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Ryan loves books about farming, but has never worked on one and is a staunch supporter of gun rights, but has never shot one.

Ryan James Girdusky is a born and raised New Yorker. He has been politically active since his teens, and worked on many campaigns including Congressman Bob Turner, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and for Liberty for All Super PAC supporting Congressman Thomas Massie.

Articles From Ryan

Snowden: Technology endangers minority opinions [VIDEO]

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Edward Snowden teamed up with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the American Civil Liberties Union to discuss whether technology is good or bad for democracy, and they decided that it’s a little bit of both. The NSA whistleblower said that there are a lot of places that technology does hurt, from advanced weapons of mass destruction to Facebook fights over politics, […]

Clinton’s ‘Fight Song’ is awful, annoying, and driving people crazy

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Hillary Clinton likes to think of herself as a champion for women and someone who’s willing to punch through a glass ceiling. The only thing more annoying that her ego and sense of entitlement is her campaign’s anthem “Fight Song.” While there has never been a scientific study, it’s safe to say that “Fight Song” is easily […]

ISIS in America: Attempted beheading in Virginia

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On September 7, 2014, President Obama referred to ISIS as a “JV team” and put down any fear that they might expand as nothing more than right-wing hysteria. Well, it turns out Americans had a right to worry. Wasil Farooqui attempted to carry out the first ISIS-inspired beheading in America in Roanoke, Virginia on Saturday. ABC […]

Rand Paul: Clinton should be in jail, vote Trump [VIDEO]

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Rand Paul made a plea to his fellow libertarian-leaning voters: Don’t throw away your vote on a third-party candidate and allow Hillary Clinton to become president. The Kentucky senator slammed the Clintons at a Rotary Club in Maysville, Ky. on Thursday. “We have now a comparison between Hillary Clinton and her husband who have grown rich off of […]

Not Libertarian: Johnson supports a carbon tax

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Don’t look now but Gary Johnson is once again spitting in the face of Libertarians and dumping the party’s philosophy in favor of big government progressivism. In an interview with the Juneau Empire on Sunday, Johnson discussed how he was a big believer in man-made climate change and how he supports a carbon tax in an effort to […]

What to expect from Trump’s immigration speech [OPINION]

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Donald Trump is expected to give a major speech on immigration this week, and the media is already speculating that the Republican nominee will abandon his base and embrace amnesty in order to win a larger portion of the Latino vote. This is a highly unlikely scenario. The problem with Trump is that he uses broad terms […]

Libertarians hilariously troll the Federal Reserve’s new Facebook page

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Ron Paul ran for president back in 2008 and 2012 on a platform that included auditing the Federal Reserve, and although his campaign wasn’t successful, the message still lives on with his several elected officials and countless internet trolls. For some reason, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve created an official Facebook page on Thursday. Maybe […]

12-year-old bullied for supporting Trump, now running a campaign office [VIDEO]

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Pundits who say that Donald Trump supporters are all old men have clearly never met Weston Imer. Even though he’s not yet old enough to drink, vote, drive, or shave for that matter; he’s running the Republican nominee’s new campaign office in Colorado. Imer’s mother is running the campaign field office in Jefferson County, Colorado, […]

Bipartisanship: Democrats praise Trump for visiting Louisiana [VIDEO]

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Donald Trump earned some much-deserved praise from two high-profile Louisiana Democrats who thanked the Republican nominee for visiting areas of the state that had been devastated by flooding. On Friday, Trump and his Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence toured several areas that had been ravaged by torrential rains. The Republican nominee brought an 18-wheeler full […]

Trump reaches out to black voters in historic speech [VIDEO]

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Donald Trump gave a historic speech in Charlotte on Thursday where he reached out to black voters, promising to fight for them with better education, public safety, and economic opportunities. The Republican nominee pointed out that even after decades of voting monolithically for Democrats, black Americans still attend failing schools, live in unsafe neighborhoods and have […]

Obama MIA on Louisiana flood. Does he not care about black people, Kanye?

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Flashback to the fall of 2005: New Orleans and the coasts of Alabama and Mississippi were underwater. The federal response was a total disaster, and there was a terrible photo of President George W. Bush looking down over the devastation from a plane. The picture and failure to adequately respond caused outrage across the nation, especially from rapper Kanye West, […]

Trump closing in on Clinton among Gen-Y voters [POLL]

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Donald Trump’s problems with millennials may be coming to an end. The Republican nominee is now nearly within single digits of Hillary Clinton among young voters. According to a Pew Research poll released on Thursday, Trump captures 27 percent of millennial voters, just 11 points behind Clinton. Libertarian Gary Johnson captures 19 percent and Jill Stein […]

A ‘Pedophile Serial Killer Clown’ is running for president. Yes, really.

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Tired of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? Not ideological enough to support a third-party candidate like Jill Stein or Gary Johnson? Well, don’t let your heart be troubled any further because a pedophile killer clown has announced his bid for the presidency — but no, really. Uncle Touchy The Pedophile Serial Killer Clown filed the paperwork with […]

SJW: Just because Bill Clinton is a rapist doesn’t make him a bad feminist

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Social justice warriors walk a tightrope of double standards where someone can be both a rapist and a feminist, as long as their name is Bill Clinton. In a blog post on the feminist website Wonkette, writer Rebecca Schoenkopf breaks down her opinion of Juanita Broaddrick, Bill, Hillary, and rape. Schoenkopf discusses Buzzfeed’s interview with Broaddrick, where […]

Poll: Nearly 1-in-4 voters say they’re open to voting for Jill Stein

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There’s a female candidate gaining momentum, but it’s not Hillary Clinton. Green Party candidate Jill Stein has risen in some state and national surveys and according to a new poll. According to Economist/YouGov pollster Will Jordan, Stein has seen a surge of voters who both know who she is and are open to voting for […]

Trump is the last, best hope for millennials [OPINION]

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Let’s face it, millennials are in a bind. Millennials are facing a multi-front war with reality: We have less opportunity than any previous generation still living, many of us will be eligible for AARP before we reach average living standards, the national student debt is crippling, economic inequality is dividing the U.S., and our nation is in […]

Social Justice Warriors attack Ellen DeGeneres for ‘racist’ Usain Bolt tweet

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No one is immune from being attacked by an army of humorless social justice warriors, not even a groundbreaking lesbian comedian like Ellen DeGeneres. The popular daytime talk show host put up an innocent meme of her riding on the back of Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and joked, “This is how I’m running errands from now […]

Johnson Super PAC launches meme campaign to win over Gen-Y

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Millennials are visual creatures, they don’t have long attention spans, and they don’t spend a lot of time reading, so what better way to reach the largest generation than with memes? That’s what a Super PAC supporting Libertarian Gary Johnson is banking on. A new FEC filing revealed that AlternativePac spent $30,000 on memes. AlternativePAC was […]

CNN caught editing video of slain Milwaukee man’s sister calling for violence [VIDEO]

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CNN was caught selectively editing a clip of Sherelle Smith, the sister of the Milwaukee man who was slain by police for refusing to put down his gun. In the clip from CNN, Smith is seen saying “don’t bring that violence here,” and a voice over explains that she’s calling for an end to the chaos that […]

“Love Trumps Hate” (says the most pro-war candidate in modern history)

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I know it isn’t new, but it hit me this morning driving into work. Hillary Clinton’s “Love Trumps Hate” slogan couldn’t be any more ironic. The Democratic nominee has characterized Trump as a hateful man who’s reckless and can’t be trusted, while she branding herself as loving grandma, a bridge builder, and experienced. Move over Betty White, America has […]