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  • Birthers: Arizona hopes to slice down the presidential field [UPDATED]

     
    Arizona struck a major blow Thursday for Constitution lovers everywhere by making it nearly impossible for uncircumcised atheist Hawaiians born outside a hospital to run for president. The Arizona Republic reports: The Arizona Legislature has become the...
  • Congratulations!

     
    By Megan Crepeau Any female Arizonans reading out there? If so - my best wishes to you! According to a bill that just passed the Arizona House, you're pregnant! [The bill] states that abortion would be banned 20 weeks into......
  • Annual lament: Let's split into two Floridas

     
    Sigh, here we go again. The Legislature has approved student-led "inspirational messages" (euphemism for prayer) at school events, is trying to make it harder for women to get abortions and has shot down full-blown resort casinos in South Florida. In........
  • Why Arizona banned ethnic studies

    Why Arizona banned ethnic studies
    It's more than a little ironic that the same Arizona Legislature that spearheaded a ruthless, racially charged campaign against illegal immigrants also banned K-12 ethnic studies classes on the grounds that they promote hatred and division. Who knew...
  • Gregory Rodriguez: Why social media isn't

    Gregory Rodriguez: Why social media isn't
    Mexican food and beer. That's what retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor suggests might pull this fractured nation back together again. Those were the tools she used to reach consensus in the 1970s when she was a leader in the Arizona...
  • In Theory: Free speech or abuse?

    In the wake of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, the Arizona state legislature has passed emergency legislation to prevent the Westboro Baptist Church from picketing victims' funerals, including that of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green. The church's...
  • Arizona lawmaker lashes out at Cardinal Mahony over comments on illegal immigration bill [Updated]

     
    Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, a Mesa Republican whose bill would require immigrants to carry proof of legal status, lashed out at Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony on Wednesday for his criticism of the proposed legislation, calling the Roman...
  • Dozens protest Lakers coach Phil Jackson's comments on Arizona immigration law

     
    Several dozen protesters waving signs and American flags demonstrated outside Staples Center before Monday’s Lakers-Phoenix Suns game, calling on Lakers coach Phil Jackson to denounce Arizona’s new anti-illegal immigration law. Among those at Mondayâ€...
  • Lakers Coach Phil Jackson's stand on Arizona immigration law brings praise and criticism. What do you think?

     
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  • Brewer and Obama have 'cordial' illegal immigrant talk, but her letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer is blunt

     
    No real progress between Arizona wanting immediate federal border security and Democrats wanting comprehensive immigration reform maybe next year....
  • Yorba Linda passes measure supporting Arizona illegal immigration law [Updated]

     
    The Yorba Linda City Council approved a resolution this week supporting Arizona’s illegal-immigration law, making it what is believed to be the first city in California to approve a measure supporting the legislation. The resolution approved Tuesday...
  • Stu Rothenberg on the rise of Rick Scott

     
    Stuart Rothenberg has made a living as a Washington, D.C.-based political wise man for a lot of years. Here's highlights of his take on the rise of Rick Scott in the Florida governor's race and how he came to be the man whom Rothenberg calls the “...