Rich Cromwell
Rich Cromwell
Rich Cromwell

Richard Cromwell is a senior contributor to The Federalist. Husband. Father of three rambunctious daughters. Arkansan. Fan of whiskey and whisky. Originally an English major, Rich earned a degree in music business from Belmont in 2002. By day he produces shows and events for a local museum with a focus on giving back to the community. His writing can also be found at Pocket Full of Liberty. Follow him on Twitter, @rcromwell4.

The Biden Administration Has Definitely Brought The Swamp Back To ‘Normalcy’

With Biden in the White House, the elites are back in charge. That means bombs, kids in cages, lobbyists, and more of the status quo.

Buttigieg’s Idea To Tax How Much You Drive Isn’t About Revenue, It’s About Control

After facing immediate backlash, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg quickly backed off the idea in public. But that doesn’t mean it’s not far off, and it’s worth digging into.

Watch Comedian Ryan Long Perfectly Explain Why ‘Stimulus’ Is Disastrous

‘Put a rock through this window, put a rock on my wife’s hand’ works in theory, but such destruction actually takes money out of the economy.

Dear Joe Biden: I Don’t Need Your Permission To Celebrate Independence Day

It’s time to declare our independence from busybodies bent on micromanaging our lives from cradle to grave. Joe Biden, get off my lawn.

Media Lapdogs Cover Biden’s Real Dogs Exactly As You Would Expect

The Biden administration’s press secretary, Jen Psaki, should start opening her briefings with, ‘Who’s a good boy?’

‘WandaVision’ May Be Done, But Wanda Maximoff Surely Isn’t

What ‘WandaVision’ relayed so poignantly was our capacity to choose humanity, even when our part of the human experience is beset by suffering.

‘Futurama’ Already Taught Us In 2001 Not To Date Robots

True relationships are built on complementarity, not on a product built to serve one’s desires. That’s why it’s impossible to date robots.

Our Christmas Tree Is A Scraggly Fire Hazard, And We Love It

While this year’s Cromwell Family Tree may be dry, scraggly, under-lighted, and not that impressive in its current form, it is going to be something to behold when it goes up in flames.

Fat Bear Week 2020: Your Guide To The State Of The Race That Matters

There are a lot of contenders looking to pack on the poundage. Remember though, it’s always wise to bet on the mama bear — especially this one.

Did Impeachment Happen, Or Did I Imagine It?

There’s absolutely no way it was all a convoluted Rube Goldberg of an attempt to wrest power from the duly elected president, because that would be too insane even for fiction.

Dear NASA: Don’t Stop With Renaming The ‘Eskimo Nebula.’ Probe Uranus, Too

In 2020, there is no element of life too small or too trivial to not get outraged over. It’s time for us to be the change we want to see in the universe.

Regis Philbin Made Us Look At Life In A Different, And Funnier, Way

Regis set out to make people feel better about themselves, and succeeded.

Dear Governor Cuomo: Chicken Wings Are Indeed A Meal

Obviously the governor has never seen this video or ever eaten a plate of wings. If he had, he would know the truth about crowd-pleasing chicken wings.

6 More Reasons To Cancel ‘Looney Tunes’ Besides Elmer Fudd’s Gun

HBO Max has already demonstrated the bravery of capitulation by temporarily pulling ‘Gone with the Wind.’ Now it’s time for them to permanently pull the plug on ‘Looney Tunes.’

Yes, It’s Time To Launch Corporate Media Into Space

In space, no one can hear you scream, and we can all do with a little less shrieking these days.

Stop Letting Trump Live Rent-Free In Your Head

Ask your doctor if constant outrage is right for you. If it’s not, consider dialing it down.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Resists Pressure To Issue Stay-At-Home Order

In a time when following the herd is lauded as courageous, Gov. Asa Hutchinson is exhibiting actual leadership.

69 Things Virginians Can Do For Their 69 Days Of Lockdown

These lockdown activities won’t keep Virginians sane, but they will make their impending descent into madness more entertaining.

5 Bailout Negotiators More Trustworthy Than Steve Mnuchin

The Treasury secretary isn’t proving up to the job of actually helping America, and it’s time to replace him with proven winners.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 132

Albert, the hero of our story, never set out to be a sentient wooden leg. He never even set out to be sentient.