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Archive-name: libertarian/browne Posting-Frequency: monthly Harry Browne for President FAQ ============================== TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION 1. Who is Harry Browne? 2. What is the purpose of this FAQ? II. QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN 1. How can I contact the Harry Browne campaign? 2. Where can I find information about the campaign online? 3. How can people who aren't on the net get information? 4. How can I contribute to the Harry Browne campaign? 5. Can I get bumper stickers, buttons, etc.? I. INTRODUCTION 1. WHO IS HARRY BROWNE? Harry Browne is the Libertarian candidate for president in 1996. He is expected to be on the ballot in all 50 states and the District of Columbia this November. Harry Browne is an author, a public speaker, and an investment advisor. His ten books have sold 2,100,000 copies, and four of them reached the best-seller lists. He became widely known in the early 1970s through _How You Can Profit from the Coming Devaluation_, _How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World_, and _You Can Profit from a Monetary Crisis_ (which was #1 on the _New York Times_ best-seller list). Since 1974 he has been writing _Harry Browne's Special Reports_ -- a newsletter that provides commentary on the economy, investments, government, politics, and other social areas. He is widely respected for his honest, down-to-earth writing and investment advice. He is constantly in demand as a public speaker and for radio and TV interviews. He has appeared on all the leading national talk shows, and he has been called upon frequently for commentary by CNN, CNBC, and other networks. In his latest book, _Why Government Doesn't Work_, published in November 1995 by St. Martin's Press, he presents a plan to drastically cut federal spending, eliminate the federal income tax, and balance the federal budget. 2. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS FAQ? This FAQ tells how to get information about the Harry Browne for President campaign, provides information about how to contact and contribute to the campaign, and answers various other questions that are frequently asked about the campaign. II. QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN 1. HOW CAN I CONTACT THE HARRY BROWNE CAMPAIGN? Electronic Mail: campaign@HarryBrowne96.org Phone: 202-333-0008 Fax: 202-333=0072 Paper Mail: 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20037 2. WHERE CAN I FIND INFORMATION ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN ONLINE? The most complete source of online information about the campaign is the Harry Browne for President WWW site, located at: http://www.HarryBrowne96.org/ If you only have access to files via FTP, basic information about the campaign can be found in directory "/pub/browne/" on "ftp.rahul.net". To receive updates about the campaign by e-mail, send a message to <announce-request@HarryBrowne96.org> with the word "subscribe" in the Subject line. 3. HOW CAN PEOPLE WHO AREN'T ON THE NET GET INFORMATION? If you have friends who don't have access to the Internet who you think would be interested in the Harry Browne campaign, send us their names and addresses and we will send them information by paper mail. Or, give them this toll-free number to call and give their own name and address: 800-314-8611 Note: This number is only for requesting that information be mailed to you; to contact the campaign headquarters, use one of the methods listed under question II.1 above. 4. HOW CAN I CONTRIBUTE TO THE HARRY BROWNE CAMPAIGN? Send contributions to: Harry Browne for President 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 100 Washington, DC 20037 Please include a note giving your name, address, phone number, and occupation and employer. Note: Federal law requires political committees to report the name, mailing address, and occupation and name of employer for each individual whose contributions aggregate in excess of $200 in a calendar year. Federal law prohibits individuals from donating more than $1000 for the general election campaign. But this is a separate limit from the one for the nominating campaign; if you contributed prior to the nomination, you can still contribute $1000 now. You can donate $1000 for each member of your family, by writing a separate $1000 check for each person and noting the name of the person on the check (provided the donated money actually belongs to that person). Checks drawn on corporate or union accounts cannot be accepted. 5. CAN I GET BUMPER STICKERS, BUTTONS, ETC.? Yes. Buttons and bumper stickers are available for $1 each. Brochures are $15 for 100. There are also yard signs for $5. These amounts include the cost of shipping. Send your request to the address listed above. Under federal campaign finance regulations, payments for such items are considered contributions. Please enclose with your check a note giving your name, address, and occupation and employer.