Bill Hunt, candidate for Orange County Sheriff, welcomed the endorsement of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, a supporter of Arizona’s new racist immigration law. It appears that Mr. Hunt is excited about bringing the same kind of discrimination to the great state of California. No thank you very much Mr. Hunt. Fortunately, it looks like the citizens of Orange County are not going to stand for it. Protesters rally outside O.C. Sheriff candidate’s event. If Mr. Hunt thinks the way to run for office is to spread hate and divide people and discriminate, I don’t think he’s anywhere close to being qualified to serve as sheriff.
Watch out Whitman, the powerful labor unions have launched their attack. Rough & Tumble, Judy Lin, AP The Anti-Whitman Campaign. Right now unions across America are under siege. Unions, that have fought for equal rights, safe working conditions, and fair wages. Unions have to keep a watchful eye on what is going on everywhere, because there seems to be a real force in America trying to weaken the unions.
Who’s behind the Arizona racism, Senator Russell Pierce. Who’s behind Russel Pierce, FAIR founded by John Tanton. Who’s behind John Tanton and FAIR, the Pioneer Fund. The Pioneer Fund gave more than 1 million to FAIR during its first 9 years. Who is the Pioneer Fund, Watch this video with Rachel Maddow on Arizona’s Racist Roots and see Senator Russll Pierce hugging a Neo-Nazi. Arizona watch the direction you are going, America don’t look the other way.
Thankfully, Barack Obama is in charge of picking our next Supreme Court justice, we can be assured of a qualified and rational jurist who will represent all of America. Can you imagine if the Bush family was in still in charge– more uber-right, close-minded activist judges like Sam Alito and Clarence Thomas? Which is a reminder to all Democrats and Independents that they have to stay energized and keep fighting so that the right can’t regain the power they want so badly.
Peter Beinart added his two cents this morning and argues that the next nominee needs to be a woman, and that she should have kids; Put a Mom on the Court. I couldn’t agree more. Being a mom brings the life experience that is missing from the court. We’ve all got a mom and we know how much more our mom’s knew about the everyday problems we all face. From medical care to education, mom’s have to deal with it all. They are the boots on the ground and understand the real problems that confront the American family. Great article Mr. Beinart.