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New GOP Blood Gathers At #WCS15

By |June 26th, 2015|

The Western Conservative Summit kicked off Friday morning at the Brown Palace with a small panel of speakers. WCS15 is hosted by the Colorado Christian University’s public policy think tank, the Centennial Institute, and led […]

Summit Surprises: Did You Know?

By |June 10th, 2015|

(By Centennial Institute Staff) Yes, Western Conservative Summit 2015 is very much about the invisible primary for president next year.  Seven GOP contenders are coming, others may come, and we even invited five Dems (not holding our breath).  But there’s a lot more to WCS15 that you maybe didn’t know about.
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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. […]