Monday, April 22, 2013

4-21-13 MCRC Briefs

April 21, 2013
·        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
·        Gov Jan Brewer will address the Arrowhead Republican Women at 11:30 am, May 8 at Briarwood Country Club, 135th Ave/Meeker Blvd, Sun City West.  Registration at 11 am.  $20 per person.  No Jeans. Adults only – no children. RSVP required to or contact Cindy Benson  623-547-2175.
·     Sen. Michele Reagan’s S1003 (would prevent anyone from gathering up armfuls of early ballots and dropping them off at the polls on election day, cutting down on potential voter fraud) is scheduled for an April 22 vote.
·        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
·        April 30 Is The Deadline For Obtaining Tickets To the May 21 Arrowhead Republican Women's Fund Raiser Dinner featuring Dr. Lyle Rapacki who is addressing Agenda 21 and the One World Government at the Briarwood Country Cub, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City.  Menu: London broil or c hicken marsala, including drink, desert and tip.  $35 per person or $65 per couple. Tickets: Jan Martinson at 623-546-3753 or Marilyn @ 623-975-1792.
·        Arrowhead Republican Women will not meet in June, July, August. They will resume on the second Wednesday in September, according to First Vice Chairman Judy Blackburn.
·        Arizona’s Colonel (retired) Martha McSally will appear before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights at 4 pm (EST) April 23 in Room 226 the Dirksen Senate Office Building. She will testify as a national security and targeting expert at a hearing called: "Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing."   McSally led targeting efforts in Africa while serving as the Chief of Current Operations of United States Africa Command from 2007-2010. She also has extensive experience in the military targeting process using unmanned and manned platforms in several other positions throughout her 26 year career. As a former Professor of National Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center, Martha brings unique experience to the hearing as a national security expert who has strategic, operational, and tactical experience in this important subject.  "I am honored to be invited to testify and provide insights to the military targeting process and the use of remotely piloted vehicles (aka 'drones') as a strike platform," says McSally. "I hope this hearing helps inform lawmakers and the public in order to increase transparency and strengthen national security against terrorism and extremism."   (520) 488-9286
·        Sen. Michele Reagan Will Address The Yuma County Republicans At 7 pm, April 23 at Booth Machinery.  Contact: Lorna Brooks, YCR  928-317-9120
·        MCRC Chairman AJ LaFaro is back from a two-week vacation in Oregon.
·        LD23 Is Hosting A Food And Fundraising Extravaganza from 6:30-10 pm, May 4 at the Allstate Appliances, (Allstate Design Center) 15250 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale. $25 per person or $50 per couple. Cash bar. Smooth jazz.  RSVP deadline April 27 to Karen John at 480.707.7951 or or WWW.D23AZGOP.ORG
·        LD23 May 9 Meeting.  6:30- 8:30pm. Mustang Library on 90th Street, just south of Shea. 6:30 pm  networking. 7 pm mtg.
·        LD23 Breakfast/Auction - May 18. 8:30-11 am. Gainey Ranch Golf Club - 7600 E Gainey Club Drive, Scottsdale. Cost: $ 25. Reservations required. Plated breakfast. Contact: Shirley Cordasco-480-251-7031 Send check to Shirley Cordasco, 7900 E Princess Drive #1279,
Scottsdale, AZ 85255.
·        Former Legislator Ron Gould Of Mohave County Is Back On The Air – cohosting an hour radio talk show at 11 am, (AZ time), the second Friday of the month (May 11) on KNTR "SPEAK OUT" Voice of the Free 106.3 FM Listen live
·        Former NRA President And Former Arizona Attorney General Bob Corbin Will Be The Speaker At The May 11 Paradise Republican Women’s Club Meeting At Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 Gainey Club Drive, Scottsdale.  Corbin, a highly respected former AG, will speak At 11:15 Am.  Registrations/Social Opens At 10:30 Am. $28 Per Person. Paid Reservations Required By May 6. RSVP To: Contact Linda Brickman (602) 330-9422 Or Luvbug1611@Cox.Net
·        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.
·        Sen Jack Harper (former LD4) remembers when Gabby Gifford helped sponsor SB1076 (background checks) in 2003. See: sb1076p.pdf  That’s a decade ago!
·        May 20 – Tempe Republican Women’s Club. 6:30 pm, Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 655 E. Southern Ave., Tempe.  Panel on Medicaid Expansion Proposal – Don Hughes (Gov’s office), Tom Jenny (AFP) and rep from Goldwater Institute: 7:15 pm. Q&A 8:15 pm.
·        LD24 will be co-sponsoring The May 4 United Peoria Foundation’s Cinco de Mayo celebration and the Sept 21 and 22 Fiesta Peoria events at Osuna Memorial Park, Peoria. Contact: Shiree Verdone, 602-541-2997.
·        LD17 – April 23. 6:30 social. 7 pm mtg. Tri-City Baptist Christian Academy, 2211 W. Germann Road, Chandler. Legislative reports from Sen. Steve Yarbrough, Reps Tom Forese and JD Mesnard.  AZGOP/ALRA report by Haydee Dawson. Contact: Chr  Tyler Bowyer
·        LD21- April 23. Precinct Committeeman Orientation. (4th Tues) 6:30 pm. Maricopa County Republican Party Headquarters, 10050 W Bell Road #49, Sun City.  Open to registered Republicans. Contact: or Teresa Wright at 623-498-7999. 
·        LD24 Will Host A reception for Ambassador John Bolton from 5-7 pm, April 25 at the University Club, 39 East Monte Vista Road, Phx. VIP Reception and Photo $200, Individual for Reception Only $50, Individual Precinct Committeemen $35. Bolton’s remarks at 5:45 pm. RSVP:  (602) 541-2997.
·        AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham will be speaking at the April 26-27 National Federation of Republican Women’s Region 3 Conference in Albuquerque. Contact: New Mexico President Elaine Miller at 505-797-3534 or by email at:  or
·        A Second Amendment Rally Is Scheduled From Noon Until 2 Pm, April 27 at the State Capitol. See flyer: The rally sponsors are looking for volunteers, and donations.  To volunteer/information contact: George Dean at  Donations can be made at:
·        LD23 – May 1 Board Meeting.  6:30-8:30 pm. Reading Room, Mustang Library on 90th Street, just south of Shea. LD23 Precinct Committeemen are invited to attend, but participation will be at the discretion of the Chairman. PCs who wish to request discussion items be added to the agenda should make those requests through their Area Directors - items must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the board meeting to be considered for the board meeting agenda.
·        The “Spirit Of 1791 Second Amendment Rally” is scheduled from 10 am to 2 pm, April 27 at the Copper Star Indoor Shooting Range, 3535 W. Sharp Shooter Way, Camp Verde.  Speakers include Sen. Russell Pierce, Yavapai County Shierff Scott Mascher, Rep Brenda Barton, Sen. Lori Klein, Clair  ‘The Radio Man’ Van Steenwyk, AFP Director Tom Jennings, and others. Contacts: Rose 928-639-4753 Sperrysrose@Reaganemail.Com Or Dick 928-639-4753  Cap41@Reaganemail.Com
·        Congressman Paul Gosar Will Conduct At Town Hall meeting at 9 am, May 1 in the Laughlin High School Theater, 1900 Cougar Drive, Laughlin, NV. 
·        Gosar will conduct a Bullhead City City Townhall  at 1 pm, May 1 in the Bullhead City Council Chambers, 2355 Trane Road, Bullhead City.
·        A special ‘Hair of Fire’ broadcast is scheduled at 12:30 pm, April 23 as hostess Barbara Espinosa interviews CD 2 Congressman Paul Gosar. Call In 1-347-857-4081   Also available in iTunes.  E-Mail questions to:
·        What Is The Biggest Killer Of Humans? Gun Control Works - Gov't Has Killed The Most People
·        Nomedicaidexpansion  See hot new Facebook web page: Republican PCs in Opposition to Governor Brewer’s plan to expand Medicaid.
·        Maricopa County GOP LD1, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 22, 23, 25, 26, 27 And 30; Pima County Republican LDs 2, 3 ,4, 9, 10, 11, 14;  the Coconino Republican Executive Committee , along with the Pinal, Cochise and Mohave County Republican Committees and the Yavapai County Area Directors have united in passing resolutions in opposition to the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion (AHCCCS) in support of Obamacare.
·        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.  
·        Have you seen Bill Whittle in action? A Voter's Guide To Republicans
·        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.
·        Congressman Trent Franks will address the Sun City West Republican Club at 8:30 am., May 4, according to President Pro Tem Jan Martinson. Franks will talks about the secret information collection center in Utah as well as Washington DC happenings, followed by questions and answers. 8 am coffee/pasties. $2 admission to cover expenses. Club contact: John Neal 602-421-8877 or President Pro Tem Jan Martinson, (623) 546-3753.
·        Congressman Paul Gosar will be in attendance at two Goodwill job fairs in Arizona in May.
    • May 2 – 10 am to 2 pm, Prescott Resort/Conference Center, Prescott.
    • May 29: 9 am to 2 pm, Yuma Civic Center, Yuma.
·        May 5 - The AZ Latino Republican Association (ALRA)’double feature’  Cinco DeMayo Celebration is scheduled from 3-7 pm, May 5 in Chandler.  A free Chandler Symphony Orchestra concert is scheduled at 3 pm at the Center for the Arts, 250 N. AZ Ave.  A $25 a plate 2014 Candidate Meet/Greet Dinner is scheduled immediately following the concert at the Chandler Winery & Bistro, 35 W. Boston.  Contact: Jose Borrajero  RSVP Dino at 480-650-3659    see flier with full details
·        The Lincoln Republican Women Will Host Michelle Wilson, Arizona Dept of Energy, who will address “The Fluctuating Price of Gas: during the 5:30 pm, May 6 meeting at the Millennium Resort Scottsdale, 7401 n. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale. Spouses are welcome. RSVP 480-620-6873. $28 per person. Contact: Jeanne Kinney 602-380-1260.
·        Pinal County Republicans Will Host A “Let’s Pool Our Resources Open House” from 11 am to 3 pm, June 8 at Pratt Pools, 112 E. Cottonwood Lane, Casa Grande.  AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham is scheduled to speak. The event is hosted by Brenda  Hermanson, Janice Pratt  and Tom Ramsdell. No campaigning or petitions.  The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, chips & drinks for $20 per person or $30 per couple. Proceeds will be evenly distributed to all Pinal County Republican Clubs. RSVP to: Brenda; or Janice; Pre-Pay: Tom Ramsdell, 967 E Leslie Ave., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140.
·        Interrogate-Suspect-Miranda  ...Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain, “they absolutely should go back to school and study their constitutional law” if they persist in calling for 19-year-old terror suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to be held as an enemy combatant.
·        Should Pro-Gun Ads Be Allowed To Run On Phoenix Bus Stops?  Poll: lower right hand column on web page
·        Homeward bound on May 23?
·        MUST SEE:   Mexican Cartels In America
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GOLDWATER INSTITUTE  frequent updates
·        Voice Of Veterans” Radio Shows Www.Vovradioshow.Org
SEEINGREDAZ   Daily Updates
·         Jeff Flake: Senator Vacillator
FLOYD REPORTS     Daily updates
·        The Truth Is Incorrect
·        Must See:   Mexican Cartels In America
·        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.
·        Interrogate-Suspect-Miranda  ...Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain, “they absolutely should go back to school and study their constitutional law” if they persist in calling for 19-year-old terror suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to be held as an enemy combatant.
·        Refusing To Be Terrorized
·        Gap-Kills   Wounded Vet Says Red Tape, Not PTSD, Is At Heart Of Soldier Suicides
·        MUST SEE:  The Canvas Prison
·        Is-It-Terrorism-Yet?
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