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Sitton unveils border security plan

Dirty bombs, narco-terrorists and heavily armed ranchers were among issues touched on by Arizona CD8 Republican candidate Dave Sitton at the unveiling of his 10-point border security plan.... Read more»

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Mar 8, 2012, 2:00 pm
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Mr. Sitton is quite pro-military, pro-war but has never served his country in uniform… except maybe an athletic uniform?

Mar 8, 2012, 3:41 pm
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Several years ago Jesse Kelly decided that he would attend college. Daddy paid for it and Jesse attended a school in the northern US. After a short time, having received passing but lackluster grades, Jesse decided he didn’t like college and so he dropped out. Next Jesse decided to try the military. He joined, went to Iraq for one tour and decided he didn’t much care for that either and quit. After the military Jesse moved back to Tucson, Arizona and went back to work for his fathers construction company and eventually ran for CD8 against Gabby Giffords, and lost. In January of 2011 Jarod Lee Loughner went on a shooting rampage at our neighborhood Safeway store. At the time, Jesse Kelly had the attached picture on his campaign website (can be viewed on Photobucket at: http://j.mp/A5to9a ) Please note that fully auto M-16’s are illegal. This graphic was on-line for some time prior to the Safeway shooting, but, also remained up for THREE DAYS AFTER the shooting. While everyone in the nation knew what happened at the Safeway the same day that it happened, Jesse Kelly did not care and left it up on his site until his Tea Party boss Trent Humphries mentioned that it might not be good PR to leave it up. FLASH FORWARD: Early in 2012 Gabrielle Giffords announces that she is stepping down from office and Jesse Kelly returns to Tucson. Jesse had been living in Texas managing a construction project for his father for at least 6 months. As soon as Gabby stepped down Jesse announces that he is running again for CD8 despite the fact that he is ineligible having not been an Arizona or even a CD8 resident for the past 6 months as is required by law. FLASH FORWARD: Citizens United, the big money, out-of-state group which made corporate personhood famous (a Koch Brothers group) endorses Jesse Kelly (news article at: http://j.mp/w4YGg8 ) and with big, mostly out-of-state business funding him, his signs sprout like weeds over night. FLASH FORWARD: Jesse Kelly in February of 2012 shows he really should have stayed in gollege as he states that “Oil is a renewable resource (News article and video at http://j.mp/xlm23i ).

Simply put, Jesse Kelly has neither the brains for public office, the will for fighting or the compassion to represent the people of southern Arizona either CD8 OR CD2.

Mar 8, 2012, 9:09 pm
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I would like to thank you for doing your due diligence.  Your comment spells things out pretty clearly for those who are unaware of Jesse Kelly’s political antics.@RRowleyTucson

Mar 9, 2012, 8:39 am
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yes, thanks…maybe I too should attend “gollege”. And, yeah, what a better choice than Gabby Giffords…who actually lived in her district and proved her credentials with her flourishing family business El Campo Tire, right?

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Republican candidate for CD8 Dave Sitton discusses his border security plan Thursday at his Grant Road office.


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