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Thursday, May 28, 2015

5-28-15 Briefs


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Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor    repcomm@cox.net
Web Master   John Strasser

Thursday - May 28, 2015

·       Kirkpatricks-Decision-Prompts-Ratings-Changes-In-Two-Arizona-Races   Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s challenge to Republican Sen. John McCain impacts our ratings of two races in Arizona. 

·       Sen Jeff Flake Didn’t Make Any Points with the National Association for Gun Rights with his support to re-authorize anti-gun provisions in the “Patriot Act” and the “USA Freedom Act,” according to   Dudley Brown, NAGR President. NAGR is now calling for pro-gun folks to call Flake at 602-840-1891 and request the Flake change course and oppose the anti-gun“Patriot Act”

·       Phoenix-Bikers-Sponsor-Draw-Muhammad-Contest-On-Friday  Phoenix bikers are planning a draw muhammed contest Friday evening in front of the Islamic Community Center. Participants are asked to meet at 5 pm., at Denny’s – near the center, then walk to the mosque at 6 pm and hold the contest outside the facility.  former Marine Jon Ritzheimer, who is organizing Friday’s “Draw Muhammad” contest in Phoenix says the contest is a expression of First Amendment rights.

·       The Dedication Ceremony For The Barry Goldwater Post Office in Prescott is scheduled at 9 am, Fri., May 29 at 442 Miller Valley Road. Congressman Paul Gosar, who introduced legislation to name the post office after Goldwater, will be in attendance, along with Barry Goldwater, Jr. The event is open to the public. Over 100 Arizona residents signed a petition to rename the Miller Valley Road post office and the location was suggested by the local postmaster. The Congressman's legislation, H.R. 3027, was signed into law by President Obama on December 18, 2014 and had the support of the entire Arizona delegation.  Contact: Penny Pew at (480) 882-2697 or at Penny.Pew@mail.house.gov

·       LD30 State Committeeman Gary Cox was appointed to the City of Glendale Commission on Persons with Disabilities by Mayor Jerry Weiers and was sworn in at the lasts Council Meeting.  "I’m looking forward to serving on this commission, particularly given my healthcare background in working with person with disabilities,” said Cox

·       LD27 Is Planning To Celebrate Flag Day in a ‘Patriots In The Park’ event at at El Prado Park, 6428 S. 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85042 on Sun, June 14th (Flag Day) from 10am to 3pm. Free popsicles and snow cones. Games and contests with prizes.  Pick up a free copy of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Contact Trinidad Tello at (480) 294-7144 or trinidadtello@yahoo.com.

·       ASU-Forking-Over-$500,000-To-The-Clintons-Was-Foolish  : If this Arizona Republic editorial header didn’t catch your eye, it should have:.  Educators are always screaming for more money what are they doing with it?  $500,000 to a “blue” candidate in a “red” state? What kind of brilliance is that?  Why would they give that kind of money to any candidate?  Just before this story broke, ASU was making noise about having to raise student tuition because of legislative budgetary cuts.  Some common sense needs to prevail at the university level as well!  For all the crap the legislators have taken for cutting university funds, maybe they were on target. 

·       Central Republican Women of Phoenix will have a registration at the June 14 LD27 Patriots in the Park event. Volunteers should contact President Alice Lara at alicelara@hotmail.com or Trinidad Tello at trinidadtello@yahoo.com.      Patriots in the Park Flyer

·       The Arizona Capitol Museum Has Received A 2015 Certificate Of Excellence from TripAdvisor. celebrating hospitality excellence worldwide. “We’d like to thank the patrons who visit the Arizona Capitol Museum for their thoughtful and complimentary posts to Trip Advisor,” said Secretary of State Michele Reagan, whose office runs the AZCM. “If you haven’t been to the AZCM in a while, it’s time for a visit. In addition to the exhibits you may remember, like the office of Arizona’s first governor, we have new exhibits with video and interactive Touch Tables.” The AZCM is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry and parking for the AZCM is free. Parking is available in Wesley Bolin Plaza at 17th Avenue and Washington Street. For more information call 602-926-3620. The Arizona Capitol Museum is a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State. Visit the AZCM online at www.azlibrary.gov/AZCM

·       The Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council announces the deadline for Arizona and New Mexico livestock producers to submit applications to receive “payments for wolf presence” in 2014 under the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Plan.  Applications for wolf presence payments are due by June 1, 2015.  Applications are available on the Coexistence Council website: http://www.coexistencecouncil.org/.


·       79 Members Of Congress Have Been In Office For At Least 20 Years   The American people absolutely hate the job that Congress is doing, and yet the same clowns just keep getting sent back to Washington again and again. .. John McCain has been in office since. Jan. 6, 1987.  That’s nearly 30 years of campaign rhetoric on the home front while he goes back to DC and votes with the Dems.

·       ATTN PCs: A Vacancy Is Open For A Member-At-Large on the Republicans of Maricopa County Committee due to the recent passing of Mike Richardson.  The vacancy is to be filled at the Thurs., June 3 Executive Guidance Committee (EGC) meeting at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. Members-at-Large may be elected regardless of their location within the county.  Is you wish to put your name on the ballot for the position, contact Maricopa County Republican Party Chairman Tyler Bowyer at tyler@maricopacountygop.com  or 480-239-0025.  Nominations will also be accepted from the floor.

·       Heroes to Hometowns is conducting a 5-Ton Food/Donation Drive for Wounded Veterans and their families between 8am and noon, Fri., July 31 at four Fry’s Grocery Store locations:
ü  18420 N. 19th Ave., Phoenix (19th Ave and Union Hills)
ü  155 W. Combs Rd., Queen Creek (Gantzel and Combs)
ü  4815 E. Carefree Hwy, Cave Creek (48th Street and Carefree Hwy)
ü  5941 E. McKellips Rd., Mesa (McKellips and Recker Rd).
Or make a donation at  www.AZHeroestoHometowns.org  Contact: Kathy Pearce at 480-330-1632 or kathypearce1@cox.net

·       A Green Beret’s Guide to EMP: Practical Steps to Prepare for a “Lights Out” Scenario (Part 1)  "If the power is out for more than 2 weeks I will have some serious decisions to make."

·       iConnectAmerica Has Scheduled an organization dinner meeting at 5 pm., June 24 at the Cow Palace, 28802 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ 85645. No host dinner. Meeting begins at 6 pm. Contact: (520) 398-8000



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SATURDAY, MAY 30
·        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 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 eventbrite.com/e/may-azra-meeting-tickets 

TUESDAY, JUNE 2
·        The Surprise Tea Party will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., June 2 to hear retired peace office and lobbyist Rick Dalton address “Police and the Community” in the Grand Canyon Room in the  Sun City West Foundation Plaza, 14465 W R H Johnson Blvd. Sun City West, AZ 85375. Dalton is members of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3
·        The Republicans of Maricopa County will meet at 7 pm., Wed., June 3 at AZGOP Headquarters, 2401 N. 24th Sts.,

THURSDAY, JUNE 4
·        The Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Thurs., June 4 to hear Mesa Mayor John Giles at a luncheon at 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa.  Northwest corner of University Drive and Gilbert Road.  Riviera Plaza shopping center.  Lunch is $10 for members and $12 guest/visitors.  $25 yearly membership.  The Club meets the first Thursday of the month, except July/Aug. in 2015, at Must RSVP 5 days in advance.  Contact: President Sherry Pierce  mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net

·        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 aaarc6@centurylink.net

·        The Colorado River Tea Party – Yuma will meet at  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 coloradoriverteaparty@reagan.com   www.coloradoriverteaparty.org

·        The Central Republican Women of Phoenix will meet at 6:15 pm., June 4 for dinner at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4000 N Central Ave., Phx to hear a debate on the merits of an Article V Convention between author Dustin Romney who supports the convention and author/Sen Andy Biggs, opponent.   5:30 pm – social.  The group will elect elected to the AzFRW Biennial Convention scheduled in September. $22 per person.  RSVP to Tina Shaw at travelingtina@cox.net or phone at 623-934-9730 no later than Sun, May 31st.  Tina needs to know if you are not attending as well.  A reservation made is a reservation paid.  Any cancellation must be received by Sunday, May 31st to avoid being charged. See flyer for details:  June Meeting Flyer

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