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  • New Trial for Self Defense, School Shooting at NAU

    12/07/2017 9:36:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 5 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 18 October, 2015, an 18-year-old student, Steven Jones, was attacked by a drunken mob of fraternity members. One member ran up to Jones and sucker punched him. Jones two friends were on the ground defending themselves. Jones ran to his car and retrieved a legally owned pistol. At least one of the fraternity member ran at Jones, who fired, killing one and wounding two others. The incident was initially characterized as a school shooting. Jones cooperated with authorities.  They charged him with first-degree murder.As more evidence became available, it was learned that everyone Jones shot was legally intoxicated with...
  • Two senior Republican senators criticize Tillerson comments on Russia

    07/09/2017 9:03:25 PM PDT · by upchuck · 95 replies
    reuters ^ | July 9, 2017 | Valerie Volcovici
    Two senior Republican U.S. senators criticized Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday for saying that Russia may have the "right approach" on Syria and for what they called his lack of focus on Afghanistan and Pakistan. "His statements about Syria really disturb me. No, (Russian President Vladimir) Putin does not have it right when it comes to Syria," Senator Lindsey Graham said. In separate television interviews, Graham and Senator John McCain, prominent Republican foreign policy voices, took aim at Tillerson's remarks last week that Russia may have "got the right approach" and the United States the wrong approach to...
  • STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN ON ROY MOORE

    11/09/2017 3:33:48 PM PST · by mdittmar · 136 replies
    U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) ^ | Nov 09 2017 | U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
    Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today on Roy Moore: “The allegations against Roy Moore are deeply disturbing and disqualifying. He should immediately step aside and allow the people of Alabama to elect a candidate they can be proud of.”
  • Sen. Jeff Flake Tells ABC's 'The View': I Couldn’t Win an Election By Telling the Truth

    11/06/2017 2:18:30 PM PST · by drewh · 41 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 12:26 pm, November 6th, 2017 | by Joe DePaolo |
    The View welcomed Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to the table on Monday. As expected, the outgoing Senator received plaudits from the anti-President Donald Trump–View panel, and a warm reception from the largely progressive-leaning studio audience in the wake of his dramatic speech bashing Trump on the Senate floor. After the hospitable greeting, Flake dropped some harsh truth — talking about the state of the Republican party, and the reason he’s not running to retain his seat. “I felt that I could not run the kind of race I would need to run to be competitive,” Flake said. “I could not...
  • McSally Eyeing GOP Senate Battle

    10/27/2017 5:41:48 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 26 replies
    US News ^ | Oct. 26, 2017 | David Catanese
    Rep. Martha McSally appears poised to challenge Kelli Ward in what would be a vicious primary fight for Jeff Flake’s Senate seat, but President Donald Trump remains a major wild card. Rep. Martha McSally is taking steps toward launching a challenge to Kelli Ward for Sen. Jeff Flake's seat next year, a move that would set up another scorched-earth primary battle between establishment Republicans and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. The second-term congresswoman indicated her interest in the seat during a closed-door meeting Thursday with Arizona's five-member GOP House delegation, and also met Thursday with Sen. John McCain...
  • MCSO: Girl, 15, boyfriend arrested for killing her father in Tonopah

    10/25/2017 12:32:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | October 25, 2017 | staff
    TONOPAH, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Two people have been arrested in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in Tonopah. Maricopa County Sheriff Dept. spokesman Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez said their deputies arrested Daniel Stroh, 21, and a 15-year-old girl. A judge set Stroh's bond at $1 million. Both suspects face first-degree murder charges. MCSO deputies responded to an "unknown trouble" call near 371st Avenue and Buckeye Road. According to Enriquez, a man later identified as John Norton, 59, was reported to have been shot. The caller, later identified as John Norton’s 15-year-old daughter told MCSO dispatchers that she witnessed a former boyfriend...
  • Vanity: Will Flake(AZ) Run As A Democrat?

    10/24/2017 1:41:32 PM PDT · by WeWaWes · 44 replies
    10/24/2017
    Forgive the vanity, but I heard Flake say in an interview the path to the nomination for a "Republican" is very narrow. Could he or will he run as a Democrat?
  • Fort holds Patriot Day Remembrance ceremony

    09/12/2017 5:28:34 AM PDT · by SandRat
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Tanja Linton, media relations officer, Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office
    FORT HUACHUCA — The fort's Directorate of Emergency Services and the 18th Military Police Detachment host a Patriot Day Remembrance ceremony 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 11, on Brown Parade Field here to render honors and pay respect to our country's fallen heroes and their families. The public is welcome to join. Speakers at the event are the fort's Provost Marshal Maj. William Owens and Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels. Patriot Day, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance, occurs on Sept. 11 of each year in memory of the 2,977 people killed in the 2001 Sept. 11 terrorist...
  • Phoenix Pols to Vote on Hiring Calif. Group to Review Phx PD in Wake of Protests

    08/28/2017 2:22:49 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 10 replies
    Sal DiCiccio Posting ^ | 08/28/2017 | Sal DiCiccio Phoenix City Councilman
    Phoenix politicians to vote on California group to investigate Phoenix PD in wake of protests during President Trump's visit.
  • White House has paperwork ready for Joe Arpaio pardon

    08/23/2017 10:51:55 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 40 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 8/23/17 | Kaitlan Collins
    Washington (CNN)The White House has prepared the paperwork for President Trump to pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio when he makes the final decision to do so, CNN has learned. An administration official said the White House has also prepared talking points to send to surrogates after he is pardoned. One of the talking points is that Arpaio served his country for 50 years in the military, the Drug Enforcement Administration and as Arizona's Maricopa County sheriff, and that it is not appropriate to send him to prison for "enforcing the law" and "working to keep people safe."
  • RINO Senator Admits Harboring Illegal Alien

    08/18/2017 1:24:38 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 52 replies
    Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake called for the United States to let in immigrants who work hard, but don’t have any particular skills, in an effort to hit President Donald Trump on his immigration agenda, according to his New York Times’ op-ed Friday. Flake told the story of Manuel Chaidez, an illegal immigrant with no discernible skills his parents hired, to drive his point home that America should bring people willing to work hard. “In terms of material possessions, Manuel was an invisible man. His capacity for hard, backbreaking work was his sole credential in life. By no Washington bureaucrat’s estimation would he...
  • 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
  • Shattuck: Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio the right move

    08/15/2017 5:50:50 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 14 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 08-15-17 | Tom Shattuck
    Arizona’s Joe Arpaio became Maricopa County sheriff in 1993 and thus began the dark ages for the bad guys. “It’s not a country club,” Sheriff Joe said about his jail. He wasn’t kidding. When more room was needed, he did it on the cheap by erecting an infamous “tent city” out in the Arizona heat. In 2003, when inmates complained about temperatures over 100 degrees, Sheriff Joe was unimpressed.
  • Poll: Bashing Trump Is Not Working For Flake In His Home State

    08/04/2017 9:08:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2:29 PM 08/03/2017 | Henry Rodgers
    Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake’s approval rating is at a drastically low number in his home state after he has continued to bash President Donald Trump according to a new Democratic Poll. The left leaning polling group, Public Policy Polling (PPP) found only 18 percent approve of the job Flake is doing. Meanwhile 62 percent disapprove and 19 percent are not sure how they feel about him. These numbers come after Flake has continued to criticize Trump throughout his presidency and refused to endorse him during the 2016 presidential campaign. If the 2018 mid-term election were held today, just 31...
  • My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump (Never Trump Jeff Flake)

    07/31/2017 5:09:05 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 63 replies
    Politico ^ | July 31, 2017 | Jeff Flake
    Who could blame the people who felt abandoned and ignored by the major parties for reaching in despair for a candidate who offered oversimplified answers to infinitely complex questions and managed to entertain them in the process? With hindsight, it is clear that we all but ensured the rise of Donald Trump. I will let the liberals answer for their own sins in this regard. (There are many.) But we conservatives mocked Barack Obama’s failure to deliver on his pledge to change the tone in Washington even as we worked to assist with that failure. It was we conservatives who,...
  • AZ: Department of Transportation adds Armed Driver Guidelines

    07/26/2017 1:31:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 25 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from https://aztroopers.org/ The Arizona Department of Transportation has added a section to its drivers manual suggesting the proper behavior for an armed driver, when stopped by police. The change was prompted by the tragic Philando Castile case. From fox10phoenix.com, the manual change was requested by Democratic state Representative Reginald Bolding, from District 27. District 27 is a solidly Democrat stronghold in South Phoenix. Bolding was elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2016.  From azdot.gov , page 57 of the Drivers License Manuel : ▪ Inform the officer of any weapons on your person or in the vehicle. In...
  • Cops Worry Phoenix PD Sanctuary Policy Change Will Lead to Explosion of Violence

    07/23/2017 10:11:08 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Jul 2017 | Robert Arce
    PHOENIX, Arizona — There is concern among Phoenix police officers that proposed changes by the city’s police department to restrict officers from contacting immigration authorities will lead to an explosion in gang violence similar to the one that gripped the city in the 80’s and 90’s. In recent weeks, Phoenix officials have been discussing changing the city’s Police Operation Orders with a revision that would not allow officers to contact U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during traffic stops or investigations, Breitbart Texas reported. Before an officer can contact ICE, they “must first contact the Violent Crimes Bureau (VCB) desk...
  • White House Meeting With Primary Challengers of GOP Sen. Jeff Flake

    07/18/2017 7:48:01 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 86 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | July 17, 2017
    The White House has been meeting with prospective opponents of Sen. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) in an apparent effort to put pressure on the senator, who has been a vocal critic of President Donald Trump. Flake refused to endorse Trump during the presidential campaign and said he could not attend the GOP convention because he had to "mow his lawn." Now, the Trump administration has had meetings with at least three prospective candidates to run against Flake in the Republican primary, Politico reports. Flake is up for reelection in 2018 and is considered quite vulnerable. Politico reports that Trump has...
  • CAN KELLY WARD BEAT FLAKE?

    07/15/2017 11:51:24 AM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 38 replies
    If she takes him out she will be the de-facto leader of the new GOP Class, a no more messin' around class(Hellers, Corkers and such). Could she nationalize the elections with Trump taking a high profile role? It's an opportunity to put the RINOS in the background where they belong. It starts with Flake-a fish smaller than McCain.
  • Conversation with a Disarmed Health Pro at Yuma Regional Medical Center

    06/26/2017 5:27:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    I struck up a conversation with a health care professional. The subject turned to active shooters and the vulnerability of Yuma Regional Medical Center (YMRC). We were in the Yuma Regional Medical Center outpatient clinic. I was getting prepped for my daily dose of high powered intravenous antibiotic. The health care professional did a good job, and I complemented her. She said she had a lot of practice.  I agreed that performance on nearly everything improves with practice, but some people are just naturals at some tasks. I gave the example of a young man I took dove hunting....