Friday, April 19, 2013

4-19-13 MCRC Briefs

April 19, 2013
·        The Latest Voter Registration Figures Have Been Released and according to Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Arizona has 3,218,450 registered voters, a decrease of 2,683 since the last report in January.  Of the state's 3.2 million voters, 1,139,469 are Republicans, 977,217 are Democrats and 1,072,513 have either registered with independent parties or not designated a party preference.  Libertarians make up a little less than one percent of the state’s total registration with 23,877, while 5,108 voters are currently registered as members of the Green Party.  Additionally, the Americans Elect Party has enrolled 266 voters since joining the state's other recognized political parties in 2011. The latest voter registration figures compiled by county, congressional district and legislative district are available on the Secretary of State’s website, or by calling 1-877-THE-VOTE.
·        Editor’s Note:  ATTN CLUB/GROUP CHAIRMAN:  Please get your May club announcements/changes to Briefs no later than noon April 20.
·        The 40th Annual Arizona Peace Officer's Memorial is scheduled at 7:30 pm, May 6 in Wesley Bolin Plaza. The tradition, started in 1973 by the Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police and it's Auxiliary, is now sponsored by the Arizona Peace Officer's Memorial Board.
·        Reports are surfacing that AZ Dept of Gaming Director Mark Brnovich may challenge Attorney General Tom Horne in the Republican primary next year
·        Heather Casey Is A House Candidate For LD15.
·        A “They Served Well’ Memorial Tribute Ceremony is scheduled at 7 am, May 17 at the Central Court Plaza, 201 W. Jefferson St., Phx.  The event is sponsored by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona Department of Public Safety & City of Phoenix Police/Fire Departments.  Free parking at 5th Avenue/Madison St surface lot. Contact:  Lt. Dave Munley at 602-876-3104,
·        Former NRA Chairman And Former AZ Attorney General Bob Corbin and former Sen. Lori Klein will address the Paradise Republican Women's Club at 111:15 am,  May 11 at the Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 Gainey Club Dr., Scottsdale. $28 per person. 10:30 am social. Reservations required:
·        Rep Warren Petersen (R-LD12 Gilbert) is hosting a rally against the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion at 11 am, April 25 at the Arizona Captiol, 1700 W. Washington.
·        Tom Jenney of the Arizona Chapter of Americans for Prosperity has Five Things you can do to Stop the AZ Obamacare Medicaid Expansion.  
·        AZ Heroes To Hometowns is hosting a benefit for Arizona injured and wounded troops May 18 (Armed Forces Day) at the Alta Mesa Golf Club, 1460 N. Alta Mesa, Dr., Mesa. Noon registration. 1 pm shotgun start – 4-man scramble.  6 pm – dinner, awards, raffle.  Limited space.Kathy @ 480.330.1632 or
·        HB2282 will be reconsidered April 22. The measure calls for a primary election in the case of a recall as required in every other election and required under the Arizona Constitution. This bill counters recall elections supported by Randy Parraz. Former Senate President and current AZGOP First Vice Chairman asks voters to contact the senators listed below and request their support for HB2282.
Ø  Senator Michele Reagan  602-926-5828
Ø  Senator Steve Pierce   602-926-5584
Ø  Senator Adam Driggs   602-926-3016
Ø  Senator Bob Worsley   602-926-5760
Ø  Senator Rich Crandall   602-926-3020
·        Congratulations to Senator Kelli Ward for her selection as AFP Arizona Lawmaker of the Week.
·        Conservative Speaker Bill Whittle Will Be Appearing In Tucson the night before he makes three appearances in the Phoenix metro area. Whittle will speak at 6:30 pm, May 14 at the Donaldson Elementary School, 2040 W Omar Drive, Tucson  $25 per person. Limited seating. For tickets: Karen Schutte  520-877-3230.
·        GET TICKETS WHILE THEY ARE STILL AVAILABLE:The Maricopa Country Republican Committee, Arizona Conservative Educators and Arizona Conservative Coalition will host Bill Whittle, “one of the best conservative speakers of our time,” on May 15 in Sun City and Phoenix.
Ø  Goodyear: Pebble Creek Tuscany Falls Clubhouse, Chianti Room, 16222 Clubhouse Dr.(Exit 126 off I-10, go N on PebbleCreek Parkway 2 miles to entrance on left - enter the Tuscany Falls gate off PebbleCreek Parkway). Hosts: LD13 Republicans. 9 am VIP reception - $50 per person and 9:30 am -  conversation with Whittle $20 per person. Limited seating. For tickets:  For more information:  GOP Events, Lori Urban  480-221-9633 or
Ø  Sun City: Union Hills Country Club, 9860 W Lindgren Ave., 1:30 pm - VIP Reception $50 per person. 2 pm – Conservative Conversation with Whittle.  $20 per person. Tickets available at  limited seating. : Contact: Lyle Tuttle   623-583-2354

Ø  Phoenix:  El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th St. 7 pm – VIP reception, book signing and photo. $150 person. 7 pm – Conservative Conversation with Whittle.  $30 per person. Tickets available at
·        The Arizona House has passed SB1223 with a 43-10 vote. The will allow the Arizona Game and Fish Commission to set future license structure and fees directly through a streamlined, customer-focused process. The bill, passed April 15, supported by 24 sportsmen’s organizations, passed the Arizona Senate on March 6 by a 26-2 vote. It awaits the governor’s signature.
·        Gov-Brewer-Leaving-Arizona-For-A-Week   A Speech Monday In New York At The Women's National Republican Club Annual Awards Reception, Then Attend The Presidential Center Dedication In Dallas On Thursday

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·        "Low-Information Voters" Sign Petitions Explained to them to "repeal the Second Amendment and confiscate firearms from all law-abiding citizens." low informed sign petitions
·        Amnesty Plus, Plus
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·   Border News Watch: links to sites on matters of law enforcement for illegal human and drug traffic.
·        Update-On-Fast-And-Furious  
·        Bombing Suspect In Custody In Watertown, Police Believe   mit-police-officer-hit-gunfire-cambridge-police-dispatcher-says
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·        MUST SEE:  The Canvas Prison
·        Cispa-Passes-US-House-Death-Of-The-Fourth-Amendment    The controversial cybersecurity Bill has passed the U.S. House and is now on its way to the Senate chamber. Privacy groups believe this tramples on the Fourth Amendment.
·        Steve-King's-Response-To-Gang-Of-8-Immigration-Bill   "The Gang of Eight's bill is aggressive and outrageous amnesty," said King. "It is instant legalization of all illegal immigrants in the United States, with very few exceptions. It contains only promises: the promise of a plan for border security, of a backup plan for the border security, and of workplace enforcement in the form of making E-Verify mandatory. What makes anyone think President Obama would enforce any future immigration laws when he has violated his own oath of office to take care that the laws be 'faithfully executed'? I expected this from Democrats who have long understood their brand of more taxes, more borrowing, and more government giveaways, and know how to sell it. It is the Republicans who should know better. Republicans who support this bill have effectively said to Americans, 'we are prepared to sacrifice the Rule of Law on the altar of misguided and erroneous political expediency'."
·        The 1965 Congressional Lie On Immigration; The 2013 Lie Even Bigger    by Frosty Wooldridge
·        Killing Us Softly   Part 7
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