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Patriotic Teens Raise Flag On McDowell Mountain A pair of teenage boys hiked up McDowell Mountain Sunday and raised an American flag to commemorate our nation’s fallen troops.  Read full article »

Most Will Honor The Fallen This Memorial Day A sizable number of Americans regard Memorial Day as an important national holiday, and most plan on doing something special to honor those who have given their lives for their country. Read More

Iwo Jima Marine Cap: A Yard Sale Find! On this Memorial Day weekend, we remember those who’ve lost their lives while serving. But for one Valley man, a rare find is leaving him with a closer connection to our past. It was a yard-sale find!   Read full article »

Remembering-Memorial-Day

Lee Greenwood Singing God Bless The USA

Ross Groen, a Marine Corp officer, has announced his candidacy for LD25 House. “As you know Justin Olson is not seeking re-election to the House in LD25.  I have been very worried about our choices.  The two names that have surfaced are part of the establishment, against strong enforcement or our immigration laws and have been part of the anti SB1070 crowd while Arizona and America suffer and Americans die.  The cost is $2.6 billion annually in Arizona to educate, medicate and incarcerate illegal aliens,” Groen said. Groen is “committed to the Constitution. He is not an establishment puppet and will stand tall as he has all his life for America, Families, Freedom and all that is sacred and recognized by our Founding Fathers in protecting our God given rights in this Republic.  “Ross Groen stands for:

· Economic Opportunity:  Reduced regulation and allow private businesses to create jobs and prosper by removing the heavy hand of government regulation.

· Education:  Returning the control of education to Parents on what is best for their children. A well-funded educational system.  Accountability is best served by ensuring parents and students can choose schools that serve their needs. 

· Protecting the unborn:  Government’s primary duty is to protect innocent life, including the unborn. 

· The Rule of Law:  Our legal code should be clear, fair and uniformly enforced.  No person, group or business should receive special exceptions from the law. 

· Individual Rights:  Free speech, religious s liberty and the right to bear arms must be continually safeguarded from the ever-growing regulatory state. 

· Our Economic Future:  We owe a duty to future generations to limit government, be fiscally responsible and balance budgets. 

· Religious Freedom as out lined in our God given rights recognized in our inspired founding documents (Constitution and Bill of Rights),” reads his flyer Contact Groen at http://ross4az.com/

Out Wickenburg Way Marsha Hill, RJ Morris and Scott Powelson entertained quite a Memorial Day group poolside late yesterday afternoon. Attendees enjoyed all kinds of delicious food, lot of laughs and of course, plenty of political chatter. A flag ceremony including recognition of those who serviced in the military and honoring family members lost in prior wars preceded the evening meal. Guests included Carol and Jim Arnett, Katie Scott, Vance Miller, Kari Froelicher, Betty Ek, Allison and Andrew Maine, Ron and Deb Pinell, Lillian Bedia, Gale and Pat Fiscus, Harriet Hagget, Gail and Gordon Graham, Arleen Younkman, Deb Berner, Crystal and Ray Nuttle, Terri and Ernie Zara, Jennie and Fred Zimmer, Vernon Taft, Kathi and Eric Okrassa, Sondra and Darin Mitchell, and Duane and Frosty Taylor.

Sen Candidate Itasca Small: A reminder that the deadline is Wed June 1. I would like to have all petitions in-hand by noon on the 1st.  Those collecting signatures please let us know status, such as signatures, numbers, and when & how you would like to get them to us.  Contact Itasca 928-434-1515, address--2440 E. Contessa St. Mesa. I know everyone is busy, but if you can would appreciate your help on obtaining signatures. Thank You

County Recorder candidate Aaron Flannery is finalizing his signatures. If you have one of his sheets, please email aleeflannery@gmail.com or call or text 602-999-9546 to arrange pickup. Please do not mail them as it will not arrive prior to the June 1st deadline, he cautions.

Things Are Going To Get Interesting In LD13. Rumor has it that LD13 PC Diane Landis filed her paperwork for a run at the LD13 Senate seat just prior to the Memorial Day weekend. That seat is currently occupied by LD13 Sen Don Shooter of Yuma - who is termed out. Shooter is running for Rep Steve Montenegro’s House seat, while Montenegro is running for Shooter senate seat. To add to the competition LD13 Senate candidate William Gonzales, a 21 year Army Ranger, spent a lot of the holiday weekend gathering petition signatures in Wickenburg for his senate run. Ray Kouns of Aguila is running against Shooter for the LD13 House seat that Montenegro is vacating.

Crystal Nuttle has announced her candidacy for LD29 Senate. She is taking on Minority Whip Martin Quezada in the heavily Dem LD. You’ll be hearing more from Nuttle in the next few weeks.

Activist/Researcher Ann Herzer: Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt (Former Senior Policy Advisor US Department of Education) - your article on McCain was published in the May 29, 2016 Briefs, along with much more information on him.  To all - Charlotte Iserbyt's article on McCain was picked up and published in China according to email from her this morning.  Small world!  Interesting information on this web today.  See Henderson, KY for those near there. 

Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, Sr. Policy Advisor, U.S. Dept. of Education during the Reagan Administration: “Thanks, Frosty.  Glad my article was reposted”: Iserbyt-Blows-The-Whistle-On-John-McCain May 2008 Editor’s Note: See other articles by Isersbyt

· Deliberate Dumbing Down

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Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu: “You and I have something in common, and that is our love for this great nation. We also know that nothing worth having comes without a price. Many brave men and women have given their lives fighting for our freedoms, and for our democracy. Today we honor them, and the courage they showed in defense of our nation. Thank you to our fallen service members, and all the men and women who continue to serve. God bless America.”

Congresswoman Martha McSally (retired Air Force Colonel): …Yesterday Was Memorial Day — the day that we, as a nation, remember the men and women who have died serving in our armed forces. After wearing the uniform for 26 years, this day has special meaning for me. It reminds me of the brave men and women I called friends who died in service to our nation. They made the ultimate sacrifice to keep us free and safe. I hope you will join me and take time today to pause and reflect on the heavy cost of our freedoms and say a prayer for the families of these selfless heroes. Don't have a Happy Memorial Day...have a meaningful Memorial Day.

US Senate candidate Kelli Ward response to incumbent Sen John McCain’s intent “Draft our Daughters, too” …Drafting our daughters deep down in a massive bill to pay our troops is exactly the kind of cowardly, underhanded, sneaky shenanigans that ordinary Americans hate about John McCain’s Washington. I agree with Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Phyllis Schlafly that drafting our daughters is ill­-informed, idiotic, immoral, and absurd. While voluntary service is one thing, I will not let DC drag our daughters at gunpoint onto the battlefield. Extremist social engineering schemes from ivory ­tower academics and bitter feminists have no place in our armed forces. It’s sad to see John McCain once again caving into political correctness and leftwing ideological extremism, this time at the expense of our military effectiveness and national security.”

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Sen Russell Pearce: OK my friends and Patriots.  Our liberal legislators who gave you Common Core, who gave you Obamacare (called Medicaid Expansion), who worked with the Gay, Lesbian organizations to get the Gov. to veto SB1062 that was to protect you 1st Amendment right of religious association are working overtime to help elect liberal Republicans that support Amnesty, Gay Rights, Obamacare, Common core and yet run as Conservatives.   Bob Worsley is the best friend Democrats have in the Senate and was “Centured” by his own District (LD25) and by Maricopa County Republican Party for his votes against our core values.    There is a candidate to oppose Worsley that is actually a Conservative … Itasca Small.   You can sign Itasca Small's petition online at http://apps.azsos.gov/equal/ Yes, she filed late and she has an uphill battle after she gets on the ballot, but we will do what we can with God's help.

LD2l5 Senate Candidate Itasca Small - Proud Member of the Unconquered and Unconquerable Chickasaw Nation: In the 2000s, my varied activities in county and state issues include voluntary participation in the development of the Navajo County Comprehensive Plan, the Arizona Department of Transportation “Building a Quality Arizona” plan, renewable energy land uses, and regional issues. In 2013/2014, I attended Common Core Forums, and the U.S. House of Representatives’ Field Hearing on the EPA, regarding the Navajo Generating Station, and IRS abuses. I frequently offer my suggestions and opinions to elected representatives and news publications, and am active in citizen groups.

Although I have focused upon education issues since the 2015 Regular Legislative Session, my interest and passion for defending our foundational principles of limited government and the proper role thereof is broad and varied. I readily engage in other issues that I believe threaten our God-given Right to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness [Property]. My focus on education is spurred by the realization

that all of our other issues spring from the alarming state of education after more than a century of theprogressive and technocratic influences in our public schools!

Life Experiences that qualify me for the position of LD25 State Senate:

• Advanced in manufacturing from Assembler to Consulting Quality and Manufacturing Engineer in the Aerospace Industry.

• Seventeen years in aerospace, military, medical and commercial industries in four states

• Assembler, Trainer, Lead, Supervisor, and Technician, and: Industrial, Process,

Manufacturing, and Quality Engineer

• Manufacturing and Quality Engineering Consultant in Aerospace, Military and Commercial

Standards-compliance

• Wrote technical publications; taught various training courses in related fields

• Trainer, production to high-level management within the industry

• Substitute Teacher and School Bus Matron

• Auto Body Shop Office Manager/Paint Matcher/Retail Sales/Customer Satisfaction

• Legal research, writing and casework

• Political activism, citizen lobbyist at the legislature, focusing on education issues and legislation

• Engaged in purchasing and acquiring government property tax liens

• Published FREE AMERICA!!! A Sentinel for Liberty; a political philosophy-based newsletter that circulated across the United States, and reached the United Kingdom

Affiliations: Past Member: International Society for Hybrid Microelectronics; American Dairy Goat Association and Past Member/Co-Founder: Copper State Nubian Club.Contact: Campaign Manager Karen Gevaert at: irisheyes3@cox.net or 480-710-5676, or: Campaign Treasurer, Gene Dufoe at: gdufoe@cox.net ; 480-835-9637!

The Architect Of Destruction Obama appears to be a tormented man who is filled with resentment, anger, and disdain for anyone of an opinion or view other than his. He acts in the most hateful, spiteful, malevolent, vindictive ways in order to manipulate and maintain power and control over others. Perhaps because, as a child, he grew up around family members and mentors who instilled him with an abiding bitterness toward the U.S. That bitterness seems not to have left him. It is not the color of his skin that is a problem – for anyone in America. Rather it is the blackness that fills his soul and the hollowness in his heart where there should be abiding pride and love for this country.

Congressman Paul Gosar: On this Memorial Day, I am thinking of our brave men and women in uniform. America's service members are the nation’s greatest asset. Many have risked their comforts, families and even their lives in order to provide freedom for others. Nothing is more selfless. Memorial Day is specifically for honoring those who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. So let us recommit ourselves to ensuring no American forgets the true cost of freedom. Remember: we will always remain the land of the free, only because this is the home of the brave. On Memorial Day, there are many words spoken and speeches given honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice so that we may live free. But more important than words, are names.
We must remember their names because behind every name is a story. A father, a son, a daughter, a friend, a patriot. Copied below are the names of Arizonans from cities in the 4th district who died in the Vietnam War. You can learn more about these great Arizonans by clicking
HERE.

AGUILA: SP4 Allen Roy Barnes

APACHE JUNCTION: SP4 Russell Kevin Ogden

ASHFORK: CPL Gilbert Reyes

BAGDAD: LCDR Dennis Stanley Pike

BUCKEYE:PFC Donald Robert Elmore, SP4 Geronimo Lerma, SP4 Allen Theodore Makin Ii, SP4 Darrel Monroe Pickett & SP5 Herman Serna

CHINO VALLEY: PFC Howard Robert Bisjak

COTTONWOOD: 2LT Anthony Lee Bennett, PFC William Raymond Bennett, SGT Michael Alan Hill, PFC Frank Ambrose Razo

FLORENCE: SGT Jon Cole, PO3 Donald Ray Ellis, CPL Leroy Hopkins Jr

KINGMAN: MAJ John Oliver Arnn, CPT Derrill Lee Burnside

LAKE HAVASU CITY: SP4 Scotty Ray Broadston, SP4 Carey Dean Harmon

PARKER: CPL Vallance Galen Arkie, LCPL Russell Duane Crider, SGT Robert Lee Flores

PAYSON:SP4 John Wilson Owen

PRESCOTT:PO3 Fortino James Apolinar, CAPT Henry Duane Banks, CPL James Scott Brown, SP4 Steven William Dundas,
SSG JAMES Williard Fenton, CPL Larry L Hobbs, PFC William Harry Hollmen, SP4 David Alvin Johnson, PFC William Arlin Jordan, 2LT William Everett Martin, WO John James Roberts, SP4 Antonio Gilberto Yescas

QUEEN CREEK: PVT Wesley Wayne Davis, PFC Simon Rosalino Molina

VALENTINE: SGT John Walter Hill Iii

WICKENBURG, ARIZONA: SGT Donald Allen Davis, SP4 Fredrick Harry Frazer.

YUMA: SP4 Kenneth Duane Brownlee, CPO Robert L Chavez, SP4 Steven Lynn Coffey, PFC Casimiro Dianda, SP4 Terrance Lee Hood, SGT David Arthur Johnson, SP4 Dennis Lee Longdail, PFC Edwin Michael Ridenour, CPL John Frederick Tillou Jr, SP4 Curtis Miller Weeks Jr, 2LT Eulis Neil Wilkes Jr

Every single name of every fallen soldier, carries with it the spirit of all Americans who have come before us, and the millions more yet to be born. And now it is our turn to take up their fight. Their voice must now be our voice. I would encourage you all to get involved in worthwhile efforts that support our nation's heroes. Engage your American spirit and let’s reach out to those who have served. Offer them a hand up and thank them for their service. Let them know America is great because of them. And let us recommit ourselves to ensuring no American forgets the true cost of freedom.

Precinct Committeeman Affidavits And Petitions should be turned into the County Recorder’s office no later than5 pm., June 1. Signature requirements vary by precinct, with the maximum being 10, according to Maricopa County Republican Chairman Tyler Bowyer. Please see the requirements at: http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pdf/REP PC quota Nomination Form and Petition document: elections/precinctcommitteemen.aspx Or contact Bowyer with any additional questions! Tyler@MaricopaCountyGOP.com

Volunteers Wanted As Receptionists for the GOP West Valley office at 10050 W. Bell Rd. Ste. 50 in Sun City (Bell Rd. and 99th Avenue). Shifts are M-F 9am-1 pm and 1-5 pm. Must feel comfortable using the computer. Contact Office Manager Phyllis Lee at 623-583-5987 or mdcyclist@live.com.

Volunteers are needed for the Maricopa County Republican Committee’s Tempe office. Contact: Contact Harris at a 602-432-2871 (c) wwharris@msn.com

RNC Is About To Add 250 Staffers to its permanent ground game in an effort to win back the White House in the general election, according to Chris Carr, RNC political director. Additional staffers will be added in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvanian, Virginia and Wisconsin. In the last few months alone, we’ve held 40,000 one-on-one meetings with potential volunteers and staff. Our volunteers have registered 25,000 new voters and have held thousands of house parties and gatherings to engage and mobilize in communities. 

ATTN PCS: An i360 training session is scheduled at AZGOP Headquarters between 9 am and noon June 4. RSVP to Data Director, Will Smith will.smith@azgop.org

Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Al Melvin needs 400 more contributions of $5 to qualify for Clean Elections funding.

LD26 House Candidate Steven Adkins is the only Republican running in LD26 for the House. Contact: Web:   www.AZforStevenAdkins.com adkins.sd.usmc@gmail.com   323-919-2899.

Dan Saban Will Submit His Petition signatures to challenge Joe Arpaio for the GOP nomination as Maricopa County Sheriff at 1 pm, May 31, at the Maricopa County Elections Department Annex, 510 S. 3rd Ave., Phoenix. Contact: Saban at 480-274-5358 sabanforsheriff@outlook.com

US Sen Candidates Dr. Kelli Ward, Alex Meluskey, and Clair Van Steenwyk are available to speak at events or to groups. To schedule:

· Ward, Contact Carolyn Leff at 928- 230-0633 or events@kelliward.com

· Meluskey, Contact Joel Andres Frewa scheduler@meluskey.com 480-659-2410

· Van Steenwyk Contact Ron Gosselin scheduler@vanussenate.com 602-740-4165

The Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee has work to do to “Get Out the Vote”, according to Chairman Brenda Dickinson. Volunteers are needed for phone-banks, voter registrations, signing up precinct committeemen and many other activities including:

· 2 pm., June 11 meeting in Sedona hosted by Duckhee and Jack Pierson. RSVP to 928-772-2835 for directions and gate code.

· 9 am, Sat., June 25 walkathon at Tonto Park North in Prescott Valley.

· 7 am., Sat., July 2 Frontier Days Parade, downtown Prescott.

Contact Chairman Brenda Dickinson at brendald@cableone.net

A First Amendment Forum at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is scheduled June 3 in Phoenix in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles . Bolles was fatally injured on June 2, 1976, when a remote-controlled dynamite bomb exploded under his car. To commemorate his legacy of investigative and watchdog journalism, The Republic will host a special Arizona Storytellers Project show Friday, June 3. Doors at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. at 555 N. Central Ave. Phoenix. Free with registration. Parking is free at Republic Media garage at 2nd and Taylor streets. Details: tickets.azcentral.com. Suggested $12 donation, all of which will go to Investigative Reporters & Editors, based in Columbia, MO. IRE is a journalism leadership and training organization founded as a direct result of Bolles’ death. The event will be emceed by Republic columnist Ed Montini and Storytellers Project founder Megan Finnerty. Story tellers ill include former Republic journalist Earl Zarbin, who worked with Bolles; former Republic community affairs director Bill Shover, who visited Bolles daily in the hospital after the bombing; as well as current Republic investigative reporters Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Dennis Wagner.

The Arizona Centennial Theatre Foundation will present "You Can't Kill a Story: The Murder of Don Bolles" with storytellers sharing their memories from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, on the rooftop of The Clarendon Hotel, 401 W. Clarendon Ave. A reception will follow. Tickets are $25 and available at eventbrite.com.

The Arizona Federation of Republican Women’s Quarterly meeting is scheduled June 17 and 18 in Prescott. Registration is $25 until Fri., May 27. Fees are $35 through June 9 and $50 after June 10. Open to all AFRW members. Register today

ATTN candidates: Pima County’s Barney Brenner has rebar sign stakes in stock for all sizes of campaign signs, precut and ready to go, as well as great tools for installation. Call or text him at 520-240-9900.

The Surprise Tea Party will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., June 7 in the Grand Canyon room at the Sun City West Foundation Plaza, 14465 W R H Johnson Blvd., Sun City West, AZ 85375. Public Welcome. Contact: Chairman John Madeira jmadeira@surpriseteapartypatriots.com

The Pima County Quail Creek Republican Club will meet Fri., June 17. Contact: Rick Miller at 520-344-8577 or rmiller.schaeffere@gmail.com www.PimaGOP.org

LD2 will meet at 9 am., Sat., June 18. Contact Chairman Sergio Arellano for location at 396-9426. www.PimaGOP.org

Fountain Hills Republican Club meets at 9 am., Sat., June 18 with Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery in the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N LaMontana Drive in FH. Breakfast snacks/social at 8:30 am. Candidates and elected officials will be recognized. Everyone welcome. County Recorder Helen Purcell is scheduled to address the group at the July 16 regarding early balloting and elections. Candidates and elected officials will be recognized and given a short opportunity to speak.

The Pima County Educational Campaign Workshop is scheduled Sat., June 25. www.PimaGOP.org

A Republican Pancake Breakfast is scheduled Mon., July 4 in Sahuarita. www.PimaGOP.org

The Fountain Hills Republican Club’s Annual Picnic is scheduled at 4 pm., Sat., Sept 17 inside the Fountain Hills Community Center (grilling outside). All candidates are invited to attend and speak at the picnic. This replaces the regularly month 9 am meeting.

Ft. Tuthill Military History Museum Director Marilyn “Waddell” Hammarstrom – the daughter of John A. Waddell, who was cartoonist/author Bill Mauldin’s first “Willie” - is looking for Mauldin items from his famous “Willie and Joe” drawing of WWII vets. Contact Hammarstrom at 602-684-1912 or www.forttuthill.org.

Former-Special-Agent-Tells-Arizona-Supreme-Court-Of-Brnovich-Corruption Former agent Tom Woods provides a sworn affidavit on Will Graven’s case that has been dragging on for several years. Insiders says several legislators are keeping a watchful eye on this situation.

Early Voter Request Forms Available At http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pdf/PEVL_Request_Form.pdf

Important 2016 Election Dates And Deadlines

  • Aug 30 – Primary Election
  • June 1 – Last day to file candidate nomination petitions.
  • July 7 – Last day to file constitution and initiative petitions.
  • July 13 – Last day to file arguments for or against ballot measurer.
  • July 21 – Last day to file as a write-in candidate for the Primary Election (Aug 30)
  • Aug 1 – Voter registration deadline for Primary Election.
  • Aug 3 – Early Ballot Voting begins for Primary Election
  • Sept 29 – Last day to file as a write-in candidate for the General Election.
  • Oct 10 – Voter registration deadline for General Election.
  • Oct 12 – Early Ballot Voting begins for General Election.
  • Nov 8 – General Election Day.

CALENDA OF EVENTS .

May 31

The Pima County Republican Club will meet at 11:30 am., Tues., May 31 at the Sabbar Shrine Tempe, 450 S Tucson Blvd., Tucson. $11 lunch. Contact President Mike Ebert at 326-5863. www.PimaGOP.org

Sen John McCain will speak at the opening of his Southern AZ campaign headquarters at noon., Tues., May 31 at 4534 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85711.

June 1

The Grassroots Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6 pm., Wed., June 1 at Denny’s Restaurant, 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix to hear Trevor Lakey of the Alex Meluskey for US Senate campaign. They will also view Part V of “My War” DVD series from the testimony of Bradlee Dean as it pertains to society today and Memorial Day. Meluskey will appear before the group on Wed., June 15. See www.grassrootsteapartyactivists.com grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

JUNE 2

The Colorado River Tea Party will hold BBQ for Congressman Paul Gosar between 6:30-9 pm.,June 2 at Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma.

The Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Thurs., June 2 at 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa 85213 to hear CD5 candidates. RSVP deadline is Sunday night, May 29 to mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net or call (480) 615-0524.  MRW meets the first Thursday of each month.  Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for visitors/guests. Membership is $25, Jan-Dec and Men & Associate Memberships are $15.  Upcoming meetings:  July 7th - U.S. Senate candidates & LD 25 State House & Senate.  August 4th - candidates for Maricopa County offices.  Contact President Sherry Pierce mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net or mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net

Congresswoman Martha McSally will hold a town hall discussion with Raytheon Missile Systems employees in Tucson at 11:45 am., Thur, June 2 to discuss national security issues and provide an update on her work in Congress. McSally’s recent legislative efforts include leading a group of female lawmakers to meet with security officials in Afghanistan, getting a bill signed into law restoring the rights of female World War II pilots, and advocating for Southern Arizona priorities in House-approved national defense legislation. Raytheon employs nearly 10,000 people in Southern Arizona, making it the region’s largest private employer.

June 3

A First Amendment Forum at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is scheduled June 3 in Phoenix in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles Bolles was fatally injured on June 2, 1976, when a remote-controlled dynamite bomb exploded under his car. To commemorate his legacy of investigative and watchdog journalism, The Republic will host a special Arizona Storytellers Project show Friday, June 3. Doors at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. at 555 N. Central Ave. Phoenix. Free with registration. Parking is free at Republic Media garage at 2nd and Taylor streets. Details: tickets.azcentral.com. Suggested $12 donation, all of which will go to Investigative Reporters & Editors, based in Columbia, MO. IRE is a journalism leadership and training organization founded as a direct result of Bolles’ death. The event will be emceed by Republic columnist Ed Montini and Storytellers Project founder Megan Finnerty. Story tellers ill include former Republic journalist Earl Zarbin, who worked with Bolles; former Republic community affairs director Bill Shover, who visited Bolles daily in the hospital after the bombing; as well as current Republic investigative reporters Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Dennis Wagner.

June 4

The Sun City West Republican Club will meet with Maricopa Superior Court Clerk Michael Jeanes on Sat, June 4 in the Quail Room of the Sun City West Foundation Bldg, 14465 R.H. Johnson, Sun City West. Doors open at 8am for coffee/donuts. Meeting starts at 8:30 am. $2 donation requested to help pay for room rent. Jeanes is the official record keeper and fiduciary agent for Superior Court and is responsible for leading an organization of more than 650 employees, supporting 157 judges and commissioners, serving a constituency of over 4 million, and operating an Office that serves one of the fastest growing and largest counties in the nation. There will be no July or August meetings. Resume on Sat., Sep 3. Contact: Jean Goncalves, Publicity Chairlady, 623-214-8010.

A Constitution Study Group is offering five lessons between 2-3:30 pm., Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 9 at American Family Education, 4833 E Southern with instructors Verl Farnsworth, Sarah Rowse, Adrienne Weiss, Bonnie Rodge. RSVP: To Study guide Verl Farnsworth (480) 204-0964 or vfarnsworth13@yahoo.com One Time $5 donation covers: Constitution Booklet and Workbook. Repeat classes free of charge.

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· Trump: Illegal Immigrants Are Taken Care of Better Than Veterans

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· Shocking Report - Obama Agency Caught Deleting Thousands Of Government Documents

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· Memorial Day: Honoring America’s Fallen

· Honoring The Other Veterans: Arizona Group Chafes Confederate Flag Limits

 

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· Why Trump Rises Dozens of career, corrupt politicians created the downfall of America—men like John McCain…

RUSSELL PEARCE

· Sheriff-Joe-In-Contempt-Of-Liberal-Judge...Not-The-Law

ALLEN WEST

· Blistering Video “Crooked Hillary Gets Caught Lying Again”

· Allen West “Here’s Exactly Why Obama Is “Rattled” By Trump (It’s Pathetic)”

· Allen West “Va Falsely Declares Thousands Of Veterans Dead, Then It Gets Worse”

· Allen West “Unbelievable: Who Just Caved To Muslims Has Me Fuming!”

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Monday, May 30, 2016

5-30-16 Briefs

Republican Briefs

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

 

MEMORIAL DAY

 

Not A Word Is Spoken

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Adam-Sandler, Jimmy-Fallon: Parody-Country-Song-To-The-Troops-For-Memorial-Day-Weekend

‘Totally Unacceptable’: Driver Plows Through Kentucky Memorial Cross Display Residents of a Kentucky county are rallying and working frantically to repair and replace a Memorial Day cross display that was vandalized by a driver accused of plowing through the crosses. The cross display in Central Park in Henderson, which is about... Read More.

The Scottsdale American Legion’s Annual Memorial Day Service begins at 10 am., Mon., May 30 at the Scottsdale City Hall Chaplin Statue, 3939 N. Drinkwater Boulevard.

LD26 House Candidate Steven Adkins is the only Republican running in LD26 for the House. Contact: Web:   www.AZforStevenAdkins.com adkins.sd.usmc@gmail.com   323-919-2899.

County Recorder candidate Aaron Flannery is finalizing his signatures. If you have one of his sheets, please email aleeflannery@gmail.com or call 602-999-9546 to arrange pickup. Please do not mail them as it will not arrive prior to the June 1st deadline. Thank you to everyone that has been assisting.

Jana Jackson, Maricopa County Supt of Education candidate: Thanks to all the volunteers who have been collecting signatures for my campaign for Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools.  We have not reached the magic number of signatures yet, but we are in hailing distance and I have been reassured in my heart that we will succeed with your help. I have made an appointment to turn in my petitions to County Elections and I need to have all petitions – including partials – in my possession by Tuesday noon so I can have a good count.  My campaign will not reimburse for signatures gathered after Sunday 5/29/16.

Zack Taylor, Chairman NAFBPO: The Tip Of The Iceberg so to speak.  What about those aliens that are unlawfully present that are receiving public assistance? Anyone venture a guess at that number?  Or is that another number we need to remain consciously unaware of? The idea that there are only 20 million illegal aliens presently in the United States certainly seems a small number, or is that the number of illegal aliens believed to be on public assistance? Certainly difficult to know what the truth is these days.  So much corruption, disinformation and misinformation being proliferated it is just difficult to ferret out the truth.    See:

· 22 Latinos Arrested In Largest Food Stamp Fraud Bust In History…Here’s How They Did It

· Immigrant Ghanaian Woman Pleads Guilty To $3.6 Million In Food Stamp Fraud…Media Ignores Her Immigrant Status

· Alabama Fraud: Food Stamps To Cash Sent To Yemen

RNC Scrambles To Calm State GOP Officials Battleground Republicans say they’re outgunned by Democrats because the RNC has not supplied enough ground staff.

Immediate Past Maricopa County Chairman A J LaFaro: Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has been a consistent supporter of closed primaries - Rod Lamkey Jr. for POLITICO rnc-staff-state-republicans It's too bad Robert Graham went against the will of the State and Precinct Committeemen when my resolution
to close the primaries overwhelmingly passed.

Immediate Past President AZGOP Tom Morrissey: The author of The Arrogance of the Prom King sums up beautifully the thoughts of those of us who are fed up with the Establishment Elite in our Republican Party.  As someone who has worked long and hard to expose the underhanded practices of "those who know better than we the people" and wondered when the final awakening would occur, I can now say that it is actually happening!  Read all about it in this great article and please consider passing it on. -- Just when you think you’ve heard and seen it all in the Republican campaignathon, along comes prom king Paul Ryan displaying an arrogance that makes Donald Trump look like the Dalai Lama by comparison.  Millions of American jaws must have dropped in unison when chameleon Ryan casually told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he’s “just not ready” to support Trump. Really?  Where do I even begin to address such a remarkable display of unflinching arrogance?  How about just stating the obvious — that the litmus-test conservative crowd still doesn’t get it. That’s right, hard as it is to believe, after ten months of watching Trump swat every political fly who’s annoyed him, the pathetic “Never Trump” crowd really and truly still does not understand what’s taking place in America. See the rest of the article By Robert Ringer

Former Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman A J LaFaro: Graham is so pathetic.  He initially supported Scott Walker, then Marco Rubio and then Ted Cruz.  And let's not forget Graham's sham state convention and three ring circus. Give me a break! Quote from AZ Republic arizona-republican-establishment-donald-trumpRobert Graham, the Arizona Republican Party chairman, is one of Trump's more energetic supporters in the state GOP hierarchy. He has already started to campaign on Trump's behalf.  “I’ve been calling and meeting with our donor community to engage them a bit more in the discussion,” he said this month. “These are people who are strong activists in the donor community and maybe he wasn’t their favorite, so people are having to kind of regroup and just discuss what their involvement’s going to be in helping with the campaign. Those are the kinds of conversations we’re having so we can deliver our state.” See full article: arizona-republican-establishment-donald-trump

Sen Russell Pearce: Sheriff Joe Arpaio in contempt in federal court. Really??? Judge Snow should be held in contempt of the Constitution. He issued an “illegal” order telling Sheriff Joe NOT to enforce the law. The law is the law and must be enforced. We cannot allow this corrupt judiciary to continue to dismantle the rule of law and the Constitution. It is a daily happening. Just like our own state Judge Arthur Anderson who decided the law passed in 2006 by 75% of voters that forbid illegal aliens from receiving in-state tuition or taxpayers subsidies was no longer valid because Obama decided to ignore the law. It is illegal under federal law and very specific it is illegal under Arizona law. Yet Judge Anderson decided the law does not matter. Judge Anderson, the Maricopa County Community College Board and the Arizona Board of Regents who voted for in-state tuition for illegals should all be arrested, or at least removed from office and held in contempt of law, contempt of taxpayers and for violation of their Oath of Office. I would go to jail before I allowed a Judge or anyone else who ordered me not to keep my Oath, my duty to the Constitution and Constitutional law. Federal law and Arizona state law forbids illegal aliens from getting in-state tuition period. It is their duty to keep ones Oath of Office. No Judge has a right to ignore the law and ok others to break the law. Judge Anderson and Judge Snow forgot they took the same Oath. And Arizona’s law SB1070 and Arizona’s Legal Workers Act, were upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Of course the radical left and the leftist Arizona Republic loves this Judge’s attempt to thwart any efforts to enforce our laws on immigration. See www.russellpearce.com for the rest of the story.

Marine Veteran William Heuisler: Merle Haggard often sang I Wonder If They Ever Think Of Me. The words are from a lost brother - one of the men we left behind in Viet Nam... a POW alone and in despair. Veterans who fought the War in Southeast Asia 50 years ago remember friends - grunts who never returned. Many ask why our Government abandoned so many of us after the politicians bugged out of a war we’d won.

McCain was popular in large part because of his record as a prisoner of war who has often said he would not betray his fellow captives even when given the opportunity to do so by the North Vietnamese. We’re told McCain refused early release until all POWS were freed. That is a deception. In May, 1967, five months before McCain was captured, Medal of Honor winner Admiral James Stockdale, senior POW, ordered all POWS to refuse the “Fink Release Program”. All our POWs were not free when McCain left Hanoi in 1973. Worse, McCain blocked a POW Truth Bill in 1990 and the Missing Service Personnel Act in 1996. Why? Voters must look this up. Stockdale’s Book: In-Love-& War (page 254) and in HR1147- the Truth Bill. War Secrets McCain Hides .

The U.S. Defense Department admitted “men were left behind”. The Pentagon has been withholding details from the families of POWs for decades despite whistle-blowers who revealed the DOD’s policy of debunking intelligence about Vietnam War POWs. In 1991, as a response to pressure from POW families and Vietnam War veterans, a Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs was chaired by current Sec. of State John Kerry. McCain was the committee’s most influential member. When former Defense Intelligence Agency head Air Force Lt. Gen. Eugene Tighe disputed the Pentagon’s position, McCain was instrumental in forcing Tighe into early retirement. McCain’s culpability was revealed in a transcript from North Vietnamese Gen. Tran Van Quang, which showed Hanoi planned to keep many POWs to make certain it would get war reparations from the United States. The CIA believes these POWs have died from hard labor, illness, and torture or were executed and that none remain alive today. John-McCains-Betrayal Why is this disgrace ignored by the Media? By us? When will Republican Voters finally retire John McCain? - Bill Heuisler - Marine Vet, CIA Contractor in “Operation Mongoose” Tucson Police Officer, DPS Licensed Investigator & author of three books. Contact (520-403-2939).

Pro-family Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly supports replace of incumbent Sen John McCain. Constitutional attorney Schlafly has been championing conservative causes since 1972 as founder and CEO of the Eagle Forum and has called immigration a defining battle for our country. She points out, McCain has been heavily criticized by Arizonans for an unfulfilled campaign promise from 2010 to complete “the danged fence.” He was also one of eight senators behind the Gang of 8 bill that would have given de-facto amnesty to foreign nationals illegally present in the United States. In January 2014 McCain was strongly censured by a vote among members of his own party for “a long and terrible record of drafting, co- sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats, such as Amnesty, funding for ObamaCare, the debt ceiling, assaults on the Constitution and 2nd amendment, and has continued to support liberal nominees.”

In a Public Policy Polling survey released a week ago US Senate candidate Kelli Ward and incumbent John McCain were tied 41-41 in a head to head matchup, according to a Ward flyer. “Arizonans dissatisfied with McCain could be let down with three minor polling Republican Senate candidates dividing the no-to-McCain crowd. At between 2 and 4 percent polling Alex Meluskey, Scott McBean, and Clair Van Steenwyk could be McCain’s salvation, providing the cushion he needs to squeeze through to November according to the PPP poll. If those three were to step out of the race Ward stands a better chance to succeed in the August 30 Republican primary election. Ward has gained considerably on McCain from a PPP poll one year ago in which the then far lesser known Ward lost to McCain 44-31 compared to the head-to-head tie between the two in the recent poll.”

Dem Senate Candidate Ann Kirkpatrick filed her paper work for the US Senate race in Arizona this last week. She commented, “I have always told you that this race wouldn’t be easy. McCain and his cronies are flooding the airwaves to attack me -- over $900,000 thus far.

Senate candidate Alex Meluskey announced our new website and supporter portalHave you seen it yet? There are many new ways you can interact with it and your friends on social media, as well as many ways you can help out the campaign!

Take a tour of new One World Observatory This will save you a trip to NYC and the $32 per adult admission.   Enjoy.

Iserbyt-Blows-The-Whistle-On-John-Mccain (A message from Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt, Sr. Policy Advisor, U.S. Dept. of Education during the Reagan Administration) May 2008

A Very Moving Memorial Video.  Absolutely one of the best tributes to our military. Awesome... After you click on Mansions; do not click on anything else. It will start playing by itself. Sound UP! Full Screen! Thank you to all the vets. Mansions!

ATTN PCS: An i360 training session is scheduled at AZGOP Headquarters between 9 am and noon June 4. RSVP to Data Director, Will Smith will.smith@azgop.org

Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Al Melvin turned in 7,600 signatures on Thurs., May 26 at the Secretary of State’s office to get on the Aug 30 ballot. He needed 5,800 signatures. He now needs 400 more contributions of $5 to qualify for Clean Elections funding.

The Colorado River Tea Party will hold BBQ for Congressman Paul Gosar between 6:30-9 pm.,June 2 at Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma.

Precinct Committeeman Affidavits And Petitions should be turned into the County Recorder’s office no later than June 1. Or mail to Recorder’s office, Elections Dept., 111 S Third Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003 in time for June 1 delivery. Signature requirements vary by precinct, with the maximum being 10, according to Maricopa County Republican Chairman Tyler Bowyer. Please see the requirements at: http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pdf/REP PC quota Nomination Form and Petition document: elections/precinctcommitteemen.aspx Or contact Bowyer with any additional questions! Tyler@MaricopaCountyGOP.com

Volunteers Wanted As Receptionists for the GOP West Valley office at 10050 W. Bell Rd. Ste. 50 in Sun City (Bell Rd. and 99th Avenue). Shifts are M-F 9am-1 pm and 1-5 pm. Must feel comfortable using the computer. Contact Office Manager Phyllis Lee at 623-583-5987 or mdcyclist@live.com.

The Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee has work to do to “Get Out the Vote”, according to Chairman Brenda Dickinson. Volunteers are needed for phone-banks, voter registrations, signing up precinct committeemen and many other activities including:

· 2 pm., June 11 meeting in Sedona hosted by Duckhee and Jack Pierson. RSVP to 928-772-2835 for directions and gate code.

· 9 am, Sat., June 25 walkathon at Tonto Park North in Prescott Valley.

· 7 am., Sat., July 2 Frontier Days Parade, downtown Prescott.

Contact Chairman Brenda Dickinson at brendald@cableone.net

Gramps Takes Kids To The Movies Memorial Day Message.

MCRC Member-at-Large Wes Harris: One of the key volunteers at the MCRC HQ has left because she gave birth to her first child.  The other intern volunteers are now working full time on Kelli Ward's campaign save one that returned to their home state.  The result is that we have no one on site during the work day at the Tempe Headquarters.  Please put out a plea for volunteer workers that can share time during the day to answer the phone and deal with various daily activities. Contact Harris at a 602-432-2871 (c) wwharris@msn.com

The Arizona Federation of Republican Women’s Quarterly meeting is scheduled June 17 and 18 in Prescott. Registration is $25 until Fri., May 27. Fees are $35 through June 9 and $50 after June 10. Open to all AFRW members. Register today

ATTN candidates: Pima County’s Barney Brenner has rebar sign stakes in stock for all sizes of campaign signs, precut and ready to go, as well as great tools for installation. Call or text him at 520-240-9900.

Congresswoman Martha McSally will hold a town hall discussion with Raytheon Missile Systems employees in Tucson at 11:45 am., Thur, June 2 to discuss national security issues and provide an update on her work in Congress. McSally’s recent legislative efforts include leading a group of female lawmakers to meet with security officials in Afghanistan, getting a bill signed into law restoring the rights of female World War II pilots, and advocating for Southern Arizona priorities in House-approved national defense legislation. Raytheon employs nearly 10,000 people in Southern Arizona, making it the region’s largest private employer.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

May 30

The Veterans Memorial Dedication Field of Honor is scheduled at 8 am, Mon., May 30 at Veterans Oasis Park in Chandler.

Rider's USA will be holding their 10th Annual Flags for Our Fallen starting at 6 am., Mon., May 30. You can stop by the Southeast corner of Cave Creek Rd and Pinnacle Peak Rdstarting Saturday to sponsor a flag for your  Fallen Veteran or go to RidersUSA.net. Contact: Kay Reardon 602-882-6507 cell kj95dodge@gmail.com

The Fountain Hills Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7507, American Legion Post 58 and AmVets Post 7 will conduct a commemorative ceremony at 9 am., Mon., May 30 at the Fountain Hills Veterans Memorial (17200 E. El Lago Blvd).

Sen John McCain will speak at the 8 am Phoenix Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 North Cave Creek Road in Phoenix on Mon, May 30.

Congresswoman Martha McSally will speak at Mon., May 30 Memorial Day events at:

  • 8:45 am., at the Evergreen Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony, 3015 N Oracle Road., Tucson.
  • 10 am., at the SAVAHCS Facility’s Memorial Day Ceremony, SAVAHCS, R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, Building 4; 3601 S. 6th Ave., Tucson.
  • 1 pm., at the Arizona State Veterans Home, 555 E Ajo Way., Tucson.

May 31

The Pima County Republican Club will meet at 11:30 am., Tues., May 31 at the Sabbar Shrine Tempe, 450 S Tucson Blvd., Tucson. $11 lunch. Contact President Mike Ebert at 326-5863. www.PimaGOP.org

Sen John McCain will speak at the opening of his Southern AZ campaign headquarters at noon., Tues., May 31 at 4534 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85711.

June 1

The Grassroots Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6 pm., Wed., June 1 at Denny’s Restaurant, 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix to hear Trevor Lakey of the Alex Meluskey for US Senate campaign. They will also view Part V of “My War” DVD series from the testimony of Bradlee Dean as it pertains to society today and Memorial Day. Meluskey will appear before the group on Wed., June 15. See www.grassrootsteapartyactivists.com grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

JUNE 2

The Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Thurs., June 2 at 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa 85213 to hear CD5 candidates. RSVP deadline is Sunday night, May 29 to mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net or call (480) 615-0524.  MRW meets the first Thursday of each month.  Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for visitors/guests. Membership is $25, Jan-Dec and Men & Associate Memberships are $15.  Upcoming meetings:  July 7th - U.S. Senate candidates & LD 25 State House & Senate.  August 4th - candidates for Maricopa County offices.  Contact President Sherry Pierce mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net or mesarepublicanwomen@cox.net

June 3

A First Amendment Forum at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is scheduled June 3 in Phoenix in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles Bolles was fatally injured on June 2, 1976, when a remote-controlled dynamite bomb exploded under his car. To commemorate his legacy of investigative and watchdog journalism, The Republic will host a special Arizona Storytellers Project show Friday, June 3. Doors at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. at 555 N. Central Ave. Phoenix. Free with registration. Parking is free at Republic Media garage at 2nd and Taylor streets. Details: tickets.azcentral.com. Suggested $12 donation, all of which will go to Investigative Reporters & Editors, based in Columbia, MO. IRE is a journalism leadership and training organization founded as a direct result of Bolles’ death. The event will be emceed by Republic columnist Ed Montini and Storytellers Project founder Megan Finnerty. Story tellers ill include former Republic journalist Earl Zarbin, who worked with Bolles; former Republic community affairs director Bill Shover, who visited Bolles daily in the hospital after the bombing; as well as current Republic investigative reporters Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Dennis Wagner.

June 4

The Sun City West Republican Club will meet with Maricopa Superior Court Clerk Michael Jeanes on Sat, June 4 in the Quail Room of the Sun City West Foundation Bldg, 14465 R.H. Johnson, Sun City West. Doors open at 8am for coffee/donuts. Meeting starts at 8:30 am. $2 donation requested to help pay for room rent. Jeanes is the official record keeper and fiduciary agent for Superior Court and is responsible for leading an organization of more than 650 employees, supporting 157 judges and commissioners, serving a constituency of over 4 million, and operating an Office that serves one of the fastest growing and largest counties in the nation. There will be no July or August meetings. Resume on Sat., Sep 3. Contact: Jean Goncalves, Publicity Chairlady, 623-214-8010.

A Constitution Study Group is offering five lessons between 2-3:30 pm., Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 9 at American Family Education, 4833 E Southern with instructors Verl Farnsworth, Sarah Rowse, Adrienne Weiss, Bonnie Rodge. RSVP: To Study guide Verl Farnsworth (480) 204-0964 or vfarnsworth13@yahoo.com One Time $5 donation covers: Constitution Booklet and Workbook. Repeat classes free of charge.

CANDIDATE COMMENTARY

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Scottsdale City Councilwoman Incumbent Virginia Korte: Most of us realize that tourism is our city’s primary industry.  However, besides generating more traffic during event season and making it more difficult to get reservations at good restaurants and book tee times at our great golf courses – few of us are aware of what the booming tourism trade translates into for our pocketbooks and our terrific quality of life. Here are some of the reasons why I am a strong supporter of tourism and our Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, and will continue advocating that our city do everything it can to attract more visitors: Visitors annually spend $4 billion in Scottsdale.  That in turn puts $38 million into the city’s coffers. And that helps make our taxes some of the lowest of any city in the Valley.  Tourism creates 27,000 jobs, or 1 out of every 8 jobs in our city.  The tourism industry also contributes a substantial amount to our property tax revenue that helps fund our schools. The contributions the tourism trade makes to our city don’t stop there. We owe a great deal to how the tourists enhance our own quality of life.  Their dollars help keep our streets maintained and beautifully landscaped.  They generate the money to make our parks and libraries some of the best in the country.  In addition, visitors create revenue for the police and fire departments to keep our city safe, which is our number one priority for both visitors and residences. We should never take all of these things or our visitors for granted – and we should do everything we can to encourage and enhance tourism.In honor of Memorial Day, please remember and honor those men and women who have protected our freedoms and given their lives in service to our country.

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· Robert-F-Kennedy-Believed-JFK-Was-Killed-Because-Of-Him

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· Democrats-Launch-First-House-Attack-Ads-Arizona

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· Federal-Officials-Say-Arizona-Schools-Violated-Civil-Rights-English-Language-Learners

· Watch-Little-Georgey-Stephanopoulos-Gets-A**-Kicked-By Trump

· Palin-Just-Called-Obama-Will-Make-Scream-Like-Bald-Eagle

· Facebook Now Even Censoring Complaints Of Censorship

· On Memorial Day Weekend, These Americans Show How Much Of An Embarrassment They Are To The Nation

· May 31 Start Of Maricopa County Parks Fire Ban

· Dear America: Who Values Our Fallen Soldiers More … Trump Or Hillary?

· New-Border-Patrol-Service-Award-Puts-Agents-Lives-Danger-Says-Union

· Refugee Resettlement In The Us

· High-Pollution-Advisory-Posted-100-Degree-Heat-By-Wednesday

· Health-Alert: State-Lab-Confirms-8-Additional-Measles-Cases-In-Pinal-County

· What-Do-You-Know-About-Memorial-Day

· The Sacrifices We Remember On Memorial Day

· Memorial Day: Honoring America’s Fallen

· Honoring The Other Veterans: Arizona Group Chafes Confederate Flag Limits

 

SEEING RED AZ

· Vet’s Issues? Mccain As Complicit As Harry Reid

· Obama Exhibits Abysmal Lack Of Historical Awareness

· AZ Joins States Fighting Obama Bathroom Directives

· McCain In Deep Trouble As Dr. Kelli Ward Ties In Poll

SONORAN ALLIANCE

· Christine Jones Launches ‘Department Of Failure’ Report Card

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· The Grace Given Side Of Life - A Memorial Day

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· The-Arrogance-Of-Prom-King-By-Robert Ringer

· Police-Called-To-Break-Up-Drunken-Party

ESPRESSOPUNDIT

· Batting 1,000

· I was expecting sexier robots....

· The Ducey Guys Part Two

· My Message to Grads

· Ice Ice Baby

· The Sad End of EJ Montini

FROSTY WOOLDRIDGE

· Why Trump Rises Dozens of career, corrupt politicians created the downfall of America—men like John McCain…

RUSSELL PEARCE

· Sheriff-Joe-In-Contempt-Of-Liberal-Judge...Not-The-Law

ALLEN WEST

· Blistering Video “Crooked Hillary Gets Caught Lying Again”

· Allen West “Here’s Exactly Why Obama Is “Rattled” By Trump (It’s Pathetic)”

· Allen West “Va Falsely Declares Thousands Of Veterans Dead, Then It Gets Worse”

· Allen West “Unbelievable: Who Just Caved To Muslims Has Me Fuming!”

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CAMPAIGNS

· Marco Rubio Says He Fell For A Trap That Chris Christie Set At The Debates!!

· Rubio Reveals The One Thing He Apologized To Donald Trump For…

DONALD TRUMP

· Judge-Orders-Release-Documents-Tied-To-Trump-University-Lawsuit

· Rubio To Support Trump, But Won't Campaign With Him

· Trumps Relies On Hell's Angels

BILL AND HILLARY

· Hillary Turns Up The Heat Amidst Plummeting Poll Numbers

ILLEGALS/IMMIGRATION/BORDERS/AMNESTY

· Remember 1986

· Borderland Beat

· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily

· Need2no Border News Watch

RANCHER STANDOFFS

· How You Can Help The Bundy Ranch/Oregon Patriots And Political Prisoners

FEDERAL

· Has Loretta Lynch Become Eric Holder Version 2.0?

EDUCATION

· College-Complaints-School-Getting-Way-Activism

· Four UCLA Students Dare To Protest “Transgenderism” – Receive Death Threats

WHITE HOUSE

· Obama Announces New Position Dedicated To “Muslim Outreach”

INTERNATIONAL

· Hey, Obama: Did Japan Apologize For Murdering My Cousin?

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