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Collin County Republican Review

December 2011

CCRMC Monthly Newsletter

December Meeting: Thursday, December 15, 2011

6:30 PM Social; 7:00 PM Meeting

Inside this issue: President Message 2

Support Our Advertisers 3 Scatter Shoot'in Jason Poe 4


Bring a food pantry item, peanut butter, beans or canned vegetables to celebrate the holiday season. · 2012 Officer Initiation by Judge Jerry Lewis. · Introduction of all candidates present with their 45 second elevator howdy. · Entertainment by NO OTHER WAY Quartet an inspring collection of holiday tunes. · Hors d'oeuvres pot luck by the Board and inspired guests. Bring your favorite. · Bring your better half ! · An evening that will bring out your Christmas spirit!

2011 Flag Hall of Fame 5 2011 Board Collin County GOP Filings 6 7

Upcoming Events:

· Dec. 15 CCRMC Meeting · Dec. 19 Ballot Position Draw · Jan. * Supreme Court to hear redistricting plan arguments · Jan. 19 CCRMC Meeting · Feb. 16 CCRMC Meeting · Mar. 6 Primary original date · Mar. 15 CCRMC Meeting

Don't miss it!

All dues and fees are due on an annual basis in January of each year

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Jim Bortzfield President Greetings fellow Republicans, What a great year for the CCRMC. Great speakers. Great events. A recap.

January--Mabrie Jackson of the NT Commission February--Gary Thomas, President of DART March--Scott O'Grady (current candidate for SD8) April--Kelly Stone, CC Fusion Center May--Jeff McKissack, Defense by Design June--Russell Verney, North Texas Crime Commission July--Plano 4th Parade Theme Award August--Tom Leppert, candidate for U.S. Senate September--Sharon Rowe, CC Elections October--Tincy Miller, SBOE candidate November--Representative Jerry Madden What's on tap for next year? With the election cycle in full swing, I expect a full slate of candidate forums with contested offices in most races (see latest information later in the newsletter). A great Board of Directors with hold overs and added newbies with energy and sleeves rolled up for a good year. Why join CCRMC? We are truly a grassroots organization providing attendees the opportunity to get involved and make something happen by meeting elected officials and helping with their campaign. Non-members come to meetings and can receive the newsletter. So why join? Your nominal donation helps fund refreshments at meetings, flags that support the GOP in the 4th parade and facilities fees for candidate forums. And this year, member candidates can attach a full page pdf each month to our newsletter to get the message out to our vast mailing list! Privileges of membership but no negative information will be accepted. See you Thursday night. Don't forget the food pantry! Jim

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Scatter Shoot'in with Jason Poe--VP Newsletter

This is my last issue as VP of Newsletter as my term has expired. That being said, I will be passing the torch to the capable hands of Dalayr Hight. It's been fun and I learned that a month goes by very quickly. I wish Dalayr all the best. While we have lost GOP Presidential hopeful Herman Cain, nation/9220234-418/herman-cain-suspends-presidential-campaign.html Obama says it does not matter anyway. I think this piece in response to Obama's recent Kansas speech by Michael Barone gives us some hope that he is correct.

You would think that this climate change thing would be dead and gone after all of the news about how the books were cooked, but it will not die. This piece I think gets to the point that it was never about the environment anyway. http://

Last week House Republicans introduced legislation to extend the FICA tax holiday and John Hinderaker give it the thumbs up.


Exactly what is Crony Capitalism? exactly_what_is_crony_capitalism_anyway_99412.html I believe that it looks something like this. http:// Here is a little something from shake down street as well.


This last piece will be of interest to those of us wanting to help candidates at the grass roots level. Merry Christmas and I look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday.

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President--Jim Bortzfield Pres, Elect--Jason Poe V.P. Programs--Joe Cordina V.P. Newsletter--Dalayr Hight V.P. Membership--Richard Dodson V.P. Publicity--John Kreideweis Secretary--John Kreideweis Treasurer--Riley Hollingsworth Serg, At-Arms--David Rippel Past Pres--Roger Bolin

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Office U.S. Senate U.S. Senate U.S. Senate U.S. Senate U.S. House TX-3 U.S. House TX-3 U.S. House TX-3 U.S. House TX-4 U.S. House TX-4 U.S. House TX-4 TX Senate 8 TX Senate 8 TX Senate 30 TX Senate 30 TX House 3 TX House 67 TX House 67 TX House 67 TX House 67 TX House 70 TX House 89 County Commissioner 1 County Commissioner 3 County Commissioner 3 Judge - County Court at Law 2 Judge - 199th District Court Judge - 199th District Court Judge - 380th District Court Judge - 380th District Court Judge - 380th District Court Judge - 380th District Court Judge - 380th District Court Judge - 401st District Court Judge - 416th District Court Justice of the Peace - Pct 3-1

Name Ted Cruz Tom Leppart Glenn Addison David Dewhurst Sam Johnson Harry Pierce Josh Caesar John Cooper Lou Gigliotti Ralph Hall Scott O'Grady Ken Paxton Craig Estes Jim Herblin Jim Pruitt Jeff Leach John Pitchford Roger Burns Jeran Akers Bracy Wilson Jodie Laubenberg Matt Shaheen Chris Hill Ray Eckenrode Barnett Walker Angela Tucker Bob Dry Terri Green Ben Smith Piper McCraw Jody Johnson Chip Jarvis Mark Rusch Chris Oldner Chuck Ruckel



Constable - Pct 1 Constable - Pct 2 Constable - Pct 3 Constable - Pct 4 Constable - Pct 4 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 1 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 2 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 2 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 2 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 5 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 9 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 9 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 10 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 11 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 12 Justice - 5th District Court of Appeals 13 State Board of Education, District 12 State Board of Education, District 12 State Board of Education, District 12 Sheriff Sheriff Tax Assessor-Collector

Shane Williams Joe Barton Sammy Knapp Cesare Venegoni Joe Wright Carolyn Wright David Evans Bill Whitehill Jeff Coen Jim Moseley Martin Richtner David Lewis Molly Francis Douglas Lang Bob Fillmore Elizabeth Lang Miers Tincy Miller George Clayton Pam Little Terry Box Chuck Presley Kenneth Maun

The deadline for filing was stated as Friday, December 15, 2011 by the Texas Secretary of State. With the redistricting appeal accepted by the U.S. Supreme Court with a hearing date of January 9, 2012, the filing period is now likely to change and the primary election originally scheduled for March 6, 2012 is now doubtful. There could be two primaries plus the potential for two different run-off dates. History in the making.


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