September 6th, 2016 IRC Meeting
- Aaron James event
- BPL cryptoparty
- Somerville cryptoparty
Aaron James Campaign
- Going door-to-door
Freedom Rally will be 9/17-18. We will have a table. Volunteer signup form. Emailed supporters. Need to call volunteers.
Discussion of Ballot Measures
Rock Against the TPP - Boston
Fight for the Future's Rock Against the TPP will be in Boston on October 7th. Suggest we endorse it.
PirateCon Recording Status
November Run for local office conference
The objective is to teach people to run for local office. There will be sessions on:
- running for representative town meeting
- running for town-wide and city elections
- what you can accomplish in local office.
Jokeefe is reaching out to a host in Worcester. First attempt failed, but trying a different contact.
- 9/17-18, Freedom Rally Table. Volunteer signup
- 9/28, 6-9pm, Somerville Cryptoparty, 577 Somerville Ave., Somerville
- Democracy/IT meeting
- WMass Cryptoparty
- How to file a FOIA request by Maya Shaffer
- 11/12, 12:30-5pm, Running for local office conference, Democracy Center, Harvard Sq., Cambridge
- jokeefe (James O’Keefe, Somerville)
- bluestreak (Lucia Fiero)
- srevilak (Steve Revilak, Arlington)
- Kendra (Kendra Moyer, Highland Park, MI)
- moses (Moses Sukin, West Tisbury MA)
Aaron James campaign event from Aug 30th. We have audio, but it's not up yet. Overall, the event seemed to go well.
BPL cryptoparty went well. They'd like us to come back again. We may also get the opportunity to do cryptoparties at other BPL branches.
Aaron James campaign door-to-door.
If you can table with us at Freedom rally, please sign up. Friday night setup should be covered, but we'll need help on Saturday and Sunday.
Ballot Measures. Steve will put together a web form with a poll.
Rock against the TPP. 4-0 vote in favor of supporting. Endorsement passes.
21:07 < jokeefe> agenda - https://masspirates.org/wiki/September_6th,_2016_IRC_Meeting 21:07 < jokeefe> ids 21:07 < papegaai> Title: September 6th, 2016 IRC Meeting - Mass Pirate Wiki (at masspirates.org) 21:07 < jokeefe> James O’Keefe, Somerville 21:07 < srevilak> Steve Revilak, Arlington 21:07 < Kendra> Kendra Moyer, Highland Park, MI 21:08 < moses> Moses Sukin, West Tisbury MA 21:08 < Bluestreak> Lucia Fiero 21:08 < jokeefe> Review 21:09 < jokeefe> Aaron James event 21:09 < jokeefe> See the audio is up 21:09 < srevilak> jokeefe: not from last week's event (there's audio from earlier events) 21:10 < jokeefe> ah ok. 21:11 < jokeefe> From what I saw it seemed to go well. Other impressions? 21:11 < srevilak> Agreed, seemed to go well 21:15 < jokeefe> the BPL cryptoparty went well. I’ll put the notes up at https://masspirates.org/wiki/index.php?title=2016_Event_Notes. Emailed them out to the cryptoparty list 21:15 < jokeefe> They would like us to come back in the Fall 21:15 < Bluestreak> It is the fall! 21:15 < Bluestreak> October? 21:16 < Bluestreak> Same branch? 21:16 < Bluestreak> (of the BPL) 21:17 < jokeefe> Likely, though they said that they would suggest the idea of a cryptoparty to other libraries. 21:18 < Bluestreak> Who is the contact person, you, jokeefe? 21:18 < jokeefe> yes 21:18 < jokeefe> Haven’t heard how the Parts & Crafts cryptoparty went. did you get a chance to go, srevilak? 21:19 < srevilak> No, wasn't able to make it. 21:20 < jokeefe> thanks 21:20 < jokeefe> Projects - Aaron James campaign is going door-to-door 21:21 < jokeefe> Freedom Rally - If you plan to help, please sign up at https://masspirates.org/crew/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=17 21:21 < papegaai> Title: Table with us at the Freedom Rally | Mass Pirates Crew (at masspirates.org) 21:22 < jokeefe> I will get an email out by Thu. morning 21:22 < jokeefe> Looks like setup is covered 21:23 < Bluestreak> Jason isn 21:23 < Bluestreak> nt logged on IRC, but I can tell you he is recruiting FR coverage 21:24 < jokeefe> thanks 21:25 < jokeefe> Discussion of Ballot Measures 21:26 < jokeefe> See: http://piratepad.net/r7PEC7Winx 21:26 < papegaai> Title: PiratePad: r7PEC7Winx (at piratepad.net) 21:27 < Bluestreak> Personally I am strongly against charter schools, strongly for legal weed, and have no pref on other two 21:29 < jokeefe> My suggestion is to setup a poll so people beyond IRC can give their input 21:29 < jokeefe> Though Question 4 agrees with our stated position in favor of legalization 21:29 < jokeefe> Other opinions? 21:30 < srevilak> I think a poll makes sense 21:30 < Bluestreak> Agreed 21:31 < srevilak> I can put a web form together tomorrow night 21:32 < Kendra> You might look at some of the tax revenue benefits to some states and drop in Medicare claims 21:33 < Kendra> Fewer arrests etc 21:33 < jokeefe> Should we use the statements in the MA voting guide? 21:35 < Kendra> It could be a part of a list of issues or campaigns and causes the Pirates support 21:36 < jokeefe> not sure what you mean 21:37 < Kendra> Maybe I don't either, I was answering about the voter's guide which might include many issues 21:39 < Kendra> Also I'm not there so I'lll pipe down 21:39 < jokeefe> Well the secretary of state’s voter guide isn’t up, so it is rather moot to include it ;-) 21:39 < Bluestreak> It’s OK to have an opinion from out of state on the matter IMO 21:40 < Bluestreak> There certainly is a lot of out of state money coming on all matters 21:40 < Bluestreak> So out-of-state opinions matter too 21:41 < Bluestreak> Enough states legalize weed, we could end prohibition all together. 21:41 < Kendra> I just see less problems here with the medical marijuana legalized and less street crime 21:42 < Kendra> There is no limit on dispesaries though, yet 21:42 < jokeefe> Guess we could just summarize what the measures say 21:43 < jokeefe> anyone up for summarizing any of the questions? 21:46 < jokeefe> Well if you want to, email me, srevilak or the list 21:46 < jokeefe> Rock Against the TPP - Boston 21:46 < jokeefe> Evan contacted me about helping out 21:47 < jokeefe> We oppose the TPP. Suggest we support it 21:47 < jokeefe> Any discussion? 21:47 < Bluestreak> I hope to promote it 21:47 < Bluestreak> Cross-promotion a possibility? 21:47 < srevilak> Agree to supporting 21:48 < Bluestreak> Who will approach Evan? 21:48 < Bluestreak> About cross promotion? 21:49 < jokeefe> Evan emailed me. I have followed up. 21:49 < Bluestreak> Great! 21:50 < jokeefe> Will say it is 2nded. All in favor of supporting? 21:51 < Bluestreak> aye 21:51 < srevilak> aye 21:52 < jokeefe> aye 21:53 < jokeefe> any opposed? 21:54 < jokeefe> hi moses_, connection issues? 21:54 < moses_> mhm 21:54 < moses_> sorry about that 21:55 < jokeefe> it happens 21:55 < Kendra> aya to the tpp thing 21:56 < jokeefe> what did you miss moses_ ? 21:56 < jokeefe> or last read? 21:57 < moses_> I can't qutie recall 21:57 < moses_> let's just say ten mintues back 21:58 < jokeefe> We are voting to endorse the Rock Against the TPP - Boston event 21:58 < srevilak> https://www.rockagainstthetpp.org/ 21:58 < papegaai> Title: Rock Against the TPP! (at www.rockagainstthetpp.org) 21:58 < jokeefe> not hearing any against, endorsement passes 21:59 < jokeefe> On the Worcester November Run for local office conference, I reached out a second time. 22:00 < jokeefe> Will start calling. 22:00 < srevilak> thx 22:00 < jokeefe> We are at time 22:00 < srevilak> motion to adjourn 22:00 < Bluestreak> 2nd 22:00 < jokeefe> 2nd on motion to adjourn 22:00 < Kendra> 2nd 22:00 < Bluestreak> Night folks! 22:01 < srevilak> will post transcript 22:01 < moses> ugh timing 22:01 < jokeefe> thanks 22:01 < moses> night all 22:01 < Kendra> nite 22:01 < jokeefe> all in favor? 22:01 < moses> aye 22:01 < Kendra left the chat room. (Quit: Web client closed) 22:01 < jokeefe: aye 22:02 < jokeefe: motion passes 22:02 < jokeefe: night all.