Delegate Bob Marshall Supports Logic of Gun-Control Activists

Surprise, surprise… Virginia’s very own “Bathroom Bill” has been introduced by none other than, Delegate Bob Marshall. I was hoping that Virginia wouldn’t follow North Carolina’s lead by introducing such useless, ill-conceived and unenforceable legislation, but I suppose some people never learn. HB 1612 Yesterday, when Marshall introduced his “Physical Privacy Act” (HB 1612), which would … Read more…

Established Insiders Can Get the Job Done.

“She’s an established Washington insider”. I recently noticed a Facebook comment criticizing Congresswoman Barbara Comstock on a friend’s Facebook post that nicely reflects the problem with American populism. By referencing Comstock’s length of public service, this person quickly assumed that her connections and relationships in Washington automatically make her out-of-touch with her constituents. The tea-party movement had … Read more…

Hillary’s Not Wrong… Millennials ARE “Basement Dwellers”

Hillary Clinton has been under fire recently after a audio recording from a fundraiser back in February was leaked to the Washington Free Beacon. During this event in McLean, VA, Clinton discussed the motives of Bernie Sanders’s voter base, which is largely made up of Millennials, and acknowledged the frustration of college graduates facing a lack of opportunities. “Some … Read more…

Kaepernick’s Right to Kneel

Over the past few weeks, American athletes have made headlines around the world as they have exercised their 1st Amendment rights. Americans have responded to these actions to both extremes. In America, we have the freedom to be offensive and offended. Not that I advise being either… It all began when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in preseason. … Read more…

Unity Might be Something Republicans Don’t Want

A couple of months ago I got a facebook message from a Republican activist who I’ll refer to as “Jack.” Jack and I became acquainted while I was doing some work for a local campaign and evidently Millennial Ascent had caught his attention. Jack had some questions about the blog, and of course I was … Read more…