About Us

Young Conservatives LLC was founded by Dartmouth College graduates Joshua Riddle and David Rufful.

Josh and David began writing in 2009 as editors of the preeminent Ivy League college newspaper, The Dartmouth Review. With 12+ years of experience, Josh and David have created the largest online community of young conservatives with over 2 billion page views.

Josh and David also own VIP Ad Solutions LLC. They have successfully monetized hundreds of billions of ad impressions and generated over $40 million in revenue.

Josh and David own the largest Facebook page for Young Conservatives with over 1 million followers as well as The Comical Conservative Facebook page with over 2 million followers. Josh and David own numerous large news media websites, including ConservativesConnect, TheYoungConservatives, AnalyzingAmerica, NewsPageIndex, SavageTakes, and BreakingReports.

Josh and David have appeared on a number of nationally televised programs, including Real Time with Bill Maher, Fox & Friends, The O’Reilly Factor, Huckabee, and VH1’s Best Week Ever. They have also been featured in The Huffington Post, Power Line Blog, MTV and many nationally syndicated radio shows.

Josh and David have never received outside funding, making their news media company truly independent. The company employees an expert team of writers, video creators, advertising specialists, graphic designers, and web and app developers.

In a technological era driven fiercely by the media, the mission and goal of Young Conservatives LLC is to provide fast and reliable news updates through its websites. The team at Young Conservatives provides real-time reporting that is factual, trusted, and delivered to our tens of millions of monthly subscribers.

The mission of VIP Ad Solutions LLC is to maximize earnings for digital content creators. The company provides white-glove service and complete solutions for Ad Server optimization, e-commerce, membership subscriptions, ad block recovery, and more.

Expanding their success to other brands, Josh and David have provided services to numerous high-profile politicians and political commentators, such as Sarah Palin, Allen West, Stacey Dash, Diamond and Silk, Chicks on the Right, Myles Holmes, Greg Burright, and others.

Fun Facts: At 6’9″ and 6’4″, Josh and David played division one college basketball for the men’s varsity team at Dartmouth College. While in college, Josh and David created family-friendly political rap videos to draw attention to important issues, such as the rising national debt. They went viral on YouTube with “The Young Con Anthem,” which they later performed live on Fox News. Prior to college, Josh and David both studied at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts. Josh is native of Denver, Colorado. David is from Warwick, Rhode Island.

Launched in March of 2019, AnalyzingAmerica.org has generated half of a billion page views to date. Focused on the critical issues facing America and the world, this site provides real-time reporting and insightful commentary on important current events. Over 1 million people follow its Facebook page. Read More.

Launched in March of 2021, SavageTakes.com has generated 20 million page views to date. The site provides refreshing breath of fun, irreverent, and uplifting stories in contrast to the often troubling and negative news stories flooding our nation’s major media outlets. Over 2 million people follow its wildly popular Facebook page.Read More.

Launched in December of 2021, NewsPageIndex.com has generated 30 million page views to date. The site provides traditional, professional newsroom videos, articles, photograph, and much more. Over 1 million people have subscribed to the site’s popular Facebook page. Read More.

Launched in July of 2020, BreakingReports.org has generated 23 million page views to date. As its name suggests, this site specializes in providing reliable and trusted breaking news alerts in today’s fast-pace, social-media driven world. Over 2 million people follow its Facebook page. Read More.

TheYoungConservatives.com, formerly YoungCons.com, was launched in May of 2009 and has generated over 1.5 billion page views. The website has published hundreds of thousands of articles, but currently serves as a predominantly an online store and e-commerce service for millions of subscribers. Shop Now.

Launched in January 2023, ConservativesConnect is a niche social network committed to providing a platform for open discussion and free speech in contrast to overly restrictive censorship that is destroying major social networks. It’s free to join and create connections with fellow Americans like you. See More.