The Jackal

David Podhaskie
Law, Public Policy, and Religion.
Created 15 Jul 2020
  • It's Crunch Time.
    26 Oct 2020 • 4 min read • 2 0
    We are now post-every debate, we are post-Hunter Biden stories (maybe), and we are post-lots of people actually voting. What left is there to say? Overall, I think there is actually a lot. First off, ...
  • So....that wasn't so bad?
    23 Oct 2020 • 3 min read • 3 0
    I personally was prepared for a debate that was going to be somewhat more subdued, but not this much more subdued than the first/previous debate. However, I really wasn’t prepared for a debate where D...
  • Hunter Biden Did 9/11
    19 Oct 2020 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Despite the two dueling NBC and ABC Town Halls on Thursday, it feels like the really big story dropped on Wednesday. In a blazing headline, the New York Post announced that they had gotten a hold of H...
  • The Election is 3 Weeks from Today
    13 Oct 2020 • 6 min read • 2 0
    For all of the news we’ve been inundated with, is it strange to say that this felt like a slow news week? Sure, we had a debate, but ultimately the news is: Donald Trump is losing the election; the Se...
  • There was a debate this week.
    05 Oct 2020 • 5 min read • 1 0
    I am still trying to wrap my head around this weekend. Calling it a “blur” is almost too on-point, because it really felt like it whizzed by us and we were unable to see it. Part of that might be beca...
  • Stand back, and stand by.
    30 Sep 2020 • 1 min read • 1 0
    It’s important to note very quickly, off-the-bat, that lots of punditry about the debate will over-analyze each specific statement made by Joe Biden and Donald Trump. You can apply this to a host of i...
  • If you are reading this post, you probably paid more in taxes than Donald Trump.
    28 Sep 2020 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Well, it looks like the New York Times basically got a hold of President Donald Trump’s mysterious tax records. There have been a number of weird explanations for Trump’s defensiveness on this issue o...
  • There is no such thing as a 6-3 Supreme Court.
    21 Sep 2020 • 3 min read
    It honestly sucks that we are in a political moment where a venerated figure is tossed aside and we immediately jump into a discussion about how she will be replaced. Mitch McConnell’s statement on he...
  • Let's not be ghoulish.
    19 Sep 2020 • 1 min read
    There is something unhealthy in our politics when we skip over the death of a public figure (side note: Cancer is evil) and immediately start engaging in political machinations. I have done this since...
  • The Brummagem President
    14 Sep 2020 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Since we are getting closer to the election, I feel compelled to do an update on the State of the Race™ and tell you folks who is currently “winning.” But I would actually just be repeating myself. In...
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