The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 05.24.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: President Trump Calls Off North Korea Summit Twitchy: Eric Garland’s Hot Take On President’s Pardon Of Jack Johnson Is A Hall of Famer Louder With Crowder: ICE Director Blasts Democrat – “I’m Just Enforcing Laws You All Enacted” RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: America’s Racial Power […]

Latest #MeToo Target: Morgan Freeman

  What? You thought Oscar-winning elderly black men were exempt? A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on “Going In Style,” a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. But the job quickly devolved into several […]

Clapper & the Invisible Spies of Happiness

by Smitty The embed below is due to If the #FBI had a basis for what it was about, then, in much the same manner that campaigns receive intel briefings and Secret Service protection, wouldn't a little courtesy nudge have been in order? — I Came; I Saw; I Got Over Macho Grande […]

Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago

  If you want to get shot to death, Chicago is the place to be. So far this year, 157 people have been shot to death in Chicago, and another 810 people were wounded. Violence escalates during the summer, and Memorial Day weekend has been a bloodbath in recent years. In 2016, there were 69 […]

In The Mailbox: 05.23.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho Since Megan McArdle’s column has gone behind the WaPoo paywall, we’re replacing her with the Volokh Conspiracy, which has left the Post for OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box, Episode #264 EBL: RIP Philip Roth Twitchy: Texas Trooper Falsely Accused Of Rape By Talcum […]

Halfway Through Destroying The Village To “Save” It, The Second Thoughts Kick In

by Smitty Prediction: the “Yeah, maybe we went too far” genre will going to ‘splode as the rot of the Obama Administration is exposed, and even the most useful idiots (I’m not enough of a Carol Horton scholar to know how well this shoe fits–I mean UIs in general) grasp that people aren’t quite the […]

Why Don’t ‘Incels’ Go Gay? (And Other Thoughts on ‘Toxic Masculinity’)

  Let me begin kind of a roundabout discussion of several things by starting with this: One of the odd facts about Texas school shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis was that the 17-year-old wore a heart-shaped bisexual pride pin in one of his Facebook photos. What do we know about him? Two years ago, Pagourtzis had played […]

In The Mailbox: 05.22.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM First Street Journal: Watergate 2.0 EBL: Michael Avenatti’s Law Firm Whacked With $10 Million Judgment Twitchy: “Anti-Immigrant” Head Of ICE Reminds Congress Who Makes Immigration Law Louder With Crowder: Students Allegedly Threaten To Boycott Graduation If Kyle Kashuv Is Valedictorian RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: Why Doesn’t […]

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