A Better Deal: Democrats to Court Populists by Repeating FDR’s Mistakes?

Earlier this week, Congressional Democrats gathered in Berryville, VA where they announced their new economic agenda, “A Better Deal”. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) where among those in attendance for the press conference to pitch an blatantly “populist” agenda, attempting to hijack the populist wave responsible for electing … Read more…

Emily Brewer Shows Republicans the Way Forward

On Tuesday, Virginians experienced two very different primaries with Democratic turnout blowing Republican turnout out of the water. Of the 909,320 voters who cast ballots yesterday, 543,046 were Democratic and 366,274 were Republican. This year’s Democratic primary drew near 4-times the number of voters than their 2013 primary which drew only 144,435. In the wake … Read more…

The NEW Grand Old Party

The Republican Party is changing. And no, I’m not talking about the recent populist wave responsible for the election of President Donald J. Trump. The change I’m referring to is not happening at the national level (yet), but at the local level. How ’bout that small government!? Millennials may be America’s largest bloc of eligible voters, but … Read more…

What Republicans Say…

The 2016 Election was both the beginning and the end for the Republican Party. Donald Trump’s shocking success was our wake-up call. Unfortunately, many Republicans would rather press snooze than wake-up and face reality. Let’s get one thing straight: Republican ideology is not the problem… our messaging is. The Grand Old Party has sounded like … Read more…

The GOP’s Immigration Problem

Republicans LOVE to talk about immigration. I think Donald Trump even dreams about building his “big, beautiful, powerful wall” on the southern border. The so-called “grassroots” conservatives love the idea. And now Corey Stewart has pretty much made kicking out illegal immigrants his entire gubernatorial platform (along with defending Gen. Lee’s statue and attacking Ed Gillespie, of … Read more…

RyanCare: Pass it to find out what’s in it?

On March 9, 2010, Nancy Pelosi exemplified incompetent leadership when she admitted to pushing through the Affordable Care Act without knowing the full extend of the legislation, saying that “we have to pass the [healthcare] bill so that you can find out what is in it…” Just 14 days later, President Obama sealed our fate by signing the … Read more…