YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Democrats
  • Second Amendment Inter-club Debate at Brigham Young University

    At the beginning of April, our YAL chapter helped organize and host the second event in a new on going series of inter-club debates on our campus at Brigham Young University. The topic of the evening was the Second Amendment. The College Democrats were arguing the motion that the second amendment was outdated and out …

  • UNC YAL Year-End Report

    It’s hard to believe the year is over. UNC YAL is happy to reflect on a successful year of growth and activism on campus. During the fall 2015 semester, we successfully recruited from the incoming freshman class, hosted a free speech wall, and raised awareness about the dangers of military interventionism. This spring, we attended …

  • Gonzaga University’s Political Smack Down, Round 2

    Last night the Young Americans for Liberty of Gonzaga participated in a campus debate against the Gonzaga College Republicans and the Young Democrats of Gonzaga. The debate covered the issues of debt, healthcare, education, and guns.  Last semester, a simular debate was hosted on the eve of Election Night. YAL annihilated the establishment perspectives at …

  • Democrats on Healthcare

    From the House GOP Conference by way of TheNextRight.com: Well played, indeed.

  • David Brooks and Free Markets

    David Brooks wrote in the NY Times today about the discontent he is feeling with the Democratic Party. His complaints about the health bill were accurate and forceful, but his understanding of the free market is not. He stated:  Yet I confess, watching all this, I feel again why I’m no longer spiritually attached to …

  • Uh-oh… I take on a professor’s hypocrisy at WFU

    This week in the Old Gold & Black, the official student newspaper of Wake Forest University (Go Deacs!–we’re gunning for ya Kentucky), you will find four articles written by WFU YAL members. Yes, four. (*Note: titles are provided by the student paper, not the author) Protest the current government’s policies (by yours truly) Government follows …

  • The PATRIOT Act Revisited

    Three provisions to the PATRIOT Act are due to expire at the end of this month. They are (courtesy of DownsizeDC.org): 1. Business Records: allows searches on your personal data without your knowledge if the FBI convinces a judge it is “relevant” to a terrorism investigation. The data could be computer-related, financial, medical, or even …

  • The Southern Avenger on “A Decade of Empire”

    Full text at the American Conservative.

  • Is Senator Max Baucus Drunk or Just Stupid?

    This has been all over the blogosphere and even featured at the Drudge Report with the caption “drunk Senator.”   I’ll let readers of YAL decide for themselves.

  • Democrats “rebelling” over pro-war prez?

    So says the often-reliable Telegraph of Great Britain, but I personally doubt it. The problem with the Congressional Democrats –minus Kucinich, Feingold, Grayson, and a couple others– is that they are wusses. Remember all those ridiculous half-measures they took to “end the war,” over the last few years? They rolled over for the pro-war Republican Administration  and will be total lapdogs …