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Total Turn Off

No wonder even this political junkie is purging her in box and screaming at the political ads when watching live TV. By some estimates, $4 billion will have been spent on the mid-term elections by Nov 4th. Thanks SCOTUS. Citizen’s … Continue reading

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Pigs Flying

There is no better example of the expression that politics can make for strange bedfellows than the Mississippi¬†Republican Senate primary runoff. Longtime Senator Thad Cochran is in a tough battle against Tea Party candidate State Senator Chris McDaniel. The vote … Continue reading

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Gov. Brewer says she’s “pro-business” and “focused on Arizona’s economy” but waits to veto or sign the hate law otherwise known as SB 1062 so she can bask in all the attention she’s getting. Meanwhile, major corporations, the NFL Superbowl … Continue reading

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Don’t know much about algebra (with apologies to Sam Cooke)

According to a February 21, 2014 article in the Arizona Star, State Senator and AZ Governor hopeful Al Melvin (R-Tucson), member of the AZ Senate Education Committee voted this past Thursday “to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards … Continue reading

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Marco Polo

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You Bet I’m Packin’

Following a Facebook link today, I landed on Moveon.org’s petition site ( signon.org) to sign a petition asking the Arizona State Legislature to stop the passage of¬† HB 2729 which will allow guns in public buildings that do not have … Continue reading

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Overreachers are Underachievers

The results of last night’s various elections were necessarily surprising. I’ve seen this cycle before: Republicans get elected, believe they have a mandate, and try to impose their most conservative social and monetary values on everyone in the county. They … Continue reading

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