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God Interview II: Sarah Palin Gets Equal Time With God and Explains Tea Party

Molly Secours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Molly Secours

After granting an exclusive interview with Katie Couric last week and then being accused of pandering to the liberal media, God accepted an invitation by Rupert Murdoch to give equal time to Fox News.

Jan Brewer: 'The Federal Government Is After Arizona' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) spoke with Fox News's Sean Hannity Tuesday night and expressed her belief that the Obama Administration was targeting the ...

Arizona Immigration Law Derails U.S.-Mexico Border Governors Conference

New York Times | RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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They want Jan Brewer to be President!

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona's unelected governor Jan Brewer is taking a page right out of Sarah Palin's playbook: Attack your opponent with questionable claims and outrig...

Arizona Governor Condemns UN Human Rights Report

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer demanded Friday that a reference to the state's controversial immigration law be removed from a State Departme...

Birthright Citizenship Under Siege in the Promised Land and the Home of the Brave

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eli Y. Adashi

One cannot help but note an eerie similarity between the birthright debates raging in the US and the State of Israel. Both nations are badly in need of resetting their immigration policies in the face of a rapidly globalizing planet.

Amanda Terkel

Michael Steele Distances GOP From Arizona Immigration Law: It's Not 'A Reflection Of An Entire Political Party'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview Monday with Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language network, Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele distanced the...

The True Colors of John McCain

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lesleyann Coker

Dear Senator McCain, Who are you? Do you even know any more? You recently told a reporter you've always done whatever's necessary to win, and j...

Arizona Shelves Idea Of Changing Immigration Law

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona legislators are setting aside Gov. Jan Brewer's suggestion that lawmakers consider changing parts of the state's controversial...

Arizona: The Wrong Answer

Desmond Tutu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Desmond Tutu

When you strip a person of their basic human rights -- as the new immigration law does to Arizona's Latinos -- you strip them of their dignity. Such "solutions" solve nothing; these are the seeds of resentment.

Obama Administration Touts Its Get-Tough Approach To Illegal Immigration

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The federal government has deported more illegal immigrants from the U.S. than ever before, the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs E...

Billboard in Arizona Reads: 'Have Your Papers Ready, Racial Profiling Just Ahead'

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

From those opposing SB 1070 expressing their overwhelming support to supporters of SB 1070 expressing their outrage, the billboard has already created quite a stir.

Arizona Billboard Warns: 'Racial Profiling Just Ahead'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) - Hispanic-rights leaders say they're targeting locals and tourists alike with a billboard warning of Arizona's new immigration law. The...

Handcuffs, Hangman and Jesus: Reflections on My Arrest at the SB 1070 Protests in Phoenix

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

I have lived in Peru and in Spain under Fascism. Yet I found the situation in Arizona appalling and deeply disturbing in ways I did not anticipate.

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Reinforces National Backlash

Ernest Istook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ernest Istook

When a court reverses the voters' decision, it reinforces the tidal wave of disgust at political elites who run roughshod over the will of the people.

Maricopa County's "Bull Conner" Wreaks Havoc On The U.S. Constitution And Arizona Economy

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Now that the courts are finally beginning to bring some sanity and constitutional muster to the laws of Arizona, it is time for Arizonans to show Sheriff Arpaio the door.

Arizona: The Good, the Fed and the Ugly

Aura Bogado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aura Bogado

Even in its scaled-back version, the Obama administration's response to Arizona's SB 1070 has given us an indication of the flawed approach the government will likely take once it moves on Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

Have Republicans Lost the White House for a Generation?

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

During the 2008 campaign, it didn't seem that the Republican party could move further to the right on immigration. What it doesn't seem to understand is that the stakes on this issue are, politically, far greater than most.

Scaremongers and the Sanctuary City

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afton Branche

Opponents of Arizona's immigration law celebrated a victory last Wednesday when a federal judge blocked its most notably controversial provisions, inc...

Arizona's 'Perfect Storm': How The State Stopped Tolerating Illegal Immigrants

Los Angeles Times | Anna Gorman and Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona has made a name for itself as the state with the harshest policies against illegal immigration. But as few as six years ago, this border state...

POLL: Majority Of Californians Support Arizona Immigration Law

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California voters are closely divided over the crackdown on illegal immigration in Arizona, with sharp splits along lines of ethnicity and age, accord...

Doing Better Than Barack

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

Recently, I feel transported back to the Clinton impeachment. You remember: a married man who received oral pleasure from someone other than his wife ...

The Immigration Fight Isn't Over

Rev. Jennifer Kottler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Kottler

If we fail to change the way immigration is understood and debated in this country, we will fail our neighbors, our children, and our God.

Baby Baiting

Robin Templeton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Templeton

The anti-immigrant right is capitalizing on a concept with old nativist roots that is lending new potency to the assault on Latino immigrants, demonizing babies as the weapon of choice for armies of "illegals."

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Not Relenting After Court Ruling

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — The fight over Arizona's immigration law showed no signs of letting up Friday as the federal judge who blunted its force faced threats...