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New Year’s Resolution Come Early

December 29, 2008

I am sorry about the long hiatus from posting.  However, as part of my New Year’s resolution, I have decided to begin posting regularly again.

Congressional District 1 Update

September 12, 2007

Republican candidate for the 1st Congressional District Sydney Hay has launched her campaign website as seeks to replace the open seat vacated by Rick Renzi. Sydney’s website is a shell right now but you can certainly volunteer for her campaign or make a donation.

Bee Is Busy

September 10, 2007

Arizona Senate President Tim Bee has been busy recently and drawing some attention. Earlier this summer, Bee headed east to meet with the Republican Party leadership to discuss the possibility of a run for the 8th Congressional District seat currently occupied by Gabrielle Giffords.  Apparently, he drew quite a bit of attention here in Arizona […]

Pearce v. Flake — The Battle For The Border

September 6, 2007

  “Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s get ready to rumble!” You can almost see Don King dressed to the nines sitting along ringside cackling away at the entertainment. As was reported by the Associated Press today, State Representative Russell Pearce has announced the official formation of his Congressional Campaign Exploratory Committee seeking Arizona’s 6th Congressional District […]

Harry Is Getting Challenged — Ogsbury Update

September 6, 2007

Jim Ogsbury, candidate for Congressional District 5 against Harry Mitchell, has his website up.  He has posted his full announcement speech and his reasons why he is running.  Getting rid of Harry should be enough of a reason.

Very Excited…

September 3, 2007

The Critical Arizonan sent this announcement around privately last week but neglected to post it here.  Thanks to DSW over at the Sonoran Alliance.

Movin’ On Up… Like The Jeffersons?

September 3, 2007

Do you remember in high school when you needed to think about what you were going to be when you graduated?  Whether to go to college, trade school, or work?  Decisions, decisions, decisions.  We were filled with an overwhelming fear and excitement of what the future might hold.  The purpose was to identify our likes and […]

Good News for Arizona Voters

August 30, 2007

Arizona’s Proposition 200 is upheld.  This is the voter approved initiative that requires proof of citizenship when registering to vote and legal identification to vote at the polls.  There are still some legal challenges to hurdle but Arizona Secretary of State Jan Brewer feels confident that this is all drawing to a close.

The Bullies in Government

August 24, 2007

“Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.” Gilbert K. Chesterton It looks like the bullies on the Chandler City Council are moving forward to condemn businesses to make way for a new city hall in downtown Chandler as we discussed here yesterday. After […]

This Just In…

August 23, 2007

Renzi’s not seeking reelection.  Check out my friend Greg Patterson over at Espresso Pundit for a lengthier post… Update:  Here is the link to the Arizona Republic story today.