The Other McCain

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

Bill Schmalfeldt: Sadism, Sodomy and Other Bizarre Mental Aberrations

“It’s the ‘Butt Stuff.’ . . . “Male conservatives are convinced that gay men want to put their ying yangs in THEIR BUTTS! This is a horrifying prospect to your average, stupid male. This is why a blanket recognition that being gay is a normal variant of human sexuality, to these small, frightened, uneducated men, […]

The Latest Bill Schmalfeldt Meltdown

Bill Schmalfeldt ranting, 2011. (Image via Thomas Anderson at Vimeo) An entire week has passed since Bill Schmalfeldt’s previous meltdown. He tried to sneak back into the Examiner (where he had been fired twice before) under the alias “Lester Klemper” and, when this ended badly, vowed vengeance on the enemies he blamed for his misfortune. […]

‘Essential’ or ‘Non-Essential’?

Harry Reid says “no compromise” and, as of this hour, TV talking heads are acting as if a government shutdown is all but certain tonight, which would mean the temporary furlough of “non-essential” government employees, which naturally inspires a few questions: Are the Justice Department officials involved in the Fast and Furious scandal "essential" or […]

Harry Reid Refuses to Compromise

Explain to me again how this is the GOP’s fault? Congress took another step toward a government shutdown Monday as the Senate voted 54-46 to strip language from a House funding bill that delayed ObamaCare by a year. . . . Democrats also eliminated language allowing employers to opt out of providing insurance coverage of […]

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

– Wombat-socho This week’s book post is going up early since when Thursday rolls around I’m going to be busier than a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest and won’t have time to blog. So. Apocalyptic SF goes back practically to the beginning of the genre, with novels like Olaf Stapledon’s Last and First Men […]

E-Mail From America’s Vice President

If you ever sign up for any Democrat mailing list, you will eventually be on all Democrat mailing lists, and receive e-mails like this: Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:14:15 -0400 To: Robert McCain <r.s.mccain@att.net> From: Joe Biden <democraticparty@democrats.org> Robert — If you’ve been watching what’s been happening here in Washington over the past couple […]

Banjo Player Caught in Child-Sex Sting

Abraham Spear: Banjo-playing pedophile When someone told me about this story, my first thought was, “Well, of course he’s a banjo player.” IYKWIMAITYD: A country musician has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to trying to have sex with a woman’s seven and nine-year-old daughters. Abraham Spear was arrested at a […]

Shutdown Monday: Blame Harry Reid

The New York Times: The Senate is expected to reject decisively a House bill that would delay the full effect of President Obama‚Äôs health care law as a condition for keeping the government running past Monday, as Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic majority leader, expressed confidence that he had public opinion on his side. Why […]

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