Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:49:08 +0000
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:49:08 +0000In LA over the weekend, and took a peek at the LA Times. The LA TImes has endorsed Hillary for president. The NYT made their endorsement as well. We’re on the move!
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:42:30 +0000I hope that as we gather over the next month to exchange views on the important issues facing our country, that we engage folks armed with some hard facts about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the people of Arizona. There are actual facts out there, as unpopular as facts seem to be … Continue reading The Impact of the ACA in Arizona
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:57:48 +0000Paul Babeu’s “colorful” past seems to be catching up with him. I had not seen the Anthony Weiner look-a-like photo from the Internet, but it’s out there. I’m pretty sure my Republican friends were not aware of this stuff during the primary contest. How else could you explain him defeating four other candidates? Tom O’Halleran … Continue reading Paul Babeu can’t dodge his past!
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:05:05 +0000John McCain is an interesting political figure. For awhile, he was a true maverick, and had an independent streak that could be appreciated by some Dems. However, that was decades ago. He is now a shadow of his former self. I think the ultimate unbelievable event in John’s life was selecting Sarah Palin as his running … Continue reading McCain is Wrong on Obamacare!
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:05:31 +0000The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has done enormously good work to help and protect the average citizen from illegal, deceptive and abusive practices involving financial institutions. They take on cases involving mortgages, credit cards, debit cards, student loans, payday loans, debt collection and other transactions. Wells Fargo was the most recent target of the CFPB and will pay … Continue reading Republican bill to cripple consumer protection
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:25:45 +0000I came across this web site while cruising around looking for political information and commentary focused on Arizona. I would love to have a subscription to the Arizona Capital Times, but just don’t think I want to spend $169/year to subscribe. Blog for Arizona might be a source to keep an eye on for now.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:40:05 +0000There was a very interesting article in the WSJ. I’m not a regular reader of the WSJ, but picked up a complimentary copy in the hotel this morning. It is written by William A. Galston and titled, “Hard Truths for Trump’s American. “If there is a “war on coal,” as Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch … Continue reading Coal Jobs Aren’t Coming Back
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:17:32 +0000Arizona’s Legislative District 11 has two representative seats for the Arizona Legislature to be elected this fall. The seats are currently held by Republicans Vince Leach and Mark Finchem, who are both seeking re-lection. They oppose any common sense restrictions on gun ownership. They want to overturn the Affordable Care Act, and voted to cloak … Continue reading How to Elect Corin Hammond
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 23:06:02 +0000Tim Stellar of the Arizona Daily Star reports on a grand jury investigation into a Pinal County charitable foundation closely linked to Babeu. It seems the use of funds confiscated by the Pinal County Sheriff’s Department and given to the charity have come into question. The foundation is closely aligned with the department and Babeu and has been accused of spending money to … Continue reading Grand Jury investigation of a Pinal County charity with relationship to CD1 Republican candidate Paul Babeu
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 19:21:54 +0000An article from the Sunday NYT that clearly lays out a timeline for Republican leaders who reached their breaking point from the announcement of Mr. Trump’s candidacy June 16, 2015 to the present.