Category Archives: arizona politics

Majority of Arizonans favor limits on who can get access to guns

One gets the impression listening to some folks in the state legislature that Arizona wants every baby born in the state (legally) to own an automatic weapon….no regulations whatsoever on gun ownership. But maybe the  impression Arizonans aren’t willing to accept … Continue reading

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Is Baja Arizona viable as its own state?

Once the laughing stops about the effort to create America’s 51st state out of all or a portion of Arizona that lies south of the Gila River….people start asking….is this really feasible? Consider that just Pima County alone with a … Continue reading

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Baja Arizona…a basic primer on America’s 51st (maybe) state

Baja Arizona started off as a joke in the Frumious Bandersnatch 46 years ago…could this be the first state that started with a joke? Press Release February 22, 2011: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Start Our State (SOS) has been formally established … 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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Arizona Lawmakers Push New Round of Immigration Restrictions

From the New York Times: Arizona Lawmakers Push New Round of Immigration Restrictions By MARC LACEY Published: February 23, 2011 PHOENIX — Arizona lawmakers are proposing a sweeping package of immigration restrictions that might make the controversial measures the state … Continue reading

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Arizona bills a test of federal government authority

From the Arizona Republic: Arizona bills a test of federal government authority by Alia Beard Rau, Dan Nowicki and Ken Alltucker – Feb. 24, 2011 12:00 AM The Arizona Republic Some Arizona lawmakers are tired of the federal government telling … Continue reading

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Arizona bill would make Colt revolver state’s official firearm

From the Arizona Republic: Arizona bill would make Colt revolver state’s official firearm by Mary Jo Pitzl – Feb. 22, 2011 04:36 PM The Arizona Republic Now that Arizona has an official state nickname (“The Grand Canyon State” in case … Continue reading

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