The Other McCain

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

Thought Experiment For Stephanie Coontz

by Smitty A fine outpouring of feminist piffle: ONE thing standing in the way of further progress for many men is the same obstacle that held women back for so long: overinvestment in their gender identity instead of their individual personhood. Men are now experiencing a set of limits — externally enforced as well as […]

Rule 5 Sunday

– compiled by Wombat-socho As usual, this post contains links to material that may not be suitable for all readers. The management accepts no responsibility for the contamination of your precious bodily fluids, reduction in strakh, or other forms of social ostracism. EBL kicks off the week with a warning about Peak Bacon, notes the […]

An Opportunity For Romney To Run Affirmative Action Right Up The Middle

by Smitty Via Althouse, we have Politico pointing to the 10 October SCOTUS argument on Affirmative Action: In court briefs, the Obama administration has backed the University of Texas’s right to run its affirmative action program. It’s being challenged by Abigail Fisher, a white undergraduate applicant who was denied admission. But Obama aides have a […]

‘You Didn’t Build That’? Don’t Try Telling That to Jack Gilchrist

He doesn’t have a free cellphone, and he’s not the 47 percent:

The U.S. Crumbles, While President ‘I’ Candy Couches It On ‘The View’

by Smitty UPDATE: CNSNews dropped the page, for whatever reason. I updated my URL to point to Google, and my source article is the second link. UPDATE II: Aha, a ruse! Thanks to Thane Eichenauer in the comments. CNSNews reports the Lakota Sioux, led by Russell Means, have called it quits for the second time. […]

Out With Gillibrand, In With Wendy Long!

by Smitty See The Lonely Conservative for more details on the Senate race in New York. Pressure the CommiesDemocrats on every front! Wendy Long for U.S. Senate

VIDEO: Paul Ryan Says Joe Biden Is ‘Making Up All New Falsehoods’

Ryan was campaigning again in Columbus, Ohio, today: “Just down in Florida yesterday, Vice President Biden was making up all new falsehoods about Social Security and taxes. They’re trying to scare people for political gain. That’s unfortunately the kind of campaign that we’re seeing, as I said, from a President without a record to run […]

Do You Believe the Ohio Polls?

McDonald’s sign in Galion, Ohio, offers congratulations to local high school football players David Nay and Nathan Cass. GALION, Ohio A recent series of three polls — by the Washington Post, Quinnipiac and Fox News — show Mitt Romney getting blown out of the water in Ohio, and those of us who are skeptical about […]

After 3.5 Years, The Obama Admin. Foreign Policy Is Foreign, Indeed

by Smitty This Brett Baier video, offering a timeline for the Benghazi crackup, gives all the evidence you need of Obama’s buffoonery: Watch the latest video at The mystifying thing is that anybody still supports #OccupyResoluteDesk at all.

This Lawlessness Should WARN All Americans About Second Obama Term

by Smitty Insty helps us get to some interesting details about the “Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988“. . . .a United States labor law which protects employees, their families, and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide sixty- (60) calendar-day advance notification of plant closings and mass […]

FMJRA 2.0: For Whom The Bell Tolls

– compiled by Wombat-socho   ROMNEY RALLY IN TOLEDO: Huge Crowd Stands in Line in the Rain! Fire Andrea Mitchell Spartanburg Tea Party Rhetorican The Daley Gator Hogewash Lower The Boom The (Perhaps Slightly Less) Lonely Conservative Extrano’s Alley The (Perhaps Slightly Less) Lonely Conservative Classic: State Department Attacks CNN for Reporting Inconvenient Facts on […]

Elbonese Lesbian Vegan Atheist Open Borders/Global Warming/Abortion Activist Wonders If She’s Too Moderate

by Smitty Leaning on her plug-in hybrid car of indeterminate make, under the tsunami of bumper stickers and hand painted flowers, Doremifasolatido If sipped her venti, triple-shot non-fat, sugar-free, cinnamon dolche latte with whip, and heaved a sigh. “I’ve got to keep finding new things to protest, or risk sliding into complacency. Moderation is for […]

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