Sunday, August 19, 2012

8-19-12 MCRC Briefs

Aug 19, 2012

You won't get gun control by disarming law-abiding citizens.  There's only one way to get real gun control: Disarm the thugs and the criminals, lock them up, and if you don't actually throw away the key, at least lose it for a long time.  - Ronald Reagan


Sunday – August 19, 2012

The Passing of Robert Orin Burges

Arizona State Senator Judy Burges and her family sadly announce the death of a wonderful husband and Dad, Robert Burges.  Robert died suddenly this morning, Sunday, August 19th of an apparent heart attack. While at home this morning, Robert requested that Judy drive him to the hospital, and while en route, Robert died.  Senator Burges and family are in the process of developing the funeral plans which will be announced later this week.  So sudden was this event, you can imagine how unprepared Judy and family were to face the shock not to mention all the details that now surround this time of sadness.

Robert Orin Burges was an Arizonan to his core, a lover of the land and the west, as well as his two girls and son and Judy his beloved wife and partner in every sense.  Robert loved meeting and greeting people and was engaged fully in the process of representative government.  Senator Burges and family fully appreciate and understand why so many folks from around Arizona would like to share their thoughts and good wishes with Judy and family, as well as their personal remembrances of Robert.  Please wait until the announcement is made giving times and details to accomplish that and to meet with the family.  Today and tomorrow are full of overwhelming emotions and decisions every family must make privately at a time like this.

I spent a couple of hours with Senator Burges at the hospital, and was present when family members arrived.  As you can expect, distraught and numb but intact.  Judy is aware of how many people are thinking and praying for her and her family, and will personally thank you at a later date.    - Lyle J. Rapacki, Ph.D.

Editor’s Note:  Information on services for State Committeeman and past LD4 Chairman Robert Burges’ will be posted when released by Sen. Judy Burges. Our sympathy to the Burges family.

“Arizona Gun Laws Relating to Self Defense” will be presented by Attorney Marc J.Victor at the Aug 20 Riders USA (United for a Sovereign America) meeting scheduled at 6:30 pm at Dillon’s Top of Central BBQ, 8 528 N. Central, Phx.  Contact info: 

Jennifer Wright Will Be Making A Presentation On Verify The Vote at the 6:30 pm, Aug 21 Sun City West/Surprise Tea Party meeting in the Quail Room of the Foundation Building, 14465 R H Johnson/Stardust, Sun City West.

Barbara Espinosa And Randy Pullen Will Interview James Allen, a Multimedia Online Marketing Consultant, during the 4 pm, Aug 21  HAIR ON FIRE blog talk show.,  questions to:  Call In 1-347-857-4081   Toll Free 1-888-435-1310

Vern Bagley’s “Voice of Veterans”  Saturday Radio Show with retired Air Force Lt. Col. Larry “Lucky” Chesley, the 76th American captured by the North Vietnamese, is now available at Chesley was a POW for 2,494 days, beginning in 1966.  His story is not only unique but shows how someone can walk into that dark tunnel of War, and come out on the other side with Pride, and the commitment to continue to carry the “Flag of Freedom” after he left active duty.

Candidates: Please Include The Office You Are Running For, The LD/CD You Are Running In, And The Event Address Or RSVP Contact Number/E-Mail When You Sent In Yourannouncements For The MCRC Briefs Or Calendar.

Aug 21 – NEW LD 27 (normally 4th Tues).  6:30 pm dinner, 7 pm mtg, Jumbo Buffet, NE corner - 35th Ave & Southern. Dinner not required. Contact Chairman Terry Rapp,

LD13 House Candidate Steve Montenegro needs  phone bank volunteers between 5:30-8:30 pm on Aug 21and 23 at 13025 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd #B102, Avondale.  RSVP to 623-738-4220.

The Support Sheriff Joe Media Bus Tour Is Scheduled  Sept 21. Departure time tba. Stops will be made at the Arizona Repubican and Channels 3, 5, 10, 12 and 15. Sign up by calling Irma Epstein at 623-214-8365.

The “Support Sheriff Joe Rally” With Singer Pat Boone, And Author Of “An Officer’s Oath” Terry Lakin is scheduled at 11 a.m., Sept 22 at the Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phx. Additional speakers include investigator Mike Zullo, movie producer Bettina Viviano and “Oh Really, O’Reilly!” author Tom Ballantye. Doors open at 10 am. Program 11 am to 1:30 pm, Meet & Greet 1:30 -0 3 pm.  Tickiets:  602-267-1600 or Joe tickets  Advance purchase $10/$15 day of event. $5 handling fee per order.  Meet & Greet $25 advance purchase/$30 day of event purchase.  See flyer

A Debate Between GOP Senate Candidates Wil Cardon, Jeff Flake,  Bryan Hackbarth And Clair Van Steenway will be held between 6:30-8:30 pm, Aug 22 at the Deer Valley Chuch, 1522 N. 39th Ave., Phx. (SW corner 39th Ave/Greenway).  Doors open at 6 pm.  Hosted by the North Phoenix Tea Party Patriots.  RSVP: or
The National Association For Gun Rights Needs Volunteers To Man A Booth From 9 Am To 4 Pm Aug 23 At The Crossroads Of The West Gun Show Ibnglendale.  Volunteers Will Get Free Admission And A Free NAGR T-Shirt.   Click Here To Sign Up

Afterburner With Bill Whittle: It's A Miracle
Ray Stevens - Obama Nation
Bitter-Harvest By Oliver North
Former Jihadist Became A Christian - Kamal Saleem 
Verify The Vote Arizona’ Needs Volunteers:   Nearly 30,000 ”Top Two Primary” Initiative petitions filed at the Secretary of State’s office last week. In order to verify the nearly 360,000 signatures submitted against the Arizona voter registration files on a triple-redundancy system, volunteers are needed for  an estimated 12,500 hours of data entry in the next two weeks!  Volunteer sign up: Contacts:  Co-chairs - Jennifer Wright & Brad Zinn  Verify the Vote, Arizona

Opposes The AZ Open Government Coalition’  Top Two Primary campaign

The Verify The Vote, Arizona Elections Task Force Is Recruiting Statewide Volunteers to act as poll watchers for the Nov. 6 election. Training will be provided. To sign up:   Information:  (make sure the AZ is capitalized!)

Fighting Pro "Top Two Primary" Campaigns Nationwide. Www.Stoptoptwo.Org
Must See:   The Church Few Know About   US Capitol Bldg
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The Goldwater Institute 2012 Legislative Report Card.
2016: Obama's America Is Scheduled For Release Aug. 24 In AZ. It can be seen at Gilbert Stadium Cinema, Gilbert;Cinemark 16, Mesa;AMC Ahwatukee 24, Phx;AMC Arizona Center 24, Phx; Harkins Christown 14, 1620 W. Montebello, Phx and Century El Con 20, Tucson.The film examines "If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"
A Free Three Hour Get Out The Vote Seminar is scheduled from 10:30 am To 1:30  pm,  Sept 22 At The Scottsdale Library Auditorium, Scottsdale Civic Center, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd. Limited seating. To Register: Leadershipinstitute.Org/Training/Register  Contacts: Barry Aarons At 602 315 0155 Or Laura Magnus At 602 432 3161
Author And National Political Activist Dick Morris will headline a 6:30 pm, Sept. 12 AZ GOP dinner at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort,, 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass, Chandler. A 5:30 pm reception will precede the dinner.  $250 VIP tickets, $175 per couple. RSVP Lori Urban at 602-957-7770 or

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