Mitt Romney’s Mexican Mormon Kin, and Border Mayhem Ignored by Media

September 26, 2012
By
Shane Smith on Patrol

Mexican Mormons related to Mitt Romney make a stand against the local drug dealers, while holding together colonies that are secure havens for Mormon polygamists. Shane Smith, of Vice, reports on the fascinating history of the Mormons in Chihuahua, and the relatives of Mitt Romney who still farm and raise their families in colonies that were established as sanctuaries from American prosecutions and persecutions.
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88th Cochise County Fair Keeps Rural Traditions and Culture Alive

September 24, 2012
By
Cochise County Fair

The 88th Annual Cochise County Fair begins on September 27th, and features traditional music, comedy, carnival rides and lots of family fun.
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Amy Goodman to Speak at the Bisbee Royale – October 12th

September 22, 2012
By
Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman, of Democracy Now, is coming to Bisbee on October 12th to speak. The Silenced Majority Tour is part of Amy's growing media networking, and a vital source of independent news and commentary.
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Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever Dies in Accident

September 19, 2012
By
Sheriff Larry Dever on CNN

Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever has died in a single vehicle accident, in Coconino County. A native of Cochise County, Sheriff Dever was a lifetime resident of Saint David, and a law enforcement officer for most of his life.
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Gabby Giffords Gives Pledge of Allegiance At Democratic Party Convention

September 6, 2012
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Gabby Giffords Pledges Allegiance

Former Congressional Representative Gabrielle Giffords returns to the Democratic Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina to give the Pledge of Allegiance before an emotional crowd of delegates.
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SB 1070 Takes Effect – “Your Papers Please” Now an Arizona Cliche

September 6, 2012
By
sb1070

Arizona Senate Bill 1070 survived its latest legal challenge, and will now become law. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is relieved that making Arizonans prove their citizenship is now a part of our culture and laws. Are your papers in order?
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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
By
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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