APRIL 30, AD 2012
“The answer to 1984 is 1776.” Alex Jones
The Libertarian Party of Cuyahoga County held our election for County Central Committee and County Executive Committee officers on Wednesday, April 18. All candidates were elected unanimously. The Cuyahoga County Libertarian Party is rebuilding, and we still need people who voted Libertarian in the last election and live in Cuyahoga County to fill precinct committeeman positions. These are the people who elect the county central committee and those who run the day-to-day operations on the executive committee.
LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CUYAHOGA COUNTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN David Macko
VICE CHAIRMAN Debbie Dean-Espie
SECRETARY John Belko
TREASURER Debbie Dean-Espie
LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CUYAHOGA COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN David Macko
VICE CHAIRMAN Debbie Dean-Espie
SECRETARY John Belko
TREASURER David Macko
I wish to thank Debbie Dean-Espie, the Ohio Director of the Gary Johnson for President Committee, John Belko, a new activist, and Sean Stipe, Libertarian candidate for Congress in the Ninth District, www.seanstipe.com for their assistance to me in conducting our election meeting. We need a hundred more like them in Cuyahoga County and several thousand more in Ohio.
OTHER SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
There are also vacancies on the State Central Committee.
Within the next week or so, we are going to email out a ballot to fill vacancies on the LPO Central Committee. If anybody knows an LPO member who lives in the following Congressional Districts who is interested in running for one of these vacancies, please have them contact myself and/or Aaron Harris immediately.
1 (one vacancy)
5 (two vacancies)
6 (one vacancy)
7 (two vacancies)
8 (one vacancy)
9 (two vacancies)
10 (one vacancy)
11 (two vacancies)
12 (one vacancy)
13 (two vacancies)
14 (one vacancy)
15 (two vacancies)
16 (one vacancy)
There are currently 19 openings. http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/upload/reshape/congressional/2011-12-15-statewide.pdf
Central Committee Vice Chair – Libertarian Party of Ohio (www.LPO.org)
Chair – Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (www.LSLA.org)
Executive Committee Chair – Franklin County Libertarian Party (Ohio)
OUR NEXT REGULAR MEETING:
7:00 PM Wednesday, May 2 As usual, our meeting will be held at Denny’s Restaurant, 4331 West 150th Street, Cleveland, just south of I 71. We will hold our meetings at the same location on the first Wednesday of each month except July. If you wish to eat, you should arrive by 6:00 PM. As always, our meetings are free and open to the public. Bring friends to become better informed.
If you have suggestions for future speakers or programs or any other questions or comments, please email me or call me at 440-248-8620.
STATE AND NATIONAL LIBERTARIAN PARTY NEWS
The Libertarian Party of Lorain County meets every month.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 7:00 PM
994 Abbe Rd N, Elyria, OH (map)
Across from LCCC (Lorain Community Collete
From Libertarian candidate Bob Sherwin, here is important news.
What: Fundraiser for Libertarian Candidate for Ohio House District 57 Robert Sherwin
When: Saturday May 5th from 7-9 PM
Where: Razzles in Olmsted Falls, OH 27128 Bagley Rd. (corner of Bagley and Stearns).
Cost: 20 dollars includes all you can eat pizza and wings, as well as beverages (draft beer and soda), a DJ, and some raffles.
Contact: Bob or Barb Sherwin at 440-236-8949 for further details.
Tuesday Night: Town Hall with Governor Gary Johnson
& Libertarian Vice-Presidential Candidate
Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
6:00 PM PT/ 7:00 PM MT/ 8:00 PM CT/ 9:00 PM ET
Meet Libertarian Party Vice-Presidential nomination candidate Jim Gray on-line tomorrow night! Governor Johnson and Jim Gray will co-host a special on-line Town Hall Tuesday evening, May 1, at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 PT.
To participate, go to www.garyjohnson2012.com.
Jim Gray, former Judge of the California Superior Court of Orange County, has announced he is seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for Vice-President of the United States. Presidential candidate Governor Johnson has strongly endorsed Jim Gray for the nomination.
These informal on-line video chats are an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas regarding important issues of the day, and we urge you to participate if you can — and take advantage of this chance to get to know more about Jim Gray.
If you do not have a web camera, you can still participate via text questions. If you have technical questions, please visit http://www.yowie.com/faq.
If you can’t join us “live”, and would like to watch the video later, you can always go to Yowie.com to view my video archives.
Again, go to www.garyjohnson2012.com tomorrow evening and join what I am sure will be a great discussion.
Hope to see you on-line!
From Kalin Stipe, Libertarian Candidate for Congress in the Ohio 9th District.
The National Convention will take place this week in Las Vegas.
CSPAN will be broadcasting the convention on this coming Saturday, May 5 starting at noon EST. It is possible that the presidential debate will also be on CSPAN at 9PM on Friday, May 4.
I will keep you updated.
FUTURE LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CUYAHOGA COUNTY MEETINGS
All meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at Denny’s Restaurant, 4331 West 150th Street, Cleveland, except as noted below.
June 6 Mary Reynolds Powell, Past Commander of Veterans for Peace Chapter 39 and author of A World of Hurt; Between Innocence and Arrogance in Vietnam will discuss her book, Veterans for Peace and the antiwar movement. Veterans for Peace called for the impeachment of Barack Obama at its national convention in 2011.
July 11 Please note that this is the second Wednesday of July. James McAbee, who was a Libertarian Party activist in Michigan before he moved to Ohio, will discuss Ludwig Von Mises, the greatest economist of the twentieth century, and his very important perspectives on the subject of socialism.
August 1 Scott Sedlak of the Thomas Jefferson Knowledge Institute will discuss the importance of his organization in educating school children and their parents about the importance of the US Constitution in restoring our liberty.
September 5 Nothing has been scheduled yet for this meeting. Suggestions are welcome.
October 3 Pre-Election Planning
November 7 Election Analysis
December 5 Looking Forward To 2013
If anyone has suggestions for programs please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-248-8620.
This is a new feature which will continue until Election Day. Unless otherwise noted, the events are free and open to the public. It is always beneficial to show popular support for candidates. Where possible, direct questions to me so that I have more opportunity to proclaim liberty.
As of now there are no further appearances since there is usually a temporary winding down after the Primary Election. I consider my appearances on The Charlie Earl Show, at the Trumbull Township Association Candidates Forum, the Mentor 9-12 Group, the Trumbull Township Association Candidates Forum and the Cleveland Ron Paul 2012 Candidates Forum to be successes and good practice. Unfortunately, there was a technical difficulty at WSPD and I did not get a copy of my address.
If you know of any other candidates’ forums or opportunities to speak in my district, US 14, elsewhere in Cuyahoga County, Summit, and the Warren and Youngstown areas, please notify me as soon as possible. It is important to have as much information as possible to invite oneself to such events, especially if the organizers have not done so.
As America plunges into a full blown police state with the passage of Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act and signing by Obama on December 31, with almost no mention in the kept establishment media, and the threats of World War III and economic collapse loom ever larger, it is more important than ever to do as much as we can to advance the cause of liberty. Do whatever you can. Your life and liberty and the lives and liberty of those whom you love depend upon it.
OTHER COMING EVENTS
3:00 PM Sunday May 6, Veterans for Peace Chapter 39 will meet St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2747 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights. The VFP called for the impeachment of Barack Obama at its last national convention. Regrettably, nobody else has followed their courageous example.
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday, Every Other Thursday The Thomas Jefferson Knowledge Institute will hold its monthly movie night at The Fraternal Order of Eagles, 12100 Road, Suite 13, and Parma, Ohio 44130. This is a continuing monthly event. A full-length feature drama, A More Perfect Union, produced by Brigham Young University, will be shown. This is a free event. Thanks to Scott Sedlak for this information.
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Thursday May 10, and Every Second Thursday, We the People meet at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 450 Dennison Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44312 on the corner of Albrecht Avenue. This group studies the alleged legality of the federal income tax and other monetary issues.
11:45 AM to 1:45 PM Tuesday, May 8 and Every Second Tues Northeast Ohio Businessmen’s Briefing and Networking Event AT A NEW LOCATION The Event Center, 10808 Granger Road, Garfield Heights 44125 (Exit 21 off I-480) RSVP by email to GCCPAINC@AOL.COM or 216-631-2326 by the day before the meeting This constitutional, conservative group meets the second Tuesday of each month.
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday, May 19 Eagle Forum of Ohio ill hold its annual convention at the Akron General Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron, off I 77 SR 18 west, right at Crystal Lake Road Cost $30 For more information, see www.eagleforumofohio.org.
6:30 PM on the Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month until further notice. Mavis Winkle’s 5005 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio 44131. This is a game which is designed to teach you how to invest more prudently. It is sponsored by Jeff Kanter. I finally attended and it was enjoyable and educational. If you plan to eat, you should arrive at 5:30 PM.
5:30 PM Friday May 25 Western Reserve Friends of NRA Fundraiser Lamalfa Center 5783 Heisley Road, Mentor 44060 Tickets $120 Call 888-752-9119 or email email@example.com or seehttp://www.friendsofnra.org/EventDetails.aspx?eid=8936&sid=36 for more information.
The John Birch Society is holding meetings in the Greater Cleveland area. For information call Joe at 216-767-6646.
If you would like to have your group mentioned, contact me.
Despite the fact that this matter was supposed to be determined by the Secretary of State by April 27, we still do not know if John Fockler will be the Libertarian candidate for US Senate.
Here is a list of all of the coming episodes of Ron Paul vs. the Neocons or the Republican Presidential Primary debates: http://www.2012presidentialelectionnews.com/2012-debate-schedule/2011-2012-primary-debate-schedule/ I do not believe that the conspiracy will allow Ron Paul to become president.
As to talk of having Ron Paul be a vice presidential running mate for Romney, I oppose this unlikely possibility since it would create an immense moral hazard for hundreds of thousands of patriots.
The phony general election debates, which are rigged to include only the duopoly candidates, are also listed now. In a free country, all candidates who were on the ballot in a sufficient number of states to win the election, which is an unconstitutionally harsh standard to attain already, would be included in any honest debate. None of these are honest debates. Let’s hope that somebody will organize real debates, despite all of the hindrances which tend to block such activities due to unconstitutional fedgov election laws, all of which should be abolished by Congress after defunding of the Federal Election Commission.
The Libertarian Party has a very good group of men running for president this year. Any of them would make the best president in at least 100 years. As far as I know, none of them has ever been an agent of the Central Intelligence Agency, a supporter of the abominable PATRIOT Act or an endorser of one-worlder, New Ager, Newt Gingrich, warmonger, antilibertarian Rick Santorum or Mitt Romney, the White Obama.
The leading candidate is Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico, who reduced taxes fifteen times and vetoed 750 bills. His plan to balance the budget in his first year in office by reducing all fedgov spending in all departments by 43% is actually better than Ron Paul’s plan to cut one trillion dollars in his first year in office. Among other excellent choices are longtime activist Lee Wrights, who is only 52 and has the opportunity to run for several presidential campaigns and James Libertarian Burns, a very creative and principled patriot.
The enemy will use its usual time worn techniques of claiming that Obama is so horrible that we must again choose the lesser of evils, Romney, in order to defeat him. The American people have been following this path for almost one hundred years. It has worked every time! We continue to get more and more evil.
I want to preface my next statement to decrease the likelihood of its being taken out of context. If I am elected to Congress and Barack Hussein Obama alias Barry Soetoro aka The Long Legged Mack-daddy is reelected, I will propose to impeach him for treason, war crimes and treating the Constitution of the United States as though it were a piece of toilet paper.
That said, it would probably be better to have Obama reelected than to have the one-worlder, neocon war monger, statist Romney be elected. Obama has done more to awaken the American people than Libertarians and other patriots have done in a decade, more even than Ron Paul. The sale of guns and ammunition, alone, is proof of this. The election of Romney will put many good patriots back to sleep again while this country continues to go to Hell, perhaps five to ten percent less quickly but to Hell nevertheless. Anyone who is promoting Romney as the lesser of two evils is an enemy of liberty and should never be trusted.
Regarding the killing of “Black youth” Trayvon Martin by the half-white, half-Hispanic George Zimmerman, which has been blown out of proportion and distorted in such an outstanding manner, even by our enemy, the establishment media, I tend to believe that the purposes of so magnifying the death of the unarmed seventeen year old are to re-energize one of Obama’s primary election blocs and to attack our God-given right to keep and bear arms. However, the enemy could be planning the long predicted race war to try to destroy the United States.
The Constitution Party has nominated former Congressman Virgil Goode for president. Like the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential candidate, Mr. Goode voted for the Patriot Act and now regrets it. His Freedom Index record for his last three years in Congress was 64, 63 and 72 per cent. Congressman Ron Paul always gets 100 per cent.
Goode is a staunch advocate of a federal prohibition of online poker. In 2006, he cosponsored H.R. 4777, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act, which is a total violation of the First Amendment. However, he had a good record on many issues.
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In continuing news about the suspicious death of right wing investigative reporter, Andrew Breitbart, a member of the Los Angeles coroner’s office has died under suspicious circumstances. For more information see http://www.infowars.com/breitbart-coroner-turns-up-dead-before-final-cause-of-death-report-is-released/
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Here is an announcement which might be of interest to some of you from Major Fred Hunt.
I am Major Fred Hunt, USAFR, Commander Northern Ohio Detachment of the Selective Service System based in Cleveland. Our mission is to recruit, train and manage 184 Local Boards spanning the northern third of Ohio. This letter of inquiry is being sent to you in hopes that you may be able to offer assistance.
We now have a vacancies on the local boards that serve your community and I am in a focused search for candidates for consideration. I am hoping that you may have recommendations of people or local organizations with members who may be interested in volunteering.
Citizens with the desire for public service are very special. Local Board members are volunteers appointed by the President of the United States of America. They play an important community role closely connected with our nation’s defense. If a military draft becomes necessary, approximately 2,000 Local Boards throughout America would decide which young men in each community receive deferments, postponements, or exemptions from military service based on federal guidelines.
I appreciate your timely consideration of this request. I would like to arrange a call or meeting to discuss our needs if at all possible. The
Selective Service plays a critical role in the strategic ability of our nations defense.
Major Frederick L. Hunt, Jr.
I have included the basic qualifications below as well as a boardmember application that can be returned to me or online at https://www.sss.gov/localboardmembers/bminquiry.asp . In either event, it will get to the right place, the paper copy will be faster.
|Must be 18 years old or older|
|Must be a citizen of the United States|
|Men must have registered with the Selective Service,
except those born from March 29, 1957 through December 31, 1959.
|Must not be an employee of any law enforcement organization|
|Must not be an active or retired member of the Armed Forces|
|Must not have been convicted of any criminal offense.|
RELIABLE SOURCES OF INFORMATION
The Libertarian Party of the United States www.lp.org
Downsize DC http://www.downsizedc.org/
The Future of Freedom Foundation www.fff.org
Lew Rockwell www.lewrockwell.com
The Mises Institute http://mises.org/
- Edward Griffin http://www.realityzone.com
Will Grigg Pro Libertate http://www.freedominourtime.blogspot.com/
Charles Earl firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Badnarik email@example.com
Maryanne Petranek firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg Coleridge email@example.com
Ohio NORML http://normlohio.org/
Rev. Ted Pike http://www.truthtellers.org/
Steve Berecek firstname.lastname@example.org Steve is a dedicated patriot, now engaged in the battle to make Ron Paul the Republican candidate for president against all odds.
The New American http://www.thenewamerican.com/
The American Free Press http://americanfreepress.net/
IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION WHICH YOU WISH TO BE INCLUDED IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF MACKO UNLEASHED PLEASE EMAIL ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
If you are receiving this message more than once, look at the numbers in the subject line and notify me.
For life and liberty,
Macko for Congress www.mackoforliberty.com The site is undergoing reconstruction (excuse the expression) for my Congressional campaign. Keep checking.