- Welcome and Introductions 3:05-3:10
- Activist Reports: Past & Future 3:11-3:25
- Announcements 3:26-3:35
- Treasurer's Report 3:36-3:40
- Nullify NDAA Update 3:41-3:45
- California LP Convention Report 3:46-4:00
- Tax Day Event 4:01-4:44
- Adding Bitcoin Option to Website 4:45-5:00
Minutes of the Libertarian Party of San Francisco Meeting of April 13, 2013
Written by Denny Bailey
Present: Eric John Diesel, Jawj Greenwald, Michael Edelstein, Secretary Denny Bailey,
visitor Marty Sturmer, Richard Winger, Vice Chair Marcy Berry, Chair Aubrey
Freedman, Starchild, David Peters, and Phil Berg.
Eric has applied to San Mateo County Commission on Disabilities.
Jawj is researching tax law for the tax day event.
Michael is campaigning for Matthew Borrows of Campaign for Liberty and gives the book “Anarchy and the Law” to Marcy.
Denny went to the LP California convention early for some insight into state government.
Marty met with Devin Nunes in Visalia to discuss passing a bill to abolish the IRS.
Richard went to Sacramento numerous times to lobby for ballot access. He also publishes Ballot Access News and the site ballot-access.org.
Marcy spoke at the Plan Bay Area hearings and prepared flyers and buttons for tax day outreach.
Aubrey, Phil, and Starchild also spoke at the Plan Bay Area hearings.
Aubrey added about the Post Sustainability Institute lawsuit against Plan Bay Area, and urges everyone to donate.
Aubrey reports email/mail membership drive later in the meeting.
Ray Kurtswell, speaking April 13th, noted during introductions.
Ron Paul Institute for Peace.
Debate April 24th 6pm, "Are We Powerless Over Our Addictions."
May 4th 7pm Free Exchange, Michael Edelstein on “The Myth of Self Esteem”.
New Living Expo April 26th-28th, Golden Gate Liberty Revolution Booth.
Junior State of America Convention April 27th.
Pride Fair is all set. June 29th & 30th.
Eric's license disobedience case on Monday 9am.
Aubrey reports $3,344.26 in the bank.
Nullify NDAA Update
AB351 introduced by Tim Donnelly seeks to criminalize federal arrests by state law enforcement.
The bill should be headed to full assembly.
California LP Convention Report
Starchild reports on fees and events at the convention. State chair reelected. Mostly business as usual.
Tax Day Event
Aubrey calls for literature.
Marcy reports fees for permit were waived for event if rules are followed.
Promotional materials are in place and support from the Fair Tax and GGLR is expected.
Tax day event strategy.
Costs are estimated and outlined. Motion to appropriate $250 for Tax Day expenses, with any excess to be used for printing literature, passes unanimously. Jawj is planning to use chocolate coins as prizes for taking a tax quiz she is preparing.
Add Bitcoin to Website
Phil explains Bitcoin. Motion to add Bitcoin donations button to the LPSF.org website and store them offline, carries by majority, Marcy opposed. Rules for accounting are tabled for future meetings.