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LPSFV Meetup – Border Angels

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

Howdy, friends!!

Our next meetup is this Friday, 7/27, at 6pm.

This month, we'll be hearing from Jazmin Gonzalez of Border Angels, a group that provides legal resources for immigrants, as well as leaving water in strategic locations along the border to help prevent death by dehydration.

With the heated national debate currently centered around immigration, I think this topic is especially interesting. I look forward to an interesting discussion!

Some information on Border Angels can be found at: www.borderangels.org

Please note the location of our meeting:

7/27/2018, Cal State University Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street, 6pm-7pm
Sierra Hall, Room 290

Business starts at 6pm sharp!

I'll see you there!

Northridge, CA 91330 - USA

Friday, July 27 at 6:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/253154844/

Hauf:”If You Hate Big Government, You Should Oppose the Death Penalty”

rom the Postal Service to the Department of Motor Vehicles, the government has proven to be as ineffective as Hillary Clinton’s campaign strategy. Conservatives, for the most part, understand the inefficient nature of government, and that’s why they often advocate for free-market policies.

However, there’s one issue where conservatives often give far too much power to the government: capital punishment. Here, many Republicans allow their “tough on crime” mentality to overrule limited government ideals and innate skepticism of state overreach.

There’s Nothing “Small Government” about Capital Punishment

This contradiction within the Republican platform, although rarely acknowledged, exposes a weakness in the party’s ideology. If Republicans pride themselves on their limited government philosophy, then why would they grant the government control over life and death?

Take Texas, for example—arguably the nation’s most conservative state. Ever since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976 after the Supreme Court lifted its nationwide suspension, 552 of the 1477 executions in the U.S. have taken place in the Lone Star State. While many Texas Republicans pride themselves on their unapologetic use of the death penalty, its enactment, like most government programs, is both inefficient and ineffective.

In Texas, a death penalty case costs about $2.3 million, which is nearly three times the cost of one prisoner’s 40-year sentence in a single cell with maximum security. And this fiscal irresponsibility is far from a Texas problem. It’s a nationwide phenomenon.

California, arguably the nation’s most liberal state, has spent over $4 billion on the death penalty since 1978 and would save $5 billion over the next 20 years if Governor Jerry Brown commuted all those on death row to life without parole.

Full Post by Patrick Hauf @ Foundation for Economic Education:

Central L.A. Libertarian Supper Club

photoGreater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

We sit for dinner at 7:30 pm with discussion or speaker after dinner. Early arrivers can toss back a drink at Hank's bar or just wait in the hotel lobby. For lingerers Hank's is always there after Uncle John's or Gil's closes. Gil's is currently undergoing renovations and should re-open soon.

This month, Jonny Stryder will briefly discuss his new book Blockchain Faith and lead the group in a party version of the Game of Promises. Amazing prizes donated by Eggseed Press will be awarded to the top three finishers of the game.

Due to time constraints, participation is limited to ten. The rest will spectate. Complete rules will be posted at VLDA.org prior to game day.

How it works:
You take turns making social promises or asking others to keep theirs. It costs you tokens.
You earn tokens by inspiring others to follow your promises, keeping your promises, and settling challenges.
You can challenge unfair use of promises.
You lose tokens by losing challenges.
You win by earning redeemable tokens, strengthening old friendships and making new friends.

TIPS FOR SUCCESS:
Bring stuff that attracts others. Be willing to make commitments that last after the game. Be creative and positive. Or, be an evil genius.

Bring your game face and an open mind!

Bring a friend and make sure you RSVP!

Los Angeles 90017 - USA

Wednesday, August 22 at 7:30 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/253025220/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxpbtb/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxqbbc/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxqbbc/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxqbbc/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxqbbc/

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

Greater Los Angeles Libertarian Party Meetup Group

South Bay Libertarians Monthly Dinner/Meeting

6:30 pm:Social Hour & Dinner

8:00 pm: Meeting, Speakers, Discussions

Our featured guest this month is Joseph T. Panzarello of the John Birch Society (https://www.jbs.org...) who will speak on the political situation in California and what can be done about it. Hint: Do you know who your elected representatives are and what their voting record is?

Here is a link to our website: http://www.lplac66.wo...

Los Angeles, CA 90028 - USA

Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 PM

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https://www.meetup.com/LALibertarians/events/vffzzpyxpbtb/