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5-11-14 MCRC Briefs

MCRC Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor    repcomm@cox.net

Web Master   John Strasser

 

May 11, 2014 – Happy Mother’s Day

 

·       Editor’s Note:  There were no Briefs posted for May 9 and 10 because I was out of town attending the wedding of our oldest grandson and his beautiful bride.

 

·       LD 13 Chairman Robert Branch has announced that the May 13 LD13 meeting has been cancelled.

 

·       Congressman Paul Gosar is hosting a pancake breakfast from 9-10 am, Thur, May 15 at the Feed Bag Restaurant, 300 S Phelps Dr., Apache Junction. Contact: Tom Van Flein: tom@thomasvanflein.com  or  Penny Pew: pennypew@gmail.com

 

·       A Fundraiser For State Treasurer Candidate Hugh Hallman, featuring Barry Goldwater., Jr, is scheduled at 5:30 pm, Wed., May 28 at the Bronzesmith Fine Art Foundry & Gallery, 7331 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley. Hosted By Nancy & Malcolm Barrett, Susan & Malcolm Barrett, Jr., Ed & Kathy Reilly, Billie & Bob Orr, Vici Lee & Larry Jacobs, Christa & Rowle Simmons, Mayor Harvey Skoog, Councilwoman Mary Mallory & Kirk Mallory, Linda & Larry Gray, Jim & Gloria Peterson, Dr. Jason Campbell, Don & Barbara Michelman,  and Patti Ezell. RSVP by May 26 to Jim Kleczewski at jim@insightadagency.com or 928-830-5709. Suggested contribution $50.

 

·       Candidates Are Asking That Petitions Signatures be collected quickly so they can submit them by the May 28 deadline.

 

·       The Arizona League Of Cities And Towns has scheduled a day-long training seminar for elected officials and staff from 8 am to 3 pm, Fri, June 6 at the Mesa Convention Center, Palo Verde Room, 263 N Center St., Mesa. Registration $60. Agenda here.

 

·       A Fundraiser For LD13 House Incumbents Steve Montenegro And Darin Mitchell is scheduled from 4:30-6:30 pm, May 12 at Sylvia's La Canasta Restaurant .

 

·       NW Conservatives Present Will Conduct A Town Hall meeting at 6 pm, May 12 to discuss the Marana Unified School District budget.

 

·       The Arizona Federation Of Republican Women invites all GOP Candidates to their June  27-28 Summer State Meeting at the Radisson Hotel and Suites, 6555 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ,  85710. $25 per table.  Reservation deadline June 17. Contact: Kathy Dolge, Arrangements Chair,   602-510-8986  Arrangements@AzFRW.com: Mail check to:Kathy Dolge, 3607 Camino Bella Rosa, Sierra Vista, AZ  85650 

 

·       LD11 Senate Candidate Steve Smith held neighborhood walks in campaign walks in LD11 Saturday in in portions of Maricopa, Marana, Oro Valley, Saddlebrooke, Arizona City, and Casa Grande (west of Pinal Road.) Link to sign petition electronically SOS office petition signing. Smith, currently the LD11 house member is running to replace Al Melvin who is running for governor.  Contact:  www.stevesmithaz.com

 

·       Condolences To Long-Time Party Worker Jan Martinson on the death of her husband Edward “Ted” Martinson at Banner Hospice Wednesday, May 7. The couple had been married for 66 years. His only service will be at grave side, put on by the American Legion and the Masons..  Jan is a an officer with the Arrowhead Republican Women, a former state committeeman, a former Sun City West Republican Club Chairman, a LD22 PC, a former old LD4 officer and has served the GOP in a multitude of other capacities too numerous to mention.

 

·       John Strasser, LD23 House Candidate (and long-time precinct committeeman),  is scheduling neighborhood walks to gather petition signatures in May.  If you want to volunteer please RSVP to Strasser  at (480) 273-8798.  Or RSVP through his website at http://johnstrasser.us

 

·       The Graham County Republicans Candidates’ Forum is scheduled at 6:30 pm, June 13 at the Safford Victory Fellowship Theatre, 555 Entertainment Ave.

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon recently presented Olympian, Lyndsey Fry of Chandler, with an American flag flown over the United States Capitol and discussed  her experience in Sochi playing for the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team. Photo   here

 

·       The Saddlebrooke Republican Club Gubernatorial Debate is planned at 4:15 pm, May 14 in the Desert View Performing Arts Center, 29900 S Clubhouse Dr.,Tuscon. Contact here.

 

·       CD3 candidate Gabby Saucedo-Mercer: It's time to Retire Raul Grijalva. Energy Independence is a National Security issue. We can stop buying foreign oil and depending on countries that are not our true allies, like Saudi Arabia, which is still covertly funding terrorist organizations all over the world. This is oil that will be refined in the US, and not exported to China. The federal government has not created those shovel ready jobs they promised the American people, because this administration and Grijalva don't understand that the private sector is the job creator. The American people are still looking for good jobs, and the voters that I speak to are tired of the government trying to expand unemployment benefits that do not give anybody a sense of security and self-worth. People need and want jobs.  They are tired of being unemployed and under employed with part time work.  Too many people have given up even trying to find a job. The naysayers about the Keystone XL Pipeline argue that there will not be as many jobs as are projected. The Keystone XL project will generate construction jobs, as well as supplier/vendor jobs, and support staff jobs.  Whatever the exact number is, those workers will be off the unemployment rolls. And in Arizona, in CD3/Pima County, in our own backyard, there is a Pipeline Project being resisted in a similar fashion: Arizona-Mexico gas pipeline  

 

·       Sen Steve Pierce: Priority-Legislation-To-Be-Proud-Of  Since I was first elected to the Senate I have made it a priority to help Arizonans by keeping my priorities in line with my constituents.  I am proud that as of this week the Governor has completed work on all of the legislation on her desk and that many of my priorities are now Arizona Law.  Here is a rundown of a few of my priorities this session.

 

·       CD2 Candidate Martha McSally opened campaign headquarters Saturday at 4400 E Broadway Blvd., Suite 510 (5th Floor). Tucson, AZ 85711. Contact: (520) 488-4610     info@mcsallyforcongress.com   www.McSallyForCongress.com

 

·       Congressman David Schweikert has named the winners of the CD6 art competition: they are

·       First place: Nick Erickson, Chaparral High School

·       Second Place: Lan Julia Liang, Chaparral High School

·       Third Place:  Hailey Miller, Thunderbird High School
Honorable Mentions:

·       Richard Nguyen, Apollo High School

·       Navya Dasari, BASIS Scottdale

·       Luciana Dahdah, Chaparral High School,

·       Emma Gerut, Desert Mountain High School

·       Sydney Smith, Foothills Academy College Preparatory

·       Taylor Pennington, Greenway High School,

·       Brianna Bosley, Horizon High School, and

·       Kristen Larsen, Thunderbird High School

 

·       Andy Tobin ‘Meet And Greets’ were held in Williams Friday evening and in Saddlebrooke on Sat., May 10.

 

·       Gov Mitt Romney will be in Arizona on May 28 for a CD1 event for candidate Andy Tobin. Contact Michelle Hyde at michelle@thehydeco.com.

 

·       LD11 House Candidate Mark Finchem filed his 741 signatures with the Secretary of State’s office, becoming the first legislative candidate in LD11 to file his signatures. “I have really enjoyed this part of the process,” said Finchem, “There is a great deal of passion among voters to turn our country around and return to a limited government that gets out of our way.  I’m thankful for all of the support I have been receiving and look forward to the rest of the campaign.” Finchem is part of the Conservative Team for State Legislature that includes State Rep Steve Smith and conservative activist Vince Leach.

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon: Our veterans have already sacrificed so much for our country, and we cannot let another day pass without ensuring that these men and women are treated as the heroes they are, rather than a burden to unaccountable bureaucrats. That is why I jointly introduced an amendment to the Military Construction/Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill to ensure proper resources are available to investigate this debacle. This amendment passed the House of Representatives and now goes to the Senate. Click here to read more. Click here to watch my floor speech on why this legislation is needed.

 

·       Congressman David Schweikert’s mobile office house at from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Phoenix Cholla Library. Staff will be available for one-on-one assistance with issues such as delays with Social Security or Medicare benefits, passport delays, veterans and military service questions and other federal agency concerns. If you need more details about the event or would like to schedule an appointment, please call (480) 946-2411.

 

·       Carlos Alfero Of The LIBRA Initiative will address the Arizona Project at 6:30 pm, Mon, May 23 at 3375 E Shea Blvd, Phx.  Contact: Ron Ludders 602-677-1496

 

·       Congressman Trent Franks regarding the kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram and the failure of former Secretary Clinton to designate Boko Haram as a terrorist organization or state that Boko Haram carried out religiously-motivated violence: "I was heartbroken and deeply anguished to learn of the horrific kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian girls by the Islamist group, Boko Haram.  As the father of a five-year-old daughter, I cannot imagine the pain their parents feel at this moment. Over two years ago, my office was one of the first to call for Boko Haram’s designation on the foreign terrorist organization (FTO) list.  At the time, Boko Haram was systematically attacking Christian churches nearly every Sunday.  Boko Haram has terrorized innocent Nigerians for over a decade and 16,000 Nigerians have tragically lost their lives at the hands of this radically Islamist organization.   Moreover, there were understood links between Boko Haram, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, and al-Shabaab multiple years ago. Hillary Clinton’s State Department was excruciatingly slow to respond to any congressional calls for Boko Haram to be placed on the FTO list.  In fact, Secretary Clinton was counterproductive to any initiative to place Boko Haram on this list and actively worked against our efforts within the U.S. Congress to combat the religiously-motivated violence perpetuated by Boko Haram. I sincerely hope that the State Department will now wake up to the realities of Boko Haram and their clear intension to radicalize Nigeria and create a state fully governed by Sharia law."

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon: I came back to Washington fully committed to make tough choices, cut spending and balance our budget. My SOS Initiative continues to bring us one step closer to balancing our budget and establishing a sense of fiscal sanity in Washington. This month, I tackled the EPA’s Science and Technology Account and the National Labor Relations Board—both groups with separately duplicative roles. Click here to view an update on my SOS Initiative. You can track the legislation on my website linked here.

 

·       CD2 Candidate Martha McSally: Tuesday, the national publication Roll Call named Ron Barber one of the 10 most vulnerable incumbents in the country! This is a big deal, and it couldn't have happened without your hard work. Here's what Roll Call had to say: "Republicans argue that the stars are finally aligning for them in the 2nd District, and the party's recent internal polling showed a deadlocked race. For the first time since 2006, the GOP has a quality candidate, retired Air Force Col. Martha McSally, a seemingly favorable political climate and a willingness to spend in the district." Let's keep this momentum going!

 

·       The Highway 69 Republicans will meet at 6 pm, May 12 with Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett.  Social hour 5 pm. RSVP for seating to June 928-632-4661 or info@highway69republicans.com   http://www.highway69republicans.com/

 

·       A Reception For Incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne is scheduled at 5 pm,  Tues, May 13 at the University Club of Phoenix, 39 E Monte Vista Road, Phoenix, hosted by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Kansas Secretary of State  Kris  Kobach, Actor  Steven  Seagal, and former senator Russell Pearce. $4,000 donations recommended.  5 pm – roundtable, Horne, guests - $1,000.  5:30 pm – reception/photo with Horne and guest - $500.  6 – general reception - $100.  Horne will play ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ on the University Club piano.  RSVP – 602-501-3595 or www.campaign@electtomhorne.com

 

·       Congressman Paul Gosar Is Hosting A ‘Coffee With The Congressman’ at 3 pm, Tues, May 13 at Scoops, 201 W. Maint St., Payson.  Contact: Tom Van Flein: tom@thomasvanflein.com  or Penny Pew: pennypew@gmail.com

 

·       LD28 is calling for candidate questions to be used during the 7-9 pm, Tues., May 13 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum that will be moderated by LD28 Chairman Scott O’Connor. Candidates include Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Senator Al Melvin, Former Congressman Frank Riggs, former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Christine Jones. The meeting is scheduled at Madison School District Office, 5601 N 16th St., Phx.  Contact: O’Connor azld28chair@gmail.com

 

 ·       The Conservative Business League Is Hosting Three Constitutional Debates featuring CD-4 Democrat candidate Mikel Weisser and Shane Krauser of the American Academy for Constitutional Education.  No political materials, signature gathering or campaigning will be allowed due to debate decorum and venue rules.

·       May 13 – 7 pm, Cases Grande Middle School, A three judge panel comprised of a Democrat, Republican and an Independent will score the debate. Debate topic tba.

·       Debate Three: Venue to be determined. Topic tab.

·       Arrowhead Republican Women Will Be Having Their Final Monthly Luncheon of the season At 11:30 Am, Wed, May 14 At Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N 135th Ave., Sun City West. Speaker – State Treasurer Candidate Hugh Hallman. ARW Will Resume In September.  Check-Ins At 10:45 Am. $20 Per Person. RSVP Arwlunchrsvp@Gmail.Com

 

·       CD1 Candidate Andy Tobin: It’s clear that Ann Kirkpatrick is not interested in uncovering the truth about the attack on our U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi on September 12, 2012. This marks Kirkpatrick’s latest vote against the interests of her district, state and country. Despite Kirkpatrick’s “no” vote on Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 567, establishing the House Select Committee on Benghazi. Kirkpatrick has repeatedly supported Nancy Pelosi’s left-wing agenda to obfuscate the truth about what happened in Benghazi. It is now clear that she is also part of the cover-up. “The tragic 2012 attacks in Benghazi, which led to the deaths of four Americans, cannot and will not be swept under the rug,” said Andy Tobin. “It is critical that we pry the truth out of the Obama Administration’s grip so that we can pinpoint the failure of leadership and ensure that an attack like this never happens again. The American people have a right to know what happened. We have seen nothing but dishonesty and political spin from this Administration, further shaming the brave sacrifice made by Ambassador Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods.” Tobin Continues, “Ann Kirkpatrick has continually voted against our seniors, our veterans and the best interest of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. She has gone too far with her latest vote to aid Nancy Pelosi and the Obama Administration in their blatant cover up of the terrorist attacks in Benghazi. It matters how and why our diplomats were killed. I will never stop fighting to help uncover the truth about Benghazi.”

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon: I teamed up with Senator Mike Lee to introduce bicameral legislation to reform our federal Head Start Program. Even with the best intentions, the federal government has a history of botching programs with a one-size-fits-all approach, and education is no different. Our legislation will give parents, school districts, and states the flexibility needed to make sure that these funds best reflect their will for pre-K programs, with no federal strings attached. When parents and states are given greater flexibility in education, children win. Read more here

 

·       Sen Steve Pierce: Adult-Insulin-Pumps-Covered-Once-Again  A couple of years ago, when times were particularly tough, ACCCHS stopped covering insulin pumps for diabetic patients once they turned 21.

 

·       LD17 Volunteers Who Have Walking Neighborhoods for candidates include: Bonnie DeGrenier, Phil Griffin, Tyler Bowyer, Lauren Bowyer, Carol Clesceri, Angi Stamm, Sandi Bartlett, Marie Moak, Scott Otterson, John Repar, Terry Roe, Cheryl Roe, Mike Tennant, Don Langlois, Rikki Langlois, Darrell Covert, Sam Huang, Judge Frankel, Andra Zahoran, Cheri Albert, William Coleman, Mark Stewart, and Bert Moll.   Volunteer contact: Contact:  Angi Stamm at 602 561 3817 or  angi@stammonline.net

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon: As Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, I convened two hearings this month. The first was with Chairman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) of the Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, where we explored ways our government can move toward a more cohesive and effective multi-agency strategy to protect our national security interests related to transnational drug smuggling. Additionally, we held a hearing on the FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget focused on how – in tightened budgets – our strategy and policy in the Western Hemisphere must reflect our vital national interests.

 

·       AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham: Court Agrees: Democrats Manipulated AZ District BoundariesIt may be too little, too late -- but this decision by the federal district court recently concluded that Republicans were right all along when we suspected foul play in redrawing legislative district lines before the 2012 election. We argued Democrats gamed the process and packed registered Republicans into a few districts and spread their fellow Democrats out among many districts to try to unfairly win more seats. The court said, “…We find that some of the commissioners were motivated in part in some of the linedrawing decisions by a desire to improve Democratic prospects in the affected districts.” Robert Robb wrote a good article summarizing the case. Howie Fischer wrote here about a different case involving GOP efforts to bring fairness to the process. We are not going to let this process be abused and we've formed a committee of experts to monitor the next redistricting. – AZGOP newsletter

 

·       Sen Steve Pierce: Budget-Wrap-Up The Second Regular Session of the Fifty-First Legislature has come to an end and with the last of the bills being signed by the Governor, things have wrapped up.  As always, the budget was a major source of conversation and many hours were spent researching, debating, working and re-working the bill.  The final product focused on K12 and higher education, CPS reform, transportation and forest health.

 

·       Congressman Matt Salmon: I led a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security requesting additional customs officers come to Arizona. We were successful in securing 170 agents to join our already stretched resources at ports of entry. This highlights the good we can accomplish as our delegation looks for ways to come together to improve our state. We will continue to fight for more resources for Arizona. Read more here. The Arizona Republic reports on this issue here.

 

·       Dr. Barry A. Goodfield Is Hosting A Meet & Greet For Sen Judy Burges from 6 – 8 pm, May 17, at the  Ancala Country Club, 11700 E Via Linda, Scottsdale.  RSVP: Laura Allison 480-391-1000  Ext210 .

 

·       A Reminder To Politically Involved State Employees: See state restrictions (Arizona’s “mini-Hatch Act”) at A.R.S. § 41-752.[1] http://www.azleg.gov/ars/41/00752.htm The public policy behind these limitations is at A.R.S. § 41-752(K).

 

·       A Fundraiser For Congressman Trent Franks is scheduled from 6-9 pm, May 15 at the Moudy Residence. Special guests include Phoenix City Councilmen Sal DiCiccio, Jim Waring and Bill Gates. Hosted by Lt. Col Everett ‘Ray’ and Joanne Moudy.

 

·       American Lands Council Presents Ken Ivory from 9:45 am-noon, May 17 at the North Scottsdale Christian Church  who will be speaking about ‘Land Grabs by the Government’ --Tombstone, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, Colorado, and Central California.

 

·       ALRA Rancho Grande Candidate Meet & Greet is scheduled at 5:30 pm, May 17 at the  The Torres Residence, 203 E. Harrison, Gilbert featuring conservative candidates Steve Montenegro (LD13), Haydee Dawson (LD25), Daniel Estrella (LD2) and Lei Lana Cortez (LD24). Other Republican candidates are welcome to mingle. $15 ALRA members. Future members $20. RSVP:  Joe Borrajero at  602-402-5932. Joseb4538@zoho.com

 

·       The Gila County Republican Committee Has Only 200 Tickets To Sell For Its Cash Raffle. First prize is $2,000, 2nd prize is $1,000 and 3rd prize is $500. Winners will be drawn over the Memorial Day weekend. Contact: GCRC Chairman Gary Morris  602-803-7366.

 

·       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. 

 

·       An “ACT For America” Meeting is scheduled at 6 pm, May 21 at the Nanini BranchLibrary, 7300 N. Shannon Road, Tucson. 

 

·       The Arizona Department Of Transportation continues to gather comments on the 2015-2019 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program while reaching out to the public and communities statewide for their input on the direction of the program over the next five years.

·       June 13 – 9 am, Board meeting, City of Willcox Council Chambers, 300 W. Rex Allen Drive, Willcox, AZ 85643.

 

·       Congressman Paul Gosar’s scheduled for this week:

·       May 12 – 9 am-noon. Prescott Office Hours, 9 am – noon. Rep. Gosar's Prescott Office, 122 N Cortez St,  Suite 104, Prescott. Flyer HERE

 

·       Congressman David Schweikert is scheduling neighborhood walks to gather petition signatures for May: Volunteers should RSVP TO:  Oliver Schwab at oliver@davidschweikert.com

·       May 12 – 4-7, meet in the parking lot, east entrance of Dillard’s, Paradise Valley Mall.

·       May 13 – 4-7 pm, Meet at the Fountain Hills Starbuck's, 16425 East Palisades Blvd.

 

·       LD17 is hosting a 7 pm, May 27 Candidates Roundtable at the Islands Community Center,  825 S Islands, Gilbert. $10 donation. Candidates for Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer and Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Guest host – Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Denny Barney

 

·       Republican Candidate Announcements, fundraiser, neighborhood walks and other events can be sent to repcomm@cox.net 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/

 

·       CD1 Candidate Adam Kwasman Schedule:

·       May 12 – Marana ‘meet and greet’ 5:30 pm, Lil Abner's Steakhouse, 8501 N. Silverbell Road, Marana, AZ. Contact info@adamkwasman.com

·       May 15 – Flagstaff Republican Women. 11:15 am,  DoubleTree Hotel, 1175 W. Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ. Contact info@adamkwasman.com

·       May 17 - Apache County Republican Dinner,  6 pm, American Legion Post 30, 825 E. Main Street, Springerville, AZ.  Tickets: Visit this link

 

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

 

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

·       May 13 - 7 pm,  LD 26 event at the Mesa Gas Utility, 640 N Mesa Dr.

·       May 17 – 8:30 -11 am, Sun City Grande Candidate Round Table Forum, Chaparral Center (Hopi Room) 19781 N. Remington Dr.,  Surprise 85374 in the. 8:30 AM-11:00 AM  Join Diane and other candidates.

To schedule Douglas contact Beth Hallgren at 602-369-2495  beth40dfl@gmail.com    www.dianedouglas.com 

 

·       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   jwo@ronnoco3.com

·       Visit AZ Secretary of State Web Site:   http://www.azsos.gov

·       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.

 

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

 

 

·        Court Temporarily Blocks Voter Citizens Requirement  Federal Appeals Court Issues Temporary Stay On Arizona's Intent To Amend The Federal Voter-Registration Form To Show Proof Of Citizenship.

 

·        Christine-Jones-Candidate-Work-History Questioned

·        Arizona-Political-Insider   Front-Runner Questions Dog Campaign; Labels ID "Known Liberal Republicans"

·        VA-Furor-Prompts-Vets-Tell-Health-Care-Tales

·        Phoenix-Veterans-Families-McCain-Va-Town-Hall

·        Canceled-Appointments-Hound-Vet-Seeking-Doctors-Care

·        Army-Vet-VA-Worker-Satisfied-Cancer-Patient

·        Widow: Veteran-Unable-See-Primary-Care-Doctor

·        Whistleblower-Reacts-To-McCains-Idea-On-VA-Reform

·        Benghazi Committe Could Backfire On GOP  Robert Robb

·        Fred-Duval (D) Sees-Pros & Cons-Primary-Challenger

·        Mesa-Sun-City-Acute-Care-Hospitals Changing Hands

·        Paradise-Valley-Graduate-Alexander-Gilman    15-Year-Old Earns 4 Associate Degrees

·        Phoenix-Fires-Ban-Preserves

·        Recalling Mom's Stairway To The Stars  EJ Montini

·        Arizona-AG-Horne-Faces-New-Bump-In-Re-Election-Try

·        Flagstaff City Workers Patrol For Fire Hazards

·        Arizona Judge Hears $2.9 Billion Back Funding Case

·        Evidence From Cases Found At Ex-Deputy's Home

·        Alarming Study On Disconnected Kids

·        Valley Professor Becomes 3rd To Hike Length Of Grand Canyon

·        A-Taste-Of-History: Hundreds-Of-Students-Reenact-White-House-Dinner

·        Court Rejects Rules On Arizona Judicial Candidates

·        Arizona Judge Won't Clarify Ruling On Marijuana

·        Southwest Launches Mobile Boarding Passes At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

·        CBS-5-Investigates-Lobbyist-Gifts-To-Lawmakers

·        Sharia Law Gets Cool Reception In Beverly Hills

·        Mccain:  N.C. Results Good News For GOP, Migrant Reform

·        Palin Scolds GOP Establishment For 'Gloating'

·        Matt Salmon:  Fifth Shrink Our Spending (SOS) Initiative: Eliminates Federal Funding For The Voice Of America

·        Salmon On Lois Lerner Contempt Vote & IRS Special Counsel Legislation

·        McCain, Graham And Ayotte On Select Committee And Unanswered Questions That Remain About Benghazi

·        Victory At The U.S. Supreme Court!

·        Opinion Files   Korwin V. Phoenix, Guns Save Lives 1st Amendment, 

·        Huppenthal Could Face Suit Over Private School Cash

·        Human Eradication: Blm Lease Cancellations Expose Hydrocarbon Class Warfare

·        Horne-Ex-Employee-File-Elections-Complaint

·        Watch: Arizona CD1 Primary Forum  Common Core:  Tobin Vs Kwasman

·        New-Chief-To-Head-Ariz-Va-Healthcare-System

·        Chandler, Gilbert Programs Connect Homecoming Veterans With Community

·        Anti-Defamation-Bill-Straus-Retire

·        Phoenix-Fires-Ban-Preserves

·        Phoenix-Campus-Deer-Valley-District Expands

·        Arizona-House-Campaign-Issues

 

 

SEEING RED AZ

·        1st Amendment victory in ‘Bus Shelter Ads’ case

·        Happy Mother’s Day – 2014

·        Sarah-Beattie: Connect-The-McDots

·        1st Amendment victory in AZ ‘Bus Shelter Ads’ case

·        AZ AG Tom Horne: The undeniable facts

·        Jeff Flake Mimics Mentor McCain: Teams With Liberal

SONORAN ALLIANCE

·        Top Horne Staffer Resigned Because She Said He Turned AG’s Office Into Campaign HQ

·        Liberal Hypocrisy In Academia Targets Condi Rice

·       The Establishment Trap

GILBERT WATCH:

·        No BMX In Gilbert

·        VA Patient Broke Back In December....Still Untreated

·        Remember When Scott Smith Endorsed Bob Worsley For AZ Senate?

·        12 Bar Blues - Piano Duet With Peter The Elephant.  Video.

MAGGIES NOTEBOOK

·        Mother’s Day: What It Means To Me — I’ve Watched You Grow So I Could Let You Go

·        Al Sharpton: Get “Serious,” If Government Comes To Disarm You It Has Drones: Second Amendment Will Not Help You

·        The New Worry: Drone Dread And Your Next Commercial Air Flight

·        Hillary Clinton Showed Disdain For Guns In Benghazi & Promises To “Rein” In Founders – Gun Rights Too Lenient In US

·        Purist Form Of Racism: James Clyburn And The Perfect Retort

GILA COUNTY WATCH

·        Town Of Miami Unofficial 2014 Candidate List

·        2014 Gila County Unofficial Candidates For Office

·        VA Patient Broke Back In December....Still Untreated.  Mesa patriot Dan Dominey, who served in Viet Nam, was one of the veterans who has been fighting for months with the Phoenix Veterans Administration to obtain treatment.  He broke his back in December.  It was only after this Fox News interview that he finally got scheduled for pre-op tests and an out-patient procedure to inject his back with surgical cement.  There is a disturbing back story on the VA issue.   Senator John McCain was made aware of the problems with the VA back in September 2013.  It wasn't until last month that McCain came out "fighting" for his fellow veterans, and soaking up all the TV face time in the process.

·        Irene Littleton - for Arizona Senate in LD8

·        LD8 Senate Candidate Irene Littleton

·        Remember When Scott Smith Endorsed Bob Worsley For AZ Senate?

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