In a laissez-faire society, there could exist no public institution with the power to forcefully protect people from themselves. From other people (criminals), yes. From one's own self, no.”  --  Karl Hess

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Founded on April 30, 1994 by Samuel Edward Konkin III, J. Kent Hastings, Brad Linaweaver and Mike Everling. If you wish to learn more about Karl Hess, please consult his autobiography.


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The Karl Hess Club is a Los Angeles based libertarian supper club that meets each month on the third Monday at Dinah's Family Restaurant, 6521 Sepulveda Blvd. (at Centinela), Culver City. Phone: (310) 645-0456.

Dinner starts at 5 p.m., though you may arrive earlier. If so, please state that you are with the KHC so the club gets credit for your custom. Minimum for attendees is $10.00 plus a $5.00 cover to the club (which, with notice, may vary upward by program). Attendees must observe the minimum restaurant order. Order off the menu and pay your own tab.

At 8:00 p.m., the KHC adjourns.

Regular Schedule

  4:00 p.m.  Gathering Time
  5:00 p.m.  Dinner (order from menu)
  5:30 p.m.  Announcements 
  6:00 p.m.  Speaker 
  7:30 p.m.  Q & A 
  8:00 p.m.  Adjournment from Dinah's


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    Meeting Schedule

* November 20, 2023, Tony Moon on "Alliances and Coalitions Essential for Positive Action."

* December 18, 2023, Philip Young on "Turning Point USA."

* January 15, 2023, Jaak Treiman on "NATO, Europe, and the World."

* February 19, 2024, Karl Hess IV on "My Father, Karl Hess"

* March 18, 2024, Rick Newcombe on "Creators and the Impact of Political Cartoons."

The Karl Hess Club, its organizers, associates, vendors, and participants assume no liability for any loss or injury suffered by anyone due to his or her attendance to, or participation in, any KHC proceedings. Your continued participation and loyal support of the KHC is appreciated and gratefully acknowledged by your humble servant, Senior Facilitator Mike Everling. Thank you.

Who Was Karl Hess?

The KHC was named in honor of libertarian philosopher Karl Hess. Learn more about him in his autobiography.

Some of the writings of KHC co-founder Samuel E. Konkin III may be found in New Libertarian Manifesto and Agorist Class Theory.

Learn more about the Karl Hess Club in this Hollywood Investigator report.