Donald Trump's common sense conservatism

What is common sense conservatism?  As articulated by Donald Trump, first and foremost, it is America controlling its borders.  Trump says we are not a country if we don't control our borders – no borders, no country.  That's plain common sense.  At the very least, the Trump phenomenon means that for many Americans, the tsunami of immigrants, illegal and legal, washing over our country threatens to destroy America.  Those Trump voters understand that the Democrats have been pushing legal and illegal immigration hard, evidently with the intent of replacing the American people with a population more to their liking.  They also understand that many Republicans have been cooperating.  More broadly, common sense conservatism, as articulated by Donald Trump, means putting America and Americans first.  It means policies that protect the jobs of American workers, American soldiers not being made to risk death and dismemberment in doomed...(Read Full Post)