2010 Arizona Tea Party Dream Team: 4 Down, 1 to Go
Oh, boo, hoo. The Blog for Arizona commenters think I am being too tough on poor millionaire GOP gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey. Let’s not forget that Ducey– along with fellow Teapublicans … Continue reading
Will the Real John Huppenthal Please Stand Up?
Since Blog for Arizona broke the story, new insights into Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal’s secret life as an Internet troll continue to be revealed as bloggers and … Continue reading
Huppenthal’s ‘Falcon9′ Comments Date Back to Election Day 2010
I must say that I was skeptical that an elected official could be as dumb as Thucydides, when Bob Lord first posed the question: “Do you think that blog troll … Continue reading
In Mexican American Studies debate, Tucsonans need less spin and more truth
One of my lifelong inspirations has been my journalism professor, mentor, and advisor at Ohio State: Martha Brian, a lifelong newspaperwoman and one seriously tough customer. I knew how to … Continue reading
‘Scrooge of the Year’ Award: Brewer coasts to easy victory
Governor Jan Brewer handily won the Tucson Jobs with Justice Scrooge of the Year Award on Saturday evening at the anual awards dinner. Seven people were nominated for the 2010 … Continue reading
Paulo Freire: Huppenthal/Horne’s worst nightmare
Two of the most depressing outcomes of the 2010 election were John “I-love-charter-schools” Huppenthal’s defeat of Penny Kotterman for Superintendent of Public Instruction and Tom “what SEC violation?” Horne’s defeat … Continue reading
Parents & grandparents: Will you vote for children (Kotterman) or right-wing ideology (Huppenthal) on Nov 2?
Every race is important on November 2 because our country and our state are at a crossroads. (All together now, “Duh.”) But one race that will shape the future of … Continue reading