by Jon Caldara | 8:24 am, March 21, 2013
“Over? Did you say it’s ‘over’? Nothing is over until we decide it is. Was it over when the Germans bomber Pearl Harbor? Hell no! And it ain’t over now!” – John Blutarsky Today Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper confirmed Colorado as a pawn in a national game of gun control. He signed three anti-Second Amendment [...]
by Jon Caldara | 9:50 am, March 18, 2013
By now I’m sure you’re aware that the magazine ban, Colorado House Bill 1224, sitting on Hickenlooper’s desk will outlaw most magazines in Colorado. Why? Because most magazines are “readily convertible” to hold more than 15 rounds. But did you know about “continuous possession?” This is another dirty little secret hidden inside HB 1224. Watch [...]
by Jon Caldara | 12:58 pm, March 15, 2013
In case you missed our annual Founders’ Night dinner last Thursday, here is the keynote address given by world famous George Mason economist Walter Williams.
by Jon Caldara | 2:37 pm, March 13, 2013
By now you’ve heard about the magazine ban that’s on its way to the Governor’s desk. But there is something about this bill, HB 13-1224, that you probably don’t know: It bans MOST normal magazines found in normal guns! Watch the video below as I demonstrate how Colorado’s magazine ban is way worse than advertised [...]
by Jon Caldara | 3:14 pm, March 12, 2013
The controversy surrounding my Research Director, David Kopel, has grown to the point where I feel I must comment officially. Before I get to the allegations, let me say that I have known Dave for over two decades. I believe him to be a good man. Like all of us, he is not perfect. And [...]
by Jon Caldara | 2:17 pm, March 12, 2013
In case you missed it, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper joined me last week on my TV show.
by Jon Caldara | 4:29 pm, March 7, 2013
We took the liberty of planning your upcoming Friday night for you, so just go with it. First at 8:00 tune in to Colorado Public Television 12 and catch Independence Institute research director David Kopel on the public affairs show “Colorado Inside Out.” Then stay tuned at 8:30 for Devil’s Advocate as I am joined [...]
by Jon Caldara | 2:16 pm, March 6, 2013
IHS Summer Seminars: Get more liberty in your life! This summer, the Institute for Humane Studies will offer nine week-long seminars on the foundations and applications of liberty. Learn about principles that transcend politics, discuss world-changing ideas with participants from around the globe, and hear about careers that make a difference. Students and recent graduates [...]
by Jon Caldara | 9:43 am, March 4, 2013
You know when the car salesman says, “Yep, that’s the last one we have in inventory and I have a couple coming to look at it in a half hour,” and you just know he’s selling you. Well, he’s a car salesman, and therefore, more trustworthy than me. But here’s the odd thing – I’m [...]
by Jon Caldara | 3:18 pm, February 28, 2013
Children win in Douglas County! What makes the Independence Institute so very different is that we play the long game. The left has been playing this game for decades and they are collecting their winnings now, while the right seems to be in a perpetual, panicked two-minute, hurry-up offensive. I often say that Einstein was [...]« go back — keep looking »
- PPC Training for Activists
UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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