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30 years on, ADA changes minds along with limitations for Arizonans

President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA into law on July 26, 1990. It prohibited discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations, transportation and more for the disabled community.... Read more»

Supreme Court clarifies police power in traffic stops

The Supreme Court on Monday held it does not violate the Fourth Amendment for a police officer to pull over a car because it is registered to a person with a revoked license, so long as the officer does not have reason to believe someone other than the owner is driving the car. ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Canceling Arizona presidential primary ignores, not solves, Republican Party's problems

Republicans didn't subvert democracy in canceling their presidential primary in Arizona. The GOP is curing its cancer by canceling its oncologist appointment. If no one tells them they're sick, they must be healthy, right?... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

McSally caught between Trump's wall and our purple state

Bolt from Trump's wall and shutdown and lose the base. Stick with the president and lose the state. The truth is that Sen. Martha McSally remains the Arizonan most endangered by Trump’s xenophobic obsession with illegal immigration and his wall.... Read more»

Commentary

On celebrating Gabby and calling bullshit

Unfinished reports on faraway places litter my desk - ocean plunder, abandoned refugees, Cape Town running dry - but I'm fixated on those pools of blood, indelible in memory, at the Safeway just up the road. For sheer human folly and hypocrisy these days, America is first.... Read more»

Obama granting fewer pardons than any modern president

President Obama, who has granted clemency at a lower rate than any modern president, has denied pardons for hundreds of applicants. He has parceled out forgiveness far more rarely than his recent predecessors, pardoning just 22 individuals while denying 1,019.... Read more»2

Smart v. Stupid

The last race war: 2012 the final gasp of Whites-Only Republicanism

It’s the last hurrah for white guys, something that’s good – even for them. The Republican Southern Strategy is now breathing its final gasp. Good riddance. ... Read more»1