Mark Kelly: Dem $enate challenger’s big con

April 16, 2019

Mr. Gabby Giffords, a deceptive, hypocritical gun disdaining Democrat, also know as Mark Kelly, is reportedly steering clear of corporate PAC money as he wages his fledgling campaign for the U.S. Senate. Republican Martha McSally, who formerly represented AZ CD 2 in the U.S. House, currently holds that post, though she will have to run again in 2022.

Kelly has placed himself in a precarious position with the local newspaper, which never sees a leftist it doesn’t deem worthy of support. His facile two-step on corporate funding has forced the Hillary Clinton-endorsing newspaper to headline a report on Kelly with these words, “Mark Kelly shuns corporate PACs, but his ties with corporate money are more complicated.”

“More complicated”? The failing newspaper could have saved space and ink by simply printing “deceitful.”

Leftist Act Blue — akin to MoveOn.org, part of a syndicate of radical George Soros funded groups masquerading as “grassroots” organizations — unequivocally declares, “Mark Kelly is rejecting corporate PAC money.”

In this campaign video posted on Twitter, Kelly damns the money that traditionally has funded political campaigns claiming it “divides us” and “poisons our democracy.”

Mark Kelly’s campaign rhetoric is crafted to give him an aura of high mindedness, but don’t be fooled into thinking he actually rejects money from business interests. He’s just another double-talking Democrat saying whatever he thinks it takes to win an election.

Kelly held a stealth fundraiser in Washington, D.C. in March. It was later revealed to be hosted by lobbyists whose corporate clients include Comcast, Exxon Mobil and Chevron, Wall Street banks such as JPMorgan Chase, defense industry giant Lockheed Martin and the massive pharmaceutical lobbying group PhRMA. Walmart, numerous health care, real estate, securities companies and sport franchises were represented — all of whom were kept under wraps by hypocrite Mark Kelly.

What Kelly does and says, as he makes these assertions while corporate lobbyists are raising increasing amounts of money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) bear no resemblance to each other. Although Mark Kelly has never previously run for office, the Obama cohort is as much of a charlatan as any seasoned Democrat politico.

Until his duplicity was exposed, Kelly continued to earn money on the speakers circuit from groups aligned with business interests, making an average of $25,000 per speech for presentations made through the Keppler Speakers bureau. He gives the same speech, merely filling in the blanks pertaining to the group he’s addressing and city he’s appearing in. Mark Kelly must have something to recommend him, but he does a commendable job keeping whatever it is concealed.

Second Amendment supporters should be aware Kelly heads a gun control group, “Americans for Responsible Solutions.” Mark Kelly is nothing more than a slippery leftist with zero credentials

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Walking outside the lines isn’t cool, in AZ it’s deadly 

April 15, 2019

States that legalized marijuana use since 2012 experienced a collective 16.4% increase in pedestrian fatalities

It took a couple of student reporters at the daily two additional pages backing up their front page investigative report on crosswalk deaths that have spiraled in Arizona. Including an oversize a graphic and aerial photo view of a mid-street crosswalk in West Phoenix, the report is titled, “The  Perils for Pedestrians,” linking to Arizona Department of Transportation Crash Data.

The conclusion reached by the duo is found in this adjacent headline: “Key to solving problem lies in overhaul of state’s roadways.” Not to belittle the needless deaths, but the reality is it’s not the roadways, it’s the pedestrians. Though the authors point to the deadliest area being on a stretch of 27th Avenue, north of Bethany Home Road, referring to it as “dimly lit,” the problem would exist if high intensity beacons were trained on the thoroughfare.

The escalation in fatalities dovetails with the lack if respect for authority and laws. Few pedestrians walk up to a crosswalk to cross the street. It has become all too common to see parents crossing mid-block with young children in tow.  Not only are the parents imperiling their safety, but they are teaching their children that the lines in the street don’t apply to them.  A police officer asked about the lack of enforcement when this dangerous behavior is observed, stated, “It’s a cultural thing.”

What culture teaches their children that rules apply to others but not to them, or their view children as expendable?

Another factor to be considered is the peak in pedestrian fatalities occurring on Saturday nights and weekends when alcohol is frequently a factor.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released preliminary fatal traffic crash data for all road users for calendar year 2016 (the most recent year that complete crash data is available) and estimates show that this may have been the deadliest year since 1990 for pedestrians. Motorcyclist and pedestrian deaths accounted for more than a third of the year-to-year increase.

The Governors Highway Safety Association Spotlight on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities, reported nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017 based on data provided by all 50 State Highway Safety Offices and the District of Columbia.

Among the reported findings:

  • Twenty three states (and Washington DC) had increases in pedestrian fatalities.
  • Twenty states had decreases in pedestrian fatalities.
  • Seven states had no change in pedestrian fatalities.
  • Both Hawaii and Wyoming had only 1 pedestrian death, while California had 352.
  • Arizona was among five states (including California, Florida, New York and Texas) that accounted for 43% of all pedestrian deaths.
  • The seven states (and Washington DC) that have legalized marijuana use since 2012 experienced a collective 16.4% increase in pedestrian fatalities in 2017 (compared to same time period in 2016). All other states had a collective 5.8% decrease.

Cindy McCain: A star is born

April 14, 2019

Slickly hones acting skills

Within days of learning that Cindy Lou Hensley McCain has hired a Beverly Hills talent agency to arrange speaking engagements and book global events for her, she is featured as the first guest on a new NBC series, “Her Take with Cynthia McFadden.” The show carries the tagline, “some of the women are famous, many not, but all have a ‘take.’”

Of course, Cindy’s “take” is criticizing President Trump. Would anyone expect anything less? The McCain‘s have never gotten over the fact that Donald Trump was swept into office when McCain barely carried the state of Arizona by a mere 8 points as a failed 2008 presidential candidate. Republicans took McCain’s mother’s advice and held their noses as they voted for Johnny.

The Anheuser-Busch beer heiress has found a niche combating human trafficking. Mixing her metaphors, she asserts border walls don’t deter human trafficking in the United States. The actual reason for border security is to stop the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens who intentionally breach our sovereign border, though she obviously missed that crucial aspect.

She also criticizes the lack of civility in public life, something she contributed to in raising her boorish daughter, Mega. (Not a typo.)

Cindy McCain is so bonded to exposing human trafficking, she reported a parent whose child was a different ethnicity to police at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport accusing the family of child trafficking. This bizarre action, for which she later apologized after initially lying about the circumstances, took place although she is the adoptive mother of Bridget, who was born in Bangladesh, and bears no resemblance to the former junior rodeo queen.

In the NBC interview, as Cindy laments the current lack of civility in Washington, she claimed it was something her husband detested. Her flawed recollection was of a man “who engaged in debates based on issues that could lead to bipartisan solutions,” which is a newly burnished image for the mean-spirited and crude John McCain whose vulgarity was publicly extended to her. He was best known for fighting Republicans at every turn as he teamed with Democrats on myriad issues and was more bonded to amnesty for illegals than he was to securing our nation’s border. This is a prime example (19-second video) of his sterling character as his single vote put the screws to the “skinny repeal” of Obamacare.

In the interview, Cindy McCain said “she still is a Republican,” though with a caveat: “I just don’t agree with many parts of my party right now.”  Many of “her party” never agreed with her Republicrat husband.

During the 2016 Trump/Clinton election, the McCain family let it be known they would not be supporting the Republican nominee. The other candidate was scandal-plagued and deceitful Hillary Clinton, described by McCain arock star.“


Pres. Trump‘s new border strategy shows he’s crazy as a fox

April 13, 2019

After being repeatedly thwarted in his efforts to obtain adequate funding for a much needed wall on our southern border, President Donald Trump has tweeted his acknowledgement that he is considering sending the hundreds of thousands of illegal invaders from Central America to sanctuary cities within the United States.

“Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change our very dangerous immigration laws, we are indeed, as reported, giving strong considerations to placing illegal immigrants in Sanctuary Cities only,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

Today, we direct our readers to a cogent editorial in Investor’s Business Daily, titled,Yes, Democrats Are Now The Party Of Open Borders.”  Its wisdom was prophetic, since it was written prior to the most recent surge of caravans of invaders from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras being given access to the United States by our “good neighbor” Mexico. They claim to be refugees, fleeing untenable conditions in their home countries, but don’t seek asylum as they arrive in Mexico — whose obvious purpose is to facilitate the invasion.

The Center for Immigration Studies lists Sanctuary cities, counties and states.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a far left Democrat, said, “it’s just another notion that is unworthy of the presidency of the United States and disrespectful of the challenges that we face, as a country, as a people, to address who we are, a nation of immigrants.”

Pelosi, who lives behind a secure wall in her sanctuary city hometown of San Francisco, omits the fact that previous generations of immigrants arrived here legally, were processed at Ellis Island and gratefully became Americanized, learning English, and taking on our history and culture as their own. Those leaving repression did not march through American cities waving the flags of the countries they left, access benefits and continue to engage in high rates criminality while showing contempt for the United States of America.

The ironically inconsistent headline in this morning’s edition of Arizona’s pro-illegal and open border newspaper?  “Trump still might use migrants against Dems.” 


#REDSforEd teachers followed actual dunce, Noah Karvelis

April 12, 2019

For many Arizona parents, the anger over their children’s teachers abandoning them and sneering at their contractual obligations as they went out on strike for over a week, still rages. The bond of trust was irretrievably broken as they deserted over 840,000 students while over demanding a 20% pay increase for their part-time employment.

Newly elected Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman boasted she “proudly voted to walk out” with her fellow #REDSforEd striking teachers as they followed Socialist Pied Piper Noah Karvelis a 24-year-old hip hop music teacher and avowed Socialist. Hoffman, whose own teaching credentials are paper thin, says she was “inspired by unity within the movement.”

Not only are these educrats intent on dumbing down Arizona students, ironically Noah Karvelis is now being exposed as also being a failed student himself.

Breitbart News reports Karvelis only holds a “provisional” teaching certificate, having failed to complete the required coursework and pass tests on the U.S. Constitution and the Arizona Constitution — documents on which he places no value. Popular KFYI-550 AM conservative talk show host James T. Harris, previously outed Karvelis‘ insufficient credentials.

Important to remember is the fact “underpaid” teachers, who work 81/2 months a year, are able to support the far left teacher’s unions* to the tune of $millions a year, earmarked for Democrat candidates and liberal causes.

These same people are undermining the values conservative parents try to instill in their children. Karvelis’ résumé states he served as campaign manager to elect leftist Kathy Hoffman and was also a volunteer for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. Additionally Karvelis has been a political consultant and staff writer for the Progressive Times, which defines itself on its masthead with this banner: “Progressive, independent journalism for the political revolution.” His mantra is, Teaching is political, and silence is complicity. Karvelis, a young white male. is also a self-hater.

This is akin to putting Marxists in charge of educating our children. Noah Karvelis, and those who march to his extremist tune, are dangerously influencing America’s youth, steering them away from democracy that flourishes in our representative Republic, and into the killing fields of Socialism.

Rare truth was contained in the words of then-retiring NEA legal counsel Bob Chanin. Listen to his admission carefully.(brief video.) He admits that the unions are about money, power, and a leftist agenda —- clearly stating “It’s not because we care about children.

Passage of ballot propositions — 301 in 2000 increasing the state sales tax and 123 in 2016 a grab from the state land trust — guaranteed more money for education, which apparently is never enough. School districts routinely hold budget overrides and bond elections to “get more money into the classroom” —- eduspeak for bolstering teacher’s salaries. A major premise of passing the Arizona Lottery in 1980 was that money from ticket sales would fund schools.

Falling prey to the teacher’s demands was foolishness personified. Akin to attempting to bribe a mobster, no amount will ever be enough.

* Center for Responsive Politics


McSally extends condolences to McCain’s on dog’s death

April 11, 2019

Sufficient contrition could score campaign assist in 2020

It’s not often the death of a dog rates news coverage, but John McCain’s dog, Burma, and the Arizona Republic are the exceptions.

Earlier this week, Cindy Hensley McCain announced the Chesapeake Bay retriever “died in a tragic accident at our beloved Hidden Valley,” presumably their Cornville, Arizona compound. The unexplained “tragic accident” makes it seem Cindy might have unintentionally backed over the dog or it chowed down on some of her meds.

Obviously unwilling to risk getting crosswise with the vengeful McCain‘s again, U.S. Sen. Martha McSally took time from her busy schedule to relay her condolences on the death of her predecessor’s dog.

According to a newspaper account, McSally said:

“I will tell you, I saw that their dog had passed away and was just heartbroken to see that, that Burma was no longer with them. I just shared with her that I was really feeling bad about the loss and I know how hard that hurts.”

The prospect of falling into Mega McCain’s humongous cavern of a disreputable mouth or ticking off her desperate-for-attention mother has the ability to turn McSally, a seasoned combat fighter pilot turned U.S. Senator —- who will have to run again in 2020 for a complete term —- into a groveler.


Candace Owens brilliantly assesses Democrat policies

April 10, 2019

You won’t see this on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC….

Candace Owens commanded the attention (video) of the House Judiciary Committee meeting where she was an invited guest Tuesday. Speaking on the topic of white nationalism and hate crimes, Owens, a black conservative, accused Democrats on the panel of focusing on “fear-mongering, power and control” rather than on the issue of racism. As the director of communications for Turning Point USA  she’s honed her public speaking skills, making her appearance at the hearing spellbinding. Arizona is well represented with 17 chapters throughout the state.

Owens emphasized that the country needs to talk more about what she identified as ‘harassment of conservatives of color. ‘”We’re not talking enough about political hatred in this country.”

At age 29, Owens, an ardent supporter of President Trump, is a compelling public speaker. She has been working to persuade black Americans to leave the Democrat Party, which counts their votes as a given, doing nothing to earn their support.

“We need to condemn all types of hate speech,” she stated.

Owens reminded lawmakers about a “double standard” that she says allows criticism of black conservatives, Christians and Jews.

AZ’s U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs (CD-5), is a member of the House Judiciary Committee before which Candace Owens appeared. This is an example of his bold leadership as he recently spoke about another House member who has repeatedly accused Jewish Americans of holding dual loyalties, a malicious anti-Semitic slur that predates Adolf Hitler.