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Wendy Rogers went full Alex Jones with conspiracist fantasies about the massacre of Black shoppers in Buffalo. Never go full Alex Jones. Read more»

Pardon me for speaking out of turn, here. As a man, I have no right to tell women what to do with their bodies. I have no right to tell anyone what to do with their body, for that matter. This is not just about the right to choose or even women's rights, though. Read more»

It doesn't matter who's calling the roll — Richard Elías is going to represent. Read more»

Having left his stamp on the district, Mark Stegeman has stepped down from the TUSD Governing Board after more than a decade. Or, more like hotfooted it away. Read more»

Arnie Bermudez

America is a nation founded and built by immigrants. To be xenophobic is almost by definition un-American. Read more»

Our nation just got Trumped in the worst possible way. Read more» 1

The massacre in Orlando is what happens when we don't promote respect and acceptance of diversity through knowledge and understanding. We encourage ignorance, and promote fear and hatred of people different from us. This is inexcusable. My heart goes out to the LGBTQ community. Read more»

With the primaries mostly done and both of the front-runners now the presumptive nominees, it's time to start deciding which one is the lesser of the two evils. Read more»

The primaries are now in full swing and even though the Republican field has the more entertaining candidates, the Democrats have the more interesting race. Read more» 3

We just saw three school shootings in a week (two of them on the same day) and one of them was a mass shooting. So far this year, there have been 294 mass shootings in the U.S. Guns are an American right so let's not limit access to them — but education and healthcare aren't, so we should limit access to both of those things as much as possible. Read more»

Donald Trump kicked out reporter Jorge Ramos from a press conference in Iowa on Tuesday. As Ramos tried to question Trump on immigration, the Donald told him to "go back to Univision," keeping it classy as only he can. After the tweets directed at Megyn Kelly, Ramos may want to avoid the Internet for the following few days. Read more»

Wednesday, three masked gunmen walked into the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 10 staffers and two police officers. Ideas can not be shot, cut, stabbed, blown up or beaten. Neither Zeus, Thor, Jesus, Allah nor any other deity can kill an idea, let alone ignorant fundamentalists with AKs. Je suis Charlie. Read more»

Today is Election Day, so don't forget to vote. One of the most exciting races is that in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District between incumbent Ron Barber and Martha McSally. Read more»

The 9th Circuit has ruled that laws banning gay marriage in Idaho and Nevada are “impermissible gender discrimination." Read more»

The campaign commercials are out in full force. The candidates on the left and right have been picked and the mud-slinging has begun. Read more»

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