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Posts Tagged ‘Russell Pearce

America the Moderate Again, At Last

November 16, 2011

    In recent weeks I have cautiously observed a  morphing towards change-for-the-better that trumps my prior heightened sense of alarm at the political direction of this country. And of late I have heard this echoed by other observers of the national scene. Let me explain.     Not to say that there won’t be disappointments and […]

Arizona in the Crosshairs

January 11, 2011

Arizona was a “Territory” till 1912, and certain folks there are yet to stop riding mules and seeking gold in ghost mines. Quaintly, Phoenix’s “Historic” district are homes built in the 1930s and ‘40s. This is also the Arizona that nearly lost a major college bowl game a few years ago for outlawing Martin Luther […]

Thank God for Arizona

July 12, 2010

Were it not for the benighted legislators of that state we wouldn’t be having a long-overdue national discussion regarding immigration. If such people did not exist, we would have to create them. Before, there was no real “dialogue,” just one-sided, loud declamations by people with no knowledge of immigration history and other, always-present xenophobes who […]