by | Jun 25, 2019

Ann Coulter predicted in December 2018 that Trump will be the last Republican president. Texas may well prove her right.  The Lone Star State is the gem of the Republican electoral map. It has a population of nearly 30 million…

by | Jun 13, 2019

A child’s lemonade stand set up on a hot summer day is a classic element of Americana. Lemonade stands are one of a child’s first forays into entrepreneurship, and teach valuable skills about commerce, sales, and resource management. Lemonade stands…

by | Jun 13, 2019

Texas’ Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday signed a bill ensuring that speakers in public areas on campuses will be protected, and that students interfering with free speech will face harsh consequences. Abbott is following in the footsteps of states such…

by | Mar 6, 2019

Every state has its own quirky alcohol laws. Years ago, I lived in Indiana and was chagrined to discover that it was illegal to serve alcohol on election day while the polls were open. This I considered to be manifestly…

by | Jan 11, 2019

You must first watch this brief one-minute video clip. You must! It is Jim Acosta, crack CNN Trump-hater, appearing in the rare venue from which no one is seeking to throw him out. He is walking along a steel-slat barrier/wall/fence/mechitzah/barricade/rampart along our…

by | Jan 10, 2019

You must first watch this brief one-minute video clip. You must! It is Jim Acosta, crack CNN Trump-hater, appearing in the rare venue from which no one is seeking to throw him out. He is walking along a steel-slat barrier/wall/fence/mechitzah/barricade/rampart along our…

by | Nov 7, 2018

Grandma Pelosi gets the gavel and the subpoena power and that’s enough for Democrats. A friend asked me if the Dems’ slim House margin will force them to cooperate with the President. To which I ask: Have you met these…

by | Sep 12, 2018

National politics are highly polarized, as evidenced by the Democrats’ nomination of progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th congressional district, and of far-left Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum in Florida’s governor’s race, as well as the histrionics displayed by Democratic members of…

by | 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,…

by | Jan 16, 2018

This is the third in a series of articles (the first two installments are here and here) dissecting the prosecution of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. On November 4, 2014, when the 51-year-old Ken Paxton was triumphantly elected Attorney General…

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