This interview was conducted by Antiwar.com director Eric Garris.
John Dennis, 2010 Republican candidate for the House of Representatives in California’s 8th Congressional District (Nancy Pelosi’s seat), discusses his chances for success in an overwhelmingly Democratic district, NSA warrantless wiretapping at AT&T in San Francisco that Pelosi was likely aware of, how Ron Paul’s liberty movement can coexist with the Palin wing of the Tea Party and why Pelosi hasn’t had to run a real campaign since the Reagan administration.
MP3 here. (28:19)
John Dennis, an accomplished businessman and entrepreneur, has been a pro-liberty Republican for a quarter century. Born in Jersey City, the son of a longshoreman and a city hall clerk, he grew up in one of the city’s toughest public housing projects. After graduating from Fordham University with a degree in business administration, John co-founded Humanscale, which became one of the world’s top 10 design firms, specializing in office ergonomics.
After a varied career in global development and marketing, John created Foundation Real Estate, a San Francisco-based investment company with domestic and international holdings. He is the founder of the San Francisco chapter of the Republican Liberty Caucus and currently the head of the Campaign for Liberty San Francisco. John is a board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus California, has served as an alternate on the San Francisco Republican Central Committee and is a member of the National Rifle Association.
His campaign experience includes voter contact coordination with Mike DeNunzio for San Francisco Supervisor and Harmeet Dhillon for California Assembly. In 2008, he served as Phonebank and Get Out the Vote Director for the Ron Paul Presidential campaign in San Francisco. John, his wife Heather and daughter Devan, make their home in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.