Arizona is leaving its water future to the whims of a single lawmaker

For any one concerned about the future of water in Arizona, this is a must read. Opinion: Rep. Gail Griffin rules the roost on Arizona water policy, and given the turnover in the House next year, her influence could get even stronger. Joanna Allhands   Arizona Republic There’s a lot of gnashing of teeth about the … Continue reading Arizona is leaving its water future to the whims of a single lawmaker

Conservative justices work to over turn 21st century ideas and replace them with 17th century ideas – what could go wrong?

A recent article by Ken Armstrong of Pro Publica notes that Justice Alito’s leaked opinion frequently cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist came up with the idea that husbands can’t be prosecuted for raping their wives. He also sentenced women to death as “witches,” and his misogyny was so over the top it stood … Continue reading Conservative justices work to over turn 21st century ideas and replace them with 17th century ideas – what could go wrong?