Glenn Spencer

Oct 27, 2017

Sierra Vista man in long fight with border crossers, U.S. government

Spencer’s enemies are elusive, wily, and to him, alien. They are Latino border crossers, and whether children fleeing conflict, families seeking a better life, or suspected drug smugglers makes no difference. Spencer believes they constitute a threat large enough to warrant years of his life struggling to combat it.

Gov. Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama (AP photo)
Dec 28, 2012

Wild West moments of 2012

While the mood at the state Capitol this past year might be best described as riotous, 2012 — the Chinese Year of the Dragon — was marked with fewer gaffes, catfights and over-the-top name calling among Arizona’s political elite.

Mar 1, 2012

Dem lawmakers protest border-security speaker, call him anti-Semitic

Two Democratic senators walked out of a border security panel this morning after its chairwoman invited an activist who is described by a civil rights group as a “vitriolic Mexican-basher.”

Mar 17, 2011

Man tracked by hate group uninvited to Senate committee hearing

The chairman of a civilian border watch group described by a watchdog organization as a "vitriolic Mexican-basher" who courts white supremacists will no longer be giving a presentation about the state of the U.S.-Mexico border to an Arizona Senate panel.

Mar 16, 2011

Man monitored by hate watchdog to address Senate border security committee

The chairman of a civilian border watch group invited by an Arizona senator to address state lawmakers has been referred to by a watchdog group as a "vitriolic Mexican-basher" who courts white supremacists.