Throwing Romney's campaign strategy of capturing 38 percent of the Latino vote to the wind, the Arizonification of the Republican Party's immigration platform appears to be nothing less than a chronicle of an election disaster foretold.
The growth in hate groups and the use of their divisive and negative language in the mainstream political and media arena is cause for national alarm.
Although many details of yesterday's tragic killings remain murky -- including the question of whether Ready killed himself or was shot by one of his victims -- the slaughter once again highlights the ugly nature of America's nativist movement.
The rise of the state-passed immigration movement has been an ideological dead end for the country and a stagnation of real conversation around reforming our current system.
"Life in Arizona for undocumented immigrants since SB 1070 passed is a combination of basic survival under a climate of hate and inspiring organizing that will one day turn hate to love."
The Supreme Court shouldn't buy S.B. 1070 supporters' claims when it hears arguments tomorrow. The Constitution doesn't allow states to set immigration and foreign policy, and it certainly doesn't allow them to do so in a manner that discriminates against people of color.
The days of flattery are over. The Latino community now knows that because of their voting numbers, we must take to the polls
A groundswell of demands for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation continued to spread across local, county and state levels in Arizona today.
An alarming new investigation just released by the AP has found that hundreds of reported sex crimes, including child molestation, have fallen through the cracks of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
While there were many other elections taking place across the Valley that day, these three contests were 'game-changers.
The new, new Mitt Romney has been doing everything he can to fit in. But on Tuesday, he faced a big setback: he found out that he had been trying too hard to fit in with the wrong crowd.
November 8, 2011 will be remembered as the day conservatives broke with the tea party.
In a stunning blow to the Tea Party movement, a huge turnout in Mesa's conservative LD 18 overwhelmingly voted out Arizona's hardline State Senate President Russell Pearce in a historic recall election today.
When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, they will also be taking part in a national showdown between corporate lobby influence and local grassroots campaigners in what many consider to be the opening salvo in the 2012 elections.
While both email and article conclude that "freedom is not free," cutting and pasting text from fellow Tea Party legislators is certainly cheap.
Presidential contender Michelle Bachmann brought her floundering campaign into Arizona today, giving a special shout-out to embattled State Senate President Russell Pearce for his role as the architect of the state's controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law.