The Other McCain

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

Hateful Bigoted Incestophobes!

Earlier today I was reading The [Un]Documented Mark Steyn, which has many things to say about the West’s heedless descent into degeneracy — wealthy gay men employing surrogate mothers as womb-for-hire baby-makers and so forth — and then I returned to the computer to find that New York State’s highest court has ruled that an […]

‘They Found a Rape Kit in His Car’

Do you think #YesAllWomen will notice stories like this? “The restraining order was granted for a period of three years, this was August 2011. . . . He found me at Dartmouth, at my sorority, he found me at my family’s new home that they moved to. He found me through LinkedIn, Facebook, everything. I […]

Headline of the Day

Courtesy of @KatherineMiller at BuzzFeed: We Never Tried To Impeach Bush, Says Democratic Lawmaker Who Co-Sponsored Bush Impeachment Bill Remember: It is Democrats who are currently raising millions of dollars through fearmongering e-mail appeals that accuse Republicans of planning to impeach President Obama. And in June 2008, Dennis Kucinich introduced articles of impeachment against President […]

Convention Of States Article V Symposium

by Smitty I haven’t had time to delve into this, but I will say this is general idea is a source of tremendous hope.

Joseph Ellis Underscores The Need For The Convention Of States

by Smitty Ellis at the L.A. Times serves a moot point as though it were wisdom: But, seriously, a second Constitutional Convention? It could never succeed, chiefly because the secrecy, elitism and the rest of 1787 reality could never be duplicated in our time. (And ought not be.) Besides — and here I feel an […]

In Which @AceOfSpadesHQ Becomes a First Amendment Cause Célèbre

One June 4, 2012, Ace published a blog post that began, “I’m writing a post about what’s happened to Ali Akbar.” That post was cited by Brett Kimberlin as “evidence” that Ace was part of a vast conspiracy. Now, it’s like a latter-day Dreyfuss case: Convicted bomber Brett Kimberlin’s federal lawsuit against bloggers and journalists […]

Why Keep Feeding the Gay-Rights Tiger, Hoping to Be Eaten Last?

One of the things we must understand about the Left is the essentially totalitarian nature of their ambitions. There is no logical stopping point on the progressive road to the Utopia of Equality that they insist is always ahead of us, a destination never reached. Grant all their demands today, and they will return tomorrow […]

Federal Court Upholds Bloggers’ Rights

Eugene Volokh cites a ruling yesterday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Obsidian Finance Group v. Cox: The protections of the First Amendment do not turn on whether the defendant was a trained journalist, formally affiliated with traditional news entities, engaged in conflict-of-interest disclosure, went beyond just assembling others’ writings, […]

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