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The Soho Forum Debate: Art Laffer vs. Chase Oliver


The Soho Forum Debate: Art Laffer vs. Chase Oliver

August 12 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Photo of Art Laffer above text that reads "for the Affirmative"  and photo of Chase Oliver that reads "for the negative"

The Resolution: Among the candidates actively running for President in November, Donald Trump is the best choice.

For the affirmative:

Dr. Arthur B. Laffer is the founder of Laffer Associates, an economic research firm. Dr. Laffer has distinction in many publications as “The Father of Supply-Side Economics.” Dr. Laffer was a member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board for both of his terms (1981-1989) and was a founding member of the Reagan Executive Advisory Committee for the presidential race of 1980. He also advised Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on fiscal policy in the UK during the 1980s. In 2019, Dr. Laffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump. Dr. Laffer has authored numerous books including his most recent, Taxes Have Consequences: An Income Tax History of the United States.

For the negative:

Chase Oliver is an American political activist and nominee of the Libertarian Party for the 2024 United States presidential election. He was formerly a sales account executive and HR representative. Oliver was the Libertarian candidate for the 2022 United States Senate election in Georgia and the 2020 Georgia’s 5th congressional district special election. In the 2022 Georgia special United States Senate election, Oliver received over 2% of the popular vote, and was accused of acting as a spoiler candidate and forcing the Georgia senate race into a run-off.

Doors open at 6:00 PM
Meeting Convenes on the Main Stage: 6:30 PM
Reception: 8:00 PM

Moderated by Soho Forum Director Gene Epstein.

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