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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 | Dec 3, 2019

“Some members of Congress believe that the time has come to ratchet up sanctions on Iran. They argue that this is the most effective way to achieve the goal of getting Iran to give up its nuclear program. We in…

by | Nov 21, 2019

We’re coming to the point, and rapidly, in which it’s safe to absorb any national-media narrative about a given event with a healthy dose of derision and a certainty that it is abject gibberish. In that vein, the immediate and…

by | Nov 8, 2019

I’m perfectly aware that I could easily write a column on the impeachment mess bearing this same headline, and I may do so in the relatively near future. For now, though, we’re discussing a subject with a similar pattern of…

by | Nov 4, 2019

Give Elizabeth Warren credit; she’s a true proponent of the phrase “go big or go home.” She might end up doing both before her presidential candidacy is through. Warren has long carried the vibe of somebody who knows she doesn’t…

by | Oct 25, 2019

Hopefully I’m not dating myself too much by recalling an episode of the old Twilight Zone in the 1960s, which made a return trip as a scene in the 1980s movie remake. The episode was entitled “It’s a Good Life,”…

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…

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