Monthly Archives: March 2012

Arizona businesses show courage, tell Supreme Court to strike down SB1070

SB1070 was sold as a way to “do the job the federal government refused to do.” Presumably, that meant “secure the border,” a catchall phrase by Republicans that has yet to be defined as anything other than “the opposite of … Continue reading

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Russell Pearce could learn a thing or two from Senator Crandall

The District 25 senate race was shaping up to be a battle between two moderates and one extremist. Incumbent Rich Crandall, a moderate Republican known for his focus on education, was joined by another moderate, Bob Worsley, a newcomer with … Continue reading

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When will we acknowledge what we’ve done to our soldiers?

Nine children, some just babies, were slaughtered by an American soldier. The 38-year-old father of two put on his night vision goggles, walked a mile to a nearby village, and gunned down 16 Afghan civilians. But why? What would drive … Continue reading

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With a little help from my friends: Public servants using office for financial gain

When one works for a party that holds a super majority in this state, he/she is entitled to a few benefits. Or at least that’s what some of the Republicans in power believe. Notice that I said when one works … Continue reading

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