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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

12-16-13 MCRC Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Chairman: AJ LaFaro      aj_ml@hotmail.com

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor    repcomm@cox.net

     Web Master   John Strasser

Dec 16, 2013

 

·       The Maricopa County Republican West Office, 99th Ave/Bell Road, will be closed the week of Dec 23-27.  It will also be closed Jan 1-3. 

 

·       A Christmas Party/Fundraiser For Laddie Shane, Scottsdale School Board candidate, will be hosted by Maricopa County Sheriff  Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri, Chuck Schmidt, Kevin Neil and Jim O’Connor from 6-8 pm, Dec 17 in the Titanium Lounge at the Scottsdale Gun Club, 14860 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale.RSVP: (480) 773-9054 or laddie@laddieshane.com

 

·       A Protest Against Obamacare is scheduled from 5-7 pm, Dec 17 at the Enroll America Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance office in the Tempe Escalante Center, 2150 E. Orange St., Tempe, according to Tom Jenny, AZ Director – Americans for Prosperity.  Participants are to meet in the Escalante Park parking lot at 4:30 pm.  Contact protest organizer Judy Hoelscher at judy@shadowlakes.com

 

·       Republicans Wishing To Participate In The Dec 17 Videoing Of The ‘Focus Group – the pulse of Arizona’ discussion on ‘state sovereignty’ should contact Nina at nmarlowCBL@gmail.com or 480-707-9043.

 

·       The Daisy Mountain Tea Party Patriots will not be meeting at the Sonic on Dec 17. Instead, the group will hold their Christmas Pot Luck at 6 pm, at the home of Dee Lee in Anthem. RSVP: veraanderson41@gmail.com or text 602-821-4675.

 

·       The Palo Verde Republican Women’s Annual Christmas Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am, Dec 18 at the Grayhawk Golf Club (Fairway House), 8620 E. Thompson Peak Parkway featuring speaker Shane Krauser. $30 per person. Checks payable to PVRW and mail to Sherry Gray, 34229 N. 92nd Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-1419. Contact: Marcia Thompson    azmidji@gmail.com    480-515-2711.

 

·       LD22 Canceled Their December Meetings for their Christmas holiday party and has canceled the January meeting in lieu of the county and state mandatory meetings.  Contact: 1st Vice Chr Frank Carroll  fcarroll2@cox.net   (602) 363-5821

 

·       The Navajo County Republican Club will host a CD1 primary debate at 7 pm, Dec 18 at the Snowflake Fire Station, 12 S. 1st W. Snowflake, AZ 85937

 

·       Phx City Councilman Jim Waring is hosting a the Phx D2 holiday party at 5:30 pm, Dec 19 at Zipps Sports Grill, 6501 E. Greenway Pkway, Scottsdale.  Participants are asked to bring an unwrapped children’s book that will be donated to ‘Kitchen on the Street’  - a non-profit group that works with the Palomino Community in D2. Appetizers and no host bar.

 

·       Long Time Conservative Activist Vince Leach has announced his candidacy for the State House in Legislative District 11. LD11 is currently represented by Steve Smith and Adam Kwasman. Smith is running for Senate to replace Sen Al Melvin who is running for governor. Leach said the “district has a great delegation made up of three rock solid Conservatives. I am excited to hear that Al is considering running for governor, and that Steve would then run for State Senate seat but those moves will leave a vacancy in the House and I am running to be sure that we continue to have reliably conservative. Leach graduated from the University of Wisconsin. He is an Army veteran. See vinceleach.com Contact: vwleach@gmail.com  520-818-8814 .

 

·       Need A White Elephant Gift For A Holiday Party?  You can pick one up for $5 at the MCRC West office, 99th Ave/Bell Road.  They are wrapped and ready to go.

 

·       AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham demanded today that Democrat Ron Barber reimburse the federal government for the taxpayer money he spent on his reelection campaign.  Graham noted that Barber reportedly has more than $750,000 in campaign funds available -- funds that should be used to repay the government for using federal funds for his personal campaign. "Taxpayers deserve ethical representatives who will be good stewards of our nation's government and take special care to use our taxpayer dollars wisely," said Graham. "But because of people like Ron Barber, voters in southern Arizona and beyond are suffering the embarrassing consequences of his ethical lapses."

Graham noted that Barber could take the initiative and reimburse the government for the taxpayer funds used to support his reelection efforts when Barber sent out a campaign flyer, but he still intends to ask the Speaker of the House John Boehner to have the U.S. House Committee on Ethics investigate whether Barber's actions merit disciplinary action. The Committee recently convened to investigate eight members of Congress -- including Raul Grijalva of Arizona and Charlie Rangel of New York -- who had been arrested by police in October after repeated warnings against obstructing others and "blocking passage" during a protest in Washington, DC.  Rangel had been investigated previously by the Committee and found guilty of 11 charges relating to his finances, which led Congress to vote to censure him and require him to pay restitution in 2010.  In October the Committee deemed their proceedings resolved after the Grijalva and Rangel paid a fine to have the protest charges dropped.

"Americans are just sick and tired of this kind of unethical behavior in Congress, and it's hitting close to home now that a second Democrat from Arizona is having trouble with his ethical conduct," Graham added. The Committee on Ethics of the U. S. House of Representatives has published their rules prohibiting members from using official resources for campaign and political purposes here. Contact: AZGOP.org  602-957-7770

 

·       U.S. Senator John McCain released the following statement on the College Football Playoff today selecting Arizona to host the 2016 College Football National Championship Game, set for January 11, 2016 at Glendale’s University of Phoenix Stadium: “Today is a great day for the State of Arizona. The College Football Playoff’s decision to select Glendale to host the 2016 National Championship Game reconfirms Arizona’s status among the premier sports and entertainment destinations in America. I have had the privilege of serving as Honorary Chair of the Arizona College Football Championship Game Host Committee, whose members – including state and local elected officials and business leaders – have led the way in supporting our state’s bid to bring this game to Glendale. Today’s decision is a testament to the enduring attraction of Arizona, its people and its natural beauty, and the commitment our public and private sectors have to working together to produce world-class events.”

 

·       Pima County Republicans are selling holiday wrap on line. Go to www.innisbrook.com; select Friends & Supporters – Place.  Order.  Enter PimaGOP Organization Number: # 104039. Start shopping; check out & pay by credit card. Combine orders with friends & family for free shipping at $85. On-line Orders, ship to home, free shipping for orders over $85. Contact Innis Brook at 1-877-525-5608.

 

·        LD21 Conservative Coffee Fundraiser: Coffee is available in three freshly roasted and ground blends, - Medium (Freedom Blend), Bold (Constitution Blend) and Decaf (Liberty Blend). One pound bags are $12 and Gift Sets contain 3 - 1/2lb bags and sell for $21. See: http://ld21.org/LD21/Coffee.html  

·       Congressman David Schwiekert is winding up his toy drive at 4 pm, Dec 19 for the Scottsdale Healthcre Shea Medical Campus’ Pediataric Unit for kids hospitalized over the holidays.  For details   link

 

·       The Newly Formed “Front Porch Rockers” Are urging voters to move out to their front porch and spread the conservative word to their neighbors. To keep informed, they are hosting speakers who uphold Federal and State Constitutions at the MCRC West Office, 99th Ave/Bell Road.  LD22 Rep David Livingston and Randy Miller of Surprise will address the group at 10:30 am, Dec 18. Livingston will give legislative updates and Miller will made a presentation  on what he considers the Surprise City Council’s disregard for the law. Miller has been a strong opponent of allowing a city council member who has moved to California to continue to vote on Surprise issues via phone. Coffee/donuts will be served. Contact: 623-977-4532.

 

·       The Maricopa County Republican Committee's Panel Discussion On "The Future Of The Republican Party" can be viewed at http://vimeo.com/81627511 Contact: MCRC Chairman LaFaro aj_ml@hotmail.com

 

·       Congressman Paul Gosar’s Schedule For The Week:

ü  Dec 17 – 5:30 pm, Parker Business Roundtable, Board of Supervisors Rm, 1108 Joshua Ave., Parker. here

ü  Dec 18 – 8 am, Coffee with the Congressman, Makai Café’, 1425 McCulloch Blvd N., Lake  Havasu City. here

ü  Dec 18 – 9:30 am, Lake  Havasu City Business Roundtable, The Bridgeview Room, 1425 McCulloch Blvd, N. Lake Havasu City. Click here

ü  Dec 19 – 7 am, Coffee with the Congressman, Fire House Coffee Company, 2350 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City. Click here

 

·       GOP Calendar

·        Dec 17, 24, 31  - Hair On Fire (every Tues) 4 pm, Talk show host Barbara Espinosa Co-hosted with former AZ GOP Chr Randy Pullen. Call in at 1-347-857-4081. Toll free 1-888-435-1310. Questions: e-mail haironfire@q.com   www.blogtalkradio.com/haironfire

·        Dec 18 – PALO VERDE REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB. (3rd Wed) registration 11 am, 11:30 am lunch. Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale. Speaker: Constitutional attorney Shane Krauser.  $30 per person. RSVP 480-298-7818 . Checks payable to PVRW and mail to Sherry Gray, 34229 N. 92nd Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-1419 at sbgray9999@yahoo.com 

·        Dec 18, 25  – “Legal-Ease With Dennis Wilenchik” - Republican political talk show, (every Wed) 4 pm. KFNX 1100. legaleseonline

·        Dec 19– LD16 (3rd Thur), 6:30 pm social,  7 pm mtg. Liberty Arts Academy, 3015 S. Power Rd., Mesa. Just south of Guadalupe on east side of Power Rd. In the Auditorium. Contact: Chr Jerry Clingman Cell 480-861-4958  Home 480-986-5236   ld16ch@q.com   http://www.ld16gop@us

·        Dec 19 – LD21 (3rd Thurs) 7 mtg. Plaza Del Rio Community Center, 13215 N 94th Drive, Peoria. Speaker:. Chr Kevin Payne - LD21Chairman@gmail.com  Website: LD21.org

·        Dec 19 – LD25  (3rd Thurs) 6:30 pm, Mesa Utilities Bldg., 640 N Mesa Drive Road, Mesa. Chr Paul Whetten   paul.whetten@gmail.com     Www.ld25gop.org

·        Dec 19 – AZ Republican Lawyers Assn (AZRLA) 1145 am,Quarles & Brady, One Renaissance Square, Two N. Central Ave., Phx.  Speaker: Congressman Paul Gosar  azrepublicanlawyers@gmail.com

·        Dec 19 – CHANDLER REPUBLICAN WOMEN. (3rdThur)  6:30 pm, Itericom, 250 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler. Contact: Lisa Askey, media chr  602-320-9291.

·        Expiring High-Risk Plans Get Reprieve

·        McCain-Admits-Gross-Exaggeration

·        McCain-Spouts-Off-About-CIA-Lies

·        McCain: CIA Misled Congress On Missing American

·        McCain-Heaps-Praise-On-Biden

·        Are Members Of Congress Honest?

·        McCain-Biden-Honest-Friends  McCain Praises “My Friend” Joe Biden As “Articulate” And “Honest

·        413-Sheriffs-Rising-Against Obama: More Joining-Every-Day

·        Vast-Majority-Of-Colorado-Sheriffs-Will-Blatantly-Refuse-To-Enforce-New-State-Gun-Laws-As-Biden-Would-Say-This-Is-A-BFD

·        No-Burn-Issued-In-Maricopa-Co-For-Tuesday

·        Gilbert - Second Safest City In America

·        Zero-Herd-Policy: Obamas-War-On-Wild-Horses-Gone-In-20-Years

·        Doctors-Warn-Against-Raw-Milk-For-Kids-Pregnant-Women

·        Judge-Jeanine: How-Did-Secret-Service-Let-Fake-Interpreter-Near-President?

·        Sheriff-Arpaio-Fundraising-For-Tom Tancredo

·        Stealing-America-Lefts-Blueprint-Taking-Red-States

·        Men-Obama-Has Abandoned

·        Panel Told Inquiry Into CPS' Failure To Vet Reports Should End By Late Jan.

·        Fiesta Bowl Wins Bid To Host 2016 National Title Game

·        Employees To Decide New Look For Airline's Planes

·        Immigrant’s Death By Agents Captured On Video

·        DPS-Director-Says-Abuse-Records-Found-In-Alley-Old

·        Pipeline-Vital-To-Grand-Canyon-Near-A-Catastrophic-Failure

·        $11.6-Million-Bid-Nets-Trust-Land-For-Flagstaff

·        MSCO Reports On First Quarter   MSCO And Supervisor Steve Chucri Meet With Residents Of Fountain Hills To Review Quarterly Activities.

·        Midwives Tout New Rules, But Med Battle Looms

·        Poll: Americans Don’t Like Banning Everything!

·        After Banning Christmas Ad For Religious Content, ESPN Has Change Of Heart

·        Police-Chief-Calls-Kanye-West-Comparing-Rapping-War-Police-Work

·        911-The-Day-Saudi-Arabia-Declared-War-On-The-United-States

·        Jamie-Oliver-Victory: Mcdonalds-Stops-Using-Pink-Slime-Burger-Recipe

·        New Coca-Cola Ad Captures The Wonders Of Parenting

·        Pima Co Board Of Super Ally Miller Addresses Debt Www.Pima.Gov/Bos/Dist1

 

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA  Updated Daily

·        FDIC Slashes Operating Budget By 11% Citing Recovery In Banking Industry

·        Woodlands,TX, Texas Community Bank Becomes 24th Bank Failure Of 2013

·        The Pope-New Yorker

·        UAW Becoming Desperate?

SEEINGREDAZ

·        Border Patrol Agents Vilified As Killers By AZ Republic

·        Obama’s Embark On 17-Day Christmas “Tradition”

·        2013 “Lie Of The Year” Winner Announced

SONORAN ALLIANCE

·        AZGOP: Another Reason Arizona Democrats Can’t Find Candidates

·        New Poll Shows Competitive Republican Primary Race, Approvals

GILBERT WATCH   or  GILAWATCH See daily updates

·        Radical-Environmental-Groups-Fleece-The-Taxpayer: Money-Advances-Their-Agenda

·       Building-The-Machine: Common-Core

LLOYD MARCUS 

·        The War On Rich White Men

VINEOFLIFE.NET

·        How Communists Helped a Terrorist Revise History

FLOYD REPORTS     Daily updates

·        Gun Free Zones Are Not Safer

·        University Caters To Islam, Degrades Women

·        Loretta Fuddy Killed In Plane Crash

·        IRS Launches Stealth Tea Party Attack

·        Exclusive: Conservative Activists Stage Media Blackout

·        IRS Targets Tea Party…Again

·        Poll: Cruz Among World’s Most Influential

·        Obama Fraud Montage

·        School Massacre Prevented By Armed Officer

·        Even Terrorist Bill Ayers Bailing On Obama

·        Obamacare: Mission Accomplished

·        Sharpton Obliterates O’reilly With Fraudulent Edits

·       Soros Think Tank Decries ‘Christian Privilege’

 

 

GOP/REPUBLICAN NAT’L COMMITTEE www.gop.com

·        Dems Register As Republicans To Stop Tea Party Candidates In GOP Primaries

·        GOP Wins Democrat Seat Running Against Obamacare

 

ILLEGALS, IMMIGRATION, BORDERS

·        Deadly Border Agent Incidents Cloaked In Silence

·        Remember1986.Com Updated Daily

·        M3 Report   Updated Daily    Caution: Graphic Photos  

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Azborderdefenders  - Hidden Cameras 

·        Need2no.Us   Law Enforcement: Illegal Human And Drug Traffic

 

BENGHAZI

·        CIA Benghazi-Team-Clash-Led-Stand-Down-Report

·        Obama’s Benghazi Disaster Proves The Media’s Failure

 

NSA

·        Judge Deals Blow To NSA Spying

 

IRS

·        Video: Obamacare Whistleblower: IRS Retaliation ‘Came From The Top’

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

·        Vast-Majority-Of-Colorado-Sheriffs-Will-Blatantly-Refuse-To-Enforce-New-State-Gun-Laws-As-Biden-Would-Say-This-Is-A-BFD

·        New-Glock-Commercial-Best-Ever

·        Army-Vet-3-Minutes-Destroy-Obama-Gun-Control-Plan

·        The Reason The Arapahoe School Shooting Lasted Only 80 Seconds Will Annoy Gun Control Supporters

·        California Gun Owners Warily Eye Rifle, Shotgun Database Requirement

·        Constitutional Duty Of The Sheriff – Richard Mack

·        Obama’s 23 Executive Orders: Doctors Become Snitches, Gun Ownership Is A ‘Disease’ ...

·        Growing List Of Sheriffs, Associations And Police Chiefs Saying ‘No’ To Obama Gun Control

·        Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce Laws On Gun Control

  

IMPEACHMENT/RESIGNATION

·        Rise-Of-Uber-Presidency-Draws-Impeachment-Talk

·        Could This New Congressional Resolution Lead To Impeachment Of Obama?

 

HILLARY

·        Sudden-Threat-Endangers-Hillarys-2016-Run    Mrs. Clinton Named In Criminal Charges

  

ELECTIONS/CAMPAIGNS

·        Mike-Huckabee-Running-President-2016?

 

TERRORISTS

·        New Jersey: Yusuf Ibrahim Shoots, Beheads Coptic Christians In New Jersey

 

WAR ON WOMEN

·        California-Muslim: Run-Over-My-Wife-And-Park-On-Her-Head-To-Make-Sure-Shes-Dead

 

CULTURAL WARS/RELIGIOUS ISSUES

·        Three-American-Teachers-Slaughtered-For-Christian-Faith-In-Muslim-World

·        Christmas Under Assault, But Faithful Fight Back

 

VETERANS/MILITARY

·        Army Announces Deployments For 8,300 Soldiers

·        Men-Obama-Has Abandoned

·        Video: Under Obama, Troops Forced To Rely On Welfare

·        House To Review Military-Cuts

·        If Obama Were A Cadet Or Midshipman, He’d Be Expelled

·        IRS-Retreats-From-Attack-On-Veterans

·        Pentagon Continues To Sell Weapons To Muslims That Want Us Dead

·        Female Integration Into Combat Roles Could Harm National Security

  

CONGRESSIONAL

·        House-Republicans-Cave-Budget-Deal-Blast-Conservatives

·        Hidden Source Code In Obamacare Stripping You Of Privacy

·        Republican-Congressman-Trey-Gowdy: Obamas-Disregard-Of-The-Law-Has-Reached-An-Unprecedented-Level

·        John-Boehner & Paul-Ryan-Budget-Deal

·        Rise-Of-Uber-Presidency-Draws-Impeachment-Talk

·        Survey-Ted-Cruz-Named-Third-Most-Influential-Person-Of-2013

·        Issa-To-Sebelius: Blocking-Contractors-Cooperation-With-Congress-Is-A-Crime

·        Michele Bachmann: “I Lost My Health Insurance Under Obamacare”

·        Congressman-Rips-Obama-For-Acting-Like-Tyrant

·        Trey Gowdy – Tom Price: Resolution For Lawsuit Against Obama’s Lawlessness: Common Sense Surfaces

 

EPA

·        Big-Greens-Well-Financed-Death-Grip-On-Fisheries-Policy-Must-Be-Broken

·        EPA V. USA

 

ECONOMY

·        Gingrich Schools Robert Reich On 'Income Inequality': 'Every Major City Which Is A Poverty Center Is Run By Democrats'

 

OBAMACARE Aka ACA/HEALTH

·        Attention-Seniors: Obamacare-Forcing-14%-Cut-Medicares-Home-Health-Care

·        Reno-Gym-Closing-Daycare-Operations-Because-Of-Obamacare-Costs

·        Obamacare-Poll: Unease, Dismay

·        Experts: Up-To-80M-Could-Lose-Employer-Coverage-Under-Obamacare

·        Admin-Launches-Program-To-Let-Users-Circumvent-Healthcare-Gov

·        Unawareness-About-Deductibles-May-Bring-Obamacare-Sticker-Shock

·        Hidden Source Code In Obamacare Stripping You Of Privacy

·        Ill-Trained-Obamacare-Navigators-Encouraging-Fraud-Jeopardizing-Health-Financial-Info

·        Washington-Obamacare-Exchange-Erroneously Debiting Money From People’s Bank Accounts

  

COMMON CORE

Aka AZ's College And Career Ready Standards

·        Catholic-Scholars-Blast-Common-Core-In-Letter-To-US-Bishops

 

WHITE HOUSE/OBAMA

·        Millennials Finally Turn Against Obama, Want Recall

·        Men-Obama-Has Abandoned

·        Vice President Joe Biden Gets Touchy Feely With White House Reporter

·        Gowdy: Obamas-Disregard-Of-The-Law-Has-Reached-An-Unprecedented-Level

·        Obama-Admin-Delayed-New-Regulations-Until-After-2012-Election

·       Carney_Cant_Confirm_If_People_Who_Signed_Up_For_Insurance_By_Dec_23_Will_Have_It_Jan_1

·        MSNBC’s Chuck Todd Blasts White House On Lack Of Press Access

 

INTERNATIONAL

·        Saudi-Arabia-Harshly-Critical-Of-Obama-Administration

·        Housebuilders-Dumped-In-Panic-As-Bank-Of-England-Tries-To-Rein-In-Mortgage-Lending

·        US Drone Strike "Mistakenly" Murders 15 Wedding Guests In Yemen

 

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