The Other McCain

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Daily Kos Founder Markos Compares Arizona to ‘Apartheid South Africa’

Organizers of Netroots Nation, the national left-wing blog conference that began as “Yearly Kos” in 2006, have decided that next year’s conference will be in Phoenix, Arizona. Marko Moulitsas Zuniga is angry: Netroots Nation announced two days ago that Phoenix, Arizona would host its 2015 conference. I wish the conference the best, but it will unfortunately […]

Donald Waelde Wants to Be a Woman — and Also, Perform Oral Sex on a Horse

The Craigslist ad (left) led to arrest of Donald Waelde (right). Far be it from me to say that Donald Waelde’s alleged interest in horse sex is typical of Arizona’s LGBT community: Once again, deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have busted someone who went to Craigslist looking for sex with an animal. This […]

More Arizona Sex Freaks in the News

After we recounted the case of allegedly incestuous Tucson teacher Christine Mazzarella — “Yeesh,” says Dan Riehl — one of our commenters pointed out that there have been several other strange sex-crime cases in Arizona lately. In case you’ve forgotten, sociopath “Dr. Essay Anne Vanderbilt” (neé Stephen Krol) chose Gilbert, Arizona, as the scene of […]

‘Community Liaison,’ IYKWIMAITYD

Officer Chris Wilson was the Phoenix Police Department’s “community liaison to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community” until August 2012, when he was arrested and charged with having sex with two teenage boys: Officer Christopher J. Wilson, 43 . . . faces 10 felony counts of sexual assault with a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, […]

‘Undocumented Workers’: Dating Underaged Girls Americans Won’t Date

Say hello to Jose Zarata, 25, described by a sheriff’s deputy in Maricopa County, Arizona, as “a non-U.S. citizen who has been living in the country without proper authorization.” Turns out there were other things Jose wanted to do “without proper authorization,” such as dating the 13-year-old daughter of Maria Saucedo. She said “no,” so Jose […]

Will Jesse Kelly Surf A Wisconsin Wave In The Arizona-8 Special Election 12Jun?

by Smitty Eternal political vigilance is the price of freedom, and we’ve got a multi-trillion dollar tab to show for how we, as a whole, have flaked off these decades. Signs of life such as yesterday’s recall in Wisconsin are necessary, but not sufficient. Continuous engagement is the new rule. Thus, attention shifts to a […]

VIDEO: Jon Kyl Defends Defense

In case you’ve forgotten the debt-ceiling deal, if Congress can’t do something to reduce our escalating deficits — and Harry Reid’s Senate Democrats haven’t even produced a budget in three years, so we’re probably doomed — then “automatic sequestration” is supposed to happen, a potential catastrophe for the Pentagon: Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) has been among the Senate’s strongest […]

REPUBLICAN PRIMARY RESULTS HQ: Michigan and Arizona Vote Tonight

by Smitty 2251 EST: A Memeorandum scan: HotAir has Allahpundit needing to get him some rest: Romney’s doing so well [in Michigan] tonight, in fact, that he might end up with a bonus talking point tomorrow. In 2008, he won the state with 338,000 votes. Tonight, with a little more than 70 percent reporting, he’s […]

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