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Billy McMorris

Television

Closing the curtain on Norm Macdonald’s comedy

He was willing to pulverize all we hold dear in modern America

By Billy McMorris

Policy

The coldness of K Street

A bootblack is a bootblack in the eyes of the lobbyists and lawyers

By Billy McMorris

Business

The rise of the corporate abortion

Termination is set to become an HR perk

By Billy McMorris

Policy

The real reason for Biden’s war on Juul

Time for the vape fiends to grow up and smoke a cigarette

By Billy McMorris

Politics

The Democrats’ succession woes

Why is their presidential bench so shallow?

By Billy McMorris

Religion

Of Mahler and mandates

Why is the Kennedy Center discriminating against a Catholic trumpet player?

By Billy McMorris

Culture

Hunting deer in the DC suburbs

If we are to defend our turf and protect our lawns, Bambi’s mom must die

By Billy McMorris

Home

Yard envy

Lockdown has cruelly exposed my shortcomings

By Billy McMorris

Education

My ill-fated foray into homeschooling

Those who cannot teach, reach (for a pistol)

By Billy McMorris

Drink

My vegan hell

Veganuary was not for chickens

By Billy McMorris

Drink

Transparent spirit: craft distilling has come to Washington DC big time

Everything at One Eight Distilling is good. The vodka is somehow bearable. The rye is melt-your-face fantastic

By Billy McMorris

Drink

Who else misses smoking in a bar?

Instead of teachers or parents, smokers now hide from busybodies

By Billy McMorris

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