About Us

Mission Statement

As defenders of freedom in our constitutional republic, it is our mission and duty to steer the country away from the false promises of progressivism and advocate a smaller government of moral absolutes and individual responsibility. In a technological era driven fiercely by the mainstream media, we believe that those who vocalize a true conservative message are slanted as intolerant, racist, bible and gun clinging, corporate fat cats who could not care less about the environment nor the well being of their fellow man. Young Conservatives offers articles and videos that prove otherwise. We have a mission to spread the love and logic surrounding true conservatism. In a day where conservatives are seen as close-minded and archaic, Young Conservatives bring a new perspective to a long-standing philosophy. Our generation will — one way or another — make decisions that will directly affect a rapidly aging and needy population and an exploding, unsustainable national debt. We feel the moral obligation to intervene against those who abandon our founding principles and embrace the comfortable, but deceptive ideals of moral relativism, victim identification and outcome equivalence. Instead of sinking into the assemblage of the self-satisfied, Young Conservatives challenges the hearts and minds of Americans with content that exposes the false promises of progressivism and the utopian state. This problem is real, and the fight for freedom has begun. What are you doing about it?

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(Co-Founder) Joshua Riddle is a graduate of Dartmouth College, former editor of The Dartmouth Review, former division one college basketball player and co-founder of Young Conservatives, LLC. Josh was named a Rockefeller Center Leadership Fellow and has served as producer to The Laura Ingraham Show. He has written on a number of policy issues as a contributor at Ricochet.com as well as a new media associate for Acculturated.com and PowerLineBlog.com. Josh has appeared on several nationally syndicated radio stations, major web outlets and national television programs, including Huckabee, The O’Reilly Factor, Fox & Friends, The Strategy Room, The Big Picture, TheBlaze TV and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
(Co-Founder) David Rufful is a graduate of Dartmouth College where he studied American politics and Arabic. He is a former editor of The Dartmouth Review, former captain of the Dartmouth men’s basketball team and co-founder of Young Conservatives, LLC. David has worked on a number of public policy issues as a Research Fellow in Dartmouth’s Political and Law Fellowship, and he is currently directing a documentary film. David has appeared on several nationally syndicated radio stations, major web outlets and national television programs, including The O’Reilly Factor, TheBlaze TV, Huckabee, Fox & Friends, The Strategy Room, and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
Aaron Windeknecht (Partner)
Hannah Bleau(Contributor)
Derryck Green(Contributor)
Michael Cantrell(Contributor)