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Thanks, South Central, for celebrating diversity, for uniting us instead of dividing us.
Up now on The Daily Beast, a travel story about my trip north of the Arctic Circle this January, to see things before they change.  
Mar 23 Arizona Immigration-Law Backer Woos Mexico
Many American Hispanics and Mexicans in Mexico see Arizona as a racist state, thanks to SB 1070.
Mar 18 Pew: Crossing border illegally more than once drives uptick in federal immigration crime
In 1992, 12 percent of sentenced federal offenders were unauthorized immigrants, the Pew Center reports today. Ten years later, 48 percent of sentenced federal offenders were unauthorized immigrants. The reason for the uptick: ¬†more unauthorized immigrants who were caught crossing the border more than once have been sentenced to hard time – two years on […]
Dec 06 Luis Gutierrez, Immigration Reform and the Demographic Tsunami
Rep. Luis Gutierrez on 2014 immigration reform: “It will not be perfect, and it may not even be pretty.”
Nov 22 Shattered Dreams: Jan Brewer’s Arizona fails to investigate 6000 cases of child abuse
I’m not saying Juana could have prevented the massive CPS negligence, but with her education, heart and work ethic, she would have improved the culture at CPS, and would have helped the fragile, abused children who crossed her path.
Posts Tagged ‘border’

Rolling Stone: Arizona GOP Feeds Dem Debate Day Optimism

Rolling Stone takes a political snapshot of Arizona on debate day, complete wtih examples of GOP overreach, Democrat strategy, the Pearce Recall, Sylvia Allen’s militia bill, and, of course, Papigate.


The Arizona Border Killer

The prosecutor tries to explain: This is an okay verdict. It really is. And here’s why: He’s gonna spend the rest of his life in prison, he’s gonna be in the yard. Killers of children have a hard time in the yard. This won’t be an easy life for Albert. He’s scared. So scared, he’s been telling people in prison he didn’t do anything bad. He’s been putting out feelers to protect himself. Everyone knows he’s coming.


Shawna Forde accomplice guilty of gunning down Arizona child and her dad

I’m sitting just a few feet away from a very tall child killer.     He’s wearing a light blue green shirt and gray slacks without a belt. His skin is sallow, and he’s got a five o’clock shadow.¬† He’s lost a lot of weight since he was arrested about two years ago. His black […]