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Stories by Paul H. Yarbrough

Born in Mississippi, now calling Texas home, Paul H. Yarbrough is bringing his writing talents to the political arena. Yarbrough has completed three novels. He is also the humorist behind the weekly column, Redneck Diary.
Sheila Jackson-Lee, Paul H. Yarborough, Sex Scandal, Rap

Democrat Sheila Jackson-Lee: Three Strikes and even Liberals will throw you out

WASHINGTON: Across town from me resides one of the most pitiful of congressional representatives from among the lowly 435. Shelia Jackson-Lee makes Gone With the Wind’s Prissy look like Socrates. However, every election she receives a 75-80 percent majority of votes.  And 95 percent of the black vote in her mostly black district. For some ...

Government, America Divided, Women's Liberation Front

The Women’s March marching into political ideology obscurity

WASHINGTON: The Women’s March has come and gone for another year. Some might say, thankfully. Most, I think would say, “Who cares?” 2019 Women’s March The 2019 Women’s March has come and gone with faint echoes of the usual chants along the lines of “Ho, Ho,” or “Yo Ho” or whatever, with a refrain of: ...

Imprison, Impeach, Pelosi, Trump

Pelosi tech wall benefits Silicon Valley donors with government contracts

WASHINGTON: Money is the key to politics and the key to money is knowledge. A roundabout syllogism but the fact is that several politicians claim authorship of the popular: “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” As Plato said: “A library of wisdom is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are desirable ...

Texas, Dan Patrick, Randy Lancaster-Short

The looming Beto Bomb may turn Texas bluer than the Bluebonnets

WASHINGTON: Former sports announcer, Lt. Governor of Texas, Dan Patrick (R) has decided that his historical acumen can bring Texas forward into the truly modern way of thinking.  Patrick’s view, it seems, is that the South is and always had been a bunch of ignorant savages. However, under his guidance, no more. How Texas Turns ...

Robert Chambers and Jordan Peterson

Chambers and Peterson: Climate change alarmism is a lot of hot air

WASHINGTON. What do Robert Chambers and Jordan Peterson have in common? One died in the 19th century, the other is with us today. Both, however, share key values and perceptions. Robert Chambers was a 19th century Scotsman. He was a writer, publisher, and thinker. Chambers was also had the respect of the scientific and political ...

The law is an ass

Charles Dickens is still right: The Law is a – Ass

WASHINGTON:  In Oliver Twist, 1838. When Mr. Bumble, the unhappy spouse of a domineering wife, is told in court that “…the law supposes that your wife acts under your direction”, Mr. Bumble replies: “If the law supposes that,” says Mr. Bumble, squeezing his hat emphatically in both hands, “the law is an ass – an idiot”. ...

America's Wars, Get Out Of Syria, Trump, President Trump, Syria, Iraq, Middle East, Joel Berliner

President Trump and America’s Wars: First, get out of Syria

WASHINGTON: Is the United States purpose to police and save the world? Or did the concept of policing and saving the world come later?  Is it time to stop America’s War and get out of Syria? Perhaps James Madison can offer a point of view: “The means of defense against foreign danger, have been always ...

The rage against Southern conservatives: will rewriting history kill the GOP?

WASHINGTON:  The South is and always been full of Southern Conservatives. However, with the constant hammer of political correctness and political falsehood (redundant?) pounded on it, it has waffled among many who brand it as evil. Punchy from the blows, it has sought to defend itself in the wrong places: In presentism and with Republicans. ...

Shut the doors of Government. And leave them closed.

WASHINGTON: The continued shutdown of the government is good to the extent the government is shut down. Most estimates are that about 25 percent of the U.S. Government shut down. The good ends there. A better shutdown would be, perhaps all of it. Then a return to some kind of federal system.  No. There is ...

American patsy for Shutdown fraud: It is about political power, not people

WASHINGTON:  The immediate purpose of  President Trump is how to come up with $5 Billion for a wall to secure our border. For Democrats, it is how to block a barrier to any illegal alien who wants to trespass into our country.  Trespass, live, benefit and absorb the resources American’s have banked for their future. Democrats are ...

Ocasio-Cortez, Pixie Dust, Idiot Politicians, Paul H. Yarborough

Alicia Ocasio-Cortez: Governing with Faith, Hope and a little Pixie Dust

WASHINGTON: The daughter of a Puerto Rican mother and a Bronx-born father, Ocasio-Cortez earned a degree in economics and international relations from Boston University. The New York Times calls her a “Giant Slayer.” Once upon a time when there was reasonable representation in Congress, one representative per 30.000 people, relatively few had formal educational skills. ...

Medal of Freedom, Elvis Presley, Paul H. Yarborough

The American Medal of Freedom and The King, Elvis Presley

WASHINGTON: Recently President Trump awarded this country’s highest honor, the American Medal of Freedom to Elvis Presley, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Miriam Adelson, a doctor, and wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. Also honored were retiring longtime Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and Alan Page, who ...

Ty Cobb, Liberal Media, Fake News, Paul H. Yarborough,

The legacy of Ty Cobb: The media destroying lives is nothing new

WASHINGTON: A recent biography review (The Abbeville Institute), Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty, by Charles Leerhsen, reveals the legacy of the underhanded yellow journalism and muckraking media. Back in the 1940’s, when Jim Crow as strong in the South, the accusations against the ballplayer were vile and false. It was a left wing media, yes ...

When discussing voting, reasoning with the unreasonable is unreasonable

WASHINGTON:   It is a full-circle proposition. At the beginning of the republic, the idea of the “right and duty” of voting had little or no consideration, because the numbers of voters was less critical. Thoughtful voters were of importance. However, trying to distill this concept through reason is why the battle for elections becomes nothing ...