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We can restore our Republic, beginning at the local level.  First, learn all you can about the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence.  Study the Founders themselves, and the Founders’ Principles that guided them in creating those documents.  Go to the experts for this information:  Shane Krauser, the National Center for Constitutional Studies, and The Thomas Jefferson Center.   Also, learn how to exert your Civic Authority.  Go to the Center for Self-Governance to find out when the 5 classes are available near you.   "Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead.

The National Common Core Standards System

This heavily referenced, 48-page document is the result of three months of research effort on the part of members of Arizona's Mommy Lobby, with the help of Emmett McGroarty of the American Principles Project.   It has been distributed to Arizona's House and Senate Education Committees, Governor Ducey's office, most of Arizona's leadership, as well as the Arizona State Board of Education.  If you have questions about Common Core in Arizona (aka Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards) most of the answers are contained in this document titled the National Common Core Standards System.  

Chapter headings include:  1) History of Common Core: America and Arizona; 2) The Common Core are Inferior, Defective, and do Not Lead to Readiness for Authentic College Work; 3) High Stakes Testing; 4) Data Collection and Personally Identifiable Information; and 5) Teacher Accountability.

Please feel free to distribute this document, all or in part, as widely as possible.  Click the title to open the National Common Core Standards System.  

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Tags: AzMERIT, Common Core, High Stakes Testing
August 29, 2015
The War Room: In Theaters Now

Please check your local listings for a showing near you.  There will be a special showing in Payson on Saturday, September 5, at 10:00 AM.  $7.00 includes the price of the ticket, drink, and popcorn.  This special is available at the Sawmill Theater located at 201 W. Main Street, Payson, AZ.   

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Tags: Christianity
August 29, 2015
In Christ Alone and Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing: Susanna Heystek

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Tags: Christianity
August 29, 2015
Religious Convictions of America's Founders: George Walton

"And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm Reliance on the Protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor."  Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 

George Walton, Georgia.  

George Walton, an Episcopalian, was born near Farmville, Virginia, in about 1741.  His parents were poor, and both died when George was only 12 years old.  He was apprenticed to a carpenter, a man of limited education, who worked him hard during the day and refused to provide him with a candle to read at night.

But George Walton wasn't an ordinary boy.  He possessed a thirst for knowledge and was gifted with a strong intellect and determined spirit.  He did not enjoy any special advantages, except for his own strong desire to expand his mind and develop his skills of carpentry.  During the day, he would find moments to collect lightwood, which served to allow him to read at night.  

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Tags: Christianity, Declaration of Independence, Founders
August 28, 2015
Kelli Ward Beats John McCain in Latest Arizona Poll

Dr. Kelli Ward, Arizona Senator representing LD5 is 9 percentage points ahead of John McCain in a recent poll,  according to independent polling company Gravis Marketing that conducted the August 15 poll.  It surveyed 844 Republican primary voters and 427 Democratic.  This is a dramatic improvement over a similar poll taken in May which showed McCain favored over Ward.  

The polls also suggest that either Ward or McCain could beat Democrat U.S. Representative "Pro Abortion Ann" Kirkpatrick.  

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John McCain was censored over a year ago by Arizona precinct committeemen all over the state for good reason.  This GOP vote followed censures by the Gila County Republican Party, as well as Maricopa, Cochise, Apache, and Santa Cruz County Republican Committees.  Most censures stated that John McCain had:  

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Tags: Kelli Ward, John McCain
August 26, 2015
Payson Christian School Spaghetti Dinner - 8/31

Support your local Christian School!  Please bring your family and friends to a great spaghetti dinner Monday,  August 31, 6:00 pm, at the Payson Christian School.  The dinner will be catered by Gerardo's Firewood Cafe.   The cost is only $10.00 for a full plate per adult and $5.00 half portion for children.  The school is located at 1000 E. Frontier St., Payson.  

Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Please stop by the school and purchase tickets no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, August 28.  

In appreciation of local Pastors, they eat free!  Pastors should RSVP with Julia Callahan at jcallahan@paysonchristianschool.org. 

Click HERE for the flyer.  Please note that you do not have to have a student attending the Payson Christian School in order to take advantage of this special dinner.  This fundraiser is open to anyone.

There will be an Open House from 7:00 - 8:00 pm at the school for attendees to meet teachers, see the classrooms, and tour the school.

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Tags: Christianity, Schools
August 26, 2015
Republican Meet & Greet and Giant Rummage Sale - 8/29/2015

On Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the Rim Country Republican Club will hold their Meet & Greet with Public Officials, Rummage Sale, Bake Sale, Silent Auction, Rifle & Ammo Raffle Drawings, Charter Arms Pink Lady Raffle Drawing, and Pulled Pork Sandwich $5 Lunch at Payson Rumsey Park in Ramada 5.  Come and join us for a fun get together.  

Find the Rim Country Republican Club on Facebook!  Click HERE.

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Tags: RCRC, Republicans
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