Patriot Connectors



The Patriot Connectors is an informal, unstructured group of American Patriots, which meet to inform, discuss and learn about our country, our constitution and to further American ideals.


John Stuart Mill: May 20, 1806 - May 8, 1873

John Stuart Mill: An 18th century philosopher and political economist whose work covered topics such as the "Theory of Liberty", "Human Rights and Slavery", "Utilitarianism" and "Economic Philosophy", wrote the following... 
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. 
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."


The Patriot Connectors October speakers will be Kelly and Martin Gaughan. The meeting will be held in the Wallenpaupack High School Library on October 9th from 7-9. Area residents are invited to this free and open forum on the important issue of crime and drugs in our community.
Attorney Kelly Gaughan is Vice President of Levy, Stieh and Gaughan, and a Pike County Assistant Public Defender. She has over 14 years of experience in helping people in legal matters in the areas of criminal and family law and over 20 years’ experience in criminal justice and law enforcement. Attorney Gaughan attended the University of Scranton and received a B.S. in criminal justice and is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.  Kelly is deeply involved is her community and is the Vice President of the United Way of Pike County’s Board of Directors and serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Developmental Disabilities and VetStock. For over fourteen years, she has been the secretary of the Pike County Bar Association.
Martin Gaughan is a U.S. Army veteran and a retired State Trooper that specialized in undercover narcotics work. He has been certified as a drug expert in Pike, Wayne, Monroe, Luzerne, Lackawanna and Columbia counties as well as the federal court for the middle district of Pennsylvania.  Martin has been deputized by the DEA and FBI to work on narcotics investigations and works for Pike County Office of the District Attorney as a detective handling undercover narcotics investigations. He is the Delaware Valley school resource officer where he helps provide a safe environment for students.
Martin and Kelly will be talking to the Patriot Connectors about the overwhelming drug issue with which our country is confronted.  Martin will share his first hand experiences from our streets to our schools.  Kelly will talk about how the legal system deals with drugs, recidivism, and the increase in crimes such as burglary due to the drug problem which includes the effect of the drug problem on families.
The Patriot Connectors now have a large lending library of books and DVD’s and also provide free materials and petitions for the public to look over.










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