State Attorney General Tom Horne says he'll file a federal action to halt a Bisbee ordinance legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples if the City Council approves it tonight.
The proposed ordinance, (see full text below), would grant same-sex couples who enter into an official civil union the s ... More >>
If you're political sleaze-maestro Constantin Querard, the Arizona Legislature is practically your own, personal Downton Abbey.
Querard's team of taxpayer-funded butlers, bootblacks and maids is extensive, at least 20, by his own claim, in the both the upper and lower chambers.
And on February 21 ... More >>
Tom Horne, Arizona's Attorney General, is pushing for a new law that would allow one trained official at each Arizona school to have access to a gun.
The firearm would be "locked in a secure place" until needed, the AG's office says.
Lot of good it'll do there.
Many Republican candidates for state and federal office would like you to believe that they want people to go to prison for selling porn, and think tipping strippers should be illegal.The lobbyists at the Center for Arizona Policy released the candidates'
answers to their questionnaires for this ye ... More >>
If you trust politicians (ha, ha), then get this -- many local Republicans believe people need to go to prison for selling porn, and tipping strippers should be illegal.The lobbyists at the Center for Arizona Policy released the candidates' answers to their questionnaires for this year's elections, ... More >>
Seems there's there's no room at the posada for former state Senate President Russell Pearce.Yesterday, I gave you a rundown of the nativist goons set to appear at Macayo's Mexican Restaurant on Central Avenue tonight for a fundraiser to benefit Pearce, a veritable who's who of anti-Mexican bigots i ... More >>
UPDATE 4:30 P.M.: Just received a call from Phoenix Union School District's community relations office. They tell me they've CANCELED Pearce's event, as they don't have the security to handle it. This just in...now (apparently) they're going to be having the event at a high-school that's 60 per ... More >>
It looks like Governor Jan Brewer's only taking her battle against the federal government so far.Brewer vetoed House Bill 2434 yesterday, which would have required federal law-enforcement officers to notify county sheriffs "before taking any official law enforcement action."If that federal officer f ... More >>
Birther Queen and Gun Nut Judy BurgesLet's say you've just gunned down your best friend in a fit of rage over a gambling debt. Remorseful, you dial up 911 and tell the operator that your pal's dead and it's all your fault.Normally, such a confession, recorded on a 911 call, would pretty much guarant ... More >>
ErnestHancock.comErnie Hancock and Freedom's Phoenix to the rescue? Sure looks like it...Let's hear it for the Libertarians. It seems civil liberties concerns raised by writers like John Green over at Freedom's Phoenix may have gotten the Ron Paul-wing of the local GOP up in arms over a provisi ... More >>
Russell Pearce, foiled for now by GOP backbenchers unwilling to toe his hate-Hispanics lineWhat an embarrassing day for the Republican leadership in the state House. Though House GOPers were prepared this afternoon to ram through state Senator Russell Pearce's anti-Hispanic apartheid bill SB 1070/HB ... More >>