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Arizona Elected Officials

Arizona Proposition 204: Not all of the money goes to education

Posted: September 12, 2012 at 11:20 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

One of the fatal flaws of Proposition 204 – the so-called Quality Education and Jobs Initiative – is the back door spending on programs that have nothing to do with either education or jobs. The advertised purpose of the initiative is to provide $1 billion in annual education funding through a permanent one-cent increase in the state’s sales tax […]

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Stephen Moore: Virginia outperforms high-tax Maryland

Posted: September 12, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Elections, Politics

Two of the most high-profile governors in the U.S. preside over the affairs of the states immediately adjacent to the nation’s capital. One of them, Martin O’Malley, is the governor of Maryland, and frequently mentioned as a possible presidential candidate for 2016.  He has governed as a strict disciple of the Obama spending philosophy, and […]

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Arizona Elected Officials

Arizona Proposition 204: Taxation After Misrepresentation

Posted: September 10, 2012 at 4:30 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The so-called Quality Jobs and Education Act, a ballot initiative that will be featured in the November election, is a flawed attempt to fix the problems with public education in Arizona by simply shoveling money into the state budget.  Voters are also being misled about where the funding actually goes; much of it goes to […]

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POLITICO: New Woodward Book Confirms “Sequester Idea Originated in W.H.”

Posted: September 9, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

The Obama administration is not only ignoring a deadline for detailing the impact of its ‘sequester’ defense cuts, POLITICO reports it was in fact the White House who first proposed the ‘sequester’ – a plan they devised because the president didn’t want to deal with another debt limit debate before his re-election campaign. According to […]

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The President’s Failed Policies Push Debt Above $16 Trillion

Posted: September 9, 2012 at 10:15 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

From the House Republican Conference: PRESIDENT’S RECORD DEBT INCREASE President Obama talks the talk when it comes to dealing with our national debt. But talk is cheap. Unfortunately, the president’s failed policies are not. On September 4, 2012, the national debt eclipsed $16 trillion for the first time in the history of our nation. According to the Department of Treasury, […]

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Latest Jobs Figures Show Policies of President Obama and Richard “Rubberstamp” Carmona Hurting AZ

Posted: September 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

12.5 Million Unemployed in U.S., Under 100,000 New Jobs Created in August, Labor Force Participation At 31 Year Low, Unemployment Still Over 8% PHOENIX – When the Obama Administration decided to spend $825 billion on a stimulus plan at the beginning of the President’s term almost four years ago, the promise made at the time was […]

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August Unemployment by the Numbers

Posted: September 8, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

Courtesy of the House Republican Conference Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that the unemployment rate in August was 8.1 percent, marking the 43rd consecutive month that unemployment has been at or above 8 percent under President Obama. With only 96,000 jobs added in the month of August, it is obvious Americans continue to suffer through […]

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Obama speech a clear sign of desperation

Posted: September 7, 2012 at 5:00 pm   /   Elections, Politics

As if voters needed another reminder, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic convention revealed a president desperate to rally the party base in a last-ditch effort to head off defeat in November. Unlike most acceptance speeches, there was no outreach to citizens who might view the speech as part of their decision-making before Election […]

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Obama jobs claims are bogus

Posted: September 7, 2012 at 9:15 am   /   Elections, Politics

Obama and his surrogates like to claim that in spite those pesky Republicans, Obama has presided over the creation of 4.5 million new jobs. This week in Charlotte, NC, a number of speakers — including the keynote, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro — touted job growth under President Obama by citing what seems like an […]

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