Ed Gillespie Should Bust Virginia’s Liquor Monopoly

Since May 28, 1934, Virginia has held a monopoly on liquor sales in the commonwealth – a scheme that has been fruitful for the state’s government for over 80 years. Now, however, the time has come to relinquish the Prohibition-Era policies and get the government out of the citizen’s lives in Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate … 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…

A Party of Means

The failure of the American Health Care Act last month, though regrettable for Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership and prestige, has opened the way to redeeming the Republican Party’s tenure in power. Regardless of the effects it would have had on the American health care system, the “three-pronged” method proposed by Speaker Ryan for reforming healthcare … Read more…

“Conservatism” Is Now So Much Empty Rhetoric

During President George W. Bush’s Administration, which Democrats loathed as ultra-right or ultra-conservative, government grew and the economy collapsed. Two years of President Obama and a Democrat super-majority, and Americans were looking for “real conservatives” with “conservative solutions”. Why? Because we all know that Democrats are liberal, progressive, and quasi-socialist; therefore the opposition should have … 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…