The Immigration Reform Silly Season In Full Swing

The immigration reform silly season is in full swing. The Senate approved a proposal that was dead in the House before the Senate voted to approve it. If politicians had invested as much political energy to the federal debt problem as they have to the immigration matter, the nation would be better off. Spin as they …

Guest Dispatch: A View from the West Coast

This week’s Guest Dispatch is brought to you from the West Coast and a former candidate for Congress, John Flores. I met John many moons ago while working at the Republican National Committee. He’s good people, a great American. John ran in a very tough, Democratic-leaning Congressional seat. Twice. While we knew it would be a …

The GOP and Immigration, the Latest Political Boogeyman

The 2012 election cycle is barely over, the ink on the political postmortems barely dry. The pundit class, however, is talking up the 2016 presidential race, possible candidates, and snake oil solution for what ails the losing party. This is to be expected. The members of the Political Industrial Complex (pollsters, talking heads, political consultants) …