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Archive for the ‘Economic Issues’ Category

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.

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 […]

Public Use vs. Private Property

August 23, 2007

I continue to be amazed that governments — local, state, federal — continue have the, um, guts shall we say to torment the taxpayers through increased taxes, regulation, intimidation, treachery, and so on. This article in today’s East Valley Tribune has got me wide-eyed though.  It concerns the city of Chandler trying to build a […]

Mayor Gordon and Phoenix City Council Uses Scare Tactics

August 20, 2007

In today’s Arizona Republic there is a piece on Proposition 3 which Phoenix voters will have the chance to consider on September 11th.  Proposition 3 would lift the spending limits already in place to allow Phoenix to set its own spending limits. The problem is that the current budget for Phoenix is $3.3 billion.  Phoenix […]

Harry’s Getting Challenged…

August 20, 2007

It looks like freshman Democrat Congressman Harry Mitchell aka “Comb-Over” (Congressional District 5) is getting an official Republican challenger according to The Business Journal of Phoenix. Jim Ogsbury has thrown his hat into the ring, announcing that he will be seeking office against Mitchell focusing on border security and fiscal/economic conservatism.  He is no stranger to Capitol Hill with his […]