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Politicians Are Not Kings

“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.”

-Benjamin Franklin

The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.  – Jim Hightower

Atlas Shrugged and Free to Choose.

All the Harry Potter movies

I like to grow food and I make homemade bread from a decades old sourdough starter.

Laura Carno is the Executive Director of FASTER Colorado, an organization that trains armed school staffers. She has been involved in campaigns and causes in Colorado since 2008, including helping to recall two State Senators in 2013, and educating Coloradans on then-Senator Mark Udall’s lies and leadership failures through her Udall Lied campaign. Laura also runs SpringsTaxpayers.com, an organization that keeps an eye on politicians in local government in the Pikes Peak region.

Laura appears regularly in Colorado and national media, and blogs when she must at LauraCarno.com. She is the author of the book: Government Ruins Nearly Everything, Reclaiming Social Issues From Uncivil Servants.

Latest Second Amendment posts

  • Win a gun, need I say more? Oh, and save lives.

    Win a gun, need I say more? Oh, and save lives.0

    • November 29, 2018

    We’re raffling off a gun. Read on. There is a lot of handwringing over what should be done to stop school shootings. Many politicians think disarming YOU will make schools safer. But we at Independence Institute wanted to do something that could actually save lives. So we did what we always do —we sprung into

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  • The case for Jews packing heat in synagogue

    The case for Jews packing heat in synagogue0

    • November 5, 2018

    For me, Shabbat services at my synagogue have always been a time of restive contemplation. Time to do some healthy introspection, connect with my community, to be a part of something greater than myself. But lately I’ve been having other thoughts. I can’t recall a single Saturday morning service where I haven’t asked myself: What

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