The Other McCain

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

New Rule On Firearms Reporting: No Benefit Of The Doubt For Inaccuracy

by Smitty When discussing firearm usage, you don’t talk about Fight Club. You talk about sight alignment and trigger control. When reporting about firearm usage, this blog proposes the following rule: Henceforth, there is no benefit of the doubt for inaccurate reporting about firearms. It is presumed mala fides. If you’re a paid journalist, act […]

The Externalization of Responsibility: Monica Lewinsky’s Personal Shame

Today’s headlines via Drudge: Monica Lewinsky: I was ‘in love’ with President Clinton — New York Post Monica Lewinsky: Drudge Ruined My Life — Truth Revolt This raises a subject long overdue for discussion. The Internet is merely a tool — a very powerful tool, but still just a tool. For Monica Lewinsky to depict […]

The #Ebola Media Epidemic

It was probably only a matter of time before CNN producers figured out that Ebola is cable-news ratings gold. Today I was babysitting my infant grandson and, on a whim, turned the TV to CNN and left it there all day, while they were wall-to-wall with URGENT BREAKING EBOLA UPDATES the way they do with […]

Never Let a Crisis, Etc.

Democrat shamelessness is highly contagious: After [ABC "This Week"] host  George Stephanopoulos highlighted how “Nate Silver’s team at FiveThirtyEight gives the GOP a 59% of retaking the Senate” [former Obama administration official] Van Jones shamefully urged Democrats to use Ebola as a talking point in 2014: We can’t let the Republicans get away with some […]

Think Progress Arm-Waving

Arm-waving is a technique frequently used by the Left that needs to be called out more often. The technique involves hyping up a make-believe controversy when someone on the Right — a conservative journalist or Republican politician — says something that is arguably true and not necessarily offensive to anyone, yet is stated in a […]

MUSLIM CONVERT BEHEADS WOMAN IN OKLAHOMA TERROR ATROCITY

The Islamic jihad in America continues: MOORE, Okla. – Officials with the Moore Police Department say the FBI is now involved in the investigation related to a brutal attack of workers at a food distribution plant. Sgt. Jeremy Lewis says the alleged suspect, 30-year-old Alton Nolen had just been fired when he drove to the front […]

The Varsity Rape Team

Angel Mario Vega, 23, is a varsity wrestler for Minnesota State University-Moorhead and also, according to police, a rapist: Vega’s roommate reportedly told police he and Vega had invited the two women over for drinks, and they became intoxicated after playing some drinking games and losing to the men. Four other students on the floor […]

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 […]

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