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By Matt Stone | September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Video: Proposition 121 Debate on Horizon

The latest debate on Proposition 121.

By Matt Stone | September 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Arizona Elected Officials

The so-called “Quality Jobs and Education Act” is theoretically going to reform our schools!  Spend  more money on education!  Build roads and bridges!  Stop homelessness!  And stop every other crisis, real or imagined, in the state of Arizona.  Of course, raising the state sales tax by one cent will do little toward those ends.  But […]

By Matt Stone | September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Proposition 121, the so-called Open Elections/Open Government measure on the ballot in November, sounds like a high-minded good government scheme, but it really aims to kill the party systems of candidate selection and change the landscape of Arizona elections. The initiative mimics a system adopted in other states that abolishes party primaries and creates one […]

By Matt Stone | September 12, 2012 | 8 Comments
Video: The Quality Education and Jobs Act – The Trojan Horse that is Arizona Proposition 204

Proposition 204 is Trojan Horse, an everyday bait and switch scheme of special interests. Prop 204 is a ballot initiative aimed at increasing education funding while hiding a grab bag of scattershot spending to appease special interests. Labeled the Quality Education and Jobs Initiative, Proposition 204 sends billions to the education bureaucracy. It also provides […]

By Matt Stone | August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Montana is a pivotal state this election year. With Republicans vying to take back the Senate, Jon Tester’s re-election bid against Denny Rehberg will have serious consequences for the country. Tester is finishing his first term as a United States Senator. He won the seat in 2006 after being Montana’s first Democratic Senate President in […]

By Matt Stone | August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the last year or two, Wisconsin has been at the forefront of conservative government reform. After limiting public sector union power, Governor Scott Walker fought and won a grueling recall election. He beat Tom Barrett, the current Mayor of Milwaukee and former Wisconsin Congressman. Again, Wisconsin enjoys the national political spotlight because of the […]

By Matt Stone | August 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

A new ad released this week by American Crossroads, a Republican Super PAC, is begging Vice President Joe Biden to continue on as the number two Democrat on the 2012 ticket.  The ad mentions that there have been rumblings of a VP swap by Obama, presumably to usher Hillary Clinton in as a replacement.  American […]

By Matt Stone | August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney calls it like he sees it.  In a recent speech he blasted the Obama administration on their campaign tactics saying, “Mr. President, take your campaign of division and anger and hate back to Chicago.” He has it right.  Since it became clear that Romney would be the Republican challenger, Obama […]

By Matt Stone | August 19, 2012 | 3 Comments

President Barack Obama wants everyone to think that he saved GM from bankruptcy with the bailout money he provided when he entered office.  He keeps trying to use the fact that GM is still around as an attack on Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.  He once again uses definitive statements like GM is number one […]

By Matt Stone | August 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Sarah Palin is the not-so-secret weapon in the grassroots conservative movement to restore sanity to the federal government and end the Obama administration’s obsession with taxes, spending, and borrowing. When she speaks, the voters listen. She comes forward with endorsements in key Senate and House races nationwide, lending her support for proven conservatives pledged to […]