Rogers and Blackman Unfit for Office

The following letter was published in the Arizona Daily Sun this week. We agree. Arizona has gained a worldwide reputation for having the nuttiest state Legislature in the U.S. We in LD6 have two of the wackiest legislators of all: Sen. Wendy Rogers and Rep. Walt Blackman. They are cartoonish figures and would be laughable […]

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Wrong-Headed Way to Reopen Economy by AZ Legislature

The Arizona legislature, dominated of course by Republicans, wants to prevent lawsuits against businesses that have ignored commonsense health guidelines during the pandemic, Lobbyists claim these restrictions are “key to Arizona’s comeback.” But if the normal disincentives for negligent behavior are removed during a pandemic, won’t that discourage people from coming out of their homes […]

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#WendyRogersTales

“Brace Yourselves. It is going to be a bumpy flight and the pilot, Colonel Rogers, looks like she is flying high altitudes without her oxygen mask.” That’s our LD-6 Senator-Elect whom David Gordon is blogging about. We’ve been tweeting #WendyRogersTales to highlight the far-right extremism – frankly craziness — that’s she’s been spouting the last […]

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Wendy Rogers: Wrong for AZ Senate

Legislative District 6 Deserves Better than This Republican Character and competence are on the ballot this year, a proposition applicable to all campaigns, including state and local races. However, as right-leaning Arizona Daily Independent News Network notes, Wendy Rogers, the Republican candidate for State Senate, cannot run on the issues “because she doesn’t know them.” […]

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Cory Gardner. Joni Ernst. Thom Tillis. Lindsey Graham. What do they all have in common?

They are all former state legislators. They are far-right Republicans. They are all sitting United States Senators. While we have good hope of unseating at least some of them in November, let’s look to the future and see if we can learn something about how they got there. Today’s Daily Kos makes good points in […]

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Social Security Positions Crucial in Congressional District 1

Is your calendar circled for the day your Social Security check is deposited into your bank account? Do you plan your bill paying – and retired life in general —  and retired life in general — around that all-important date every month? If you answered yes, you should take a close look at the stark […]

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Rogers Social Security, Medicare plans dangerous

I am highly concerned about candidate Wendy Rogers’ plans for dismantling and/or privatizing Social Security and Medicare. These are both plans to which I have contributed during my entire working life, and now, as a senior citizen on a fixed and limited budget, I count on them! I’m sure that most AZ seniors count on […]

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O’Halleran is a fiscally responsible representative

House Republicans proposed an additional $646 billion in tax cuts this week — a number that could grow to roughly $2 trillion over a decade. Having come under criticism for favoring corporations over individuals in the December 2017 Tax Scam, House Republicans are now pushing a bill to make the individual tax cuts permanent. But […]

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