Monthly Archives: February 2011

Public employee unions…holding the public hostage

The fight between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker  who is using that state’s budget crisis to try and limit the right of public employees to organize and collectively bargain raises lots of important issues. Unions have always been a thorn in … Continue reading

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New York Times editorial: Angry Arizona, Again

Some folks think the movement to Free Baja Arizona is silly. But on a national scale, the antics of the Arizona state legislature are doing catastrophic damage to the state’s image. And it is hurting our state’s economy. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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The truth about Roger Barnett…another side of the story

Roger Barnett is the Cochise County rancher who was hit with a damage judgment for holding undocumented aliens at gunpoint on his ranch. The media has portrayed Barnett as an evil person violating the civil rights of undocumented aliens. But … Continue reading

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Farce as reality: Baja Arizona, the 51st state?

E. J. Montini writes an excellent column in the Arizona Republic. He muses on the movement to Free Baja Arizona… Farce as reality: Baja Arizona, the 51st state? by E. J. Montini, columnist – Feb. 27, 2011 12:00 AM The … Continue reading

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From Forbes: “Baja Arizona might not become a new state, but it certainly shows a more moderate state of mind.”

Osha Gray Davidson writes in Forbes “Even so, Baja Arizona may succeed in another way. The secessionist movement sends a powerful message to prospective businesses that the region is different from the butt of late-night talk shows to the north. Baja … Continue reading

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Channel 9 reports 51st state Baja Arizona idea gets strong reactions from sheriffs

From KGUN Channel 9 Tucson: 51st state idea gets strong reactions from sheriffs Posted: Feb 25, 2011 6:12 PM MST Updated: Feb 25, 2011 6:14 PM MST Reporter: Claire Doan TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Whether it’s a political ploy or political … Continue reading

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Is Baja Arizona silly? Maybe…but it beats the alternatives to deal with our frustration about the Maricopa agenda

From Forbes: Will Baja Arizona Become the 51st State? Even so, Baja Arizona may succeed in another way. The secessionist movement sends a powerful message to prospective businesses that the region is different from the butt of late-night talk shows … Continue reading

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