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  • ‘I Love Going to Court’: Says Defiant Sheriff Joe in First Interview Since DOJ Lawsuit

    05/14/2012 7:29:13 PM PDT · by montag813 · 23 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 05-14-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona “They caught the wrong Sheriff on this matter.”Those seven words should have sent the message loud and clear to the Obama administration that they are in for a tough, and potentially embarrassing fight against "America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio. Arpaio, who has become the nation's most prominent symbol in the fight against illegal immigration, appeared on the Mike Broomhead show on KFYI in his first interview since being officially served with a suit by the Obama administration’s Justice Department. Click below for full interview... Arpaio was, predictably, entirely un-intimidated, condescendingly remarking that “it’s a political...
  • Study: Lawmakers' Environmental Votes Are Worst Ever (bias barf alert)

    07/08/2011 4:14:18 PM PDT · by Still Thinking · 4 replies
    Conservation group analyzes legislators' votes Arizona state lawmakers have their worst scores on record when it comes to supporting legislation having to do with conservation and the environment. The Arizona League of Conservation Voters released its annual environmental scorecard, showing the voting records of legislators on 21 bills covering topics such as water and land conservation, state parks preservation, species protection, and air quality. The group says the results indicate the Arizona legislature "had the worst performance of the millenium on conservation issues and probably the worst ever," according to a news release. Steve Arnquist, executive director of the non-partisan...
  • Don't have time to read the Arizona law? Here's an audiobook, Obama!

    05/21/2010 8:10:24 AM PDT · by inkling · 18 replies · 620+ views
    ExurbanJon.com ^ | May 21, 2010 | Jon
    Between Eric Holder, Janet Napolitano and Barack Obama, it seems no one in Washington has the time to read Arizona's new anti-illegal immigration law. Sure they have a busy schedule filled with attacks on the Grand Canyon State, but it doesn't seem like our 10-page law would take that much time. Thankfully, our friend Jim Sharpe of Phoenix radio station KFYI has decided to help out the Administration by creating an audiobook of SB1070. For their convenience he'll even email the file to them. "That way, they can listen in the back of their limousines to what the bill really...
  • 1st hand account from Ft. Hood

    11/10/2009 8:04:13 AM PST · by leapfrog0202 · 80 replies · 5,435+ views
    KFYI | 11/9/09 | Unknown
    Warning from me: This is pretty graphic and is touching at the same time. You may need tissues handy... This was read on the air by J.D. Hayworth, talk show host at KFYI in Phoenix. He received it from an officer that was just about to enter the building at Ft. Hood where the shooting happened. He wanted an accurate account out there since so far there's a lot of different accounts and they've yet to come together into 1 complete version. Here's what he sent to KFYI: First-Hand Account from Ft. Hood Monday 11-09-2009 2:57pm MT Since I don't...
  • Calling the Old Media: Five Million Illegals Have Illegal Mortgages in U.S.A.!

    10/10/2008 10:22:51 AM PDT · by Mobile Vulgus · 27 replies · 972+ views
    publiusforum.com ^ | 10/10/08 | Warner Todd Huston
    A single report by KFYI radio of Phoenix, Arizona highlights a shocking claim made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD says that five million illegal aliens hold illegal mortgages. This is just one more example of the lax lending laws put into place by Democrats like Barney Frank that have contributed to this economic crisis. One would think this would be big news. But, so far we have only this one report to cover it. There have been earlier stories of home flipping schemes that made liberal use of illegal aliens as straw buyers and the...
  • HUD cries foul over illegal immigrant mortgage data

    10/09/2008 5:26:28 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 38 replies · 2,163+ views
    Phoenix Business Journal ^ | October 9, 2008 | Mike Sunnucks
    The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development says there is no basis to news reports that more than 5 million bad mortgages are held by illegal immigrants. A HUD spokesman said Thursday his agency has no data showing the number of illegal immigrants holding foreclosed or bad mortgages. But news reports, including one aired on KFYI-AM 550 in Phoenix, cite HUD as a source for the illegal immigrant mortgage number. The widely read “Drudge Report” posted a link to the KFYI report, but as of Thursday afternoon the link no longer connected to the story. Anti-immigration groups point to...
  • HUD: Five Million Fraudulent Mortgages Held by Illegals

    10/07/2008 6:55:53 PM PDT · by HollyButler · 197 replies · 10,498+ views
    KFYI ^ | OCT 7 2008 | KFYI
    One illegal alien was arrested this year in Tucson after allegedly using a stolen social security number to buy two homes and rack up over $780,000 in bad debt. Some five million fraudulent home mortgages are in the hands of illegal aliens, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It's not known how many of those have contributed to the subprime housing mortgage meltdown, but it has affected every state, including Arizona. The problem began years ago when banks were forced to give mortgages without confirming social security numbers or borrower identification. As a result, illegal immigrants...
  • Talk Strong In Phoenix; Huge Ratings Drops in DC, Sacramento

    07/25/2005 9:04:46 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 1 replies · 376+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | July 25th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    How's the spring talk radio ratings picture shaping up? Quite clearly: some properly-managed conservative stations are holding up well, while others are greatly suffering, with agonizing mistakes going uncorrected. Liberal talk still isn't taking off, even if there are faint signs of life, giving leftists false hope for the format's future. Not exactly a work of art, is it?
  • What are these ACLU People Doing?

    04/20/2005 6:03:22 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 9 replies · 425+ views
    KFYI ^ | self
    Bruce Jacobs of KFYI has this picture on his web page. He made mention of it this morning on radio about these ACLU people doing ???? on the border while monitoring the Minuteman Project.
  • Embedded Reporter (KFYI-Phoenix) Provided Firsthand Reports from Minuteman Project

    04/06/2005 2:21:30 PM PDT · by Spiff · 37 replies · 2,936+ views
    KFYI - 550AM - Phoenix, AZ ^ | April 2005 | Steven Gregory
    Day One Day One Friday April 1, 2005 I arrived in Tombstone late morning...A beautiful day though there was a cold breeze blowing...I've never been to Tombstone, but the tiny town seems a little overwhelmed with both the Minutemen and an Arizona Motorcycle Rally. The media have taken over most of the street in front of Schiefflen Hall....satellite trucks, news vehicles, photographers and reporters are gathered in front of the historic hall hoping to get access to Chris Simcox or Jim Gilchrist, the co-founders of the Minuteman Project. In just a couple hours, the hall will fill with volunteers...
  • So where's the Typewriter Dan?

    09/14/2004 5:33:10 PM PDT · by Wil H · 29 replies · 946+ views
    KFYI Radio | 9/14 | Wil H
    A caller to that pesky medium, Talk Radio, just made an excellent point regarding Rathergate. Rather keeps claiming that the memos "could have been" created with 1972 technology but of course we all know that would have required a lino typesetter. The caller to the Liddy and Hill show on KFYI in Phoenix suggested someone, under an FOIA request, get hold of the inventory document for Killian's National Guard unit and check on the typewriters that they had issued at the time. Everything is signed for in the Armed Forces, there should be a record of the equipment available to...
  • Talk Radio's Finest Joe Crummey : New Show Starts Monday!

    05/07/2004 4:00:38 PM PDT · by bd476 · 16 replies · 3,639+ views
    Phoenix' News Talk KFYI 550 ^ | May 7, 2004 | Self
    Phoenix News Talk Radio Station KFYI 550 is about to acquire a whole bunch of very grateful, loyal listeners. Joe Crummey, Talk Radio's finest host, begins broadcasting live 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2004 on 550 KFYI, Phoenix. Crummey's new show will be heard live Monday through Friday 7 - 10 pm on Phoenix News Talk Radio 550 KFYI, a Clear Channel station. Lucky Phoenix listeners. KFYI Web Cast Joe Crummey's Brand New Show!
  • Phoenix: Cantoni & Semmens on Goyette show tonight

    01/28/2004 11:32:11 AM PST · by hsmomx3 · 130+ views
    email | Craig Cantoni
    Unless something changes, Charles Goyette, one of the few intellectual bulbs in the Valley's media box, will be covering light rail on his radio show (550 AM) from 8 to 9 pm tonight, with me and transit guru John Semmens as guests. The call-in number is 602-258-5394. Regards, Craig J. Cantoni Honest Americans Against Legal Theft (HAALT) The state is that great fiction by which everyone tries to live at the expense of everyone else. -- Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)
  • Goyette only needs to 'dumb down'

    01/23/2004 9:39:37 AM PST · by hsmomx3 · 19 replies · 165+ views
    AZ Republic ^ | Troy Huskey
    <p>What poor talk-radio host Charles Goyette just doesn't get is that conservative radio is mostly for ignorant White trash males. Even Lauri Cantillo admits this in her response to Goyette on the KFYI Web site.</p>
  • How to Lose Your Yob in Talk Radio (FR mentioned)

    01/12/2004 9:49:33 AM PST · by narby · 54 replies · 273+ views
    The American Conservative Magazine ^ | Jan 12, 2004 | Charles Goyette
    “Imagine these startling headlines with the nation at war in the Pacific six months after Dec. 7, 1941: “No Signs of Japanese Involvement in Pearl Harbor Attack! Faulty Intelligence Cited; Wolfowitz: Mistakes Were Made.” Or how about an equally disconcerting World War II headline from the European theater: “German Army Not Found in France, Poland, Admits President; Rumsfeld: ‘Oops!’, Powell Silent; ‘Bring ’Em On,’ Says Defiant FDR.” It seems to me that when there is reason to go to war, it should be self-evident. The Secretary of State should not need to convince a skeptical world with satellite photos of...
  • AZ Center for AZ Family Action Alert(s)--KFYI Radio Mentioned

    07/15/2003 10:23:59 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 185+ views
    Center for AZ Policy ^ | 7/14/03 | Len Munsil
    URGENT ACTION ALERTS!!! I’m back from vacation, and leaving next week on sabbatical. I had not planned to send any updates this week, but guess what? We have two MAJOR action alerts that need your immediate attention! (1) I was stunned to discover over the weekend that KFYI not only pulled my radio commentary for last Friday, but for some reason also turned it into a news story that played in drive time Friday afternoon. We were never told the ad was being pulled. The charge made against me – that I equated homosexuals with pedophiles -- is completely false...
  • Arizona's new radio show: Liddy & Hill

    07/02/2003 4:59:20 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 18 replies · 516+ views
    self
    If you haven't already tuned in to KFYI's newest show, you have been missing out. Tom Liddy and Austin Hill begin their three hour show each weekday at 4:00 P.M. Today was the second time I heard them and they really get into the issues.Yesterday, they were discussing the Queen Governor and homeschooling. Today, they were discussing J.D. Hayworth and Queen Napolitano. Who knows, maybe J.D. will run for governor against Queen Napolitano in the next election.It really is a good show and I encourage all of you to tune in. By the way, FR was mentioned today. They rec'd...
  • Score one for Arizona

    01/16/2003 7:31:58 PM PST · by Wil H · 13 replies · 263+ views
    KFYI talk Radio | 1/16 | Wil H
    KFYI talk radio has been organising a protest against Osama Bin Murray's fundraising visit to Phoenix to be hosted by idiot Mayor Skip Rimza this weekend. The protest has been growing legs, and nowc it has just been announced that Murray HAS CANCELLED HER VISIT !! Score one for the people, KFYI, and Arizona.