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Tuesday – Sept 22, 2015
· The Western Pinal County Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly will meet at 6:30 pm, Mon., Sept 28, at Siegel Suites Select (formerly Legacy Suites), at 540 N. Cacheris Ct, Casa Grande, located ½ mile west of I-10 on Florence Blvd. Speaker: LD11 Rep Mark Finchem. Contact: Secretary Jason Hayes : 202-394-7202 email@example.com
· Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum will address the First Way Pregnancy Center’s Restoring the Family’ benefit at 6:30 pm., Fri., Oct 2 at the Sheraton Downtown, 340 N. 3rd St., Phoenix. Registration/social at 5 pm. Limited seating. Reservations required. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-261-7522. Free admission. Contributions accepted. Pre-event reception with Santorum $1,000 per couple
· The LD 30 Special Meeting will be held at 7 pm., Mon., Sept 28. Doors open for credentialing at 6 pm. Only credentialed persons will be admitted into the meeting. All calls concerning this meeting are to be directed to Republican Party of Maricopa County at 480. 264.5266. Do NOT call the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1433. Thank you for your consideration of our Honored Veterans, who we are Proud to Support. - April Riggins Executive Director, Republican Party of Maricopa County (MCRC)
· Republican Party of Maricopa County Chairman Tyler Bowyer finds himself between a rock and a hard spot over the continuing LD30 ‘Special Meeting’ saga. He has the pro-recall Chairman Gary Hirsch precinct committeemen, who gathered the recall petitions signatures, charging Bowyer has been dragging his heels since July 21 with repeated delays and excuses. The anti-recall groupies claim Bowyer promised them there would be no recall on Hirsch. While Bowyer says he has moved as fast as he can on this issue, former county officers chimed in scoffing Bowyer opt to run for the county chairmanship and needs to stop with the excuses and get the job done on various issues. After Bowyer appointed Executive Director April Riggins to take charge of the “Special meeting,” she whipped things into order and had a date and location established within a few days; the notification letters were dispatched 10 days prior to the meeting date. It seems he made a good call in her appointment.
· Adding to Bowyers Headaches, his First Vice Chair Jeni White took a swipe at him on Facebook several days ago. Bowyer zinged her back with “…Facebook drama is certainly not the professional forum for those issues unresolved.” He further reprimanded her to “communicate professionally like the other board members do” and requested she contact him before airing grievances on the social media.
· LD30 PC Gary Cox: (Republicans of Maricopa County) Chairman Tyler Bowyer holds the cards relative to whether or not he will allow recalls of Legislative District Executive Committee members, including chairmen of the districts. A recall of LD 30 Chairman Gary Hirsch has been scheduled for September 28th after Bowyer promised several LD 30 PC’s, MCRC Executive Members, and Hirsch himself that he would not allow a recall to take place. Timothy Schwartz, former LD 30 Chairman harassed Chairman Bowyer into allowing the recall that Bowyer promised would Not take place. Chairman Tyler Bowyer caved in and is now going to allow the recall. Prior to Mr. Hirsch’s election, LD 30 was out of regulatory compliance on several levels. Gary Hirsch is a leader who stands up for the rule of law as well as compliance with MCRC bylaws. The recall of Gary Hirsch is completely without cause. Tyler Bowyer is caving in and taking sides with Timothy Schwartz. - Gary Cox (PMDRX) email@example.com Editor’s Note: Bowyer claims he has followed the MCRC bylaws regarding the recall issue.
· The Cobre Valley Republican Club has scheduled a Family Fun Shootout between 8 am and noon, Oct 3 in cooperation with the Globe Miami Gun Club, 2675 Bixby Road, Globe Events offered for adult and junior marksman, fun target games and accuracy contests. Cost for most events range from $1-3. No admission charge. Your own weapon and ammunition is recommended. Door prizes to be raffled. Must be present to win. “Bragging Rights’ cards to be issued. Food and beverage available. Contact: Judy Moorhead at 928-200-2468.
· The Fountain Hills Republican Club Fall Forum and Buffet Dinner is scheduled between 4-6 pm, Sat., Oct 17 at the Fountain Hills Presbyterian Church, 13001 N Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268. Elected officials and candidates planning on attending are requested to notify the club's 1st Vice Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org in addition to the Treasurer Replady2015@outlook.com. This event replaces the tradition FHRC picnic in Golden Eagle Park. Advanced tickets $15. Non-members or at the door - $18. Youth 12 and under free. Water, soft drinks, wine and beer available. RSVP by sending check to FHRC Treasurer, P.O. Box 17814, Fountain Hills, AZ 85269.
· Arizona Christian University President Len Munsil: It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since I helped found Center for Arizona Policy and its critical work to strengthen families in Arizona through public policy. I’m so excited to celebrate what God has done at Center for Arizona Policy at CAP’s 20-year anniversary on Tuesday, October 20th. When I look back at leading CAP in those first 10 years, I have many great memories:
1. The excitement the first time I saw the name “Center for Arizona Policy” in a newspaper story, or heard it on the radio!
2. Taking a full year to convince Cathi and Mike Herrod and our Board to allow Cathi to join me at CAP!
3. Getting our first bills signed into law when we had a constituency of just a few dozen supporters;
4. Writing the first few “Family Fax – Arizona” to our Board and about 10 donors, manually loading it into the fax machine, and watching it become “Family Facts – Arizona” and grow to reaching thousands via email;
5. Watching CAP go from being a start-up with zero influence to being considered – and criticized for – being the most powerful lobbying force in Arizona for the past decade.
In the 10 years since I left Center for Arizona Policy, CAP has gone from having an active hand in 43 new state laws to 136 total state laws. The team at CAP never stopped working to promote and defend life, family, and religious freedom – and their work continues to ensure that CAP is one of the most influential state-based public policy groups in the United States. October 20th CAP looks back at significant moments in the organization’s history, and looks forward to what God might have in store. Tracy and I are excited to be in attendance to celebrate, and I look forward to sharing some of my experiences from CAP’s first 10 years.
· The 10-Year Celebration Of The Center For Arizona Policy (CAP) is scheduled at 7:30 pm., Tues., Oct 20 at the Mesa Arts Center in the Ikeda Theater. 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201. Semiformal Attired. Program includes a review of the history of CAP and a concert from Shane & Shane. Tickets - $25 per person. Purchase Tickets .
· Governor Doug Ducey Will Light The Capitol Dome Purple as a symbol of Arizona’s dedication to ending domestic violence at an event outside the Capitol at 6 pm., Oct 1. The lighting is open to the public. “Domestic violence is a pervasive problem that affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men in Arizona, and stands in direct opposition to our No. 1 priority of protecting Arizona families and communities,” said Ducey. “This is an issue that affects all ages, races, religions, socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. As Arizonans, we all have a responsibility to know the signs, to help the victimized and vulnerable and to speak out against it whenever we can. I encourage Arizonans to stand with me as we send the unwavering message that domestic violence can stop.”Arizonans can join in this effort by lighting their homes purple. The Home Depot is selling purple light bulbs at all Arizona store locations, with a portion of the proceeds going to support domestic violence prevention. Visit ItCanStop.AZ.gov
· The Grande Valley Republican Women's Club will meet at 5:30 pm., Mon., Oct 5 at Tommy's Bistro on Florence Boulevard in Casa Grande. Dinner will be penne pasta and meatball, salad rolls and dessert. Tickets are $10. Speakers will be CD1 candidates Gary Kiehne, Ken Bennett and Shawn Redd. Other candidates may drop in to say hello. Contact: Irene Littleton at email@example.com
· Receptions In Support Of The Arizona Republican Party, featuring Gov Doug Ducey and AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham, are scheduled between 4:30-6 pm., Sat., Oct 17 at the home of Julia and Barry Smith, 9625 N 55th St., Paradise Valley, AZ and at 7 pm, Tues, Oct 20 at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, DC. Suggested contribution: Host - $5,000, PAC or $1,000 Individual, Attendee: $1,000 PAC or $500 Individual. Co-hosts Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain, Congressmen Trent Franks, Paul Gosar, Martha McSally, Matt Salmon, David Schweikert and honorary host include former congressmen Jim Kolbe, Jon Kyl and John Shadegg. RSVP Michelle Hyde at (602) 633-2777, firstname.lastname@example.org or Corinne Lovas at (623) 218-6616, email@example.com
· Sat, Sept 26, Is The Deadline to purchase tickets for Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL)Tenth Annual Membership Meeting to be held Oct 10 in Tucson. Pre-registration required. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
· Volunteers Are Needed to walk with Dr. Kelli Ward’s ‘Team Ward’ at the Andy Divine Days Parade scheduled at 10 a.m, Sat., Sept 26 in Kingman. Ward has announced her ‘intent to run’ for US senate against Sen. John McCain. If interested contact Josh DeFord at TeamWardWest@gmail.com
· Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas today announced that the position of Associate Superintendent has been filled by Robin Kauakahi. Kauakahi will be responsible for Exceptional Student Services (ESS) and Title I programs. “She has diverse experience and training which will add a new set of perspectives to our already outstanding ADE team. Please join me in welcoming her as she assumes her new role, effective October 12,” said Douglas. Kauakahi is the Director of the Ha:sañ Preparatory and Leadership School, a bi-cultural public charter school specializing in children with exceptional needs and Tohono O’odham youth and Native students interested in a college preparatory environment. Kauakahi holds a Superintendent Certification from Northern Arizona University, where she also received her Principal Certification, a Master of Science in Educational Leadership, ABD and Master of Arts in Political Science, along with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Public Administration with a minor in Feminist Theory. She graduated high school at Blue Ridge High School in Pinetop-Lakeside and has well over two decades of education and executive experience in Arizona. Her position was previously held by Robert Gold.
· Republican Predicts He Won’t Be Alone With Pope Boycott More than one lawmaker may end up boycotting Pope Francis’s much-anticipated address to Congress on Thursday, according to the Republican lawmaker who announced he was skipping the speech. Catholic Rep. Paul Gosar made waves Friday when he announced he’d...
· Few Support Bringing More Syrian Refugees To U.S. The Obama administration announced this week plans to increase the total number of worldwide refugees accepted into the United States to 100,000 by 2017 in response to the ongoing migrant crisis from parts of the Middle East into Europe. Few U.S. voters agree with this decision, perhaps in part because a sizable majority have national security concerns.
· Petraeus Apologizes For Giving Classified Info To Mistress Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus is apologizing again for sharing classified information with his biographer and mistress, Paula Broadwell, in his first time testifying publicly before Congress since resigning as...
· Senate Dems Block GOP Bill Curbing Late Abortions Democrats seem certain to block Republican legislation banning most late-term abortions in a Senate showdown with plenty of political significance but little suspense.
· McCain: Pentagon Not Protecting Taxpayer Money "Despite the crippling effects that sequestration is having on our military services, the Defense Department continues to throw millions of dollars out the door as it fails to adequately manage the costs and budget for service member relocations," the Arizona Republican said in a statement issued Tuesday. "It is critical that the Pentagon finally start budgeting for its expenses instead of coming to Congress, hat in hand, when funding inevitably runs dry," said McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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· Freedom Fires will meet at 6:30 pm., Wed., Sept 23 at Burke Basic School, 131 E Southern Ave., Mesa to hear Reps Justin Olson and former Rep Barbara Blewster.
· The Estrella Conservative Republican Club meets at 7 pm., Wed., Sept 23 at the Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 Estrella Parkway, Goodyear to hear Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Contact: Chairman Richard Newcomer 623-398-5638 firstname.lastname@example.org
· Col Jon Gold, US Army (Ret) will address the ACT Tucson/Marana Chapter at 6 pm., Wed., Sept 23 in the Nanini Branch Library, in Tucson.
· The ACT Tucson Chapter will meet at 6 pm., Wed., Sept 23 at Nanini Branch Library, 7300 N. Shannon Road, in Tucson AZ. Goodies to be provided. Speaker Jon H. Gold; Colonel, US Army (Ret.). is a career Military Intelligence Officer, diplomatic negotiator, European, South Western Asia & Pacific Theatres. RSVP Lyle ActTucson@aol.com or cell (520) 820-8258 Learn about the potential dangers associated with radical Islam, Sharia law, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Contact: www.ActTucson.com & ACT national at www.actforamerica.org
· LD17 will conduct PC training at its 7 pm., Tues, Sept 29 meeting at the Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Bldg, 2211 W Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85286. Contact: Chairman Shadow Asgari, LD17shadow@gmail.com.
· The Arizona American African Republican Committee (AAARC) will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., Sept 24 at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N. 24th St., Phx. Contact: AAARC Chairman: Rev Clyde Bowen 602 274 5439 AAARC6@centurylink.net http://on.fb.me/1gvG0Bb
· The Sabino High School Young Republican Club will meet Fri., Sept 25 at 450 S Tucson Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716. Tim tba.
· The Republican Club of Green Valley/Sahuarita will meet at 9 am, Fri., Sept 25 at 301 W Camino Casa Verde Green Valley, AZ 85614.
· ‘Close the Primary Resolution Author A J LaFaro's email@example.com will speak to the 6:30 pm, Fri., Sept 25 Deer Valley Tea Party, Deer Valley Airport, 702 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85027.
· The Annual Citizens Defense League ( AzCDL) Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) Will Be Held On Sept 25-27 In Phoenix. This Is A Great Opportunity To Network And Hear The Leaders In The “Gun Rights” Movement.
· PC Training will be held 9am-11am., Sat. Sept 26 at the West Valley Republican Office 10050 W. Bell Road, Suite 50 Sun City, AZ 85351. Training will focus on recruiting PC's and engaging with voters. The second hour of the training will allow PCs to work with experienced activists on a short walk using i360 voter data. RSVP to Chris Herring ChrisHerringAZ@yahoo.com
· Sat., Sept 26 Is The Deadline for making reservations for the Oct 10 Arizona Citizens Defense League AzCDL’s Tenth Annual Meeting of Members. Online tickets $20 each. Click here to join AzCDL. Speakers include David Codrea will address“Attorney For Freedom” and Marc Victor, a criminal defense attorney with an expertise in firearms related issues. Door prizes will be several 500 round groupings of ammunition in popular handgun and rifle calibers, including the elusive .22 LR. Drawings: four Ruger LC9S pistols. Raffle tickets - online store - right below the annual meeting tickets. As with all our annual meetings the open carrying of holstered firearms is appreciated. (AzCDL).
· Election Integrity in Pima County will be addressed at 2 pm., Sat., Sept 26 in the Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot Road, Tucson, Arizona 85710.
· The Foundation For Responsible Accountable Government will hold an “Election Integrity in Pima County’ meeting at 2 pm., Sat., Sept 26 in the Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85710.
· Operation Enduring Gratitude (Veterans serving Veterans by Rebuilding Homes and Lives) plans its final clean up between 6:30 am and noon, Sat., Sept 26 for Viet Nam Corps of Engineers veteran Fred Terry of New River. Terry lost his home to a kitchen fire several months ago. Location: (East of 7th St & Circle Mtn Road), New River, AZ. Contact: OEG founder Charlie Ellis (480) 678-0938 Charlie@OperationEnduringGratitude.Org
· The Tempe Republican Women will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Sept 28 at the Pyle Recreation Center, 655 E Southern, Tempe to hear Free Market Warrior, author, economist Loren Spivack. Contact: President Jessica Merrow 480-306-2545.
· Arizona Capitol Times will honor the 2015 Leaders of the Year in Public Policy Honorees
at a 5:30 pm., Sept 30 cocktail party at the Arizona Biltmore, McArthur Ballroom, 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix. Individual tickets $85. Corporate table $900. VIP table $1,500. Contact: Kim McWherter at 602.889.7125 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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· Press Plays 'Gotcha' With Trump And Carson Over Muslim Comments The Mainstream Media Is Waging A Journalistic Jihad On Republicans.
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