Watch conservative media try to mold Doug Ducey into the anti-Trump

Do you think these two want most people in Arizona to enjoy liberty? I don’t. George Will’s syndicated column from Saturday is a regurgitation of the same inane pap that comes up every year or so where some conservative visits Arizona (or possibly doesn’t even bother to come here, just makes a phone call or […]

Rep Kelly Townsend is awful

A lot of us have been engaging in a kind of gallows humor about 2016, which was a disaster electorally for Democrats (and the world) and seems to have ripped through iconic celebrities like the Black Plague through Europe. Dejected political junkies and fans of this year’s deceased celebrities have been wont to anthropomorphize the […]

Voting third party is worse than throwing your vote away

Don’t blow your vote on this cheeseball! Photo: Gary Johnson’s website On the way down to do phonebanking early Wednesday evening I was half-listening to “All The Fresh American Things Considered” or whatever on NPR when they began a segment about young, disaffected voters considering voting third party. They spoke to two former Sanders primary […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feelings are not necessarily a solid basis for laws

Helpful Venn Diagram to illustrate the ideal relationship between your feelz about something that likely has nothing to with you and what the law over it should be I was disappointed to see AZ Republic‘s Linda Valdez had gotten lured in by the anti-pot hysteria, as she is now leaning against legalization in Arizona based […]

Doug Ducey joins Scott Walker in demanding ability to drug test food stamp recipients

For some reason it has escaped notice here in Arizona, but Governor Doug Ducey put his name on a letter from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL), who chairs the Agriculture Subcommittee in Congress, about the supposed need to drug test SNAP recipients so as to break their “dependence on government”. Dear […]

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