CONSERVATIVE AUTHOR, ACTIVIST, AND TV NEWS PERSONALITY

BIOGRAPHY


Ryan Sorba is an author, columnist, and conservative political activist. Ryan is currently serving as Chairman of the Young Conservatives of California (YCC).

Prior to YCC, Ryan served for three years as National Director at the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT). During this time, Ryan was also elected Chairman of the California Young Americans for Freedom (YAF). Prior to CFACT and YAF, Ryan served for two years as the National Director of Membership and Campus Leadership for the Richard and Helen DeVos Freedom Center at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) in Wilmington, Delaware, a position first held by William F. Buckley Jr.

During his time at ISI, Ryan recruited 13,876 new members in a single year, more than doubling the Institute's 55 year annual membership recruitment record. Between ISI, Li, CFACT, YAF, and YCC Ryan has helped found or maintain 102 independent conservative clubs on college campuses nationwide, a partial list of the clubs can be viewed below.
 
In 2009, Ryan participated in the now famous undercover ACORN investigation along with Hannah Giles and James O'Keefe. The investigation led John Boehner to introduce H.R. 3571, the Defund ACORN Act, which was eventually adopted as part of H.R. 3221, the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009.

The passage of  the bill which defunded ACORN led the organization into bankruptcy. ACORN received more than $53 million in direct funding from the federal government between 1994 and 2009, and has likely received substantially more indirectly through states and localities that receive federal block grants.

The investigation was widely acclaimed as a huge victory for America. Originally Glenn Beck mistook Ryan Sorba for "Jim the Acorn Housing Advisor" on FOX News. Ryan was eventually vindicated.

In February 2010, fresh off the ACORN investigation Ryan gave his well-known CPAC 2010 Speech. During the speech Ryan condemned CPAC for bringing a left-wing homosexual activist organization called GOProud to the event.

The invitation of GOProud to CPAC was representative of  1960's era YAF infighting between Libertarians and Traditionalists. By 2010, the Libertarians who been running CPAC had purged traditionalists from power to the point where they had little to no control. Ryan's speech sounded the alarm on the issue to the broader conservative movement which was largely ignorant of the insidious takeover that had been taking place under their noses.

Although Ryan was cheered by some audience members, he was also booed by others, which was no surprise, since it was composed largely of Ron Paul supporters, 9/11 Truthers, and anarcho-capitalists -not traditional conservatives.

The speech however, became the catalyst for a movement to remove the stubbornly Libertarian minded David Keene, Chairman of the American Conservative Union, the organization which organizes CPAC each year. As Chairman, Keene was chiefly responsible for the Libertarian take-over of CPAC.

The following year (2010), Keene was removed as Chairman for a variety of reasons, including financial mismanagement and controversies surrounding groups like GOProud and Islamists like Grover Norquist and Suhail Kahn.

Ryan considers Keene's removal as Chair of CPAC as the most important victory he has been a part of during his young career as an activist: "While building concervatives clubs on college campuses and defunding ACORN were extremely important, removing Keene will change the direction of the Conservative movement as a whole, for the next 20 years." he says.

Pro-family activist and Loudoun County, Virginia Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio had this to say:

"Ryan Sorba changed history. He was there first being critical of Grover Norquist and anyone else at CPAC who sold out. He called statist liberals what they were 'statist liberals,' who wanted government power and money, for play at CPAC. He condemned them first. He condemned so-called 'libertarians' who sought broad new federal powers because of their 'sexual orientation.' Against all of them, Sorba stood like a stone wall.
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Later in the year, Ryan was approached by CNN. He was asked by producers Abbie Boudreau and Scott Zamost to appear in CNN's 2010 Documentary Right on the Edge,which documented six prominent young conservative activists taking on public corruption and the mainstream media, including: Ryan Sorba, James O'Keefe, Hannah Giles, Lila Rose, Christian Hartsock, and Jason Mattera. The show was aired multiple times and was a huge success.

In December 2010, Ryan helped orchestrate another widely successful undercover investigation on United Nations Delegates at the "COP 16" Conference on Climate Change in Cancun, Mexico. During this investigation, Ryan worked with Lord Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley and young film-maker Christian Hartsock. With the aid of the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), the trio exposed leftists as willing to "destabilize" the United States Economy and "ban" Di-hydrogen Monoxide (aka water). The Climate Kooks video can be seen here.

Ryan Sorba also played a small roll in helping Lila Rose's now famous pro-life organization, Live Action, get started. He appeared in one of the groups early publications which can be seen here. Live Action went on to conduct an ACORN-style investigation into Planned Parenthood, which led to the organization being defunded to the tune of $300 million by Congress, in Febuary 2011, and more importantly, innumerable innocent infant's lives were saved. Later, in 2015, David Daleiden, a Live Action trained investigator, released a hugely successful 12 part video investigation into the harvesting of unborn babies body parts by Planned Parenthood and various corporations.

In 2009, Ryan appeared in the independent film The Lives of Better Men, by Christian Hartsock and the independent music videos Victicrat and The Landreiu Dance, along with James O'Keefe, the founder and chairman of Project Veritas. Ryan has appeared on FOX News's "The Glenn Beck Show," Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," MSNBC's "Keith Olberman," and "The Howard Stern Show." He has also appeared on CSPAN and, as mentioned, on CNN.

In 2014, Ryan Sorba appeared on HLN's "On Call with Dr. Drew" about 12 times. He was also a repeat guest as well as guest host for the You Too America channel, on "America Trend's with Dr. Gina," between 2014 and 2017. Ryan has also appeared innumberable times on the One America New's Network, on shows such as "The Rick Amato Show," "Tipping Point with Tommi Lehren" and "Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler." He has also appeared on "The Ed Shultz Show" multiple times.
 
Ryan Sorba graduated from California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2007. During this time he founded the CSUSB chapter of the College Republicans. Taking time off from school in 2006 he helped found 22 independent Conservative clubs on college campuses in areas surrounding Boston, Massachusetts and 8 in the Southern region California working as a Field Representative for the Campus Leadership Program, a project of the Leadership Institute, located in Arlington, Virginia.

Ryan has given numerous lectures on college campuses nationwide on subjects such as The History of the Conservative Intellectual Movement Since, 1945, and on the subject of his forthcoming book The “Born Gay” Hoax, which he hopes will serve as an asset to conservatives in the culture war. A published rough-draft can be seen here.

Ryan currently resides in Orange County, California.


Conservative Clubs Founded or Substantially Helped by Ryan Sorba 

1. (CSUSB) California State University, San Bernardino, College Republicans











2. (CSUSB) California State University, San Bernardino, Young Conservatives of California










3. (CSUSB) California State University, San Bernardino, Conservative Union











4. (UCLA) University of California, Los Angeles Live Action Advocate


5. (USC) University of Southern California, Young Conservatives of California


6. (UCSD) University of California, San Diego, Young Americans for Freedom


7. (UCR) University of California, Riverside, College Republicans




8. (UCR) University of California, Riverside












9. (UCR) University of California, Riverside, Praetorian Student Publication











9. (CSULA) California State University, Los Angeles, Young Conservatives of California


10. Northeastern University, Students for Saving Social Security (via private accounts)











11. Northeastern University, Students for Life of America














12. Northeastern University, Students for Traditional Marriage











13. (MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Anscombe Society











14. Harvard University, Harvard Right to Life


15. Harvard University, True Love Revolution











16. Harvard University, Christian Prayer Group


17. Northern Essex Community College, Conservative Affairs












18. Smith College, Students for Saving Social Security











19. Tufts University, Students for Saving Social Security










20. California State University Fullerton, College Republicans


21. Bentley University, The Gun Club


22. Bentley University, Students for Saving Social Security


23. Bentley University, College Republicans


24. University of Delaware, Intercollegiate Studies Institute Student Group


Details on these coming soon...


25. Union College











26. University of Connecticut









27. Rutgers












28. University of Massachusetts, Amherst












29. Syracuse University











30. Georgia Tech


31. University of Texas, Austin, Young Conservatives of Texas


32. Texas A&M














33. Texas Tech


34. Abilene Christian University











35. Baylor University


36. Michigan State University, Young Americans for Freedom


37. Trinity Law School, Federalist Society


38. Brooks Institute, Young Americans for Freedom











39. University of Arkansas,


40. Framingham State College, College Republicans











41. Smith College, College Republicans











42. Texas State University, San Marcos












To be continued...




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