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CFACT’s Build Back “Bankrupt” Campaign – Learn more
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According to CNBC, inflation has surged to the highest levels in more than 30 years. Consumer prices have jumped 6.2% in October. CNBC also reports that gas prices are at a 7-year high. Supply chain problems are rampant, with shipping vessels carrying vital supplies loitering outside California ports and unable to offload due to worker shortages. American consumers and families are beginning to feel the financial pinch from these problems....
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Build Back Bankrupt: Grand Canyon & Vanderbilt Universities
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Left: CFACT student Farrell Sessler hands out fake money and flyers on Grand Canyon University campus in Phoenix, AZ. Right: CFACT leader Ned Sheehan talks with students at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. As part of CFACT's new Build Back Bankrupt campaign, Collegians from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, handed out fake "monopoly" money on campus to show what America's dollar will be...
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CFACT’s Bob Knee to University of Houston: “Capitalism is sustainable”
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You won't hear how capitalism actually helps the environment from too many college professors and classes, nowadays. CFACT's Bob Knee mid-speech at the University of Houston. Which is why CFACT travels around the country to give students the facts! CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, has traveled to many a college group this past year, but most recently stopped off at the University of Houston. Knee discussed how capitalism helps...
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CFACT’s Driessen featured in National Speech and Debate Association materials for High Schoolers
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CFACT's Senior Policy Adviser and inspiration for the Collegians' Driessen Fellows program has been featured in the debate materials for high schoolers by the National Speech and Debate Association. The subject matter covers Driessen's writing on air pollution and health risks and is used as part of the rebuttal materials for a debate topic on whether or not to ban fracking, aka "hydraulic fracturing." In his article, Driessen explains that...
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities builds CFACT chapter membership ranks
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An interested student signs up to join the CFACT club. CFACT at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities initiated a chapter recruitment drive earlier in the semester to grow the membership ranks. Club president Kirby Gibson led the tabling effort where students had the chance to spin the "Green New Wheel." The Green New Wheel is a game where students spin a wheel where if they land on the Green...
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“Timeline with Terry” will feature CFACT’s Adam Houser in TV premiere
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A new television channel is premiering across digital streaming services called "Conservative Television America" (CTA). CFACT will be featured as one of the very first guests on CTA's "Timeline with Terry" program with host Terry Gilberg. Gilberg sat down with CFACT's Adam Houser in studio to discuss how to "cancel campus cancel culture." The segment covered censorship of conservatives on colleges and universities, as well as Big Tech censorship by...
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Addison Smith speaks at University of Houston!
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Addison Smith addresses students. CFACT's newest chapter at the University of Houston has just started. They are barely a month old, but they have been hitting the ground running! Last month, they hosted CFACT's national field coordinator, Bob Knee. Even more recently, they hosted Addison Smith, a conservative influencer and reporter for Campus Reform. Addison was thrilled to be invited to this campus. Addison's background is with Campus Reform. where...
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Kayleigh McEnany speaks to UCF sponsored by CFACT
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Kayleigh McEnany, former White House press secretary under President Donald Trump, spoke to a packed room of over 300 attendees at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in an event sponsored by CFACT last week. McEnany poses with student event organizers after her speech. McEnany is fourth from right and Jesse Wooten, CFACT Driessen Fellow, is third from left. At one point, however, the event was very much up in...
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CFACT Hits the road at Purdue!
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Last month, CFACT kicked off a successful fall activism campaign. Our plan is to be operational and conduct events on all 19 of our campuses, and add even more names to that long and growing list. Though we always aim to branch out nationwide, the campaign started in a small town in Indiana called West Lafayette. West Lafayette is the home of Purdue University. Purdue is a large, vibrant school...
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CFACT attends Freer Future Fest!
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Last week, CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee and his trusty pal Rudolph hit the road. In the past, Bob and Rudolph have made trips to countless states and visited several of our nation’s finest campuses. This time, however, they weren’t on campus. They took a trip down to the Music City and, after sampling some delicious Hot Chicken, they stopped at Student’s for Liberty’s Freer Future Fest! Like many...
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CFACT President Craig Rucker addresses Minnesota student leaders
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CFACT president Craig Rucker speaks to student leaders on campus. CFACT president and co-founder Craig Rucker spoke to a gathering of student activist leaders at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. The event was important as many of the club's leaders are new students to the university and the club, and are learning about CFACT's mission for the first time. “It was pretty cool to hear our CFACT president give...
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CFACT at UPitt Bradford hands out fracking facts!
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Front page of the fracking flyers. Page 2 is below. CFACT at the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford handed out flyers contains facts on hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking." The flyers aimed to cut into the truth about fracking; namely, that it is a beneficial and valuable process that has helped contribute to American energy independence and emissions reductions. Pennsylvania was the perfect place for this outreach as the Keystone...
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CFACT distributes “Environment & Climate News” at George Mason University
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CFACT's table in the Johnson Center where activists distributed E&C News copies. To counter the misinformation on college campuses, CFACT distributed copies of the "Environment & Climate News," which CFACT co-publishes with the Heartland Institute. The publication contained many articles chock full of facts on climate and energy that students aren't receiving from their classrooms. Bailey Hutchens, a graduate student at the university and a CFACT Driessen Fellow intern, led...
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Minnesota Gophers dig into new semester at CFACT interest meeting!
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Club leaders and potential new members meet to elect club officers and set the agenda for the new semester! The CFACT club at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, is alive and well and kicked off the beginning of the semester with a group interest meeting to recruit new student members. CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee was also in attendance, and gave a presentation on CFACT and how "Capitalism...
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CFACT recruits at Indiana University Bloomington!
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Photo: Left: a student signs the inflatable deer in support of hunting; Right: a student signs up to join the future CFACT club at IU Bloomington Evan, a student at IU Bloomington, signs CFACT's deer in support of hunting. CFACT activists took to the campus of Indiana University Bloomington to recruit students and spread the word about sound science, smart energy policy, and conservation issues. At the core of the...
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