The Art of The Compromise

George J. Piro-Biko, The Millennial Republican Bipartisanship has been an essential tool in U.S politics since the birth of the United States. During President Washington’s two terms, America’s first two parties were growing in his cabinet. The Federalist Party, started by Alexander Hamilton, called for a strong national government that promoted economic growth. The Democratic-Republican …

Thoughts on the GOP’s Tax Bill

Heberto Limas-Villers, The Millennial Republican Just recently, congressional Republicans just delivered their tax reform proposal after months of intense debate and consolidation. This bill was and remains crucial for the Republicans after embarrassing defeats in Alabama and November. It was also met with extreme controversy as Republicans reduced top income taxes and corporate taxes to …

Bush 41- Model for Millennial Statesmen

LUKE PHILLIPS, THE MILLENNIAL REPUBLICAN Something I’ll never forget, I’d wager to the day I die, will be the evening I watched 2017’s Super Bowl 51 from a hospital in Pasadena. I may or may not forget seeing Tom Brady win his record-breaking fifth Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. But I’ll never forget …

A Conservative Critique of the Liberal Critiques of Trump’s DACA Critique

LUKE PHILLIPS, THE MILLENNIAL REPUBLICAN Over at The American Interest, my friend Jason Willick made a strong case that the left’s condemnations of President Trump’s DACA rescindment did not so much resemble courageous acts of statecraft- “public-spirited representatives bargaining for partial victories”- as they resembled a hyper-partisan chest-thumping contest, full of “maximalist factional leaders performing …

Sunset in Korea

HEBERTO LIMAS-VILLERS, THE MILLENNIAL REPUBLICAN A week ago, North Korea successfully gained the world’s attention again after testing a hydrogen bomb eliminating any doubts the country is a nuclear power. While there are questions as to its efficacy in delivering these weapons, the United States and the regional actors involved must once more deal with …

My Fourth of July

HEBERTO LIMAS-VILLERS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN The Fourth of July is, for many, a civic holiday celebrated by a heating-up of the grill, a hot dog feast with family, and for the lucky middle class inhabiting prime real estate, a quintessentially American fireworks display. For politicians, this is the time of the year to post thanks …

Ten American Experiences: A Fourth of July Meditation

LUKE PHILLIPS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN As we celebrate this Fourth of July, it would be fruitful to meditate on the question – what exactly are we celebrating when we celebrate “America?” Is it a set of ideals and principles rooted in the Enlightenment? Is it a blood-and-soil nation on the American continent, with unique institutions …

Our Collective Insanity

HEBERTO LIMAS-VILLERS, THE HAMILTONIAN REPUBLICAN American society is suffering an emotional breakdown. What happened three days ago was the extreme consequence of what political partisans have being doing  for many years. Some politicians, like Senator Sanders, have taken the road less currently traveled expressing sympathy for the shot while condemning the action. Others seek to …