Hot Links: Arizona Gets Fewer New Border Patrol Agents; GOP Asks Napolitano Not to Sign Orders; Tumor in Brain is Fully Formed Foot
The Arizona Republic has analyzed the distribution of new Border Patrol agents and come to the conclusion that our state is getting screwed. Janet Napolitano has one foot in Washington D.C. and one hand on a pen in Arizona as she prepares to sign an executive order she thinks the new Republican administration needs. In the "fascinating-but-disgusting" category, we have a story about a tumor in a baby's brain that turned out to be a fully formed foot. Gleeful tourists played yesterday in rare Las Vegas snow. The taxman will come, but the cupboards will be bare in many houses, state officials predict. The Tucson hikers caught in a snowstorm near Payson give an interview to Channel 3 (KTVK). Seven Arizona health care providers are joining forces, supposedly to help improve their services. Broke parents are leaving their precious ones home alone more instead of putting them in afterschool programs -- we'll be paying for the juvie hall upgrade in a few years. The honeymoon between Obama and gay rights advocates is over after the president-elect picks Rick Warren to the give the invocation at this inauguration. In Scottsdale, money from a 2000 bond election is paying for a new police headquarters even as other Valley police departments scale back services.