Saturday, May 23, 2015

5-23-15 Briefs

Republican Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


Saturday - May 23, 2015 -   Memorial Day Weekend


·       Memorial-Day-2015


·       Boy Holds Salute For An Hour On Famous Beach: What Happens At The 5:02 Mark Is Beautiful


·      9-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Memorial-Day


·       Memorial Day: Remembering Loyce Deen Of Altus, Oklahoma  A man who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country during World War II.


·       Seven-Brothers-A-Remarkable-World-War-II-Story


·       Rev Clyde Bowen, AAARC:  (California oil spill, Bad). Spilling some beverage to purposely honor the military losses in defense of this country, GOOD!This weekend, Stop & spill your drink. Let it fall to the ground or sink. You are saying. ‘This is for the military brothers & sisters who are not here.’  It will just take moment. We have always done it back in Roxbury maybe because we have lost many going back to before the Revolutionary War. So, please share this info with others & spill a little liquid for them. They spilled a lot of Blood for you.” -- Rev Clyde Bowen, The AAARC, fmr-USAF


·       Sen Andy Biggs And His Wife Cindi will be the guests of Barbara Blewster and her husband between 7 -8:30 pm, Sat., May 30 at 915 W. Fairway Drive, Mesa 85201,  to discuss why a Constitutional Convention is a dangerous idea.  Those interested in attending should RSVP to Blewster at 480-833-4937.


·       Political Consultant Constantin Querard:  Hoping everyone will rally to help out a great family and great kid! Next week the annual Legislators vs Lobbyists softball game will be a benefit to help the Carl Seel family (with expenses for their son who is being treated for cancer. For more information on attending or contributing to that event please contact Anthony Kern at  If you can't make it to the event, please go online here and make a contribution. A lot of you will remember Carl from his years in the Legislature. He's made sacrifices for the State of Arizona, so I'm hoping everyone will dig deep and send some help their way! Thanks and God Bless!


·       If You Are Thinking Of Driving And Drinking – DON’T!  Law enforcement agencies across the state will be watching for you in hopes of keeping you from maiming and killing other people on our roadways.


·       Congresswoman Martha McSally will take part in Memorial Day events around Southern Arizona on Monday. In the morning, Rep. McSally will speak at the South Lawn Cemetery Service held by VFW Post 549. Later in the day, she will speak and sing at the Arts Express Memorial Day Event, “A Hero’s Salute,” at the Pima Air and Space Museum. In the evening, she will speak and sing at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony in Sierra Vista hosted by the Coronado Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America.

ü  9 am., VFW Post 549 South Lawn Cemetery Service, 5401 S. Park Ave, Tucson

ü  3 pm., Arts Express Memorial Day Event “A Hero’s Salute”, Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd., Tucson

ü  6 pm., Memorial Day Ceremony at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery,

ü  1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista.


·       ASU-Paid $500K To Clinton-Foundation-For Event  Sen. John McCain said it wasn't worth the university spending half a million dollars. McCain participated in a panel discussion moderated by Bill Clinton as part of the event. "Frankly, if I had known that that was the situation, that they were being paid $500,000, I would have spoken up at the time that I thought it was outrageous," McCain told The Arizona Republic on Friday.


·       The Fountain Hills Republican Club Social is scheduled at 6 pm., Tues., May 26 at El Encanto Restaurant, 11044 N Sauguaro Blvd in Fountain Hills.  The June 23rd Social will be at Sapori D'Italia, 11865 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.

·       The Colorado River Tea Party – Yuma will meet at t 6 pm., June 4 at  the Community Christian Church, 6480 E. Hwy 95, Yuma to hear Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot. Contact: Chairman Sally Kizer  928-210-1219

·       The Jade Helm military exercise is causing a lot of concern… which side of this issue are we, the taxpayers and citizens of the nation, to believe?

1.     Jade-Helm-Military-Exercise; Political-Firestorm-In Western-States

2.     Why-The-New-Special-Operations-Exercise-Freaking-Out-The-Internet

·       Tea Party Patriots Are Planning To Hold Rallies at local congressional offices across the country at noon, June 17 in support of the Vitter Bill – which stops congressional exemption from Obamacare. They want Congress to live by the same rules they impose on the citizenry. See petition calling for Congress to pass the Vitter Bill; call your Representative and Senators 


·       Ireland Is The First Country To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Popular Vote.  More than 60 percent of voters said "yes" to a referendum that changes Ireland's constitution to give gay and lesbian couples the right to civil marriage, but not to wed in a church.


·       Fox News And Facebook Will Partner To Host The First GOP Debate on August 6 in Cleveland, Ohio. The debate will be limited to the top 10 candidates, based on national polling averages. See official announcement from FoxNews: first-republican-presidential-primary-debate-of-2016-election


·       The Arizona Game And Fish Department’s Expansion Waters will receive their final stocking of the year during the first week of June. The final stocking will include catfish and sunfish. Those waters include: Pacana Pond (Maricopa), Discovery, and McQueen Ponds (Gilbert), Roadrunner Pond (Phoenix), Eldorado Pond (Scottsdale), Bonsall Pond (Glendale), Friendship Park Pond (Avondale); Yuma West Wetlands and Council Ave Pond (Somerton). Tempe Town Lake and Fortuna Pond will receive catfish only.


·       The Paradise Republican Women will meet with the Scottsdale City Council Suzanne Klapp, Virginia Korte, Kathy Littlefield, Guy Phillips, Linda Milhaven and David Smith to discuss Scottsdale issues.  RSVP by June 11. $30 per plate.    AzFRW President Mary Williams, NFRW Convention Co-Chairs Mary Baumbach and Margo Treece will talk about what making  the National Convention the best ever. The National Federation of Women’s Club Conference will be held in Phoenix Sept 10-15,  2015.


·       The Arizona American African Republican Committee (AAARC) will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., June 4 at AZGOP headquarters, 3501 N. 24th Street, Phx. Contact Chairman Rev. Clyde Bowen  602 274-5439


·       The-Delinquents  An interesting comparison between elephant orphans and young male with no father figures in their lives.


·       U.S. Senate Candidate Alexander Meluskey will be visiting all the Legislative Districts in Arizona. If you wish to schedule his appearance, email or call 480-659-2410 


·       The Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families is searching for youth ambassadors that show leadership, engage communities and mobilize other youth to solve community challenges.  Applications are due by 3 pm., May 27 from those who will high school sophomore, juniors and seniors in the fall. Potential commissioners must submit an application and may be interviewed in June at the State Capitol if selected.  If you are interested in applying you can access the application at  The GYC members will be selected and announced in late June. A mandatory orientation for the Governor’s Youth Commission 2015 - 2016 is on Sat, Aug 8, 2015 in Phoenix.







·        Sen John McCain will participate in an 8 am, Mon., May 25 Memorial Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.


·        Fountain Hills' Traditionally Honors Our Nation’s War Dead with a Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony at the Town's Veterans Memorial in Fountain Park. This year’s ceremony is scheduled at 9 am Memorial Day, Mon, May 25. The leadership for the ceremony rotates between the Town's 3 Veterans Service Organizations, VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 7507, American Legion Post 57 and AmVets Post 7. This year it is lead by American Legion Post 58. As is traditional, VFW Post 7507's Color Guard will post the Colors. Taps will be played by Debbie Fisher. The Fountain Hills Saxophone Quartet will provide additional music.



·       The Fountain Hills Republican Club's GOP Social is scheduled Tues., May 26 at the El Encanto Restaurant,11044 N Sauguaro Blvd, FH.   Everyone invited. No speeches, no reservations, no host.  Just a friendly atmosphere to socialize with fellow Republicans.


·        LD17 – Chandler, Sun Lakes and Gilbert – will meet at 7 pm, May 26 with Substance Abuse Coalition Consultant Deborrah Miller addressing the impact of marijuana legalization and Republican Party of  Maricopa County Chairman Tyler Bowyer.  Meeting location: Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Building, (south side of parking lot), 2211 W. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85286. Contact: Chairman Shadow Asgari   LD17shadow@Gmail.Com


·        There Will Be A Special Joint Town Council And School Board meeting on May 26th at 5:30 pm at the Wickenburg School Board room at Hassayampa Elementary School (behind the round gym).  The item of discussion will be the Kerkes Trailhead Area and Hassayampa Elementary School Drainage.  See agenda



·        A Wealth Management Q&A With Arizona Treasurer Jeff  DeWit is scheduled at 6:30 pm., May 27 at the Grand Canyon University- Cass Building Room 139.  DeWit will answer questions about how he built a business and working in the financial industry. Aaron Borders, a retirement and financial specialist, will answer questions about retirement planning for people at any age. Jeff and Aaron will be sharing about their personal experiences. They will not provide guidance to any personal financial situations or specific direction for individual investments. Hosted by the Maricopa County Young Republican Professionals. Light refreshment provided. Free to MCYRP members. Non members $10. See Tickets Click Here


·        The Estrella Conservative Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Wed., May 27 at the Estrella Foothills High School to hear immediate past Maricopa County Republican Chairman A. J. LaFaro address ‘closing the primary” and the bundling of proxies and ballots.  Current Maricopa County Republican Chairman Tyler Bowyer will address local political issues. Contact: Chairman Richard Newcomer



·        Supt of Public Education Diane Douglas’ “Listening Tour” is scheduled at 5 pm., May 28 at Pima Community College West Campus. See   for full tour schedule.




·        The Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Community Fishing Program is hosting a free fishing clinic from 8-11 am, Sat., May 30 at Desert West Park, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd. in Phoenix. No license is required to fish during the event. Fishing poles and bait will be available to borrow for free during the event.


·       National Federation of Republican Assemblies President Sharron Angle Sharron_Angle  will address the 9 am, May 30 Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) May membership meeting  at the Devonshire Community Center, 2802 East Devonshire, Phoenix, Arizona  85016.  Angle will   discuss “What would the US Senate look like after Senators John McCain and Harry Reid” and the NFRA Presidential Preference Convention. Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio will address opposition to the $33 billion trolley (aka light rail) being the largest tax boondoggle in the history of Arizona.  Free admission. Tickets required. Priority seating for those with reservations. RSVP 




·        Erupting-Volcano-Earthquakes-Off-West-Coast-Of-Oregon-Whole-Coast-Moved-Over-48-Hours

·        Administration-Moves-To-End-Bulk-Data-Collection

·        Fatal-Gilbert-Crash-Tragic-Reminder-For-Grads-To-Drive-Responsibly

·        Burglaries Increase, Police Warn Residents To Lock Doors

·        Stay-Safe-And-Cool-This-Memorial-Day

·        Top-Memorial-Day-Activities-At Arizona-State-Parks

·        Laveen-Teen Graduates From ASU, Heads To Law School

·        Firefighters-Battling-Wildfire-Near-Highway-89 Near Flagstaff

·        Arpaio Moves To Remove Judge On Racial Profiling Case

·        Franklin Graham: Gates’ Call To End Gay Adult Ban Puts Scouts ‘At Risk’

·        Constitutionally-Speaking: Compact-For-America-With-Nick-Dranias

·        Jade-Helm-Military-Exercise-Causing-Political-Firestorm-In-Texas-Western-States/

·        Mining-And-Mineral-Museum-At State-Capitol-Closed

·        Salmonella-Outbreak: Raw-Tuna-Sushi-In Maricopa-County

·        12-Blind-Teens-Preparing-To-Hike-Grand-Canyon

·        Saddleback Teacher Wins $5,000 P.E. Grant (1)

·        Harrah's Providing Free Meal For Veterans On Saturday

·        Disturbing And Sad – 51% Of Democrats And 37% Of Republicans Say Make “Hate Speech” A Crime



·        Boy Scouts Victims Of Homosexual Agenda Bizarro World Of Gay Activism Incrementally Pushes Agenda, Sets Standards

·        Obama Picks Wrong Threat To Global Security

·        Sen. Kelli Ward: Conservative Leadership AZ Needs In DC

·        Obama Handcuffs Police

·        GOP Aids Obama’s Stealth Immigration, Climate Change Power Grab


·        Catch Conservative Comedian Evan Sayet Next Wed In Scottsdale

·        Presidential Field Thoughts

·        Ethics Attorneys: Judge Snow Must Recuse Himself From Sheriff Arpaio’s Case


·        Phone Logs Connect Corporation Commissioner To Campaigns, ‘Dark Money’ And Utility

·        Breaking New Ground On Endorsements

·        Rep. Anthony Kern On The SPI Case!


·        Drugs: A Major-Us-Problem

·        House-Financial-Services- Issues Subpoenas For Federal Reserve

·        Republican-Blocks-Bill-Demanding-Public Disclosure Of Bill   

·        Support-Drug-Testing-To-Receive-Welfare Check

·        Trade-Accountability-Moves-Ahead

·        Our-Best-Days-Are-Ahead: Former-Texas Gov Rick Perry


·        National-But-Not-Local

·        Great Choice...

·        Statement Of Faith

·        Jobs That Americans.....Really Want To Do.


·        Watch: Krauthammer And Napolitano Team Up To SMASH Obama With Harsh Truth He Doesn’t Want To Hear 


·        Ghettos Aren’t An Accident: They Were Created By Liberals


·        How The Republican Party Was Formed



·        Maricopa County Republican Committee ByLaws   2014


·        Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws


·        GOP Calls For 'Honoring' Troops By Funding A War Congress Won't Vote On

·        Latest Pew Poll Finds That Republican Voters Are Unhappy With GOP Congress


·        NY-Times-Publishes-Leaked-Clinton-Emails


·        43-Dead-And-Dozens-Wounded-On-Mexican-Ranch

·       Remember 1986

·        Borderland Beat

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Need2No    Border News Watch  


·        Brief Filed Against Treating Mere Possession Of Short-Barrel Shotgun As ‘Inherently Dangerous’

·        Exposed: The ATF-FBI Merger Plan For Stricter Gun Laws

·        Father Of The Year: Dad Won’t Bailout Son Who Brought A Shotgun To A Protest


·        Veterans Frustrated By Presidential Debate On Iraq War

·        Jade-Helm-Military-Exercise-Causing-Political-Firestorm-In-Texas-Western-States

·        Why-The-New-Special-Operations-Exercise-Freaking-Out-The-Internet-Is-No-Big-Deal

·        Obama Gives Back Our Hard Won Victories In Iraq

·        Our Commander In Chief

·        Obama Tells Coast Guard – Denying Climate Change Is A “Dereliction Of Duty”


·        Obama Signs ‘Blue Alert’ Police Protection Bill A Day After He Calls Them An ‘Occupying Force’


·        Empowered Thugs Rule: Baltimore Shootings Spike 70%, Murder Rate Up 42%


·        Ferguson Makes Big Move To Permanently ‘Honor’ Michael Brown, Cop Responds…"...A Criminal That Was Killed While Assaulting A Police Officer..." 


·        Watch: Geraldo Perfectly Exposes The Dirty Secret Of ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement  “I Believe The Freddie Gray Case Will Mark The Decline Into Irrelevancy Of The Modern Civil Rights Movement."

·        How The Media Got Into Bed With The Clintons



·        Democrats See Skimpy Insurance As The Next Health Care Issue


·        Federal Court Rules Pro-Life Views Are ‘Patently Offensive’

·        The Supreme Court Should Affirm Traditional Marriage As The Law Of The Land


·        Koch Brothers To Back 'Several' GOP Presidential Candidates

·        Michael Steele: Southern 'Super Tuesday' Could Boost Conservatives


·        Watch: Krauthammer And Napolitano Team Up To Smash Obama With Harsh Truth He Doesn’t Want To Hear


·        Ted Cruz Gives Epic Response To Reporter’s “Gay” Question

·        Revealed: Ted Cruz Is Crushing Hillary In This Big Indicator Of Electoral Success  The Clinton Camp Is Scrambling To Catch Up.


·        Donald Trump And Joe Scarborough Aren’t Keen On A Jeb Bush Presidency


·        Carson-Wins-Early-GOP-Straw-Poll

·        Dont-Let-The-Secular-Progressives-Drive-God-Out-Carson-Tells-Gop

·        Dr-Ben-Carson-Wins-Georgia-Straw-Poll-For-President-In-Stunning-Landslide


·        Bobby Jindal Has A Bold Message For Those Trying To ‘Bully’ Him On Religious Freedom  “It Is Absolutely Constitutional To Have Religious Liberty And Economic Freedoms.”


·        Donald Trump And Joe Scarborough Aren’t Keen On A Jeb Bush Presidency


·        ASU Paid Clinton Foundation $5ooK For Event  The Clinton Global Initiative University Event Featured Former President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton And Chelsea Clinton. Critics Question Whether It Was Worth $500,000.


·        Obama Tells Churches To Forget About Abortion And Gay Marriage

·        Christian Pastor Explains That We Are Living In A Fascist Nation

·        Christian-Witness-To-Muslims-Surges-After-Isis-Executions 'Declarations Of Faith Have Created Fertile Soil For Conversations'


·        Congress Pushes A Pay Cut For Former Presidents

·        Patriot Act Powers In Danger Of Expiring After Midnight Filibusters

·        Rand Paul Amendment Would Increase Executive Branch Power

·        Senate-Fails-To-Replace-Illegal-NSA-Phone-Record-Keeping

·        Senate Trade Vote Highlights Rift Among Republicans

·        Senate Adjourns With No Clear Path Forward On Patriot Act

·        Open-Thread: College-Students-Want-Boehner-Resign,,, Over Deflategate


·        Suicide-Rate-For-Doctors-Has-Risen-Since-Obamacare-Was-Passed


·        EPA Plan To Ban Coal Hits Major Roadblock


·        UN Plots Future Of Education: Creating Green “Global Citizens”

·        Michelle O’s ‘Healthy’ Lunches Now Catering To Muslim Kids ‘Going Hungry’ In School   San Diego School District Adds "Halal" Food To Its Weekly Menu.

·        Open-Thread: College-Students-Want-Boehner-To Resign… Over Deflategate


·        Biden-Speech Puts Sailors To Sleep

·        Joe Biden: ‘I Know No One Doubts What I Say’


·        Michelle O’s ‘Healthy’ Lunches Now Catering To Muslim Kids ‘Going Hungry’ In School    San Diego School District Adds "Halal" Food To Its Weekly Menu.


·        Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda

·        Obama-The-First-Jewish-President

·        Obama Signs ‘Blue Alert’ Police Protection Bill A Day After He Calls Them An ‘Occupying Force’

·        Obama Admin. Releases 2,300 Regs Before Memorial Day Weekend

·        Obama Tells Churches To Forget About Abortion And Gay Marriage

·        Obama Gives Back Our Hard Won Victories In Iraq

·        Our Commander In Chief

·        Obama Tells Coast Guard – Denying Climate Change Is A “Dereliction Of Duty”

·        Obama’s New Claim About His Support For Israel Will Either Make You Laugh Or Cry


·        ISLAM: It Is Not A Bloodless Religion Of Peace, But A Genocidal Doctrine Of War!

·        The Netherlands May Be Introducing A Ban On Burkas

·        Leading-Islamic-Voice-Calls-For-Reconquering-Jerusalem