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Trump Supporters Rally in Phoenix – Photos

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:05 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

All across the country, March 4 was a day for Trump supporters to rally. On the Capitol Lawn in Phoenix, Arizona, more than 1500 (by my “eyeball” estimate) gathered to celebrate our 45th president and listen to speeches by local politicians. _______________________________________________________________ Motorcycle groups – including Riders USA and Sons of Liberty – showed up in force. _______________________________________________________________ […]

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Who knew? Arizona Locations are Among USA’s Best Places for Drivers!

Posted: July 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm   /   Arizona, Business, Features, Local, Top Stories

What are the best and worst cities for drivers? The website “WalletHub” ranked the most populous 100 cities across the country on four characteristics: Ownership & maintenance costs Traffic conditions & infrastructure safety Auto safety, and Auto availability and maintenance It make come as a pleasant surprise to Arizonans that Scottsdale, Tucson, Gilbert, Mesa, and […]

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Phoenix Man Tries To Smuggle In $47K Of Heroin And Cocaine From Mexico Into US

Posted: February 15, 2016 at 2:21 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

A man apparently from Phoenix, Arizona allegedly attempted to smuggle nearly four pounds of heroin and cocaine through the Port of Nogales Feb. 11. Benito Jesus Maytorena, 22 years-old, has been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations after allegedly attempting to enter the US as a body-smuggler. A Customs and Border […]

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ARTISTS: Ron Throop and the Russian Stuckists

Posted: January 30, 2016 at 1:25 pm   /   Politics

Ron Throop “Henry Miller Went To Paris in 1932” 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 18′ x 14″ . I first noticed the works of painter Ron Throop on the Facebook page for Stuckism: The Ant-Anti Art Movement.  There’s always lots of fascinating works getting posted there, but his stood out to me for several reasons. Stuckism […]

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Already Deported Gang Member Caught In California After Crossing Southern Border

Posted: January 22, 2016 at 12:10 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

A gang member who has already been deported before was caught once again in southern California after re-entering the country through the Mexico-California Southern Border. The man, 27 year-old Luis Armando Barrera Espinoza is a member of the violent transnational Sureño gang, which makes deals and works with the Mexican drug cartels from inside the United States. […]

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Arizona ACLU Winning Lawsuit To Throw More Tax Dollars At Improving Conditions For Illegal Immigrants

Posted: January 14, 2016 at 3:33 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

A plan to make detainment conditions more comfortable for illegal immigrants who are detained while crossing into Arizona from Mexico is winning in the federal courts with the Arizona American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) triumphing the cause. Arizona U.S. District Court Judge David Bury ruled in favor of illegal immigrants’ claims that detainment conditions at […]

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Arizona Media Ignores Facts, Trashes Law That Would Exclude Illegal Immigrants From Census

Posted: January 13, 2016 at 4:49 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona media is in the tank for corporate and government interests that ignore the issue of illegal immigration into the state. Just today, the Arizona Republic ran an editorial in which they completely disregarded the facts and trashed the idea that somehow excluding illegal immigrants from US Census counts is “radical.” The plan put forward […]

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STUDIO: A Full Day in the Studio

Posted: January 10, 2016 at 2:27 pm   /   Politics

Richard Bledsoe “The Crystal World” acrylic on canvas 20″ x 24″ My first completed painting of 2016 . 2016 and suddenly we find ourselves inundated with projects. I always say there’s nothing like a deadline for inspiration. Well, Michele Bledsoe and I have lots of inspiration right now. This past Saturday, having so many time […]

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Arizona Religious Community Jumps On The Illegal Immigrant Deportation Hysteria Bandwagon

Posted: January 6, 2016 at 3:14 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Arizona religious community is in a frenzy over immigration officials deporting 121 illegal immigrants in the country, none of which are from the Arizona area. In a report by the Arizona Republic today, Rev. Noel Andersen with the Church World Service called the deportations of immigrants in the country illegally “immoral,” while the media propped up […]

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