VOL. 17 ISSUE NO. 33   |   AUGUST 17 - 23, 2011

AUGUST 22, 2011

Statement from Governor Jan Brewer

Obama Plan to Block Deportations Amounts to Backdoor Amnesty

“The Obama administration cannot get its amnesty schemes through Congress, so now it has resorted to implementing its plans via executive fiat. There’s simply no other description for today’s announcement that the federal government will not pursue the deportation of individuals who are in the country illegally but meet certain criteria. Keep reading ...

AUGUST 22, 2011

Priority on Immigration Leaves Border Security Last

PHOENIX – The Obama Administration has made a major step in “prioritizing deportation cases” while ranchers along the Southern border are left wondering if border security has yet again taken a back seat. “This move by the Administration is disappointing after residents in southern Arizona have been asking the federal government to take action on border security. This move will take away from the focus of criminal activity along our Southern border. With no certainty of repercussions for illegal entry border crossings will only increase,” says Gary Thrasher. Keep reading ...

AUGUST 22, 2011

Senate President Names New Appropriations Chair

Senator Shooter of Yuma will lead key committee

PHOENIX, State Capitol – Senate President Russell Pearce announced he is naming Senator Don Shooter chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “Senator Shooter is a strong fiscal conservative. He works well with his colleagues and the Governor. He will put the taxpayers of Arizona first,” says President Pearce. Keep reading ...


Phoenix’s mayoral race for insiders only?

PHOENIX – Ron Ludders, chairman of The Arizona 2012 Project, a Tea-Party affiliated group, hand-delivered a letter to Mayor Phil Gordon and City Manager David Cavazos on Monday morning regarding the use of Symphony Hall, a city-owned property, for the mayoral candidate debate, which excluded two candidates, Anna Brennan and Jennifer Wright, from participating, stating it violated state statute. Keep reading ...


Stage set for Obamacare to head to U.S. Supreme Court

11th Circuit Court of Appeals finds individual mandate to purchase insurance unconstitutional in split opinion

ATLANTA – On Friday, Aug. 12, an 11th Circuit Court of Appeals panel issued a split ruling in a challenge filed by 26 states against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, finding the individual mandate unconstitutional.
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Birther Summit offers $5K for 1961 Honolulu newspaper

Dr. Orly Taitz’s motion scheduled for Sept. 14

orly taitzWASHINGTON – After receiving no response from Colin Powell to its $15,000 offer (click here) for him to listen to evidence surrounding what a number of experts have deemed are Obama’s forged birth certificate, false use of a Connecticut Social Security number and fraudulently created Selective Service registration, the Birther Summit has announced a new offer: A $5,000 reward for the original edition of either the Aug. 13, 1961 edition of The Honolulu Advertiser or the Aug. 14, 1961 edition of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
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CCUSD facing more lawsuits

Oral arguments set for Aug. 23 in Goldwater Institute complaint

ccusd logoCCUSD – On Aug. 8, 2011, Richard and Jennifer Dobbs filed a lawsuit against Cave Creek Unified School District and The Inflatable Team, Inc. (dba Inflatable Fun) on behalf of their daughter Kayla, who was injured using an inflatable slide while attending the Fall Festival at Black Mountain Elementary School in October 2010.
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AUGUST 16, 2011

Watch, and let this sink in!

The person in this video is a professor (Ph.D.) at Yavapai College
in Prescott, Arizona. He puts a different spin on what Obama is doing to Arizona. Must be why he's rated highly by his students - 3.8 on a 4.0 scale. This may be the best video produced on the illegal alien problems that are being experienced.
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AUGUST 17, 2011

Project to Bring Historic Military Artifacts to State Capitol

PHOENIX – Preserving history is an important function of the Arizona Capitol Museum.  One of the most popular exhibits in the Museum is a display of USS Arizona artifacts and Ken Bennett, who oversees the division of the state library as Secretary of State, would like to see the collection of World War II artifacts expanded by two.  A 14" gun from the USS Arizona, and a 16" gun from the USS Missouri.  The guns would be displayed as a part of WWII exhibit representing the beginning and end of the war. Keep reading ...

AUGUST 17, 2011

MAG Selected for Brookings Partnership

PHOENIX – The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), in collaboration with economic development leaders across the region, has been selected to participate in a Metropolitan Business Planning Initiative to determine an economic development strategy for the region. The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program selected MAG as one of only a handful of pilot cities to participate in a collaborative partnership to develop the Metropolitan Business Plan. Other partners in the project will include the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Arizona State University, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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AUGUST 17, 2011

What’s Peggy afraid of?

PHOENIX - A rare consensus was reached by media pundits, Democratic and Republican leaders this past week.  Under the bipartisan agreement, all determined that Jennifer Wright, Republican candidate for Mayor of Phoenix, should be included in the prime-time KPHO televised debated hosted by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce on August 15 along with all candidates who have qualified to be on the August ballot. Keep reading ...

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