You chased Sheriff Joe Arpaio out of office; isn’t that enough?
Thanks to Sen. John McCain for keeping his word. McCain called for bipartisanship from his colleagues and pressed senators to act as public servants regardless of party affiliation over discussion of the health-care bill proposed last week.
After a dramatic return to Washington, D.C., to cast his vote for the motion to proceed last Tuesday, McCain declared along with his vote of “yes” that it was a “shell of a bill,” and that he was only voting to further the discussion.
Sen. McCain urged his fellow senators to set aside party affiliation in this debate; and we thank him for staying true to his word and voting against the final presented bill, which came as, literally, a shock to his Republican colleagues.
The discussions in Washington are too often distant from the actual people affected in our country. In Arizona alone, 441,000 children, seniors, veterans, folks with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals and families would lose access to health care if the bill had been passed.
I and a few other constituents were in Washington last week to meet with his office regarding this bill, and we thank him for listening. — Brooklynne Sundseth,
Now let me understand what laws we are talking about. First, in 2005, Arpaio was ordered by U.S. Federal District Judge G. Murray Snow to stop enforcing the existing federal immigration law, because President Barack Obama didn’t like illegal immigrants being bothered. So, not guilty. Now Federal District Judge Susan Bolton brings a verdict of criminal contempt of court against Arpaio for ignoring
In the article about Senate candidate Deedra Abboud’s social media experience, she indicates she converted to Islam approximately 20 years ago upon moving to Arizona from Arkansas.
Prior to that, she says that she was a Southern Baptist and a “Muslim hater.” This may be her recollection, but prior to September 11, 2001, it would have been highly unusual for her to subscribe to such bias.
Without the direct attack on the World Trade Center, and subsequent overt terrorism perpetrated by Islamic extremists, “Muslim hating” would hardly exist