Friday, September 21, 2012

9-20-12 MCRC Briefs

Sept 20, 2012
"Socialism only works in two places: Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they already have it." -Ronald Reagan

Arizona Loses A Good Guy   A tribute to Sheriff Larry Dever

Condolences Can Be Sent To Nancy Dever & Family c/o: P.O. Box 354, St. David, AZ 85630.  No flowers, please. Donations to Cochise County Sheriff's Assist Team or
Cochise County Search and Rescue.  Both c/o Cochise County Sheriff's Office
205 N. Judd Drive, Mile Post 345 Highway 80, Bisbee, AZ 85603

Sharon Giese, Karen Johnson, And Linda White are the three candidates under consideration by a AZGOP special committee for submission to the State Executive Committee for election to the vacant position of Arizona Republican National Committeewoman.  Incumbent candidate Giese is the immediate past RNC representative, Johnson is a former legislator and White is the AZGOP secretary. The special committee will meet Sept 24 to narrow the field down to two candidates for an election by the state committee - as specified under our GOP by-laws.  An Executive Committee meeting has been called for 10 am, Sept 29 to elect the Republican National Committeewoman for Arizona. There are no nominations from the floor allowed under the by-laws. Contact: NRC Bruce Ash
Lisa Gray, An Active Leader In The Republican Party, Has Announced Her Intention To Run For Chairman Of The Maricopa County Republican Committee. She is passionate about the Republican Party’s principles and values, and is determined to build the Party and strengthen it. Lisa has been recognized for her hard work by the MCRC and AZGOP with awards such as “Outstanding Party Worker” and “Outstanding Precinct Committeeman.”  In 2010 and 2011, her district was recognized for being an “Outstanding District.”  In 2011, she was also recognized with an “Outstanding District Chairman” award.
Lisa has served in various leadership positions:
·         District Chairman, LD21
·         President, Sun City Republican Club
·         MCRC Executive Guidance Committee Member
·         Ex-officio Arizona State Republican Party Executive Committee
·         State Committeeman
·         Precinct Committeeman
·         Former District Chairman and Second Vice-Chairman of LD9
·         Former Leadership Team Member, Northwest Valley Tea Party Group
·         Former President, Greater Phoenix Tea Party Patriots
“I have an ambitious plan to build our County Party, and I know that a leader is only as good as their team. So with that in mind, I have recruited a strong and experienced team who will work together to advance our Party and prepare it for future elections,” Gray said.
The team represents a broad cross section of Maricopa County Precinct Committeemen and consists of:
·         Paul Brierley (LD12) - Candidate for First Vice Chairman,  Current CD5 Member at Large, AZGOP Executive Committee and Former District Chairman of LD21 and Chairman of Graham County
·         Rene Lopez (LD17) - Candidate for Second Vice-Chairman, Current District Chairman of LD17 and MCRC Second Vice-Chairman, Former First Vice-Chairman and Second Vice-Chairman of LD21
·         Colleen Lombard (LD20) - Candidate for Secretary, Former First Vice-Chairman of LD6
·         Walter Dudley (LD28) - Candidate for Treasurer, Former First Vice-Chairman, Second Vice-Chairman, and Treasurer of LD7, Campaign Treasurer for a number of Legislative Candidates, President and charter member, Arizona Society of Practicing Accountants
 “I am blessed to have these four individuals running with me. We have a great plan that we are super excited about sharing with Precinct Committeemen and fellow Republicans.  It’s an ambitions plan, but a plan that my team is committed to,” Gray said. 
The plan consists of:
·         Building the Party’s image and effectiveness.
·         Building strong voter registration and Get Out The Vote (GOVT) programs.
·         Providing resources and training for Precinct Committeemen.
·         Providing resources and training for District Chairmen and officers.
·         Focusing on recruiting and training candidates for all elected offices.
Contact:  Lisa at 623-340-8173 or  Facebook and Twitter: AZPartyBuilders

The Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) statutory meeting will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at a yet to be determined time and location.

A.J. LaFaro, Former LD17 Chairman, Is A Candidate  For The Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) Chairmanship. LaFaro can be reached at or 480-752-9164.

Robert S. Graham, Author Of ‘Job Killers: The American Dream In Reverse’, Is A Candidate For The Arizona GOP Chairmanship.  The election of new state officers will be held at the State Convention in January. Date tba. Graham can be reached at

Current Chairman Tom Morrissey Has Not Announced whether he will run for a second term.

Obama's Economy, Healthcare Law Still Hammering Away At Arizona,Hispanics:  Healthcare Law Penalizes Uninsured, Hispanics Twice As Likely to Lack Health Insurance

Joe Hobbs Forwarded An Interesting Tidbit from the Sept 18 West Valley View Community Notes: “Voter-registration drive set at Buckeye library. Organizing for America, a non-partisan community group, will be hosting a voter-registration drive in Buckeye. The effort is planned for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Buckeye Public Library, 310 N. Sixth St.”  See   A web search for “Organizing for America” reveals: The formation of Organizing for America was announced by then-President-Elect Obama on January 17, 2009.[4]The group officially began operations on the third day of the Obama administration, January 23, 2009. On the same day, it was announced that Mitch Stewart would serve as the first Director. Jeremy Bird, a former Obama for America field operative, was named Deputy Director.[5]  Organizing for America reveals… “CachedBacked by the National Democratic Committee, Organizing for America has spread through out all 50 states with a mission for political activism in accordance to President Obama’s legislative goals."  This is “non-partisan”???

Due To A Conflict Of Interest, Tom Jenney Will Replace Tom Horne at the Sept 25 Sun City West Tea Party meeting scheduled at 6 pm, in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation, 14465 R.H. Johnston Blvd, Sun City West.

The Latino Tea Party Will Be Showing The Movie ‘They Come To America’  Sept 21 and Sept 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.

Bob And Shirley Richard’s Chinese Exchange Student will arrived Tuesday.  Shi (Harry) Chen is from Beijing, China and will attend Joy Christian School as a student for the 2012-2013 school year.

Richard Carmona Goes To Washington To Hang Out With His Liberal Allies: Uncertain If Carmona Will Visit With His Recruiter President Barack Obama  azgop-press-releases

Obama's Economy, Healthcare Law Still Hammering Away At AZ, Hispanics  azgop-press-releases

Arizona Hospital Cuts Scorpion Antivenom Price By 80 Percent  Reviewed its pricing after 'Republic' reported that a Valley woman was billed $39,652 per dose.

SEEING RED AZ   Updated Daily
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AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily
Republicans Want More Heads To Roll Over 'Furious,' Claim IG Report Contradicts Holder Testimony  Watchdog-Describes-Pattern-Serious-Failures-In-Fast-And-Furious
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Man-Of-The-World   …”He Wasn't. He Didn't. He Had His Chance, And He Blew It. And Now He Should Go.”
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