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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 | Jun 7, 2019

You would think that with a president who wrote a book entitled The Art of the Deal, something like a threat of tariffs against Mexico unless that country begins playing a more constructive role in cleaning up the migrant crisis…

by | May 31, 2019

For all the time spent and attention monopolized in our national discussion of global warming and climate change, attention which to date has produced practically nothing in terms of concrete and substantial solutions to a demonstrable and present threat, there…

by | May 21, 2019

Since last week, when Alabama joined several other states — Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio among them — in passing a bill seeking to greatly restrict legal abortions within its borders, the Left has gone almost completely berserk in protest. This…

by | May 13, 2019

It appears that events taking place in Ukraine, both in the past and present, are increasingly reaching the notice of the American people. At least, they did last week. After all, Monday night saw the debut of HBO’s miniseries Chernobyl,…

by | May 6, 2019

Last week was a bit of an historical moment in American politics, though perhaps not in the way those exhibiting a spectacle for the ages on Capitol Hill intended it to be. Specifically, on Wednesday Attorney General William Barr was…

by | Apr 29, 2019

You’ve no doubt heard of the Peter Principle, which holds that in any large organization individuals will rise in the hierarchy until they ultimately reach a level beyond their competence to adequately perform their jobs. The theory, first put forth…

by | Apr 22, 2019

There is a quite obvious conclusion to be drawn from the release Thursday of the Mueller report — namely, that the entire investigation undertaken by special counsel Robert Mueller over the allegation that President Trump’s campaign was in cahoots with…

by | Apr 12, 2019

Have you been re-bingeing the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones in advance of Season 8, Episode 1’s arrival on HBO Sunday? If so, you’re hardly alone. GOT is the runaway chart-topper among this year’s streamed-on-demand shows by cable and broadcast…

by | Apr 4, 2019

It appears that the leftist mob has now come for Joe Biden, the nominal frontrunner in the overloaded clown car that is the 2020 Democrat presidential primary. Biden, a longstanding barnacle on American politics who has never had much of…

by | Mar 29, 2019

Earlier this week there was a bit of a donnybrook over Jordan Peele, the African-American director of the new horror film Usand last year’s horror hit Get Out, saying that he had little desire to pursue what some might call…

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