New York City’s crime rates are spiking, with murders up 23% this year, after falling for years. By June 28, 2020 there had been over 500 shootings in New York City for the year. By July, burglaries of mom and pop stores in NYC were up 118%, and car thefts were up 50% compared to […]
Recently, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called for the “dismantling” of “the whole system of oppression.” That system seemed to include the economic and political systems of America. A lot of ink was spilled defending Omar’s comments, accusing critics of her words of “misconstruing” her meaning. Read the entire quote for yourself here: As long as […]
Roger Goodell’s complete failure as NFL commissioner to successfully guide the league through recent challenges makes him the Ass of the Week. Dick Young says “I will not watch a play of any NFL game.” Originally posted June 20, 2020. Discover previous Ass of the Week winners by clicking here.
Recently, Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) gave a speech castigating America for what he called “inventing slavery.” But the institution of slavery is at least thousands of years old. The pyramids of Egypt were built with slave labor long before the New World had even been discovered by Europeans. You may remember Kaine as the sidekick […]
The damage is already done. Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed some restaurants to partially reopen this week, but her draconian shutdown of Maine hurt the eateries so badly it may be too late for many of them to survive. Just last week President Trump criticized Mills for her failure to reopen the state. Here’s a […]
This week’s “Ass of the Week” is Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo. For months Raimondo has lectured Rhode Islanders about wearing face masks and avoiding large gatherings. She has wagged her finger at residents on TV, tut-tutting those who dared walk on the beach or park at a state park for a hike. Then, on […]
Senator Amy Klobuchar is Richardcyoung.com’s Ass of the Week. After making an appearance near the top of Joe Biden’s list of possible VP picks, Klobuchar has fallen from grace. John McCormack writes in National Review: As Minneapolis burned this week, so too did Amy Klobuchar’s prospects of becoming Joe Biden’s running mate. Just six weeks ago, […]
Ass of the Week is a new installment on Richardcyoung.com that will celebrate the most asinine politician of the week. This week’s Ass is Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. She has been hailed as a possible VP pick by Joe Biden, but has infuriated her constituents with draconian lockdown rules. While Michiganders suffered under Whitmer’s strict […]