Babeu to Gullet – Photo Radar is Still a Scam and I won’t back down.

October 25, 2011

Everyone knows the story of Paul Babeu winning the election for Sheriff in 2008 by taking on Redflex and promising to take their cameras down, for good, once he came into office.

Babeu delivered on that promise as soon as humanly possible. Many writers and commentors have taken issue with his politics in other arenas, so he’s become a bit of a hot button.

The good news is that he’s not backing down for his support of taking the profit motive of a private, foreign corporation out of law enforcement.

He’s even mentioned his promise keeping on this issue in a recent interview. Like him or dislike him, his potential run for US Congress deserves mention, especially if he’s leaning on his record when it comes to photo enforcement.

There are plenty of other issues to attach to Sheriff Paul, but the hard line he took on photo ticketing was a benefit to groups like this one and all over the country who are fighting the same fight.

Comments are wide open to criticize him for whatever you have take issue with.

More about this story on [WarOnDriving.com]

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Thank YOU!

February 6, 2010

Please share your favorite moments during the Showdown at High Noon with Sheriff Babeu. This is an open forum. Bravo!


Gregg Ostro, Media Guru, Entrepeneur, Redflex Hack

February 6, 2010

Thanks goes out to everyone who showed up today, especially to our volunteers who make everything possible. There will be a lot more to come on the success of our efforts. Many, many thanks to Sheriff Paul Babeu and special thanks to Dean Martin for attending as well.

He already answered the question four times Gregg. It's not going to change.

Everyone in attendance is probably wondering who the man in the sunglasses and black coat was. He was the memorable individual who fancied repeating questions to Sheriff Babeu and Dean Martin in an attempt to get a positive sound bite about photo traffic enforcement. He is Gregg Ostro of Go Media Co who was spotted later scanning his card to gain entrance to the Redflex building and “safely” driving his Black Cadillac Escalade backwards to conceal his license plate from our volunteers. We’re not sure what you are so worried about, if you weren’t doing anything wrong. 😉

He would not identify himself at first, but Gregg will never miss a chance to stroke his own ego. We applaud you Mr. Ostro for keeping it to yourself long enough to make everyone wonder why someone would show up and act in the covert manner that you did.

We all sincerely thank you for giving Sheriff Babeu and Treasurer Martin the chance to clearly repeat their distaste for photo traffic enforcement.

Arizona Citizens Against Photo Radar would love to know what your relationship with Redflex Traffic Systems is, in the interest of total disclosure.

We invite all of our supporters to take a look at the great work Ostro does and consider him for your next corporate video production. We’re sure he must do a great job if an esteemed multi-national, Australian-based company like Redflex would allow you to work on their behalf. We’d ask you to assist with our video production, but our people aren’t paid.

We also apologize on behalf of anyone who acted inappropriately towards you, but that’s what you were probably going for, is it not?


State Treasurer: Cams are Unconstitutional

November 26, 2008

From TheNewspaper.com:

Dean MartinAnother top elected official in Arizona has spoken out against photo radar in response to increasingly vocal resistance from the driving public. State Treasurer Dean Martin (R) on Monday wrote to the state’s solicitor general instructing her to side with the League of Cities and Towns — and against himself — in a lawsuit brought against the state budget. …

“The governor and legislature cannot raise taxes or ‘log-roll’ provisions into the budget that violate the constitution,” Martin explained in a statement. “These laws are unconstitutional since they did not receive the 2/3 majority vote of the legislature which is required to raise taxes.” …

Martin singled out this provision, which was adopted without debate in the legislature, as “a tax increase without a 2/3 vote” (view text of photo radar law). Article 9, Section 22 of the state constitution requires a super-majority vote on legislation that creates a net increase in state revenue from “any new state fee or assessment” or tax.


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