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Feb 1st Happy Hour Meet Up

Punxsutawney Phil “Crank’s” Out Prognostications
Jeff Crank – Up On The Roof (upstairs indoor HEATED bar)!!!
February 1, 2010
It’s Groundhog Day Eve, and our special guest, Jeff Crank, talk radio show host and Colorado State Director of Americans For Prosperity, will be joining us to discuss relevant issues and reveal his own prognostications for 2010. Learn […]

1/18 Happy Hour Meet Up

“I Have (had) a Dream”
Special guest, Doug Anderson (L) — Up On The Roof (upstairs indoor HEATED bar!!!)
5:00 pm, Old Chicago, 145 Union Blvd., Lakewood, CO
It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and our special guest, Libertarian Doug Anderson, a very popular and recent (now former) Lakewood City Council member, will be joining us to […]

12/21 Holiday Event at Independence Institute

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) started with a bang thanks to the support of all the local chapters and we plan to end the year even bigger with a Holiday Picnic Bonanza at the Big House (Independence Institute) with none other than (cigar) Smokin’ Jon Caldara.
So kick up your boots, pack a pic-i-nic basket, […]

A Socialist Yuletide Carol

On the first day of Christmas, Obama gave to me,
His trillion dollar deficit spending spree!
On the second day of Christmas, Obama gave to me,
Bigger health care woes,
and his trillion dollar deficit spending spree!
On the third day of Christmas, Obama gave to me,
Record unemployment,
Bigger health care woes,
and his trillion dollar deficit spending spree!
On the fourth day […]

Where Are Today’s “Principled Politician”-s?

Adam Schrager’s book, The Principled Politician, could easily be the screenplay for a Frank Capra movie, ala Mr. Smith Goes to Washington…
…except it’s a true story, about a real man, (and it doesn’t have a “justice and fair play triumphs over all” ending).
Libertarians, fiscal conservatives, and history buffs will sigh wistfully getting to know colorful […]

The Health Care Morass – Can We Handle the Truth?

Here’s an unpopular proposition – the health care industry as we know it can’t be “fixed” because it is based on a false premise, the premise of “free money.”
Truth — there can never be enough money in any insurance pool to provide extraordinary care for every participant; finite resources can never yield infinite benefits, any […]

A Return to Values — A Good Read Irrespective of Your “Brand”

There are frequent discussions these days about political labels.  There is also value in putting the “brand” aside, and considering “generically” the issues of limited government, free markets and individual rights.
Our recent guest speaker, former Congressman Bob Beauprez, unabashedly carries the Republican banner, but it certainly doesn’t diminish his experience, views and perspective on those […]

A “Must Read” Financial Who Dunnit

Ever wonder how everything, financially, seems to have gotten so skewed? Ever have the sense it’s somehow related? Rolling Stone magazine isn’t usually a first source for financial analysis, but this guy, Matt Taibbi, has it nailed (hint: Goldman Sachs did it). From the company’s humble beginnings to its current, “figurative” […]

Now Available — “It’s the Congress, Stupid!”

If you are under the age of 46, or if you care about the future of anyone under the age of 46, it’s “hair on fire” alarm time.
Curtis L. Harris’ new book, It’s the Congress, Stupid!, is an admirable comprehensive, yet succinct overview of the real state of the nation, and the reality is, “YOU […]