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Right now, the Fox News b.s. is that President Biden is going to spend $30 million to distribute free crack pipes. These right-wingers took a lie, spun it into a conspiracy theory, then laced it with racism. Read more»

A sculpture in Hance Park titled 'Maternal Love,' showing a panda and her cub, was given to Phoenix by its sister city of Chengdu in China. Some critics worry about Chinese government influence on sister city programs, supporters say they can build the people-to-people relationships that governments cannot.

Though the relationships between most sister cities center on student exchanges, citizen diplomacy can step up and fill the gaps left by national politics, as was on display when Phoenix Sister Cities Vice President Rick Gerrard made the connections that led to receiving 100 N95 masks for Gilbert first responders from its sister city, Leshan, China. Read more»

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn took a page from Democrats when she wrongly claimed that “the White House [is] paying women 88 cents for every dollar that a guy earns in comparable positions.” That’s not a comparison of “comparable positions.” Read more»

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.

It’s been a while since you’ve seen a lot of stories in the media about Obamacare “rate shock,” hasn’t it? Politicians want to scare us, but early returns indicate Affordable Care Act will save money for many. Read more»