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Liberty Issue Forum

on Mon, 03/11/2013 - 12:50

On Saturday, March 16th, the Libertarian Party of Texas will host a public forum, in Round Rock, to bring attention to the various issues of importance to Libertarians with regard to the Texas Legislature. 

When: Saturday, March 16th @ 6pm (social), 7pm - 9pm (forum)

WhereWingate Hotel, 1209 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock

Participants:

  • Gregory Foster, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Austin (Electronic Privacy)
  • Cheyanne Weldon, Texas NORML (Drug Policy)
  • Steve Baysinger, Texas Tenth Amendment Center (Nullification of Unconstitutional Federal Laws)
  • Matt Simpson, ACLU of Texas (Privacy/Civil Liberties Issues)
  • Jeanette Moll, Texas Public Policy Foundation (Criminal Justice Reforms and Juvenile Sentencing)
  • Michael Cargill, Central Texas Gunworks (Firearm/Defense Legislation)
  • Caroline Gorman, Moderator
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Operations Meeting: Thur 3/7

on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 01:25

This has been canceled. A few of the officers are going over to the tea party candidate event at 6:30 @ 134 E. Mistletoe.

When: Tuesday, March 7th @ 7pm. 

Where: Arthur's Office (contact to get directions)

We will meet at Arthur's office. If you wish to attend please contact Arthur Thomas (historian@lpbexar.org / 210-464-2146). Members interested in helping plan events or that have idea for outreach are welcome to come. We don't discuss political issues at these meetings but focus on the work of getting out to voters and growing the party. If you have question about this event please contact Arthur. If you have general questions and do not want to wait for the next general meeting please contact Laura Valle (chair@lpbexar.org) or Gil Robinson (vicechair@lpbexar.org)

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Celebrate St. Pat's Day

on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 02:24

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013 @ 6 PM

Where: The Boxham's 3407 Old Forge Dr, San Antonio Texas

 

Join us at 6 PM at the Bloxham's

for an Irish Feast and a bit 'o Guinness

at our first  social for 2013.

 

You can RSVP on meetup.

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TAG: RFID Public Forum

on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 02:19

When: Monday, February 25, 2013 @ 6:30 PM

Where: Leon Valley Community Center 6427 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX

For the first time since being implemented in August 2012, the "RFID Student Locator Pilot Program" will finally be vetted by parents, students, and community members.

In San Antonio's Northside Independent School District (NISD), nearly 4,000 children have been issued "Smart ID" badges implanted with an active RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tracking device. NISD has refused to offer a public forum for parents to ask question and voice concerns, so TAG has organized one.

Presentations will be offered by a number of subject matter experts, including:

  • Dr. Katherine Albrecht -- a Harvard graduate who has done extensive research on RFID
  • Mike Wade -- RFID manufacturer contracted with NISD
  • Matt Simpson – Legislative Liaison for the Texas ACLU
  • Salvatore A Apicelli (Sal), Chair of the San Antonio Tea Party’s Education Committee
  • Dr. Laura Pressley – Public Health advocate and RF (radio frequency) researcher

The second half of our event will offer attendees an opportunity to ask questions of our presenters. All NISD board members (including Dr. Wood, Superintendent) have been invited to this event in addition to the Principals of the schools which have implemented this pilot program.

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Monthly Meeting Tue 2/19

on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 15:53

Please join us at our monthly meeting.

When: Tuesday, February 19th @ 7pm

Where: La Fonda Restaurant6402 North New Braunfuls Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78209.

This will be our regular general discussion meeting. Feel free to invite friends and introduce them to the Libertarian Party. We will be discussing future plans and goals. There is no scheduled speaker for this meeting but we want to plan our more events and gather volunteers. Please come with ideas as well if you know of any good opportunities.

If you cannot make it, please help us out with a donation. We would like to purchase a new booth banner and event supplies.

Keep an eye on our calendar for more upcoming events as well!

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Business Meeting

on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 10:19

We will have our first business meeting of the new year. This will also be a new affiliate meeting as well. If you are unaffiliated with the party and wish to be then please come to this meeting. Affiliation allows you to vote at business meetings and bring up new motions as well. We hope all our affiliates will become future state delegates at our next state convention.

When: Wed, Feb 6th @ 7pm

Where: 3731 Mill Meadow Dr, San Antonio Texas (Arthur's House, our historian)

If you are unsure about directions or have questions, please contact Arthur (210-464-2146 / historian@lpbexar.org)

There will be free pizza at the meetings. You can bring a beverage or snack if you wish. After the official meeting is over we can socialize and discuss future activities as well. If you are new or have questions you are still welcome to come and meet us!

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 DVD

on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 02:11

We have an extra copy of Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 on DVD. Maybe you have you not seen it or you have and want a copy? We will give a copy away to someone that signs up for our newsletter before Feb 15th. We will select one person to get a copy from the new signups.

You can click here to signup for our twice monthly newsletter. We send our reminders to events related to LP Bexar so you can keep in touch with us.

We will announce the winnder on Feb 15th on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/lpbexar

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Monthly Meeting

on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 16:31

Please join us at our monthly meeting.

When: Tuesday, January 15th @ 7pm

Where: La Fonda Restaurant6402 North New Braunfuls Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78209.

This will be our regular general discussion meeting. Feel free to invite friends and introduce them to the Libertarian Party. We will be discussing future plans and goals for the year. 

Bob Heinonen will be giving about a 30 minute presentation of his journey to libertarianism and of the Libertarian Party platform. It is a presentation that he has been preparing to show to audiences in Texas. Please come check it out, and if you know any groups that might be interested in seeing it you could recommend them as well. Bob has volunteered his time to make this happen and we appreciate his efforts! 

Keep an eye on our calendar for more upcoming events as well!

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Straus elected Speaker again

on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 23:56

Joe Straus, the Texas House Representative from District 121 in San Antonio, has been re-elected speaker of the Texas House.

You can read more at the Texas Tribune.

If you are tired of the status quo politicians wielding the same political power that put Texas in debt and doubled the Texas budget over the past decade then join us. The Libertarian Party is the only one dedicated to reducing government and putting people in charge of their own lives and futures.

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End of Year Party

on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 16:54

We will be having an end of the year get together. (And if you believe the world is ending you can come celebrate that as well)

When: Friday, December 21 @ 7pm

Where: The Bloxham's, 3407 Old Forge Drive San Antonio, TX 78230

What: There will be some ham but everyone else can bring a little snack or soda to share as they wish.

RSVP: Lynn 210-243-3147

Neither the Mayans nor the last election will stop the liberty movement. Come celebrate with us!

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