The Other McCain

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

What Happened to Lucia Perez?

“She had been subjected to brutal, inhumane sexual abuse. The girl was impaled and this was the cause of her death.” — Maria Isabel Sanchez, prosecutor This headline at Memeorandum caught my eye Wednesday: Argentina: hundreds of thousands of women set to protest against violence A brief summary from New York magazine: The so-called “women’s […]

Thug Squad: O’Keefe Video Exposes Democrats Using Chicago Tactics

Robert Creamer, a Democrat operative and husband of Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky, has visited the White House more than 300 times since President Obama took office. Creamer announced Tuesday his is “stepping back from my responsibilities working with the [Hillary Clinton] campaign” after he was caught on video discussing how Democrats “hired people to attend […]

Of ‘Myths’ and Common Sense

One of the basic propaganda tactics of the Left is to identify a cherished traditional belief as “myth,” and use this as a means of suggesting that opponents of leftist ideology are ignorant and prejudiced. We see this, for example, when the Left attacks any patriotic interpretation of American history as based in “myth.” It […]

The Big Lie: ‘Rape Culture,’ the UVA Hoax and the Democrat-Media Complex

The dishonest journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely and her dishonest source, Jackie Coakley, are both expected to testify in the UVA rape hoax trial that began today in Charlottesville, Virginia: A defamation lawsuit filed by a former University of Virginia dean against Rolling Stone magazine for its botched article about an alleged gang rape at the […]

MS-13 Gang Terrorizes Town in N.Y.

  The New York Times reports: For nearly two decades, MS-13, a gang with roots in Los Angeles and El Salvador, has been terrorizing [Brentwood, N.Y.], the authorities say, especially its young people. Since 2009, its members have been accused of at least 14 murders, court and police records show. Tensions simmer here because some […]

How Bill Schmalfeldt (@Leonidas_BU) Implicated Himself in Online Fraud

In July 2012, my blog buddy Karen, The Lonely Conservative, described how she was targeted by a fake email, from someone impersonating my colleague Wombat, forwarding to her an email purportedly from me in which “I” wrote insulting things about Karen. This was two months after I began covering the Brett Kimberlin saga, and I […]

Murder City, U.S.A.: Chicago Has More Murders Than L.A. and N.Y.C. Combined

The Associated Press: Malik Causey was one of 91 homicide victims in Chicago in August, the deadliest month in the city in two decades and the latest milestone for a metropolis becoming known for its murder rate. Already, killings here have jumped 46 percent over the same period last year, climbing past the 500 mark […]

Yes, #BlackLivesMatter Is About Hate

“With Election Day only weeks away, it is possible the chaos in the Tarheel State is part of a left-wing get-out-the-vote effort to foment unrest in the state’s black communities. . . . “Riots, of course, are the stock in trade of radical speculator George Soros, the preeminent funder of the Left who has given […]

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