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Conservative Millenials: Last Hope for America

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Reflecting on all that I have witnessed since I began college, I am left in shock and awe by my generation. Entitled, spoiled and naive are the only words I can think of to describe my peers that think Socialism is a better alternative to the Free Market. I knew I had to change their mentality, and that is the reason I founded CSULA’s chapter of Young Americans for Freedom.

If you don’t realize it yet, look around at the rest of our generation. How have they allowed themselves to become so weak? To protect their fragile feelings, they are ready to censor anyone who dares to have a different opinion, and if someone should encroach on their sacred bubble, then they demand therapy, safe spaces, play-dough and puppy sounds at the ready.

Late last year at Yale University, a college student yelled at a professor, claiming that college “IT’S NOT ABOUT CREATING AN INTELLECTUAL SPACE! IT’S ABOUT CREATING A HOME HERE!”

Don’t you see what is happening? These students are so weak that they are willing to give up anything, even their freedom of speech. If you are like me, you believe as Benjamin Franklin once said, “Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither.”

At Claremount McKenna College, students gathered to complain about how “racist” their campus was. One student who had been crying into a megaphone started complaining when other people asked to use it to express their opinions after she hogged it for almost an hour.

This election cycle, an alarming number of millennials supported Bernie Sanders in exchange for promises of ‘free’ healthcare and ‘free’ education, all to eager to give up their liberty for free stuff.

They don’t understand that nothing is free, and everything has its price. Thomas Jefferson best explained that when he said, “A government big enough to give everything you want is a government big enough to take whatever you have.”

In active defiance of the values that this country was founded on, and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect us, liberal millennials are willing to do so simply because they were born with a sense of entitlement.

I’m happy to say that I am one of the few whom understand the pitfalls of socialism. We face a daily struggle to fight back against the leftist indoctrination, promoted by our faculty and administration. With an overwhelmingly leftist educational system producing liberal radicals and thugs, conservatives are vilified by their peers and pressured into assimilating to this disgusting norm.

Enough is Enough.

I am done being pushed around, and it’s about time to break away from the chains of political correctness that has kept us bound from speaking the truth. It’s time to fight back. To my friends who are reading this, but are not yet fighting against those who would take our rights, I ask you this. If not you then who? If not now then when?

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About Mark Kahanding (13 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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