The Other McCain

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

Friday Night Doggerel

by Smitty Regret that my 2016 Election Primal Scream Therapy has curtailed my blogging to the point of non-existence. Keep in mind that it’s all fun and games until junk gets real, states secede and armies march. I know where we're headedAnd our future's fully threadedAnd we'll likely soon eat Venezuelan food (1/2) https://t.co/ucp302By7t — […]

Did Her Majesty Drop Some Hormones In The Little Pajama Boy, Or What?

by Smitty Everyone’s getting their Twitter riffs on over this: #ManEnoughforJohnson pic.twitter.com/3uskgF0Azg — Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) May 26, 2016 Added my own little bit of doggerel in that AABCCB scheme that seems to work well: [View the story “Shout Out To #ClapChap” on Storify] I guess it’s all fun and games until Trump […]

How Far Must We Go To Beat The Poe?

by Smitty Poe’s Law, that is: BREAKING: Social Geometry Justice Warriors agitating for car axle diversity, screaming: "Fight cishet circularity!" https://t.co/dWR2Dbg1Au — IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) April 22, 2016 Nissan Rogue Warrior Concept, lista para el invierno – #Autos https://t.co/vs9QIzWliY — Grandes Medios (@GrandesMedios) April 22, 2016

Workin’ Hard, Tryin’ To Teach Punky @BrewStudNo1 Of Humor. Failing.

by Smitty It started as a biographical not concerning Her Majesty: So, she was underage as a Goldwater groupie? #WhichHillary https://t.co/d0GSxs3ZaY — i am so grounded (@BrewStudNo1) April 3, 2016 As somebody who nurses dreams of writing fiction some day, and is fascinated by criminal psychology in general, I had to inquire: @BrewStudNo1 I am […]

Bill the Conqueror Fought at Hastings in 1066 to Equalize Wages for Oppressed Women #HistoryByHillary

by Smitty A little love for Her Majesty, the Red Queen of Chappaqua: Teddy Roosevelt's "Great White Fleet" was an attempt to internationalize GOPe raaaaacism. #HistoryByHillary — IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) March 12, 2016 Germans dubbed Marines "Truffelhunden" at Belleau Wood because those dogs would rather dig for mushrooms than let me in! #HistoryByHillary — IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) […]

Don’t The #TrumperTantrum Gags Just Write Themselves?

by Smitty [View the story “The Art of the #TrumperTantrum Deal” on Storify]

Is Joyce Carol Oates The Source Of Obama’s Pollyanna Foreign Policy?

by Smitty All we hear of ISIS is puritanical & punitive; is there nothing celebratory & joyous? Or is query naive? — Joyce Carol Oates (@JoyceCarolOates) November 22, 2015 Sweetheart, of course there is. When they hear the shriek of a man burning alive, they are overcome with joy. https://t.co/40h78SfWRQ — NeanderthalPrivilege (@Shgamha) November 24, […]

Props to @cypherdog on Twitter

by Smitty Our Ambassador issued a Strongly Worded Memo: Appearing soon on a roll of Russian toilet paper. . . https://t.co/WZUYf8ceEK — IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) October 2, 2015 Iowahawk started us down the path to enlightenment: [View the story “Office Of Dr. StrangeSpace” on Storify] Didn’t laugh; I’d cry.

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