Robert Romano

Robert Romano is the Vice President of Public Policy at Americans for Limited Government and can be reached at robert@getliberty.org. He grew up in a suburban Long Island township. He studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stony Brook University with the Class of 2008. In his free time, he composes music on piano, paints oil on canvas, and writes fiction.

Robert lives in Virginia, is married and is a father of two.

Robert Romano
07.22.2019

Trump economy keeps chugging along with 1.4 million more job openings than jobless

By Robert Romano The Trump economy keeps chugging along with 1.4 million more job openings than jobless. The latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows approximately 7.3 million job openings in May , contrasting with 5.9 million unemployed , with more jobs available than there are […]

07.19.2019

To end border crisis, Trump administration restricts asylum claims from Central America

By Robert Romano Under current immigration and asylum regulations, it was impossible to enforce the law on the southern border. The hundreds of thousands of Central Americans flooding the border the past several months gamed the system, betting that a compassionate America would let them in. Afterward, […]

07.18.2019

President Trump’s tweets were not racist and anti-American, but the U.S. Reps’ statements he was responding to may have been

By Robert Romano “Go wherever they want them, or they can stay. But they should love our country. They shouldn’t hate our country. You look at what they’ve said. I have clips right here. The most vile, horrible statements about our country, about Israel, about others. It’s […]

07.17.2019

Antifa firebombing ICE in Tacoma inspired by AOC’s reckless comparison of the border crisis to concentration camps and the Holocaust

By Robert Romano It appears that U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) irresponsible and reckless comparison of illegal immigrant detention facilities to Nazi concentration camps where millions were murdered inspired the Antifa member who firebombed an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Tacoma, Wash. on July 12. A manifesto reportedly left behind by Willem […]

07.16.2019

Citizen, legal resident and illegal alien populations will still be determined under 2020 Census via Trump executive order

By Robert Romano Under a July 11 executive order , President Donald Trump is mandating federal departments and agencies to provide records to the Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau to compile an accurate counting of citizen, legal resident and illegal alien populations for the 2020 Census — but without […]

07.08.2019

Reckless comparisons of the border crisis to concentration camps and the Holocaust are unfortunate — and dangerous

By Robert Romano Faced with an unprecedented surge in illegal immigration at the southern border — more than 350,000 people were apprehended between March and May entering the country illegally or seeking asylum, more than double the normal rate, according to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol — there has been a rash of reckless […]

07.02.2019

The ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag SJW Nike nixed was likely not popularly used until 1876 (and later)—after slavery was abolished

By Robert Romano Nike made major headlines and drew sharp criticism when it decided to nix a “Betsy Ross” flag design on a sneaker — 13 alternating red and white stripes with a field of blue in the upper left with 13 five-pointed white stars appearing in a circle — because it was thought of as […]

07.02.2019

Political violence in Portland, Oreg. a sneak preview of our unraveling civil society if all Americans do not denounce it

By Robert Romano Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is calling for federal law enforcement authorities to investigate Portland, Oreg. Democratic Mayor Ted Wheeler after an incident where Quillette editor Andy Ngo was brutally assaulted by left-wing Antifa demonstrators on June 29 amid a nationwide scourge of political violence. On Twitter, Cruz wrote , […]

07.01.2019

Democrats, media give Biden free pass on China, NAFTA and trade in first debate

By Robert Romano The first Democratic presidential primary debate is in the can, and it looks like the media and his Democratic opponents intend to protect former Vice President Joe Biden on the question of trade and not damage him in the primary. Biden voted for the […]

06.28.2019

Why doesn’t the Supreme Court want Americans to know how many illegal aliens there are in the U.S. right now?

By Robert Romano The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a citizenship question can be included in a Census under the U.S. Constitution, however a narrower 5 to 4 majority threw out the specific rationale used by the Trump administration for the 2020 Census, remanding the case to lower courts […]

06.26.2019

Reddit quarantines largest Trump subreddit r/The_Donald with over 750K followers as Trump announces social media summit to address censorship

By Robert Romano In the latest round of social media censorship, Reddit has quarantined the largest subreddit in favor of President Donald Trump, r/The_Donald , with over 750,000 followers, restricting access. The move comes amid a crackdown of conservative content on social media platforms, with users on Facebook, […]

06.26.2019

Big Tech’s bid for one-party rule could result in it getting regulated to death

By Robert Romano The Wall Street Journal is reporting that momentum is building for the U.S. government to subject Google and other Big Tech firms to antitrust scrutiny for fears that they have become too big and too powerful. In today’s digital ecosystem, politicians, political parties, organizations and media […]

06.25.2019

The Democratic race for the presidential nomination is Joe Biden’s to lose as he leads every poll, but do his opponents smell blood?

By Robert Romano As the national race for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020 kicks into high gear with debates on June 26 and June 27 , the race is Joe Biden’s to lose as he has led every single poll against his Democratic opponents both nationally and in statewide races compiled by Real Clear Politics since […]

06.21.2019

Ahead of G-20, currency dominates global economic landscape as Trump blasts Chinese, European devaluations

By Robert Romano President Donald Trump is broadening his trade message to foreign economies to include currency ahead of the G-20 meetings in Japan next week, blasting both China and Europe for competitive devaluations of the yuan and euro, respectively. On June 18, Trump tweeted , “Mario Draghi just […]

06.20.2019

EPA repeal of Clean Power Plan a step in the right direction, but carbon endangerment finding remains in place

By Robert Romano The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Donald Trump has finally rescinded the Obama era Clean Power Plan that sought to end coal as a form of electricity and puts states in the driver’s seat in terms of regulating carbon emissions rates. But because Congress has left […]

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