Category Archives: Monthly Meetings

March 5, 2019 Meeting – Christopher Rufo on Homelessness and Seattle Politics

Please join ERC at the Red Lion Bellevue at 6PM on March 5 when our speaker will be Christopher Rufo.  A Discovery Institute Research Fellow, filmmaker, and writer focused on cities, inequality, and social capital, Christopher has directed four documentaries for PBS … Continue reading

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February 5, 2019 Meeting – State of the Union!

Late Breaking Change! Please join ERC at the Red Lion Bellevue at 6PM on February 5 to watch President Donald Trump deliver the State of the Union Address from the House chamber in Washington DC. We’ll have a light dinner, … Continue reading

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January 8, 2019 Meeting – Kirby Wilbur and Annual Business Meeting

Please join ERC at the Red Lion Bellevue at 6PM on January 8 when our speaker will be Kirby Wilbur for a retrospective on 2018 and the lessons learned. He will also offer a look ahead in 2019, including the … Continue reading

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October 2, 2018 Meeting – Business and the Regulatory State

Our speaker for the October 2nd meeting with be Gary Smith, Executive Director of the Redmond-based Independent Business Association. IBA is the largest broad-based small business organization based in Washington State, helping over 4200 small business owners. IBA publishes the monthly Small … Continue reading

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September 4, 2018 Meeting – Fixing a Broken Education System

When a free and prosperous nation has citizens voting for socialists, tearing down historical monuments, and violently disrupting free speech, then something is broken. Please join us on September 4 when the topic will be “Fixing a Broken Education System.” … Continue reading

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No August Meeting — Enjoy Your Summer!

Thanks to the more than 90 people who joined us at the ERC Picnic on July 10 and the sell-out crowd for the showing of “Death of a Nation” on July 31! We had a great time and hope you … Continue reading

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June 5, 2018 Meeting – Public-Sector Labor Unions and the First Amendment

Public-sector unions use compulsory dues to elect Democrat candidates, support liberal causes, and bargain for salaries, pensions and accommodations not available to most of the taxpayers who are forced to pay for them. The Supreme Court is about to rule … Continue reading

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May 1, 2018 Meeting – Property Rights and Gun Rights

The May 1, 2018 monthly meeting of Eastside Republican Club will continue our focus from last month on fundamental civil and human rights with a discussion on Property Rights and Gun Rights, including how they are threatened in our current political … Continue reading

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April 3, 2018 Meeting – First Amendment Freedoms Panel

The April 3, 2018 monthly dinner meeting of Eastside Republican Club will feature a panel discussion on all five Freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — freedom of religion, speech, the press, assembly, and to petition … Continue reading

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March 6, 2018 Meeting – Former Police Chief Bill Cooper on Terrorism, Active Shooter Situations, and Winning Elections in Democrat-controlled Districts

On March 6, the Club welcomes back Bill Cooper. Mr. Cooper is a retired Chief of Police, who served in senior management in Corporate Security at Microsoft and T-Mobile before becoming a professor at Northwest University.  Bill holds an MBA … Continue reading

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