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Tag: year of youth
  • Get Trained to Take Action

    If you want to run for office yourself, or work on a principled, liberty campaign, or just become a more effective activist, you need to be trained.  Fortunately, our partners at American Majority and the Leadership Institute have exactly the training you need. Upcoming Leadership Institute Trainings Jan. 27 Television Workshop, Introduction to Techniques Arlington, …

  • A Tip from Ronald Reagan for Defenders of Liberty

    Ronald Reagan may not have lived up to all of his pro-liberty rhetoric and promises, but he could teach us a lesson as candidates, activists, and defenders of liberty in general. Reagan’s lesson, taken from an article by Carla Howell, was that it is not just how you answer a question — it is which …

  • Liberty Weekend Spectacular in Austin, Texas

    October 21st-23rd is destined to be an amazing weekend in Austin, Texas for all those who get excited about liberty. Seriously, it has me on the edge of my seat knowing that it’s less than three weeks away. If you are in the state of Texas and enjoy liberty then you need to be getting …

  • Civic Literacy Report: Elected Officials Know Less than the General Public

    I could also title this post “Yet Another Reason for Year of Youth.” ISI recently conducted a civic literacy survey with 2,508 people and found that those who had held elected office scored an average of 44% vs. 49% for those never elected. Among the more tragic statistics about elected officials from the report: Seventy-nine …

  • Voluntaryism and America

    “Land of the free and home of the brave” is the last line of the National Anthem, but many people argue that Americans are not truly free. There is a movement among Libertarians called “voluntaryism” that argues that a government in which participation is not entirely voluntary is by default oppressive and illegitimate. Well, what …

  • Pay Attention: This Wins Elections!

    Americans LOVE this about Michele Bachmann: To understand why presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has surged in Iowa, watch when she is handed a baby. On a recent stop here, she took off her bracelet, dangled it before the infant and cradled him while he teethed on the pearls. During another campaign appearance, Ms. Bachmann climbed …

  • Want to Really Win with Freedom?

    Effectively engaging in the political process is easier said than done.  That’s where Year of Youth comes in — to help you win on principle. Today I’m excited to share with you a short video of a Year of Youth success story — Andrew Sharp.  Just 24 years old, Andrew was the Campaign Manager for …

  • Jack Hunter Winning on Principle Exclusive

    This video commentary and column was produced by Jack Hunter exclusively for YAL’s Year of Youth project. To receive the Winning on Principle Newsletter and more in the future, please sign up today at www.YearOfYouth.org. POLITALKING: PITCHING FREEDOM POLITICALLY TAILORING YOUR MESSAGE TO WIN by Jack Hunter As I write this column, neoconservatives and many …

  • Woman Arrested for Orderly Exposing Corruption at City Council Meeting

    This video is a perfect example of why we need to — with the help of YAL’s Year of Youth Project — run and elect good pro-liberty constitutionalists to city councils and county commissions! (However, I do think electing state legislators that will work to pass state nullification of unconstitutional federal “laws” is just as …

  • Year of Youth Update!

    Get connected with YAL’s  Year of Youth. We just finished sending out 100 candidate manuals from American Majority to our list of registered YoY activists! In the coming months we will be providing even more campaign/election related materials to our committed activists.  If you want to have access to these and other valuable resources be sure and sign-up …