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About John David Powell

John David Powell - Gone To Texas is on extended hiatus as a daily blogcast from ShadeyHill Ranch carried exclusively on Blog Talk Radio at www.blogtalkradio.com/johndavidpowell. We featured discussion of events in Texas and the world.

Today’s journalism harms us all by feeding the frenzy

It is fair to say that our country is tired. Let me rephrase that. Our country is not tired, but our people, you and I, are tired of the division, acrimony, and mistrust that pummels us every time we log … Continue reading

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Read and rip: Pelosi may have torn up more than just a speech

When pundits look at the results of the 2020 presidential election, they may decide that Feb. 4 was the day the Democratic Party lost the high ground and eventually the election. Indeed, after the astoundingly tasteless antics of House Speaker … Continue reading

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More hate and the religion of politics

(The publisher of the Prairie Press in my hometown asked if I wanted to do a piece on this, so, lazy guy that I am, I added some bits from a piece back in October, which can’t be said enough.) … Continue reading

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Acosta vs Trump is a fight that has no winners

It is finally here, that moment in history when journalism became entertainment—reality TV at its worst (as if there is such a thing as reality TV at its best). So as not to paint all journalism with the broad brush … Continue reading

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Democrats bent on spoiling victories

Agency theory is a way to explain the relationship between a principal and an agent. In a perfect world, the agent works in the principal’s best interest. In the real world, the agent works on behalf of the agent. Understanding … Continue reading

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Democrat victories portend impeachment coup

A disturbing movement to change the country’s government is afoot across the nation. This is not the usual midterm gains by the party out of power. No, this movement is a sinister and fairly open attempt to remove a duly … Continue reading

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PC Police making Halloween really scary

The End of Summer is upon us. No, not Labor Day, the official end of summer, but Halloween, the day kids of all ages instinctively know to be the date that signals the arrival of autumn with winter fast upon … Continue reading

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