The Other McCain

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

The Intifada at Ohio State Proves the Immigration-Terrorism Connection

  William Jacobson describes Monday’s Islamic terrorist attack in Columbus in which a “Somali legal immigrant rammed his car into pedestrians on the sidewalk, then attacked with what is variously described as a butcher knife or machete.” NBC News reports: An Ohio State University student posted a rant shortly before he plowed a car into […]

‘Girl Power’ and Honor in Pakistan: The Unsurprising Death of Qandeel Baloch

“I am a social media sensation, I am a fashion icon. . . . I’m a girl power. So many girls tell me I’m a girl power, and yes, I am.” — Qandeel Baloch, July 14, 2016 Fame is a dangerous commodity, and shockingly cheap in the Internet age of DIY social media, where young […]

Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro Just Became the Only Kind of Good Communist

  The dead kind: Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age 90. His brother Raul announced the death late Friday night. Millions cheered Fidel Castro on the day he entered […]

Fear and Loathing: Three Days, $900, and It’s Morning in Vanuatu Again

“How long, O Lord, how long? Where will it end? “All I ever wanted out of this campaign was enough money to get out of the country and live for a year or two in peaceful squalor in a house with a big screen porch looking down on an empty white beach, with a good […]

Thanks to @laurenstrapa, Canadians Are Now Dwindling Toward Extinction

  Lauren Strapagiel is a fat Canadian lesbian with a pierced nose and tattoos. This 27-year-old cliché of a Third-Wave feminist is social news editor for BuzzFeed Canada. If there are still any heterosexuals left in Toronto, Ms. Strapagiel is there to scornfully insult them, in keeping with BuzzFeed’s unofficial policy of ensuring that their site is only read […]

Radical Feminist @MeghanEMurphy Confronts the Transgender Menace

  Having often mocked the notorious Canadian man-hater Meghan Murphy, I am rather amused that she has (belatedly) realized that facts and logic might be rather important, even for Canadian feminists: On [Oct. 19], the [Canadian] House of Commons voted by a margin of 248 to 40 to pass Bill C-16 at second reading. If […]

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 […]

No, @Clementine_Ford, Men Don’t Hate Women, But They Definitely Hate You

“Like most feminists, I have often been told that I hate men. I’m no longer interested in denying that claim.” — Clementine Ford, May 2015 Last year, it was reported that the birth rate in Australia had fallen to a 10-year low, and the discouraging demographic situation Down Under has merited the attention of the […]

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