YAL in Action

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

Tag: Ron Paul
  • Berklee College of Music Club Fair, first tabling event.

    On September 8th, Berklee College of Music had it’s fall club fair.  The YAL chapter stood out amongst mostly musical clubs, such as a capela groups and orchestras. It was my first time tabling, so I had help from Emily Faulkner, who provided the posters and buttons shown.   The official rules of the club …

  • Executing Scott Panetti: An Abuse of Power in Texas

    Whenever a state has the power to execute, there is the potential for it to abuse this power. An abuse of this power is currently on display in Texas, which is trying to execute a man with severe mental illness. Texas has scheduled an execution date of December 3 for Scott Panetti, who was convicted …

  • That Time Obama Plagiarized Ron Paul

    It took Obama over 50 minutes to tear the eyes of libertarian kids away from their phones and to his State of the Union Address, but he managed to do it. After nearly an hour of recycled punchlines that were illogical to begin with, Obama made a truly enlightened comparison between Iran and the Soviet …

  • Throwback: Ron Paul Warns of Computer Surveillance in the 80s

    “Computer surveillance: A disgusting procedure for a professed free society.”

  • Stossel’s Take

    John Stossel will be talking about the future of libertarianism tonight on “Stossel” on Fox Business. Check it out!  He never fails to keep things interesting, always throwing in a little bit of controversy to make his point. The show is at 9 p.m. EST/8 p.m. CST.  Here’s the preview.

  • It’s Simple To Spread the Liberty Message

    Fortune’s Stephen Gandel notes on Friday: Ron Paul, the famously libertarian politician and former presidential candidate, has his own choice for the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and it isn’t Summers or Yellen. Paul’s pick for the next Fed head: No one. When I read things like this it brings back the sweet memory …

  • #YALCon13 Day 3

    View our update on Days 1 & 2 here. This morning kicked off with back to back lectures from perennial favorites — political strategist Mike Rothfeld and the Leadership Institute’s experienced campaign expert, Steve Sutton. Both speakers had attendees taking notes at lightning speed as they learned “The Real Nature of Politics” and how to …

  • The Dangers of Implementing E-Verify

    In a column last week, former congressman Ron Paul expounded upon the potential dangers of implementing an E-Verify system with immigration legislation. His words speak for himself, but there are three critical points to consider: Currently, the E-Verify system is voluntary. With this legislation, all employers would be required to run their potential employees through …

  • My Journey to Liberty

    This is my first post as a new blogger for Young Americans for Liberty and I’m ever so excited. I wanted to do a “about the blogger” type post, but figured it would be too similar to many bloggers’ first post, so I decided to change it up a bit. I wanted to write a …

  • The Near Future of the Dollar, Gold, and Silver

    Since 2001, the dollar has lost 81% of its value compared to gold. With the Federal Reserve now printing an average of $85 billion per month, the dollar is being watered down even further compared to the value of gold. As Moneyball author Michael Lewis wrote in his book Liar’s Poker, “If the United States …