Quartzsite hires new attorney
via League of Cities and towns.
Former Police Chief Jeffrey
fired -- not just relieved of duty or placed on
administrative leave [or even sent on vacation as was
reported this week] but fired. Details
Here [type in Demand Justice in Quartzsite]
and here, as well as
here. A brief
history will reveal why are so many people interested in
15JULY2010 -- Recall efforts swiftly
gathered momentum after citizens demanded the council allow
Foster the same rights as prior Mayors, only to watch four
of the councilmen [Winslow, Anderson, Cowell and Lukkasson]
immediately vote to withdraw Foster's powers. Kelley
voted against the measure while Lizarraga abstained.
Critics [such as Councilman Winslow] quickly accused a small
group of citizen activists a variety of activities including
COMPLETE VIDEO HERE] -- but the number of voting
citizens who have signed the recall petitions seems to bear
witness to the fact that more than 'a few' of Quartzsite's
voters are aware and supportive of the effort to press
through with recall efforts in an effort to secure a council
that is responsive to the citizenry.
had many problems with its council and over the past eight
years many issues have arisen which created ongoing
problems. Among the litany of complaints are issues critics
say are indicative of malfeasance, and their list of
complaints is extensive. It contains these:
The hiring of unqualified personnel without meeting
2. The hiring of
friends and relatives to positions of authority and
disregarding laws designed to prevent;
Failure to provide information to citizens even when FOIA
requests are involved;
Misrepresentation of facts and figures;
Failure to properly maintain the privacy of individuals the
town accused of [even unproven] tax debts;
Releasing private information to others pertinent to
personal tax information;
Improper handling of town council meetings leaving the town
open to legal suit;
Harassment of those whose views differ from those of elected
administration resulting in the financial devastation of the
10. Placing undue
burdens on residents to compensate for the improper
financial administration of the town;
Lack of proper protocol in place for the oversight of
Withholding of information pertinent to the town's water
13. Attempts to
prevent 'certain individuals' from com-peting for positions
NOTE: This is not a complete list of
the accusations against Quartzsite's officials.
According to Mayor Ed Foster,
many remain hopeful that the battles inside the Town of
Quartzsite will ultimately be resolved, even if recall
petitions are necessary.
Foster has consistently
maintained that he is not responsible for the recall efforts
currently underway, and those who have pressed for recall
have stood to identify themselves without reservation.
Jan Brewer is facing off
against what appears to be insur-mountable odds: she's
finding the Justice Department itself pitted against her...
Arizona's Governor had been indicating that she intended to do as she
promised during her campaign: to do some-thing about illegal
Today, she faces the Justice Department on one side and her
constituents on the other as newly elected President Barack
Obama [a junior Senator from Illinois] has moved to prevent
her from keeping her promises.
[Illinois -- another state
inundated with illegals --is also financially devastated and
now officially unable to pay its bills.]
Arizona, too, is broke, its economic infrastructure forced
to accommodate literally millions of illegal immigrants who
are are using the state's extensive welfare system while
contributing nothing to its survival.
Brewer was elected to do something about the im-possible
situation Arizonans have faced. However, it's a task Obama
is intent she not be able to accomplish.
Brewer indicated as recently as June that she will not back
down from enforcing laws designed to prevent illegal
Why does this picture look
so much like this one?
In yet another situation in which big government
wins against the wishes of the citizenry,
Sotomayor was confirmed Friday in spite of wide and
Her decisions are poorly written and usually overturned, she
openly states she is more capable than white men vying for
the same position, and her detractors are the conservatives
in office. Yet Obama chose her from among many more
to represent his agenda.
Even Obama's supporters have had a difficult time dealing
with the questions raised by this choice -- questioning why
he is so determined to continue on this course in spite of
his sinking numbers and criticism of his unpopular
opponents can remove Jon Kyl from their list
of those who won't stand their ground in a
Kyl not only stood his [solid] ground as a
longstanding and respected Senator, he
made a mockery of the people that attempted to
control him and weakened their position
A staunch conservative Republican Senator, he is
widely regarded as unshakable with an
extensive history of effective leadership.
Stay tuned to stay apprised of Kyl's position on
these volatile issues.
you were told you were dying, how would you spend
your remaining months? The world could take a
lesson from PJ Lukac who is suffering from a deadly
Lukac is dedicating his remaining time is this world
to study the very cancer he faces as he works in the
lab of Dr. Markus Bradel at Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. It's a race
against time itself...
What if you could make
unlimited money and, no matter what mistakes you
made, you would not be held accountable for them?
And what if you were young, and believed you were
working for the 'greater good' and could tell
yourself that you were exempt because you were
serving humanity with your 'good works?'
Those working to establish vaccines are in a hurry
to bring them to market: but they are the ones who
are immune as they are protected under special...
Coming Soon to Quartzsite: Arizona Western University is
developing a new facility in Quartzsite - a turning point
that's sure to bring about great opportunity for those
interested in seeing true growth in the area...