Monday, May 25, 2015

5-25-15 Briefs

Republican Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


Monday - May 25, 2015 -   Memorial Day


·       The-Irish-Should-Be-Remembered-By-America-This-Memorial-Day-For-Their-Great-Military-Service

·       Memorial Day 2015

·       More-Than-Memorial-Day; Their-Spirits-Live-On

·       Triple Amputee Vet: Memorial Day Now A Disgraced National Holiday

·       Memorial Day: A Season for Flags by Dr. Bill Simpson

·       Pictures: Remember Memorial Day

·       Memorial Day and What We Should be Remembering

·        Obama’s Memorial Day Ice Cream Gloat

·       Memorial Day Tribute: Uncommon Valor Is Still A Common Virtue

·       Memorial Day, Military, Thugs, & Real Justice

·       Days Of Elijah - US Marines W/Lyrics

·       Liberals-Disgrace-Memorial-Day “If he [Obama] gave one half a damn about those who gave their lives for this country, the black flag wouldn’t be flying over the cities and towns purchased with the blood of so many valiant warriors.” – Kurt Schlichter (5/25/15)


·       President Ronald Reagan:  “I have no illusions about what little I can add now to the silent testimony of those who gave their lives willingly for their country. Words are even more feeble on this Memorial Day, for the sight before us is that of a strong and good nation that stands in silence and remembers those who were loved and who, in return, loved their countrymen enough to die for them. Yet, we must try to honor them, not for their sakes alone, but for our own. And if words cannot repay the debt we owe these men, surely with our actions we must strive to keep faith with them and with the vision that led them to battle and to final sacrifice. It is a wonder and mystery that so many Americans were willing to give their lives so that U.S. citizens could be free, from the heroes of World War I, the Doughboys, the GIs of World War II or Korea or Vietnam. As we honor their memory today, let us pledge that their lives, their sacrifices, their valor shall be justified and remembered for as long as God gives life to this nation. And let us also pledge to do our utmost to carry out what must have been their wish: that no generation of young men will ever have to share their experiences and repeat their sacrifice."   - Ronald Reagan


·       Tom Morrissey, Retired Chief Deputy US Marshal for the District of Arizona: Observing all that is going on surrounding ACLU vs Sheriff Arpaio and the MCSO there seems to be an eerie resonance to what occurred back in the Viet Nam War era. During the days when our soldiers, who were doing their duty by fighting in that war were untruthfully accused of committing criminal acts by those in our own country, many of whom, refused to do their duty.  Our soldiers were attacked, on a daily basis by a media that had gone overboard with their fervor of trying to turn the image of our men and women in uniform into monsters. Motivating demonstrations against them and causing great harm to those brave veterans. Fast forward to today in Arizona where our state and our nation are being invaded by those who are illegally entering our country through our porous borders.  The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office under the leadership of Sheriff Joe Arpaio are doing their job by upholding their sworn oath of office and attempting to protect us from the results of that onslaught .  The local media is doing to the Sheriff and his deputies exactly what the national media in the Viet Nam era were doing to our soldiers.    Do you see any difference? Comes the day when all of this judged by history I wonder who will emerge as heroes and who will emerge as “other than”?  I have no doubt as to who will be whom.  Do you?


·       LD23 Rep Jay Lawrence:  Memorial Day, too many wonderful people to leave any out. Retired Naval Captain Boe James, Dirk and Eric Bernhardt, Dirk is Post 58's Boy's state representative. Brothers led Pledge. Bob Putnam Commander Post 58, introduced the Kavavaghs and me to the crowd, more than 400. Then Judy and I stopped at Post 44 in Scottsdale to visit with Commander John Hyde. Viet Nam Veteran Clovis Jones. He and Judy were at Dong Ha at the same time. 6 miles for the DMZ. I am proud of my Air Force service and honor the men and women who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy.


·       Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio: This Memorial Day weekend, please remember those who gave everything on the battlefield at home and abroad. We must never forget those who gave the ultimate sacrifice fighting to protect and promote our freedom, our liberty and a peace among all nations. We are truly blessed to live in the greatest country on earth - a country that other people could only dream of. That freedom has always come at a very high price - having been paid by those who gave their very lives to protect. Today we remember, we honor and we memorialize their sacrifices.  As you gather with family and friends, please reflect on the brave men and women who gave their lives on the battlefield protecting our country. Remember to pray for those still abroad protecting our freedoms and please ask for their protection and safe return. May our country always remember the high price of freedom paid for by those who gave everything so that we may continue to be free and blessed. Happy Memorial Day.


·       The Tempe Republican Women will meet at 6:30pm, Tues., May 26 to elect delegates to the AZFRW convention, and to hear from AZFRW Membership Chairman Joan Lang and Bill Goodman of Morgan Stanley at the Pyle Rec Center - 655 E Southern Ave, Tempe. Contact: President:  Jessica Merrow   480-306-2545.


·       Ray-Stevens-Slams-Obama-In-New-Song-You-“Didn’t-Build-That


·       The Tempe Republican Women will meet at 11 am, June 27 at the Tempe Sheraton, 1600 S 52nd St., for a luncheon with Gov. Doug Ducey.  Those who purchased tickets for the June 13 luncheon will be refunded in full if they cannot attend the June 27 luncheon. All guests at this luncheon will get a free membership to the TRW. The date has been changed due to a conflict in Ducey’s schedule. For information contact President Jessica Merrow   480-306-2545 


·       AZGOP Compliance Director Timothy Lee says he still has a few slots open for the LD and County Treasurer’s Training between 10 am-2 pm., Sat., June 6 at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. Make your reservations ASAP. Lee was the AZGOP Treasurer for a decade before he moved from his long-time legislative district, making him ineligible to run again because he was no longer a precinct committee.  He has since become a PC in LD24 where he currently resides. In the meantime, Jonathon Lines from Yuma was elected AZGOP treasurer and Lee was hired as the Compliance Director. Contact Lee at (602) 449-1000 or


·       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.


·       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


·       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 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




·       Sen John McCain: Memorial Day is a time of solemn remembrance where we  pause to honor the terrible sacrifice made by those who went off to war only to never return. We remember through ceremony and by celebrating the freedom they fought to defend. We must never forget what they did in our name. They were family and friends to some, heroes to all - who lived, fought and died for the safety and future of a great and good nation.
      Today, Americans are fighting in faraway places most will never see. No matter how remote, no matter how long they are asked to go, it's our duty to remember they have volunteered to be in harm's way to protect us and the ideas and values we hold dear. They deserve our unending gratitude and support.
    Every day, I dedicate myself to ensuring that we continue to live in a country that's worthy of their great sacrifices. Our fighting men and women deserve strong support from their leaders, the best resources and equipment and, most of all, a sound policy and a strategy that give purpose to their actions and return them home with speed and safety. May God bless them, may we never forget, and may God bless America.




·        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.


·        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 




·        Arizona-Revenue-Department-Spending-Millions-Outdated-Computer-System-Plans-Replacement

·        Red-Cross-Sends-Arizona-Volunteers-To-Help-In-Flood-Ravaged-Texas

·        ASU-Planning-Memorial-Wall-For-Fallen-Alumni-Service-Members

·        Gold-Star-Wives-Remember-Husbands-Killed-At-War

·        Memorial Day Tribute: Uncommon Valor Is Still A Common Virtue

·        The_GOP_Is_The_Strongest_Its_Been_In_Decades

·        Texas Senate Passes Anti-Sharia Bill

·        MCCain-Calls-For-American-Troops-To-Head-Back-To-Iraq

·        Fallen, Not Forgotten: Groups Aim To Put Memorial Back In Memorial Day

·        Muslim World Reacts To Obama's Latest Speech

·        Council On American-Islamic Relations Doesn't Want Military Honored On Memorial Day

·        Ray-Stevens-Slams-Obama-In-New-Song-'You-Didnt-Build-That'

·        Phoenix-VA-Staff-Internal-Strife Continues

·        Controversy-Over-Sheriff-Arpaio’s-Defense-Fundraising-Letter

·        McCain: Reform-Pentagon-Defense-Acquisition-Process

·        McCain-Mocks-Obama-For-Calling-Climate-Change-A-Threat-As-ISIS-Advances

·        McCain: ISIS Executing People In Streets, Obama Worried About Climate Change

·        Election-Regulators To -Review-Utility-Regulators-Texts

·        Former Senator: Quit Treating-Budget-Like-A Race

·        Republicans Lose Faith In Party Leadership

·        Obama Establishes New Cabinet-Level Position: Appoints Mitch Mcconnell

·        Doug-Ducey: Bags-Emblazoned-‘I-Hate-Environment’-Plastic

·        Dont Let-Arpaio-Get-Away With Court Antics

·        Arizona-DPS-Officer-Keith-Anderson-Rogue-Cop; Get Busted... By Mom 

·        Women-Wardens-Run-Four-Arizona-State-Prisons

·        Bob Woodward: Bush Didn't Lie About WMDs To Justify Iraq War

·        ISIS: We'll Be Able To Smuggle Nuke Into Us From Mexico Soon

·        Report: McConnell-Paul Relationship Strained By Patriot Act

·        Arizona-Marijuana-Initiatives-Double

·        Hottest-And-Coldest-Places-On-Earth-Arizona-Made-The-List

·        Eliminating-The-Electoral-College-Would-Be-A-Disaster

·        Memo From Drudge To Speaker: Keeping Obama Trade Deal Secret ‘Clearly Treason’

·        Photographer-Captures-Special-Moment-At-Marines-Wedding

·        Drowning Takes No Holiday: Deaths Low Now, But May Rise In Summer

·        Grand Canyon At Confluence Of Popularity And Conservation

·        Arizona Among Highest States In Nation For Deaths By Cops

·        Despite Gains, Phoenix Falls In Ranking Of Energy-Efficient Cities

·        No-Paychecks-Irk-West-Phoenix-Security-Guards

·        Homeowners Not Bought Out In Loop 202 Extension Peeved

·        Hunters Tell House, Don’t Restrict Sportsmen On Federal Lands

·        Hillary-Takes-Heat-After-Discovery-She-Slept-Through-Presidents-Benghazi-Briefing

·        Vaccine Injury Fund Tops $3.5 Billion As Patients Fight For Payment

·        Downtown Kingman Post Office To Remain Open

·        Has The ‘Anti-Vaxx’ Movement Made Vaccine Talk Impossible?

·        Tribes Say Law Requiring Return Of Remains, Relics, Hasn’t Met Promise

·        2-Classified-Documents-Leaked-By-Egyptian-Security-Implicate-Obama-Clintons-In-Aiding-And-Abetting-Terrorists

·        The Journey Home: Tribal Officials Discuss Importance Of Repatriation

·        Map: How Easy Is It To Bike Around Phoenix And The Valley?

·        After Super Bowl XLIX, What Is Next For City Of Glendale?

·        America's Oldest Veteran At 109: I Love To Smoke Cigars, Drink Whiskey

·        Country Star Charlie Daniels: 'Lock And Load America, Trouble Is On The Way'

·        Watch: What This Black Celebrity Just Called Obama Would Surely Set Cities On Fire If He Were White

·        Arizona-Mosques-Receive-Threatening-Letters-A-Muslim-Group-Says

·        Mansions  The West Point Chapel Choir Sings “Mansions Of The Lord” To Pay Homage And Tribute To Our Fallen “Brothers In Combat.”

·        Obama Has No Strategy To Fight ISIS, Iran Now Controls Five States, Says McCain

·        Face The Nation (CBS) With Sen John McCain On ISIS And 2016

·        Democrats Want Obama To Relocate 60,000 Muslims From Syria Into The U.S.!

·        Gilbert School Board To Vote On Raising Taxes

·        Minnesota Somali Muslim Who Joined Islamic State Vowed To “Spit On America” At Border

·        ASU-Offering-Free-Health-Services-Through-Westward-Ho-Partnership

·        Arpaio Moves To Remove Judge On Racial Profiling Case

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

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

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



·        Something To Think About…While You’re Still Able

·        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


·        Catch Conservative Comedian Evan Sayet Next Wed In Scottsdale

·        Presidential Field Thoughts

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


·        Making The Case For War – The Many Faces Of “World Peace”

·        Why Vote No On Phoenix Prop 104, Light Rail?

·        Speak Out! 5-26-15 GPS School Board Meeting-Gilbert School Board To Vote On Massively Raising Taxes

·        Honor Our military

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

·        Breaking New Ground On Endorsements

·        Rep. Anthony Kern On The SPI Case!


·        Join-Me-On-June-4th-To-Hear Rick Perry's Vision For Future

·        Thornberry Honors Fallen 

·        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


·        National-But-Not-Local

·        Great Choice...

·        Statement Of Faith

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


·        Walking Into Mordor   


·        Michelle Malkin’s EPIC Teardown Of Michelle Obama And Jeb Bush!


·        Krauthammer And Napolitano Team Up To Smash Obama With Harsh Truth  


·        Three Nations Altered Temperature Data, And You Can Probably Guess Why


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


·        How The Republican Party Was Formed


·        Welcome-Home-Brother

·        WWII-Medley



·        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


·        We Are Eternally Grateful I can think of no greater sacrifice than that made by our courageous, selfless troops day after day, year after year, to protect our great nation and preserve our founding principles. Now it’s up to us to ensure that our nation’s greatest heroes will never be forgotten. Join us in remembering and honoring those who have given their lives for our country — and those who serve our country today. Let’s stand together to honor all those in our lives who are serving, have served or have given their lives for our freedom. When sharing this Memorial Day post on social media, feel free to “tag” your friends and family. – Reince Priebus, Chairman

·        Republican-Presidential-Debate-Set-Up   The Republican Chairman Sets Out To Rescue A Good Idea Run Amuck


·        Highlights From Southern Republican Leadership Conference 2015

·        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


·        Hillary-Takes-Heat-After-Discovery-She-Slept-Through-Presidents-Benghazi-Briefing

·        Hillary-Clinton-Did-Not-Even-Know-Dead-Ambassadors-Name

·        What-Hillary-Doing-During-Benghazi-Briefing

·        8-Things-We-Learned-From-The-Clinton-Emails

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


·       Remember 1986

·        Borderland Beat

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Need2No    Border News Watch  


·        Gun Grabbing Politicians Endorsed Smart Gun Company Files Chapter 11 Restructuring


·        Slave-Market: Isis-Values-Sex-Slaves-Based-On-Breast-Size


·        LTC Christopher Downey – An American Hero Sacrificed By Yet Another Gutless General, Subservient To Homosexual Lobby

·        An Unpatriotic Soldier Wants The World To Know She Won’t Salute The Flag

·        College-Suspends-Wounded-Marine; Labels-Him-A-Threat-For-Wanting-A-Non-Muslim-Counselor

·        Wounded Warrior And Triple Amputee Blasts Disgracing Of Memorial Day

·        Va Launches Innovation Creation Series

·        Senate Accepts Plan To Squeeze Commissary Benefit

·        Does Congress Want To Hasten Retirement Changes?

·        The History Of Memorial Day

·        Four Tips For Military Appreciation

·        Watch The Military Appreciation Month Slideshow

·        Va's Veterans Economic Communities Initiative

·        Join Moaa, Fight For Your Military Rights

·        How Body Language Sends The Wrong Message

·        Upcoming Military And Veteran Job Fairs

·        The True Meaning Of Memorial Day

·        Military Move, Government Travel Card

·        Name A Service Puppy, Honor A Service Member

·        Tricare And Preventive Screenings For Women

·        Get Your "Ask" In Gear

·        Navy CPO Board To Convene

·        Sound Off: Would You Feel Safe In An Osprey?


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


·        Disrespectful-Black-Activists-Disrupt-Memorial-Day-Remembrance

·        Cleveland Police Make 71 Arrests As Protests Over Acquittal Cross The Line

·        Cleveland-Mob-Pepper-Sprayed-White-Customers-Sitting-At-Outdoor-Cafes


·        18-Shot-This-Weekend-In-Baltimore

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


·        Ferguson Protestors Protesting Again; They Want Their Checks!


·        Dear-Bill-O’Reilly- & Juan-Williams; How-Much-Of-Islam’s-Butt-Should-We-Kiss

·        Bob Woodward, Brit Hume, George Will And Susan Page On ISIS, NSA

·        Constitutional-Sheriff Violates-Constitution-By-Tracking-Investigative-Journalist



·        Democrats-Vanishing-Future  Hillary Clinton Is Not The Only Democratic Comeback Candidate On The 2016 Ticket. Senate Democrats Are Betting On The Past To Rebuild Their Party For The Future.

·        Liberals-Disgrace-Memorial-Day

·        Democrats Slammed For Non-Patriotic Memorial Day -Tweets

·        Hillary Match-Up With Rubio Is A Scary Thought For Democrats


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


·         Ted Cruz Charges Reporters’ Gay Rights Questions Come From Msnbc


·        Huckabee On Hillary Clinton Emails, NSA, Supreme Court


·        Ben-Carson-Says-Obama Could Be Guilty-Of Treason

·        When Asked-Hpw He'd-Handle-ISIS, Ben-Carson-Gave-Best-Response-Ever

·        Obama's Isis Plan Aims To Suspend 2016 Election

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


·        Bobby Jindal Has A Bold Message For Those Trying To ‘Bully’ Him On Religious Freedom 


·        Rand Paul Wins! Senate Fails To Pass Patriot Act Extension


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


·        Scott-Walker: I-Am-Convinced-Radical-Islamic-Terrorists-Are-Planning-To-Attack-US


·        Hillary Plans June 13th Rally To Announce Presidential Campaign. Wait, What?

·        Just 2 Yrs Later, We Have Irrefutable Proof Hillary Lied When Rand Paul Asked This Question

·        Hillary Caught In Another Huge Lie Over Email Use

·        Clinton Foundation Donors Include Newsmax, Fox News Personalities, Many Other “Conservatives,” Media Groups

·        Top Staff Left Clinton Foundation Over “Unpleasant” Chelsea Clinton

·        Closest Adviser To Hillary Clinton Is A “Brazenly Dishonest Cover-Up Specialist”

·        Democrats-Call-To Flood-Muslims-Into US


·        Awkward: CIA Shuts Down Climate Research Program After Obama Frames Climate Change As National Security Threat


·        Impeach-Hillary-Petition: 'Unfit-Beyond-Vindication'   Congress Pressed To Wield 'Power' To Boot Clinton From Politics


·        Rand Paul Wins! Senate Fails To Pass Patriot Act Extension

·        Senate Passes Temporary Transportation Bill

·        Senate Blocks Patriot Act Extension!