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Thursday, August 16, 2012

8-15-12 MCRC Briefs


Aug 15, 2012

"The problems we face today exist because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living."  Author unknown

Must See:  We The People –  

Brewer Signs Order Prohibiting Benefits To Young Illegals   State law denies taxpayer-funded benefits and state ID to illegal immigrants.


JD Hayworth: Back-To-Back By The Bay! Thursday & Friday from 5-9 am as he co-hosts “The KSFO Morning Show.”  Listen live HERE

LD16 Meets Aug. 16 (Tomorrow) At 7 Pm At The Ceilo Grande Park, 9501 E. Broadway, Mesa: Gate #3523. Speakers: Senate candidate Wil Cardon and Jeff Flake; and Board of Supervisors candidate Lester Pearce. Contact: Chairman LD16   Ed Saltou     edsaltou@gmail.com

Lyle Rapacki And Don Goldwater Have Taken Their Show On The Road Again This Week with stops scheduled in Snowflake this evening and Payson tomorrow evening, and two radio interviews along the way.  They have visited roughly 15 Arizona towns/cities over the past few weeks with presentations on the Constitution, Illegals and related issues.

Did You Know That Desert Ridge JP Candidate William “Bill” Ponath, authored the book “Verdict for America,” has been practicing law for over 30 years, and has served as a judge pro tem? www.ponath4jp.com/

The National Federation Of Republican Women President Is Rae Lynne Chornenky from Arizona. President:   Rae Lynne Chornenky

LD13 Chairman Bob Branch Had An Impressive Line-Up Of Speakers last night at the PebbleCreek Country Club in Goodyear.  State Treasurer Doug Ducey updated the crowd on the status of the state budget and several propositions on the fall ballot. Ducey strongly opposes Prop 204 – the tax hike.  Robert Graham gave an excellent presentation on the anti-Top Two campaign – explaining shenanigans that can destroy our current election system if the Top Two passes.  (See related links lower in this issue). Congressman Trent Franks emphasized the need to uphold the Constitution.  LD13 Senator Don Shooter drove over from Yuma to address the group as well.  Board of Supervisors candidates Jean McGrath and Max Wilson were among the handshakers. Steve Montenegro was campaigning hard for an Arizona House seat in his new district. Other city and agency officials were also spotted in the crowd.

Senate Candidate Wil Cardon Was Emphatic In Stating last night the he is definitely in the US Senate race in spite of AZ Republic headlines indicating he was backing off. Anyone who heard him last night has no doubt he is still campaigning full steam ahead.

LD13 PC Ernie McCollum is running for the Morristown School Board.

LD13 PC Diane Landis announced that the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park is sponsoring the Sept 6-9 Special Olympics 13th Annual North America Golf Invitational Tournament. For the first time, Arizona will host 230 athletes and unified partners from nineteen states, Canada, and Bermuda, with 150+ coaches, officials, chaperones, and family, along with 500+ local volunteers helping to execute the event.  Athletes have the opportunity to participate in five different levels of play including skills competition, unified play with a partner, or individual play.  Sponsored needed:  http://www.specialolympics.org/sonagit/

Glendale Mayoral Candidate Walt Opaska has sent a letter to Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs and the Glendale City Council, urging revisions to the Arena Management Agreement between the town and prospective Coyotes owner, Greg Jamison. The changes are necessary to protect Glendale taxpayers if revenue from the upcoming hockey season is lost due to a National Hockey League lockout, according to Opaska.

A North Phoenix Senatorial Debate Has Been Rescheduled To Wed,  Aug 22,  at the Deer Valley Church, 15220 N. 39th Ave. (SW corner of 39th Ave and Greenway Rd), doors open at 6:00 PM.  Confirmed candidates:  Wil Cardon, Clair Van  Steenwyk, Brian Hackbarth. Contact: Wes Harris - 602-942-9281 wwharris@msn.com or wwharris40@gmail.com
Secretary Bennett’s Statement on Sales Tax Initiative Ruling: “We’re satisfied to have a decision from the Supreme Court that the plaintiff’s mistaken submittal of two versions of the initiative was not a fatal error, and they substantially complied with statute.  Our office was never trying to keep the measure on or off the ballot; rather it was about being certain that state law was sufficiently followed.  The error had never occurred in Arizona before and it was important to seek a judicial resolution at the state’s highest court.It’s noteworthy that the Supreme Court held that the filing merely met with the substantial compliance standard which is very different from the trial court’s ruling that the measure was in full compliance with the Arizona Constitution. “ Interview: http://azsos.podbean.com/
Arizona State Treasurer Doug Ducey Has Filed Papers with the Secretary of State’s office to create the “No New Taxes, No On Prop 204”  committee to oppose the misleading promises made by the Quality in Education and Jobs Initiativem Ducey announced.
      “Prop 204 is genuinely bad policy.  It makes a permanent, billion-dollar-a-year spending commitment; it provides for no oversight as to how the money is spent; and it makes no reforms that actually improve accountability or the quality of education.  Prop 204 amounts to just throwing money at a problem and hoping that somehow, magically, things will just get better. It is the exact type of government spending that put Arizona’s budget in turmoil just a few years ago. We have to learn from the mistakes in our past, and we would be foolish to repeat them so quickly after our last experience.
       Filer ID = 201200642  "No New Taxes, No on Prop 204".  Click the link below, copy/paste the Filer ID number into the Filer ID search field on the right side of the Campaign Finance - Advanced Search screen to view their Statement of Organization.http://www.azsos.gov/cfs/FilerSearch.aspx
The Goldwater Institute Has Released The Results Of It’s 2012 Legislative Report Card. The Institute’s Legislative Report Card provides the most comprehensive analysis of Arizona lawmakers’ commitment to freedom-enhancing legislation.This year’s Report Card analyzed 517 third read votes by state legislators. Among the most interesting findings is that Democrats are increasingly supportive of innovative education reforms, with over one-third of the Democratic delegation earning an A- in that category. Bipartisan support in legislation expanded Arizona’s education savings accounts to an estimated 20 percent of Arizona school children.
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 the question, "If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?"

AZGOP Statement: Obama Recruited Richard Carmona As Part Of Democrats’ Election-Year Ploy To Sway Latinos  PHOENIX – As federal immigration authorities in Arizona begin today to implement the Obama Administration’s new “deferred action” immigration plan, Arizonans should be reminded that in addition to suing Arizona for enforcing immigration laws, the Obama Administration also previously injected itself into Arizona’s political landscape when Barack Obama personally called Richard Carmona to urge him to run for office and become one of Arizona’s U.S. Senators.  Arizona Republican Party Chairman Tom Morrissey yesterday called Obama’s plan to sway Latino voters a “sad campaign ploy.” In June, Obama announced a new policy to allow young illegal immigrants that meet certain criteria to apply for temporary “deferred action” or an exemption from deportation from the federal government.
       “Congress already rejected this half-hearted immigration reform, so President Obama did an end-run around Congress to buy time to get more Democrats like Richard Carmona elected,” said Tim Sifert, spokesman for the Arizona Republican Party.  “Obama and his Democrats have a record on immigration that is as bad as their record on jobs and the economy, and simply putting another Democrat like Richard Carmona in the mix is not the solution.”
     BACKGROUND:  Obama & Democrat Leader Reid Personally Recruited Richard Carmona  - “On September 23, President Obama called Richard Carmona to encourage him to run,” said one Democratic strategist.  (Alexander Burns, Obama courts Ariz. Senate candidate, may contest state 'heavily', Politico, 10/06/11) 
     Carmona is one of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's favorite candidates and was personally courted by President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to get into the race.  (David Catanese, Bivens clears the way for Carmona, Politico, 3/27/2012) 
      Obama personally called Carmona and asked him to run, and Carmona told The Hill in February that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (Wash.) were also among those who reached out to court him. (Josh Lederman, Democrat Bivens drops out of Arizona Senate primary, clearing way for Carmona, The Hill, 3/27/2010)
AZ Mayors Head To Mx For Trade Mission:    Increase Trade And Tourism
Dishonest Disclosures  Endangers Special Forces
How To Stop A Massacre Arm More Grandpas
Interview-With-2016-Producer-Jerry-Molen  See Trailer Of “2016” – Released Nation Wide July 27, 2012.
Romney-Ryan Bumper Stickers Available     Http://Mi.Tt/Rr12sticker
 ‘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: verifythevoteaz.us5    Share flyer: us5.campaignarchive2.com    Contacts:  Co-chairs - Jennifer Wright & Brad Zinn  Verify the Vote, Arizona
"Safeguard Arizona's Future," A Citizen's Group Opposing The Open Government/Open Primary Initiative, will be filing a lawsuit against the Secretary of State for certifying petitions circulated by individuals not qualified to circulate petitions in Arizona. For information: us5.campaignarchive2.com/ or  jenniferwright74@gmail.com
Arizona organization that opposes the Arizona Open Government Coalition’  Top Two Primary campaign  www.saveourvoteaz.com
National Organization That Is Fighting Pro "Top Two Primary" campaigns nationwide. www.stoptoptwo.org
A Free Three Hour Get Out The Vote seminar is scheduled from 10:30 am To 1:30  pm,  Sept 22nd 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.
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:  www.verifythevoteaz.org   Information:  info@verifythevoteAZ.org  (make sure the AZ is capitalized!)
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 gopgal@azgop.org
Seeing Red AZ   Updated Daily
Sonoran Alliance   Updated Daily
Floyd Reports   Updated Daily
Mychal Massie   Daily Rant
BORDERS/IMMIGRATION/ILLEGALS
M3 Report     Updated Daily    Caution: Graphic Photos  
AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily
VOTER ID/FRAUD/ ELIGIBILITY/FORGERYGATE
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Ice Chief Of Staff On Leave After New Allegations Of Lewd Conduct Surface   More-DHS-Employees-Come-Forward-With-Accounts-Lewd-Conduct-In-Wake-Suit
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC)  www.GOP.com
The Republican National Committee Is Releasing "Achievement" to shed light on President Obama's cuts to Medicare. While demagoguing the Romney-Ryan approach to saving Medicare, President Obama is the only one to actually cut over $700 billion dollars from current retirees--and he thinks it's an 'achievement.' Web video can be viewed here.   Download the Web video here.
The RNC Is Out With A New Graphic "Mr. President, We Have A Few Questions" that includes 10 questions that President Obama needs to answer. It has been nearly eight weeks since he has taken questions from the White House press corps, yet he's had time to jet around the country raising money for his campaign. When will President Obama take responsibility for the economy and his staff's behavior and quit dodging the tough questions? View graphic here.
The Big Fail:  With No Record To Run On, Polling “Consumes” Obama’s Campaign And His White House
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Presidential Debates:    Oct 3– Denver, Co; Oct 16;  Hempstead, Ny; Oct 22  Boca Raton, Fl.     Vice-Presidential Debate: Oct 11, 2012 – Danville, Ky.
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