I'm sure you've heard stories about musical groups who struggle for years, playing in backwater bars, until suddenly they become "an overnight success". I am hoping that 2012 is the year I finally go from rags to riches, and I may end up owing all of it to R.J. Harris who is seeking the Libertarian Party's nomination for President of the United States. There are currently fourteen people who have thrown their hat into that political fight, and my next newsletter article asks your opinion on this multi-faceted argument.
Several weeks ago, a close and trusted friend called me requesting that I give Mr. Harris a call. He explained that he is from Oklahoma, that he was running for president, and that he wanted me to teach my Constitution class as part of his campaign strategy. I was subsequently called by one of his staff members who explained that the goal was to attract "at least one hundred students" to my class. I wish I had a dollar for every person who has made that promise. I have been disappointed so many times in the past that my reflexive thought process is, "Yeah, yeah, yeah. When pigs fly!". No one hates to be wrong more than I do, but I may soon become a true believer.
Kaye Beach is the woman responsible for this event, and when I called to ask where this class was to be held, I couldn't believe my ears. She had just reserved the floor of the State House in Okalahoma City! I asked her twice to make sure that I understood her correctly. Barring any unforseen circumstances, on Saturday, January 14th I will be standing behind the same lecturn used by the Speaker of the House.
But wait! You also get the ginsu knives!
The plan keeps getting better. State Representative, Charles Key, is doing his best to make sure that a large percentage of Oklahoma's legislative body is in attendance! Make that PAID attendance. BE STILL MY HEART! I feel like I've been breathing nitrous oxide when I think about the possibilites. I am already planning to have this session professionally recorded, and I will offer it in DVD format shortly thereafter. As soon as the class is over, while the seats are still warm, I will mail out letters to each of the 49 other states inviting them to host a class - so they are not out done by Oklahoma. We wouldn't want any state to appear unpatriotic now, would we?
Sheriff Mack is making every effort to help county sheriffs understand their oath of office, and their responsibility to defend the Constitution, Add to that a nation of state legislatures who understand that power flows from them to Washington, and life in the United States could look very different to what we're experiencing now. Things are definitely looking up. Those of us who have been fighting for Liberty for many years have a tendency to be cynical and short tempered, but there are many signs that things are about to change significantly for the better. Either way, this is a very exciting time to be alive.
Here is the content of the eMail distributed by the Harris campaign. You can also download a copy of the flyer here.
Introduction to the Constitution
a fundamental explanation of the philosophy of Liberty
Taught by Michael Badnarik
Hosted by Oklahoma State Representative Charles Key
January 14, 2012 9AM - 6PM
House Chamber at the Oklahoma State Capitol
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
150.00 per student (or 4 oz of .999 fine silver)
Each student receives an autographed copy of Good to be King, which is used as the text for the class. Reserve your spot now.
Contact Howard Houchen at 580-317-5058 or email Houchen2010@gmail.com or
Kaye Beach at 405-818-3224 or email email@example.com for tickets.
Put "Constitution Class" in the subject line if using email.