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Could the Real OUR Walmart Please Stand Up?

Politico said it best, “Who is the ‘our’ in OUR Walmart?” Apparently, the leadership of the new AFL-CIO-backed OUR Walmart was fired from the old UFCW-backed OUR Walmart because they “hijacked the board and refused democratic elections.”

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Youth Misery Index Grows More than 50% Under Obama Administration

Young America’s Foundation has released its Youth Misery Index (YMI) numbers for 2014, and it’s a record high of 106.5. The Youth Misery Index (YMI) is calculated by adding youth unemployment, student loan debt, and national debt (per capita) numbers.

The Top 11 Campus Political Correctness Debacles of 2014

The Top 11 Campus Political Correctness Debacles of 2014

The modern college campus is chock full of political correctness that fears nothing more than free speech and dissenting ideas, as 2014 proved once again. Here are 11 of the worst offenders:     1. UCSB Feminist Studies Professor Attacks Pro-Life

VIDEO: College Students Attempt to Explain Global Warming

VIDEO: College Students Attempt to Explain Global Warming

According to Weather Channel founder John Coleman, man-made climate change is a myth. College students at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) strongly disagree. Coleman says: “The ocean is not rising significantly. The polar ice is increasing, not melting

Student Group Loses Funding Because of Conservative Values

Student Group Loses Funding Because of Conservative Values

In the wake of a standing room only event with conservative leader Bay Buchanan on the topic of immigration, the Virginia Tech Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) Chapter has been informed that they will not receive funding for the next

Government Does Nothing as Well or Economically as the Private Sector

Government Does Nothing as Well or Economically as the Private Sector

Next Monday, October 27 marks the 50th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s iconic “Time For Choosing” speech. It was a speech that sparked the modern Conservative Movement, ignited a fire in the hearts of conservatives, and launched Ronald Reagan’s public policy

A Time for Choosing: The Next Generation–National Security

A Time for Choosing: The Next Generation–National Security

Next Monday, October 27 marks the 50th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s iconic “Time For Choosing” speech.  It was a speech that sparked the modern Conservative Movement, ignited a fire in the hearts of conservatives, and launched Ronald Reagan’s public policy

Over 250 Schools Nationwide Participate in YAF 9/11 Never Forget Project

Over 250 Schools Nationwide Participate in YAF 9/11 Never Forget Project

Since 2003, Young America’s Foundation (YAF) has proudly organized the 9/11: Never Forget Project. Through this initiative, students at schools nationwide proudly display 2,997 American flags to remember those murdered at the hands of radical Islamists more than a decade ago. 

VIDEO: Students Unaware of Beheaded Journalists, Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

VIDEO: Students Unaware of Beheaded Journalists, Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Young America’s Foundation spokeswoman Ashley Pratte took to the George Washington University campus on Friday, September 5 seeking to interview students about the upcoming anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. We asked the following questions to randomly selected

Blood Bucket Challenge: New Anti-Semitic Movement at Ohio University

Blood Bucket Challenge: New Anti-Semitic Movement at Ohio University

Throughout the past month our social media accounts havebeen flooded with many “ice bucket” challenge videos designed to raiseawareness for ALS. Yesterday, Ohio University student senate president,Megan Marzec, took it upon herself to switch up the challenge. She was challenged

Pro-Life Display Vandalized at George Washington University

Pro-Life Display Vandalized at George Washington University

On April 17, the George Washington University YAF Chapter was the victim of liberal intolerance. The YAF Chapter placed crosses into the grass on the mid-campus quad in memory of lives lost due to abortion. The students had reserved the

University of Michigan Requires Course on America's Racism

University of Michigan Requires Course on America's Racism

It’s that time of year when high school seniors across the country are considering what college to enroll in for the fall semester. While weighing his options, one student discovered that in order to graduate from the University of Michigan, you

REPORT: Pro-Life Demonstrator Assaulted by Public University Professor

REPORT: Pro-Life Demonstrator Assaulted by Public University Professor

Last Tuesday it was reported by the Santa Barbara Independent that a University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) professor aggressively attacked pro-life ministry students who were handing out information in a designated free-speech zone on campus. Video appears to show

Planet Fitness Cites Obamacare for Tax on Gym Memberships

Planet Fitness Cites Obamacare for Tax on Gym Memberships

Yesterday afternoon I followed my Sunday workout routine and went to Planet Fitness, only to be surprised by a sign placed on the front desk.   The sign read: “Attention Members, Holders of Black Card Memberships will be required to

The Miserable Reality for Our Nation's Young People

The Miserable Reality for Our Nation's Young People

Young America’s Foundation (YAF) released its Youth Misery Index (YMI) report for 2013, and it’s a record high of 98.6! This number is calculated by adding youth unemployment, student loan debt, and national debt per capita.  It should not be