Liberty Forum Moderated by Ben Swann to be Held in Houston

Attracting a variety of candidates, award-winning journalist Ben Swann will moderate a Liberty Forum in Houston on January 17, 2014. Speakers include Gary Johnson, Texas GOP Chairman Steve Munisteri, Judge Jim Gray, and many others.

Jan 14, 2014, 10:00 ET from Liberty on the Rocks Houston

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderated by two-time Emmy award winning investigative journalist Ben Swann, a Liberty Forum will take place in Houston on January 17, 2014 at King Street Patriots. Speakers include a variety of candidates running for local, state and national offices as well as national political figures that will discuss their viewpoints on topics most affecting personal liberty today. Organizers include the Republican Liberty Caucus, Liberty on the Rocks Houston, and Our America Initiative.


In Swann's first Houston appearance, he will bring the same style of no-holds-barred reporting that launched his popularity. Widely known for his Reality Check segments at Cincinnati, Ohio Fox-affiliate WXIX, his new venture Truth in Media, and his tough interview style, Swann will be personally questioning these and more political figures:

  • Gov. Gary Johnson - 2012 Libertarian Party candidate for President, Republican Governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003;
  • Judge Jim Gray - 2012 Libertarian Party Candidate for Vice President, Retired California Superior Court Judge;
  • Steve Munisteri - Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas;
  • Rep. James White - Texas House Representative District 19;
  • Dwayne Stovall - Republican candidate for U.S. Senate;
  • Debra Medina - Republican candidate for Texas Comptroller;
  • Todd Staples - Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Texas Commissioner of Agriculture;
  • Jerry Patterson - Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Texas Land Commissioner;
  • Jared Woodfill - Harris County Republican Party Chair;
  • Paul Simpson - Candidate for Harris County Republican Party Chair; and
  • Terry Holcomb - Republican Candidate for Texas State Representative HD 18.

The Liberty Forum will also feature a first-ever debate between Harris County Republican Party Chairman Jared Woodfill and challenger Paul Simpson.

Gov. Gary Johnson, Judge Jim Gray, and Ben Swann will stay into the evening for a VIP-only event. Sponsored by Saint Arnold Brewery, the VIP event will include an open bar and a meet and greet.

Liberty Forum tickets can be purchased online for a pre-purchase price of $25.00 each. The door price will be increased to $50.00 each.

Sponsors of this event include: Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP), Louisiana Nesco Ltd, Paul Simpson for GOP Chair, Gary B. Dannar RFC, Libertarian Party, and Donna Piñon Realtor.

CONTACT: Jeff LeBlanc, 337-519-7510,

SOURCE Liberty on the Rocks Houston