Joe Arpaio-Stooge Mike Stauffer Is "Olivia Cortes on Steroids," Says Randy Parraz

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Is Republican-turned-Independent sheriff's candidate Mike Stauffer simply Sheriff Joe Arpaio cat's paw? Or is something even more sinister at play?

Not too long ago, while Stauffer-shill West Kenyon was still taking my calls, I pointedly asked him where Stauffer got $40,000 to lend his campaign, and thereby pay for the assistance of a professional signature-gathering service.

"It's his money," said Kenyon of the $40K. "He lent himself $40,000."

Without that $40K, Stauffer, who was once secretary of the old Legislative District 7 GOP while Kenyon was its chair, would not now be on the general election ballot.

But where did Stauffer come by $40K? Did he cash out all or part of a 401K? Did he have it in coffee cans buried in his backyard?

"I don't know where he got the $40,000 from," Kenyon said of Stauffer. "He has $40,000. He's funding his own campaign...From what I know, it's his money."

Kenyon declined to ask his candidate and get back to me with an answer. But I'll concede that Stauffer may have been able to find $40,000 in liquidity. Though, according to public records, he's hardly wealthy.

As a Scottsdale Police lieutenant, Stauffer made a little over $106,000 per year, according to his personnel file. Zillow.com lists Stauffer's single family Cave Creek home, built in 1995, at about $327,000.

For tax purposes, the Maricopa County Assessor values the same property at $230,000.

Stauffer's financial disclosure statement with the county, filed in May, notes that he incurred debts over $1,000 as of January of this year from two sources, Fidelity Investments and ICMA Retirement. Perhaps this is the origin of the $40K.

Still, why throw away $40K on a race that you know you're going to lose, $40K that you will not get back? That is, unless someone plans to help you out in that regard.

"Actually, I think [Stauffer] has a very good chance [of winning]," Kenyon remarked without laughing.

Granted, our conversation occurred a couple of weeks before a poll commissioned by the Penzone camp revealed that Stauffer was pulling a little over eight percent, in fourth place behind "none of the above."

As pathetic as that eight percent is, it's enough to make "Single-Digit" Stauffer the spoiler. The same poll shows Penzone 5.5 points away from catching Arpaio.

Which is why Randy Parraz, co-founder of Citizens for a Better Arizona, regards Stauffer as "Olivia Cortes on steroids," referring to the infamous sham candidate who emerged during the successful 2011 recall of ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce, with the intent of siphoning votes from Pearce's rival, state Senator Jerry Lewis.

"They went a little bit further this time," Parraz speculated of dark forces he believes are pulling Stauffer's strings. "Stauffer is actually interested in getting as much press as he can, versus Olivia who just wanted to stay out of the limelight."


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ConcernedCitizenAZ
ConcernedCitizenAZ topcommenter

We thank Randy Parraz for his dedication in getting Russell Pearce, Lester Pearce out of office. We will be forever grateful as concerned citizens and taxpayers.  Arpaio is next and those who truly care about a better Arizona will work to get him booted out of office with all his money that belongs to the people anyway!

godhatesdems
godhatesdems

Randy Parraz is much like Jessie Jackson, they make a living off race baiting.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

Stauffer's campaign is much like the Lusitania: Torpedoed and sunk.

 

Stauffer is the weakest candidate in the entire MCSO shurf race. The current MCSO shurf deserves to be put out to pasture, right alongside Candy Andy and the Miscreants and twice disgraced, corrupt, narcissistic and mentally sick Pearce.

 

Penzone is the one to boot out the ccurrent MCSO shurf come November...

 

Sheriff Paul Penzone 2012!

LaLloronaDeeDee
LaLloronaDeeDee

@AdiosArpaio @justamexican @RealSheriffJoe is my hero. That is why I am helping split the anti-Arpaio vote between Stauffer and Penzone.

QstionEvythng
QstionEvythng

Any chance of convincing everyone on this board to stop taking shots at both Penzone and Stauffer and redirect their fire to the incumbent Sheriff?  Maybe, just maybe, if everyone on this board worked this hard and spent this much energy to pick apart Arpaio, the fact that there isare three candidatest in the race won't matter.  Especially the Penzone supporters - I suspect that the cause will be better served refocussing energy on defeating the incumbent Sheriff and shaking enough support loose from his base that it won't matter who is running.

RandyTruth
RandyTruth

Let me tell you some more about Randy Parraz.  He is playing ball with the same people who tried to destroy his 2010 Senate campaign, because his wife Lilia is running in an unwinnable race.  For her to even compete, she needs money, and lots of it.  That is the deal with the devil that Randy has made.

 

As I said, I know Randy very well, having worked on his 2010 campaign.  I even knew Lilia, back when she was a wide-eyed (lesbian) groupie on his campaign.  Randy was dating L.R. from Tucson/Nogales, at the time, and he cheated on her, with Lilia, and the rest is history, as they say.

 

I don't recognize that man, anymore.  He is so consumed by his personal vendetta against Arpaio, that he has crossed the line, and I cannot support him, any longer.  I hope that I've been helpful in teaching the white Randy-bots some history, given that most of them actually supported Glassman or Dougherty, when Randy actually ran for office.

theloushow
theloushow

Here's a note to anybody who thinks I pay attention to any reply to what I post.  I don't.

SickoftheBS
SickoftheBS

Penzone supporter Amy McMullen started a ridiculour page, to try to smear Stauffer.  And LOL at the bragging about how much money Penzone has.  Arpaio has 4m in the bank.  By that reasoning, I should support him, then.  The bottom line is that the AZ Dem elites and self-appointed kingmakers have completely tainted this race, by their usual unscrupulous activities.   They should have just let the primary play out, and then focus on promoting Penzone.  Instead, they've used their new puppet/errand boy Randy Parraz to try to smear Stauffer.  Parraz is playing ball with them, so that they will help his wife Lilia Alvarez's run for Maricopa Co. Supervisor.  It's all disgusting, and thank God for an Independent choice in this election, Mike Stauffer, who is the most qualified candidate in the election.

dennis20
dennis20 topcommenter

Paul Penzone raised 24,000 dollars yesterday. The Stauffer team watch Lou Show reruns and called me and my friends terrorists and members of the Taliban.  Arpaio didn't do a damn thing because he doesn't have to.   Whats wrong with this picture? 

SickoftheBS
SickoftheBS

What will AZ Dem/Randy Parraz mouthpiece Stephen Lemons make of the fact that the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association endorsed Stauffer, today?  Is he still an "Olivia Cortes/Arpaio plant?"  If so, then that makes the Police Officers of Scottsdale Association pretty stupid, right?  Will he try to assassinate their characters, next?  Where does it stop?

fairymagic13
fairymagic13

Just ask Janet Napalitano if Arpaio pays back the political favors people do for her.  Stauffer will get his reward if Arpaio wins.  I suspect Arpaio has made a deal for Stuffer to be Babeu's butt boy should he lose though.  So Stauffer wins both ways!

 

gpscentral
gpscentral

 @truthseekeraz

 Parraz is a liar is in own right. Chad Snow is a "Rush Limbaugh Newsletter Subscribing" Republican who, without Parraz, runs Moving Mesa Forward, the PAC supported by CBA. Parraz handed Snow, $40,000 from CBA to run his PAC. In fact, CBA is NO Social Welfare Organization as Parraz says, he runs it like a PAC. Parraz is no hero.

ConcernedCitizenAZ
ConcernedCitizenAZ topcommenter

Those who truly care about Arizona's future will boot arPaio, little-big man out of office.  

 

The Scottsdale Police Department is a disgrace with the 7 police killings of residents in their community. Would never consider Stauffer for that reason. The SPD has been way out of control for years, under the radar.

 

Time to get rid of Tent City. Time for term limits for County Sheriff and County Attorney, the most powerful positions in the state. Had enough of entrenched dictators reign of terror on the community. Time for the Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Bureaus for full disclosure on Arizona "prison" state.

 

We will campaign and vote for Paul Penzone for Maricopa County Sheriff 2012. 

justamexican
justamexican

@LaLloronaDeeDee You ignorant slut. You're learning the media whore biz from the best, @RealSheriffJoe. Keep taking your meds. #AdiosArpaio

chadsnow
chadsnow

I know Randy, Lilia, and "L.R."  as well as anyone and this is all completely false. 

 

That having been said, at least Randy has the integrity to call people out under his real name.  People like you who hurl rumor and innuendo from behind silly screen names have zero credibility. 

GreenHornet
GreenHornet

 @RandyTruth who cares who Randy slept with? big deal. and the senate race is ancient history. point is, without him Pearce would still be in office. i don't care if he fucks your mother on sunday with the pope watching.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

@theloushow The mere presence of this note begs otherwise. You are a narcissist and yearn for validation.

GreenHornet
GreenHornet

 @SickoftheBS no one needs to smear Stuffer, he's as big of a joke as his supporters.

 

8 percent, baby, and droppin like a rock!

SickoftheBS
SickoftheBS

 @dennis20 Penzone supporter Amy McMullen started that ridiculous page, to try to smear Stauffer.  And LOL at you bragging about how much money Penzone has.  Arpaio has 4m in the bank.  By your reasoning, I should support him, then.  The bottom line is that the AZ Dem elites and self-appointed kingmakers have completely tainted this race, by their usual unscrupulous activities.   They should have just let the primary play out, and then focus on promoting Penzone.  Instead, they've used their new puppet/errand boy Randy Parraz to try to smear Stauffer.  Parraz is playing ball with them, so that they will help his wife Lilia Alvarez's run for Maricopa Co. Supervisor.  It's all disgusting, and thank God for an Independent choice in this election, Mike Stauffer, who is the most qualified candidate in the election.

ConcernedCitizenAZ
ConcernedCitizenAZ topcommenter

 @SickoftheBS No one from the SPD should ever be county sheriff. Years of police misconduct that has destroyed peoples' lives is not what any concerned and informed citizen would want. 

marcy
marcy

 @SickoftheBS BTW, if the POSA endorsed Stauffer "today" why are there articles saying they endorsed him way back in June?

 

 

marcy
marcy

 @SickoftheBS At least the group spelled Police correctly.

 

What is the Police Officer's of Scottsdale Association and why is it a surprise that a group of Mike's friends endorsed him?

 

And how does that change the fact that Stauffer can't win and won't win but instead will just ensure that Joe Arpaio is elected?

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @fairymagic13 Thanks for the unintelligent banter.  You and greenhornet are fantastic examples of why the Democratic Party in Az is a failure.

LaLloronaDeeDee
LaLloronaDeeDee

@justamexican @RealSheriffJoe I'm not a slut, I'm a witch and a big enchilada of Latino politics. I like lots of big chorizos too! Ja ja ja!

ConcernedCitizenAZ
ConcernedCitizenAZ topcommenter

 @chadsnow Thanks for shedding some light. Randy's personal life is not our concern. Getting Pearce and Arpaio out of office has been pure dedication and means a lot to all of us who have had to endure the arpaio/ thomas / pearce reign of terror on the community, county and state. Keep the pressure on!

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @chadsnow

 It wouldn't be necessary to attack the anonymous poster's credibility if you were able to provide evidence contrary to the allegations made.  Its interesting you target the percieved infidelity of Parraz yet ignore the accusations that he sold out to the Democratic party for the purpose fo gaining favor for his wife who is running for BoS.  The infidelity story was not the plot of the argument but an example used to provide credibility to the poster's knowledge of Parraz and his change of approach in politics.  The poster is accusing Parraz of being a sellout, not a fornicator. 

 

Nice attempt at diversion, however.

dennis20
dennis20 topcommenter

 @theloushow Why were you such a coward on your show? Why didn't you ask DeeDee about her "black ops email" or why she supported Newt Gingrich. He says spanish is a ghetto language. Is that how she feels? Nobody cares if she now pretends to support Obama. He will win without her support.  

 

And why not ask or at least show some pictures of that busload of people she claims to have taken to Florida? So far I see only Angel and her and a sign. Where is that bus? 

 

Whats the matter Lou?  Are you afraid of DeeDee? Sure looks like it and it sure sounded like it.  You have absolutely no credibility anywhere any longer and you have no one to blame but your cowardly self.  

dennis20
dennis20 topcommenter

 @theloushow  Don't get a woody just because i mentioned your play-tell make believe radio show.  I guess you got so excited that you forgot what you just posted. Allow me to remind you:

 

" Here's a note to anybody who thinks I pay attention to any reply to what I post.  I don't." .---Lou Lernor.  

 

Do you ever get tired of making an ass of yourself Lou or did this go over your head?  

 

 

marcy
marcy

 @karmavsdogma_42 Are you still looking for proof that Obama was born in Hawaii as well?

 

Evidence is the word you were looking for.

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @chadsnow How do you know it didn't happen Chad?  You spent 24/7 in parraz's presence?  I doubt it.

 

Like I said, his (in)fidelity has nothing to do with his change in party politics.  Being a dem is not the same as being a loyal dem.  That is the poster's angle.  You keep attempting to divert attention to something no one cares about.

chadsnow
chadsnow

How do you disprove something that never happened, YPS? 

 

Two oldest smear tricks in the book - accuse someone of adultery and/or homosexuality. 

 

What proof does "Randy Truth" have that Randy "sold out" to the Democratic Party?  He's been a Democrat his whole life - how could he "sell out"? 

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

@GreenHornet can't provide evidence? That's what I thought. Next

GreenHornet
GreenHornet

 @yourproductsucks  @fairymagic13 why dont u tell us where you work at MCSO? then we can figure if uve been fiddlefarting around on the county dime, maybe get ur ass fired like Black

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @GreenHornet  @fairymagic13 I'm at work?  Please tell everyone, what is my work schedule? You have piqued my interest.  Share your wealth of knowledge and proof to everyone.

 

I'm full of shit reference what? and how does that corroborate your assertion?

GreenHornet
GreenHornet

 @yourproductsucks  @fairymagic13 because ur full of shit and ur on here instead of working, dumbass. btw, u use the MCSO computers as you post? that's a no-no. i'll tell sheridan on u

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @GreenHornet  @fairymagic13 how so?  Please provide the evidence that supports your argument as it seems you require that of others.  

 

I eagerly await what is sure to be an intelligent, articulate response.

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