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Thursday, May 3, 2018

5-3-18 Briefs

CT WrightLong time Republican Activist Dr. C. T. Wright, Founder Christians Teaching Wisdom, will address the National Day of Prayer at 11 am., Thurs., May 3 at the Arizona State Capital, 1700 W Washington St in Phoenix. Seewww.nationaldayofprayer.org   or www.nationaldayofprayer.org/arizona Contact Wright at 480-837-5534 or ctwright31@cox.net.

Alice & George OrtizThe Chips N Salsa Show Broadcasts Saturdays LIVE At 4pm with Hispanic hosts George Ortiz & Alice Lara offering a Republican review of headlines and politics.  U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward is in the molcajete this Saturday.  Don't miss the Prather Point with Fast & Furious Whistleblower Jeff Prather reporting his political pulse on the dark state. The Military Moment highlights Republican Veteran Josh Strickland.  Who will win the coveted Cocotaso & Whole Enchilada Awards?  You can find out if you Listen/watch on Facebook livestream or  http://centerright.live/

The 24th annual Payson Wildlife Fair is scheduled between 9am-3 pm., Sat., May 12 in Green Valley Park with a multitude of wildlife and outdoor activities for the whole family. Catch a rainbow trout, cruise the lake in a canoe, or touch a live snake … there is something for everyone. People come from all over the state for this outdoor event. It’s a great day up in the cool mountain air of Payson, at a time of year when the Valley is really heating up. And it’s all free. There will be booths from many local and state organizations, hands-on activities, an archery range, and (out)door prizes for the kids such as fishing rods and lures. Live birds of prey will be on display, as well as snakes, Gila monsters, tortoises and other wildlife. The fair celebrates Arizona’s great outdoors and our state’s diverse wildlife. Green Valley Lake will receive more than double its normal stocking of trout in preparation for the Fair, thanks to the generosity of the Mogollon Sporting Association (MSA). No fishing license is required for fair attendees, and equipment and bait are provided at the free fishing booth at the fair. The Payson Wildlife Fair is a cooperative effort between the Arizona Game and Fish Department, USDA Forest Service, Mogollon Sporting Association, and Payson Parks and Recreation Department.

Ron Harders 2The Chi Town Ex Pat Show is on Center Right Live Internet Radio every Sat at 3 pm AZ time. Any one who would like to be a guest please call Ron Harders at 602-243-0111. Submit a list of questions and your positions prior to your slated time to hbaronaz@msn.com

Michele Reagan 2The Palo Verde Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am., Wed., May 16 at the Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E Thompson Peak Parkway, The Fairway House with speakers Secretary of State Michelle Reagan and Christina Sandefur of the Goldwater Institute. Social – 11 am., Cost - $35. Reservations required: RSVP:  pvrwlunch111@yahoo.com

Royce FloraMaricopa County Treasurer Royce Flora announced the County Treasurer’s investment portfolio has for the first time in history reached, and even exceeded, $5 Billion. Working with his office’s portfolio manager, Mark Thompson, Flora has overseen a dramatic increase in return on county investments due to wise stewardship and the strong national economy under the direction of the Trump Administration. The increase will make the Treasurer’s investment portfolio forecast of $60 Million (a nearly 300% increase over last fiscal year) net investment income for FY2018 easily attainable.

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Lynne BreyerThe AZRA Annual Convention is scheduled at 10:30 am., Sat, May 5 at the Granite Reef Senior Center Auditorium, 1700 N Granite Reed Road in Scottsdale (just W of the 101 at McDowell exit). This year, the Convention will be a delegation convention due to a change to the Bylaws in May 2017.  Chapters have elected 64 delegates and varying alternates to attend the Convention. “We know many of our members in good standing are not directly connected to chapters or did not have an opportunity to be an elected Delegate.  The Executive Committee is opening up the Convention to all members whose dues are up to date to attend and experience a new kind of Convention,” according to Executive Vice President/Convention Chair Lynne Breyer. Space is limited and reservations required. RSVP to info@azraaz.com and put Convention in the subject line.  Space will be allotted on a first come basis.  More details are available by sending a message to our email address.  Reservations deadline is Wed at 5pm so we can order lunch for you. All paid members welcome.

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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. Briefs posts candidate announcements, but does not endorse candidates, nor do we post endorsement statements. - ft.

Tom Jenney 2Tom Jenney,  Senior Legislative Advisor - Americans for Prosperity: Google. Apple. Microsoft. Disney. What do they all have in common? They all started in a garage. Now, they are hugely successful companies. But what if you had a chance to help foster the next visionary business here in Arizona? You do, if you help us urge lawmakers to pass a bill that would make it easier for Arizonans to run businesses from their homes. Most of Arizona's home businesses are small, family-operated ventures. These businesses are subject to the whims of city governments that enforce outdated zoning codes requiring these operators to get expensive licenses and rezone their properties. Senate Bill 1387 protects families from the unpredictable, arbitrary enforcement of these regulations. If passed, home-based businesses wouldn't have to get licensed or rezone. The bill cleared the Arizona House last week and is awaiting a final read in the Senate. Now is the time to tell our senators to stand with Arizona's home businesses. They need to hear from you, not just city lobbyists. Email your state senator today and encourage them to make it easier for Arizonans to get down to business. Let's make it easier for Arizonans to operate their businesses from the comfort of their own homes. Take action today to urge your state senator to protect home-based businesses and secure greater economic freedom for individuals and families standing against the whims of city governments and their arbitrary regulations.

Richard Hawkins – Lake Havasu City: What our legislators and Gov should be doing is reviewing the merits of other taxpayer funded schooling models as well as a review the effectiveness of Federal and AZ mandates.  Our current socialist monopoly is the highest cost form of ‘education’ as well as a proven failure for producing young adults able to sustain a constitutional republic.  Answers are required.  Are the unconstitutional Federal mandates underfunded?  If so, abandon them.  Do the unconstitutional Federal mandates violate our privacy?  If so, abandon them.   Are the Federal and AZ mandates weakening our constitutional republic due to either omission or commission?  If so abandon the Federal mandates and correct the AZ mandates.  Didn’t the Gov and our legislators take an oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution?  If so, they should have abandoned all unconstitutional Federal mandates ages ago.  Do the Gov and our legislators even know what public funded education is to be about?  Obviously not…either replace them or educate them. 

tom morrisseyFormer AZGOP Chairman Tom Morrissey: As a dyed-in-the-wool Pink Floyd fan I have listened to their incredible music for years, enjoying every note of every song. Now the thought, maybe we can rewrite a small part of their song "The Wall" and here is my suggestion - when the kids sing the refrain "We don't need no education -We don't need no thought control". Replace the word 'education' with 'indoctrination' and you will have - "We don't need 'indoctrination' - We don't need your thought control". And there you have a solution for the poor performance of our education system in a simple revision of two lines of a great song from Pink Floyd.  How about that?

dave kopp  2AzCDL on SB 1519, which was heard in the Senate Committee of the Whole (COW) on Tues, May 1. Many amendments were offered during the COW debate, including several Democrat attempts to ban "bump stocks", require guns to be stored locked up, tax gun and ammo sales to fund "gun violence prevention" programs, impose "universal background checks" on all private party transfers, require all lost or stolen firearms to be reported to law enforcement or become a felon, spend School Resource Officer funding on counselors instead, raise the age limit to buy a firearm to 21, and repeal the current law that clarifies that people may lawfully carry weapons on any public right of way on or near the property of an educational institution. All the Democrat amendments failed to pass. An amendment offered by the bill's sponsor, Steve Smith CD1 candidate 2017Sen. Steve Smith, that deleted the section of the bill that allowed STOP orders to be filed by family members, was adopted. The amended bill then moved to the Third Read vote and passed 17-13. The bill has now been sent to the House of Representatives. We believe the adopted amendments represent a significant improvement over the original proposal and have changed our position to neutral. However, the bill still has a long way to go before we could consider supporting it. We have always believed that, , the concept of STOP orders misses the mark. While no one wants dangerous people running around with guns, they should not be running around at all. If we deny them access to a firearm, they can still purchase gasoline, matches, knives, etc., which they can use to murder people. If a person is so dangerous that they should not be allowed to have a gun; they certainly should not be allowed out amongst the public. Realistic solutions should focus on keeping dangerous people away from the people they might harm.
Then there is the so-called "gun free zones", schools being the largest and most obvious. How many times does a lunatic with a gun have to show up in one of these before we realize that the only people free of guns are the people getting killed trying to protect our children. Every time one of these armed lunatics has arrived and started killing, people with guns are called to handle the problem. Do we not understand that having people with guns already there is a better option?
    There is very little in the bill to address these issues. There are some positive additions, but they don't go nearly far enough. Other states have moved towards arming faculty and staff. At the very least, the bill should provide for a panel or study committee to look at how other states are dealing with this. The bill is no longer the egregious threat to our liberties that it started as, it still needs work before we can consider it to be a positive contribution to the public policy of our great state. We look forward to ensuring that SB 1519 remains on a positive path forward as it moves through the House.

Jennifer_ReynoldsJennifer Reynolds, Member Of Mommy Lobby To Legislators: Tempe Unified High School District (TUHSD) teacher are saying do not need to make up missed school days. They are saying students will be out of school through Wednesday which means they will miss 5 days of school (Thursday through Wednesday)! How could they possibly not need to make up school days?? I know this is a violation of their contract and they are breaking the law! What to do next??

· Tempe Union is saying they don’t need to make up the days claiming they have exceeded instructional time of 720 hours. Really???: tempe walkout

· Gilbert doesn’t seem to be as blatant, in comparison:  gilbert superintendent's_office

     I believe everything that was stated in the Goldwater Institute letter to schools that they are in violation of their contract and can be sued: goldwater institute /Letter-to-Schools Also, how are teachers being able to use "personal time" or "sick days" to be away from school?? They are not finding a substitute teacher to replace them because the schools are closed! It is deplorable what this RedforEd movement is doing esp. defaming very good legislators as well- all of which are Republicans! Thankfully all of my children are in a Charter School now and administration and teachers in this school realize that they need to "follow the law" so they have not missed a single day of school. It's not about them- the teachers- it's about the children! Parents across the state are very unhappy that their children are home, and that they are having to miss work. http://www.reynoldsnet.org/commoncore/activism.html

Activist Bill Blewster: Communists....no coincidence as well why they are all wearing red...Don't cave in! "Truth in spending" before ANY budget increases for education. Have you noticed the communist/international socialist clinched fist salute on some of their signage? Just who is funding this whole charade, anyway?

CANDIDATE COMMENTARY

Editor’s Note: Please keep opinion pieces to 400 words. If extended, they will be subject to editing. Opinions expressed below are not necessarily those of the Briefs. Briefs does not endorse candidates. – ft

Lea Marquez PetersonCD2 candidate Lea Marquex Peterson’s campaign team has announced that she has advanced in the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) Young Guns program, earning “Contender” status. The Young Guns is a program developed by the NRCC that requires candidates in competitive districts to meet rigorous benchmarks and show they have built a campaign organization that can win in November. She is the only Republican candidate in AZ-2 to meet the benchmarks of this program. “Since launching my campaign for Congress I’ve been working extremely hard to ensure that the voters of Southern Arizona have the chance to elect a pro-business, pro-growth candidate in November. As someone that has lived in Southern Arizona for over 40 years and understands the needs of the district, I will continue to work hard to make sure we have a campaign organization that can win in November so that Southern Arizonans will have a positive voice in Washington.” She is a former small business owner and current President of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She launched her campaign for Congress in December and has raised more than $500,000 since the launch of her campaign. Peterson has resided in the 2nd Congressional District for over 40 years. She and her husband Dan live in Tucson with their two children. See www.VoteforLea.com

Dave Giles CD9CD9 candidate Dave Giles: We need a candidate that supports and will protect our Second Amendment and Bill Of Rights! During my time at the gun show, I was able to talk to thousands of law abiding gun owners. The NRA-ILA has given me an "A" rating, the highest rating available without a voting record! I expect an "A+" when I'm in congress with a positive voting record. Please sign my petition online at the Secretary of State Website. Arizona's Secretary of State website uses your Driver's License to verify your Voting District. (No information is saved in my campaign.)

Ken Bennett - 2015Gubernatorial candidate Ken Bennett: Sign my nominating petition to be on the Arizona Governor Republican primary ballot. We need to STOP Ducey with his failed plans and billion dollar gambles with the Arizona budget and our children’s education.   Sign the online nominating petition HERE.Contribute $5 HEREGovernor Ducey’s plan to fix education, Prop123, failed and now we have a mess in Arizona with most public schools closed for 3 days and some continuing into the fourth. Ducey's first plan was ruled unconstitutional by a Federal Court.

With Prop123 Ducey used accounting tricks and gimmicks - claiming most of the $350 million would go to the teachers and that it would not touch the principal of the Trust Fund.  It’s been barely half that amount, there is little evidence of the latter, and $170 million was withdrawn from the principal the very first year! I am asking you to hold him accountable for a failed, unconstitutional plan and to give me the chance to present a constitutional plan based on solid projections and revenue.  You gave him four years and his plan failed so give him a primary by signing my online nominating petition HERE. Ducey does not have the courage to stand up and have an honest conversation and solve difficult problems. He said #RedForEd is ‘political theater’ then turned around and tried to force the legislators to give them everything they demanded which is a $1 billion gamble with YOUR money. When the legislators stood by the constitutional process and refused to cave he vetoed all of their bills! This is a bully not confronting a difficult issue because it is an election year.

     I will not sacrifice Arizona for personal future political aspirations nor to win the next election like Governor Ducey.  I fought for a structurally balanced budget while the Arizona State Senate President against a Democrat Governor. Last year Ducey backed tying new money for teachers to performance but he is so afraid of #RedForEd that he has flip-flopped and is just going to hand over your hard earned money across the board. Sign my petition; I will fight for our children’s education and require performance and merit reviews, not just hand over money. Our teachers and kids deserve it. Two steps to give Ducey the Republican primary challenge he earned because of the mess he has made with Arizona’s education and his failed plan and stop his billion dollar gamble with your money. Sign the online nominating petition HERE.  (You must have your driver's license number to verify voter registration) Contribute $5 HERE. KenBennett.com

ana henderson 2LD9 House candidate Ana Henderson: As of Monday, April 30th, Constitutional Conservative Ana Henderson, has officially qualified for the ballot position for State Representative in District 9. "It has been an honor to meet so many registered voters across Legislative District 9 these past several months. I am grateful for the conversations shared in areas of family concerns as well as business knowledge and ideas. Our campaign to elect honest and responsible leadership continues to grow support on a daily basis. None of these accomplishments would be possible without the dedicated and knowledgeable campaign volunteers that stand by my side. Thank you to everyone as we look forward to the daily commitment for the benefit of the community." www.ElectHenderson.com 520.225.7139

Frank RiggsSupt of Public Instruction candidate Frank Riggs: I'm sympathetic to the #RedForEd movement because teacher pay has been largely stagnant for a decade since the Great Recession (as it has with other public servants), but I strongly disagree with their partisan agenda and pressure tactics. Voting to strike and violating their contracts, after the governor's proposal but before the Legislature could act, was in bad faith. Here’s what I think we should do:

· Per-pupil funding should be indexed to student enrollment growth and inflation

· Administrative costs should be capped at 5% (to get more dollars into the classroom)

· No more unfunded education mandates at the federal and state levels

· Furthermore, I think the governing boards of school districts and charter schools should make decisions about teacher compensation and benefits consistent with local control in K-12 education.

I support Gov. Ducey’s proposal to use additional state revenues to increase school funding and teacher pay while maintaining prudent budget reserves. I'm flatly opposed to the tax increases that have been proposed, including the one by Diane Douglas for a permanent 150% increase in the sales tax. Arizonans want more funding for schools and more transparency as to how schools use the funding. It’s the job of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Arizona Department of Education to efficiently manage the way we fund our schools and to account to taxpayers. That’s a job I’m ready to tackle.

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ELECTED OFFICIALS COMMENTARY

AVersion 2rrowhead JP Craig Wismer: Court: Come on in……..the door is open. I understand most folks have never had an inclination to set foot in a courtroom unless they have personal or professional business to transact. It is a public building and the proceedings conducted within its four walls are, in most instances, matters of public record. That means that anybody, for any reason, is welcome to visit during normal business hours in order to observe the activities that are underway. Should you choose to do so you’ll have the opportunity to witness the following types of events: Civil Traffic Hearings, Arraignment Hearings, Evidentiary Hearings, Change of Plea proceedings, status reviews for compliance with court orders and perhaps a bench trial (trial by judge) for cases that are in the Civil or Criminal Divisions of the Arrowhead Justice Court. While not particularly common, if you appear on a Friday morning, there is the possibility you’d be able to sit-in on a jury trial once the jurors are selected and the trial commences.

     Let me forewarn you that the events you see will not include the histrionics (I won’t allow it) typical of the television shows such as “Judge Judy” or “Judge Joe Brown” nor will they necessarily include the high-drama of one such as “Law and Order.” But that does not mean that the proceedings are guaranteed to be mundane. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in court, there is one sure-fire way to learn and that is to stop-by. And, yes, I should be able to spare a few minutes to answer, in a general sense, any questions you have about what just took place. Before you take me up on this standing invitation, I strongly recommend that you first place a call to the Arrowhead Justice Court (is (602) 372-2000) and speak with one of the clerks in order to learn what days of the week and times of day the court calendar is more fully engaged, by that I mean busy. I mention this in an effort to avoid you spending time and effort driving to the court only to discover that there isn’t much happening. The address is 14264 West Tierra Buena Lane in Surprise, Arizona. The courtroom can serve as a unique, practical educational experience for members of the public body to gain insight into the inner workings of the criminal justice system. I look forward to seeing you. www.craigwismer.com

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

MAY 3

The Colorado River Tea Party will meet at 6 pm., Thurs., May 3 with Judge Larry Kenworthy who will address “Gerrymandering – the Districts” in the Community Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 in Yuma. Contact Chr Sally Kizer at coloradoriverteaparty@yahoo.com

Congressman David Schweikert’s Coffee Cup Club will host Congressman Devin Nunes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Thurs., May 3 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 N Scottsdale Road in Paradise Valley. A Round Table Discussion is scheduled at 4 pm for $250 per person. The Coffee Club Reception will start at 4:45 pm at $50 person. Business casual attire. RSVP to Tysen Schlink at (480) 789-9869 or tysen@schlink.me

Mesa Republican Women will meet at 11 am., Thurs., May 3 at a new location - The Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205 to hear Congressman Andy Biggs. Other candidates wishing to speak for 2 minutes should email nancy@thebrandedimage.com Lunch cost for members is $15 and $17 for non-members with RSVPs to Jennifer Hill mesarepublicanwomen@hotmail.com no later than April 29th.

Concerned Citizens For America (CC4A) will host LD6 candidate Walter Blackman, LD6 incumbent Senator Sylvia Allen, Yavapai County Field Director Steven Sensmeier and Yavapai County Area 3 Director Niles Haton at 6:30 pm., Thur., May 3 at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church, 3132 White Bear Road in Sedona to discuss the Democrats, the media and some Republicans and their relentless attacks on President Trump, Conservatives, and the Constitutional Republic. All voters welcome. Desserts provided. Contact: Andrea Kadar andreakadar7@yahoo.com

Central Republican Women of Phoenix invites all Republicans to their next meeting on Thursday, May 3rd as they host an AZ State Treasurer forum.  Confirmed candidates attending are AZ State Senator Kimberly Yee and JoAnn Sabbagh.  Phoenix Mayoral Candidate Moses Sanchez will also be in attendance for some podium time.  The cost is $20 for hearty appetizers and beverage at Aunt Chilada's Squaw Peak Mexican Restaurant, 7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr. Phoenix.  Social – 5:30 pm. Meet at 6:15 pm. RSVP to reservations@CRWOP.org or Jan Webb at 318-1010.

County Coffee with Supervisor Bill Gates is scheduled at 8 am., May 3 at Over Easy - Paradise Valley (patio), NE Corner of Shea Blvd. & Tatum Blvd. 10637 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85028 LD28 Senator Kate Brophy-McGee will be in attendance. Contact Gates: www.maricopa.gov/district3/ 602-506-7562

MAY 4

The Pima County Republicans Happy Hour is scheduled Fri., May 4 at El Saguarita Mexican Food, hosted by Campos-Fleenor Agency. RSVP at jelaw4@gmail.com

Gov Doug Ducey’s “Youth Leadership Day” is scheduled May 4 at Grand Canyon University where high school leaders will attend leadership workshops, hear inspirational speakers and network with their peers. This event is free for high school students. Lunch will be provided! Please have one person per 45 students register the entire group. Register Here

MAY 5

Arizona’s only Kentucky Derby Party with live horse racing, betting and Polo Party-style outdoor tents returns between 10:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat, May 5 to Turf Paradise. The Third Annual Stella Artois Derby DayClub sponsored event run thoroughbred every 30 minutes. Tickets available at http://thepoloparty.com/derby/. General Admission Day Club tickets into the tent start at j $30 in advance, or $40 at the door. Reserved seats are $60. VIP tickets and tables which include a Dom PĂ©rignon tasting are also available.

Join LD9 House candidate Ana Henderson at the Kentucky Derby event between noon and 3 pm., Sat., May 5 at Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ, 1801 N Stone Ave., in Tucson. RSVP info@electhenderson.com at 520-225-7139.

The Arrowhead Republican Women’s Silver Anniversary Fashion Show and Luncheon is scheduled at 11:30 am., Sat., May 5 at the Briarwood Country Club, 208001 N 135th Ave in Sun City West. Doors open at 10:30 am for purchase of Calle Rose fashions, jewelry and accessories.. A portion of the proceeds will support club projects such as veteran support and scholarships for women. Shopping is available all afternoon featuring clothes, jewelry and accessories. Tickets - $35 each. Calle Rose items. For tickets contact Treasurer Donna Stawicki at dbstawicki2@gmail.com or 623-455-8850. Credit cards are accepted! RSVP deadline is April 30. If you can’t attend the fashion show/luncheon, shopping will be available between 2-5 pm., Fri., May 4 with 20% of all sales credited to ARW.

The Sun City West Republican Club will meet at 8:30 am, Sat., May 5 in the Quail Room of the SCW Foundation, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd., with US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward. Ward, who served three terms as a legislator, is in private practice and emergency services in Lake Havasu City and Kingman. Secretary of State candidate Steve Gaynor is also on the agenda. Candidates Joe Arpaio and Martha McSally declined their invitations. Doors open at 8 am. Donuts and coffee will be available - a $2 donation to help defray the cost of the room rental.  All Republicans and Independents from the Sun Cities and surrounding areas are welcome to attend. Contact: Publicity chr Jean Goncalves, 623-214-8010 vicepresident@scwrepublicans.com, or www.scwrepublicans.com

LD27 aka South Mountain GOP is planning a Grassroots Republican Cinco de Mayo between 11 am and 2 pm., Sat., May 5 at El Prado Park, 6428 S 19th Ave. in Phoenix. Voter registration will be available, along with food and a bouncy house for the kiddies. Candidates are welcome to ‘meet and greet.’ Contact VC2 Ron Harders at 602-243-0111.

May 7

The Lincoln Republican Women will meet for dinner at 5:30 pm., Mon., May 7 at the New McCormick Resort, 7401 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale with LD20 Sen Kimberly Yee, who is currently running as a candidate for the State Treasurer position. $35 per person. Spouses welcome. 5:30 social, 6 pm meeting, 6:20 pm dinner, 7 pm program. Checks accepted made out to “LRW” or bring cash. RSVP - Pat Kaufman, 7436 E. Tuckey Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85250,.. phone 480-368-2777 or 602-214-2114. patiamiam@gmail.com

MAY 8

The Sun Lakes Republican Club will meet at 6:30 pm., May 8 in the Arizona Room at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S Sun Lakes Blvd in Sun Lakes with US Senate candidate Dr Kelli Ward and AZ Speaker of the House J D Mesnard. Ward will provide an update on her campaign and Mesnard will give a legislative update and talk about his candidacy for the AZ senate. Contact: Mike Tennant, 480-802-0178.

The Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officer Association will meet at 7 pm., Tues., May 8 at the home of Mark Del Maestro’s home, 11814 N. 56th Drive, Glendale 85304. Chairman Randy Miller has invited Charles Heller of Arizona Citizens Defense League and Leslie White with the Americans for Prosperity to discuss "Safe Schools" bill that Ducey wants, and the Red For Ed movement. Invite friends, neighbors and relatives that have concerns.  We either get active or we lose, it's a choice. Contact: Randy Miller rmiller0608@yahoo.com

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SEEING RED AZ

· Dem-Juan-Mendez Candidate-Questionnaire-Plagiarized-Answers Democrat Unable To Answer A Simple Election Questionnaire With Honesty

· Yielding-To-RedsForEd-Socialist-Demands-Emboldens-Them-Update/

· McCain: I-Wont-Run-Again-As-If-It-Were-An-Option/

· The-Lunacy-Of-Celebrating-Diversity-Gets-Even-Loonier

· Goldwater-Institute-AZ-Teacher-Strike-School-Closures-Illegal

AMERICAN FREEDOM BY BARBARA

· President-Trump-Delivers-Remarks-At SOS Swearing In

· My Dad is The Greatest My Lloyd Marcus

· Republican Lawmakers Nominate Trump for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Citing Work On North Korea

· President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 2018 as Jewish American Heritage Month

· Two Guatemalan Nationals Sentenced in Connection with Labor Trafficking Scheme and Forced Labor of Other Guatemalan Nationals

· Human-Smuggling-Fugitives-Illegals/

· President-Trump-Weekly-Address

· Netanyahu-Gives-Statement-On-Iran/

ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE

· The Teacher Strikes Aren’t About Pay, They’re About Mobilizing Democrats

· Robert Mueller: Unmasked

· Please Vote: Poll: Would You Support A Tax Increase To Fund Teacher Salaries?

· More Pressure On Arizona’s Great Hearts Academy Is Groundwork For Huge Change In Arizona

· Phoenix Will Add Rainbow Crosswalks To Celebrate LGBT Community

· Scottsdale - Revenue, Bonds, Taxes, Lollipops

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NEWS LINKS

· The Revised Texas Voter ID Law Is Overturned For The Third Time [Video]

· CNN Makes A Surprising Endorsement, Backs Trump In Yet Another Amazing Move

· Yellowstone-Bison-Rams-Idaho-Woman, Tosses-Her-Off-Trail

· Condoleezza-Rice-Says-Bailing-On-The-Iran-Agreement-Wouldnt-Be-The-End-Of-The-World

· Condi Destroys Kanye Critics: ‘I’ve Been Black All My Life – Don’t Tell Me How To Be Black’

· Reuters Poll: Black Male Approval For Trump Doubles In One Week

· Boy Scouts Will Change Program Name To ‘Scouts BSA’

· EU Poll: Majority Of People Say Muslim Migration Has Failed

· Why Do John Brennan & James Clapper Still Have Security Clearance While Working For CNN & MSNBC?

ARIZONA

· Mexican-Military-Seizes-Cartels-Rocket-Launchers-Dynamite-Grenades-Near-US-Border

· Teacher Pay Plan: Some Arizona Districts Won't Get Enough For 20 Percent Raises

· Arizona Among Top Fun States To Visit In America

· Counterprotesters Call #Redfored Supporters Greedy, Accuse Teachers Of Being 'Terrorists'
#Redfored Loses Steam, #Purpleforparents Grows

· Follow The Latest: Arizona #Redfored Budget Negotiations

· Day 4 Of The #Redfored Teacher Walkout Ends With A Counter-Protest

· #Redfored Leaders: Arizona Teachers Hope To Return To Class Thursday, Ending Historic Walkout

· Coup D’etat

· Pence Lights Up Arizona Social Media On Tax Cut Tour

· Arizona-Teacher-Walkout-Redfored-Thursday-School-Closures

· Abandoned Illegal Campfire Started Tinder Fire

· Oro Valley Residents Call On Council To “Stop Wasting Money”

· Scientists Test Device That Can Extract Water From Dry Arizona Air

· Car Chase Ends With Seven Arrested In Smuggling Attempt

· Whetstone Fire Caused By Model Rocket

· Border Patrol Agents Encounter Alligator, Tiger

· Nogales CBP Officers Seize $173K In Hard Drugs

· San Luis CBP Officers Seize $161K In Meth

WHITE HOUSE

· Trump Calls For Stronger Border Control During Rally

· Trump’s Rally During WH Dinner Proves The Media Doesn’t Know Him At All [Video]

· 'God Damn You To Hell': Ex-trump Aide Blows Up During Senate Interview

· Trump Threatens To Force DOJ To Hand Over Unredacted Docs To Congress

· Trump At Pompeo Swearing-In: I Haven’t Heard Spirit Like This At State Department In A Long Time

· NBC San Francisco: Trump Is ‘Far More Liked Than Nancy Pelosi’

· Trump Threatens To Get Involved In DOJ After Mueller Documents Not Shared With Congress

CONGRESS

· Pelosi Delivers Surprising Pro-Trump Message To Fellow Dems

· California Businessman Running For Senate In Both California, Florida

· GOP-Candidate-Attacks ‘Swamp Captain’ McConnell

SHOOTINGS

· Parkland Victim’s Father Files A Lawsuit Against Now-Former Broward County Deputy

PROBES/INVESTIGATIONS

· 'God Damn You To Hell': Ex-trump Aide Blows Up During Senate Interview

· Despite Impending Impeachment Rod Rosenstein Tells Congress To Pile Sand, Refuses To Release Clinton Email Docs

MEDIA

· The View Turns Into A Trump Hate Fest — Meghan McCain Reminds Them About Trump’s Approval Ratings

FBI/CIA/DOJ/ICE/IRS

· Lawmaker Says Meuller Needs To Go And Trump Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Fire Him

SECOND AMENDMENT

· ‘Stand-For-The-Second’-Student-Walkout-Extends-Across-The-Land

MILITARY/VETERANS

· Sharyl Attkisson: US Military Experiments On Humans "Left Hundreds Of People... Infected With Disease"

JUDGE JEANINE

· Judge Jeanine Delivers A Searing Opening On Comey’s Leaky Lies

ILLEGALS

· Invaders Try To Enter America And Canada Changes Its Tune

· As-Caravan-Members-Await-Processing, Some-Charged-With-Entering-Us-Illegally

· 30-Caravan Illegals-Arrested

· Tiger-Found-In-Duffell Bag At MX Border

EDUCATION

· Hateful Teacher Surprised As School Holds Him Accountable For His Name Calling

· Watch: Teacher Sent Home For Wearing Shirt That Reads “Just Pray”

· Snowflakes Upset Over Girl Wearing Asian Style Dress To Prom

· Teachers Union President Will 'Bend The Truth,' Cover Up Child Abuse In Schools, Protects Drug-Sing, Shoplifting Teachers

· Homeschoolers-Turn-Out-In-Droves-To-Defeat-Intrusive-California-Bill

· School District Votes To Bring Back Paddling For Disobedient Students. Do You Support This?

INTERNATIONAL

· Iran Ordered To Pay $6 BILLION To 9/11 Victims After Federal Judge Determined They Aided Attacks & Provided Support To Al -Qaeda

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