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Arizona GOP Bill Would Let Governor Brewer Create An Armed Militia For Whatever She ‘Considers Necessary’ | ThinkProgress/Phoenix New Times

The Phoenix New Times reports that state Sen. Sylvia Allen (R-AZ) is pushing a bill to give Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) a “blank check to establish a ‘state guard’ that would do her bidding, whatever that bidding might be.”
Allen’s SB 1495 not only establishes a “state guard” independent of the national guard and finances that guard with national guard funding, but it allows Brewer to created this “Armed force” for “any [] reason the governor considers to be necessary”. [read more; photo via]

Arizona GOP Bill Would Let Governor Brewer Create An Armed Militia For Whatever She ‘Considers Necessary’ | ThinkProgress/Phoenix New Times

The Phoenix New Times reports that state Sen. Sylvia Allen (R-AZ) is pushing a bill to give Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) a “blank check to establish a ‘state guard’ that would do her bidding, whatever that bidding might be.”

Allen’s SB 1495 not only establishes a “state guard” independent of the national guard and finances that guard with national guard funding, but it allows Brewer to created this “Armed force” for “any [] reason the governor considers to be necessary”. [read more; photo via]

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  1. weepingwitch reblogged this from pantslessprogressive and added:
    how is this a good idea?
  2. concretebeach reblogged this from pantslessprogressive
  3. argusofinsight reblogged this from sufigeek and added:
    Forcing healthcare on me is evil. BTW, I want a personal army funded with your tax dollars. SOUNDS LEGIT SMELLS LIKE...
  4. sixkindsofbullshit reblogged this from silas216 and added:
    Wow. Welcome to Arizona. What is happening to this country?
  5. bankston reblogged this from silas216
  6. silas216 reblogged this from pantslessprogressive
  7. hyperbolicdude reblogged this from pantslessprogressive and added:
    I thought that was Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s job.
  8. sgtangua reblogged this from headphonesnotrequired and added:
    If this goes through, our only hope would be for the state guard to turn on her like Praetorian Guard turned on...
  9. climbinglyell reblogged this from chickenbonewatt
  10. aliuribe reblogged this from pantslessprogressive and added:
    What the fucking shit. Can we put that whole Pima County seceding from Arizona thing back on the table? Because...
  11. techsgtjenn reblogged this from troublicious
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  14. ijwphoto said: (sigh)…I want to like living in this state. I really, really do. But where does it fucking end with these people?
  15. briancolligan reblogged this from pantslessprogressive and added:
    Wait … we’re giving small armies to our governors now? GREAT IDEA! What could possibly go wrong?
  16. captainrobocop reblogged this from pantslessprogressive and added:
    Uhhh… I can’t think of any way that this turns out well, and yet this seems pursuant to my interpretation of the 2nd...
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