The Other McCain

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

No, Our Boys Are Not ‘Broken’

  Talk about “toxic masculinity” interests me, because I know very well what that looks like — the domineering behavior of the brittle ego, the obnoxious braggart who feels that every social encounter is a contest in which he must demonstrate his superiority. Nobody likes a bully, and if the critics of “toxic masculinity” were […]

A Nation of 327,000,000 People

Three hundred twenty-seven million is a large number. Keep that in mind when you see news coverage or commentary that portrays social problems as a “trend” or an “epidemic.” In a nation of 327 million people, it is always easy to find a dozen examples of any phenomenon that a reporter, a politician, or an […]

UPDATE: Suspect in Florida School Shooting Identified as Nicholas Cruz; Death Toll 17 in Broward Massacre

A 19-year-old former student went on a shooting rampage today at a high school in Broward County, Florida. At least one person was killed and more than a dozen others injured. UPDATE: The suspect, Nicholas Cruz, was a known threat: The former student suspected of opening fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland […]

Teenager Uses Gay Dating App to Meet Cute Strangers, and Bad Things Happen

As I’ve often explained, online dating is for losers. The very fact that somebody is trying to hook up via an Internet site or smartphone app tells you that nobody they actually know in real life is willing to date them. Guys who engage in online dating are a bunch of desperate creeps, sorting through […]

Laura Dunn Is an Evil Liar

  When she was a freshman at the University of Wisconsin in 2004, Laura Dunn got drunk and had a ménage à trois with two guys. More than a year later, she decided she was a rape victim and filed a complaint with the university, and also reported the alleged rape to the campus police: […]

Detroit Police Officer Dies

Officer Glenn Doss (left); murder suspect Decharlos Brooks (right). The Detroit News reports: Officer Glenn Anthony Doss, the 25-year-old Detroit police officer shot while responding to a domestic violence call last week on the city’s east side, died Sunday, the police chief announced. Chief James Craig said Doss, a who joined the force two years […]

Deborah Frisch Yelled Anti-Asian Insults During Arrest, According to Police Report

Deborah Ellen Frisch, Ph.D., after her Jan. 5 arrest in Bend, Oregon. Deborah Frisch was “uncooperative” and shouted racial slurs when she was arrested in Oregon earlier this month, according to a police report. Frisch, a former university professor who was wanted on a fugitive warrant from Colorado, became “extremely hostile and belligerent” when police […]

Violence Against Women: Video Shows Confession in MS-13 Gang Murder

Venus Romero Iraheta pleaded guilty to murdering a 15-year-old girl. MS-13, Mara Salvatrucha, is a notoriously violent criminal gang formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s by “millions of immigrants from El Salvador [who] came to the United States after a violent civil war” in that country (which President Trump recently called a “sh–hole”). Last […]

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