The Other McCain

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

It’s Almost As Though They Have A Script Sitting In Wait, Or Something

by Smitty Larry2 at Instapundit There seems to be a pattern: unarmed young black guy is shot, there is a vast media outcry over the young “honor student’s” death, family provides photos of the dead guy taken when he was 11 years old, well before he had opted for the ghetto thug look, it comes […]

Texas Democrats vs. the Rule of Law

Even a liberal like Jonathan Chait can see it: They say a prosecutor could get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich, and this always seemed like hyperbole, until Friday night a Texas grand jury announced an indictment of governor Rick Perry. The “crime” for which Perry faces a sentence of 5 to 99 […]

Jay Cost, At Least, Agrees With Me

by Smitty Emphasis mine: What, then, is the best response for the GOP? It is simply this: The party must wrap itself unabashedly in the garb of reform. If Hillary Clinton offers herself as the wise and learned hand who will rely upon her decades of experience to guide the ship of state, Republicans have […]

#ObamaCare River of Lies Rolls On

by Smitty So, after all the Individual Mandate faffing about, Hot Air reports that as many as 90% may not get nicked with a penalty (for now): The Obama administration has provided 14 ways people can avoid the fine based on hardships, including suffering domestic violence, experiencing substantial property damage from a fire or flood, […]

Kentucky Democrat Race-Baits McConnell’s Wife; Deletes ‘Asian’ Tweets

Kathy Groob is a Democrat Party stategist in Kentucky, where Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is fighting for re-election against Democrat Alison Grimes. Saturday, in a complete non sequitur, Groob sent out a series of Twitter messages saying that McConnell’s wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, “isn’t from KY, she is Asian.” Groob’s tweets quickly disappeared […]

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 […]

Millionaire Transsexual Bankrolls PAC for Son’s Florida Democrat Campaign

Martine Rothblatt (left); Gabriel Rothblatt (right). Next time Democrats claim that Republicans are “the party of the rich” or complain about millionaires using PACs to funnel big money into politics, just mention this weird story about the Democrat candidate for Congress in Florida’s 8th District: A congressional candidate in Florida is getting a boost from […]

“Sorry, Barack: I Can’t Give The Israeli People ‘The Stevens’,” Said Bibi

by Smitty You can almost forgive #OccupyResoluteDesk for wanting the Israelis to pull their punches, given Obama’s oblivious non-command of leadership: President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu late Sunday, demanding that he agree to an immediate ceasefire “that ends hostilities now and leads to a permanent cessation of hostilities, based on the […]

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