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Monthly Discussion Meeting: Tuesday 4/15

on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 01:31

We've had to move to a new restaurant due to the La Fonda shutting it's doors. We will be down the street in the private meeting room at EZ's Brick Oven and Grill (Alamo Heights). Please take note of our new location if you plan to attend. Hope to see you there!

When: Tuesday 4/15 @ 7pm

Where: EZ's Grill 6498 N New Braunfels Ave 78209

We will be discussing possible new meeting locations and the state convention that happened over the weekend.

LP visitors came from other states and commented that they had not seen a convention so large in over 10 years. LP Texas is growing!

Here are the results from the Libertarian Party of Texas convention in Temple, November 12/13.

  • U.S. Senator--Rebecca Paddock
  • Governor--Kathie Glass
  • Lt. Governor--Robert Butler
  • Attorney General--Jamie Balagia
  • Railroad Commissioner--Mark Miller
  • Agricultural Commissioner--Rocky Palmquist
  • Commissioner of General Land Office--Justin Knight
  • Supreme Court Place 6--Mark Ash
  • Supreme Court Place 7--Don Fulton
  • Supreme Court Place 8--RS Roberto Koelsch
  • Supreme Court Chief Justice--Tom Oxford
  • Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3--Mark Bennett
  • Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4--Quanah Parker
  • Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9--William Bryan Strange III

Libertarian Party of Texas officers:

  • State Chair Kurt Hildebrand
  • Vice Chair Ben Farmer
  • Secretary Gary Johnson
  • Treasurer John Wilford

Reporter on the scene Paul Frankel of the Independent Political Report blogged the events. Paul has included information from other press reports, tweeters, videographers, and photographers.

Thanks go to our 20 delegates for representing Bexar county at the state convention!

  • Annette Anderson
  • Bill Grisham
  • Brian McCauley
  • Carlo A Piraino
  • Cassie Villela
  • Charles Lupton
  • Daniel Behrman
  • Gil Robinson
  • James M Holland
  • Jason Pipoly
  • Jenn Sparks
  • Laura Valle
  • Maximo Anguiano
  • Roger V Gary
  • Ruben Corvalan
  • Ryan Shields
  • Will Dozier
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2014 District Conventions

on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:33

The 2014 LP Texas District Conventions are comming! The Libertarian party of Texas holds conventions every 2 years. The district conventions are to elect candidates for the November ballot in districts that cross county lines.

WhenSaturday, March 22nd @ 2pm

WhereBrook Hollow Library530 Heimer, San Antonio, Texas 78232

Bring your voter card if you are affiliating. You may not affiliate with the Libertarian Party this year if affiliated with the Republican or Democrat parties by voting in their primaries. 

Attendees can come affiliate with the party, but only district delegates can vote in the conventions. Find out more on our website and let us know you are coming on Facebook! If you have questions please contact Arthur Thomas (210-446-9733 | historian@lpbexar.org)

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2014 LP Bexar County Convention

on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 10:57

The 2014 LP Bexar County convention is comming! The Libertarian party of Texas holds conventions every 2 years. 

WhenSaturday, March 15th @ 2pm

WhereBrook Hollow Library530 Heimer, San Antonio, Texas 78232

Bring your voter card if you are affiliating. You may not affiliate with the Libertarian Party this year if affiliated with the Republican or Democrat parties by voting in their primaries. 

Attendees can come affiliate with the party and become delegates to the state and district conventions. We will be voting on nominees for public office and electing new county officers. Find out more on our website and let us know you are coming on Facebook! If you have questions please contact Arthur Thomas (210-446-9733 | historian@lpbexar.org)

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2014 Precinct Conventions

on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:36

The 2014 precinct conventions are comming! The Libertarian party of Texas holds conventions every 2 years. 

When: Tuesday, March 11th @ 7pm

Where: All Bexar precinct conventions will be held at this central location Tripoint Center3233 N St Mary's St, San Antonio, Texas 78212

Bring your voter card. You may not affiliate with the Libertarian Party this year if affiliated with the Republican or Democrat parties by voting in their primaries.

Attendees can come affiliate with the party and become delegates to the county convention. Find out more on our website and let us know you are coming on Facebook! If you have questions please contact Arthur Thomas (210-446-9733 | historian@lpbexar.org)

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LP US District 21 & 15 Debates

on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 16:19
There are 3 nominees in two congressional races to become candidates on the ballot and represent the LP. Come hear them speak and have an opportunity to ask questions. All candidate contact information can be found here: lptexas.org/federal-candidates
 
Candidates for District 21:
David Cunningham (confirmed)
Mark Loewe (confirmed)
Ryan Shields (confirmed)
 
Candidates for District 15:
Johnny Partain (confirmed)
Lewis Alexander (unconfirmed)
Ross Lynn Leone (confirmed)
 
Conventions center info: meetnb.com/home
 
 
 
For more info contact Arthur Thomas: 210-464-2146
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Discussion Meeting: 2/18 @ 7pm

on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 14:40

Discussion Meeting

When: February 18th @ 7pm

Where: La Fonda Sunset Ridge, 6402 North New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, TX

Two governor nominees will be at our meeting: Kathie Glass and Robert Bell. We will discuss the upcoming conventions and how the process works. If you have questions about affiliating with the party or how to get involved this is an excellent meeting to attend. 

We meet every 3rd Tuesday every month. Our meetings are open to the the public. We hope to see you there!

We also have a Toastmaster group that meets every Thursday at 7:30 to practice our liberty speaking skills.

Please sign up for the newsletter to stay in touch! The conventions are coming up is about 1 month. This is the best wa to stay up to date on everything. Our calendar also lists all our events.

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Business Meeting 2/8 @ 5pm

on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 03:38

When: Saturday, 2/8 @ 5pm

Where: Arthur Thomas, 3731 Mill Meadow Dr, San Antonio Texas 78247

There will be food provided. Most likely pizza.

We will be having a business meeting to vote on some upcoming plans.

The current agenda:

  • Officers Reports: Chair, Vice chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian
  • Candidates Committee Report
  • Convention Locations (Precinct, County, & discussion of Districts)
  • Fundraising Choices
  • Future budget
  • ByLaws Committee
 
We strongly encourage affiliates to join. The meeting is also open to the public. These are not like our discussion meetings. They are where we conduct party business.
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Special Toastmasters: Election Reform Debate

on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 02:39

WhereNortheast Baptist Hospital, Starcrest Dr - Classroom 1. Entrace to the right of the emergency room entrance. Past gift shop, right at chapel and classroom 1 is on the right side in the hall.

When: January 30th @ 7:30pm 

This special event James Holland and Arthur Thomas will be arguing for IRV and Approval Voting. Q & A time will be table topics and there will be a vote at the end to choose a favorite. Learn more about toastmasters here: freedomfocus.easy-speak.org/

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January Discussion Meeting 1/21

on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 03:54

When: January 21st @ 7pm

Where: La Fonda Sunset Ridge, 6402 North New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, TX

 
A presentation on Bitcoin is this month's topic. Join us to learn about this new online currency. We have lively discussion, supper and a topical discussion every month! If you want to know more about "what is a Libertarian?" this is the meeting to attend. 

We meet every 3rd Tuesday every month. Our meetings are open to the the public. We hope to see you there!

We also have a Toastmaster group that meets every Thursday at 7:30 to practice our liberty speaking skills.

Please sign up for the newsletter to stay in touch!

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Mises: Online Forum on the Police State

on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:36

When: Saturday, Jan 18th starting at 10am

Where: Your computer

Mises.org will be live-streaming The Southwest Regional Mises Circle in Houston on Saturday, January 18, FREE at YouTube.

You can get more information on the streamed event here.

These speaker schedule:

The Police State: Know It When You See It

  10:00 a.m. Lew Rockwell Welcome
Jeff Deist 10:15 a.m. Jeff Deist What Happened to “Peace” Officers?
Tom Woods 10:45 a.m. Tom Woods The Economics of the Police State
Lew Rockwell 11:45 a.m. Lew Rockwell American Fascism
Ron Paul 1:30 p.m. Ron Paul Do We Live in a Police State?
  2:30 p.m. Speaker Panel Q&A  

 

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