Kyle Scott, PhD, teaches political science at University of Houston and was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Lone Star College System in 2013. Kyle is also a founding officer of the Spring Tea Party and a Board Member of the Kingwood Tea Party. He has written four books and nearly one hundred articles in outlets such as Washington Times, Forbes, Reuters, Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Houston Chronicle, Austin American-Statesman, and others.


    Grade inflation and what it says about our culture

    ‘You can’t fade my swag.’ ‘Don’t sweat my swag.’ If you are not familiar with these lines, or something similar, you do not get around young people often. Swag is a term used to define one’s bravado, that is, one’s swagger. That’s right, young people now find it appealing to brag about bragging. The comical irony is that if one did have any sort of | Read More »

    Winning the Immigration Debate and Winning Elections

    Republicans can win the immigration debate by outflanking the Democrats and seizing ground they typically hold by reframing the debate through the reappropriation of the Left’s rhetoric. The Right’s focus on immigration as a “law and order” issue, and as a national security issue, is correct. But framing the debate in humanitarian terms, and thus seizing ground from the Left, will allow Republicans to attract | Read More »

    The Battle over Texas

    The most important race in Texas is the one you haven’t heard about. Texas Representative Scott Turner is making his way around Texas, taking his conservative message directly to the people, to explain why he, and not Joe Straus, should be Speaker in the Texas House of Representatives. The message is simple: Without a conservative Speaker there will be no conservative legislation. Conservative leadership in | Read More »