Tuesday, February 5, 2013

2-4-13 MCRC Briefs

Feb 4, 2013
·        Republican Precinct Committeeman “Day At The Capitol to meet Arizona legislators on Feb. 12.  Schedule:
ü  9 am To 11:30 am     - Meet With Your Legislators
ü  11:30am To 1:00 pm  - Lunch In The Rose Garden (West Of House Bldg)
ü  1 pm  - House Gallery    Introduced By The Speaker
ü  1:30 pm - Senate Gallery   Introduced By The President
ü  2 pm  - Individual/Small Group Meetings With Legislators (Precinct Committeemen, Patriotic Conservatives, Pachyderm Coalition)
ü  Prior to February 12, schedule an appointment to meet with your legislator.
ü  RSVP Required For Lunch:  www.Azedu.Org  
ü  Open to Republican PCs statewide.
 Co-sponsored by the Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC), Arizona Republican Party (AZGOP), Arizona Conservative Educators, and Pachyderm Coalition.
·        The Maricopa County Republican “Lincoln Day Luncheon”  - honoring MCRC precinct committeemen -  will be held Feb. 23 at the El-Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th St., Phx. 11 am registration. Program starts at 11:30 am. The Lincoln Bust
and the Reagan Plaque will be awarded to exceptional precinct committeemen, according to County Chairman A J LaFaro. Special guests include Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Congressman Matt Salmon. Tickets are $30 per person. There are 8 seats per table. Event sponsorships - $200 (includes 2 seats & recognition at the table). Call 623-977-4532 to purchase tickets by credit card.
·        April Riggins  and Phil Mason  are the c-chairmen of the MCRC Lincoln Day Awards Committee. Diane Douglas and Pat Oldroyd are committee members.  All named recipients selected for the District Certificates of Achievement and Volunteer of the Year Awards must be e-mailed and received by Riggins or Mason by 5 pm, February 11. The use of e-mail is required to be considered. Late submittals will not be considered.
·        The Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) Monthly Board And Executive Guidance Council (EGC) meetings are scheduled for Thursday, Feb 7 at 6:30pm and 7pm respectfully.
The MCRC Monthly Board Meeting is always held in closed Executive Session.  Please note the Feb 7 MCRC EGC meeting will also be held in closed executive session due to the confidential nature of the brainstorming and working session to develop the MCRC's Two Year Strategic Plan and Budget.  Only the members of the MCRC EGC will be authorized to attend - LD Chairmen, Executive Committee, Members-At-Large, and Non-Voting Members Frosty Taylor (Communications) & Diana Duran (West Valley Office Manager).
All future meetings, that aren't held in closed Executive Session, will only be open to members of the MCRC EGC, verified registered Precinct Committeemen, verified registered Arizona Republicans, and authorized scheduled speakers.  MCRC Chairman A J LaFaro
·        The Arizona Citizens Defense League( AzCDL) Could Use A Little Help getting several firearms related bills heard (that are currently sitting in committee). While firearms related bills are normally assigned to the House Judiciary Committee, this year a number of bills have also or alternatively been assigned to the House Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs (PSMRA) Committee.  The bills that have not yet been heard are:
    HB 2234 - An AzCDL-requested bill that would standardize the definition of firearms in ARS 13-105 and remove duplicate and/or conflicting definitions in other statutes.
    HB 2432 - Would create a Citizens Marksmanship fund to provide firearms for the training of citizens who are eligible for service in the Arizona Guard.
    HB 2433 - Would eliminate the age cap (currently 45 years old) on who is a member of the state militia, and instead make it all able-bodied adult citizens capable of bearing arms.
    HB 2455 - An AzCDL requested bill that would clarify that even firearms that are voluntarily surrendered to a state or local entity (e.g. via a "buy back" program) cannot be destroyed and must be sold.
   HB 2468 - Would allow for reduced hunting license fee for members of the military and veterans.

Contact Rep. Justin Pierce, Chairman of the House PublicSafety, Military and Regulatory Affairs (PSMRA) Committee to get the pro-rights firearms bills for hearings. The deadline for the PSMRA hearings if Feb. 17. A prepared letter is waiting for you at AzCDL’s Legislative Action Center. Or contact Pierce directly at  AzCDL is monitoring legislative bills at: Bill Tracking page.
·        Sheriff Joe responds to recall filing: See complete press release at:     Contributions can be sent to: reelectjoearpaio/donate
·        “Hair of Fire” hostess Barbara Espinosa and co-host Randy Pullen, past AZGOP Chairman, will interview economist/author Jerry Robinson at 4 pm, Feb 5 on  Email questions to  Call in 1-347-857-4081.
·        A  “recall Maricopa Board of Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox” strategy and logistics meeting is scheduled at 7 pm, Feb. 11.  Contact Ron Harders at   location and details.
·        A self-styled Phoenix pastor and his wife who gained notoriety in 2012 for a well-publicized zoning battle involving the home-based location for their religious services, have been sentenced along with the man’s brother for offenses related to AHCCCS fraud, Attorney General Tom Horne announced today. 
·        Elected Officials Are Fundamentally Dishonest  Letter to the Editor from resident of Sandy Hook, CT. to national leaders.
·        State Supt of Public Instruction John Huppenthal appeared before the Arizona Red Mountain Patriots tonight.
·        The Surprise Tea Party Will Host Yaron  Brook, Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute, at 6:30 pm, Feb. 5 in the SCW Foundation Bldg, 14464 RH Johnson Blvd., SCW.Contact:  Julie Wise
·        National Speaker, Author And Former Special Agent For The Dept Of Homeland Security Timothy Ballard will appear at 7 pm, Feb 28 before the Arizona Red Mountain Patriots. Limited seating. Contact: Randy Hatch for tickets.
·        Nominations Are Being Taking By The Fountain Hills Republican Club for members earning the FHRC Republican of the Year Award.  Nominee names should be submitted to Edith Stock
·        A Series Of Six Constitutional Training Classes will be offered Saturdays, Feb 2 to March 16 by the Red Mountain Tea Party. Classes run from 9:30-11 am. Contact: Randy Hatch
·        Congressman David Schweikert’s  Feb. Staff Mobile Office:
ü  Feb 6 – 10:30 am-noon. Foothills Community Foundation, Holland Center, 34250 N.     60th St., Blvd B, Agave Rm, Scottsdale.
ü  Feb 25 – 10 am-11:30 am, Mountain View Community Center, 1104 E. Grovers Ave., Phx.
Contract: Ernestina Borquez-Smith or     480-946-2411.
·        Central Republican Women Of Phoenix (CRWOP), The Recently Combined Cactus Wren And Central Republican Women's Clubs, will host conservative black talk show host James T. Harris  at 6 pm, Feb. 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4001 N. Central. 5:30 pm social, 6:30 pm program. $22 per person for dinner, including beverage and dessert.  RSVP/reservations to Tina Shaw at   Harris can be heard from 3-6 pm <
·        Az-Voter-Registration-Notches-Up  Of the state's 3.2 million voters , 1,147,543 are Republicans, 981,998 are Democrats and 1,062,856 independent parties or not designated a party preference.
·        Options For Consideration Active Shooter Training Video  Here It Is Folks. Nappy’s ‘Protect Yourself With Scissors’ Solution.
·        MUST SEE:  A Salute To "Rural America"    Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial "Farmer"
·        Joe Arpaio Recall A Slap To Voters   Laurie Roberts
·        Jan And Joe Show Is A No-Go
·        Must Hear:  Obamaville Song
·        Bennett Explains Budget
·        Medical-Marijuana-Regulation-Bills  Kimberly Yee’s Bills
·        Rove-Declares-War-Tea-Party
·        Conservative-Victory-Project  Conservative Victory Project, Karl Rove-Backed Anti-Tea Party Effort, Sets Stage For Intra-GOP Savagery
·        Breaking-The-Bank-And-The-Law When Obama Misses Budget Deadlines And His Democrat Senate Doesn’t Bother Budgeting At All, How Can Washington Expect To Get Its Fiscal House In Order? Today, Obama Will Not Send Congress A Budget, Delaying The Budget Process Yet Again

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·        Options For Consideration Active Shooter Training Video  Here It Is Folks. Nappy’s ‘Protect Yourself With Scissors’ Solution.
·        The Dangers Of The Agenda 21 will be presented by Dr. Lyle Rapacki and Heather Gass during a Feb 11-16 long tour of Arizona.  Presentations are scheduled for:
o   Feb 11- Sun City West/Surprise area Republican groups and Tea Parties. 6 pm. SCW Foundation – Quail Rm, 14465 RH Johnson Blvd., Sun City West.  Coordinator Sen. Judy Burges.
o   Feb 12 –Private meetings with elected officials (daytime).  Evening open for scheduling.
o   Feb.13 – Sierra Vista area Republican groups and Tea Parties. Time/location tba. Coordinator :Joanne Daley
o   Feb 14 – Payson Tea Party with area Tea Parties/Republican groups.  6-8 pm, Coordinator: Shirley Dye  928-468-1131.
o   Feb 15 – Show Low area Republican groups and Tea Parties. Mid-day. Time/location tba. Coordinator: Karen MacKean 520-444-6880.
o   Feb 15 – Graham County Patriots mtg in Safford -6:30 pm. Location tba. Coordinator:  Don Carter  602-818-1081.
o     Feb 16 – Show Low Tea Party. 1 pm in Show Low with venue tba. Coordinator Karen MacKean 520-444-6880.
·        Sheriffs Stand Tall For The Constitution    Reddingpatriots
·        U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement is holding a young immigrant from Asia who officials say is infected with a rare drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.The man was detained by the Border Patrol trying to sneak into South Texas on Nov. 27.
·        M3 Report Updated Daily    Caution: Graphic Photos  
·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily
·   Border News Watch: links to sites on matters of law enforcement for illegal human and drug traffic.
·        Only 14, Bangladeshi Girl Charged With Adultery Was Lashed To Death  Bangladesh.Lashing.Death
·        Options For Consideration Active Shooter Training Video  Here It Is Folks. Nappy’s ‘Protect Yourself With Scissors’ Solution.
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·        Only 14, Bangladeshi Girl Charged With Adultery Was Lashed To Death  Bangladesh.Lashing.Death

     Frosty Taylor, Editor

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