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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Home.. ».. Young America's Foundation.. National Headquarters.. F.. M.. Kirby Freedom Center.. 110 Elden Street.. Herndon, Virginia 20170.. Tel:.. 703.. 9608.. Toll-free:.. 800.. 1776.. Fax:.. 9122.. Website:.. yaf.. »Financial Statements 990.. »Real Time Chat with Staff.. Reagan Ranch Center.. 217 State Street.. Santa Barbara, California 93101.. 888.. 805.. 957.. 9152.. reaganranch.. 529 14th Street NW, Suite 1145.. Washington, D.. C.. 20045.. 202.. 628.. 1490.. 1491.. njc.. Questions Comments.. If you  ...   a free calendar with your tax-deductible gift of $25 or more to help support Young America’s Foundation’s programs.. Topic:.. General Question.. Technical Questions.. Conference Questions.. Lecture Campus Activism.. Internship.. Supporter.. Ranch Visits the Reagan Ranch Center.. *Name:.. *Email:.. Phone:.. Contact Pref.. :.. Phone.. Comments:.. *Security Code:.. Please provide a valid code.. Using a Security code helps us reduce spam and protect against fraud.. Thank you.. * Indicates a required field..

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  • Title: Conservative Students
    Descriptive info: Explore Free Enterprise with YAF.. Learn about free market ideas and tour Reagan's beloved ranch home.. Meet Top Conservative Leaders This Summer.. Make new friends, learn new ideas, and tour monuments in our Nation's Capital!.. Our 35th Annual National Conservative Student Conference.. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from the Conservative Movements biggest and brightest stars.. Win Free Autographed "Hollywood Hypocrites".. Take the quiz for a chance to win a free autographed copy of Jason Mattera's New York Times bestselling book, Hollywood Hypocrites.. Drawings will be held weekly.. Your Conservative Activism Made Easy.. Young America’s Foundation provides you with the tools you need to defeat the Left on your campus including, speakers, activities, strategies, and resources to effectively advance conservative ideas.. Sign up to receive our bi-monthly newsletters! You'll be the first to know about upcoming conferences, new speaker additions, and monthly activism initiatives.. Through the Foundation’s student programs you can:.. Impress your friends with your conservative knowledge.. : Attend one of our premier.. conferences or seminars.. to hone your knowledge of conservative principles.. End the liberal speaker parade and reach thousands with a conservative lecturer.. : We are the only organization that specializes in helping you host more than 70 of the biggest..  ...   President Reagan’s ranchwith your conservative peers from around the country!.. Never had a conservative mentor? Now you can.. Alumni of our programs can join an.. exclusive online network.. that includes key activists, authors, and tacticians in the Conservative Movement.. Receive the best arguments you need to win debates.. : Visit our extensive online.. video and podcast gallery.. where you can watch speeches and download audio podcasts from leading conservatives.. You’ll receive the best, substantive one-liners that will embarrass any liberal.. This is your moment.. You couldn’t pick a better time to become a conservative activist!.. Get involved.. today.. Students Events.. 24.. David Horowitz at Trevecca Nazarene University.. 25.. Bay Buchanan at Carleton College.. Nov.. 04.. Debate: Rick Santorum vs Howard Dean at Fort Hays State University.. 07.. Kate Obenshain at the University of Virginia.. Feb.. Karl Rove at Fort Hays State University.. Recent Posts.. Watch the National Conservative Student Conference Live!.. What Robert Novak Taught Me About Journalism.. Win Free Place at Young Britons Foundation Conference!.. Whitewashing 9/11.. West Coast Leadership Conference Applications Now Available.. Watch Karl Rove's Speech from St.. Olaf University Live!.. Young People Hit Hard Under Obama.. Will You Resist on November 9?.. Why Celebrate Freedom Week?.. Why the Berlin Wall Fell by Dinesh D'Souza..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation
    Descriptive info: Are you tired of liberal ideas dominating your campus?.. Are you tired of liberal and Marxist professors indoctrinating your classmates?.. Do you want to advance conservatism?.. If you answered yes, then you should start a Young Americans for Freedom chapter.. YAF chapters make a difference by boldly advancing freedom and conservatism.. Radical feminists, big government bureaucrats, fringe environmentalists, race-baiters, Islamo-fascists, and run of the  ...   of the services and benefits you can expect to receive include:.. Personal contact from our national leadership team who will advise you on how to get your club started.. Activism projects and resources to make your club stand out.. Logistical and financial assistance to host a big name conservative speaker.. Exclusive training for you and your members.. Discounts to Young America's Foundation conferences.. And more!..

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  • Title: Conservative Speakers
    Descriptive info: Find a Conservative Speaker.. Young America's Foundation is the only organization that offers students the chance to host more than 70 prominent leaders of the Conservative Movement.. Regardless of your budget or experience, Young America's Foundation will walk you through the entire process and schedule for you the perfect motivational speaker who will energize your club, challenge the Left, and offer your peers an opportunity to hear conservative ideas.. Contact Patrick X.. Coyle via.. email.. or call him at 800-USA-1776 to book your speaker today!.. Learn more about our.. Free Enterprise Lecture Series.. Click here for the initial steps to get started hosting a prominent conservative speaker at your school.. Find a Speaker.. Select a Speaker by Name.. Conservative Speaker List.. Andrea Tantaros.. Ann Coulter.. Ann McElhinney.. Anne Korin.. Bay Buchanan.. Ben Shapiro.. Ben Stein.. Burt Folsom.. Buzz Patterson.. Byron York.. Chris Horner.. Christina Hoff Sommers.. Dan Flynn.. Daniel Lapin.. Daniel Pipes.. David  ...   Schanzer.. Joseph Phillips.. Karl Rove.. Kate Obenshain.. Katie Pavlich.. Ken Starr.. Kirby Wilbur.. Kristan Hawkins.. Larry Schweikart.. Liz Cheney.. Manuel Miranda.. Marc Thiessen.. Mark Kennedy.. Michael Medved.. Michael Reagan.. Michelle Easton.. Michelle Malkin.. Mike Adams.. Monica Crowley.. Nonie Darwish.. Oliver North.. Patrick Buchanan.. Patrick Coyle.. Paul Kengor.. Peter Schweizer.. Phelim McAleer.. Phyllis Schlafly.. Rachel Campos-Duffy.. Rich Lowry.. Rick Santorum.. Robert Spencer.. Ron Robinson.. S.. E.. Cupp.. Scott Rutter.. Star Parker.. Steve Forbes.. Steve Moore.. Steven Crowder.. Tammy Bruce.. Ted Nugent.. Tom Tancredo.. Walter Williams.. Ward Connerly.. Select a Topic.. --Select a topic--.. Campus Activism.. Current Events.. Economics.. Education.. Environmentalism.. Feminism.. Free Speech.. Immigration.. Law / Constitution.. Leadership.. Media Bias.. Multiculturalism.. National Security.. Political Correctness.. Pro-Life.. Race Culture.. Radical Islam.. Religion.. Ronald Reagan.. Second Amendment.. Traditional Values.. Western Civilization.. Select a Price.. --Select a price range--.. $0 - $1,000.. $1,000 - $3,000.. $3,000 - $5,000.. $5,000 - $10,000.. $10,000 - $15,000.. $15,000 - $20,000.. $20,000+..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Campus Initiatives & Activism
    Descriptive info: Follow @yaf.. Campus Initiatives and Activism.. Young America's Foundation provides conservative students with the necessary information, tools, and resources to effectively advance conservative ideas on their college on high school campus.. The resources and initiatives listed below are only a few of the activism ideas that are available for young conservatives to organize across the country.. Resist Obama Fliers.. Respect All Women Posters.. Celebrate Ronald Reagan's Birthday.. March Liberal Madness.. GPA Tax Day Video Contest.. Save the Earth from Environmental Extremism.. No More Che Day.. Who is Dividing Our Campus?.. Freedom Week.. The Campus Conservative Battleplan.. The Campus Conservative Battleplan provides specific activism ideas you can organize each month of the school year including how to:.. Remember those murdered in the September 11 terrorist attacks.. Celebrate Freedom Week.. Organize a No More Che Day.. End divisive race-based programs on campus.. Adopt the Ronald Reagan Model of Campus Activism, and more!.. Order a free copy of the latest edition of the.. Campus Conservative Battleplan.. Distribute "Resist Obama" Fliers.. Four years later the less people are employed, the national debt continues to increase, and the Youth Misery Index is at an all-time high.. President Obama has spent one out of every ten days on a college campus since taking office.. Re-energize your conservative membership by posting this flyer around campus.. There is room on the flyer to add your club's contact information.. Please note the flier is designed to printed on legal sized paper.. Download it now.. !.. Celebrate Ronald Reagan's Birthday on February 6.. Ronald Reagan is considered one of America’s greatest presidents.. Sadly, college and high school faculty and administrators rarely share an optimistic or uplifting view of Ronald Reagan.. Furthermore, many assigned text books attack Ronald Reagan and his presidency.. One widely distributed text book, A History of the U.. S.. , describes Reagan’s presidency as "budget-busting, criminal-ridden, [and] trigger-happy.. " A leading national guide for teachers calls Reagan "a cheerleader for selfishness.. ".. President Reagan, in many of his speeches, often touched on the importance of individual freedom, limited government, and free markets and even warned against political correctness.. You can easily post fliers or distribute leaflets featuring quotes by President Reagan.. You may want to obtain one of the following books:.. In the Words of Ronald Reagan.. by his son, Michael, or.. The Quotable Ronald Reagan.. by Peter Hannaford.. In addition to posting flyers, your club may choose to:.. Host a table in the student union to distribute literature on President Reagan.. Schedule a film festival showcasing President Reagan’s most popular speeches or movies.. Celebrate his birthday with a party for your club members.. You can also distribute these free.. Reagan Reality fliers.. Your club can dedicate a week towards the end of March to highlight the most outrageous statements made by liberal leaders.. The Left never hesitates to remind the public when a conservative misspeaks.. Yet many outlandish remarks made by prominent liberals go unnoticed by the general public and the media.. You can use a bracket system similar to the NCAA Basketball Tournament to highlight sixteen of the most radical liberals and their extreme statements.. This activity will encourage participation from other students and, if marketed correctly, build anticipation as to who will be voted by students as the "maddest" liberal in the country.. Young America’s Foundation has already compiled a.. list.. of sixteen liberal leaders and their top "moment of madness.. ".. Begin by reserving a table in the student union or another high traffic area on campus for the entire week.. Announce your plans to the local and campus press and advertise that students can come by your location to begin voting..  ...   schedule speakers such as.. Christopher Horner.. , author of.. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism.. and.. Red Hot Lies.. to expose the global warming mythology.. flier 1.. ,.. flier 2.. flier 3.. flier 4.. Each year Young America's Foundation helps students across the country properly remember the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks through our.. Young America's Foundation began this program in 2003 when we discovered that most college campuses were either completely ignoring the anniversary or holding a politically correct event instead.. You can unite your campus community to properly remember the victims of the terrorist attacks by taking part in Young America's Foundation's.. Young America's Foundation will provide you with ideas and information on how to:.. Establish an American flag memorial on campus consisting of 2,977 American flags representing each person tragically killed in the terrorist attacks.. Schedule a campus-wide moment of silence or prayer on September 11, at 9:11 a.. m.. Host a conservative speaker at your school.. Provide you with free buttons, posters and other materials to distribute on the anniversary.. Click here to order your 9/11:Never Forget box.. Che Guevara was an international terrorist and mass murderer.. During his vicious campaigns to impose Communism on countries throughout Latin America, Che Guevara trained and motivated the Castro regime's firing squads that executed thousands of men, women, and children.. For decades, the Left tried to glorify murderers and thugs like Lenin, Mao, and even Stalin.. They are discredited today because people know about their evil deeds.. Che is more obscure.. He is one notorious figure who is idolized by the Left and hailed as a "hero," yet most students never learn the truth about his cult of violence.. Use the anniversary of Che's death on October 9 to educate the campus community about Che's atrocities.. Young America's Foundation can provide you with free copies of our "Victims of Che Guevara" poster and other.. downloadable fliers.. Who is Really Dividing Your Campus?.. The Left champions its version of "diversity" which is defined solely by racial categories.. The Left assumes that one's race determines one's worldview and life experiences.. Additionally, the Left is not interested in a diversity of ideas; it simply embraces and works to advance a liberal agenda.. Leftist students, professors, and administrators are often the first to intimidate, attack, and silence conservatives when they speak out.. What is diverse about a campus where people of different races or cultures all share the same point-of-view? A university monopolized by Leftist ideas is the antithesis of diversity.. Distribute these fliers to expose the Left's misconstrued version of diversity.. Embrace Conservatism PDF.. Left's Distortion of Diversity.. For the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, rally students on your campus to stand up to those who want to restrict freedom by giving more power to the federal government by tearing down a mock Berlin Wall on your campus.. The Obama administration, professors, and campus leftists endless preach government control to solve policy problems.. Your group can warn students about the endless misery, rationing, and despair that results from socialist policies and question why many leftist students and professors still advocate these concepts.. Learn more about what you can do during Freedom Week.. Christmas Tree Drop.. Sadly, Christmas has become politically incorrect.. "Holiday break" has replaced "Christmas break.. " The word "Christmas" is also absent in most official university literature.. Christmas trees have been removed from campus administration buildings, and campus choirs have been banned from singing religious Christmas carols.. Your club can draw attention to your school’s efforts to erase Christmas by launching a Christmas Tree Drop.. Read more about it in the..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Defend ROTC & Military Recruiters
    Descriptive info: Preserving liberty requires a strong national defense.. Military service is a noble calling we should all consider for the sake of protecting the freedoms we enjoy.. On campuses across the country, anti-military leftists continue to belittle our armed forces and work to prevent as many students as possible from participating in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) and from speaking with military recruiters.. Young America's Foundation can help you protect your rights as a student to associate with the military and can help you fight anti-military bias and misinformation,  ...   school's administration to issue a public statement of support for military recruiters and ROTC;.. Permanently memorialize your school's Congressional Medal of Honor recipients;.. Establish.. JROTC.. , ROTC, or regularly host military recruiters on your campus;.. Pay tribute to your school's alumni who were prisoners of war (POW) or who are missing in action (MIA);.. Host fundraisers/donation drives for “boots on ground” soldiers or injured soldiers back home.. Young America's Foundation can also help you publicize pro-military activities with local and national media.. Call Patrick Coyle at 800-USA-1776 for more information..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Club 100 – Where Activism Counts
    Descriptive info: Club 100 – Where Activism Counts.. What Is Club 100?.. Club 100, “Where Activism Counts!” is a program of Young America's Foundation and is the Conservative Movement's first and only campus activist rewards program.. Current members, view your current point total.. here.. The Benefits.. As you host Foundation speakers, organize Foundation activities on campus, and attend Foundation programs, you will receive points.. As you accumulate points, you will receive rewards for being active including:.. books from notable conservative authors.. conservative videos.. exclusive Foundation merchandise.. Those who earn 100 points each  ...   Weekend in Reagan's Boots!.. Members who tally 100 points each academic year will be invited to attend the.. Club 100 Reagan Ranch Retreat.. held each spring!.. This.. all-expenses paid.. event brings together the nation's leading conservative students with the Movement's top activists and tacticians for a unique weekend of training, discussions, and the opportunity to explore the experiences Reagan enjoyed when he spent time on his ranch.. Unique Events.. Every member will have an opportunity to participate in.. member-only programs.. throughout the school year including receptions with prominent conservative leaders..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - YAF's Featured Student
    Descriptive info: YAF s Featured Student.. Christina Beattie is one of Young Americans for Freedom’s (YAF) top leaders.. She has stood up against liberal administrators who have intimidated her and threatened to kick her off campus.. Campus police watch over her like a hawk when she tables for YAF,and even fellow students say the idea’s she is promoting has no place on“their” campus! Christina Beattie thinks otherwise.. This is why she and other YAFers have filed a lawsuit against.. Palm Beach State College.. (PBSC) for violating, not only her constitutional rights, but the right of all her fellow students.. Click here to start a YAF chapter at your school!.. Christina Beattie of the Palm Beach State College YAF Chapter tabling for her chapter!.. “My school is trying to silence my views to prevent me from associating with like-minded students.. It is very discouraging that a tax-payer funded institution can get away with denying me my constitutional rights and treating me as a danger to society that needs to be muzzled and constrained.. Young Americans for Freedom and  ...   permission to be there.. They were told to leave because they were tabling and handing out “unauthorized” materials criticizing President Obama’s economic policies.. Shocked by the treatment they received; the YAFers contacted the.. AllianceDefense Fund.. (ADF) for legal advice, and sent out a press release detailing the incident.. Within hours the story went viral, and was picked up by majornews outlets and almost every major conservative blog.. The entire incident was recorded on video, which was picked up by Fox News; Red Eye.. Click Here.. to view the segment.. On November 4,2010 ADF filed a suit on behalf of Christina Beattie and all parties involved.. The suit is primarily focused on PBSC’s unconstitutional policies that prohibit students from speaking to or distributing literature to one another on campus.. “PBSC’s speech policies are among the most blatantly unconstitutional in the country,” said Casey Mattox, Senior Legal Counsel for ADF.. “Christina and YAF are to be commended for their defense of the First Amendment on their campus and we look forward to the vindication of their rights.. ”..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Internships
    Descriptive info: Begin Your Career in the Conservative Movement with a Young America's Foundation Internship.. Young America’s Foundation’s internship program provides useful and effective training for student leaders preparing for a career in the Conservative Movement.. Students selected to participate in the highly-competitive program receive unparalleled educational opportunities and benefits.. Young America’s Foundation’s interns attend signature conferences and seminars, free of charge.. They hear from professors, Nobel Laureates, acclaimed authors, public policy analysts, and other dynamic speakers who help deepen their understanding of policy matters involving individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.. Interns have the exclusive opportunity to introduce guest speakers, often before a national C-SPAN audience, at these programs.. This memorable experience provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for student leaders to develop and deliver a short public address.. It is no wonder interns often tell us they learn more from our programs in one day than they do during an entire semester at school!.. In addition to participating in conferences and seminars, interns learn invaluable skills working under the direction of our office staff.. Our experienced staff oversees the training of interns in a number of areas, including policy research, analysis, and writing.. We devote considerable resources to helping students improve their  ...   of our experienced national headquarters staff.. Benefits include exclusive training at the National Conservative Student Conference, National High School Leadership Conference, CPAC, seminars, and Capitol Hill events.. We request the following as part of your internship application materials:.. Intern application.. Resume.. Two writing samples (papers written for class, articles or opinion pieces written for a campus or local newspaper, etc.. ).. Official transcript.. Cover letter explaining why you'd like to intern at Young America's Foundation.. Applications postmarked by the deadline will be accepted.. You may also.. your application as well.. Please contact Patrick Coyle at 800-USA-1776 if you have any further questions.. Reagan Ranch Center Internships, Santa Barbara, California.. Our Reagan Ranch Center interns train under the supervision of our experienced staff at our “Schoolhouse for Reaganism” in downtown Santa Barbara.. Benefits include exclusive training at YAF's College Conference at the Reagan Ranch, Reagan Ranch High School Conference, seminars, and special events at the Reagan Ranch.. To apply, please compile the following information:.. An intern application.. A current resume with a cover page explaining why you would like to intern at the Reagan Ranch as well as your dates of availability.. A current college transcript.. Two writing samples.. Send these documents to:.. Attn: Amy Brooker.. 888-USA-1776..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Recommended Reading
    Descriptive info: Conservative Recommended Reading.. Students read conservative books.. This list of books is only a sampling of the best books available to help you balance your education with conservative ideas.. The titles listed represent a wide range of topics and difficulty levels, but all are worth reading.. Many of the books purchased through the Foundation's website help support our cause.. In association with the Conservative Book Service and Amazon.. com, please use the links below to find some of the Conservative Movement's most influential books.. * Author is Foundation Alumni.. ** Author is available through Young America's Foundation's Campus Lecture Program.. High School Recommended Reading.. The Bible.. The Declaration of Independence.. Constitution of the United States.. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.. by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.. Great American Conservative Women: A Collection of Speeches.. compiled by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute.. The Conscience of a Conservative.. by Barry Goldwater.. The Road to Serfdom.. by F.. A.. Hayek.. The Myth of the Robber Barons.. by Burton W.. Folsom, Jr.. The Federalist Papers.. by Hamilton, Madison, Jay.. The Law.. by Frederic Bastiat.. Letters to a Young Conservative.. by Dinesh D'Souza.. by Libby Highes.. Fahrenheit 451.. by Ray Bradbury.. Animal Farm.. by George Orwell.. 1984.. The Moon is Down.. by John Steinbeck.. General Recommended Reading.. Biographies.. A Personal Odyssey.. by Thomas Sowell.. Creating Equal: My Fight Against Racial Preferences.. by Ward Connerly.. Miles Gone By.. by William F.. Buckley.. Two Lucky People.. by Milton and Rose Friedman.. Nofziger.. by Lyn Nofziger.. The Prince of Darkness.. by Robert Novak.. Communism.. Suicide of the West.. by James Burnham.. Witness.. by Whittaker Chambers.. Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism.. by Peter Schweizer.. The Gulag Archipelago.. Conservatism.. Funding Fathers: The Unsung Heroes of the Conservative Movement.. by Nicole Hoplin and Ron Robinson.. by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute.. The American Conservative Movement: The Philosophical Founders.. by Senator John P.. East.. The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot.. by Russell Kirk.. The Portable Conservative Reader.. See, I Told You So.. by Rush Limbaugh.. The Way Things Ought To Be.. In Defense of Freedom.. by Frank S.. Meyer.. The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America.. by George Nash.. The City on a Hill.. by Michael Reagan.. Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement.. by Wynton Hall.. Culture.. Death of the West.. by Patrick Buchanan.. The Virtue of Prosperity: Finding Values in An Age of Techno-Affluence.. by Dinesh D'Souza.. What's So Great About America.. Christianity and Culture.. by T.. Eliot.. America's Real War.. by Rabbi Daniel Lapin.. Hollywood vs America.. by Michael Medved.. Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats.. by Star Parker.. back to top.. The Seven Fat Years.. by Robert Bartley.. New Ideas from Dead CEOS.. by Todd Buchholz.. Economics for Real People: An Introduction to the Austrian School.. by Gene Callahan.. Capitalism and Freedom.. by Milton Friedman.. Basic Economics.. Economics In One Lesson.. by Henry Hazlitt.. Human Action.. by Ludwig von Mises.. In Defense of Global Capitalism.. by Johan Norberg.. A History of Money and Banking in the United States.. by Murray Rothbard.. America's Great Depression.. Man, Economy, and State.. The  ...   Ted Nugent.. The Best Defense.. by Robert Waters.. Guns Save Lives.. by Robert Water.. History (USA).. Declaration of Independence.. Congress and the American Tradition.. The Roosevelt Myth.. by John T.. Crisis and Leviathan by Robert Higgs.. A History of the American People by Paul Johnson.. A Patriot's History of the United States.. by Schweikart and Allen.. Democracy in America.. by Alexis De Tocqueville.. How Capitalism Saved America by Thomas DiLorenzo.. History (World).. Reflections on the Revolution in France.. by Edmund Burke.. Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism.. by Joshua Muravchik.. The Last Lion.. by William Manchester.. The Peloponnesian War.. by Donald Kagan.. The Triumph of Liberty.. by Jim Powell.. Immigration.. Invasion.. by Michelle Malkin**.. Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America’s Borders.. by Jim Gilchrist and Jerome R.. Corsi.. In Mortal Danger.. by Rep.. Tom Tancredo*.. Whatever it Takes: Illegal Immigration, Border Security and the War on Terror.. by J.. D.. Hayworth.. Liberalism.. Getting it Right.. Buckley, Jr.. Up from Liberalism.. Slouching Towards Gomorrah.. by Robert Bork.. Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America.. by Ann Coulter**.. Treason.. by Ann Coulter**.. Flynn**.. Hating Whitey.. by David Horowitz**.. Media.. Bias.. by Bernard Goldberg.. A Slobbering Love Affair: The True (and Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media.. by Bernard Goldberg.. South Park Conservatives.. by Brian Anderson.. Militant Islam.. Hatred's Kingdom.. by Dore Gold.. Militant Islam Reaches America.. by Daniel Pipes.. The Cube and the Cathedral.. by George Weigel.. Islam Unveiled.. by Robert Spencer**.. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam.. Al Qaeda’s Armies.. by Jonathan Schanzer**.. National Security and Military.. Breakdown.. by Bill Gertz.. Making the Corps.. by Thomas Ricks.. Citizen Soldiers.. by Stephen Ambrose.. Cloak and Gown.. by Robin Winks.. On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace.. AWOL.. by Frank Schaeffer and Kathy Roth-Douquet.. Dereliction of Duty.. by H.. R.. McMaster.. American Military History: Volumes 1 2.. by Richard Stewart.. America’s Victories: Why the U.. Wins Wars and Will Win the War on Terror.. by Larry Schweikart.. Novels.. The Lion's Game.. by Nelson DeMille.. The Screwtape Letters.. by C.. Lewis.. Atlas Shrugged.. by Ayn Rand.. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.. The Lions of Lucerne.. by Brad Thor.. Path of the Assassin.. State of the Union.. Blowback.. Takedown.. The First Commandment.. The Last Patriot.. The Apostle.. Foreign Influence.. The Athena Project.. Full Black.. Black List.. Racism.. The End of Racism.. by Dinesh D'Souza**.. by Ward Connerly*.. Uncivil Wars.. by David Horowitz**.. Race and Culture.. by Thomas Sowell.. Ronald Reagan Legacy.. Ronald Reagan: How An Ordinary Man Became An Extraordinary Leader.. by Dinesh D'Souza**.. A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with Ronald Reagan.. by Michael K.. Deaver.. Ronald Reagan and His Ranch, The Western White House.. by Peter Hannaford.. The Age of Reagan.. by Steven F.. Hayward*.. With Reagan: The Inside Story.. by Edwin Meese III**.. When Character Was King.. by Peggy Noonan.. How Ronald Reagan Changed my Life.. by Peter Robinson**.. I Love You, Ronnie.. by Nancy D.. Reagan.. by Peter Schweizer**.. The Greatest Communicator.. by Dick Wirthlin and Wynton Hall**.. Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign that Saved America..

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  • Title: Young America's Foundation - Top Conservative College List
    Descriptive info: TOP CONSERVATIVE COLLEGES.. Young America’s Foundation is pleased to release the “Top Conservative College” list in response to the frequently asked question by parents and students of which schools we recommend to those seeking conservative colleges.. The Top Conservative College list includes.. Christendom College.. College of the Ozarks.. Colorado Christian University,.. Franciscan University.. Grove City College.. Harding University.. Hillsdale College.. The King's College.. Liberty University.. Patrick Henry College.. Regent University.. Saint Vincent College.. Thomas Aquinas College.. Thomas More College.. , and.. Wisconsin Lutheran College.. Introduction.. A wide variety of rankings exist for the market of American colleges and universities.. Each year,.. U.. News World Report.. releases its.. “America’s Best Colleges”.. edition.. The magazine grades each institution based on factors including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, and student selectivity.. Yet,.. News.. does not rank the overall experience that colleges offer.. That is why Young America’s Foundation presents the following list of institutions that offer a conservative experience for students.. Young America’s Foundation deemed these institutions the best, and they are listed in alphabetical order.. Many conservative students seek alternatives in higher education, but they may not be fully aware of institutions that fit these criteria.. The “Top Conservative College” list features institutions that proclaim, through their mission and programs, a dedication to discovering, maintaining, and strengthening the conservative values of their students.. These colleges offer an alternative to the liberal status quo, because they allow and encourage conservative students to explore conservative ideas and authors.. They offer coursework and scholarship in conservative thought and emphasize principles including smaller government, strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.. Furthermore, they avoid trends in academe by continuing to study Western Civilization instead of straying toward the study of Marxism, feminism, sexuality, postmodernism, and other distractions that do not give students a complete understanding of our country, our culture, and its founding principles.. Young America’s Foundation highly recommends service academies such as.. West Point.. Annapolis.. for people interested in serving their country and receiving a top-notch education.. However, these schools do not appear on our list.. They are not liberal arts colleges but rather military colleges that follow a training model for future officers.. There is nothing more honorable than serving our country, and we strongly encourage qualified students to consider this option.. This is not an exhaustive list of conservative institutions and should not be taken as such.. Nor should it be the only source consulted in a college search.. Young America’s Foundation recommends that this list serve as a starting point.. Parents and students should seek several information sources, read admissions materials thoroughly, consult with friends and counselors, and make visits.. Additionally, Young America’s Foundation is not a college rating organization; we decided to publish this list to help address a frequently asked question.. These colleges offer ROTC programs on campus or at neighboring schools: College of the Ozarks, Franciscan University, Grove City College, Liberty University, Patrick Henry College, Regent University, Saint Vincent College, and Wisconsin Lutheran College.. Please contact those schools directly for details.. If you would like to recommend other colleges for this list, please.. contact us.. For more information, please contact the listed colleges, or call Young America’s Foundation at 800-USA-1776.. Christendom College in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia is a Catholic college with more than 400 undergraduates.. Six majors and a master’s degree in theological studies are offered.. All undergraduate programs begin with a core curriculum that includes study of Catholic doctrine, as well as philosophy, mathematics, and science.. The college was founded in 1977 by a group of Catholics concerned with the direction of higher education, especially within the Catholic church.. “Only an education which integrates the truths of the Catholic faith throughout the curriculum is a fully Catholic education,” stated the founders.. Led by Dr.. Warren H.. Carroll, the visionaries also envisioned how, “the only rightful purpose of education is to know the truth and to live by it.. The purpose of Catholic education is therefore to learn and to live by the truth revealed by Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ…”.. The original vision of Christendom lives today through the institution’s devotion to Catholic theology and way of life.. The core curriculum reinforces a Catholic worldview and teaches students to “distinguish truth from error or distortion, and then to communicate truth accurately, effectively, and convincingly to others.. ” Required courses include “Literature of Western Civilization,” “Introduction to Philosophy,” and “Fundamentals of Catholic Doctrine.. ”.. For more information, contact.. :.. Christendom College Admissions.. 134 Christendom Drive.. Front Royal, Virginia 22630.. (800) 877-5456.. The College of the Ozarks is a unique Christian Work College with about 1,400 students, located in Point Lookout, Missouri.. Dubbed as “Hard Work U.. ” by.. The Wall Street Journal.. , it has a special work-study program in which students work in lieu of paying tuition.. In addition to the 41 majors, 38 minors, and eight pre-professional programs it offers, the College of the Ozarks has an extensive character education program.. As soon as students arrive for freshman orientation, they begin character education programs and abide by a dress code and an honor code.. A core liberal arts curriculum is required of all students, and an optional character-based curriculum is available.. The general education curriculum is “purposefully complemented by an emphasis on the development of vital competencies,” such as writing, critical thinking, and interdisciplinary connections.. Overall, the College of the Ozarks offers a robust array of programs and excellent opportunities to receive a well-rounded education.. One of the most distinctive features of the College of the Ozarks is the work-study program.. All students work 15 hours per week instead of paying tuition.. Many students find interesting jobs at the College such as working at the College’s own restaurant and lodge, print shop, landscaping department, or on the farm.. Two 40-hour weeks are also required during longer breaks, including Christmas or Easter.. :.. College of the Ozarks Admissions.. P.. O.. Box 17.. Point Lookout, Missouri 65726.. (800) 222-0525.. Colorado Christian University.. Colorado Christian University (CCU).. educates approximately 1000 students (plus 3500 in their adult and graduate programs) in beautiful Lakewood, Colorado.. The university offers 26 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs.. Since 2006, when former U.. Senator Bill Armstrong started as president of CCU, the college has seen dramatic improvement in its conservative infrastructure—both inside and outside of the curriculum.. Not only has the school recently.. sued the federal government over the mandates in ObamaCare.. , they adopted a strategic mission statement that sets them apart from practically all other colleges.. This statement includes an institutional dedication to “.. traditional.. family values, sanctity of life, compassion for the poor, Biblical view of human nature, limited government, personal freedom, free markets, natural law, original intent of the Constitution and Western civilization”.. The results of this statement can be seen in its core curriculum.. Every student is required to take a course in western civilization and can choose one of two core tracks: theology or American history.. Beyond classes, CCU’s Centennial Institute provides students with numerous events and seminars throughout the year, featuring speakers including Governor Sarah Palin, Herman Cain, Congressman Tom Tancredo, Kate Obenshain, and many others.. They also host an annual Western Conservative Summit with more than 1000 attendees in June.. The president of CCU, U.. Senator.. Bill Armstrong.. , said this in response to the selection: “Colorado Christian University is honored by the selection and delighted to be a part of the same cause that motivates both Young America’s Foundation and Colorado Christian University.. From more information, contact.. Colorado Christian University Admissions.. 87878 W.. Alameda Ave.. Lakewood, Colorado 80226.. 800-44-FAITH.. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio is a dynamic Catholic university with 2,049 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students.. Majors are available in more than 40 undergraduate subjects, and the college offers 33 undergraduate minors and seven graduate programs.. As a devoutly Catholic institution, Franciscan lives by a conservative intellectual and social philosophy based on the strong liberal arts tradition and the teachings of the Catholic church.. Many of Franciscan’s programs are devoted to obtaining a deeper knowledge of the history, philosophy, and culture that shaped Western Civilization.. For example, the university offers five specific programs in which students learn directly about Western Civilization and the role of the Catholic church in its formation.. Franciscan also offers an honors program devoted to great books of the Western world.. Many faculty members have distinguished themselves in conservative scholarship.. Political science professor Dr.. Stephen Krason penned books about the founding fathers and the Constitution.. Legal Studies program director Brian Scharnecchia authored a three-volume work outlining and advocating a conservative approach to family issues.. The University sponsors the nation’s only human life studies minor, which teaches students to think, speak, and act intelligently on human life issues.. Using reason and logic, the newly-established Institute of Bioethics at Franciscan University sponsors forums and provides advanced training for students on abortion, euthanasia, the institution of marriage and other ethical issues that impact society.. Campus life at Franciscan is different than most colleges.. More than 700 students join small faith-sharing groups called "households.. " Through sports, Bible study, prayer, and other social activities, households provide an essential bonding experience that parallels the mission of the university.. A large portion of the student body’s free time is spent serving the community and attending Mass held on campus.. A factor that distinguishes Franciscan is the student body’s devotion to activism on traditional religious values.. Public policy, civic participation, and conservative activism groups remain popular among students.. Franciscan University Admissions.. 1235 University Boulevard.. Steubenville, Ohio 43952.. (800) 783-6220.. Grove City College is a Christian college located just north of Pittsburgh with 2,500 students.. It offers 41 undergraduate majors.. Its mission is to offer a rigorous academic education in a thoroughly Christian environment at an affordable cost.. As a liberal arts institution, its web site also states: “Rejecting relativism and secularism, [Grove City College] fosters intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social development consistent with a commitment to Christian truth, morals, and freedom.. ” The atmosphere created at Grove City College through its policies and programs encourages “the spiritual, moral, intellectual, and character development” of its students and staff.. Young America’s Foundation has a warm relationship with Grove City College.. Students almost always attend Foundation programs and there will be a Foundation high school conference at Grove City College in the summer of 2010.. Grove City has a commitment to conservative scholarship in various fields.. For example, Dr.. Paul Kengor (political science) has written several best-selling books and is an expert in the American presidency.. He is also executive director of the College’s think tank,  ...   the spirit of the American Founding.. ” As he explains, the curriculum “starts with Jesus Christ, in whom ‘all things hold together’ (Colossians 1:17).. The faculty insist on accountability to facts, defending reason because of faith.. Every student gets a foundation in classical learning and grapples with the full range of ideas, both good and bad, that have dominated our civilization.. We equip students to ‘test all things’ and ‘hold fast that which is good’ (1 Thessalonians 5:21).. Distinguished faculty members lead this effort.. The College’s Chancellor, Dr.. Michael Farris, has authored 14 books including two constitutional law textbooks, and has argued before the U.. Supreme Court.. He was awarded the Heritage Foundation’s Salvatori Award for American Citizenship.. The College’s Provost, Dr.. Gene Edward Veith, is a longtime educator, cultural commentator, and author of over 100 published articles and 17 books on subjects ranging from classical Christian education and postmodernism to literature and vocation.. Other noted faculty scholars include well-known journalist Dr.. David Aikman, and author and apologetics expert Dr.. John Warwick Montgomery.. Apprenticeship learning is the culminating step of a classical education at Patrick Henry College.. This requires students to gain practical experience and conduct research through top-level internships in Washington, D.. and beyond.. Complementing its mission to engage culture, the forensics program at PHC has earned a national reputation as a legal debate force, winning national championships four of the past six years and sending members on to the nation’s top law and graduate schools, including Harvard, Duke, Georgetown and the University of Virginia.. Patrick Henry College’s unique strategic intelligence concentration in the Department of Government immerses students in intelligence analysis, investigative techniques, open source data exploitation, counter-intelligence, counter-terrorism, and information dissemination.. Strategic intelligence students at PHC participate in prestigious apprenticeships with the FBI, the CIA, and in local police departments.. Patrick Henry.. College.. Patrick Henry College Admissions.. One Patrick Henry Circle.. Purcellville, VA 20132.. (888) 338-1776.. Regent University.. Founded in 1978, Regent University has more than 4,800 students studying on its campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world.. Regent offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in fields including business, communication and the arts, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, and psychology and counseling.. In addition to the rigorous academic environment, Regent offers other unique opportunities.. The Ronald Reagan Symposium, held each year in conjunction with the former president's birthday, features nationally and internationally known scholars, including Harvey Mansfield (Harvard), William Kristol (Weekly Standard), Michael Barone (.. Washington Examiner.. and FOXNews), Jean Bethke Elshtain (Chicago), and George Nash (The Russell Kirk Center).. Reagan Symposium topics have included "The Future of Conservatism" and "The Future of American Culture.. " Each Symposium comes out as a scholarly book.. For example,.. The New York Times.. published a long and favorable review on "The Future of Conservatism: Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era.. Clash of the Titans®, annually showcases debates between leading political heavyweights, such as Lt.. Col.. Oliver North, Mike Huckabee, Arianna Huffinington, Steve Forbes, Howard Dean, Geraldine Ferraro, Alan Colmes, Newt Gingrich and Ehud Barak, debating the war in Iraq, presidential elections, peace in the Middle East, and the American economic crisis.. Regent’s monthly Executive Leadership Series brings a cross-section of preeminent leaders to campus.. Among them are Rudy Giuliani, Dick Morris, Maria Bartiromo, John Maxwell, Art Williams, Barbara Corcoran and Zig Ziglar.. "Christian Leadership to Change the World," Regent's motto since its founding, motivates its resolve to offer unparalleled opportunities.. The Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, and thousands of other alumni got their start at Regent University.. Regent University Admissions.. 1000 Regent University Drive.. Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464.. (888) 718-1222.. Saint Vincent College is a traditional Catholic college in rural Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh.. With almost 1,700 students, it offers a comprehensive liberal arts program in the Benedictine tradition.. Archabbot Wimmer, the founder of St.. Vincent College, noted that students should learn “first what is necessary, then what is useful, and finally what is beautiful and will contribute to their refinement.. ” The college continues that vision with a strong core curriculum promoting hard work and the study of philosophy.. In addition, St.. Vincent boasts a strong writing program and is committed to theology, mathematics, and the natural sciences in the core curriculum.. The student life at St.. Vincent is unique given its proximity to the monastery and influence of the Benedictine community.. The college is committed to service learning and volunteering.. Everyone in the first-year class participates in an orientation community service event.. There is a very active campus ministry, and President Jim Towey takes a service group of 12 students each year to serve in Mother Theresa’s mission in Calcutta.. The Alex G.. McKenna School of Economics and Government highlights conservative ideas through its programs including the Center for Political and Economic Thought, where internationally recognized guests interact with students and faculty through lectures and events.. A focus on philosophy and principles instead of current events and polling data, especially in political science, allows students to learn more deeply about the importance of Western civilization.. 300 Fraser Purchase Road.. Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650.. (724) 537-4540.. Thomas Aquinas College is a small Catholic college located in southern California with 351 students.. No majors or minors are offered since all students participate in the prescribed great books curriculum.. The somewhat secluded location in the hills of rural southern California provides a metaphor for the unique nature of this fine institution.. The “great books” of Western civilization comprise the entire curriculum of Thomas Aquinas College, and all students graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts.. Works on many subjects are included in the program, including music, mathematics, and science as well as philosophy, language, and theology.. Faculty members serve less as lecturers and more as facilitators using the Socratic method.. Catholic faculty members publicly take the Oath of Fidelity and make a Profession of Faith at the beginning of their terms in office.. Campus life at Thomas Aquinas follows with traditional Catholic morality and teaching, and there are many groups in which students participate.. For example, the St.. Genesius Players is a drama group that puts on productions, the choir often performs, and the “bushwhackers” maintain local trails and organize hiking trips.. Student groups are also involved with activism on issues related to traditional religious values.. Thomas Aquinas College Admissions.. 10000 North Ojai Road.. Santa Paula, California 93060.. (800) 634-9797.. of Liberal Arts.. The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts is a four-year undergraduate college in Merrimack, New Hampshire that carefully guides students through the best that has been written and thought throughout the history of Western civilization and the Catholic intellectual tradition.. Thomas More College is a college where parents can be confident that their children will receive a liberal arts education that is rigorous and well-grounded in the permanent things, preparing them for whatever work they may be called upon to perform in the world.. Students graduate from Thomas More College with a full knowledge of the literature, politics, philosophy, art, and architecture that has contributed to the development and formation of the Church, Western civilization, America’s constitutional order.. The read the works of such luminary figures as Hayek, Kirk, Weaver, Friedman, Dawson, Burke, Eliot, Homer, Plato, Cicero, Augustine, Aquinas, Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison.. In addition to mastering a wide array of readings, our students come to understand why they should learn what they learn; why certain authors are giants; why greatness in literary capability must not be equated with greatness in moral capability; and how the humanistic tradition of the West is their inheritance and will shape their lives.. One of the hallmarks of the educational experience students receive at Thomas More College is a full semester spent in Rome, Italy, during their sophomore year.. Living and studying in Rome need little justification: the experience of the city gives immediacy and substance to the broad range of studies at the College, awakening the student to the significance of Rome on the formation of Western civilization and the Catholic Church.. As importantly, the Roman Republic was a major influence on America’s Founders as they sought to establish a republic in the New World.. By studying and experiencing first hand Roman institutions, students come to understand the significance of and develop a greater appreciation for the American experiment.. By providing students with a deep understanding of first principles, training them to think and write clearly, and preparing them for public speaking, Thomas More College is engaging in the indispensible task of nurturing a new generation of leaders who are prepared to defend the Christian and free market roots of our society throughout their lives.. Thomas More College of Liberal Arts.. 6 Manchester Street.. Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054.. (603) 880-8308.. Wisconsin Lutheran College, with an enrollment of nearly 785, is a four-year liberal arts Christian college located in Milwaukee.. Founded in 1973, it is committed to providing quality teaching, scholarship, and service that are rooted in Holy Scripture, promoting the spiritual growth of students, faculty, and staff; and preparing students for lives of Christian service.. The college offers 30 undergraduate majors, pre-professional programs in pre-dental, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, and pre-veterinary medicine, and three degrees; a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing.. Wisconsin Lutheran is known for its academic excellence, its strong athletics and fine arts programming, and its thorough preparation in producing Christian leaders as graduates.. Wisconsin Lutheran College prepares students to become leaders in their chosen academic field.. Taught from a Christian perspective, the college’s courses help students develop skills they’ll need in their career: critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and decision-making.. Wisconsin Lutheran’s professors foster challenging academic experiences, giving their students a solid basis for graduate work or for their future career in an ever-changing, challenging world.. In addition to ongoing classroom learning, guest speakers such as U.. Ambassador Jean Kirkpatrick, former Vice President Dan Quayle, Starr Parker, Michael Medved, Tony Snow, and other nationally known conservative leaders have lectured on campus, sharing their perspectives and insights with Wisconsin Lutheran College students.. For eight consecutive years,.. has ranked Wisconsin Lutheran College as one of “America’s Best Colleges.. ” Forbes.. com also includes Wisconsin Lutheran in its rankings of America’s best undergraduate institutions.. Wisconsin Lutheran College’s vision is to strive to establish a distinctive identity as one of America’s finest liberal arts colleges characterized by faithfulness to the Scriptures and to the Lutheran Confessions, rigorous pursuit of academic excellence, and dedication to preparing Christian leaders for the Church and the world.. Wisconsin Lutheran College Admissions.. 8800 West Bluemound Rd.. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226.. (414) 443-8811..

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