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Condolences to the family of Sharon and Rev Burton Giese. Memorial services are scheduled Sat., April 15 for Rev Giese, who passed away this week. Giese’s widow, who is the former long-time Arizona Republican National Committee woman, is currently at Banner Gateway Hospital.
Congrats to AZGOP Chairman Jonathan Lines and his wife Rosalie on the birth of a granddaughter – Charlotte Amara Boyce. The proud parents are Haille and Scott Boyce.
ATTN: LD13 Republicans: Former LD13 Chairman Dr Robert Branch and his wife Adell are holding a “Free” fundraising BBQ for local vets “Operation Enduring Gratitude” between 3-6 pm, this Sat, April 15 at the park next to their house - N Cortessa Parkway and W Purdue Ave, Waddell, AZ. Branch said, “I would like to invite you and anyone that you would like to invite to come. I am a pretty good BBQ pit master, and I am making over 100lbs of smoked pulled pork for this event. The BBQ starts at 3pm and will end at 6pm or when the meat runs out (whichever comes first). 100% of the donations go directly to the charity, for I am donating all of the food and drink.” Contact:
Blessed Easter Greetings from The Arizona AMERICAN African Republican Committee - Chairman, Rev Clyde Bowen -- Mathew 20:17-19 Now, Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them," We are going up to Jerusalem and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!" Mathew 28:6 "He is risen!"
Arizona House of Representatives candidate Miryam Gutier-Elm is seeking the appointment to the seat being vacated by LD22 Rep. Phil Lovas. The appointment will be made by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors from a list of three nominees selected by the LD22 Precinct Committeemen. “We’re proud of Phil Lovas for both his public service and his new appointment. His departure leaves not only big shoes, but an immediate need because the Legislature is currently in the middle of budget negotiations and there are dozens of other issues are also waiting to be voted on. That is why it is important to appoint someone who is familiar with the legislative process, the legislators themselves, and as many of the issues being debated as possible,” Gutier-Elm said. She has spent many years working with the Legislature on important West Valley issues like Luke Air Force Base. She has also been an advocate for the Sun City Homeowners Association and Property Owners and Residents Association (PORA) on issues at the Legislature. She has been active in the Republican Party since she was a kid, working hard for conservative causes and candidates. She has been a member of Teenage Republicans and President of Phoenix Young Republicans. She is currently an active member of the Arizona Federation of Republican Women. Contact: Constantin Querard (480) 703-8145
Sine Kerr, Of Buckeye, Has Filed Her Campaign Paperwork for the LD13 House seat that Don Shooter will be leaving to run for State Senate. Conservative Kerr’s top priorities include Arizona’s economy, schools, and quality of life. “Arizona is doing far better than most states when it comes to reform and growth, but not every part of the state feels it. We need to continue to attract jobs, employers, and growth, so that every Arizona family in every corner of the state can feel it. And we need growth in every sector of our economy, including the agricultural sectors that are so critical to our district.” said Kerr. When her father retired from the U.S. Army, he moved 3-year old Sine and the rest of the family to Buckeye, Arizona. Sixteen years later she married her high school sweetheart Bill and the two of them have since had one son and three daughters who are all now married. They have eight grandchildren with two more on the way. In 1980, Sine and Bill started their dairy business with 15 cows. Thanks to hard work and dedication, today they have 1,100 milk cows and 800 replacement heifers. Kerr’s passion for agriculture extends beyond their farm and dairy as she sits on the AZ Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors and is serving her first term as the Women¹s Leadership Chair. She also advocates frequently on behalf of AZ farmers and ranchers whenever the opportunity arises. Her other passions include family and children’s issues, caring for and serving our veterans (five consecutive generations in her family have served in the military), and education issues. Kerr also serves on the Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce and was appointed to the Maricopa County Air Quality Hearing Board. Contact: Constantin Querard (480) 703-8145.
LD24 PC Tristan Manos observing "MCRC Executive Committee proactive and transparent hypocrisy": "It's remarkable to see Friday's MCRC Official Newsletter (4/14/17), signed by MCRC Chairman Chris Herring (the newsletter serving as the official MCRC PC information resource, communicating to PCs, highlighting PC activities) a story posted highlights the 4/4/17 election of the new MCRC EGC Member-at-Large (MAL), but, most ironically, this same newsletter never even mentioned -- before the election -- that the election was even taking place (likewise, never mentioning the opportunity for PCs to run for MAL, submit nominations, and attend the election to observe the proceedings). Whoever the newly-elected MAL may be is beside the point (wishing all the best to her). The point is getting important information to "We The PCs." It's obvious there were multiple missed opportunities. In the Official Call, the MCRC Chairman asked the LD Chairmen directly to get the MAL Election information to their PCs, although there were more opportunities than only that, like calling attention to it in... say, the same official MCRC Newsletter that made a big deal about the election after it took place. If it's important enough to highlight now, it was also important enough to highlight then (more so?). I've asked the 20 MCRC LD Chairmen if they got the MAL Election information to their PCs, and, so far, only 11 LD Chairmen answered the question: 5 "YES" and 6 "NO." 9 more to go. Once all answer directly, or PCs in those LDs rightly confirm a "YES" or "NO" answer, I'll be posting the final results here. Stay tuned. PS: If you're a PC in LDs 4, 12, 17, 19, 20, 21, 25, 27, or 28, please feel free to email me sharing information as to how things played out in your LD." email@example.com
AMERICAN African Republican Committee Chairman Rev Clyde Bowen - Exodus 12:25-27 "When you enter the Land the LORD will give you, as He has promised, you shall observe this rite". And when the children say to you ' What does this rite mean to you?' you shall say, " It is the Passover sacrifice to the LORD who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when he smote the Egyptians, but spared our homes ". And the people bowed low and worshipped. Shalom and Blessings. Safe, happy continuing Passover.
Tax Day Tea Parties are being planned throughout the nation to organize support for a new overhaul of our tax system that will make it fairer, simpler and less burdensome, according to Mary Beth Martin, national chairman. Add your party to party list
Grassroots Tea Party Activists of Arizona will hear local Arizona Co-Ordinator of OathKeepers Randy Miller add “Russia, Crimea, Ukraine, US/EU Connection” at 6:30 pm, Wed, April 19 at Denny’s Restaurant Meeting Room, 9030 N. Black Canyon Highway,( Access Road of the I-17/Dunlap Rd.) Facilitators: Francine and David Romesburg firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tea Party Scottsdale will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., April 20 with Congressman David Schweikert at the Venue 8600, 8600 Anderson Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85255. Schweikert will update the group on tax reform, free markets issuses, etc. Contact: teapartyscottsdale or Elizabeth Brantley email@example.com
LD 10 will meet at 6 pm., Tues., April 18 at the Wilmot Public Library, 530 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711. Credentials open at 5:30 pm.. Contact Chairman Mariano Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Sen John McCain Has Received The “Presidential Order Of Freedom” Medal From Kosovo President Hashim Thaci For His Support Of Kosovo’s Independence And Prosperity.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department cautions that people should “leave baby wildlife alone.” The warning follows the arrest during a recent traffic stop in Wickenburg, in which officers removed a deer fawn from a vehicle. The fawn was confiscated and transferred to the department’s wildlife center in Phoenix, where it continues to be treated by a local veterinarian. The fawn will be placed at a licensed zoo in Arizona once deemed healthy enough to be transported. “Because of the irresponsible actions of one or more individuals, this deer fawn is now reliant on humans for its survival,” said Mike Demlong, AZGFD Wildlife Education program manager. “While their actions may have been well intentioned, in reality they have doomed this fawn to a life in captivity. Although some baby wildlife may appear to have been abandoned, its mother likely ‘parked’ the fawn in one location while they foraged for food and water. The best choice would have been to leave the fawn alone and to walk away.” AZGFD reminds those who come across young or baby wildlife that most often the best decision is to leave them alone. “Picking up or ‘rescuing’ seemingly abandoned baby wildlife is often unnecessary, and in most cases only results in an animal being left an orphan,” Demlong said. “Baby wildlife raised by humans are less likely to survive if they are released back into the wild.” Some species of baby animals, such as elk calves or deer fawns, may be euthanized because they cannot be released back into the wild due to disease concerns and the unfortunate fact that zoos and sanctuaries have limited space to hold them. Contacts: : www.azgfd.com/wildlife/urbanrehab/ or contact your local Game and Fish office.
Congressman David Schweikert will update the Tea Party Scottsdale at 6:30 pm., Thurs., April 20 at Venue 8600, 8600 Anderson Drive in Scottsdale. Contact: Elizabeth Brantley email@example.com
Mobilization of Conservatives (MOC) in Prescott is planning a counter demonstration to support President Donald Trump between 1-2 pm on Tues., April 18 at 122 N Cortez Street (Bulleri Bid). This is a counter demonstration to the Anti-Trump “Resist Trump Tuesdays. Please bring your pro America and Pro Trump gear and signs. Contact: Myrna Lieberman at MOC1776@GMAIL.com
For Those With A Sense Of Humor: The king wanted to go fishing, so he called on the royal weather forecaster and inquired as to the weather forecast for the next few hours. The weatherman assured him that there was no chance of rain in the coming days, So the king went fishing with his wife, the queen. On the way he met a farmer on his donkey. Upon seeing the king the farmer said, "Your Majesty, you should return to the palace! In just a short time I expect a huge amount of rain to fall in this area". The king was polite and considerate, he replied: "I hold the palace meteorologist in high regard. He is an extensively educated and experienced professional. And besides, I pay him very high wages. He gave me a very different forecast. I trust him." So the king continued on his way. However, a short time later a torrential rain fell from the sky. The King and Queen were totally soaked and their entourage chuckled upon seeing them in such a shameful condition. Furious, the king returned to the palace and gave the order to fire the professional. Then he summoned the farmer and offered him the prestigious and high paying role of royal forecaster. The farmer said, "Your Majesty, I do not know anything about forecasting. I obtain my information from my donkey. If I see my donkey's ears drooping, it means with certainty that it will rain." So the king hired the donkey. And thus began the practice of hiring dumb asses to work in the government and occupy its highest and most influential positions. The practice is unbroken to this date and thus, the democrat symbol was born!!!
AzCDL Update: Thanks to the over 3,000 emails AzCDL activists sent to the Governor this week he signed HB 2477 and SB 1344. The effective date of these bills will be 90 days after the legislature adjourns. HB 2477 makes critical reforms to civil asset forfeiture laws. SB 1344 is the AzCDL-requested bill that clarifies that state and local governments cannot regulate the possession of weapons by employees or contractors in or on their privately owned property or vehicles.
Legislative Update: Legislation we are monitoring this session can be found on AzCDL's Bill Tracking page. The following is an update. Two bills, HB 2216 and SB 1122, need your help.
HB 2022, which would exempt from the definition of "unlawful discharge" the use of .22 caliber or smaller snake or rat shot, died in the Senate by a tie vote on April 10. Republican Senators Kate Brophy McGee and Bob Worsely joined with the Democrats to defeat HB 2022.
Take Action Now: HB 2216, which would make it unlawful to mandate "electronic firearm tracking technology," a component of "smart gun" technology, is scheduled for a House Final Read vote on Monday, April 17. This is the last step before being sent to the Governor. email to your Representatives.
SB 1122, which would prohibit the search of any federal or state databases as a requirement for transferring personal property (such as your firearms), is scheduled for a House COW hearing on Monday, April 17. If you have not yet told your Representatives to support SB 1122, there is still time. email to your Representatives.
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A Free Briefing On The Regulation Freedom Amendment, featuring Roman Buhler, director of the Madison Coalition, chief proponent of the Regulation Freedom Amendment, is scheduled at 4:30 pm., Tues., May 2 at on the patio of La Canasta Capitolio, 1733 W Van Bren Road in Phoenix.
Mark Lewis, Director Central AZ Project: Coal miners are seeing some hope in new clean coal technology that is coming on line in 2017, and lower coal costs help keep plants running. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday helped open the world's largest clean coal power plant in Texas, costing $1 billion dollars for a 240 MW plant. Another new type of coal to gas plant Kemper will also be opened this month in Louisiana, but its $2 billion over budget compared to the Petro Nova plant in TX. A 3rd type of prototype Clean power plant will also open this year, in TX using the new Allum cycle process to directly drive turbines from High pressure CO2. This Allum cycle plant will be built in ND, without any Federal subsidies, and become a baseload resource. Many of these clean coal solutions received $4 billion in tax payer subsidies but that’s nothing compared to the massive $179 billion in wind power subsidies already given by Obama. I am not certain these cutting edge Clean coal technologies, will overcome the massive flooding of cheap solar / gas on the western grid by California. Power prices in CA where down 1,400% yesterday to nearly free, because of the excess solar on the grid. California is looking to dump their over capacity power onto AZ markets causing both Coal and Nuclear energy to be damaged. The Trumper teams cannot move fast enough to overcome decades of damage to the US economy by Carbon Tax teams under Obama. If we have FERC mandate that states like California, who over build solar and wind, capture and store their excess energy in massive batteries and pumped storage projects, we could avoid damages to the remaining coal and nuclear energy fleet in the US. And we would store more water for droughts. See trump-oversees-string-of-clean-coal-openings after petra nova, what's next for NRG and carbon capture? coal miners hopeful but realistic after pruitt visit
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Saturday, APRIL 15
Secretary of State Michele Reagan will be the speaker at the Sat., April 15 Fountain Hills Republican Club meeting in the Community Center, 13001 N La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268. The program will start promptly at 9 a.m. with a Meet & Greet/social Period/Check-in with breakfast snacks starting at 8:30 a.m.
Pinal County Republicans - 11:40 am, Florence High School, 1000 S. Main St. Florence, AZ 85132
Volunteers Are Needed for Ahwatukee Republican Women and LD18 Spring Fling Voter Registration and PC Recruitment Event – following the Easter Parade on Sat., April 15 in Ahwatukee Community Park, NW Warner/40th Street. Shifts run between 11 am until 5 pm. At least 5,000 residents are expected to visit the Spring Fling for entertainment, carnival rides, games, Easter Egg Hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, merchant and craft booths including food and drink. Contact Ed Pellegrino at 602-363-2253.
LD 2 – 9 am., 2055 E. Quail Crossing Blvd., Green Valley, AZ 85614
MONDAY, APRIL 17
Yavapai County Republicans – 5:30 pm., Yavapai GOP Headquarters, E. 112A Union St. Prescott, AZ 86303.
President Trump and the First Lady host the 139th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn on April 17.
LD 22 - 6:30 pm, Westbrook Vistas Rec. Center, 18825 N. Country Club Pkwy in Peoria.
The Leisure World Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Mon., April 17 at 908 S Power Road, Mesa, AZ. Speakers include Joe & Jinny Perron, East Valley Pro-Life Alliance "Is This Who We Truly Are?" and Sheriff Richard Mack "Is Freedom Possible in America Today?" Contact: Diane Andersen 480 395-5515 Azpatriot13@yahoo.com
TUESDAY, APRIL 18
An Arbor Day Celebration, sponsored by the AZ Dept of Forestry, is scheduled from 10 am until noon, April 18 at the Arizona Capitol Museum, 1700 W Washington St., in Phoenix where a tree will be planted and awards will be given for the “My Favorite Tree and Me” poster display competition. Posters will be displayed between April 11-28. This event is sponsored by the Department of Forestry and Fire Management, Arizona Public Service, Trees Matter, Arizona Nursery Association, Society of American Foresters – Palo Verde Chapter, and the Arizona Community Tree Council.
Open Conversation with Supervisor Bill Gates Office about NewRiver/Desert Hills/ Anthem areas is scheduled between noon and 2 pm., Tues., April 18 at the Daisy Mountain Fire Department, 43814 N. New River Road, New River, AZ 85087.
The Fountain Hills AZ Tea Party will meet at 6:30 pm, Tues. - April 18 at the Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center, 16000 E Palisades Blvd. (Palisades Blvd. & Golden Eagle Blvd.) The speaker will be Mark Spencer, Southwest Projects Coordinator for Judicial Watch, whose motto is "Because no one is above the law." Spencer will speak about the mission of the organization and how we can help advance transparency in government. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A. All interested parties are invited to all of our meetings. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated to help offset expenses. Contact: Chr Richard Rutkowski email@example.com or www.fhteaparty.us
The Surprise Tea Party Patriots will be meet at 6:30 pm., Tues., April 18 on in the Quail Room of the Sun City West Foundation, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. All interested parties from the Sun Cities and Surprise and surrounding areas are welcome to attend our meetings. There will not be a speaker at this meeting, but an interesting, informative video will be shown with group discussion following. Contact: Jean Goncalves 623-214-8000 or www.SurpriseTeaPartyPatriots.com.
The Phoenix Federalist Society Lawyers Chapter will meet with with Judge Alex Kozinski, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Paul Avelar, Senior Attorney - Institute for Justice April 18 at the Camby Hotel in Phoenix. Reception 5-6 pm with open bar and appetizers served. Discussion 6-8 pm, moderated by Paul Avelar with Q&A. This event will qualify for 1.5 HRS of CLE credit. Registration available online only. Click here to register
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
Palo Verde Republcan Women’s Club will hold its next luncheon at 11:30 am, Wed, April 19 at Grayhawk Golf Club, Fairway House, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway. Check in at 11 am. Carolyn Lynch, expert in privacy, cyber security and criminal law, will address the group. Brion Crum, of Caliber Management Company, and Kelly Laurich, Manager of Fisher House of Tucson will provide a program. $30 per person. RSVP required before midnight, Thurs, April 13 at firstname.lastname@example.org They take check, cash or credit card at the door.
THURSDAY, APRIL 20
LD17 will meet at 7 pm, Thurs. April 20 with Congressman Andy Biggs in the sanctuary at Tri-City Baptist Church, 2211 W Germann Road in Chandler. Contact Chr Bert Moll at email@example.com
LD 25 - 6:30 pm, Charles K. Luster Bldg., 640 N Mesa Dr. Mesa, AZ
The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6pm., Thurs., April 20 at the Community Christian Church 6480 E. Hwy 95 in the last building behind the church. Contact: Chr Sally Kizer firstname.lastname@example.org
East Valley Legislative Districts will meet at 7 pm., Thurs., April 20 in the sanctuary at Tri-City Baptist Church, 211 W Germann Road in Chandler with Congressman Andy Biggs. Open to PCs and guest only. Contact: Chr Bert Moll at email@example.com
LD 16 - 7 pm, Liberty Arts Academy, 3015 S. Power Rd. Mesa, AZ 85212
LD 21 – 7 pm., AZGOP West Valley Office, 10050 W. Bell Rd. Ste. 50, Sun City, AZ 85351
LD 24 – 7 pm., Arizona Republican Party Office, 3501 N. 24th St. Phoenix, AZ 85016.
SATURDAY, APRIL 22
A “Red/White & Blue Revolution” Rally is scheduled between 11 am-4 pm, April 22 at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W Washington in Phoenix in support of President Donald J Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. This is a nationwide movement. facebook.com/events
Pima County LD3 & 4 – 9 am., Kettle Restaurant, 748 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85713
AzRA West Chapter will meet at 8:30 am., Sat., April 22 at Culver's, 5127 N 99th Ave., in Glendale to discuss how AzRA West Chapter will play a part in an program in giving out Scholarship's to children in Elementary, to High School level. Culver's like always will have their $5 special. Contact: Pres Cirilo ( CID ) De La Fuente at firstname.lastname@example.org (623)312-7054.
· Christians-Cancel-Easter-Celebrations-Over-Isis-Fears/ ISIS Vowed To Eradicate Christianity From Egypt, For Example
· Klayman Preparing New Lawsuits Against CIA, NSA, Others Involved In Illegal Spying Against American Citizens Justice, Not Apologies Needed To Bring Criminals To Justice
· Arizona’s-Grand-School-Choice The State Enacts Universal Education Savings Accounts.
· Dem State Rep. Jesus Rubalcava Exhibits Penchant For Violence This Man Does Not Belong In The State Legislature
WHITE HOUSE/PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP
VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE
DOJ, CIA, FBI
BILL, HILLARY AND CHELSEA
WAR AGAINST WOMEN/CHILDREN