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The Rant

Published Aug. 16 2015

OK Mr. President, I'll buy your must-have deal with Iran, just as soon as they stop ranting, "Death to America!"

The Rant

Published Aug. 9 2015

If HCDE needs $34 million to be the best school system in the South, how much does it need to...

The Rant

Published Aug. 2 2015

It is gratifying to see so many parents using this teachable moment to instill respect for the military and civic...

The Rant

Published Jul. 26 2015

Sure am glad the Charleston shooter wasn't waving the American flag!

The Rant

Published Jul. 19 2015

Women ought to write articles on men's soccer and rant about the beautiful soccer buttocks of the players. Makes them...

The Rant

Published Jul. 12 2015

Greeks won't surrender entitlements? Who do they think they are? Americans?

The Rant

Published Jul. 5 2015

To those opposed to gay marriage: My civil rights trumps your religious bigotry all day, every day.

The Rant

Published Jun. 28 2015

Hey Sabrena Smedley, Chester Bankston, Warren Mackey, Randy Fairbanks, Tim Boyd and Chairman Jim Fields: My discretionary fund provides donations...

The Rant

Published Jun. 21 2015

President Obama wants to allow federal housing in upscale communities. I want to live in the White House or his...

The Rant

Published Jun. 14 2015

Pout. Pout.

The Rant

Published Jun. 7 2015

Will a PILOT agreement turn the downtown jail into luxury apartments? Stay tuned!

The Rant

Published May. 31 2015

Now we know why buy "Made in America" is so important re: Takata airbags.

The Rant

Published May. 24 2015

George Bush is blamed for everything except slavery, treatment of Native Americans and menthol cigarettes. President Obama gets blamed for...

The Rant

Published May. 17 2015

Can I have Hillary's server, seeing that she won't be using it any time soon? ...

The Rant

Published May. 10 2015

Congratulations, idiots in Dallas for your audacious antagonizing of ISIS and deepening its hatred of our country. ...

The Rant

Published May. 3 2015

Let's face the fact. Obama is a comedian. His six years as president proves my point! ...

The Rant

Published Apr. 26 2015

Why make voting mandatory? When you do not take the opportunity to vote, you have already voiced your opinion. ...

The Rant

Published Apr. 19 2015

It would be nice if people returned shopping carts to their proper place.

The Rant

Published Apr. 12 2015

I've not seen flesh from men's baggy pants but see plenty from women's low tops, short shorts, skirts. Why are...

The Rant

Published Apr. 5 2015

Cops partying with gang bangers at the FOP lodge? Is that their version of "if you can't beat them, join...

The Rant

Published Mar. 29 2015

Great! Raise local taxes for public schools so the state can voucher it into the pockets of unaccountable for-profit charters...


The Rant

Published Mar. 22 2015

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The Rant

Published Mar. 15 2015

It would be nice if everyone's political rants were about becoming united again instead of just plain nasty. ...