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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

Our next CCRC General Meeting is on Tuesday, Sep 21. 5:45 p.m. Social / 6:30 p.m. Meeting. Free Refreshments in back of room.

Standish Municipal Office, Rte 35, 175 Northeast Road, Standish
(From Rte 25, drive on Rte 35 toward Windham. Town hall is a short distance on the right.)


* The focus of the meeting will be to "unpack" Question 1 on the ballot on November 2nd. We'll have speakers presenting some excellent analysis about the issues. This is a "you'll want to attend" meeting! As a reference, Question 1 states:

Citizen Initiative
"Do you want to ban the construction of high-impact electric transmission lines in the Upper Kennebec Region and to require the Legislature to approve all other such projects anywhere in Maine, both retroactively to 2020, and to require the Legislature, retroactively to 2014, to approve by a two-thirds vote such projects using public land?"

Events

EVENT: Defending America: The Present Threat to Freedom
Cumberland County Virtual Golf Tournament
Lincoln Club Dinner with Senator Susan Collins as Keynote Speaker, Fri, 2/7/2020