Videos: “Why Socialism Would Destroy America’s Economy & Freedoms”
Dec 7, 2019
Here's a video of a speech I gave on November 20th in Windham, Maine on “Why Socialism Would Destroy America’s Economy & Freedoms.” I've also linked to videos of the other speakers (Congressman Bruce Poliquin, José Mayoral, Dr. Demi Kouzounas, and Joe Reagan) and the full program.
>> The essay upon which this speech was based is here.
Here's my speech:
YouTube: https://youtu.be/tLznfvn4ucU or below:
The videos of the other speakers and the video of the full event are at this link:
Fifty-two Republican and conservative groups and leaders hosted a public event on the topic “Why Socialism Would Destroy America’s Economy & Freedoms” at the Windham Veterans Center, Windham, Maine, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Co-hosted by the Gray and Windham Republican Town Committees, the event had a broad range of co-sponsorship, including the Maine GOP, the Republican County Committees of Cumberland, York, Androscoggin, and Oxford, as well as thirty-one additional Republican Town Committees, six conservative nonprofits, and four current and former Maine State Representatives.
WGAN Radio was a Media Partner of the event and the Emcee for the evening was Joe Reagan, a WGAN Guest Host of “Inside Maine” and a Morning News Contributor. Reagan is a retired Army Captain who served in Afghanistan with military intelligence, where he was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart.
The keynote speaker for the evening was former Second District Republican Congressman Bruce Poliquin. Poliquin served in Congress from 2015 until 2019, and was the Maine State Treasurer from 2010 until 2012.
Poliquin’s speech was preceded by two introductory speakers.
The first speaker was Peter Falkenberg Brown, the Chairman of the Gray Republican Committee. Brown is a Portland native, a conservative writer and author, and the host of the YouTube video channel “Love, Freedom, & the World” at https://www.youtube.com/user/significatofilms/videos.
The second speaker was Mr. José Mayoral. Mayoral is a conservative businessman from Venezuela living in York, Maine. He was a witness to Socialism’s destruction of Venezuela’s economy and his family’s business that employed hundreds of people, and presented a warning to Americans to not go down that road.
The final speaker of the evening was Dr. Demi Kouzounas, the Chairperson of the Maine GOP. Kouzounas presented a report on the state of the Maine GOP's election efforts leading up to 2020.
Around 100 people attended.
Peter Falkenberg Brown is passionate about writing, publishing, public speaking and film. He hopes that someday he can live up to his favorite motto: “Expressing God’s kind and compassionate love in all directions, every second of every day, creates an infinitely expanding sphere of heart.”
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