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Jon Cassidy is the contributing editor at The American Spectator and a correspondent for The Texas Monitor.
by | Nov 7, 2017

“Publicly subsidized, privately profitable/ The anthem of the upper-tier puppeteer, untouchable” — Propaghandi, “And We Thought Nation-States Were A Bad Idea…” If you ask a dumb question, you get a dumb answer. Texas courts have been asking a very dumb…

by | Nov 1, 2017

Never forget that justice is an afterthought in our criminal justice system. Literally. It’s not until jurors are ready to go talk amongst themselves that they’re even told what it is they’re supposed to have been listening for all along….

by | Oct 27, 2017

Thomas Jefferson once asked if man had “found angels in the form of kings to govern him.” You wouldn’t know the question was rhetorical if you went by the mournful stories in the Texas media Wednesday about Joe Straus, the…

by | Oct 19, 2017

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has come up with a proposal for nuclear energy and coal that would make the Obamacrats “who cooked up the famously botched bailout of defunct solar-panel manufacturer Solyndra blush.” That’s according to Mark Perry, the American…

by | Oct 17, 2017

Over the weekend, Salon published a list of “The 25 conservatives actually worth following on Twitter,” which turned out to be fairly revealing. The prompt for the article was an acknowledgment that leftists had completely failed to anticipate the election…

by | Oct 12, 2017

The president of a state university here in Houston stormed into a classroom where a conservative state lawmaker was attempting to give a speech Monday and shut the event down. Now Gov. Greg Abbott needs to shut him down. No…

by | Oct 11, 2017

Unlike most of the federal government, which is marked by unintended failure and inefficiency, the Department of Agriculture usually manages to fulfill its mission. Unfortunately, its mission is to throw money away. It ought to be called the Department of…

by | Oct 4, 2017

Like Jesus the Nazarene, one of President Trump’s nominees for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals comes from a place worthy of contempt — the Supreme Court of Texas. Does that make Justice Don Willett, who is easily the most…

by | Sep 28, 2017

“If you think the average Dominican guy’s bad, Trujillo was five thousand times worse. Dude had hundreds of spies whose entire job was to scour the provinces for his next piece of a**; if the procurement of a** had been…

by | Sep 25, 2017

Professional liars sometimes get so carried away with their arguments that they don’t realize they’ve started to tell the truth. That’s what happened last week when the private attorneys who have been prosecuting Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on the…

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