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December 23, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Wash. state Rep. Fitzgibbon’s tweet about Arizona was ‘completely offensive’

You may have missed it while sulking in the Seahawks loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, but Washington state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon tweeted and later deleted a Twitter message stating that it’s hard to lose to a “racist wasteland.” We received several submissions in response, this one from a reader in Arizona:

I’ve just read an article in an Arizona newspaper about the sports trash talk. Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, I would like to respond [“Lawmaker calls Arizona ‘racist wasteland,’” NWMonday, Dec. 23].


Comments | More in Sports | Topics: Arizona, Cardinals, Joe Fitzgibbon

March 21, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Supreme Court takes on Arizona law that discourages illegal immigrants from voting

Problem is significant In theory. the Obama administration is supposed to look out for the welfare of United States citizens. The watchword here is “theory.” It seems the Obama administration is much more concerned with the “rights” of illegal immigrants to vote in U.S. elections than protecting the rights of U.S. citizens [“Arizona’s voter-registration hurdle…


Comments | More in Barack Obama administration, Immigration, U.S. Supreme Court | Topics: Arizona, Voting rights