The Other McCain

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

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 […]

The New Exodus

The four Jews killed in an attack on a kosher market in Paris will be buried in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced and, despite absurd leftist hysteria about “Islamophobia,” we need not doubt who is targeted by the real climate of hate in France: A survey of French Muslims in 2014 found a community […]

France and Terror

Reacting to Ross Douthat’s New York Times column about the plight of France, I deployed my usual caustic sarcasm: If the fate of the West is in any way dependent on the French, then our civilization is doomed beyond all hope of redemption. This could create the impression of thoughtlessness, and I don’t wish to […]

FRANCE RALLIES; SUSPECT BOUMEDIENE FLEES TO SYRIA

Hundreds of thousands are rallying today in the streets of Paris in the wake of Wednesday’s Charlie Hebdo massacre: Dignitaries and world leaders are expected to join hundreds of thousands of people in France on Sunday in what government officials are calling a “unity rally” in defiance of a terrorism spree that claimed 17 lives. […]

The Hunt for Hayat Boumeddiene

“The Charlie magazine team deserved what they got. Many warnings have been given before, but they were persistent. They had the freedom to use cartoons in their magazine, and we have the freedom to use bullets from our magazines. . . . The lions of Jihad have stood. The followers of Muhammad — peace be […]

TERROR IN FRANCE: POLICE KILL MUSLIM FANATICS IN STANDOFFS; UPDATE: HUNT FOR FEMALE TERRORIST BOUMEDDIENE

Hayat Boumeddiene (left) and Amedy Coulibaly (right) Events in and around Paris unfolded so rapidly Friday that news reports were still confused and tentative as night fell in France: French police have released the names and pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with the killing of policewoman Clarissa Jean-Philippe in Montrouge and an ongoing hostage […]

OFFICIALS IDENTIFY THREE ISLAMIC TERRORISTS IN FRENCH ATTACK

Three French-born Muslims — Said Kouachi, 34, Cherif Kouachi, 32, and Hamyd Mourad, 18 — have been identified as the terrorists whose rampage in Paris killed 12 and wounded 11 others: After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials said Wednesday night that they cannot be certain of the status of the […]

UPDATED: MUSLIM TERRORISTS ATTACK MAGAZINE OFFICE IN PARIS, KILL 12; AL-QAEDA IN YEMEN?

At least 12 people were reportedly killed when Islamic terrorists with AK-47 assault rifles attacked the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo today: One of the men was captured on video shouting “Allah!” as four shots rang out. . . . “This is a terrorist attack, there is no doubt about it,” President Francois […]

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