Wednesday, January 28, 2015

1-27-15 MCRC Briefs

MCRC Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


Tuesday, January 27, 2015


·       Terror-Weapon-Attack-Plunges-140-Million-Pakistani's Into-Darkness  U.S. electrical grid vulnerable to similar catastrophe.  Editor’s Note: Congressman Trent Franks has introduced bills and warned about this type of crisis in the US since 2003; however, he been scoffed at over the bills he introduced on the GRID and cyberattacks, according to Franks staffer. While some of Franks bills have passed the House, Majority Speaker Harry Reid (D) would NOT bring them to vote in the Senate.


·       Some State Committeemen Are Still Waiting For The Final Results Of The CD Members-At-Large (MAL) election because of confusion at the podium during the announcement of winners during the Sat., Jan 24 AZGOP Statutory meeting .  Briefs has asked, several times, for a complete list of the names of the winners, along with the tallies for all the MAL candidates.  They will be posted as soon as released by AZGOP Secretary Linda White or AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham. Word is afloat of a possible recount request due to the confusion and delay in releasing the entire list of winners.


·       Conflicting Reports Continue To Circulate regarding the sudden appearance of a contingency of Viet Namese visitors who filled the balcony just prior to Sen John McCain’s surprise speech at the Jan 24 AZGOP Statutory meeting.  The visitors reportedly arrived in a large commercial bus that was parked to the south of the meeting building.

Some Committeemen are puzzled at the McCain posters and the numerous Viet Namese flags displayed from the balcony during McCain’s speech.  McCain was censured by the State Committeemen a year ago. Some Committeemen turned their backs as McCain spoke and others booed him this past Saturday. Briefs asked Graham about reports that he or McCain had bused in the visitors in support of McCain surprise appearance and about the significances of the Viet Namese flags carried into the GOP meeting.

Graham e-mail reads: “I had no idea about the Vietnam guests until they started to appear in the balcony.  Not sure how many people there were.  The reports are false that I or the AZ GOP had anything to do with the Vietnamese group attending the meeting.  I did not see any buses or group transportation.  Regarding the Flag…from my view point there were both American and Vietnamese flags.   However it is common that the Vietnamese will display the South Vietnamese flag which symbolizes Heritage and Freedom…it is a way to support freedom and protest socialism and communism.  If they display that flag in parts of their home country they would be jailed.”  


·       The Coconino County Republicans Lincoln Day Dinner/Fundraiser has been rescheduled to Feb 17 at Double Tree Hotel by Hilton 1175 West Rt 66, Flagstaff, AZ, according to newly elected Chairman Joan Harris.  Gov Doug Ducey is the keynote speaker. Additions speakers include State Treasurer Jeff DeWit and Congressman Paul Gosar.  Remarks by Mayor Jerry Nabours and Councilman Jeff Oravity. No host bar. Drawing for prizes. Registration opens at 5:45 pm. VIP reception from 5:30 – 6 pm. VIP tickets - $100 each (includes seating with DeWit or Gossar, private reception and photo with Ducey. (Ducey’s table has sold out.) Individual dinner tickets (advance purchase) $50 each. Tickets paid at the door - $60 peach. Tables of 10 - $450. Platinum table sponsorships: $750 for table of 10, includes seating up front with dinner, private reception and photo opt with the Governor for four guests from the table, along with recognition from the podium, and banner hung in the ballroom. Limited seating. RSVP: Checks payable to CCRC and mail to CCRC Treasurer Dan Edel at 3120 West Tami Lane, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Personal checks only; postmarked no later than Feb 11 to insure on time arrival. Contact CCRC Chairman Joan Harris, 928-226-0502 (


·       AZGOP 2Vice Chair Gabby Saucedo Mercer was interviewed on the James T Harris show.    Gabby’s interview starts at 3:20   Jan Syverson


·       And Speaking Of Gabby, she was one sharp looking chick at the State meeting – as she always is.


·       Former Graham County Sheriff Mack Needs Help. Mack suffered a heart attack recently and is recovery from surgery – however, complications have slowed that recovery and added financial strain on the family. See  help sheriff mack To donate  directly to a bank account at  Wells Fargo, Account Richard Mack, Routing Number: 122105278, Account Number:  2816818385. Be sure to get a receipt. If you wish to verify that the family received the donation, send a note to .


·       LD28 PC Sally Geyer: I couldn’t believe it when I read that Senator Smith was left off the memorial list once again, but John Driggs was on the list. Unfortunately, I was not elected to the state committeeman position this time so I didn’t attend the meeting.  Jack Londen was mentioned even though he didn’t pass until 2015-this year.  – Sally Geyer


·       A School Of Choice Education Rally is scheduled at 3 pm., Jan 29 at the State Capitol, 1700 W Washington, Phx. The event is sponsored by Americans for Prosperity-Arizona, A for Arizona, the Arizona School Choice Trust, the American Federation for Children, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Charter Schools Association, the Goldwater Institute, the Institute for Better Education, LaBella Q Dance Studio,  and the LIBRE Initiative.


·       The Arizona Corporation Commission has scheduled a staff meeting at 3 pm., Wed., Jan 28. notice and agenda: Staff Meeting.


·       The Arizona American African Republican Committee Black History month meeting is scheduled at 6 pm., Wed., Feb 4 at the AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. Contact: AAARC Chairman Rev. Clyde Bowen 602 274-5439  


·       The Arizona House Health Committee is conferring with experts on the dangers of “ sports-related concussions.”  A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that alters the way the brain normally works. They are caused when a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body makes the head and brain move rapidly back and forth. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services more than 35,000 adults and children visit Arizona emergency rooms each year for brain injuries, including concussions. The majority of these visits are caused by unintentional accidents such as a fall, collision, or sports injury.  Concussions can result in death or long-term neurological impairment and affect at least 10 percent of young athletes in Arizona each year. Health Committee Chairman Rep Heather Carter has introduced (HCR2017) proclaiming August 20, 2015 as Concussion Awareness Day - to coincide with the beginning of the school year when student athletes are beginning a new year of sports and activities.


·       A Statue Of The Late Sen. Barry Goldwater will be installed Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. in National Statuary Hall in Washington, DC.  “Senator Goldwater is truly ‘Mr. Arizona’ and represents our state’s grit and spirit,” said Sec. of State Michele Reagan. “I am proud to have such a great American and native Arizonan represent the state.”   

Barry Goldwater was born in the Territory of Arizona on New Year's Day in 1909. Goldwater's political career began with a successful run for Phoenix City Council in 1949. Three years later he won a seat representing Arizona in the United States Senate. Although, his 1964 presidential bid proved unsuccessful, he is seen as a leader and visionary of the conservative movement. In addition to politics, Goldwater was passionate about the people and landscapes of Arizona. He traveled extensively throughout the state photographing the wonders of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River plateau. He retired from the Senate in 1987 and passed away in 1998.

“Artist Deborah Copenhaver Fellows has crafted a likeness of Senator Goldwater that brilliantly captures his spirit,” said Ken Bennett former Secretary of State whose office spearheaded the creation of the statute. 

“The installation of Senator Goldwater’s statue represents the culmination of work began by the Legislature and carried forth by the Arizona Historical Advisory Committee,” said State Librarian Joan Clark. “AHAC is honored to have been part of this worthwhile endeavor.”

In 2008, the Arizona Legislature passed House Joint Resolution 2001 urging the U.S. Congress to allow a statue of Senator Goldwater to be displayed in National Statuary Hall in place of the current John Campbell Greenway statue. Greenway, a Rough Rider who was one of the leaders in the charge up San Juan Hill, was instrumental in the mining industry in Arizona. He developed a method for extracting low-grade ore and he built the City of Ajo.

Statuary Hall was created by Congress in 1864 in the Old Hall of the U.S. House of Representatives. The statue of Goldwater joins the statue of Father Eusebio Kino in representing the Arizona. 


·       Sen John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has announced a full committee hearing at 9:30 am ET, Wed., Feb 4 to consider the nomination of Dr. Ashton B. Carter as the next Secretary of Defense will take place on Wednesday, February 4. The hearing is expected to last late into the afternoon.


·       Congressman Martha McSally has spoken today on the House floor about ending human trafficking in Southern Arizona and around the country. McSally's remarks came as the House of Representatives debated 12 bills designed to enhance tools available for law enforcement, provide resources to help identify and respond to instances of trafficking, and improve services to care for victims.   Watch Rep. McSally’s remarks HERE.


·       Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) Officers For 2015-16:

ü  Chairman – Tyler Bowyer

ü  First Vice-Chairman – Jeni White

ü  Second Vice-Chairman – Aaron Border

ü  Secretary – Matt Eberle

ü  Treasurer – David Ludwig


·       AZGOP officers for 2015-2016:

ü  Chairman Robert Graham  - incumbent

ü  1 Vice Chair Parralee Schneider  - incumbent 

ü  2 VC Gabby Saucedo-Mercer 

ü  Secretary Linda White  - incumbent

ü  Treasurer Jonathon Lines


·       Volunteers are needed by Peoria City Council Candidate Ben Toma to help his campaign for the election that was delayed in August to March 2015 because of a mix-up with ballots. Toma needs help prior to the Feb 12 early ballot mail out. Volunteers are needed to drop flyers, knock on doors and phone banking. Contact: Barbara Wylie Pecora at barbarawpecora@hotmail. com (602-999-7445) or Corky Haynes at (623-518-3752).


·       Jose Borrajero’s instructions on how To sign up for the ALIS System to contact your legislators. The system ALIS allows you to contact your legislators and comment on bills. If you have signed for the system, here is how to access it.  The only way to sign up for ALIS is at the terminals located at the House and/or Senate buildings.

To testify (comment) on bills that you are interested in, do the following. 

1.     Go to the site at:

2.     Enter email address and password.

3.     Click on “Sign On”.

4.     On the Home page click on “Settings” to change password.

5.     On the Home page click on “New Request”

6.     Next to “Search Phrase” enter bill number

7.     Click on “Search”

8.     Choose your position, for, against, or neutral. Choose whether you want to speak at the hearing or not. (If you select YES, you must be present to voice your comments) 

9.     Insert Comments, if any and click on “Submit”

To sign up for the “Straw Poll” to legislators, sign up at   On line straw poll to let legislators your opinion on issues and bills. To be alerted as to what bills are coming up, request to be placed on the email distribution list of the organization(s) that specialize on the issues you are interested in.

Join Jose Borrajero’s” Arizona Rapid Response Team (AZRRT)” distribution list, by sending a request to , if you haven’t done so already.


·       The YAVGOP Lincoln/Reagan Dinner scheduled for Feb14 has been rescheduled to March 21 at the Prescott Resort. The cost is $65 per person.





·        The Estrella Conservative Republican Club And LD4 will meet at 7 pm, Jan 28 at the Estrella Foothills High School.  Contact Chr Richard Newcomer at 602-512-1340.


·       The Pima County Republican Club Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am, Tues., Jan 27 at the Sabbar Shrine Temple, 450 S. Tucson Blvd, Tucson to hear Jeff Prather, Owner of the Warrior School, address “Obama’s Transformation of America.”


·       Tucson Amphi School Board Member Scott Leska is conducting a Town Hall Meeting at 2 pm., Sat., Jan 31 at the Nanini Public Library, 7300 N Shannon Rd., Tucson, to discuss taxpayers concerns as a parent, student, teacher, administrator, tax payer, or constituent.


·       RSVP deadline for  The Arrowhead Republican Women's Membership Tea is scheduled at 1 pm., Feb 4 at the home of  President Bonnie Hochberg. Members and associates are welcome to bring Republican guests. State President Mary Williams will address the group. Executive Committee members will be on hand to answer questions. RSVP to Arlene at 623-583-7738 by Wed, Jan 28.



·       Colorado River Tea Party Round Table Discussion at 6 pm, Jan 29  at Community Christian Church,  6480 E. Hwy 95 ( last bldg behind church).



·       The Arizona Federation of Republican Women have extended the registration deadline to Jan 30 for the April 17-19, 2015 trip to visit the Reagan Presidential Library.  Contact Trip Coordinator  Susan Kay Schultz  480 / 945-1490. .  Reservations: AZ Trails Travel | Roxanne and Hank Boryczki, 16650 E. Palisades Blvd. #106, Fountain Hills AZ  85268,  480 / 837-8665.






·        Terror-Weapon-Attack-Plunges-140-Million-Pakistani's Into-Darkness  U.S. Electrical Grid Vulnerable To Similar Catastrophe.  Congressman Trent Franks has introduced bills on the GRID and Cyberattacks. Some have passed the House; Senate Speaker Harry Reid wouldn't bring them to a vote in the Senate.


·        Mesa-Police-Chief-Frank Milstead Tapped As DPS-Director  Following Father’s Footsteps

·        Arizona-Measles-Cases Tied To Disneyland

·        State Spends Big Bucks On A Luxury Plane As Budgets Get Slashed

·        Rep. Gosar Remembers Victims Of Radiation On National Downwinders Day:      Mistreatment-Must-Be-Fixed

·        Gosar Supports House Efforts To Fight Domestic Human Trafficking

·        Gosar Slams Obama’s Alaskan Land Grab

·        Arizona-House-Republicans-Approve-Private-Caucus Meetings

·        Arizona-Bill-Shielding Lottery-Winners Advances

·        Churches Could See Tax-Free Under Legislation

·        Hall Of Fame Nominee Kurt Warner Talks Football And Fatherhood

·        Patriots Fans Happy To Escape Major Snowstorm

·         Inside-Look- Superbowl-Sex-Trafficking-Command-Center

·        The 70th Anniversary Of Auschwitz: How One Woman Survived Three Nazi Death Camps

·        Former Candidates Hang Out Their Shingles

·        How-Corrupt-Is-Your-State; All-50-Ranked

·        Wildlife-Rehabilitator-Has-License-Suspended-By-AZ-Game-And-Fish

·        Flagged-For-Counterfeiting; DPS-Busts-Bogus-Super-Bowl-Gear

·        Tucson-Moves-Up-On-List-Of-Top-Economies-World-Wide

·        Girl Scouts Hope For Record Cookie Season In Arizona

·        Officials: Mohave Valley Church Fire Appears To Be Arson

·        McCain-Called-A-War-Mongrel; Booed-By-Republican-Activists

·        Deport-2-Manchuria: Republican-Delegates-Boo-McCain-In-His-Home-State  Video

·        Why-Did-Glenn-Beck Call-The-GOP-The-Amazing-Tower-Of-Jell-O?

·        Phoenix-Gets-Serious-About-Crime-Ahead-Of-Super-Bowl-By-Arresting-More-Guys-Seeking-Prostitutes

·        Sharia Law In America: Islamic Tribunal Confirmed In Texas

·        Mesa-QT-Killing-Suspect-Subject-To Deportation-Proceedings

·        Frank-Lloyd-Wright-School-Hires-Dean

·        Super-Bowl-Big Week For Arizona, Ducey

·        Robert Robb:  Terrorism-Response-Between-Obama-Bush-Needed

·        HFC: House Republicans Form House Freedom Caucus

·        Super-Bowl-2015-Host-City-In-Arizona-May-Be-On-The-Hook-For-Millions

·        Rep. Gosar Slams Obama’s Alaskan Land Grab

·        NFL Snubs Glendale Mayor Jerry-Weiers

·        McCain-Greeted With Boos At GOP-Meeting  Dan Nowicki.

·        McCain Booed/Called War Monger At AZGOP Meeting   Video Of McCain Speech

·        Flake-Sides-With-Obama-Foreign-Policy-Iran, Cuba

·        Matt Salmon Addresses AZGOP Statutory Mtg

·        Rep-Paul-Boyer-Introduces-Bill-To-Support-Internet-Crimes-Against-Children-Task-Force




·        Illegal ID Thieves Become Victims In Topsy-Turvy World

·        AZ Republic Roughs Up Jeff Flake In Lover’s Spat


·        The Time To Rescue Sexually Abused Children Is Now!


·        Republicans-Audition-Their-Dog-And-Pony Show For Koch Brothers


·        Mad Libs

·        Remain Aware Of Your Surroundings


·        Sleeper Cells: The Immigration Component Of The Threat


·        Democrats-Are-Still-The-Party-Of-Slavery



·       Maricopa County Republican Committee ByLaws   2014


·        AZGOP financial reports filed/ AZ Sec of State 

·        FEC Filing Updated/Current AZGOP Financials Info

·        Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws


·        Republican-National-Committee-Hires-New-Chief


·        Bowe-Bergdahl-To Be-Charged-Desertion-Officials-Say

·        What Pentagon Would Gain From Bowe Bergdahl Desertion Charge


·        “Smoking Gun” Benghazi Documents Reveal What State Department Officials Knew All Along…

·        State-Dept-Benghazi-Witness-Gets-Grilled-About-His-Criticism-Of-Conservatives

·        Judicial-Watch-Obtains-Smoking-Gun-Benghazi-Documents

·        Obama-Intimidating-Benghazi-Witness-Into-Silence  Congressman Says Key General 'On A Leash' To Keep Him Quiet

·        Admiral-Benghazi-Panels-Excuse-Nonsense   Commanders Contend House Committee Has Power To Uncover Truth

·        Federal Agencies Stonewall House Committee’s Benghazi Investigation


·        More States Suing Feds Over Immigration Executive Orders

·        Remember 1986

·        Borderland Beat

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Need2No    Border News Watch  


·        Virginia Senate Panel Shoots Down Gun Control Bills


·        Way Overdue!   Welcome Home Trailer

·        Hagel: Gitmo Detainees ‘Are There For A Reason’

·        After Killing More Than 1,600 People This Drone Operator Called It Quits

·        Mother Of Slain Navy SEAL Issued Michael Moore A Challenge He’s Unlikely To Last Five Minutes In   Debbie Lee Of Arizona

·        GAO: Pentagon Has No Handle On Personnel Bloat 

·        Purging American Military Frees Radical Eco-Fascists To Purge American Citizens And Protect The Earth

·        94-Year-Old WWII Vet Insists He's Alive, But The IRS Isn't Having It

·        U.S.-Led Forces Launch 34 Air Strikes In Syria, Iraq: U.S. Military

·        Admiral: US-Could-Have-Ousted-Gadhafi-Peacefully   Brokered Deal But Obama Chose To Arm Al-Qaida-Linked 'Rebels'


·        “DOJ Watergate… Or Worse” Criminal Conspiracy Allegations Strike Highest Levels Of Obama Justice Department


·        Bill Maher Slams Howard Dean For Denying ISIS Is Muslim

·        200,000 Person-Strong-Protest-March Gets-Almost-Zero-Coverage


·        There Is Only One Way To Stop Obama From Setting Jihadists Free: Impeachment


·        Democrat Leader Says Obama Administration Is “Completely Missing The Point Of Radical Islamic Ideology”

·        Liberals Are Rewriting America’s History To Create An Ignorant Electorate


·        Koch-Backed Groups Plan To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Election


·        Hillary-Clinton-To Launch-In April


·       Terror-Weapon-Attack-Plunges-140-Million-Pakistani's Into-Darkness  U.S. Electrical Grid Vulnerable To Similar Catastrophe


·        Three Things About Islam


·        Sheriff David Clarke: ‘Sharpton Ought To Go Back To The Gutter Where He Came From’


·        Virginia’s Anti-NDAA Bill Seeks To Turn Tables On Feds


·        FBI And DOJ Investigation Exposes Obama, Holder & Sharpton Engaging In Racial Politics


·        The Republican Congress Pushes Back On Obamacare

·        Trouble In GOP Ranks Kills Votes On Border And Abortion Bills

·        House Conservatives Unite To Form Establishment-Busting Caucus

·        Revealed: John Boehner Just Admitted What He Really Did During Obama’s State Of The Union

·        Top-Lawmaker-Demands-Answers-From-IRS-Over-Hiring-Of-Botched Healthcare-Gov-Company

·        Dem-Senator-Outraged: VA-Inspector-General-Held-Secret-Drug-Scandal-Report-From-Congress


·        Terror-Weapon-Attack-Plunges-140-Million-Pakistani's Into-Darkness  U.S. Electrical Grid Vulnerable To Similar Catastrophe

·        Senate-Blocks-Measure-To-Build-Keystone-Xl-Pipeline; Discussions-Will-Continue

·        Keystone Backers Predict Final Senate Passage By Weekend


·        Study: 2014 Employment Boom Due To Expiration Of Obama’s Unemployment Benefits


·        Al Gore Wants No Cars In Major Cities


·        CBO-Report: Obamacare-To Cost 50K Per Person

·        Top-Lawmaker-Demands-Answers-From-Irs-Over-Hiring-Of-Botched Healthcare-Gov-Company


·        Memo Shows That The EPA Wants To Tie Global Warming To Americans’ Personal Worries   Document Was Obtained By Conservative Attorney Via A FOIA Request


·        Even Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo Has Had It With New York’s Teacher Unions


·        Michelle-Obama-Navigates-Limits-On-Women-In-Saudi-Arabia


·        Is Iran Pulling The Wool Over Obama’s Eyes?

·        ISIS Threatens Obama: ‘We Will Reach America And Cut Off Your Head In The White House’

·        Conservative Group Pushing To Force Obama To Save Iraq’s Christians

·        OBAMA VS. BIBI: Obama Sends 5-Man Team To Israel To Help Defeat Netanyahu In Reelection

·        Obama Raises Questions About His Religious Faith While Speaking In India

·        Obama’s ‘Steno Pool’ Always Writes What The Boss Tells Them To…

·        After ‘Froot Loops Lady’ Interview, Obama Called The First “Entertainment-Created President”

·        This New GOP Caucus Could Be A Key Step In The Revolt Against Boehner…

·        Rob Lowe Skewers Obama For Shunning Netanyahu While Hosting Youtube Stars


·        More-Brutal-911-Says-Man-Tortured-By ISIS

·        Report-Says-USA-Stopped-Israel-Selling-Arms-Nigeria-Fight-Terrorists  Whose Side Are We On???

·        Here’s How An Obama Crony And Kerry’s State Dept Are Quietly Working To Oust Netanyahu

·        Is The Global War On Terror Being Used To Bring In A Global Government Of Terror?

·        Terror-Weapon-Attack-Plunges-140-Million-Pakistani's Into-Darkness

·        Saudi-Arabia’s-New-King-Helped-Fund-Radical-Terror-Groups

·        Fidel Castro Breaks Silence On Diplomatic Deal With Obama Admin: “I Don’t Trust” Them…