... is scheduled
as the guest speaker for the 176th meeting of the Karl Hess Club, to convene
on February 16, 2009.
on "Foreign Policy: Achilles's Heel of the LP?"
Bruce Cohen will discuss libertarian
foreign policy, long a source of divisiveness among libertarians. He will
focus on Israel, including an analysis of the recent Gaza War.
Bruce is a real estate agent specializing
in residential property, licensed in 1979. His private sector experience
includes retail sales management and training, customer relations, purchasing,
human resources and marketing. He's been a small business owner and employer
most of his life.
Bruce attended Orange Coast and Saddleback
Community Colleges. He's a firearms enthusiast and safety advocate, and
a fundraiser for charitable and political groups. His interests include fitness, nutrition,
bicycle riding, working out at the gym, travel, food, and culture. He speaks
Spanish, some Japanese, and a few essential words in other languages.
Bruce has run for office as a Libertarian
several times, getting national news coverage in his three Congressional
runs. He's campaigned for Judge Jim Gray for Senate, Art Olivier for Governor,
Ron Paul for President, Wayne Allyn Root for President, Bob Barr for President,
Michael Badnarik for President, Andy Favor for Assembly, and other LP candidates.
He writes and edits speeches and
articles for nationally known Libertarians and the LP. He was editor of
Freedom for several years, and has served on the LPC Executive Committee.
He has a website and blog.
ADDENDUM: A recording of Cohen's
KHC talk may be found