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The AZGOP Has Managed To Rile Up A Bunch Of Republicans with the voter report card mailer that was recently distributed throughout Arizona. One Briefs caller is furious because a retired Air Force colonel was earmarked with an F. Offended, you bet – an F for spending a lifetime, God only knows where, defending the right to vote and other freedoms. See more at Arizona-Republican-Voter-Report-Card-Mailer Seems the Dems have a similar report card going, but they used stars instead of the humiliating F grade mark. - ft
Yesterday, 240 of President Ronald Reagan’s Alumni Advisory Council representatives announced their support for GOP Presidential Nominee Donald Trump. Where is the support from the rest of the GOP’s former President’s, their cabinet members, and the GOPe? Are they still pouting over Jeb Bush not getting the nomination? Or are they still in hopes of dumping Trump at the last minute for someone they can control?? - ft
Kathy Hedge – AZGOP Action Team Coordinator: We need help Now! If you are watching the polls and listened to our candidates, you know it’s not over yet. Every effort can make a difference. Take action now at the AZGOP headquarters. We have door hangars that need to be stuffed for distribution this week. We will be at headquarters at 3501 N 24th St beginning at 9 am during the week. Please RSVP to Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org 602957-7770 cell 602-319-0736
Arizona Dems will host a 6:30 pm., Wed., “Early Vote Rally” with Hillary Clinton at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex at ASU, 400 E Apache Blvd in Tempe. Doors open at 3:30 pm.
Arizona-Democrats-Sue Trump/Stone/AZGOP To Stop The ‘Stop The Steal Effort' The Complaint alleges potential voter intimidation and violations of the Voting Rights Act, Arizona law and the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871…
"There Are Probably 100 FBI Agents who worked on the investigation of Mrs. Clinton-- hardworking men and women in field who gathered evidence and interviewed witnesses--...and are furious at the decision not to prosecute her," Napolitano said on The Kelly File. See: Judge-Napolitano-Clinton-Email-Probe-FBI-Taken-Over-Clinton-Ally-Mcauliffe
With Clinton On Defense, Trump Campaigns In Blue States Newly emboldened, Donald Trump is campaigning in traditionally Democratic states after the recent discovery of more emails that may be relevant to the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's private system. Read full article »
Sen John McCain, US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Javier Palomarez will attend a Hispanic Business Forum and tour TPQ Foods at 9 am., Tues., Nov 1 in Phoenix.
Something to Ponder: For years, Sen John McCain slipped in and out of Arizona, meeting with select members of various communities without public notification or outsider invitation to these private gatherings. Since the AZGOP and several Arizona county committees censured McCain, Briefs has received numerous announcements that McCain is holding town halls/forums with employees of various companies throughout the state. How can employee meetings be considered “town halls” since town halls/forums are normally open to the public within a community? How are employees to openly ask questions knowing their supervisors are eye balling them and the questions they may ask? Hmmm…Aren’t these employee forums/town halls more like a “captive audience” event than a “town hall?” Too bad these private forums/townhalls aren’t “debates” where employees see both the GOP and Dem candidates face to face? – ft
Despite pressure from the Obama Justice Department to “stand down,” the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton Foundation for corruption is continuing with agents from four field offices across the country working the case. The Wall Street Journal reports: The split within the Justice Department and FBI over Clinton-related matters has been particularly apparent in the bureau’s investigation of the Clinton Foundation, the Clintons’ family philanthropy. As the email investigation wound down in July, the internal disagreements surrounding the foundation probe heated up, according to people familiar with the matter … Early this year, four FBI field offices—New York, Los Angeles, Washington and Little Rock, Ark.—were collecting information about the Clinton Foundation to see if there was evidence of financial crimes or influence-peddling, according to people familiar with the matter … According to a person familiar with the probes, on Aug. 12, a senior Justice Department official called Mr. McCabe to voice his displeasure at finding that New York FBI agents were still openly pursuing the Clinton Foundation probe, despite the department’s refusal to allow more aggressive investigative methods in the case. Mr. McCabe said agents still had the authority to pursue the issue as long as they didn’t use those methods. The Justice Department official was “very pissed off,” according to one person close to Mr. McCabe, and pressed him to explain why the FBI was still chasing a matter the department considered dead … Others further down the FBI chain of command, however, said agents were given a much starker instruction on the case: “Stand down.”
Top Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Is Facing Questions about whether she perjured herself given that these newly uncovered emails appear to contradict a legally-binding declaration she signed attesting she turned over all of her government records to the State Department when she left the agency. The Associated Press reports: “…The longtime Hillary Clinton aide at the center of a renewed FBI email investigation testified under oath four months ago she never deleted old emails, while promising in 2013 not to take sensitive files when she left the State Department … Abedin's testimony in the civil suit was complicated by a routine State Department document she signed under penalty of perjury in February 2013. She promised she would "turn over all classified or administratively controlled documents and materials" before she left her government job, and promised that she was not retaining copies, "including any diaries, memorandums of conversation or other documents of a personal nature." The document required her to give back all "unclassified documents and papers relating to the official business of the government acquired by me while in the employ of the department."
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is open to comments until Dec 16, 2016 on its proposal to list two minnows, the headwater chub and a distinct population segment (DPS) of the roundtail chub in the Lower Colorado River Basin (Arizona and New Mexico), as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Specifically, USFWS seeks information on the genetics and the taxonomic classification of the two chubs and the related and already listed Gila chub. In proposing to list the two chubs in October 2015, the USFWS relied upon a comprehensive species status assessment. At that time, the American Fisheries Society and the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Joint Committee on the Names of Fishes – the recognized authority on fish taxonomy – considered the headwater chub, roundtail chub and Gila chub to be separate species. In September, the Joint Committee found the three fishes are actually a single species – the roundtail chub. This new information could be of significant consequence in our final listing determination because our proposed rule reviewed these entities as separate species. This information was not previously included or considered in the proposed listing or made available to the public. Therefore, USFWS is re-opening the comment period for 45 days to allow consideration of this new information, as well as any other aspect of the proposed rule, prior to finalizing their decision, anticipated on or before April 7, 2017. Written comments and information concerning the proposed listing will be accepted until December 16, 2016. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted as they are already incorporated into the public record and will be fully considered in the final determinations. Comments and/or information may be submitted by:
· Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov, Submit comments on the listing proposal to Docket No. FWS–R2–ES–2015–0148; or
· By hard copy: U.S. mail or hand-delivery: Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike MS: BPHC, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803.
More information available online at: www.fws.gov/southwest/es/arizona
HIV/AIDS Epidemic & Community Awareness Campaign & Heart Disease will be the t opic of the Famikly Health Talk show at 10 am., Thurs., Nov 3 on Radio Station KXXT 1010AM. Online – www.familyvaluesradio1010.com Call-in: 602.977-1010
Floating the Internet: Too good not to share: Millions of trump supporters feel this way about Donald J. Trump.....
"We don't care if the guy swears... or how many times he's been married...or who he voted for, or what his income tax return shows. We want the problems fixed. Yes he's an egomaniac, but we don't care. We know he's not a racist, or bad to women, or all the other things the liberal media is trying to label him with. We know he's raised a good family, and that says a lot about him.
The country is a mess because politicians suck, the Republican Party is two faced & gutless, and illegals are everywhere and Muslims are openly trying to hurt this country and make the civilized world adjust to them. We want it all fixed!
We don't care that Trump is crude, we don't care that he has changed positions, we don't care that he fights with Megan Kelly, Rosie O'Donnell, and so many of the elected establishment.
We don't care that Rubio, Ryan, the Bush's, and so many other top old and new Republicans refuse to endorse him for their own selfish reasons, and we know what they are.
We don't care that he doesn't know the name of some Muslim terrorists, we don't care that he tried some businesses that didn't work out.
This country is weak, bankrupt, our enemies are making fun of us, we are being invaded by illegals, we are becoming a nation of victims, where every Tom, Ricardo and Hasid is a special group with special rights to a point where we don't even recognize the country we were born and raised in, AND WE JUST WANT IT FIXED. And TRUMP is the only guy who seems to understand what the people want.
We're sick of politicians, sick of the Democratic and Republican Party.
We're angry about the Iran deal, the budget, treatment of Israel, military weakness, lobbyists, special interests, overpaid politicians with their self serving bills and back room deals, trade deals, loss of jobs, manipulated economic numbers, businesses fleeing, and even the phoney pay for play Clinton Foundation.
Americans are no longer going to be fooled, and the movement is out to change the direction we're taking.
Trump may not be a saint, but he doesn't have lobbyist money holding him, he doesn't have political correctness restraining him, and all you know is that he has been very successful, a good negotiator, he has built a lot of things, he's flexible, and he's also not a politician. And he says he'll fix it. And we believe him because he is too much of an egotist to be proven wrong or looked at and called a liar.
Public service has become elected greed. This may be our only chance to have a non-politician, despite his flaws, try and correct the mess, at least for 4 years.
We must take the shot, because the consequences of putting Hillary Clinton in office are frightening.
"There is a tidal wave happening, and it’s going to overcome much of what's happened to this country." – author unknown
Sun City West Republican Club will meet at 8:30 am., Sat., Nov 5 with Corporation Commission candidates Bob Burns, Andy Tobin and Boyd Dunn in the Quail Room at the SCW Foundation Bldg in Sun City West. Coffee/donuts at 8 am. $2 donation to defray room rental. www.GOP.scwclubs.com
The Yavapai County Republican Committee’s Election Night Victory Celebration is scheduled from 6:30-10:30 pm, Tues., Nov 8 at the Prescott Resort/Conference Center. Light Appetizers. No host Bar. Business casual, No RSVP necessary. Donations welcome. Sponsored by the Republican Women of Prescott, Yavapai County GOP, Congressman Paul Gosasr, AZ Corp Comm candidate Andy Tobin, LD1 Senataoro-elect Karen Fann, Yavapai CountyConstable Ron Williams and Yavapai County Assessor-elect Judd Simmons.
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· If voting in person on Election Day (Nov 8), you must vote at your assigned polling location. See http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pollingplace/
Gila County Trump Campaign Chairman Lolly Hathhorn wants all sign waving volunteers to meet at the Republican Headquarters at 9 am every Saturday until the election to wave TRUMP signs. For more information call Hathhorn at 928-474-2334. Let’s make America Great Again!
Trump-Announces-Formation Of Native-American-Coalition… The coalition consists of women and men are grassroots leaders and elected officials who engage on relevant issues with the Native American community and are actively working to elect Donald J. Trump president. The NAC for Trump includes U.S. Rep Markwayne Mullin as chair, Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye, Sr. as Honorary Chair, three co-chairs, and a growing number of Coalition members and supporters (27 announced today and others in the future). Fifteen states are represented in this coalition. These leaders are advising Mr. Trump and Governor Pence on issues relevant to Indian Country. Arizona members include Amy Begay, Gloria Esquerra, Trenton Nez and Tanya Yazzie. More are joining.
Activist/Volunteer Lori DeLuca Is Offering To Deliver Trump Signs to your home via her “TRUMPmobile” if you can’t get to a local campaign office to pick up a sign. If you need a sign delivered, text the TRUMPmobile at 860.202.7703 and leave your name, full address including zip code. DeLuca says, “I am delivering Trump/Pence yard signs all over to people's homes. (mostly in Tempe, Gilbert, Mesa Scottsdale). I know a lot of people just can't get to one of the offices and I see Hillary signs popping up so I want to get more Trump signs out!”
Lydia Labril Has Announced her La Canasta Restaurant in Wickenburg will offer two more showings of “Hillary’s America” this coming weekend. The 90 minute DVD will be shown between 7-9 pm., Fri, Nov 4 and again Sat., Nov 5. No purchase required. Open to the public. The documentary was shown to a full house this past Friday and Saturday evenings.
Wickenburg Believers For Trump will meet at Lydia’s LaCanasta Restaurant at 7 pm., Nov 3., to view Trevor Loudon’s Movie “The Enemy Within”. Free admission. Dinners can be ordered from the menu. Diners should check in by 6 pm, so they have finished their meals prior to the start of the 90 minute film. “Believers” will celebrate the election at a Victory Party at Lydia’s at 7 pm., Nov 8. Contacts: Lydia Labril or Renee Sparks at 480-389-0511.
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Electing Judges References: LD22 PC Karen Thomas’s Judges 2016 report. According to LD22 Chairman Eric Morgan, the AZ Courts Commission Performance Review can be seen at Judicial-Performance-Reports and LD23 Chairman Jim O’Connor suggests Judicial Performance Review Judicial Review 2016 SeeingRedAz recommends Judging Arizona Judges In 2016
Don't Just Vote, Confirm Your Ballot Was Received and Will Be Counted: One of the best reasons to mail your ballot NOW is that in a few days you can visit this site to confirm your ballot was received. So don't delay, send in your ballot now to ensure your vote is counted. Be sure to vote for every Republican on the ballot. Republicans in Arizona have made more than a million phone calls, sent more than two million postcards, and knocked on more than 200,000 doors to join you in supporting our slate. But with two weeks left, we need your help to turn up the heat for victory. Volunteer here. – From the AZGOP Update
Wickenburg Area Republicans can pick up Donald Trump for President, CD4 Congressional incumbents Paul Gosar, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio yard signs at Lydia’s LaCanasta Restaurant between 7-9 am and 2-4 pm every day of the week. They were going out the door at a rapid rate.
Statewide county early voting centers: Click your county for your county elections website: Maricopa County the list is here. Also: Apache Cochise Coconino Gila Graham Greenlee La Paz Mohave Navajo Pima Pinal Santa Cruz Yavapai Yuma. When you're done, please volunteer at one of the 21 AZGOP VIctory offices - From the AZGOP Update
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The Yavapai County Republican Committee Victory Office, 112 B E. Union St, Prescott, AZ 86303 is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 am - 4pm. Closed on Wednesdays. 928-776-4500 email@example.com www.yavgop.org
The Maricopa County Republican Trump Team for President has door hangars ready for volunteers who are doing neighborhood walks. More volunteers are always welcome. Hangars can be picked up at the AZGOP office 3501 N 24th St., Phoenix, the Sun City GOP office, 99th Ave/Bell Road and at Trump HQ, 605 E McKellips Drive in Mesa. Contact Chr Lori Urban at firstname.lastname@example.org 480-221-9633.
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LD17 is hosting a ‘Super Trump Tuesday’ between 6-8 pm., Tues., Nov 1 at the Victory Office, 1900 W. Germann Rd. #12 Chandler, AZ 85286. contact LD17 Chairman Dr. Shadow Asgari at LD17shadow@gmail.com
Congresswoman Martha McSally, Bruce Ash & Jim Click, Jr. are hosting a reception for CD5 nominee Andy Biggs at 5:30 pm, Tues., Nov 1 at the Mountain Oyster Club, 6400 E. El Dorado Plaza in Tucson. $100 Attendee. $500 Supporter. $1,000 Host. $2,700 Co-Chair. Business Casual Attire. RSVP to Tysen Schlink (480) 789-9869 or email@example.com
The Republican Women of Prescott are offering a free, open to the public, showing of “Clinton Cash – Everything Is For Sale” at 6 pm., Tues., Nov 1 at the Prescott Adult Center, 1280 E Rosser St. in Prescott. See real Clinton Corruption. Doors open at 6 pm. Bring your own snacks or popcorn.
The Grassroots Tea Party Activists will meet at 6 pm., Wed., Nov 2 to hear a presentation by Certified Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique Practitioner (B.E.S.T.) Kellie Pomeroy at Denny’s Restaurant, 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix. She is the Founder of Arizonans for Vaccine Choice.Her purpose is to educate legislators and Senators as well as our Citizens about the dangers of vaccines and medicines, the possible harmful ingredients in these products that are harming the unborn child, young children, and people of all ages producing diseases such as Autism, Cancer, and various blood diseases. Contact: www.grassrootsteapartyactivists.com firstname.lastname@example.org
The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., Thurs., Nov 3 in the Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma. www.coloradoriverteaparty.org
Concerned Citizens for America will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., Nov 3 at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church (3132 White Bear Road, Sedona, 86336) to hear a presentation on "Training Ordinary People to Survive in Extreme Situations". email@example.com www.ConcernedCitizensforAmerica.com
The Mesa Republican Women will honor retiring Congressman Matt Salmon between 11:30 am and 1 pm., Thurs., Nov 3 at 1900 E University Drive #11 (NE corner of Gilbert Rd. & University Dr.) in Mesa. Congressmen Trent Franks, David Schweikert, Paul Gosar and Congressman Elect Andy Biggs will be in attendance. Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for visitors. RSVP Dealine: Sunday, Oct 30 to firstname.lastname@example.org or (490) 615-0524.
CD3 GOP 2016 Write-in candidate Bill Abatecola of Tucson will address the Colorado River Tea Party at 6 pm., Thurs., Nov 3. Abatecola is challenging long-time Dem Congressman Raul Grijalva. Abatecola will be forming a committee to prepare for the 2018 election. He can be reached at BillAbatecola4cd3@gmail.com and BillAbatecola4cd3.org. Contact: CRTP Chairman M. Sally Kizer
The Central Republican Women of Phoenix will meet Nov 3 at Hilton Phoenix Suites, 10 E Thomas Road in Phoenix for election of officers. AzFRW President Loraine Pellegrino will address the group and AzFRW Regional VII Director Carol Jones will install the newly elected officers. 5:30 pm social. 6:15 pm dinner/mtg. $30 per plate. The Nominating Committee has prepared the following slate President - Robyn Cushman, 1st Vice President - Alice Lara, 2nd Vice President -Jan Webb, Secretary - Carmel Scharenbroich, and Treasurer - Lei Lani Cortez. Nominations can also be made from the floor. RSVP to Jan Webb at email@example.com, or 602-318-1010 no later than Sun, Oct 30, whether attending or not. All reservations must be dinner reservations and a reservation made is a reservation paid unless canceled by Sun, Oct 30. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party Chairman Rich Rutkowski says the group will meet at 6:30 pm., Nov 3 at the Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Cneter, 16000 E Palisades Blvd featuring Congressman David Schweikert for an update on pending issues before Congress and a firsthand perspective on what's expected in upcoming months. Admission is free but donations to help offset expenses are welcome and appreciated. Contact: Richard Rutkowski email@example.com or www.fhteaparty.us
Missing-In-Arizona-Day-Set-For-Nov-5 An upcoming event is designed for family and friends of loved ones who are reported missing. “Missing in Arizona Day” is set for Nov. 5 in the La Sala Ballroom at the ASU West Campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “In Maricopa County, we have about 220 unidentified decedents,” said Christen Eggers of the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office. “Most of them we do have DNA.”
A Trump For President Sign Wave is scheduled at the corner of Ironwood (Ganzel) and Combs in San Tan Valley between noon – 2 pm., Sat., Nov 5.
Politics on the Rocks will host Congressman David Schweikert and Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane at 1 pm., Sat., Nov 5 in the Mark/Taylor Residential Living Room Tent at the Sixth Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower event, presented by Stella Artois. This event is being held at WestWorld of Scottsdale Polo Fields, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. This is a ticketed event so all attendees must purchase a ticket for Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships online.
Sen Jeff Flake’s 114th Congressional Coffee and Cocoa Cup Club series will feature US Sen John McCain at 8 am., Sat., Nov 5 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott, 1101 N 44th St in Phoenix. Registration at 7:30. Limited seating. Breakfast - $40 per person. Souvenir hot beverage mug - $10.RSVP by noon Thurs, Nov 3. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-845-0333.
The Sun City West Republican Club will meet at 8:30 am., Sat., Nov 5 at the Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Coffee and donuts will be available at 8 am. A $2 donation is requested to help pay for the room rental. Speakers are Corporation Commission candidates, Bob Burns, Andy Tobin, and Boyd Dunn. The Corporation Commission is responsible for oversight of the telecommunications and utility industries in Arizona. They will explain what the Commission is, what it does, and why. Further information can be obtained by calling 623-214-8010.
America’s Mighty Warriors is sponsoring its 2nd Annual AMW Fitness Challenge. On Nov 5. The 5K Fitness Challenge can be walked, according to founder Debbie Lee. See America's Mighty Warrior
The Sun Lakes Republican Club Election Night Party begins at 5:30 pm with dinner, followed by dancing and watching the national returns. For tickets go to SLRC Dinner Dance
The Pima County Republican Party Election Night Festivities will be held between 7-11 pm., Nov 8 at the Sheraton Hotel, 5151 E Grant. Refreshments provided.
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