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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

9-5-17 Briefs

REPUBLICAN BRIEFS

LD22 has a new prize contest underway. Only 300 $10 tickets are available and nearly 150 have been sold. FIRST PRIZE: Springfield Armory “SAINT” Carbine, 5.56 caliber complete with hard locking carrying case, two 30 round magazines, gun lock and 420 rounds of Federal ammunition in a metal ammo box. SECOND PRIZE: Training Class - Winner’s Choice of One of Three Classes: Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Permit (Valid in Arizona and 33 other states), Pistol Handling and Shooting Training or Carbine Tactical Training. THIRD PRIZE: $100 Travel Gift Certificate. FOURTH PRIZE: Lunch for Two. Contact Bill Gaddis (623) 695-3546 Or Glenn Haynes (714) 267-1693.

A Rally In Support of Law Enforcement will be held between 1-3 pm., Wed., Sept 6 at the City Council Chamber, 200 W Jefferson St., in Phoenix. Participants are invited to attend the council meeting to show support for the Phoenix Police Department for the good job they did during President Trump’s Jan 22 Rally in Phoenix. Contact: Nohl Rosen catprotector@panthertekit.com

Editor’s Note: Please keep opinion pieces to 400 words.

Yuma PC Connie Uribe: Two young people appeared at the Territorial Gun Show this past weekend in Yuma to collect signatures for Senator Jeff Flake. (This was two days after Flake’s personal appearance in Yuma, drawing an audience of 11 GOP members, not including the four had-to-be’s.) A member of our Tea Party asked the supporters about Flake’s stance on the border wall and their response was the Senator wanted something “better and cheaper.” In his flyer, it states he has “pushed to secure the border by working with Arizona’s sheriffs, ranchers, and law enforcement officials to ensure they have the resources they need.” Well, Senator, guess what they need? The Wall! Several folks said the young people were careful about the questions they answered, i.e., refusing to say whether or not they were paid interns or volunteers, where they were from, where they went to school, etc. A frequent response was, “We’re not allowed to answer that.” Curiosity getting the better of me, I moseyed over to their table and began my own interrogation. The young man and young woman were from the Phoenix area, but they weren’t allowed to be more specific. Also, they are in school, but not allowed to say which institution. I then inquired as to why the Senator believes our President’s travel ban on certain countries is unconstitutional, and both came forth with a well-rehearsed line: Flake wants to improve diplomatic relations with terrorist countries first. When I persisted on the constitutional part of my question, the young lady mentioned something about Trump’s violation of immigration rights under the 19th Amendment. The 19th Amendment? Seriously? And yes, she claimed to have taken a formal US Constitution course. We all know what happens when you take a terrorist to lunch – you pick up the tab, he leaves your head!

Gila County Republican Chairman Gary Morris: Here’s why I’m attending the “Rally for Law Enforcement’ Wednesday at Phoenix City Hall between 1 and 3 PM as well as the council meeting that evening. When it was announced that President Trump was coming to Phoenix for a rally, the mayor, Greg Stanton, a Democrat, did all he could to prevent the event from happening to appease fellow Democrats. When the Phoenix Police Department did an excellent job of squashing a disruption at the Trump rally, he stood beside the police chief at a news conference at the incident with body language and a grim facial look of anger and a “I wanna get out of here” look. I was at the rally and the disturbance happened behind me as I was exiting down the street. Post rally video shows the police response started when protestors threw two canisters with burning fuses being thrown at police, one directly striking a police officer. The response by police in squashing the protest was prompt, justified, and proportional. The mayors anger next caused him to propose spending $50,000 to conduct an outside “independent review” (really a witch hunt investigation) of the Police Departments suppression of the disturbance, caused by protestors, as rally attendees were exiting the building. The proposals intent was purely to intimidate police commanders. The mayor next failed to take control of the 5-hour long council meeting the following week and allowed the same protestors to verbally walk over the mayor and council members. Wisely, the City Council voted down the mayor’s intimidation attempt. Mayor Stanton has demonstrated he is a weak leader and he needs to understand we support the excellent job the Phoenix Police Department did at the rally. The majors lack of judgement and leadership needs to cause a career ending event. Let’s show the mayor we support the police for a job well done. Editor’s Note: Morris, a retired Phoenix Fire Fighters, is the Pine/Strawberry District Fire Chief. - ft

LD23 PC Boe James: Some things are just hard to believe  What is happening in this country when you read stuff like this? 1.)On Tuesday, L.A. City Council Replaces Columbus Day With ... Indigenous People's Day as a municipal holiday. Los Angeles City Council just voted 14-1. 2.) 2,000+ petitioners want to see the Minnesota State Capitol’s Christopher Columbus statue Replaced by Prince…

Rev Clyde Bowen: Chairman Arizona American African Republican Committee - My Prayer for Houston and surrounding areas: I was raised in a real first class " SNOB" city, Boston, Mass. We almost invented the " better than", syndrome. Our schools were better, our sports teams were better, our patriotic history was better. I went to same school as Ben Franklin & 4 signers of Declaration of Independence! I was born 300 yards from " Boston Massacre " where Black Crisps Attacks was slain by the British. I rolled over the spot where the Original Tea Party dropped $3 million bucks worth of tea into Charles River. You couldn't convince me Boston didn't rule. We were Proud Snobs!! If you fell down, we would step over you. Empathy day was always yesterday, Sorry, you missed it. Then, I believe, GOD sent a massive killer blizzard! Bostonians died in their cars, died in their homes, died in the street in the snow. People who had lived next door never could be bothered to know each other, reached out, big time! Boston changed and then transformed. That is my Prayer for Houston. I hear they are acting like Texans there. Let me take it one step further. Given some of that areas history, I believe Texans are being " Americans". Americans in Texas and Louisiana. I'm sure no one is pulling up in boats, saying, “Only Republicans, or Whites or cute Blonds.” All God's children get to be saved. Hallelujah! Houston, American strong. God bless, God test us to be worthy. The water now, the fire next time, if we fail. Amen

Tom Morrissey Past Chairman AZ GOP: After observing the back and forth on the Removal Movement I feel compelled to state the following, based on facts and facts are stubborn things folks.

·         The Republican Party is still ruled by the Establishment Elite (Fact)

·         There is great turmoil within the Party because of this (Fact)

·         Encouraging everyone to hold hands (and their noses) and sing Kumbaya is more of the same old same old "Silliness" and feeding the turmoil (Fact)

·         Name calling and smearing of Marianne  Ferrari for having the courage and the right to lead the opposition against the Ruling Class Elite is the same old same old "Hatefulness" (Fact)

·         The truth is that there are a lot of questions left still unanswered by current state leadership and that continues to cause the great unrest within our state party (Fact)

·         We the people are not being represented by current state party leadership (Fact)

·         We the people are not being represented by our Senators in Washington DC  as they continue to work against our President and his agenda (Fact)

·         We the people are wide awake and will continue to push for the course changes necessary to correct the wrong that is being done by the current party leadership, and that my friends, is a stone cold FACT.

Brian Reilly, Registered Maricopa County Republican and Former LD22 PC: LD13 PC John Powelson wrote: “It is my belief that Joe Arpaio does not need any further remediation of his offense to the court. As I read Effects of a Presidential Pardon, no crime has been committed as a result of the pardon which has undone all that was done.” 9-4-17-Briefs Unfortunately, for former Sheriff Arpaio, Mr. Powelson’s belief is not accurate. Former Sheriff Arpaio, was convicted (found guilty) of a federal misdemeanor crime by a federal judge. If one would go to the U.S. Department of Justice website at frequently-asked-questions-concerning-executive-clemency#18 one will find the question: Does a presidential pardon expunge or erase the conviction [finding of guilt] for which the pardon was granted? The DOJ’s answer: “No.  Expungement is a judicial remedy that is rarely granted by the court and cannot be granted within the Department of Justice or by the President.  Please also be aware that if you were to be granted a presidential pardon, the pardoned offense would not be removed from your criminal record.  Instead, both the federal conviction as well as the pardon would both appear on your record…. If you are seeking expungement of a federal offense, please contact the court of conviction.” Following the guidelines of the Department of Justice, Arpaio’s attorneys and the DOJ attorneys will be making oral arguments to Judge Susan Bolton in U.S. District Court, on October 4, as to why or why not Arpaio’s guilty conviction should remain in place, or be erased. judge-to-hear-arpaio’s- And a personal note. Thanks to Frosty Taylor for allowing Republicans to discuss, and debate the political issues of the day on her MCRC Briefs.

White House/RNC List Of Recommended Places To Donate Funds to help the Hurricane Harvey victims:

·         The Salvation Army – www.helpsalvationarmy.org; or 800-SAL-ARMY

·         The United Way - www.uwtexas.org/hurricane-harvey; or text UWFLOOD to 41444

·         The SPCA of Texas - https://www.spca.org/

·         The SPCA of Louisiana - https://www.la-spca.org/

·         The Houston Humane Society - http://www.houstonhumane.org/

·         The Louisiana Humane Society -http://news.humanela.org/

·         American Red Cross – www.redcross.org; 800-RED-CROSS; or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Fountain Hills VFW Post 7507 is gathering donations to be joined with Phoenix VFW Post 9400 to go to Houston to the flood victims. Fountain Hills donations (needed items listed below) can be delivered to the Veterans Donation and Consignment Shop, 9624 Monterey Drive, Building 2) adjacent to the Fountain Hills Post between 9 am-5 pm, through Thursday noon. If neither are open, donations can be left in the space between the two buildings. Items most in needed are, cleaning supplies bleach, brooms, mops and rags; food/liquids of all kinds, clothes (new or gently used), shoes/socks, under wear, baby food, formula, diapers, wipes, blankets/sheets, personal hygiene items, paper plates and bowls, plastic utensils, school supplies, back packs, animal gear, animal food, and kennels. Please be sure all your donations are NEW or very lightly used. All Fountain Hills donations will be delivered Thursday afternoon to VFW Post 9400 in Phoenix to be consolidated with other donations for departure on Friday morning. Anyone desiring to make individual monetary donations can make checks payable to Texas VFW Foundation and deliver to the Post or the Veterans Consignment and Donation Center or mail checks to the Texas VFW Foundation, Disaster Assistance, P.O. Box 14468, Austin, TX 78761.  As approved at Saturday's Business Meeting, the Post 7507 has already made a $1,000 donation to the Texas VFW Foundation.  Contact: VFW Post 7507 Adjutant Boe James vfw7507@yahoo.com 480) 836-5520 or  http://www.vfwpost7507.org/  (website)

Attention PCs: Submit your ideas for AZGOP Bylaws revisions by using this form.

The Maricopa County Recorder's Office has created a link to RSVP for their public meetings on Reprecincting. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/maricopa-county-elections-department-14019218362  Dates:

·         Tues, Sept 5-  6 pm Paradise Valley Community College

·         Wed, Sept 6 -  6 pm Glendale Community College

·         Wed, Sept 13 – 6 pm Scottsdale Congregational Church

·         Thurs, Sept 14 – 6  pm, Ed Robson Library, Sun Lakes

·         Tues, Sept 19 -  6 pm, MCTEC Center, Maricopa County Recorder's Office.

Arizona Federation of Republican Women, Region VIII is hosting an Arizona State Capitol Museum Tour, at 10 am., Wed., Sept 6 at 1700 W Washington in phoenix. Free parking available in Wesley Bolin Plaza (east of the museum). Participation limited. Admission is free. $2 donation per person suggested. Reservations: Allison Mary allisonamary@gmail.com

You Can Now Apply for hundreds of Maricopa County Community College Scholarships with just one application. The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the Spring 2018 semester. Scholarships are open Sept 1 through Oct 15, 2017. Foundation scholarships are privately funded opportunities open to all Maricopa Community Colleges students. Learn more: https://mcccdf.org/scholarships

Thirteen public meetings are scheduled in September to review suggestions on how to improve police relations with residents in Phoenix.

·         Tues, Sept. 5, 6- 7 pm,  Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall, 300 E. Indian School Rd.

·         Thurs Sept. 7,  6- 7pm, . Paradise Valley Community Center Multipurpose Rm.  17402 N. 40th St.

·         Tues, Sept.12,  6-7: pm.,  Beuf Community Center Multipurpose Room, 3435 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.

·         Wed, Sept. 13,  6-7 pm., . Sunnyslope Community Center Multipurpose Room, 802 E. Vogel St.

·         Thurs, Sept. 14,  8:30 –9:30am,  Helen Drake Senior Center 7600 N. 27th Ave.

·         Thurs, Sept.14, 6-7 pm,  Desert West Community Center Multipurpose Rm, 6602 W. Encanto Blvd.

·         Sat, Sept. 16,  11am- noon, Balsz Conference Center Building14,  4309 E. Belleview St.

·         Mon, Sept. 18, 6-7 pm, Eastlake Community Center Gymnasium,  1549 E. Jefferson St.

·         Thurs, Sept. 21,    6-7pm.,  Pecos Community Center Multipurpose Room, 17010 S. 48th St.

·         Mon, Sept. 25, 6-7 pm, . South Mountain Community Center Century Room, 212 E. Alta Vista Rd.

·         Tues, Sept. 26, 6-7 pm,. Estrella Mountain Precinct Community Room, 2111 S. 99th Ave.

·         Wed, Sept. 6-7 pm,  Black Mountain Precinct Community Room, 33355 N. Cave Creek Rd.

·         Thurs, Sept. 28,  6-7 pm.,. Ability360 Conference Room 2,  5025 E. Washington St.

 

The Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL) is raffling off a Sig Sauer MCX Patrol rifle, chambered for 5.56 and outfitted with Sig Sauer's SRD 556 QD suppressor and Romeo4 red dot optics.  Suggested retail for this package is over $3,200.  AzCDL will pay the $200 NFA tax for the suppressor. Tickets are $10 each . A link to the raffle website along with instructions on how to buy tickets can be found on AzCDL's Raffle page.

The Fountain Hills Republican Club's first annual Gun Raffle is still in progress. Tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25 or 16 tickets for $100.  For tickets contact any officer or Board Member.  First prize is a Smith & Wesson M&P 15 SPORT II.  Second Prize is a Glock 43.  Drawing will be at the Fountain Hills Republican Club picnic on Saturday October 21st.  You need not be present to win.  Tickets can be bought from any Board member.   For additional information about the raffle, contact 2nd VP David Spelich or Secretary Boe James. Tickets will be available at all meetings and GOP Socials.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

SEPT 5

The Maricopa County Recorder's Office will hold proposed reprecincting meetings at 6 pm., Sept 5 in the Paradise Valley Community College, RmQ120A, 18401 N 32nd St in Phoenix and at 6 pm., Sept 13 in Scottsdale (1 mile off of 101 on Indian School then Turn right on Granite Reef.)

The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officer Association (CSPOA) meeting is at 7 pm., Tues., Sept 5 at Paseo Verde Christian Church, 7569 W. Greenway Rd, Peoria, 85381. (Behind the Greenway Medical and Professional Center, off 75th Ave.) They will be discussing rogue cities working to undermine the constitution and violate their oaths of office, example, the Phoenix City Council and Mayor working behind the scenes with the ACLU to possibly create a "Sanctuary City" harboring those in our country illegally. 

Mark Spencer, from Judicial Watch, will give an update on current issues and CSPOA’s Rick Dalton will also speak. Contact Chr .Randy Miller, LD 21 PC, (623) 866-3544.

SEPT 6

The Paradise Republican Women’s Club will tour the Arizona State Capitol Museum at 10 am., Wed., Sept 6. Reservations deadline if Aug 31. RSVP to: Allison Mary at allisonamary@gmail.com

Arizona Federation of Republican Women, Region VIII is hosting an Arizona State Capitol Museum Tour, at 10 am., Wed., Sept 6 at 1700 W Washington in phoenix. Free parking available in Wesley Bolin Plaza (east of the museum). Participation limited. Admission is free. $2 donation per person suggested. Reservations: Allison Mary allisonamary@gmail.com

SEPT 7

The Colorado River Team Party will meet at 6 pm., Thurs. Sept 7. Speaker tba. Contact: Chairman Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

SEPT 8

A “Women for Flake” Breakfast is scheduled at 8 am., Fri., Sept 8 at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E Missouri Ave., in Phoenix with Iowa US Sen Joni Ernst. RSVP to Jess Yescalis at jess@yescalis.com or 602-400-5683. Honorary Co-chairs – Ambassador Barbara Barrett, Cheryl Flake, Caryll Kyl, Cindy McCain, former Gov Jane Dee Hull. Host committee – JaNae Adams, Nichole Barney, Jenn Baughman, Betsey Bayless, Leslie Berry, Parshelle Brimhall, Beth Coons, Meghan Cox, Lisa Dale, Kristen Desmangles, Karen Diethelm, Dawn Giles, Deb Gullett, Sharon Harper, Lisa James, Michelle Jorgensen, Julie Lind, Cheryl Lombard, Jane Lynch, Elaine Miner, Amy Nelson, July Nelson, Kim Owens, Sheryl Palmer, Kimberly Riches, Heather Sandstrom, Kellee Schlink, Kathy Senseman, Jane Sherman, Angela Tahiliani, Erika Voeller, Brandy Wells, Connie Wilhelm, Jim Willems, and Kimberly Wold.

SEPT 9

Central Republican Women of Phoenix welcomes AZ Treasurer Jeff DeWit as the speaker for their returning Fall meeting to be held on Saturday morning Sept 9. Registration is 9:30 AM; meeting starts 10AM at the University Club - 39 E. Monte Vista Road, Phoenix.  $30 for Breakfast/brunch - RSVP by this Sunday 9/3 with Jan Webb at reservations@crwop.org and please give her your selection of french toast with bacon & eggs or turkey Salad - beverage included. 

The Center for Arizona Policy Citizen Forum is scheduled between 9 am-2 pm., Sat., Sept 9 at the Arizona Christian University, 2625 E Cactus Road in Phoenix. $20 per person.
Sat., Sept 9. Contact 602-424-2525.

The Wounded Heroes Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled Sat., Sept 9 at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale. 6:15 registration. 7:am shotgun start. Entry forms must be in by Sept 2nd. Entry Fee Includes: green fee, cart, range balls, tee package, team photo and post tournament lunch. Post tournament lunch, scoring and raffle will be held at: Frasher’s Smokehouse, 3222 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix AZ 8501. See www.azheroestohometowns or Kathy @ kathy@azheroestohometowns.org

SEPT 11

The Lincoln Republican Women will meet with former AZ state Senator /Rep Jonathan Paton for dinner at 6 pm., Mon., Sept 11 at the Millennium Resort Scottsdale-McCormick Ranch, 7401 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. Spouses invited. 5:30 – Social. 6 pm meeting; 6:20 pm dinner; 7 pm program. Paton will address the campaign to split the 9th Circuit Court and put AZ in a new 12th Circuit Court of Appeals. He will also address changes since 9-11 attacks in remembrance of 9/11/2001. Reservations: Bring cash or send check made out to “LRW” to Patricia Kaufman, 7436 E. Tuckey Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Call her at 480-368-2777 or email her at patiamiam@gmail.com

NEWS LINKS

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· Pima County Sheriff’s Staff Seeking “Just Outcome” In RICO Case

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· Navy-Prepping-USS-Kearsarge, USS-Oak-Hill-For Post-Hurricane-Harvey-Humanitarian-Mission

· DACA: The Process And The Impact Of Its Possible Removal

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· Tucson Sector Introduces New Chief Patrol Agent


SEEING RED AZ

· American Legion Comdr.Schmidt Develops Mcamnesia

· Pres. And Melania Trump Return To Texas, Distribute Meals To Flood Victims

· Supporting DACA Is Ultimately Suicidal

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· Flashback 2005: Then Sen Obama On Illegal Immigration Illegals Disrepect USA Laws

· Democrat Bob Menendez Goes On Trial For Corruption

· President-Trump-FLOTUS-Visit-Houston Hurricane Relief Center

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· Help The Victims Of Texas Flooding

· Anything But United4Victory

· Declare George Soros A Terrorist And Seize All....

DENNIS MICHAEL LYNCH

· Montana-Literally-Burning-Place/

WHITE HOUSE/PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

· Trump-Decides-To-Cut-US-Aid-To-UN; $8-Billion-Will-Stay-In-The-United-States. Do-You-Support-This?/

· RINO-Sen-Flake-Demands-Trump-Break-Promise-Americans-DACA/

· President Trump Promises Texas – “We Will Support You Today, Tomorrow, And The Day After”

HURRICANE HARVEY & MORE

· As If The Flooding Wasn’t Enough, Now Texas Has To Deal With These Demon Insects

CONGRESS

· Swamp Stumped: Congress’s Schedule Too Full, Can’t Take Up DACA Re-Amnesty Vote

DEMS/LIBERALS

· NH-Dem-Party-Chair-Calls-Rural-Disaffected-Voters-White-Supremacists

· Even Ultraliberal California Can’t Stand Antifa’s Antics Any Longer

EDUCATION

· Parents Removing Children From Public Indoctrination Center Over Teaching Transgenderism

INTERNATIONAL

· Deputy PM Explains How Extreme Vetting Has Prevented Terrorist Attacks In Poland

· South Korea Demonstrates Military Might After North Korea Nuke Test

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