Note to Republicans: Americans Like Big Government. They’d Also Like Solutions.

We’re a “right of center country.” The majority of Americans are conservatives. Americans hate big government.  This all goes without saying, right? Not exactly. These are the central observational axioms of the modern Republican Party, and they are not modern at all, or even especially accurate.  They are at best anachronistic, and at worst gross […]

Barack Obama: America’s First Latino President

As the Obama Administration struggles with its latest self-created crisis, aimlessly fumbling about in its attempts to house and feed and clothe the tens of thousands of poor immigrant children who have streamed across the border in recent months, the American public is hearing an oft-repeated narrative about these children and their (literally) countless predecessors […]