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January 2019 Newsletter

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The San Diego Libertarian Party continues our strategy to becoming the largest and most influential party in San Diego County.  We want to restore individual freedom, expand opportunities, and bring integrity back to the political process in San Diego. California needs the ideas of the Libertarian Party, and San Diego is the place to spread them with our large Libertarian leaning demographic.

 

Help us advance the ideals of liberty by becoming a member and supporting candidates that promote limited government and the protection of personal liberty.

 

LAST MONTH

 

December North County Supper Club meeting was held on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 PM at Tower 13 (2633 S Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff By The Sea CA 92007). All meetings start at 6:30 with an aim for guest speakers to begin at 7:00. Please follow us on social media for announcements on future guest speakers.

 

Executive Committee Meeting was held on Wednesday, December 20 at 7 PM at 13300 Alpine Drive in Poway, CA 92064. The meeting focused on the upcoming February 16 local Libertarian Convention to be held at The Green Dragon Tavern. Discussions were on expected attendance numbers, increasing member participation through job assignments communicated via email, costs, fundraising and offsetting cost increases by bar drink fees and selling merchandise. Advertising and promotion will be via radio announcements, Facebook group advertising, and pushing live podcasts on Facebook. The proposed convention agenda order is business first, then drinks/social followed by dinner and then the keynote speakers. Next steps are to finalize the theme and speakers.

 

The December South County Supper Club meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 26 was cancelled due to the holidays. Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates on future events to keep our positive momentum going.

UPCOMING SAN DIEGO EVENTS

January 9 North County Supper Club. We will meet at Tower 13, 2633 S Coast Hwy 101, Cardiff By The Sea CA 92007. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm. Updated details will be posted on our website and Facebook page.

 

January 17 Executive Committee Meeting.  Our business meeting is held at 7 PM. The Executive Committee meeting is open to the public at 13300 Alpine Drive in Poway CA 92064. If you are unable to attend in person, you can dial in at 605-475-4740, access code 563850, or via web online at https://join.freeconferencecall.com/sandiegolp. Organizer is Brad Richardson.

 

January 23 South County Supper Club. Our meeting at the Comedy Palace is held at 6:30 pm at 8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego CA 92123. We will be hosting a guest speaker(s). Mark your calendar and bring friends.

 

February 16 Annual San Diego County Convention. Get your tickects now. Business starts at 4, dinner at 6, and speakers at 7 at the Green Dragon Tavern. Stay tuned for info on speakers.

 

EVENTS OUTSIDE SAN DIEGO

ORANGE COUNTY North OC Libertarian, See January events at lpoc.org

January 8 Orange County Dinner and Speaker Meeting social meetup, 7-10PM, Dennys, 3000 W Chapman Ave Orange CA 92868. 714-643-LPOC.

 

January  15 LPOC Executive Committee Meeting,  7-9PM, Newport Beach Library, 1000 Avocado Ave, Newport Beach, CA  92660.

 

January 30 Huntington Beach Libertarian Meet-Up social gathering, 6:30-8:30PM, location TBD, lpoc.org

 

 

PASADENA/Foothills Libertarian Party lplac.us/, Events at lplac.us/lp-events/

 

GLENDORA January 22 Region 67 Glendora Support Club 7:30-10PM at Denny’s Glendora, Grand Ave and Baseline Rd north of 210 Freeway, 546 W Baseline Rd, Glendora CA 91740. [email protected]

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY LPLAC January 28 Business Meeting at 7PM at Philippe’s Restaurant 1001 N Alameda St Los Angeles CA  90012. Jose Castenada at [email protected]. 818-324-2282

 

LOCAL ISSUES / ACTION OPPORTUNITIES

 

Share your thoughts/questions on Libertarian priorities for Year 2019 by filling out the form http://www.lp.org/help-rank-the-national-partys-priorities-for-2019

 

 

NEWS

 

Per San Diego Union Tribune posting on September 20, 2018 (edition published December 30, 2018) the “No party preference voters surpass Republicans” [showing] San Diego Country voters by party,

Democrat 36.2%; No party preference 29.8%; Republican 28.5%. Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

Economic Freedom: See Richard Rider’s updated comparison of California taxes and economic climate compared to the rest of the states at http://www.RiderRants.BlogSpot.com or on the Facebook public “blog” page at http://www.Facebook.com/Richard.Rider. Richard Rider is Chairman of San Diego Tax Fighters and his prior reports can be viewed at http://www.TinyURL.com/CA-vs-other-states

Personal Freedom: “Conservatives trace the idea of rights to the essence of an individual as a human being. We have rights because we’re human beings with souls, with reason, distinct from other animals and from God. We’re not Beasts, but we’re not God  - we’re the in-between being. Conservatives seek to vindicate human equality and liberty – the basis for majority rule in politics – against the liberal Constitution’s alternative, in which everything is increasingly based on group identity.” Charles R. Kesler, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College and Editor, Claremont Review of Books, From September 27, 2018 lecture at Hillsdale College, published in Imprimis, October 2018, Vol. 47 No. 10.

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Thank you for reading our newsletter.  You can keep up to date with our news and events on our webpage  https://sdlp.org and Facebook.

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Executive Chair –          Brad Richardson

Vice Chair -                    Don DeAngelo

Treasurer –                    Vacant

Secretary –                    Vacant

Membership Chair –       Alan Ritter

Publicity Chair –             Joseph DePaul

Campaigns Chair –         Paul King

Spokesperson-               Vacant

 

STANDING COMMITTEE

Bylaws Chair –              Vacant

Convention Chair –       Vacant

LPC Rep. Chair –          Vacant

Nominating Chair –       Vacant

Political Strategy Chair – Vacant

Speakers Bureau Chair –  Vacant

TV (Social) Media Chair – Vacant

Ways & Means Chair –  Vacant

Newsletter Chair –         Vacant

Website Chair–             Vacant

 

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