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 […]

Best spokeperson legal pot advocates could hope for!

Center for Arizona Policy, the state’s foremost organization dedicated to meddling in your personal life, led by its President Cathi Herrod, has suffered some stinging defeats lately. Same-sex marriage is now legal in the entire country, thanks to last year’s Supreme Court decision. Antiabortion laws based on flimsy “women’s health” rationales are being toppled, due […]

Can you please not, The Left, with this?

Clintonism caused the rise of Trump. Another Clinton presidency will only make it worse. Lesser evil merely paves the way to greater evil. — Dr. Jill Stein (@DrJillStein) July 4, 2016 Every time Jill Stein opens her mouth I'm reminded how shoulder to shoulder LWNJs & RWNJs sit. Politics is a circle. https://t.co/EUAH3GM2f5 — Jennifer […]