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The Economics Of The Border Wall

The Economics Of The Border Wall

Michael Kurth December 21, 2018 Comments Off on The Economics Of The Border Wall

The signature pledge of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was that he would build a “big, beautiful wall” along our entire border with Mexico to keep out illegal immigrants. It had tremendous appeal to his

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Redefining The Republican Party

Redefining The Republican Party

Michael Kurth February 16, 2017 Comments Off on Redefining The Republican Party

Donald Trump is now officially the 45th president of the United States, and he is wasting no time using the “pen and phone” he inherited from Barack Obama. In his first week in the

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Da Good, Da Bad An Da Ugly

Da Good, Da Bad An Da Ugly

Pierre Sez January 19, 2017 Comments Off on Da Good, Da Bad An Da Ugly

Mo an mo folks are movin into dis area every day. Work iz good; an de outrageous amount bein charged for rent is bad; and de ugly is de fact dat nuttin haz been

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Who Are The Deplorables?

Who Are The Deplorables?

Michael Kurth November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Who Are The Deplorables?

The strangest presidential election of my lifetime, and perhaps all U.S. political history, is finally drawing to a close. By the time many people read this column, the results will be known. Will Donald

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Trump’s Twitter Tirades

Trump’s Twitter Tirades

Michael Kurth October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Trump’s Twitter Tirades

On Sept. 26, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton squared off in the highly anticipated first presidential debate of the 2016 presidential campaign. Most voters are solidly in one camp or the other, but about

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Who ‘Owns’ Our Political Parties?

Who ‘Owns’ Our Political Parties?

Michael Kurth May 4, 2016 Comments Off on Who ‘Owns’ Our Political Parties?

A Primer on the Electoral Process Many people are angry about and befuddled by our convoluted process for choosing the president. The confusion has been made worse this year as millions of new voters

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PROTESTORS AND FREE SPEECH

PROTESTORS AND FREE SPEECH

Michael Kurth April 6, 2016 Comments Off on PROTESTORS AND FREE SPEECH

Donald Trump recently cancelled a campaign rally on the campus of the University of Chicago when a large number of protestors were observed inside the arena where he was scheduled to speak and thousands

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TRUMP: I CAN MAKE THE SAINTS GREAT AGAIN

TRUMP: I CAN MAKE THE SAINTS GREAT AGAIN

Michael Kurth March 17, 2016 Comments Off on TRUMP: I CAN MAKE THE SAINTS GREAT AGAIN

Before Donald Trump decided to run for president of the United States, there was another job he coveted. An anonymous Lagniappe reader sent me a transcript of a phone conversation between Trump and New

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