The Other McCain

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

My SWATting: Perpetrator Reaches Plea Agreement in Federal Felony Case UPDATE: Investigation Is Continuing

A letter arrived by Federal Express today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Washington D.C.: Dear Mr. McCain: We have learned that you are a victim of criminal activity involving conduct known as “swatting.” . . . A federal investigation has revealed that several individuals participated in a scheme to commit swatting in the course […]

Illegal Alien Who Murdered Woman Had Exploited S.F. ‘Sanctuary City’ Policy

Francisco Sanchez’s murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco last week was a result not only of the Obama administration’s failed immigration policy, but also of the city’s policy: An undocumented immigrant suspected of killing a woman at a San Francisco pier said he chose the city for its sanctuary policies — that is, he knew […]

Rape Is a Crime. Or Not.

Zoe Ridolfi-Starr (@ZoeRidolfiStarr) is a liar and a feminist, but I repeat myself. A recent graduate of Columbia University (annual tuition $51,008), Ms. Ridolfi-Starr is an enthusiastic supporter of her classmate Emma Sulkowicz, whose false rape accusation against Paul Nungesser led to his filing a federal lawsuit against Columbia. Ms. Ridolfi-Starr bragged to the Columbia […]

Reminder: Crazy People Are Dangerous

Tyrelle Shaw. How many times do I have to explain this? You let enough kooks run around loose — as has been the policy in this country since we de-institutionalized the mentally ill in the 1970s — and people adjust their expectations. People become accustomed to encountering weirdos, freaks and lunatics, jabbering madness to themselves […]

Indecent Liberties: Police Say Teacher Showed Her Nude Selfies to Teen Girls

Melissa Waters Kidd, 34. Parents in Newport News were shocked last month when it was reported that a teacher at Woodside High School was under investigation: A search warrant filed in the case indicated three students told police the 34-year-old teacher showed them before-and-after photos of her breast augmentation. The photos were on the teacher’s phone. […]

Dylann Roof: A Ninth-Grade Dropout Who Was Playing Too Many Video Games

Ed Morrissey at Hot Air says, “any argument starting off with ‘We don’t have all the facts’ is one that should probably remain unspoken.” That applies to bloggers as much as it does to the President of the United States, and yet it seems people want to score points off the Charleston massacre, rather than […]

Do You Wanna Rock-and-Roll?

In 2014, Lane Moore (@hellolanemoore) became “Sex and Relationships Editor” at Cosmopolitan magazine, which has been giving young women bad advice for decades. When I was in college, I’d go visit girls in their dorms and read their magazines — Cosmo, Glamour, Mademoiselle, whatever — as part of my intelligence-gathering operation. Like, what are girls […]

James Boulware Was Crazy

James Boulware attacked Dallas Police Headquarters and then was shot to death by SWAT officers after a standoff in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant. He was crazy: Boulware’s family said in a statement that it was “in shock.” “We tried to get him mental help numerous times, but the system failed him, because […]

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