Burke, Thomas, The State Bar & Hypocrisy

Unlike most elephant snorting blogs we don’t have posters of Art Bell on our walls and advance the latest conspiracy theories. We believe in the best of people’s opinions, even when it is wrong and left-wing induced. But the cases of former U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, both of which made appearances before the … Read More

News Release: Profit for Prisons while Kids Suffer

From the Jeff Schwartz Campaign Jeff Schwartz calls on John Kavanagh to return or refuse campaign donations from lobbyist, and their clients, pushing for Private Business Profit Guarantees SCOTTSDALE (March 31, 2014): Citing kids in failing schools with crowded classrooms and continuing issues for Child Protective Services, Republican candidate for Senate in LD 23, Jeff Schwartz, is calling on candidate … Read More

Shawnna Bolick Receives Endorsement from Barry Goldwater, Jr.

From Shawnna Bolick Campaign Today, I received the endorsement from former congressman and conservative leader Barry Goldwater, Jr. the son of Arizona icon Barry Goldwater. “With so many serious challenges facing the State of Arizona, I support Shawnna Bolick for the Legislature 110%,” stated former Congressman Goldwater, Jr. “She has one of the sharpest minds of anyone I’ve met in … Read More

Evangelical leader shows how GOP can finesse gay marriage

By Byron York Washington Examiner In 2008, both Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain supported defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In 2012, only Republican Mitt Romney supported traditional marriage, Obama having announced a change of heart six months before the election. What about 2016? It’s impossible to imagine a Democratic candidate not supporting … Read More

Personnel is Policy

It has been said that you can’t choose your family, but you can choose your friends. That’s why so many people say it is unfair to judge someone by what a family member does. On the other hand, it is also why so many people look long and hard at the advisers and staff members that elected officials hire. When … Read More

Doug Ducey Campaign Announcement: The Spirit of Free Enterprise

You may have heard me say before that in solving some of our greatest problems, I believe freedom and opportunity are the answer. Nowhere is this sentiment more clearly demonstrated than in the free enterprise system. It empowers individuals to earn their own success, however they define it for themselves. It is the antithesis of government handouts and overbearing social … Read More

Former US Senate Candidate Goes Lobbyist

Dear Friend, I hope you are doing well! I am pleased to announce that I have recently accepted an Of Counsel position with Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, Phoenix’s third largest law firm, to lead the firm’s External Affairs & Government Relations practice. My practice will focus on providing private sector, public sector, and non-profit clients with government relations, external affairs, … Read More

Hamway Receives Endorsements from Republican Council Members

March 20, 2014 From Elect Mary Hamway PHOENIX (Thursday, March 20, 2014) – Former Vice Mayor and Councilwoman for the Town of Paradise Valley Mary Hamway announced the endorsements from five Republican council members in her bid for the Arizona House in District 28. Hamway released the endorsements from the following Republican council members: •Vice Mayor Michael Collins •Councilman Paul … Read More

Shawnna Bolick Receives Endorsements from Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Bob Stump and Commissioner Brenda Burns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phoenix, AZ- March 26, 2014- Today, , Republican candidate for Arizona House of Representatives in Legislative District 28, received Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Bob Stump’s and Commissioner Brenda Burns’ endorsements. “Shawnna’s knowledge and expertise in critical policy areas affecting the State of Arizona are hard to come by,” stated Chairman Stump. “I know Shawnna has what it … Read More

Thank You Dan Schweiker

As Scottsdale voters were preparing to vote on city council candidates during the 2012 election the Arizona Republic rightfully called businesswoman and preservationist Virginia Korte one of the finest, most qualified people to seek the job. Korte is now the Vice Mayor of Scottsdale. Such plaudits are appropriate for her friend, just across a town boundary, Paradise Valley Town Councilman … Read More