The Other McCain

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

The #WomensMarch on Washington: Like ‘Seinfeld,’ It’s a Show About Nothing

  The organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington are Democrats who are protesting that a Republican won the election. Period. However, admitting their crudely partisan motives would sort of undercut their claim to speak on behalf of all women (e.g., a majority of white women voted for Trump) and they have had difficulty explaining […]

Shameless Lesbian Misquotes Bannon

In a 2011 radio interview, when Steve Bannon was promoting his documentary Fire From the Heartland: The Awakening of the Conservative Woman, he pointed out that women like Sarah Palin exemplified a type of “women’s liberation” feminists never imagined: ‚ÄúThat, in fact, the women that would lead this country would be pro-family, they would have […]

Academics Protest Trump With Public Reading of French Homosexual’s Book

This makes perfect sense at a certain level: Many groups of scholars and writers are planning teach-ins or readings for Friday, the day Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as president of the United States. Others are organizing teach-ins to focus on Trump’s policies. Some anthropologists are taking a different approach. They are planning events […]

How Leftists ‘Think’

Among the dishonest tactics of rhetoric routinely employed by the Left is the False Analogy, “Trump is Hitler” being the latest variation. Scarcely a year ago, the esteemed voices of liberal media were assuring us that Donald Trump was a bumbling idiot who could not possibly win the Republican nomination. Once he did win it, […]

In The Mailbox: 01.16.17

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Elections Have Consequences – Clinton Global Initiative Shutting Down Twitchy: Ben Shapiro Blasts Joss Whedon And His Vile Tweet About Paul Ryan Louder With Crowder: High School Receives Hateful “KKK” Tweets – Sent By A Black Teen? RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: Snow In Venice American […]

FBI Arrests Wife of Orlando Killer

Mike Arroyo of Fox News reports: The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman in the Pulse Nightclub massacre on charges connected to the shooting rampage, investigators confirmed to Fox News. The June 2016 shooting, seen as the deadliest in modern U.S. history, killed 49 people and wounded dozens more. Police shot and […]

Astrology and ‘Heteropatriarchy’: Two Things That Don’t Explain Your Problems

  “Mercury in retrograde” — as soon as you hear someone offer this as an explanation for something, back away slowly and quietly. You’re dealing with a dangerous kook, and sudden movements might set them off. “Mercury in retrograde” is a dye-marker of belief in astrology, and you don’t want to be in the proximity […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Siren

— compiled by Wombat-socho So here we are a few days away from the inauguration (The End of an Error, as various bumper stickers and T-shirts proclaim), and while there are a bumper crop of hot young female Trump supporters, I think I’ll save that for next week. This week, a tip of the wombat’s […]

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