by Smitty Speaker Boehner on the IRS scandal: Sure, there are malefactors who should be jailed. But the larger issue, sir, it the system itself. The IRS has now become Checkov’s Gun. If all that’s done is a appoint a special prosecutor, locate one or two more flagrant folks, and jail them, a major point [...]
by Smitty Because the Constitution is, like, over 100 years old, we can safely ignore the notion of representative democracy. Came across a new “gotcha” 4 small business yesterday. We signed a contract w/ a builder 4 a small local government construction job. 1/3 — Melissia (A) (@ProudoftheUSA) April 7, 2013 2/3 even though State [...]
DHS To Buy 360,000 More Rounds of Hollow Point Ammunition NYC Mayor Bloomberg: Government has right to ‘infringe on your freedom’ They told me if I voted for Mitt Romney, etc.
– compiled by Wombat-socho Welcome once again to the weekly obeisance to Rule 5 here at The Other McCain! For those of you new to the site, discretion is advised in following the links below; while many of them are discreet and tasteful, others are most definitely NSFW. Fishersville Mike leads off this week with [...]
by Smitty While a tremendous Nick Gillespie fan, I can’t suppress a guffaw at this: I submit to you that few statements are more wrong than saying “libertarians might want a world without moral judgments.” From my vantage point, one of the things to which libertarianism is dedicated is the proliferation of moral judgments by [...]
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by Smitty 13:36 Metallic “Enter Sandman” bumper music. 13:37 I get 10 minutes. I brought 13 hours of material. I have a message for POTUS: 13:37 No one person gets to decide guilt or innocence. My question was whether Presidential power has limits. 13:38 President Obama signed an indefinite detention bill, for all he says [...]
by Smitty I’m off to CPAC, but wanted to offer a salute to our left-coast affiliate, Valley of the Shadow, courageously trying to sort out that Pacific bowl of granola, while we yuck it up here. Keep the pimp hand strong, Joe!
She’ll have fun running in Kentucky on this platform: Using graphic language in an opinion piece about “conflict minerals,” potential U.S. Senate candidate Ashley Judd in 2010 accused those who buy Apple products of “financing mass rape.” “Apple is known for the clean lines of their products, the alluring simplicity of their designs,” Judd wrote in [...]
by Smitty About the only thing I’d add here is that we move Veteran’s Day to the first Tuesday in November:
Am I a good judge of what is or is not offensive? Usually, and at times I am quite deliberately offensive. National Offend a Feminist Week each May is an annual occasion (always the week leading up to Mother’s Day, because if there’s anything feminists hate, it’s motherhood). However, just because there’s one special week doesn’t prevent [...]keep looking »