The headline of a press release from Governor Jan Brewer's office issued almost exactly two years ago read, "Governor Jan Brewer outlaws sale and use of synthetic drugs known as 'spice.'"Then, last year, Brewer touted the "ban" of the synthetic drugs known as "bath salts." Sure enough, legislators c ... More >>
President Obama got some heavy applause during his bits on immigration reform during yesterday's State of the Union address, as he delivered points that were almost echoed in Republican Senator Marco Rubio's response.Then, we read what seem to be some unintentionally hilarious accounts of Gove ... More >>
After three weeks of thinkin', Governor Jan Brewer's finally figured out what she's going to do about her order denying driver's licenses for deferred action beneficiaries -- nothin'.Brewer's August order says that participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) prog ... More >>
For some reason, there's a photograph of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald on an airplane with Governor Jan Brewer.
Can Governor Jan Brewer read? The statement from her office on the immigration reform plan released today by U.S. Senator John McCain and his colleagues makes me think not. Though that's no big surprise. See also: -Jan Brewer "Kinder, Gentler" on Immigration? Republic Dons Kneepads for Governor ... More >>
One week after the ACLU declared that federal officials had essentially contradicted Governor Jan Brewer's executive order preventing deferred action beneficiaries from getting driver's licenses, the governor hasn't decided how to respond.Brewer's August order says that participants in the Deferred ... More >>
Since Governor Jan Brewer hasn't given up on her interpretation of the Arizona Constitution that two terms really means three terms, Democratic State Senator Steve Gallardo has proposed changing the wording of that section.There's a big problem with Gallardo's proposal -- since he's proposing a chan ... More >>
As the Arizona Republic was bleeding ink for Governor Jan Brewer's allegedly "kinder, gentler tone" on immigration over the weekend, what was Janbo up to? See also: -Jan Brewer on Blast by DREAMers and CBA in Protest: 3 Arrested -Arizona Deserves No Peace From Pro-Immigrant Forces Raising cash for ... More >>
While the ACLU is still suing over Governor Jan Brewer's order to deny driver's licenses to participants in the Obama Administration's deferred-action program, a bill has been submitted that would change the current policy.Democratic state Representative Catherine Miranda submitted House Bill 2032, ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Union says the federal government has confirmed what ACLU officials have been saying all along -- participants in the Obama Administration's deferred-action program should be allowed to apply for driver's licenses.That's not exactly what U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ... More >>
Kudos to Phoenix videographer Dennis Gilman for his latest video, which captures the drama of yesterday's demonstration at the state Capitol. There, as Governor Jan Brewer gave her state of the state speech to members of the Legislature, a coalition of activists protested Brewer's executive order ... More >>
As Governor Jan Brewer addressed the Arizona Legislature in her state of the state speech Monday, protesters took over the state House lobby, demanding that Brewer rescind an executive order denying driver's licenses to Arizona DREAMers who qualify for President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood ... More >>
Jan Brewer cannot run for governor again. There is no wiggle room in the Arizona Constitution. And if she tries, she is guaranteed to kiss the canvas with her plastic-surgery-gone-wrong gob, slapped down by the Arizona Supreme Court. See also: -Jan Brewer's Sniveling New Memoir Laughably Paints He ... More >>
What exactly did Governor Jan Brewer do to KTVK-Channel 3 political reporter Dennis Welch?According to one account, "Brewer took her left hand, balled it into a fist and with the back of her hand she slugged the reporter on the back of his right arm."See also:-Jan Brewer Reportedly "Slugged" Channel ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer is not in Arizona this week.That's about all we know, because her location is apparently a secret, or something.See also:-Jan Brewer Has Gone to a Top-Secret Location; No Reward Offered for Safe Return
Governor Jan Brewer's brain-fart response last week to a KTVK-Channel 3 reporter's question about global warming does not appear to be the only Jan bein' Jan moment from that interview.According to a report, Brewer totally punched Channel 3 political reporter Dennis Welch.See also:-Jan Brewer Claims ... More >>
The Associated Press has reported that Governor Jan Brewer is not in Arizona, and the public is not to know where exactly she is.
Governor Jan Brewer declared late last week that the components of the weather in Earth's atmosphere are caused by "different things," creating another Jan bein' Jan moment in the governor's repertoire. The setup from KTVK-Channel 3's Dennis Welch was asking the governor whether she believes global ... More >>
It may not come as a surprise, but Governor Jan Brewer's order barring participants in the Obama Administration's deferred-action program from getting driver's licenses has earned her a lawsuit from the ACLU and other civil-rights organizations.See also:-Jan Brewer to DREAMers: State Laws Bar You fr ... More >>
It appears that Governor Jan Brewer may be serious about seeking a third term, after reading that she said this for (at least) a third time, even though the Arizona Constitution says you only get two terms.The Arizona Republic published its way-too-early list of gubernatorial candidates for the 2014 ... More >>
Last week, we reprinted the entire statement prepared by Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which he read at the sentencing of Tucson shooter Jared Loughner.To the statement, which included a pointed remark about Governor Jan Brewer's comments after the shooting, Brewer' ... More >>
Yesterday, we reprinted the entire statement prepared by Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, which he read at the sentencing of Tucson shooter Jared Loughner.It was a damn good statement that included a pointed remark about Governor Jan Brewer's comments after the shootin ... More >>
The libertarian Cato Institute has not been taking it easy on Arizona -- it has consistently said the state's immigration laws are no good for the economy, and now it's giving Governor Jan Brewer a "D" in fiscal policy.The idea behind the grade is simple: "governors who have cut taxes and spending t ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer said last week Arizonans should be angered at the "kind of evil" and the "federal failure" that left a Border Patrol agent dead near Bisbee.Since Brewer said that, it's been discovered that Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie was likely killed by friendly fire.See also:-Jan Brewer ... More >>
You probably could've seen this coming, but Governor Jan Brewer just couldn't issue a comment on the killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie without mentioning President Obama or his administration.While most public officials remained cordial with their remarks (for example, Attorney Gener ... More >>
See also: Jan Brewer Asked to Ditch Family Research Council Event Over Its Anti-Gay ObsessionThe Southern Poverty Law Center asked Governor Jan Brewer and others to skip out on an event hosted by the Family Research Council because of the group's persistent "demonization" of lesbian, gay, bisexual, ... More >>
The Southern Poverty Law Center has asked Governor Jan Brewer and others to skip out on an event hosted by the Family Research Council because of the group's persistent "demonization" of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.Brewer's office says that's not happening.
Yesterday, Governor Jan Brewer got about 30 seconds to announce who Arizona's delegates were supporting at the Republican National Convention, and she managed to pack a bunch of awkward stuff into that 30-second window.
OK, so that's not really Governor Jan Brewer explaining her new method of getting rid of illegal immigrants, but it's hilarious.
Gilman skewers Brewer in his latest effort See also: Jan Brewer's Order Has "Absolutely No Basis Under State or Federal Law," ACLU Says See also: Governor Jan Brewer to DREAMers: State Laws Bar You from Drivers Licenses, Public Benefits Regardless of Feds' Immigration Policy Shift See also: Obama B ... More >>
See also: Jan Brewer to DREAMers: State Laws Bar You From Driver's LicensesSee also: Jan Brewer's Order Has "Absolutely No Basis Under State or Federal Law"Governor Jan Brewer used an executive order to declare that participants in the Obama Administration's deferred-action program can't get driver' ... More >>
See also: Jan Brewer to DREAMers: State Laws Bar You From Driver's LicensesGovernor Jan Brewer's declaration that participants in the Obama Administartion's deferred-action program can't get driver's licenses "has absolutely no basis under state or federal law," according to the head of the ACLU of ... More >>
See also Obama Blocks DREAMers' Deportations, Outflanks GOP See also Jan Brewer's Response to Almost Everything About Obama Immigration Policy: Secure the Borders Arizona Governor Jan Brewer issued an executive order today that blocks the issuance of public benefits, Arizona driver's licenses and ... More >>
A Maricopa County judge has ruled that Governor Jan Brewer did not injure atheists during her "Day of Prayer" in March.The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed several lawsuits to challenge state prayer days, which worked in its favor in Wisconsin, but has now failed twice in Arizona.
After months of speculation, someone finally deciphered what Governor Jan Brewer was saying when she stuck her finger in President Obama's face, thus humiliating the state of Arizona.OK, so maybe it's more of a guess as to what Brewer said, but right now, it's probably the best theory out there.
It ain't no party about off-the-wall statements by Arizona politicians unless Governor Jan's invited. Last week we took a look at some of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's most puzzling moments of 2012 (so far). Given the infamous embarrassing moments the Guv has did have -- such as the ... More >>
I'd have no problem with Governor Jan Brewer's whining like a stuck javelina about the Obama administration's jerking 287(g) agreements with Arizona, and promising to not pick up, or answer questions about every brown person 'Zona cops pull over. That is, if either her kvetching or the administratio ... More >>
When Governor Jan Brewer's being dumped on by her compadres at Fox News for something, it would seem to be an indication that she may not have the brightest idea about what's going on.
Governor Jan Brewer is declaring the Supreme Court's decision on SB 1070 a "victory," as the high court sided against Arizona on three of the four provisions challenged.The Feathered Bastard is providing the updates on the 1070 decision, as the Supreme Court let section 2(b) -- "papers please" -- st ... More >>
Also Read: SB 1070: Opponents of Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Law Proclaim the Fight Is Not Over SB 1070: Supreme Court Upholds "Papers Please" Section, Invalidates Others Jan Brewer Declares "Victory" as Supreme Court Tosses Unconstitutional SB 1070 Provisions Today's ruling by the Supreme Court ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer called for a press conference this morning shortly after news broke of the Obama administration's plan to stop deporting young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country when they were kids.Brewer apparently forgot that she'd actually have to articulate a response to ... More >>
For the second time in as many years, Governor Jan Brewer's starting the rumor that she can run for a third term.The main problem with that would be the Arizona Constitution, which has a section intended to prevent governors from getting a third term.The argument from Brewer's camp is that since she ... More >>
Just over a year after stating she could probably run for a third term as governor if she wanted to, Governor Jan Brewer did it again.Again, Brewer and her staff point to the section of the Arizona Constitution intended to prevent governors from getting a third term to justify the ability of Brewer ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer signed signed House Bill 2549 yesterday, an effort to outlaw using electronic devices to harass people. Thanks to the outrage caused over the initial version of the bill, the revised version signed by the governor allows you to continue acting like an asshole on the Internet.The ... More >>
It's a big day on Governor Jan Brewer's holy front, as she's pulling out all the stops today for the annual National Day of Prayer.Brewer's office announced today that the governor signed a declaration calling today the "Arizona Day of Prayer." She also said she's filing a motion with the Arizona Su ... More >>
On Friday, we asked readers to write the caption for the above photo of Governor Jan Brewer, in honor of her trip to Washington for SB 1070's day before the Supreme Court.After sifting through all the responses -- as usual, some of them more politically correct than others -- we've narrowed it down ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer was in Washington this week to defend the controversial immigration law known as SB 1070 -- or as Brewer called it, a trip to "defend our state against President Obama, Eric Holder and the Justice Department."Brewer's been taking full advantage of 1070's date with the Supreme Cou ... More >>