Tag Archives: Arizona

Nineteen Souls

Nineteen souls, hotshots, lost near Yarnell. Let me put this in perspective. These are about the baddest of the bad. Only jumpers have more training. A ‘shot is a young kid, say about nineteen to twenty four years old, typically, … Continue reading

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PayDay Paton

Jonathan Paton, also known as “PayDay Paton”, is  running for the US Congress as a Republican in CD-1. Paton is a lobbyist for the Payday loans business. In 2004, Jonathan Paton worked for the Community Financial Services Association, a payday … Continue reading

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Apache Leap

The following is reprinted from “The Hill”, first printed on 05/11/10. Arizona lawmakers spark ire of Apaches over copper mine, land exchange By Sean J. Miller – 05/11/10 06:00 AM ET SUPERIOR, Ariz. — A local dispute in this old … Continue reading

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From Kayenta to Washington

Arizona Democratic voters have a choice. They may  elect a Democratic candidate who lost her seat to a TEA Party Republican,  because she voted with Republicans more often than any other Democrat in Congress. This is Ann Kirkpatrick. She voted … Continue reading

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Arizona SB1070, Russell Pearce, Kris Kobach, and FAIR; Understanding and Identifying the Source Of Institutionalized Racism

“Every American who ever lived, with the exception of one group, was either an immigrant himself or a descendant of immigrants” John F. Kennedy Former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce was the major sponsor and legislative force behind a bill … Continue reading

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Another Shot Heard ‘Round the World

It was another shot heard ‘round the world, or a shot across ALEC’s bow. Republican candidates in Arizona universally went down in defeat, yesterday, as a progressive, Democratic, Phoenix mayoral candidate with working class roots, and real family values trounced … Continue reading

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The Glowing Hogan (part three)

Mining in the Grand Canyon is hardly a recent concept. The ruins of the Orphan Lode Mine remain standing where John Hogan and Henry Ward filed their claim in 1893.  Their workings of a copper outcrop in the Coconino Sandstone … Continue reading

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