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Authorities said a 16-year-old Chandler high school student will not face charges after allegedly making a "Columbine-type" threat, and planting "dummy" explosive devices at the school and at his home.
An Arizona Senate committee approved five major pro-gun bills on Monday, advancing what Republicans call necessary legislation to protect Second Amendment rights but what Democrats say is unnecessary and a waste of time.
PHOENIX — A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.
PHOENIX — A “reverse sting” operation to collar those who might be interested in robbing stash houses is “troubling” but not illegal, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
PHOENIX — A federal judge has rejected arguments by the Department of Justice that she cannot intercede in a congressional bid to investigate how and why the agency first lied about the Operation Fast and Furious “gun walking” operation in Arizona.
Time magazine arrived with front page headlines, “The Gunfighters,” … ironic title for a national movement to prevent gun fighting. It did catch my attention.
CASA GRANDE — Authorities say they're investigating a small explosion that happened at the back entrance of a Social Security Administration office in a small town about 50 miles south of Phoenix.
Maybe it’s just the haze of nostalgia, but it seems that 40-plus years ago when I was trick-or-treating age, we could put the Vietnam War, the sexual revolution, civil unrest and the drug culture out of our minds long enough for some good old-fashioned fun.
Arizona: Mexico’s firearm superstore
NACO, AZ - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent died after a shooting near Naco, Ariz. early Tuesday morning.
A new sentencing date has been set for a man who admitted working as a straw buyer for a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government's botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is now involved with the Mesa Fire Department in an ongoing investigation of a fire inside an airplane storage hangar at Mesa’s Falcon Field where firearms and ammunition was discovered, according to a Mesa Fire spokesman.
“The University of Minnesota has approved co-ed bathrooms. This means the pick up line ‘do you come here often?’ will never die.”
“Apparently political corruption in Arizona is truly a bipartisan thing. In Arizona, the words politician and corrupt are synonymous.”
“In (Wednesday’s) paper was a short piece about proposing to ‘expand work visas for top foreign talent.’ Meanwhile, we have American engineers and nurses working in fast food joints. Why? Because as children they were brought here by parents who are illegal immigrants. Though as American as the rest of us they aren’t allowed to use their skills to benefit our country. It’s time for the Dream Act in some form.”
“When Vladimir Putin learned about our Republicans legislating voter fraud laws in numerous states it brought a tear to his eye, because he didn’t think of it first. His idea was to stuff the ballot box. In the 21st century U-S-of-A, you unstuff the opposition’s ballot box with sleazy legislation.”
“Mitt Romney isn’t a flip-flopper just because half the time he doesn’t mean what he says and the other half he doesn’t say what he means. If he becomes president, Sean Hannity from Fox News could become whitehouse translator for occasions like the State of the Union Address.”
“If Romney’s poll numbers get better and Obama’s get worse, I keep thinking about what the Dems are going to have to do to win this election. I don’t know what they will use as an excuse, but I can see Joe Biden not being on the ticket with Obama. I can see Hillary Clinton taking his place. Call me crazy, but I believe that this administration will do whatever it takes to win.”
“Will Congress wrap up the investigation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) involvement in the ‘Fast and Furious’ gun-walking scandal and cover-up before the November elections? Let’s hope so.”
“I picked up my free EVTRIB this morning and noticed a very odd scent coming from the paper, something like dog poop covered in vomit. Low and behold I open the paper right to Jon Beydler’s so-called column and found the source of the stench. It’s a darn shame you let someone with the writing proficiency of a 6-year-old grace your publication.”
“Obama is Forrest Gump. He was there when Roosevelt established Social Security, he was there when Kennedy established the Peace Corps, he was there when Carter established the Department of Energy. He was part of it all. What a loser.”
“Come on people, wake up! Get off your cell phones and drive! You think you are driving just as good as you would if you were not texting or talking while driving. Well, you are not! You are distracted and your reaction time is decreased because your eyes are not on the road. You drive under the speed limit because you are distracted, you make stupid moves because you are distracted. There is nothing that cannot wait until you are parked, and that does not mean at a stop light! Nothing in life is so important that you are willing to take your own life or that of another because your BFF texted you and you just had to answer right away, or OMG they might think you are ignoring them! Shut up and drive!”
“The jerks that are protesting: not only are we paying for police protection, are they all on welfare? They apparently don’t work?”
“Where is the Democratic Party in Arizona? Why hasn’t it started a recall for Governor Brewer? Her actions in regard to the redistricting commission seem to border on criminal. Why don’t we hear a peep from the Democrats?”
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday acknowledged serious mistakes in an arms trafficking probe that allowed AK-47s and other weapons to leak into the black market, but he insisted the Justice Department was taking steps to ensure that never happens again.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A briefing paper prepared for Attorney General Michael Mukasey during the Bush administration in 2007 outlined failed attempts by federal agents to track illicitly purchased guns across the border into Mexico and stressed the need for U.S. and Mexican law enforcement officials to work together on such efforts using a tactic that now is generating controversy.
The scope of gun walking U.S. weapons into organized crime hands in Mexico was either a lethally mis-coordinated policy that spun out of control, some kind of covert operation or official malfeasance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that his testimony to Congress about a controversial gun-smuggling probe was truthful and accurate and that Republicans are engaging in political posturing when they say otherwise.
Ten Arizona sheriffs slammed the Obama administration on Friday over a botched federal operation that that lost track of up to 1,400 weapons sold to suspected straw purchasers for Mexican drug gangs.
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The federal government under the Bush administration ran an operation that allowed hundreds of guns to be transferred to suspected arms traffickers — the same tactic that congressional Republicans have criticized President Barack Obama's administration for using, two federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
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