Monthly Archives: June 2010

Grijalva to vote against union money

            Somewhat surprisingly, U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, (D-Tucson),  is asking Republican representatives to join him in voting against the $33 billion War Spending bill requested by President Barack Obama.             It’s no shock that Grijalva is opposed to the war in … Continue reading

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ACC candidate Barry Wong pulls own plug

          Former state representative and now Republican candidate for the Arizona Corporation Commission Barry Wong is making illegal immigration the focus of his campaign. Problem is that what he wants to do is probably illegal and the not the purview … Continue reading

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Congressman shows open contempt for Arizona

         Rep. Pete Stark, (D-Calif), showed his open contempt for Arizona and the constituents at his town hall meeting in this video posted by the Golden Gate Minuteman group on Youtube.           Stark’s attitude typifies the ignorance on border and immigration issues and the misdirection SB … Continue reading

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Kagan hearings a senatorial Kabuki theater

          The Elena Kagan confirmation hearings are like watching a slow-motion train wreck. The end result is inevitable, but you cannot look away.           There are ample reasons for rejecting Kagan’s elevation to the Supreme Court of the land, but she … Continue reading

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Spy vs. Spy

          They spy on us, we spy on them and some things never change despite the much vaunted view that the Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union.           News agencies reacted in shock when the FBI … Continue reading

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Brennan and Brewer border showdown a draw at best

UPDATE: Post Meeting           In a slap at Gov. Brewer, the Washington, D.C. delegation met with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard in Tucson before meeting Brewer. Both Democrats, Giffords opposes SB 1070, but promotes border security … Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds Second Amendment

          Another small victory for individual gun rights was handed down by the Supreme Court today. In a narrow ruling, the court reversed an appeals court ruling on the Chicago gun ban and remanded the case back to the lower … Continue reading

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