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A new Gallup poll will provide plenty of delusional thinking for complacent Republican leaders convinced they can coast to a win in 2020.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist March 17, 2019
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It’s hard to believe Richard Nixon, the consummate, disciplined insider, and Donald Trump, the shambolic, impulsive outsider, have anything in common, but it’s true. Both men shared the belief that winning a national election should convey political power.

March 2, 2019
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The long winter at Valley Shutdown is evidently growing more dire for federal employees.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist January 22, 2019
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There have been two major attempts to change the calculus of elections and officeholders since the 1990s. One is a top down “reform” that’s currently being imposed on voters a jurisdiction at a time.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist January 16, 2019
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Way back in 2017, before we were on the road to Nuremberg With Donald Trump, the Washington Post was outraged that hospitals were trying to make a profit.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist January 8, 2019
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Before the NFL season began, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell told ESPN, “I want to play. ...But I’ve got to take this stand. Knowing my worth and knowing I can tear a ligament or get surgery at any time, I knew I couldn’t play 16 games with 400 or more touches.”

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist January 1, 2019
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Here’s how the Opposition Media’s beloved “bipartisan cooperation” works among the residents of Incumbentstan here in Washington, DC. Republicans join leftists to proudly pass a “prison reform” bill that is of absolutely no importance to the conservative base that keeps Washington country club conservatives in offices.

December 27, 2018
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This ‘umum’ would produce a new generation of youth that would understand what Guinness is stressing: Real freedom is “the permission to do as you ought” rather than “the permission to do as you please.”

December 16, 2018
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The session of Congress that occurs after the just-completed election and before the swearing in of the new Congress in January is called a lame duck session. It will last four weeks.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist November 17, 2018
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It’s a shame both Democrats and Republicans aren’t as eager to defend citizens who have jobs.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist October 29, 2018
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Anderson warns this transgender ideology and its implementation by ‘child welfare’ bureaucrats is “systematically undermining parental authority.”

September 20, 2018
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I frankly don’t know how President Trump gets anything accomplished in the White House.

August 30, 2018
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Ryan is working hard to achieve his goal. The immigration bills he supports will do everything Donald Trump promised he wouldn’t do when he ran for president. Grant amnesty to DACA invaders and continue to dump low-wage visa workers into the food sector.

July 12, 2018
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Previously Starbucks’ customer base had its own individual criteria for choosing a favorite coffee spot among the company’s many outlets. It might be a comely barista, the pastry selection or the free Wi-Fi signal’s clarity.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist June 1, 2018
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What do Chipotle and the White House Correspondent’s Dinner have in common? Easy. After the meal, everyone’s a little queasy.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist May 7, 2018
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During his nationwide ‘Don’t Blame Me’ tour, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told the Miami Herald he was unable to arrest the Parkland school shooter prior to the attack because “his deputies were legally ‘handcuffed.’”

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist March 5, 2018
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The stubborn intransigence of the Partido Democrata de los Estados Unidos may have just cost it the 2018 midterm election.

By Michael Shannon, National Columnist February 26, 2018
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There are two predictable responses to any mass shooting.

By Michael Shannon - National Columnist October 11, 2017
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If you’d told me last week there were two California politicians who believed in borders, proving residency and preventing identity theft I would have thought you were auditioning for an anchor chair on CNN.

By Michael Shannon-National Columnist July 4, 2017

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