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LOTR(RR) June 4th at Rock Rest!

Red Rocks Returns to the “Center of the World!”

“Earl Bandy (Republican Liberty Caucus) Talking Liberty!”

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour

Rock Rest Lodge   http://www.rockrestlodge.com/index.php

16005 Mt. Vernon Rd.
Golden, Colorado 80401
Monday, June 4 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Networking till 6:00, program begins at 6:00, happy hour till 7:00)

We have reserved a portion of the outdoor patio and the lower bar for our meetup! Timely RSVP’s are always appreciated so that we may better inform management of staffing needs!!!

The starting line-up for the night:

5:30 – Networking

6:00 – “30 Second Soapbox”

Brief comments from Earl Bandy, Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado

Networking

Learn more about Earl Bandy and the Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado, and what criteria they use when endorsing candidates at http://www.rlc.org/. Liberty on the Rocks does not endorse or support candidates as a non-profit, non-partisan organization, but we do hope everyone takes every opportunity to learn about Liberty-based options, including Mr. Bandy and the RLC!

Rock Rest offers great food and beverage prices!!! BTW, the ambiance is Liberty rustic and casual.
Located less than 2 miles from the intersections of I-70 and Colfax and US-6 and Indiana at Old Golden Road and Mt. Vernon Road.
Map link: http://tiny.cc/kd3odw

Upcoming events

July 2nd
Red Rocks Happy Hour @ Rock Rest Lodge

Freedom Rocks!
Jeff Sacco
Chapter President
sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org

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It’s On! May 7th LOTR(RR) Meetup at Rock Rest!

Red Rocks Returns to the “Center of the World!”

Education Reform on Tap with Sheila Atwell & Karin Piper”

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour

May 7, 2012

MISSING LIBERTY? AW SHUCKS, RED ROCKS WILL SPRING FOR A FEW APP’S AT 6:00 TO SOOTHE YOUR PAIN!!! :)

Rock Rest Lodge

http://www.rockrestlodge.com/index.php

16005 Mt. Vernon Rd.

Golden, Colorado 80401

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Networking till 6:00, program begins at 6:00, happy hour till 7:00)

We have reserved a portion of the outdoor patio and the lower bar for our meetup! Timely RSVP’s are always appreciated so that we may better inform management of staffing needs!!!

The starting line-up for the night:

5:30 – Networking

6:00 – “30 Second Soapbox” & “Ask an Austrian”*

Brief Education comments and Q&A with Ms. Atwell & Ms. Piper

Networking

Learn more about our special guests and their organizations:

Ms. Atwell, is the Executive Director of Jeffco Students First (a non-profit foundation for education reform) at http://jeffcostudentsfirst.org/

Ms. Piper, is the Founder and Executive Director of Parent Led Reform (a multi-issue united parent network which leads meaningful reforms for America’s future) at http://www.parentledreform.org/

Rock Rest makes the wait worthwhile with great food and beverage prices!!! BTW, the ambiance is Liberty rustic and casual.

Located less than 2 miles from the intersections of I-70 and Colfax and US-6 and Indiana at Old Golden Road and Mt. Vernon Road.

Map link: http://tiny.cc/kd3odw

Freedom Rocks!

Jeff Sacco

Chapter President

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*”Ask an Austrian” (AAA), is a continuing series to attempt to learn more about the basics of Austrian Economics. This segment will generally last from 5 – 15 minutes in duration, and on any given day might be an exercise, simple Q&A, or brief comments, and will be handled by an Austrian enthusiast when/if present. We would encourage our attendees to bring a pertinent article(s) to share with the group. Our hope is for a member(s) to step up and take on a position to implement AAA programming as a standard segment past our introductory year.


UPCOMING EVENTS

May 4thThe Truth Behind “Green” Energy and How it Will Affect Our Lives

Beer/Wine/Snacks/Liberty Friends

Speakers: Amy Oliver Cooke, Donovan Schafer

Details at:http://www.facebook.com/events/283350128418520/


NEXT MEETUP
June 4thRed Rocks Happy Hour

Remember, our summertime schedule will most likely involve rotating venues and we will not be meeting on the 3rd Monday of the month during the summer. If giving up Liberty on the 3rd Monday of our summer months is too much of a burden for you, please feel free to host/coordinate a backyard or patio bar meetup. I would be happy to notify our followers if you write up the details of the event. Also, ideas and suggestions on promoting Liberty and defending our freedoms are always appreciated. After all, Liberty is yours and only you can protect it! Just saying:)

March 19th – Rep. Don Beezley on “The Message”

Tavern Style Politics with Rep. Donald Beezley

“Winning the Liberty Argument”

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
March 19, 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.(Networking till 6:00, program begins at 6:00, happy hour till 7:00)

ATTENTION: BE SURE TO READ ABOUT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS !!!
(DON’T BE LEFT OUT)!!!

RSVP’s are always appreciated!!!

The rundown:

“30 Second Soapbox” – Your time, your causes. Let your voice be heard!

“Ask an Austrian” – Your questions about Austrian Economics answered.

“Winning the Liberty Argument”
Rep. Beezley is a powerhouse proponent of Liberty, and an avid student of effective messaging. Being on the right side of issues won’t mean squat if we can’t convert the big government believers and change the system – get some solid tips and advice on how to effectively deliver the Liberty message. Rep. Beezley is a Liberty Conservative, a graduate and member of the advisory board of the Leadership Program of the Rockies, entrepreneur, President of Tager Enterprises Inc., sits on the board of the Tabor Foundation and Tabor Committee, recognized as the 2011 Colorado Union of Taxpayers House Champion, rated in the top two representatives by Liberty Watch, and perhaps his highest honor – worst rated by the AFL-CIO. Rep. Beezley also is a member of the Finance Committee, and Vice-Chair of the Education Committee. Additional information about Rep. Beezley may be found at http://www.donbeezley.com/?q=about

BTW, if that isn’t enough to get you heading down to Liberty, you will also discover that he is well versed in Austrian Economics as it relates to business.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT CLASS
April 1, 2012 (Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00p.m).
(Class to be held at 727 E. 16th, Denver 80203)

Back by popular demand, limited seating, RSVP today to sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org!
Our instructor is an NRA certified instructor, gunsmith, entrepreneur, and Liberty’s own:
Kyle Peters of http://www.twistedwiretactical.com/Twistedwire/Home.html. Mr. Peters is more than a friend of Liberty. He has been very generous in allowing us to offer this class at a crazy price of $50 and will be donating a substantial amount to our chapter.
Although more details will follow with a separate event invitation, I would strongly encourage those planning to attend to RSVP to sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org ASAP to reserve your seat.

Red Rocks 3 Year Anniversary Event
April 2, 2012

PARTY TIME!!!
NCAA Finals, Liberty, Cake and much more!

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What’s Up in Colorado? On Tap March 5th!

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour

Tavern Style Politics with Senator Tim Neville, Rep. Libby Szabo, & David K. Williams Jr.

“State Legislature Mid-Session Report”

March 5th, 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.(Speakers generally begin at 6:00, happy hour till 7:00)

RSVP’s are always appreciated!!!

Here’s a rundown of this week’s jam-packed schedule:

“30 Second Soapbox” – Your time, your causes. Let your voice be heard!

“Ask an Austrian” – It’s the economy, stupid!!!

This week, share something you’ve discovered in your own research of Austrian Economics.

“Approval Voting”
What is it? Why should I care?
On this Super Tuesday eve, David K. Williams, Jr. will give a short overview of an alternative voting method that offers greater civility and choice.

“State Legislature Mid-Session Report”
Senator Tim Neville, Representative Libby Szabo, and David K. Williams Jr., tackle the good, the bad, and the ugly legislation of the current legislative session. This promises to be a lively Q&A!

Senator Neville represents Senate district 22 and offers a unique perspective as a freshman legislator. You’ll also appreciate the story of his path to political office and his future. Senator Neville is known for his enthusiasm in promoting Liberty and gun rights issues, and he sits on the senate committee for Local Government & Energy, and State Veterans & Military Affairs. Learn more about Senator Neville at http://nevilleforcolorado.com/

Representative Szabo represents House district 27, bringing a grassroots passion and commitment for lowering taxes and limited government. Rep. Szabo is a proud mother, a Colorado native, sits on the Economic and Business Development committee, and is Vice-Chair of the Local Government committee. Learn more about Rep. Szabo at http://libbyszabo.com/about.php

David K. Williams, Jr., Esq., is quite the MVP in the fight for Liberty. Mr. Williams is the former state chair and current Legislative Director of the Libertarian Party of Colorado, principal with The Williams Law Office, P.C., president and co-founder of the Gadsden Society of Colorado, Outreach Coordinator for Open Government Institute, and blogger at http://www.bluecarp.com/. Learn more about Mr. Williams at http://www.gadsdensoc.com/who-we-are/

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Feb. 20th Meetup Featuring…the Constitution!

Tavern Style Politics with a Constitutional Scholar, Rob Natelson

“The Original Constitution: What it Actually Said and Meant”

Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
February 20, 2012


This promises to be one of the best LOTR(RR) events EVER! Happy President’s Day!

First off will be our continuing Austrian Economics series, we’re calling “Ask an Austrian!” Our expert, Ryan McMaken, is a writer for the Economics Blog published by the Ludwig von Mises Institute and he will be teaching a class titled Modern Conservative Thought in America at the University of Denver this summer. Learn more about Mr. McMaken at http://www.ryanmcmaken.com/p/economist.html

Next up is our featured speaker, Robert Natelson, one of America’s best-known constitutional scholars. Think you know the Constitution? Prepare to be enlightened and taken on the magic carpet ride of history to discover the real Constitution, from the author/scholar/attorney who pioneered the use of Founding Era source material for analysis!  Mr. Natelson is a retired Professor of Law from The University of Montana, and a Senior Fellow at the Montana Policy Institute, Independence Institute, and Goldwater Institute.  He also created and hosted Montana’s first statewide commercial radio talk show, and holds the distinction of being Montana’s best known political activist.  To learn more about this national expert on the framing and adoption of the United States Constitution, please visit http://www.i2i.org/robnatelson.php

Mr. Natelson will also be available to sign his book, The Original Constitution: What it Actually Said and Meant. Bring your copy, or you can purchase it at the meetup for $20.

Upcoming events

February 16, 2012
27th Annual Founders’ Night with Independence Institute
Ann Coulter vs. Nick Gillespie
Event details:http://events.i2i.org/2011/12/01/27th-annual-founders-night-dinner/

Free online constitutional classes offered by Hillsdale College
Introduction to the Constitution has been archived
Constitution 101:The Meaning and History of the Constitution begins on February 20th and will also be archived.
Register online at http://constitution.hillsdale.edu/

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

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Rocky Mountain Black Tea Party Joins Us Feb. 6th!

‘Boot Camp’ with Derrick Wilburn–

“Black & Conservative are NOT Mutually Exclusive”
Liberty On The Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
February 6, 2012

Bigger than the Super Bowl and catapulting (some) into Caucus!

Note: All GOP, the Democrat, and the Libertarian presidential candidates have been extended an invitation to join us. I make no promises, but don’t blame me if one drops in and you missed Liberty.

IN HONOR OF PRESIDENT REAGAN’S BIRTHDAY (a president that chose not to see color, but character and signed a bill to honor Dr. Martin Luther King with a federal holiday).

First off will be a “mini-segment” in our Austrian Economics series, we’re calling “Ask an Austrian!” Special Liberty friend and Austrian enthusiast Mike Spalding will moderate a short Q&A session about Austrian Economics and why our economic policies are often dictated by our political policies.

Next up is our featured speaker, Derrick Wilburn, president of the Rocky Mountain Black Tea Party, motivational speaker, and fitness expert. We’re excited to have this opportunity for a frank discussion on race, spring-boarding off of Derrick’s experiences and perspective on how the party of Lincoln lost the black (and brown) vote, and the importance of conservative principles for all who seek to thrive. For more information about Mr. Wilburn and the RMBTP, please visit http://rockymountainblackteaparty.theteapartyweb.com/

Other Upcoming Events

January 30, 2012
Occupy Movement vs. the Tea Party
Centennial Institute and Colorado Christian University
Details at http://www.ccu.edu/admissions/events/events_detail.asp?eventID=723

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

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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)

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Congressman Coffman On Tap for Nov 7th!

Grillin’ and Chillin’ with Congressman Mike Coffman–

“Coffman’s Washington Roundup”

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.

U.S. Congressman, Mike Coffman (CD-6) returns to Liberty! Congressman Coffman has been leading the charge to reign in government – we are honored to host him for an inside update and the opportunity for Q&A. Learn more about the congressman and his efforts at

http://coffman.house.gov/

Let’s catch up on the good and bad results from election day in Colorado and set our sights on our 3rd annual holiday event (Save the date – 12/05/11).

Other Important Notes:

Please e-mail me at sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org if you would be interested in Liberty providing a discounted Concealed Carry Permit class in the near future.

If you would like to receive SMS notifications about upcoming events, just text the word Lakewood to 58124 and you will be able to receive text message reminders on your cell phone.

If you would like to watch a 46 minute documentary (Overdose: a film about the next financial crisis) please find the link below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ECi6WJpbzE&noredirect=1

I look forward to seeing you all at our next meetup!

Jeff Sacco

Upcoming Events

December 5, 2011
Save the date
Red Rocks third annual Holiday Event

January 16, 2012
First 2012 Red Rocks Happy Hour
(speaker TBA)

Mike Coffman Event Details

November 7, 2011
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 prices from 5:30- 7:00 p.m. (Speakers generally begin at 6:00)

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The Fed vs Austrian School on the Menu for 10/3

Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour meetup October 3rd –

VENUE ALERT — MEETING WILL BE AT RED ROCKS GRILLE, SHERATON HOTEL, 360 UNION BLVD., LAKEWOOD, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Grillin’ and Chillin’ with Dr. Paul Prentice –

“How the Federal Reserve Monetary System Destroys Liberty”

But first…we will be continuing our education mini-series on the run-up to the November 2011 elections (speaker TBA).  Also, we encourage you to attend the upcoming Jeffco BOE candidate forums, there’s a list published at: http://jeepedu.org/

And, for the MAIN EVENT…We are excited to have Dr. Paul Prentice as our featured guest.  Dr. Prentice has agreed to share with us one of his Free Markets classes (including powerpoint presentation) covering material he teaches at various think tanks, college campuses, and at various civic forums .  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the Fed, monetary policy, and its economic costs.

Dr. Prentice has a unique perspective as a “reformed” Keynesian turned “Austrian,” having run the gamut politically from serving as the Chief Macroeconomist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture under Presidents Carter AND Reagan, and as a visiting scholar at the U.S. Department of Treasury under President Clinton.  He is the president of the Pikes Peak Economic Club, Fellow at the Centennial Institute, Senior Fellow at the Independence Institute, board member of the Limited Government Forum, and Adjunct Scholar with the Ludwig von Mises Institute.  For additional details about our guest, please visit:https://pikespeakeconomicsclub.com/CMS/PPEC

Upcoming Events

October 17, 2011
Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
U.S.Congressman Mike Coffman

Dr. Paul Prentice Event Details

October 3, 2011
Sheraton Denver West Hotel
Red Rocks Grille (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)

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Sept. 19th — Grillin’ and Chillin’ with Eric Sondermann!

NEW VENUE FOR THE NEXT TWO MEETUPS – MODIFIED HOURS- SAME GREAT PROGRAM!

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.

Grillin’ and Chillin’ with Eric Sondermann –

“A Perspective on These Polarized Times and What Lies Ahead in the 2012 Election Year”

We’re trying out the Red Rocks Grille at the Sheraton (6th and Union, Lakewood) for our next two meetups, ’cause we’ve got some amazing speakers and programming which you will not want to miss!   (others would be charging for these upcoming events, but we won’t).  Red Rocks Grille (great name choice!) will be offering us happy hour pricing on appetizers and drinks, in addition to their extensive full menu.  On our “grill” menu, we start with our education mini-series, featuring:

Krista Kafer, Colorado native, author, senior education policy expert at the Heritage Foundation, a frequent contributor to the national press and media, consultant, senior fellow of the Independence Institute and the Magellan Center, and a Lincoln Fellow with the Claremont Institute.  Ms. Kafer, a charter school heavyweight involved in charter school evaluation and congressional education committee work, will serve up her perspective on, Charter schools, the good, the bad, and the ugly.  You’ll better appreciate Ms. Kafer’s full “simply amazing and astounding” bio details at: http://www.i2i.org/kristakafer.php

For the main “grill” event, we offer…

…our featured guest Eric Sondermann! A familiar face as a high profile political analyst and media pundit (as well as being another Colorado native), Mr. Sondermann is the principal/chairman of SE2 (a communications firm focused solely on public policy issues) who will discuss with us the “big picture” as well as the nuts and bolts of: why we live in polarizing times; what the 2012 elections might deliver; and which primary candidates seem to resonate best based on the last debate (9/12/11). Mr. Sondermann is a regular panelist on “Colorado Inside Out,” host of the “Colorado Decides” series, sits on a number of boards and was a founding board member now incoming Board Chair of Get Smart Schools. His meteoric rise and impressive background details may be found at http://publicpersuasion.com/about_us/people/staff_detail/?sid=10&view=pro

We look forward to seeing you all!

Upcoming Events

October 3, 2011
Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Happy Hour
Dr. Paul Prentice, How the Federal Reserve Monetary System Destroys Liberty at the Red Rocks Grille!

Eric Sondermann Event Details

September 19, 2011
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)

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