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Saying Child Protective Services has been “hiding or not disclosing” information, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders to take a closer look at the agency.
“I was glad to see Dems in the Senate use the nuclear option. Republicans had used obstruction tactics to the point it had evolved into torment of American people.”
PHOENIX — An attorney for Republican interests asked the Arizona Supreme Court Monday to once again allow candidates to accept and donors to give more money, saying their constitutional rights are being irreparably harmed.
Once again we are being told about the shenanigans of Republican Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take a lot more money from donors.
PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected a bid by an aide to Attorney General Tom Horne to have the limits on donations to candidates declared unconstitutional.
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
In the summer of 1787, the nation’s most influential lawyers, generals and politicians gathered in Philadelphia with a single purpose: To create a government that was ruled by the people instead of ruling them.
Solas, "Irish America's most influential band," according to NPR's "The Thistle & Shamrock," presents “Shamrock City: A Multi-media Stage Show,” 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert.
In the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama claimed Detroit as evidence of his successful policies: “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity and, three years later, that is paying off in a big way.”
"2 Guns"? Please. There are enough guns in this movie to arm a small country. Maybe a medium-sized one.
PHOENIX — Arizona schools need more money and it's time for the governor and lawmakers to provide it, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal said Thursday.
John McCain, appearing on CNN's "State of the Union,'' said he thinks the Florida teen, shot to death by George Zimmerman, got justice.
News stories from over the weekend about the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shot fire fighters in Yarnell paint an ugly picture of Arizona’s response to what was a small fire that grew and grew and killed so many.
The other day while running errands, I was listening to ESPN Radio (yes, women like ESPN too) and it was a story on violence in youth sports. Because my sons are young, I guess I hadn’t paid much attention to the growing trend of violence in youth sports. After listening to the story and doing research on my own, I am disheartened by how some parents act during their kid’s sports activities.
Paula Deen being unfairly ostracized for the documentation of a word she used in a private deposition when testifying to a robbery where she herself was the victim, 27 years ago. Then we had the President who conspired to have dalliances in his Oval Office with his intern, keeping his Presidency after ‘admittedly’ lying about it to Congress and the American people. The list goes on and on.
“I want to thank those City of Mesa volunteers I saw the other day taking down those ugly advertising signs. What they are doing is making Mesa a much better place. Thank you!”
The Supreme Court’s decision has not only put a big hole in the Voter Rights Law, it has also put a big hole in our basics for our Democracy to survive. Congress in 2006 overwhelmingly passed the Voter Rights Act, which made sure our elections were fair and gave the rights for all of our citizens to Vote. To now ask a radical-leaning Congress to rewrite the basics of this law could have nothing but radical and racist conclusions. Far from the democracy our great country is suppose to be.
“All of you out there barking in defense of Joe Arpaio must have no problem with corrupt elected officials. Or have you all forgotten the hundred million taxpayer dollars that went missing under Sheriff Joe’s watch? A vote for Sheriff Joe is a vote for corrupt government!”
You’ve gotta hand it to Republican Gov. Jan Brewer. She cleverly played her politics over the past few months as she made her puzzling shift toward Obamacare in order to expand Medicaid, making Arizona the 24th state to do so.
“If you moved to Gilbert because of the good schools, then you may become disappointed. New GPS board members want to turn Gilbert into a charter school district. Charter schools are a privatization of public schools that funnel your tax dollars to a small group of insiders. Charter schools do not outperform public schools. Do research, pay attention, and get involved.”
You can’t pick up the paper or turn on the news without hearing about yet another Arizona police officer being fired or investigated for a crime or violating their department’s rules of conduct.
Prolific documentary-maker Alex Gibney delivers a gripping account of the wins and losses of hard-charging idealism on the front lines of the information wars in "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks." Exhaustively researched and balanced in its view of the controversial key player, the film slips in ahead of DreamWorks' dramatic take on the exploits of Julian Assange, "The Fifth Estate," which is currently shooting.
The prophet Isaiah wrote, “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20, KJV)
The weeklong detention of an American woman after Mexican authorities said they found 12 pounds of marijuana under her bus seat illustrates just one of the perils Americans face while traveling in Mexico.