Our presidential election campaign is picking up steam, and money is being raised as never before, mostly to convince voters that the other party’s guy is a very poor choice to be president. Most voters have already dug in and need little convincing that their views are a kind of political light that must prevail over the opposing darkness. It’s as if we have brought religious sectarianism into our politics as they have been doing in Iraq and now in Egypt.Read More »
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Allies of former senator Russell Pearce secured a critical step in pushing for legislation that creates the framework for reimbursing officials who face recall elections.
The proposal could pave the way for Pearce getting a reimbursement of more than $260,000 — the amount his campaign spent defending him last year, when he was ousted from the senate in a recall election.
Allies of ousted senator Russell Pearce aren’t giving up on the idea of reimbursing him for campaign expenses related to his November recall election.Read More »
FantAZy Island: Secession-laced bills barging through the Legislature may fail, but they express state’s legacy of rage
Secession bills and resolutions are marching through the Legislature, even though their most ardent advocates concede most have little chance of actually being implemented.Read More »
Hopis have voted down a proposed constitution that would have made sweeping changes to their tribal government.Read More »
Members of the Hopi Tribe are voting Thursday on whether to approve proposed changes to their constitution.Read More »
As Arizona nears its 100th birthday, we find ourselves divided, polarized and in desperate need of a government system that will serve us well for the next 100 years.Read More »
If you’ve studied the 14th Amendment and determined that it’s been misinterpreted, then you have plenty of company among those who believe only children of native-born or naturalized citizens should be granted citizenship.Read More »
One of the accomplishments of the Civil War was to decide a crucial question of syntax.Read More »
I am saddened and outraged by Russell Pearce’s latest efforts to legislate bigotry and discrimination into Arizona law. As first reported in the Arizona Capitol Times, Sen. Pearce is now attempting to deny citizenship to American-born children if their parents are illegal immigrants, and to deny public education to undocumented children by requiring them to pay tuition or be forced out of school.Read More »