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Briefs Has Retracted a July 25, 2016 posting written by former Maricopa County Republican Committee Chairman A J LaFaro, in which LaFaro alleged AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham used the AZGOP as his “piggy bank.” The commentary was removed the day it was posted. Briefs apologizes to Graham and his family. Briefs commends Graham on his fundraising successes in Arizona. Editor - Frosty Taylor
Mychal-Massie: Melania-Trump-Used-Common-References The allegations of plagiarism came “fast and furious” (pun intended), from all mainstream media outlets moments after the gavel banged adjourning last Wednesday evenings session of the Republican National Convention. The actions were that Melania Trump had plagiarized Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic Convention Speech. The mainstream media, motivated by their contempt for truth, dignity, and for anyone who loves America made fools of themselves. Their accusations were ignorant and morally opprobrious, but obviously not out of character for them, In her Convention speech Mrs. Trump said: “From a young age my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise; that you treat people with respect. They taught and showed me values and morals in their daily life.”
Dick Sperry is hosting “Meet & Greet” for Senate candidate Alex Meluskey at 2:30 pm., Wed., Aug 3 at the VFW Post 7400, 705 E Aspen St., in Cottonwood. RSVP at www.Meluskey.com/events
The Town of Wickenburg will celebrate the renovation of the Town Library and Learning Center between 10 am-2 pm., Thurs., July 28 in the library at 164 E Apache St. The renovation was in conjunction with a partnership with Maricopa County. Board of Supervisors Clint Hickman will be among the guests. Representatives from the Recorder’s Office, Air Quality and Control, and Planning and Development have also been invited. Contact: Elizabeth Bartholomew - Legislative Analyst/Communications Manager Maricopa County Recorder 602-506-2825 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Maricopa County Republicans City of Phoenix Committee will host a ‘meet and greet’ for Phoenix City Council candidate Chris DeRose at 5:30 pm., Wed. July 27 at Coco’s, 2026 N. 7th St., in Phoenix, followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm with an updated from the CCD3 Special Election Committee. Chairman Pro-Tem William “Sparky” Smith will also give a report on his presentation of LD27 about their role in future goals. And reports on the initial meeting of the District 7 and 8 Committees in South Phoenix will also be given, according to Smith. Contact: email@example.com
Lydia’s La Canasta Restaurant In Wickenburg is hosting the second of four “Believers For Trump” events at 2023 W Wickenburg Way (SW corner of Hwy 60/Vulture Peak Way) at 7 pm., Thurs., July 28. Speakers will include Barbara Wyllie and Corky Haynes, two national GOP delegates, who will give an overview from “behind the scenes” at last week’s National Republican Convention in Cleveland. Arizona National Committeewoman elect Lori Klein-Corbin of Prescott is the Aug 11 speaker. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is lined up for the Aug 25 meeting. Attendance is free; no obligation to purchase a meal. However, the kitchen will be open for the convenience of those who wish to dine before the events start. Those intending to dine should notify the restaurant in advance by calling Abril or Renee Sparks at 480-589-0511. Diners should arrive by 6 pm to ensure they have completed their meals before 7pm. A Republican voter registration table will be available at each event for the convenience of those who would like to register to vote in the upcoming Presidential election. Abril said she is hoping to attract Hispanics from Aguila, Congress, Morristown, Wittmann, and Yavapai County who support Trump, but have not yet registered to vote.
US Sen John McCain will attend a business town hall with the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce at 1:30 pm., Wed., July 27 in Queen Creek. He will tour Ehrmann Arizona Dairy and participate in a roundtable meeting with United Dairymen of Arizona at 4 pm in Casa Grande and attend the Greater Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce Monthly Mixer at 5:15 pm at the Garnet of Casa Grande, 510 E 8th St., in Casa Grande. RSVP to the mixer to Lorna Romero at firstname.lastname@example.org McCain held a town hall meeting with Cessna employees Tuesday afternoon in Mesa.
LD20’s “Meet and Greet” starts at 6:30 pm, Aug 1, followed by a 7 pm meeting at Washington School District Offices, 4650 W Sweetwater, in Glendale. There will be precinct captain training and several candidates will speak, according to Chairman Naomi Kruse, email@example.com
A Meet & Greet for Mary Beth Hrin and Rep Noel Campbell is scheduled at 6 pm., Thurs., July 28 at the Prescott Gun Club, 1200 Iron Springs Road, Prescott. Mayor Harry Oberg and County Assessor Pam Pearsall will be in attendance.
The Grassroots Tea Party Activists will feature Sheriff Richard Mack at 6:30 pm., Wed., July 27 at Denny’s Restaurant Banquet Room, 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix. Mack is the founder of Constitutional Sheriff’s Posse & Officers Association (CSPOA) and has authored several books. He is most noted for winning his monumental Supreme Court case based on the Tenth Amendment of the US Constitution. He has 20+ years in Law Enforcement including time as an undercover agent in the narcotics field. He has won many awards in his two terms as the Graham County Sheriff. Contact: Francine L Romesburg firstname.lastname@example.org
Booing Hillary Democrats began their political convention booing the name "Hillary," heckling Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and shedding tears over Sen. Bernie Sanders' failed campaign.
DNC-Broke-Federal-Law-Day-1-Of Convention The DNC aided and abetted two illegal aliens on Monday night during the nationally televised DNC Convention 2016 in Philadelphia. Thus, according to the law, the DNC twice violated Section 8 U.S. Code 1324. At 8:04pm local time, the DNC invited an illegal alien to accompany her daughter to tout Hillary Clinton for president. During her speech, which was televised on national TV, the daughter explicitly said her mother is in the United States illegally. Minutes before the mother and daughter team took to the stage, the DNC played a video showing the daughter communicating with Hillary Clinton during one of her tour stops in Nevada. It was then that the daughter (Karla) admitted to Hillary Clinton that her mother (Francisca) received a government issued letter of deportation. Clearly, the mother is ignoring the deportation order, and so is the DNC and Hillary Clinton…
After Sunday Night’s ISIS-Related suicide bombing in Ansbach, Germany, a number of politicians are insisting that the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers must be expedited to ensure that potentially dangerous individuals leave the country as soon as possible. Read the full story
The Surprise Tea Party Patriots will meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., Sept 6 in the Grand Canyon Room of the Sun City West Foundation Plaza, 14465 W R H Johnson Blvd. Sun City West, AZ 85375. Speaker tba. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will address the group of Sept 20.
The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) supports the July 18 unanimous approval of the new 2016 Republican Party Platform by Republican National Convention delegates. The new 2016 Platform strongly opposes the National Popular Vote and strengthens the 2012 GOP Party Platform which also opposed the NPV. AzRA opposes the NPV Interstate Compact or any other scheme to abolish or distort the procedures of the Electoral College, recognizing that an unconstitutional effort to impose national popular vote would be a mortal threat to our federal system and a guarantee of corruption as every ballot box in every state would become a chance to steal the presidency, according to AzRA leaders. AzRA urges state legislatures who voted for NPV to rescind their approval. Arizona has been targeted by minions spending millions of dollars in the nefarious scheme to replace the operational functions of the Electoral College as established by the Founding Fathers. NPV supporters have begun their 2017 Campaign by holding disinformation meetings with legislative candidates and local leaders, according to AzRA leadership. AzRA recommends its membership request that legislative candidates to oppose NPV as well. Contact: email@example.com
Secretary of State Michele Reagan reminds potential voters that they must register by Aug 1 to vote in the Aug 30 primary in Arizona. Early ballots go out Aug 3. She also reminds voters they can check the status of their voter registration, find their polling place and learn about candidates or ballot measures at www.Arizona.Vote and www.Arizona.Voto
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LD20 PC/MCRC MAL Wes Harris: If you live in the City of Phoenix and are a Republican P.C. we need your help. This year the Democrat controlled City Council raised all of our property taxes on the heels of a light rail bond issue of $31.5 Billion and then replaced an elected Republican Council Member with a retired Democrat (6 figure pension) former city employee to go with the other three Democrat former or current public employees on the Council. Republicans were outnumbered by 5 to 4 before and now we have only 3, one of which is questionable. We have set up a subcommittee of the Maricopa County Republican Committee to finally deal with this problem and both recruit, vet and elect Conservative Republicans to our City Council to stop the Agenda 21 destruction of our city. We also will get involved in City issues much like we do in State issues. Next to the school governing boards, city government is the closest to We the People and probably the least scrutinized. If this were not so we would not have city elections in off years in August because We the People are disadvantaged by this tactic on the part of City officials. The committee is having a “meet & greet” at 5:30 pm, Wed., July 27 at Coco’s, 2026 N. 7th. St., Phoenix, for candidate Chris DeRose - the only Republican running for Bill Gate's vacated seat and we invite you all to attend. A regular meeting will follow at 6:30 pm. Contact Harris at 602-432-2871 (c) 602-942-9281 (h) firstname.lastname@example.org
Petition-Calls-On-State-Department-To-Remove-Their-Air-Conditioners An online petition to remove all air conditioning from Department of State property has gotten more than 1,800 signatures since it was posted online Sunday. A Change.org user named Hopalong Ginsberg created the petition in response to remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry claiming air conditioning and refrigerants are as much of a threat to the world as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The petition garnered 1,869 signatures by Monday afternoon.
The Fountain Hills Republican Club meeting scheduled Sat., Aug 20 will feature Professor Charles James, an Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice in the administration of George W Bush and then again in the administration of George HW Bush.
Maricopa County Elections Needs Polling Place Volunteers for the August 30 Presidential Primary Election. They need over 4,000 registered voters to work the 724 precincts in Maricopa County. Volunteers will be pay $125 for Election Day, $10 for the training class, and $5 for the setup meeting. Interested people should contact: Fred Lucero - RISCX at email@example.com
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Aug 1 – Voter registration deadline for Primary Election.
Aug 3 – Early Ballot Voting begins for Primary Election (at some locations);
Aug 8 at Fountain Hills Town Hall
Aug 30 – 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.
Nominations Are Being Accepted Until Aug 5 for the Capitol Times 2016 ‘Leaders of the Year in Public Policy Awards’ that will be awarded Sept. 14 at the Sheraton in Phoenix. Nominations are open in 18 categories – recognizing individuals and organizations for advancing public policy in Arizona. Nominations forms are available at: http://azcapitoltimes.com/files/2016/07/LotY16-Nomination-Form.pdf. E-mail the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus on the second night of the Democrat National Convention: “Tonight Democrats formally nominated the most scandal-plagued and disliked candidate in the history of their party,” said Priebus. “Despite clinching the nomination, poll after poll continues to show Hillary Clinton’s trustworthiness and favorability sinking to all-time lows, and her constant shapeshifting on the issues will only further alienate millions of Americans already repelled by her cronyism and double standards. Simply put, Hillary Clinton cannot escape the fact Americans overwhelmingly regard her as dishonest, hypocritical, and completely out for herself. Our country cannot afford for her to bring her poor judgment and unethical behavior into the White House. Whether it’s her endless flip-flops on the issues, perfecting the art of politics for personal gain, or benefitting from a rigged system, Americans simply do not like Hillary Clinton. While Democrats have chosen to nominate a career Washington insider who is always out for herself, Donald Trump is promising to shake up Washington and bring strong leadership that will restore prosperity, secure our homeland, and Make America Great Again.”
The Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL) invites all members and their guests to attend their 11th Annual Meeting of Members from noon until 4 pm., Oct 8, 2016 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix. Seating begins at 11 am. Details at website. The open carrying of holstered firearms is appreciated. This year’s speaker is Dave Kopel. All luncheon attendees will be eligible for our door prize drawings. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at online store or at any AzCDL gun show table. Entrée choices this year include guajillo rubbed flat iron steak, guajillo rubbed chicken breast with roasted corn relish, or a Vegetarian spinach and ricotta ravioli with sun dried tomatoes, fresh asparagus, pine nuts and roasted garlic tomato vodka coulis. Any AzCDL member upgrading to Life Member status before Sept 24 will receive FREE tickets to this year’s annual meeting for themselves and their guests. All membership donations accumulate towards a life membership. To find out how close you are to becoming an AzCDL Life Member, contact Fred at email@example.com. If you are not yet a member of AzCDL and wish to attend our annual meeting, we invite you to Join AzCDL. RSVP required by Sept 24, 2016. Tickets not for sale at the annual meeting. Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), is an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization.
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The Chips N Salsa Radio Show is the only local Phoenix area radio show with a conservative Latino perspective. Hosts Martin Gonzalez, George Ortiz and Alice Lara can be heard/watched at 8 pm., Fridays on KFNX www.1100KFNX.com and Saturdays 4PM www.CentralCityRadio.com Or catch them on Facebook. For sponsorships contact Gonzalez at MartinGonzalezonline@hotmail.com or www.ChipsNSalsaShow.com
AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham hosts a pre-recorded radio program at 7 am., every Sunday morning on 960 AM (The Patriot) at 7AM.
LD27 Chairman Ron Harders will host the ChiTown ExPat radio program at 2pm every Saturday through October on KING FM. Sponsors needed. Interviewees should call 602-243-0111 to schedule an appearance. Contact: Harders firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone Wishing A Presentation from former Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who is currently running for Congress, can host an event by signing up at BennettForCongress.com
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LD4 Will Meet at 7 pm., Wed., July 27 at the Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S. Estrella Foothills to hear Goodyear city council candidate William Stipp and do the drawing for the Engraved Ruger 10/22 Rifle winner. Contact Chairman Richard Newcomer 623-398-5638.
Congressman Trent Franks will be hosting a meet and greet from 5-6:30 pm, Wed., July 27 at the West Side GOP Office, 10050 W. Bell Road, Suite #26 In Sun City. Coffee, water and pastries will be served. Yard signs and bumper stickers will be available. Contact: email@example.com or (623) 979-1776 to have a yard sign delivered or RSVP to Shari Farrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602 820 4350.
Americans for Prosperity will host a luncheon in Tucson and a dinner in Phoenix on Fri., July 29 to discuss the future of school choice, education reform, and celebrate the birthday of the late economist Milton Friendman with speak Max Eden, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Use these links to sign up for the event closest to you. Tucson Lunch Phoenix Dinner Contact: Tom Jenney, AZ Director of APF email@example.com
The Sonoita/Elgin Tea Party Ice Cream Social for local folks running for office is scheduled between 3-5 pm., Sun., July 31 at Dave and Marian’s home, 22 Hitchcock Lane in Sonoita.
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Congresswoman Martha McSally: Across the country, we’re seeing a thread of violence carried out against law enforcement. For the men and women who put on the uniform, always with an understanding of the dangers it brings, these incidents add a new, disturbing level of danger- one that affects them and their families in terrible ways. Our law enforcement deserve the thanks and honor that comes with their service, and that's why last night, I joined the Tucson Police Department for a ride along to not only see first-hand the issues our officers face, but to offer my steadfast appreciation and support for the sacrifices they make to protect our community. What an honor it was to meet 100-year old Sierra Vista resident Pearl O’Neil and present her with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition! Pearl has been giving back to our community for decades. Last week,
· Toured the Jewish History Museum’s Holocaust History Center in Tucson.
· Spoke with members of local law enforcement before the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Task Force Training
· Visited Cochise Family Advocacy Center, which provides a safe place for children and families experiencing abuse and other trauma
· Spoke to nearly 60 members of the Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association to provide an update about my efforts to strengthen our economy and hear about issues impacting the housing industry Hanging out with kids who are part of the YMCA of Southern Arizona's summer camp program after holding a town hall with employees and volunteers
· Met with Coronado National Forest Supervisor Kerwin Dewberry to discuss Arizona’s intensifying fire seasons and the future of the forest. mcsally.house.gov.
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US Senate candidate Kelli Ward: In case you haven't seen, I've been traveling the state with Tom Tancredo — who has been one of the premier voices in the movement to secure our borders and regain control over illegal immigration. I'm proud to say that he's citing John McCain's three-decade failure to secure Arizona's borders — he knows how important this issue is to Arizonans and he knows how we're leading the movement to finally get the job done. Everywhere we go, we are hearing that John McCain has had more than enough time to champion this issue. But he's been dangerously distracted from the most important battleground in the War on Terror: the Arizona Border. Let's fix this problem once and for all — we'll Mix the Mortar to Fix the Border!
Congressional candidate Wendy Rogers: Our campaign is really heating up. Today, I want you to get a sneak peak at our new radio ad: first to listen! You know you can count on me to do what I promise: shut down the border, end sanctuary cities, lock up criminals, protect and defend our Second Amendment rights, and stand up for officers who risk their lives for us every day. And you know that I will always act with integrity.
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Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio: I've compiled safety tips ranging from monsoon safety to public safety. Please pass this along to your friends and family. Stay safe out there!
Monsoon Safety: Arizona is known for our fantastic storms. Here are some tips to help you protect yourself and your family when a big storm hits.
Outdoors: Lightning is attracted to metal and water, and often strike the tallest objects.
· You are in a strike zone if you hear thunder five seconds or less after you see lightning!
· Stay away from wide, open areas such as fields and golf courses.
· Stay off hilltops and other high points of land.
· Don’t stand near trees or tall poles
· Get at least 7 feet away from tall objects
· Avoid metal objects such as golf carts and clubs, lawn mowers and pipes.
· Get to the lowest point of ground you can, and kneel or squat to minimize your contact points with the ground.
· Do not lie flat. This will make you a bigger target.
· Don’t huddle with others. Spread out at least 15 feet apart.
· Remove golf shoes or steel-toed boots.
· If you’re out on the water, get to land.
· If you’re in a pool, get out.
Downed Power Lines: Stay at least 100 feet away
· If the power line has fallen on your car while you’re in it, don’t touch anything metal in the car, and stay inside until professional help arrives.
· Never try to help someone trapped by a power line. You endanger your own safety. Instead, call 911 immediately.
Indoor Safety: Stay away from windows during strong winds. Tree limbs and other objects can be a hazard.
· Electrical wiring attracts lightning. Don’t use the telephone, except for emergencies.
· Lighting can move through a home’s plumbing, attracted to the metal or water.
· Don’t use using sinks and showers.
· Unplug computers, televisions and other delicate electronic equipment. Consider attaching surge protectors to such equipment.
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Senator Sylvia Tenney Allen: Over the past few years, the state has been pushing back on cities and counties that are trying to implement the progressive left’s agenda by passing local ordinances and city codes that are contrary to state law. This session, SB 1487 state law; local violations; penalties was signed by the Governor directing the Attorney General upon request of a member of the Legislature to investigate any alleged violations of the Arizona Constitution or state law by a governing body of a county or municipality. State shared revenues, transaction privilege, and excise taxes could be withheld if the complaint is not addressed and the State Constitution and State laws upheld. This has caused a heated debate, which I intend to answer today; what is local control and how should the state support it?
As Supreme Court Justice John Roberts said, “The states are separate and independent sovereigns.” These sovereign states created the federal government. After the founding of our country, each of the independent states began creating laws that were having an impact on the ability of the country to be cohesive for the purposes of commerce, trade and currency. To keep our country united and stable the federal government was strengthened through the Constitution through the consent of the states. Roberts said, “Federal Government must show that a constitutional grant of power authorizes each of its actions. The same does not apply to the state because the Constitution is not the source of their power.” The enumerated powers listed in the Constitution should check the federal government’s power and all other issues and concerns are left up to the States (10th Amendment). Unlike the state, the cities, towns and counties are political subdivisions of the state. They are not sovereign jurisdictions themselves. They were organized under the state constitution to allow government to be closer to the people. Their constitutional duties are for transportation, public safety and good governing principles for order and peace. These political subdivisions were not intended to thwart state law and act as independent and sovereign entities. (To be continued tomorrow)
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