The offer comes as a surprise. "Now that I have your contact info," a nice woman from the Northeast Tarrant County Tea Party emails me after I ask a question for a different story, "I will forward to you a press invite to interview Sheriff Joe Arpaio, if you're interested." Of course I'm interested. ... More >>
That Texas redistricting trial that started up yesterday in federal court in San Antonio? Watch that one. It could be third side of the magic triangle that turns Texas blue. The trial is not about whether the tea-tinged Republican-dominated Texas Legislature gerrymandered the vote maps in 2011. Ask ... More >>
H20 Music Festival Cotton Bowl Saturday, June 9 See also: Scenes from the H20 Music Festival I stood at the entrance of the "House That Doak Built," watching Dallas Fire and Rescue workers help a middle-age Hispanic lady onto a stretcher, and I couldn't help but think about how much of a misnomer ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court and President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience.
A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far.
Whenever the immigration issue comes up, as it has now with the ongoing Supreme Court review of Arizona's anti-immigrant law, so does Joe Arpaio. The famous Phoenix sheriff is in the national news again this week over a recording surfaced by The Associated Press in which Arpaio can be heard doing a ... More >>
In Perry's defense, she does sort of look like a coyote.This morning's News carries a paywall-less story about yesterday's meeting of the minds between Rick Perry and Phoenix-area sheriff Joe Arpaio. (No wall on an immigration story? Liberal media!) It was the move of a desperate candidate, a ... More >>
"When life's got you by the balls, beat life in the face with your baton."A week or so back, Politico reported that Rick Perry had reached out to Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of America's fiercest illegal-immigration foes and a constant innovator in the competitive field of Being a To ... More >>
Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.
On Monday, FOX News's Gretchen "Still on MySpace" Carlson -- a former KXAS'er, for those who've forgotten and how could you? -- reported that the Los Angeles Police Department has ordered 10,000 jetpacks, which sounds totally ... what's the opposite of reasonable? Problem is, as Raw Story and Gaw ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times