Friends and fellow activists: It gives me immense joy to announce that a chapter I wrote for the highly-successful e-book “Young, Conservative, and Why It’s Smart to Be Like Us” will be available in paperback on December 10th, 2013.
In this e-book, I wrote about my family history and how it inspires me to promote conservatism. I’m confident you’ll enjoy reading every story.
You can pre-order your copy on Amazon before December 10th. It’ll make the perfect gift for your children and millennials who are greatly disaffected by Obama’s policies.
“Just looking at faces, I could tell there were some folks who are here not because they were born here.” – President Obama in California pushing amnesty
So, Democrats are racially profiling immigrants now? What happened to judging people on the basis of character and not skin color? America is historically known as a melting pot — a country that embraced people from all walks of life with open arms. For instance, my parents are immigrants. How can one tell? They have accents, unique worldviews, and powerful stories from behind the Iron Curtain. (My sister and I are extremely blessed to call them our parents.) Do these qualities make my parents any less American? No! Are they supposed to look a certain way? No! My parents assimilated into this country and embrace the American way of life.
Immigrants have greatly contributed to this country. Whether they hail from Europe, Asia, South America, or Africa, immigrants come to the United States to escape tyranny, enjoy freedom, pursue opportunities, and fulfill their dreams. Instead of using immigrants as pawns to advance big government policies, cherish them and see them for their individual worth.
#StandWithRand Part Deux?
It looks like a second filibuster on the U.S. Senate floor is currently underway as Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is using this session to pose objections to funding ObamaCare. The Senate Conservatives Fund, Heritage Action, and countless grassroots activists have mobilized great support to #DefundObamaCare. Americans are seeing the implications of government-run healthcare firsthand and have had enough.
You can watch the live debate unfold here on C-SPAN2. I’m causally live-tweeting at @Gabby_Hoffman.
Join me and the millions of other Americans as we #StandWithTed.
I often talk about the power of Twitter on my social media outlets. I cannot stress it enough. One tweet or retweet can carry immense sway and even land in an article or news story.
So, that happened to me again.
Jill Lawrence of National Journal, which is no bastion of conservative thought, borrowed one of my tweets in order to write why it was appropriate for President Obama to insert himself in the George Zimmerman trial. Lawrence took great issue with being “dangerously conservative.” (It’s called having a sense of humor.)
Below is the excerpt:
Inevitably, conservatives charged that Obama was stirring up controversy needlessly, and showing bias against whites. “Remarkable that the president of the United States continues to fan the flames on George Zimmerman. #StopTalkingSir,” tweeted Republican strategist Brian Walsh.
“Can this president and his ilk get over race? You’re dividing and destroying this country with your race-baiting—making Karl Marx proud,” tweeted Gabriella Hoffman, a regional field coordinator for the Leadership Institute who describes herself as “dangerously conservative.”
Yet for the black community, Obama’s remarks were more than four years overdue. After the Zimmerman verdict, they pleaded with him to say something commensurate to their pain over this case—to speak not just about race but about racism.
The socio-political-cultural blog Counter Cultured released a video called “Young Men Speaking Out for Life” today. The blog, which is managed by my sister Anna Maria, aims to merge culture and conservatism.
Here’s more about the video:
Often, abortion advocates silence men from speaking out against abortion, arguing that they cannot have a say in an abortion, because it’s not “their body.” Recently, we have heard much talk about the #BroChoice movement, which sadly consists of men pushing for abortion.
Countering all of that, 28 young men from across America participated in our pro-life young men’s video project, answering two questions: “Why are you pro-life?” and “Why should men be pro-life?” Clearly, these young men have an important message for America: men also matter when it comes to abortion, and that the unborn child in the womb is their child too. We hope this video inspires more young men to proudly speak out for life and tell the mainstream media and abortion advocates that they will be silenced no more.
Watch the video below:
What are your thoughts? Agree? Disagree? Comment below!
The video has been featured on Townhall.com, LifeNews.com, and The American Spectator.
The video was discussed on LifeSiteNews.com.
I’ve penned a new column at Campus Reform on why young people shouldn’t trust big government.
During a commencement speech at The Ohio State University last month, President Obama warned the Class of 2013 to reject the voices warning against big government.
“Unfortunately you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all of our problems,” he said. “[T]hey’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner.
“You should reject these voices,” he continued. “Because what they suggest is that our brave and creative and unique experiment in self rule is somehow just a sham with which we can’t be trusted.”
Ironically, these words came back also immediately to haunt him.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal broke, followed by the National Security Agency (NSA) scandal, as well as the Department of Justice’s snooping on Fox News journalist James Rosen and Associate Press reporters.
Young people must always be wary of an intrusive government that promises a life of security coupled with limited freedoms.
Continue reading at Campus Reform.
Linked to College Insurrection.
An article about my sister Anna Maria Hoffman (Counter Cultured founder/blogger) appears in Examiner.com today.
Here is an excerpt from the article:
For those inclined to believe there are no young people in line to inherit the mantle of perpetuating the traditional values which have wrought God’s blessings upon the U.S.A., Examiner gives you Anna Maria Hoffman.
While many Christian youth fritter away the time playing “church,” being trendy and “tolerant” sipping their Starbucks Grande Frappuccinos, and discussing what new “ink” they want next, this remarkable, God-fearing lady at the tender age of 20 devotes an abundant part of hers championing traditional values.
An outspoken apologist of Christian morality, particularly – but certainly not exclusively – through the Counter Cultured blog she created and co-administrates with others including her sister Gabriella, Anna Maria is engaging the American culture head-on and full-out.
By all appearances a kind-hearted but certainly most uncompromising soul, this conservative pro-life, pro-natural marriage activist bravely jumps into the fray in a manner which would weaken the knees of many other Christians.
Anna Maria has been active interning for the D.C. based Family Research Council in the past and intends to return this summer after she graduates (this week) from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Human Development.
This despite having been inside the FRC facility during last year’s shooting in which heroic building manager Leo Johnson was shot and wounded while thwarting what could easily have been a horrific killing spree.
Read the full article at Examiner.com.