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Intro: "Let it now be said that, when it comes to expressing disapproval of the incumbent president of the United States, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas did it with much more class - and, dare I say it, respect - than did Jan Brewer, the half-cracked yahoo governor of Arizona."

President Obama did not take so kindly to Arizona governor Jan Brewer's greeting at a Phoenix airport. (photo: Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
President Obama did not take so kindly to Arizona governor Jan Brewer's greeting at a Phoenix airport. (photo: Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)

Jan Brewer, Classless Nitwit

By Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Magazine

26 January 12


et it now be said that, when it comes to expressing disapproval of the incumbent president of the United States, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas did it with much more class - and, dare I say it, respect - than did Jan Brewer, the half-cracked yahoo governor of Arizona. Thomas just declined to show up for a photo-op. Brewer, last seen drifting off into the Phantom Zone at the beginning of a debate - and try to ignore her being called a "gladiator" by Diane Sawyer, a/k/a Nixon's Last Sucker - decided to create a photo-op of her own by jabbing (and jabbering) at the president as he arrived in Phoenix late Wednesday. The president engaged her for a while and then politely walked on, as we all try to do when confronted by crazy people at places like airports and bus terminals.

The wingnut-o-sphere is, of course, well over the freaking moon at all of this. And here's Mr. Murdoch's startlingly advertising-free little political fanzine, adding some background by believing everything written by Bobby Jindal. Maybe the president's wrong for confronting people who write what he believes are lies about him. ("Punching down," Howard Fineman called it last night, although at whom a president could "punch up" remains a mystery.) What I do know is that the Bruins should trade Tim Thomas to the Phoenix Coyotes immediately, so he can run for governor and give that great state the dignity it now lacks. your social media marketing partner


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+281 # Barbara K 2012-01-26 12:24
This snarly-mouth nitwit is such an idiot and lacks respect for anyone. Not only that, she is a crooked liar. Just see how she is involved in the Prisons for Profit in Arizona. I hope smart Arizonans get rid of her before she destroys the state completely, I know several people who will not visit Arizona. No, they are not Mexicans and neither am I.


our future is at stake
+145 # LessSaid 2012-01-26 13:45
Quoting Barbara K:
This snarly-mouth nitwit is such an idiot and lacks respect for anyone. Not only that, she is a crooked liar. Just see how she is involved in the Prisons for Profit in Arizona. I hope smart Arizonans get rid of her before she destroys the state completely, I know several people who will not visit Arizona. No, they are not Mexicans and neither am I.


our future is at stake

I don't there are enough smart Arizonans to get rid of Brewer. I was blown away that they voted to keep her over just the immimgration thing. This woman is crazy and stupid and the voters kept her. They most likely would vote for her just because how she spoke to President. Stupid people are in office due to stupid voters voting them in office.
+82 # bugbuster 2012-01-26 14:05
I think it's the desert heat. I remember when Arizona was all googly-eyed about Barry Goldwater, the first real wingnut in my memory, and not nearly as wingnutty as what we have now.
+72 # Muffy787 2012-01-26 14:48
I think there finally are a good group of Democrats who have had it with her and the rest of the crooks. We are working hard to get some elected this year.
We have a wonderful, young Democratic Chairman who is dynamic and has a fabulous resume. I have high hopes for him to run for House or Senate and WIN. GOD willing, I hope.
+72 # photonracer 2012-01-26 19:21
Dear Less You are quite right. Being a native Arizonan I recognize what I am dealing with is an artificial transient population of Republicans who just happen to be residing here at election time. We locals are supposed to be benefiting from their largesse of purchases, property taxes and increased employment. That ain't happening! The old barfly with the shaky finger keeps giving away the farm while imprisoning the darker skinned workforce. In return she getting campaign support and money from the private prison industry. Arizona is a classic Republican SNAFU. Don't even get me started on that nitwit sheriff.
+6 # LessSaid 2012-01-28 13:27
Quoting photonracer:
Dear Less You are quite right. Being a native Arizonan I recognize what I am dealing with is an artificial transient population of Republicans who just happen to be residing here at election time. We locals are supposed to be benefiting from their largesse of purchases, property taxes and increased employment. That ain't happening! The old barfly with the shaky finger keeps giving away the farm while imprisoning the darker skinned workforce. In return she getting campaign support and money from the private prison industry. Arizona is a classic Republican SNAFU. Don't even get me started on that nitwit sheriff.

I know what you are talking about, my wife have family in Arizona.
+44 # Todd Williams 2012-01-26 15:34
True. I would drive around Arizona if it were in my direct route to California. This woman is off her rocker and a crook, to boot. How dare she wag her finger at the President. Obama should have grabbed the digit and broken it in half!
+21 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:00
Stupid remark..he is too dignified to lower himself, it is a criminal offense.duh
+24 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:17
No shit. I was just kidding, uptight person. (Not really. He should have bitten off her finger!)
-13 # 2012-01-27 21:14
This is even worse Todd! How old are you to talk like this? Adolescent? Pre-pubescent? Grown ups should know better but so many of you spur each other on by reinforceing and championing the crude and sadistic chatter.
-16 # 2012-01-27 21:11
Todd Williams: I am dismayed by the vitriolic anger and revenge responses on this post. Really, would it add dignity, class, or make our world a better place to reside in for a POTUS or any rational human being to grab the digit of a rude, angry person and break it in half? Do you think behavior such as that would add honor or credence to your political idealogue? There is so much meaness and corruption in politics today, why not try to aspire to think and behave as a more higher evolved human being. Name calling and this kind of negativity is rampant on these posts and it is in not helpful or mature.
-4 # noitall 2012-01-29 17:05
All spoken like true Democrats. American people react (and form their opinions) to the more republican approach. This is non-news. Recent presidents have done more to embarass the office than a dumb-ass pointing fingers and acting like an American abroad. Isn't it better to have someone in your face than stabbing you in the back?
-1 # 2012-01-30 14:23
Notitall: I agree with you. You are a very rational and gentle hearted poster. I'm familiar with your comments. Could you please tell me why there is so much vitriolic anger & so muchinsensitivi ty & meanness on these Posts which for the most part are "Liberal Progressives?" Is this what being a "Liberal Progressive" has descended to today? These Posters have no trouble pointing out the lack of concern, callousness & unkind behavior of the opposite party. What is going on here? Note how many minus's appear when posters do not rant & rave or use swear words & insults for the opposition?
+67 # bugbuster 2012-01-26 12:38
That woman doesn't understand our customs. She hasn't been paying attention. I wonder where she comes from. Arizona is a northern state of Mexico, isn't it? I heard that when the US southern border was drawn, nobody wanted Arizona. Who ended up with it?
+25 # Todd Williams 2012-01-26 15:36
Maybe we should let Arizona seceed from the Union. Also let Texas and S. Carolina go. Who wants those rednecks anyhow?
+84 # pbbrodie 2012-01-26 17:06
Hey!!! I'm one of those rednecks in SC! Believe it or not, almost 40% of us rednecks still vote for Democrats. Just because the other 60%, who barely even qualify to be rednecks, since their IQ's barely qualify them as human, vote for anything with Republican written on it, doesn't mean you should include us in your remarks.
Anyway, I've had as much as I can stand and my wife and I are moving north. It's hard to leave a place where you were born and raised and where your family has been located since the 1770's.
+40 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:04
Never run away, I have worked with people from many Red States and they all stayed and fought Racial, Environmental and Wildlife Problems.
This is your Heritage, fight to make it Unified and Stronger. Start meetings, show you are not radical but use your brain. It takes a first step to change the World. Be Proud of Where you are From.
We use words, link people and then wonder why there is racism and hate.
+15 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:25
Oh come on, Kittatiny Hawk. Quit being so uptight and PC. Why not have a little fun at the expense of rednecks like Brewer? I laugh at their stupid remarks and ridiculous images. Jan Brewer is a fool and all us liberals already know that. Personally, I think the image of Obama biting off her finger is hilarious, but that's just me. It would make a great SNL skit. Another funny one would be a threesome with dough boy Newt. Sometimes stuff is just too damn funny.
-11 # 2012-01-27 21:19
Sadism and cruelty is not funny, Todd Williams except to a person with a warped mind. what's the matter with you?
You are not helping "liberals" with your sophmoric monologue.
-10 # 2012-01-27 22:20
Todd Williams: Inflicting pain & harming other human beings is never funny or appropriate, even to people you regard as your "enemies". It has nothing to do with being PC. It has everything to do with being a decent human being. Authentic human beings do not find sadistic behavior or remarks "funny". You take it for granted you are superior to "rednecks" whom you get a joke out of belittling. News Flash: You're not. You have a mean attitude and a filthy mouth.
0 # 2012-01-30 14:39
Todd Williams: I quote KittatinyHawK:

"We use words, link people and then wonder why there is racism and hate."

What don't you get or understand about that comment? KittatinyHawk's remarks don't come from uptightness, they come from maturity and higher intelligence. Can you say the same thing about your comments? "I think the image of obama biting of her finger is hilarious, but that;s just me."
+10 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:19
Good. Welcome to the North. South Carolina is another state I have to avoid when I'm on the East Coast. Damn, my routes have become rather circuitous to avoid rednecks!
+7 # mudbike 2012-01-28 03:10
HAHA! This reminds me of a recent event. While seated at a large table, I heard several obvious right wing types advising everyone to move down south because it was so much cheaper on taxes and cost of property.
I then made the observation that it seemed funny that those right wing complainers were still in Connecticut. What are they waiting for? Onmce they all go down there, they can secede from the USA and then the blue states can keep the money we have been redistributing to the red states with our federal tax dollars. I never heard another partisan peep from those 'job creators' the rest of the afternoon as their conversations moved on to golf for the remainder of the event.
+3 # Cliff 2012-01-30 02:00
As an Austinite, I would like to point out that there are some smart people in Texas. But admittedly Austin is an island in Texas.
-45 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-26 12:59
I saw the picture, and I saw the viedo at Raw Story, and I leanred nothing about what was said or the [t]one of it from either.

This story appears to me to be unmitigated noise.
+32 # AndreM5 2012-01-26 13:41
Look a little deeper and you can find out what it was about. Try just a little. Partly it is about her effort to draw attention to and sell her book, wherein she blathers in the most disrepectful and radical manner towards the Pres (to put it diplomatically) .
+68 # bugbuster 2012-01-26 13:47
No one is supposed to address the President of the United States that way. You didn't have to hear a word to see that she was committing an unpardonable breach of etiquette. *Nobody* points fingers and gets up in the face of the President, least of all a lesser official like a state governor.

Doesn't matter what you think of the President, he's the President. It's the office, not the man or the politics.

Even George Bush Jr. is entitled to that protocol for the rest of his life, and I thought he was the worst President to serve in my lifetime. I would have been upset to see my favorite Democrat making a dumbass fool of himself or herself the way that woman did.
-34 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-26 14:21
First -- pardon me for being an old fashioned American -- but I don't think anyone, including a president, is better than anyone else.

Aside from that, regardless of what i think about Brewer or Obama (I can't say much for wither of them), I STILL don't know what was said or how from the information released, or what body language her finger was expressing. It's just NOT THERE.

Ever hear of the Fundamental Attribution Error?
+28 # markhalfmoon 2012-01-27 00:44
Old fashioned Americans honor and respect their president. If they have disagreement or criticism, they are free to voice it respectfully and politely.

She was showboating, and as a politician was well aware of the live cameras in their profile that would capture the image she hoped would help her political career and sell her book.

It's a shame the President didn't have a bucket of water nearby to end Arizona's gubernator­ial crisis once and for all. That or a house to drop on her...
-16 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-27 12:11
Old fashioned Americans respect those who merit respect and are not overwhelmed with the trappings of authoritarian offices and positions. Yet, if people were to resepct an the holder of an office, then what is this headline for the story calling Brewer a classless nitwit -- or saying to drop a bucket of water or house on her (comparing her to wicked witch)? Is hypocrisy the new fad?

So, you know what was said, and how, and even what she was thinking, all based on a manipulated video with a selected photo inseerted in the middle, and the blather of the corporate news media which spins and lies constantly? Amazing!

How SHE spins it also taken as gospel -- even after Obama has said she deceptively spun the nature of the other meeting with her. Yet, Obama himself has said this was no big deal and blown out of proportion.

Meanwhile, the very real condemnation of Brewer for her atrocious exploitation and opression of immigrants, natives, and people of color for her political ends dies on the vine -- while people let themselves be manipulated by the non-issue manufactured by the media and the echo chamber.

Brewer looks good to her racist right wing base, and Obama is portrayed as the poor victim - and the facist empire marches on while the circus continues.

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves".
+1 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-30 07:11
If that is the case, then what did Brewer or the media ever do for all these posters that they permit themselves to be manipulated by them, and jump on the bandwagon to help sell her book?

On publicity: "I Don't Care What They Say, as Long as They Spell My Name Right"

Does no one understand that game yet? If so, then why fall for it?
+6 # Feral Dogz 2012-01-28 13:48
[quote name="bluepilgr im"]First -- pardon me for being an old fashioned American -- but I don't think anyone, including a president, is better than anyone else.

Try expressing that in court when you disagree with the judge.
+1 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-30 07:13
The rule of law and equal rights under the law has gone by the wayside? Yes -- but why support that instead of resisting it?
+1 # bluepilgrim 2012-01-30 06:30
And it still is not clear to me exactly what happened -- other than the corporate media once again engaging in narrative of the circus -- which may or not be accurate.

The problem is, by Thursday this narrative was already shaky. Mayor Scott Smith, who accompanied Brewer on the tarmac, told Nick Martin that contra Brewer, Obama “simply began talking to the other two elected officials who were there to greet him.”

Then on Friday, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (who was also on the tarmac) confirmed Smith’s story. Obama not only wasn’t “bristly”, per Dowd, “[h]e wasn’t tense at all.”

Why do I bother pointing this out? Particularly during Presidential campaigns, this nonsense so easily metastasizes into a factoid, Norman Mailer’s term for “an item of unreliable information that is repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact.”

+112 # fredboy 2012-01-26 13:25
Brewer and her Arizona hate squad are hilarious. They've cost Arizona more than two dozen conventions and thousands of tourists this year. Who in their right mind would want to visit a state run by nut cases? Or be pulled over because you have a tan?
+15 # Todd Williams 2012-01-26 15:38
And let's not forget that nutjob, Sheriff Joe Aparo (sp?) How could a cool place like Santa Fe be part of such a fucked up state? Of course, look at Austin, Texas. That city shouldn't be part of Texas.
+25 # AndreM5 2012-01-26 17:07
Santa Fe? In Arizona?
+15 # photonracer 2012-01-26 19:34
Todd, get a map.
+1 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:28
I meant Santa Fe, Alaka. Or maybe Tuscon, New Mexico. Or maybe even Taos, Ar. Hell, I don't know what the hell poijnt I was trying to make. Fugeta 'bout it.
+1 # John Gill 2012-01-27 02:21
Some of the kindest and most compassionate people I have ever met, I met in Texas. Tucson, "Arizona," (that would presumably be "New Mexico" to you, Todd,) is my home, and one of the warmest and most open minded communities that it has been my pleasure to live in, and I have lived in Santa Fe (Arizona). (which was beautiful, and pretty cool, yeah, when you get past the bullshit, and anyone who has lived there will know what I'm talking about.) Never lived in SC but I'm certain there's a great deal to appreciate there as well. I swear some of you people remind me of kids on the playground. One day it's "Oh, Poor gabbie giffords, she is so wonderful!" or "Oh that Raul grijalva, what a fire-eating progressive he is!" then the next day it's, "Oh Arizona is so fucked up, I won't visit there and the people there oughta just go secede!" Well, I was going to ask just where, precisely, you thought gabbie giffords and Raul grijalva came from? Likewise, these Latinos who you would like to see get a fair shake in Arizona... live Arizona, and the ones I know are proud of their state and it's people. But then I read this post and realized that you really haven't got a clue. So go buy one of those things with colored spaces and lines showing roads and compass points and stuff, and grow up.
-1 # 2012-01-27 21:34
John Gill: You are right and these immature posters minus you because you speak like a grown up and draw attemtion to their very bad behavior and judegments that negate anyone different from themselves. Lacking respect for others and making irrational judgements is the mark of a person who lacks maturity, a good heart and a reflective mind. And these people have the audacity to call themselves "liberals" & "grown ups"?
I don't think so!
-5 # 2012-01-27 21:45
Todd Williams: I am not a Republican and find Newt Gingrich, et al to be unkind,
crude and frightening as a potential candidate for POTUS but your belittling, adolescent remarks and unnecessary crude language and remarks demonstrate you are unkind, crude and frightening as well.
What is your point or intention here? What are you trying to prove or convey to other people who read this post?
+22 # ABen 2012-01-27 03:14
Her latest "brilliant move" is to back a piece of legislation that would allow citizens to carry guns on school campuses. Now what could go wrong with that one. She is a product of the dumb-like-me (GOP) voter in this state. Her brain-dead performance in the AZ gubernatorial debate actually resulted in her polling numbers rising. My cat is more intelligent, and more mannerly.
-1 # 2012-01-30 14:55
ABen: What you say is coherent & to the point. Do you approve of the obscenities & meanness on this Post as a positive reflection of the aspirations, common ideas & the idealogue of "Liberal Progressives" or "liberal" thinkers or of decent human beings?
+147 # allie 2012-01-26 13:26
I've lived in Arizona since 1979. Each year the republican politicians become more rabid and in awe of themselves. Brewer has proven time and again to be classless and disrespectful. She is owned by the Koch brothers. Brewer and our crazy sheriff Arpaio should be run out of town. They are an embarrassment and we are the laughing stock of the country.
+4 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:06
Believe me there are lots of States that are horrorfying us...I just laughed at the picture.
+110 # markhalfmoon 2012-01-26 13:27
As a friend of mine said: He should have thrown a bucket of water on her so she would melt. Or at least dropped a house on her.
+28 # Barbara K 2012-01-26 16:19
LOL! Can hardly stop laughing, markhalfmoon.


our future is at stake
-16 # 2012-01-27 21:56
Barbara K: How can you laugh at someone
dropping a house on another human being?
You say "our future is at stake". What kind of future would we have if people behave as you suggest? where is your compassion?
-11 # 2012-01-27 22:05
Barbara K: How can you laugh at someone
dropping a house on another human being?
You say "our future is at stake". What kind of future would we have if people behave as you suggest? where is your compassion?
+7 # mishanti2 2012-01-28 14:35
Get off your high horse and start laughing like the rest of us over these foolish comments. No one actually wants a house to fall on someone..unless it is the Bad Witch in the Wizard of Oz. I am sorry but you sound a bit too wound up for me....take a deep breath and calm down.
+3 # Barbara K 2012-01-28 17:50
You do realize he was referring to the witches in the Wizard of OZ, don't you? Besides, it is my choice, not yours, about what I think is funny and want to laugh about. It is still funny. lol.


our future is at stake
+63 # uglysexy 2012-01-26 13:31
Never vote Republican is Right. Fool Oliver Stone is fueling Ron Paul's advance? Ron Paul would lead us, like dubyah and general custer, into the jaws of disgrace....and depression. VOTE DEM!!! Think of the Crisis if we get Add'l Republican Appointments to the Supreme Court. With Gridlock in Congress ...the Court is Legislating from the Bench
+79 # MEBrowning 2012-01-26 13:33
This is all about Brewer shamelessly promoting her book. That the news media is all over this "story" is even more shameful. This is a non-story.
+92 # Fairly balanced 2012-01-26 13:39
Setting aside courtesy and protocol, Brewer told the press immediately after her White House meeting with the President that the meeting was very cordial, but later, in her book, described the meeting very differently, indicating that the President was condescending to her, etc. She either lied initially to the press or later in her book. The President had a right to comment - assuming that is even what he said to her on the tarmac. After all, it's Brewer's version of the tarmac talk that's coming out, and her credibility is questionable.
+19 # greenbacker 2012-01-26 14:54
It was also reported that she had handed him a letter requesting another meeting with him, which is what prompted the whole exchange when he questioned the veracity of her account of their last meeting.
-1 # Barbara K 2012-01-29 07:53
I saw an interview with President Obama and he was asked about the conversation. He said that he was explaining the protocol for sending a letter to the President.


our future is at stake, really at stake
+62 # jhosay 2012-01-26 13:40
I have learned (the hard way) that the best way to deal with crazy people is to humor them. And don't help bring attention to them. I had never heard of this woman's book until now.
+101 # Buddha 2012-01-26 13:50
GOP, all class...from shouting "You Lie!" during the SOTU address to jabbing her racist sausages in the President's face. Poor GOP, they are faced with the reality that their economic principles and leadership twice in a Century brought us the two largest economic depressions we've ever it is no surprise that they've gone a bit insane...
+30 # Midwestgeezer 2012-01-26 15:49
They're all now a part of what used to be the Grand Old Party but which has morphed into the Hate Obama Party. Fortunately, they've been busily painting themselves into a corner and will soon get their comeuppance. Look at the two "major" candidates who are arguing which is the more "Reaganesque"! Their antics would cause the real President to puke.
+55 # Brewsir 2012-01-26 13:51
As nitwitted as she may seem, she deserves her place in the spotlight. These images are so useful for future generations who would want to deny the sub-thalamic behavior of erstwhile leadership at America's political helm. Congressman John Lewis' image on that Edmund Pettis Bridge, them dawgs and fire hoses, those snarling whites in Little Rock and lots of recorded history all serve to keep my Medicare qualified being fresh and focused.
+33 # Suavane 2012-01-26 17:08
Dear Brewsir,

Speaking of images, I look at the image of Gov. Brewer putting her finger in the President's face as one, and the other-the President and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in an embrace! They both speak volumes!!
+44 # RicKelis 2012-01-26 13:56
Arizona is another state that allows for recall. The movement to recall is afoot--several Facebook pages that call for recall are already in existence. This asinine stunt will fuel the movement.
+32 # Joe6pK 2012-01-26 13:59
It goes without saying all conservatives follow the manners of this bought governor of a a state which I believe was one of the last to recognize the federal Martin Luther King holiday Ms. Brewer! Their anti-labor-sex and race, if you are not Anglo Saxon Prod your dirt under their feet, unless your rich! This is just another hired corporate stodge working for 30 pieces of silver! Totally separated from real American citizens by their treasonous unchristian-lik e behavior, Ms. Brewer, Walker, and 400 pound New Jersey dude and their ink who use religion as a shield from criticism fail to remember, maybe because their crackhead christian's, what Mathew said! [not verbatim] It is more likely a camel will jump through the eye of a needle, then a rich man enter heaven, or they are ignorant the bible? Brewster is just another of many antichrists [using their worst case] put in office by the corporatist to make us workers slaves, and if americans are finally awake they can send all elected gop home in 340 days! Corporatist/gop are not anyone's moral or ethical teachers, just a pack of greedy, disloyal, anti-American things, but they are not people! So ignor Ms. Brewer for she does not speak for herself, but for the corporatist who pay her.
+64 # bugbuster 2012-01-26 14:00
The office of the POTUS is an important symbol of the Constitution, the rule of law, and our history. That woman dissed the USA, the Constitution, the rule of law, and our history. What she did looks the same to me as pissing on a grave in Arlington National Cemetery.
+21 # Billy Bob 2012-01-26 18:16
Well said.
+52 # bsager892 2012-01-26 14:14
To the person who said they had not heard either side of the story. Brewer went on a radio show yesterday and said she was totally welcoming and gracious to Obama and he blindsided her (I bet!). You can tell from her profile that she is neither gracious nor welcoming. She and Arpaio are a disgrace.
+38 # jwb110 2012-01-26 14:15
No one has ever accused a Republican of being well-mannered. What I don't think the average GOP/TP type understands is that anyone, on either side of the aisle, sees that it is racially motivated. The entire planet has access to these photos and new stories. The GOP/TP has made it clear that the US is still racially biased.
The GOP/TP has a racial mix but it also threw Colin Powell under the bus when it suited them.
But the one thing I never can understand is where is the Patriotism the GOP/TP touts? We, as a Nation, are engaged in War and yet the GOP/TP constantly attacks the Commander-in-Ch ief. How do they think wars can be won when there is no solidarity on the home front?
No manners and no common sense, seems to me.
-129 # Robt Eagle 2012-01-26 14:15
Obama can do no wrong! He is a god! Let's just follow him down the road of ruination for America and never confront him, as his the all powerful and perfect leader. He ignores any threat to his almightyness and Brewer was right to go after him when it was revealed that he confronted her immediately about what she wrote in her book, which addressed Obama's dismissing her concerns regarding the border controversy.
+25 # David Starr 2012-01-26 15:42
"Obama can do no wrong! He is a god!" Well, no, Obama has done wrong. The worse being his "art of compromise" to the point of caving in & surrendering to the NOs of Repubs & thus to some of their NOs-NOs of regression & infantilism. But I don't expect you to see gray areas, similar to Repubs who have a B/W view of reality(when reality is B/W & shades of gray), e.g., a child-like anger (calling him a Socialist, a Hitler, etc. & thus showing a lack of knowledge regarding those labels) toward Obama simply because, in the bottom line, he's in a position & part of a party that is currently the strongest "opposition" or loyal opposition to the Repub line of lunatic "candidates"; at the same time not seeing that IDEOLOGICALLY the "two" parties are Republicrat. BUT, there's still a sliver of difference to still call them two tendencies: There is no Christian Right, Tea Party & Right Libertarianism in the Dems (Yes, I'm sure these strains are at least a potential threat to human progression. And I'm somewhat aware of whatever gray areas they have); there are if only a few progressives in the Dems. Thus, & I hate to say this because in principle I oppose both, voting Repub is a case of going from bad to worse. So, who are your gods? That line of lunatics?
+35 # Todd Williams 2012-01-26 15:44
Give it up, Eagle. You lose! Haven't you figured it out yet? You're on the wrong side of history!
+31 # Billy Bob 2012-01-26 18:15
You sound cornered. "Obama can do no wrong!" That sounds a lot like someone who's run out of valuable arguments to add to a conversation. I've seen you do this before. When you run out of complaints that are verifiably based on fact you just fall back on calling the rest of us worshippers.

It's bad enough that I've sunk to responding to you. I won't AGAIN remind you that most of us have problems with Obama as well. That doesn't mean we're going to suddenly give up on our entire country and become even MORE conservative.

Your problem with Obama is simple. You're even more conservative than he is, and until you have a president as conservative as you, you'll throw temper tantrums. The real problem with Obama is that the county itself is more liberal than he is. Things are going to get a lot worse for you and your ideology over the next few elections.
+2 # pernsey 2012-01-29 15:30
Quoting Robt Eagle:
Obama can do no wrong! He is a god! Let's just follow him down the road of ruination for America and never confront him, as his the all powerful and perfect leader. He ignores any threat to his almightyness and Brewer was right to go after him when it was revealed that he confronted her immediately about what she wrote in her book, which addressed Obama's dismissing her concerns regarding the border controversy.

Thats not true...what your saying about Obama actually applies more to republicans. When Bush was president the republicans walked around like he was their savior and now most of them are homeless. Keep spinning things Robt, whatever you got to tell yourself!
0 # Barbara K 2012-01-29 16:59
Amen to you, Pernsey. You have it nailed. Bush strutted around like a dumb peacock.
-8 # For Freedom 2012-01-26 14:24
If you vote based on party affiliation, then you are a fool! Vote for the person not the party! No wonder we can not get a legitimate third is because the uninformed masses vote based on party affiliation not principles and practice!

Try looking at what the President has promised and what has he done? How far did he stray from his message in 2008? Now he says once again that there will be "no more bailouts", whihc is what he said in 2008, guess what he gave more bailouts! He is tied to the rich and the evil George Soros (one of the major contributors to his campaign). Obama says..."I will not re-sign the Patriot Act" guess what... he did sign it! Then again he said that corporations should no longer run this country (2008) and yet took huge donations and gave rewards to those corporations that donated to his campaign. He says one thing, then does the other. Obama said he would veto the NDAA, guess what he signed it and gave up more of your civil liberties in the guise of security! In 2008 he said there shouldn't be any more bailouts and then once in office continued with the Republican ideolgy of "too big to fail". Obama is simply two faced...he says what we want to hear and then does the opposite. Look up the facts and vote on those facts, please!
-6 # For Freedom 2012-01-26 15:10
I see the truth hurts! LOOK UP THE FACTS!!!
+1 # pernsey 2012-01-29 15:31
Quoting For Freedom:
I see the truth hurts! LOOK UP THE FACTS!!!

Please! Not Fox News facts, those facts are mainly fiction. They have rewritten history so many times repubs dont know what they are even talking about LOL!
+53 # myungbluth 2012-01-26 14:24
Brewer needs to be investigated. She is obviously misusing SOME DRUG! Poor Arizona: as if they don't have enough disgrace with McCain. NEVER VOTE REPUBLICAN. THEY ARE NOT ON YOUR SIDE!
+16 # photonracer 2012-01-26 19:42
Brewer is obviously in need of surgical removal of the martini glass and bar stool. Thank the citizens we have medical marijuana coming. She is going to need it.
+47 # LeeBlack 2012-01-26 14:33
She accomplished what she went after - a photo op and lots of publicity.
+31 # Muffy787 2012-01-26 14:55
First of all her education after High School was 6 mo of some tech school.
She is in with the cretins who are pushing privately owned prisons, OK if they house her!! She and Arapaio should both be run out of the state, it is filled with Right Wing crazies who won't play golf with a Democrat, no lie, that happens right in my community.
She is not worthy to breathe the same air as our wonderful President Obama.
+55 # qasee 2012-01-26 14:43
Problem is, as Joe Walsh said, "You can't argue with a sick mind". And boy are these reThuglicans sick.
+20 # angelfish 2012-01-26 14:57
She wrote a Book???!!! I wonder who her Ghost-writer is...? Jan Brewer has proven herself to be a Fool over and over again and I seriously doubt she EVER wrote a Book. I don't think ANYONE outside of Arizona EVER gives her a thought. In fact, most people I know wouldn't Pee on her if she were on Fire!
+11 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:16
I hate when people hire someone to do an autbiography on them while they are alive.
But then some clown in Media gives these people credit for having the ability to write, no less a book.
Remember W did it also, cheney and all the other illiterates. It is free publicity they want, look at Palin...and you know what their books are not off the shelves.
Personally it is waste of trees, these are the books, ebooks should be. Bet that these ebooks wouldn't make a living on Ego Novels
+23 # sandyboy 2012-01-26 15:43
AP says he had a go at her (as we say in UK) about her book, yet from what I see here she's a nutjob and was rudely bagging a photo op. Whatever's the case, I'm shocked that AP didn't give a more balanced report with background about this odd woman. Thanks RSN.
+11 # Billy Bob 2012-01-26 18:09
I'm shocked that you're shocked. The AP is pretty conservative. Check out the wording of their headlines alone.
+25 # Larry 2012-01-26 15:50
After very patiently listening to her, President Obama should have asked, "And do you have any other symptoms?"
+13 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:18
by his facial expression, his muscle tone, I believe he was amuzed, but because of media couldnot outright laugh in her face.
She on the other hand if reading his face and breath, probably got even more pissed knowing he wanted to laugh.
We are all laughing for you OB
+14 # photonracer 2012-01-26 19:49
Larry! There is not enough paper or therapist time to list her symptoms. She personally qualifies for Super Fund clean up.
+21 # BobbyLip 2012-01-26 16:00
How else could one talk to someone like Brewer except condescendingly ?
+8 # Ray Kondrasuk 2012-01-26 17:02
That word has been used so often today, that it's time for a Tom Swiftie:

"Move that prisoner down to the first floor!" said Sheriff Arpaio condescendingly .
+11 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:20
I do not believe OB would, I believe he shrugged her off without moving one muscle
He has manners, sir GOP talk down, I believe for all the complaints, OB has the manners to talk to you.
-68 # Kasandra 2012-01-26 16:36
Just a minute-- mostly everyone! First of all, Jan Brewer is the first Governor with GUTS. No other state has had the INTEGRITY to send these freeloading "wetbacks" back home, where they belong. They've been mooching on our Country's vital Welfare resources and have caused a great deal of imbalance with these aspects that are ONLY SUPPOSED TO BE AVAILABLE TO LEGAL CITIZENS! WAKE UP, America! What Obama needs to do is to VISIT THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO and tell him to start taking care of the welfare of his OWN PEOPLE, so that they don't come here in droves, exploiting the resources they should get in their own COUNTRY! It's only fair and equitable!
+20 # LessSaid 2012-01-26 17:59
[quote name="Kasandra" ]Just a minute-- mostly everyone! First of all, Jan Brewer is the first Governor with GUTS. quote]
You and Brewer may have GUTS, but you two sure don't have any intelligent. Drug dealers have GUTS, murderers have GUTS, etc. does this make them anymore right or necessary.
+13 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:24
Nice Mouth, another racists is heard loud and clear. porbably had to use kids dictionary for that one.
I see lots of white trash on welfare, in fact, welfare was started to help people in depression who had no income, mostly whites then.
Perhaps you can go to yur GOP and tell them to stop exporting these people into this t with Trump. He alone brought over ten thousand to Atlantic City, Sister. Grow up, get your facts straight.
Please do not tell us about Christianity, being a Human because it will not wash here. I believe in spay and neutering programs...not just for animals anymore!
+22 # Texas Aggie 2012-01-26 20:19
I'm amused at how foolish people are. There is a famous quote from centuries back about not all conservatives are stupid, but most stupid people are conservative.

Have you forgotten that Brewer and the rest of that crowd weren't a bit upset about immigration from Mexico until the private prisons started passing money around? Did you forget that the famous law was written by a private prison lobbyist? Doesn't that tell you something about where Brewer's intestinal fortitude comes from?

When a despot wants to distract his subjects from his own failings, he picks out a minority group to use as a scapegoat and gets the populace to focus on them instead of where their problems are coming from. This little trick has been the stock in trade of tyrants since time immemorial. The right wing puppet masters have gotten it down pat. First it was the blacks (Nixon's Southern strategy), then the feminists, and now the Hispanics. I don't credit Brewer with enough imagination and brains to think this up herself. She's just following the playbook that her puppet masters have given her.
+5 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:39
Don't forget Hitler and his favorite scapegoats, the Jews.
+18 # Texas Aggie 2012-01-26 20:34
I'm curious about something that maybe you can explain. Right now Arizona has prohibited that schools teach any history favorable to Latinos. I don't understand why they should do that if their complaint was immigrants coming across the border with no papers. How on earth do the two actions connect? It couldn't be that republicans are just hateful people, could it?
0 # Barbara K 2012-01-29 16:41
From what I've seen and heard, I think you hit the ball out of the park, Texas Aggie. They are so full of hate, they might sink if they were to go swimming.


our future is at stake, and they are idiots
+1 # ABen 2012-01-27 03:01
I have lived in AZ for more than thirty years, and there is so much wrong with this post I don't even know where to start.
+10 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:37
Kasandra, how dare you steal KittatinyHawk's avitar! You ought to be ashamed of yourself. More importantly, thank God I don't live next door to you. You're nothing but a misinformed racisist. I suggest you learn a little about Mexicans and Mexican immigration before you go shooting your big mouth off. I was a reporter for several years in a town on the border in South Texas. I met many of so-called "wetbacks" and covered the Texas Farm Workers Union onion strike in Willacy County. I first hand saw the effects of your racist drivel. Talk about un-American! Grow up and get a real life!
+8 # David Starr 2012-01-27 16:20
"Wetbacks"? That's quite primitive & stinks of racism. But racism is a primitive form of a stinking supremacy myth. "Wake up"? Speak for yourself, one who evidently doesn't understand cause & effect: Many Mexicans would gladly stay in their home country if conditions were stabler. But economic conditions based on traditional cutthroat capital & imposed by the likes of the World Bank & the IMF, e.g., through austerity measures & backed by a Mexican president, Calderon, a Right-wing fetishist concerned only w/ the Mexican elite inevitably causes further hardship for Mexican workers & peasants. And its the U.S., as an empire, that backs all this up through its leading role of supporting the resulting economic inequality in a country like Mexico in the name of "free" trade, e.g., NAFTA (thanks to Neoliberal Clinton, etc.) w/ its resulting decay of living standards. Thus, perhaps the biggest irony of all is Mexicans crossing the border to live in stabler conditions. There's that U.S. altruism of "give us your tired, huddled masses..." Plus, an illegal isn't really illegal when it comes to survival. Most of all, tell xenophobic Repubs & spineless Dems to stop indirectly supporting/aidi ng elites like Calderon. Then, perhaps common Mexicans will have a good chance to elect more responsible leaders that could govern for the interests of the many, thus promoting stable conditions, thus many staying in their home country.
+22 # Grizzled 2012-01-26 17:13
I've been reading this blog since Truth Out. I've even thrown in a few bucks over the years. I have never commented. So I'll give it a shot. 1)Todd Williams, Santa Fe is in New Mexico, not Arizona. And, indeed,it is a pretty cool town. As is Austin. So there's hope for the remainder. 2)Jan Brewer is a wingnut, and as any American, she's entitled to be classless, which unfortunately she has been repeatedly. 3) A lot of the ranting in this comment section is gratuitous and patently unproductive. Maybe we should drag it out of the gutter and up onto the curb for awhile.
+9 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:27
I would prefer to see half the people on these sites take their time to make life better by getting involved.
Starting meetings, helping others. Can you imagine helping others might actually get some racism out of America.
Lots of good places in Ameirca, its the people who need to change how they live, how they act.
Funny how people of other colors, faiths etc will go to War for us, and then come here and have stones thrown at them by those they protected.
+2 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:41
Yes, Grizzled, I know I made a geographical mistake. I was just trying to think of a hip town in Arizona that was NOT rethuglican. Maybe there isn't a island of sanity in that state.
+5 # gusselig 2012-01-26 17:20
A small correction to Bobby Todd. Santa Fe, which really is a cool place is in New Mexico not Arizona. Tucson, also a really cool place is in Arizona. The problem is Phoenix which is A in Arizona, and B made up mostly of mid westerners who retired there. It is in Arizona but no of Arizona. Unfortunately it contains about half the population of the state.
+3 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:42
By golly, that's it, Tuscon. I was trying to think of that town.
+22 # humanmancalvin 2012-01-26 17:40
Dear Horribly Misinformed Kasandra,
First, your racist name calling "wetback" shows the depth of your ignorance. No doubt you use the "N" word to describe OUR president.
Second, President Obama has tightened border security up more than has ever been done under any other president, yes including your hero Bush.
Third, President Obama and his administration have deported more illegal immigrants than any previous administration, yes, including Bush.
Fourth, your blatant racism and lack of facts per the usual GOP'er makes me ill, very, very ill.
Fifth, turn off all the caps use, it only serves to make you sound more ignorant than you are, which is going a stretch.
+24 # suzyskier 2012-01-26 17:53
Kassandra your racist diatribe is sickening. Where would you be if your ancestors hadn't emigrated to America?? So it's okay for "white fols" to come here but no one else I guess in your world. The Mexicans were here before us Anglos! They lived in Texas, Arizona, California etc. Anglos came along and pushed them back to Mexico and claimed the land. Get out your history books!
+14 # Archie1954 2012-01-26 19:26
Remember the Alamo, that supposed shrine to Texan liberty and the liberty of the rest of the southwest, Arizona included? Well that symbol is not of liberty but of slavery. The Texans wanted to keep their slaves and the Mexican government that nominally controlled Texas, New Mexico and Arizona said no. So the Alamo is actually a shameful reminder of the worst of America.
+15 # MainStreetMentor 2012-01-26 19:03
It's hard to believe that Arizona has a governor of this calibre, but thankfully has a U.S. State Representative like Gabrielle Giffords - well, at least until her resignation. Miscreants, such as this governor, eventually are "discovered" for who and what they are. That fate is in this governors future. Let's all hope that not too much damage is afforded the people of Arizona until that event occurs.
+1 # photonracer 2012-01-26 20:01
Hey there MSM. Ms Giffords was not the be all end all before she was shot. She voted as a "Blue Dog". Not a very good voting record either. She is not a heroine for being shot by an insane boy. The people who rescued and resuscitated others are heroes. Our miscreant governor the Maricopa sheriff, the former presidential hopeful McCain and super rancher Kyle have been discovered by our winter transient Republican/Tea Party population that unfortunately keeps these types in office. There is no fate looming over them. Sadly
+14 # KittatinyHawk 2012-01-26 19:38
I saw some of Diane Sawyer's Interview with Pres O. I like the man, I care not for his Politics.
With pictures I see about this charade, I ask you all should review the lines of faces. This photo shows his usual taut face, good muscle tone. I see a look that looks like amusement wanting to break out but due to Manners, which this Black Man could teach us all, he is maintaing a look bemused. What is she saying was anyone there? She could be ranting about Politics, She could be ranting about the wash not getting done.
I know OB is watching to make sure her finger does not end up in his mouth I would wonder, where was that last. I believe this was just another Media need to blow something out of proportion.
Brewer is white trash, proven facts. Mostly she is a Major SetBack like many GOP/TP Women for Women Rights.
I have had more grey in my hair in past year from the Women in Office, Running for, disgracing Womanhood. they have made a mockery of our Triumphs, and makes me understand why the good ol boys think we should be chained to a porch. They are why Women's Rights to Choose is going downhill fast.
Well, we will pick up their mess throw it on their pile to be distributed in future. In the meantime, we have a lot of mending to do, and dusting off. Women like Gifford, Warren and Michele Obama give me strength to know we can change the World.

Sorry sometimes I rant to, I get fed up with White Trash
+2 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:45
That's okay, MsK. You can rant all you want. What you say is true. Maybe, though, you need to laugh at these nutjjobs sometimes. It helps relieve the pressure.
+15 # Texas Aggie 2012-01-26 20:03
I'm curious. Has anyone ever seen Sharon Angle and Jan Brewer at the same time? Not only do they act alike, but with a bit of cosmetic wizardry, they would look alike. It leads me to suspect that they may be the same person.
+25 # daveyaz 2012-01-26 21:42
You folks who don't live in AZ don't know what you're missing. We have a racist governor and a number of her like minded cohorts in the state legislature. The people in one senate district did rout the senate leader who wrote the disputed immigration law but we still have Gov. Brewer, who is a pawn of the Prison for Profit bunch. (One of those officers ws a key player in her election two years ago.) But, until we can mount a real effort to replace her, send us your sympathy. As one of our columnists labeled her, she is Sarah Palin with split ends.
+6 # Todd Williams 2012-01-27 07:46
Hey, man. I would support you if Tuscon wantded to seceed from Arizona (or for that matter, Santa Fe from New Mexico).
+20 # Larkrise 2012-01-27 00:27
Jan Brewer is a pinched-faced, hideous, old hag, who exhibits behaviors worse than her appearance. She looks harder than granite. She is among the worst of the politicians the Far right has to offer; and she disgraces the State of Arizona. I think she is such a fringe lunatic, she is dangerous. The Secret Service should keep her away from the President. Someone as fanatic as this woman could do real harm. If she is really an alcoholic, she could have judgment even poorer than when she is halfway sober.She is corrupt, self-serving, self-aggrandizi ng, and greedy. Those are not qualities to be valued by anyone. The Far Right has produced some truly dreadful women: Palin, Coulter, Bachmann, Angle,Malik, et. al. These horrors give decent women a bad name. Thank God for Elizabeth Warren! I am no big fan of Obama. However, I would not treat the man with such blatant disrespect and aggression in public nor in private. I may criticize strongly in writing, but in person, you treat others with respect and dignity. That is what you want for yourself. Brewer is nothing more than an ignorant redneck, bigoted, corrupt politician trying to make a buck on a forgettable book. She is pathetic,but in person, I would treat her politely. She could learn something from decent people.
+10 # Glen 2012-01-27 10:03
You treat Obama and others with respect, whether or not you support them. It is respect for the office and what was once a decent system of governing.

Larkrise, you and stonecutter have made some important points here.
+12 # stonecutter 2012-01-27 07:27
Freud was famous for stating, in his "Interpretation of Dreams", that "Sometimes, a cigar is just a cigar!" Well, Texas Aggie got it right-Brewer's immigration rants, poorly mimicked by the troll Kassandra, are the deeply cynical product of private prison money, and nothing more. Brewer herself is a living troll, in appearance as well as faux-ideology. Her "outrages" are market-tested crap that just barely conceals her actual co-optation by the prison-for-prof it lobby. For her, and sadly most elected officials at all levels who are not independently wealthy (i.e., Bloomberg), it's all about the Benjamins. American politics has refined the smokescreen, the bait and switch, the 28 flavors of phony self-sacrifice, hypocrisy, pretension and false nobility that constitute the modern Elected Official's Playbook.

Whether it's the Kochs, the Adelsons, the Pritzkers, or 500 other private, super-wealthy individuals, families or corporations with an agenda, Citizens United opened the floodgates. David Stockman, of all people, is absolutely right when he says the only way to stem this tsunami of cynical greed and pay-for-play is a constitutional amendment that will bottom-up restructure the role of money in politics. Getting such an amendment passed will be the political equivalent of climbing Mount Everest without oxygen, in your jockey shorts.
+18 # Larry 2012-01-27 11:00
My two cents on the "wetbacks" that conservative bigots love to revile: Let’s not forget that for many years this country allowed tens of thousands of Mexicans to cross the border virtually unimpeded, not to collect welfare, mind you, but to pick fruit and vegetables in the hot California sun; jobs that no one else wanted to do. These economic refugees, who only wanted to survive and were willing to do back-breaking work, were cruelly and chronically exploited by their agri-business employers. They were forced to work long hours without breaks and were generally treated like animals. They were underpaid, and received no benefits.

Our government pandered to wealthy agricultural interests by allowing this situation to continue for decades. Consumer prices were kept artificially low, agribusiness profits were artificially high, campaign contributions flowed from the agriculture industry to the enabling congressional representatives , and everyone was happy.

But now, when these workers ask our government to treat them and their children like human beings by allowing them access to schools, hospitals, and other social services, our country turns on them, vilifies them as “illegal aliens,” hurls racial epithets, and calls for electrified border fences.

For shame.
+9 # SouthBrun 2012-01-27 14:47
Someone needs to invent a Miracle Bra for Brewer's face. She is way beyond Botox and an implant. She is the sight that caused sore eyes.
+5 # David Starr 2012-01-28 13:28
I'm afraid I'll have to further join in w/ the chorus of antiBrewerists w/ the following, keeping in mind Repub behavior & their agenda:

Jan "The Arizona Wall" Brewer is another political hemorhoid w/in the ass of U.S. politics. I know, rather harsh & not too constructive but it pales in comparison to Brewer's "Final Solution" of keeping out "undesirebles."
+3 # RoyBig 2012-01-29 03:16
Do you have an opinion about the article, or are you exclusively the Net Police? We all had moms, we don't need another on these comment forums.
It doesn't take more than one look at the picture to realize Jan Brewer leaves a lot to be desired. Better luck next time, AZ!
-2 # 2012-01-30 19:18
RoyBig: There are so many crude remarks, obscenities and name calling on this Post
I have reserved my opinion on Jan Brewer in lieu of reminding many of you when you are not talking or behaving as mature, decent, adults. You all have a point to make but why not do it with respect for others including those you oppose and why all the obscene language and careless logic when drawing your conclusions. I have no desire or time to be your MOM. I am a NATIONAL EDUCATOR and POLITICAL ACTIVIST and if you want to or intend to become proactive in the campaign you need to make your arguments more effective and plausible. Thank you for writing, RoyBig. Being forthright is an admirable quality. P.S. Jan Brewer leaves a lot to be desired. So go after the issues and her lack of leadership qualifications. FGS: Don't injure her physically or laugh about biting her finger off, (not you, other posters). Is that what FDR or JFK would expect or want from his supporters?
+1 # Kwaayesnama 2012-01-30 00:58
If the truth is not exciting Jan Drinkwine Brewer just makes up a new reality.

http://​www.huf /​2010/06/02/​a rizona-gov-jan- brewer-cl_n​_59 8053.html
+1 # Barbara K 2012-01-31 07:28
Absolutely, like when she claimed they were finding headless bodies in the desert. Claiming they were killed by Mexicans crossing the border. A check with the morgue, showed that to be another bald-faced lie.


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