Dump Trump: Why Republicans Should Vote with the Future in Mind

Image, Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons. Dear Republicans: Why is the GOP waiting until after the election to dump Trump?  To Republicans who support Trump because they believe he will Make America Great Again, and to those who can’t stand the thought of voting for him on election day, it’s time to consider the long term effects of a Trump candidacy and where the GOP will … Continue reading Dump Trump: Why Republicans Should Vote with the Future in Mind

From Never Trump to Forever Trump: The Impact of Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist

Yesterday, Donald Trump revealed his picks for the Supreme Court if he were to be elected president, and he couldn’t have chosen a better time.  No doubt, many republicans read over the list of nominees with a sigh of relief as many of the names are tried and true conservatives.  Even since the presumptive nominee’s win in Indiana, some republicans remain hesitant to fully support and endorse … Continue reading From Never Trump to Forever Trump: The Impact of Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist

The Power of the President

Understanding that the powers of the president are limited is essential to having a healthy political system. Repeated election cycles of unrealistic promises and unmet expectations hurts the American political system, creating a cynical people, who often lose trust in government, forego future participation in the political process, or become even more susceptible and responsive to every fairytale promise made by increasingly demagogue-like presidential candidates. Continue reading The Power of the President