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Congressman Paul Gosar is reminding voters to e-mail your comments on the US Fish/Wildlife’s “Lake Havasu Boating Restrictions” no later than 5 pm., today - Mon., June 13 - to Havasu_Boating_Comments@fws.gov On April 12, 2016, the Service announced a draft recreational boating compatibility determination (CD) and the agency’s intent to pursue even more boating restrictions. Once again, these proposed closures are based on a radical agenda, not science or need.
Can-Van Steenwyk Run-For Both-Senate-And-House-At Same-Time? …In 2012, "tea party" conservative Clair Van Steenwyk sought the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. In 2014, Van Steenwyk challenged longtime incumbent U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., in the 8th Congressional District's GOP primary. This year, the 69-year-old Sun City West retiree has filed paperwork to simultaneously challenge both incumbent U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Franks in their respective GOP primaries. After Van Steenwyk, who formerly hosted a political talk radio show, filed petitions for both offices, the Arizona Secretary of State's Office noted that state law precludes a candidate from running for more than one public office if the election for both offices are held on the same day and if the candidate could not serve in the offices at the same time…
GOP Presidential Candidate Donald J Trump: Last night, our nation was attacked by a radical Islamic terrorist. It was the worst terrorist attack on our soil since 9/11, and the second of its kind in 6 months. My deepest sympathy and support goes out to the victims, the wounded, and their families. In his remarks today, President Obama disgracefully refused to even say the words 'Radical Islam'. For that reason alone, he should step down. If Hillary Clinton, after this attack, still cannot say the two words 'Radical Islam' she should get out of this race for the Presidency. If we do not get tough and smart real fast, we are not going to have a country anymore. Because our leaders are weak, I said this was going to happen – and it is only going to get worse. I am trying to save lives and prevent the next terrorist attack. We can't afford to be politically correct anymore. The terrorist, Omar Mir Saddique Mateen, is the son of an immigrant from Afghanistan who openly published his support for the Afghanistani Taliban and even tried to run for President of Afghanistan. According to Pew, 99% of people in Afghanistan support oppressive Sharia Law. We admit more than 100,000 lifetime migrants from the Middle East each year. Since 9/11, hundreds of migrants and their children have been implicated in terrorism in the United States. Hillary Clinton wants to dramatically increase admissions from the Middle East, bringing in many hundreds of thousands during a first term – and we will have no way to screen them, pay for them, or prevent the second generation from radicalizing. We need to protect all Americans, of all backgrounds and all beliefs, from Radical Islamic Terrorism - which has no place in an open and tolerant society. Radical Islam advocates hate for women, gays, Jews, Christians and all Americans. I am going to be a President for all Americans, and I am going to protect and defend all Americans. We are going to make America safe again and great again for everyone. - Donald J. Trump
Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill will address the LD19 precinct committeemen at 7 pm, Mon., June 13. Contact: Chairman George Ortiz.
US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward will be featured at a noon, Wed., June 15 ‘Meet And Greet’ Luncheon in the Cattleman’s Room at the Rock Springs Café, 35769 Old Black Canyon Hwy, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324. Contact: Carolyn Leff at email@example.com or 928-230-0633.
LD27 has changed its June 14 venue to Poncho’s Mexican Food/Cantina, 7202 S Central Ave in Phoenix. Meet and greet at 6 pm. Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill will address the group.
The 13th Annual Friendraiser Party for GOP candidates is scheduled at 6:30 pm., Sat., Aug 6 at 8219 E Jackrabbit Road in Scottsdale. This is not a candidate forum. It is a gathering to enable you to meet one-on-one with elected officials, according to hostess LP Hagan. Free admission. Feel free to bring refreshment or a snack to share with the candidates and neighbors. This event is also two days after the mail-in ballots are sent. Meet the candidates and then fill out your ballots. RSVP 480-947-0364 LPHAGAN@yahoo.com
Glendale’s Summer Concert Series is conducted every Thursday at 8 pm. June 30 will be their Patriot Concert. Maricopa County Sheriff’s candidate Marsha Hill will be singing in their choir.
US Senate candidate Kelli Ward will ‘Meet And Greet’ voters between 5-6:30 pm., Sat., June 18 at the Half Moon Windy City Sports Girll, 2121 E Highland Ave in Phoenix. Contact scheduled Carolyn Leff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 928-230-0633.
Former Sen Jack Harper and his wife are back in town from camping at Mormon Lake.
National Committeeman Bruce Ash is beating the heat in cool San Diego.
US Sen candidate Dr Kelli Ward will be host a Prescott meet and Greet between 2-3 pm, Fri, June 17 at the Cuppers Coffee Bistro, 258 N Lee Blvd #102, in Prescott. Contact: Carolyn Leff at email@example.com or 928-230-0633
Town Crier Jim Ely: Our government was established as a Republic. re·pub·lic rəˈpəblik/ noun 1. a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch. In an election year there is a ‘primary election’ where we vote for a candidate from every recognized political party to compete in a general election for an office. The candidate from that party who receives the majority of votes gets to compete in the ‘general election’. Then the candidates for that office who receives the MAJORITY of the votes for that office win the seat in that office. Let say, a Democrat gets 40% of the votes for that office, an Independent gets 15% and then the Republican gets the 45% of the remaining votes. The Republican takes the office. Simple, isn’t it? Except for the POTUS. Obviously, that is not the procedure for the election for the highest office in the land! POTUS. That procedure varies from state to state, and looks to be rigged in many cases. Probably, the idea of a ‘Super Delegate’ is a good example. The ability of a party to change the rules at a national convention is also suspect. We see evidence that the voice of WE THE PEOPLE could be overshadowed by the PARTY POWER, or what some call the establishment, power brokers who seemingly view their self-aggrandizement and power position more than the voice of WE THE PEOPLE. Let’s hasten to say that sometimes the voice of the people if not the best, Obama is a good example, but the old saying that people deserve the government that they elect come into play. The point being, WE THE PEOPLE’s vote should prevail at the national convention, and the party members should support and vote for that decision, and if not, should change parties or become independents. And, for the general election the party must have a strong GOTV program!
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small will be appearing at:
· 7 pm, June 16 at the LD25 meeting at the Charles K. Luster Building, 640 N Mesa Dr.. in Mesa. contact: Gene Dufoe--480-835-9637 or Karen Gevaert--480-710-5676
· 7 pm., June 20 in Leisure World Ballroom, 908 S Power Road, Mesa. contact Diane Anderson--480-395-5515
· 7:30 pm., June 29 open house at Barbara Blewster’s, 915 W Fairway Road, Mesa. RSVP Barbara 480-833-4937.
LD4 Republicans are having a fundraising drawing for an engraved Ruger 10-22 rifle. Rifle is engraved to commemorate the 225th Anniversary of the Second Amendment in 2016. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Drawing to be held July 4 or when the 370 tickets are sold. Tickets available from LD4 members or send payment made out to LD4 Republicans, c/o Hopkins4AZ, PO Box 134, Buckeye, AZ 85326. Winner must meet eligibility requirements at AZ Firearms in Avondale. Contact: Richard Hopkins firstname.lastname@example.org
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell: The deadline for filing as a write-in candidate for Precinct Committeeman is 5 pm., Wed., June 15. All paperwork must be in our office by that day and time. Mail or deliver to Maricopa County Recorder, 111 S. 3rd Ave., Phoenix, Az. 85003. Contact: 602-506-3628; FAX 602-506-4050 email@example.com
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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions said on "Fox News Sunday" that "if we can't address it openly and directly, and say directly that there is an extremist element within Islam, that's dangerous to the world and has to be confronted." Donald Trump and his social media director also weighed in, attacking President Barack Obama's refusal to use the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism." Here's The New York Times' Jonathan Martin on Trump's take.
McConnell Steers Republicans Away From Obamacare Fights Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has urged GOP colleagues in private to avoid distracting political fights, yielding a surprising ceasefire on labor and health issues, two of the bloodiest battlegrounds in Congress. Read the full story here
Orlando Massacre Inflames Trump-Clinton Presidential Race … The worst mass shooting in U.S. history is raising new questions about the safety of the homeland and shaking up the race for the White House. Shocking revelations that the shooter had been previously investigated by the FBI more than have many asking whether the incident could have been prevented. Read the full story here
Reporter-Chases-Bilderberger-General-Petraeus-Through-Streets-Of-Dresden Reporter Rob Dew chased Bilderberg member and former CIA director General David Petraeus through the streets of Dresden, Germany today in an attempt to ask the former CIA director a question about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.
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The Western Pinal County Chapter of Arizona Republican Assembly (Casa Grande, Arizona City, and Maricopa) will meet at 6:30 pm, Mon., June 13 at 408 N Sacaton St. #2, Casa Grande with Pinal County Supervisors Dave Cook. Doors open at 6 pm. Contact: Secretary Jason Hayes at 202-394-7202 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
LD20 will meet at 7 pm., June 13 with Maricopa County Supt of Ed candidate Jana Jackson at the Washington School District Office, 4650 W Sweetwater, Glendale. Meet & Greet at 6:30 pm. They will also be hearing from candidates for various offices including : Moon Valley JP, Desert Ridge JP, County Recorder, and County Sheriff. LD20 is collecting toiletry items for the Phoenix Rescue Mission. Contact: Chairman Naomi Kruse, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona Project will address ‘All Things Hillary’ at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 13 at 3375 E Shea Blvd., in Phoenix. “Donald Trump will be on the tube to discuss the truth about Crooked Hillary and her faithful husband Bill. By the way, crooked Hillary always brags about Bill's great economy but never mentions the fact that because of Newt Gringrich's leadership the Federal Budget was finally balanced. That's what made the economy great,” according to AP Chairman Ron Ludders.
Hwy 69 Republicans will meet at 6 pm., Mon., June 13 with Secretary of State Michelle Reagan at a new location – the VFW Mingus Mountain Post 10227 Bar/Grill, 2375 N 5th St., Prescott Valley (on road to Rain Lake Park – behind the Moose Lodge). $7 dinner/mtg. Limited menu. Menu will change from date to date. RSVP for seating to June 899-3150. Social house 4:30 – 5:45 pm. Candidate introductions 5:45 pm.
LD13 will meet at 7 pm., Tues., June 14 at Tuscany Falls Clubhouse, 16262 Clubhouse Drive, in Goodyear with Supt of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. Registration opens at 6:30 pm. Contact Chairman Wally Campbell at email@example.com 623-451-1100.
The Arizona Tea Party Patriots Support Team, lead by Gregg Cummings and Diana Reimer, will visit Sen Jeff Flake’s offices in an effort to counter Pres. Barack Obama’s determination to appoint his liberal Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland before his term is up. Cummings and Reimer will urge Flake not to hold hearings and to refuse to vote on the Obama nominee. The Tea Party Team will gather at:
· 2:45 pm., Tues., June 14 at Flake’s Tucson office, 6840 N Oracle Road #150 in Tucson for sign waving and to deliver petitions. They will provide lunch afterwards. RSVP Tuesday in Tucson
· 12:30 pm., Wed., June 15 at Flake’s Phoenix office, 2200 E Camelback Rd #120 for a repeat performance.
The Arizona Tea Party Patriots Support Team, lead by Gregg Cummings and Diana Reimer, will visit Sen Jeff Flake’s offices in an effort to counter Pres. Barack Obama’s determination to appoint his liberal Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland before his term is up. Cummings and Reimer will urge Flake not to hold hearings and to refuse to vote on the Obama nominee. The Tea Party Team will gather at 12:30 pm., Wed., June 15 at Flake’s Phoenix office, 2200 E Camelback Rd #120 for a repeat performance.
Palo Verde Republican Women will meet at 11 am., Wed., June 15 for lunch with Maricopa County Sheriff incumbent Joe Arpaio at the Grayhawk Golf Club 8620 Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale. Social begins at 11 am, Lunch/Program 11:30. $26/Cash, $27/CC. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 480-298-7818.
Aaron & Christine Accurso, Genny Jones and Gary & Maria Livacari are hosting a private “ Meet The Candidates from Town Council to Congress” at 7 pm., Wed., June 15 at the Spectrum Community Center, 2928 S Spectrum Way in Gilbert featuring US senate candidate Kelli Ward, CD5 congressional candidate Andy Biggs, Gilbert Town Council candidate Jared Taylor, Board of Supervisors incumbent Denny Barney and Maricopa County Attorney incumbent Bill Montgomery, along with LD12 incumbents Eddie Farnsworth, Travis Grantham and Warren Petersen.
The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm, Thurs., June 16 in the Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma to hear US Senate candidate Alex Meluskey, who is running against incumbent Sen John McCain in the Aug 30 Primary. Contact: Chairman Sally Kizer email@example.com 928-210-1219.
LD24 Will Meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., June 16 at AZGOP Headquarters, 3501 N 24th St., in Phoenix. Sign in open at 6 pm. Speakers include CD5 Rep David Schweikert and LD28 incumbent Kate Brophy McGee.
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small will be appearing at the 7 pm, June 16 at the LD25 meeting at the Charles K. Luster Building, 640 N Mesa Dr.. in Mesa. contact: Gene Dufoe--480-835-9637 or Karen Gevaert--480-710-5676 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum will be held at 6 pm., Thurs, June 16 at the Palo Verde Education Center, 600 N Verrado Way in Buckeye (on Verrado Way just south of I-10). CD 3, CD4, LD4, LD13, Maricopa County Supervisors LD4 and LD5, and Bucky City Council candidates will be presented. Contact: LD House candidate. Richard Hopkins email@example.com
The Ahwatukee Tea Party Candidate Round Table Event #2 will be held at 6:30 pm.,Thurs., June 16 in the Desert Room at the Quality Inn (previously the Clarion Hotel). 5121 E. LA Puente Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85044 (I-10 & Elliot Rd) featuring Bob Stump (Corporate Commissioner), Frank Schmuck (LD18 State Senator), Scott Ryan (Tempe Union School Board) and Jana Jackson (Maricopa County Supt. Of Schools) firstname.lastname@example.org
LD2 will meet at 9 am., Sat., June 18. Contact Chairman Sergio Arellano for location at 396-9426. www.PimaGOP.org
The AZGOP Is Host An i-360 Training for LD Chairs and Maricopa County precinct Committeeman between 9am and noon, Sat. June 18 at AZGOP Headquarters,3501 N 24th St., in Phx. Contact: Will Smith at email@example.com
A Republican National Committee VIP Meeting/Reception/Photo Op/Fundraiser For Presidential Candidate Donald Trump is scheduled at 2 pm., Sat., June 18 in Phoenix. Location will be revealed upon RSVP. $2,700 per person, Host Committee: $25,000 per couple, photo op - $10,000 per person. RSVP to Brian Plaut at FINANCE.RSVP@GOP.COM OR (202) 863-5313. Or see details at AZ Event for Donald J. Trump
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.
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Congressman Matt Salmon: “Most importantly, I offer my condolences today to the families of those so tragically murdered in Orlando. Even more tragically, Mr. Mateen had already appeared on the FBI’s radar twice before. As the attacks on our nation by those claiming allegiance to the Islamic State continue to increase, Americans are rightfully asking themselves one thing: How will we deal with these cowardly Islamic radicals? To those who would seek to divide our nation with our own internal politics, your efforts will fail. Our answer, as a nation united, will be to stand together with all Americans against this hatred and cowardice that defines these Islamic extremists. Together, we must remain vigilant and defend all Americans from those who seek to do us harm.”
Congresswoman Martha McSally: "My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families, and all those affected by the terrorist attack this morning in Orlando. While additional facts are gathered about the motivation behind this senseless and devastating carnage, now the deadliest mass shooting in U.S history, reports indicate that radical Islamic ideology played a part. At this time, our hearts are with all those mourning their loved ones and with the people of Orlando."
Senator John McCain: “I extend my deepest condolences to all those impacted by the horrific act of terror in Orlando, which claimed the lives of 50 people and injured at least 53 others. We all appreciate the efforts of first responders, as well as local, state and federal law enforcement officials who continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this massacre. As we learn more information about this tragedy, we must remain steadfast in our commitment as a nation to acknowledge the threats we face and do everything we can to root out terror.”
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Scottsdale City Council incumbent Virginia Korte: Everyone realizes the role arts and culture have played in building Scottsdale’s brand. Our city not only has a history of promoting arts and cultural activities, other cities attempting to expand their involvement in the arts measure themselves against Scottsdale. Arts and culture contribute to our economic development by attracting businesses that create jobs. And, of course, the arts enhance our special quality of life that we all enjoy. The topic of today’s email is the seldom-mentioned ways our art galleries, museums and ongoing cultural and entertainment events augment the education of our future generations. Study after study consistently conclude the same thing: art programs and a community’s cultural opportunities help students improve their learning at every level of their education. Participation in the arts improves students’ reading and language skills. Students exposed to arts and culture even perform better in math. In addition, it has been proven that these types of opportunities also help develop our students’ “higher-order” thinking tasks. Last week the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board unanimously approved placing two proposals on this November’s election ballot: a bond and a budget override question. Once again, I will be proudly serving as the Honorary Chair of the “Yes To Children” campaign asking voters to approve these necessary funding measures to keep our schools performing at the highest level and continue to provide all children full arts offerings in their schools. The citizens of Scottsdale have a responsibility to continue the commitment to arts and culture not just to grow and preserve our city’s brand – but also to provide opportunities for Scottsdale’s next generation. I encourage you to learn more about the SUSD proposals that voters can approve to rebuild old and outdated schools to make them safe and academically sound for our students.
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