A recent opinion here went on in some length about why she simply cannot vote for Mayor Hiremath. She went on and on about her dismay that our current mayor does not demonstrate “quality leadership on her key issues that affect her/our community.” 

She elaborated that she appeared before the town council with a couple of her buddies in December 2013. 

The “key issues” she raised then and continues to is, “marriage equality for same sex couples”. As if this should be on the mayor’s top priority list for Oro Valley and all of our tax-paying citizens.


In her perfect world, we citizens and apparently all mayors should forget about taxes, businesses, developing, policing, arts, culture, plans, and staff, (real city issues). Instead, we need to focus on helping her redefine marriage until this and other lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered feel better about themselves and their lives in our free country and city.

We simply must abandon the silly notion that we are “One Nation under God” or that Bibles and Christianity exists. She apparently hates these facts and how our God defines marriage. Real Christians stand firm on this and know that all truth comes from God – and that he defined marriage as a covenant between a man and a woman for a lifetime.

Just because some mayors are willing to join whatever club with whatever label this “movement” wants to apply, i.e. equality, rights, affordable etc… doesn’t mean they are correct in my God’s eyes or my own. 

Mayor Hiremath has clearly demonstrated successful leadership for our town and he and his team clearly deserves re-election. We don’t have to look too far south to see failure and a mayor in her “club” Rothschild.

In closing, if she dislikes Oro Valley and our Leadership so much, she is free to move.

Just saying, 


Ed Moore,

Oro Valley

(1) comment

A Citizen

The only thing I can agree with here is that Hiremath has demonstrated leadership.

That being said, I hope the author gets a chance to read this and respond. I want to suggest to him that we from now on take every bible verse literally and ban female teachers and remove women from the workplace (1 Timothy 2:12 -- I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.)

When we are done with that, let's remove all children born out of wedlock from the church (Deuteronomy 23:2 -- A bitched shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the Lord.).

Next steps:
Women need to cover their head when praying (1 Corinthians 11:5).
Murder children that dare curse at their parents (Leviticus 20:9).
Thieves should get their hands cut off (Mark 9:43).
Kick disabled and injured people out of church (Leviticus 21:18-21).
Got a widow-in-law? You must now sleep with her! (Mark 12:19)

Lastly, let's make sure that adulterers are put to death (Leviticus 20:10) but remember: Looking lustfully at a woman counts as adultery! (Matthew 5:28).

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