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McCain curses conservatives from US Senate chamber

Ailing John McCain returned to Washington on Tuesday to cast a vote on the latest version of healthcare reform. This is the vote tally. And whadda’ya know? He used the occasion to read a scripted speech disparaging conservatives. He didn’t call them that, of course, as he denounced them, declaring, “To hell with them!” Arizona’s senior [...]

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Fake news breeds fake polls

We’ve been hearing a lot about Fake News  recently. This USA/iMedia Ethics poll illustrates the extent to which relentless negative news manipulation impacts the average American. The all-caps headlines in the Monday edition of USA Today trumpets AMERICANS ARE SPLIT 42% – 42% ON IMPEACHING PRESIDENT. We’ll focus on just four questions. The first is the one [...]

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Seeing Red AZ risks being labeled crass to tell the truth

There’s no way to win the etiquette award going after a desperately ill man. But the integrity of Seeing Red AZ requires that we speak the truth and remain faithful to the Constitution and Republican platform. So it is we expose the Sunday, July 23, 2017 edition of the Arizona Republic and its obsessive recrafting of [...]

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Ann Kirkpatrick: political opportunist carpetbags to CD 2

She’s ba-a-ack, newly reincarnated Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick has had a bumpy ride in Congressional District 1 —  opting in and out, winning, losing and getting chased down and booed (brief video) by angry constituents. Now, at age 67, she wants to reprise her political adventure after losing a senate effort to unseat John McCain in [...]

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Dr. Kelli Ward criticized for prayers, expressing concerns

Valid concerns should be addressed In the news section of her website, Dr. Kelli Ward for U.S. Senate,  senate candidate Kelli Ward is taking heat from commenters for her post, My Prayers to John McCain, Such is the political world today.  Kelli Ward is a physician and is addressing John McCain’s serious medical condition. His own [...]

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Prepping for Meghan? Would Gov. Ducey actually do it?

On the heels of the disclosure that Arizona Sen. John McCain is battling brain cancer, comes a barrage of Meghan McCain image polishing in the local newspaper. Thursday’s front page features a massive photo of the nearly 81-year-old senator with a report on the “aggressive, tough to treat” malignancy. It also includes this tweet from [...]

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Dignity, collegiality and propriety? We need a fighter

Author Evan Sayet provides a rational look at the political world as it is. Take a couple of minutes to read, “He fights.”   The title comes from a wartime statement made by President Lincoln describing General Ulysses Grant. Donald Trump is America’s first wartime president in the Culture War. The analogy is unmistakable.

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Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

At the request of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his family, Mayo Clinic released the following statement today: “On Friday, July 14, Sen. John McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the [...]

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Elvia Diaz or Russell Pearce: Who’s the hate monger?

The leftwing, Hillary-endorsing Arizona Republic outdid itself with a hate-laden, incendiary screed passing itself off as an editorial.  Elvia Diaz, the heir apparent to long-in-the-tooth Linda Valdez, must have missed her dose of Prozac as she took to the keyboard in a venomous rant against Russell Pearce. The threatening headline reads, “You’ve got our attention, [...]

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AZ Sen. Jeff Flake, dedicated Trump antagonist, vulnerable in 2018

A Politico article referencing Jeff Flake’s reelection vulnerability is making the rounds. Conservatives who have ample reason to distrust Flake are taking heart in the fact that potential challengers are eyeing the political landscape and assessing their chances in the 2018 U.S. Senate race. But the article, “White House squeezes Jeff Flake” describing the animus [...]

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