The Other McCain

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

L.A. Schools Argue Girl, 14, Legally Consented to Sex With Teacher, 28

Love and lawyers and “education” in the 21st century: Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to having sex with her 28-year-old teacher, and that she bore some responsibility for what happened. The district’s attorneys also introduced the […]

Homelessness: Myth and Menace

Years ago, the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case brought attention to a fact of which social scientists have long been aware, but which the high priests of political correctness have attempted to conceal from the public: Homeless people are dangerous. Brian David Mitchell, the perverted self-proclaimed “prophet” who kidnapped Elizabeth Smart, had been a homeless panhandler […]

The Unspeakably Vile David Brock

The latest news from Evil, Inc.: In a major power play that aligns liberal muscle more fully behind the Democratic Party — and Hillary Clinton — the self-described right-wing hitman-turned-Clinton enforcer David Brock is taking over a leading watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Brock was elected chairman of the group’s board […]

Demons of Left-Wing Paranoia

The top item at Memeorandum this morning was an MSNBC article attempting to inspire fear that last week’s Hobby Lobby court decision could End Democracy As We Know It, or something. Small children and fools may be frightened by such stuff, but if you’re old enough to have followed politics for two or three decades, you […]

The One Percent

Matthew Continetti recounts the luxurious lifestyle of two top liberal lobbyists in Washington whose marriage went kaput: The stories begin in the fall of 2001. She was in her early thirties, working at a trade association, and on the rebound. Her second marriage had just ended. A friend, Dorothy Robyn, a Democratic policy wonk, suggested […]

#UniteBlue In Which @7serf7 Denies Being Convicted Felon Bill Talley

Background: In April 2013, liberal blogger Matt Osborne — someone I hate nearly as much as he hates me — wrote a long post exposing the fact that Bill Talley, who had been an activist in the #UniteBlue progressive online group, had recently pleaded guilty to multiple felonies, including possession of child pornography. Osborne’s “burn […]

Slaves of the Progressive Cause

Liberals are stupid. We know this. Samuel Johnson knew this, too: “No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.” If you’re smart, you can figure out how to get paid to write. If you’re stupid, you’ll be a liberal journalism intern like Charles Davis: I was 21 years old when I took out […]

Idiot Liberal Sees Feel-Good Story, Decides We Need Moral Improvement

Make A Wish Foundation Gives 5-Year-Old Leukemia Survivor His Dream: Being Batman for a Day Awww! You would think everyone’s natural sympathy would overwhelm their critical capacity, but fear not: Idiot Liberal™ is here! Happy for #SFBatKid, but can’t help but wonder if this would happen for a kid who isn’t white. Let’s put energy […]

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