Press Release: Kinky Friedman, G Edward Griffin, and Michael Badnarik Headline Texas Libertarian Convention

Press release from the Libertarian Party of Texas:
AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 23, 2010 — Kinky Friedman, G. Edward Griffin, and 2004 Presidential candidate Michael Badnarik will be the headline speakers at the next Libertarian Party of Texas State Convention scheduled for June 11th to June 13th at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin.

Libertarians will select their gubernatorial candidate among the five nominees:  Jeff Daiell, Steve Nichols, Ed Tidwell, Smitty Smith, and Katherine Youngblood Glass.  Other statewide candidates will also be selected during the thre-day event.
“We are so excited to have such a great line-up of independent and Libertarian speakers,” said State Chair Patrick Dixon.  “We also have five candidates for governor to choose from; should be a very interesting convention.”
Kinky Friedman, 2006 independent candidate for governor, author, and musician will speak about his political career and his latest book, Heroes of a Texas Childhood.
G. Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, will provide a riveting history of the secret creation of the Federal Reserve System and the source of our money supply.
Michael Badnarik, 2004 Libertarian candidate for President, and author of Good to Be King, will speak about the current state of American politics and his recent activism with the We the People Foundation.

Dr. Mary Ruwart, a long-time Libertarian activist and 2008 candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination, will unravel the government’s impact on personal healthcare decisions.

Libertarian author Tarrin Lupo, John Bush from Texans for Accountable Government, and local currency expert Rob Gary will also be making presentations.

3 thoughts on “Press Release: Kinky Friedman, G Edward Griffin, and Michael Badnarik Headline Texas Libertarian Convention

  1. Gene Berkman

    Kinky Friedman also writes mystery novels that take place in Texas or in New York. In at least one of his novels he makes a reference to libertarians.

  2. paulie

    Latest schedule for StL lists several speakers not previously announced…

    http://www.gatewaytoliberty.com/schedule

    2010 Memorial Day Weekend Convention Schedule
    The final list of convention speakers is still being developed. Changes will be made to this page and to the convention speakers page as speaking positions are determined and confirmed by the convention committee.

    Friday (May 28)

    1:30pm to 5:00pm Libertarian National Committee Meeting
    7:00pm to 10:30pm Welcome Reception (Bob Sullentrup, LNC Secretary)

    Saturday (May 29)

    7:00am to 8:30am Breakfast (Talk Radio Host Gary Nolan)
    8:45am to 12:00pm Convention Business
    12:00pm to 1:30pm Award Lunch (Vice Admiral Michael Colley – USN Ret. )
    1:30pm to 2:30pm Keynote Speech (Bob Barr, former Congressman and 2008 Presidential Nominee)
    2:30pm to 5:30pm Convention Business
    6:00pm to 7:00pm Torch Club Cocktail Party
    7:00pm to 8:30pm National Chair Candidates Forum
    Sunday (May 30)

    7:00am to 8:30am Breakfast (Jeff Davis, actor and writer)
    8:45am to 12:00pm Convention Business
    12:00pm to 1:30pm Lunch (Michael Badnarik, 2004 Presidential Nominee)
    1:30pm to 5:00pm Convention Business
    5:30pm to 6:30pm Pre-Banquet Cocktail Hour
    6:30pm to 9:30pm Banquet Dinner (Mike Munger, 2008 NC Gubernatorial Candidate)
    Monday (May 31)

    8:45am to 12:00pm Convention Business
    1:30pm to 5:00pm Libertarian National Committee Meeting

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