To read all the fake outrage spewed by schoolmarmish lefties over state Representative John Kavanagh's skewering of Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a recent roast of the aged autocrat, you'd think Kavanagh had shot a Mexican man in Reno just to watch him die. Don't get me wrong, I take a back seat to no ... More >>
A bill that would all but destroy the public's ability to receive public records critical of the government has been approved by a State House committee. The bill, HB 2419, sponsored by Representative David Stevens, R-Sierra Vista, would allow government agencies to charge $20 an hour for their "la ... More >>
Democratic Congressman Ed Pastor announced today that this will be his last term in Congress.Pastor will have spent 23 full years in Congress as this term expires. He was first elected via special election in 1991, to replace Mo Udall, who was retiring for health reasons.
Now why would Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne want to make it difficult and costly for reporters and regular citizens to obtain public records? Given the trouble Horne's gotten himself into regarding public records requests to his office -- resulting in an FBI investigation, two county attorney ... More >>
State Representative John Kavanagh revels in his self-appointed role as the rightwinger Arizona lefties love most to hate. Since recalled, disgraced former state Senate President Russell Pearce (Kavanagh's pal) was pounded into mainstream political irrelevance in 2011, Kavanagh's eclipsed his erst ... More >>
The local lobbying organization best known for its fanatical anti-abortion proposals has finally come around with some anti-abortion legislation, after staying quiet for most of the legislative session.CAP apparently has Republican Representative John Kavanagh on a leash, since Kavanagh introduced t ... More >>
Toilet policeman and Republican Representative John Kavanagh has given up trying to tell transgender people which toilets they can and cannot use, at least this session, according to multiple reports from the state capitol.Kavanagh tried to regulate transgender toilet usage twice this session, with ... More >>
Republican Representative John Kavanagh's newest effort to regulate toilet usage in Arizona, by proposing that businesses can dictate which bathroom transgender people can use, cleared its first hurdle at the Legislature on Wednesday.With that, the scores of people who spent nearly two hours testify ... More >>
Toilet policeman and Republican Representative John Kavanagh has dumped his "bathroom birther" bill, which would have criminalized the use of a public restroom if the sex on someone's birth certificate doesn't match the sign on the door.Still, Kavanagh's not giving up -- he's got another proposal to ... More >>
Republican Representative John Kavanagh delayed a hearing on his proposal on his "bathroom birther" proposal, which would criminalize the use of a public restroom if the sex on someone's birth certificate doesn't match the sign on the door.It just so happened that as Kavanagh tried to sneak this one ... More >>
Republican Representative John Kavanagh apparently thinks people are incapable of selecting which bathroom they should do their business in.Kavanagh's proposing making it a crime to intentionally enter a public restroom if that restroom has a designated sex, and the person "is not legally classified ... More >>
A new poll that shows high support by Arizona voters for medical marijuana is unlikely to be challenged by anti-pot lawmaker Representative John Kavanagh: The political consulting firm used by Kavanagh and his wife, Fountain Hills Mayor Linda Kavanagh, conducted the survey. Kavanagh still hopes to ... More >>
Would you buy a used car from this man? Um, so why would you buy anything else he has to say?With the November 8 recall election advancing on him like an out-of-control semi, state Senate President Russell Pearce is attempting to morph himself into an honorable man, a practical politician and rehabi ... More >>
www.funnypicturesofanything.comDepartment of Homeland Security officials confirm that a book glamorizing suicide bombers was found in the Arizona desert earlier this week. The book, "In Memory of Our Martyrs," was found Tuesday by a U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Casa Grande substation who wa ... More >>
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