The Other McCain

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

‘Serious Work’

In May 1862, Gen. Richard Taylor’s brigade of Louisiana troops was assigned to the command of Gen. Stonewall Jackson, whose taciturn nature and Calvinist theology were closely related phenomena. Taylor’s brigade made a long and rapid march to join Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley, covering 26 miles on the day they reached their camp near […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Deborah E. Frisch, Ph.D., is due in court Monday: The former University of ­Oregon professor released from jail [March 30] after pleading guilty to making a false report against a Eugene police officer is again behind bars on similar charges. Deborah Ellen Frisch, 53, is facing a charge of initiating a false report and a […]

A Coven of Liars: Sabrina Rubin Erdley, Emily Renda and Catherine Lhamon

Left to right: Sabrina Rubin Erdley, Emily Renda, Catherine Lhamon One of the first journalists to raise serious questions about Rolling Stone‘s rape hoax story, Richard Bradley makes this point: Sabrina Rubin Erdely started with a thesis and went in search of someone—and some place—that fit her thesis. She found Jackie and the University of […]

The Liberal Bubble: ‘They Can’t Fathom That Somebody Disagrees With Them’

So says a Silicon Valley CEO, describing the liberal echo chamber inside the tech industry that frigthens Republicans into silence: One startup CEO who has worked in Silicon Valley for more than a decade says that while it’s popular to talk politics in the workplace, the underlying assumption is that everyone has similar views. The […]

The Standards of Liberal Journalism Are Every Bit as Real as ‘Haven Monahan’

How about we start speaking some blunt truths? Rolling Stone magazine perpetrated a hoax against the University of Virginia, doing “journalism” about an alleged gang rape that evidently never happened. The source of the dramatic tale Rolling Stone published last November, “A Rape on Campus,” was a UVA student named Jackie who has been proven to […]

Gender Insanity for $45,078 a Year

Caroline Narby is “five feet tall and pudgy,” she tells us at the beginning of her article “My Butchness,” a rather solipsistic 2,000-word discussion of her sexual identity. Of course, I graduated from a third-tier state university in Alabama, where using a fancy word like “solipsistic” would be considered kind of a show-off move, but […]

Poll Confirms Public Education Has Corrupted the Morals of America’s Youth

Taxpayer-funded liberal indoctrination centers have succeeded in turning our nation’s young people into godless amoral scum: A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute has some insights. The poll tested how millennials (ages 18 to 34) view various sexual behaviors, including homosexuality. And about equal numbers say homosexuality is morally wrong (38 percent) and […]

The ‘Rape Epidemic’ That Isn’t

Heather Mac Donald: The most common statistic thrown out these days by President Obama, Vice President Biden, on down is that one in five women will be the victims of sexual assault during their college careers. Detroit is America’s most violent city. Its violent crime rate for all four violent felonies — that’s rape, murder, […]

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