Upcoming Meetings and Events

SUNDAY, December 6, 2015, 10 AM

         HOA#2 MountainView Ballroom

Dr. Sandy McNabb will speak on “ISIL and the Middle East” 

ISIL evolved out of Al Qaeda and the insurgency in Iraq. It has expanded its reach and savage tactics as it continues to appall and frighten the world. Most recently, ISIS destroyed a Russian plane in Egypt, blew up dozens of innocent people in South Beirut, and slaughtered almost 200 people in Paris. Dr. Sandy McNabb is next guest speaker for the SaddleBrooke Freethinkers. She will deliver a presentation in which she digs deep into ISIS’s objectives, its strategy, and its appealing recruitment techniques…by Fran Berman


THURSDAY, December 17, 2015, 3-5 PM

            HOA#1 Road Runner Grill

“Thirdsty” Thursday Get together to talk and socialize – Food and drink for purchase


 SUNDAY, January 24, 2016, 9 AM

          HOA#2 MountainView Ballroom

Dr. John E. Schwarz will speak on “Income Inequality”

John E. Schwarz is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Arizona in Tucson and senior distinguished fellow at Demos in New york (a based research and policy center that presents a liberal viewpoint on economic issues a focus on election reform, economic security, sustainability and alternative measures of economic progress). His books include: Common Credo: The Path Back to American Success; Freedom Reclaimed; Illusions of Opportunity; The Forgotten Americans;   America’s Hidden Success and The United States Congress in comparative perspective. he has also written for The Atlantic, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Financial Times, among others.