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Arizona House Republicans Vote to Deny Children Learning the True Version of History

Here we go again. For the second time in two years, the Republicans in the Arizona State Legislature have voted on a bill (SB1412 in this session) which would fine teachers $5000 for teaching controversial subjects that members of one race feel are attempts to shame them into guilt for the sins of the past. This afternoon, the Arizona House, with only Republican votes, passed this shameful bill, which was already approved in the State Senate, to Governor Ducey's

By |May 25th, 2022|AZ Government, AZ Politics, Education|0 Comments

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero Celebrates the Six Month Anniversary of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

On the six month anniversary of the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, who was present at the White House signing ceremony of the event, joined Biden/Harris Administration Infrastructure Coordinator and former New Orlean Mayor Mitch Landrieu in a press call with Arizona reporters on the legislation's progress. Speaking first, Mayor Landrieu boasted how his newly formed team is quickly distributing funds ($110 billion so far) to state and local applicants with another $100 billion

By |May 25th, 2022|Economics, Environment, Local Government|0 Comments

It’s Time For A Revised, Modernized Constitution For Our Future

It has often been said that "The Constitution is not a suicide pact." But the Constitution does include the seeds of its own destruction. Thomas Jefferson believed that a country's constitution should be rewritten every 19 years. Instead, the U.S. Constitution, which Jefferson did not help to write (he was in Paris serving as U.S. minister to France when the Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia), has prevailed since 1789. "Jefferson thought the dead should not rule the living,

By |May 25th, 2022|National Politics|1 Comment

America Is Held Hostage By 50 Republican Senators, And Two Vichy Democrat Appeasers

Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr in an impassioned plea for congressional action said it best, America is being held hostage by 50 Republican Senators and the archaic Senate filibuster rule. He can add two Vichy Democrat appeasers of the enemies of democracy, Sens. "Manchinema", who also value the Senate filibuster rule over the lives of innocent young children gunned down in their classroom. NPR reports, NBA coach Steve Kerr calls out 50 senators on a bipartisan gun background

By |May 25th, 2022|AZ Politics, National Politics|3 Comments

4th Circuit Court of Appeals: Insurrectionists Against The U.S. Government Can Be Barred From Holding Office Under Section 3 Of The 14th Amendment

Update to North Carolina State Board of Elections Says It Has The Authority To Determine Qualifications For Office Under Section 3 Of The 14th Amendment. A Trump appointed federal district judge stepped in to stop the process in a politically motivated move to save Rep. Madison Cauthorn. The district judge issued an injunction blocking the challenge from moving forward, on the supposed basis that an 1872 congressional amnesty for ex-Confederates (the 1872 Amnesty Act) absolved future insurrectionists, including those

When Will it Ever End? Reaction to Today’s Horrible School Shooting in Texas

Today, on the 144th day of 2022, the 212th mass shooting occurred in the United States. This time, it was at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The death toll is between 18 and 21 people. Most of the victims are small children who will not reach the age of ten. Depending on the news source, there have been between 24 and 27 school shootings in this country THIS YEAR. 311,000 children have experienced gun violence since Columbine in

By |May 24th, 2022|Courts & Law|4 Comments

A Radical Republican SCOTUS May Make Inusurrectionist John Eastman’s Election Subversion A Reality

First, Tom Bogionni summarizes a longer piece by Supreme Court reporters Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern in a cloumn for Slate, Clarence and Ginni Thomas are telegraphing the roadmap for stealing the 2024 election: legal experts: Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern make the case that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his conservative gadfly wife Ginni are laying out a roadmap for Republicans to successfully steal the 2024 presidential election after Donald Trump failed to do so in

Mayor Kate Gallego Discusses Phoenix Growing Bioscience Sector and Reveals a New Bond Election May Come to Fund That and Additional Priorities

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay appeared together on Ted Simons PBS show Horizon on May 19, 2022 to tout the fifth largest city in the nation's growing Bioscience sector. Please click here to view the exchange. Mayor Gallego also made news by indicating that the Phoenix City Council will likely refer a bond funding initiative to residents so growth in the bioscience area and other vitally important sectors will continue to thrive.

Massive Petition Fraud May Knock Out Five Of Ten GQP Candidates For Governor In Michigan

Wow. The Detroit News reports this stunner, James Craig, Perry Johnson, 3 others ineligible for ballot, Bureau of Elections says: Former Detroit police Chief James Craig and businessman Perry Johnson, two of the top candidates for the Republican nomination for governor, didn't submit enough valid petition signatures to make the ballot, according to findings from the Michigan Bureau of Elections. The bureau's revelations Monday evening shook up the 2022 race to be Michigan's governor, potentially leaving Republicans without their

By |May 24th, 2022|National Elections, National Politics|4 Comments

2020 Redux in Pennsylvania GQP Senate Primary – Possibly To Be Decided By SCOTUS

On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled  in Migliori et al v. Lehigh County Board of Elections – a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union – that 257 mail-in ballots that had been excluded from the 2021 general election because voters had not handwritten a date on the outer return envelope had to be counted. Federal appeals court says undated Pa. mail ballots should be counted, a decision that breaks with state courts

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