Thank you to all who braved the rain and attended our October meeting last night. A few follow-up notes from the meeting…
- Click on these highlighted links to learn more about Buckeye Institute and Atlas Network. Be sure to sign up for their email lists to receive direct updates. The work these think-tanks do is essential for helping shape public policy in favor of limited-government and economic freedom.
- Vince Faris is beginning an effort to introduce authors to our group that have written about the three principles of fiscal responsibility, limited-government, and free markets. The first author he suggests is Frederic Bastiat. Bastiat lived in the early 1800s and is best known for his collection of writings called, The Law. The book is only about 60 pages long and is easy to read. It can be purchased at Amazon or downloaded for free as a PDF. Vince will be discussing this book in more detail at our December 2nd meeting.
- Stuart Kennedy from the Clermont Liberty PAC gave an update about the CLPAC’s plans for this November. For the most part this election, they will only be focusing on a handful of local levy issues in our county. Learn more and help support the CLPAC, at this link.
- Be sure to vote in the upcoming election! Learn about early voting, polling locations, absentee ballots, and more at the Clermont Board of Elections’ website.
- Our next meeting will be held election night, November 4th, 7pm, at the Holiday Inn Eastgate.
Pictures from the meeting:
Matt Warner from Atlas Network.
Robert Alt from Buckeye Institute.
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