It’s 3 P.M. on a Friday and I’m in the Arizona desert holding a fully automatic short barreled Vietnam-era Colt M16A1. I’m running toward a trench. As I jump into the trench I load a 30-round magazine into the gun, hit the bolt release, and start firing.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R.) signed into law two key piece of legislation that will expand school choice to more children, giving parents the opportunity to spend funds slated for public schools on a school that meets their child’s needs.
The government shutdown is taking a financial toll on border patrol agents required to report for duty as they are considered essential workers, but are not getting paid due to the logjam in Washington.
Many agents “live paycheck to paycheck,” said Shawn Moran, vice president of the National Border Patrol Union.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is predicting that Arizona will transition from a swing state to a Democratic stronghold due to the state’s changing demographics, reports Roll Call.
A Tombstone, Ariz., lawsuit against the federal government over the right to repair its water system will be argued in the Ninth Circuit today.
The Obama administration refuses to join the debate between his former chief of staff, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and the Chicago Teachers Union. In the past, Obama has had no qualms about becoming involved in local issues.
Richard Carmona, a former U.S. Surgeon General and current Democratic candidate for U.S. senate in Arizona, has a history of feuding with employers, intimidating coworkers, and letting his temper get the best of him in the workplace, behaviors that may complicate his electoral chances this November, insiders say.