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Welcome to the Wild Wild West

Arizona has officially passed into that shadowy realm known as "truth is stranger than fiction". When I look back at all that has occurred in this state since Jan Brewer stepped into the governor's role (and even before with the antics of Sheriff Joe Arpaio) it's a wonder there hasn't been a contemporary movie made about this place.
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Nov 23, 2010, 6:27 am
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Neo-Nazis? With belly tatoos? On their flabby bellies? Don’t make me laugh! I think it’s serious, but I can’t help thinking that these people are really just dopes. Or dupes. But I know it’s serious, because stupid or not, misguided people can become dangerous. I always recall that Sarajevo, an enlightened, cosmopolitan city, degenerated into disgusting, horrifying violence at the hand of unchecked racism. It is freakish and a constitutional departure of criminal proportions that law enforcement and state government energizes, tolerates, tacitly supports and uses these dimwitted thugs to further their own nutball political theories. Arizonans should beware.

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Nov 25, 2010, 9:14 am
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Unfortunately, the lessons of history are lost on this bunch.  They live in an alternate universe created by the right-wing echo chamber.

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