Russell Pearce's Lawyer Files Notice of Appeal to Arizona Supreme Court

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He'll always be king of pain...

At this point, I'm really beginning to wonder if state Senate President Russell Pearce is a sadomasochist. 

The sadist part is easy to see. But the masochism becomes more evident with each new legal maneuver by Lisa Hauser, the attorney working on behalf of Pearce and Pearce's pal Franklin Bruce Ross, the official "plaintiff" in the recall challenge Hauser's filed.

On Friday, Judge Hugh Hegyi used both barrels of his legal shotgun in obliterating Hauser's lawsuit against the Arizona Secretary of State, County Elections, and the recall committee Citizens for a Better Arizona

In other words, it was dismissed, and then some.

Around 48 hours later, Hauser e-filed a notice of appeal to the Arizona Supreme Court, as I anticipated in my Friday blog post.

Pearce, he must love losing, and have unlimited funds with which to pay Hauser's bill. Or at least, someone does. It definitely ain't Ross, whose financial history I recently outlined in this blog.

Hauser's appeal likely will be shot down as well. Even a layperson can see from reading her arguments that they are of the straw-grasping variety. 

Why is Pearce so afraid to face the voters of Legislative District 18 on November 8? I think the answer is clear: He's a coward, and rightly fears that he is on the precipice of disaster. That's why he's skerred to show for the oral arguments on behalf of the challenge.

For the rest of us, it's popcorn and Twizzler-time. Never has Schadenfreude been so much fun.


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awb001
awb001

YES , WE CAN..YES , WE CAN..WE WILL WIN IN WAR ON TERROR (30 whities or what are terrorists will never come back alive from Afghanistan...thank you lord..aamen).

ARIZONA = UTOYA = GOVERNMENT‘S "AFTERLIFE" FLASH MOB !!! 911(TWIN TOWERS) = NORWAY BOMBING OR STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM !!! As far as shooting, there was none(neither in NORWAY or Arizona). Instead tear gas and theater were used on faces of multiculturalism maniacs while calling YOU a terrorists !!! Guilt or blame and shame weapon against us and our families in our own countries during bogus “economic crises” were used while importing here non white third world foreigners to rape, kill and steal(forceful unemployment against us) in the name of tolerance and better world !! SUPER FAST HIGHWAY to extra bonuses with early retirements(newly issued state identities with paid properties abroad) for government related criminals/ terrorists or our politicians and their supporters !!!   http://stateofterror.blogspot....  http://stateofterror.wordpress...

Whitie is fighting war on terrorism just to come home and be pronounced as terrorist...turned in Timothy, jobless, homeless ..YESSS,  WE CAN(FISH CAN & TENT CITY USA CAN)...GABBY OPENED HER EYES (psycho Tucson)

OS(B)AMA IS MOVING OUT OF AFGHAN FEW DAYS AFTER MY POSTING ONLINE AND IS WILLING TO IMPROVE ECONOMY(genocide against whites) JUST FEW MONTHS AHEAD OF ELECTIONS(awesome) !!

Don't worry O(s)bama, you have just saved lots of Dollars in your DEBT DEALS(DEAD & ILL) as those America best (Navy Seals) would  also grew older and then you already know how it goes !!!

OBAMA = STALIN = BUSH or USA = USSR  http://avsecbostjan.blogspot.c...  http://avsecbostjan.wordpress.... FROM 911 TO WHITE REFUGEES SEEKING ASYLUM ABROAD TODAY !!!  

WAKE-UP !!! WAKE UP PEOPLE BEFORE IT GETS ALL TO LATE ON PLANET APE !!! TEARS WON'T DO YOU ANY GOOD !!! AS BUSH STATED "THAT'S WHAT THEY ARE PAID FOR"(to die ) !!

US_War_Veteran
US_War_Veteran

"People should know when they are conquered" -Maximus, SPQR

Too bad Rus-SELL Pearce is too stupid to know his gig is up, or he is trying to go out with a bang and cause as much damage to the State as possible on his way out. to punish us taxpayers for recalling his treasonous, racist, dumb ass.

Jason
Jason

It'll be hilarious when the AZ Supreme Court decides not to hear Pearce's "appeal."

Note to Pearce: Your ass will be booted out come November. The people are sick of your bullshit and corruption.

Tina
Tina

Sadomasochist is a good word for him with this latest effort.  He's dead set on prolonging his agony -- at least with the judiciary.  

 So who's paying Hauser's legal  bills?  I'd guess it's that white-supremacist outfit headquartered in Virginia, directly or indirectly, whose offshoot filed papers with the Arizona Sec'y of State, under some "Against the Recall of Russell Pearce" name. Money is no object.And of course the faux "conservative" cares not one whit about the costs to taxpayers with the state and county having to defend themselves against his frivolous unmerited claims.

Pearce's cowardice is becoming more apparent with each passing day.  He's refused to return calls from the press for about two months now, doesn't show up at the court proceedings on a case which HE initiated (nor did his proxy plaintiff show up), refused to meet with his constituents about a month ago at the capitol.  And yes indeed, "Why is Pearce so afraid to face us voters of Legislative District 18 on November 8?"

VIMIIS
VIMIIS

My curiosity is up about this Olivia Cortez.  I know she is a plant.  But just in case she is not, how can one run for state senator and not campaign?  How does one who is running not say anything about issues facing this state and what their goals are if elected.  I say she needs to be on PBS Horizon and Horizonte as well as Sunday Squareoff on Channel 12.  If she refuses to be interviewed on these shows, then viewers should be made aware of that fact.  All other candidates who have run for office are more than willing to appear on these shows and make their positions known.  She is no better than anyone else.  Come out, come out where ever you are Olivia  and speak to the voters.  Let's see what your real intentions really are.      

guest
guest

I think that he is trying to drag this out as long as possible so the he misses the election slot this year. He wants to be able to carry his outrageous waysand ideas into the next session...

Truth to Power
Truth to Power

Yeah, why, if Pearce is a lock, do they need to try every legal means available? Why do they need to pay signature gatherers to get petitions signed for the "I know nothing. I see nothing. I don't campaign" Olivia Cortez. 

Pearce is so cynical, he and his four horsemen of the Apocalips (spelled that way on purpose) Wilems, Coughlin, Quearard and Sproul are convinced Hispanics are SO STUPID to fall for her con and actually vote for her. He is a sad and desperate and despicable man. I hope he gets crushed by the courts and in November.

Stacy
Stacy

Remove the cancer from the legislature.  He's done enough damage.

RGIROB
RGIROB

THIS ASSHOLE REPRESENTS EVERYTHING CONSERVATIVE, TEA PARTIERS AND RACIST  ARIZONAN IDIOTS ARE......LUCKILY HIS DAYS ARE COMING TO AN END SOON...

Tcniner Guy
Tcniner Guy

USWV, put yourself in his position. He's sucked off the government teat his entire adult life, from the county to state to legislative levels. He has the distinction now of having been fired from his jobs at all THREE levels. Quite an accomplishment, especially considering how difficult it is to be fired from any job at any of the levels of government, with the ultimate insult being FIRED by the voters from his district.

Psychologically and emotionally he is hurting. It's not easy for a bully to admit he can no longer get away with being a bully.

The last thing he wants to do is talk in public where he might have to answer questions and make up new lies that he will have to try to remember the next time he opens his mouth.

When he does make any public appearance it's only to a 'friendly' audience, such as the Republican Misfits In The Park gathering earlier this summer. At those events he only talks TO the audience and not WITH the audience. He delivers mush and expects the audience to eat it up...

He makes stupid public statements like, "I have the constitution and the law on my side. Hopefully the judge will see it that way".

No, Mr. pearce, the judge didn't see it that way and neither will the court of appeals.

As Mr. Lemons has reported pearce likely would not be here today had Mary Peters, then director of ADOT, not only fired pearce but also pursued criminal charges.

pearce routinely says he was cleared of any wrongdoing with regard to his firing by Peters, yet Peters says, "There's a big difference between being cleared and choosing not to file criminal charges."

In other words, he was fired in lieu of being criminally charged, and very likely convicted.

SO, USWV, now that I've reminded you of the sensitive nature of his personality and the trauma of his entire life as an adult, are you feeling badly for him as he tries to deal with this latest blow to his Hindenburg ego?

No? Not me either.

pearce has made his bed. Now he gets to try to sleep in it.

Azhistory
Azhistory

I hope so. I really do. But while he is bitching and complaining to Those On High, he is working the back rooms to pull this off, Florida style.

Adrian Cruz
Adrian Cruz

Will become very interesting if she intends to use Clean Elections money to help Pearce.  That could be election fraud.  We will find out to what lengths Ms. Cortez is willing to stick her neck out for her buddy Pearce when she's staring charges of fraud in the eyeballs or having news cameras show up at her house unannounced.

Tina
Tina

Well said.  Enough of the game playing.  It's time for her to account for her actions publicly.  Does anyone know if any publication other than New Times (after she finally called Stephen back) got her to say "boo" about "her" candidacy, why people should vote for her?    Has there been ANYTHING else in print from her?  Even one sentence?  Remember, she told her neighbors that she supports Russell Pearce.  An appearance on Horizon and Sunday Squareoff, and particularly a  one-on-one interview on Horizonte, for starters is in order.

This may not  be nice, but with TWO announced candidates for the same political office in hiding, and both unavailable for comment to the press about anything (Pearce and Cortes),  one does have to wonder if they're shacking up together.  

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

I believe the courts are well aware of his ulterior motive with the appeal. I don't think it will be an issue regarding the election date, however.

Time will tell, of course.

Anon
Anon

Stephen, Great reporting. Truth to power, well said.

awb001
awb001

YES , WE CAN..YES , WE CAN..WE WILL WIN IN WAR ON TERROR (30 whities or what are terrorists will never come back alive from Afghanistan...thank you lord..aamen).

ARIZONA = UTOYA = GOVERNMENT‘S "AFTERLIFE" FLASH MOB !!! 911(TWIN TOWERS) = NORWAY BOMBING OR STATE SPONSORED TERRORISM !!! As far as shooting, there was none(neither in NORWAY or Arizona). Instead tear gas and theater were used on faces of multiculturalism maniacs while calling YOU a terrorists !!! Guilt or blame and shame weapon against us and our families in our own countries during bogus “economic crises” were used while importing here non white third world foreigners to rape, kill and steal(forceful unemployment against us) in the name of tolerance and better world !! SUPER FAST HIGHWAY to extra bonuses with early retirements(newly issued state identities with paid properties abroad) for government related criminals/ terrorists or our politicians and their supporters !!!   http://stateofterror.blogspot....  http://stateofterror.wordpress...

Whitie is fighting war on terrorism just to come home and be pronounced as terrorist...turned in Timothy, jobless, homeless ..YESSS,  WE CAN(FISH CAN & TENT CITY USA CAN)...GABBY OPENED HER EYES (psycho Tucson)

OS(B)AMA IS MOVING OUT OF AFGHAN FEW DAYS AFTER MY POSTING ONLINE AND IS WILLING TO IMPROVE ECONOMY(genocide against whites) JUST FEW MONTHS AHEAD OF ELECTIONS(awesome) !!

Don't worry O(s)bama, you have just saved lots of Dollars in your DEBT DEALS(DEAD & ILL) as those America best (Navy Seals) would  also grew older and then you already know how it goes !!!

OBAMA = STALIN = BUSH or USA = USSR  http://avsecbostjan.blogspot.c...  http://avsecbostjan.wordpress.... FROM 911 TO WHITE REFUGEES SEEKING ASYLUM ABROAD TODAY !!!  

WAKE-UP !!! WAKE UP PEOPLE BEFORE IT GETS ALL TO LATE ON PLANET APE !!! TEARS WON'T DO YOU ANY GOOD !!! AS BUSH STATED "THAT'S WHAT THEY ARE PAID FOR"(to die ) !!

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

We have to wonder what is motivating her to announce her candidacy, yet she is making no apparent effort toward actually getting votes. She remains silent and has no committee. She won't use volunteers. She has said she supports pearce and yet is 'running' against him.

She appears to be nothing more than a premature pimple. We know about her but she isn't ready to be lanced.

Ross
Ross

I haven't seen much in print from Jerry Lewis, either.  It's August.  Who pays attention to an election in August, when early voting doesn't start till mid-October?  She'll show her hand soon enough, and it will probably be greased (no ethnic slur intended), but don't hurt yourself jumping to conclusions.

Ross
Ross

Clean Elections forms with $5 contributions are due on Thursday, though.  We'll soon see if she is serious. 

Tina
Tina

You're right Ross.  It's early yet, and candidate petitions with the 600+ signatures aren't due until September 9.  If she's smart she'll decline to file, but laying the groundwork as to who and why she is can't hurt.  You might remember that she declined the offer of volunteers to aid in circulating her petitions.

Even so, early as it is, it hasn't deterred Pearce from his very early dirty tricks pulled on Jerry Lewis whose formally announced candidacy petrifies Pearce.   Unlike Pearce, Jerry Lewis has led an exemplary life, not dependent on threats and dishonesty.  Pearce's chicanery (e.g., the fraudulent Jerry Lewis Twitter account, about which Pearce has expressed no opinion) has blossomed early.  We can expect more of same before November 8.  

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