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Thu Oct 18, 2018, 10:19 AM

Inside Skinny on What Trump's Friday Visit to Mesa, AZ is REALLY All About

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From the desk of: The American M.O.B. (Majority Opinion Blowback)

"My American M.O.B. over your GOP-Russian Mob any day, any time...let's roll!"



Date & Time of tRump Circus Show: Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m. doors open; 6:30 p.m. trash talk begins

Location: International Air Response (see end of article for more info. about these douchebags)

Address: 6250 South Taxiway Circle, Mesa, AZ 85212 (at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport)



Mesa, AZ – After protesters outnumbered tRumpettes by 20,000 the last time the fake-prez dared to show his face in Phoenix, Friday's shart show will not be held at a major venue, nor even a minor one, for that matter.

Partly because crybaby Drumpf is way too scared to stray very far off a tarmac here, looks like this is going to instead be another chickenshit, hide-in-the-hangar ordeal, which he's claiming is a Lyin' McSally Rally---but keep reading for the real lowdown of what's actually going on here.


Background on Where tRump is Appearing

On top of the fact that every venue in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Glendale, and Peoria told tRump's scheduler, "Sorry, already booked up" (even though they aren't), tRump handlers were desperate to put him somewhere, anywhere in the Phoenix metropolis where he would least likely piss his diaper at the sight of protesters.

To that end, team tRump was, of course, easily led by the nose to plant him in Mesa, home of Arizona's biggest Mormon temple and largest population of Latter-Day Saints (LDS). Now, before anyone gets their panties all in a twist, I am NOT bashing the tenets of anyone's religion. I am merely stating the facts of Arizona's highly non-secular political reality, one that has been intricately entwined with religion for many years now.

This is a situation that has only recently begun to feel any real pushback (what non-Arizonans will recognize as the oft-quoted turning of the state to "purple" without explaining why that is occurring). Citizens have finally become fed up with the LDS politicians' antics, particularly their decimation of the state's budget and their efforts to destroy the public-school system here.

In a highly coordinated campaign led by Rethuglican LDS politicians, first they bled dry the state funding of education and now they're engaged in stealing federal dollars from the public schools through a deceitful "voucher system" that transfers federal education money to "charter schools," which are primarily owned by LDS members. These private religious schools are shielded from accountability, despite filling their coffers with public money, by state legislation enacted by, you guessed it, Rethuglican LDS politicians.

As a result of these efforts, Arizona now ranks third from the bottom (only above North Carolina and West Virginia) in all categories of education. In a recent report from WalletHub, Arizona ranked dead last in the nation for public school spending per student. So, yes, the LDS Church has been highly successful in its money grab.

The truth of the situation in Arizona is that Mormons not only have been overwhelmingly in control of most of the levers of power for a number of years, but they are also tRump's biggest supporters and enablers here.

But don't take my word for it; just ask U.S. Congressman Andy Biggs, LDS leader of the Anti-LGBTQ Hate Movement and privileged white millionaire, who has anointed himself as tRump's #1 head cheerleader.

Yeah, that guy...Biggs is the cruel and downright sinister former president of the Arizona Senate who has wasted nearly all of his first stint in Congress by:

1.) sponsoring House legislation to shut down the Mueller investigation,

2.) using his position on the House Judiciary committee to hysterically cry for "But her emails!" investigations,

3.) using his chairmanship of the House Subcommittee on Environment to proclaim that climate change is a hoax (and he knows this because he says, no joke, that he's "smarter than Einstein"---yeah, right),

4.) sponsoring House legislation to build a border wall, contracts for which will be funneled exclusively to construction companies owned by LDS members

5.) refusing to vote for any healthcare bill that does not completely repeal the Affordable Care Act because he believes when it comes to health, the decision between life and death should be a simple matter of survival of the fittest bank account,

6.) calling for the abolition of the Department of Education while advocating for charter-school voucher systems (from which he personally and the LDS Church peripherally profits),

7.) vowing to be a major player in overturning Roe v. Wade because he believes men have the right to complete ownership of women's bodies (creepy),

8.) calling for censure of Congresswoman Maxine Waters because, well, face it, Andy's kind has a very l-o-o-o-ng history of chest thumping at black folk (especially strong black women, who they hold in particular contempt), and

9.) spending half his time as a media whore on Faux Fox "News" with his buddies from the Freedom-For-Me-But-Not-For-You Caucus.

You see where this is going, right? Where do you suppose tRump is showing up here?

You got it, smart ones: the gerrymandered CD 5 East Valley district of none other than Andy Biggs, who the fake-prez owes bigly for his comical, but eerily totalitarian, goose-stepping in the halls of Congress.

Interesting that tRump is too scared to appear in McSally's district where migrant children are being held in dog cages, even though this week's "rally" is supposedly for her. Yet, the scared little man-baby will only show his face in Biggs' completely "safe" district, one that cash-rich Andy doesn't need any help at all to buy, er, "win" again.

You see, CD 5 is a district whose lines were specifically redrawn to cobble together portions of cities that make up the suburban sprawl east of Phoenix (parts of Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Queen Creek, and Sun Lakes). The district's boundaries were expanded a few years back to reach into only very specific neighborhoods of adjacent towns, which is why its western and northern edges are jagged lines.

Thus, CD 5 became a district that has since magically delivered the largest congregated group of voters of a certain religion---who, like good little sheeple, always vote exactly as their deacons tell them to---providing a guaranteed win for any Rethuglican nominee of that same religion.

What happened with Biggs is that his own colleagues in the AZ legislature cut a deal with him to get him to leave the AZ statehouse. (You know it's bad when even the Rethuglicans couldn't take the heat of this guy's toxic bullshit anymore.) They agreed to install him as CD 5's rep in Washington, but of course he would have to give up the state senate for that.

Because Biggs is just as big a narcissist as tRump (but with decidedly deeper Machiavellian tendencies), who also has bigly aspirations of someday soon becoming U.S. Prez himself, the AZ legislators knew he wouldn't be able to resist such an offer. Bye-bye Phoenix. Hello D.C.

Now Biggs is on a march to what he and his Church believes is his preordained destiny to sit at the Oval Office big desk. And the man-baby currently there hasn't a clue what Biggs is actually up to. How easily the ding-a-ling got rope-a-doped into coming to Biggs' district rather than McSally's! What an idiot.

So, you see dear readers, this little stunt in Mesa isn't about either tRump or Lyin' McSally. But it most certainly is about Biggs winking to fellow parishioners in the pews and saying, "I got this."


Sleazebag Backers of Friday's Shart Show

The location of this week's circus act will not be in the heart of Mesa. In an effort to discourage dissenters from showing up, they're sticking tRump w-a-a-a-y out at the farthest edge of Biggs' district: specifically, at the small, regional Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport where suburbia meets desert.

More precisely, tRump will not be at the airport terminal itself, but rather at the private business hangar of governmental contractor International Air Response.

Yes, folks, this is the exact same business location from which CEO Bill Grantham helped to hurl orange vomit on America by trotting out the man-baby here in his 2015 run-up to Russian-assisted theft.

The following video link shows the relatively small size of the hangar tRump will be appearing in. This is a short time-lapse of the people who showed up in 2015 (before red-hat disease was inflicted on everyone):

https://www.facebook.com/InternationalAirResponse/videos/918742918181016/

Perhaps some journalist at the Arizona Republic will look into the sweetheart government contracts that Grantham's gotten since imposing tRump onto the nation. Nah, that'll never happen…International Air Response's VP & COO Travis Grantham works an additional day job at the Arizona State Capitol as Rethuglican State House Representative.

Travis Grantham is the third leg of a "Devil's Triangle" drinking game played at the statehouse with fellow LDS Rethuglican seat-warmers Eddie Farnsworth and Warren Petersen. That political trio will make damn sure the newspaper keeps its mouth shut about any grift going on. But, maybe Phoenix New Times will someday get around to peeking behind that curtain…

Based on the stupid-ass conspiracy theories and misogynist comments that Travis Grantham regularly espouses, coupled with his bromance attachment to right-wingnut extremist Mark Levin, I'm starting to think the Grantham family might be related to the Biggs family, or at least attending the same church services.

What I really wonder about, though, is another aspect of the Grantham business: How many of the Hollywood decision makers who are leasing airplanes for their action films from International Air Response know just how far up tRump's ass the Granthams are?

Interesting that these guys are more than willing to take boatloads of money from the very people they regularly ridicule and who their deacons have deemed unworthy of ruling their own planets when they leave this one. But, of course, that's LDS Rethuglican gospel, right?


Details for Valley of the Sun Resistance

For any Arizonans looking to become the next heroic Plaid Shirt Guy (or Gal) at Friday's shitshow in Mesa, you can get free tickets from https://www.donaldjtrump.com/rallies/az-oct-2018 where you have to give up a name (make one up), an email address (just create a new one that you can delete later) and a mobile phone number (might be worth picking up a burner phone for).

Not sure what the stage set-up is going to be on this one (as far as whether human props will be on-camera behind tRump). I suspect only LDS leaders and politicians will be up there with him. Personally, I think it would be hilarious if the Phoenix Resistance packed the audience with people who just stood there, arms crossed, with stern looks on their faces.

One thing to keep in mind is that this tired rerun of tRump flailing his arms while spewing misogynist, racist crap is going to occur at a place of business whose swamp-rat owners can be held personally liable if they allow or encourage Rethuglicans to lay hands on peaceful, but frowning, silent observers inside their hangar.

Another thing I've been told is that International Air Response employees are required to attend as audience members, which is why it's scheduled for 4 p.m. Since they will still be on-the-clock, there's your paid attendees for you. Don't be too hard on them. They just want to keep their friggin' jobs.

Note to anyone who does get in, but is then made to leave: Find a TV camera, tell the newsperson you're an R (local media here will only talk to you if you're an R), and then tell them that you have just decided to vote straight-D because they kicked you out for not clapping hard enough.

See you at the Biggs circus, folks!


UPDATE:

Time changes: Doors now opening at 3:30 p.m.; supposedly starting three hours later at 6:30 p.m.

So apparently the man-baby was so scared of protesters that he landed unannounced at Sky Harbor Airport last night to no fanfare at all and slinked off to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess where I'm sure the taxpayers are picking up a huge tab since tRump doesn't have his name on anything in the Valley of the Sun.

In related news, guess who else has come to play golf in Scottsdale? Yes, folks, we're getting whacked over the heads with a real double whammy this time: Mr. Iraq War himself, Georgie Boy Bush also flew in. Throughout the night, Death Eaters could be heard screeching and wailing overhead as two fake-presidents slept in close proximity to one another.

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Reply Inside Skinny on What Trump's Friday Visit to Mesa, AZ is REALLY All About (Original post)
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PandoraAwakened Oct 2018 #4
bobbieinok Oct 2018 #31
PandoraAwakened Oct 2018 #39
bobbieinok Oct 2018 #41
PandoraAwakened Oct 2018 #44
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OriginalGeek Oct 2018 #14
Hortensis Oct 2018 #3
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Hortensis Oct 2018 #12
bullwinkle428 Oct 2018 #6
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voteearlyvoteoften Oct 2018 #7
NewJeffCT Oct 2018 #11
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former9thward Oct 2018 #13
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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 11:18 AM

1. Terrific wakeup call...for AZ.....thank you....I will let the AZ younger do their part..

He will breeze in and out but not before spilling his vile rhetoric....immigrants are coming, immigrants are coming....the Democratic outside agitators bringing a caravan from Guatamala..

I mailed my AZ Ballot straight DEM Monday -

I would love to see the website crash..everyone sign up as Jamal Khashoggi...

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Response to asiliveandbreathe (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 12:04 PM

4. Great idea! Yes, crash the ticket website using Jamal's name!

Thank you for taking the time to comment on my thread. I'm relatively new to DU and still assessing whether it's worth my time to post here because I'm a long-form writer and I know people don't really like to read anymore.

The only way I have of knowing whether anyone is interested in what I write is via replies providing me feedback. Again, thank you.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #4)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 01:16 PM

31. I prefer longer posts. A few sentences can't give necessary background info

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Response to bobbieinok (Reply #31)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 11:38 AM

39. I agree bobbieinok

If you enjoy reading, check out my satire piece on Mitch McConnell's "assault" claim. Granted, it is a long one. My son read it and dubbed it "200 memes without the pictures."

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #39)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 11:55 AM

41. Do you have a link? Thanks

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Response to bobbieinok (Reply #41)

Sun Oct 21, 2018, 06:23 AM

44. Oops..forgot to paste the link

Satire piece is entitled "Case Solved: Mitch McConnell's 'Himpathy' Assault Claim" at the following link:

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100211279545

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 11:26 AM

2. The whiney republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief is a crybaby coward

as he shows over and over and over.



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Response to Achilleaze (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 12:11 PM

5. Great artwork!

Where did you get this?

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 12:35 PM

8. google images is your friend (sort of)

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Response to Achilleaze (Reply #8)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 04:34 PM

14. lol!

yeah "sort of". There might oughtta be disclaimer of some sort on that. Especially if one is at work.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 11:57 AM

3. Thanks for the view into AZ, Pandora. What they've done to

education is particularly shocking. "Arizona ranked dead last in the nation for public school spending per student." But not surprising. I'll remember Andy Biggs.

Lol. I googled the International Air Response hangar, and that looks (no offense at all to Mesa, I love the desert) like the kind of far-from-Manhattan "shithole" to use a trumpism that he wouldn't have been caught dead at as a private citizen. Not fit for his greatness even then.

Kathy Brody, legal director for the Arizona division of the American Civil Liberties Union, said that if Trump had come to Phoenix again, the ACLU would have asked for a temporary restraining order (against the Phoenix PD, which gassed protesters after a Trump rally in 2017). But the Mesa rally makes that action moot.

“Having a rally in downtown Phoenix is quite a bit different than having something out on the outskirts of Maricopa County,” Brody said. “I would urge the Mesa police to not follow the lead of the Phoenix Police Department and to make sure that they’re protecting protesters and not attacking them,” she said.

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Response to Hortensis (Reply #3)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 01:47 PM

9. Re: AZ Education, IAR location, Mesa Police, and Andy Biggs

Hortensis,

1.) Education: Yes, the education issue is where the Latter Day Saints have overplayed their hand and it is what is fueling the backlash here. Mainstream national media would have you believe that people here are greatly concerned about "illegal immigrants," which is a load of crap that's spewed by LDS politicians and their parishioners as a propaganda ploy to "look over there, but don't look in your own backyard at what's going on in your kids' schools."

Everyone here knows that illegal border crossings are at their lowest rates of all time because of the infusion of money from the Obama administration for technology enforcement tools years ago. The current kids in cages at the Arizona border are primarily those who were separated from their families when their parents attempted to legally file asylum claims at border crossing offices.

2.) International Air Response location: LOL! You're right, tRump wouldn't be caught dead here under any other circumstance!

3.) Mesa Police Department: The reason the ACLU is urging restraint by the Mesa Police is because of protests sparked this past summer when body-cam footage came out showing Mesa police officers beating up on black people. Most of the rank-and-file of the Mesa Police are LDS members.

4.) Andy Biggs: Yes, do keep an eye on Andy Biggs. I've been saying for 2 years that he is by far the most dangerous man in Congress today. When he does eventually make his move, Mitt Romney, Mike Lee, and a by-then retired Orrin Hatch will be his biggest supporters.

In an interesting side-note that I didn't mention in the article, a few years back Andy Biggs' son (formerly a Gilbert police officer) shot a Hispanic man in a Walmart parking lot while off-duty. Because they benched Biggs (the son) while investigating the incident, he had a hissy-fit about it, refused to answer questions, quit his job claiming he was pushed out, and then used daddy's money to sue the Gilbert Police Department, its chief, and others working in the department for millions of dollars. I'll have to look up whatever came of those court proceedings. It's not the type of thing that's allowed to be reported on here.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #9)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 03:42 PM

12. Not that different from Georgia, except not an LDS stronghold.

Our community in California, though, had a lot of Mormons. I associated with the parents of our children's friends for years, so understand and believe more of what their hierarchy is up to politically than most realize. The LDS are extremely wealthy and focused and not to be discounted. Too bad their leaders no longer blow off their mouths about it.

Too many enormous, insidious, right wing plots in this country. The Democratic Party is peculiarly shallow and transparent in in comparison; we have no secret, dark goals, just as usual want to make our declaration of independence live for all, protect and apply a living, relevant constitution, and use government to secure societal wellbeing and progress.

Occurred to me that we're weird in comparison, but of course we hold the pinnacle that must be captured.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 12:13 PM

6. K&R - but I might have to challenge on the scheduled start time. I think

this may have more to do with the fact that it's 7:00 P.M. in EDT, so he's hoping he might get some live coverage of the event on the news networks (despite Faux News' recent decision to drop him like he's hot).

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #6)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 01:51 PM

10. Point well taken --- 2 birds with 1 stone! n/t

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 01:57 PM

11. smarter than Einstein, eh?

then why didn't he get into better colleges?

BYU, U of A and Arizona State are good schools, but not Einstein level.

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 08:55 AM

22. When he has to speak with real Americans,

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Biggs gets very defensive and lashes out angrily, which usually results in narcissistic comments like this one.

His Einstein declaration came out during his first town hall in 2017: Actual scientists in the audience were shredding him mercilessly on his climate change stance, his vow to castrate the EPA, and his cray-cray claims about evolution.

In a related side-note, saw people with anti-Biggs signs mocking him by wearing Einstein wigs at the Science March.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 04:29 PM

13. It would make total sense he has the rally in CD 5.

McSally is running a statewide race not a congressional race. You go where you can get the most votes and that is CD 5 not CD 2 in AZ. That said most of the votes are already in that race. 90% of voters in AZ vote by mail and almost all of those vote in the first 48 hours of receiving their ballot. Ballots were mailed last week so most people have already voted.

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Response to former9thward (Reply #13)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 11:35 PM

18. Actually...

Per the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (and many other sources where you can find this info.), early ballot voting for Arizona is around 75%, not 90% as you say.

As of this very moment, the AZ Secretary of State's online Early Ballot Dashboard, which is updated daily, shows only 204,889 early ballots in as of 10-18-18 (8 days after ballots were sent out). The total number of Arizonans casting votes in the 2016 General Election was 2,661,497 (per the state's SOS office) or 2,722,660 (per the federal EAC), whichever one you choose to believe. The larger point being, this means there's a lot of Early Ballots yet to come for 2018 to reach the 75% achieved in the past.

I'm curious whether you have a source you can cite for your belief that early ballots here are cast "in the first 48 hours" and that "most people have voted." I'm just not aware of any studies having ever been conducted in Arizona that support those suppositions. I think it is especially important in today's fact-free political environment that we try our hardest to stick with the facts.

Additionally, it is actually a common mistake to correlate "early ballot voting" with actually occurring "early," at least the way it works in Arizona. For example, I'm on the Permanent Early Ballot List in Arizona. Now, I certainly have the option to mail that ballot in anytime after I've received it. However, in the last General Election, I simply dropped it off on election day at my designated polling site. The benefit in having the Early Ballot is that I don't have to wait in any lines at the polling site. I just walk up and drop it in. In and out in about 2 minutes. I could have, of course, also done this at any one of a number of designated drop points on any day up to the election. Or, I could have mailed it in. The primary point here for Arizona is that just because it's labeled "early" doesn't mean it has to get there early.

Another benefit to having the Early Ballot is to give yourself the opportunity to research everything, before returning it by whatever means and on whatever day all the way up to the election. In Arizona, we always have a ton of judges on the ballot up for Yes/No retainer (51 this time around!) and the ballot gives no indication of their political parties, i.e. their judicial ideology, so you have to look all that up. There are also a number of other "nonpartisan positions" on the ballot relative to elected water conservation and school officials, etc. Plus, there's always the deceptively written "Propositions" (5 on this particular ballot) and the never-ending local bond proposals because the state budget is so in-the-hole that this is the only way towns can stay afloat.

I read somewhere a few years ago that the sheer size of our General Elections Ballot is one of the primary reasons for the uptick in Early Ballot requests. There's no way you're going to remember all that going at it cold in the voting booth! And this I do not know for a fact---it is pure speculation on my part---but I suspect that anyone who is mailing their ballot back within 48 hours is just marking the partisan part of it and maybe a couple of propositions they've heard about and to hell with the rest of it.

Finally, former9thward, I do agree with the first part of your post inasmuch as "you go where you can get the most votes" in a senate race. That only proves my point even more that this stunt occurring tomorrow has nothing whatsoever to do with McSally. The majority of Rethuglican CD 5 voters are already a lock. There is no expanding the Rethuglican base in this district nor any need to nudge them to the polls. They were always going to vote for both Biggs and McSally whether tRump showed his face in their district or not.

Where tRump needed to go to in Arizona was one of any of several other districts having a sizable non-LDS Rethuglican base where half of them are so disheartened that they're either looking to just sit this one out or actually flip their party vote. Oh well, too bad, so sad for tRump. He got played bigly by Biggs!






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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #18)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 07:52 AM

19. I did elections for many years in AZ.

And I worked for the Board of Elections for periods during that time. So the source is myself. If you don't believe me then ask the campaigns (someone towards the top who actually knows what is going on). They know the reality. The BOE is always days behind when they are posting their numbers.

As far as CD 5 the purpose is to increase the votes in solid areas. The midterms usually have 50% of the turnout that presidential elections have. If you can increase in your solid areas it will increase the margin statewide.

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Response to former9thward (Reply #19)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 09:36 AM

23. Understood, BUT...

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Doesn't change the hard data, as reported by the BOE, that Arizona's highest early ballot return is 75%, not 90%.

Unless of course what you're saying is that you have personal knowledge of a 90% return when you worked with the BOE...which would mean that 15% of that ballot total was suppressed and not counted, hence the reported 75%.

Please...do tell. What years did this occur?

Also, which candidates did you campaign for in the past? Just curious...

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #23)

Mon Oct 22, 2018, 11:57 AM

45. Tick-tock

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Yeah, that's what I thought...crickets.

BOOM! That, dear friends, is how you shut down a TROLL.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 05:23 PM

15. Anyone in the area want to make an extra $100???

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Response to Vinca (Reply #15)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 07:54 AM

20. Its a fake ad.

No names or phone numbers or email addresses. I assume you know that.

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Response to former9thward (Reply #20)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:09 PM

24. No, I didn't know that. I found it on the Craigslist site and didn't realize they would

post anything without the proper information provided somewhere. There's no reason anyone should think it's fake since Tiny's been hiring devotees since day one of his campaign.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #24)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:48 PM

26. dead giveaway

"If you bring your dog, the fee will be raised to $150.00. (The President LOVES dogs)"

LOL

Trump hates dogs.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 05:27 PM

16. He probably went there to play golf

😉

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Response to nmgaucho (Reply #16)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 10:22 AM

38. No doubt!

Here's an interesting site that tracks all of tRump's golf outings and the cost to the American taxpayers, apparently currently at $79,000,000!

https://www.trumpgolfcount.com/#services

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Thu Oct 18, 2018, 06:53 PM

17. These rallies aren't campaign rallies.

They're "fuck you Democrats" rallies and nothing more.

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Response to Initech (Reply #17)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:50 PM

27. Funny you should mention that...

Looks like some Democrats in CD 5 who haven't voted in years have decided they're going to the polls this year---all because the man-baby is showing up in their backyard!

Oops, tRump backfires again!

While there's not enough registered Dems in CD 5 to necessarily put a dent in Biggs, every last one of those votes are definitely going to eat into McSally.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #27)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:59 PM

29. Well hey keep it up!

Kicking this piece of shit to the curb is the patriotic thing to do!

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 08:09 AM

21. Thanks for this informative OP.

Kick

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Response to oasis (Reply #21)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:38 PM

25. Your welcome, and thanks for the K&R n/t

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 12:55 PM

28. there's a tweet for every occassion

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Taxpayers are paying a fortune for the use of Air Force One on the campaign trail by President Obama and Crooked Hillary. A total disgrace!</p>— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="
?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 5, 2016</a></blockquote>
<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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Response to mercuryblues (Reply #28)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 02:51 PM

34. Of course he said that, amyrite?

My son wants to come with me to the carnival show today, hoping to get some Air Force One pictures to make a meme with! Plus, he wants to get some protester shots for a collage he's doing for his photography class.

I don't know though...the last time I took him to one of these, a tear gas melee started when these MAGA-hat-wearing guys at the top of a parking garage threw bottled water down at the protesters, which splashed on some policemen who then just started going all full-metal riot gear on everyone. My son, who wants to be a professional photographer someday, went running into the fog to click off pictures. I wasn't about to lose sight of him, so into the abyss I went too. Bottom line, we both tasted metal at the back of our throats for two weeks. He got some good pictures though.

Anyway, thanks for the K&R, mercuryblues.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #34)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 02:57 PM

35. Not knowing the age of you son

I suggest if you go, set some ground rules. Stay on the outskirt or towards the back, where the crowd is thinner. And no rushing in.

If he is already rushing in for the money shot, you have a life of worry ahead of you.

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Response to mercuryblues (Reply #35)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 03:16 PM

36. No doubt---already had the "no more rushing in" talk with him

He's in high school, Gen Z.

I honestly don't think this is going to be at all like the Phoenix craziness. Too far on the outskirts for a big attendance. I'm going to run over there right now just to scope it out since it's only a few minutes down the road from me.

Thanks for the advice!

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 01:00 PM

30. Everyone who has a POS congress person needs to put

a dossier just like this. THIS is a template forgetting these pricks out of office.

I am fortunate that I live in Ill in a good district. My elected officials are all great.

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Response to mikeysnot (Reply #30)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 02:03 PM

33. Thanks mikeysnot!

Yes, citizen journalists uniting in the macro by exposing their own community's micro is a very powerful force. That is exactly what I mean when I say "From the desk of: The American M.O.B. (Majority Opinion Blowback)."

Thanks for reading and feel free to share this with others, especially those living under Rethuglican tyranny.

P.S. I have many fond memories of my Chicago days. You're lucky to be living in a good Illinois district.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 01:44 PM

32. Thanks for this info.

Sounds and smells like the Romney/Ryan Rally I crashed in Utah. What does one expect,same environment just the next State down the line. BTW,same friggin Culture.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #32)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 11:52 AM

40. So I went there yesterday

OMG, this was the craziest mix of Mormons embracing swamp creatures I've ever seen!

There is one major difference between Utah and Arizona though. Utah has always been a Rethuglican stronghold. In Arizona, 1/3 of registered voters are Independent and it is that group, in the end, who's going to make the difference as to which way this state ends up going.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Reply #40)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 02:01 PM

43. The Independent Registering started

in Utah with the Tea Party Movement in 2008 and spread to the so called Colonies once Obama announced,when you did your Auto or Drivers license renewals at the DMV,the persons behind the Counters were actually telling their Ward friends to change their Party status. Another name for Independent is Unaffiliated.

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Response to PandoraAwakened (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2018, 07:10 PM

37. Welcome to DU, PandoraAwakened!

What a great read! And the update, too!

I especially like the "Details for Valley of the Sun Resistance"

EXCELLENT strategy notes! More of us need to think - AND ACTIVATE - that way.

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Response to calimary (Reply #37)

Sat Oct 20, 2018, 11:59 AM

42. Thanks for welcoming me to DU, calimary

Yes, ACTING upon STRATEGY is what it's going to take to win this war. Noticed your reference to Indivisible in your signature. Reading their guide two years ago is what got me really motivated.

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