Reason and Gary Johnson at Smokin' Betty's in Philadelphia on May 12!


Please join the East Coast staff of Reason for a reception at Smokin' Betty's in Philadelphia on May 12 featuring Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico and honorary chairman of the Our America Initiative.

In 2003, Johnson climbed Mt. Everest just a few months after busting his leg in a skiing accident. That's a feat less inspiring than his record as governor: Johnson vetoed 750 bills and never raised taxes in eight years. He is outspoken on issues ranging from the deficit to the war on drugs to Afghanistan and Iraq. He is frequently mentioned as a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2012. The Our America initiative is dedicated to advancing the public debate on national issues including civil liberties, free enterprise, limited government, and traditional American values.

The event begins at 7pm and will feature generous drink specials throughout the evening. Smokin' Betty's is located at 116 South 11th Street, near the corner of 11th and Sansom Streets. Please RSVP by sending an email to to reserve your space.

Who: Gary Johnson, Honorary Chairman of the Our America Initiative

What: Drinks and Discussion

When: Wednesday, May 12 from 7 – 9 PM

Where: Smokin' Betty's at 116 South 11th Street in Philadelphia

Hope to see you there!