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by | Feb 11, 2019

There was a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill last week to discuss gun violence, which is a problem that the Democrats now in charge of that committee, and specifically its new chair Jerrold Nadler of New…

by | Feb 4, 2019

Last week was a delicious one for observers of the Ragnarok that the politics of the Left has become, particularly as it signaled the difficulties confronting some of the purveyors of the “smart set” PC culture as they attempt to…

by | Dec 29, 2017

A week ago, Louisiana pollster Bernie Pinsonat released a survey that all but ruined Christmas for Louisiana’s Republicans, and particularly those considering a run at the state’s highest political office when it next comes up for election in 2019. Namely,…

by | Dec 22, 2017

Nikki Haley, in case you weren’t aware, is a superstar. She proved it this week while most of the rest of the diplomats at the United Nations proved themselves to be, well, something else. Haley, our UN Ambassador, was tasked…

by | Dec 21, 2017

Armageddon, she called it. That was Nancy Pelosi, the insane woman who is somehow in charge of the Democrats’ House caucus, speaking about the just-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill would later pass in the House, largely on…

by | Dec 15, 2017

Monday, your author was perusing his Facebook feed and happened upon a link being bounced around (with more than 46,000 social media shares as of Tuesday afternoon) amid guffaws and headshaking from a site called Everyday Feminism, and pursuant to…

by | Dec 13, 2017

If you’re looking for an understanding of the bone-grinding groupthink stupidity of a political elite, one effective means of doing so is to watch Being There, a 1979 movie starring Peter Sellers as a mentally retarded gardener on the estate…

by | Dec 5, 2017

Last week nobody knew who Peter Strzok was. He’s certainly not anonymous anymore. Very quietly this summer, Strzok was reassigned from Trump-Russia collusion probe special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after it was discovered that he’d sent anti-Trump text messages to…

by | Dec 1, 2017

With some exceptions they’ve never really had much of a football team at Rutgers, even though it was at that school, the state university in New Jersey, where the first college football game was played in 1869 (for the record,…

by | Apr 6, 2017

I recognize that a disproportionate share of the entries I offer in this space contain references to events that readers outside of my home state of Louisiana may not be familiar with, and I apologize if that somewhat parochial focus…

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