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Election 2016 is NOT About the President, Says YAF Speakers

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On July 26th 2016, at the 38th National Conservative Student Conference hosted by Young America’s Foundation, Senator Rick Santorum did not endorse a candidate (which would have been illegal at a 501c3 event), but he did instead put into perspective what this election really means.

According to Santorum, what is really at stake is the supreme court appointments that a President Clinton would make. Without a true conservative running in this election, there seems to be little hope that conservative values will outlast a Clinton administration, though you could pretty much say the same for a President Trump.

That being said, there is a great probability that Clinton will have the opportunity to appoint 3 or more supreme court justices, according to Santorum. When that happens “the constitution will be changed forever,” said Santorum.

Congressman Andrew P. “Andy” Harris similarly noted the importance of the Supreme court at the convention, even making the bold statement saying that “Ruth Bader Ginsburg should resign because of comments towards Donald Trump…Totally inappropriate.” He also went on to say that “she’s either too old to know how to act or she just doesn’t know how to act, both which should lead to her resignation.”

Congress Harris said this in a response to Justice Ginsburg’s comments towards Donald Trump, stating that Donald Trump is “a faker” and that “he has no consistency about him. He says whatever comes into his head at the moment. He really has an ego….”

Although Ginsburg apologized for the inappropriate comments, openly condemning or supporting a presidential candidate from someone in her position seems to be highly unethical and shows how biased some of the court justices are in this election, which emphasizes how important it is to elect a conservative in office for this year.

Note: The Rabble-Rouser is unaffiliated with the Young America’s Foundation.

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About Mark Kahanding (15 Articles)
Mark Kahanding was born in Los Angeles on July 25, 1996. Mark started getting involved with politics with Young America's Foundation in August of 2015 and has been an active member since. He is the founder and current chairman of Young Americans for Freedom at CSULA. He hosted Ben Shapiro at CSULA on Feburary 25, 2016, causing a massive uproar and push back from leftists on campus from both students and faculty alike. When threatened by two leftists professors Melina Abdullah, found of Black Lives Matter and sociology professor Robert Weide, he continued to push conservative idealism and did not let the left hinder him. His event received nation wide attention exposing how regressive and far the left on campus has become.For his courageous and bold leadership, in just his first year with YAF, his chapter (CSULA Young Americans for Freedom) won the 2016 Chapter of the Year award. Mark has been interviewed by Brietbart, Alliance Defending Freedom and Young Americans for Freedom. He has also been on CSPAN He has been quoted on The Blaze, Daily Caller and College Fix. Mark has also been mentioned on USA Today, Daily Wire, Inside Higher Ed, Examiner, Breitbart and Red Alert Politics. Mark writes for American Watchman and The Rabble-Rouser. Prior to his activism in the conservative movement, Mark was heavily involved in arts and wanted to become a Broadway performer. During his freshman year of high school he was part of an all male hip hop dance team. He can also play the piano, trombone and violin. Mark studied classical opera during his years in high school. He has performed in Carnegie Hall, Disneyland and Disney Concert Hall. Mark has been in two musicals, Footloose and Phantom of the Opera.In his last year of high school at Herbert Hoover High School, he founded an all male choir and won 1st place at their first competition in Disneyland. Mark is currently attending CSULA and majoring in Finance and Economics he also attends UCLA and studying military science. After college Mark hopes to become an investment banker and a writer for many conservative blogs.

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