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Monday, April 8, 2013

4-7-13 MCRC Briefs


April 7, 2013
·        Thoughts of a Young Republican:  Republican Politics as Usual - After his disappointing loss in 2008 candidate John McCain attributed his defeat to the superior "ground game" of then candidate Obama. While defeated, we learned a valuable lesson for future elections.
Upon his loss in 2012 candidate Mitt Romney excused his loss to, wait for it, the superior "ground game" of incumbant Obama. You have got to be kidding me!
The 2014 elections are 20 months away. Campaigner in Chief Obama is out doing what he does best.  He has set up a campaign committee that is out pounding the pavement, working the streets.  While he is not eligible for a 3rd term (at least not at this time), there is nothing he would like better than to have full control of both the House and Senate to push forward his full agenda--fundamentally changing our Country--forever.
Where are the Republicans? Unless you watch Fox News you don't have a clue. And if you do, you hear the same old song and dance--smaller government/lower taxes. What's missing is the explanation of HOW that will help the millions of Americans that are just trying to make it another day.  Today's fears are very real while the promise of a better tomorrow is not very believable considering the lack of backbone in Washington.
Speaking of lacking backbone, consider this:
1.  From 1995-2001 the Republicans controlled both the House and Senate.
2.  2001-2003 the Republicans held the House and the White House.
3.  2003-2007 the Republicans held all 3 branches of government.
Of course the point is that the Republicans had plenty of opportunity to put their vision in to law--and failed miserably.
Obviously we need to get a strong ground game going-immediately. We need to be precise in our explanation to the American People what we value --and exactly how our ideas will help the folks right now. Should we be lucky enough to gain their vote, their trust, we need to follow through with action, no longer just empty words.
In these very trying times the Democrats are at least offering band aids to the hurting folks, while the Republicans offer salt to our wounds. It is time for a change--now and forever. It's not too late--there is a Republican solution to today's issues which is...
- John King - Concerned past AZ Young Republicans Chapter president Tempe   
jntyking@gmail.com
 
·        LD13 Chairman Robert Branch Has A Very Pleasant ‘Surprise’ in store for attendees at the 6:30 pm, April 9 meeting in the PebbleCreek Tuscany Falls Club house, 16222 Clubhouse Dr., Goodyear. And he’s not just talking about the speakers Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce and the newly appointed District 4 Maricopa County Board of Supervisor Clint Hickman that Branch has lined up to address LD13 PCs.  Contact: Chr Branch 602-334-6519.
·        An  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Hearing is scheduled from 9 am until noon, April 11 in the Senate Building hearing room #3, 1700 W. Washington, Phx that will address the UN backed Agenda 21’s federal encroachment on private property ownership.
·        The Sun Lakes Republican Club Will Feature Speaker Jennifer Reynold's presentation on "The U.N. Agenda 21 Programs in Chandler: How Do They Affect You?", as well as guest speaker Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney, at its 6:30 pm, April 9 meeting in the Arizona Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes. Reynolds leads the "Alliance for Sustainable Freedom" that is campaigning to nullify the United Nation's Agenda 21 actions and rescind such programs in Arizona. She will explain the connection between Agenda 21 and the Common Core.  Recently elected Maricopa County District One Supervisor Denny Barney will explain his vision for county governance and provide us with an update.  Commander Louis DiGriolamo of the Sun Lakes Sheriff's Posse offer suggestions on how citizens can support the posse. AZ State Senator Steve Yarbrough (LD 17) will provide an update on AZ Legislation.  Open to the public. For more information:  www.slgop.org , or contact Mike Tennant, 480-802-0178.
·        GOP Congressman's Gay Son Shares His Story   In an exclusive interview, Matt R. Salmon, the gay son of Congressman Matt Salmon, talks about his relationship with his father, his family and his faith -- and the media reaction to his father's refusal to support same-sex marriage. sunday square off 
·        Ray Spitzer, Sun City West Republican Club president  and author of "What Kind of America Do You Want to Leave Your Kids?" will be the speaker at the 11:30 am, April 10 Arrowhead Women's Republican club meeting at the Briarwood County Club in Sun City West. 

·        Celine-Dion’s-Breathtaking-Salute-to-America’s-Military   Celine Dion's breathtaking tribute to the American military will send chills up and down your spine!
·        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; brendahermansongarza@yahoo.com or Janice; janice@pratt4az.com Pre-Pay: Tom Ramsdell, 967 E Leslie Ave., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140.
·        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 (April 12) on KNTR "SPEAK OUT" Voice of the Free 106.3 FM Listen live www.kntram.com
·        The April 9 Sun Lakes Republican Club has a full agenda when it meets at 6:30 pm at the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd, Sun Lakes.  Jennifer Reynolds will address Agenda 21 and how it effects the community; Maricopa County Supervisors Denny Barney and Sen. Steve Yarbrough will give updates.  Contact: Michael Tennant  mstennant@yahoo.com   Cell:  262-880-4620.
·        Brigitte Gabriel, One Of The Foremost Speakers On “Terrorism, The Middle East And Radical Islam” will address the Arizona Red Mountain Patriots at 7 pm, April 8 at East Valley High School, 7420 E. Main St., Mesa. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at www.arizonapatriot.com  $8 day of event. Limited seating.
·        The Arizona Project Will Host An Evening With Congressman David Schwiekert at 6:30 pm, April 8 at its offices at 3375 E. Shea Blvd., Suite 2-B, Phx. Contact: Chr Ron Ludders 602-677-1496.
·        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  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 www.Whittlesuncity.eventbrite.com  limited seating. Information: Lyle Tuttle   L.tuttle@cox.net   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 www.gopevents.eventbrite.com
·        Have you seen Bill Whittle in action? A Voter's Guide To Republicans
·        Why We Suck  Bill Whittle
·        Congressman David Schweikert’s district office is looking for full-time internship applicants for the 2013 summer term (May through August). Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Responsibilities include answering the phone, assisting with constituent casework, correspondence, and events. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with “Summer Internship Applicant” in the email subject line to Ernestina.Borquez-Smith@mail.house.gov by April 12.
·        Dear Senate President, Speaker Of The House And Other Honorable Elected Representatives: For far too long the State Legislature has abdicated its fiscal and moral responsibilities over our public education entities, especially those in the higher education area like ASU, U of A, and Northern Arizona University.  You have taken a 'hands off' approach and allowed the Board of Regents to hire people at incredible salaries upwards to two times what the President of the United States draws and seven times what our own Governor draws with total impunity.  Additionally you have turned a blind eye to the absurd policies espoused by these same "Presidents" and their development of programs of indoctrination not 'education' as evidenced by the following comments by the President of ASU...Michael Crow.  This is liberal and subversive gibberish and is firmly rooted in the United Nation's Agenda 21 and a One World Order. In addition, while you have held the line on University Funding, you have allowed these same people to raise tuition rates far outstripping inflation factors in any other segment of our economy.  As our elected representatives, it is your duty to control areas such as these where voters have no other recourse due to the 'appointment' provisions in their hierarchy as opposed to an 'elected' body.  Please read Mr. Crow's comments (ASI Strategic Plan for Sustainability Practices & Operations)  and see if you do not agree with this assessment.  Wes Harris,  602-432-2871 © wwharris@msn.com or wwharris40@gmail.com
 
·        Updated-Ratings  Arizona Conservative Coalition Republican Legislator Rankings
·        Southwest Border Security: Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?  The Cost Of Securing The Border Has Been High – In Dollars And Lives – And It’s Not Close To Impenetrable.
SEEINGREDAZ   Daily Updates
·        US Citizens Suffer High Joblessness In Gang Of 8 States  Senate Gangsters Deceive On “Labor Shortages” To Promote Guest-Worker/Amnesty
FLOYD REPORTS     Daily updates
·        Does Obama Really Care?
·        Lest We Forget
·        Thumping Bible Thumpers
SECOND AMENDMENT/FIREARMS/GUN CONTROL
·        13-GOP-Senators-Pledge-To-Filibuster-Gun-Control  No AZ Senators
·        The-Growing-Militarization-Of-Us-Police    Thousands Of Swat-Type Raids Changing Face Of Law Enforcement
·        Senators Who Voted-To Give Un Power Over Constitution   Astonishingly, 46 (All Dems) Of Our Us Senators Were Willing To Give Away Our Constitutional Rights To A Foreign Power.
SEQUESTER/BUDGET
IMPEACHMENT/VOTER ID/FRAUD
ELECTIONS/CAMPAIGNS
ILLEGALS/IMMIGRATION/BORDER
·        Communist-Party-Usa-Calls-For-Street-Heat-To-Push-Amnesty   Urges civil disobedience to ensure 'path to citizenship' for illegals
·        Reject-Gang-Of-8-Immigration-Deal   Star Parker warns against foreign-labor provision requiring more gov't bureaucrats
·        Rand-Paul-Wants-Illegals-Turned-Into-Taxpayers  'There are 11 million people ... and they are not going home'
·        Lawmakers-Told-Constitution-Requires-Secure-Border  All they need to do is demand protection against 'invasion'
·        M3 Report   Updated Daily    Caution: Graphic Photos  
·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily
·        need2no.us   Border News Watch: links to sites on matters of law enforcement for illegal human and drug traffic.
FAST AND FURIOUS
·        Documents-Damning-For-Holder   Court Fight Over 'Fast And Furious' Papers Ratcheting Up
FIRST AMENDMENT/FREE SPEECH
VETERANS
·        Veterans Are Receiving Letters From VA Prohibiting The Ownership Or Purchase Of Firearms  Veterans across the country are receiving letters informing them that they may be deemed incompetent to handle their financial affairs, which will also prohibit them from owning firearms.
BENGHAZI – GATE
GOP/REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE (RNC) www.GOP.com
WAR ON WOMEN
 
FEDERAL
FRAUD
COURTS/JUSTICE
CONGRESSIONAL
·        We Have A Lot Of Questions About President Obama’s Budget: Will it balance? Will the president endorse the job-creating Keystone XL energy project? How much debt will he propose handing over to future generations?
·        Senators Who Voted-To Give Un Power Over Constitution  Astonishingly, 46 of our United States Senators were willing to give away our Constitutional rights to a foreign power.
·        Rand-Paul-Wants-Illegals-Turned-Into-Taxpayers  'There are 11 million people ... and they are not going home'
ENERGY/OIL/EPA/SOLAR
CULTURAL WARS/RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ISSUES
STIMULUS/SUBSIDIES/WELFARE
LAYOFFS/UNEMPLOYMENT
ECONOMY/TAXES
·        IRS-Now-Robo-Audits-Your-Spending   Chuck Norris Highlights Shocking Government Intrusion Into Private Lives
MILITARY/DEFENSE/PENTAGON
·       US_Missile_Test_Delayed
OBAMACARE/MEDICAL/HEALTH
UNIONS
EDUCATION
HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)
WHITE HOUSE/OBAMA
·        Obamas-Promise-To-Muslims
INTERNATIONAL
·        Attack_Zabul_Province_Afghanistan  Killed Traveling To Donate Books
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