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Simcox supports JD Hayworth -Here’s why.

I suspect that my sudden announcement to drop out of the Arizona U.S. Senate race caught many
of you off guard. Speaking for my wife and family, it was something we knew we had to do. This race
had quickly become bigger than what our family could manage; when JD Hayworth entered the
race we were financially unable to continue. My campaign message, however popular and
appealing, it seems, was way too ahead of its time – you liked it, but folks obviously did not feel
comfortable funding it. As I heard over and over, “how can you compete against 5 million dollars?”.
I still ask, “So how much are you getting for your vote?”

I sincerely thank my wife and family, Eric, Bob, Barbara, Linda, Jason, Mark, Lee and the many volunteers and supporters of this your campaign. My thanks is direct and sincere; I will take the rest of this lengthy note to explain how I see the value of our campaign, the value of supporting JD Hayworth and why the Tea Party activist movement is the important component as we lead a much needed repair and correction that must take place at all levels of government.

My decision to end our campaign was an eleventh hour decision, one that was really not difficult because I remain a rational and practical man who continues to see a picture much bigger than our campaign for the U.S. Senate.
Last April we were the first to stand up and challenge the establishment, something I am proud to have done. I knew the electorate was growing restless yet had a common goal, to restore Constitutional government. After all, that is why our borders and illegal immigration are so important. It is the primary duty of the government to provide for the common welfare by securing our borders and “managing” the flood of humanity that desires to enter our shores for whatever reason.
I have been an activist for 8 years and I realize change only occurs when you figure out how to
compel people to become not just vocal and active, but to do research, learn where reliable
accurate info can be found, how to analyze it and apply our efforts in rational, proactive and
educationally meaningful endeavors.

Our activism is easy to promote; borders, security, law and order, and Constitutional conservative
leadership. We walk the walk and do the most to preserve individual liberties by doing the most to
identify and repeal ways in which government oppresses our freedoms. Nine months ago our
campaign challenged the status quo right between the eyes and I have carried the message to the
Republican establishment all across Arizona.

Our campaign represents just the first shot fired around the nation – we took on the most sinister
element, a progressive, socialist masquerading as the leader and conscience of the Reagan
Republican party. Our campaign helped educate thousands and bring hundreds of Republicans
(and independents back to the party) as brand new first time precinct committeemen.

Thousands of people heard me speak of the importance of independence from the party and the
healing we can bring to the party by reminding them that the Constitution comes first, not party
loyalty.

Thousands of people heard me promote learning by reading the 5000 Year Leap by Skousen, along
with studies in economic principles by Hayek and Ludwig Von Mises to name just a few.
Thousands of minds, perceptions and biases were challenged; thousands of people were offered a
new approach to public service, a new ideal that begins with the basic fundamentals.
To me that is a complete success and I will aggressively continue my educational endeavors

As of today I have received tremendous support for my decision to support JD Hayworth as “our”
best shot to accomplish 3 things:

1. Give this seat back to the people of Arizona.

2. Move our state party back to individual liberty, the restoration of constitutional limits on
government and the judiciary, and the promotion of free enterprise, national defense and traditional
American values in the post McCain era.

3. Continue my efforts to see our borders secured and our education system free of progressive
programs and government/union control.

Why do I support JD Hayworth?

Lots of reasons.

When I look at JD’s support team, his endorsements, his ability to fundraise, well, like I said, I’m a
reasonable and practical man. The reality is that I look over at JD’s team and I see all the people I
have worked with at the GRASSROOTS level in the state for the past 8 years. We have all been
working on the same team for a long, long time. We have endured the most hateful attacks and in
turn have exposed one of the most divisive and deadly issues facing our nation. We are in the
greatest sense a unique band of determined brother and sister citizens.

I made a pledge that I would not engage in dirty politics and will never do so – but folks need to
consider this about Jim Deakin – where has he been for the past 8 years? That’s not dirty, that’s reality, and not meant to demean Mr. Deakin’s life efforts in any way.

I say this only to illustrate why I support Hayworth. This is my first time running for office, but it is not my
first year in politics; I look around at the people supporting Hayworth – and see those of us who are
survivors on a battlefield strewn with casualties and failed attempts to correct the wrongs.

When I look around at those I stand shoulder to shoulder with today as we continue to lead this
reform, I see my friends and colleagues; true warriors, tested, trusted and imbued with the wisdom
and true grit necessary to survive. So as a collective group of worker bees, we see the best shot at
correcting the system is to attack from all sides, and with all hands on deck.

When I look around at my colleagues on the front lines, we all look at each other with a knowing
realization that we are all now poised to lead, while others have failed or given up. Be careful what
you ask for – we must be mindful never to make the same mistakes as our predecessors. We do have
an advantage though, for most of us are blue collar, working class, but intelligent people and we
have been on the front lines for many years. We are the grassroots; we are the independent Tea
Party citizens who are fed up with the elite telling us they are best suited for this complicated and
sophisticated job of governing.

I support JD Hayworth because when I look around at our team I see so many people who have
worked hard to retire McCain’s moderate, progressive base, by purging RINOS both in office and at
the party level in our great state of Arizona.

I support JD Hayworth because together we have stood toe- to- toe, face-to-face with McCain for
many long years. We have worked side by side. JD stood with me in Washington D.C. and along with
dozens of other elected Congressmen supported my efforts to bring attention to border security.

I support JD Hayworth because we both have directly testified before congress and challenged the
status quo. I support JD Hayworth because we both directly challenged the President of the United
States and told him he was wrong.

Jim Deakin, welcome to the team, you have much to offer, but you are a brand new player in the
true grassroots, independent movement in this state. I will say the same about many whom now
consider themselves part of the Tea Party movement. I welcome folks new to the movement that
started in 2001. I look forward to sharing what I have learned and encouraging and mentoring others
who now understand that more effort than complaining and yelling will be required to get us back
to basics.

We, the supporters of JD Hayworth are comprised of great patriots who were the first voices, post
9/11, to attack the corruption of the two-party political class system in Arizona and we are proud of
it. But I knew attacking this from within the party was the only way to repair systemic damage where
the party of my choice is controlled by a few.

Jim Deakin and Chris Simcox are now just two of over a thousand new precinct committeemen in
Maricopa County alone! We have work to do to continue as leaders and we can do that by
supporting our best chance to work as a team to accomplish our immediate and long range goals –
individual liberty, the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and the
promotion of free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values.

JD has been with us. When I say “us”, I refer to the brash, firebrands within our state Republican party
who have worked to bring us to this day – we are on the cusp of retiring, gracefully and with respect,
the McCain Republican party establishment in our state.

When I sat down to vet JD it was not hard to see his commitment as an ally who is not afraid of the
controversial issues and I know he does not back down.
When I looked over at JD’s team I see all the people I have been working with for many years. It was like they were standing there, one eyebrow cocked, arms crossed, foot tapping, impatiently waiting
for me to come aboard what is definitely our best chance to move our conservative Constitutional
agenda forward.

Some of the reactions to my decision that were posted on blogs and my Facebook page where JD is accused to be the same as McCain may in context of the past be accurate in a narrow scope of
focus. Some just want to throw the baby out with the bathwater and want all “new” people – be
careful because that is not always the correct choice. In the big picture I feel JD has a unique quality that motivates me to support him – his ability to bring experience and the humility to take responsibility for mistakes, to learn from those mistakes, try new approaches and respond to the will of the people.
JD has the support of the people, and I will lend him mine, for I still desire to serve in any capacity to
advance liberty as I continue to work with the wisdom and respect of my trusted colleagues in mind.
And when the “labelist”, those who buy into the media/internet driven labels like neo-con, big
spender, etc. want to criticize my decision, well, for me, a guy who takes no endorsements and
eschews categories and labels – it is a no-brainer folks. My message will remain intact and I will share
it with JD in order to bring your voice, my supporters, to JD’s campaign for Arizona. He is already
appreciative of and responsive to your suggestions and ideas that have been expressed on behalf
of our campaign.

Finally, when I look around at the people supporting JD is see all those who deserve credit for
helping JD take the border security/illegal immigration issue seriously. JD has illustrated many times
that he has the capacity to respond to his constituents and take on tough issues that were not
politically advantageous. Previous to my stance on the border and our push for Proposition 200 here
in Arizona, JD was soft on the issue; he is now a champion for border security and a responsible
immigration system.

For those of you who may not have worked in Washington D.C. or around any level of government
for the past 8 years I can verify that you as constituents are going to lead the trends that will more
often than not dictate how your representative acts and votes. In response to JD having brought
home the pork in the past, well, when you receive so much support from your supporters to do so –
well, what is a representative supposed to do? It might have been the thing to do at the time, but
you and I know, we the people have altered that practice, hopefully forever. We say no and JD will say no.

I am confident in JD and encourage you to challenge him more on the future needs for our country,
rather than judge him on nothing more than party promoted greed in the past. JD works with the
grassroots conservatives and this year’s election of JD Hayworth represents a strong expression of
liberty by the will of the people of Arizona.

I have many opportunities and many people have asked me to look at another office at the state level. As a family, we are looking at our options to serve. I still have some outstanding bills to pay to settle my accounts and I appreciate your continued support in helping us retire our debt.
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Simcox to remain in race to counter McCain/Hayworth media show

It’s been an interesting week for our campaign.

First, Linda and Jason Mow went to Haiti to save orphaned children. May God bless their work. The Mow’s have been crucial to coordinating my schedule, so I’m trying to line-up as many events as possible myself. You can help by making a contribution that will enable us to bring aboard others to lend a hand in their absence.

Next, J.D. Hayworth, another establishment big-spending Republican, jumped into the race for the U.S. Senate. I’m not challenging John McCain, or Hayworth, or the Republican Party. I’m challenging the voters to educate themselves and decide how they want to manage their representational seat.

Since I started my campaign last April, I’ve been humbly sharing my message through grassroots campaigning. We’ve collected signatures; we’ve raised funds; and, we have a solid following whose message to me is this: STAY IN THE RACE! And I will.

Ours is a blue-collar, middle-class, common sense message. I will serve the people of the United States and Arizona by defending the Constitution and protecting our civil liberties. As a Constitutional conservative I am straight forward in principle: I will work for the Constitution, not for the party.

I invite you to view my video blogs wherein we explain how most politicians are avoiding our nation’s problems. Instead, they aim to solve their own problem of getting elected and re-elected. That goal consumes and colors their every decision, and guides their every calculated move. Thus is true of both McCain and Hayworth.

McCain versus Hayworth will further illustrate how getting re-elected means obfuscating how much legislation actually hurts businesses and citizens alike. McCain/Hayworth will display how campaign promises are designed to reward the special interests that help a candidate. And, how politicians push policies that ultimately do great harm to our Constitution and to our individual liberties.

We must reverse this trend. We must shrink government. We must change the political paradigm, while there’s still time.

Last night the voters in Maricopa agreed and that message rang true, resulting in more signatures and financial support to help me stay in the race as the powerful Republican machine will now attempt to absorb all funding for their two party establishment candidates.

Your support is crucial to keeping our voice ringing true above the din of political rhetoric as usual.
I look forward to speaking to the voters at the East Valley Tea Party: Super bowl of Conservative Candidates Open House
January 30th 12 Noon – 8PM,
The Burke Basic School
(the old Foxworth building, East of Skateland),131 East Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85210

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Emerging Counter-Culture Conservative versus Progressive McCain

Emerging Counter-Culture Conservative versus  Progressive McCain

Eight years ago I challenged the status quo on illegal immigration without thought of political parties or ideology.  My goal was to bring into peoples’ attention the stark reality of our border insecurity. The two main political parties were part of a three-ring circus with Democrats and Republicans whistled on stage by the Ring Master –main stream media personalities.  Among Progressives like McCain, little has changed.

Today, conservative media personalities seem to be maneuvering to upstage each other. For example: neoconservative Mark Levin has criticized populist Glenn Beck.

In this mix, I consider myself an independent conservative and a CounterCulture Conservative. My mission is, and always has been, to open the eyes of a widely apathetic citizenry.

I agree with Beck when he says that a President McCain would have been no better than President Obama. It partially explains why I’m challenging John McCain in the Republican primary next August.

Progressive McCain voted for TARP, nurtured Cap & Trade, and accepted the scientifically dubious premise that global warming is manmade as well as a clear and present danger to the planet. McCain ‘progressively’ engages in the healthcare debate rather than, as a genuine Conservative, leading a Senate effort to stop it on the grounds that it’s unconstitutional. And, McCain supports the failed organization that is the United Nations birthed during the beginnings by the progressive movement.

Meanwhile, we learn that Obama plans to reduce funding for border security. And, the truth is McCain never wanted to fix our porous borders. Joined by tens of thousands of citizens, I held a Tea Party on the border in 2005. We led the charge to stop the Progressive McCain-Kennedy amnesty bill in 2006. We forced Congress to build over 600 miles of fencing in 2007. The border problem still remains a serious issue regardless of the party in charge that will only improve when voters demand for change are heard.

In 2004, McCain told me, in person, “Chris, what you are doing on the border will bring more trouble than the drug cartels.” Beck was right on the border issue. A President McCain would have been no better than Obama. Today a unified McCain and Obama sit idly by allowing the drug cartels to expand their criminal activities into U.S. cities and essentially control America’s southern border.

I respect the Libertarian principles of Constitution, Freedom and Liberty. My run as a registered Republican will promote the GOP in becoming the party that once again embraces those principles. Among some in the Republican establishment the attitude toward me is “How dare you! Who the hell gave you permission to do this! You’re going to screw the whole damn thing up.”

I fully expected that response. It’s symptomatic of a political party that needs an awakening. And I believe that awakening will be delivered upon it by patriotic voters in 2010 in Arizona.

My response to the GOP establishment, and to Mark Levin, in defense of Beck is that Beck is doing what all good teachers do-what I did as a teacher. He’s starting with the basics – government 101 – and building from there.

My love of the Constitution and my deep respect for the freedom-loving conservatives of Arizona call me to run against John McCain.  He, progressive liberals, and the professional GOP party loyalists should take note. People are demanding that politicians return their government to its Constitutional foundation. In the next election, they will elect Congressional representatives who will protect our free market economic system, our borders, and our national security.

So I’m running as a states’ rights candidate. And I will, when elected, work to protect the state from federal government encroachments. I will work closely with Arizona’s elected representatives to protect the rights of Arizona’s citizens. I will not enter the Senate with the overriding goal of working for the GOP or the federal government. I will go to bring a message from the American people that says, “Keep it simple; stay out of our private lives; do what’s necessary to defend the nation. And don’t impede our industry or stand in the way of our enterprising spirit flourishing once again.”

Chris Simcox

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Simcox Responds to McCain’s No Vote for Sotomayor

Here are some reflections on my appearance on MSNBC-TV today to discuss Sen. John McCain’s “No” vote on Supreme Court nominee Sonja Sotomayor.

I agree with some political commentators who wrote that McCain’s vote may have been an expedient political maneuver because McCain is facing a serious primary challenge. I am that challenge. So I gladly awoke at 4:30 a.m. to support the notion that McCain voted “No” in order to gain, or better, to appease the so-called “”conservative Republican”” votes over “Hispanic” votes in his battle to be re-nominated in 2010.

My point on MSNBC was based on what I believe, and that’s this:

It’s a shame that we still discuss politics in terms of racial or ethnic demography. It’s Sonja Sotomayor’’s association with overtly ethnic supremacist organizations that represents a problem. It should immediately disqualify her as a Supreme Court nominee. Any judge, or law enforcement agent, should be scrutinized closely if they’ve associated with a group that uses racial identification as their primary belief system. Sotomayor’’s association with La Raza, MALDEF, MECHA, et al., should immediately exclude her, or anyone else, from ever being a judge, in my opinion.

A judge must apply the law consistently and inclusively. Lady Justice is blind to any ethnocentric-biased creed or value system based on race or religion. A Supreme Court Justice’s job is to protect American citizens by ensuring that the laws and practices of the nation’s lower courts remain in -line with the freedoms and liberties claimed for all citizens in the Constitution, and in its amendments.

In a press release several weeks ago, I stated that I would have made up my mind on Sotomayor early in the confirmation process. What took McCain so long? The fundamental issue is about protecting the people, by way of our Constitution, and not allowing one’s life experiences to be the lens through which a judge makes decisions. To rule on the basis of personal bias negatively affects the lives of all our nation’s citizens – citizens whose rights are all protected by our Constitution.

It’s time politicians stop making political calculations about the percentage of ethnic voter groups, and stop taking self-serving positions based on racial, ethnic or religious considerations, as I believe McCain did.

I’m running for the Senate as an independent Republican. I’m not beholdening to, nor am I held captive by, any party system. I am accountable to all the people in Arizona, and first and foremost I must follow the Constitution. I believe in the Republican Party’s stated ideals and platforms, many of which are being under-represented today in Congress. These are the factors that will influence my votes in the Senate.
Watch Video Here
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/32268127#32284172

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Troubling news abound in this WSj article and the news that we have a surplus of Army National Guardsmen. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124174053175598779.html#mod%3DdjemEditorialPage%26articleTabs%3Darticle A Pacific Warning. Australia prepares for U.S. decline. If Australia is concerned about the security of the Pacific region we know our enemies are also paying attention. Our Western flank and the Gulf of Mexico are already vulnerable security risks, examples being boatloads of drugs and illegal aliens found beached as far north as Santa Barbara. Our southern border and the Gulf coast of Texas and Mexico is rife with organized smuggling operations. The resourceful transportation techniques include cartels utilizing ultralight aircraft, scuba divers and even a small fleet of drug smuggling submarines. Australia is bulking up its defenses in response to our inability to defend the region and understands under the current administration the situation will get worse before it gets better. Obama has no interest in stimulating our economy through a strong national defense and no doubt the enemies of America are plotting to exploit our well advertised weak links in Regional Homeland Security. China owns the Panama Canal and is building military defenses in our back yard. Obama seems to be missing the obvious in addressing border and coastal security. A couple of hundred new special agents are planned to address a major security crisis while tens of thousands of Army reservists are not used to fill the gap to prevent any illegal entry in remote under protected areas. Instead of cutting back on recruitment and actually planning to reduce the numbers of personnel why are we not utilizing them to secure our borders and coasts? People need jobs and we have plenty of work to accomplish along our borders and coastal boundaries; let’s put America to work defending America. A strong defense is for the common good, It’s common sense and it’s Constitutionally sound practice and the mandated responsibility of our U.S. Senate. The only jobs Obama has any business creating and funding are defense jobs because his oath is to protect our life, liberty and our pursuit of happiness. Thank God for those who serve in our U.S. military, the more the better.

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Obama’s socialism, a weak national defense

Troubling news abound in this WSj article and the news that we have a surplus of Army National Guardsmen. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124174053175598779.html#mod%3DdjemEditorialPage%26articleTabs%3Darticle
A Pacific Warning. Australia prepares for U.S. decline.

If Australia is concerned about the security of the Pacific region we know our enemies are also paying attention. Our Western flank and the Gulf of Mexico are already vulnerable security risks, examples being boatloads of drugs and illegal aliens found beached as far north as Santa Barbara. Our southern border and the Gulf coast of Texas and Mexico is rife with organized smuggling operations. The resourceful transportation techniques include cartels utilizing ultralight aircraft, scuba divers and even a small fleet of drug smuggling submarines.

Australia is bulking up its defenses in response to our inability to defend the region and understands under the current administration the situation will get worse before it gets better. Obama has no interest in stimulating our economy through a strong national defense and no doubt the enemies of America are plotting to exploit our well advertised weak links in Regional Homeland Security.
China owns the Panama Canal and is building military defenses in our back yard.

Obama seems to be missing the obvious in addressing border and coastal security. A couple of hundred new special agents are planned to address a major security crisis while tens of thousands of Army reservists are not used to fill the gap to prevent any illegal entry in remote under protected areas. Instead of cutting back on recruitment and actually planning to reduce the numbers of personnel why are we not utilizing them to secure our borders and coasts?

People need jobs and we have plenty of work to accomplish along our borders and coastal boundaries; let’s put America to work defending America. A strong defense is for the common good, It’s common sense and it’s Constitutionally sound practice and the mandated responsibility of our U.S. Senate. The only jobs Obama has any business creating and funding are defense jobs because his oath is to protect our life, liberty and our pursuit of happiness. Thank God for those who serve in our U.S. military, the more the better.

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McCain, Napolitano could have prevented cartel war in Mexico

I just had to share the audio from the second half of my internet radio show -it air weekly on Thursdays at 9 pm EST.

Part 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-IiDQbjk_4&feature=related

Part 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jue5d7Vjhuc&feature=related

Part 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc6FcVU7i5k

www.rfcradio.com

Just be sure and listen in on your computer – the station ROCKS, if that is what you like!

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