Political Hay
by | Sep 17, 2019

“We can mark the creation of this country not at the Fourth of July, 1776, but August 20, 1619, when the first kidnapped African was brought to this country against his will and in bondage and as a slave built…

by | Sep 16, 2019

Trump Derangement Syndrome is real. Its symptoms include emotional instability, delusional behavior, and foaming at the mouth. While it’s easy to diagnose, it’s hard to treat and — unfortunately — its treatment is currently covered by no major health-care providers….

by | Sep 14, 2019

Everyone had that one annoying childhood friend who would spoil every game. When it was his turn to be “it,” for example, he’d gripe about it, make excuses, and complain that the rules were unfair. Of course, he was always…

by | Sep 13, 2019

Going into the Democratic debate in Houston, presidential candidate and Texan Beto O’Rourke had a “genius” moment. Tweeted Beto: Credit cards have enabled many of America’s mass shootings in the last decade — and with Washington unwilling to act, they need…

by | Sep 11, 2019

Liberals despise Trump because of his perceived intent, despite his realized outcomes. There can be no other explanation for leftists’ inveterate rejection of accomplishments they would have lauded had they been Obama’s. Liberals’ reaction goes beyond being a partisan filter;…

by | Sep 2, 2019

As the Democratic field shrinks, the threat from an independent run rises. Historical and current reasons show why a current Democrat contender could become an Independent pretender in November 2020. It is particularly acute from the left, where rapid expansion…

by | Aug 31, 2019

Winston Churchill once recalled that, as a young boy, his parents took him to Barnum’s Circus where the sideshow headlined “The World-Famous Boneless Wonder.” The wonder was a giant slab of a man with no backbone. Although his parents determined…

by | Aug 30, 2019

Gordon: Good to see you, Chet. Chet: You, too, Gordon. How are those prize-winning hogs? Gordon: Hard to tell, really. They don’t share much. Chet: (Nodding.) Seen any candidates at the State Fair? Watch a little of the debates? Gordon:…

by | Aug 27, 2019

Well, this is nothing if not rich. The New York Times headlined the story this way: Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House The opening two paragraphs say this:  WASHINGTON — A loose network of conservative operatives allied…

by | Aug 25, 2019

Friday was a particularly bad day for the United States. It was a day on which President Trump’s tweets either, depending on your priors, began or continued to show him as desperate and panicky enough about re-election, and driven so…

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