Rants

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…

Millennials, Debates, & The Future of the GOP.

Over the past few weeks, my life has resolved around the Millennial Advocacy Council PAC and our Inaugural Phoenix Summit. Between event planning, fundraising, and debate coordinating, I had very little time to sleep, let alone blog. Now as the dust settles and my routine somewhat returns to normalcy, I couldn’t imagine a better topic to break my … Read more…

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…