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Monday, December 19, 2016

12-19-16 Briefs

Republican Briefs

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

Arizona’s Presidential Electors will cast their votes for President of the United States at a meeting of the Electoral College at 10 am., today (Mon, Dec 19) at the State Capitol Executive Tower in Phoenix. Arizona’s 2016 Republican Presidential Electors are: Bruce Ash, Walter Begay, Jr., Sharon Giese, Robert Graham, Alberto Gutier, Jerry Hayden, Carole Joyce, Jane Pierpoint Lynch, J. Foster Morgan, James O’Connor and Edward Robinson. The 11 electors, appointed by AZGOP Robert Graham, have signed pledges to cast their votes for President-elect Donald J Trump.

Editor’s Note: On Dec 6, AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham sent a letter to LD/County Chairmen regarding complaints he had  received about LD Organizational Meetings. See Graham’s letter at 12-10-2016_Briefs archive Due to the length of the documents referred to below, Briefs isn’t posting the two full documents. However, they are now posted in their entirety on the LD23 website. I urge readers, particularly LD Chairs, state committeemen, and PCs to click on both of the links below and read Graham’s Dec 9 letter to LD23 former Chairman Jim O’Connor (currently one of three candidates vying to replace Graham as the AZGOP Chairman) Graham to O'Connor 12-9-16 ; and newly elected LD23 Chairman Nancy Ordowski’s response challenging what her LD23 Board and their legal counsel “believe is an unjustifiable attempt to prevent their participation in the upcoming AZGOP Statutory meeting”  Ordowski to Graham 12-15-16. - ft

LD23s Website Lead-In To Ordowski’s Letter: Newly Elected LD23 Chairman Nancy Ordowski: This notice is for all of our PCs but it is especially important for those chosen by the membership on December 1 as our 119 state committeemen nominees.  These 119 PCs will be "officially elected" as state committeemen at the MCRC Statutory Meeting on January 14, 2017 in preparation for the AZGOP Statutory Meeting to be held on January 28, 2017. Our December 1 Organizational Meeting was held in strict compliance with Arizona Revised Statutes, and in accordance with the bylaws of District 23 Republican Committee, Maricopa County Republican Committee, and the Arizona Republican Party. 

     We recently received (by e-mail) a letter from AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham which made allegations that our December 1 election was not "legitimate."  He also asserted that, unless our district took certain steps at his direction, "the state party will consider these state committeemen positions vacant and will fill them according to state law."  The elected officers of District 23 Republican Committee have thoroughly reviewed Chairman Graham's allegations in consultation with legal counsel, and we consider them to be totally without merit and beyond the scope of his position as AZGOP Chairman.  It is our responsibility to defend our PCs and our rightfully chosen state committeemen nominees from what we believe is an unjustifiable attempt to prevent their participation in the upcoming AZGOP Statutory Meeting.

    We ask that you please take the time to read:  1] the December 9, 2016 letter from Robert Graham to Chairman Emeritus Jim O'Connor (candidate for AZGOP Chairman) Graham-Dec 9 letter; and 2] the December 15 reply to Robert Graham from Chairman Nancy Ordowski Ordowski response to Graham

Also See related AFA posting: AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham Tries to Invalidate Legitimate State Committeemen Elections

Gary P. Morris, Chairman Gila County Republican Committee - Historic Successes for the GCRC: Gila County continues to make historic progress following this year’s General Election. First, Gila County had the second highest voter turnout of all counties with 77.63 percent, the highest on record for the County. For nearly 100 years, Gila County was a Democrat stronghold. In 2010, Republicans were 14 percent behind Democrats in voter registration in the county and Democrats held nearly all the 15 county elected offices. Today, Republicans are 26 percent ahead in voter registrations and the County is solidly red. In 2012, the first Republican sheriff since statehood was elected. With the 2016 elections, Gila County experienced another historic event when Republicans ousted two incumbent Democrat members of the Gila County Board of Supervisors and for the first time since statehood all three members of the Gila County Board of Supervisors are Republicans. Additionally, Republicans now hold all but three of the 15 elected offices in the county. And in another major success for Gila County, Republican Frank Pratt defeated incumbent Democrat Barbara McGuire to make Arizona Legislative District 8 all Republican for the first time in recent memory. For Legislative District 6, all three incumbent Republicans were re-elected. These successes were a collaborative effort of the Gila County Republican Committee, the Rim Country Republican Club (Payson), the Cobre Valley Republican Club (Globe) and the Payson Tea Party.

Veteran/Activist Bill Heuisler: "The University of Wisconsin Offers Course on the Problem of Whiteness” is splashed in recent bold headlines. Consider the Historic Ignorance in college classrooms. The United States is the only country in the world that fought a war to rid itself of black slavery. 150 years ago hundreds of thousands of descendants of Europeans were killed or maimed to free hundreds of thousands of descendants of Africans. First time in world history.
Like many American Union families who suffered losses in the Civil War, my great grandfather died at Fredericksburg with the 121st Pennsylvania Volunteers. That is "volunteers", Professor.  And anyone who doubts the reasons for our American Civil War should repeat the words in the "Battle Hymn of The Republic" sung by marching Union soldiers - "as He died to make men holy, we will die to make men free..." Remember that, Professor?

   All Americans should resent the accusations of racism carelessly thrown about and remember African American lives were steadily improving prior to Democrat President Lyndon Johnson's Civil Rights Legislation of the mid-sixties that paid poor women to have children without a man being in the home. Called "Aid To Dependent Children" this Liberal insanity was hailed as progress by many black leaders! So, instead of unsheathing the divisive word, Racism, every politician, critic, columnist, student, worker and (particularly) professor should ask the obvious question: Where are all those responsible black men when their children are born? Why is this TRUTH - this massive irresponsibility - seldom even mentioned, let alone taught in class? How can black society even survive (Whiteness or not) when 73% of all black children cannot hold their father's hand and ask for his approval? Our Colleges are twisting US history and failing (all) our children in the name of Political Correctness.

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MUST SEE: Trump Christmas Parody 'It's The Most Wonderful Time In 8 Years'

2018 US Senate Candidate Kelli Ward’s campaign team needs volunteers are needed for to gather petitions signatures between 9-12 pm, noon – 3 pm, and 3-5 or 6 pm., January 13, 14, 15 at the Lake Havasu Balloon Fest at The Island Golf Club at the Nautical Beachfront Resort, 1040 McCulloch Blvd. North, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403. RSVP to Carolyn Leff events@kelliward.com 1-928-230-0633.

Palo Verde Republican Women's Club will hold its annual Christmas Party luncheon and program on Wed, Dec 21 at the Fairway House at Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale.  Featured will be the A Capella Syndicate, the Phoenix area's newest musical sound.  The group is a singing brotherhood that has recently joined the Barbershop Harmony Society, the world's largest men's singing organization. Check in and social hour are at 11 am with luncheon and program following at 11:30 am.  The cost is $35.  Check, cash or credit card accepted at the door. Reservations required. Rsvp at pvrwlunch111@yahoo.com

Loretta Lynch Shattered the “Russian Hacking” Narrative: Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed the wide-spread Russian hacking narrative, saying “we didn’t see the sort of tactical interference that I know people had concerns about.” Lynch was asked about the impact Russian hackers may have had on the 2016 election. Counter to the prevailing news being peddled by Democrats and the liberal media, Lynch said there was little evidence the Russians had violated the integrity of the U.S. election system.

Congressional-Push-For-Sanctions-Against-Russia-Could-Set-Up-Clash-With-Trump And on Sunday’s  “State of the Union” on CNN, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the Armed Services Committee chair and a hardliner on Russia who believes that country hacked the election, called for a single select committee to investigate the alleged Russian meddling, as did incoming Senate Democratic leader Charles E. Schumer of New York. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has rejected that approach.

Submitted By Three-Term MCRC Member At Large Joseph J. Hobbs: Holiday card for the political season. For My Democrat Friends: "Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2017, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in the Western Hemisphere. And without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishee. By accepting these greetings you are accepting these terms. This greeting is not subject to clarification or withdrawal. It is freely transferable with no alteration to the original greeting. It implies no promise by the wisher to actually implement any of the wishes for herself or himself or others, and is void where prohibited by law and is revocable at the sole discretion of the wisher. This wish is warranted to perform as expected within the usual application of good tidings for a period of one year or until the issuance of a subsequent holiday greeting, whichever comes first, and warranty is limited to replacement of this wish or issuance of a new wish at the sole discretion of the wisher." For My Republican Friends: Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, And Happy New Year!!!

Editor’s Note: Candidate announcements or statements are limited to 300 words. If longer, they will be edited to conform to policy.

Attention Republican Group Leaders: If your event announcement is not posted within 24 hours from the time you submitted it - Briefs did NOT receive it. Please resend it to either frostytaylor@cox.net or repcomm@cox.net. – Editor Frosty Taylor

The Maricopa County Republican Statutory Meeting is scheduled Jan 14, 2017 at the Polly Rosenbaum Building (formally El Zaribah Shriner’s Auditorium), 552 N. 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Statutory meeting Chairman Liz Alcorn announced:

  • Meeting Prime Sponsor: $ 1,000. Includes Table & Banner
  • Meeting Co-Sponsor : $ 500. Includes Table
  • Federal Candidates : Tables , Banners, $ 200.00 Each
  • Statewide Candidates: Tables , Banners $ 100.00 Each
  • Local Candidates : Tables , Banners $ 50.00 Each
  • Republican Clubs : Tables, Banners $ 50.00 Each
  • Flyer In Packet $ 75.00 Per Page ( 3500 Copies)
  • All Fees Must Be Paid In Advance By Tuesday, Jan 10 , 2017
  • No Check: No Table Or Banner, No Exception !
  • Fees Paid By Check Or Credit Card
  • Make Check Payable To MCRC And Mail To: Liz Alcorn, 12040 N. 133rd Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
  • Phone: 602-315-0349 Email: Lizalcorn@Ymail.Com
  • Deliver Banners To Liz Alcorn By Tuesday, January 10, 2017
  • Deadline For Pre-Approval OF ALL MATERIALS IN PACKETS , Dec 19, 2016
  • Submit to: April Riggins : email: aprilariggins@gmail.com  Cell: 602-909-9255

Dan Grimm : email : dnjgrimm@aol.com  Cell : 480-570-8570.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DEC 19

Leisure World Republican Club is scheduled at 7 pm., Mon, Dec 19 for a presentation from John Morris, a representative for the Oath Keepers, who will be teaching them the workings of this organization. Live Christmas music by Lee Huff, goodies and presents in addition to the 50/50 drawing. Enter at the main gate and inform the guard that you are attending the meeting. Ask for directions to the Ballroom.908 S. Power Road, Mesa, AZ. Diane Andersen 480 395-5515.

The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Dec 19 at 3375 E Shea Blvdd #2 in Phoenix to review the Electoral College vote and start work on new projects against superficial legislation. AP will not meet again until Jan 2, 2017, according to Chr Ron Ludders. 602.677.1496

DEC 21

Palo Verde Republican Women's Club will hold its annual Christmas Party luncheon and program on Wed, Dec 21 at the Fairway House at Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale.  Featured will be the A Capella Syndicate, the Phoenix area's newest musical sound.  The group is a singing brotherhood that has recently joined the Barbershop Harmony Society, the world's largest men's singing organization. Check in and social hour are at 11 am with luncheon and program following at 11:30 am.  The cost is $35.  Check, cash or credit card accepted at the door. Reservations required. Rsvp at pvrwlunch111@yahoo.com

President George Washington, President-elect Donald Trump and Vice-President-elect Mike Pence impersonators will join guests at the Dec 21 Grassroots Tea Party Activists Annual Christmas Party. $5 admission includes Christmas cake, apple and cherry pie and snacks. 6-9 pm at Denny’s Restaurant, 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix.

Contact: grtp@grassrootsteapartyactivists.com

Dec 22

The LD22 Christmas Party is scheduled at 6:30 pm, Mon., Dec 12 at the residence of 2nd Vice Chairman Van DiCarlo and his wife Rita, at 8055 W. Louise Dr.(Fletcher Heights) in Peoria, AZ 85383. Soft drink beverages along with a limited selection of wine will be supplied.  Participants are asked to bring a finger food plate or desert along with any specialty drink you may prefer, according to newly elected Chairwoman Rae Lynn Chornenky.

DEC 27

AZGOP Chairman Candidate Jim O’Connor will speak 4:30 pm, Tues., Dec 27 at the Pinal County D5 meeting.

CONGRESSIONAL STATEMENTS

300 word limit policy. If statements exceed the limit, it will be edited

Congressman Paul Gosar: As we come to the end of an eventful 2016, I wanted to share with you all the work we have been able to accomplish this past year as well discuss what to expect moving forward with the Trump Administration beginning in January of 2017. But before we look to the future, I’d like to briefly look back and thank all of you who have interacted with my office and played an important role in joining with me to build a better Arizona. In 2016, my office received more than 40,000 letters, phone calls and emails from engaged constituents throughout Arizona...

· 230 Washington, DC tours accommodated

· 844 constituent cases closed

· 41,173 letters sent to constituents

· 25 townhalls and public meetings held

· Traveled more than 11,000 miles in CD4

Let me say from the bottom of my heart...Thank you! Your perspectives and opinions help me do a better job serving you, because at the end of the day, the only people I am beholden to is YOU!

I was a dentist before running for public office and my philosophy for solving problems has remained the same… asking where does it hurt… and how can I help? But above all else, I learned that listening is the most important thing I can do.

The solutions for many of the problems facing America today aren’t going to come from Washington D.C. bureaucrats, but rather hard-working folks across America who have real world experience.The only way we can solve these challenges is by having constructive conversations and I am so grateful to all of you… including many of our local leaders and elected officials… who have worked with my staff and me to build positive solutions for Arizona.

NEWS LINKS

· Arizona-Delegates-Casting-Their-Vote-Tomorrow-For-President

· Protesters-Hold-Vigil-To-Convince-Electoral-Voters-Not-To-Vote-For-Trump

· Henry-Kissinger-Had-This-To-Say-About-The-Donald-Trump-Presidency

· Kellyanne-Conway-Electors-Concern-Over-Russian-Hacking-Allegations-Is-Nonsense

· In-Last-Shot-Bid-Thousands-Urge-Electoral-College-To-Block-Trump-At-Monday-Vote

· Watch As Annoying (And Liberal) Hollywood Celebrities Beg Electoral College Members To Destroy Our Electoral System

· Karl-Rove-Dems-Attempting-To-Throw-A-Coup-To-Undermine-Trump-Video

· Borderland-Activists-Warn-Arizona-Checkpoints-Create-Mexico-Migrants-Danger

· FedX Delivers 18,000 Christmas Trees To Military Families

· Navajo-Housing-Federal-Funds Where Did It Go?

· Veterans-Help-Homeless-Veterans-Living-At-Mesa-Camp

· Ducey-Decides-Homeless-Veterans-Will-Not-Be-Forced-To-Leave

· Interstate-19-Project-To-Remove-Roadside-Trees-In-Nogales

· The Sky's The Limit For Pilot Who Overcame Stuttering To Fly

· Dps-Rash-Of-Collisions-Trigger-Traffic-Delays-On-Phoenix-Area-Highways

· Four “Richest” Counties In U.S. All Suburbs Of Washington, D.C.

· Animals Accidentally Killed By Hunters Feed Donations

· Phoenix Unlikely To Rise From Democratic Party's Ashes

· Salt Lake Tribune: A $2M Check, Harry Reid And One Frustrated Prosecutor

 

SEEING RED AZ

· Fall of NY Times Evidence Newspapers’ Slow Death Quickening Pace NY Times cites a need to generate revenue and cut costs

· Obama’s 2016 Final Presser So Filled With BS, Reporter Faints

· Leftist Celebs Urge GOP Electors To Abandon Trump

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham Tries to Invalidate Legitimate State Committeemen Elections

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· Maricopa-County-Sheriff-Arpaio’s Press Conference

· USAF-Band-WWII-Holiday-Videos

SONORAN ALLIANCE

· Arizona Free Enterprise Club: The Harmful Effects Of Prop 206 Begin To Sink In

MICHELLE MALKIN

· GOP Electors Who Go Against Trump Are 'Traitors,' 'Saboteurs'

GILBERTWATCH.COM

· Stop The National Popular Vote Compact In Arizona.

AZ REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY (AzRA)

· 2016-Legislative Scorecard

DENNIS MICHAEL LYNCH

· Students-Shamed-For Supporting-Trump

FROSTY WOOLDRIDGE

· Time To Rescind 1965 Immigration Reform Act

MICHAEL SAVAGE

· Caring-For-The-Daughters-Of-Israel

ALLEN-WEST

· OMG-Nooooo! Post-Presidency-Starring-Barack-Obama

· Here-Is-What-Will-Happen-On-Monday-With-The-Electoral-College

· Putin-Challenge-To-Obama: Put-Up-Or-Shut-Up-On-Election-Hacking

REPUBLICAN PARTY OF MARICOPA COUNTY MaricopaCountyGOP.com

AZGOP azgop.org/blog/

· Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws

RNC/GOP

· Priebus: Intelligence Reports Being Spun To 'Delegitimize The Outcome Of The Election' [VIDEO]

· Republican Leadership Signals that Border Security will be Top Priority in 2017

PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP

· The FBI Has Assured Donald Trump – The Russians DID NOT Influence The Election

· Arnold Schwarzenegger Says It’s Time To “Come Together, Stop Whining” And Support Donald Trump

· Trump-Responds-To-Michelle Obama

· Don’t Let The Talk Of ‘Faithless Electors’ Fool You; Trump Won’t Be Denied The Presidency

· Yet Another Trump “Hate Crime” Found To Be A Hoax

· As Trump’s Inauguration Draws Near, Democrats Fear Another Trump Trouncing

MEDIA

· Media Finds A Way To Blame Trump For The Chinese Theft Of Our Underwater Drone

BILL AND HILLARY

· Hillary Clinton Begs Court To Ignore The Families Of The Benghazi Dead

· Clinton Campaign Spent Millions To Win The Popular Vote, But That’s Not What Wins The Presidency

DEMS/LIBERALS

· Dems Want Federal Investigation Into Trump's DOE Climate Questionnaire

· How Liberals Sided with Fake News Over Free Speech

WIKILEAKS

· Wikileaks Operative Says Russia Did NOT Provide Hillary Emails

REFUGEES

· Arrogant Muslim Migrant Deported After Bragging About Sexually Assaulting Woman On TV

· In-Us-For-3-Months-Somali-Muslim-Migrant-Rapes-Minnesota-Woman-On-Bus

ILLEGALS/IMMIGRATION/BORDERS/AMNESTY

· In-Us-For-3-Months-Somali-Muslim-Migrant-Rapes-Minnesota-Woman-On-Bus

· L.A. County Votes To Use Tax Payers Money To Defend Illegals

· 'Jalisco Cartel/ 'Conquest' Us ... Translated For a year now, the carpet cartel has snatched territories to the Colombian mafias and its Sinaloan pair, reveals a report declassified by the DEA. The cities in dispute are Miami, Florida; Gulfport in Mississippi and Atlanta in Georgia.

· Remember 1986

· Borderland Beat

· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily

· Need2no Border News Watch

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO

· Judge Jeanine Jacks Michelle In Epic Rant – This Is Awesome.

· Why Is Barack-Obama So Obsessed With Russia

· Should-Trump-Admin-Keep-Investigating-Clintons, Judge-Jeanine-Sounds Off

· Judge-Jeanine-Pirro-Rips-Into-Michelle-Obama-Over-Remark-On-Loss-Of-Hope-Since-Election-Of-Trump-Video

FBI/CIA

· CIA Agent Who Grilled Saddam Says Everything The US ‘Knew’ Was Wrong

· The FBI Has Assured Donald Trump – The Russians DID NOT Influence The Election

MILITARY/VETERANS/DEFENSE

· After Questionable Treatment From VA Hospital, Vet Fatally Shot Himself

WAR ON LAW ENFORCEMENT

· Liberal Policy Leads to Plea Deal Allow Vicious Felon to Shoot Cop in Back of Head

WAR ON WOMEN/CHILDREN

· In-US-For-3-Months-Somali-Muslim-Migrant-Rapes-Minnesota-Woman-On-Bus

· Arrogant Muslim Migrant Deported After Bragging About Sexually Assaulting Woman On TV

EDUCATION

· Elementary School Forced to Cancel Annual Performance of “A Christmas Carol”

· Is It Time to Hold Colleges Responsible for their Far-Left Professors?

· The University of Wisconsin Offers Course on the “Problem of Whiteness”

WHITE HOUSE

· Michelle Obama Calling Pro-American Policies Proof That Americans Are Hopeless

· Obama Attacks Conservative Talk Radio, Hints At Censorship Of Alternative Media

· Obama’s Legacy Is Aleppo, Not The Iran Deal

· Obama Plans To Rule America Outside The White House

INTERNATIONAL

· A Hero Rises: German Minister Says ‘Hundreds Of Thousands’ Of Migrants Must Be Deported

· German Citizens Kill Muslim Immigrants, And The German Government Is Supporting And Protecting Them

· Aleppo Evacuation Efforts Falter As Islamist Fighters Burn Convoy Of Rescue Buses

· Venezuelan Parents Giving Their Children Away For Lack Of Food

· Precedent Set — Germany To Fine Facebook $500k For Every ‘Fake News’ Post They Don’t Delete

· Venezuela Deploys National Guard As Venezuelans Protest Worthless Cash

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