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An Arizona Politico Makes Us Proud Again

Arizona based consultant Nate Sproul has gotten caught committing voter registration fraud again. I mean allegedly, of course. The Republican National Committee has sacked his firm, but this sort of thing seems to be Sproul’s raison d’être. At some point people have to stop giving organizations that hire Sproul the benefit of the doubt. He […]

And in Other News…

Oh what fun, look at the Capitol Times: Federal authorities are investigating Attorney General Tom Horne over allegations that he illegally collaborated with an independent expenditure committee that spent more than a half-million dollars on negative ads against his Democratic opponent in 2010, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned. Apparently the whistle blower on this […]

Bad Initiatives, Part I

So, what exactly do you call an initiative that guts the initiative process, anyway? You can call it “Majority Rules – Let the People Decide,” since it hasn’t yet been given a number. Here’s what it does, from the text of the initiative: TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY […]

Republicans Clean House, Well, Senate, Really

As reported in the Arizona Daily Star yesterday, newly elected Senate President Tim Bee has gotten rid of four staffers: Greg Jernigan, Rob Dalager, Mark Swenson and Nick Simonetta. One capitol observer also told me that another staffer has also been let go, but I haven’t been able to confirm this. A couple of things […]