The Other McCain

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

When All Else Fails, Paul Ryan, Try Liberty

by Smitty there is an alternative: the Founders’ vision, which puts individuals, their families and their communities—not government—at the center of American life. What does this vision look like in action? For starters, it favors choice and competition over government-run solutions. It would make health care a true market with transparent prices and more choices. […]

Where Feminism Comes From

Earlier, I quoted a Canadian feminist blog about “how bullies and abusers function” and then — having “set the hook,” as a fisherman might say — reeled off the history of the Brett Kimberlin case, without getting into the specific issues the Canadian feminist was talking about, which are interesting enough that they deserve their […]

Atheist Progressive Makes Rape Threat About Conservative’s Teen Daughter

Preston Smith (@common_alias) is an atheist progressive supporter of Hillary Clinton’s incipient 2016 presidential campaign. C. Steven Tucker (@CSteven) is a Chicago businessman, Tea Party activist and ObamaCare critic. Wednesday afternoon, Tucker sent out a Twitter message about calls to impeach President Obama. Smith responded with a sick comment — CC’d to Tucker’s wife Andrea — […]

Progressivism Won’t Be Our Death

by Smitty It’s easy, melting in the humidity of the political winter that is the Obama Administration, to take counsel from fears. But that’s really just the inner demons from the Commies burying us in negative vibe, and maybe a FaceBook experiment or two. Jonah Goldberg was focusing on “Liberals tak[ing] exception to exceptionalism” in […]

Our Decadent Elite: Rich Liberals and the Progressive Politics of Daddy’s Money

“Turbulent, discontented men of quality, in proportion as they are puffed up with personal pride and arrogance, generally despise their own order. One of the first symptoms they discover of a selfish and mischievous ambition, is a profligate disregard of a dignity which they partake with others. To be attached to the subdivision, to love […]

Brandeis Brownshirt Talia Lepson Hurls Crude Insults at Pro-Israel Student

Talia Lepson (@tlepthechamp on Twitter) is a Brandeis University sophomore “majoring in Politics and minoring in Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies” who describes herself as an “avid MSNBC viewer.” In case you forgot the recent campus controversy: April 9: Brandeis and Suicidal Liberalism April 17: Shocking: Brandeis Feminist Faculty Led Petition Against Aayan Hirsi Ali […]

OMFG: Did Brett Kimberlin’s Buddy Cop a Plea on Child Pornography Charges?

Craig Richard Gillette was detained by bailiffs after Tuesday’s Maryland hearing where Tetyana Kimberlin was granted a protective order against her estranged husband Brett Kimberlin. Gillette has long been associated with Kimberlin’s 501(c)3 Justice Through Music Project. It was Gillette who showed up outside this year’s CPAC “Blog Bash” to photograph the bloggers in attendance. […]

Domestic Terrorists Teaching At Colleges?

Guest Blog by Ryan James Girdusky Controversy ensued when the news broke that Kathy Boudin, former member of the Weather Underground who was convicted in 1984 of felony murder, received the position of adjunct professor at Columbia University.  While it may be ironic that Boudin received a teaching position at a university she was plotted […]

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