Mike Lux

True Patriotism

True Patriotism

So, 241 years ago we had that whole Declaration of Independence thing. The July 4th holiday is always a good time to think about what true patriotism is, and to think about history a little— especially about the lessons of history for the moment we are living in right now. Patriotism at its best is the kind that loves our country passionately, treasures what is great about it (which is a lot), but also looks honestly at our flaws, past and present, and resolves to make our nation better.
Devin Nunes: Fool On The Hill

Devin Nunes: Fool On The Hill

In today’s installment of “Mike Lux: The Politics Guy,” we take on that whole Russia thing, truly one of the weirdest twists in American politics since… well, ever. Where there is smoke there is fire, and this one threatens to burn down the White House.
Paul Ryan: Policy Wonk Fail
From "The Politics Guy" Episode 1, "Paul Ryan: Policy Wonk Fail" Image from: Mike Lux Media

Paul Ryan: Policy Wonk Fail

Launching the first episode of "The Politics Guy," veteran DC Democratic strategist Mike Lux shatters the Washington mythology of Paul Ryan as a policy wonk, with commentary on the failure of the ACA repeal and the upcoming battle on tax reform.
What Mom Taught Me

What Mom Taught Me

My mom passed away in March, and I've been missing her a great deal. She wasn't just my mom: she was my hero and my role model. So in honor of my mom on Mother's Day, and in honor of all mothers who teach their children right, my organization, American Family Voices, made this video

How Obama Got To A Progressive Economic Narrative In The SOTU

No surprise that a populist progressive Democrat like me would like President Obama's State of the Union address that talked so much about lifting up the middle class. But there's a background story on getting to the president's message last night