Jan Brewer Shows She’s Got More Brass Than the SEIU & What’s-His-Name
There are certain defining moments in some politicians’ careers that take them from the status of politician to a real leader. In Arizona, the fight over SB1070 is Governor Jan Brewer’s defining moment. In the fight over SB1070, Jan Brewer has stood up to Barack Obama, his Washington (and Chicago) entourage, as well as the “hand inside Barack Obama’s puppet,” the Service Employees International Union. | Read More »
Leadership and Loss
“Leaders … just make a realistic assessment. And that assessment becomes very simple: John Oxendine must be destroyed either to get a chance to compete against Karen Handel or for the good of the party.” Down in Georgia, former Congressman Nathan Deal tried very hard to make immigration his issue. Trying his best to spin more than a decade in Washington as a plus in | Read More »
Arizona Needs Help. Obama’s Answer? Signs, Lawsuits and More Incompetence
Well, at least Obama can likely take credit for creating or saving one job: that of Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Once floundering, she is now enjoying a 55% approval rating and is likely to be re-elected. This is partially based on the fact that she, like many conservative women in the forefront these days, actually has a spine and is willing to speak out and | Read More »
A Note On The Company You Keep
I understand that aspects of the new Arizona immigration law are contraversial. I also understand that as a non-minority I might not fully appreciate how threatening some of the provisions in the law might seem. But it is also a fact that illegal immigration is threatening our national security, and Arizona is on the front line. From where I sit at least Governor Jan Brewer | Read More »
Gov. Brewer removes AG Goddard from immigration law defense.
Let me put it a different way: Gov. Jan Brewer (R, AZ-GOV) removes AG Terry Goddard (D-CAND, AZ-GOV) from the defense of the illegal immigration law that the former supports and the latter opposes. Late Friday night as the Memorial Day weekend began, Arizona’s Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, in effect, suspended the state’s Democratic attorney general from defending the new law in upcoming legal challenges. | Read More »
Jan Brewer Reminds Obama Administration: Reading is Fun!
Reading is fun! And fundamental to, you know, comprehending laws prior to demonizing them. Of course, the Obama Administration and other Democrats aren’t reading the law partially so as to give themselves that whole plausible deniability cover, together with their usual childish “La la la, I can’t hear you – and don’t care to anyway” behavior, but that doesn’t fly. Willful ignorance is not a | Read More »
Hayworth, Brewer running weak in the General?
Daily Kos and Research 2000 looked back to Arizona. It’s a reasonably comprehensive poll, carpetbombing the general elections for Governor and Senate, as well as looking at the Republican primary for Senate. Let’s unpack it.
, Buzz Mills
, Daily Kos
, Dean Martin
, jan brewer
, jd hayworth
, John McCain
, John Munger
, Research 2000
, Rodney Glassman
, Terry Goddard