Independence Institute celebrates its 31st annual Founder’s Night

Colorado Secretary of State presents an award to Second Amendment activist Steve Schreiner at the Independence Institute's 31st annual Founder's dinner. (SOS photo)
Colorado Secretary of State presents an award to Second Amendment activist Steve Schreiner at the Independence Institute’s 31st annual Founder’s dinner. (SOS photo)

You know the Independence Institute’s Founder’s dinner Thursday night had to be good when president Jon Caldara said so many tickets were sold it was their most successful fundraiser ever — depending on Tom Tancredo’s bar tab.

Tancredo served as former president of the self-proclaimed free-market think tank before becoming a congressman, presidential candidate and gubernatorial candidate. He didn’t belly up to the bar much but he appeared to appreciate the speeches from the keynote speakers, John Fund with the National Review and Stephen Moore at The Heritage Foundation.

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