We are very excited for this Friday’s cocktail party at the Sheraton! Take the I-10 to the Broadway exit and head North of Broadway on 52nd St, it’s just on the left. Doors open at 7PM.
Every year, TRW encourages safe, responsible social events. Should you indulge a little too much this Friday, and don’t have a designated driver, please consider:
Calling a Cab: Discount Cab can be reached at 602-200-2000.
Getting an Uber ride: https://www.uber.com/
or Reserving a Room at the Hotel! http://www.sheratonphoenixairport.com/
Don’t chance it. It’s not worth it.
Hope to see you all there!
It’s that time of year again! With no general meeting this month or the next (it’s too hot for politics here), TRW has scheduled our annual cocktail party. We will have some very special items offered in our raffles, including the following items which were donated to us:
$50 Gift Certificate – Outback Steakhouse
TARS (Teen Age Republicans) T-Shirt
2 $25 Gift Certificates for Forefathers
$25 for members, $30 for non-members. Price goes up $5 for at the door purchases. Admission includes 2 drink vouchers.
This year, we are excited to inform you that we will be offering candidate tables so you will have the opportunity to mingle socially with your local candidates.
To purchase your tickets or if you are a candidate and would like to purchase space for your table to distribute literature, please click here: Paypal
Please drink responsibly.
6:30, May 27th (Tues, not Monday this month), Pyle Center at Rural/Southern
This is the last “working” meeting until Autumn, as this summer is dedicated to our luncheon, cocktail party, and potluck. We have a lot of exciting things to cover, so please be sure to attend.
After the meeting, we re-convene at Spokes on Southern(Mcclintock/Southern) for a casual discussion of the speakers. Last time, we even had several candidates attend our After Hours. Thank you Matt Papke, Alice Lukasik, and Jeff DeWitt for joining us!
See you all there!
By state law, each city is required to pass a 10 year plan. These plans are required to be approved by the voters of the city, but many voters we speak with do not know what is in the plan or are confused by it.
The 2040 plan will guide the physical development of the city over the next ten years.
TRW has not voted to take an official stance on the 2040 General Plan. Because of this, we cannot encourage a vote for or against, although many of our members have extremely strong opinions regarding this topic.
Please read the plan for yourself, 2040 General Plan, along with the land use maps on the same page. Decide for yourselves if this is the direction you want the city to take.
Linked here, is a run down of the argument AGAINST the plan from some of our members.
The election is May 20th for those of you without early ballots.
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us March 24th, 6:30PM, at the Pyle Center for Tempe Republican Women’s secretary of state panel discussion with Wil Cardon and Justin Pierce. We have a lot of other great speakers lined up as well, full agenda posted below.
Time for Q&A will be provided, so please come prepared. Because of time constraints, questions will have to be limited to 30 seconds.
February 24th, at the Pyle Recreation Center at Rural/Southern, please join us to listen to speaker Donald Critchlow. 6:30PM to 8:30PM.
Bring your questions and don’t forget that there is a TRW – After Hours discussion planned after the meeting. Meet us at Spokes on Southern at McClintock/Southern (just down the street from the meeting) to discuss what we learned and thought of the speaker, as well as to give us some social time with other members of the club. We will be there right after the meeting and at least until 10PM.
Critchlow is the author of six books, a textbook, and twelve edited books:
- When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Changed American Politics (New York: Cambridge University Press, in press 2013).
- The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Political History (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,2007; Expanded and Revised edition, Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2011)
- Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman’s Crusade (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2005)
- Intended Consequences: Birth Control, Abortion, and the Federal Government in Modern America (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999)
- Studebaker: The Life and Death of an American Corporation (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1996)
- The Brookings Institution: 1916-1952: Expertise in a Democratic Society (DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois Press, 1984)
- Debating the Conservative Movement (co-authored with Nancy MacLean) (Lantham, Maryland: Rowman and Littfield Publishers, 2009
Critchlow was born in Pasadena, California in 1948, and graduated from Maryville High School in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from San Francisco State University in 1968 and received his M.A. (1972) and Ph.D. (1978) from the University of California, Berkeley. Critchlow was an associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, before moving to Saint Louis University inSt. Louis, Missouri as a professor of history. In the fall of 2010 he accepted a distinguished professorship, the Barry Goldwater Chair of American Institutions, at Arizona State University.
He is founding president on the Institute for Political History, a non-profit education foundation that sponsors the Policy History Conference, graduate travel awards, and other academic and historical projects.
Don’t forget that the Tempe Tea Party meets this Tuesday at 6:30, at the Pyle Center 655 E Southern Ave. Be sure to check out their meetings and check out their website: http://tempeteaparty.org/
Have a conservative group that Tempe residents would be interested in? Let us know and we will post your meetings on our site and Facebook page.