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 Jason Miyares

 Jason Miyares’ story doesn’t start in Virginia Beach, Virginia, but in Havana, Cuba when his mother, Miriam Miyares, fled communist Cuba, penniless and homeless. She taught Jason a love for freedom, democracy, and that America is indeed the “last best hope on earth.” A product of Virginia public schools, Jason graduated with a Bachelor’s in […]

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., is the President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and the Founding Editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author or co-author of five books, including the forthcoming Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing. Previous books include When Harry Became […]

Josh Hammer

Josh Hammer is senior editor-at-large at Newsweek, a research fellow with the Edmund Burke Foundation, counsel and policy advisor for the Internet Accountability Project, a syndicated columnist through Creators and a contributing editor for Anchoring Truths. A frequent pundit and essayist on political, legal and cultural issues, Josh is a constitutional attorney by training. He hosts “The Josh Hammer […]

David Azerrad

David Azerrad is an assistant professor and research fellow at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Government in Washington, D.C. His research and writing focuses on classical liberalism, conservative political thought and identity politics. Prior to joining Hillsdale, Azerrad was the director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The […]

Jeff Sessions

Mr. Sessions was born in Selma, Alabama on December 24, 1946, and grew up in Hybart, the son of a country store owner. Growing up in the country, Sessions was instilled with certain core values – honesty, hard work, belief in God and parental respect – that define him today. In 1964, he became an […]

Carol M. Swain

Born in abject poverty in rural Virginia, Dr. Carol Swain earned five degrees and obtained early tenure at Princeton and full professorship at Vanderbilt where she was professor political science and a professor of law. Today she is a sought after cable news contributor, prominent national speaker, and best-selling author. In addition to three Presidential […]

David French

David French is a senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time. A graduate of Harvard Law School and a constitutional lawyer, David most recently worked as a senior writer for National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute. He is a New York Times bestselling author, and his next book, Divided We Fall, will be released in […]

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is well-known as the architect of the “Contract with America” that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in forty years. After he was elected Speaker, he disrupted the status quo by moving power out of Washington and […]

Barry Goldwater Jr

Barry Goldwater Jr. is a keen observer and participant in today’s troubled and challenging time. As a proven leader, his interpretation is an important addition to the ongoing discussion. Goldwater is a former U.S. Congressman (1969-1984) from California. He served at the same time in Congress with his father, Senator Barry Goldwater (R-AZ). Barry graduated […]

Lt. Col. Allen West

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen B. West is a Christian constitutional conservative, combat veteran, and former Member of the US Congress. Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen, all combat veterans, in […]

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro is the co-founder and Editor Emeritus of The Daily Wire and host of “The Ben Shapiro Show,” the largest and fastest-growing conservative podcast and radio show in the nation. In addition, he also hosts “Debunked,” “Ben Shapiro’s Book Club,” “The Search,” and “The Sunday Special.”  Young America’s Foundation (YAF) is thankful for the generous […]

Tom Tancredo

Congressman Tom Tancredo is  a Denver native.  Tancredo started sweeping at Elitch Gardens Amusement Park when he was 16 and eventually became summer manager. This was a great summer job to pay for college and then supplement the teacher’s salary that started in 1970. Tancredo earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University […]

John Stossel

John Stossel came to prominence as an anchor on ABC’s 20/20. He then moved to Fox Business Channel to host the weekly show “Stossel.” Now John and his team produce weekly videos available on social media. The videos examine the intended and unintended consequences of government regulation and spending, and promote liberty and free enterprise. […]

Christina Sommers

Christina Hoff Sommersis a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AEI she was a professor of philosophy at Clark University.  Her articles have appeared in publications such as The Journal of Philosophy,The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and The Atlantic. Sommers is the editor of Vice and Virtue […]

Deroy Murdock

New York political commentor Deroy Murdock is a Fox News Contributor, a contributing Editor with National Review Online, a former Media Fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University; and a Senior Fellow with the Atlas Network, which supports and connects some 475 free-market think tanks in the USA and […]

Dr. Burt Folsom

Burt Folsom has been a college professor at many places, especially Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he still serves as distinguished fellow. He has written ten books. These books include The Myth of the Robber Barons, which is published by Young America’s Foundation and will soon be in its ninth edition. He has also written […]

Frank Donatelli, Esq.

A long-time activist, Frank Donatelli is chairman of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors and serves on Young America’s Foundation’s Board of Directors. Frank served as executive vice president and director of federal public affairs for McGuireWoods LLP from 2001 through 2018, when he became a senior advisor to the organization. Frank is a graduate […]

Ward Connerly

Ward Connerly, author of the autobiography, Creating Equal: My Fight Against Race Preferences, is founder and chairman of the American Civil Rights Institute, a national, not-for-profit organization aimed at educating the public about the need to move beyond racial and gender preferences. Mr. Connerly has gained national attention and respect as an outspoken advocate of equal opportunity […]

John Ashcroft

As Attorney General in the George W. Bush administration, Mr. Ashcroft has been credited with overseeing an historic era of safety and security for our country in the wake of the tragic events of September 11th. Under his watch, the Justice Department focused on its number one priority: preventing another terrorist attack. Mr. Ashcroft led […]

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