Saturday, July 30, 2016

7-30-16 Briefs

Republican Briefs

Editor Frosty Taylor      Web Master John Strasser


Condolences To The Family Of Tina Shaw, a Central Republican Women of Phoenix member, who passed away the afternoon of July 25 in her home surrounded by her son Steve Eustace and loved ones. Eustace will be hosting a gathering at her home to celebrate her life between 3-7 pm., Saturday, Aug 20, 2016. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Breast Cancer Society in memory of Tina Shaw. If you have any questions, please contact Eustace at .  She was a precinct committeeman and the past president of Cactus Wren Republican Women's Club (Cactus Wren & Central Republican Women's Club merged together to form CRWOP).

Condolences To The Family Of Surprise Tea Party Leader Bernie Paluch, who passed away Wednesday. His services will be held in Chicago where his children and family reside.


The Re-Opening of the Globe Republican Headquarters will be hosted by the Cobre Valley Republican Club Sat., July 30 from 10 am-2 pm at 424 N. Broad Street in Globe.  They will have candidate information, and refreshments tomorrow.  The office will be open between 10 am-2 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Contact: CVRC President   Judy Alexander     928-701-2195


The Republican Women of Prescott luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am., Tues., Aug 16 at the Prescott Resort & Conference Center, 1500 E Hwy 69 in Prescott where Dr. David Hess will address "Obamacare - Deadly Medicine." Reservations: Elsie Tyree at or go to


Grassroots Tea Party Activists will meet at 6 pm, Wed., Aug 3 at Denny’s Restaurant , 2717 W Bell Road in Phoenix with Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Dan Saban. Contact:  Francine Romesburg.


The Maricopa County Republican Committee (MCRC) has extended the deadline to Aug 20 for submitting award nominations (via the legislative district (LD) chairmen) for the Sept 10 Lincoln Day Awards Dinner. All nominee recommendations must be submitted by Aug 20 to Frank Thorwald at    Three new awards will be given related to recruitment and activity of new precinct committeemen (PCs). Nominees for the “Most Valuable PC Of  The Year,” along with the annual Lifetime Lincoln Bust and Reagan Bust Service awards are also being sought. Each LD chairman is asked to submit one name. PCs can nominate any club for the “Outstanding Club for 2016” award. For more information contact Thorwald.


Mesa Republican Women will meet between 11:30 am- 1 pm., Thurs., Aug 5 at 1900 E. University Drive, Suite 11, Mesa 85213.  August promises to be another lively meeting with our contested Maricopa County candidates participating in our rotating round table forum.   We will be hearing from County Recorder candidates (Helen Purcell, Aaron Flannery), County Sheriff candidates (Wayne Baker, Marsha Hill, Dan Sabin) and County School Board candidates (Don Covey, Jana Jackson, Steve Watson). RSVP deadline is Sunday night, July 31st to  or call (480) 615-0524.  MRW meets the first Thursday of each month (no August).  Lunch is $10 for members, $12 for visitors/guests. Membership is $25, Jan-Dec and Men/Associate Memberships are $15.  September 1st and October 6th meeting programs will center around Ballot Initiatives up for vote in the November General election.   Contact President Sherry Pierce at the above phone or email address for more information.


The Cobre Valley Republicans Candidate Open House/Meet And Greet is scheduled between 10 am and noon, Sat., Aug 6 at the Copper Bistro (across from Fry’s in Globe, AZ., featuring Gila County Recorder candidate Sadie Jo Bingham, Gila County Supervisor #2 candidate Tim Humphrey, Gila County Supervisors #3 Woody Cline and Gila County Sheriff candidate Adam J. Shepherd. Homemade pie and cobbler will be served.  Contact: Judy Alexander CVRC President  (928-701-2195)


Ann Herzer, Independent Research /Educator:  I watched all I could without gagging!  So the top one percent is going to pay for all of her Socialistic agenda.  After they go broke, I wonder who she thinks will pick up the tab? Of course it was filled with inaccuracies as usual from her and her buddies who will do and say anything to get elected or protect their vested interest.    Most of them don't give a care about out poor and minority citizens in this nation. I did have great compassion for the innocent, and found myself deeply moved by their stories, then I remembered why they were there and regained my composure and thinking brain!  Who told their story before a national political convention?  Did any of you think they were there simply to be used?  The entire convention was carefully scripted to appeal to emotions.  Little substance or plans were outline from what I watched.  Same old, same old BS.  Did anyone speak for the murdered policemen, slaughtered men in Benghazi?  I didn't watch very much due to my low tolerance for that type of performance, so I might have missed it if these Americans were honored.  I did see that they finally located some American flags!  How nice! 

Cobre Valley Republican Club President Judy Alexander: Now that we have the RNC Convention under our belt, and the DNC Convention is over, we have our Presidential Candidates for the 2016 Election!  Our attention has got to be on this election!!! 


The Arizona Permanent Land Endowment Trust Fund returned 3.32% in FY 16, more than five times the announced rate of return of the nation’s largest pension fund, State Treasurer Jeff DeWit announced today during the monthly State Board of Investment meeting. The Arizona State Treasurer’s Office (ASTO) also posted its best earnings distributed since FY 2008, paying out $334 million to the state general fund, local governments, state agencies and beneficiaries of the Endowment.  “This shows how well our top-notch internal staff is performing in difficult market conditions that we are able to out earn the largest pension fund in the country,” DeWit said. “Rather than invest in foreign companies that directly compete with Arizonans for jobs, the Endowment is 100% invested in the United States of America and out-earning the high priced money managers that most government funds rely on.” The $295 billion California Public Employment Retirement System reported earnings of just 0.6% for the 12 months ending June 30, 2016, while the $5.16 billion Arizona Endowment earned 3.32%. “This shows the wisdom of having an independently elected State Treasurer. My 23 years of financial experience, working hand in hand with our highly qualified internal staff, has produced some of the best results in the country,” DeWit said.  The AST0’s $334 million of earnings distributed include $277 million for the 13 beneficiaries of the Endowment; $30.8 million for state agencies, $15.6 million for the state general fund, and $10 million for local governments. Not including the additional distribution from Proposition 123, earnings distributed would have totaled $150.1 million, the best since FY 2009. The ending value of the Endowment was $5.16 billion, $3 million less than a year ago. The value would have been $5.35 billion, a new record, without the extra Proposition 123 distribution.


AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham hosts a pre-recorded radio program at 7 am., every Sunday morning on 960 AM (The Patriot).

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

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

Attention Republican Candidates:  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 or  Briefs does NOT post endorsements, nor does it endorse candidates. – Editor Frosty Taylor

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


Daisy Mountain Tea Party Chairman and PC Vera Anderson is working with the Phoenix Police Dept. to get a Blue Ribbon Campaign going to support local Law Enforcement officers. She needs $300 for buttons. Anyone wishing to contribute to the cause cane reach her at and 602-821-4675.  


Editor’s Note: For DNC convention related stories, scroll down to the “DNC Convention” links section. - ft

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has relaunched the WWII Memorial paver program  - through Sept 2 – allowing individuals or businesses to purchase a commemorative brick to honor the courage and sacrifice of those who fought for freedom around the globe during WWII. Brick purchasers can engrave a paver to be installed this later this fall.  See


Important 2016 Election Dates And Deadlines

Aug 1 – Voter registration deadline for Primary Election.

Aug 3 – Early Ballot Voting begins for Primary Election (at some locations);

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:  E-mail the completed form to


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. EntrĂ©e 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 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.

US Sen Candidates Dr. Kelli Ward, Alex Meluskey, and Clair Van Steenwyk are available to speak at events or to groups. To schedule

·         Ward, Contact Carolyn Leff at 928- 230-0633 or

·         Meluskey, Contact Joel Andres Frewa 480-659-2410

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


Attention Republican Candidates: 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 or Briefs does NOT post endorsements, nor does it endorse candidates. – Editor Frosty Taylor


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

Editor’s Note: Briefs means brief, short, concise. To those submitting commentary – there is a 300 word limit on postings. If you exceed the word limit, your commentary will either not be posted or it will be edited to conform to the word limit policy– Frosty Taylor 



July 30

Dr. Kelli Ward, U.S. Senate candidate will be attending the American Legion, the Snowflake American Legion Post 126, the VFW and White Mountain Conservatives, America Rising Event between noon and 5 pm., Sat., July 30 at Pioneer Park, Main St/6th N in Snowflake, AZ in a tribute – with a 21 gun salute -  to honor veterans and in recognition of POW/MIA. Contact: Carolyn Leff, 1-928-230-0633.

July 31

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.

Aug 1

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,

The Arizona Project will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Aug 1 at 3375 E Shea Blvd in Phoenix to discuss the recent National Republican Convention. Chairman Ron Ludders and Cecil Sanders will discuss the contrast between the recent Republican and Democrat conventions. Maricopa County Sheriff candidate Dan Saban, who has run for sheriff in the past as a Democrat and now a Republican, will address the group, according to Ludders.  All GOP candidates are welcome to address the group. Contact: Ludders at 602-677-1496

Aug 3

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  Tickets range from $30 - $80. RWOP contacts: Donna Tanzi:  or Linda Nichols


Dick Sperry is hosting a “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

Aug 4

The Colorado River Tea Party – Yuma will meet at 6 pm., Thurs., Aug 4 to hear Board of Supervisors Distr. #5 candidate Don Scarff in the Community Christian Church, 6480 E. Hwy 95 (in last building behind church). Contact Chairman Sally Kizer at   928-210-1219.

Aug 6

The 13th Annual Friendraiser Party for GOP candidates is scheduled at 6:30 pm., Sat., Aug 6 at 8219 E Jackrabbit Road in Scottsdale. This is not a candidate forum.  It is a gathering to enable you to meet one-on-one with elected officials, according to hostess LP Hagan.   Free admission. Feel free to bring refreshment or a snack to share with the candidates and neighbors.  This event is also two days after the mail-in ballots are sent.  Meet the candidates and then fill out your ballots. RSVP 480-947-0364


The Women of Courage luncheon fundraiser for Maricopa County School Supt candidate Jana Jackson scheduled between 1-3 pm., Aug 6 at the Deer Valley Airport Restaurant in Phoenix. $25 per ticket. (602) 516-4781,   


The Lincoln Republican Women will meet at 7 pm., Sat., Aug 6 at Hagan’s Home for the Hungry, 8219 E. Jackrabbit Road in Scottsdale. Dinner meeting. Spouses welcome. 6:30 pm – meet and greet. No dinner reservations required. Come out and meet the candidates. Our September meeting will held at the McCormick/Millennium on the second Monday (due to the holiday).


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

U.S. Senator John McCain on the shooting of two San Diego Police Officers last night: “Cindy and I are praying for the families and loved ones of San Diego Police Officer Jonathan DeGuzman who was killed in the line of duty, and for the swift recovery of Officer Wade Irwin who was wounded last night. Our hearts also go out to the San Diego Police Department and entire city as they continue to respond to this crisis, and pray that that justice is served to all those responsible for wrongdoing. At a time when our law enforcement officials across the country feel increasingly under attack, it’s critical we never lose sight of the sacrifice these brave individuals make each and every day to keep our communities safe.”


Please comply with the 300 word limit policy. If statements exceeds the limit,

it will be edited. Briefs does not post endorsements.


US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward: We're just about a month away from Primary Day, which means what we do in the next few days can decide the election — will you chip in and make sure the final month leads us to victory. Chip in Now's the time for us to double-down and make sure that the work we've done together doesn't go to waste.



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