Monday, February 26, 2018

2-26-18 Briefs

Pathetic US Senator Nancy Pelosi (D) says the solution to border problems is to “mow the grass” instead of building a wall. Apparently, she thinks illegals crawl thru tall grass to gain entry into the US. Has the woman ever taken a look at Arizona’s southern border? Apparently, not. Nancy, I’ve got news for you, you won’t find much tall grass to mow along Arizona’s southern border desert terrain. Again, your babbling indicates you haven’t a clue.-ft

CD8 Race Heats Up: Getting Ugly, Election Tuesday -

     · CD-8’s-Debbie-Lesko-To Candidate Phil-Lovas-‘I’ll-Sue-You’

     · Debbie-Lesko-Accused-Moving-$50K-Campaign-Funds To PAC-That Backs-Lesko

     · Steve-Montenegro-Ignores-Text-Scandal, Accuses-Debbie-Lesko-Of Funding-Scheme

     · Lesko-Campaign-Finance-Scandal-May-Be-‘Gray-Area’

     · Steve-Montenegro-Cyber-Affair-Staffer-Topless-Picture-Election Legislature Lacks Rules On Lawmakers/Staff Ties.

Latest development:  Montenegro’s political strategist Constantine “CQ” Querard put out a plea for funds yesterday afternoon  to counter  TV ads targeting Montenegro. – ft

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Its-Not-NRA, Its-Not-Guns, Its-The Person-Who Went On A Shooting Rampage.


FL-Lawmaker-Officially-Asks-Governor-Scott-To Remove-Broward-Sheriff-For Neglect-Of Duty And Incompetence-

“In Ten Years We’re Still Going To Have School Shootings Unless You Propose Real Legislation, Like President Trump Has Proposed, That Would Allow Teachers To Be Armed,” Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) Said. Full Story Here


Florida Governor Says He Disagrees With Trump's Idea to Arm Teachers     “I believe you have to focus on people that are well-trained, law enforcement that are trained to do this.”


There's Never Been A Better Time To Join The NRA

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Latest Legislative Activity From Jose Borrajero -- ( starting 2-26-18 and what happened week ending 2-23-18)

     · Latest Call-to-Action:

     · Latest How-They-Voted Report:

AZRRT Call To Action - Week Beginning Mon 02/26 - Jose Borrajero:   www.azpeopleslobby...

Discussion link: AZRRT Call To Action - Week Beginning Mon 02/26

AzCDL Legislative Update: ACTION ALERT - HCR 2002 is scheduled for a House Third Read vote on Monday, February 26.  This is the final step before sending the bill to the Senate. HCR 2002 is a resolution that, if passed, would place a measure on the upcoming November ballot to amend the Arizona Constitution to eliminate the upper age limit (currently 45) for state militia members. We have prepared an email for you to send to your Representatives, urging them to support HCR 2002, at our Legislative Action Center.  It only takes a few mouse clicks to make a big difference. Click here to send your email to your Representatives about HCR 2002
    This year it's more important than ever to get involved in protecting your rights.  At the national level, President Trump has stated his approval of proposed "gun control" measures following the recent tragedy in Florida.  Those who want to disarm you are now controlling the narrative and believe they have the upper hand.  Their fervor is evident at the Arizona Capitol where last week Democrat Rep Randy Friese requested that the House suspend its rules and allow his legislation banning bump stocks, which failed to meet the committee hearing deadline, to be resurrected and voted on by the entire House.  This set off several hours of histrionics and theatrics by Democrats about how it was necessary to take your rights away.  Though Dr. Friese' proposal was eventually rejected, the fact that it was even proposed, and several hours were spent debating your rights, is very disturbing. You legislators need to hear from you letting them know you are paying attention and expect them to support your rights. Send your email today! These alerts are a project of the Arizona Citizens Defense League (AzCDL), an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization.

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Poll Observers/Volunteers Are Needed for the Tues., Feb 27 CD8 Special Election, please contact your District Chairman. Observers need prior approval by the county chairman. Each observer must have a signed authorization letter to present at the polls.

When Vetting The Former AZ Legislative Candidates, go to afp-arizona-legislative-scorecards/ to see how Americans For Prosperity has ranked them over the years. – ft

Gila County Republican Party’s 18th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner features CD4 Congressman Dr Paul Gosar and two US Senate candidates Dr Kelli Ward and Sheriff Joe Arpaio at 6 pm., Fri., March 2 at the Mazatzal Hotel/Casino Ballroom, Hwy 87 at Mile Post 251 in Payson. 5 pm social hour with cash bar. Other elected officials and candidates will be there too. $50 per ticket. Order online at www.gilagop.colm or call Gary at (928) 478-8186 or Shirley (928) 951-6774.

Attention Republican Group Leaders: 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 – Editor Frosty Taylor

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Notes From Readers

Opinions expressed by readers are not necessarily those of the Briefs. Commentary running over 400 words is subject to editing. – ft

zack taylor 2Zack Taylor, Chairman The article below is very instructive and answers most of the questions as to how and why the Parkland School Shooting took place and made such an event predictable. We as a nation have gotten away from the rule of law gradually for political purposes, nowhere is that more evident than with DACA and Refugee Resettlement.  Clearly the political purpose in these two programs are not in the best interest of America. We strongly suspect that this politically correct policing is prevalent nationwide all the way up the law enforcement ladder to include the FBI and no one group of people are more responsible than the lap dog press because all of the indicators were there and continue to be obvious. How this event in Parkland is handled will tell us a lot about the direction the unseen forces are trying to take the nation. See if these tweets are true, broward-fl-law-enforcement-has a lot to-answer for

BarbaraAmerica Freedom blogger Barbara Espinosa responds to SOS candidate Lori Klein Corbin’s response 2-25-18-briefs To Matt Roberts and SOS Michele Reagan 2-23-18 Briefs: I was unaware that SOS had a blog web site. The every day citizens doesn’t spend their day trolling government blog sites. Any information that needs to be disseminated needs to be sent direct to recipients in the district that it pertains to. For the SOS to depend on any other means of informing the electorate is not doing an efficient job.

Irene_LittletonIrene Littleton, Chair, Arizona Voter Registration Drive: I would like to thank all the folks that have been working hard on voter registration in their area. Always remember, you can't GOTV without registered voters. You can pick out Party Not Designated (PND) and Independent voters in your area to identify for voter registration from your registered voters disc from your Recorder's office. Remember, some folks don't even know they are PNDS. We need to attend local events with a voter registration table. Do you have local fairs or such events? Be there ready to register voters. Some folks have recently moved to the area and have not registered, or want to change information. Check with your local schools. Some schools will allow you to speak in Civics classes. Just make sure you get the rules. You will never know until you ask! What else can you do? Use your imagination! Voter registration is not a one-time shot, we need to be diligent and search out folks to register. This is truly the most important midterm elections we have had for a long while. We cannot let the Dems take any of our seats. Voter registration is the most important part of the plan. In the process of voter registration, you should be working with your RLI representative to insure that the updated information gets into the system. There have been a few counties that have greatly increased their voter registration, be one of the winners, pitch in and register Republican voters! If you have any questions, or need any information, please let me know. Contact:

Retired Border Patrol Officer George Taylor: Why is this such a closely guarded secret? Various reports claim that the Broward County school shooter had a long and troubled history with various law enforcement agencies.  Some reports claim some 39 visits to his home were made in recent years.Two warnings were made to the FBI regarding his internet activity, one very specific, but there was no follow up. In spite of all this, NRA and guns are taking all the blame for this tragedy. Could the following information shed some light on the real problem?  Take a few minutes to check out the following: To verify above information,

     1) Do a Google search on: "Eliminate The School To Prison Pipeline"

     2) Check out following video @ 1:32 and again @ 1:34 and note the sheriff's use of the term "Totality of the circumstances". Could this be a reference to the above agreement? CNN town hall in wake of Florida school shooting

     3) Apparently the "Promise Program" has some basis in fact according to the following interview. Check out link @ 5:20: laura ingrahm has some tough questions for the 4 that stood down and their bosses

We all know the answer as to why this information is such a closely guarded secret within the liberal MSM, it does not fit their narrative against guns and NRA, but why is it not on every FOX report; why is it not brought out by those taking the heat on public forums, like Sen. Rubio, Dina Lash and others? Talk about a smoking gun!

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Candidates Are Welcome to e-mail their announcements and a photo to Briefs at or for posting so readers can learn who the candidates are. Editor’s Note: Please keep announcement at 400 words. Longer announcements subject to editing to conform. Briefs does not endorse candidates, nor do we post endorsement statements. ft.

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FEB 27

LD17 will meet wth Center for Arizona Policy CEO Cathi Herrod on Tues., Feb 27. Contact Bert Moll Chr at

The Americans for Prosperity Foundation is offering grassroots Leadership Academy training sessions at 6 pm., Feb 27 at the field office in the West Valley – includes free dinner. Tickets: summit-tickets Contact Leslie White at (480) 290 – 2286.

The Payson Tea Party meets at 6 pm., Feb 27 (each Tuesday) at Tiny's Restaurant in Payson. That organization also welcomes candidate speakers. Contact Darlene Younker at 858-395-1850.

Jim O'Connor, candidate for Corporation Commission, will visit the Yuma County Republicans on Tues., Feb 27.

FEB 28

LD4 and the Estrella Republican Club will meet at 7 pm., Feb 28 at the Estrella Foothills H.S. 13033 S. Estrella Pkwy, with  State Treasurer candidates Kimberly Yee and Ann Sabbagh. Contact Chairman Dick Newcomer at 623-398-5638.

Jim O'Connor, candidate for Corporation Commission, will visit the Yuma County Republican Women on Wed., Feb 28.


Central Republican Women of Phoenix has changed venues and will meet Thursday evening, March 1st at Aunt Chilada's restaurant - 7330 N Dreamy Draw Dr. in Phoenix.  Social hour is 5:30 pm and meeting start is 6:15pm with Gene Kopelson, author of Reagan's 1968 Dress Rehearsal. $20 gets dinner and beverage as well as the company of Rockin' Republican women. RSVP to

Have “Coffee with Supervisor Bill Gates” at 8 am., March 1 at the HonorHealth Sonoran Health and Emergency Center -2nd Floor Sonoran Conference Room, 33423 N. 32nd Ave. (I-17 & Dove Valley Rd.,) in Phoenix. Also hear Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes, address the CD8 special election. Refreshments by HonorHealth. Contact Gates at Phone: (602) 506-7562

Concerned Citizens for America will meet at 6:30 pm., Thurs., March 1 at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church, 3132 White Bear Road in Sedona to hear a presentation on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact by political consultant and NPV spokesman Constantine Querard. Querard will be preceded by CD1 candidate Steve Smith and CCA chairman Andre Kadar

Mesa Republican Women’s Club will meet at 11 am, March 1 at 1900 E. University Suite 11 in Mesa.  The program features State Treasurer candidates Sen. Kimberly Yee and Tom Forese. Yee is a former State senator and Forese served as an Arizona Corporation Commissioner. Doors open at 11am. Member cost is $10; $12 for non-members.  Candidates for other races that wish for “2 Minutes at the Mike” should request to do so no later than Feb 26.  Contact: to schedule. Nancy Cottle, MRW 1VC 602.292.5646

March 2

An Americans for Prosperity Foundation Grassroots Leadership Academy training session is scheduled at 6 pm., March 2 at the Mountain View Lutheran Church in Phoenix in the East Valley – includes free dinner . Tickets: summit-tickets Contact White at (480) 290 – 2286. Contact Leslie White at (480) 290 – 2286.

The Gila County Republican Party’s 2018 Annual Lincoln Day Dinner is scheduled at 6 pm., Fri., March 2 at the Mazatzal Casino in Payson. The social hour with cash bar opens at 5pm. Speakers include Congressman Paul Gosar, along with US Senate candidates Dr. Kelli Ward and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Q and A period to follow speeches. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet a host of other elected officials attending the event. Tickets are $50 each, available at or call Chairman Gary Morris at 928-478-8186.

Jim O'Connor, candidate for Corporation Commission, will attend the Gila County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner on Fri., March 2. The GCR dinner starts at 5 pm., at the Mazatzal Hotel/Casion in Payson.

The State of Arizona Research Library continues its 2018 Arizona Author Series by hosting author Bernard Wilson as he discusses the process of research for his book, The Lives and Achievements of Tucson’s Unknown African American Pioneers, 1860-1910 at 3 pm., Fri, March 2 at the Polly Rosenbaum Archive and History Building. This free talk is part of the 2018 Arizona Author Series, hosted from on the first Friday of the month in February—July by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Arizona Secretary of the State. This program is funded by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State’s office. Contact: Brianna Furcron, Special Collections Librarian 602) 926-3723


The Suns City West Republican Club will meet at 8:30am., Sat., March 3 in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd.  Doors open at 8 am. Coffee and donuts will be available.  A $2 donation is requested which helps pay for the room rental.  All Republicans from the Sun Cities and surrounding areas are invited.  SCWRC

will be conducting candidate forums from January to June. State Treasurer candidates will be at their March 3 meeting. Contact: Jean Goncalves, Publicity Chair 623-214-8010 or

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· Elvia-Diaz-Sets-Poor-Example-For-Lenten-Conduct

· McCain-Crony-Rips-Trumps-CPAC-Speech

· Dimwit-Pelosi-To-Curb-Flow-Of-Illegals-Mow-The-Grass

· AZ-CD-8-Political-Reality-Show-Within-Days-Of-Election


· Its-Not-NRA, Its-Not-Guns, Its The Person-Who Went On A Shooting Rampage.

· NRA-Statement-On-Corporate-Partnerships

· President-Donald-Trumps-Major-Speech-In Full At CPAC

· Have-You-Noticed-Difference-In-Google Images

· McCain-Associate-Pleads-Fifth-In-‘Trump Dossier’ Probe In FISA Fallout.


· President-Donald-Trumps-Major-Speech-At CPAC

· Who’s Behind The ‘Grassroots’ Anti-NRA Campaign?

· Diane Douglas: Arizona's Queen of Common Core

· Candidate Signatures

· Remember Gary Pierce, ACC Chair In Bed With Johnson, Indicted

· It’s Too Late – Broward County School Board Beginning To Admit Their Mistakes?…


· Diane Douglas: Arizona's Queen Of Common Core


· Video: Muslims Burn Piles Of Pampers Diapers And Call For Ban Because Cartoon Cat’s Whiskers Printed On Them Look Like Arabic Spelling Of Muhammad

· Muslim-Migrant-Medical-Student-Training-7-Year-Old-Boy-Islamic-State-Fighter


· Homeless Bring Diseases To Cities. Time To Remove Them From Streets


· Browards-Cowards-Revelation-Michelle-Malkin-Blasts-CNN-Sham-Called-Town-Hall-


· About-Those-Meds-The-Crazed-School-Shooter-Was-Taking

· San-Francisco-Spits-On-Kates-Grave

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· George-Soros-Targeted-MO Governor.

· Former FBI Official: Russians Had 'Cheap And Effective' Way To Sow Discord During Election

· Commie Revolutionary Student Front Is Recruiting And Radicalizing Students With Mental Health Issues

· Off-Duty-Officer-Who Ran-Toward-Shots-Weeps-Emotion; Wife-Son-Were In School During-Shooting

· Idiots Can Now Destroy Monuments Without Fear Of Prosecution

· SURVEY SAYS: Tax Reform Law Now Has Majority Support

· Ann Coulter: 16 Of 34 Mass Shootings In This Millennium Committed By Recent Immigants

· Sessions-Drops-Hammer-Immigrants-Convicted-Child-Molestation

· Large-Conservative-Company-Dragging-Google-Into-Court

· An Ohio Sheriff Has Liberals FUMING After Offering Free Gun Training For Teachers


· Can We Afford Electricity From Wind And Solar Generation?

· Sahuarita Students Stage Walkout Over Gun Violence

· Miller Sits Game Out, Wildcats Lose To Oregon In Overtime

· Tempe Planned Parenthood Known For Rudeness

· Police-Investigating-Online-Threat-Against-Elementary-School-In-Gilbert

· ADF Defends Pro-Life Speech, Fights Speech Zone

· GVFD Ambulance Service Has Transported 300 So Far

· Audit: Arizona-Medicaid-Fails-To Collect-$36.7-Million-In Drug-Rebates

· Eloy-Police-Respond-To-Outbreak-Of-Violence-At-Red-Rock-Correctional-Center

· Skeletons In The Sheriff’s Closet: Sunday’s Comic

· How Much Nancy? Sunday’s Comic

· McCain Institute Of Subterfuge: Sunday’s Comic

· Click’s Lemons For Sale: Sunday’s Comic

· Worsley’s Whirlwind: Sunday’s Comic


· ‘Total Bust’ – Trump Has Tough Response For Released Democratic FISA Memo

· Trump Doubles Down On Border Wall, ‘Mexico Will Pay For It’

· NYT Mocks Trump Voters At CPAC, Then Got This Rude Awakening

· Trump-Crushes-Planned-Parenthood-Brutal

· Rock-Solid-Conservatives-Love-Trump; Potus-Receives-Whopping-93-Percent-Approval-Rating-CPAC

· Trumps-First-Year-Sees-Massive-40-Jump-Arrest-Illegals


· Mass-Shootings-And-Psychiatric-Drugs-The-Connection

· Game Over For Florida Sheriff? 22 More 9/11 Calls Discovered Bringing The Total To 45

· Are-The-School-Shootings-Being-Used-As-A-Tool-To-Disarm-The-Population

· Police Release Calls On Nicholas Cruz Proving They Were Warned About School Shooting

· Another School Shooting . . . Grabbing Guns Doesn’t Hold Answer For Why This Violence Occurs

· Huckabee-Lashes-FL Deputies, Cowardly Corps, For Attacking-NRA

· 98% Of All Mass Shootings Target “Gun-Free Zones” That Were Created By Liberals

· Innovative Teen Invents Device To Stop Mass Shooters In Their Tracks—Without The Police State

· Not One—But Four Cops—Cowered In Fear As Kids Were Murdered In FL Shooting

· Teacher Grazed By Parkland Shooter’s Bullet: ‘Shooter Was In Full Metal Garb, Helmet,

· Face Mask, Bulletproof Armor, Shooting A Rifle I Never Seen Before’

· Broward County Sheriff: 'Of Course I Won't Resign'

· Parkland-Survivor-Shot-4-Times-Talks-About What Gave-Her Peace-Hospital-Room-

· Were Broward County Deputies Ordered To Stand Down In Parkland?

· Parents-14-Year-Old-Killed-Nikolas-Cruz-Say-Strong-Family-Support-Prevented-Mass-Murder

· Florida Father Calls Out Fox News’ Chris Wallace For Focusing On Gun Control Instead Of School Safety

· Jake-Tapper-Finds-Spine...Demands-Answer-From Broward-Co-Sheriff-About Why He

· Attacked-NRA-While Deputy-Cowered-Outside-School-Shooting-Video/


· Here Are The GUTLESS Companies Dropping NRA Sponsorship, And Bowing Down To The Antigun Minority


· House Republicans Blast Fact That Dem Memo Glaringly Omits Clinton Funded Dossier

· Ann Coulter: 16 Of 34 Mass Shootings In This Millennium Committed By Recent Immigants


· You Thought-His Tweets-Bold? Trump-Unloaded-Way-More To Judge-Jeanine-About Dem-Rebuttal-Memo-


· FL-Survivor-Rips-CNN-Manipulating-Fellow-Students


· Sen. Dianne Feinstein Loses Endorsement Of CA Dems As She Seeks Fifth Term In Washington

· Communist-Indoctrination-By-Democrats


· Shocking Video Proves There’s Little Difference Between The Communist Manifesto And The Democratic Party


· Massive-Anti-George Soros-Protests Break Out In Georgian Capital Of Tbilisi