Monday, October 30, 2017

10-30-17 Briefs


All Current Members of the Ahwatukee Republican Women (ARW), Chandler Republican Women (CRW), Mesa Republican Women (MRW), and Tempe Republican Women (TRW) are invited to participate in a regional event scheduled for Fri., Nov 3 at the Arizona State Capitol.  LD18 Rep Jill Norgaard, an ARW memberwill be their special capital tour host and conduct a “mock” legislative session.  Meet at the House of Representatives Building, 1700 W. Washington St.,Phoenix.  Parking is available at Wesley Bolin Plaza.  Tour begins promptly at 11:30 am.  RSVP to your respective club presidents no later than Oct 30th.  Associate members are also welcome space permitting.  Contact Region Vi Director Nancy Cottle at

East Mesa AZRA Chapter will meet at 6 pm., Wed., Nov 1 at the home of Kay and Jerry Clingman, 1744 N. 93rd St. in Mesa. No speaker. Contact Clingman, President at 480-861-4958

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

Political Activist Lolly Hathhorn says “I don’t understand why Jeff the “Flake just doesn’t just resign effective immediately and just stay home.  Maybe he can get some sleep then and I don’t have to see his mug on the news!  When people comment about his voting with the President, take a good look and notice that his vote would not have made any difference.  We need people that will stand and support President Trump (whom I proudly support) and not swampers like Flake.  Stay home and do not take up any more of the time in the news and let someone else DO THE JOB to help our Country!  Shame on you for what you are doing!  John McCain needs to do the same.  On another note, why is Kelli Ward not qualified to be a US Senator?  She was a Senator in AZ.  Why is Jeff DeWit being so coy about whether he will run for Senator or not?  Some other “elites” in the Republican Party of AZ also do not like Dr. Ward.  WHY?  I would like for them to come out in public and say why they are against her.  I am not afraid to sign my name – why are they afraid to do the same?  Let’s get it out in the open.  As always, thank you Frosty for the opportunity to spout my views.  GOD Bless America, and may GOD bless my President, Donald J. Trump.  I stand for our Flag because lots of soldiers can’t because they never made it home.”   

LD13 PC Scott Powelson: Tinseltown is a good story about how the Left took over Hollywood, and I will contend it is how they have taken over education and much of local and national government as well. If we want to save “US" we had better start taking some of these venues back and realize this has been going on in the background for most of a hundred years. The first major change agent in schools started his conversion program in the late 1800’s, his name was Dewey and he set the agenda for education.  A major change agent, within Government, was Mandel House. He was Woodrow Wilson’s advisor and some think he was the main force in Presidential Politics during the Wilson administration. I happen to believe they are correct…Tinseltown Travelogue is a three-part series exploring Hollywood's stunning hypocrisy and institutionalized bigotry. This story, months in the making, comes on the heels of the explosive New York Times exposé of alleged sexual misconduct over decades by Tinseltown's most celebrated producer, Harvey Weinstein, and further unmasks an industry in the midst of an ethical unraveling. Instead of confronting Hollywood's biggest "open secret" of systemic moral decay, Tinseltown's elite have chosen to exhibit disdain for everyday Americans through brutal mockery and relentless attacks on their beliefs. Wrapped in scandal and historic box office lows, something brand new is happening to Hollywood…it appears Americans have had enough. This is a Tinseltown intervention.Activist Joe Hobbs: Thanks so much Frosty for all that you do for US, all of US.

Former MCRC Chairman Rob Haney and a longtime foe of Flake and McCain: “I cannot imagine that Sen. Flake decided to withdraw of his own volition. I believe it is more likely the establishment powerbrokers helped Flake read the political tea leaves. They would have sadly informed Flake that he had cooked his own goose with his Trump-bashing, and that they needed a less tarnished representative to carry the McCain flag against Kelli Ward in the primary. State Treasurer Jeff DeWit has strong ties to Trump and so would be a less likely candidate to represent the liberal McCain faction. And former (Arizona) GOP Chairman Robert Graham is so widely recognized as an over-the-top McCain operative that he has become a pariah to the Republican base, although DeWit backed him strongly for RNC chairman, which in turn gives me a concern about a DeWit candidacy. Jay Heiler is being pushed by former Gov. Jan Brewer, an unabashed McCain supporter. Heiler has worked in the establishment bureaucracy for decades and would be a strong McCain representative if he had better name recognition. If the GOP elites can’t find a better sacrificial lamb for Ward, they just might settle on announced far-left Democrat U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema as their default candidate to defeat Ward.When Flake’s re-election weakness became apparent, Sinema announced she was running for the Democratic nomination for his seat. It would not be the first time they preferred a liberal Democrat over a true conservative. In 2002, they formed a PAC called Republicans for Janet to elect their pro-abortion, liberal Democrat choice for governor (Janet Napolitano) over pro-life conservative U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon.” See full story at Flake’s Sudden Exit . . . Another Sign That Elite’s Duplicity Gives Voters A Weapon

La Paz County Chairman Russell Sias: It is my opinion that those that might come on board now that Kelli Ward has spent considerable effort to demonstrating that Jeff Flake is toast - by his own admission no less, are simply those that would take advantage of her efforts to this point. A true Republican would recognize Kelli’s efforts, get behind her and follow her lead, not try to take personal advantage of her efforts by creating opposition to her campaign accomplishments. They would honor her effort and support her lead by supporting her and her campaign. They could have led out as she has done. But, they didn’t. Now it is, because she had the courage to take on this fight, Kelli’s fight. NOT anyone else’s. All they can do is get in her way. This is disgraceful and part of the reason that conservatives wind up eating their own. It is disgusting that we cannot figure out that we need to pull together once in a while. To all those now considering running against Kelli, don’t. Instead, join her efforts. She is the one that stepped up, and took on the challenge, you didn’t. So, support her! Once again, these self-serving RiNO's (if they mess up Kelli’s campaign efforts by opposing her and allow the Muslim to get into office BECAUSE they have once again, split the conservative vote), should stop calling themselves Republicans, instead call themselves self-serving thugs, willing to take any advantage of the efforts of another for their own benefit. At a very real cost to our country, no less.Let’s just stop this insanity and pull together for a change! If we can do this for once, we can win. If we cannot pull together, we won’t win.

Activist Michael P Ward : "Martha McSally, Jeff DeWitt, Dave Schweikert, Paul Gosar, Matt Salmon, Doug Ducey, Joe Arpaio, Trent Franks, Robert Graham – all these Arizona politicos have in common is that they are a sampling of the names being thrown around to run for Senator Jeff Flake’s seat in 2018, now that Senator Flake has decided he won’t seek re-election, preferring not to get his hide tanned by Kelli Ward. But what do all of these politicos also have in common besides being tapped by insider Establishment Republicans? They all, despite how much some of them profess their love and devotion to President Trump, didn’t have the stones to run against Jeff Flake and will have made the “brave” decision to run for Senate only after Flake decided he wasn’t going to run." Editor’s Note: Michael is Kelli’s husband. - ft

Former LD13 Chairman Dr Robert Branch and his wife Adele are hosting their annual 1-5 pm., Sat., Nov 11 Veteran’s Day BBQ fundraiser to benefit local Veterans in conjunction with Fighter Country Partnership and Fighter Country Foundation (Luke AFB). This event will also honor the Families of Luke AFB. They are counting on 300 -500 people to attend.  No admission fee, nor food charge; however, a donation to the Fighter Country Foundation is encouraged. They have a BBQ smoker that can easily feed over 1000 people, and their home is next to a seven-acre park. This is a Veteran’s Day – no campaigning although elected officials are welcome to join in the honoring of veterans. However, participants are asked to bring their own lawn chairs.

National Boycott of the NFL set for Sun., Nov 12, Veterans Day Weekend.

Don’t forget that Arizona’s Anti-Proxy Petition is available for electronic signatures, according to spokesman Archie Dicksion. The petition requests legislators to amend ARs16—828 to prohibit political party members from carrying unlimited proxies for business meeting. Grassroots wants proxies limited to two per person per meeting, according to Dicksion. To put a stop to practice of bell cows carrying 20-40 proxies, click on Proxie petition. Complete the information on the form, then click on the signature block and you can sign on your computer by using the mouse or on your Iphone, or android by using your finger. Please contact your elected legislative representative Legislative Member Roster to let them know you would like the legislation amended to limit the use of proxies at District, County and State Meetings. Contact Dicksion at – ft

Registered voters are reminded that the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has mailed out ballots for the Nov 7 elections within Maricopa County. This is an all ballot-by-mail election.  Voters can return their ballot or request a replacement ballot until 7 pm., Tues., Nov 7. Voters who wish to vote in person, need a replacement ballot, or miss the recommended deadline to return their ballots by mail can visit any ballot center across the county.  Some ballot centers are open all 28 days of the election period, including nights and weekends depending on the location. See list of ballot centers at  For more information visit or call the Maricopa County Elections Department at 602-506-1511

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 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 or
AZ H2H, P.O. Box 31646, Mesa, AZ 85275.


MON - Oct 30

LD13 and LD19 will hold a joint meeting starting at 6:30 pm., Mon., Oct 30 at the Pebble Creek Tuscany Falls Ballroom. Participants are asked to bring a laptop, tablet or smart phone for the advanced precinct committeeman training scheduled at 7 pm., with instructor AZGOP Political Director Kyle Pierce, RNC 2018 AZ Victory Director Alex Melendez, and 2018 AZ Victory West Valley Regional Field Director Brenda Crawford, 2018 .

WED -Nov 1

Maricopa County Board of Supervisor Bill Gates begins his quest to conquer the entire 315-mile Maricopa Trail during his first term in office starting at 6:30 am., at the Andy Hunasek Trailhead at Spear S Ranch Trailhead E. Linda Ln., New River, AZ 85087. Join Gates one-way 2.9-mile hike. Sign up for your own 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge at Contact Gates at 602-506-7562.

East Mesa AZRA Chapter will meet at 6 pm., Wed., Nov 1 at the home of Kay and Jerry Clingman, 1744 N. 93rd St. in Mesa. No speaker. Contact Clingman, President at 480-861-4958


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.

The Trumped Store is hosting a meet and greet for Dr. Kelli Ward, candidate for US Senate, between 2-6 pm., Thurs., Nov 2 at 1041 E. Deuce Of Clubs in Show Low. Refreshments on the house!

Central Republican Women of Phoenix (CRWOP) meets 6:15 pm., Thurs., Nov 2 at the University Club, 39 E. Monte Vista in Phoenix. Social Hour 5:30 pm. Full dinner with beverage & desert $30 - RSVP to Jan Webb

The Arizona Summit on Volunteerism & Civic Engagement Workshop is asking for proposals for its Nov 2 & 3 session at the ASU West Campus in Glendale. Details: 2017 Summit Workshop Request for Proposal

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., Thurs., Nov 2 at 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma. Contact: Cora Lee Schingnitz, Secretary

Concerned Citizens For America hosts “An Evening Of Conversation With Judicial Watch Southwest Project Coordinator Mark Spencer” at 6:30 pm., Thurs., Nov 2 at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church, 3132 White Bear Road in Sedona. Spencer, the top overall police recruit from the Regional Police Academy in 1987, member of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, and the Arizona State Coordinator for Judicial Watch will address the latest court battles and FIOA requests initiated by Judicial Watch to expose the “Deep State”, Hillary, Bill, and Loretta and corruption in Arizona. Desserts provided.

FRI - Nov 3

Tempe Republican Women’s fundraiser garage sale is Nov 3 and 4 at 2009 E Caroline Lane in Tempe. Contact to setup a time to drop off.

THE AZGOP Victory Tour Bus will be at the Gila County Republican headquarters, 307 S Beeline Highway in Payson at 8 am., Fri., Nov 3 it tours throughout the state as part of a one-year countdown toward the November 2018 mid-term elections. Coffee, juice and donuts will be available. Local, county and state elected officials have been invited. For information call the Gila County GOP headquarters phone at 928-478-8186.

SAT - Nov 4

MRC Chairman Chris Herring has announced that the 2018 election cycle kickoff is scheduled between 8am and noon, Sat, Nov 4.Volunteers are asked to help participate in neighborhood canvassing, voter registrations, and collecting non-perishable food items for a local food bank. Volunteers should contact contact your LD Chairman or

The Sun City West Republicans meeting is scheduled at 8:30 am, Sat., Nov 4 in the Quail Rm of the SCW Foundation Building with Corporation Commissioner Robert Burns. Burns - who will address regulation of Arizona’s private water, wastewater, electricity, gas and telecommunications companies, among other things. Burns is a former state representative, state senator, Central Arizona Water Conservation District Director, and Senate President and Appropriations Chairman. Coffee/donuts served at 8 am. A $2 donation helps defray the rental costs. Contact: Publicity chairman Jean Goncalves at 623-214-8010.

MON - Nov 6

The Lincoln Republican Women’s Club will meet with AZ State Representative Jay Lawrence, Chair of the AZ Veterans Committee, and Penny Miller, Coordinator for the Veterans Administration Community Resource & Referral Center for homeless Vets, at 6 pm., Mon., Nov 6 at the New McCormick/”Millennium” Resort, 7401 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. Meet and Greet at 5:30 pm., meeting at 6 pm., program at 7 pm. $35 per person, spouses invited. Reservations required – Nov 2 deadline. Send check made out to LRS to Patricia Kaufman, 7436 E Tuckey Lane, Scottsdale. Or bring cash Contact Kaufman at 480-368-2777 or


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