The Other McCain

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

Your Last “60 Minutes” Fisking Of The Year

Joe Fein goes above and beyond the call of duty this week, not only subjecting himself to 60 Minutes so you don’t have to, but supplying some Rule 5-worthy suggestions for Lesley Stahl’s replacement. Read and enjoy!

Good-Bye, Holiday Traffic Suckage Season, Hello Happy New Year!

On Nov. 25, I warned that Thanksgiving marks the onset of Holiday Traffic Suckage Season, when traffic to blogs plummets. Although this dread season in the blogospheric calendar doesn’t officially end until Monday — when people are once more stuck back in their office cubicles, pretending to work while surfing the ‘Net — yet the […]

OMFG: Katy Couric Says, ‘Maybe We Need a Muslim Version of ‘The Cosby Show’

Yes, she really said that. When I heard the audio Steve Foley posted at the Minority Report, I could scarcely believe it. How could anyone — even Katie Couric — be so incredibly stupid as to say this aloud? “Maybe we need a Muslim version of ‘The Cosby Show.’ . . . I know it […]

Why Do Public Schools Exist?
Because You Hate Your Children

“Is a mediocre education worth risking the parent-child relationship? Not when home-schooled children typically out-perform their public school counterparts by 30-37 percentile points across the board. Socializing all day . . . is apparently not the most sensible way to nurture or instruct a child.” – Sam Sorbo, “Troubled Teens Born in the Classroom”

VIDEO: Dueling A**holes

OK, everybody knows there’s no love lost between me and Barrett Brown. But even I must admit that the boy has¬†just entered the realm of YouTube legend. The setup: Brown’s bohemian lifestyle is getting on the nerves of his girlfriend’s roommate, a guy who has a real job as a Web designer and is angry […]

Have They Blamed Global Warming Yet?

Late last night this headline moved via the Drudge Tweet: Rare hurricane-strength winds batter L.A. area; more snow and ice on way Rather than post it last night, I forward-scheduled it for this morning. If the passage of 10 hours isn’t enough time for liberals to blame this on “climate change,” I’ll be shocked. Global […]

My 2011 Prediction

This is the time of year when people do “Year in Review” roundups and make predictions for the coming year. Some people do those “Top 10″-style lists, but the work-to-reward ratio on that stuff is way too high for me. If I wanted to work that hard, I wouldn’t be a blogger. So I decided […]

LIVE AT FIVE – 12.31.10

TOP NEWS Car Czar Rattner Pays $10 Million To settle Pension Fund Bribery Charges Obama’s former car czar was accused of paying kickbacks to secure millions in pension fund investments Geraldine Doyle, WW2 Icon, Dies At 86 Believed to be the face of Rosie the Riveter Barbour Offers Parole To Sisters Serving Life – Just […]

‘White Nationalist Propaganda’?

Here is the complete text of a news article I wrote that was published Dec. 3, 2002, in The Washington Times: Vanderbilt professor outrages Confederate progeny Says Rebel soldiers deserved gallows By Robert Stacy McCain THE WASHINGTON TIMES A Vanderbilt University professor has stirred outrage in Dixie by declaring that Confederates were “cowards masquerading as […]

Late Entry in the ‘Stupidest Things Liberals Said in 2010′ Sweepstakes

Harvard-educated Ezra Klein updates Orwell’s famous maxim: “One has to work at The Washington Post to believe things like that. No ordinary man could be such a fool.” On MSNBC, Klein was asked about plans of the 112th Congress to read the Constitution aloud: “Yes, it’s a gimmick. I mean, you could say two things […]

Natalie Portman Explains Why Lesbian Scenes Are Like CGI Special Effects in 3-D

Whatever it takes to sell tickets: “Everyone was so worried about who was going to want to see this movie [The Black Swan] . . . I remember them being like, ‘How do you get guys to a ballet movie? How do you get girls to a thriller?’ And the answer is a lesbian scene. […]

She’s More Catholic Than the Pope

Lisa Graas wants to update the “about” page on her blog, and is looking for commendations from other bloggers, so there’s mine. Lisa¬†always kids me about the fact that among the top referrers to her blog, it’s a bunch of hardcore Catholics and me. Being a pro-life Protestant (and father of six) probably explains that. […]

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