The Other McCain

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

50.137.181.253, Beaverton, Oregon

A certain troll using the name “Bilibob” decided to post three comments on a post called “Emerging Awareness Update,” but don’t look for them now; all three have been deleted. A check on the IP address indicated the troll is using a Comcast connection from Beaverton, Oregon. When I checked to see if there had […]

Why Ferguson?

Riot police on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. “Fox and CNN viewers witnessed a police car, a car dealership and the local Little Caesar’s Pizza set ablaze, a beauticians’ store looted, a McDonald’s with its windows smashed — and ‘Full circle: Liquor store Michael Brown accused of robbing being looted.’” — Ed Driscoll, Nov. 24, […]

Report: Two Black Panther Terrorists Arrested in Ferguson Bomb Plot

The deadly momentum of the hate machine made this inevitable: Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters. Word of the arrests, reported […]

Three Totally Unrelated News Items

ITEM ONE: Samra Kesinovic, 17, and Sabina Selimovic, 15, left their families in Vienna, Austria, earlier this year. “Don’t look for us. We will serve Allah — and we will die for him,” the girls wrote in a note to their parents in April. The Austrian teenagers are now “believed to be married, pregnant and […]

My Official #Ferguson Commentary

Stop watching cable TV news. If that commentary sounds familiar to regular readers, it’s because that’s what I said about the Trayvon Martin case. The 2012 Florida shooting controversy dominated headlines for weeks and months, and I don’t remember saying anything else about it until there was a verdict in the George Zimmerman trial: Not […]

Kentucky Democrat Race-Baits McConnell’s Wife; Deletes ‘Asian’ Tweets

Kathy Groob is a Democrat Party stategist in Kentucky, where Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is fighting for re-election against Democrat Alison Grimes. Saturday, in a complete non sequitur, Groob sent out a series of Twitter messages saying that McConnell’s wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, “isn’t from KY, she is Asian.” Groob’s tweets quickly disappeared […]

It’s Completely Out of Control Now

Having previously noted a guy who got fired — fired! — for a Tweet — a Tweet! — now we can report that a black Christian minister may lose his day job in California because of his sermons: Pasadena city officials placed Public Health Director Eric Walsh on temporary paid administrative leave Thursday after they […]

It’s Come to This

Ace saw this and could scarcely believe it, but it’s true: Some guy with an online gaming site got fired — fired! — for a Tweet — a Tweet! — about L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling: Josh Olin, the community and eSports manager at Evolve developer Turtle Rock Studios, is no longer with the company […]

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