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Inspiring Americans to Greatness

Here at The Steamboat Institute, we are Defenders of Freedom and Advocates of Liberty. We are admirers of the bravery and rugged individualism that has made this country great. We are admirers of the greatness and wisdom that resides in every individual.
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Red, White and Blue Bash

Celebrate freedom, friends and summer! Join us for a pig roast, delicious libations (including craft beers, wine and more), live music and an AMAZING SILENT AND LIVE AUCTION!

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The 2016 Freedom Conference

Save the date! Our 8th Annual Freedom Conference will be an immersion in ideas to further the ideals of liberty and inspire Americans to greatness. Find out more about sponsorship options to help make this event our best ever. August 26-27, 2016 – registration opening Spring 2016.

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The Tony Blankley Chair

The Tony Blankley Chair honors the memory of Tony Blankley, who served in the Reagan Administration and was a dear friend of the Steamboat Institute. This award honors an emerging young journalist who demonstrates the same spirit and love of freedom that Tony held dear.

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3 Days Until Red, White & Blue Bash: Auction Items Update!

LIVE AUCTION ITEMS Alaskan Fishing Excursion at Rainbow King Lodge, the premiere Alaskan fishing lodge: 6 nights and 6 days of the most amazing fly-out fishing in Alaska! Includes daily fly-outs in float plane to [...]

Official Invite: Red, White & Blue Bash

AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE: Bear Hunt on private Colorado ranch Alaskan Fishing Excursion at Rainbow King Lodge in Alaska Romantic weekend for 2 in San Francisco, including cruise on private 50-ft motor yacht around San Francisco [...]

Matt Spalding With Conservative Wisdom For The House Budget Committee

Matt Spalding, a member of the Steamboat Institute's Board of Directors, and Associate Vice-President and Dean of Educational Programs at Hillsdale College, recently testified before the House Budget Committee about Congress’ power of the purse [...]

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