Republicans Jerry Lewis, left, and Arizona Senate President
Russell Pearce shake hands after a debate on the campus of East
Valley Institute of Technology and put on by the Mesa Chamber of
Commerce, Thursday, October 6, 2011 in Mesa.
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Let's see who the outsiders are. Mr. Pearce has complained that "outsiders" are behind his opponent, Jerry Lewis. Lewis has already reported that 68% of his donations came from within Mesa. The Pearce Patriots and other PACs come 90% from outside Mesa and of the Mesans who contributed, it appears that a majority come from outside LD18.
So the question remains, who is behind whom? It appears that thus far, LD18 voters are behind Mr. Lewis whereas "outsiders," including four labor unions, are behind Mr. Pearce.
Special interest groups have paid for thousands of attack mailers against Senator Pearce in this recall election.
The source of their funding reads like Barack Obama’s Christmas card list: Common Cause, MoveOn.org, the National Education Association, the Service Employees International Union and the Tides Voter Action Fund.
The thousands of dollars they’re spending against Senator Pearce distort his record in an effort to back Lewis, a “Republican." Why would these left-wing groups support a Republican for office? Easy. He’s running on their agenda: He opposes SB 1070, Arizona’s tough illegal immigration law, compared 2011 Arizona to 1964 Alabama, and he supports giving your tax dollars to illegal aliens so they can attend college!
Bill. many outsiders are involved in this election because it has national implications. The left desperately needs to Beat Pearce because of his stance on illegal immigration. Admit it Bill, that IS why you hate him and attack him with every word you write. You and all the rest of the progressive socialists detest any effort to get this illegal immigration problem under control and you see Senator Pearce as the man who started the national effort by co-authoring SB1070
You fool no one here.
If you really check on the finances for Jerry Lewis you would find that none of the people that you say are funding his election really are. In fact none of the groups on your list have contributed. Why would they? A republican is running against a republican. But why let those nasty facts get in the way.
Define "funding his election" Irons1. All I read was that they are paying for thousands of attack ads against Pearce. This has been disclosed as is required by law and the organizations Patriot listed are indeed the financiers of those attack ads. You don't have to contribute to the Lewis campaign to send out attack ads, but you do have to report who is paying for them, and those groups are reported as is required by law. Maybe you should do a little more digging before spout off about what you didn't read yet or ever will read in the liberal press. Lewis a republican? That's a joke right? Lewis is what any democrat could wish for.
One organization spent over $30,000 sending out smear flyers/mailers about Pearce. Lewis says he does not know who his supporters are. Cortes says she does not know who her supporters were.
Lewis did say at the Oct 25 LD 18 meeting that he-Lewis-has been fired 2 out of his 3 jobs. Lewis wanted to get it on the reocrd so it wouldn't be used against him that night since all public record.
Lewis was FIRED from his first job as a CPA. Lewis was forced to become charter school managers even though he is not trained as a teacher or school administration. Cushy job provided by pal, Maricopa County Supervisor Stapley-Staepley of the 118 indictments-search AZ Republic under Don Stapley.
Public record-search Joy Christian and or Sequouia- that Lewis was fired from first school for defrauding the state by $1.9 million by overstating 400 students. FIRED or go to jail.
Then at Lewis' second school, the teacher(s) have filed a lawsuit stating that Lewis stole from the Homeless Donations.
Lewis has split his LDS Church terribly even though he is a Stake President. Nice guy.
Lewis claims to be a Republican but even the AZ Republic states that Lewis received the major of his funding from (progressive) Democrats and MoveOn.
Yes, Pearce received a lot of money from out of state. Read the books "Blueprint" and Horowitz's "Shadow Government" and you would send money top Pearce too. First Colorado and then the Wisconsin recall and now the Pearce Recall by the radical unions and the marxist retreads like Parraz.
Lewis is ten times the crook Pearce was falsely accused of, but that's of no concern to those who desperately wish to unseat Pearce. Dang that SB1070 author!
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