Blueprint for the Public Hearings

by Ann Heitland It’s impossible to overstate the significance of the impeachment hearing which will begin tomorrow. One signal is that all major networks have canceled their regular programming to televise the hearings, beginning at 8 a.m. Arizona time, Wednesday. For the Nixon impeachment, the networks rotated coverage so that only one of the “big […]

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Fear: The greatest Republican weapon

Republican Senator Sylvia Allen is ramping up her campaign for re-election by scaring parents about sex education. Other Republicans (in addition to Allen) rage about the terrors of socialism. Trump uses rhetoric to hype up several categories of visceral but remote threats, including MS-13 gang members and Islamic State jihadis. His favorite go-to, of course, […]

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Allen and Thorpe Get Orders from ALEC

LD-6 Senate Candidates Sylvia Allen (R) and Bob Thorpe (R) went to Texas last week to get their marching orders from ALEC. LD-6 Senator Sylvia Allen (R) and LD-6 Representative Bob Thorpe (R) went on what was likely an all-expense-paid trip to Austin, Texas for the ALEC conference at the luxury J.W. Marriott hotel, according […]

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Words have the power to incite violence

This weekend I watched with horror along with a vast majority of my countrymen and the world as the El Paso shooting unfolded. I was further horrified when the shooter’s alleged manifesto was released because the words sounded very familiar. The manifesto speaks of an “Hispanic invasion of Texas” and warns that white people are […]

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Allen’s comments prove she is not fit to serve

It gives me no pleasure to say this, but Sylvia Allen, the state senator representing Flagstaff and the rest of Legislative District 6, is a white supremacist. I’ve considered this deeply in the days since her shocking remarks, and there’s no other logical or meaningful interpretation. She referred to research on the “browning of America,” […]

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Sylvia Allen Can’t Hide Her Backward Views

During a rambling, 25-minute speech peppered with religious and autobiographical references, Allen expressed a worldview that the founding principles of the United States are under attack by feminists, secularists, and immigrants. That happened on July 15, according to reporting by the Phoenix New Times. Then it got worse. Having experienced national and statewide condemnation as […]

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“What’s Really Hurting Society is the Decline of Patriarchy,” ~ Senator Sylvia Allen

Yes, she really said that. Along with several other “unbelievable” statements. This is the Senator in the Arizona Legislature representing LD-6, including Flagstaff and Sedona and surrounding areas in Coconino County. It’s definitely time for a change. Speaking during a July 15 event at Republican Party Headquarters in Phoenix, Allen expressed concern that the United […]

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Sylvia Allen Says She Won’t Run!

Jeremy Duda, Arizona Mirror reporter, tweeted this morning that LD-6 State Senator Sylvia Allen says she won’t run for another term, even though she’s not termed out in until 2022. This is good news for Democrat Felicia French, who has announced she’ll run for the seat after losing her AZ House bid by just a […]

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Allen-Sponsored Bill to Send Another $1.7 Million to Vouchers Advances

Republicans insisted that Senator Sylvia Allen’s bill to expand vouchers wouldn’t cost money. But when the Joint Legislative Budget Committee conducted a fiscal analysis of a bill, it found what was obvious to every honest person — the bill expands enrollment ant thus will cost the state more money. $1.7 million over three years, to […]

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Felicia French Challenges Sylvia Allen #2020

2018 State House candidate Colonel (Ret.) Felicia French, a nurse, sustainability scientist, educator and former MedEvac helicopter pilot, announces her 2020 candidacy for LD 6 State Senate. French came within 577 votes of winning the 2018 State House race, and she is ready to run again. She is determined to continue the fight for a better […]

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