Friday, May 24, 2013

5-24-13 MCRC Briefs

May 24, 2013
·        Brewer-Vetoes-Senate-Bills-Medicaid-Moratorium  Threats, vetoes fly as tensions rise over Medicaid expansion Medicaid:  LaFaro said calling legislators to account for their votes is “well within the political process.”...  “That’s not a threat,” he said. “If they are down there not representing their constituents and a majority of the people who are against ‘Obamacare’ and Medicaid expansion, then I think they should be challenged and held accountable for their actions.” He said the county GOP has encouraged members to contact their legislators and express their opposition to expansion, but threats clearly cross the line and are unacceptable.
·        Bill Whittle, Legislators Weigh In On Federal Intervention: Pointing to the state capitol and legislature buildings, Whittle said, ‘The state sold these buildings to pay for programs you can’t afford.’
·        Retired USAF Colonel Martha McSally will be the keynote speaker at a special Memorial Day Service at 9 am, May 27, at the Green Valley Cemetery, 18751 S. La Cañada Drive, Sahuarita. Contact: or call 520-488-9286.
·        Tucson City Council Candidates Ben Buehler–Garcia District 3 and Mike Polak District 5 (Republicans) will be in booth 43 from 9 am until noon at the May 25 Family Fun Day in Purple Heart Park in Tucson (Rita Ranch Area off Houghton Road). Contact: Pima County GOP HQ: Phone: 520-321-1492   Email:
·        AZ National Republican Committeeman Bruce Ash will unveil a mobile billboard campaign at 10:30 am, May 28 at the Pima County Republican Headquarters, 5447 E 5th St, Tucson 85711, against Rep Ron Barber (D) for his continued support for ObamaCare.  Daniel Scarpinato, National Press Secretary for the NRCC at (520) 668-7518 or
·        The May 28 Pima County Republican Club Luncheon will feature Jim Marten of the Tucson Governor’s office as he addresses the Gov’s Medicard Expansion Bill.  The event is scheduled at 11:30 am, El Parador Restaurant, 2744 East Broadway, Tucson. Admission/lunch $11. Contact: Pima County GOP HQ: Phone: 520-321-1492
·        The Pima County GOP Is Hosting A June 27 Family Fun Evening At Bedroxx Bowling 4385 W Ina Rd., Tucson, 85741. Suggested check in 6:15 pm. Event 6:30 -9:30 pm. RSVP not later than June 20 to Linda White, Pima GOP Headquarters,  321-1492.  3 hours bowling/with shoes, 1 soda, 1 piece of pizza. $10per person. Pay for tickets at the GOP table inside the door at Bedroxx (located next to Hooters). Contact: Pima County GOP HQ Phone: 520-321-1492   Email:
·        The Sabino Teen Age Republicans Club Won The “Outstanding TARs Club” for the State of Arizona. STARS Advisor Lori Oien was named the “Outstanding Advisor” for the State. STARS needs help raising $2,2925 (airfare is already covered by AZ TARS) to send the trio to Washington DC, to compete at the National TAR Leadership Conference in mid-July  Last year STARS past President Amanda Oien brought home the National Lee Atwater Award. Oien is the youngest Precinct Committeewoman in the State of AZ. Checks can be made out to the Sabino Teen Age Republicans. Contact: Elizabeth Oien, President STARs 2013,1930 N. Bonanza Ave., Tucson, AZ 85749    520-749-3472 or Pima County GOP HQ: Phone: 520-321-1492  Email:
·        Congressman Matt Salmon Has Scheduled Townhalls:
ü  May 29, 11 am to noon, with Mayor Scott Smith,  San Tan Recreation Center -  Sunland Springs Village , 2820 S Springwood Blvd., Mesa.
ü  May 30, 7-8 pm, with Mayor John Lewis.  Trilogy Club House at Power Ranch, 4369 East Village Parkway, Gilbert. 
RVSP or contact information:  (480) 699-8239 or Salmon’s Facebook
·        AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham issued the following statement to commemorate Memorial Day 2013: "As we commemorate this day we recognize the lost lives of those who served our nation, those brave men and women who gave their lives so that we could be safe and live with freedom and security. Our nation is one that requires us to be diligent in our defense of our Constitution and our Country, and we recognize today those who taught us that.  Our spirit, as a nation, is one of courage and responsibility, no matter what the consequences, and we honor today those who have demonstrated that with their sacrifices.  And our future is one that is bright and promising, as we hold dear the memories of those who ensured that the dream of the United States of America could come true for each of us. This is a day of special gratitude for those who have sacrificed, and I ask all Arizonans to join me in prayer to honor them."
·        Phx Councilman Sal Diciccio: Please join me in remembering all the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice as well as those currently serving in uniform so we can be here today.The selfless individuals who put our freedoms first and sacrificed everything to protect them should be remembered every day.We will forever be in your debt, and without you, we could not enjoy the freedoms we do. A special thanks to their families whose sacrifices should not be forgotten.My family and I are forever thankful. - Sal DiCiccio, 602-262-7491
·        The May 25 ‘3rd Annual Memorial Day’ motorcycle Ride with KFYI’s Mike Broom head will honor our fallen American heroes.  It starts at Sanderson Ford in Glendale and ends with a festival-style party of live music, brews & BBQ at Chester's Harley-Davidson in Mesa. It all supports the Military Assistance Mission (MAM), which provides aid to our current Arizona active duty military, military families, and wounded warriors regardless of overseas deployment status.  Click here for more information
·        Award Winning Documentary: Veteran Nation honors the courage and heroism of our veterans from Bunker Hill to Baghdad. See how they have been treated throughout history, the challenges they face returning home, and what we can do to serve them. Veteran Nation — Watch live or on demand this Saturday at 12pm ET, on TheBlaze.
·        ATTN GOP SPORTMEN: The Arizona Game & Fish Dept (AGFD) is seeking input on its first draft revision of the hunt guidelines. Draft hunt guidelines available on on the department’s website, Comments on the draft hunt guidelines may be submitted through June 12, 2013 electronically to azgamebranch@azgfd.govor by mail to Hunt Guidelines, AZ Game and Fish Department, 5000 W. Carefree Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85086 or by attending public meetings scheduled from 6-8 pm as listed below:
  • May 28, Sierra Vista, Sierra Vista Police Department, 911 N. Coronado Drive
  • May 29, Tucson, International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Road
  • May 30, Mesa, AGFD Region 6 office, 7200 E. University Drive
  • May 31, Payson, Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road
  • June 3, Yuma, AGFD Region 4 office, 9140 E. 28th St.
  • June 4, Prescott, Yavapai County Administrative Building, 1015 Fair St.
  • June 5, Flagstaff, AGFD Region 2 office, 3500 S. Lake Mary Road
  • June 6, Pinetop, AGFD Region 1 office, 2878 E. White Mountain Blvd.
  • June 7, Kingman, AGFD Region 3 office, 5325 N. Stockton Hill Road
·        The AZ Senate Passage Of The Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Plan Remains A Hot Topic.  In some circles, candidates are already being sought to replace GOP Senators Rich Crandall -LD16; Bob Worsley - LD 25; Adam Driggs - LD 28; John McComish - LD18; Steve Pierce - LD1 And Michele Reagan - LD23 who voted with the Dems to pass the expansion.  Crandall, Worsley, McComish, Pierce and Reagan went against their LDs resolution opposing the expansion. McComish has reportedly voted with the Dems 18 times this session
·        Maricopa County GOP EGC and LDs1, 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 united in passing resolutions in opposition to the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion (AHCCCS) in support of Obamacare earlier this year.
·        Resolutions Passed By The Maricopa County Republican Executive Guidance Committee  (MCRC EGC) at the March 7 meeting are posted on the MCRC Web site.  Go to or see the 3-8-13 MCRC Briefs at  
·        Link For All Of The Medicaid Expansion Related Resolutions:

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·        On-My-Honor  Sean Noble
·        Bring-Your-Sleeping-Bag you can put away your sleeping bag, for now. But grab that phone. The ObamaCare/OBrewerCare Medicaid expansion fight may be reaching a climax.
·        Fire Restriction Information   1-877-864-6985

·        Muslim-Rioters-Storm-Sweden
SEEINGREDAZ   Daily Updates
·        “Allah Akbar” Again
·        McComish Draws First Blood
·        Despicable Steve Benson
·        Tricks Of The Trade
·        Perfect Monopoly
·        Thoughts On The Comments
·        Irrational Basis
·        Whos-Next-IRS-List
·        Cheaters-Revenge-Meets-New-World-Order
·        Voice Of Veterans” Radio Shows Www.Vovradioshow.Org
·        Obama's Bloody Recipe for More Benghazis President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terror operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries. How much more American blood and treasure will this reckless, feckless game of jihadi catch-and-release cost?
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·        The Stingers Of Benghazi
·        Obama's Bloody Recipe For More Benghazis By Michelle Malkin  President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terror operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries. How much more American blood and treasure will this reckless, feckless game of jihadi catch-and-release cost?
·        A-Scandal-For-The-Ages
·        Establishment-Vs-Tea-Party
·        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.
·        Flying High With The Angels
·        Obama Said What?!
·        Afghanistan Comes To London
·        Award Winning Documentary: Veteran Nation Honors the courage and heroism of our veterans from Bunker Hill to Baghdad. See how they have been treated throughout history, the challenges they face returning home, and what we can do to serve them. Veteran Nation — Watch live or on demand this Saturday at 12pm ET, on TheBlaze.
·        Eric-Holder-Signed-Off-On-Fox-News-Snooping   Will Holder investigate himself on Fox News snoop warrant?
·        Ted Cruz: I Don’t Trust Republicans Or Democrats  He specifically called out McCain because he tore into fellow Republicans on Tuesday for blocking the budget negotiations.
·        Its-The-Ideology-My-Friends
·        Im-From-The-IRS-Cough-Twice-Please  Alarms Raised As Agency That Admitted Targeting Obama Critics To Monitor Obamacare 
·        Obama Rewards His Liars
·        Will Obama Punish Oklahoma?
·        Baracks-World