Was SB1070 A Success For Arizona? Pearce Claims U-Haul Rentals Prove It Was. Problem Is, He's Lying.
Russell Pearce is getting increasingly desperate to claim that Arizona's police-state immigration law, SB1070, has been a big success for the state. So much so that now he's just making shit up: State Senator Russell Pearce claimed this
You may remember how Russell Pearce, the Arizona Republican state Senate leader and architect of SB1070, went on Bill O'Reilly's show a couple of months ago and pushed hard for a recall campaign against Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik for
Appeals Court Upholds Judge Bolton's Stay Of SB1070, But Arizona Nativists Confident About Supreme Court
Well, considering how obviously unconsitutional SB1070 is, despite its Constitution-lovin' pedigree, you really can't say this was a big surprise: A federal appeals court upheld Monday a lower court's block of much of Arizona's
Sure, we've known for awhile that, after Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Arizona's most prominent Latino-bashing bigot is none other than Republican Senate President Russell Pearce. If the authorship of SB1070 and the footsie games with neo-Nazis weren't
We knew all along that there was a powerful business incentive involved in the Arizona Senate's recent rejection of the latest Russell Pearce anti-immigration slate. Now the New York Times corroborates it: The Senate move was a victory for
People tried to warn Russell Pearce, president of the Arizona Senate and the father of SB1070, that it might not be a good idea to push hard on yet another round of immigrant-bashing legislation while Arizona's economy continued to suffer and
Of course, longtime C&L readers are well aware that Arizona's new Senate president, state Sen. Russell Pearce, R-Mesa, has a long and colorful history of associating with and endorsing neo-Nazis, particularly noted Arizona Nazi J.T.
Yesterday morning President Obama met with leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss strategy on passing the DREAM Act during the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress. As the meeting was taking place, a report about it on Fox
Those armed neo-Nazis out running vigilante border patrols apparently now want to obtain official status for their group: J.T. Ready, a neo-Nazi who recently began conducting heavily armed desert patrols in search of “narco-terrorists”
It's more than a little ironic, isn't it, that Arizonans will work themselves into a frenzy -- to the point of passing a police-state ordinance like SB1070 -- because of a single case like the murder of border rancher named Robert Krentz, even