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Ray Hunkins: As For Lawyers’ Complaints About Hageman, There Is No Place For Politics in Bar Association
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: Lawyers who use the integrated bar to score political points do a great disservice to the profession and assure that collegiality will no longer be a welcomed feature of the practice of law in Wyoming.
Ray HunkinsOctober 06, 2022
Ray Hunkins: DOJ, FBI Have Cried ‘Wolf’ Too Often. It Has Cost Them Their Credibility
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: The DOJ and the FBI, have destroyed their reputations and their credibility with a good number of Americans. In short, they have earned the peoples distrust. This is a tragedy.
Ray HunkinsAugust 24, 2022
Ray Hunkins: In Biden Administration, Ideology Trumps Common Sense
Ray Hunkins writes: Nowhere is this more evident than in the open border and climate change policies that have proven so counter-productive and so unpopular with the American people.
Ray HunkinsAugust 10, 2022
Ray Hunkins: Biden Shouldn’t Take Any Risks In Ukraine
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "Regardless of how strongly we feel about the barbaric rape of Ukraine we are witnessing, about the war crimes and the atrocities, the refugees, the carnage, Congress and opinion leaders should not be clamoring for choosing any course of action that needs skill and wisdom to achieve."
Ray HunkinsMarch 17, 2022
Ray Hunkins: Jack Finnerty, Mayor Of Slater, Wyoming Legend And An Irishman
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "Though Jack may be a 'son of Wyoming,' he is also a grandson of Ireland."
Ray HunkinsMarch 17, 2022
Ray Hunkins: Winsome Sears In Wyoming
On November 2nd, Republican Winsome Sears was elected Lt. Governor of Virginia in a major electoral upset, and in doing so became the first black female to win a statewide office in Virginia. She has a connection to Wyoming from long ago.
Ray HunkinsNovember 23, 2021
Ray Hunkins: Close And Seal The Border…. Now!
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "Several illegal crossers apprehended already this year have been on the Terrorist Watch List. The nationality of illegal crossers has not been limited to Mexico and those countries in Central America."
Ray HunkinsAugust 17, 2021
Ray Hunkins: Joe Biden’s ‘Welcoming Centers’ For Asylum Seekers On Our Southern Border
The catastrophe that is our Southern Border has not abated. Indeed, the crisis has gotten worse.
Ray HunkinsJuly 30, 2021
Ray Hunkins: Your “Capacity” To Pay More Taxes
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "If ever there was a flimsy reason, and faulty logic to justify raising your taxes, it would be that, you have the capacity to pay more and the tax law and rates of a few other states prove it."
Ray HunkinsJuly 08, 2021
Ray Hunkins: Wyoming’s Economy Is Changing. Is State Government?
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "Most would agree that tax increases should be a last resort and only considered after all alternatives have been found wanting. Has Wyoming reached the point where it has no alternative but to raise taxes? I believe the answer is, NO."
Ray HunkinsMarch 22, 2021
Ray Hunkins: What Josh Allen And Donald Trump Have In Common
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "As we watched Josh Allens season come to an end Sunday night, I thought about the parallel disappointments of Allens last game of the season and the ending and aftermath of Trumps 2020 campaign."
Ray HunkinsFebruary 01, 2021
Ray Hunkins: Trump Has Handed His Political Adversaries A Gift
Columnist Ray Hunkins writes: "Trump handed his political adversaries a gift. His supporters, as Attorney General Barr recently noted, were recipients of a betrayal. The election grievances were lost in the melee."
Ray HunkinsJanuary 14, 2021
Ray Hunkins: What President Garfield Can Teach Us About Education
The most recent available statistics on state expenditures and state educational outcomes does not support the thesis that more money results in better outcomes.
Ray HunkinsOctober 01, 2020
Ray Hunkins: Mountain West Conference Punts On Football Season — Who Called The Play?
The service academies are playing. BYU is playing. Even our Wyoming high schools are playing. The PAC 12 however, under the firm influence of California, Oregon and Washington and the politicians who run those states, opted not to play.
Ray HunkinsSeptember 02, 2020
No Need For “Hate Crime” Legislation In Wyoming
Criminalizing thought is a dangerous road to start down. Doing a criminal act ought to be enough to result in conviction if the act is proven, regardless of motive.
Ray HunkinsAugust 12, 2020