The Other McCain

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

@instapundit: “I Was Never #NeverTrump”

by Smitty For that matter, I was never #NeverTrump. I’ve always said that I’d support him as the nominee, even though he wasn’t my first, or second, or third choice. Even Ed Driscoll here isn’t a #NeverTrump guy. I was always Trump-willing in the specific case of a third-party run with a JEB nomination. We […]

That Feeling Of Being On The Cusp Of The Big Breakthrough

by Smitty There just has to be something we can apply to the issue of Gun Free Zones! [View the story “Sometimes I Feel So Close. . .” on Storify]

WaPo (& By Extension, Beltway) Ideas Mired In 19th Cent. Regarding Tea Party

by Smitty Among the laundry list of problems with Progress is that freezing the size of the House since 1910 has given us an inert Deep State and a crypto-aristocracy on top. We’re supposed to locate people with the fortitude to survive the campaigns and then send them back to the trough again and again […]

‘Social Justice’ and the End of Fun

Today I was scrolling around feminist sites when I saw another angry young Tumblrina ranting about the patriarchy (because a guy was rude on the subway) and it hit me why this bothers me so much: When I was a teenager, life was fun because America was a free country. Don’t get me wrong. There […]

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, […]

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