Millennials: The Rest of Us Need You

It’s not fair. Most of you haven’t voted more than twice for President. The majority of the folks in the Republican Party have never reached out to you. As parents, we gave you divorce and delusions of grandeur. As an example, we demonstrated religious and social activism and demanded your loyalty for participation. When we’ve … Read more…

Donald Trump 2.0

What if you could have Donald Trump, but without any of his flaws? All the benefits of an outsider that’s going to clean up the political scene, without even a hint of concern. Someone with great success in business, no concern for political correctness, but no scandals, no big mouth, and no perceived prejudices.  Now Virginia needs … Read more…

Executive Dis-order: Obama, Trump & Stalled Immigration Policy

President Trump is justifying his own abuse of power by “delaying” the law in order to push his own agenda. Sound familiar? Remember the outrage Republicans felt when President Obama ignored the Constitution by issuing executive orders to bypass Congress on immigration? I hate to break it to you, but what Trump is doing now is the exact … Read more…

Divisive DeVos Hearing Underscores Competing Visions of Public Education

Tensions were high on Capitol Hill last night as the United States Senate held a confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. Senator Lamar Alexander (R- TN), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), called the confirmation hearing into order by recounting some … Read more…

The Virginia General Assembly & Higher Education

The crisis of higher education is one of the most pressing issues facing America’s younger generations. As society continues to promote the fallacy that “a four-year college is the only pathway to success”, Millennials continue to dig themselves further and further into student loan debt… all for a degree most of them will never get the chance to … Read more…

In Preparation for Lobby Day in Richmond

So much of our polemics depends upon what we wish to see society look like and how we wish to be governed. Too little of our polemics depends upon questions surrounding the nature of Man, the function of economies, the justice and efficiency of laws, and the efficacy and purpose of government itself. We say … Read more…