Woodford Foundation for Limited Government

 We are the local chapter for The Bastiat Society headquartered  in Charleston, South Carolina (the umbrella organization for all Bastiat Society Chapters). See their website at www.bastiatsociety.com for additional information, click on "Chapters" and the Colorado Springs chapter for information about the Bastiat Society of Colorado Springs and to register to receive announcements of events. There is no formal membership program but anyone who contributes $100 or more is considered a Member and receives a magnetic nametag and 100 CS Bastiat Society business cards, if wanted, to help "Promote Free Enterprise and True, Responsible Capitalism in the Pikes Peak Region."

On August 30 we'll have Regina Lewis, PhD and Bart Givens speaking on the topic, "Improving the Quality of Life in Southeast Colorado Springs: The Scarcity Mindset and How it Affects Choices". Register for this event at http://www.cvent.com/d/95qfzp.

September program (Sept 14) will be a presentation by Tom Duening about Entrepreneurial Virtues. Details and registration link at http://www.cvent.com/d/6vq00c.


January     Dan Griswold, Mercatus, on international trade

February    Tom Krannawitter on "Save the Swamp"

April            Sharyl Attkisson on her new book

May             Chris Edwards, CATO, on Downsizing Government

July              Presentation on Bitcoins

Prior Programs


John Tamny on his book, Who Needs the Fed?

Maurice McTigue on what it takes for a dynamic, growing economy

Larry Reed on Free Trade


Joe Postell on Political Parties

Josh Dunn on Conservative Professors in the University

Paul Prentice on TABOR

Property and Environment Research Center on Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation

Laura Carno on her book, Government Ruins Nearly Everything

Richard Carpenter on "Bottleneckers"

Pros and Cons of an Article V Convention of States

Paul Prentice on Renewable Energy

Brad DeVos, President of the Bastiat Society

Leslie Paige from Citizens Against Government Waste

Larry Reed, CEO of FEE, on Real Heroes

Bob Cutter on economic problems of El Paso County

Cowboy Ethics with Kent Noble, Executive Director of the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership