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July 1, 2014
· Get Well Wishes To Long-Time West Valley GOP Activist Jan Martinson who underwent knee replacement surgery yesterday. Her adult children are caring for her during recovery. Cards can be sent to 15102 W. Via Manana, Sun City West, 85375.
· Tickets Are Going Fast For The Yavapai County Republican Committee 2014 Annual Rodeo Dinner scheduled at 6 pm, Sat., July 5 at the Centennial Center, Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1989 Clubhouse Dr., Prescott, AZ. 86301 5 pm -Social. 6 pm- Chuck Wagon Buffet and Program. Speaker: Congressman Paul Gosar, and Secretary of State and State treasurer candidates. Music by ‘Me, Myself & I’. Raffle & Live Auction Most Authentic Western Outfit Contest. $65 per person. Limited seating with Gosar: $130 per person. RSVP @ www.yavgop.org/events or call (928) 776-4500. Contact: Office manager Brenda Dickinson 928.776.4500 email@example.com
· The Tonto National Forest Plan Revision Community Forums are scheduled at
· Yavapai County GOP Activist Sue Goodchild is hosting a 10 am to 2 pm, Sat., July 12 ‘Freedom phone Bank BBQ’ at 1906 W Road 2 South, Chino Valley. Free lunch (BBQ Beef, Pulled pork, slaw, cornbread, dessert, beverages). RSVP: Judy Hoelscher firstname.lastname@example.org (480) 290-1751.
· Oath-Keepers-Update-On-Border-Situation “Of special import was the tonnage of info provided by Lyle Rapacki of Sentinel Intelligence Services, LLC, in Phoenix, Arizona. I enjoyed meeting Lyle when he supported the Oath Keepers march/muster at Quartzsite, Arizona, back in 2011. He provided security for the two State legislators who marched with us there. A strong Oath Keeper, Lyle has great sources in unusual places and sends advisory updates to keep Oath Keepers national apprised of nefarious goings-on by Govlish-tainted public servants who've forgotten for whom they work.
· A July 2 Grassroots Tea Parties United /Constitutional Liberty Movement Independence Day Celebration with Constitutional expert Shane Krauser is being planned between 7-9 pm, at a Brand New Church, 1827 W Grovers, Phx. Co-Sponsors: Deer Valley Tea Party, North Valley Tea Party, Daisy Mountain Tea Party, Surprise Tea Party, Sun City Tea Party, Surprise Tea Party, and Scottsdale Tea Party. Contact: email@example.com
· CD3 Candidate Gabby Saucedo-Mercer will be featured at the Colorado River Tea Party Patriots meeting at 6 pm, Thurs., July 3 at the Community Christian Church, 6480 E. Hwy 95, Yuma. (last bldg. behind the church)
· The Daisy Mountain Tea Party Patriots Annual Independence Day Celebration Pot-Luck Picnic is scheduled at 6 pm, Thur., July 3 at 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway (Anthem Way & Gavilan Peak Pkwy - near the Anthem Veterans Memorial by the Train. Suggest parking in the Safeway parking lot. Pot luck. Hot dogs provided. Fireworks at 9:30 pm. RSVP: Shirley Coddington firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 623-398-7071. The DMTPP will not meet on July 1 due to the picnic. The group meetings are the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way, Anthem, AZ 85086 http://www.daisymountainteapartypatriots.com/
· Rep. Paul Gosar will address the Payson Tea Party at 6 pm, Thur., July 3 at Tiny's Family Restaurant, 600 E. Hwy 260.
· CD9 Andrew Walter Campaign Workers will be walking in the ‘Arcadia 4th of July Parade’. Volunteers should be meet at 7:15 am at 60th St & Calle Tuberia, Phx. RSVP: count me in 480-447-5492.
· Mesa Mayoral Candidate Danny Ray will be among those in “Candidate Row” at the 6 pm, July 4 Arizona Celebration of Freedom at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St., Mesa. Contact 480-825-1404.
· LD11 Conservative Team Candidates Steve Smith (Sen), and Rep Mark Finchem and Vince Leach (House) schedule: .
· July 4 – 3 pm, Arts Express Celebrate the 4th with Patriotic Songs let-freedom-sing
· July 4 – 6-10 pm, Maricopa Independence Day celebration, Copper Sky Park.
· July 4 – 6- 10 pm, Marana 4th of July, 7548 N. Silverbell Road, Marana
Gubernatorial Candidate Scott Smith will participate in the July 4 Arizona Celebration of Freedom between 6-10 pm, at 263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201. Visit Candidate’s Row. Contact: Derrik 480-202-7347 or Ryan Carkhuff 602-370-3585 email@example.com
CD2 Candidate Chuck Wooten will host a Fourth of July get together at 5 pm, July 4 at his home, Faith Community East., 8455 E Golf Links Road, Tucson. firstname.lastname@example.org
· Congressman Paul Gosar will attend the 10am-10pm, Fri., July 4 Payson Home Town Celebration in Green Valley Park, 1000 W Country Club, Payson.
· CD2 Candidate Martha McSally will participate in the 8:30 am, July 4 Benson Parade, starting at Lions Park, 435 N. Adams St., Benson and in the 10:30 am Bisbee Parade at starting at Rosa’s Little Italy, 7 Bisbee Road., Bisbee.
· The City Of Phoenix Will Open 11 Pools Fri, July 4. Phoenix pools typically are closed Fridays. https://phoenix.gov/news/parks/139
· July Fourth Holiday Travelers are expected to peck on July 2 and 3 and after July 6 at Sky Harbor Airport. Travel tips: https://phoenix.gov/news/aviation/138
· An ’Open To The Public’ Candidate’s Night Tea Party meeting, featuring primary candidates, is scheduled at 7 pm, July 3 at The Maricopa Community Church 44977 W. Hathaway Ave., Maricopa, AZ 85139. Speakers include Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeau, CD1 candidate Adam Kwasman, Gubernatorial candidates Frank Riggs and Christine Jones, Supt of Public Instruction candidate Diane Douglas, and LD11 Sen Al Melvin, as well as a host of other candidates. District # 4
· Congressman David Schweikert: Please accept my deepest appreciation for your support with our online campaign. Because of you, conservatives have a fighting chance to take back our country. Your action and your effort make such a difference.
· Volunteers Are Needed For The Yuma County GOP Booth at the Independence Day block party in Somerton. CD3 and Yuma County candidates are welcome to join the booth or display their literature and signs. Take your literature, etc to the Yuma office on Thurs. Contact: 928-317-9120 email@example.com
· Heavy Traffic Expected On I-15 During Independence Day Holiday. ADOT advises drivers traveling through Virgin River Gorge to allow extra travel time.
· Latest Highway Conditions Around The State, visit the ADOT Traveler Information Center at az511.gov or call 511; outside of Arizona dial 1.888.411.ROAD (7623).
· The Wickenburg American Legion ‘Forty & Eight’ is planning a BBQ fundraiser from noon until 4 pm, Sat., July 5 at the Legion Hall, 176 F. Frontier St., Wickenburg. Serving BBQ pork sandwich with your choice of two items beans, slaw or potato salad. $4 donation.The Forty & Eight, named after the WWI the box cars in France that held 40 troops or 8 mules, provides scholarships to nurses with the funds collected.
· Mohave County Supervisor And Arizona Association Of Counties (AACO) President Buster Johnson attended the state association’s annual Leadership Conference in Phoenix in June.
· Arizonans Against Common Core Forums are scheduled from 9-11 am, Aug 2 at the Brand New Church, 1827 W Grovers Ave., Phx. and from 6-9 pm at the Burke Basic School, 131 E. Southern Ave., Mesa. Speakers include Dr. Sandra Stosky, leading expert on Common Core, Gubernatorial candidate Frank Riggs and Supt of Public Instruction candidate Diane Douglas. Contact: Jennifer Reynolds firstname.lastname@example.org
· MCRC Chairman A J LaFaro: There has been some discussion as to what occurred at the AZGOP ExComm Meeting on June 21st. What I remember was:
· Robert Graham first informed the attendees around 10:10 am that he had invited Sen John McCain to speak to the group.
· McCain started speaking around 10:30 am and didn't finish until almost 12 pm. McCain was arrogant, rude, condescending and wasn’t truthful when answering some of the questions. For ex: When someone asked McCain why he supports terrorist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS and other like terrorist organizations; he flat out said they were quite mistaken – that he had never associated with them. See links
· That was the first time I had ever been in the same room with McCain - and it will be my last. Shame on the AZGOP ExComm attendees for not walking out on McCain at our June 21st meeting.
· As for the reported "standing ovation" for McCain, most of us where glad he was finished pontificating and where anxious to break for lunch.
· Pro And Con Arguments Regarding Ballot Measures for the upcoming General Election are due to the Secretary of State's Office by 5 p.m. on July 9. Qualifying arguments received by that time will be printed inside a publicity pamphlet to be mailed to voters in advance of the statewide General Election on Nov. 4. Proposals to appear on the ballot can be viewed here: http://www.azsos.gov/election/2014/general/ballotmeasures.htm
· Send via mail or bring arguments to:
Arizona Secretary of State's Office
1700 W. Washington St., 7th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007
· Walk-in service is also available in our Tucson Office at:
Arizona Secretary of State's Office
Arizona State Complex Building
400 W. Congress, Room 141
· Arguments in favor of or in opposition to ballot questions may not exceed 300 words. Submittal fees are $100, though that cost is reduced to $75 if the argument is submitted electronically (via CD or e-mail – no PDFs) along with the paper copy. Remember, the Secretary’s Office only accepts cash or check. To ensure accuracy, the Secretary of State's Office recommends that arguments be submitted electronically (Word format only). After submitting the fee, arguments may be submitted by e-mail to: email@example.com
· Arguments must be signed and notarized, and will be published exactly as written, including any errors. No faxed signatures will be accepted. For arguments filed by an organization or corporation, the notarized signature of at least two executive officers is required and the organization must be identified. For arguments filed by political committees, the notarized signature of the chairman or treasurer is required and the committee must be identified.
· Arguments must include the name, address or post office box, city and telephone number of the individual(s) signing. Only the name and city of those signing the argument will appear in the publicity pamphlet.
More information: Contact the Arizona Secretary of State's Office at 602-542-8683 or 1-877-843-8683.
· House Majority Leader David Gowan: After visiting the Nogales processing center, housing nearly 1,000 unaccompanied children, House Majority Leader David Gowan said he was sadden by the magnitude of the humanitarian crisis, but more certain than ever that fixing the problem at the southwestern border will require significantly more resources from the federal government as well as coordination from our southern neighbors. “These were just kids, some so very young,” said Gowan. “It truly breaks my heart to see them in this situation.” Gowan added that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is to be commended for keeping the children sheltered with plenty of food, games and TV, and more importantly, out of harm’s way. “After this crisis has passed, we need to focus on a long term solution to the problem of illegal immigration,” Gowan said. “Securing the southwestern border and dramatically improving the time it takes to process individuals who are apprehended has to be foremost in the plan.” In the meantime, Gowan said, “We’re paying it forward by taking care of these kids” At the same time, elected officials must work toward a plan that addresses both push factors in El Salvador and Honduras as well as pull factors, like the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that serves no one but human traffickers and organized criminals, added Gowan.
· Author And Former LD9 Chairman Ray Spitzer: Since the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case, the rhetoric about the decision has been deafening, and mostly false. Evidently, the left believes that women are incapable of providing their own contraceptive care without the government. What does that say about what the left thinks of women? The truth is that Hobby Lobby has been paying for 16 of the 20 contraceptive products for years for their employees, without complaint from the employees (and there is no co-pay). Their objection was that the government has no right to mandate that a private business pay for all 20 contraceptive products. Hobby Lobby, on religious grounds, maintains that the four products not covered by their health plan are products designed to end a pregnancy which violates their faith. Any woman who wants one of those products can certainly go buy it themselves, at a very low cost. So, put that "denied access" business to rest. But, the left says that the company should pay for it, not the individual woman. It would seem that the left doesn't think too highly of women, deciding that women have to be taken care of because they're incapable of taking care of themselves. Pretty condescending, isn't it? And two final points: 1-Hobby Lobby starts all employees at twice the minimum wage and, 2-what right does the federal government have to tell private businesses what they must provide to their employees? Contact: 623-334-2325
· Remember When GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney:
· Predicted the resurgence of a hostile Russia on the global front.
· Denounced Obamacare, now as unpopular as it's ever been - with more premium hikes and increases on the way as a result.
· Warned us about the problems with the Veterans Administration.
· The Mohave County Recorder’s Office And The Public Works Dept received The National Association of Counties (NACo) has announced their 2014 Achievement Awards for their innovative, cost saving programs that help both the tax payers and employees save time and resources,” according to Supervisor Buster Johnson stated.
· Arizona -Americans For Prosperity Needs Volunteers for phone banking. Field Director Contacts:
· Karen MacKean, Coconino, Apache, Gila, Graham & Eastern Pinal County, firstname.lastname@example.org, (480) 220-9450
· Karen Schutte, Pima & Cochise County, email@example.com , (520) 240-2058
· Judy Hoelscher, Maricopa & Western Pinal County, firstname.lastname@example.org, (480) 290-1751
Leslie White - Deputy State Director, email@example.com 480.290.2286
· ATTN: Candidates/LD leaders/Group Chairman: If you have sent announcements or messages to Briefs that have not been posted (except endorsements) or that I have not responded to, please resend them. I became aware over the weekend that some of your messages haven’t come through. Messages can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org If I do not respond with “thx” within 24 hours, please resend – using one or all of the above e-dressses. I’d rather get duplications than not receive your e-mails.
· A Reminder To Politically Involved State Employees: See state restrictions (Arizona’s “mini-Hatch Act”) at A.R.S. § 41-752. http://www.azleg.gov/ars/41/00752.htm The public policy behind these limitations is at A.R.S. § 41-752(K).
· Republican Candidate Announcements, fundraiser, neighborhood walks and other events can be sent to email@example.com 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/
· Supt Of Public Instruction Candidate Diane Douglas Schedule:
· July 2 – 6 pm, Grassroots Tea Parties United /Constitutional Liberty Movement Independence Day Celebration at the Brand New Church, 1827 W Grovers, Phx (19th Ave/Grovers).
· July 3 – 7 pm, City of Maricopa and Pinal County residents at the The Maricopa Community Church 44977 W. Hathaway Ave., Maricopa, AZ 85130 (across from the Post Office).
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· Maricopa County Community College Board - District 3 Candidate Johanna Haver is a LD 15 PC and a former Arizona teacher with 32 years of experience in grades 4-12 and at the university level. She has written two books on education, most recently English for the Children: Mandated by the People, Skewed by Politicians and Special Interests (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013), and more than 75 columns for the Arizona Republic. She has been a member of several Arizona Department of Education committees and task forces from 1998 to 2013. She wants to cut tuition by avoiding and eliminating wasteful spending, such as the millions of dollars now being spent to correct a security breach that went unheeded when employees first reported it in 2011. Contact Haver at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-361-1229
· Gubernatorial Candidate Christine Jones: The summer and the campaign are heating up as Team Jones counts down to victory on August 26th. Over the remainder of the campaign, we will provide a weekly update of ways you can help guarantee a win for Christine on Primary Election Day. Please share these emails with your family, friends, and neighbors as we work to make Arizona the brightest star. As Christine travels across the state, we are starting to see bumper stickers everywhere. If you would like one for your car, contact us at email@example.com or call 602-274-0119 and we will send one to you right away. Christine is taking the airwaves by storm with her new television ads. Watch her newest ads on border security, economic development, and education and help share Christine's conservative message around the state. In case you missed it, Christine released a detailed Border Security Plan available here.
· CD2 Candidate Martha McSally: I am so grateful for you! Your contribution, along with the support of other generous friends, made it possible for us to beat our end-of-quarter fundraising goal! We are so proud of our final numbers for the quarter which will make sure our opponent knows: This is a winning campaign. As always, I am in awe of your generosity and steadfast support. I could not make this journey without you and the backing of our community. I am thankful for your help and friendship. I continue to hear from voters across the district about their frustrations with the status quo. They are looking for real change in Washington. Your investment allows me to spend time in the place I love most, meeting with members of our community and hearing what they want from their Representative in Congress. I will always put Southern Arizona first and, with your support, I will continue to work hard so I can serve our community in Washington, D.C. Thank you for investing in my race!
· Tom-Horne-Internal-Investigation-To Stay Secret Laurie Roberts
· AZ-GOP-Gubernatorial-Debate Thomas Sounded Like Ronald Reagan…
· 'The One' Video
· Where-Is-Chris-Simcox-Now? Alan Korwin, Page Nine
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· For The Latest On The Marine Held In Mexico. See Freetahmooressi.Com
· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily
· Need2NoBorder News Watch
· Cochran Campaign Mgr, Staffer Busted In Illegal Vote Buying Operation Black Reverend Stiffed By The Cochran Campaign
· The-Muddy-Mississippi-Senate-Race …He And His Friends Such As U.S. Senate John Mccain (R-Az) And U.S. Senator Mitch Mcconnell (R-Ky) Are The Poster Boys For Term Limits.
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