Amnesty By Consensus

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called a two-hour family meeting of Republicans on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to head off amnesty votes on the floor of the House. As reports have trickled out about the meeting, however, it’s clear Ryan bought himself nothing but time. Proponents of the discharge petition—nearly all House

By | 2018-06-11T00:07:28+00:00 June 10th, 2018|

Separating the Diamonds from the Ashes in the California Primary

Understandably, many write off California as a lost cause. Others, possessed of eternal optimism, claim that California can still be saved. The June 5 primaries showed us that the odds for California are around 50-50. It really could go either way.Statewide StatisticsThe races for governor and U.S. senator were at the top of California’s

By | 2018-06-06T10:24:51+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

No, White Communities Aren’t Less Safe than Diverse Ones

The Los Angeles Times last week published a provocative claim for our “woke” era: “White people should be more afraid of other whites than they are of people of color.” So argues Mike Males, a senior research fellow at the San Francisco-based Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. On the face of it,

By | 2018-06-05T21:56:37+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

America 3.0

“America 2.0” considered the plain fact that the America you and I live in is no longer the America the Founders envisioned for us. Over the course of the past century, the Progressives have replaced the Framers’ federal government of limited powers designed to protect the American experiment in liberty with a vast

By | 2018-06-04T00:10:46+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

It’s Time for Congress to Take Action on ‘Sanctuary’ Jurisdictions

Just days after taking office, President Trump issued Executive Order 13768 to block certain federal funds from flowing to sanctuary jurisdictions—that is, municipalities, cities and states which deliberately choose not to enforce federal immigration law within their borders. Yet, in what seems to be a contradictory effort, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen

By | 2018-06-04T08:12:00+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|

Why Trump May Be America’s Last Republican President

Competence doesn’t win elections: bribery does. This is the central lesson in The Dictator’s Handbook, a book which studies politics in terms of interpersonal relationships and incentive structures, as opposed to vague social trends and ideological dogma—and it’s a lesson the Democrats learned well. In fact, the Democrats take it a step further:

By | 2018-05-30T23:55:41+00:00 May 31st, 2018|

House Republican Leaders Dally and Delay on Immigration

Democrats in the House of Representatives are currently two GOP signatures away from forcing a series of votes designed to pass amnesty for upwards of 17 million illegal immigrants. Those responsible for stopping this effort—the House Republican leadership—have already conceded that it will happen. Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) told the Washington

By | 2018-05-27T00:42:15+00:00 May 27th, 2018|