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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 […]

Fred Wants To Run

September 6, 2007

Yesterday during the GOP Presidential Debate from New Hampshire, Fred Dalton Thompson ran a pre-announcement commercial on Fox News that amounted to him saying see my website for my official announcement tomorrow. This was followed by an appearance last night on the Jay Leno show where he announces that he is running. Today, on his […]

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.

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.

Oh What a Tangled Web He Weaves

August 21, 2007

Mitt Romney, GOP hopeful and former Massachusetts Governor, is trying to sneak something else by the voters concerning his record on immigration. Romney released a radio ad attacking “sanctuary cities” and illegal immigration giving the image that he will be tough on enforcing the border and on law and order.  He also mentions New York […]

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 […]