Tim Young, Associate Editor

Screen Shot 2014-01-23 at 11.47.35 AMTim Young is the current Director of Marketing for Liberty Alliance and Associate Editor for He’s also a conservative comic.  He has written for everything from local papers to the Washingtonian and the Huffington Post and had 2 number 1 books in Political Humor on  In 2011, he was Young Member Chair of the National Press Club.  In his free time, he trolls progressive rallies and campuses with a camera crew to make them look bad.  Follow Tim on Twitter @TimRunsHisMouth


Claire Montgomery, Contributing Editor

Claire is an editor of the GenFringe website. A 20-something mom, her main concern is how the decisions made in government today will affect the lives of her children when they’re her age. She believes passionately in a limited government, a charitable church and a peaceful personal life. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.


Spencer Brown, Columnist

spencerSpencer Brown is a native of Minnesota, currently a rising sophomore at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is active in Young America’s Foundation, as well as a fellow in the Koch Leaders Program. He has worked on numerous campaigns, and interned in federal offices. Spencer is a contributor on a number of outlets including HuffPost Live,, and He has been featured on NPR, MSNBC, and C-SPAN, and published in numerous papers including the Virginian Pilot, the St. Cloud Daily Times, and the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. All together, Spencer’s opinions and writing are seen by upwards of four million people each month. Follow Spencer on Twitter @itsSpencerBrown


Courtney Gordner, Writer

CourtneyCourtney Gordner is a blogger/journalist who loves writing about anything and everything! You can read more from her on her blog,



Jonathon Dunne, Writer

Jonathon Dunne is an Irish college student who has been waiting on a green card for 9 years. He is pursuing a degree in International Relations and dreams of moving to America to work in politics and follow his “American Dream”. He has strong ties to the Republican Party and the Conservative movement and his aunt worked in Ronald Reagan campaigns in Florida in the ’80s. Favorite Reagan quote: “It can be done” and he hopes Conservatives follow Reagan in “appealing to your best hopes, not your worst fears, to your confidences rather than your doubts”. Follow Jonathon on Twitter @JonathonDunne13.


Jonathan Meadows, Writer

Jonathan Meadows has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of New Hampshire and an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford. He was a member of staff on the Ovide Lamontagne for New Hampshire Governor campaign in 2012. Visit his website at and follow him on twitter @JnthnMdws.


Sydney Alan, Writer

Syndey Alan is a 28-year-old professional writer for Family Ministry at a mega-church. She’s married to her “hot, surfer husband” and loves her two cats, Leo and April, just a little bit more than she loves chocolate.


Andy Chavarrilla, Writer

Andy Chavarrilla is a Texas Native. He served in the aviation branch of the army for 6 years. At only 26, Andy is married with three little ones. After graduating from Southwest School of Bible Studies, he began his work in full-time ministry. Andy is the editor of Church & State Quarterly, and writes for a hispanic Republican organization called GOPisForMe.”


Maggie Thelen, Writer

Maggie Thelen is 19-year-old writer for GenFringe and the Social Media Manager at Liberty Alliance, LLC. She loves anything from shooting her compound bow to theological and political conversations. She doesn’t like to be put into a box, mainly because you couldn’t fit a lifted truck in there. She’s enthusiastic about life and it’s future challenges. Her confidence is in her faith in a sovereign God who gives her grace and guidance for her future. “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”


Jacob Rauch, Writer

Jacob Rauch is a writer, musician, and homeschool student from State College, PA. His father, Eric Rauch is Vice President for Liberty Alliance. Jacob lives in Dallas, GA.



Emily Baxter, Writer

Emily Baxter is a 19-year-old college student with a passion for red velvet cupcakes. She loves sunshine, her iPhone, and online shopping, but isn’t too happy about the political climate of our country. She finds solace with the hope that Obama won’t “last forever.” Emily says, “Washington D.C. is magical if you take out Capitol Hill.”


Jordan Love, Writer

Jordan Love is a Christian singer/songwriter who loves to write. Anything from poems to songs to blogs, she’s always scribbling down creative thoughts while sipping a cinnamon dolce latte (with two splendas). Her political views reflect Biblical values. She’s blissfully married in Nashville with a happy dog named Hope.


Kyle Amos, Writer

Kyle is a 25 year old Independent Conservative Libertarian living in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a BA in Psychology and a Theater minor. After graduating in 2010, he returned to Wichita and ran for State Representative. He nearly beat his opponent – an incumbent of 26 years – earning a little over 47% of the vote. In 2011, he worked for Congressman Mike Pompeo.


Austin Trine, Writer

Austin Trine is a 20-year-old student studying accounting at Kennesaw State University. He is currently a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Austin focuses on relaying, not Republican nor Democratic information but the truth that America needs to hear.


Bradlee Dean, Contributer

Bradlee Dean is an ordained preacher, heavy metal drummer, talk-show host of the Sons of Liberty Radio, and speaks on college and high school campuses with his ministry, You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International. Follow him on Twitter @BradleeDean1.