Tag Archives: President Obama

Will the elections referendum make the ballot?

On this week’s Sunday Square Off, I discuss the Protect Your Right to Vote coalition’s efforts to put HB2305 on the ballot, pension spiking in the city of Phoenix and the possibility of U.S. intervention in Syria.

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Give a hand to the Gang of 8

I’m less concerned about who takes credit for implementing comprehensive immigration reform than I am about ensuring it gets done. But since yesterday’s announcement by the Gang of 8, which includes Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake, I’ve heard … Continue reading

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NRA doesn’t let the facts stand in the way

In a new ad released by the NRA, an announcer poses the question, “Are the President’s kids more important than yours?” To which most people will reply, “No, of course not.” The ad goes on to ask, “Then why is … Continue reading

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Unable to offer solutions, Quayle & Schweikert play up fears, cry “amnesty”

It’s thee word tea partiers use to strike fear in the hearts of fellow tea partiers… amnesty. It seems any change made to the immigration system is either backdoor amnesty or full-on amnesty, depending on which Democrat proposes the change. … 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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A Vote Against Compromise is a Vote for Default

Arizona’s Congressional delegation scored a point in the debt-ceiling debate. That point was in favor of partisan politics and gridlock and against compromise and solutions. The result of this partisanship? A downgrade in our credit rating, tumbling stock prices, decimated … Continue reading

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Then & Now: Some Things Healed, Others Still Broken

Three years ago my children and I headed to Washington, D.C. to partake in National Police Week, an annual remembrance of our nation’s fallen peace officers. That was the year my husband’s name was etched onto the National Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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