Issues

McSally ‘Skirts’ Her Duty to Support Women By Buying Into Misogyny and Patriarchy

Shelly Burgoyne, an Arizonan, Combat Veteran, Former Army Officer, military spouse, parent, and advocate for full gender integration of all military combat jobs, says McSally’s recently unearthed 2007 lecture at the Duke University School of Law displays “backwards thinking that hurts us all.” In her talk, McSally accuses women of purposefully timing pregnancies to get …

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McSally Comes Out of the Closet as a Strident Firearm Industry Supporter

Reveals Her True Self in Virtual Town Hall for the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Political Action Committee by Lawinna McGarry “McSally’s record on guns has been to oppose virtually every new gun control measure. She has earned an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association and has bragged about receiving their endorsements. She was one …

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Appointee with Cushy Job Thinks Unemployed Have it too Easy

by Bryna Koch Tucson Republican Raking In Almost $3,000/Week ‘Concerned’ About Temporary Extra $600/Week Going to Unemployed Arizonans Former Republican candidate for the house seat in Congressional District 2 and appointed Commissioner for the Arizona Corporation Commission, Lea Marquez Peterson, seems to hold the same disdain for working families as other prominent politicians.  During a …

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Ducey encourages teleworking: Huckelberry says 6,000+ employees must return to work!

Chuck Huckelberry has gone rogue! Last week we reported that the Pima County Administrator demanded that employees return to work beginning next week without consulting managers, the elected Board of Supervisors, or even the sham of a task force stacked with a who’s who of Chamber of Commerce businesses. Board of Supervisor Chairman, Ramon Valadez …

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Arizona Voters Know: It’s Time for Politicians to Say ‘No’ to Fossil Fuel Money

Arizonans got a taste of what pollutant free skies will look like, but the fossil fuel industry doesn’t want you to get used to it. As the Coronavirus pandemic keeps more drivers at home, beautiful, intensely clear blue skies are a temporary sign of the times in Tucson. Air pollution that causes smog is down, …

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When Democrats join Republicans to put Business over Health, Arizonans will Suffer

Last Wednesday Governor Ducey extended his stay at home order by two weeks. He received praise from some Republicans and many Democrats. But when taking a closer look, we should be concerned. The order indicated a willingness to ease restrictions including modifications for retail and restaurants. Scaling back public health protections before we have clear …

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Southern AZ Small Businesses Stiffed While Big Companies Rake It In

The news hit that a majority of the funds meant for small businesses went to many publicly traded companies worth hundreds of millions (see table 1. below) and included some larger chains restaurants and hotels, who were allowed to apply as locations and subsidiaries. The GOP including our own Senator, Martha McSally, blamed banks but the loophole was the result of provisions included in the package after some heavy lobbying by the restaurant and hotel industries.

Martha McSally Claims Credit for Unemployment Benefits She Voted Against

What to do when you are a conservative Republican who believes unemployment payments are “asking people not to work” but you lose your battle to cancel higher unemployment benefits within the CARES Act (meant to provide economic relief due to the impact of COVID-19)?  Well, if you are McSally, you shamelessly take credit for the …

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Anatomy of McSally’s Disingenuous Republican Spin Job

Part 1: Trump Attacks Democrats with False Information Part 2: McSally makes a rare appearance on a legitimate news show to plead for the public to unify to combat COVID-19. Part 3: Trump continues his partisan attacks on Democrats–continuing his explicitly divisive behavior. McSally ignores *Trump’s* attacks, therefore enabling Trump’s deliberate belligerence. Part 4: As …

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