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Recognizing Liberty…

You hear the word Liberty used quite freely, especially within the Liberty Movement. But what does it mean and would our Founders recognize Liberty as we view it today?   I invite you to share what Liberty means to you during our 30 second soap-box segment and then we will give the floor to 5th Congressional Candidate Robert Blaha for some unscreened Q & A.  Join us as we celebrate liberty and fellowship with other liberty lovers this March 27th 5:30pm at The Dublin House (1850 Dominion Way, Colorado Springs) enjoying Tavern Style Politics and Activism in the Tradition of our Founding Fathers.

The evening’s entertainment will include the infamous 30 second soapbox, trivia and awesome happy hour deals along with a door prize or two.
So come on out tonight and enjoy the discussion with the usual respectful discourse in the best political format in town;  tavern style politics. You won’t be disappointed.


Making a Case for Freedom
March 31st, 1:30pm @
The Dublin House


Are you a liberty activist seeking to enhance their arsenal of talking points surrounding the issues of capitalism and free markets? Then this is the educational training course for you! Liberty on the Rocks is looking for leaders in the liberty movement (current or future) who are interested in increasing their understanding of the fundamental principles of free market economics by attending a half-day educational course in Colorado Springs.
**Tickets to attend are $10**
On Saturday, March 31st from 1:30-6:30pm, Liberty on the Rocks will team up with the Charles Koch Institute to present an exclusive hands-on, discussion and activity-driven economics training session. During this half-day course, attendees will learn and/or better understand:
-The role economics plays in the advancement of liberty

-How to make the case for freedom from an economic and philosophical perspective

-Different ways of looking at public policy from an economic perspective

-The essential arguments for why socialism can’t work

-And more!

COCKTAIL RECEPTION:
The seminar will be immediately followed by a cocktail reception with complimentary drinks and appetizers for attendees, instructors and individuals on the panel. Light snacks and drinks will be available throughout the day.
RSVP today by purchasing tickets at:
http://coloradosprings.libertyontherocks.org/economic-freedom-session/

Seating is Limited! Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to the event.

March 31st:
Free Market Economics Training
1:30pm  – 6:30pm
@ the Dublin House $10

For more info
RSVP today by purchasing tickets (click here)

April 10th:
Guest Speaker: Ann Barnhardt
5:30pm @ the Dublin House

April 24th:
Civil Unions/ Marriage
Government’s Role?

5:30pm @ the Dublin House

May 22nd:
Congressman Lamborn, Q & A

5:30pm @ the Dublin House


LOTR – Colorado Springs meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday evening.
For more info:email David Kelly david@libertyontherocks.org
or call 719.237.4598

Liberty on the Rocks is the place to meet others interested in free market and/or liberty-oriented principles while enjoying Tavern Style Politics and Activism in the Tradition of our Founding Fathers!

Economic Cycles
by Justin Longo

Philosophical Foundations: First Principles

I gave this talk on Saturday, February 11th for the Liberty on the Rocks economics fundamentals class. I guess you could say this is the essay version of what I said. Enjoy!
Continued…

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How to Make the Case for Freedom

From an Economic Perspective

Are you a liberty activist who loves free markets, capitalism and limited government – but have a difficult time describing its myriad benefits and merits when talking with others?

Then this is the educational training course for you!

Liberty on the Rocks is looking for leaders in the liberty movement (current or future) who are interested in obtaining insights into the basic fundamental principles of free market economics by attending a half-day educational course in Denver.  Tickets to attend are $10.

On Saturday, February 11th from 1:30-6:30pm, Liberty on the Rocks will team up with the Charles Koch Institute to present an exclusive hands-on, discussion and activity-driven economics session. During this half-day course, attendees will gain a better understanding of the case for freedom, as seen from an economic perspective. Through group discussion, activities, and an expert panel, participants will learn basic (yet vital) economic principles as well as historical arguments for why socialism doesn’t work – in addition to how to utilize these arguments in today’s battle for liberty. The philosophy of freedom will also be discussed briefly to point out the moral arguments for free market capitalism and self-interest. Following the training attendees will receive one-on-one contact with “liberty experts” in Colorado in an informal setting where they will be able to ask questions regarding free market economics, current policies, and/or the morality of freedom.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Who Are the Facilitators?
In addition to the main facilitator, Jeff Proctor from the Charles Koch Institute, we will also be joined by Jessica Peck, Diana Hsieh, Justin Longo, Mike Krause, David K. Williams, and Ari Armstrong.

The seminar will be immediately followed by a cocktail reception with complimentary drinks and appetizers for attendees, instructors and individuals on the panel. Light snacks and drinks will be available throughout the day.

The cost to attend is $10 and spaces are limited. Reserve your spot today by purchasing your ticket(s) here.

Location: Independence Institute | 727 E. 16th Avenue, Denver, CO
Date/Time: Saturday, February 11th from 1:30-6:30 pm (cocktail reception from 6:30-8pm)

Servin’ Up Some Austrian Economics Jan. 16th!

Grillin’ and Chillin’ with Dr. John P. Cochran–
“Austrian Economics with a dash of Mises/Hayek”

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
January 16, 2012
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
Red Rocks Grille Lounge (bar/restaurant adjacent to the lobby)
360 Union Blvd.
Lakewood, Co., 80228
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Red Rocks goes “game on” for 2012 with a year long focus on Austrian Economics, plus, we’ll tackle divisive issues facing the USA, and give everyone another opportunity to take a concealed weapons permit class.

We’re kicking-off our Austrian Economics programming with an “intro” segment, featuring Dr. John P. Cochran, former Dean of the Business School and a current professor of economics at the Metropolitan State College of Denver Dr. Cochran is a Senior Scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is the co-author of The Hayek-Keynes Debate: Lessons for Current Business Cycle Research. Additional details about our most distinguished speaker may be found at http://www.mscd.edu/searchchannel/jsp/directoryprofile/profile.jsp?uName=cochranj

January 16 is also Martin Luther King Day, celebrated for the last 26 years by the Annual MLK Marade (march + parade). If you have the day off, please support the Rocky Mountain Black Tea Party, and join our February 6th guest speaker, Derrick Wilburn, for the Marade. Opening ceremonies begin at 10:00am at the “I Have a Dream” monument in City Park, the Marade then follows a route down Colfax Ave and ends at the Denver Civic Center. If you are able to join our friends at the Rocky Mountain Black Tea Party for this special annual event, please contact Derrick Wilburn at admin@RMBTP.org and let him know you plan on attending.

Upcoming events

January 23, 2012
Treasure Walker Stapleton, Colorado Christian University, 7-9p.m.
Details at Facebook group page:Taxpayers’ Responsible School Budget

February 6, 2012
Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
Derrick Wilburn of the Rocky Mountain Black Tea Party

Dr. John P. Cochran Event Details

January 16, 2012
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
Red Rocks Grill (bar/restaurant adjacent to the lobby)
360 Union Blvd.
Lakewood, Co., 80228
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Happy hour from 5:30- 7:00 p.m. (Speakers generally begin at 6:00)

FB group: Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks)

Disclaimer: Speakers/Guests/Articles do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks).

August 7th Free Markets Class in Castle Rock!

Dr. Paul Prentice, a “free markets” economist and fellow at the Independence Institute, will be presenting Part I of his 3 part series, Sunday, August 7th in Castle Rock.

Details here:

https://pikespeakeconomicsclub.com/CMS/PPEC/events/the-moral-basis-of-capitalism-2/?searchterm=None

This three part course is an excellent primer on Austrian economics, which we will likely be hearing more about (with the catastrophic failure of Keynesian economics now in play globally).

We are pleased to be hosting Dr. Prentice for the third part of the series, this fall, and will keep you posted as to where and when the next session will be held.

Keynesian versus Austrian & Term Limits

You’re invited to join us as we celebrate Liberty and fellowship with other liberty lovers on July 12th, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at The Dublin House (1850 Dominion Way, Colorado Springs) enjoying Tavern Style Politics and Activism in the Tradition of our Founding Fathers.

The evening’s entertainment will include the infamous 30 second soapbox, trivia and awesome happy hour deals, while warming us  up  to an open discussion/debate on the night’s topics: Keynesian versus Austrian Economics  and  Term Limits. So come on out and  join in the discussion . You won’t be disappointed.

Colorado Springs LOTR events / discussions can cover subjects on just about every liberty-oriented topic there is.  We encourage participation  and the sharing of ideas . So come on out to happy hour, enjoy a beer and join us. The purpose is to get us talking to each other about our viewpoints on different topics, so we may become better aware of what we believe and why, and what we have no opinion on (yet!). There is no doubt about it – this will be the most fun you’ve ever had while learning at the same time!

Liberty on the Rocks is THE place to meet others interested in free market and/or liberty-oriented principles. It is also the happy hour for you if you’re interested in getting better informed or involved in the liberty movement.

Some Upcoming …LOTR Events:

August 23rd: Nanny Conservatives?  Guest Speaker Sean Paige. Plus aBirthday Celebration &  Wine Tasting—D’Vine Wines in Manitou

September 13th Clem Borkowski presents:The Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

For more info, contact: David Kelly: david@libertyontherocks.org 719.237.4598

Visit: http://www.libertyontherocks.com/

Colorado Springs LOTR  is proud to promote free market and/or liberty-based institutions and groups, both local and across the country. When attending a Liberty on the Rocks happy hour, be sure to grab information near the door to learn about think tanks and groups in your area.

Disclaimer: Speakers/Guests/Articles do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Colorado Springs Liberty On The Rocks, and Colorado Springs LOTR does not endorse or support any candidate in any election.

Discussing Economic Myths in Denver!

Justin Longo of the Independence Institute and graduate of George Mason University’s economics program, will be joining us this Wednesday to discuss some of the great economic fallacies of our time, which have led to some of the worst public policies enacted by our elected officials.

This will be a great opportunity to learn (or share ideas on what you already know) some basic economic principles that you can put to use when discussing issues such as inflation or the stimulus package with your friends and family.

Get answers to the economic questions you’ve always had, or share your thoughts with the group! The purpose of the discussion is to provide an opportunity for guests to share ideas, learn from one another and really put some thought into the consequences of government manipulation of our economy. We hope you can join us!

Location:

The Uptown Tavern
17th & Pearl
Denver, CO