Monthly Archives: August 2010

Report from the Legal Front

Last night, Geo McCalip presented his “Report from the Front” progress report at the Konkin-Rothbard Supper Club as scheduled. You can listen to the audio of the talk right here: http://resfree.org/kr2010aug30a.mp3

Geo was introduced by moderator Howard Hinman, who also gave a moving tribute to Loy Lefevre before the talk. Howard held up a copy of the Lefevre New Libertarian issue and described Loy’s years with Robert Lefevre and her memorial service that Howard attended.

The California Legal Rights Fund (CalRights.org) became a 501c3 with some financial resources courtesy of a grant from the estate of the late Charles M. “Chuck” Hammill.

Geo gave some background info and then outlined three cases he’s working on now. During the Q&A, other cases and tactics were described, and he reaffirmed his ambitious goal of completely eliminating “tickets for revenue” (as well as “snitch letters” and other irritants) in California.

Perhaps the approach he describes will force the state, in the big settlement he expects someday, to allow “fully informed” juries. Members of such a jury would be told that they are to decide the justice of the law as well as the facts of the case.

Disaster Preparedness for the Family

Arthur Bradley, PhD
Arthur Bradley, of DisasterPreparer.com web fame, has a new book available, Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family.

Preparedness legend James Talmage Stevens, who is most famous for his perennial best-selling book, Making the Best of Basics, and also a popular web personality at DoctorPrepper.com, endorsed Bradley’s Handbook:

“A great introduction to disaster preparedness in a single volume, both scholarly and easy to read! Provides practical information for families seeking to organize their preparedness efforts.”

I LOL’d at the droll first line of the description of the new work at Amazon, “Ninety-nine percent of the time the world spins like a top, the skies are clear, and your refrigerator is full of milk and cheese.”

But alas, as any comics fan can tell you, Milk and Cheese have gone bad.

If you think things are going well, maybe you should read “10 Signs the U.S. is Becoming a Third World Country” and get prepped.

The description at Amazon describes other risks and lists the contents of Bradley’s book.

“But know with certainty that the world is a dangerous place. Storms rage, fires burn, and diseases spread. No one is ever completely safe. Not you. Not your children. We all live as part of a very complex ecosystem that is unpredictable and willing to kill us without remorse or pause.

This book will help you to establish a practical disaster preparedness plan for your entire family, covering all 14 basic human needs.

Additional information is also presented for those with special needs, including the elderly, children, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and pets.

Every topic is well researched, with over 240 references cited, and is presented in a clear, easy to read format.”

So get Handbook to Practical Disaster Preparedness for the Family today, or get it today, but GET IT TODAY!!! When “the end of the world as we know it” arrives, the bookstore shelves may be empty. Then what’ll you do?

Geo McCalip’s Progress Report Aug. 30

THE Konkin-Rothbard Limited
Orange County Special Event Supperclub

E C O N O M I C S   A N D   G E O – P O L I T I C S

A PROJECT OF THE KARL HESS CLUB

Fifth Monday of a Month except on a major Holiday

Geo. McCalip “Fomenting Revolution for Fun and Profit”

Date: Monday August 30, 2010

Location: Marie Callender’s 5960 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620 (at Valley View/91Fwy) 714-522-0170 | FAX 714-522-6829 [From 5 Fwy, take Valley View South to Orangethorpe, turn right]

Cost: $25.00 (CASH ONLY PLEASE) Includes choice of three entrees, salad, soft beverage and pie dessert

SCHEDULE

6:00 p.m. Cocktails (No Host, in the Lounge and Cash and Carry in the Dining Room)
7:00 p.m. Dinner (Three entrees*, salad, cornbread, soft beverage, pie dessert)
Special Call to Order by Master of Ceremonies to start the program business
Special Memorial Presentation Honoring Loy Lefevre
8:00 p.m. Announcements and Introductions by Master of Ceremonies Howard Hinman
8:15 p.m. Speaker Geo. McCalip
9:15 p.m. Q&A (First round questions to be submitted in writing; index cards will be provided)
9:45 p.m. Adjournment [Aftermeeting next door]
* This meeting: Callender’s Country-Fried Steak, Freshly Roasted Turkey, Braised and Slow-Roasted Pot Roast,+ [Vegetarian Option]

Our server will take your order at that time.

About The Speaker

Geo. McCalip is the founder of California Legal Rights Fund, an educational nonprofit with a mission of educating the people of California as to their rights. Since March 4, 2001 he has run a pro bono site on fighting traffic tickets in California, HelpIGotATicket.com; the information on that site has helped tens if not hundreds of thousands of people beat their tickets. In 1995 Mr. McCalip fought a speeding case that led to the end of the Municipal Court system in California.

Geo. was professionally involved with microcomputers/PC’s for over three decades, and has managed projects for companies including IBM, HP, Intel, AST Sharp, Xerox and Minolta. His experience with multimedia predates the World Wide Web; he produced a highly successful multimedia catalog in 1992.

He designed an inventory and distribution system for Proficient Foods (Denny’s), and assisted in analysis leading to leveraged buy out of Denny’s. He did the analysis and programming on management systems for TRW and Western Digital. He programmed the daily cash flow system for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He managed the initial feasibility study of the Super Shuttle. Geo. formed the ad-hoc committee which staged the successful campaign to get Cal State Dominguez Hill selected as the site for the 1984 Olympic Velodrome.

About the Program [Précis Provided by Mr. McCalip]

Since March 2001 Geo. McCalip has run a web site on fighting traffic tickets. Over the last few years, working with a group of very bright legal minds, he has put together a plan to bring a series of lawsuits designed to put an end to the “tickets for revenue scam” in California. Please join us as we find out that this is not really about traffic tickets, it’s about the next American revolution.

Scheduled Meeting Remaining in 2010:

November 29 Jay Snelson (tentative)

About THE Konkin-Rothbard Limited Club

The name for this club was chosen to honor the memories of Samuel Edward Konkin III, a prominent political theorist and Murray Rothbard, a noted free market economist. Howard Hinman, of Orange County, is your Master of Ceremonies and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

For more information and to RSVP for reservations, contact Michael Everling at mikeeverling@karlhessclub.org

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Thank you!
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