8:03 PM And that concludes Day 1 of #YALcon14! See you bright and early tomorrow morning, activists. For those at home, keep an eye on our live feed—we'll be streaming select portions of the training tomorrow (and updating here at the YAL blog, too.)
8:00 PM Jones: "Get off the internet and get in the streets." Amash: More people agree with your principles than you know. Speak with confidence.
7:35 PM Conversation turns to NSA spying—why the disconnect between citizens and the establishment GOP? Amash: "When we destroy our Constitution and undermine liberty, it makes our country more dangerous." Massie says reps who opposed Amash's anti-NSA amendment were slaughtered in townhalls in their home districts.
7:26 PM Rep. Sanford recounts the organic development of the liberty movement and how different Congress is now since the lonely days when only Ron Paul supported liberty on the Hill. Amash echoes, says the House Liberty Caucus has grown massively, is not monolithic but is fighting for liberty and building its membership.
7:21 PM BIG applause from college students for Walter Jones' support for ending the war in Afghanistan, bringing the troops home.
7:20 PM Warmongers have hijacked MY party, says Rep. Labrador. Massie thinks 2014 elections will bring another half dozen members to the House Liberty Caucus
7:13 PM "I learned what true government was, quite frankly, from my friend Ron Paul," says Rep. Walter Jones at #YALcon14. Rep. Raul Labrador explained that he wondered if he was in the wrong party because of foreign policy disagreements, but decided warmongers have hijacked