Tuesday Energy Blogging – Fossil Fuel Kills

Hi y’all. Thought I’d bring this to your attention if you hadn’t seen it already. From the NYT: WASHINGTON — Burning fossil fuels costs the United States about $120 billion a year in health costs, mostly because of thousands of premature deaths from air pollution, the National Academy of Sciences reported in a study issued […]

Join me tomorrow for InnovateAZ discussion on Cox!

Want to learn how Arizona wound up with one of the nation’s worst budget deficits? Join InnovateAZ as two of Arizona’s top political bloggers, Shane Wikfors and Donna Hussein Gratehouse, discuss the state budget and more. Participate in two ways: 1) post a question for the bloggers, and 2) watch the forum at 7pm on […]

Quick question for the right wingers out there.

Much like the late Jefferson Parish, La., Sheriff Harry Lee did, Maricopa, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio walks the line between all-powerful baron and populist champion of law and order. Why are your populist heroes almost invariably multi-millionaires?

So how much of a cut am I going to get, Sal?

Scott Wong was on the case this morning being a stooge for presenting Sal DiCiccio’s side of the story after the New Times gave wide exposure to his land leases on the Gila River Indian Community. Sal insists that he did disclose his interests. “I am all about transparency. The reason thy were able to […]

Things in Ahwatukee that make you go hmm…

A commenter to Sarah Fenske’s piece in the New Times who calls himself “Ahwatukee” and claims to be a member of the Ahwatukee Village Planning Committee insists that Sal disclosed his land holdings on the Gila River Indian Community at their February meeting. Actually, Donna, I’m on the VPC in Ahwatukee and he came to […]

Now who could have seen this coming? DiCiccio stands to gain from freeway through Ahwatukee.

Thank you, thank you, thank you Sarah Fenske. Sarah, I want to have your babies. I mean that in all sincerity. Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio has promised to be a “forceful voice” in the ongoing controversy over the proposed extension of the Loop 202 freeway. But DiCiccio should think twice about opening his mouth […]

Blog Action Day ’09: Science and Senator Allen

It’s Blog Action Day ’09, brought to us by Change.org, which is “an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance”. http://www.blogactionday.org/ It’s a great idea and I certainly would […]

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