The Other McCain

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

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 […]

GamerGate And Why It Matters To Conservatives

– compiled by Wombat-socho “Politics is downstream from culture.” -Andrew Breitbart I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that with regard to entertainment, conservatives and libertarians find science fiction and videogaming to be the most attractive options offered by pop culture these days, mainly because there’s a lot of SF that doesn’t try and […]

Elementary School Teacher’s Lesbian Affair Causes Texas Political Scandal

Corinne Saenz (left) and her lesbian girlfriend Ermicin Paredes (right). In 2002, elementary school teacher Corrine Morris Rodriguez Saenz married attorney Jonathan Saenz. By 2010, the couple had three children, while Jonathan Saenz rose to political prominence: Jonathan M. Saenz, Esq., is the President of Texas Values, a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving and advancing a culture […]

Boom! IRS Admits Guilt

This news is relatively huge: Two years after activists for same-sex marriage obtained the confidential tax return and donor list of a national group opposed to redefining marriage, the Internal Revenue Service has admitted wrongdoing and agreed to settle the resulting lawsuit. The Daily Signal has learned that, under a consent judgment [Tuesday], the IRS […]

Death by Stupidity

This is horrible: Attorney Mark Mayfield was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday at his Ridgeland home. Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi Tea Party, and is one of the three men charged with conspiring with Clayton Kelly to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife in her nursing home and create […]

The ‘Missing’ IRS Emails

It’s a cover-up — obstruction of justice — and everybody knows it, because the subpoenaed e-mails simply cannot be “lost”: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said it can’t provide emails sent between 2009 and 2011 that were requested by congressional investigators because of hard drive crashes. The agency said that emails stored on dead drives […]

Does That Mean That BHO’s Actual Birth Certificate Was An Attachment?

by Smitty For a warmup, via Insty, we have Paul Ryan skewering the smarmy IRS commissioner John Koskinen: JK is all: “Yeah, yeah, we all know I’m bullet-proof. Get your piece and make room in line and for the next guy. Imma have a second bourbon after this for you, Ryan.” The kicker is the […]

IRS Obstruction of Justice

Could it possibly be more obvious? Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) revealed that the Committee’s early work into “lost” IRS emails show the problem is much bigger than the IRS initially admitted to. In addition to Lois Lerner’s emails, the IRS cannot […]

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