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National Rifle Association Endorses Jeff Flake for U.S. Senate

Posted: October 5, 2012 at 3:15 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From Jeff Flake for Senate: Flake commended for defense of 2nd Amendment Rights PHOENIX – The National Rifle Association today endorsed Jeff Flake in the general election for United States Senate over Democrat Richard Carmona. At an announcement at the Scottsdale Gun Club, NRA CEO and Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, speaking on behalf of the NRA’s […]

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Former Surgeon General Carmona owned stock in tobacco companies

Posted: October 5, 2012 at 1:15 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From Jeff Flake for Senate: Arizona Republic Report: Carmona Stock Holdings At Odds With His Principles Months after announcing Senate run, anti-smoking Surgeon General owned stock in tobacco companies PHOENIX – According to a report from the Arizona Republic, despite making anti-smoking a major hallmark of his time as U.S. Surgeon General, Democrat Richard Carmona has owned significant […]

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It’s the Morning After the First Debate, and I’m Giddy

Posted: October 4, 2012 at 7:12 am   /   Elections, Politics

Wow!  I’m giddy.  I was surprised and thrilled by Gov. Romney’s performance in last night’s debate (Oct. 3).  I watched the debate with 7 other Conservatives, time-delayed by a Tivo box so that we could halt the action and toss in our own comments. Several of us were apprehensive at the outset, but by the […]

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Arizona Republic Endorses Steve Chucri

Posted: September 29, 2012 at 11:50 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From Steve Chucri for County Supervisor: MARICOPA COUNTY – Today, the Arizona Republic endorsed Steve Chucri for Maricopa County Supervisor over his General Election Democratic opponent. The Republic praised Chucri as “competent and professional-minded” and also reaffirmed his understanding of how government regulations can have a deep negative impact on business and free enterprise. “The executive […]

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New Jonathan Paton TV ad

Posted: September 29, 2012 at 9:30 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics, Videos

From Paton for Congress: I’m thrilled to announce today that we’ve launched our first television ad! Titled “Spending,” it highlights the clear contrast in this race between Ann Kirkpatrick and myself. Click the image below to watch the ad now and help us keep it on the air: [FeaturedVideo] See, after Arizonans voted Kirkpatrick out of […]

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Richard Carmona Gets Caught Running From President Obama’s Healthcare Law

Posted: September 28, 2012 at 12:30 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Videos

The Fact Is Richard Carmona Is A Strong Proponent Of Government-Run Healthcare PHOENIX – Over two years ago, Richard Carmona made it very clear that he supported Obamacare, which may be why he’s the only Democrat in the entire country who was personally recruited by President Obama to run for the U.S. Senate.  Now with the President’s […]

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Obama campaigns at the U.N.

Posted: September 27, 2012 at 7:18 pm   /   Elections, Politics

It would have been a major scandal if President Bush had spent his time hitting up daytime TV shows and campaigning in Las Vegas in the wake of a terrorist attack.  If the media found out that he had only been attending his Presidential Daily Briefing 38% of the time when a U.S. ambassador was […]

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Power to the Patrons

Posted: September 24, 2012 at 4:34 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Obama takes us back to the Tammany Hall era There has been a mass hesitancy to judge President Obama for anything beyond his most quantitative of failures:  absurd levels of unemployment, a skyrocketing national debt, and rising energy prices.  This is a huge liability for those hoping to see a change at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue […]

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For the record: Examples of media and fact-checker bias

Posted: September 22, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Since we are on the subject of whether Obama got a real bounce from the DNC, and media narratives about the race, it behooves us to catalog, for the permanent record, a few of the more egregious examples of media and fact-checker bias during the period of and directly after the RNC and DNC. Politifact […]

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