The Other McCain

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

Politico ‘Journalist’ Resigns After Doxing Trump Supporter Richard Spencer

Our Neutral Objective Media: National editor at Politico Michael Hirsh resigned after publishing the home addresses of alt-right figurehead Richard Spencer Tuesday morning and advocating for serious violence. Politico confirmed his resignation following requests for comment from The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Stop whining about Richard B. Spencer, Nazi, and exercise your rights as decent […]

UPDATE: Walker v. Kimberlin, Et Al. (Also: Why ‘Doxing’ Is Always Illegal)

John Hoge’s latest news in the Virginia case of Aaron Walker v. Brett Kimberlin, et al., is that Walker’s attorney Dan Backer has filed motions for default judgments against Kimberlin’s co-defendants Ron Bryanert and Neal Rauhauser. Backer is requesting that the court in Prince William County schedule the hearing on this motion for Dec. 4, […]

Jarrod Ramos Identified as Shooter in Maryland Newspaper Mass Murder

  When I went to sleep Thursday night, my post about the shooting at the offices of the Annapolis Capital had been updated six times, and the media had (incorrectly, as it turned out) reported that the gunman was “a white male in his 20s.” On Twitter, leftists were going crazy with speculation that somehow […]

Disgusting ‘Trans Lesbian’ Exposed

  Last month, I highlighted Cynthia Yockey’s discussion of autogynephilia: Autogynephilia is a self-induced, chronic, progressive disorder . . . Sexual fetishes occur almost exclusively in men, and men who have one sexual fetish usually have several . . . This kind of “transgenderism” is actually a fetish, a perverse obsession which is an acquired […]

The Left Is Attacking Free Speech — and Helping ISIS Target Its Enemies

  Last week brought further attacks on free speech from the Left. Daily Beast reporter Taylor Lorenz doxxed the daughters of Pamela Geller. If you know Geller — and I’ve been her friend since 2007 — you know that it is a dishonest smear to call her “Muslim-hating.” She is a ferocious opponent of radical […]

Suspended by @Medium: Another Platform Is Banishing Conservatives

On Feb. 14, I received this email from Hello, We are writing to notify you that your account is in violation of our rules, and your profile and posts will no longer be publicly available on Medium. Harassment Medium exists to share and discuss ideas. We don’t tolerate harassment, which includes: — Bullying, […]

Defamation by Impersonation

Jack Posobiec is a conservative activist with more than 250,000 followers on Twitter. A woman claimed to have discovered that Posobiec had a profile on the feminist dating app Bumble, and BuzzFeed claimed that Bumble verified this was actually Posobiec’s account. Posobiec is married and his wife is pregnant, and he has threatened legal action […]

Death by SWATting: A Former Target’s Thoughts About a Deadly ‘Prank’

Tyler Barriss was arrested for a deadly SWATting incident this week. SWATting is attempted murder. In 2013, I was the target of a SWATting, which is a type of hoax in which someone (usually using online services that can mimic a telephone number) calls 911 to make a false report of a violent crime at […]

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