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US: Arizona (News/Activism)

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  • Joy Ann Reid Spreads Unproven Rumor That Trump Campaign Hiring Black Actors For Phoenix Rally

    08/21/2017 2:05:06 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/21/2017 | Peter Hasson
    MSNBC host and political analyst Joy Ann Reid is now spreading unverified internet rumors that fit her worldview. Reid, who has a history of spreading misinformation, garnered thousands of retweets on Sunday by amplifying an unproven rumor that President Trump’s re-election campaign is hiring minority actors for Trump’s political rally in Phoenix on Tuesday. Reid followed up with an “update” noting that the link had been deleted. A left-wing activist was the first to claim that the Trump campaign is hiring minority actors for the campaign rally. The only basis for his claim was a since-deleted Craigslist advertisement soliciting actors....
  • Ducey not going to Phoenix rally, Trump campaign says

    08/21/2017 1:03:55 PM PDT · by Coronal · 19 replies
    KPNX ^ | August 21, 20 | Brahm Resnik
    Governor not going: A Trump campaign official tells 12 News that Republican Gov. Doug Ducey won't be at the rally for the Republican president. "Ducey is choosing not to attend, but he will be greeting the president's airplane, along with the (Arizona) congressional delegation, when it lands," said the Trump campaign official, who requested anonymity. Ducey spokesman Daniel Scarpinato said Sunday night he couldn't confirm the governor's plans. Trump visited the state seven times during the presidential campaign. Ducey appeared just once at a Trump rally, in August 2016 in Phoenix, without Trump on the stage.
  • Listing In Arizona Asking For PAID ACTORS To Protest The President Visit to Arizona

    08/21/2017 7:15:06 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    Twittter ^ | 08/21/17 | Charlie Kirk
    WOW! Listing in Arizona asking for PAID ACTORS to protest the President during his visit to Arizona on Tuesday Paid protestors! Wow!  
  • Trump Phoenix rally to highlight feisty feud with senator

    08/20/2017 1:06:44 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    CTPost ^ | August 20, 2017
    When President Donald Trump takes the stage this week at a rally in Arizona, the state's junior senator will be nowhere to be seen. But Trump is likely to save some choice words for Sen. Jeff Flake. The senator is currently in an escalating feud with the president — a spat that illustrates the upside-down world of Republican politics heading into the 2018 elections. Flake is a Republican incumbent who is beloved by many high-ranking party officials and he is trying to hold onto a seat that the party needs to keep control of Congress. Meanwhile, the president from his...
  • John McCain completes round of chemo, radiation for brain cancer

    08/20/2017 10:32:04 AM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 97 replies
    ABC15 Arizona ^ | August 19, 2017 | Associated Press
    AP -link only.
  • How to Give Jeff Flake’s Senate Seat to a Democrat (RINO Alert)

    08/19/2017 7:28:25 PM PDT · by Mafe · 48 replies
    National Review ^ | August 18, 2017 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    President Donald Trump’s tweet yesterday morning endorsing a primary challenger to Arizona senator Jeff Flake was hardly a surprise. Trump likes to call himself a counter-puncher, so from his frame of reference, Flake had been asking for it by not only consistently criticizing the president but also spending the summer promoting a book attacking Trump and the Republicans who haven’t stood up to him. But this is a move Trump and his party may come to regret. Trump wasn’t the only one annoyed by Flake’s Conscience of a Conservative and the accompanying tour. The senator’s attempt to cast himself as...
  • Arizona Court Rules On Cities Destroying Confiscated Guns Good news!)

    08/19/2017 2:49:13 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 5 replies ^ | 08/192017 | Jazz Shaw
    The NRA Institute for Legislative Action picked up a potentially important court ruling coming out of Arizona this week which has mostly flown under the media radar. Under debate is a policy in Tuscon (along with other cities and counties) which mandates the routine destruction of guns which are confiscated from criminals or surrendered during “no questions asked” gun turn-in events. Since guns are items of value, the question is raised as to whether or not they can simply destroy and dispose of them rather than offering them for legal sale to subsidize taxpayer contributions to the city’s coffers. The...
  • Kelli Ward is a Trump clone, Jeff Flake is a true conservative (HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA)

    08/19/2017 7:56:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 57 replies ^ | 8/17/17 | Tom Rogan
    Kelli Ward has announced that she's challenging incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., in the Republican primary for next year's Arizona Senate election. Ward has at least one significant supporter.
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio: 'Feels good' To Have Trump Backing Me Up

    08/18/2017 6:22:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 08/18/17 | Melissa Quinn
    Former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Thursday he would be honored if President Trump decided to pardon him following his recent conviction for criminal contempt of court. In an interview with NPR, the outspoken sheriff said he hasn't spoken with Trump, but was pleased to see reports that the president is on his side. "It makes me feel good that at least someone is backing me up. And how much better can you get than president of the United States?" Arpaio told NPR. Trump told Fox News this week he was "seriously considering" a pardon for Arpaio, who...
  • Officials: Fleas in Two Arizona Counties Tested Positive for the Plague

    08/17/2017 6:51:07 PM PDT · by null and void · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Aug 2017 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Fleas in two Arizona counties tested positive for the Bubonic plague — the same disease that killed millions of people in the 14th century throughout Africa, Asia, and Europe, public health officials say. Navajo County public health officials announced Friday that fleas collected near the town of Taylor tested positive for Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes the Bubonic plague, the Associated Press reports. The announcement came one week after Coconino County officials first discovered fleas in the area found to be carrying the plague. KNXV reports that Coconino County officials first discovered the plague-infested fleas in the Red Lake...
  • Massive Phoenix Rally Protest of Trump Being Planned For Tuesday

    08/18/2017 10:55:56 AM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 171 replies
    IR.Net ^ | 8/18/2017 | Chase Sanders
    <p>"Massive Phoenix Rally Protest of Trump Being Planned For Tuesday" Please go to comments section or link to the protest web site.</p>
  • 'You Lost, Get Over It': Phoenix Confederate Monument Decorated with '2nd Place' Banner

    08/17/2017 10:45:19 AM PDT · by Coronal · 60 replies
    KPNX ^ | August 16, 2017 | Hayden Packwood
    PHOENIX - The Confederate monument that stands at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, just outside the Arizona state Capitol, looked a little different than it usually does Tuesday evening. In addition to its memorializing of Arizona Confederate soldiers and its erectors, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the statue got a few new decorations. At the top, a ribbon hung with the words, "You lost, get over it," and at the bottom, the monuments message "A nation that forgets its past has no future" had been covered with a "2nd Place," "Participant" banner.
  • Trump cheers on Kelli Ward, primary challenger to ‘toxic’ Sen. Jeff Flake

    08/17/2017 10:44:13 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 017 | David Sherfinski
    President Trump on Thursday said it was “great” to see Republican Kelli Ward challenging Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who the president labeled “toxic” and a “non-factor” in the U.S. Senate. “Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He’s toxic!” Mr. Trump tweeted. The president’s open embrace of a primary challenger to a sitting Republican senator comes as Mr. Trump prepares to head to Phoenix next week for a campaign rally, where he could formally endorse a challenger to Mr. Flake, who has...
  • Phoenix Confederate monument defaced with paint; Apache Junction area monument damaged

    08/17/2017 9:50:12 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    PHOENIX - A Confederate monument in Phoenix was power-washed on Thursday morning after it was defaced with paint. White paint coated parts of the monument located in the Wesley Bolin Plaza in downtown Phoenix, but there is no word yet on who may have been behind the vandalism. ABC15 crews on scene showed a clean-up crew hosing off the monument around 6 a.m.
  • Trump unloading on Graham, Flake, media in morning tweets

    08/17/2017 4:34:42 AM PDT · by The Numbers · 65 replies
    @realDonaldTrump ^ | 17 Aug | President Trump
    Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists......— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017 ...and people like Ms. Heyer. Such a disgusting lie. He just can't forget his election trouncing.The people of South Carolina will remember!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017 The public is learning (even more so) how dishonest the Fake News is. They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 17, 2017 Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff...
  • Phoenix mayor 'disappointed' Trump plans to hold rally in Arizona

    08/16/2017 10:30:38 PM PDT · by Innovative · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 16, 2017 | Tom LoBianco
    Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he is "disappointed" that President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Arizona during the national turmoil following the events in Charlottesville over the weekend. Trump is planning a campaign-style rally in Arizona next week, amid an uproar sparked by his ambivalent response to white supremacists and the death of an anti-racist protester in the Charlottesville violence. The President host supporters in Phoenix next Tuesday, one week after he reiterated his claim that anti-racist protesters were as violent as Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi protesters in Charlottesville and that the "alt-right" groups included...
  • Phoenix area Freepers. Trump is on his way! Tuesday, August 22 - Gird your loins!!

    08/16/2017 9:53:19 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/16/2017 | President Trump
    Join me at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 22nd in Phoenix, Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center! Tickets at:
  • Register for Phoenix, AZ (RALLY)

    08/16/2017 5:33:00 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 10 replies
    DonaldJTrumpRallies ^ | 8/16/17 | Donald J Trump
    Event Schedule Tue, August 22, 2017 Phoenix, AZ 07:00 pm (MST) Phoenix Convention Center 100 N. 3rd Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • The knives are out: Trump expected to endorse Flake challenger at Arizona rally

    08/16/2017 1:32:13 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 49 replies ^ | 8/16/17 | S.A. Miller
    President Trump’s new campaign trip to Arizona next week has state Republicans speculating that he is going to endorse a primary challenger to Sen. Jeff Flake. Mr. Trump is leaning towards endorsing Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit, state Republican sources told The Washington Times, in a move that could help crystalize the race. Mr. DeWit, who was chairman of the Mr. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign in Arizona, has been eyeing the race but has not yet announced his candidacy.
  • Trump Rally Tuesday August 22, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix AZ.

    08/16/2017 7:10:07 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 43 replies
    RSBN twitter feed ^ | August 16 2017 | VP Pence
    Trump to rally in Arizona next Tuesday. RSBN will be there. (Copy of press announcement in link)