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Stopping Indoctrination in Wyoming Schools

July 10, 2014

Amy Edmonds talked to Glenn Woods about recent action by the State Board of Education to stop advancing the Next Generation Science Standards. This was a victory for Wyoming parents who want to keep junk standards out of Wyoming schools.  

Objectivism and Making the Moral Case for Free Market Capitalism

July 3, 2014

Maureen Bader speaks with Glenn Woods, live from Las Vegas about  Objectivism, the theory of Ayn Rand,  and its relevance today.

Common Core Showdown

June 19, 2014

Amy Edmonds and Glenn Woods discuss how governors in other states have rejected the Common Core standards and why we must do the same here in Wyoming. 

Time for Campaign Finance Freedom

June 12, 2014

Steve Klein talks to Glenn Woods on Boldrepublic.com about  changes to Wyoming’s campaign finance and ballot laws. 

Data Centers, Corporate Welfare and You

June 5, 2014

Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods discuss the new Microsoft data center  the cost of the bribes paid to it by taxpayers and how to stop the death spiral. 

Federal Ed Standards – Failing to Make the Grade

May 29, 2014

Amy Edmonds and Glenn Woods discuss the latest federal standards intrusion in Wyoming and why doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result is just crazy. 

How to Reel in Spending at the Game and Fish Department

May 22, 2014

Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods discuss why Wyoming’s Game and Fish department  is spinning out of control and how to reel in its out-of-control growth. 

Reclaiming State Land from the Federal Government

May 15, 2014

Charles Curley talks to Glenn Woods about the American Lands Council and the state’s attempt to get land back from the federal government. 

Government Trash Collection – Time for a Change

May 8, 2014

Boyd Wiggam talks trash with Glenn Woods and why it is time to privatize trash collection. Government’s  one-size-fits-all solution fails to solve a problem and limits individual freedom. 

Escape Valve from Government Schools Needed Now More than Ever

May 1, 2014

Amy Edmonds talks to Glenn Woods about why Wyoming parents need options to exit the public school system and why the federal takeover of education makes choice urgent for Wyoming’s parents. 

Drone Regulation in Wyoming

April 24, 2014

Steve Klein spoke with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic radio about recent developments in state laws that regulate drones and what to expect in next month’s Judiciary Committee meeting.

Green Indoctrination in Wyoming Schools Stopped – For Now

April 17, 2014

Maureen Bader talks to Glenn Woods about the defunding of the Next Generation Science Standards and the left’s litany of lies to drive home its agenda. 

Corporate Welfare in Wyoming — The Zombie of Amendment 4 Rises

April 10, 2014

Maureen Bader explains how corporate welfare has wasted millions of taxpayer dollars in the past, and with recent events at the legislature, no doubt will do so again soon.

The State of Education in Wyoming

April 1, 2014

Amy Edmonds present her findings on the progress of education legislation and what we must do to achieve local control. 

Cale Case on Tax Policy and Corporate Welfare

April 3, 2014

Cale Case discusses how the legislature uses your tax dollars to provide handouts to businesses.

Senator Cale Case and What You Should Know About  Telecommunications

April 1, 2014

Senator Cale Case discusses the  telecommunications and public utility issues of concern to all citizens of Wyoming.

EPA Overreach and What to Do About It

March 27, 2014

Steve Klein discusses the Environmental Protection Agency’s thuggery against Wyoming citizen Andy Johnson, with Glenn Woods on Boldrepublic.com.

Hunting for Handouts – the Game and Fish Department

March 29, 2014

Maureen Bader talks to Glenn Woods about the  the Game and Fish department’s hunt for funds and the strange case of non-consumptive consumption. Let them eat cake!

The Future of Wyoming Schools

March 13, 2014

Amy Edmonds discusses how events during Wyoming’s 2014 budget session will effect the state of education in Wyoming with Glenn Woods on Boldrepublic.com.

Wyoming’s 2014 Budget Session – An Analysis

March 11, 2014

Regina Meena, Steve Klein and Maureen Bader provide their take on Wyoming’s 2014 Budget Session. It’s not all bad news.

The SF104 Fallout

March 6, 2014

Steve Klein discusses fallout from Cindy Hills successful lawsuit against the State of Wyoming with Glenn Woods on Boldrepublic.com.

Gaming the Taxpayer – The Wyoming Budget Blowout

February 27, 2014

Maureen Bader talks to Glenn Woods about the  the attack on taxpayer’s pockets during Wyoming’s 2015-16 Budget Session.

Education and the Common Core

February 20, 2014

Amy Edmonds discussed what’s happening at the legislature with the bills designed to slow down the federal government takeover of your child’s education with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic radio.

Wyoming’s 2015-16 Budget Session – Week One Review

February 13, 2014

Steve Klein speaks with Glenn Woods about the  shenanigans at the legislature during week one of Wyoming’s 2015-16 Budget Session.

Just What IS Wyoming’s State of the State

February 6, 2014

Maureen Bader gives a preview of what to expect in Wyoming Governor Mead’s State of the State speech next week, with Glenn Woods. Funding long-term spending obligations with short-term revenue is a recipe for higher taxes in the future.

Protecting Property Rights from Civil Asset Forfeiture

February 4, 2014

Rep. Kendell Kroeker, Linda Burt of the ACLU, and Steve Klein discuss civil asset forfeiture and potential reforms for the 2014 Budget Session

Fuel Tax Increase goes to Groom Snowmobile Trails

January 30, 2014

Maureen Bader explains how not all the gas tax increase will go to roads, with Glenn Woods. Seems some of the increase will go to snowmobile trails. Huh?

The SF104 Decision – What does it mean for Wyoming

January 28, 2014

Steve Klein speaks with Glenn Woods  about the Wyoming Supreme Court decision in the SF104 case.

Unconstitutional Sign Law Story on KGWN-TV

January 24, 2014

The story about WyLiberty’s sign suit appeared on KGWN-TV. The only correct amendment is the First Amendment.

What You Need to Know About the Common Core

January 23, 2014

Amy Edmonds talks to Glenn Woods about what we haven’t been told about the Common Core.

WyLiberty Sues Cheyenne for Unconstitutional Sign Law

January 9, 2014

Boyd Wiggam speaks with Glenn Woods about WyLiberty’s lawsuit against Cheyenne. Councilors must not disregard the Constitution just because they don’t like it.

WyLiberty Attorneys Sue City of Cheyenne

January 11, 2014

Steve Klein explains how the City of Cheyenne is violating the First Amendment with its unconstitutional sign law.

The Economic Freedom Toolkit

January 7, 2014

Sven Larson provides Liberty Forum attendees with his economic freedom toolkit, a common sense guide on how to permanently reduce the size of government.

Education Accountability in Wyoming

January 2, 2014

Amy Edmonds talks with Glenn Woods about education accountability and what to expect in Wyoming’s upcoming legislative session.

Freedom to Achieve

December 19, 2013

Susan Gore discusses the importance of freedom of choice as the key to achievement with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic radio.

Wyoming Laws Threaten Private Property Rights

December 12, 2013

Steve Klein talks with Glenn Woods about how Wyoming laws can be abused. The war on drugs is a touchy subject, but state law must not provide police with loopholes through constitutional protections of due process and property rights.

New IRS Rules as Bad as the Old IRS Rules

December 5, 2013

Steve Klein speaks with Glenn Woods about about the IRS scandal regarding Tea Party and grassroots conservative groups and the delays to their tax exempt status. The new regulations will also mess with the grassroots.

Obamacare is Unfixable – What’s Next?

December 3, 2013

During WyLiberty’s December Liberty Forum, Regina Meena discussed the shockwaves yet to come, how you and your family get the healthcare that you need and why defunding Obamacare may be our only option.

UWyo’s Secret Hiring Process Backfires

November 21, 2013

Steve Klein speaks with Glenn Woods about the resignation of UWyo President Sternberg and the need for hiring transparency on Bold Republic Radio.

Common Core Science Standards Delayed

November 21, 2013

Amy Edmonds explains how parents  made a small win by delaying Common Core science standards with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic. 

State Data Leviathan to Consume Children’s Information

November 14, 2013

Maureen Bader explains the problems with Wyoming’s State Longitudinal Data System with Glenn Woods  on Bold Republic Radio. It opens the door to privacy violations.

Cheyenne’s Arbitrary City Council

November 14, 2013

Boyd Wiggam speaks with Glenn Woods about the questionable decisions and odd logic during a city council meeting. Since when are rules just pieces of paper? 

Obamacare Implosion – What’s Next for Wyoming?

November 7, 2013

Regina Meena discusses the Obamacare Implosion and what’s next for Wyoming. with Glenn Woods  on Bold Republic Radio. Hint: it isn’t good.

Communicating with Legislators – Citizen Lobbying

November 5, 2013

Representatives Lynn Hutchings and John Eklund joined Wyliberty’s Steve Klein at our monthly Liberty Forum. They discuss strategies for effective communication with your legislator. 

Russell Kirk’s 10 Conservative Principles

November 1, 2013

Bruce Edward Walker discusses Russell Kirk’s 10 Conservative Principles with Glenn Woods  on Bold Republic Radio.

Committee Healthcare Bills Would Limit Patient Access and Choice

October 24, 2013

Maureen Bader talks about two draft bills that if passed, would limit access to healthcare and patient choice, on the Glenn Woods show. They would close the door to new physician-owned hospitals in the state.

Affordable Care Act – Isn’t

October 17, 2013

Steve Klein explains why “young invincibles” are getting a bad deal with Obamacare, to Glenn Woods  on Bold Republic Radio.

Government Expands Tentacles into Telecom and Internet

October 17, 2013

Jason Gay discusses the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to define the Internet as a basic need and why this must be stopped, with Glenn Woods. More government means less choice and more expensive service for consumers, and higher taxes to pay for it all.

Protection of Property Rights Needs Citizen Involvement

October 10, 2013

Boyd Wiggam talks to Glenn Woods about the zoning process and the need for citizen’s to make their voices heard at City Council meetings.

State Data Leviathan Bad News for Children’s Privacy

October 10, 2013

Maureen Bader talks to Glenn Woods about Wyoming’s plan to build a monster database with children’s information. This will likely be an expensive failure.

State Board of Education needs to Listen to the People

October 9, 2013

Susan Gore and Amy Edmonds talk to KGWN’s Bob Geha about the Common Core Standards and the State Board of Education shutting people’s voices out of the discussion.

Citizens Speak Out Against the Common Core

October 8, 2013

Citizens, denied the opportunity to speak before Wyoming’s State Board of Education, make their voices heard.

2013 Liberty Index

October 1, 2013

Charles Curley presents the results from the 2013 liberty Index. Did your legislator vote for liberty? You can now find out.

Rotton to the Core

September 3, 2013

Amy Edmonds separates facts from fiction regarding the Common Core. Find out what you can do to stop the Common Core in Wyoming.

 

KCWY13 Report on the Common Core

August 21, 2013

Lydia Defranchi of KCWY13 in Casper reports on WyLiberty’s Common Core event and the controversy surrounding its implementation in Wyoming.

Amy Edmonds and the Common Core

August 19, 2013

Amy Edmonds discusses the problems with the Common Core in this short KGWN interview.

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Key Liberty Votes 2013.

May 7, 2013

Charles Curley discusses the results from the 2013 Key Liberty Votes report. a set of legislator’s votes on bills relating to individual freedom and responsibility. 

Click here for the report

“This Assembly Believes the Current System of Campaign Finance Is Broken”

April 18, 2013

Ben Barr joins Dave Mason, former commissioner of the Federal Election Commission, to debate against Marc Elias, former general counsel to the Kerry-Edwards 2004 Presidential Campaign, and Bob Edgar, President and CEO of Common Cause. The debate was hosted by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and held at the Naval Heritage Center in Washington, DC.

State Budget Review 2013

April 2, 2013

Click here to download the slides used for this presentation. (Click to view or right click and “save target as” to your computer.)

Taxation without Representation?

March 21, 2013

Maureen Bader talks with Glenn Woods about how the  the right to vote was taken away from people who now may be forced to pay higher taxes.

Liberty Forum
Susan Gore

Susan Gore and the Founding of WyLiberty.

March 14, 2013

Susan Gore talks with Glenn Woods about liberty in Wyoming and how the Wyoming Liberty Group makes a difference in the state.

Liberty Lost or Gained

March 5, 2013

Wyoming Liberty Group staff provides an overview of the Wyoming Legislative session featuring liberty enhancing and liberty destroying bills.

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Amy Edmonds

Amy Edmonds discusses the government’s spending increases.

February 28, 2013

Amy Edmonds talks with Glenn Woods about the government’s seeming inability to rein in spending and other wins and losses from the 2013 Wyoming Legislative Session.

Health Care Reform Misconceptions Unplugged

February 21, 2013

Regina Meena clears up misconceptions about health care reform on Glenn Woods Bold Republic Radio show.

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Maureen on Glenn Woods Talking Fuel and Lottery Tax

February 14, 2013

Maureen Bader discusses the problem with higher fuel taxes and the transparency problems a Wyoming Lottery Corporation would bring.

Game and Fish Strikes out on Four

February 14, 2013

Calvin Thompson outlines the effort of the Game and Fish Department to raise license fees.

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Free Speech Rights and You

February 7, 2013

Benjamin Barr discusses the importance of our right to freedom of speech in our everyday lives.

Sovereignty Starts with You

February 7, 2013

Benjamin Barr talks about the importance of civil society.

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Budget Cut Confusion Explained

February 5, 2013

Maureen Bader talks with Glenn Woods about bogus budget cuts.

Regina Meena talks Health Bills with Glenn Woods

February 5, 2013

Regina Meena explains that the insurance sales bill (HB82) won’t create the low cost insurance plans Wyoming needs, with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic Radio.

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Maureen Bader

Budget Cut Confusion Camouflages Charade

February 5, 2013

Maureen Bader sweeps away the budget cut smokescreen. When governments talk about budget cuts, there is much less than meets the eye.

Download a copy of the slide presentation here

Steve Klein talks Gun Bills with Glenn Woods

January 31, 2013

Steve Klein talks about the gun bills making their way through the legislature with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic Radio.

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Legislative Update – HB 182

January 25, 2013

In this week’s Legislative Update, Steve Klein explains the benefit of HB 182. It would prevent the federal government from closing rights of way on federal land in Wyoming.

Steve Klein talks Smart Growth with Glenn Woods

January 24, 2013

Steve Klein talks about regaining the right of way with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic Radio.

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Government Transparency Website Out-of-Order

January 24, 2013

As journalist Calvin Thompson explains government sometimes just doesn’t want to hear from you.

Fuel Tax Bill Progresses in the Wrong Direction

January 17, 2013

Maureen Bader talks to Glenn Woods on Bold Radio about the fuel tax bill and how families will pay more at the pump.

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Regina Meena talks health care

Regina Meena Talks Health Care with Glenn Woods

January 17, 2013

Regina Meena talks to Glenn Woods on Bold Radio about health care at the legislature and which reforms meet the needs of Wyoming citizens.

Game and Fish Salary Hikes Out of Line

January 15, 2013

Journalist Calvin Thompson explains that while government salaries at the Game and Fish Department rose by 35 percent average salaries rose by only 11 percent.

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How to Contact Your Legislator

January 10, 2013

Amy Edmonds and Charles Curley provide a brief overview of how to contact your legislator.

State of the State and Spending Cut Recommendation

January 10, 2013

Economist Sven Larson provides a short analysis of Governor Mead’s recent speech and explains how government can bring spending into line.

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Fuel tax hurts Wyoming families

Cut Spending Wish List Instead of Hiking the Gas Tax

January 10, 2013

Maureen Bader talks about how the governor seems to have plenty of money, just not for roads.

Compulsory School Attendance Not the Solution

January 10, 2013

Amy Edmonds explains bill SF96 wont fix the drop out problem but it will make children the property of the school district.

Compulsory Attendance wrong
Steve Klein

Management Council Restricts Press because of Evil Eye

January 10, 2013

On Glenn Woods radio program, Steve Klein says Wyoming’s Management Council has forgotten the Code of the West.

Gas Tax Grab Unpopular

January 7, 2013

Maureen Bader explains that no matter how many special interest groups line up in favor of a fuel tax hike, it will still hurt Wyoming families.

Fuel tax hurts Wyoming families
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Free Speech Attorneys File Appellate Brief

January 4, 2013

Steve Klein says on KGWN-TV Channel Five what is at stake in the Free Speech case.

Mainstream Media Fuels Spending Fallacies

January 7, 2013

Maureen Bader explains that a lottery in Wyoming may feed dreams but it won’t feed the government’s spending addiction.

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Citizens Empowered

January 2, 2013

Amy Edmonds and Charles Curley explain the mechanics of the legislative process to help citizens have an effective voice in the legislature.

Educational Accountability

December 28, 2012

Any Edmonds explains how Wyoming schools could be “the best of the best” if we empower parents to take control of their children’s educational decisions.

Amy Edmonds on Educational Reform
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Lotto No Windfall for Roads

December 27 2012

Maureen Bader talks to Jenna Browder about why lotteries won’t fix Wyoming roads.

Health Care Reform – The Next Steps

December 5, 2012

Regina Meena explains the next steps in the health care reform battle. We must ensure legislators follow the wishes of the people.

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The Dangers of Obamacare

September 12, 2012

Michael Tanner in Wyoming to discuss why Obamacare is bad medicine for you, your family and the country.

 

Taxmageddon – Whither Wyoming?

November 7, 2012

There is a hailstorm of higher taxes heading for Wyoming and what is the state government thinking about doing?  Hiking the gas tax! As Sven Larson and Amy Edmonds explain, this is very bad news for the Wyoming economy.

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The Gas Tax Grab will Bust the Budget of Wyoming Families

September 25, 2012

Higher gas taxes are a direct attack on the Wyoming family. Maureen Bader explains - not only will gas cost more but everything else we buy will as well.

 

The Dangers of Obamacare with Michael Tanner

September 12, 2012

The US health care system is one of the best in the world. Sure, we have problems, but Obamacare will make those problems even worse. .

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Austerity and How to Avoid It

July 11, 2012

What is the difference between Greece and the federal budget deficit? Sven Larson explains.

 

Occupational Licensing Inhibits Entrepreneurship in the State

June 6, 2012

Occupational licensing in Wyoming raises costs to consumers but even worse, undermines entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Zoning your Property Rights Away

April 3, 2012

Local governments are violating your property rights. In fact, A soon-to-be-passed zoning rule in Cheyenne means land use that was legal may become illegal.  Find out what you can do to protect your rights.

Two Visions for the Future of America

March 30, 2012

The Obamacare battle is important for the future of America, but so is the federal budget battle. Sven Larson describes two visions, one sees the free market reform of entitlement programs, the other is business as usual.

 
   

Obamacare at the Supreme Court

March 30, 2012

This week the United States Supreme Court heard three days of oral arguments on the constitutionality of Obamacare.  Steve Klein gives a brief summary of all three days. 

See our blog for more information on Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 (Part 1 and Part 2) of the arguments.

Wyoming 2012 Budget Session Updates

Update 4 (March 9, 2012):

Our panel gives and update on the budget bill and some of the wins for liberty hailed and losses for liberty lamented by your Wyoming Liberty Group. But neither success nor failure marks the end of our efforts because government is like a fungus — it just grows and grows. This means it’s now time to work on innovative solutions to the problem of expanding government.

Update 3 (February 29, 2012):

Sven Larson describes the problem with local dependence on state government in the Wyoming budget, and the solution.

Update 2 (February 24, 2012):

The legislature is debating a number of bills. Some will increase health care freedom, and others will infringe on our freedoms. Attorney Steve Klein explains.

Update 1 (February 9, 2012):

Health care is on the mind of every Wyoming citizen, yet the governor in his state-of-the-state speech, barely mentioned it. Regina Meena describes what the governor should be talking about.

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Battling the Octopus: A Lesson in Fiscal Restraint

February 7, 2012 – Wyoming Liberty Group Office (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Just before Wyoming legislators meet to spend an estimated $6.5 billion of your money in the 2012 Wyoming Budget Session, Economist Sven Larson holds government accountable by keeping score.

 

Opportunities in the Face of Uncertainty

January 3, 2012 – Wyoming Liberty Group Office (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

The 2012 legislative session is a budget session, the health care system is on life support and the state’s economy is at a tipping point.

WyLiberty policy staff Sven Larson, Regina Meena and Steve Klein highlight these issues and let you know how to take a stand against the creeping socialism infecting the vitality of the State of Wyoming.

Citizens’ Guide to Health Care Reform in Wyoming

November 1, 2011 – Wyoming Liberty Group Office (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Everyone agrees health care reform is long overdue. While people around the state say they want health care freedom and affordable insurance, the Wyoming Legislature seems to be moving in the opposite direction — toward expansion of government-run health care programs.

Policy expert Regina Meena explains what Wyoming needs to do to preserve freedom of choice and prevent socialized health care in Wyoming.

Freedom or Fiscal Shackles?

October 4, 2011 – Wyoming Liberty Group Office (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

The budget crisis in Washington, DC may seem far away, but it is about to have a major impact on the Wyoming state budget. Each year Wyoming gets $2.2 billion from the federal government. As the Congressional debt crisis super-committee goes to work, we can expect significant cuts in these funds. This could force drastic changes to the benefits that Wyoming families get from the state. It could also be a good opportunity for the state to take control over its budget.

WyLiberty research fellow Sven R Larson, Ph.D., discusses the potential effects of major cuts to federal funds in Wyoming.

Key Liberty Votes 2011

August 2, 2011 – Wyoming Liberty Group Office (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Wyoming Liberty Group staff discussed this year’s bills from our annual Key Liberty Votes publication.

Regina Meena on Wyoming’s Healthy Frontiers Pilot Project

JP Eichmiller on Government Transparency

Steve Klein on the Health Care Freedom Amendment and the Obamacare Litigation

Charles Curley on Carrying Concealed Firearms

Sven Larson on the Public Option and Corporate Welfare

The End of Democracy or the Dawn of Free Speech? A Debate on Citizens United v. FEC

January 10, 2011 – University of Wyoming College of Law (Laramie, Wyoming)

Wyoming Liberty Group’s amicus brief was cited favorably by the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision in Citizens United. However, the Wyoming Legislature did not amend state law to follow the ruling until the 2011 Legislative Session. In this debate just before the session, Ben Barr debated Sarah Gorin and Dean Neal of the Equality State Policy Center on the merits of the Citizens United decision.

Click here to view part 1 of the debate

Click here to view part 2 of the debate

The Implications of Post-Election Federal Tax and Fiscal Policy for Wyoming

November 11, 2010 – The Plains Hotel (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Cato Institute Senior Fellow Dan Mitchell visited Wyoming for a Liberty Group luncheon to discuss federal tax and fiscal policy following the 2010 election cycle.

Click here to view Dan Mitchell’s talk

Commonsense Sovereignty

June 19, 2010 – Best Western Ramkota (Casper, Wyoming)

Wyoming Liberty Group’s first signature event featured long-term legal strategies from attorney Ben Barr and Sven Larson’s straightforward analysis of the coming welfare state in the wake of Obamacare.


Click here to view Sven Larson’s talk “Dehumanized Citizen: Your Ultimate Price Tag for the Welfare State”

Click here to view Ben Barr’s talk “Save Our Sovereignty: Winning Strategies”

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