About Jake Leahy

has published 12 posts

Jake Leahy, the National Outreach Director of American Youth in Politics, is a frequent contributor on the IRS Radio Hour on 560 the Answer in Chicago. He is an Ambassador for Turning Point USA and a student at Deerfield High School. You can follow him on Twitter @jakealeahy.

Posts By Jake Leahy

Why I Detest #NeverTrump

Trump has never been my candidate. Period. I’m not sure if I can support Trump in the general election. I take issue with his past political beliefs. I take issue with his vast inconsistencies. And above all else I belief that his protectionist policies would prove to be nearly as...

Taking on the Machine

The American people have become subject to paying for the unhealthy romance of Republicans and Democrats. When federal budgeting is discussed, Republicans nearly always advocate for increases in military spending, while Democrats consistently advocate for increases in domestic spending. This relationship is unsustainable, this marriage is only...

The Absurdity of the Supreme Court

With the sudden passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, much has been made about the impending partisan gridlock that is to occur in regards to the appointment of his successor. The upcoming year promises to be a mess in regards to the Supreme Court and a...