Debbie Riddle

Politics & Policy |
May 20, 2010

Can’t be done

Over the past couple of days, the main topic on this blog has been the controversy over the Arizona immigration law. I understand why Debbie Riddle and others want to do something about illegal immigration. What I don’t understand is why they think that passing a law will achieve anything.

Politics & Policy |
May 19, 2010

Riddle chides Martinez-Fischer in press release

During the debate, Riddle invited Martinez-Fischer to work with her on her bill. But her press release takes an entirely different tone. Martinez-Fischer was totally polite in his debate dialogue with Riddle, saying he respected her as he respects all of his colleagues. Apparently there was some preliminary wordplay before

Politics & Policy |
May 19, 2010

Text of Debbie Riddle’s bill

The following legislation is Riddle’s HB 49 from the 2009 legislative session, which she referred to several times during her debate with Trey Martinez-Fisher. A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting

Politics & Policy |
September 5, 2009

The Obama speech to school children

This is one of those flaps that is hard to believe. Conservatives are going nuts over Obama’s plan to speak to school kids urging them to stay in school. For sheer hysteria, it is hard to top Debbie Riddle’s letter to constituents: By now, most of you are aware that

Burka Blog |
June 8, 2009

Debbie Riddle Responds

The following is a release from Representative Debbie Riddle, concerning her appearance on the Ten Worst list. I will reserve my remarks until the end.