YAL in Action

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

Tag: Republicans
  • 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 The College Democrats were arguing the motion that the second amendment was outdated and out …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 …

  • GOP Pushes for Repeal, but Lacks Health Plan of its Own

    Remember how three years ago, the Republicans campaigned on a “repeal and replace” policy toward Obamacare? House Republicans have voted more than three dozen times to repeal all or part of the health care law, but still lack a plan of their own to offer in its place. A Denver Post article by David Espo …

  • 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 …

  • Wouldn’t it be nice if Republicans were ALWAYS like this?

    …not just when they’re out of power?

  • Appealing to You and Me

    Sitting in the lobby of the Marriott after a great day at CPAC 2010, I had an interesting conversation with a higher up staff member of the NRA  (I wish I remembered his name) and the chairman of the UCF college Republicans last night. We spoke about something not really discussed seriously by the libertarian/conservative …

  • Will the real libertarians please stand up?

    Matthew Moran, a leftist columnist at my own Wake Forest University, wrote what I consider to be a fairly thoughtful column about libertarianism in the latest edition of our school newspaper.  I’d be interested to hear the thoughts of this group on the subject.  His article includes several ideas on libertarianism, which I will try …

  • The Southern Avenger on “A Decade of Empire”

    Full text at the American Conservative.