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I spent a weekend earlier this month trudging through an untelevised episode of Hoarders. The home lacked electricity. The bathtub overflowed with books. One could spy the attic through the holes in the second-floor ceiling and the sky through the roof. Stacks of magazines and gizmos and gadgets from an earlier era constantly bumped into me without so much as an “excuse me.” Behind the stove, a cache of 1981 newspapers peeked out of their hiding place. Amid the madness, a meticulous ordering of the former occupant’s life revealed itself on yellow post-it notes detailing a day’s mundane activities down to the minute.

Most efforts to reform state universities have ended in failure. Texas regent Wallace Hall was almost impeached when he tried to investigate political clout used to get favored students into the University of Texas. An innovative voucher plan in Colorado was quashed by political…

As official chronicler of dupes hoodwinked by the communist movement, I bestow this year’s International Women’s Day sucker award upon McDonald’s restaurant chain. Last year at this august publication I recognized the guys at Caterpillar. This year, I confer the…

by Scott McKay | Mar 9, 2018

Here’s a new entry in McKay’s Rules of Politics, a list I need to compile in writing in this space at some point (and if you’d like to make suggestions to assist in populating such a list in the comments,…

You play to win the game. — Herm Edwards Well, not always, Herm. Not in professional basketball, at any rate, where these days you sometimes play to lose the game. You do it since it appears to be the shortest…

The news was a blockbuster. President Donald Trump had agreed to sit down with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Here is the story as headlined by Fox: Trump will accept Kim Jong Un’s invitation to meet, White House says The…

The economy has been undergoing significant shocks in recent weeks, in spite of the historic tax cuts that the administration enacted at the end of last year. Presently, the markets have stabilized, but the situation is likely to remain volatile….

Last week, a congressional committee released a jarring and persuasive report on Russian meddling in American politics. Despite a media feeding frenzy over anything tangentially connected to questions of Russian interference, this report went largely unnoticed. The U.S. House Science,…

Budapest Across Hungary, George Soros’s aged face dominates bus stops, pedestrian pathways, and major intersections with the cryptic message, “Don’t let Soros have the last laugh.” Last laugh? A tag line explained the allusion: “99% reject illegal immigration.” The anti-Soros…

Game. On. In golf, that is. As the PGA Tour returns to its accustomed March sojourns in Florida, its season is shaping up to be a second consecutive dance of high drama, with the most intriguing conglomeration of great plotlines…

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