The Other McCain

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

Greece Closes Banks in Crisis

It was first announced that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras debt-ridden left-wing government would close banks Monday, but now they’ve decided the banks will remain closed all week: Greek banks are to remain closed and capital controls will be imposed, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says. Speaking after the European Central Bank (ECB) said it was not […]

Greece Runs Out of Other People’s Money

The Eurozone’s problem child throws a tantrum: Two senior Greek retail bank executives said as many as 500 of the country’s more than 7,000 ATMs had run out of cash as of Saturday morning, and that some lenders may not be able to open on Monday unless there was an emergency liquidity injection from the […]

Greece Threatens Sovereign Default

This could trigger a global financial crisis: Greek premier Alexis Tsipras has accused Europe’s creditor powers of issuing “absurd demands” and come close to warning that his far-Left government will detonate a pan-European political and strategic crisis if pushed any further. Writing for Le Monde in a tone of furious defiance after the latest set […]

Without Irony or Self-Awareness

@MaliniMohana is a feminist and wrote this: “By representing your own group as uniquely virtuous, you can easily de-humanise another population.” Yet this is exactly what feminism is about: Portraying women as uniquely virtuous and de-humanizing men. Mohana was writing about Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs), but she evidently doesn’t realize that there are women MRAs who […]

. . .And Then Her Majesty Hit The Karaoke For Some “You Light Up My Life” Action

by Smitty [View the story “Jokes That Write Themselves” on Storify]

Canadian Feminism

Just when you think feminists cannot possibly get any crazier, they always surprise you. “A.J. Withers is a queer, trans, disabled anti-poverty organizer based in Toronto,” we are told in . . . its biography at Everyday Feminism, where it has a column with this ponderous headline: How Disablist Western Ideas of ‘Self-Determination’ Undermine Social […]

Yes, But It’s France

Ace of Spades: The French (socialist) government is peddling a study claiming one hundred effing percent of French women are harassed on public transportation. One hundred percent! Every single female! Now that’s how you do fake statistics, my friends: Go big or go home. I’m not sure the numbers are fake. The French are a […]

What’s Causing the ‘Acid Jihad’?

Headline via @GatewayPundit: Rejected Lover Hurls Acid in Face of Former Model If you want to know what this does to a woman’s face, Pamela Geller has photos of “acid jihad” victims who include Shameem Akhter, 18, Najaf Sultana, 16, Munira Asef, 23, Memuna Khan, 21, Zainab Bibi, 17, and Naila Farhat, 19, all of […]

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