Monday, January 13, 2014

1-12-14 MCRC Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Chairman: AJ LaFaro

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser

Jan 12, 2014 

·       AZ Maricopa County Republicans- -Censures-John-McCain-For-Abandoning-Republican-Values   Breitbart


·       AZ GOP Censures John McCain for “Long, Terrible Record of Drafting, Supporting, Voting for Legislation” Favoring Democrat Agenda     Maggies Notebook


·        Resolution author speaks out about McCain  Timothy Schwartz interview


·        Rep Kelly Townsend on McCain censure   Chan 5


·       Maricopa-County-Republicans-Censure-Sen-John-McCain    thegatewaypundit


·       The Maricopa County Republican Committee Precinct Committeemen passed 13 resolutions two by-law changes, elected five members-at-large to the MCRC Executive Guidance Committee and defeated one resolution  during the Jan 11 mandatory meeting in Phoenix. 935 precinct committeemen were in attendance, carrying 711 proxies.

·       The Censure Sen. John McCain Resolution, drafted by LD30 Chairman Timothy Schwartz, passed by an overwhelming 1,150 to 351 vote of the precinct committeemen.  Maricopa County is the largest county in Arizona and represents 62% of Arizona’s 1,129,845 registered Republicans. McCain was censured by the Mohave County Republican Committee on Jan 4, the Apache County Republican Committee on Jan 9, and the LD26 precinct committeemen rebuked him on Sept 9, 2013.


·       Five Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC)  Executive Guidance Committee “Members-at-Large”  were elected from a field of eight candidates during the Jan 11 MCRC meeting in Phoenix.  The tallys were:

ü  Mike Richardson (LD18)           939  

ü  Gary Johnson (LD18)                 929    

ü  Andrew Constanzo (LD27)        928                

ü  Ray Sweeney (LD20)                905                

ü  Joseph Hobbs(LD19)                  897                

ü  Tanya Thompson                          723

ü  Dan Schultz (LD18)                    705

ü  John Owens                                 452

Hobbs was elected to a third term as a MAL. Sweeney and Constanzo were elected to their second terms.  Richardson and Johnson are first term winners.

      Johnson, Constanzo, Sweeney, Hobbs, and Schultz ran as a slate.  Richardson ran independently.  Thompson and Owens were nominated from the floor.           

     Their candidate pledges, statements and bios are posted in the 1-6-14 MCRC Briefs.


·       Tallies For The 14 Resolutions and two bylaws changes addressed by the Maricopa County Republican Committeemen on Jan 11 and viewed in the Jan 11 MCRC Briefs  at  13 resolutions were approved, one resolution was defeated,  and two bylaws changes were approved.

·       The Entire Wording On Resolutions 1-13 and the bylaw changes are posted in the 1-5-14 Briefs at Go to Archives (left side of page), click on 1-5-14 MCRC Briefs.  Resolution 14 was brought to the floor at the meeting.


·       The entire wording for Resolutions #14: Resolution to save the US Constitution can be read in the Jan 11, 2013 MCRC Briefs at Go to Archives (left side of page), click on 1-11-14 MCRC Briefs. 

·       The Pinal County GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum is scheduled at 3:30 pm, Jan 12  at the Gold Canyon Golf Resort, 6100 S. Kings Ranch Road, Gold Canyon. 


·       Supt of Public Education Candidate Diane Douglas’s upcoming speaking engagements:

ü  Jan 14: LD27 Republicans

ü  Jan 17: Quail Creek Republican Club in Green Valley/Sahuarita

ü  Jan 18: Fountain Hills Republican Club

ü  Jan 19: Stand Your Ground Event, State Capitol

ü  Jan 20: Table at Martin Luther Kings Jr. Celebration, Mesa Arts Center, East Main Street, Mesa

ü  Jan 20: LD 1 Republicans, Northgate Church,  34835 N 7th St, Phx. (7th St & Carefree Hwy)

·       Public Input Sought: The Maricopa County Integrated Health System Bond Advisory Committee is conducting hearings to gather feedback regarding a proposed $950 million bond issue for improvements to the infrastructure to keep up with the growing community.

ü  Jan 13:  5:30 – 7 pm, Chandler Family Health Center, 811 S. Hamilton, Chandler.

ü  Jan 14:  5:30 – 7 pm, Mesa Family Health Center, 59 S. Hibbert, Mesa.

ü  Jan 15:  5:30 – 7 pm, El Mirage Family Health Center, 12428 W. Thunderbird, El Mirage.


·       Yavapai County Judge Bill Rummer will speak to the Jan 13 Highway 69 Republicans at 6 pm in the Puerta Vallarta Restaurant, 11901 E. AZ HWY 69, DEWEY. RSVP FOR SEATING 928-632-4661

·       Clint Hickman, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors #4 will be appearing at the 6 pm, Jan 14 Northwest Valley Tea Party Patriots at the Royal Café, 10793 Grand Avenue, Sun City.

·       Constitutionalist Shane Krauser Will Address The Sun Lakes Republican Club at 6:30 pm, Jan 14 in the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes.  Contact Chairman Michael Tennant

·       Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith will be interviewed on the 4 pm, Jan 14  Hair on Fire Radio Talk Show. E-Mail questions to:  Call In Number 1-347-857-4081

·       A Coffee Chat With Vice Mayor Bill Gates And Supervisor Andy Kunasek is scheduled at 7:30 am, Jan 14 at the U.S. Egg, 402 E. Greenway Parkway, Phx. Guest Speaker: Vaseo Apartments to provide an update on continued improvements. Coffee will be provided and breakfast is available for purchase.


·       The Pima County Republican Party Trunk ‘N Tusk Dinner is scheduled at 5 pm, Jan 30 at McMahon’s Steakhouse, 2959 N. Swan Road, Tucson. Tickets:  (520) 321-1492 or


·       Former Nevada Senatorial Candidate Sharron Angle will address the Republican Club Of Green Valley/Sahuarita On “Debunking the Myth of the Republican War on Women” at 11:30 am, Jan 14 in the Lavender Restaurant, 77 East Paseo de Golf in Green Valley. Tickets are $35pp (includes raffle ticket). RSVP, contact Joey at (520) 7750.

·       The Palo Verde Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Jan 15 in the Grayhawk Country Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale. Speaker:  Don Jans, author of My Children’s America.  Social at 11 am, seating at 11:30 am. Reservations required. RSVP

Edith at or call 480-298-7818 (H) or 480-294-7092 (C).


·       The Arizona Republican Lawers Associaton is hosting a seminar in February on the nuts and bolts of running for public office. Speakers include:

ü  Congressman David Schweikert.

ü  David Cantelme, Cantelme & Brown

ü  Lisa Hauser, Gammage & Burnham

ü  Joe Kanefield, Ballard Spahr

ü  Kory Langhofer, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

ü  Tim LaSota, Tiffany & Bosco

ü  Mike Liburdi, Snell & Wilmer

ü  Lee Miller, Law Office of Lee Miller

ü  Karen Osborne, Maricopa County Elections Director

ü  Eric Spencer, Snell & Wilmer


·       PCs: Mark Your Calendar:

ü  Jan 24 – AZGOP Chairman’s Award Dinner, 6 pm, Phoenix Airport Marriott

ü  Jan 25 -  AZGOP 2014 Mandatory Mtg, Grace Community Church, 1200 E Southern Ave.,  Tempe.

ü  March 8 – Maricopa County Republican Committee Lincoln Luncheon, El-Zaribah Shrine Tempe, 552 N. 40th St., Phx.


·        Brewer Says Arizona Financially Sound Again, But Leveraged Buildings Say Otherwise

·        Maricopa-Republicans-Speak-Up-For-Principles

·        Arizona Sheriffs Assail Costs Of Private Prisons

·        Police: ASU Admissions Recruiter Suspected Of Narcotic Drug Use

·        Rand Paul Says He Respects McCain  Nowicki: Paul Has Clashed With Mccain On The Senate Floor Over U.S. Drone Policy.

·        Sen. John Mccain Censured By AZ GOP Elected Officials

·        KPHO:  Sen-John-McCain-Censured-By-Maricopa-GOP

·        McCain Censured By AZ Republicans In Landslide Vote:  Subject Of Unprecedented Embarrassment    Toprightnews.Com

·        Maricopa-County-GOP-Censures-John-Mccain-For-Rino-Like-Tendencies

·        Pinal County Employees To Get 2.5 Percent Raise

·        Republican Martin Exits District 2 Race

·        Two Scott Smiths Now Grace Capitol

·        Cindy McCain To Unveil Anti-Trafficking Billboards

·        Medicaid Kinks Are Confusing Arizona Residents

·        Romney Speaks In Tempe At Gathering For LDS Youths

·        Cruelty, Graffiti In Phoenix's Crosshairs

·        Beck: Predicts-Massive-Changes-For-Talk-Radio; We-Have-Had-It-With-The-Gop

·        Conservative-Groups-Already-Spending-Vs-Kirkpatrick-Barber   Ads Target Swing-District Democrats Over Support Of Affordable Care Act

·        RNC Petition:  Tell Barack Obama To Stop Lying  

·        And God Made A Liberal


·        Rep. Gosar Co-Sponsors Bill H.R. 3541 To Prevent Obamacare Bailouts

·        Arizona-More-To-Meeting-Than Mccain Resolution


·        Sen. John McCain censured by AZ GOP elected officials

·        AZ Going To Pot? Conservative AG Vs. Leftie State Rep.

·        Feds spent $29M on meds for 4,139 illegal aliens

·        Prayer controversy escalates in LD 28   Oafish O’Connor orders obedience or ouster 


·        Watch Incredible Video Of The Plane Crash That Killed Fuddy
Bounty Placed On Chris Christie’s Head

·        Communist Chinese Manchurian President Barack Obama

·        This Week’s News Stories In Review

·        Want To Get Elected? Equate The Tea Party With Rapists…

·        Shocking Revelations: The Horrifying Truth About Libya

·        Public School Hosts Communist Awards Ceremony

·        Obama: All In A Day’s Work

·        State Fights Epa’s Decision To Give Town To Indians

·        See A Shrink, Lose Your Guns!

·        MSNBC Hires Nanny For Gaffe-Prone Hosts

·        America Lost!

·        All Gun Owners Are Mentally Ill?

·        Atheist Sunday: A Church Without A God

·        Government Ditches Obamacare Site Contractor

·        Tell-All Book Trashes Biden On Foreign Policy

·        Wife’s Shooting Death Sparks Mercy Killing Debate

·        Supremes May Tell Us To Fix Stupid Legislators Ourselves

·        Retailers Face Uphill Battle In 2014



·        RNC Petition:  Tell Barack Obama To Stop Lying  


·         Faxgrams:  Oppose The Boehner-Obama Amnesty Scam


·        California-Democrats-Will-Push-Background-Checks-For-Ammunition

·        Should You Lose Your Gun Rights If You Visit A Shrink? - Washington Times


·        Lawmakers: Obama Weighing Changes In NSA Policy


·        FBI, Dragging Feet On IRS Probe, Finally Contacts Tea Party Groups

·        “Unbelievable”: IRS Scandal Investigated By Obama Donor


·        Less-Than-24hrs-Media-Already-Gives-17-Times-More-Coverage-To-Christie-Scandal-Than-In-Last-Six-Months-Of-IRS


·        General-Cements-Plan-End-Obamas-Reign


·        Obama Birth-Cert-Contains-Words/Places-That-Did-Not-Exist-In-1961-African-American-Kenya


·        State-Department-Torpedoes-Ny-Times-Benghazi-Story

·        Former Gitmo Detainee With Ties To Al Qaeda Implicated In Benghazi Attack

·        Terrorist Implicated In Benghazi Attack Was Released From Guantanamo Bay  Former-Gitmo-Detainee-Played-Key-Role-Benghazi-Attack


·        Banned-Media-Hillary-Uncensored

·        Ted Cruz Transcript: How Phil Gramm Killed Hillarycare – Obama “Lawlessness On Breathtaking Scale” — “Dangerous And Terrifying”

·        Hillary-Clinton-Ranks-Last-On-U.S.-Most-Admired-List


·        Rand Paul Says He Respects McCain

·        Cruz-Calls-President-Dangerous-And-Terrifying

·        Senate-Dems-Plead-With-Obama-To-Abandon-Social-Security-Cut

·        Politicians-Focus-On-Power-Not-Balancing-Our-Budgets

·        Rand Paul “We Should Be The Party That Promotes Forgiveness”


·        Saudi-Men-Agree: Women-Cause-Sexual-Assault, By Being Women 


·        Far-Left Rep. Wants To Ban The Word “Welfare”

·        Video: War On Poverty: 50 Years Of Perpetual Failure


·        EPA Takes Entire Town Away From WY & Gives It To The Indians

·        New EPA Rules Would Effectively Kill Coal


·        College-Loans-Not-Good-Enough-For-Illegal-Aliens


·        Proposed-Medicare-Drug-Change-Stirs-Access-Worries

·        Poll: Nearly-Twothirds-Of-Undecided-2014-Voters-Disapprove-Of-Obamacare


·        FLA-GOP-Leaders-Denounce-Common-Core


·        Why-Obama-Administration-Is Terrified-Of Bob-Gates-Revelations

·        Obama Pentagon Waived Ban On Chinese Parts In U.S. Weapons

·        Neighbors Inconvenienced By Michelle’s Extended Vacation

·        Video: Former White House Official: Obama Not Good At Governing

·        High Cost Of Maintaining Michelle Obama

·        Obama Calls For More Government To Win Endless War On Poverty

·        Video: Will Obama Raid Your Pension To Bailout Bankers?


·        FBI sending dozens of agents to help secure Sochi Olympics

·        Russia on alert after finding 6 bodies in bomb-laden cars

·        Nuclear launch officers tied to narcotics probe

·        Karzai snubs U.S.: 72 high-profile detainees will walk

·        Iraqi ambassador slams Obama, praises Bush



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