Bit of unfortunate timing that the Republic’s Monday op-ed appeared in the morning’s paper as we learned of the horrific mass shooting at the Navy Yard in DC that same morning. The headline of the piece is “No, it wasn’t ‘voter suppression,’ so shut your mouth” Um, okay. A recall election of state lawmakers in […]
You may have heard how AZ Rep. Bob Thorpe innocently tweeted some things about Eric Holder and black men being criminals and also how that Obama rodeo clown was hi-larious. Good clean fun but some spoilsports gave him a hard time about it so Thorpe had to delete his tweets and suspend his Twitter account. […]
Monday’s Arizona Capitol Times (yes, still behind a paywall, shut up) explains the “catalyst” of HB 2305, the voter suppression omnibus bill that opponents are gathering signatures to overturn in a referendum. The instigating event that led to the provision in HB 2305 that bars groups from collecting mail-in ballots and bringing them to the […]
The Arizona Capitol Times reports (yeah I know, behind a paywall, yada yada, but I pay for the damn subscription so I’m gonna quote from it when I need to) that Christine Jones, GoDaddy’s former general counsel, has announced her candidacy in the GOP primary for AZ Governor. Jones, who resigned as GoDaddy’s general counsel […]
AZ GOP Chair points to lack of strife among Democrats as evidence of “severe and personal” “divisions”.
You know how President Obama hasn’t enacted draconian gun control laws and confiscated everyone’s guns but wingnuts insist that his lack of action in that area proooooves he’s coming for all your guns? Yeah, it makes no sense but that’s how right wing “logic” works. The latest example of this is this AZ Republican Party […]
Chris Hayes on MSNBC opened his Monday evening broadcast with a montage of clips of the Trayvon Martin killing and prosecution of George Zimmerman, which ended in clips of the verdict and the defense team’s press conference afterward. I watched defense attorney Mark O’Mara say (something along the lines of) “we’ll never know what motivated […]
Goldwater Institute lawyer Nick Dranias was channeling Justice Scalia in his appearance on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show (Ari Melber was subbing for Melissa) Sunday morning. It was a great show so if you missed it I recommend watching all the segments at the link in addition to the three I’ve provided. In this one you […]