Tuesday, April 8, 2014

4-7-14 MCRC Briefs

MCRC Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


April 7, 2014


·          Memorial Services For James Bearup, who passed away a year ago, will be held at 6 pm, Tues, April 8 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Directions  A dinner is planned by his parents Tom and Adele Bearup following the memorial services. Maps to the dinner location will be provided at the services. However, they do need a count for food preparations. Please RSVP: Ron Ludders  602-677-1496.


·       The Navajo County Republicans ‘Thomas Jefferson Day Dinner/Auction’ is scheduled at 5:45 pm, April 12 at the Show Low Elks Lodge, 805 E Whipple St., Show Low, featuring Constitutional expert Shane Krauser and Adam Henriksen.  Doors open at 5 pm. $25 per person. $200 per table of 8. Reservations required. Send checks to: Navajo County Republican Committee, P.O. Box 1661, Snowflake, AZ 85937 or by PAYPAL at  (click on donate). Call: Karen Johnson (928) 532-1182 for information


·       The Sun City West Republican Club will meet at 8 am, Sat. May 3 for coffee/donuts at 8 am and 8:30 mtg in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundations Buildings, 14465 R H Johnson Blvd, Sun City West. Speaker: Elbert “Bick” Bicknell will discuss his position on the Maricopa County Special Health Care District. Bicknell is a former two-term New Hampshire representative and enjoyed a long career in law enforcement after graduating from both the New  Hampshire and Vermont Police Academies.  He is a veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, NC.  $2 admission to cover expenses. Non-members should call 602-421-8877, so they know how many donuts to order


·       The State Bar of Arizona is sponsoring a June 7 free legal advice to veterans/spouses regarding  family law, bankruptcy, tax, and real estate, preparation of a will, a medical power of attorney, and a financial power of attorney. Appointments are recommended and are available by calling (480) 363-6880.


·       Go To -   the Arizona Secretary of State's web site -  to sign the petitions of the candidates of your choice and contribute $5 to the Clean Election candidates. Candidates can get half of their signatures and half of their $5 contributions this way.


·       Repaired: - The New Maricopa County Republican Committee Web Site  is back up and running.  Thank you for your patience.  And a big Thank You to Web Master John Strasser for spending his weekend working on the problem.


·       A Reception Is Planned For Clint Hickman, candidate for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors  District 4, between 5-7 pm, April 8 at Central Wine, 4236 N Central Ave., Phx.  hosted by  Leslie & Will Rousseau, John Augustine, Cheryl Goar,  AnnaMarie & Rob Knorr, Rick Lavis, Julie Rees, Janel & Kevin Rogers, Robert Shuler, Russel Smolden  and Steve Trussell.  RSVP to  or 602-619-0658 .


·       The Andrew Walter For CD9 Headquarters was pleased with the turn-out at Saturday’s open house. “We had over 50 individuals stop by throughout the day to see the office. Many dropped off completed petitions and donations, while others asked to walk their own neighborhoods or to make calls at the office. We have to continue recruiting volunteers to join our team, but one thing is clear: we have the foundation to win in CD9 and to defeat Kyrsten Sinema,” according to Digital Director Adam  Levi. The office is open 9am-5 pm, Mon-Fri.

·       An 'Arizona Common Law Grand Jury' meeting is scheduled from 7-9 pm, April 9 at Total Wine and More conference room - organized by its Common Law Grand Jury Committee. RSVP at  Arizona Freedom Alliance:

·       The Maricopa County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meeting (open to the public) at 6 pm, April 9  at the Scottsdale Public Safety Headquarters, 8401 E. Indian School Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251.

·       The Arrowhead Republican Women will host MCRC Chairman A. J. LaFaro at 11:30 am, April 9 at Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West. Check- in start at 10:45 am. Reservations required. $20 per person. RSVP:, Luncheons - or


·       Andrew Walter For CD9 Will Conduct A 5 Pm, Tues, April 8 Neighborhood Walk in the Hohokam Park Precinct in Mesa. Starting point LDS Church, 1430 N. Grand, Mesa. Volunteers should carry water and wear sunscreen and a hat. Please RSVP   Walter will attend the LD26 meeting immediately following the walk.


·       Andrew Walter For CD9 Campaigners will gather at 10 am, Sat., April 12 to walk the Kaibab Precinct in Arcadia, returning to the LDS Church, 4225 N. 56th St., at noon for lunch. Volunteers are urged to carry water and wear sunscreen and a hat. Please RSVP


·       Tickets Now Available For The May 3rd  2014 CAP Family Dinner With Dr. Charles Krauthammer And Cathi Herrod At The Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, 340 N 3rd St,  Phoenix.  Sponsorships Start At $500. Tickets For $300 Each. Tickets:  Azpolicy.Org/Familydinner Or 602.424.2525.


·       Tuesday At Noon On Buckmaster: A newsmaker interview with Mike Olivas, Republican candidate for Congress in Arizona's Third District. Buckmaster each weekday during the Noon Hour on Tucson's AM 1030 KVOI, The Voice with live streaming at and Podcasts and program archive at Comments and questions: 520-790-2040.


·       A Reception Honoring Attorney General Candidate Mark Brnovich, hosted by Kevin Neal,  is scheduled at 6 pm, Wed., April 9 at the The Titanium Room, Scottsdale Gun Club, 14860 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale. Light appetizers. Test your sharp-shooting in the range. Suggested contribution 4150 per person.  RSVP to Amilyn Pierce at or 602-708-8980 or Jenna Brouk at or 480-226-7596.


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

·       April 8 – 6:30 pm, LD13 at PebbleCreek Country Club – Tuscany Fall Golf Club – Chianti Rm, 16262 Clubhouse Drive, Goodyear.

·       April 9 - 3:45 pm, SaddleBrooke Republican Forum for Supt of Public Instruction candidates, Saddlebrooke Mountain View Club House, 38735 S. Mountain View Blvd., Saddlebrooke.

·       April 10 – 6:30 pm, Northwest Conservatives, Oro Valley Branch Library, 1305 West Naranja Drive, Oro Valley.

·       April 12 – 11 am, Paradise Republican Women's Club luncheon, 7600 E Gainey Club Dr, Scottsdale.

·       April 18 – 6:30 pm, “Meet and Greet”,  Burke Basic School, 131 E Southern Ave,(Southern Ave. between Center St. and Mesa Dr.)Mesa.


·       LD8 Senate Candidate  Irene Littleton, LD8 Senate Candidate schedule:

·       April 8 – 5:30 pm, FarmBureau’s Governor’s Forum,  Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande.

·       April  9 – 9 am, Mary T’s,  Cottonwood Lane, Casa Grande.

·       April 10 – Meet & Greet, private home in Casa Grande.

·       April 11 – 8:30 am, Governor’s Forum, Mission Royale Ball Room, Florence Blvd

·       April 12 – CD1 Victory Office Open  House, 111 Florence Blvd, 10 am-2 pm.

·       April 26 – 10 am-6 pm, Oracle Parade & Oak Festival, Oracle.

·       April29 – Superior Rotary Club


·       Go To 5-Minute-Stump-Speeches  to hear 29 five minute stump speeches given at the Sun City West Republican Club candidate forum by candidates:


·       A Reception For Scottsdale City Council Candidate Michael Auerbach, featuring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, is scheduled for 6 pm, Wed., April 16 at the Capitol Grill, 16489 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale.  Minimum Donation $125 per person. RSVP to:

David Verwer at


·       The 2014 Republican Leadership Conference is scheduled May 29-31at the Hilton New Orleands Riverside in New Orleans featuring confirmed speakers Donald Trump, Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz, Reince Priebus, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Mike Lee, David Vitter, Allen West, Marsha Blackburn and Ron Johnson. Register for discounted rate $119 for limited time:  click here


·       Volunteers Needed For The Pima County Republican booth at the April 17-27 county fair.  For scheduling call Linda White, Pima GOP AT (520) 321-1492  OR


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

·       April 8 – 6:30 pm, LD13 at PebbleCreek Country Club – Tuscany Fall Golf Club – Chianti Rm, 16262 Clubhouse Drive, Goodyear.


·       Constitutional Expert Shane Krauser Will address  the April 24 Arizona Project mtg.  AP meets at 3375 E. Shea Blvd, Phx. Contact: Chr Ron Ludders 602.677.1496


·       Go To 5-Minute-Stump-Speeches  to hear 29 five minute stump speeches given at the Sun City West Republican Club candidate forum by candidates:


·       East Valley LDs  26, 17, and 18 are hosting a candidates forum at 7 pm, April 10 at Campo Verde High School at 3870 S Quartz St, Gilbert.


·       The Sun Lakes Republic Club will Host Gubernatorial Candidates Frank Riggs and Christine Jones at 6:30 pm, April 8 in the Sun Lakes Club House, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes. Contact: Chairman Mike Tennant 480-802-0178


·       The LD28 House Candidates Forum is scheduled at 7 pm, April 8 at Madison School District Office, 5601 N. 16th St, Phoenix. Any questions you have for the candidates should be forwarded to by 5pm,  Sun,  April 6. In fairness to all candidates, no questions will be taken from the floor.  In addition, AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham will address Victory 14.


·       Phoenix City Councilman Jim Waring schedule:

·       April 8 – 2:30 pm, City of Phoenix Policy Meeting: Phoenix City Council Chambers - 200 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix

·       April 8 – 6 pm, District 2 Budget Hearing: Tramonto Fire Station - 3210 W. Canotia Pl., Phoenix


·       CD2 Candidate Chuck Wooten will address the Pima County Republican Club at 11:30 am, Tues, April 8 at the Sabbar Shriner Temple, 450 S. Tucson Blvd. Lunch $11.


·       A CD2 Candidate Martha McSally Meet & Greet is planned at 9:15 am, Tues, April 8, at Friends in Deed, 301 W. Camino Casa Verde, Green Valley.


·       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. RSVP required to  Contact: Barb Heller


·       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.

·       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 4-6-14 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 8  – LD13  (2nd Tues) 6:30 registration. 7 pm. PebbleCreek Country Club, 16222 Clubhouse Dr., Goodyear. (Exit 126 off I-10, go N on PebbleCreek Parkway 2 miles to entrance on left - enter the Tuscany Falls gate off PebbleCreek Pkwy). Speakers: CD3 House candidate  Gabby Saucedo Mercer  and Supt of Public Instruction candidate Diane Douglas.  Contact: Chr Robert Branch 602-334-6519


·       April 8  - LD26 (2nd Tues) 7 pm.  Mesa Utilities Building, 640 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa. Contact: Chr  Raymond Jones: (602) 633-4639


·       April 8  - LD27 (2nd Tues)  6:30 pm dinner, 7 pm mtg, Jumbo Buffet, NE corner - 35th Ave & Southern. Dinner not required. Contact Chr Terry Rapp,


·       April 8 – LD28  (2nd Tues) 7 pm. AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham and LD28 State Candidate Forum. Madison School District Office, 5601 N. 16th St, Phoenix.  Contact: Chr Scott O’Connor   cell  (602) 469-3850


·       April 8 -  LD29 (2nd Tues) 7 pm social/meal. 7 pm mtg.. 6006 N. 83rd Ave. Glendale, AZ 85303  Contact: LD29 Chr Charlie Ellis;  480-678-0938.


·       April 8– South West Valley Freedom Alliance.  (2nd Tues) 7 pm mtg, Jumbo Buffet, 35th Ave/Southern, Laveen.   Contact:  Ronald Harders


·       April 8 – SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN CLUB. (2nd Tues). 6:30 pm. Feed Bag Restaurant, 300 S. Phelps, Apache Junction. Contact: Merle Palmer 480-671-8310 or


·       April 8 – SUN LAKES REPUBLICAN CLUB. (2nd Tues) 6:30 pm, Sun Lakes Country Club – AZ RM, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes.Speaker: Contact: Michael Tennant, 480-802-0178


·       April 9  – AZ LATINO REPUBLICAN ASSOC. (ALRA) (2nd Wed) 6:30 pm.  AZ Project Offices, 3375 E. Shea Blvd., Phx Contact: Jose Borrajero   602-402-5932 Http://Www.Latinogop.Org  RSVP 520-333-4204 Or Www.Saucedomercer.Com


·       April 9 - Politics On The Rocks (2nd Wed) 6 pm, Montelucia Resort Centro Lounge,  4949 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley.  RSVP:


·       April 9 – ARROWHEAD REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB. (2nd  Wed) 11 am, Briarwood Country Club - 135th Ave & Meeker Blvd., Sun City West.  $20 per person. RSVP required. No jeans. Adults only. Speaker: A J LaFaro, Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman. Guests may attend twice before they are required to become members. Reservations: (Luncheons tab)  or


·        Posse Is Back On The Road Friday


·        AZ-Legislature-Approves-$9.2-Billion-Budget

·        Downwinders' Mistreatment Must Be Fixed  During The 1950s And Early 1960s, The United States Government Conducted Nearly 200 Nuclear Weapons Tests Over Nevada. Ionized Radiation From These Tests, Following The Prevailing Wind Patterns, Was Blown Over Much Of Northern Arizona.


·        Operation-Justice: Hundreds-Of-Fugitives-Rounded-Up

·        Medical-Marijuana-Advocate-Senator-Yee-Recall-Effort

·        Evil-Leaders-Like-Adolf-Hitler-Dont-Reach-Positions-Of-Power-Without-Help

·        Glendale-Contract-Oversight-Lax


·        Students-Fed-Up-With-Michelle-Obamas-School-Lunch-Overhaul-Menu-Item-Snapshots-Spell-Out-Why

·        ‘Ice Cream Brings People Together’    Meet The Former Cold Stone Ceo Who Wants To Be Arizona’s Next Governor

·        Keating-Five-Scandal-Dogs-McCain 25 Years Later

·        Feminist Bullies    Feminist Group That Blocked Reporter From Interviewing Students Complains Video Did Not Have Enough Interviews


·        Phoenix Is Broke, Yet City Manager Gets A 22% Pay Raise?   Laurie Roberts

·         Sen John McCain On Fort Huachuca Biological Opinion

·        Sen John McCain: Latest Developments In Eastern Ukraine

·         Sen. McCain: Celebrating The Yuma Centennial

·        EV Districts Make Plans For Budget As They Await Decision By Legislature

·        Ruling Upholds Arizona Law On College Board Seats

·        62.7% Of US Casualties In Afghanistan Since Last Afghan Presidential Election

·        Tom-Horne-Hire-Raises-Questions

·        Dangerous-Erosion-Of-Freedom-As-Obama-Cedes-Control-Of-The-Internet   Rachael Alexander

·        Kudlow: Charles Koch Fights Back

·        Arizona Scores With More-Customs-Officers-Border-Port     House Delegation Works Together, Gets Start On Needed Ports Staffing Increase

·        US Border Patrol Agents Held At Gunpoint By Mexican Military Inside Us Borders

·        Planned-Parenthoods-Big-Lie: Protecting-Womens-Health

·        ASU-Makes-Game-Changing-Precedent-Charges-Students-Each-To-Help



·        Kwasman Revs Up Sedona

·        Desperate USA Today/Republic Hypes Global Warming

·        Land Of The Freebies, Home Of The Enslaved


·        Americans For Prosperity: Congress And President Are Shortening The Fuse

·        Shame on ASU Professor Joe Skulan


·        Building the Machine: The Common Core Documentary


·        Globe Man Gets Prison For Assaulting Officers

·        Time To Vote Ann Kirkpatrick Out Of Office


·        Paul Gosar Targets Protecting Privacy And Welfare


·        Is GOP Establishment-Finally-In For A Rude-Awakening


·        Common Core: Change Means Cha-Ching – Take The Challenge, Explain CC Without Using Liberty Sovereignty Freedom

·        Featured Weekly Blogs: GOP Get Off Your Grand Old Ass & Do Something!

·        Mexican Mil Armed In Camo In US: US Mexican Military Allow Cross Border Helicopter Surveillance Over Homes


·         America’s New Progressive Depression




·        Media-Company-Rejects-GOP-Press-Release-Because They Are Democrats

·        Republican-Senator-GOP-First-Must-End-Cronyism-Our-Own-Ranks

·        How-The-GOP-Is-Trying-To-Kill-Obama-S-Digital-Edge    Bloomberg

·        Republican-Start-Up-Targets-Voters-Donors-And-Democrats    (See The Report At Bloomberg Tv.)

·        RNC’s 100-Page “Growth And Opportunity Project” Released In March 2013.

·        Conservative Leaders: Tea Party Vs. Establishment Is Part Of Gop 'Civil War'


·        Maps Show How Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy & Meth Enter And Move Through The US   #Marijuana,

·        Bevin Told Group Of Kentucky Voters That American Workers Are Less Productive Than Immigrants

·        ‘Yes, They Broke The Law, But It’s Not A Felony…It’s An Act Of Commitment To Your Family’   Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration Is Often ‘An Act Of Love’

·        These People Are Entering The United States, And The Gov't Has No Idea

·        US Border Patrol Agents Held At Gunpoint By Mexican Military Inside US Borders

·        Americans On Medicaid More Than Population Of Britain, France, Italy: $2B Medicaid To Treat Illegals Annually

·        Tracing-The-Us-Heroin-Surge-Back-South-Of-The-Border-As-Mexican-Cannabis-Output-Falls

·        Remember 1986

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Azborderdefenders  - Hidden Cameras

·        Need2no.Us   Border News Watch:


·        An Armed Society Spends More Time Stopping Evil Than Contemplating It

·        Armed-Protesters-Gather-At-Texas-Open-Carry-Rally-After-Tasing-Arrest-Of-Man-Walking-With-Loaded-Rifle


·        Colorado Judge Guts State’s Open Meetings Law – Stuns First Amendment Advocates

·        Media-Company-Rejects-GOP-Press-Release-Democrats


·        Prominent-Harvard-Prof-Alan-Dershowitz-Praises-Former-Student-Ted-Cruz-Off-The-Charts-Brilliant

·        GOP Now Leads In Seven Senate Races For Dem Seats

·        For GOP Presidential Hopefuls, ‘Credentials Caucus’ Begins

·        54% Say Government Should Regulate Campaign Contributions


·        Should Double Income No Kids Pay Higher Taxes?

·        IRS Wasted $11.6 Million Of Computer Software


·        Narco-Funded Islamic Terrorism Channel Al Ra'i Coming To Satellite TV

·        Mainstream Media Fail: Fort Hood Shooter Was "Stockpiling Weapons & Ammunition"


·        Congressman-Says-House-Has-Enough-Votes-To-Impeach-Obama


·        You Won’t Believe Why This Marine Is Facing Eviction

·        Ft. Hood Was An Avoidable Tragedy

·        Mainstream Media Fail: Fort Hood Shooter Was "Stockpiling Weapons & Ammunition"

·        Sailors Rescue Family At Sea With Ill Child

·        General Just Home From War Again Comforting The Wounded

·        New At The Top: This Veteran Found His Calling In Doing Good


·        Why Hillary Clinton Can't Be President Of Mozilla Or The United States

·        Prospect Of 2016 Hillary Candidacy Elbows Out Potential Rivals


·        Hundreds-Of-Britons-Are-Terrortraining-In-Syria-Making-Attack-On-Uk-Inevitable


·        Saudi-Stitch-The-Mouth-And-Eye-Shut-With-Thread-On-His-Christian-Foreign-Maid


·        Federal-Snipers-Train-Guns-On-Family-For-Filming-Cattle

·        Nevada-Rancher-Threatens-Range-War-Feds

·        Feds-Start-Rounding-Bundy's-Cattle-Northeastern-Clark-County

·        Armed-Feds-Prepare-For-Showdown-With-Nevada-Cattle-Rancher


·        Federal-Judge-Says Terrorism-Victims-May-Seize-Iranian Owned-$500M-Midmanhattan-Tower


·        GOP-Bill-Prevents-Us-From-Giving-Up-Internet-Control

·        Bevin Told Group Of Kentucky Voters That American Workers Are Less Productive Than Immigrants

·        Pelosi Denies Obamacare's 'Integral' Employer Mandate Will Be Scrapped

·        Some Dems Fight Obama Over Medicare

·        Congressional Committee Chairs Lose Their Prestige, Allure

·        Ex-CIA Director: Feinstein Too 'Emotional' To Produce Objective Report On Torture

·        Rep. McCaul Wants Mental Health Checks For Military Recruits

·        Pelosi: 'Happy To Not Run Away From What We Have Done'

·        Senate-Bill-Eliminates-Agency-That-Sells-Free-Reports


·        Recovering US Is Outpacing Other Major Economies


·        Liberal-Study-CNN-Misled-On-Global-Warming-Coverage-Because-It-Allowed-Debate


·        Pelosi Denies Obamacare's 'Integral' Employer Mandate Will Be Scrapped

·        Will Obama Admin Impose Price Controls Through Medicare Drug Benefit?

·        Survey Shatters Obamacare Talking Points

·        Did You Know Your Money Is Being Spent To Get These People On Obamacare?

·        Americans On Medicaid More Than Population Of Britain, France, Italy: $2B Medicaid To Treat Illegals Annually


·        7th Grader Suspended And Subjected To Psychological Evaluation For Pencil Twirling

·        No-Matter-Money-States-Spend-Education-Results-Dont-Better: 40-Year-Study-Suggests


·        A-Tsunami-Of-Opposition-To-Common-Core-Is-About-To-Hit


·        DHS Official: US Not ‘Routinely’ Notified When Sex Offenders Enter The Country


·        President Plans To Sign Two New Executive Actions On Tuesday To Narrow The Gap  Michelle Obama Forgot To Mention Discriminatory Laws Against Blacks Were Created By Democrats And They Created The KKK

·        Obama Going It Alone To Impose Workforce Reforms

·        Obama Ordering Federal Contractors To Provide Pay Info By Race And Gender

·        Top 4 Reasons Obama Will Be Seen As A Failure

·        George Soros – Obama’s Puppet Master


·        Russia Raises Ukraine's Gas Bill 80 Percent In 3 Days

·        Putin Corruption Network Revealed

·        WFB’s Bill Gertz Interviewed By Ginni Thomas On Trivialization Of U.S. Foreign Policy

·        Senate Foreign Relations Chairman: Iran’s Smiling Across The Table, ‘Plotting In The Back Room’

·        Millions Vote In Afghan Election Hailed As Triumph Of Democracy

·        Obama Administration Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ Over Iran’s U.N. Ambassador-Nominee