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Thanks for the jobs, California!

July 7, 2011

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In a move that puts Amazon’s “money where its mouth is,” the company has announced plans for a fourth distribution center in Phoenix, avoiding states like neighboring California because of the aggressive push there to collect internet sales taxes.  Arizona’s governor, Jan Brewer, said that by the end of the year, Amazon will employ 3000 […]

43 “Fast and Furious” guns found in Phoenix

July 7, 2011

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Not one, not two, but forty-three guns linked to the ATF’s “Fast and Furious” program were found during a traffic stop in Phoenix back in April.  Five people were arrested; four of which are “undocumented.” According to court paperwork, Phoenix Drug Enforcement Administration agents discovered the guns in mid-April. They pulled over a vehicle near 83rd […]

The United 52 States of America?

July 1, 2011

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It will be if a couple of new movements have their way. Southern Arizona, traditionally much more liberal than the Phoenix area, is the site for a new movement of folks who wish to form a new state called “Baja Arizona.”  Pima County the 51st state? A political committee made up of attorneys, including the […]

ACLU targets Pinal County illegal immigrant detention center as “inhumane”

June 23, 2011

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Like the saying goes, “You know you’re over the target when you start taking flak,” and Sheriff Paul Babeu must be getting some good hits in against ‘immigration activists” lately.  Why do I say that?  Well, the ACLU, which has been known to support illegal immigrants ,  has issued a report criticizing the Pinal County Adult Detention […]

Obama administration supports another lawsuit filed against Arizona

June 8, 2011

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It isn’t bad enough that the federal government is suing Arizona over its anti-illegal immigration law SB-1070, but now the Obama administration is piling on in another lawsuit suing Arizona  over another Arizona law which requires voters to provide proof of citizenship before being allowed to vote: The federal government has filed court documents supporting a […]

Two former Pima county deputies indicted on drug/money crime charges

June 4, 2011

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I guess the temptation of making easy money by stealing drugs and cash from “the real bad guys,” was too much for these two Pima county deputies.  TUCSON – Two former Pima County Sheriff’s deputies have been indicted in federal court for a conspiracy to steal money and narcotics from alleged drug trafficking organizations. The […]

Previously deported illegal immigrant hits and kills Houston police officer

May 31, 2011

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It’s happened again.  Another police officer has been killed by the actions of a previously deported, but somehow magically transported back into the country, illegal immigrant: HOUSTON – The man accused of hitting and killing a Houston police officer in north Houston Sunday was found to be an illegal immigrant, under the influence and carrying drugs, […]