Tuesday, January 21, 2014

1-20-14 MCRC Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Briefs

Maricopa County Republican Chairman: AJ LaFaro

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser

Jan 20, 2014 – Martin Luther King Day

·       Censure-Of-McCain-Should-Warn-Pols-Against-DC-Deals

·       ATTN PCs - Volunteers Needed: Republican Precinct Committeemen Or State Committee Are Needed To Collect Signatures Of Co-sponsors For The “Resolution To Censure Sen. John McCain” petition prior to the opening of the Arizona GOP State Mandatory meeting scheduled at 9 am, Jan 25 at the at Grace Community Church, 1200 E Southern Ave, Tempe, 85282.  To comply with the AZ GOP Bylaws at least 20% of the delegates (in person) representing at least four counties must sign the (resolution) petition for it to be presented from the floor for a vote of the assembled delegates. The resolution will be presented by LD30 Chairman Timothy Schwartz who authored the original resolution that passed overwhelmingly by the Maricopa County Republican precinct committeemen at their Jan 11 mandatory meeting. Apache, Mohave and Cochise GOP PCs have passed similar resolutions.

Volunteers are asked to meet at 6:30 am, (prior to the start of credentialing) in the guest parking area near the Connection Center/Lamb Chapel along the north wall of the church parking lot for material distribution and instructions.  Please bring a clipboard and pens. Early morning lighting may be limited, so a clip-on lamp or a flashlight for your clipboard may also be a good idea. Those interested in volunteering should contact MCRC EGC Member-at-Large Andrew Costanzo at  as soon as possible.


·       McCain Mum On County GOP 'Censure'   U.S. Sen. John McCain and his office are not commenting on the Maricopa County Republican Party’s Jan. 11 decision to “censure” him for what GOP activists deemed his “long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats.”


·        Survey: What-Do-You-Think-About-John-McCain-Being-Censured   97.8% Agree John McCain Is The Ultimate Rino!


·       Goggle  “McCain Censured” To View 10 Pages Of Posts On Maricopa County Republican Committee PCs Censure Resolution That Passed Jan 11 In Phoenix.


·       Attn State Committeemen:  If you have NOT received your official Call Letter to the Jan 25 AZGOP Mandatory  meeting (via snail mail or e-mail or both), let your legislative chairman know immediately so they can get one to you via e-mail.


·       New AZGOP Officers Will Be Elected To The Following Offices during the Jan 25 AZGOP Mandatory meeting scheduled at the Grace Community Church, 1200 E. Southern, in Tempe.  State Committeemen will vote on First, Second and Third Vice Chairmen, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Assistant Sergeant-at Arms.


·       AZGOP Candidate Announcements can be sent to for posting in the Briefs.


·       The AZGOP Chairman’s Awards Dinner, featuring six announced gubernatorial candidates – Scott Smith, Doug Ducey, Christine Jones, Andrew Thomas, Ken Bennett and Al Melvin, is scheduled at 6 pm, Jan 24 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott, 1101 N.44th St., Phx.  $40 per person, $300 table. RSVP: Jennifer Bontrager or call 602-957-7770 or purchase tickets online at

·       Help Is Needed For the Set Up Crew prior to the  Jan 25 AZGOP Jan 25 Mandatory meeting. Set up starts at 4 am at the at Grace Community Church, 1200 E Southern Ave, Tempe, 85282 Contact: Laddie Shane

·       Volunteers Are Needed For The Jan 25 Arizona State Republican Mandatory Meeting at Grace Community Church in Phoenix.

ü  Credentials (10 people)*: Help County and LD check-in.

ü  Information desk (4 people)*: Help people as they arrive.

ü  Managing voting machines (16 People) Checking the credential badge.

ü  Ushers (10 people) for organized lines to voting machines

ü  20 people to do various jobs

All volunteers need to be in the church lobby by 6:30am. contact  Laddie Shane or Diane Ortiz-Parsons


·       Arizona Project Will Meet At 6:30 Pm, Tues., Jan 21 (instead of Jan 20) to conduct a free seminar by Shane Krauser, American Academy for Constitutional Education, at 3175 E. Shea Blvd., Phx. Contact: Chairman  Ronald Ludders 602.677.1496


·       Gubernatorial Candidate Al Melvin is speaking to the Daisy Mountain Tea Party Jan. 21.


·       Gov Jan Brewer Will Address Her “State Of The State” message with the Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley Chambers of Commerce at 1 pm, Jan 21 at the Prescott Resort/Conference Center in Prescott. Doors open at 11:30 am, lunch at 12:15, Brewer speech at 1 pm. $25 per person.  Reservations required/prepaid.  Tickets: Beverly Oleson, Prescott Valley Chamber  - 772-8857.


·       Past Chairman Of The AZGOP Randy Pullen will be playing a completely different role at this year’s AZGOP Mandatory meeting this year.  Instead of holding the gavel, Pullen - a candidate for Arizona State Treasurer,  will have a ‘get on the ballot’ petition table at the Arizona GOP State Mandatory meeting scheduled at 9 am, Jan 25 at the at Grace Community Church, 1200 E Southern Ave, Tempe, 85282.  Pullen has a MBA in Finance, is a Certified CPA, and is a former Republican National Committee Treasurer.


·       Speaking Of AZGOP Chairmen, Robert Graham didn’t make any brownie points with the Sun City West Republicans when he didn’t shown up to install their new officers and update the group.  Sen Judy Burges filled in to swear in the new officers.  Rep David Livingston and Phil Lovas updated the attendees on the legislator.


·       The Yavapai County Trunk ‘N Tusk  Fundraiser/Lincoln Reagan Day Dinner will be held Feb 15 at the Prescott Resort, 1500 E Hwy 69, Prescott..  Cocktails at 6 pm - no host bar.  Dinner at 7.  Speakers include Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX), Rep. Paul Gosar, and Shane Krauser, Director of the American Academy for Constitutional Education, author and attorney.  Tickets $65 per person.  Limited seating is available with the guests for $130 per person or $260 per couple.  To place program ads contact YCRC headquarters at (928) 776-4500.  Raffle items are being accepted now. The Live Auction will include a AP 1/2 Numbered and framed print by Cowboy Artist, Charles A. Stazenski called "Cheyenne" showing Bareback Bronco Star, Arnold Jones in his heyday.  Tickets:   Contact: YCRC headquarters at (928) 776-4500.


·       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

      RSVP by Feb 18 to Mike Liburdi at  602-382-6170 or


·       Communications in Self-Governance, Level 2, will be offered Jan 22 & 23 in Gilbert. Class fee - $50.  Register  this link. For information


·       The Citizens’ Transportation Oversight Committee (CTOC) meeting will be held at 4 pm, Jan 21 in the Arizona Department of Transportation auditorium at 206 S. 17th Ave., Phx. . Agenda items include an update from the Maricopa Association of Governments regarding program changes and ongoing studies; a look at plans for the future, current funding challenges and how transportation impacts the economy; and an update on current Maricopa County construction projects, both from ADOT. See agenda, click here and for


·       Congressman Paul Gosar’s Town Halls Next Week:

ü  Jan 21 – Kingman, 7 pm, Mohave County Administration Bldg, 700 W. Beale St.

ü  Jan 22- Lake Havasu City, 6 pm, Community Ctr, Relics and Rods Hall, 100 Park Ave.

ü   Jan 23 – Yuma, 6 pm, Arizona Western College, South Wing 3C Building, Schoening Conference Center, 2020 S. Ave. 8 E.
Contact: Penny Pew (


·       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, AZ  85282

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


CALENDAR –See Full Calendar Http://Briefs.Maricopagop.Org/ (left hand column)

·        Jan 21 – LD4  (with Estrella Republican Club) 6:30 pm social. 7 pm mtg. Starpointe in Estrella Mountain Ranch.  Contact: LD4 Chairman Rhonda King Rhondaking08@Gmail.Com   623-640-3742  Cell

·        Jan 21– ESTRELLA CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN CLUB. (4th Wed) 7 pm, Starpointe in Estrella. Starpointe (Elliot Rd immediately off Estrella Pkwy), Goodyear.  Contact:  Richard Newcomer: 623-398-5638

·        Jan 21 – Chandler Republican Women, (3rd Tues) 6:30 pm social, 7 pm mtg. Downtown Chandler, 250 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, Speaker: Secretary of State candidate Michele Reagan and Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones.  Contact: 2nd Vice-Chair Lisa Askey 602-320-9291

·        Jan 21, 28  - 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

·        Jan 22, 29  – “Legal-Ease With Dennis Wilenchik” - Republican political talk show, (every Wed) 4 pm. KFNX 1100. legaleseonline

·        Jan 23– Politics on the Rocks. (4th Thurs) 6 pm, The Mint,  7373 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale.  Contact: Charles A. Jensen    Politics on the Rocks

·        Hundreds Turn Out For Phoenix MLK March

·        Parade, Renamed Street Honor MLK

·        US-Pauses-To-Remember-Martin-Luther-King-Jr-With-Parades-Marches-And-Service

·        Valley Turns Out To Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

·        Super Bowl Boycott Prompted Arizona To Adopt MLK Day

·        How MLK's Faith Influenced His Public Life

·        MLK's Other Causes

·        King-Confronted-Violence-With-Peace-That-Came-From-Faith

·        Palin’s MLK Day Message To Obama

·        The-Grandparent-Scam-Arizona-Woman-Records-Scam-Artist-In-Action

·        King Confronted Violence With Peace That Came From Faith

·        US-Homeland-Secretary-To-Visit-Arizona-Border

·        ASU Fraternity Suspended Following 'Offensive' MLK Party

·        McCain's And Flake's Worthy Obamacare Alternatives     Robb

·        Long Walk To Voting Rights For Navajos

·        Thank You Ted Cruz    Super Bowl Ad

·        New CPS Agency Not Independent Yet

·        Proposed-Arizona-Law-Would-Allow-Religious-People-To-Refuse-Service-To-Gays

·        15 Ways To Celebrate Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday

·        We Made It!

·        Old-Job-Is-Hurdle-For-Napolitano-On-Campuses  Former AZ Gov

·        Glenn-Excoriates-Ny-Governor-For-Telling-Extreme-Conservatives-To-Get-Out

·        Judge-Jeanine-Justice-Occurs-When-Truth-Is-Put-To-The-Lie

·        Dhs-Gave-Muslim-Brotherhood-Vip-Treatment-No-Tsa-Pat-Downs

·        Hannity To Leave New York! Woot! What About His TV Show?

·        Snatching Away Legislative Freebies? (Oh, The Agony!)  Laurie Roberts

·        Brewer's Chance To Carry On King's Legacy  Montini

·        Arpaio Has A Point, But Not An Excuse  Robb

·        Ex-Aide Now A Critic On Budget

·        Dems Protest Schweikert's Promotion On Science Committee

·        Dems Throw Small Punch To Counter Attacks On Kirkpatrick, Barber

·        Camp Near Payson Offers Science, Math Experience

·        Apple Recognizes Flagstaff Reading Program

·        Schweikert  Statement On President Obama's Plan For NSA Oversight

·        Schweikert Opposes American Studies Assoc Boycott Of Israeli Universities And Academic Institutions

·        Schweikert Calls For Updates On Healthcare.Gov Enrollment Numbers

·        Gosar Votes To Increase Obamacare Transparency

·        Gosar Sponsors Bill To Protect Unborn Babies

·        Flake Statement On Omnibus Appropriations Bill Cloture Vote

·        Flake Statement On Omnibus Appropriations Bill Vote



·        Spotlight-On-Alberto-Gutier-Sergeant-At.Arms Candidate

·        The-State-Of-Arizona-Immigration Documentary-On PBS  Jan 27

·        Illinois Has First Bank Failure In 2014

·        Reprised – U.S. Supreme Court: An Opportunity To Protect Fundamental Freedoms

·        Government-Downsize The Department Of Health And Human Services Video


·        GOP Prioritizes Amnesty, Ignores American Citizens

·        Public School Overreaches: Mandatory Psych Exams?


·        Article V Convention? Or Regular Amendment Process?


·        The Real Civil War

·        What A Sham

·        Anatomy Of A Hit Piece


·        Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have A Dream! 

·        New York 2011: 42,637 Black Babies Born; 43,713 Aborted

·        Teen Pregnancies Drop 50% When Planned Parenthood Leaves Town


·        Don't Replace A Bad Public Servant With A Worse One

·        Arizona-Legislative-District-28-Is-A-Liberal-Republican-District

·        Precinct-Committeemen-In-Republican-Party-Are-Being-Played

·        Hillary-Clinton-Is-An-Accessory-To-Murder

·        When-It-Comes-To-Obamacare-Website-Be-Afraid-Be-Very-Afraid


·        Website Exposes GOP Senator’s Love Of Obamacare

·        Governor: Conservatives “Have No Place” Here

·        Barack Obama – Race Card Shark

·        Cancer-Stricken Conservative Senator Retires

·        MLK’s Legacy Hijacked To Sell Obamacare

·        WATCH Fox News Host DESTROY Obama…Again!

·        Harry Reid Gutted, Turned Into Shark Bait

·        It Only Took This Army Veteran 2 Minutes To Silence All Liberals In The Room

·        Abortion Hero Caught In Multiple Lies

·        WATCH: “Impeach Obama” Protester Harassed By Police

·        You Won’t Believe Why This Little League Player Is Being Sued…

·        You Won’t Believe How Many Jobs Obamacare Just Cost Michigan…

·        Experts Predict Increased ID Theft This Tax Season

·        Trey Gowdy Challenges The Press On Benghazi

·        MLK On Freedom And Our Founding Principles

·        17 Year-Old Russian Suspected Of Recent Cyber-Attacks On US Stores

·        The False Claim Of Civil Rights

·        Football Players: “Jesus Is Better Than The Super Bowl”

·        Is Prodigal GOP Inching Home?


·        Terrorism & Global Banking Directly Linked

·        Nasa Intentionally Not Reporting Meteorite Activity




·        US-Homeland-Secretary-To-Visit-Arizona-Border

·        Police Arrest Illegals With Ties To Massive Target Credit Card Breach

·        Aqua Prieta Border Violence Update

·        At Least 4 Up To 13 Killed In Shootouts In Mexican Town

·        At Least 4 Killed In Aqua Prieta Shootout

·        Border Patrol Agent Fatally Shoots Man

·        M3 Report     Updated Daily    Caution: Graphic Photos  

·        Az Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Azborderdefenders  - Hidden Cameras

·        Need2no.Us   Border News Watch: Links To Sites On Matters Of Law Enforcement For Illegal Human And Drug Traffic.


·        After-Obama-Admin-Cut-Off-Funding-To-Free-Child-Lock-Program-For-Firearms-NSSF-Steps-Up-To-Fund

·        West Virginia Bill Disarms Federal Gun Control Regulations


·        Obama’s Touted NSA Reforms Are A Joke

·        Obama's NSA Speech: You Have No Privacy In Your Data


·        New U.S. Tax Regime Trampling Rights In New Zealand And Beyond


·        Liberal-Icon-Urges-Obama-Impeachment   The Most Destructive, Dangerous President We've Ever Had'

·        Impeach-Obama-Protester-Harassed-Police


·        Judge-Jeanine-Truth-And-Consequences-Benghazi-Conspiracy

·        Judge Jeanine Pirro Utterly Destroys Hillary Clinton

·        Obama-Can't Answer-Why-America-Embassies-Weren-More-Secure

·        Do You Know Why???    Press Conference - Trey Gowdy


·        US Troops May Be Headed To Iraq And Jordan

·        Lt-General-Mcinerney-Confirms-Muslim-Brotherhood-Inside-White-House

·         Village-Saltaire-Seize-World-War-Ii-Veteran-Frank-Whitney Grocery-Store-Under-Eminent

·        US-Military-Makes-Contingency-Plans-For-Sochi-Olympics


·        13,000 High School Boys Just Graduated “Suicide Bomber” School In Gaza


·        Judge Jeanine Pirro Utterly Destroys Hillary Clinton

·        46% Think Benghazi Will Hurt Hillary Clinton In 2016


·        Holder to appear before Senate panel

·        DOJ Retaliates Against Priest For Suing Over Govt Shutdown Of Mass


·        Supreme Court To Hear Case On Forced Unionization

·        DOJ Retaliates Against Priest For Suing Over Govt Shutdown Of Mass


·        John Boehner Calls Steve King An A**Hole? And Says It To A Democrat!

·        Senate Tells Obama No To Implementing UN Arms Trade Treaty

·        Harry-Reid-Gutted: Turned-Shark-Bait

·        GOP-Has A Shot At Senate-Control In 2014

·        Cruz Slams Cuomo!


·        Food Stamps: The Ultimate In Buying Votes

·        Obamacare Smokescreen: Democrat Party’s Plan For 2014


·        Police-74-Year-Old-Man-Attacked-Outside-Dallas-Dennys-Part-Of Knockout-Game


·        Food Stamps: The Ultimate In Buying Votes


·        Cancer Patient’s Treatment Put On Hold Over Obamacare

·        Obamacare Equal Coverage Rule Delayed Until After Elections

·        Woman-Spends-6-Weeks-Trying-To-Disenroll-From-Obamacare

·        Obamacare Enrollment Less Than 10% In 45 States

·        The Obamacare Collapse – Right On Target

·        Obamacare Smokescreen: Democrat Party’s Plan For 2014


·        Professor: Common Core ‘Embarrassingly Dumb’

·        Common Core Pushes Global Warming


·        DHS-Gave-Muslim-Brotherhood-Vip-Treatment-No-TSA-Pat-Downs


·        White-House-Admits-Many-Details-Of-Iran-Nuclear-Deal-Are-A-Secret

·        Judge Jeanine Destroys-Obama.. Again. "Shame On You, Mr. President"

·        Mit Report: Obama Used Bogus Intelligence To Push Syria War

·        Obama's Nsa Speech: You Have No Privacy In Your Data

·        Obama: Some People Dislike Me Because They Don’t Like That I’m Black

·        What-Wasnt-Allowed-At-Michelle-Obamas-Top-Secret-Glitzy-Birthday-Bash  Check Your Cell Phone At The Door

·        Obama-Dismisses-Al-Qaeda-Resurgence-They’re-JV

·        Barack, Michelle Obama Could Bag Record $32 Million For Memoirs

·        Obama: I-Smoked-Pot-As-A-Kid

·        Obama-Plays-Race-Card

·        As-Obama-Hammers-Income-Inequality-Gap-Grows-Under-His-Presidency

·        Obama: My Low Approval Ratings Might Be Kind Of Racist, Or Something


·        US Troops May Be Headed To Iraq And Jordan

·        Senate Tells Obama No To Implementing Un Arms Trade Treaty

·        Arab Whining Causes UN To Cancel Jewish Exhibit

·        Islamists Claim Responsibility For Russia Bombings, Vow Sochi Attack

·        US-Military-Makes-Contingency-Plans-For-Sochi-Olympics

·        New U.S. Tax Regime Trampling Rights In New Zealand And Beyond



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