The Other McCain

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

Lunenburg, Massachusetts: Mother Suspected in Fake Racism Hoax?

A supposed hate crime that made big news in Massachusetts now appears to have been a hoax — but still, perhaps, a crime: The investigation into who spray painted a home with racist graffiti last month has turned toward the woman who lives there. Police said on Wednesday that Andrea Brazier is now considered a […]

If Ed Markey Were Any More Of A 1%er, He’d Be ‘Gentleman’ Jim Moran

by Smitty What a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad night for Markey: Gabriel Gomez for Senate Because Ed Markey is just another diving Oldsmobile vendor via Breitbart

Has Somebody Told @Jack Dorsey That Twitter Was Invented by Ed Markey?

#InventedByEdMarkey YouTube (and we thank you: youtu.be/sFYqErvyLC8) — Bill Murphy (@billmurphy) May 10, 2013 “Breaking down those monopolies in the 1996 Telecommunications Act unleashed $1 trillion worth of private-sector capital that has created thousands of jobs — yes, you know the names, Google and eBay and Amazon and Hulu and YouTube and Facebook and Twitter […]

Terrorism, Journalism and Other Crimes of ‘Workplace-Related Violence’

Still scrambling today to keep up with the latest developments in the Boston Marathon bombings. Last night I got to bed about 1 a.m., woke up about 8:15 a.m. and had my first story at ViralRead online shortly after 9 a.m., updating with the FBI press conference and new leads: UPDATE: ‘We Will Go to […]

The Other War on Women, or: It’s Not Harassment When Democrats Do It

He “pulled a weiner”: A state representative in Massachussetts is  being investigated after allegedly sending pictures of his genitals to a  government computer. The investigation is ongoing and the  committee has not formally reprimanded the individual in charge, but it is being  widely reported that Democratic State Representative John Fresolo is the one  behind the […]

If Anyone Can Pull An Upset In The Mass. Senate Election In June, It’s A Navy SEAL

by Smitty The bad news is that, according to this, it does not appear that Sean Bielat is running for the June 25 special election for the Senate seat vacated by “Medal Chuckin’” John Kerry, who at least can differentiate between a yacht and an Olds Delmont 88, whether or not it takes considerable public […]

Ed Markey’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Moment?

Washington Free Beacon: Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.), who is running to replace recently appointed Secretary of State John Kerry in the Senate, compared the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision to the 1858 decision to uphold slavery, according to BuzzFeed. Markey made reference to the Koch brothers and Karl Rove spending undisclosed amounts of money […]

But Should He Have Shot-Put A Stone Into The Water For That Extra Touch?

by Smitty Richard Tisei for Congress This is the kind of breather we need from the other guys. (Title refers to this classic.)

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