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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
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:)

LOTR(RR) NO 4/16 Meetup, plus Summer Schedule

Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) Summertime Schedule

Red Rocks will dial it back a notch over the summer and only hold one meeting per month through August. Enjoy your time in the sun, vacations, and watching the Rockies!

Be sure to watch for venue details with each meetup invitation.

2012 Summertime Schedule

May 7

June 4

July 2

August 6

No meetup will be held on April 16th!

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:)

Atta boys for our chapter advisory committee, our members that our stepping up with new ideas and suggestions, our Concealed Carry instructor Kyle Peters and all of our class attendees, and to all that came out to support the Red Rocks chapter at our 3 Year anniversary celebration!

Freedom Rocks!

Jeff Sacco

Chapter President

mailto:sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org

3 Year Anniversary 4/2! Join the party at CADA!

Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) 3 Year Anniversary Party at the “Car Shack!”

Join the festivities this upcoming Monday!!!

  • Watch the NCAA Finals with your Liberty friends (best seats in Denver for the game)
  • Anniversary Cake – Yummy!
  • Catering by Pietra’s (heavy appetizers) http://www.pietraspizza.com/
  • Dynamite Party Facility with large flat screen TV’s and an outdoor patio
  • Invited distinguished guests list will be updated upon confirmation (including a few past distinguished guests)
  • Bottled beer will be available for a suggested $2.00 donation. AND, you can bring your own beer or beverage of choice, please do!

LOTR (RR) greatly appreciates a $5 donation at the door to help with our costs (which will be more than twice that) but that donation is totally optional. If the current economy or “the man” is sticking it to you too much, then we understand and would never turn you away:)

Please RSVP by Friday, March 30th, so that we may appropriately plan for our beer and catering needs to sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org

Date: April 2, 2012
Time: 6:30p.m. through the end of game
Attire: “Red Rocks” Casual
Where: Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA)
290 E. Speer Blvd.
Denver, Colorado 80203
Map/Directions: http://www.coloradodealers.org/about_location.php#directions
Cost: $5.00 donation requested to cover facility/heavy appetizers, etc., but, hey, you can BYOB and save a bundle while having fun with your Liberty friends!

Parking in lot behind the building (Red Cross parking spaces may be used)

Special thanks to all of you participating in our Concealed Carry Class this upcoming Sunday! If you were unable to attend this class due to a scheduling conflict, please feel free to e-mail me that you would be interested in attending a future class.

sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org

April 1st Concealed Carry Class (at a HUGE Discount)

COLORADO CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT CLASS

Exercise your 2nd Amendment Rights! Take the first step in getting a concealed carry permit. This class meets the permitting requirements, and is being offered at half the price you’ll typically see. Through the generosity of Twistedwire Tactical, you’ll also be supporting your local (Red Rocks) Liberty on the Rocks chapter!

Date: April 1, 2012
Location: 727 E. 16th Ave. (Independence Institute)
Denver, CO 80203
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
(registration begins at 12:30, class will begin promptly at 1:00)
Instructor: Kyle Peters, Twistedwire Tactical (NRA Certified)
Cost: $50 for confirmed reservations prior to 3/25/12, price will increase to $75 beginning 03/26/12. Email RSVP’s to sacco@LibertyOnTheRocks.org and you will receive a confirmation with your confirmed price.

Seating is limited! This class has been substantially discounted and approximately 20 seats have already been reserved. Cash or check will be required for admittance prior to entering the classroom the day of the event.

Help support Liberty on the Rocks (Red Rocks) and our cause to unite, educate, and activate individuals on the principles of individual rights, free markets, and limited government. This class will start you down the road to applying for a concealed handgun permit with your local sheriff’s office.

Upon completion of the class you will be given a Certificate that will allow you to apply for a Concealed Handgun Permit. No other class is required, however, your county Sheriff’s office will charge up to $100 for fingerprinting, pictures and processing the application, and the state charges $52.50 for the background check. For folks on a budget, you can take the class now, and apply for the permit in a few months (or even years) from now.

A Colorado Concealed Handgun Permit allows the permit holder to carry any handgun they choose almost anywhere in the state. The exceptions will be covered in class. You do not need to register any guns. The permit is valid for 5 years and is cheap to renew. You can find a list of states with “reciprocity” (each honors the others’ CCW permit) here: http://cbi.state.co.us/ic/Reciprocity.html.

The course is designed to meet the requirements for a Colorado CCW permit, and will cover such topics as basic safety, safe storage of firearms, carry and use of force laws, mindset, and more.   No handguns are needed for this class, no firing range time will be involved.

We encourage all of our friends and their friends and family members to take advantage of this great offer. I doubt you will ever see a lower price and these permits may become harder to obtain in the future.

March 19th !

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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