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By Kimberly Dorris @Heart10Looks3   On January 19th, I planned some Joy for the following day.   I mean, not like MAGA-hat-wearing, wall-building, lock-her-up-chanting Joy.   But I did schedule a vacation day from work for January 20th, as I knew I’d never be able to focus while Grabby McGrabberson

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This blog post originally appeared on AZ Blue 2020 Last week, thanks to Facebook memories, I was reminded of where I was after the close of the 2016 Democratic Primary. I won’t lie; I was disgusted with the Democratic Party. In fact, you can read my words yourself. Words I

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OpinionYour Stories

Well the House has swallowed their shotgun. Here is the email I have fired off to Flake. I will generate a “Maverick” Themed version for McCain not that he is going to have another election. I hope other Desert Dissenters contact Senators Flake & McCain so this idiocy gets stopped.

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Ok, I can only speak for myself here, but in an effort to foster transparency and trust in our fledgling relationship, I gotta be honest. Sometimes, I feel like a sham as a PC. Now, I should clarify. I am doing the do. I’m getting educated. I’m attending my LD

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Trump Signs Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Program Last week President Donald Trump extended the Veterans Choice Program.  At the signing, he said: “I’ve been telling all of our friends at speeches and rallies for two years about the VA, how we’re going to turn it around, and we’re doing

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On April 18, Rep. Athena Salman (D-Tempe) opened the Arizona House’s floor session with a secular invocation that did not reference a Christian god. Predictably, Republicans reacted by becoming “offended,” telling Salman she was “out of line,” (see AZ Central) and immediately offered up a new prayer of their own…

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EventsYour Stories

For months, I, along with many of my fellow regular citizens, begged and pleaded for Senator Jeff Flake to hold a Town Hall. We watched as he jet-setted in to town every so often, only to welcome a steady stream of slick corporate-types looking to make a deal. We stood

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OpinionYour Stories

by Leslie Dow I’m a moderate. Sometimes I swing to the right and sometimes to the left. Or a better way to see this is that sometimes the Democrats swing to the left of me and sometimes the Republicans swing to the right. Sometimes, and this has become usually in

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ImmigrationYour Stories

I was cruising Youtube when I came across Charlene Santiago‘s videos. They were SO fantastic, I wanted to put them in front of as many eyes as I could. Below is her video on A Day Without Immigrants If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you want to see more!

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By Thomas Verstynen This past Thursday night I participated in a teleconference town hall put on by my Congressman, Trent Franks of Arizona’s 8th district. Boy, was that a huge mistake. During this year’s February recess, most of the GOP decided to duck their constituents and not hold town halls.

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