The Other McCain

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

Friday News Dump: D.C. Won’t Prosecute David Gregory’s Clear Violation of Law

District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin Nathan won’t prosecute David Gregory “despite the clarity of the violation of this important law” — the city’s ban on high-capacity magazines — and as Professor Glenn Reynolds says, “you can tell how proud they are of this decision by the fact that it came out on a Friday […]

Hey, I’d Watch That Show

Mark Steyn imagines the scene when the outlaw is apprehended: When the D.C. SWAT team, the FBI, and the ATF take out NBC News and the whole building goes up in one almighty fireball, David Gregory will be the crazed loon up on the roof like Jimmy Cagney in White Heat: “Made it, Ma! Top […]

Scofflaw David Gregory Busted by Bloggers, MIA From ‘Meet the Press’

Professor William “Just a Blogger” Jacobson is available to accept your high-fives after he helped lead the citizen-journalist posse that exposed David Gregory’s violation of D.C.’s stringent gun laws. Dylan Byers of Politico has the latest network spin: NBC’s David Gregory, the subject of a now-popular police investigation, is on vacation and will not host […]

NBC: Nothing But Criminals

America’s least-trustworthy news organization and its most dishonest “journalist” have gotten themselves caught red-handed: The Washington Metropolitan Police Department is investigating whether any  city laws were violated when NBC’s David Gregory displayed what appeared to be a  30-round gun magazine on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday . . . “The Metropolitan Police Department is […]

Pecksniff Matthews: “I don’t think Ryan spoke to the whole country tonight”

by Smitty What a ludicrous standard! Matthews, how is it possible to speak to the ‘whole’ country? With ‘whole’ for a quantifier, it only takes one to require another pass. Pass, ‘whole’. Newsbusters: Minutes after Paul Ryan finished his RNC speech on Wednesday, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews slammed the Republican vice presidential candidate for supposedly ignoring […]

Rewarding Failure, Punishing Success

Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is in many ways too radical — with dangerous overtones of Nietzsche — but clearly enunciates certain basic insights. In one of her characters’ monologues, Rand expresses the fundamental problem with the Marxist maxim, “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.” What’s wrong with that? It […]

Administration’s Counter-Terrorism Chief Does Three Network Sunday Shows

Coming up on the first anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, it will be victory-lap time on Fox News Sunday, CNN’s State of the Union and ABC’s This Week, with counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan as the guest. Andrew Malcolm writes: You remember Brennan as the one rushed out to the White House […]

It’s ‘Fundamentally Unfair’ That Instapundit Has More Blog Traffic!

If that complaint seems absurd, how about the complaint made by Ann Curry on NBC’s Today Show? “You know, it’s about those with money having an easier life than those who don’t. And there’s something fundamentally unfair about that. Because not everyone has access to being able to get money, to work for money.” “Fairness,” […]

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