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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.
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…

by | Aug 12, 2019

Last week aging rocker Tommy Lee, who was last relevant in the 1980s as the drummer for the band Mötley Crüe, blew up Twitter with a recitation of an old left-wing screed that had originally appeared on social media and in…

by | Aug 5, 2019

Are you interested in some social justice? Here’s some … “P&G reported a net loss of about $5.24 billion, or $2.12 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, due to an $8 billion non-cash writedown of Gillette. For the same…

by | Jul 29, 2019

We just concluded one of the strangest, and most illuminating, weeks in the history of American politics — a week in which the Democrat Party, through its majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives, exposed itself as not just…

by | Jul 19, 2019

She didn’t last the full nine months, and the end was quite painful. Your tax dollars paid for some of the process. Such was the story of Dr. Leana Wen, the Asian American former emergency room doctor who was chosen…

by | Jul 16, 2019

I’ll admit something I shouldn’t have to, as regular readers of this space already know it, but I’m sometimes a little slow to catch on to the ways of America’s 45th president. After all, back in the 2016 GOP primary…

by | Jul 8, 2019

What an amazing last week we’ve had. It’s almost like half of America’s political class set out to prove George Orwell correct in every particular. Orwell, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm, the two most cogent takedowns of socialism…

by | Jun 26, 2019

It’s said that political parties are really just coalitions of various interest groups, which in one sense is less true than it used to be. Most die-hard Democrats and Republicans will tell you they’re party members not because of a…

by | Jun 21, 2019

There are actually things Congress could be doing, you know. Things which are of more value than putting on demagogic expositions like allowing Sheila Jackson-Lee, the utterly moronic Democrat congresswoman from the slums of Houston, to stage a hearing on…

by | Jun 12, 2019

I’m so old that I remember when the major rage among Democrat machine politicians seeking public approval to maintain their iron-fisted control over American cities was to present themselves as “technocrats” — capable administrators who would make few political waves…

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