Bay Area Events

 

List of events in the Bay Area of interest to those who seek to 1) have a political impact, 2) learn more about an issue, 3) support libertarian principles of individual rights and responsibilities, 4) meet people of like mind:

 

 

Nader, Forbes, Thiel at the Commonwealth Club

The Commondwealth Club

595 Market Street, San Francisco

 

Events:

 

Ralph Nader

Thursday, July 31, 2014  

5:30 pm check in, 6:00 pm program, 7:00 pm book signing

Cost $15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $10 students with ID

"Nader believes that the ever-tightening influence of big business on the mainstream media, elections and our governent have caused many Americans to believe they have no political voice."  "Nader argues that citizens of different political labels must join in the struggle against the corporate state, because if left unchecked, that corporate state will ruin the republic, shred the Constritution, and stampede over the rights of the American people."

 

Steve Forbes

Fighting Threats to Our Money

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

5:15 pm check in, 6:00 pm progam, 7 pm book signing

$15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $7 students with ID

"Forbes argues that since world governments took their currencies off the gold standard, money has gotten weaker and our wealth has been eroded.  He predicts that this global devaluation of currencies could lead to a fiscal catastrophe as bad as the Great Depression or worse, unless we do something about it now."

 

Peter Thiel

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

6:30 pm check in, 7:00 pm program, 8:00 pm book signing

$15 members of the Commonwealth Club, $25 non-members, $10 students with ID

"Hear Thiel discuss what's behind the Zero to One philosphy and becoming successful and unique in today's business world."

SVTA 2014 Ballot Review, September 18, 2014

"2014 Ballot Review"

Presented by David Wolfe, Legislative Director, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Thursday, September 18, 2014  

6:15 pm - Registration and no-host dinner

7:00 pm - Program

Harry's Hofbrau Banquet Room, 390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129

Cost:  SVTA Members Free, Non-members $10 for individuals and $15 for couples

 

For information:   http://www.svtaxpayers.org/event-839161

 

Lessons from Nazi Gun Control, July 24, 2014

Independent Policy Forum Presentation

"Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?"

Featuring Stephen P. Halbrook, attorney and author of Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State." 

Thrusday, July 24, 2014

The Independent Institute Conference Center, 100 Swan Way, Oakland, CA 94621

Wine & hors d'oeuvres reception 6:00 pm    Program 7:00 pm

Admission:   $15 for Independent Institute members    $20 for non-members   

Special Admission - Includes a copy of the book:   $35 for Independent Institute members    $40 for non-members 

 

Marin Libertarian Party Reorganizing

Our fellow LP affiliate, the Libertarian Party of Marin, is reorganizing and re-energizing.  If you live in the Marin County area, please check out their website and Meetup Group.

 

http://www.meetup.com/marinlp/

http://marinlp.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crossroads Gun Show, September 13-4, 2014

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows

Saturday, September 13, 2014    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, September 14, 2014    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cow Palace

2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, CA 94014

Cost $13

For information  http://www.cowpalace.com/