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In Two New Ads, Katie Hobbs Shows She Understands What People Are Going Through and How She Will Help

Over the last five days, the Katie Hobbs Gubernatorial Campaign has released two new ads demonstrating the Democratic Nominee's understanding of the struggles many working and middle-class people go through every day and her solutions to help make life easier for Arizona families. The first one, "When I drove for Uber" shows the Arizona Secretary of State telling viewers about the struggles her family had to endure in 2016 to make ends meet. In the segment, Secretary Hobbs said

By |September 27th, 2022|AZ Elections, AZ Government, AZ Politics, Economics|0 Comments

Politifact Finds Tom Horne Has Been Making Mostly False Statements About Test Scores

The fact-finding organization Politifact is the silver bullet  Republican candidates fear because they routinely expose their false narratives after they are uttered. This is the case with Tom Horne, who is running to become the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction again. At numerous venues, including the Clean Elections Debate with current Superintendent Kathy Hoffman, he has made the assertion that test scores with him were better than they are under the current administration. Both the Hoffman Campaign and this

By |September 27th, 2022|AZ Elections, AZ Government, AZ Politics, Education|0 Comments

E. Jean Carroll Defamation Lawsuit Remanded To Trial Court, Plans To Sue Under N.Y.’s Adult Survivors Act Later This Year

Politico reports, Federal appeals court punts on writer's suit against Trump over rape denial: A federal appeals court handed Donald Trump an incremental win Tuesday in a libel suit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll over the former president’s denial of her claim that he raped her in a New York department store dressing room in the 1990s. A divided panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court judge erred when he concluded that

By |September 27th, 2022|Courts & Law, National Politics|0 Comments

Don’t Make Me Laugh; Republicans Are Not for the Working Class or Law and Order

Fellow Blog Journalist AZ Blue Meanie and other columnists like the Washington Posts Paul Waldman and EJ Dionne have already offered their insights into what I am about to reflect on. Republicans over the last week or so have attempted in a very shallow and lying way to portray themselves as agents for the working class and the true advocates for law and order. As Blue Meanie noted in a September 24, 2022 column, President Joe Biden was having none

By |September 27th, 2022|AZ Elections, National Elections, National Politics|1 Comment

Unlike David Schweikert, Jevin Hodge will Vote for the People’s Interests

When the time came to impeach Donald Trump for his attempted coup on January 6, 2022, David Schweikert turned his back on the people and voted no. When the time came to pass the American Rescue Plan that provided the funding for COVID-19 vaccinations and an economic lifeline to families, cities, public safety, and schools, David Schweikert turned his back on the people and voted no. When the time came to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan that will modernize

Washington Post Exposé Report On Arizona’s So-Called Election Integrity Unit (EIU)

In 2019, the GQP-controlled Arizona legislature created an Election Integrity Unit (EIU) in the office of Attorney General under Mark Brnovich aka "Nunchucks" (or is it numbnuts?), after falsely alleging election fraud in the 2018 election because Democrats won some statewide races in 2018. Despite rampant claims, there is no evidence of voter fraud in Arizona and AZGOP audit says Fontes actions questionable, not illegal: "Preliminary results of an audit commissioned by the Arizona Republican Party [and conducted by

By |September 27th, 2022|AZ Elections, AZ Government, AZ Politics, Courts & Law|0 Comments

Update: Referendum To Block Universal Vouchers To Fall Short Of Signatures

The Arizona Mirror reports, Campaign to stop AZ universal school vouchers expected to fall short on signatures: The leader of a volunteer group of public school advocates said Monday that the effort to block universal school vouchers and let voters decide the program’s fate in 2024 is likely short of the number of signatures required to refer the new law to the ballot. “I think we will end up short, yes,” said Beth Lewis, the executive director of Save

By |September 27th, 2022|AZ Elections, AZ Politics, Education|0 Comments

On The Eve Of The Centennial Of Italian Fascism, Italy Elects A Neo-Fascist Government, American Fascists Cheer

Benito Mussolini and his black shirt thugs in the National Fascist Party came to power in Italy with the March on Rome: The March on Rome was an organized mass demonstration and a coup d'état in October 1922 which resulted in Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party (PNF) ascending to power in the Kingdom of Italy. In late October 1922, Fascist Party leaders planned an insurrection, to take place on 28 October. When fascist demonstrators and Blackshirt paramilitaries entered Rome,

Additional Reaction to the Pima County Court Ruling Allowing the Pre-Statehood Abortion Ban

Reactions to the Pima County Court Ruling reinstituting the 1864/1901 abortion ban have been flowing in since its announcement on Friday afternoon. Please read the latest comments below. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre: Yesterday’s ruling in Arizona is dangerous and will set Arizona women back more than a century – to a time before Arizona was even a state. If this decision stands, health care providers would face imprisonment of up to five years for fulfilling their duty of care; survivors of rape and

By |September 26th, 2022|AZ Politics, Civil & Human Rights, Courts & Law|0 Comments

Kyrsten Sinema And Mitch McConnell Mutual Admiration Society Is Disgusting (Updated)

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema takes a perverse pleasure in trolling the voters who elected her to office as  a Democrat. This is not normal or healthy behavior for a senator. The Washington Post reports, Sinema, McConnell engage in mutual admiration — and some Democrats seethe: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Monday engaged in a mutual admiration exchange with the Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), expressed support for restoring elements of the filibuster and suggested that Republicans might win control

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