Monday, April 14, 2014

4-13-14 MCRC Briefs

MCRC Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


April 13, 2014


·       Conservatives Owe Much To Goldwater-Presidential-Bid 


·       Direct-Mail-Another Legacy Of ’64 Goldwater-Campaign


·       How Barry-Goldwater-Changed-Arizona-Politics  Op-Ed  By Michaelrubinoff (Ld24)


·       Congressman Paul Gosar Is Holding A “Downwinders” Field Hearing at 10 am, Mon, April 14 in the Mohave County Board of Supervisors Auditorium, 700 W. Beale St., Kingman, AZ 86402. This hearing will focus on the people, known as Downwinders, who were exposed to ionized radiation from nuclear weapons tests and developed cancer as a result. If you can't attend, you can watch the hearing live online on Monday by clicking HERE.


·       Ken Ivory will be discussing the BLM & the Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy standoff,  and what the US needs to do to solve issues facing Western States at 4 pm, Mon, April 14. Call ins @ 347-857-4804 / 877-572-4283


·       The Oro Valley Republican Women’s Luncheon, featuring gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones, is scheduled at 11:30 am, Fri., April 14 at Oro Valley Country Club, 300 Greenock Drive, Oro Valley. RSVP by 4/9.


·       The Yavapai County  Hwy 69 Republicans will meet April 14 (5 pm social hour) to hear gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones and incumbent Supt for Public Instruction John Huppental at  Puerta Vallarta Restaurant – rear dining room, 11901 E. Hwy 69, Dewey.  RSVP: June 928-632-4661  


·       Congressman Paul Gosar Is Conducting A “Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup from 2-4 pm, April 19 between Hwy 89 Marker Post 326 – 327 in Chino Valley. Wear gloves, long pants and boots.  Garbage bags and safety vests provided.Park and Meet at Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, 175 E. Road 2 South, Chino Valley 86323.  RSVP:  Jeremiah Cota at


·       Jim Kleczewski And Carol Zapalowski Are Hosting A Hugh Hall for State Treasurer Meet and Greet at 6 pm, April 14 at 2445 W. Greenbrier Dr. (Granite Oaks Subdivision), Prescott

RSVP:  (928) 830-5709 or


·       In response to reports of the death of up to 40 veterans at the Phoenix VA Hospital, the Arizona Chapter of Concerned Veterans is holding a rally in support of HR 4031 (Management Accountability Act)  at 12:30 pm, Wed., April 16 at Steele Indian Park in Phoenix. Food and drink will be drinks will be provided free. Special guest tba. “Many commentators are calling for ‘heads to roll,’ however, current VA personnel policies make it nearly impossible to fire poorly-performing managers at the VA,” according to chapter issues and legislative campaign manager Dan Caldwell.  RSVP to or contact Caldwell at [602] 999-0888.


·       Fast & Furious ATF Agent And Whistleblower John Dodson will address the 6:30 pm, May 1,  Remember 1986 dinner. (dinner at 5 pm) at Coco’s Paradise Valley Mall, 4568 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix. Dodson will present  ‘The  Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious’. RSVP required to  Contact: Barb Heller


·       The May 6 Surprise Tea Party Patriots will hear a discussion on Common Core Standards for Math and Languages by Dr. Gail Pletnick (affirmative) and Robert S. Michael (negative).  Pletnick is the Superintendent of the Dysart Unified School district.  She is the former Director of School Accountability and Analysis for the Deer Valley Unified School district and been a principal in Pennsylvania and Arizona.   She was named as a West Valley 24 Leader and serves as an AASA Governing Board representing Arizona administrators.   Pletnick earned her Ed.D. from Temple University in Administration and Policy Studies. Michael has taught junior high and high school English literature, undergraduate introductory psychology, educational psychology, graduate level courses in database design, data analysis for public managers, statistics for educational researchers, and research design.  He has published articles on school psychology and school finance, numerous reports on Indiana's school funding formula, and his latest book-length monograph is "Educational Adequacy:  How Much Money is Enough?"  Since October 2011 he has written and made presentations about Common Core and the progressive hegemony in education. Contact:


·        Yavapai County Republican Headquarters is looking information on who made the round Goldwater campaign pin that was distributed at the Sept 3, 1964 Sen Barry Goldwater for President campaign on the steps of the Prescott Courthouse.  The button has a white background with red lettering reads: Prescott – Arizona Welcomes BARRY   Sept 3, 1964.  Contact: L.G. Mace YavGop Headquarters  (928) 776-4500


·       Congressman Paul Gosar’s scheduled for this week:

·       April 14 – 10 am, Downwinders Field Hearing, Mohave County Board of Supervisors Auditorium, 700 W Beale St.,  Kingman, AZ   Flyer  HERE  This hearing will focus on expanding eligibility for benefits under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to all residents of Mohave County affected by downwind radioactive contamination, also known as "Downwinders." The "Downwinder" category currently includes all of Yavapai, Gila, Apache, Navajo, and Coconino Counties, but only parts of Mohave County.

·       April 15 – 6:30 pm, Tax Day Town Hall, Golden Shores Civic Assn., 13136 S Golden Shores Pkwy, Topock, AZ 86436.   Flyer HERE

·       April 18 – 4 pm, San Tan Valley Small Business, The Daily Bread Bistro, 5618 East Skyline Drive, San Tan Valley. Click HERE  flyer.


·       Diane Douglas, Candidate For Superintendent Of Public Instruction, schedule:

·       April 16 – 6 pm, ASU College Republicans, Tempe Campus, BAC Building room 311

·       April 17 – 7 pm,  LD 25 at City of Mesa Utilities Building, 640 N. Mesa, Dr., Mesa


·       AZCDL recommends watching these bills:

·       HB 2103, the AzCDL-requested bill lowering the age limit for CCW permit eligibility to 19 for those with military service.

·       HB 2338, the AzCDL-requested bill that adds to the definition of Aggravated Assault the illegal taking, or attempted taking, of a legally possessed (i.e., your) firearm.

·       HB 2339, the AzCDL-requested bill that would allow CCW permit holders to carry in public buildings unless everyone entering is screened for weapons.

·       HB 2483, which would strengthen the protection of the lawful use of firearms, air guns and archery equipment on private property.

·       HB 2517, which would add penalties for cities and counties violating state firearms preemption law.

·       HB 2535, which would require local law enforcement to sign required NFA transfers within 60 days after receiving a request for certification.

·       SB 1063, the AzCDL-requested bill that would make “no firearms” signs on public buildings unenforceable unless the statutory weapons storage requirements are followed.

·       SB 1366, which clarifies the definition of a firearm.
As bills progress we will keep you informed via these alerts.  Watch for our Action Alerts on bills needing your help using our
Legislative Action Center

You may access these bills via  Legislative Action Center’s Hot Issues page.  Once there, the bills are listed on the right side of the page under the “Take Action” banner.  Simply click on each bill and follow instructions.  If you encounter any difficulties, please contact Fred ( These alerts are a project of the Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization.


·       Step By Step Process For Signing Candidate Nominating Petitions & Making $5 Contributions Online Via SOS Office – Complied by Jim O’Connor   602-538-9387 cell

·       Visit AZ Secretary of State Web Site:

·       From menu on the left, Click on ELECTIONS.

·       From menu click on UPCOMING ELECTIONS,

·       Scroll down to: E-Qualify (Sign a Nominating Petition and/or Give a $5 Qualifying Contribution).

·       On the bottom of that page, you may either click on the tab to Sign a Candidate Nominating Petition, or on the tab to Contribute a  $5 dollar Qualifying Contribution, in sequence. 

·       You will then be REQUIRED to fill in your Drivers License Number, Date of Birth, First & Last Name. Complete by clicking the SUBMIT tab.

·       You will then be asked to CONFIRM your address.Click YES or NO (if incorrect).

·       The same process is required for making a Qualifying Contribution to Clean Election Candidates.

·       Then scroll down to your candidates name, CLICK ON IT, ENTER your Email Address & CONFIRM IT.

·       Next, CLICK ON the “Submit $5 Contribution Tab at the bottom of the page. Be Aware that Pay Pal charges a .47 cents transaction fee for each contribution you chose to make.


·       Republican Candidate Announcements, fundraiser, neighborhood walks and other events can be sent to for posting in the Briefs.  In fairness to all GOP primary candidates, Briefs does not post endorsements, nor does it endorse any GOP candidates prior to the primary. See Briefs at Http://Archives.Mcrcbriefs.Org/

·       The New Maricopa County Republican Committee Web Address Is:   If there's something that you need and can't find, please contact Webmaster John Strasser at 480-273-8798.

·       ATTN LD and Club Chairmen:  Please check your announcements on the 4-13-14 calendars posted at Http://Archives.Mcrcbriefs.Org/  Copy deadline is Friday noon. Please send changes/updates/corrections to so this calendar is current.


·       See MCRC Calendar For Complete Listing: Http://Archives.Mcrcbriefs.Org/  Left Hand Column (In Red) - Maricopa County And State Wide GOP Activity Listings

·       April 14 – LD19  (2nd Mon) 7 pm, 1416 N Litchfield Rd, Litchfield Park  (conference room of Total Wine store Litchfield Rd/McDowell).  Contact: Chr Cherie Scott 

·       April 14-18 – Shane Krauser radio talk show. “Where Freedom Lives” 1-3 pm, Mon-Fri on 1100AM KFNX. Contact: 480-0347-8969.

·       April 14 and 17 - Crossroads With Van Political Talk Show, 2 pm, Call in 347-857-4804.  Toll free 877-572-4283.  Questions to 

·       April 15 – LD4  (with Estrella Republican Club)(3rd Tues) 6:30 pm social. 7 pm mtg. Starpointe in Estrella Mountain Ranch.  Contact: LD4 Chairman Rhonda King Rhondaking08@Gmail.Com   623-640-3742  Cell

·       April 15 – CHANDLER REPUBLICAN WOMEN, (3rd Tues) 6:30 pm social, 7 pm mtg in the Cooper Room (2nd flr), Chandler Public Library, 22 S Delaware St., Chandler, 8525.Downtown Chandler, 250 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, Speaker: Attorney General candidates incumbent Tom Horne and Mark Brnovich.  Contact: 2nd Vice-Chair Lisa Askey 602-320-9291.

·       April 16 – PALO VERDE REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB. (3rd Wed) registration 11 am, 11:30 am lunch. Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale. $25 per person. RSVP: Edith Stock, by email:, or call her at 480-294-7092 (cell).


·        When You’re Holding The Hammer, Everthing Looks Like A Nail

·        McCain: Obama’s ‘Shameful’ Inaction Fuels Ukraine Conflict

·        Ukraine Or Nevada?  You Decide

·        Gubernatorial-Candidates-On Access-To Forums

·        Europe-Us-Immigration-Issues-Are Worlds Apart

·        County-Set-Educate-Voters-Avoid-Repeat-Mess In 2012

·        Phoenix-Budget-Cuts-Spark Public-Outcry

·        McCain-Flake-Write-Secretary-Of-Agriculture-On-Wildfire-Threat

·        Navajo-Families-Receive-Electricity-For-First-Time

·        DPS-Cracks-Down-On-Distracted-Driving

·        Fisher-Fire-Burning-Southeast-Of-Flagstaff

·        Applications-For-School-Voucher-Program-Soar

·        Fireball-In-Night-Sky-ID'd-As-Meteor

·        Vet:More-Cases-Of-Pets-High-On-Marijuana



·        AZ Republic: In-Tandem, Agendized News To Distrust

·        Harry Reid Lurking In BLM Land Grab Of Bundy Ranch


·        HB2700 Will Be Heard In The Senate 4/14 In The Committee Of The Whole (COW)

·        HB2699 Will Be Heard In The Senate 4/14 In The Committee Of The Whole (COW)


·        Why-The-BLM-Wanted-Cliven-Bundy-Off-The-Land: Harry-Reid-And-Money-And-Power

·        The $2.2 Billion Bird-Scorching Solar Project


·        Jeanine Pirro Transcript – Mike Morell: Islamists Already Pissed, High-Fiving In The Middle Of The Bazaar

·        Did You Know That Tasers Can Draw Blood? Does This Only Happen With Improper Use?

·        D’Andre Berghardt Jr Killed By BLM Park Rangers In Red Rock Nevada: Video What Other Agencies Have These Powers?

·        Shootings At Jewish Community Center And Village Shalom Assisted Living Overland Park Kansas

·        Jewish Center Shooter: Frasier Glenn Miller/Cross Former Grand Dragon Of NC KKK: William Corporon & 14YO Grandson Among Dead

·        Jeff Sessions: Presidents Plan “To Collapse Nation’s Law Enforcement – Open Borders Cannot Be US Policy

·        Jay Carney Claire Shipman: Sweet Rolls, Pancakes, Lots Of Pancakes, Soviet Propaganda In Home Of Press Kid


·        A Little Past Due Love For Cousin Glen


·        Concerned Veterans For America

·        Today The Conservative TAKEOVER Of The GOP Starts In Your Neighborhood

·        Obama Disarms, Cuts Deployed Nuke Force By 50


·        American Journalism: From Farce To Fraud To Espionage




·        DHS Pressed On Release Of Criminal Illegal Aliens Without Deportation

·        Illegal Aliens Take The Place Of 5,000 Florida College Students

·        Mass Amnesty

·        Rand Paul: Us ‘Can’t Invite Whole World’ To Immigrate

·        Inter-Agency Cooperation Is Key To Border Enforcement, Says Border Security Expo Panel

·        CBP Commissioner Kerlikowske Outlines Agency Goals In Keynote Speech At Border Security Expo

·        House Dems Push Immigration; Cartel Violence Hearing Could Propel Reform Forward

·        How Badly Must GOP Lose For Immigration Reform To Win?

·        House GOP Secret Immigration Ploy

·        Higgins Announces Add'l Customs & Border Patrol Officers To Be Assigned To W. Ny


·        Retired Justice Stevens: Second Amendment Meant Only For Militias

·        Gun Control, Mental Health, And You. Who Makes The Call?

·        Gun-Free Zones And Progressives' Insanity


·        Super PAC Raises $4 Million For A Carson Campaign


·        Issa Blasts Cummings Staffers For Colluding With IRS Targeting Of True The Vote

·        Bob Woodward Offers Dose Of Reality: There’s OBVIOUSLY Something To This IRS Scandal

·        shock Claim: Obama Used The IRS To Steal The 2012 Election


·        Sharyl Attkisson Reveals How White House Bullies Harass, Dodge, Lie To, Hide From, And Thwart Free Press


·        Ted Cruz: Impeach Eric Holder For ‘Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law’


·        Seal-Code; Warrior-Creed


·        The Hillary Lying Virus Starts To Spread


·        Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists Slaughter 200 Students On Way To Exams

·        Hamas-CAIR’s Ibrahim Hooper Exposes Sinister Agenda


·        DOJ Seeks Dismissal Of Case Challenging NDAA Indefinite Detention


·        Brit Hume: Eric Holder Is A Crybaby Who Has Benefited Enormously From Being Black


·        DOJ Seeks Dismissal Of Case Challenging NDAA Indefinite Detention

·        Eric Holder: “What Attorney General Has Ever Had To Deal With That Kind Of Treatment?”


·        Judge Jeanine To Former CIA Director Michael Morell: You’re A Political Whore Who Perjured Yourself For Money

·        Feds Seizing Money From Children For Old Debts Of Their Parents

·       Federal Regulators Leaked Us Electrical Grid Classified Information


·        Government Seizing Private Property In Colorado Because Shut Up! That’s Why!


·        Feds-Seize-Familys-Ranch-Property-Owners-Fight-Government-Land-Grab


·        It Ain't Over Yet

·        Investigator: BLM’s Surrender At Bundy Ranch Is A Strategic De-Escalation To Hoodwink People

·        Bundy Ranch Crisis Is Reason To Ask "Who Actually Owns America’s Land?"

·        Breaking: Federal SWAT Team Backs Down In Armed Standoff With Militia, Will Return Cattle

·        Cowboys-And-Gov Thugs: The-Cows-Come-Home

·        The-Bundy-Ranch: The-Government-Owns-Nothing-And-Controls-Everything

·        US-Sen Harry Reid, Son Combine For China Firm's Desert Plant 

·        Reid-Smelling-Anything-But-Rosy-In-Ranch-Fight   Desert Showdown Blows Lid Off Long-Standing Plans With The Chinese

·        Federal-Agents-Back Down In Stand-Off With Armed Cowboys: BLM Release Cattle After They Were Surrounded By Militia Following Agreement To Stop Targeting Rancher In Modern-Day 'Range War'

·        Patriots That Descended On Nevada Demonstrate How To Take Our Country Back


·        Pressing For The Truth On Benghazi & The IRS:  On Monday in an interview with Megyn Kelly and again on Thursday at his weekly press conference, Speaker Boehner said the Obama administration should stop stonewalling and tell the American people the truth about Benghazi and the IRS. 

·        82 House Democrats Want Obama To Ban Imports Of Military-Style Firearms

·        US-Sen Harry Reid, Son Combine For China Firm's Desert Plant 

·        Issa Blasts Cummings Staffers For Colluding With IRS Targeting Of True The Vote


·        Federal Regulators Leaked Us Electrical Grid Classified Information


·        EPA Coal Rules Leaving US Vulnerable To Power Blackouts?


·        Union Warns House Democrats Of Retaliation For Opposing Keystone XL


·        Mother-Saudi-Princesses: King-Obama-Turned-Deaf-Ear-Complaints-Poverty