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Condolences to the family of Fred Zook , former Maricopa County Community College President, who passed away Nov 5, 2017. Prior to moving to Arizona, Zook served two terms as the Mayor of Ottawa, KS. He was a Rotarian, and served on numerous boards in Phoenix including Silent Witness, the Better Business Bureau, the Paradise Valley Community College Advisory Board, State of Arizona Physical Therapy licensing board, President of the Board at Shadow Rock Church and as an elder in the Presbyterian church. He leaves behind his beloved wife Connie, daughters Amy and Megan, son-in-laws Mike and Bobby, and three granddaughters, Madison, Paige and Anna Claire. A service celebrating Fred’s life will be held on Sat, Dec. 2, 2017, at 1:30 pm at Shadow Rock Church of Christ, 12861 N. 8th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85029. In order to continue Fred’s legacy of education, the family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Ottawa University for a scholarship in his name and Barrow Neurological Center to continue research on dementia. Contact information: Ottawa University, Attention: Paul Bean, 1001 S. Cedar, Ottawa, KS 66067 and Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013.
Maricopa County Republican Precinct Committeemen need to mark their calendars for the Jan 13, 2018 MCR Mandatory Meeting. THE AZGOP Mandatory meeting is Jan 27, 2018. Details tba for both meetings.
Jan Martinson, long-time West Valley Republican activist and Arrowhead Republican Women member holds the Arizona Federation of Republican Women, 2017 Biennial Convention “Individiual Campaign Award In Acknowledgement of Successful 2016-2017 Achievements” presented to her at the recent Federation of Republican Women Convention in Mesa. Martinson racked up 4,556 volunteers hours – the third most in the state – during the Trump Campaign. Martinson is a state committeeman, a past president of the ARW, has been a delegate to several national GOP conventions, and served on the old LD4 board for many years. She is also recognized for the numerous West Valley fundraising picnics she has chaired for Republican candidates. Martinson is also recognized as the ARW jewelry lady who has sold unique GOP jewelry as a fundraiser for the ARW. (Janet Heintz photo)
Although There Are Grinches who apparently don’t enjoy the upcoming holiday festivities, it appears the Arcadia Neighborhood in Phoenix will have their Christmas lights again after neighbors rose up in protest of a complaint that nearly shut down a 30 year display that people have driven miles to look at. Bravo for the neighbors who band together to save the tradition lights display. - ft
ICE Agents Not Allowed To Wear Bulletproof Vests Because Illegal Aliens ‘Might Be Offended’ No wonder ICE officers are so frustrated. Their superiors actually put the feelings of illegal immigrants over the safety of the men and women protecting our borders. They were actually told not to wear bulletproof vests because it would be offensive to members of the “badlands” community. They also have to do illegal immigrants the courtesy of a seven day notice so they can pack up their things and hide somewhere else before ICE has a chance to deport them. “Our own supervisors would rather see the bodies of their own dead officers full of bullet holes than offend an illegal alien,” said Officer Gabriel Cimino, president of the local union chapter. “This is the absolute madness that our officers in the field are dealing with every day. Will an officer have to die before President Trump helps us restore order to this agency?”
Don’t-Forget-About-The-Men-Who-Said-They’ve-Been-Sexually-Assaulted-Too The sexual harassment of young girls and women by men in power is becoming almost a daily story. But there's an element of the conversation that isn't dominating the headlines: sexual harassment and assault against men.
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board has forwarded the names of two candidates to Gov. Doug Ducey for his consideration in making his 2018 appointment to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Leland "Bill" Brake of Elgin and James E. Goughnour of Payson were selected from four candidates who were interviewed by the board at its public meeting on Nov. 15 at AZGF headquarters in Phoenix. The four who were interviewed were chosen from an initial slate of nine applicants previously considered by the Appointment Recommendation Board at its Nov. 7 public meeting. Members of the Commission Appointment Recommendation Board are William “Jim” Lane (chair), Susan E. Chilton, Charles I. Kelly, Phillip D. Townsend, and Richard B. Williams.
LD17 is hosting a pie social at its 7 pm., Nov 28 meeting at the Heritage Chapel, (Rm 140), Tri-City Baptist Church, 2211 W. Germann Road, Chandler, AZ 85286 Map Here PC training at 6 pm.
Pima County Republicans Need Volunteers with strong backs and trucks to help movers and painters at the Eastside Victory Office, 9431 E 22nd St #167 in Tucson. Contact: Parralee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-250-5073.
It Only Took 30 Years, But Look Who Just "Got Woke." If you didn't see it with your own eyes and hear it with your own ears, you could be forgiven for not believing the left would ever condemn Bill Clinton's sexual behavior, much less believe his accusers. see a day of reckoning has arrived...
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Marianne Ferrari, LD20 PC and State Committeeman -- No one should be surprised by the many reports of conservatives, duly elected as replacement state committeemen, apparently being ignored by the state leadership, thus, effectively blocked from taking their rightful positions on the State Committee. I’ve heard there were some reports of this kind of thing back when John Kyl was senator. But, under John McCain, it certainly looks like a systematic pattern of purging conservatives from any position that would allow them to influence party decisions or actions. There is a name for this: Disenfranchisement. In the AZGOP, we’re now seeing an increasingly curious uniformity in the political identification of those in positions of power: We’ve reached the point, now, where the controlling power seems clearly to rest with Republicans-in-Name-Only (RINOs). How much more obvious does this situation have to become, before someone utters the heretofore unutterable speculation--“Our party is no longer in the hands of people with republican convictions, but of people who are NOT REPUBLICANS?” And what is the next obvious conclusion that a patriotic Republican should come to? I think it would be that, clearly, something is systemically wrong, when the people for whom this party was established--i.e., people who believe in republican principles, i.e., Republicans--are being systematically prevented from rising to positions in the leadership, and also being purged from positions they have long held. It’s time for the main body of principled state committeemen and precinct committeemen to get to the bottom of three very serious questions: 1) Has our AZGOP been hijacked by RINOs who are now purging all conservatives from every possible position of authority or influence? 2) Is this a deliberate effort to destroy the party from within? (Sure looks like it with Independents getting well over 50% of new registrations, and Republicans now barely ahead of Dems, according to a recent report on new registrations by Secretary of State Reagan.) 3) An attempt by whom? (The term "globalist" comes to mind.) To put a point on this, I will quote a recent conversation I had with a former tea-partier in Kentucky. I phoned him to ask this question: “Is Mitch McConnell to Kentucky what John McCain is to Arizona?” His answer: “Well, by way of answering, let me just say that you are now speaking to the last, and ONLY, conservative State Committeeman in the state of Kentucky.”
Pima County Republican Committee Chairman Pete Eppihimer: Since Ivy Schwartz chose to throw insults and labels at Steve Bannon, let me toss one at her and her like-minded city councilman, Steve Kozachik. Both Ivy and Steve K have no tolerance for views other than their own and bask in the glow of one party rule here in the Old Pueblo. This is the definition of fascism. In his victory speech election night Kozachik declared that anyone who follows the “Trump Theology” is not welcome in Tucson. Ivy declares that Steve Bannon is not welcome in Tucson. Seems these two are saying “my way or the highway”. Who needs a dictator when you've got these two defining who is allowed in Tucson. Personally, I have no use for a pencil necked dweeb like Koz telling me who is welcome and who is not in his little underachieving kingdom. Steve Kozachik and Ivy Schwartz, although thousands of Tucsonans don't share your brand of social order, we welcome you to live among us, nonetheless. (Pima County Newsletter).
Frank Riggs - Former Member of Congress and current Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction: Have you seen the incessant TV ads where Tom Steyer, a San Francisco hedge fund billionaire, major Democratic donor and funder of left-wing causes, urges viewers to sign his on-line petition calling for the impeachment of President Trump? Steyer actually says, "A Republican Congress once impeached a president (Clinton) for much less." Well, buddy, you couldn't be more mistaken! I know. I was there on December 19, 1998 and voted with the great majority of my Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives to impeach Clinton for perjury before a grand jury and for obstruction of justice, in direct violation of his oath of office and the oath he took to tell the truth in the grand jury proceedings. Clinton was impeached on solid grounds. By attempting to minimize perjury and obstruction of justice by a sitting president, Steyer shows himself to be just another really rich guy with a partisan political agenda to undermine the Trump Administration. My votes to impeach Clinton were my last ones as a three-term U.S. Congressman. Just two months earlier he had signed into law my final bill, the Charter Schools Expansion Act of 1998, which passed the House with 367 yes votes and the U.S. Senate unanimously (https://www.congress.gov/bill/105th-congress/house-bill/2616). The legislation helped charter schools flourish in Arizona and nationally and is one reason the Heritage Foundation said, "Representative Riggs spearheaded many cutting edge initiatives like school choice and charter schools."
Brian Reilly, Former LD22PC: On January 11, 2013, I had the privilege to meet Alabama Chief Justice Roy S. Moore. I attended his oath of office ceremony in Montgomery, Alabama. After he was sworn in I had the pleasure to introduce myself and I mentioned my involvement with the President Obama birth certificate investigation. Judge Moore was very quick to stop any conversation on the subject and he informed me that there was a pending Obama Birth Certificate case that may come before the Alabama Supreme Court. He informed me that if he were to discuss the subject with me he would have to recuse himself from hearing any potential case having to do with President Obama's birth certificate. I was very impressed with Judge Moore and his ethical standards and I honored his request and changed the subject. Judge Moore has a long history of vigorously defending conservative, Christian issues and he is currently running for the United States Senate as a Republican for the state of Alabama. As I understand, he also supports President Trump. Recently, Judge Moore has had unsubstantiated claims raised about his character and his fitness for office. He is mercilessly being tried by the press, and he has been assumed to be guilty by our manipulated media. Just like President Trump, Moore is a threat to the globalist agenda being promoted by Democrats and Republicans. The concept of being innocent until proven guilty has been ignored by the media. My invitation to the ceremony and Moore's actual signature on a letter that I received is written as "Roy S. Moore." The "S" is missing in the yearbook signature. Some have suggested that the “D. A,” stands for "District Attorney." However, In 1977, Roy S. Moore was a "Deputy District Attorney" which would have been abbreviated as "D.D.A." The initials "D.A." could also be the initials of someone who signed a legal document for Moore, which was later lifted and put onto the yearbook. Bottom line, this all looks like more political dirty tricks to soil the character of a conservative, Christian hero. Ultimately, the voters of Alabama will be the judge.
Tom Morrissey, Past Chairman AZ GOP: I want to thank the Rio Colorado Republican Women's Club and Dr Connie Uribe for inviting me to be a guest speaker at their meeting last Tuesday evening in Yuma. What a dynamic and impressive group they are, and they are a perfect example of what the heart and spirit of our party should be. We discussed the current state of our national and state party and how we got to the place we are currently at. This brought us to a discussion of what, in my opinion, is really going on and what we need to do to correct it. This group has been together for a long time and their energy and understanding of the today's political landscape is truly impressive. They work hand in hand with the Tea Party and AzRA and the results of that are quite impressive and encouraging. We also discussed how the Establishment in, and outside, our party opposed the will of "we the people" by taking down three men who stood for what we, the Grassroots Constitutional Conservatives have clamored for, over the years. They are, Sheriff Arpaio, Senator Russell Pearce and County Attorney Andrew Thomas. They were targeted for removal for actually doing the will of the people. The same strategy is afoot today with the Anti-Trump movement. We discussed what we can do to prevent his removal and further, what we can do to make certain that he succeeds because his success is our success, and in turn, our country's success. My wife Kris spoke about how best to bring the power of conservative women to the fore and how that will bring conservatism back to our party. This power is what the Establishment fears and well they should. Lastly, we discussed Steven Seagal and my new novel "The Way Of The Shadow Wolves" and how it tells the story of how damaging the "The Way Of The Establishment Elite and Ruling Class" is to our line law enforcement officers and our military personnel through the corruption of power. This book, by the way, is giving some people some deep heartburn.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on yesterday’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the House of Representatives: "Today’s vote brings America one step closer to historic tax cuts that will allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned money," said McDaniel. "President Trump and Republicans in Congress are keeping their promise to give workers a raise, support American businesses, and grow our economy. The Senate must now do the same by passing its own tax bill and working with the House to prepare a final plan for the president."
The Pinal County Republican Committee is hosting the Elephant Walk Golf Tournament at the Saddlebrook Ranch Golf Club Nov 18. The Tournament begins at 8 am with a luncheon to follow. Golf is $85, $340 per team and lunch is $25. Contact Tournament Chairman Dan Culver at email@example.com or (520)329-4202.
The Terry Brian Foundation will host a dinner fundraiser on Nov 18 in Tucson featuring former Presidential advisor Steve Bannon. Brian Terry Courage Awards will be presented to Bannon, ARF Special Agent John Dodson and Tucson philanthropist Norma Zimdahl. FOX News correspondent William LeJeunesse will serve as the master of ceremonies. Speakers include US Senate candidate Kelli Ward and Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb. $50 per ticket. 5pm – cocktail reception. 6:30 pm – dinner; 7:15 pm program. Dinner consists of hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad and French fries at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd in Tucson. Business casual attire. $125 for reserved VIP seating & reception or $1,000 for a reserved table of 10. Contact: Foundation Chairman Robert Heyer at Robert.Heyere@hotmail.com 760-855-2159 http://www.honorbrianterry.com/
AZ Heroes to Hometowns is again gather donations for Turkeys to Troops so military families can enjoy a traditional thanksgiving dinner. AZ Heroes to Hometowns is in need of 2,000 - $20 grocery gift cards or monetary donations for a turkey or ham to complete the food boxes for Thanksgiving. Donations of grocery gift cards and checks may be mailed to AZ Heroes to Hometowns, PO Box 31646, Mesa AZ 85275. Also, Pay-Pal may be used for donations; information can be located at www.azheroestohometowns.org. All donations labeled Turkey to Troops will be used for this project. Please consider helping the families that have done their part to fight for our freedom: Contact founder Kathy Pearce at 480.330.1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org or AZ H2H, P.O. Box 31646, Mesa, AZ 85275.
Coconino County Parks and Recreation is hosting a bread baking clinic from 9 am until noon, Sat., Nov 18 at Fort Tuthill County Party. $15 per person. Registration required. RSVP here. Contact Willa McAuliffe at 928- 679- 8000 or email@example.com..
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced yesterday the appointment of Angela Paton as the state's new Assistant Solicitor General. Paton will join the Attorney General’s Office on November 20, 2017, replacing the Honorable Jennifer Perkins, who was recently appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals. Paton has worked for Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns since January 2013, providing analysis and advice on all aspects of utility regulation, including critical energy and water issues.
A New Website will help make traffic incident response more efficient and vehicle travel safer for motorists in Arizona. Created by the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Public Safety, the Arizona Traffic Incident Management website – tim.az.gov – debuts this week with the goal of being the go-to resource for Arizona TIM responder training.
LD22 will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Nov 20 at Westbrook Village Association Recreation Center, 18825 N Country Club Parkway, Peoria, Arizona 85382. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Volunteers are asked to bring c hips, guacamole and desserts to go with a taco bar. Contact food chairman Heather Morgan at (firstname.lastname@example.org A donation of $5 for dinner helps to defray costs for the use of the room. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery will speak on "the challenges of his 2016 campaign in which he overcame outside financing of his opponent" -- George Soros' contributions in excess of $3 million. Contact Secretary Claudia Burr (480) 371-7409 or email@example.com.
Arizona Consumers Who Sent Money to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service may file a claim to get their money back. Approximately 10,000 Arizonans could receive as much as $11.56 million in refunds. The refunds are part of the settlement reached by Attorney General Mark Brnovich and attorneys general of 49 other states with Western Union. The settlement, finalized in January 2017, includes a $586 million fund to refund consumers who unknowingly wired money to scam artists using Western Union. The fund is being administered by the United States Department of Justice’s Victim Asset Recovery Program. Arizonans who were tricked into sending money to scammers using the Western Union wire transfer service between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 may be eligible for a refund. Claim forms will soon be mailed from the settlement administrator to affected consumers who reported the fraudulent transaction to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office or to Western Union. Those who do not receive claim forms are encouraged to apply for a refund by visiting http://www.westernunionremission.com or calling 1 (844) 319-2124 for more information on how to file a claim. Consumers have until February 12, 2018 to file a claim. To submit a Claim: CLICK HERE. Questions: CLICK HERE.
Anyone Wishing To Run For A Member-At-Large position on the Maricopa County Republican Committee needs to get their nomination form submitted to their Legislative District Chairman by Dec 2, 2017. See Call_for_nominations.pdf New at-large members will be elected during the Jan 13, 2018 Mandatory county meeting. Also submit the names and a photo of any precinct committeemen who have passed away in 2017 to your legislative district chairman no later than Nov 30, 2017. All proposed resolutions must be submitted by Nov 28 to Resolutions Chairman Barry Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chips N Salsa Show broadcasts LIVE Saturdays at 4 pm with Hosts Alice Lara and Don Jorge Ortiz offering headlines /commentary/entertainment from their Latino Republican perspectives. Featured guests this weekend are DEPLORABLE LATINAS Monica Yelin & Terry Mendoza as well as the latest from Fast & Furious whistleblower Jeff Prather with his weekly Prather Point. Listen online www.CentralCityRadio.com or watch FACEBOOK Live. Contact alice@ChipsNSalsaShow.com for Guest or sponsorship opportunities.
AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines will speak to the Fountain Hills Republican Club at 9 am., Sat., Nov 17 in the Fountain Hills Community Center. Lines will outline the plans of retaining and building upon the successes of 2016. This will include the recruitment and training of precinct committee persons, registering new GOP voters, fundraising to support general election candidates, and communicating the GOP message through both traditional and social media. Fountain Hills Toymakers will have their homemade toys available for purchase. All proceeds from toy sales go to buy material for toys given away to less fortunate children. Contact club secretary Boe James at email@example.com
The Fountain Hills Republican Club (FHRC) will have an entry in the Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Day “Winter in the Southwest” Parade. Last year the FHRC won best motorized entry with "Mr. Trump goes to Washington" to correspond to last year's Hollywood/movie theme. This parade is the largest Thanksgiving Day Parade west of the Mississippi. If interested in participating, contact parade chairman Chris Brant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-837-9725.
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Mesa Republican Women are having a huge rummage sale starting at 7 am. Fri., Nov 17 and .Sat., Nov 18 at 1900 E. University in Mesa (NW corner of Gilbert & University). Contact: President Sherry Pierce at email@example.com.
The Pinal Republican Committee “Elephant Walk” Golf Tournament is scheduled Sat., Nov 18 at the Saddlebrooke Ranch Golf Club. Proceeds to benefit the Pinal County Republican Committee. Shotgun start at 8 am. Prizes, awards golf with lunch, space limited. $85 per golfer. $340 per team. Registration, luncheon and sponsorship form can be found on @PinalGOP Twitter page, dated Sept 7th or Contact Dan Culver -firstname.lastname@example.org or Cell 334-202-6458.
The AZRA West Chapter will meet at 8:30 am., Nov 18 at Culver’s Restaurant, 5127 N 99th Ave., in Glendale to hear LD13 Rep Darin Mitchell, discuss teaming with Phoenix Children’s Hospital on their toy drive and planning a meet & greet to get out the No NPV. Contact: Chairman Cirilo (CID) DeLaFuente. email@example.com (623)312-705 azraaz.com
The Fountain Hills Republican Club will meet at 9 am., Sat. Nov 18 with AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines. Complimentary coffee and light breakfast snacks available at 8:30 am. Contact FHRepublican@gmail.com
Registration is open for Fountain Hills VFW Post 7507's annual fundraiser golf tournament to be held Sat, Nov18 at the Starfire Golf Course. Breakfast and lunch are included in the price of $95/player. Registration forms are available on the Post's Facebook page, at the Post Home at 9624 N Monterey Drive. They can also be obtained by contacting the Post at 480-836-5520 or VFW7507@yahoo.com.
The Leisure World Republican Club will meet at 7pm., Mon, Nov 20 in the Ballroom in Leisure World, 908 S. Power Rd, Mesa. Congressman Andy Biggs will be the special guest with Wes Harris speaking on the National Popular Vote. John Naughton will present his rendition of the National Anthem. A slice of pumpkin pie and a cup of coffee will be served to each attendee.
LD22 will meet at 6:30 pm., Mon., Nov 20 at Westbrook Village Association Recreation Center
18825 N Country Club Parkway, Peoria, Arizona 85382. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Volunteers are asked to bring c hips, guacamole and desserts to go with a taco bar. Contact food chairman Heather Morgan at (firstname.lastname@example.org A donation of $5 for dinner helps to defray costs for the use of the room. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery will speak on "the challenges of his 2016 campaign in which he overcame outside financing of his opponent" -- George Soros' contributions in excess of $3 million. Contact Secretary Claudia Burr (480) 371-7409 or email@example.com.
Lydia Abril Hosts The Wickenburg “Believers For Trump” prayer meeting every Thursday evening at 6 pm., in the suite adjacent to Lydia’s La Canasta Restaurant, 2027 W Wickenburg Way in Wickenburg.
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