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Taylor McCarty

Taylor McCarty is a political communications professional in Washington, D.C. She has been described as “aggressively Midwestern.” Her obsessions include college football, the news and ranch dressing. Her interests include good whiskey, brunch and seeing the world. In her spare time, she enjoys shattering glass ceilings and proving people wrong.

Articles From Taylor

Yes feminists, Karen Handel’s victory is a victory for all women

On Tuesday evening, Karen Handel defeated Jon Ossoff with 53 percent of the vote in a special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. After a particularly competitive and media-obsessed race, Handel shattered another glass ceiling, becoming the first Republican woman to represent the Peach State in Congress. For whatever reason, Democrats seemed to be shocked […]

CNN host admits: Conservatives are “being silenced entirely” by intolerant liberals [VIDEO]

This weekend on CNN, host Fareed Zakaria made an astoundingly reasonable statement in discussing the state of American academia: “Conservative voices and views are being silenced entirely.” Zakaria’s comments are particularly timely since college commencement season is beginning to wrap up. As hundreds of thousands of students cross the graduation stages of universities nationwide, only […]

Tone-deaf celebrities share cringeworthy foreign policy advice

Celebrities say and do a lot of awfully stupid things, and for some odd reason, society often calls upon the Hollywood elite to offer political commentary. Most recently, Katy Perry offered her personal national security advice after the devastating terror attack in Manchester on Monday on the very popular and nationally syndicated radio program Elvis […]

Miss USA sends Social Justice Warriors into a Twitter frenzy

Last night, an impressive young woman named Kara McCullough was crowned Miss USA at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. McCullough is a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC. If her résumé wasn’t impressive enough in the first place, she will go on to compete for the […]

Dear FCC: Free speech should be for everyone… even Stephen Colbert

After a now infamous, fiery rant on “The Late Show,” Stephen Colbert has left many conservatives, Trump supporters, and even members of the LGBT community up in arms. The comedian and late night host shot off a slew of jokes at the expense of President Trump and the current administration, as well as one joke […]

Ivanka Trump: An unlikely ally for feminists?

Ivanka Trump has found herself in the national spotlight more than ever since her father was elected to the most powerful office in the world. While she is already a famous face and a wildly successful businesswoman in her own right, being a member of the first family brings a special kind of exposure — […]

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s mom has got it goin’ on

Parents do some pretty embarrassing and adorable things on social media. My mother’s favorite thing to do is share cringe-worthy throwback photos via Facebook’s On This Day feature. My father, who virtually never uses social media, once liked 76 photos of mine in one sitting, sending me a push notification for every single photo. Whether […]

First world feminism: Not a peep on foreign abuses of women

Whether feminists in America agree or not, life is pretty good for women in the United States. We have the right to vote, the power to negotiate our salaries, run for office, become lawyers, doctors, artists, astronauts — anything. We can choose to chase a career path of our choice, or to be mothers, or […]

Dear Democrats: If you care about women, support gun rights

The old saying goes “God created men and women, but Samuel Colt made them equal.” Gun ownership among women is on the rise. While this may boggle the minds of some liberal feminists, gun-toting women were on full display at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). A panel entitled “Armed and Fabulous: The New […]

Backlash over Adele’s Grammy win is what’s wrong with feminism

This past weekend, women won more than a dozen Grammy awards in a variety of categories including best R&B performance, best country performance, best country solo performance and even best song, record, and album of the year. The woman who reigned supreme was none other than Adele, walking away with five Grammys. Her bestselling album […]

Reed’s REDUCE act: College endowments must benefit students, not fund managers

Throughout the 2016 election, liberal politicians made free college a cornerstone of their campaign promises. Ignoring for a moment that this would be a colossal economic disaster, we have seen little effort from Republicans since Election Day to offer a viable alternative. The Trump Administration has made its priorities for the first 100 days clear, […]

Intolerance: College students burn the flag to protest Trump

Less than 24 hours after the election, students at American University have taken to their central quad to protest Donald Trump’s victory by burning American flags and shouting expletives. Campus liberals are not just relying on public protests, but are also resorting to personal attacks on Facebook. DeLancey Lane, a Student Senator at American University […]

First-time voters deserve better

This past weekend, Harry Potter super fans celebrated the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the script of the original stage play with the same name. The play is performed in two parts at the Palace Theatre in London and has been so popular that tickets are currently sold out. It was released on […]