Political norms, respect for law, and even simple decency, survive only because people are willing to fight to protect them.
Millions of people feel compelled to protest for the first time in their lives, and many of them could use some advice.
Under the wrong circumstances, standing on civility can get you killed. These are the wrong circumstances.
Voting is the least powerful thing we do in a democracy. On the other hand, coordinating our voting behavior with others, backing that coordination with financial donations, and expressing our preferences with actual work in the streets converts that small influence into something potent.
On December 8, 2016, in a clarion call to action, Political Orphan’s founder, Chris Ladd, challenged his readers to begin mobilizing. “Next spring is not the time to figure out how you plan to get engaged in politics,” he warned, urging immediate action “while things are quiet and there are …
If you’ve been feeling helpless and frustrated, here’s a chance to channel those negative emotions into action that can make a difference.
A post today at Forbes explores the nuts and bolts of building a sub-party strategy.
New political parties will not emerge from Washington. They will begin in our neighborhoods or they won’t begin at all.
Someday Donald Trump will be gone. If the dysfunction that created him remains unacknowledged and unaddressed, he will be replaced by something worse.
A haunting realization looms over the remnant of the principled right. Perhaps the GOP was never a conservative party, and the movement behind Reagan was never animated by conservative values. As the entire project is boiled down to its essence, we are left not with smaller government, or judicial restraint, or constitutional principles, but with a nasty broth of racist rhetoric wielded by an aspiring petty tyrant. Watching the Reagan wave quietly release its last energy on the beach, conservatives have to consider this ugly possibility: Maybe this song was never about us.