... is scheduled
as the guest speaker for the 177th meeting of the Karl Hess Club, to convene
on March 16, 2009
The KHC will present the third Samuel
Edward Konkin III Memorial Chauntecleer. (Not counting the original
award SEK3 presented to Chauntecleer Michael Green.) The ceremony
will include a reading of the citation for this year's award, and a presentation
of the award plaque.
Hargrave and J. Kent Hastings on "A Nuclear Iran"
Howard Hinman moderates this two-person
panel. What is Iran's nuclear capacity? How will an Iranian
Bomb affect regional stability? What of Iran's internal stresses?
What is a proper foreign policy approach to Iran? Is there a problem?
If so, what are the possible military and non-military solutions?
Howard will give a short history
of US/Iran "governmental relations" and an overview of Just
War theory. Deake will take the position that Iran should be
attacked and/or invaded. Kent will oppose this. Followed by
an audience Q&A.
Hinman, Hargrave, and Hastings
Howard Hinman has moderated several
panels at the KHC, and been a speaker. A professional corporate paralegal,
Howard holds a Bachelor's degree from Cal State Fullerton and is a Toastmasters
International member since 1983.
Howard is training to work on the
New Hope Crisis Hotline. His latest passion is pattern dancing. Deake Hargrave specializes in organizing
conventions, start-up businesses, and institutions. He's recruited
trained sales, marketing, and management personnel for businesses and institutions,
from restaurants to real estate, trade shows, charities, and religious
and political groups.
In real estate, Deake was awarded
Salesman of the Year. He was a founding partner and chairman of Park
Place Enterprises, Inc. In the dot com 1990s, he was VP of Sales
Immersive Interface Technologies, creating motion platforms and user-friendly
interface systems for advertising, marketing, and promotion. Clientele
included General Motors, Coca-Cola, the Atlanta Olympics, Sega, Sony, and
J. Kent Hastings is is one of the
Founders of the KHC. He's often addressed the club, participated
in previous panels, served as host, and facilitated programs.
He is the original Cypher Punk and
has served as "Ol' Doc Technical" on numerous productions. His biography
is at Permakent.com.