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“Why do some people think that human rights and civil rights are the same thing? Everyone has human rights, just by being human. Civil rights are the rights of a person who has legal citizenship to a specific country. If you are not a citizen, then you do not have the privileges of these civil rights. Civil rights activists should be backing the rights of citizens not the illegal immigrants, who have only human rights.”
The latest piece of extortion by the Republican House over the budget is getting scathing reviews all across the political spectrum. While it easy to blame the tea party for this nonsense the fact is that a substantial portion of the American electorate stubbornly cling to the notion that the intransigence it takes to ruin the nation will somehow save it. Although if you ask them by what practical mechanism is the Republic saved the hemming and hawing begin and finally end in an empty and vacuous rhetoric about freedom and the Constitution interleaved with anti-Obama hate speech. Specifics are hard to come by.
So let me get this straight…
Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs despite her threat she would do just that.
There's a siege mentality about Michael Bay's movies, as though viewers are the enemy holed up in a bunker and he's the guy ordering heavy-metal music around-the-clock to wear down our morale and force us to surrender.
“Is there a criminal penalty for shooting down a drone over U.S. soil?”
Q: I’ve heard rumors that there are viruses that can take over your computer and demand a ransom to allow you back in. Can this really happen? — Kris
“Two things stand in the way of what Liberals truly want: citizens with guns and the Constitution, and we shall use the First to defend the Second!”
“What happened to global warming?”
Few of you know about this new government takeover of our education system. It’s being touted as the greatest thing since The Bill of Rights. As Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education said, this is “absolutely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lift American education to a new level—and make us more competitive in the global economy.”
Patti Woods-LaVoie loves Halloween and all things candy, but she has a hard and fast rule when it comes to teens and trick-or-treating.
A man who died in a shooting between multiple people inside a Chandler apartment had spent nearly 20 years in prison for an armed robbery, but police have yet to reveal his connection to the men inside the apartment where he showed up late Thursday.
WASHINGTON – Police seizures of drop houses, where smugglers “stash” undocumented aliens en route to other parts of the country, have plummeted in Arizona this year, continuing a trend that began in 2008.
Arizona voters are being asked to give Gov. Jan Brewer and her successors more power to choose who they want to serve as judges.
Once more Tempe is catching front page headlines for crime.
The U.S. Department of Justice will keep evidence against indicted Tempe lawmaker Ben Arredondo secret to protect other ongoing investigations underway by its Public Integrity Section.
State lawmaker and former Tempe City Councilman Ben Arredondo was charged with bribery, extortion, mail fraud and making false statements following a sting where FBI agents posed as developers.
“These gangs are very, very dangerous. They are organized like a crime syndicate,” said Tempe City Mana ger Charlie Meyer (reported in the Arizona Republic, March 12).
Arizona’s legal system seems to be completely corrupt.
Gov. Jan Brewer says the Arizona Supreme Court should ignore arguments by those who crafted the redistricting initiative that her actions in firing the chairwoman of that panel go beyond what they ever intended.
Arizona appears in line to get a Republican presidential debate.
Paul "Doug" Peters, 50, is seen in a booking photo taken by authorities at the Oldham County Jail in LaGrange, Ky. and made available by WLKY-TV in Louisville, Ky, Tuesday Aug. 16, 2011. Peters was arrested by the FBI Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 at the home of his ex-wife in a Louisville suburb. He is accused of chaining a fake bomb to an 18-year-old Australian woman in a suspected extortion plot. (AP Photo/Oldham County Jail via WLKY-TV) MANDATORY CREDIT
Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois governor who served a stint on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" before a jury convicted him recently on multiple counts of public corruption, and other famous public dis-servants get the attention.
Guest commentary by Jose de la Isla