Category Archives: Liberty

Top 10 moments of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit

“The last bastion of freedom.”  “The greatest nation in the history of mankind.”

Passionate, patriotic speakers at the 2014 Western Conservative Summit used these terms to describe “America at it’s best,” the theme of the 3-day weekend that called for unity, generational harmony, moral courage, and the preservation of America’s founding principles of faith, family, and freedom.

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From the Land Down Under: motivational speaker, author, and Australian politician Nick Adams’ speech (as prepared)

Thank you. Thank you, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Ladies and Gentlemen, I beg your indulgence for next couple of minutes. I’d like you to close your eyes, imagine what I am about to say.

North Korea has invaded South Korea. Indonesian paratroopers have landed on Australian soil. Taiwan has been overrun by China. The Russian-Soviet Empire has been re-created. Tyrants in Africa run around more mercilessly than even now. Terrorists terrorize with impunity. War, maybe nuclear, has engulfed the Middle East and Israel stands to be destroyed. In democracy terms, Latin America is back to square one. Cataclysmic natural disasters have no leadership response. Liberty is extinguished, with terror, tyranny and torture reigning.

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Can conservatives stand together?

“The left is winning the fight on the right.”
Fox News correspondent and conservative talk radio personality Guy Benson held nothing back in his blunt response on the first panel of the WCS 2014.

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Colorado politicians arrive in force at #WCS14

The Western Conservative Summit has proven in years past to be the event of choice for prominent Colorado politicians as well as candidates seeking public office.

As the Summit kicks off for 2014, Colorado’s conservative leaders have once again flocked to Denver both to speak with constituents and to educate themselves on current critical issues. Continue reading

Legislating morality is the wrong question

(’76 Contributor) Let me comment on the March 10 forum at Centennial Institute, “Can We Legislate Morality? Marijuana, Marriage, Murder,” which I was unable to attend.  It’s an attention-getting topic, since in my view the libertarian trend is becoming a suicidal libertine trend, demanding total freedom and a social safety net which becomes unaffordable. It’s also on its way to endorsing NAMBLA as the next step after gay marriage. Eventually the victim list will get some attention. Continue reading