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The Maricopa County Republicans “City of Phoenix Committee” will meet at 6:30 pm., Wed., June 29 at Coco’s, 2026 N. 7th St., in Phoenix to form several permanent committees with city council districts All registered Republicans who vote in Phoenix are welcome to volunteer to make a difference, according to Chairman Pro-tem Sparky Smith. Contact Smith at email@example.com 602-762-2211
The Tempe Republican Women will not meet in June. A new member potluck is scheduled from 7-9 pm., July 15. Details tba.
More And More Negative Attention is being drawn to the misleading ads that have been running against US senate candidate Kelli Ward for several weeks. Wards campaign camp says the ads are untrue that claim she failed to support the US military with the funding needed to pay the troops and that she sponsored a bill to prevent law enforcement in Arizona from cooperating with the feds to prevent terrorism. For starters, she was an Arizona Legislative Senator and had no vote on congressional troop pay decisions. See McCain-Assisting-Pac-Misleads-Voters-About-Conservative-Opponent-Kelli-Ward
Congressional candidate Andy Biggs is holding an open house at 4:30 pm., Mon., June 27 at 1234 S Power Rd #251, Mesa. T-shirts, yard signs, and palm cards for all attendees. Light refreshments. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or click "attending" on our Facebook event page: facebook.com/events
LD 13 Legislative Candidates are welcome to make short presentations to the Wickenburg Republican Club on at 7 pm., Mon, June 27 at the Lifeline Ambulance Training Center, 1155 N Tegner in Wickenburg. Contact Chr Frosty Taylor at email@example.com
Freedom Fires Has Changed Its Schedule to meet at 6:30 pm, the second Wednesday of each month at the Burke Basic School, 131 S Southern Ave in Mesa. Doors open at 6 pm.
Nathan Duell, the new SouthWest Regional Coordinator for Heritage Foundation, will address the Grasssroots Tea Party Activist at 6:30 pm., Wed., June 29 Denny’s Restaurant Banquet Room, 2717 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, Az. Doors are open at 6. Contact: 602-993-3263.
The Republican Women of Prescott present an "Opening Statements" fundraiser with Judge Jeanine Pirro at 7:30 pm., (seating at 7 pm) Wed., Aug 3 in the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301. Tickets available at www.ycpac.com Tickets range from $30 - $80. RWOP contacts: Donna Tanzi: firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Nichols email@example.com
The US Senate Kelli Ward campaign team will be walking in the 8 am, July 4 parade. Participants will gather at 7am at Royal Palm Park, 8405 North 15th Ave Phx, AZ 85021. Parade starts and ends in the park. Should be over by 9 am. Contact: Carolyn Leff firstname.lastname@example.org 1-928-230-0633.
LD14 PC Bruce M Piepho: Dump Trump? Stop Trump? These People Are Crazy!! Kendal Unruh a teacher at the Denver metro area Christian school, Jim Elliot Christian School is advocating breaking various state laws so she can support Ted Cruz? What she and many other others have failed to understand is the importance of "natural law" and how that impacts president candidate requirements. The Hill thinks there are several factions seeking to stop Trump. There only 2 -- the self-indulgent establishment and Ted Cruz supporters. I would love to see the courageous conservatives provide a blow by blow of Trump's goals and their so called values and principles. Are these 3 sources of malcontent and GOP destructive agents afraid of closing the borders, controlling immigration, neutralizing the Islam invasion and jobs? I do not own a gun but maybe Bruce Ash can provide me with one. These people are bedeviled into a sanctimonious, self-defeating, on a blinded path way to destroy the Republican party! They are crazy. P.S. I respect Bruce Ash and am thankful he represents me at the RNC.
Tom Morrissey, Immediate Past Chairman AZ GOP: President Barack Hussein Obama, who claims to be Christian, has been quoted as saying, "The (Islamic) evening call to prayer, is the sweetest sound that (he) has ever heard". Well, this may surprise some of you, but I have to disagree with our president. Today, while working with my wife, Kris, at our church, I was fortunate enough to hear the "sweetest sound" I have ever heard... That of a young children's choir, practicing for an upcoming singing of praise. To me, it actually sounded like, what I believe the voices of angels, or those newly arrived from Heaven, might sound like. It was, unbelievably moving to this old rock musician and I feel blessed to have heard it. Helped me to once again remember who we really are as people and as a culture, despite what we are being told we are these days, by folks who don't have a clue.
Town Crier Jim Ely: Here you have it! As Ben Franklin said, we have a ‘Republic’ if you can keep it. And we are showing more and more that we can’t keep it. Perks and power prevail! A Republic is where WE THE PEOPLE elect others to represent them in government. The elected should not to go into government to solely promote their own views, but to represent the views of those who elected them to do so. And, if/when the elected personal views conflict with those who did the electing, the will of WE THE PEOPLE should prevail. And one of the reasons what political parties came into being was to act as a go between the voters and the elected and hold the elected accountable. To be an effective political party, the party Chairs, at all levels, must show leadership! And, obviously this isn’t being done in Arizona. Thanks to the MCRC Briefs we have a list of those who refuse to follow the will of WE THE PEOPLE! What is sad is that some of them are already in office! Will they represent WE THE PEOPLE in their office?? Will the party leadership grow up and show some leadership? Does anyone see any group, or organization such as any TEA party or AzRA trying to do anything about it? To the case in point, for the office holders, they are suspect as to representing WE THE PEOPLE. For those who were not already elected officials, we can appreciate their honesty in admitting that they can’t represent WE THE PEOPLE and should not have entered the delegate race nor should they ever run for office.
The Fountain Hills GOP Social is scheduled at 6 pm., Tues., June 28 in the Fireside Grill at the Lexington Hotel, 12800 N Saguaro Blvd, FH 85268. The GOP Socials are scheduled for the 4th Thursday of each month and will continue throughout the summer and fall. These are social events. No Speeches, no reservations, no host bar/drinks (with optional food). Open to all interested persons, membership in the FH Republican Club is not required. Contact: email@example.com
Congressman Paul Gosar has yard signs available if you want one. Contact his campaign at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fountain Hills Republican Club will hear from County Recorder Helen Purcel about election procedures at Sat., July 16. ALL candidates and/or elected officials are welcome to attend meetings and will be given an opportunity to speak. Contact: email@example.com
The Fountain Hills Republican Club is conducting a “Who Will Donald Trump Select As His VP” contest. Open to all FHRC members. The winner receives two free tickets to the Sept 17 FHRC picnic and election rally. firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers Wanted As Receptionists for the GOP West Valley office at 10050 W. Bell Rd. Ste. 50 in Sun City (Bell Rd. and 99th Avenue). Shifts are M-F 9am-1 pm and 1-5 pm. Must feel comfortable using the computer. Contact Office Manager Phyllis Lee at 623-583-5987 or email@example.com.
Volunteers Are Needed For The Maricopa County Republican Committee’s Tempe office. Contact: Contact Harris at a 602-432-2871 (c) firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual Fountain Hills Republican Club Picnic and election rally will start at 4 pm., Sat., Sept 17, inside the Fountain Hills Community Center (grilling outside). All candidates are invited to attend and speak. This replaces the 9 a.m. meeting. Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Commissioner Steve Chucri, County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Senator John Kavanagh, Representative Jay Lawrence, Mayor Linda Kavanagh and several other candidates will be in attendance. Contact: email@example.com
RNC Using 'Hard-Nosed Tactics' To Stop Revolt Against Trump The Republican National Committee and campaign of Donald Trump are reportedly getting "hard-nosed" in their efforts to head off an anti-Trump revolt at the party's convention next month. According to the New York Times, the RNC is packing key positions with "loyal party stalwarts" to make sure rogue delegates don't try to disrupt the Cleveland event…
McClintock-Stands-For-Gun-Rights The Democrats Are FUMING - In light of the recent anti-civil rights “sit-in” staged on the floor of the House of Representatives by whiny Democrats upset over the defeat of their unconstitutional gun control proposals, it is only right that we counter their publicity stunt with an epic speech in favor of gun rights for American citizens. That epic speech was delivered by Republican California Rep. Tom McClintock, who took to the House floor the proper way last week after the terrorist attack in Orlando to make his plea…
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An Open Letter to the Republican Establishment, Part 1: You have made it quite clear that you, the Republican establishment, do not like Donald J. Trump as the Republican standard bearer in the upcoming presidential race. Republican voters have made it equally clear that they support Donald J. Trump. You, however, choose to avoid hearing what the voters want... nothing new there.......marilyn barnwall
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small’s schedule:
· June 29 – 7:30 pm, Meet & Greet hosted by Barbara Blewster, 915 W Fairway Road, Mesa. RSVP Brewster 480-833-4937 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
· July 7 - 11:30 am., Mesa Republican Women’s Club, 2625 N 24th St #10 (corner of Gilbert/University).
· July 13 – 6:30 pm., East Valley Tea Party/Freedom Fires, Burke Basic School, 131 E Southern Road.
· July 21 – 7 pm., LD25 mtg, Charles K Lester Bldg, 640 N Mesa Dr., Mesa (former Mesa Utility Bldg,
Contact: Campaign Manager Karen Gevaert email@example.com
The Arizona American African Republican Committee is on Summer Break until September 1, according to Chairman Rev Clyde Bowen firstname.lastname@example.org
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LD 13 Legislative Candidates are welcome to address the Wickenburg Republican Club at 7 pm., Mon., June 27 at the Lifeline Ambulance training room, 1155 N. Tegner. Contact Chr Frosty Taylor at email@example.com
The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 27 at 3375 E Shea Blvd, in Phoenix for a discussion about 14th Amendment's meaning in reference to "Birth On American Soil" with Dr John Eastman, President of California for Population Stabilization Diane Hull, Washington DC lawyer Chip Williams and Janet Levy on Birth Tourism. Contact Chr Ron Ludders 602.677.1496
Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Marsha Hill will be speaking at the 7 pm., Tonopah Town Hall on June 27.
A Meet & Greet For US Senate Candidate Kelli Ward is scheduled between 5:30-7 pm, Mon., June 27 at the Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, 2121 E Highland Ave in Phoenix. Contact: Carolyn Leff firstname.lastname@example.org 1-928-230-0633.
The Western Pinal County Chapter of The Arizona Republican Assembly (AzRA) will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., June 27 at 408 N. Sacaton St. Ste. II, Casa Grande, AZ. The building on the southeast corner of W Florence Blvd. and N Sacaton St. to hear a presentation by Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles. Contact: Jason Hayes email@example.com
Congressman Paul Gosar will host a Bullhead City Townhall at 7 pm., Tues, June 28 at the Bullhead City Council Chamber, 1255 Marina Blvd, Bullhead City. Details: call 480-882-2697 or www.Gosar.house.gov
The LD17 Chandler City Council Candidate’s Forum/Dinner is scheduled at 7 pm., Tues., June 28 featuring incumbent Nora Ellen and candidates Seth Graham, Aaron Harris, Sr., Sam Huang, Gregg Pekau, John Repar and Mark Stewart in the Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Building, (smaller building on south sideof parking lot), 2211 W. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85286. Contact: Chr Dr. Shadow Asgari LD17shadow@gmail.com
US Senate Candidate Dr Kelli Ward’s Tempe Meet And Greet will gather at noon, Tues., June 28 at the Crackers and Co Café, 1285 W Elliot Road. Contact: Carolyn Leff firstname.lastname@example.org 1-298-230-0633.
US Sen Candidate Kelli Ward is hosting a Meet and Greet at Nando's Mexican Café at 6 pm., Tues., June 28 at 1890 W Germann Road in Chandler. Contact: Carolyn Lee email@example.com
Al and Kathleen Winn are hosting a support gathering for Mesa City Council candidate Kathleen Winn between 5:30-7 pm, Tues., June 28 at Alessia’s Ristorane Italino, 5251 E Brown Road #108, in Mesa. RSVP to WinnForMesa@gamail.com or call 602-315-3141.
Supt of Public Instruction Diane M. Douglas will conduct at conference on her “We Are Listening Tour” between 6:30-8:30, Tues., June 28 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, Room Tucson F, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85745 and at Pima County Public Library at 6:30 pm., Wed., June 29 at 101 N Stone Ave., Tucson, 85701.
Congressman Paul Gosar will conduct a Townhall at 6 pm., Wed., June 29 in the Lake Havaus City Community Center, 100 Park Ave., in Lake Havasu City. Details: call 480-882-2697 or www.Gosar.house.gov
LD25 Senate Write-in Candidate Itasca Small will be appearing at 7:30 pm., June 29 open house at Barbara Blewster’s, 915 W Fairway Road, Mesa. RSVP Barbara 480-833-4937 or Karen Gevaert 480-710-5676.
LD25 Activist Barbara Blewster will host a Meet and Greet at 7:30 pm., Wed. ,June 29 at 915 W Fairway Road in Mesa for LD25 write-in Senate candidate Itasca Small, Maricopa County Supt of Education candidate Jana Jackson, and LD25 House candidate Ross Groen. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org 480-833-4937.
A Presentation On Budget Developments impacting the Sonoita Elementary School District and the Sonoita-Elgin Fire District will be conducted at 6 pm, Wed., June 29 in the school conference room by Dr. Chris Bonn, Elgin School superintendent. Sonoita/Elgin Tea Party Website
Newly appointed District #3 Phoenix Councilwoman Debra Stark – replaced Bill Gates – will meet with her constitutes at 7:30 am., Thur., June 30 at the North Mountain Visitor’s Center, 12950 N 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85022, for her first community meeting in the district. Contact: 602-262-7441.
The Glendale Summer Band will present a patriotic music concert at 8 m., Thurs., June 30 in Murphy Park. About 130 band members will participate in the concert. The group celebrated its 50 anniversary last week.
The Yavapai County Republican Committee is having a Rodeo Dinner at 6:30 pm., Fri, July 1. Social Hour at 5:30 pm in the Centennial Center at Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1989 bert yavgop.org/prescott-events . Trump for President Committee as we are trying to get a table or two going. Contact: Brenda Dickinson, Chairman - Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee (928) 772-2835 or (928) 925-1549.
Central Republican Women of Phoenix will hear from Arizona Federation of Republican Woman (AzFRW) President Loraine Pellegrino and see American hero Col. W. Joseph Ryland perform a flag while dressed in full 17th century regalia on Thurs., July 7. 5:30 pm social, 6:15 pm dinner/mtg at the Hilton Phoenix, 10 E Thomas Road, Phoenix. Cost - $30. RSVP to Jan Webb, email@example.com, or 602-318-1010, no later than Fri, July 1st, whether attending or not attending. All reservations will be dinner reservations; a reservation is considered paid unless canceled by Friday, July 1st.
A Free Pancake Breakfast is scheduled between 7:30-10:30 am, July 4 at the Anamax Park Ramada $4 in GreenValley/Sahuarita. Meet AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham, the AZGOP Executive Committee and GOP elected officials. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Yavapai County Republicans to Elect Donald Trump for President Committee will participate in the Sat., July 2 Frontier Days Paradise in downtown Prescott. Staging at 7 am. Contact Chairman Brenda Dickinson at email@example.com
Sun City West Republicans are not meeting again until Sept. 3rd They are dark July and August. Contact: www.GOP.scwclubs.com
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
A Republican Pancake Breakfast is scheduled Mon., July 4 in Sahuarita. See www.PimaGOP.org
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Congressman Paul Gosar: I have been fighting Obama's executive amnesty orders since they were first introduced and this past week was a monumental step in our quest to block the president’s unlawful overreach on immigration. The Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeals decision, leaving in place Judge Andrew Hanen’s injunction that will prevent President Obama’s unconstitutional November 2014 executive amnesty orders from taking effect during the remainder of his presidency. Judge Hanen’s injunction stems from a lawsuit led by Texas Governor Greg Abbott and 25 other states, including Arizona, which argues President Obama did not have legal authority when he bypassed Congress and took executive action in November of 2014 to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and create the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program. This Supreme Court decision is a win for our Constitution and the American people. Article I, Section 8, Clause 4 of the Constitution grants Congress clear jurisdiction with regard to U.S. citizenship and immigration matters…not the president. While this fight is not over, Thursday's decision sends a strong message that the Rule of Law is alive in America and that President Obama cannot circumvent Congress in order to implement his lawless amnesty agenda. Furthermore, the 4-4 split by the Supreme Court underscores the critical importance of electing a president that will appoint a Supreme Court justice that upholds the Constitution and preserves our nation’s system of separated powers. That justice will likely determine the final outcome in this case. Click HERE to read more.
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US Senate candidate Kelli Ward Q&A From The Verde Independent:
1. Question: What are the three biggest differences between you and your opponents? Ward: I am the only Republican who can win in November because people want a citizen servant in the Senate, not another career politician. I'll serve only two terms. I'll be a conservative champion for Arizona's future. Ronald Reagan said Republicans win by raising up 'a banner, not of pale pastels, but of bright, bold colors.' I'm the only candidate with a 100% pro-life, pro-gun, pro-Constitution voting record. As a military wife, mother of three, and family physician I will be a different kind of Senator. My medical background gives me unique expertise and credibility that professional politicians cannot match on the most important issues we face such as fighting for a Human Life Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to overturn Roe v. Wade, repealing Obamacare and fighting for patient-empowering, free-market medicine, and finally fixing the VA health system.
2. Question: Are there issues that have not been represented in Washington, and if so, how would you deal with them?Ward: Not only does illegal immigration cost Arizona $2.6 billion a year for education, healthcare, and jails, it also makes Arizona families increasingly vulnerable to terrorist attacks. Just last November, FBI officials briefed the Phoenix Police Department on increasing terror threats facing the region. Phoenix is a "hotbed" of terrorist activity with "very active" communication and "lots of chatter on the airwaves" where ISIS is "recruiting high school age students." The most important battleground in the War on Terror is the Arizona border. I am the only candidate who will work with Senator Cruz to sponsor Donald Trump's Build the Wall Act. It's time to mix the mortar to fix the border and protect Arizona families.
3. Question: Will you support your party's nominee for president? Ward: I am fully supporting the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. If elected, my first bill will be his Build the Wall Act, which I will work with other conservatives like Senator Ted Cruz to pass. It's time to mix the mortar to fix the border.
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Sal DiCiccio, Phoenix City Councilman #6: Why are you paying huge water bills and ever increasing taxes? Government waste.This week alone Phoenix politicians voted again to give away your money:
· $10 million contract given to a private company just to let people know about recycling
· $1.5 million payout to Union Bosses as part of a backroom deal hidden from the public
The politicians who voted for this government waste: Mayor Mark Stanton, council members Debra Stark #3, Kate Gallego #8, Daniel Valenzuela #5, Thelda Williams #1 and Laura Pastor #4.They have already started claiming to have a shortage of funds and will be voting on the 26% tax increase on July 1. Councilmen Jim Waring #2, Michael Nowakowski #7, and DeCiccio #6 voted against that government waste. As you can see by the way they blew through your hard earned tax dollars this week, they don’t really believe there is a shortage of money because there isn’t one. We have a record high surplus of cash. We have enough funds to pay our debt obligations and keep a reserve. This 26% tax is unnecessary and would punish you, the hard working taxpayer, by squeezing your family budget. This week the Mayor and Council also voted to spend $300,000 to fund a private downtown special interest group who previously pushed a huge tax increase on small business owners. Remember how you were lied to about the food tax? The politicians are doing it again with the property tax increase. Just like I helped repeal the food tax, I am just as committed to fighting this huge tax increase on you and your family. Your property tax payment doesn’t need to go up 26%. So what can you do? Help me help you by spreading the word about this tax grab by sending this information out to everyone you know. Post your objections to this unnecessary tax hike on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with this hashtag: #NoPropTaxPHX phoenix-approves-10-million-encourage-recycling
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