jEFFSTANA on October 8th, 2014

Here’s one more example of the flying monkey effect originating within conservative blogs. Canadian Police Reject Own Anti-Terror Handbook for Being ‘Adversarial’ Search the Internet with the above query, and discover loads of right-wing sites lighting up, one after another, with duplicate “news” articles detailing how Canadians might consider a soft-pedal toward Muslim Jihadists. However, […]

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jEFFSTANA on October 23rd, 2013

This past Sunday, October 20th, in the pages of the Arizona Republic “Valley and State” section, cub reporter Caitlin McGlade summarized arguments pro and con concerning the future of Indian Gaming on Tohono O’odham reservation land — property surrounded by Glendale, Arizona and adjacent to the Westgate sports district at 95th Ave and Northern. For […]

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jEFFSTANA on September 27th, 2013

My starboard friends are becoming frantic as the enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) draws near. Wishing for a program to go away that was argued successfully, legislated in Congress and adjudicated before the Supreme Court seems the height of denial, but never let it be said that the rabid right holds reasonableness close […]

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jEFFSTANA on January 4th, 2013

Sam Harris discusses firearms as a viable defensive choice in 21st century America in his post on Jan 3 2013. Some background: I too enjoy shooting sports and have been trained and licensed in the legal use of handguns for self defense. That said, I believe Sam Harris overreaches in his promotion of lethal force […]

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jEFFSTANA on November 15th, 2010

In the 12 November 2010 Glendale Republic, Scott Bungaard (R-Peoria) shills for the anti-casino crowd, largely on the back of arguments shot down in 2002 when voters passed Proposition 202, known as the “Indian Gaming Preservation and Self-Reliance Act” (IGPSRA). Ironically, Scotty argues that voters wanted just the opposite, claiming Prop 202 mostly sought to […]

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