Great people you want to give $5 mil to, Governor Ducey

AKA A Confederacy Of Jagoffs If you’re following Arizona politics right now you know that a big issue is Prop 123, which will be voted on next month here in a special election. It would significantly increase the annual distributions from the state land trust to schools and is touted as a solution to settling […]

Channel 12 simply can’t say no to anti-choice goose chase

Nothing inflammatory here! Last month there was a big buzz in the local anti-choice rumor mill about a “born alive abortion” that had allegedly occurred at a Phoenix clinic. I reported on the absurdity of the whole allegation at that time and how the MSM ought not allow themselves to be played by wild-eyed anti-abortion […]

Don’t coopt the voting rights movement to whine, “independent” voters.

Lots of people who refuse to sully themselves with party membership are furious that they can't influence the party's leadership today! — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) April 19, 2016 Wherein I express my annoyance with a certain type of holier-than-thou “independent” voter” The New York primary took place Tuesday and a big story about it, at […]

Sanders supporters continue to make the incredible claim that Clinton “stole” Arizona primary

Protester: Hillary Clinton has "cheated in every primary, in every caucus. She is a cheat, a fraud." — Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) April 16, 2016 Hillary somehow cheated in every primary, in every caucus. Okay. Many Bernies supports-not one HR supporter had their party mysteriously changed here in Az. Corrupt Clinton machine — Lynn4Bernie […]

“Nice” John Kasich has not-so-nice things to say about rape

This is @JohnKasich's entire answer to a female student who asked about "sexual violence, harassment, and rape" — Ben Gittleson (@bgittleson) April 15, 2016 There are so many things wrong with what GOP Presidential candidate John Kasich said here that it’s hard to know where to start. Well, I guess the beginning of it […]

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 […]

That one comment that makes it all clear

*Apologies for the long absence as the Democratic Diva site was down. I had been posting regularly at Blog For Arizona in the meantime, so you can check out the posts there. This guy. The competition for Worst GOP Arizona Legislator Ever is stiff these days, given Rep. David Gowan’s not-smart snit toward reporters having […]

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