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Who Has Constitutional Rights? Trump Raises the Question

Posted: December 27, 2015 at 8:10 am   /   Politics

Donald Trump’s suggestion to exclude Muslims from the U.S. has been called unconstitutional as well as offensive to many. Elected officials swear an oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” But do they know what is in it? One thing that is not in it is the poem by Emma […]

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Government’s Gold King Whitewash

Posted: December 23, 2015 at 2:11 pm   /   Politics

When a private citizen or company violates rules, misrepresents facts or pollutes a river, government penalties are swift and severe. It’s different when the government lies or screws up. Two weeks ago, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell testified before Congress on a toxic spill that federal and state agencies unleashed into western state rivers […]

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Arizona Elected Officials

House Majority Whip Debbie Lesko Endorses Lisa Gray for Chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Party

Posted: January 2, 2013 at 3:32 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Phoenix – House Majority Whip and Legislative District 21 Representative, Debbie Lesko has endorsed Lisa Gray for Chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Party. “I wholeheartedly support Lisa and her candidacy for Chairman of our County Party. Lisa is a proven leader, full of energy and is passionate about the Republican Party. Under her leadership […]

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Prop 121 faces broad, bipartisan rejection

Posted: October 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The only thing that every political party in Arizona can agree on seems to be this:  that open primaries, as implemented by Prop 121, are a disaster best avoided.  Every major and minor organized political party in the state seems to have found good reasons to oppose the Open Elections, Open Government initiative. Governor Jan […]

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New poll shows steep uphill climb Arizona Democrats face

Posted: October 26, 2012 at 10:31 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The latest poll findings from Rasmussen make it seem like many of the Democrats’ ambitions for this year’s election in Arizona are nothing but pure fantasy. Take the U.S. Senate race, for example, which is probably the marquee race in a state that will not be competitive in the presidential election.  Self-proclaimed moderate and registered […]

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Richard Carmona: “Issues with anger, with ethics, and with women”

Posted: October 11, 2012 at 4:23 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics, Videos

The knives are out in the Arizona Senate race.  Jeff Flake is on the air with a brutal ad hitting Richard Carmona over events that occurred during his tenure as U.S. Surgeon General. Carmona’s former boss, another doctor, accuses him of coming to her house for an unwanted nighttime visit.   “There was an angry […]

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Is the U.N. becoming obsolete?

Posted: September 26, 2012 at 8:00 am   /   Politics

The U.N.  General Debate starts today at its headquarters in New York City.  With it will arrive large delegations from most countries in the world, theoretically on site to conduct some form of diplomacy.  Perhaps some important discussions do occur, but for the most part it’s a free party for the people chosen to attend. […]

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VIDEO: Obama’s Style

Posted: September 21, 2012 at 1:15 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

It’s rush season at colleges and universities across the country.  Coeds pull out their best clothes and put on their big smiles, tease a few boys and participate in a lot of sorority and frat parties while being observed as potential invitees.  For a few weeks every fall, the social lives of the Greek-inclined are […]

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Bank of America to cut 16,000 jobs

Posted: September 21, 2012 at 7:30 am   /   Elections, Politics

Is this the recovery we’re all still patiently waiting for? From WSJ: Bank of America Corp. BAC -1.08% is accelerating a broad cost-cutting plan and has set a target of shedding 16,000 jobs by year’s end—cuts that would see the company relinquish its title as U.S. banking’s largest employer. The reductions for the final six months of the year, […]

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