Although short, the article gives all the essentials, including comments from supporters and opponents without taking a viewpoint itself. This law seems part of a series of the intolerant “show me your papers” laws teabaggers and other radical right wingers are so in love with. This is one for the DOJ.
This law: “...bans classes primarily designed for a particular ethnic group or that ‘promote resentment toward a race or a class of people.’” Consider the use of the word “divisive” to describe ethnic-studies classes. Divisive is defined as, “creating disunity or dissension.” Thus the law’s supporters consider teaching of ethnic heritage to be creating disunity or dissension. Disunity against whom? Dissension against what? No one bothers to explain. What this ... More »
I find this hard to even comprehend let alone comment on. We as Americans seem to forget that Mexicans were actually here for hundreds of years before the white man.
Oh, yeah...Arizona was part of Mexico before it was Arizona.
There was someone else in history that had the same philosophy....now I remember, it was Adolph Hitler. He started his campaign exactly the same way. I guess they don't have anything to worry about until the cattle cars pull up to the train station and they ... More »