Naco es Chido – Definitions of Naco and Pocho as Cultural Identities

September 5, 2012
By
Naco es Chido

Ser Naco es chido. To be Naco is cool. Calling someone a naco can either be an insult or an identification with the lower class workers who the rich deride as nacos. Pochos are more American and middle class than traditional Mexican culture, or are relatives visiting in Mexico from the US.
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District 14 Candidates for Arizona Legislature Provide Statements

July 31, 2012
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district 14

District 14 Candidates for the Arizona Legislature provide statements to the Citizen's Clean Elections Commission.
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Barber Demands Congress Investigate ‘Fast and Furious’ Gunwalking, with Contempt Vote Against Holder

July 6, 2012
By
Ron Barber

"It should never be the policy of the US government to allow firearms to be smuggled into Mexico. A program such as Operation Fast and Furious should never have been approved and must never happen again. There clearly was inadequate oversight that allowed American weapons to fall into the hands of violent Mexican criminals and drug cartel members."
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FBI Funded Gun Buying in Phoenix ‘Fast And Furious’ Operation

July 3, 2012
By
AFT Gunrunner Impact Team - GRIT

An FBI asset in the Sinaloan 'cartel' arranged massive purchases of assault rifles in Phoenix Gun Shops. Behind this operation, ATF surveillance gathered evidence that could have led to indictments, but federal prosecutors refused to prosecute ATF casework.
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Songs for the 99% – Brother Can You Spare a Dime – Spanky & our Gang

May 19, 2012
By
highest standard

They used to tell me I was building a dream, and so I followed the mob, When there was earth to plow, or guns to bear, I was always there right on the job. They used to tell me I was building a dream, with peace and glory ahead, Why should I be standing in line, just waiting for bread?
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David Morgan Fights SV City Hall – And Wins an Appeal

May 19, 2012
By
David M. Morgan

David M. Morgan, Cochise County journalist and muckraker, has won a legal appeal against Sierra Vista and the city treasurer, concerning his ongoing fight for a ward system to elect the mayor and council of Sierra Vista.
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Brian Terry Memorial Act Renames Naco Border Patrol Station

May 15, 2012
By
Brian Terry CBS

President Barack Obama signed the Brian Terry Memorial Act, which will rename the Border Patrol Station in the Bisbee area in honor of the slain agent. Brian Terry was murdered over a year ago, with an assault rifle that was part of the infamous "Fast and Furious" gunwalking cases, where ATF and FBI agents documented sales, buyers and surveillance that allowed arms to be smuggled into Mexico.
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Fire Restrictions in Southern Arizona Prohibit Fires and Smoking Outdoors

May 7, 2012
By
Fire Restrictions for Southern Arizona

Fire restrictions, effective May 7th, are in effect for Southern Arizona parks and public lands.
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Laundered Drug Money Rescued Banks on Brink of Collapse

April 12, 2012
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Laundered Drug Money Rescued Banks on Brink of Collapse

At the height of the 2008 banking crisis, Antonio Maria Costa, then head of the United Nations office on drugs and crime, said he had evidence to suggest the proceeds from drugs and crime were "the only liquid investment capital" available to banks on the brink of collapse. "Inter-bank loans were funded by money that originated from the drugs trade," he said. "There were signs that some banks were rescued that way."
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Border Watch Groups and Militias Disband and Disperse From Busts and Infighting

April 9, 2012
By
Arizona Tea Party Flag

After years of emotional demonstrations, rallies, and interviews, the prominence of border watch groups and the nativist militias has diminished as a political force and now is fighting accusations of overt racism and anti-Semitism.
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Songs for the 99% – Politician by Cream – 1968 Live

April 6, 2012
By
Farewell

I support the left though I'm leaning, leaning to the right. I support the left though I'm leaning to the right. But I'm just not there when it's coming to a fight.
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Songs for the 99% – Merle Travis Sings Sixteen Tons

March 15, 2012
By
Merle Travis

You load sixteen tons what do you get? You get another day older and deeper in debt. Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go. I owe my soul to the company store.
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How Banks Launder Drug Money Without Going to Jail

February 27, 2012
By
Wachovia Drug Money

Here is a primer on how to launder drug money through a major US bank, and not have anyone really go to jail. Wikileaks has released emails from the quasi-intelligent think tank, STRATFOR, detailing the 375 billion dollar Casa de Cambio run by Wachovia.
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Songs for the 99% – The Wall Street Shuffle by 10cc

February 19, 2012
By
Wall Street Shuffle

10cc performs "The Wall Street Shuffle" live in Japan, 1994.
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Arizona Statehood – One Hundred Years

February 14, 2012
By
48starflag

February 14th is Arizona Statehood Day. Congratulations and happy birthday, Arizona!
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Cartel Informants Protected by FBI in ATF Fast and Furious Cases

February 14, 2012
By
Robert Mueller FBI

One of the best ways to increase profits and provide security for an illegal conspiracy is to work out a deal with the FBI, and become an untouchable. Like Whitey Bulger! Or the Mexican suspects of the bloody Fast and Furious gun running team! Or Arizona politicians!
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Bisbee Wellness Initiative

February 13, 2012
By
Bisbee Wellness Initiative

The Bisbee Wellness Initiative is a complementary and alternative therapies free clinic. Their therapies are offered to help maintain wellness, promote health, and educate the community as to their effectiveness. They are meant to complement, not replace, conventional medicine giving you a balanced integrative approach to health care. All are welcome.
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Ron Barber to Run for Gifford’s Congressional Seat

February 10, 2012
By
Ron Barber

Today, Southern Arizonan and former Gabrielle Giffords District Director Ron Barber announced his candidacy for Congress in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Barber pledged to continue Gabrielle Giffords' legacy of working across the aisle to solve problems for the people of Southern Arizona such as protecting veterans and seniors, investing in clean energy to create jobs and securing the border.
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Man Charged in Brian Terry Murder Was in Jail When Shooting Occurred

February 8, 2012
By
terry

A second man charged in connection with the Brian Terry homicide was in jail on the night of the shooting. However, the sealed records do not show what charges were made, and he may have been indicted as part of a wider conspiracy.
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