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Video: Free Speech, Hate Speech, & Censorship: Winning the 2020 Elections

The first speaker was Peter Falkenberg Brown, the Chairman of the Gray Republican Committee. The essay from which his speech was birthed can be viewed here.

Sep 7, 2019

Event: Free Speech, Hate Speech, & Censorship: Winning the 2020 ElectionsThis is a video of an event co-hosted by the Gray and Cumberland Republican Town Committees in Maine, and co-sponsored by 32 additional town committees, conservative nonprofits, and leaders.

The event was on August 15, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the West Cumberland Community Hall in Cumberland, Maine. It was very well attended -- a packed room, with between 60 and 70 people.

The video is below this text.

The 3 speakers were:

Matt Gagnon, CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center

Charlie Honkonen, President of the Maine Federation of College Republicans

Peter Falkenberg Brown, Chairman of the Gray Republican Committee

==== ORDER OF PROGRAM:

  • Welcome: Natalie Edmiston: Minute: 0:00 - 3 minutes
  • Welcome: Peter Falkenberg Brown: Minute: 3:25 - 5 minutes
  • Speech: Peter Falkenberg Brown: Minute: 8:14 - 29 minutes
  • Q&A: Peter Falkenberg Brown: Minute: 37:14 - 8 minutes
  • Speech: Charlie Honkonen: Minute: 45:40 - 22 minutes
  • Q&A: Charlie Honkonen: Minute: 1:07:14 - 7 minutes
  • Speech: Matt Gagnon: Minute: 1:14:07 - 19 minutes
  • Q&A: Matt Gagnon: Minute: 1:33:34 - 9 minutes
  • People's Veto: Rep Heidi Sampson: Minute: 1:42:16 - 3 minutes
  • Q&A: Peter, Charlie, Matt: Minute: 1:45:27 - 16 minutes
  • Raffle: Rep Sue Austin: Minute: 2:01:17 - 2 minutes (sped up 5,000 times)

For more info on the three speakers, visit their websites:

http://peterfalkenbergbrown.com

https://www.facebook.com/UMaineCR/

https://mainepolicy.org/

You can watch the video on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNo2u3_qx7I

or below:

 

Peter Falkenberg Brown is a native of Portland. He's the Chairman of the Gray Republican Committee and is the Info/Web Committee Chair for the CCRC.

He's passionate about writing, publishing, public speaking and film. He's also a website programmer.

http://peterfalkenbergbrown.com

 

Next CCRC General Meeting

Next Tuesday, November 16th, 5:45 p.m. Social / 6:30 p.m. Meeting

2nd Floor: Moody's Collision Center, Gorham, 200 Narragansett St., Gorham
Doors will be open and food available beginning at 5:45 pm.

NOTE:
In lieu of a speaker presentation, the Committee will take up the bylaw amendments which have been worked on by the Executive Committee for several months.  There are significant changes being proposed, including calculating the number of municipal representatives, composition of the Executive Committee,  and Standing and AD Hoc Committees. Please review these amendments in advance of the meeting.

Details regarding food:
There will be a catered sandwich, salad, and dessert available for $15 per person. If you will be joining us for social time and eating at the meeting, please reply to Annalee (azr5209@aol.com).

Drinks will NOT be provided. You are welcome to bring your own (including alcohol if you wish).