Post Tagged with: "Jan Brewer"

Remember That Time Megyn Kelly Was Against ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills? She Doesn’t (VIDEO)

Remember That Time Megyn Kelly Was Against ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills? She Doesn’t (VIDEO)

Megyn Kelly needs to figure out which side she’s fighting on — the conservative one, that pays her to pander to the discriminatory principles her network reveres, or truth and justice.

by Sarah· · News
When You Can’t Win, Cheat — Republicans Bring Redistricting To The Supreme Court

When You Can’t Win, Cheat — Republicans Bring Redistricting To The Supreme Court

Republicans are quite literally trying to strip away the power of the voter so that only they have the power to control the vote.

by Sarah· · News
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Arizona’s New Governor Wants To Gut Education, Fund Private Prisons Instead

Will Arizona’s new governor Doug Ducey be the new Sam Brownback? His disastrous cuts to education and protection of private interest points him in that direction.

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‘Fiscally Conservative’ Jan Brewer Leaves Arizona Broke, Dishes Out Thousands In Staff Bonuses

As Arizona sinks further and further into a monumental budget deficit, outgoing Governor Jan Brewer frivolously handed out hundreds of thousands of dollars to staffers and political minions (many of whom made over $125,000 in the first place).

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Jan Brewer And AZ Legislature Fail To Protect Arizona’s Kids

As skeptics predicted, Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer has once again failed to provide the protection that the state’s abused and neglected kids need.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
WATCH: Fox News Contributor Thinks Gays Already Won Their Equal Rights, Calls Them Sore Winners

WATCH: Fox News Contributor Thinks Gays Already Won Their Equal Rights, Calls Them Sore Winners

George Will believes the LGBT community isn’t nice or neighborly by fighting for equal rights. In fact, he thinks they’re just being sore winners now.

by Rika Christensen· · News
WATCH: AZ’s Gov Vetoes Hate Bill Because It ‘Creates More Problems’ Than It Solves

WATCH: AZ’s Gov Vetoes Hate Bill Because It ‘Creates More Problems’ Than It Solves

Jan Brewer vetoed the anti-gay hate bill, SB 1062, because of ‘unintended’ consequences. The biggest one was the threat of losing enormous amounts of money.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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Jan Brewer’s Budget Stiffs Arizona’s Kids

Jan Brewer’s new budget asks for even less money that the much-maligned former director of CPS did. Less money to protect kids, how is that an improvement?

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Arizona is the only state to withhold welfare checks during the shutdown. However, the state is spending funds to reopen the Grand Canyon.  Image: Grand Canyon NPS @ Flickr

AZ Governor Uses ‘State Of State’ Address To Get Rid Of Child Protective Services

Governor Jan Brewer dissolved Arizona’s Child Protective Services (CPS) all on her own, and does not care whether she has the authority to do so or not.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Six Thousand Cases Of Child Abuse Ignored Under GOP Governor’s Policies

Six Thousand Cases Of Child Abuse Ignored Under GOP Governor’s Policies

Six thousand cases of child abuse ignored under republican governor Jan Brewer, who cut funds and overhauled Arizona’s Child Protection Services.

by Randa Morris· · News
Arizona’s Jan Brewer Opens The Grand Canyon With State Funds While Trying To Deprive The Poor

Arizona’s Jan Brewer Opens The Grand Canyon With State Funds While Trying To Deprive The Poor

Just when it seemed the state of Arizona couldn’t sink any lower, it became the only state in the union to stop welfare checks due to the federal shutdown. The decision came in the face of assurances that the money would be reimbursed once the shutdown is over. As if […]

by Deborah Montesano· · News
'I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.' - Warren Meyer, Chair of Equal Marriage Arizona. Image @BizJournals

Arizona’s Right Wing Shows Signs Of Disarray As Marriage Equality Heads For The Ballot

‘I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.’ – Warren Meyer, Equal Marriage Arizona

by Deborah Montesano· · News
When finger-wagging-in-Obama's-face Gov. Jan Brewer does something progressive, particularly in alignment with that president, hell truly has frozen over. Image @BlogForArizona

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Pushes Through Medicaid Expansion Despite Death Threats And GOP Opposition

When finger-wagging-in-Obama’s-face Gov. Jan Brewer does something progressive, particularly in alignment with that president, hell truly has frozen over.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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AZ’s Brewer Threatens Tea Party Over Medicaid Expansion, Vetoes Their Pet Project And 4 Other Bills

Not only are GOP lawmakers at odds with each other, those siding with Jan Brewer are receiving death threats from their more rabid right-wing constituents.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Another Toddler Dies From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot – This Time Three Year-Old In AZ (VIDEOS)

Another Toddler Dies From Self-Inflicted Gun Shot – This Time Three Year-Old In AZ (VIDEOS)

Children –babies are dying for no good reasons, while pompous NRA advocates are finding more ways to lobby/buy more pro-gun laws.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
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Conservative Columnist Says AZ Governor Jan Brewer Is Breaking The Law

When a prominent conservative writer in Phoenix begins his argument with, ‘I think, however, that Brewer is plainly wrong about state law,’ can change be far behind?

by Deborah Montesano· · News
AZ Gov. Brewer Suddenly Wants GOP Congressmen To Compromise On Taxes

AZ Gov. Brewer Suddenly Wants GOP Congressmen To Compromise On Taxes

She hasn’t wanted compromise for the sake of education, or health care, or immigration reform, but she went on ‘Face the Nation’ on Sunday to object to the upcoming cuts from sequestration.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
AZ Governor Jan Brewer – Insecure Border Has People ‘Living In Fear’ (VIDEO)

AZ Governor Jan Brewer – Insecure Border Has People ‘Living In Fear’ (VIDEO)

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer hit the Sunday show circuit this morning and joined other governors on CBS’s Face the Nation to discuss immigration, among other things.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Sees The Light On Obamacare Medicaid Funding

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Sees The Light On Obamacare Medicaid Funding

It must have been hard for Brewer to say that the ACA had been upheld by the Supreme Court and ‘…is not going anywhere, at least not for the time being.’

by T. Steelman· · News
World Net Daily Declares Michele Bachmann ‘Woman Of The Year’

World Net Daily Declares Michele Bachmann ‘Woman Of The Year’

From the dark and inscrutable mind of super-conservative publication ‘World Net Daily’ comes their choice for man — or rather woman — of the year, Michele Bachmann:

by Nathaniel Downes· · News