Breaking News

Red Alert announces first ten names for 2016 "30 Under 30" list

Paulo Sibaja

Paulo Sibaja head shot




University of California, Riverside


Strategic Initiatives Director, Colorado, Republican National Committee




Paulo Sibaja is the strategic initiatives director, Colorado, for the Republican National Committee (RNC), and he also serves as chairman of Latino NRC, Colorado. Prior to his current position, he was the director of coalitions for the Leadership Institute. Sibaja was deputy coalitions director in Colorado for Mitt Romney for President and state director of Hispanic outreach, New Mexico, for the RNC. He also worked as legislative director for Assemblyman Brian Nestande of Palm Desert, Calif. He has been published in the Orange County Register, cited by the Associated Press, the Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post, and has appeared multiple times on TV and radio stations.



Why is it important that at this particular point in time, right-of-center youth become involved publicly, whether in politics, media, their communities, or another capacity?

We must go into all communities, and we must lead or be led; but first of all, we must listen. We will not be heard unless we have a context. That only comes from listening. It starts at home and continues in our community, in our states, and beyond. Find your passion, discover your skills, and put them to use to advance the cause. Society is made up of individuals, and we must never forget that each person is unique. If we abdicate our responsibility, we lose our right to complain.


What must elected officials and others in positions of leadership do to make a right-of-center message resonate with the Millennial generation?

We are motivated by positivity! A right-of-center message should, as Reagan so famously did, inspire people. However, it should also be [crafted] to relate to everyday Americans. Sure, we should audit the Fed. Sure, we should cut down the debt. Sure, we should repeal bad regulations, but what does that mean for the unemployed college student or the single mom?

Elected officials and others in positions of power should follow one simple rule: Politics is of the heart as well as of the mind; people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

Terms like “discretionary spending,” “Federal Reserve,” “NSA,” and “sequester” don’t scream, “I care.” Rather, they scream, “I am out of touch.” Let’s first forge strong, long-lasting relationships before we get trapped in the minutiae of policy.


Where would you like to see the conservative movement in 10 years — and how can it get there?

We must not throw up our hands and say that a community is too far gone to the other side, or that community doesn’t get it, or that they will vote against us. No, I refuse to believe that is the case. Why? Because on policy, more people of all stripes agree with conservatives. We simply do a poor job showing and proving that we care.

Conservatism in 10 years, I believe will — as MLK said in his speech “I’ve Been to the Mountain Top” — get to the Promised Land. The way we get there is through the streets of California, the mountains of the West, the deserts of the Southwest, the plains of Texas and the Midwest, the rivers and rolling hills of the South, the cities of the North, and most importantly the hearts and minds of all Americans.

Thirty Under Thirty – 2014

Hillary slams for-profit colleges: Will Bill return his $16 million salary from one?

Hillary Clinton continues to crusade against for-profit schools, despite the fact that Bill made millions from one....

Union-led '$12 by 2020' group pays its workers less than $12 per hour

A Colorado group working to pass an amendment to raise the state's minimum wage to has learned the hard...

Mike Rowe: Telling masses to go vote "like encouraging everyone to buy an AR-15"

You’ve heard it from Katy Perry Demi Lovato Leonardo DiCaprio and countless other celebrities Get out the vote 'Rock...

Tomi: Why are Lochte's lies worse than Clinton's?

On an episode of TheBlaze TV earlier this week host Tomi Lahren slammed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for...

Rise of the millennial entrepreneur: Scrappy, side-hustling disrupters are "restarting America"

Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce today Over a quarter percent are self-employed according to the U...

Eric Trump: Guns kept me away from doing drugs

Eric Trump the presidential candidate's middle son isn't a parent yet But he already has a soft spot for...

Assange: WikiLeaks to release 'several' new documents that could change the election

By RUDY TAKALA Washington Examiner
WikiLeaks is preparing to release different types of documents from more than one political...

Virginia woman shoots down drone near Robert Duvall's rural home

Word to the wise be careful which house you fly over when you buy that fancy new camera drone...

Teen takes a stand against Obama's transgender bathroom rule

The upcoming school year can bring a lot of anxiety for students Most years they just have to worry...

Colbert revives footage of Trump motor-boating Giuliani in drag

By JOSHUA AXELROD Washington Examiner
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert unearthed a comedy sketch Wednesday night that depicts...

Who's your match? 'Voter' app lets millennials swipe right to pick candidates

Millennials will soon become the largest portion of the electorate but they are also the group less likely to...

Flip-flop: Johnson supports mandatory vaccines, rejects religious liberty

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian nominee for president Gary Johnson said yesterday that his position on vaccines has...

Poll: Given third option, 25% of young Hillary voters abandon her

Millennials like choice We have dozens of food delivery dating and exercise apps Why should we be stuck with...

State college creates class: How to "stop white people"

A couple of decades ago the three R's of education were reading writing and arithmetic In they'd be racism...

Three-way, not four-way: Gary Johnson rising, Jill Stein falling

New polls show Libertarian Party nominee and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson becoming the only serious third-party challenger...

As long as Clinton struggles with millennials, Trump could win

Until Hillary Clinton fixes her electoral problems with millennials this election will remain close and within striking distance for...

Liberals try to show systemic racism (but forget how to use Google)

America is racist and the invisible system that no one can see but everyone can feel is responsible according...

"Cocks not glocks": Liberals brandish sex toys to protest campus carry

[caption id="attachment_178693" align="aligncenter" width="1024"](Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

5 reasons Evan McMullin is good for millennials

Evan McMullin is running as an independent candidate for president offering himself as a true conservative alternative to the...