Immigration Reform

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…

Strong Societies

Why the Alt-Right must embrace amnesty for illegal immigrants if they really want to defend Western Civilization. Perhaps the most controversial component of President Trump’s electoral coalition is the Alt-Right, exemplified by the National Policy Institute. The NPI advertises itself as an advocate for, “the heritage, identity, and future of people of European descent in … 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…

Virginia’s 2017 Gubernatorial Election Preview

There is no off-season in Virginia politics. Because Virginia holds an election every single year, someone (and everyone) is ALWAYS campaigning. As they say… no rest for the weary! As Virginia politicos gear up for the 2017 state-wide primary season, and with the 2016 Election cycle behind us [finally], political candidates are busy laying the groundwork of … Read more…

Italian Referendum Fails, Prime Minister Resigns

Today, Italy’s political future has been thrown into uncertainty as Italian voters rejected a referendum that would have drastically reduced the size of Italy’s upper legislative house, the Senato, from 315 seats to 100. The referendum was spearheaded by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, would sought to weaken the Senato in an effort to end political gridlock by … Read more…

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Loses Primary, French Populist Wave Likely in 2017

In a surprising upset, the former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy was eliminated in the first round of the centre-right Republican Party‘s presidential primary. In conceding his defeat, Sarkozy has backed today’s winner, Francois Fillon, who served as the France’s Prime Minister during Sarkozy’s term (2007-2012). Since no candidate reached a simple majority during today’s round, Fillon will face another former Prime Minister, … Read more…