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The facts: Who may advertise at Western Conservative Summit 2015?

By |April 15th, 2015|

(’76 Editor) Colorado Log Cabin Republicans, a prominent voice for gay marriage as the law of the land, have alleged in a press release that they were “disinvited” from exhibiting at Western Conservative Summit 2015 […]

Head for WCS15 with Walker, Carson, Hewitt, Horowitz & more

By |March 28th, 2015|

(’76 Editor) We are having, if I may turn a phrase you’ve never ever heard before, an absolute ball getting ready for Western Conservative Summit 2015 on June 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center. […]

I left you a voicemail for Presidents' Day

By |February 11th, 2015|

Reagan’s birthday last week, Lincoln’s birthday this week, Washington’s birthday next week. In their honor, Western Conservative Summit tickets are at special prices through Saturday, Feb. 14. […]

Policy brief: How marijuana endangers Colorado kids

By |August 29th, 2014|

Colorado’s legalization of optional (miscalled “recreational”) marijuana is a dangerous experiment at young people’s expense, requiring damage control measures by state and local government as soon as possible. That’s the conclusion […]

Liberty rang out at Young Conservatives Leadership Conference

By |August 18th, 2014|

When Centennial Institute invited young conservatives to a leadership conference at CCU last month, chaired by radio host Hugh Hewitt, 123 came from 17 states. […]

Peg's amazing journal of WCS14

By |August 9th, 2014|

Editor: Peg Brady of Centennial CO has attended every Western Conservative Summit since the series started in 2010, and each year she keeps the most thorough and comprehensive journal of the proceedings, of anyone we know. […]

Hope for a weary nation gleamed at WCS14

By |July 26th, 2014|

The Western Conservative Summit 2014 concluded last weekend with its largest attendance, stellar presenters, and hopeful theme, “America at its Best.” WCS ’14 demonstrated that conservative ideas cross race and gender lines and represent the best hope for a nation weary after six years  of “hopeless chains.” WCS ’14 reminded us that there are big ideas and fundamental truths that can strengthen the world’s greatest nation and restore optimism to its people. […]

Watch out for Bobby Jindal

By |July 23rd, 2014|

Bobby Jindal once gave a speech inspiring TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to respond with satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn’t just a little awful, but laughably awful. The other day, I saw Jindal give a speech inspiring a massive audience to a standing ovation, which is to say, it is untrue he’s all substance and no show. He has the oratorical oomph to get to the Oval Office. […]

Top 10 moments of the 2014 Western Conservative Summit

By |July 22nd, 2014|

“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)

By |July 20th, 2014|

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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