Wednesday, May 15, 2013

5-14-13 MCRC Briefs

·        Attn: Editor Frosty Taylor Is Back From An 18 Day Cruise to Europe.  If you sent a news items, or an event or candidate announcement to Briefs since April 26, please resend it to so Briefs and the Events Calendar can be updated.
·        Conservative Political Commentator Bill Whittle Will Address Opponents Of Medicaid Expansion at noon May 15 on the Senate Lawn at the State Captiol.  Representative Warren Petersen (R-Dist. 12) will host the discussion on the Senate Lawn.    
·        Gov Jan Brewer’s ObamaCare rally is scheduled at 11 am May 15 – one hour prior to anti-expansion rally.   
·        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 at:
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. Walk-ins welcome. 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 : 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
·        Statement From Gov Brewer: Flags At Half-Staff For Peace Officers Memorial Day  “On Wednesday, our nation will honor the men and women who gave their last measure of devotion to protect and serve the public. I ask that you join me in paying homage to these heroes, who deserve our deepest respect and to whom we are forever indebted. Our peace officers work daily to uphold the rule of law and safeguard us and our loved ones from harm. For them, no task is routine – no call is without peril. Indeed, they carry out their jobs with quiet courage and the utmost of dignity. To the officers who gave their lives while answering the call to duty, we pay solemn tribute. Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. On Wednesday, our prayers will be with the families and friends of our fallen officers, as well as with those who continue to wear the badge. In recognition of our fallen officers, and in coordination with National Peace Officers Memorial Day, I have ordered that State flags be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.”
·        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
·        Last Friday, The Voters’ Rights Group, The Citizens To Protect Fair Election Results (CPFER), filed a motion for declaratory judgment and for preliminary injunction to terminate the attempted recall of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio from office initiated by the radical  group Respect Arizona. See to view of copy of the motion.
As explained to the court in this motion, the Arizona Constitution prohibits the recall of an elected official for at least six months after that official is elected and takes office. In this case, Respect Arizona initiated its illegal recall effort only days after Sheriff Joe Arpaio was sworn into his new term in office. Importantly, the Arizona Constitution has not been amended to provide otherwise. No other claimed legal edict can supercede the Arizona Constitution.
“Under these circumstances, it would appear that Respect Arizona’s attempted recall was initiated as a fundraising tool based upon false legal premises. This not only improperly raises money to fill the group’s coffers, it wastes gullible donors’ money. The scarce resources of the taxpayers of Arizona are also at risk, as  recalls are very expensive and cost millions of dollars just in administrative expenses. Respect Arizona’s attempted recall is thus an illegal attempt to nullify voters’ rights and distract and obstruct Sheriff Arpaio from doing his job to protect Arizonans. This cannot be permitted and we are hopeful that the court will summarily terminate this illegal and wasteful attempted recall,” stated Larry Klayman, the lead attorney for CPFER.  His co-counsel if David Burnell Smith.
·        Rep Heather Carter Has Received The The Greater Phoenix Chamber Of Commerce 2013 Sentinel Award.  The Sentinel Award Is Given To Elected Officials Who Have Improved Arizona’s Business Environment And Made Upholding The Best Interest Of The City And State A High Priority. 
·        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.
·        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.
·        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.
    Application Deadline For The Dodie London Leadership Training For Women is May 24.  See application and details: at
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·        Resolutions Passed By The Maricopa County Republican Executive Guidance Committee  (MCRC EGC) at the March 7 are posted on the MCRC Web site.  Go to or the 3-8-13 MCRC Briefs at  
·        Link For All Of The Medicaid Expansion Related Resolutions:
·        Updated-Ratings  Arizona Conservative Coalition Republican Legislator Rankings
·        MUST SEE Guns Across America Rally  Former secret service agent Don Bongino speaks out
    The-Tidal-Wave-Has-Begun  A small segment of a day along the Arizona border.  NAFBPO maintains that the border is not secure.
·        What Is The Biggest Killer Of Humans? Gun Control Works - Gov't Has Killed The Most People
·        MUST SEE:   Mexican Cartels In America
·        Voice Of Veterans” Radio Shows Www.Vovradioshow.Org
·     Ghosts Of Benghazi
·     CNN: Video Decision To Drop Terror Reference In Talking Points Made At WH mtg
SEEINGREDAZ   Daily Updates
·        Arizona Conservative Coalition Updated Ratings
·        Bill Whittle Joins Conservative Activists at Capitol Wednesday!
·        NFIB Poll: Small Business Strongly Opposes Expanding Medicaid
·        APS Wrong. Solar Saves Ratepayers, New Study Shows
·        New Study: Distributed Solar Energy Provides $34 Million in Benefits to Arizona Ratepayers
·        TUSK Releases New Ad – Tell Utilities Solar Won’t Be Killed
·        Occupy Arizona – Brewer & McComish Rally Progressive Grassroots
·        Medicaid Expansion: Been There, Done That
·        Senator John McCain Introduces Legislation for À La Carte Cable Consumption
·        Rep. Paul Gosar Introduces the F.A.U.L.T Act
·        Sen Jeff Flake Amendments to Immigration Bill Adopted in Committee
·        ICYMI: Rep. Paul Gosar on C-Span’s Washington Journal Discussing Benghazi Hearings
·        Barry Goldwater Jr. Issues Open Letter to AZ Corporation Commission
·        The Brewer Ruse: Offering Arizona on a Silver Platter to Obama.
·        AZ Conservative Coalition Updated Legislator Ratings
·        State Representative Steve Smith Exploring Return to the State Senate
·        Phoenix Abortionist Laura Mercer & Family Planning Associates Medical Group Exposed for Late Term Abortions
·        Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Do You Like?
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