The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Got Them Statesboro Boos: Georgia Town’s Halloween ‘Scare on the Square’

While I was covering Ray McKinney’s campaign Saturday evening, I also managed to get some photos of locals dressed up for the occasion. Indiana Mom and the Rugrats of Doom. Undead Elvis has lost a few pounds.

GA-12: Greetings From Vidalia!

VIDALIA, Ga. — I’m here at Ray McKinney for Congress headquarters in the “Sweet Onion City,” and wanted to give you a quick campaign update. Here’s Ray in front of headquarters on Main Street. The Raymobile. It’s like the Batmobile, except for the bumper sticker on the back: “This vehicle does not brake for Blue Dogs.” […]

Arianna Huffington: Please Retain Your Bogus Interpretation

by Smitty (via Lucianne) On ABC, “This Week With Christiane Amanpour”: “Dick Armey is making the mistake that a lot of people are going to make on Tuesday night, which is overinterpreting the results,” she said to anchor Christiane Amanpour and other guests on the roundtable this morning. “This victory by Republicans, which I fully […]

Rule 5 Sunday

by Smitty Rule 5 Sunday, delayed by other projects, and a general need to gather rest, is at last available for general consumption. Hats off to the lady whose namesake we honor in two days, via Theo:

Rule 5 Sunday Halloween Extra

LYONS, Ga. —  Last night at at the “Scare on the Square” festival in Statesboro, this enchanting young lady did not win the costume contest: We demand a recount! Also, while driving through South Carolina yesterday, I stopped for lunch at a barbecue restaurant near Aiken. The waitress had on a cute Halloween costume and it occurred to […]

[BUMPED, VIDEO]: Supporting Patrick Murray At Pat Troy’s

by Smitty It’s rough, being a blogger, forced to hang out in classic establishments like Pat Troy’s. I want you to know, readers, that it’s all for America, for you, and the candidate; any incidental pleasures enjoyed in this establishment are taken strictly ‘for the cause’. Mrs. The Other Smitty and I are here, platonically […]

LIVE AT FIVE – 10.31.10

TOP NEWS Saudi Intelligence Played Key Role In Defusing Yemen Bomb Plot Saudis fighting intense secret war in Yemen since attempt on Prince’s life Obama Holds Rally In Hyde Park Draws about as well as Colbert & Stewart President’s Address Calls For Bipartisan Unity After Election Includes jab at GOP leadership. Unexpectedly! POLITICS Stewart/Colbert Rally […]

Shout Out To Charlie Crist From Peter Cetera And The Lads

by Smitty Carol’s Closet links Fox about Charlie’s non-command of reasonable hours for messaging: “Governor Crist called me at quarter to 5:00 a.m. Monday morning. I’m just not up and at’em at quarter to 5:00 a.m. to talk politics,” Meek told Greta Van Susteren in an interview Friday night.”. “I think he’s a very desperate […]

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