The Other McCain

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

Notes on Survival Amid the Madness

  We live in an Orwellian dystopia, where the Thought Police constantly monitor our every word for evidence of any tendency we might have to think for ourselves. We are supposed to think only what government school officials teach us to think, and expected to believe whatever the Democrat-controlled entertainment/media industry wants us to believe. […]

You Want To Whine About Being Offended?
Here, Let Me Give You Something To Whine About

— by Wombat-socho Apropos of Stacy’s post on the attempt to shove the Confederate flag down the memory hole, Michael Z. Williamson and his friends have some suggestions for a replacement flag guaranteed to offend just about everybody, but especially the members of the pro-slavery, pro-segregation Democratic party. Also, some clever fellow has introduced a […]

Media Synchronicity and Confederate Thoughts on an Era of Elite Corruption

Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Confederate — the word is all over the headlines today, which was nothing that would have seemed a logical consequence of Dylann Roof’s shooting spree last week in South Carolina. What has happened, we may surmise, is that some activists, politicians and journalists reached an unofficial consensus that this was one of those […]

Dylann Roof: A Ninth-Grade Dropout Who Was Playing Too Many Video Games

Ed Morrissey at Hot Air says, “any argument starting off with ‘We don’t have all the facts’ is one that should probably remain unspoken.” That applies to bloggers as much as it does to the President of the United States, and yet it seems people want to score points off the Charleston massacre, rather than […]

Demetrius Blackwell, 35, Charged in Shooting of NYPD Officer Brian Moore

New York Daily News: A plainclothes city cop was shot in the face in Queens Saturday when the ex-con cousin of a former New York Giant opened fire into his unmarked patrol car, authorities said. Officer Brian Moore and his partner were driving through Queens Village when they spotted the suspect “adjusting an object in […]

Anarchy in Baltimore

What happened Monday night in Baltimore, the Economist reported, “is perhaps best described not as a riot but as anarchy”: Though there are police lines, there are few protesters or people fighting the police or hurling stones. Indeed, where the police are lined up, the people standing around are mostly taking photos on their phones. […]

British Student’s Message for White Males: ‘It Is Time for You to Bow Down’

The Independent, a left-wing British newspaper, published an anonymous student’s diatribe about “injustice” at universities: ‘White men should never hold elected positions in British universities again’ University is supposed to be amazing, a transformative experience which is informed by student unions across the country. Yet people don’t give a toss about their student unions, no […]

Can We Make #FactsMatter Trend?

Jonathan Capehart (@capehartj) confronts #Ferguson truth: [T]he Justice Department released two must-read investigations connected to the killing of Brown that filled in blanks, corrected the record and brought sunlight to dark places by revealing ugly practices that institutionalized racism and hardship. They have also forced me to deal with two uncomfortable truths: Brown never surrendered […]

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