The Other McCain

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

A Little Coonskin In The Game

by Smitty One of the rare pleasures amid our slow-motion political collapse is sending ‘shop notions to my curmudgeonly friend over at Political Clown Parade: . In defense of Kerry: he hasn’t managed to get an Ambassador butchered; he thinks a mail server is having a dude wait his table down ‘the country club; and […]

A Pro-@TedCruz Rant

by Smitty [View the story “A Pro-@TedCruz Rant” on Storify]

How Far Must We Go To Beat The Poe?

by Smitty Poe’s Law, that is: BREAKING: Social Geometry Justice Warriors agitating for car axle diversity, screaming: "Fight cishet circularity!" — IGotOverMachoGrande (@smitty_one_each) April 22, 2016 Nissan Rogue Warrior Concept, lista para el invierno – #Autos — Grandes Medios (@GrandesMedios) April 22, 2016

Jeff Serves Up A Trump Rant Of Justice

by Smitty If you can tolerate a modicum of potty mouth, do take in the latest Protein Wisdom: Here’s the truth: Trump has received 45% of the delegates with 36% of the vote. He’s won several caucus states and didn’t complain then. I’ve heard not one of his supporters argue that winner-take-all races in Florida, […]

South African President Says Women Are Now Too Quick to Claim Harassment

In an impromptu exchange with reporters Saturday, South African President Jacob Zuma said modern women no longer know how to accept a compliment: “But when men compliment you innocently, you say it’s harassment. You will miss out on good men and marriage.” The opposition party Democratic Alliance was swift to condemn Zuma’s remark as “outrageously […]

The GOPe Fatwah Against @TedCruz Has Me Hoping For A Dewhurst On Tuesday

by Smitty Jeff Sessions of Alabama endorsing Trump? Sessions, what’s more, has decided to back Trump over Cruz, a fellow senator. Sessions has been one of the few in the Senate, even among Republicans, to praise Cruz, and Cruz has been dropping Sessions’ name all over the place in recent days. That Sessions has come […]

Chris Cassone Brings You The Weather “Before The Big One Hits”

by Smitty Cassone got hammered (by a storm) while traveling around a year ago, as detailed here. As is so often the case, woe triggers art. Thus, he leaves us this splendid coffee house number, to which the attention of your ear is called:

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty Dad’s are kind of hard to get. Mine never said much. He brought the fishing rig behind him, like he was pointing at one of my footprints in the sand that wasn’t neat enough. Then he cast it with just a hint of violence. Maybe one of the clouds was bad. He smiled […]

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