Tag Archives: Arizona

The Blame Game – Why Finger-pointing is Inappropriate in Tucson’s Immediate Aftermath


An opaque fog still shrouds the entire affair, but in the aftermath of Tucson, the fingers are already pointing. A valuable quality during times like this these — days and weeks that follow events that we wish we could do … Continue reading

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A Shattered Cultural Taboo


Left-wing political commentator Juan Williams was fired from his post at National Public Radio Wednesday night for a remark he made which was perceived by many to be insolent and politically incorrect. During an appearance on Bill O’Reilly’s show on … Continue reading

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That’s Your Birth Certificate? I Don’t Believe You.


I was talking to a Republican friend of mine a few weeks ago. Roughly a week had passed since the Arizona immigration law had become legislation and we were vigorously debating it. I was irate and told him that the … Continue reading

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Xenophobia


Everyone’s been so caught up with Arizona’s new immigration law that we’ve been ignoring another total injustice: Arizona’s new teaching law. The Department of Education in Arizona has announced that it will begin to cut funding from schools that employ English … Continue reading

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5 Reasons


What’s wrong with the new Arizona immigration law: 1) It encourages police officers to lie and come up with excuses to pull people over (eg. “broken taillight). 2) It’s 100% racial profiling. It encourages police officers to pull people over … Continue reading

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