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Scott McKay
Scott McKay
Scott McKay is publisher of the Hayride, which offers news and commentary on Louisiana and national politics. He’s also a novelist — check out his first book “Animus: A Tale of Ardenia,” available in Kindle and paperback.
by | Oct 17, 2019

Had the reverse happened on Saturday night in Louisiana, you can bet you’d be seeing the legacy media reporting nonstop the results of the state’s primary elections as A Rejection of President Trump’s Policies and Performance and an Ominous Sign…

by | Oct 4, 2019

What’s the old saying? Three weeks is an eternity in politics? In Louisiana, it’s more like three days. Just ask John Bel Edwards. The Democrat governor of Louisiana has, by all indications, defied political gravity as a blue politician in…

by | Oct 1, 2019

There is an email/social media post, bearing the delightful nom de plume of “Hyram F. Suddfluffel,” going around the internet at present, one which is pretty timely and quite well reasoned and which might make you rethink your preconceived notions…

by | Sep 27, 2019

If you haven’t seen Dave Chappelle’s Netflix standup show Sticks & Stones, you should drop everything and watch it — especially if you’re a fan of standup comedy. Sticks & Stones is everything America has been missing since the Golden…

by | Sep 25, 2019

Monday was the culmination of a year’s worth of programmatic, propagandistic proselytization, as a 16-year-old Swedish child with a developmental disability took to a podium at the United Nations to harangue and insult the leaders of the free world over…

by | Sep 18, 2019

At some point, we’re going to progress past simply assuming every “exposé” by certain organs among the legacy media, with the increasingly ridiculous New York Times most prominent among them, are mere propaganda, and convert that assumption into conviction or even…

by | Sep 10, 2019

Do we really have to listen to Walmart’s attempts to lecture us on the morality of our consumer purchases? Has American consumer culture hit the skids that badly? Last week the retail giant actually crossed the Rubicon with Middle America….

by | Sep 2, 2019

It isn’t yet known which of the two major Republican challengers to John Bel Edwards is likely to face the Democrat incumbent in the November runoff, which will decide the Louisiana gubernatorial race. Congressman Ralph Abraham and industrial contractor Eddie…

by | Aug 26, 2019

I’m a fan of Ross Kaminsky, who is one of our better contributors here at The American Spectator, but his piece over the weekend griping at President Trump for his rather dramatic outbursts Friday on the U.S. economy simply missed…

by | Aug 19, 2019

The revelations from an internal town hall between New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet and key members of the paper’s staff, which leaked to Slate and were reported Thursday with an extensive transcript, prove everything we already knew — namely, that…

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