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The Ladds team with the ACLU regarding loss of Constitutional rights on the border

April 14, 2014
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John Ladd and the ACLU-800

John Ladd and his family have approached the ACLU regarding the constant violations of Constitutional and property rights that the Border Patrol commit on a daily basis. Here is a video provided courtesy of the ACLU of Arizona.
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Palominas Tea Party activist complains ‘Anti-Mexican’ label kills our border control business

April 4, 2014
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Glenn Spencer, Raw Story

KTVK reported last week that Arizona state Sen. Al Melvin (R) was pushing to purchase $18 million of equipment to build a sonic “virtual fence” from a company owned by American Border Patrol leader Glenn Spencer. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has classified the American Border Patrol as a...
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Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal Will Not Run for Re-election

March 20, 2014
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Bisbee Mayor

“I will not seek reelection nor run for city council. I promised my family it would be one term.,” she said. “My husband hasn’t retired; he lives in New Mexico and we rarely see each other. I will return to serve as a volunteer on boards or commissions. I...
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Bisbee International Film Festival Welcomes Submissions

March 14, 2014
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bzbfest

The first Bisbee International Film Festival is online and almost ready to welcome submissions. Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal has appointed Allison Otto as Project Manager to run the festival, while Mayor Badal will also be the Managing Director... The mission of the Bisbee International Film Festival (BIFF) is to...
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Obama Breaks Record with 2 Million Deportations

March 13, 2014
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deporter in chief

As the number of deportations under President Obama approaches 2 million people and immigration reform lags under Republican obstruction, undocumented immigrants are fighting back through acts of civil disobedience. Hundreds have gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border this week to support a group of undocumented youths and families seeking re-entry...
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Border Patrol Report Shows Officers Created Dangerous Situations To Justify Opening Fire

March 11, 2014
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Border Patrol

The US Border Patrol has handed down new guidelines for use of deadly force after its agents killed 19 people in 67 shooting incidents between 2010-2012... Why did they fear for their safety? Because they put themselves deliberately in that position, according to a report commissioned by the...
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Songs for the 99% – El Chapo Guzman por Los Tucanes de Tijuana

February 22, 2014
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Los Tucanes de Tijuana

El Chapo Guzman has been re-captured in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. Los Tucanes de Tijuana have the story...
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Bisbee Glows with Vogue Intrigues – Bribes, Bullies and Axed Trees

February 20, 2014
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Bisbee Glow Meeting

The Bisbee City Council votes against the Bisbee Glow Stair Climb, and drama ensues. Another Fun Night at the Bisbee City Council!
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Batalla por la Plaza en Agua Prieta

January 19, 2014
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Batalla por la Plaza en Agua Prieta

Juan Carlos Ruiz Olvera presenta La Batalla por la Plaza en Agua Prieta. Una intensa balacera que se escuchó por diferentes rumbos de la ciudad, se vivió los primeros minutos, dejando un saldo preliminar de por lo menos un muerto, 3 vehículos destrozados a balazos, un complejo de departamentos...
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Medicaid Estate Recovery Threatens Obamacare Credibility

January 5, 2014
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AHCCCS Logo

If you are uninsured, over 55 years of age, and hoping to qualify for Medicaid, or AHCCCS (in Arizona), then your family assets can be confiscated by a process known as Estate Recovery. 300,000 Arizona residents can now qualify for AHCCCS, and their heirs can now lose everything.
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BioTeQ Suspends Bisbee Project – Announces Furlough After Years of Losses

November 10, 2013
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Bioteq in Bisbee

The end of BioTeQ in Bisbee was announced in a Wall Street Journal press release. Copper from a bioreactor was leached by microbes into a commercial concentrate. Lower copper prices impacted the profitability, as damage from summer rains caused a reassessment between the two companies.
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The Constitution-Free Zone of the United States – Bill of Rights Waived Goodbye

October 5, 2013
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Constitution Free Zone

Did you know that Cochise County and even Tucson is a land with a different interpretation of the Bill of Rights than the rest of the United States? Within 100 miles of the border, the federal government has assumed extraordinary power to search and seize individuals without warrants, or probable...
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Rob Barber Votes for Government Shutdown, Sparks Protests and Dismay

October 3, 2013
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ron barber sketch

Congress has shut down much of the federal government, with the help of some Democrats. Southern Arizona's Representative Ron Barber voted to shutter the federal government, angering many of his constituents. Arizona Legislator, Phil Lopes condemned the vote, while organizing a protest against the cuts.
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Bisbee Mine Tour Will Remain Open As Negotiations Continue

August 14, 2013
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Bisbee Mayor

In a special session called on Tuesday night, the Bisbee City Council was notified by letter that Freeport McMoran will continue the lease that allows Bisbee's Mine Tour to continue. For the next forty six weeks, the Queen Mine Tour will continue to be Bisbee's premier attraction.
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Bisbee Civil Union Fight Gets National Press

April 30, 2013
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Radley Balko, of the Huffington Post, writes about Bisbee and the current Civil Union ordinance passed by the Bisbee Council last March. Bisbee Mayor Adrianna Zavala Badal has led the Bisbee City Council into the forefront of Arizona civil rights, with the controversial ordinance.
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Bisbee City Council Will Rewrite Civil Union Ordinance

April 13, 2013
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Roy Goodman's Flag

Bisbee will rewrite the civil union ordinance, after being threatened by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne over its constitutionality under Arizona law. According to USA TODAY, Bisbee agreed to rewrite the ordinance rather than be sued by the state.
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Bisbee’s Milestone Week – Civil Unions Approved, Medical Marijuana Now Available

April 4, 2013
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Green Farmacy Opens

The Bisbee City Council approved a civil union ordinance for partners this week, and the first medical marijuana dispensary opened on Naco Highway.
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Local Reporter Refused Public Information – Only ‘Credentialed Media’ Allowed

March 11, 2013
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David M. Morgan

David Morgan, of the Cochise County Record, published a report by Jonathon Shacat, an internationally recognized journalist who was denied access to public information while researching a story on the current crossings along the border.
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Fort Huachuca Loses 11th Signal Brigade Headquarters

February 27, 2013
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11th Signal Brigade

The 11th Signal Brigade Headquarters is moving from Fort Huachuca, to Foot Hood, Texas. Without the Border Patrol and the Fort Huachuca payrolls, Cochise County would be in a deep recession. According to Bill Hess, of the Sierra Vista Herald, the 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion will remain at the fort....
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