What do Libertarians Believe in? Libertarian Andrew Hunt, Candidate for Governor

Let's talk about what Libertarians believe in and how the Libertarian solutions to problems are different from solutions sometimes proposed by Republicans and Democrats.

Andrew Hunt, the Libertarian Party's candidate for Governor, will be the presenter. There will be a question and answer period after Andrew Hunt's presentation. 

Hear about some the Libertarian solutions to problems such as how to create more and better paying jobs, better education, and Atlanta traffic.

As founder and former CEO of a leading nanotechnology company, Andrew Hunt knows the importance of a highly educated work force. He started nGimat as a “one man operation” and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer for twenty years. He developed commercial relationships with industry-leading companies as well as research partnerships with key government agencies. As a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology, he has proudly represented Georgia in numerous national and international forums where leaders from around the world collaborate to solve the most complex challenges on the planet. Andrew is the published author of four book chapters and more than fifty scientific papers. He is also an inventor, with more than fifty patents proposed, pending, or issued.

Doors open at 7 to order dinner, official start at 7:30, you can show up late, we understand traffic and work get in the way.  The menu is here: www.alphasoda.com

The restaurant is 1.5 miles north of GA Hwy 400 (exit 9).

We're an eclectic group that meets to respectfully exchange ideas about controversial topics. 

Our group is more focused on learning and hearing different view points than winning a debate. We try to keep the discussion respectful and encourage devil's advocates. It's a chance to talk with and learn from people you would never meet in your existing circles. The conversations are moderated to keep things friendly.

The rules are pretty simple: be nice, brief and on topic.

There is a $1 optional charge to help cover the cost of the meetup group ($144 / year), and buy speakers beers & dinner when we have them.

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  • Jay W.

    Andrew Hunt gave a great presentation, has got the background & personality to make a difference in GA as governor.

    1 · May 27

    • Christine

      I have to comment as well. The idea that your vote is thrown away is simply not possible as long as Georgia requires 50% +1 to win. Let me explain. If candidate A achieves a majority with 50%+1 votes, then it makes no difference how candidate B and C divided up the remaining votes -- candidate A still wins. Giving your vote to candidate C did not change the outcome. If you had given your vote to candidate B, it would not have changed the fact that candidate A still has the majority. If no one achieves a 50%+1 majority, then there is a run-off in which you get a chance to vote for your second choice, or perhaps vote a second time for your first choice. Taking votes from one candidate to vote for another does not help a third candidate win -- that third candidate was either going to win regardless or he is forced into a run-off. So you are never throwing away your vote win you vote your conscience. You are, however, sending a message, that will not go unheard.

      1 · May 28

    • Christine

      Part 2: When Libertarians start pulling 10-15% of the vote, we become a large enough voting block to swing an election and both sides will realize that they need our votes to win. They will shift policy to woo us. If policy changes in the direction of more freedom, then we win regardless of who is elected.

      1 · May 28

  • Carmen

    Enjoyed the meeting. Found it informative.

    May 28

  • Al R.

    It was extremely interesting. I liked what I heard.

    May 27

  • Jen

    need to cancel. Work got out of hand this afternoon.

    May 27

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to cancel. Unanticipated work demand. Hope you will let me know of future events.

    May 22

  • Carmen

    It's next week, not tomorrow!

    May 20

  • Same

    Sorry but Alpharetta is like going to another state from downtown Decatur

    1 · May 20

  • Carmen

    14 minutes can turn to 60 minutes in Atlanta traffic in a heartbeat! We'll be there -- it's a great location for us. Can't wait to try the food as well as the conversation.

    May 19

  • Mo

    Would love to attend this but its practically in another state for me.

    May 16

    • Jay W.

      The event is located 14 minutes north of I-285.

      May 19

    • Larry

      At the risk of coming off as a nerd, I'd like to comment that a minute is not a measure of distance. It means nothing unless you are talking about a minute of angle of Longitude or Latitude, which I'm pretty sure this was not the intention here.

      May 19

  • Steve R.

    Very intriguing topic. Not a great location, for me.

    1 · May 16

    • Jay W.

      The food makes up for the location! They have a daily selection of 15+ vegetables! I have eaten at this restaurant for 20 years.

      2 · May 16

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