1070 passed in 2010 by deposed State Sen. Russell Pearce. The state finally got rid of the likes of him, surrounded by ...
by NastyJack
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 18, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I've been traveling for weeks but manage to check my home state's news every morning. Here's just a dab of what I'm missing today in Arizona: Beat Women Last February "family values"
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 02:44 PM PST with 164 Recommends
Sonoran Alliance is a prominent, perhaps the most prominent, conservative blog in Arizona. As you can imagine, the sturm and drang over there about the Pearce recall has been extremely sturmy and ...
by The Klute
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 10:50 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The federal government issued a harsh report recently that illustrates the scope of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s civil rights violations against Arizona Hispanics. It includes a history ...
by NastyJack
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 06:03 AM PST with 19 Recommends
He is now former (it's so nice to write that) Arizona Senator Russell Pearce, after having lost the November 8 recall election in District 18 to Republican challenger Jerry Lewis, a ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 01:22 PM PST with 153 Recommends
It seems pepper spray is the deterrent du jour these days, and this morning in Phoenix, at the States and Nation ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 03:13 PM PST with 31 Recommends
When your winger relatives start to agree with you over the Thanksgiving dinner table, something is in the air, other than the warm scent of homemade bread. That "something" in Arizona smells like a ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Nov 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM PST with 256 Recommends
Public Policy Polling (PPP) release some extensive polling results for Arizona yesterday, and the results are a mix of good news, bad news, and plain old ugly news. David Nir mention some of the ...
by Dave in AZ
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 23, 2011 at 09:38 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Today at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, Randy Parraz, one of the co-directors of Citizens for a Better Arizona (CBA), which spearheaded the ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 02:38 PM PST with 37 Recommends