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McCain facing 2010 primary
Politico ^ | Ben Smith

Posted on 04/21/2009 9:25:25 AM PDT by Hawk720

Social conservatives tolerated John McCain as the party's nominee, but never trusted him, and he now appears to be facing a serious primary from the right in Arizona next year.

Chris Simcox, the founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps and a prominent figure in the anti-immigration movement, is announcing today he's resigned from the group to run in the 2010 Senate primary.

From a forthcoming release:

"John McCain has failed miserably in his duty to secure this nation's borders and protect the people of Arizona from the escalating violence and lawlessness," Simcox said. "He has fought real efforts over the years at every turn, opting to hold our nation's border security hostage to his amnesty schemes. Coupled with his votes for reckless bailout spending and big government solutions to our nation's problems, John McCain is out of touch with everyday Arizonans. Enough is enough."

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
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1 posted on 04/21/2009 9:25:26 AM PDT by Hawk720
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To: Hawk720

WOOHOO!


2 posted on 04/21/2009 9:25:54 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: Hawk720

Looks like I will be contributing to Chris Simcox to support his run.


3 posted on 04/21/2009 9:27:00 AM PDT by Ben Mugged ("You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom".)
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To: Hawk720
Throw him out!

(and his little dog too!)

4 posted on 04/21/2009 9:27:04 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Hawk720; AuntB; Calpernia

I will be domating to MR. Simcox. McCain needs to get the hell off the stage.


5 posted on 04/21/2009 9:27:07 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Hawk720

I don’t know him but I am ready for a REAL conservative to take charge.


6 posted on 04/21/2009 9:27:24 AM PDT by BipolarBob (I FReep therefore I contribute.)
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To: Hawk720

Word of advice to Chris Simcox,

Make a call to that Alaska governor just to see if she would be interested in campaigning for you.


7 posted on 04/21/2009 9:28:12 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden (iIt)
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To: Hawk720

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!

Never heard of Chris Simcox before, but from what I see, he sounds great! I hope he can unseat McShamnesty!!!!!!

Question: is he pro-life?


8 posted on 04/21/2009 9:28:19 AM PDT by wk4bush2004 (PALIN-BACHMANN, 2012......."GIVE ESTROGEN A CHANCE!!!!")
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To: Hawk720

Thanks for your service to our country in the military Senator, but now its time to retire.


9 posted on 04/21/2009 9:28:39 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (We have our own pirates. They're called politicians.)
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To: Hawk720

Thow the A$$ Clown RINO out!! My money goes to Simcox!


10 posted on 04/21/2009 9:28:43 AM PDT by gitmogrunt (The stupidity of the American people never ceases to amaze me)
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To: Hawk720
Now's the time for Juan McLame to be retired to that lettuce farm he's always dreamed of.


11 posted on 04/21/2009 9:28:56 AM PDT by RasterMaster (DUmocrats - the party of slavery, sedition, subversion, socialism & surrender)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

I’m sure McCain has already made that call. You can count on it.


12 posted on 04/21/2009 9:29:07 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Hawk720

Well,on one hand,that’s a good thing.On the other...how much legislative or political experience does he have? Then again,we have a no-account socialist weasel in office who couldn’t find his you-know-what with a funnel and a flashlight.This guy couldn’t do any worse,and may very well do better,than McCain.


13 posted on 04/21/2009 9:29:18 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (For the sake of our Republic....RAISE HOLY HELL!)
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To: Hawk720

YIPPEE

If McPain goes, will Meggie go away too


14 posted on 04/21/2009 9:30:36 AM PDT by silverleaf (We live in interesting times: now the entire IRS works for a tax evader)
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To: gimme1ibertee
On the other...how much legislative or political experience does he have?

This guy couldn’t do any worse,and may very well do better,than McCain.

Methinks you've answered your own question...

15 posted on 04/21/2009 9:31:56 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: rabscuttle385

bump!


16 posted on 04/21/2009 9:31:59 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: pissant

The gop will destroy Simcox. And he’s given them plenty of ammo. Yes, if I were in Az, I’d vote for Simcox over McCain, but AZ needs a better answer to McCain than Simcox.


17 posted on 04/21/2009 9:31:59 AM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: All

I wonder if Simcox stalks Meghan McCain, like Karl Rove does. (on Tweeter, or whatever).


18 posted on 04/21/2009 9:32:32 AM PDT by Reagan69 (No Representation without Taxation !)
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To: Hawk720

HA, HA!!! And “O” wants an amnesty vote this summer! What’s McLame to do??


19 posted on 04/21/2009 9:33:03 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (No teleprompters were harmed in the creation of this post.)
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To: pissant
I will be domating to MR. Simcox. McCain needs to get the hell off the stage.

I dont have my hopes real high, but I will donate too.

McKook reminds me of a bad headache that just won't go away.

20 posted on 04/21/2009 9:33:26 AM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: Hawk720

Unfortunately, McCain ( like Spector) will ask dims to reregister republican to vote for him. Happened a lot in the 70s in Califronia (Palo Alto) when Pete McCluskey was the congressturd. Until EVERYONE decides to DRIP ( don’t reelect incumbument politicians) on em nothing will change


21 posted on 04/21/2009 9:33:44 AM PDT by the long march
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To: Hawk720

What happened to people who disappeared after losing a presidential run? What happened to quitting your day job before you run?

In other words, go away, John Kerry, John McCain, and all other Johns just to be safe.


22 posted on 04/21/2009 9:34:39 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: wk4bush2004

And what do you care if he is pro-life? If he gets the other 99% right (hell if he gets immigration right) then I am more than happy


23 posted on 04/21/2009 9:34:40 AM PDT by the long march
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To: Smokin' Joe
(and his little dog too!)

Don't you mean his pig, Meghan?

24 posted on 04/21/2009 9:34:55 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Word of advice to Chris Simcox, Make a call to that Alaska governor just to see if she would be interested in campaigning for you.

LOL!!! That would be classic!!!

25 posted on 04/21/2009 9:35:04 AM PDT by avacado
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Toomey 2010! Simcox 2010! Purge the RINOs!

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26 posted on 04/21/2009 9:35:30 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: Hawk720

Sounds good. Just curious where Mr. Simcox stands on other conservative issues. Does anyone have any info?


27 posted on 04/21/2009 9:35:36 AM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: gimme1ibertee

Legislative experience do you mean McCain Feingold? I assume you forgot to put the sarcasm indicator at the end of your comment


28 posted on 04/21/2009 9:36:31 AM PDT by the long march
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To: the long march

“And what do you care if he is pro-life?”

Well, I am not a one-issue voter, but I always take the abortion issue into account.

I would assume this guy is pro-life. I love his position on immigration!


29 posted on 04/21/2009 9:36:40 AM PDT by wk4bush2004 (PALIN-BACHMANN, 2012......."GIVE ESTROGEN A CHANCE!!!!")
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To: Hawk720

How quickly we forget Reagan’s commandments. McCain is the least of our problems at the Federal level right now.


30 posted on 04/21/2009 9:37:23 AM PDT by DiogenesLaertius
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To: the long march; wk4bush2004

Probably more pro-life than McCain, given his stem cell waffle.


31 posted on 04/21/2009 9:37:34 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (No teleprompters were harmed in the creation of this post.)
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To: AuntB

Exactly, he will get smoked! Single issue immigration candidates always go down anyways.


32 posted on 04/21/2009 9:37:38 AM PDT by Reagan79 (Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys)
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To: Hawk720
...a prominent figure in the anti-immigration movement...

Ben is spinning again. anti-immigration - that's like calling Ben anti-guest for not inviting the burglar in his home to stay for dinner.

33 posted on 04/21/2009 9:37:43 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Hawk720

Everybody in Arizona, kick him out. It’s time to retire the King RINO.


34 posted on 04/21/2009 9:38:04 AM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: Hawk720
Yeah!!!

I think Megan should be the democrat candidate for her father's seat.

AV

35 posted on 04/21/2009 9:38:07 AM PDT by Atomic Vomit (Vim Toot!)
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To: Hawk720

YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!


36 posted on 04/21/2009 9:39:08 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Hawk720

He’s got my money.


37 posted on 04/21/2009 9:39:32 AM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster

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38 posted on 04/21/2009 9:39:43 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: April Lexington

Amen!


39 posted on 04/21/2009 9:39:46 AM PDT by Dansong
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To: pissant

I hope she hung up on him.


40 posted on 04/21/2009 9:40:14 AM PDT by Califreak (Obama is Swahili for "Death to America")
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To: wk4bush2004
Considering the shape the country is in and the need for conservatives to stand together to save our republic we better be damned thoughtful about what are the important issues.If you would vote against someone who is anti illegal immigration, anti- pork spending, pro smaller government, and pro national soveirgnity because they are not “pro life” then you deserve to lose whatever freedoms you thought you had
41 posted on 04/21/2009 9:41:01 AM PDT by the long march
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To: Hawk720
Hope we can dump McNut. This RINO is useless.
42 posted on 04/21/2009 9:41:01 AM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: Hawk720
Part of the "ABM" party, I am!

"Anybody But McCain"

43 posted on 04/21/2009 9:41:23 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (Welcome, one and all, to the islamo-muslim states of obamica!)
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To: Hawk720

This guy sure needs to be retired and hopefully we will never hear the name McCain again.


44 posted on 04/21/2009 9:41:52 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: pissant
"I’m sure McCain has already made that call. You can count on it."

Of course I was being facitious when I said that, but I cannot imgaine that she would campaign for McCain after the way he and his staff have treated her post election. If this Simcox actually has a chance to beat him and is leading in polls leading up to the primary, I can actually see her campaigning for Simcox late in the game to seal the deal. Not before though.
45 posted on 04/21/2009 9:41:59 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden (iIt)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Here in PA, we're having a rematch between Specter and Toomey and I'm feeling mildly optimistic that the result will be different this time. It would be great if Simcox could retire McVain as well, then he and Arlen could form their own RINO party for a rematch in six years or so.

Yeah, I know, they will both be as old as fossils by 2016 and possibly not even living, but the Democrat party needs some competition to represent the deceased demographic.

46 posted on 04/21/2009 9:42:18 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Are there any men left in Washington? Or, are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud)
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To: AuntB
The gop will destroy Simcox. And he’s given them plenty of ammo.

Why should Simcox bother with US Senate. He should team up with Tancredo and run for POTUS IN 2012.

OH WHAT TICKET, SIMCOX AND TANCREDO IN 2012 !!!!!!

47 posted on 04/21/2009 9:43:48 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: Wisconsinlady

http://chrissimcox.wordpress.com/


48 posted on 04/21/2009 9:43:52 AM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: Hawk720

49 posted on 04/21/2009 9:45:12 AM PDT by McGruff (I guess it all depends upon what the meaning of "bow" is.)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

Time to retire to MAVERICK land.


50 posted on 04/21/2009 9:45:13 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (First Atlas Shrugged, now he's screaming his a$$ off.)
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