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Saudi Arabia is the model for the American Right

1. Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is VERY IMPRESSED there were no protests during Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia https://t.co/IsiFBQRRdK — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) May 22, 2017 Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is taking a lot of ribbing for what seems to be a willfully obtuse observation about the lack of protests of Trump’s visit […]

You know who created lots of jobs? (Rhymes with Gaydolf Ditler)

I used to subscribe somewhat to the view of this bike shop owner, until SB1070 in 2010 made me scrutinize it really hard and then the election of 2016 and aftermath beat it completely out of me. In which a material explanation usually forbidden in the pages of Nice Liberal Newspapers is smuggled in by […]

Blast from the (recent) past: Stop thinking theocracy can’t happen here

Photo: abcnews.com The nomination of Betsy DeVos, creepy Christian Dominionist lady with the Amway fortune behind her, for Secretary of Education, has me thinking of a thing I wrote two years ago on Blog for Arizona expressing skepticism that we in America are shielded from a theocratic takeover by our Enlightenment-infused religious traditions, modernity, or […]

Colin Jost and the problem with bloodless opposition to “identity politics”

On the Weekend Update portion of the November 19 SNL broadcast Colin Jost made a joke a lot of viewers of the show found offensive. What the fuck is this @SNLUpdate pic.twitter.com/Q3PTZghM5g — Sam Escobar 👻 (@myhairisblue) November 21, 2016 The dating app Tinder announced a new feature this week with gives users 37 different […]

White Arizonans will show us who they are this election

Only redeeming feature of Trump's candidacy is that it shows you who people are, for good or for ill. This is great. https://t.co/YQQNqFQ3Ue — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) November 7, 2016 Fucking trolls took the blog down again a few weeks ago so I was unable to post until now. Which turned out to be okay […]

Religious Right continues to be desperate for a “win” on pot

#NoOn205 @WilliamJBennett warns against #Prop205– My Turn: 3 lies the pro-marijuana side is pushing about Prop. 205 https://t.co/h4tUwrgApA — Center for Arizona P (@azpolicy) September 19, 2016 America’s Holy Warriors have suffered recent setbacks to their ongoing projects of oppressing LGBTQ citizens and depriving women of bodily autonomy due to recent court decisions, public outcry […]

Moment of truth time for Arizona

Former AZ Governor Jan Brewer, quoted in The Hill: Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) this week called Hillary Clinton a “lying killer” and insisted her state wouldn’t vote for the Democrat in November’s presidential election. “The people want a fighter. They’re tired of the lying killer, uh, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clintons of the […]