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  • Jeff Flake: If Kavanaugh Accuser Fails To Show Up, I'll Support Move To Push Nomination Forward

    09/18/2018 5:49:01 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 90 replies
    townhall.com ^ | Sept 18
    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, sits on the Judiciary Committee and had previously said the committee should hold off on voting until they hear from the accuser. However, Flake said Tuesday that if Ford fails to appear at the hearing scheduled for Monday, he would support his party's push to move forward on a vote on Kavanaugh. "I think we'll have to move to the markup," he told CNN. Flake said he's hopeful Ford will accept the committee's invitation and speak at the hearing. "I hope she does. I think she needs to be heard," he said.
  • HEAVILY ARMED INDIVIDUALS CAUGHT ON CAMERA ENTERING COUNTRY ILLEGALLY THROUGH AZ RANCH

    09/18/2018 11:06:35 AM PDT · by bitt · 107 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/12/2018 | John Wellington
    Video footage from a ranch in Arizona shows thousands of illegal aliens marching into the United States uninterrupted because there is no border wall, nor border patrol, to stop them.
  • Bad Vibes: CNN Shows Dems Leading Senate Races In Tennessee, Arizona

    09/17/2018 5:52:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/17/2017 | AllahPundit
    Not by one or two points either. The lead in Tennessee is five while the lead in Arizona is seven.Both states are supposed to be gimmes for the GOP, but CNN notes that each happens to be the home of a vocal Trump critic in the Senate who’s now retiring. Tennessee is Bob Corker country whereas Arizona is the home of Jeff Flake. I wonder how many Trump-skeptic Republican voters in each state have taken the senators’ criticisms of POTUS to heart and concluded that the best message they can send to the White House is to cross over...
  • Arizona #NeverTrump Senator Jeff Flake Opposes Vote on Kavanaugh Until Leftist Accuser Has Her Say

    09/17/2018 11:08:09 AM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | September 16, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: FLAKE OUT: Arizona #NeverTrump Senator Jeff Flake Opposes Vote on Kavanaugh Until Leftist Accuser Has Her Say FLAKE OUT — ARIZONA SENATOR OPPOSES VOTE ON KAVANAUGH Anti-Trump Senator Jeff Flake, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in an interview Sunday evening that until he learns more about the sexual assault allegation regarding Brett Kavanaugh, he is “not comfortable voting yes” on Kavanaugh. It’s Flakes last chance to poke President Trump and the country in the eye before he rides retires and likely finds a job in the liberal media.
  • Sinema defends record on military after old anti-war flyers resurface

    09/15/2018 5:28:10 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 15, 2018
    Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.) is defending her support for the armed forces after a CNN investigation uncovered her past criticism of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The flyers, first reported by a K-File investigation, were created by a group Sinema co-founded to protest the two wars and sharply criticized the Bush administration and U.S. policy in the Middle East. One flyer depicts a U.S. soldier as a skeleton marching against protesters. "This is not about the United States doing the right and moral thing by a toppling an evil dictator," she said during a local news interview in...
  • City fighting Christian art studio’s refusal to serve gays (Phoenix)

    09/15/2018 1:29:44 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 33 replies
    Ahwatukee Foothills News ^ | 09/15/2018 | Howard Fischer
    The city of Phoenix is fighting back against a bid by a Christian law firm to get the state’s high court to conclude that businesses have a right to refuse to provide certain services to gays. In new legal filings Friday, attorney Eric Fraser said there is no dispute about the heart of the case. “If a same-sex couple asks Brush & Nib (Studio) for custom wedding products, Brush & Nib will refuse service, regardless of the wording or design the couple wants,’’ he told the Arizona Supreme Court. And the owners of the firm would make a plain-vanilla wedding...
  • Presidential Proclamation on National Hispanic Heritage Month

    09/14/2018 12:45:08 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 11 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 9/13/2018 | President Donald Trump
    Presidential Proclamation on National Hispanic Heritage Month https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-proclamation-national-hispanic-heritage-month-2018/ White House PROCLAMATIONS Presidential Proclamation on National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2018 Issued on: September 13, 2018 During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor all American citizens of Hispanic descent and celebrate their rich and vibrant traditions of faith, family, hard work, and patriotism. We are grateful for the innumerable contributions they make to our society, which are vital to our thriving Nation. We are especially grateful for the 1.2 million Hispanic-American men and women who have answered the call to serve in our Armed Forces, demonstrating remarkable loyalty, bravery, and dedication to duty. My...
  • Dem Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Fought For Loophole Protecting Men Caught With Child Prostitutes

    09/14/2018 6:18:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 12, 2018 | Peter Hasson
    Complete Headline: Dem Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Fought For Loophole Protecting Men Caught With Child Prostitutes Because Some 12-Year-Olds 'Look Older' Democratic Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a Senate nominee, fought to protect loopholes for men caught with child prostitutes, on the grounds that some 12-year-old children can look like adults. While serving in the state legislature, Sinema argued against eliminating a loophole that allowed men caught with child prostitutes to use the child's appearance as a defense. She claimed it was "not fair" to get rid of the loophole. "As a former social worker at an elementary school, there were...
  • Fact Check: Sinema Protected Men Caught with Underage Prostitutes

    09/13/2018 10:23:47 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 15 replies
    NRSC ^ | September 12, 2018
    When your campaign is taking heat over working to reduce penalties for men caught with underage prostitutes, maybe equivocating isn’t the best strategy. Last night, AZ Family aired a blistering fact check confirming that Sinema did in fact fight to protect criminals caught with child prostitutes from tougher charges. The fact checker also tore apart Sinema’s original defense on the issue, making clear that Sinema only voted for the legislation after the provision she objected to was removed from the final bill. Even worse, when Sinema was asked whether she had a change of mind, her campaign basically doubled down...
  • Poll: McSally takes lead over Sinema in Arizona Senate race

    09/12/2018 9:54:55 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12 Sep 2018 | TAL AXELROD
    Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) has taken a narrow lead over Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) in the Senate race to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) according to a new ABC15–OH Predictive Insights poll released Wednesday. It is McSally's first lead in the poll that comes just under eight weeks before the midterm elections. The poll shows McSally overtaking Sinema with 49 percent of the likely vote compared to Sinema’s 46 percent, a difference that falls within the margin of error. Sinema had led by 6 points in the poll earlier this year. Both candidates enjoy positive favorability ratings by similar...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz: Will Texas prevent us from recognizing the heroes of the Alamo?

    09/11/2018 3:18:54 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 11, 2018 | Sen. Ted Cruz
    Generations of Texans have rightly drawn inspiration and strength from the heroes of the Alamo – the brave men who fought to the death to defend the battle-scarred mission in San Antonio in 1836 in the fight for Texas’ independence from Mexico. These freedom fighters are a symbol of valor for all Americans. It is bizarre, then, that an advisory group recommended to the Texas Board of Education that it remove the words “all the heroic defenders” from the state’s social studies curriculum describing the men who gave their lives at the Alamo. The Board of Education was holding a...
  • Exclusive – Mo Brooks: Likely 15M Illegal Aliens in U.S., Giving Blue States 20 Additional...

    09/10/2018 7:30:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Sep 2018 | John Binder
    FULL TITLE: Exclusive – Mo Brooks: Likely 15M Illegal Aliens in U.S., Giving Blue States 20 Additional Congressional Seats Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) says the counting of illegal aliens when dividing up congressional seats and electoral college votes is a violation of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Brooks, along with the state of Alabama, are suing the federal government for their counting of illegal aliens, rather than citizens, in congressional apportionment and the dividing up of electoral college votes. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot Channel’s Breitbart News Saturday, Brooks revealed that should the Congress continue...
  • Poll: Arizona Senate race in dead heat

    09/10/2018 9:44:01 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 44 replies
    The Hill/ MSN ^ | September 10, 2018
    Arizona's Senate race is in a dead heat, with Rep. Martha McSally (R) narrowly leading Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) by 1 point, according to a new poll. A Gravis Marketing poll found McSally ahead of Sinema 49 to 48 percent, a lead within the survey's 3.3-point margin of error. Three percent of voters are still undecided. Monday's survey is the first one this year where McSally, who recently won a competitive three-way primary, is polling slightly ahead of Sinema, who didn't face a fierce primary fight.
  • Mel Gibson’s New Police Brutality Movie Is a Vile, Racist Right-Wing Fantasy

    09/09/2018 2:05:49 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 80 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 09/03/18 | Marlow Stern
    VENICE, Italy—Two years ago, the Venice Film Festival hosted the world premiere of Hacksaw Ridge, a World War II drama directed by Mel Gibson. The film marked Gibson’s first turn behind the camera in a decade, since he’d drunkenly slurred “the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world,” pleaded guilty to battering his then-partner Oksana Grigorieva, and was caught on audio saying she was “asking” to be “raped by a pack of n****rs.” Despite never demonstrating much in the way of genuine contrition, he was treated to a prolonged standing ovation on the Lido—the opening salvo of...
  • Trump Administration to Require Immigrants to Support Themselves

    09/09/2018 11:37:00 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 74 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | September 9, 2018 Updated: September 9, 2018 | ATTHEW VADUM
    A long-anticipated plan to enforce the largely ignored public charge provisions of the nation’s immigration laws that require prospective immigrants and visa holders to be able to support themselves without relying on government aid could be unveiled by the Trump administration as soon as this month. A source close to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rulemaking process who requested anonymity said that proposed regulations will be published this fall, and likely this month, defining the phrase “public charge” under Section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The upcoming change was previously reported in the media, but usually...
  • Private school, waterside home, luxury boats, maid - Democrat Socialist Salazar

    09/08/2018 2:41:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/07/18 | Ben Ashford
    **SNIP** The 27-year-old Democratic candidate for the New York Senate has come unstuck in recent days after she was outed as a former Republican and accused of faking her hardscrabble immigrant backstory. Now, DailyMail.com can reveal the extent of her deception with a series of images documenting Salazar's privileged upbringing in the upmarket Florida enclave of Jupiter, where her family built their own four-bedroom home, owned boats, a jet ski and rubbed shoulders with celebrities. It can also be revealed for the first time that Salazar's Colombian father, a commercial and cargo pilot who became a naturalized US citizen years...
  • Steve Phillips: Meet the Mega-Wealthy ‘Marxist-Leninist’ Behind Four Potential Governors in November

    09/08/2018 9:38:48 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 41 replies
    Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | September 7, 2018 | Outside Contributor
    Democratic Party power-player Steve Phillips is behind the rise of four potential far-left governors who have already won their primaries. The San Francisco attorney is a mega-wealthy self-identified student of “Marx, Mao, and Lenin” directing huge resources into socialist and communist-led groups, with the goal of putting his personal far-left proteges into governor’s mansions in Maryland, Georgia, Florida, and Arizona. Phillips and his partners in the highly secretive group Democracy Alliance hope that by electing far-left governors into four currently Republican-led states, the drive to impeach President Donald Trump and destroy his “Make America Great Again” agenda will be accelerated....
  • New poll shows David Garcia 1 point behind Doug Ducey in Arizona Governor's race

    09/08/2018 12:52:18 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 50 replies
    12 News ^ | 09/05/2018 | 12 News
    PHOENIX — The 2018 Arizona gubernatorial race is staged to be a tight one. A new poll released Wednesday by Public Policy Polling shows Democratic candidate behind Republican incumbent Doug Ducey by just one point. In an August survey, 44 percent of Arizona voters chose Ducey, while 43 percent chose Garcia. Only 13 percent of Arizona voters were undecided between the two candidates, according to Public Policy Polling. The polling research included that 45 percent of voters surveyed disapprove of Ducey's job as governor. It also pointed out that Garcia leads Ducey among Independents (46 percent to 36 percent), women...
  • Trump says he could use the MILITARY to build his wall if Congress won't fund it...

    09/07/2018 7:48:01 PM PDT · by raiderboy · 82 replies
    Dailymail.com ^ | September 7, 2018 | David Martosko
    President Donald Trump said Friday that he's considering using military resources to finish construction of his long-promised border wall instead of relying on Congress to fund the project through the Homeland Security Department's budget. He also wouldn't eliminate the possibility of a government shutdown if Democrats continue to confound his efforts to appropriate money for the project on the U.S.-Mexico border. 'We have two options,' he told DailyMail.com aboard Air Force One as he flew from Billings, Montana to Fargo, North Dakota. 'We have military, we have homeland security.' He was asked specifically about using the Army Corps of Engineers...
  • SCOTUS Fight: It Seems Red State Democrats Are Totally And Utterly Screwed

    09/06/2018 5:22:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | Sep 06, 2018 8:30 AM | Matt Vespa
    For liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans, it’s an easy choice regarding the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Both sides have made up their minds weeks before these hearings, which have devolved into total clown shows, started this week. With former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl being tapped to serve the remainder of the late John McCain’s term, we have a decisive vote locked up. Kyl is probably going to vote for Kavanaugh. I’m betting McCain would have a “yea” vote as well if he were healthy. The point is the game is over. We have won. The votes are...