Principle challenged former AZ U.S. Rep. Jim Kolbe dies

December 5, 2022

Bizarrely compared to Republican heroes

Former Rep. Jim Kolbe, elected to congress in 1984, after losing to Jim McNulty in 1982, has died of a stroke at age 80. A Republicrat from Tucson, he is eulogized with accolades befitting a truly noble man…which the long-term congressman was not. Pima County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bronson lavished Kolbe with praise in a tweet, claiming he “was old school Republican in the mold of Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower – a friend of business and the environment.”

Omitted was the 1980’s scandal in which the openly gay Kolbe was embroiled, causing him to leave congress when it was revealed he was soliciting sex from male congressional pages as was his Massachusetts democrat colleague Gerry Studds. Former House Clerk Jeff Trandahl told ABC News that Arizona Congressman Jim Kolbe was one of a small number of “problem members.” This exposé detailing Kolbe’s predilection for young teen boys appeared in the Washington Post Oct. 9, 2006. Kolbe retired within two months of the report being published.

Longtime Arizona political observers will remember Kolbe was forced “out of the closet” by the ever-so-compassionate Gay DC Media… who threatened him after he announced his “yes”vote for the Defense Of Marriage Act.

After leaving Congress, Kolbe served on the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations under democrat President Barack Obama. An open-borders advocate and supporter of in-state tuition for illegals, pro-abortion Kolbe left the Republican Party and became a registered Independent in 2018 after the election of Donald Trump. He endorsed Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.

Memo to Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson: Neither Teddy Roosevelt nor Dwight Eisenhower were known to be sexual predators, nor did they endorse far leftist democrats or their ideologies. Confusing Jim Kolbe with either of them is beyond foolish.

Jim Kolbe was married to Sarah Dinham, a UofA psychology professor for 15 years. He later married Panamanian native Hector Alfonso in 2013.


Sam Brinton, drag queen Biden admin official, charged with theft

November 29, 2022

Sam Brinton is likely an unfamiliar name to most Americans, but they (using the non-binary preferred pronoun) are emblematic of the horde of deviants who comprise the Biden Administration. Rather than delve into the bizarre configuration of “previously unrepresented individuals” that Biden’s handlers view as imperative to his show of inclusivity, it’s important to know Sam Brinton is not alone. Other notable examples include White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg (both married to same sex partners) and Secretary of Health and Human Services Rachel Levine, MD, a transgender, previously married father and Navy Admiral, who is notable for resembling an overweight middle-aged man failing in his attempt to impersonate a woman.

Sam Brinton, a senior Energy Department official, made the news not only as another Biden appointee, but is covered by International Business Times which headlined its report filled with shocking photos, “Who is Sam Brinton? ‘Kink Activist’ and Non-Binary Drag Queen Makes History as Top Biden Admin Official.” Check it out on an empty stomach.

Brinton not only has an affinity for fetishes, domination, makeup, sequins and lace, he is also a thief. This must-read  Nov. 28, 2022  Fox News report by Thomas Catenacci is headlined, “Non-binary Biden nuclear official charged with stealing woman’s luggage at airport,” noting “Brinton faces up to five years in prison and $10,000 fine for allegedly taking another person’s luggage from an airport carousel.” Not just any luggage, but a Vera Bradley trademark floral suitcase reportedly worth $2,325.

Brits copy America…curtail truthful speech

November 28, 2022

An uproar was recently reported as British Home Secretary Suella Braverman, a member of the Conservative party, had the temerity to describe the soaring number of illegal invaders arriving on England’s southern coast in small boats as an “invasion.”

Though reportedly 40,000 people have illegally crossed the English Channel so far this year, daring to explicitly describe the appalling condition as an invasion is apparently a bridge too far for the open border defenders, who don’t mind the disregard of their own sovereign border or the exorbitant costs of accommodating and providing for the multitude of Illegals, many with criminal histories.

“The British people have a right to know which party is serious about stopping the invasion on our southern coast and which is not,” Braverman told Parliament, triggering outrage from open border critics. She says she is “utterly serious” about ending illegal immigration. “Let’s stop pretending they are all refugees in distress, the whole country knows that is not true.” Braverman is a British barrister (lawyer), born in England to East Indian parents.

BBC News reports, “A record number of people have crossed the English Channel in small boats this year.” The article carries a graph detailing the multitude of countries the illegal invaders are coming from.

After giving her speech, Secretary Braverman was forced to resign, and then immediately reappointed by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. London is 3,669 miles from Washington, D.C., but we are not so different from our British cousins.

Distorting the language: Left’s absurd new “denier” trickery

November 10, 2022

Arizona ballot tabulation is a disgrace as numbers go unprocessed

The ‘Election Denier’ Smear Is The Dumbest Rhetorical Device In Modern Politics,” appearing on The Federalist, it was written prior to the November 8, 2022 General Election, but it couldn’t be more pertinent. Senior editor David Harsanyi has done a stellar job explaining the absurdity of the latest word to be twisted, garbled and then mainstreamed by the left.

Last evening the far-left PBS News Hour kept its ability to stun, as two inane female mouthpieces gave the word “denier” a workout, tossing it back and forth as the hot potato their producers obviously desire it to be, denigrating wary conservatives. Outside of exposing contemptible Holocaust deniers, the word is an anomaly, rarely used. It has recently been revitalized to denigrate Americans who question the validity of the 2020 presidential election.

We were elated to see “denier” used in a positive manner in this earlier headline, “Elon Musk Brings Election Denier Mark Finchem Back to Twitter.” Finchem appropriately responded. Former state legislator Finchem, a conservative candidate for Arizona Secretary of State is awaiting a final vote count, as Arizona’s Tuesday General Elections have been rife with snafus.


As of 9:15 am this morning, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs admits on her own website that there are 619,012 uncounted ballots statewide. Why?

US Military falls victim to political correctness, crucial readiness lags

October 8, 2022

It’s imperative the US intensify military recruitment

Imprimis, the free monthly speech digest of Hillsdale College is dedicated to educating citizens and promoting civil and religious liberty by covering cultural, economic, political, and educational issues. The content of Imprimis is drawn from speeches delivered at Hillsdale College events. First published in 1972, Imprimis is one of the most widely circulated opinion publications in the nation with over 6.2 million readers. It recently published a shocking report, titled “The Rise of Wokeness in the Military,” adapted from a talk by Ret. Lt. Gen. Thomas Spoehr (bio included in link).

Fox News also covered the absurdity in “The Air Force Academy diversity training, instructing cadets to use words that ‘include all genders,’ and drop the terms, ‘mom and dad.”

As we approach Veterans Day, November 11, a day specifically set aside to honor our military veterans, this is a timely reminder of the need to keep our military at full capacity and readiness. Russia’s increasingly erratic Vladimir Putin is escalating his aggressions against Ukraine, provocatively detonating bombs. In this recent edition of the UK’s The Guardian newspaper, Putin was described as railing against a “satanic” west, in what was portrayed by observers as his most anti-western speech to date. He is growing ever more aggressive, warning, his threat to resort to nuclear weapons ‘not a bluff.’

When left-of-center NBC News headlines a recent report, “Every branch of the U.S. military is struggling to make its 2022 recruiting goals, officials say,” there is reason to be concerned.

Wokeness is not on the mind of tyrannical, aggressive dictators. It also will not keep us safe.   

Biden smears Border Patrol Agents

September 16, 2022

Promises: “Those people will pay. There will be consequences.”

Chicago dem Mayor Lori Lightweight puts border ignorance on display

September 7, 2022

Wants illegal invaders treated with ”dignity and respect”

Farcical dem Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot preposterously claims she is happy to welcome bus loads of illegal aliens to Chicago. Yet, reacting to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest move to send the invaders to Chicago, Lightfoot called his policies “racist” and declared the Trump administration — which has been out of office since Jan. 20, 2021 — guilty of “human cruelty.”

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has dramatically altered its reporting standards under the Biden administration, now stating its “top priority is to keep terrorists and their weapons from entering the U.S.” The revealing charts and numbers of invaders that were easily accessible during the Trump administration have vanished. A new title page absurdly headlines: Air and Marine Operations Visions Strategy 2030.” 

Border state governors Greg Abbott (TX) and Arizona’s Doug Ducey, who have dealt directly with the border invasion for years, have been busing the illegal invaders to other parts of the United States, notably New York City, Chicago and Washington, D.C., in defiance of the lax policies of the Biden administration that have allowed the invasion to continue unabated and negatively impact America’s border states with increased criminality while creating financial burdens on citizen taxpayers. On April 20, 2021, Ducey declared a state of emergency, deploying the national guard to the border. He is term-limited and will be replaced in the upcoming election, and still the invasion continues.

Gov. Abbott recently sent this unequivocal letter to the mayors of New York City and Washington, D.C., describing the “security crisis created by President Biden’s dangerous open border policies.” He concluded with an invitation for them to visit the Texas border, specifically inviting them to contact his office to schedule the visit “to see firsthand the dire situation that only grows more urgent with each passing day.”

Best advice? None of us should hold our breath waiting for a reply. The illegal invasion benefits democrats, increasing their numbers. Nothing else matters to them.

Hunter Biden news you won’t read in the leftist AZ Republic

August 31, 2022

Top FBI agent accused of protecting Hunter Biden RESIGNS…” appearing in the U.K.‘s Daily Mail is definitely worthy of your time. The well-researched report provides fact-based coverage you’ll never encounter in the OBiden-supporting, Hillary-endorsing, Trump-despising, dying via attrition, local Arizona newspaper — a relic, which lacks influence.

Leftist AZ newspaper spews 3 pages of sympathy on illegals

August 19, 2022

It’s no secret the Trump-despising, Hillary-endorsing Arizona Republic is on its last legs. Desperate to remain relevant, it has even done away with its pay wall giving those who prefer old news a place to find it, while inflating the numbers of readers. These pathetic attempts at relevancy fool no one. According to Statista, the daily circulation of the Arizona Republic newspaper was down by more than seven thousand from the previous year. The Phoenix Business Journal previously revealed the dire condition of the newspaper. Associated Press recently admitted that despite a growing recognition of the problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week.

Not only is print news irrelevant, it is also passé. At the local newspaper, it functions as an arm of the democrat party spewing venom at Republicans via its slanted reports and its remaining two columnists, who have morphed from pap spewers to full-blown political poison dart throwers. Illegal aliens, who have magically become “migrants,” are worshipped as saints though they do not read English and will never subscribe.

Today’s edition front page headlines an intended tearjerker that definitely misses the mark: “Migrants forced to leave belongings at border.” It features an oversize photo of illegals being passively watched by two men with the word “SECURITY” on the backs of their shirts. A remnant of the border wall is behind the mob. The bold words, apparently intended to invoke sympathy, ”Passports, pictures, Bibles, birth certificates, urn of ashes left behind.”  This above-the-fold spew continues on to two jump pages quoting advocates for the illegal invaders. One declares, the “forced abandonment of their belongings is cruel…and violates their rights.” Another refers to the situation as “tragic.” The radical ACLU is enraged and demands an investigation.

If you still subscribe to the daily insult, cancel by calling Customer Service at 1-800-332-6733, You’ll lower your blood pressure and save a ton of money that can be put to much better use.

“Women” erased by newly woke leftists

July 20, 2022

During the confirmation hearing following her nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court by Joe Biden, Ketanji Brown Jackson infamously told Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) that she was unable to define the word “woman.” Americans watched the exchange in disbelief:

“Can you provide a definition for the word ‘woman?’” Sen. Blackburn asked. Jackson replied, “Can I provide a definition? No, I can’t.”

“You can’t?” Blackburn asked incredulously. “Not in this context, I’m not a biologist,” the nominee responded.

That foolish vantage point, with roots in the recently “enlightened” democrat party has gone mainstream. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary has now jumped onboard the newly politically correct, absurdity train. The dictionary definition of “female” has been changed to appease “trans” activists. Once defined as “adult human female,” the term now has a lengthy definition, including “having a gender identity that is the opposite of male.” Gender identity, or that “vibe,” or “internal feeling” of being a woman has now linguistically and by definition been intertwined with biological sex. Objecting to the change is now a chargeable offense.

Congress under the Biden administration has altered official documents to eliminate the word “mother” and replace it with “birthing parent” bizarrely eliminating women from their biological sex and their unique role in conceiving, carrying a pregnancy to term and giving birth.

On Dec. 30, 2010, SRAZ posted, “Orwell‘s 1984: Alive and well with journalistic word police,” which included a relevant news video, describing the then newly-approved language authorized by the Diversity Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists.

To say, “nothing has changed,” would be the height of foolishness. It has only worsened in the intervening years.