Thursday, September 20, 2012

9-19-12 MCRC Briefs

Sept 19, 2012

Message from Sen. Judy Burges:  Please let me take a moment of your time to express the Burges family’s thank you for all your cards, letters, contributions to the Bob Burges Education Fund and beautiful flowers.  Your friendship, kind words of support and love has been overwhelming.   Thank you each and everyone for everything.    Judy Burges

"We Are All Deeply Saddened By The News Of The Sudden Passing Of Sheriff Larry Dever.  His work in law enforcement and border security were shining examples for all of us, especially for those who saw first-hand how his hard work, integrity, and leadership served the people of Cochise County so well.  He was a terrific man and we will miss him.  We will keep Nancy and the Dever family in our thoughts and prayers.” said Tom Morrissey, Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party.

Robert S. Graham Has Announced His Intention To Run For State Chairman Of The Arizona Republican Party. With the presidential and critical local elections just seven weeks away, Graham feels his leadership would be beneficial to bringing solidarity and fresh strategies to the Party as well as electing Republican leaders across the state. “My Arizona political experience, coupled with my successful business experience, serves as the foundation of what I bring to the role of the chairman: a blend of traditional party values with focused messaging and fresh strategies,” Graham said.
If elected, Graham pledges:
·         To passionately defend our Party’s ideals and values.
·         To bring cohesion and cooperation to advance the cause of liberty.
·         A professionally managed Party with a strong, respected media presence.
·         Contribute to strong Republican victories in elections on all levels across Arizona.
·         Establish education and training on GOP issues via a series of web-based tools.
·         To become a well-funded, well-organized Party.
·         With your input, to design and implement strategies for success.
·         Ear-to-the-ground, strong, passionate leadership.
·         To respect the grassroots conservatives and Tea Party members who have infused our Party with energy and recommitment to conservative ideals.
Graham has served as Precinct Committeeman and State Committeeman along with taking an active political role in successful campaigns locally and across the nation.
Graham is President and CEO of RG Capital, responsible for the company’s financial advisory, investment banking/consulting and corporate development business. He brings more than 14 years of experience in domestic and international strategic, financial, marketing, corporate development and operational management. Additionally, he has profitably managed three operating companies and three venture start-ups.
Graham is the author of Job Killers: The American Dream in Reverse. Job Killers highlights the negative impact modern labor unions are having on today’s economy and American jobs.
Graham is a member of the Arizona GOP Leadership Council which serves to support and foster leadership, vision and the growth of the Arizona Republican Party. He is also a Life member of the National Rifle Association.
Graham has lived in Arizona for 18 years. He and his wife, Julia, reside in Phoenix with their five children. Graham and his family are active members of their church and local community. The Grahams have helped support and several local and international charities through their church and directly such as Catholic Charities, New Beginnings Women Shelter, My Sister’s Place, Saint Mary’s Food Bank, Special Olympics and Healing Hands for Haiti, among others.Contact:  or Melissa Wenzel at 602-579-5204

Governor Jan Brewer:  “With Today’s Release Of The Inspector General’s Investigation, it is clear that ‘failure’ is the word that best describes the ill-conceived gun-walking probe known as Operation Fast & Furious.
           “This 400-page report documents in tragic detail the failed judgment by federal authorities who concocted the Fast & Furious scheme; failed leadership by ATF and DOJ officials who allowed it to proceed under their watch; and failed accountability by the Obama administration in dodging questions and ducking responsibility at every turn
            “This much we now know: Operation Fast & Furious assisted in walking more than 2,000 firearms into the waiting arms of drug cartels and criminals. A slew of victims on both sides of the border were left in the wake of this operation – including U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Murdered in December 2010 while on-duty near Rio Rico, Arizona, Agent Terry’s body was found near two AK-47s traced to Operation Fast & Furious.
           “The most universal, basic responsibility of any federal law enforcement authority is to protect the public. So, there can be no more damning finding than that of the Inspector General that Obama administration officials responsible for Operation Fast & Furious were guilty of ‘failure to adequately consider the risk to public safety in the United States and Mexico.’”

Gov Jan Brewer: Federal Court Lifts Sb 1070 Injunction, Heart of Law Takes Effect
   “Today is the day we have awaited for more than two years: the injunction against the heart of SB 1070 has been lifted, in accordance with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June. With SB 1070 in effect, state and local officers will be empowered to inquire about an individual’s immigration status, but only as part of a legal stop or detention and when the officer has reasonable suspicion.
“I’ve never claimed that SB 1070 would cure Arizona’s problems with illegal immigration; only the federal government has the resources and responsibility necessary to achieve that. What SB 1070 does represent is one more tool that our officers can use in collaborating with federal authorities to reduce the crime and other impacts associated with illegal immigration in our communities.
            “In that regard, today is truly an important day for Arizona and supporters of the rule of law. But it is also a day like any other for our men and women in uniform who are charged with fairly and impartially enforcing the laws of this state, now including SB 1070. They bring their training and experience to this important task, as well as a solemn commitment to serving the public, protecting our citizens and upholding the law. That means all of our laws, including those barring racial profiling or discrimination.
            “It is not enough that SB 1070 be enforced. It must be enforced efficiently, effectively and in harmony with the Constitution and civil rights. I have full faith and confidence that Arizona’s State and local law enforcement officers are prepared for this task.” 
Score One For The Carpetbagger: Mitchell Ekes Onto The Nov. Ballot  Laurieroberts
A Jonathan Paton For Congress Luncheon is scheduled at 12:30 pm, Sept 27 at the Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal, featuring Congressmen Trent Franks, Paul Gosarand David Schweikert. Individual ticket - $50. Premium Table: $2,500, Preferred Table: $1,000, and Reserved Table: $500. Dress codey:  Business / Business Casual Attire
Click here to RSVP   Contacts: Jess Yescalis at 602-400-5683 or or
Tysen Schlink at 480-789-9869 or

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery appeared with Scott Pelley’s this evening on CBS Evening New to discuss the most controversial parts of SB1070.

The Latino Tea Party Will Be Showing The Movie They Come To America Sept 12 and 24 at 7 pm at GOP headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx.  No charge. Doors open 6 pm. Contact Art Olivas or call 602-268-9758.

The Guy Phillips For Scottsdale City Council Fundraiser is scheduled from 4:30-6:30 pm, Sept 26 at the Indulge Burger, 10392 N. Scottsdale Road, School.  Menu and bar available.Special Guest: State Rep Michelle Ugenti.  Suggested contribution- $25      RSVP to
The Outdoor Gear Sporting Goods Store “Revolution Or Restoration Rally” is scheduled from 7-9:30 pm, Sept 29 at 6344 W. Bell Road, Phx.  Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is among the featured guests slated for appearance, along with Congressman Trent Franks, LD12 Rep. and Glendale mayoral candidate Jerry Weiers, LD4 Rep. Jack Harper,  LD22 candidate David Livingston, and Glendale City Council candidate Dianne Douglas. Concession  proceeds will benefit the “Wounded Warrior Project.”  Large parking lot. A voter registration booth will be available.  Arizona Rangers will work security.  Contact: Walter Young at 602-688-6774
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