The Other McCain

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

Boosting The Signal: Pray For Mandy Nagy

– by Wombat-socho According to Legal Insurrection, Mandy, sometimes known as Liberty Chick, suffered a stroke yesterday and underwent surgery to relieve the cranial pressure today. She would have started full-time at LI tomorrow. Your prayers are definitely requested; she has fought the good fight, and God willing, she’ll live to fight another day. h/t: […]

#RapeCulture Eggs and Omelettes

Last night I linked A.J. Delgado’s item about the suspicious nature of the rape “epidemic” on college campuses. This phenomenon contradicts common sense: Overall, rates of violent crime (including rape) in the United States are on a downward trajectory, and universities have undertaken extraordinary programs to raise awareness (for both men and women) to prevent […]

ObamaCare: Death Panels for the DCCC

Democrat 2014 campaign slogan: "Now That We Totally Fucked Up Your Health Insurance, Give Us a Chance to Fuck Up Everything Else, Too." — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) November 14, 2013 Oh, what a difference a week can make! After the unfortunate result in the Virginia gubernatorial election, liberal pundits (and some Republicans) were declaring […]

Did SiteMeter Commit Suicide?
UPDATE: It’s Working Again, But Unfortunately, My Traffic Sucks

As of right now, it’s dead. Donald Douglas at American Power and Doug Ross at Director Blue both report that the best, easiest-to-use traffic analytics site failed to renew its domain registration, an error that would require a special kind of stupidity. Let’s all say a prayer that they can get it fixed, because without SiteMeter, I […]

Missing Word in RNC Report: ‘Blog’

William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection spots the omission: Even when the report does mention “social media,” it’s in the context of getting out the vote or having the party apparatus find a better way to reach voters. I would not be surprised if the RNC spoke with some of the salaried conservative media class who […]

Meet @BridgetteDunlap, Fordham’s Campus Commissar of ‘Human Rights’

“Ms. Dunlap, 31 … was raised a Catholic and was educated at parochial schools” (Photo: Michael Nagle, New York Times) You may recall this week I wrote an item called “Why Does @BridgetteDunlap Want to Suppress the Truth About Abortion?” describing a misguided effort to intimidate those who had written about the abortion-related death of Jennifer […]

Is ‘Corrupt Democrat’ Redundant?

William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection reports on a congressional ethics investigation that has found “there is substantial reason to believe that Representative Owens accepted payment of travel expenses for an officially connected trip to Taiwan from an impermissible source, resulting in an impermissible gift, in violation of federal law and House Rules.” And by “substantial […]

Scofflaw David Gregory Busted by Bloggers, MIA From ‘Meet the Press’

Professor William “Just a Blogger” Jacobson is available to accept your high-fives after he helped lead the citizen-journalist posse that exposed David Gregory’s violation of D.C.’s stringent gun laws. Dylan Byers of Politico has the latest network spin: NBC’s David Gregory, the subject of a now-popular police investigation, is on vacation and will not host […]

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