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NoRoadUntravelled

(2,626 posts)
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 09:47 AM Feb 2021

AZ Senate eyes hiring a Trump guy to do its election audit.

Opinion: One of the 'independent' auditors being considered by the Senate for its election audit is a guy who supplied error-laden information to Trump's lawyers. Sure, no bias there.
Laurie Roberts Arizona Republic

The Republican-controlled Arizona Senate is actually preparing to arrest the Republican-controlled Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. All 16 Republican senators have signed on to a resolution declaring the county officials in “contempt” and directing the Senate president to throw the book at them.

This, because the county won’t hand over ballots and election machinery for yet another audit to tell us yet again that Donald Trump lost Arizona.

This, as the county is conducting its own audit of the machinery – one that state Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward and the conspiracy crowd already have dismissed as a sham.


https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2021/02/02/senate-republicans-losing-their-minds-over-election-audit-jail-really/4366180001/

I'm really looking forward to moving out of here in a couple of months.
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spooky3

(34,063 posts)
5. I wonder if Reps ever consider the economic and social
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 09:59 AM
Feb 2021

losses they cause their states when they engage in craziness? Good businesses don’t want to move there; good citizens don’t want to live there. Retirees with assets have choices and want to live in or travel to well-run places without Margarine Taylor Greenes’ spewing nonsense and threatening people with guns.

RKP5637

(66,961 posts)
7. I often wonder that too, and it seems they ignore it. ... I often wonder why some corporations,
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 10:03 AM
Feb 2021

for example, get so involved in contentious politics until they wreck their company. One that comes to mind is the pillow guy, for example.

spooky3

(34,063 posts)
9. Agree. I live in VA--not perfect--but when Amazon (also not perfect) was
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 10:10 AM
Feb 2021

shopping for a new site from their second headquarters, they were looking for places with good schools, lots of cultural things for their techies to do, etc., not places with the lowest taxes and nutcases in office.

People like the Kochs get away with their contentious politics because they sell so many consumer products, it’s harder to boycott them. I feel sorry for the employees of My Pillow (which is produced in Minnesota) because (a) they work for that jerk, and (b) I think many will lose their jobs.

Iliyah

(25,111 posts)
3. I think Arizonans are pretty much getting fed up with the constant . ...
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 09:51 AM
Feb 2021

attach on Arizona from people who can carless for "freedom", although that is their crying call bullshit.

RKP5637

(66,961 posts)
6. Yeah, exactly. Reminds me of corporations wherein a group gets lots of no's for some stupid proposal,
Thu Feb 4, 2021, 09:59 AM
Feb 2021

so, they keep asking until they get one ignorant yes from someplace, and they run with that.

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