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“It’s just a bunch of Mexican kids. Why should I pay for them?”

When the Governor drops by your office to say you "don't care about kids" if you don't vote yes on his flawed plan. pic.twitter.com/EUc4fMQ9ZJ — Steve Farley (@SteveFarleyAZ) October 29, 2015 There’s something that feels very inevitable about the way this Arizona school funding “settlement” is playing out. The plan ends a lawsuit filed by […]

It’s nice in the privileged bubble

Good story about our great state! https://t.co/brfhzhknco — Doug Ducey (@dougducey) October 26, 2015 Governor Ducey (or someone on his staff), in a manner consistent with the forced sunnily optimistic tone of his administration, praised this story in the Weekly Standard about a couple from the East Coast, author and neoconservative think tank associate Cita […]

What Jim Webb considers to be the liberal equivalent of Donald Trump

A woman doing the exact same thing as Donald Trump did when he described Mexican immigrants as rapists, obviously Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), who announced his candidacy for US Presidency to the enthusiasm of literally no one, had scathing words for GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump. Per The Hill: ‚ÄúThis kind of divisive, inflammatory […]

Persuasion vs Shaming

Screenshot: PostTV Last Friday evening a bunch of racist idiots thought it would be a great idea to hold a protest outside a Phoenix Mosque. Luckily, there was no violence (despite how heavily armed many of the anti-Islam protesters were) and something kind of wonderful happened: Jason Leger, a Phoenix resident wearing one of the […]

Bigots don’t necessarily take vows of poverty

Screenshot: Fusion TV Ann Coulter is one of those right wing demagogues with a high public profile who attracts a strange sort of – almost what you’d call a defense of her – that she’s just in it for the money! There’s a belief among many liberals that because she lives a cosmopolitan life split […]

Former AZ Legislator says US House might impeach Judge Snow

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County is having a less than stellar week, as he stands trial for contempt of court. On Thursday afternoon he was asked by US District Judge Murray Snow if what had been reported by Stephen Lemons of the Phoenix New Times in June 2014 and January 2015, that Arpaio’s office […]

Man, when I’m right, I am right!

Governor Mike Pence of Indiana The Indiana Assembly passed, and Governor Mike Pence signed, a “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” similar to Arizona’s SB1062 from last year, which was vetoed by then-Governor Jan Brewer under the threat of more boycotts of a state still reeling from boycotts sparked by anti-immigrant SB1070 in 2010. I mostly agree […]