Today marks the first day of the Tucson Freedom Summer. There are many events planned for the month of July, so far there are 45 events scheduled in the 31 days. Here are some photos from the first day. FULL SET HERE: http://chrissummitt.com/blog/...
Two TUSD employees fighting the racist attack on Mexican American Studies have been fired by John Pedicone, former Vice-President of SALC.
The co-founder and director of MAS Sean Arce cleaned out his office at 1010 today, and beloved MAS teacher Rene Martinez, who also happens to be the son of attorney Richard Martinez leading the Save Ethnic Studies lawsuit, was also fired by Pedicone… yeah, no retaliation involved here!
The first hint should have been seeing Mark Stegeman with a smiling Michael Hicks on the front page of stegeman4tusd.com.
Of course, the 4tusd variant of anti-MAS group tu4sd was a hint also…
The Fortune exposé, which reporter Katherine Eban says took her six months to assemble, is exhaustive and tough to summarize, but its highlights are these:
- Contrary to the narrative advanced by conservative bloggers and politicians, the federal government did not intentionally allow the sale of any guns to Mexican bandits.
Joining with the Republicans once again, Ron Barber splits with the Democratic Party on an issue involving immigration and Border Patrol in Southern Arizona to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in civil contempt after the vote to find him in contempt of Congress.