It just seems like Arizona is more and more becoming the concentrated version of everything going to hell in this country, so why not put it all here so it can serve as one big, depressing dose of damned misery.
They then burst into the house. The man told Mr Flores: ‘Don’t take this personal, but this bullet has your name on it.’
He then opened fire, hitting Mrs Gonzalez in the shoulder and leg.
Her husband was hit multiple times before the gunman turned to her daughter.
She described hearing the murderer reload his weapon as he ignored Brisenia’s pleas for mercy and then open fire.
Oh, but surely Ms. Forde covered her tracks. Oh wait:
Forde was arrested shortly after the shooting. She had Mrs Gonzalez’s wedding ring and other jewellery, according to police.
Sure seems like a crazy lady. If only this could have been somehow prevented…
Forde allegedly funded her by group by robbing the houses of suspected drug dealers. When she reportedly proposed one such raid to two potential accomplices, they phoned the FBI - who did nothing because they believed the suggestion was too ludicrous to be true.
If the people are fucked up, at least the legal system is working, right?
Also, the death of a 9 year old girl is a terrible thing to waste. Seeing people use this story to their political advantage is really disgusting. If people are willing to break into a house to kill people for their immigration status, shouldn’t we question their mental health rather than their political position?
Sounds like bureaucratic ass-covering bullshit. Falsely inflating the cost of a proposed change to avoid doing said change for whatever reason.
Last month, ASA released their own less-ludicrous estimate [pdf], citing similar programs in other states implemented for well under $1 million. I don’t always agree with ASA, but common numbering seems to be common sense, even if its benefits are relatively modest and the program is phased in over time. ABOR’s estimate, on the other hand, is evidence of the uncommon cost and craziness of institutional change