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Simcox kicks off Senate campaign; blames McCain for border violence
The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Ariz. ^ | 2009-04-22 | Daniel Scarpinato

Posted on 04/22/2009 1:24:09 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

PHOENIX — Minuteman founder Chris Simcox announced his bid for U.S. Senate against John McCain Wednesday, blaming the senator for deaths caused from violence on the Mexican border and promising a national campaign to unseat the four-term incumbent.

“We have the ability to run a national campaign as well as a state campaign,” Simcox said outside the Arizona state Capitol. “There are millions of supporters around the country who have been waiting for some leadership in Washington to take on this border security issue.”

Simcox — who as president of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps has toured the country — blamed McCain Wednesday for being soft on immigration.

“He is fully responsible for the deaths along our borders, the raging violence in Mexico and the violence that we have in the streets of U.S. cities from border to border coast to coast,” Simcox said.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 2010; anyonebutmccain; az2010; drugs; illegals; juanmccain; mcbama; mccain; mccaintruthfile; mclame; mcqueeg; mexico; minutemen; nomoremccain; retiremccain; rinopurge; simcox
Simcox said his campaign has already received donations from across the country.

http://www.azcapitoltimes.com/story.cfm?id=11012

1 posted on 04/22/2009 1:24:09 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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2 posted on 04/22/2009 1:24:59 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

Great grassroots candidate! Every day guys are what we need! No more career RINO’s.


3 posted on 04/22/2009 1:26:47 PM PDT by albie
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To: rabscuttle385

Note to Chris Simcox: There’s a certain governor up north that you could ask to endorse and campaign for you....


4 posted on 04/22/2009 1:28:49 PM PDT by wk4bush2004 (PALIN-BACHMANN, 2012......."GIVE ESTROGEN A CHANCE!!!!")
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To: albie

I doubt Simcox will have much difficulty raising money. It’ll be interesting to see the sort of campaign Juan runs against a conservative. I wonder if he’ll endorse Simcox the way he did Hussein??!!


5 posted on 04/22/2009 1:30:06 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: rabscuttle385

BUMP


6 posted on 04/22/2009 1:30:16 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: rabscuttle385

It’s good to pin illegals’ crimes on McCain and Meagan.


7 posted on 04/22/2009 1:30:18 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: wk4bush2004; Sarah Barracuda; SolidWood

If Palin endorsed and campaigned on behalf of Simcox, it might put to rest that idiotic and McCainian interview she gave to Univision last summer.


8 posted on 04/22/2009 1:32:07 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

“If Palin endorsed and campaigned on behalf of Simcox, “

It would destroy the rest of her career. Better check our memories on Simcox, because McCain/the left certainly will. there HAS to be a better candidate.


9 posted on 04/22/2009 1:35:47 PM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: wk4bush2004

I hope McCain is wearing dark pants cause if that happened he would soil himself.


10 posted on 04/22/2009 1:35:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: AuntB

I don’t think she is gonna get involved. I don’t think she wants any part of it.


11 posted on 04/22/2009 1:36:44 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: rabscuttle385
Oh rab... a bit more subtlety, please.

We know that you are a Sanfordista and smell a chance to set up Palin.

You know very well that the chances that she will endorse the opponent of McCain are around zero. You want to frame this as the make or break point.

She certainly will not step forward vocally against the guy who brought her to the national scene.

Simcox has my sympathy and I pray that he will unseat McCain, but to make this about Palin is silly.

12 posted on 04/22/2009 1:40:30 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: rabscuttle385
“He is fully responsible for the deaths along our borders”

Yes and the Carnage through out the rest of the country by MQueegs Wee ones or Gods Children..He is plenty responsible and should be made to PAY $$$$$$$$.

13 posted on 04/22/2009 1:47:36 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Osamabama Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Oldpuppymax

. I wonder if he’ll endorse Simcox the way he did Hussein??!!”

...this would be a fight for Juan’s political life and relevance. He’d retire if he loses.


14 posted on 04/22/2009 2:09:58 PM PDT by albie
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To: albie

Yeah no more from the ivy league either. They all suck.


15 posted on 04/22/2009 2:31:41 PM PDT by devistate one four (CW II on the way! Stand by. TET68)
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To: albie

He might run as an independent, like Lieberman.


16 posted on 04/22/2009 2:37:34 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Smile you're on Janet's Candid Camera!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Smith created a new web site last night.

www.cancelmccain.com

17 posted on 04/22/2009 2:37:53 PM PDT by PALIN SMITH (Show them our respectable contempt!)
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To: rabscuttle385; wk4bush2004; Sarah Barracuda; SolidWood
If Palin endorsed and campaigned on behalf of Simcox, it might put to rest that idiotic and McCainian interview she gave to Univision last summer.

Must...stay...off...Palin...threads...I...promised..

Oh, wait, this is a McStoopid thread.

No!...Must...not...leave...Palin...comments...

18 posted on 04/22/2009 3:04:26 PM PDT by MaggieCarta (We're all Detroiters now.)
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To: MaggieCarta

You have our empathy for your severe Palin-Derangement-Syndrome affliction. It most be a terrible suffering.


19 posted on 04/22/2009 3:05:48 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: wk4bush2004
"Note to Chris Simcox: There’s a certain governor up north that you could ask to endorse and campaign for you...."

If your reference is to Palin, she would not endorse him. She is *for* "Comprehensive Immigration Reform".

He would do better looking to the Reaganites, and to Duncan Hunter specifically. And so would you.

20 posted on 04/22/2009 3:10:13 PM PDT by roamer_1 (It takes a (Kenyan) village to raise an idiot.)
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To: MaggieCarta

LOL!!!\


21 posted on 04/22/2009 3:13:33 PM PDT by roamer_1 (It takes a (Kenyan) village to raise an idiot.)
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To: rabscuttle385

He and other Republicans and Democrats who supported the invasion of our Nation are responsible for all the economic, environmental and social destruction that has come with it. Maybe now that the violence and death has esclated with the drug lords, the voters will finally boot Traitor McCain.

The invasion is another gift of destruction given to the American people by Wall Street special interests.


22 posted on 04/22/2009 3:14:49 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: PALIN SMITH

Link doesn’t work.


23 posted on 04/22/2009 3:14:51 PM PDT by MitchellC
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To: SolidWood; MaggieCarta
You have our empathy for your severe Palin-Derangement-Syndrome affliction. It most be a terrible suffering.

MaggieCarta would prefer a Conservative. So would I.

24 posted on 04/22/2009 3:15:30 PM PDT by roamer_1 (It takes a (Kenyan) village to raise an idiot.)
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To: roamer_1

MaggieCarta prefers Mitt Romney. If you think Mitt is a “Conservative” you need to get help.


25 posted on 04/22/2009 3:20:46 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: SolidWood; MaggieCarta; Mitt Romney; roamer_1; calcowgirl; indylindy
MaggieCarta prefers Mitt Romney. If you think Mitt is a “Conservative” you need to get help.

You know, you should ping people when you talk about them.

26 posted on 04/22/2009 3:29:12 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

Fascinating.


27 posted on 04/22/2009 3:30:20 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: SolidWood

It should be.


28 posted on 04/22/2009 3:33:29 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385

You don’t think it’s a bit silly to ping five other Freepers for “backup”, only to “admonish” me to ping everytime I mention another Freeper?


29 posted on 04/22/2009 3:38:08 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: rabscuttle385

I don’t know much about Simcox other than than his affiliation with the Minutemen. I am excited to see what appears to be a conservative primary challenger for McCain. All that said, while the border issue is very important, Simcox still needs to make sure he’s not a ‘one note samba’. There are other issues Senators are expected to be aware of and have thoughts on. He also needs to guard against the MSM defining him as a ‘one note samba’ as they will surely try to do.


30 posted on 04/22/2009 3:55:30 PM PDT by ThomasSawyer (Democratic Underground: Proof that anyone can figure out how to use a computer.)
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To: SolidWood; MaggieCarta; Mitt Romney; roamer_1; calcowgirl; indylindy
You don’t think it’s a bit silly to ping five other Freepers for “backup”

Why would it be silly?

You talked about MaggieCarta, so I pinged MaggieCarta.

You also mentioned Mitt Romney, so I pinged Mitt Romney.

And, since your reply was to roamer_1, I sent roamer_1 a copy too.

As for calcowgirl and indylindy, I thought they might be amused by your lack of situational awareness with regard to Freeper etiquette. Irrespective, those two had already been pinged to this thread earlier for reasons unrelated to our interactions here and thus would likely have stumbled upon these posts at some point or another.

only to “admonish” me to ping everytime I mention another Freeper?

Pinging other Freepers you talk about is considered good manners.

31 posted on 04/22/2009 3:58:22 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: rabscuttle385
Why would it be silly?

Because it's petty and you know it.

Etiquette? Great. Pettiness... not so much.

BTW Mitt Romney is a Freeper?

32 posted on 04/22/2009 4:11:03 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: SolidWood; rabscuttle385
only to “admonish” me

Nah... it was to laugh at ya, I think. ;-)

33 posted on 04/22/2009 4:21:04 PM PDT by calcowgirl (RECALL Abel Maldonado! - NO on Props 1A 1B 1C 1D 1E 1F)
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To: calcowgirl

Hope you enjoyed it. Poor kind of humor.


34 posted on 04/22/2009 4:25:38 PM PDT by SolidWood (Palin: "We do not want to becomes slaves of Washington.")
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To: devistate one four
Yeah no more from the ivy league either. They all suck.

No more bureaucrats!

If we're going to have a government by the People, of the People and for the People, we need to make sure that those are the kinds of People that get in office.

35 posted on 04/22/2009 4:32:17 PM PDT by MamaTexan (~ The People of the several States are not 'subject to the jurisdiction' of the United States ~)
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To: roamer_1; All
MaggieCarta would prefer a Conservative.

Yes, yes, I most certainly would.

All I'm saying here is that I think that someone has to step up to the plate and take on Zero. I applaud Gov Romney's efforts in this regard.

36 posted on 04/22/2009 4:45:16 PM PDT by MaggieCarta (We're all Detroiters now.)
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To: SolidWood
I was kidding. (notice that little winky thingie?)

Sheesh -- lighten up and get a sense of humor!

37 posted on 04/22/2009 4:50:27 PM PDT by calcowgirl (RECALL Abel Maldonado! - NO on Props 1A 1B 1C 1D 1E 1F)
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To: MitchellC
www.cancelmccain.com
38 posted on 04/22/2009 4:57:17 PM PDT by PALIN SMITH (Show them our respectable contempt!)
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To: ThomasSawyer
Thank you very much for your thoughtful commentary.

He also needs to guard against the MSM defining him as a ‘one note samba’ as they will surely try to do.

Agreed.

39 posted on 04/22/2009 4:58:43 PM PDT by MaggieCarta (We're all Detroiters now.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Rabs,

Are you ready with the op-research for Simcox? It’s time for them to get the BEST OF THE MCCAIN TRUTH FILE!


40 posted on 04/22/2009 8:50:00 PM PDT by AmericanGirlRising (It's my spring break from taglines.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Go Simcox Go! Please eradicate McLame and his dreadful daughter from the GOP, Senate and any power whatsover A.S.A.P.


41 posted on 04/22/2009 9:27:41 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: AmericanGirlRising
Are you ready with the op-research for Simcox? It’s time for them to get the BEST OF THE MCCAIN TRUTH FILE!

I can't do much for the next two weeks, but after that, all hell will break loose...and then, McCain will be kicked out of the Senate.

42 posted on 04/23/2009 2:07:53 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: SolidWood; MaggieCarta
MaggieCarta prefers Mitt Romney. If you think Mitt is a “Conservative” you need to get help.

I don't think Palin is a Conservative. But she is admittedly to the right of Romney. That is not saying much, however.

43 posted on 04/23/2009 5:07:10 AM PDT by roamer_1 (It takes a (Kenyan) village to raise an idiot.)
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To: MaggieCarta
Yes, yes, I most certainly would.

I know that.

All I'm saying here is that I think that someone has to step up to the plate and take on Zero. I applaud Gov Romney's efforts in this regard.

I agree. But lest others here would somehow convict me of being in favor of Romney, I believe his motive is not due to any particular principle, but more of a Clinton-ish "triangulation", positioning himself for votes.

Regards.

44 posted on 04/23/2009 5:14:09 AM PDT by roamer_1 (It takes a (Kenyan) village to raise an idiot.)
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