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Presidential straw poll fail – Students for Liberty 2016

28 Feb
Students for Liberty held a straw poll where anyone could vote on the internet for a favored presidential candidate.

Taking a page from libertarian clicktivists themselves, Trump supporters, among others, started voting before the 9th annual international Students for Liberty conference began, with a result that Trump was in the lead.

ISFLC2016 organizers then deleted all the votes and reset the poll to begin when the conference began this Friday evening (in Washington, D.C.) and end today at noon as the conference ended.

Outsiders continued to vote and the results were:  Governor Gary Johnson 3rd, former FOX Business assistant producer Austin Petersen 2nd, and Senator Ted Cruz winning first place.

At other points in the convention at happy hours and informal events, the minority of older (40+) libertarians in attendance had post mortems of the Rand Paul campaign, concluding that Rand’s campaign was done in primarily by a lack of funding, in part because the Koch brothers, insulated by a bubble of long term senescent toadies, refused to donate significantly to the pro-Paul PACs or urge their donor network to do so, and in part, as one non-student libertarian opined, because Rand Paul can sometimes be a “thin skinned little bitch.”

An extremely impromptu interview with Libertarian candidate Austin Petersen

29 Sep

Austin Petersen, a former producer at Judge Andrew Napolitano’s FreedomWatch, and a former Libertarian National Committee staffer, is running for the LP nomination.

We conducted an accidental and spontaneous interview with him (he may not have even known we were thinking of publishing it) from our studio in the smelly Computer Commons at D.C.’s MLK Library, until our hour and 10 minutes of MAC time was up and we were disconnected.

but we need to be out front and commanding the dialogue

and that’s not happening
or if Gary won’t do it because he loses his suit and someone has to save us from XXXYXZ
yea

Dude…

If gary loses he probably won’t run

that’s a shame

I think Johnson is gonna lose that lawsuit bruce
here is a joke you cant attribute to me that I ———-

hahaha
well, Bruce Fein did have a hand in undoing the Fairness Doctrine

Yes but this case is without merit

It’s an antitrust case

I know it is
the consultant class and the parties are a multi-billion dollar business in restraint of trade
I say f*ck statists with their own weapons

I get it. I don’t think the courts will

I’m not saying I won’t be happy if they win

but if they lose it just makes us look like hypocrites
you mean they will paper over it because of their class interests

yes

like they did with Bob Barr in Texas in 2008
maybe you should write an article about it?

they flat out denied his request

I did a podcast on it today
what’s your position on water boarding
suspected terrorists captured on a battlefield

It’s a form of torture.
what do you think of Trump’s tax plan

the math doesn’t make sense

I prefer Rand’s
will you do your own eventually?

Yes I’m assembling a team of scholars to put one together
who is your favorite current radio talk show?

Talk show on the radio? Mostly radio I listen to music for

sirius xm

I listen to CNN and Fox News on my sirius
what is your next public appearance

LibertyFest in NYC October 11th
who would you pick as a veep candidate

A couple of people have asked me about it, but I haven’t thoroughly vetted them yet. My ideal candidates are already committed to the GOP this cycle unless Rand drops out so I have to protect their anonymity for now.
Are there any Democrats or independent or Greens not already in the LP supporting you?

I have many people who have identified themselves as liberals or former Democrats or left libertarians who are joining the LP in order to become delegates, or volunteering for my campaign

One notable person you might speak to is —-

A California liberal who sympathizes with libertarians and now that I’m running has decided to jump in and help organize the delegate strategy

Are there any deep pockets people behind you like the ones who got behind Robert Sarvis?

there are no big deep pocketed donors officially committed. Some unofficially and some will become official according to promises that they have made depending on what happens with Rand.

I’m starting at square one and I’m transparent about that.
What will the three top issues of 2016 be?

I can’t predict what they will be, but I will tailor a message in order to be timely, as well as continue to press my reform plan which will focus on the five most corrupt agencies of government.
What are they? IRS?
EPA?

The IRS, Veteran’s Affairs, and the EPA are the three I’ve decided.

The other two I am still narrowing down.
Just don’t forget what they are during a debate.
If you get the nomination and someone other than Rand is the GOP nominee, who will Andrew Napolitano endorse?

That’s a good question. I’ve asked for his endorsement. I don’t know what he will do ultimately, but it’s entirely possible I will get it.
How old were you when you became a Libertarian?

party member or philosophy?
both

Party member would have been in 2008 so… around 28 for the LP
What was your military service?

and a philosophical libertarian, probably since forever

I did not serve in the US military.
After you and Gary Johnson, who is the best candidate seeking the LP nomination and why?

I have not thoroughly vetted them all and won’t speak on them until I have knowledge of their character and platforms
Who are the ideal GOP and Dem opponents from an LP presidential candidate perspective?

Ideal in terms of giving the best shot for an LP candidate probably Trump and Sanders.
Really? Not Jeb and Hillary?

That would be good too, but not the best

Trump would rip the GOP in two

Neocons might actually support a third party candidate

Sanders is unelectable and would be offputting to moderate voters
You don’t think Trump would rip the GOP in half but add part of the Dems and independents to it?

I’m not sure what you mean
Trump might realign the parties and pull new people into the GOP?

No sir. Not when his supporters are empowered and the US people see them up close.
What are his worst aspects?

White identity politics isn’t a pretty sight. Tribalism, nativism, all these things enflame a certain sector of the electorate.

He invokes national pride based on symbolism over substance.

It’s a dead end politically, and morally in my opinion.

El hombre es no conservador

said Jeb Bush
What do you think of Terry Michael’s argument that Bernie Sanders is a viable option for libertarian voters (made in reason magazine)?

I completely disagree. Sanders lies at the heart of the corruption that the United States has suffered since the height of the Progressive era

Sanders means well, but we have many well intentioned people in government whose do-gooder instincts have disastrous consequences for the rest of us

You cannot have social liberty without economic liberty. The two must go hand in hand.

Besides, he’s not honest. He betrayed Ron Paul over the audit of the fed.

When he had a chance to reach across the aisle, he slapped our hand away
Who would be better for the country and for the Democratic Party. Hillary or Biden?

For the country and the party, I think Biden is better.

I wish he could be VP for life.
If he doesn’t get his party’s nomination, would you try to get him on the Mike Gravel path?

I haven’t considered that strategy as of yet.

Politics After Dark – Austin Petersen

13 Sep
Libertarian presidential “primary” candidate Austin Petersen was interviewed by Rachel Mills, Congressman Ron Paul’s former press secretary in his Congressional office, on her internet show Politics After Dark.  He’ll be appearing later this week on Julie Borowski’s internet show.

There is no confirmation of the rumor that he and Gary Johnson have been calling each other names on Twitter.

More candidates announce – because 20+ is not enough!

10 Sep

Internet entrepreneurs John McAfee and Austin Petersen each announce presidential bids, McAfee for the Cyber Party nomination and Petersen for the Libertarian Party nomination.

Libertarians at CPAC 2015

4 Mar

Your humble blogger started going to CPAC back in 2007 (or maybe 2008?) and has attended every CPAC since.  Both in 2008 and 2015 I ran exhibit hall booths, which limited or changed my perception of what went on at CPAC.

My early CPAC attendance was due to my participation in a local DC metro Ron Paul meetup.  Mitt Romney dropped out of the Republican primaries the day before that CPAC, and the young woman who had spent a huge amount of time organizing volunteers and supplies for his booth was very angry with him.  And Ron Paul was her second choice.  So she told us to take over the booth, which we did with less than 24 hours notice (Ron Paul had, amazingly, not secured one — he was a CPAC virgin only 8 years ago).

I showed up with the only thing I had, a small business card sized brochure I was distributing for Ron Paul door to door in Maryland, and a reason magazine with Ron Paul on the cover as my only graphic for the wall behind me.  By the end of the day a full booth of volunteers had showed up and they had brought more than enough flyers, buttons, bumper stickers etc.  (A comely 22 year old man/boy asked me for that copy of reason, and when I told him I had subscribed to it since I was younger than he, and that only a few years earlier it had been a mimeographed zine, he cocked his pretty head quizzically at the word mimeograph.)  The then libertarianizing George F. Will strolled near our booth and I was able to hop out and thank him for his recent column praising Ron Paul.

CPAC has now moved out of DC, to the Gaylord National Resort on the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Maryland.  (Allegedly it outgrew the DC hotel, but the straw poll vote remains in the 3000s, down a little from its peak the last year it was in DC.  Behind the scenes people say it moved because SEIU union ‘crats were paying homeless people to hold protest signs in DC (Andrew Breitbart famously went out to confront them at his last CPAC before he passed away), but the leftover groups now can’t figure out how to transport paid protesters out to the Gaylord, where there is no subway stop.)

Back in 2008, when we did not know Rand Paul would ever run for office, Ron Paul traveled about the Wardman Marriott hotel (back in DC, where CPAC used to be, and where the International Students for Liberty Conference is now) with an entourage of Governor Gary Johnson, Judge Andrew Napolitano and constitutional lawyer Bruce Fein.  This year there was a little friction between the Rand Paul and Gary Johnson peeps, as Johnson said Paul is not a libertarian and the Libertarian Party posted an anti-Rand graphic  (below).

Since then I’ve covered CPAC – what the gays were up to, what Ann Coulter said, who won the straw poll, what the libertarians did – in my old tea party blog (which I actually started originally to cover the divisions at CPAC).

This year I was in charge of staffing a booth for Gary Johnson’s Our America Initiative, so my experience of most of CPAC 2015 consisted of running the booth and watching the actual speeches on Fox and YouTube.  (CPAC 2015 also created an app you can download, which would allow you to follow what was going on in multiple panels, happy hours, receptions, workshops and parties.) Though I did talk individually with hundreds of attendees and made it to four parties (those of the Republican Liberty Caucus, where Julie Borowski and Governor Johnson spoke, the Leadership Institute, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Rand Paul’s Young Americans for Liberty event, where Rand Paul took photos with supporters, though a third walked out when Ted Cruz spoke).

At the booth I got mainly three responses: people coming up to tell us they were libertarians (including young people who said they voted for Romney but since became libertarians and wish they had voted for Johnson), a few people critical of libertarians, and libertarians from Rand Paul’s booth coming over to give me static over the so very well timed meme posted on the Libertarian Party facebook page (and produced by the gay group Outright Libertarians), comparing Rand Paul to Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

No one had much interest in the particular items Our America had wanted us to push, about the law suit Gov. Johnson has against the presidential debate commission (I killed a tree for nothing), though LP News, Gary Johnson books and buttons, and libertarian bumper stickers were popular.  The Libertarian Party itself has not had a booth at CPAC since 2011 (see video h/t Wes Benedict). (At my first CPAC the LP booth was organized by a not fully ripened Austin Petersen, a lowly intern in the Libertarian National Committee office.)

Gary got his main publicity for faking a heart attack when debating a former, one term, Congresswoman, who said 1 in 5 pot smokers are more likely to have a heart attack from using pot.  (I wonder:  Are 1 in 5 people, those with the worst cardiac health, more likely to have a heart attack from drinking coffee, eating sweets, having sex. or walking up stairs?)

But there was other fun to be had.  reason magazine created a Grindr account to interview the gays, whose organizations (Log Cabin and GOProud) were forbidden from being sponsors – though American Atheists did sponsor CPAC – and Log Cabin director Gregory Angelo was on a panel on (gays in) Putin’s Russia.

The coverage of CPAC by conservatives typically emphasizes how “unfair” and unrepresentative it is when Rand (or Ron) Paul win the straw poll, given that many of their voters have no money and crashed in cheap hotel rooms 4 and 6 to a room and paid only $25 for a student ticket, unlike the more representative Jeb Bush or Scott Walker voters, who are older and rented a $400 a night hotel room for 3 or 4 nights and bought a platinum level $800 CPAC ticket that gets them into fancy dinners.  (Sponsors who have booths also tip the voting in that booth volunteer passes are also voting credentials.  I am pretty sure the Our America Initiative booth created 6 votes for Rand Paul.)  There is a big age divide between Rand (or Ron) Paul fans and those of the other candidates, and the Rand people are willing to walk out, boo, etc. the other politicians.

CPAC has lots of pricey or exclusive parties.  You can buy a VIP pass that gets you into everything; I bought one in 2011 and was constantly shocking the young door keepers at the more silk stocking events, when I would show up in jeans, under 60 years old, plastered with Ron Paul and libertarian buttons, looking like someone they were sure did not belong in the front row or the annual Reagan Dinner ($450 a la carte without the VIP pass).  (I used my old VIP lanyard this year with my booth pass and the CPAC 2015 staffers kept thanking me and giving me a thumbs up.)  Other exclusive events include the annual Breitbart party on Capitol Hill (I was invited once, it’s Breitbart and other bloggers, minor Fox News contributors, and anyone they thought was pretty) and Reaganpalooza, the annual party for young conservatives and conservatarians.  Rand Paul supporters and other libertarians have their own after party at a DC metro area libertarian group house, the Casa de Liberte, which isn’t strictly invite-only but does require a cover charge and ideological litmus test.

Most of what I think is interesting about CPAC this year is the tension between the Rand Paul and the LP libertarians, so I’m just going to end with quotes from around the net this week, some occasioned by the Outright meme, along with photos of people and swag from the exhibit hall (I will be adding comments and photos all week, so check back later):

Bruce P. Majors 
Washington DC

It’s sloppy and wrong. You can criticize Rand Paul for not being libertarian enough or Ron Paul for not being your kind of libertarian without saying they are like the Clintons. The posters on the LP page completely rip them for this idiocy. Someone keeps deleting my comments there.




Jeff Olson
The Midwest

I’d say he’s about 70% libertarian, versus RP’s 95% libertarian. He certainly isn’t less “anti-immigration” – something that RP in recent years has totally de-emphasized and Rand sends me emails daily protesting about (Obama’s “amnesty”). To give one illustration – Rand thought Snowden should’ve gone the “legal route” while Ron declared him to be a hero. That’s a huge litmus test right there. Rand is much more soft-spoken about the USG involvement abroad, where Ron just straightforwardly says it’s bullshit….

All that said, I like Rand a lot compared to anyone else out there.



Gregory Contreras
Baltimore MD

 It’s a false flag operation. Actually, the “libertarian party” has been infiltrated by the far left, I saw it first hand during a recent stint in NYC.


Shawn Quinn 
Lusby MD

I saw the post as the three biggest liers in the upcomeing race and all will hurt our freedoms.


Shawn McElhinney 
Oceanside CA

[In response to the claim that Rand Paul is not libertarian] Neither was Gary Johnson…until he failed to get any traction in Republican primaries in 2011.



Dan Ust
Seattle WA

…I think they’ve both been good gateway drugs, but that can go either way… I mean I’ve talked to people who’ve gone on a journey from either Paul to more radical libertarianism, but I’ve also talked to those who merely reinforced their basically conservative views, just with a wee less mainstream corporatist stance. That probably there are more of the former is either due to a sampling error (on my part) or the tone of our times (where I believe more newbies are more likely to not embrace conservatism).


Nicholas Sarwark
Denver CO

The former Governor of Florida is part of a famous Republican political family. The former Secretary of State is part of a famous Democratic political family. The junior Senator from Kentucky is part of a famous Republican political family.





David Silvers
Alexandria VA

I got their point. Rand inherited power from his father, and his father was a congressman from Texas whose high water mark was chairing a subcommittee after a few decades in office. But okay, I guess that’s just like having your dad be president




Arlington VA

Dear LP. This is how you kick yourself in the nuts.


The Woodlands TX

Rand Paul has his roots in the Libertarian party…. I will drop this page before I drop him!


Nacogdoches TX

How dumb do you have to be to include Paul with Clinton and Bush? This … has gotten childish.



Auburn ME

What are you? Stupid or something? No one would even know about the Libertarian Party if it were not for Ron and Rand Paul. In fact, childish antics like these—alienating the very liberty-minded people you need to grow your party—are the reason why no one will ever take the Libertarian Party seriously.

As a State Senator, I am the highest-elected libertarian in the state of Maine, and right now, I am ashamed to have this organization appropriate the name of my political philosophy.

Shame on you.



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By the way thanks to booth volunteers Juanita Billings, Seth Ryan Levy, Connie Harrigan Frank, Virginia state senate candidate Carl Loser, J. Todd Martinson, former Virginia Congressional candidate Jeffrey Carson, Ashley Edwards, David Valente, Diana Castillo, Kirby Myers, Libertarian National Committee vice chair Arvin Vohra, Arvin’s friend whose name I don’t know, Jason Amatuci, and Charles Peralo.  And to booth cheerleaders/lunch partners Chenelyn Barker and Krista Kirlew.

Toy Gun March Today

3 Jul
Mission Statement
The Toy Gun March is a gathering of liberty loving people and their families to promote responsible gun ownership, private charity and to bring public perception of gun owners into a better light.

In order to best communicate the importance of 2nd Amendment rights to the citizens of the District of Columbia, Freedom Fighters around the globe will descend on Washington D.C. armed with toy guns on July 3rd, 2013.
Activists are encouraged to bring fake pistols with orange tips, water guns, nerf guns, anything peaceful to make a statement about our 2nd amendment rights. Due to the fact that it is currently illegal to carry a loaded firearm into the District of Columbia, we liberty lovers have decided to tweak the nose of big government and show Obama what a clown he is for trying to restrict our natural rights. Join us as we march on DC fully armed with toy guns!

We’re locked and loaded for a great event on July 3rd at 9AM. Participants for the march will be expected to adhere to certain structural guidelines in order to provide for our safety and security during the event. If you have any questions about any of the items below, please feel free to ask. We want everyone involved to have a safe and fun event.

The Plan:

The Toy Gun March begins at 9AM on Wednesday, July 3rd. If you are planning on parking, there is paid parking in the Arlington Memorial Cemetary lot near the bridge. That is where we will meet with the Toys for Tots representative who will take our toy donations so that we don’t have to carry them across the bridge.

We will then assemble on the North side of Memorial Drive by 9:15 where we will meet our escort from the National Park Service. The NPS will inspect all realistic looking guns to ensure that they are in compliance. Remember, AIRSOFT guns are NOT permitted. Realistic looking toy guns with orange tips are permitted. After the inspections are complete, we will then begin our march across the Arlington Memorial Bridge by 9:30AM at the latest. Participants are strongly urged NOT to point guns at officers or squirt them. They are acting as our security and we should treat them with respect. This is also important because it is possible that a lot of anti-gun social democrats are looking for any opportunity to paint us in a bad light. You can squirt me all you want, but please be respectful of the park police who are going out of their way to provide us with adequate security.

There will be camera crews and media at the event. Participants are urged not to talk to the media as the Toy Gun Martials will be designated to handling the press in order to keep us on message. (Pro-gun, Private charity). Toy Gun Martials will be able to be identified by wearing an American flag bandanna on their arms. These are the people you should direct questions to if you need anything.

Please keep an eye on children. The National Park Service officers will be on hand to direct traffic, but we need to be vigilant to make sure that no children end up running into traffic or being harmed as we cross into Washington D.C.

Also remember, there will not be an option for refills of your water guns during the march until we arrive at the destination. It is a good idea to bring some fun “lights & sounds” guns (with orange tips) as backup should you quickly run out of water ammunition. It also would make sense to have a canteen, camelbak, or water bottle refill on your person in case you get hot, or need to make an emergency ammo refill while on the march.

The Route: We will cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge on the North side and cross around the Lincoln Memorial, proceeding around the Lincoln Memorial and down Constitution blvd. We will arrive at the Washington Monument at the corner of Constitution and 14th Street where the rally will begin at 10:30AM.

The Rally: When we arrive at 10:30AM, people who do not wish to participate in the march can meet up at the rally at this point to enjoy a day of games and fun with friends and family. Elderly or the very young can meet us at the corner of Constitution and 14th at 10:30AM and bring a toy to give to charity. The Toys for Tots representative will be there and the newcomers to the event can then give their donations to the SSgt who will take them for us. It is at this point that we will be able to begin refilling our water guns from a 160 gallon tank that will be standing by. Then after facepainting for anyone who wishes is complete, we will stage a braveheart style gun battle that will be filmed for the cameras. After that is complete, we will then break up into activities for the day including kickball and ultimate frisbee or any random watergun fight that you find yourself falling into. At 2PM the official event ends but people can come and go as they please at anytime of course.

What to bring: Donation of toys, books, art supplies, stuffed animals, board games, anything unopened for Toys for Tots.

For yourself: Water guns, Toy Guns with orange tips, festive attire, sunscreen and a sense of humor!

Thanks everyone! If you haven’t already, please donate to the event atwww.toygunmarch.com and encourage others to do so! Even $5 goes a long way for underprivileged kids. If you have friends in the media, please send them the attached press kit and encourage them to blog or do a story on the event and encourage everyone to bring cameras as well.

As always, if you have questions please ask. Looking forward to seeing you July 3rd!

Permitting Process is complete! We are cleared for launch!

Toy Gun March

3 Jul
The Toy Gun March is a gathering of liberty loving people and their families to promote responsible gun ownership, private charity and to bring public perception of gun owners into a better light.

In order to best communicate the importance of 2nd Amendment rights to the citizens of the District of Columbia, Freedom Fighters around the globe will descend on Washington D.C. armed with toy guns on July 3rd, 2013.

Activists are encouraged to bring fake pistols with orange tips, water guns, nerf guns, anything peaceful to make a statement about our 2nd amendment rights. Due to the fact that it is currently illegal to carry a loaded firearm into the District of Columbia, we liberty lovers have decided to tweak the nose of big government and show Obama what a clown he is for trying to restrict our natural rights. Join us as we march on DC fully armed with toy guns!

We’re locked and loaded for a great event on July 3rd at 9AM. Participants for the march will be expected to adhere to certain structural guidelines in order to provide for our safety and security during the event. If you have any questions about any of the items below, please feel free to ask. We want everyone involved to have a safe and fun event.

The Plan:

The Toy Gun March begins at 9AM on Wednesday, July 3rd. If you are planning on parking, there is paid parking in the Arlington Memorial Cemetary lot near the bridge. That is where we will meet with the Toys for Tots representative who will take our toy donations so that we don’t have to carry them across the bridge.

We will then assemble on the North side of Memorial Drive by 9:15 where we will meet our escort from the National Park Service. The NPS will inspect all realistic looking guns to ensure that they are in compliance. Remember, AIRSOFT guns are NOT permitted. Realistic looking toy guns with orange tips are permitted. After the inspections are complete, we will then begin our march across the Arlington Memorial Bridge by 9:30AM at the latest. Participants are strongly urged NOT to point guns at officers or squirt them. They are acting as our security and we should treat them with respect. This is also important because it is possible that a lot of anti-gun social democrats are looking for any opportunity to paint us in a bad light. You can squirt me all you want, but please be respectful of the park police who are going out of their way to provide us with adequate security.

There will be camera crews and media at the event. Participants are urged not to talk to the media as the Toy Gun Martials will be designated to handling the press in order to keep us on message. (Pro-gun, Private charity). Toy Gun Martials will be able to be identified by wearing an American flag bandanna on their arms. These are the people you should direct questions to if you need anything.

Please keep an eye on children. The National Park Service officers will be on hand to direct traffic, but we need to be vigilant to make sure that no children end up running into traffic or being harmed as we cross into Washington D.C.

Also remember, there will not be an option for refills of your water guns during the march until we arrive at the destination. It is a good idea to bring some fun “lights & sounds” guns (with orange tips) as backup should you quickly run out of water ammunition. It also would make sense to have a canteen, camelbak, or water bottle refill on your person in case you get hot, or need to make an emergency ammo refill while on the march.

The Route: We will cross the Arlington Memorial Bridge on the North side and cross around the Lincoln Memorial, proceeding around the Lincoln Memorial and down Constitution blvd. We will arrive at the Washington Monument at the corner of Constitution and 14th Street where the rally will begin at 10:30AM.

The Rally: When we arrive at 10:30AM, people who do not wish to participate in the march can meet up at the rally at this point to enjoy a day of games and fun with friends and family. Elderly or the very young can meet us at the corner of Constitution and 14th at 10:30AM and bring a toy to give to charity. The Toys for Tots representative will be there and the newcomers to the event can then give their donations to the SSgt who will take them for us. It is at this point that we will be able to begin refilling our water guns from a 160 gallon tank that will be standing by. Then after facepainting for anyone who wishes is complete, we will stage a braveheart style gun battle that will be filmed for the cameras. After that is complete, we will then break up into activities for the day including kickball and ultimate frisbee or any random watergun fight that you find yourself falling into. At 2PM the official event ends but people can come and go as they please at anytime of course.

What to bring: Donation of toys, books, art supplies, stuffed animals, board games, anything unopened for Toys for Tots.

For yourself: Water guns, Toy Guns with orange tips, festive attire, sunscreen and a sense of humor!

Thanks everyone! If you haven’t already, please donate to the event atwww.toygunmarch.com and encourage others to do so! Even $5 goes a long way for underprivileged kids. If you have friends in the media, please send them the attached press kit and encourage them to blog or do a story on the event and encourage everyone to bring cameras as well.

As always, if you have questions please ask. Looking forward to seeing you July 3rd!

Permitting Process is complete! We are cleared for launch!