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Tag: Justin Amash
  • #YALCon13 Days 1 & 2

    Two days down, two to go! Last night YAL’s 5th Annual National Convention kicked off with our 2012-2013 Activism Awards and a FANTASTIC roundtable discussion with Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and Ted Cruz, moderated by YAL’s Executive Director, Jeff Frazee. We packed the audience with 500+ Convention attendees, media members, and local supporters, and …

  • We ARE Winning: How the Amash Amendment was a Victory for the Liberty Movement

    The vote on the anti-NSA Amash-Conyers bill was a huge win for the liberty movement. Sure, we may not have won in the conventional sense of the word, but the establishment is definitely running scared. It wasn’t so long ago that we were all watching Ron Paul stand alone in front of congress advocating for …

  • NDAA 2013: A few comments

    Recently the initial text of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013 was released.  As you no doubt recall, this is the bill whose previous version caused quite a justifiable uproar thanks to its dubious and unconstitutional treatment of indefinite detention. Now that the new NDAA is out, the White House has released a series …

  • Congressman Justin Amash: A True Patriot

    A congressman from my district has been a true patriot throughout his first 210 days in the House of Representatives. Besides the fact that he has not missed a vote as a U.S. Representative or a State Representative, he has remained true to the standards he was elected on. He was one of only 22 …

  • Can Partisan Reflexes Lead to Philosophical Transformations?

    Congressman Justin Amash, whom I’ve been praising a lot lately, has been doing a fantastic job on his Facebook page of educating people not only about the unconstitutionality of the President authorizing military strikes without congressional approval, but also regarding specific policies being pursued by the Obama administration, and the actual opinions and ties (hint: al-Qaeda) of Libyan rebel leaders. Amash has done a …