The Other McCain

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

Indiana 8th District Candidate Rides to Daytona Bike Week Freedom Rally

Kristi Risk is one of five Republican candidates in Indiana’s 8th Congressional District, currently represented by Democrat Rep. Brad Ellsworth, who is running for Evan Bayh’s Senate seat. Risk rode down to Daytona to attend Bike Week Freedom Rally and had her photo taken with “Take Our Country Back” singer Chris Cassone: I suppose I should make […]

Marie Osmond’s Son Commits Suicide

Jumped out of a building at age 18: ET has obtained new details about the investigation into the suicide death of Marie Osmond‘s 18-year-old son Michael Blosil. Blosil jumped to his death from his Los Angeles apartment on Friday night around 9 p.m. The Los Angeles Fire Department tells us they received a 911 call […]

Hopium Vs. ManBearPig: Which Is Correct?

by Smitty Gateway Pundit has a clip featuring BHO noting that we cannot control Nature: At a low frequency, the POTUS emits noises that lead one to believe he has a reasonable view of reality. Newsbusters has ManBearPig coming at this uncontrollable nature from a different angle, and boy is he serial: It would be […]

Jumping In Pools Interviews Da Tech Guy

by Smitty JIP has an interview with one of the warmest, most genuine people I’ve ever had the privilege of meeting. I did fear Da Tech Guy would blow a gasket and miss his flight home, what with all of the interviewing and blogging, but he can do exhaustion management with the best of them. […]

Charlie Crist Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot

Again. The headline says it all: Crist says he would not scrap Dem health care reform, can’t identify part worth keeping Trying to turn “bipartisan” and “moderate” into a matter of political principle is a losing game, because it means that voters are never really sure where you stand. Crist’s GOP primary opponent Marco Rubio […]

Chile Earthquake Threatens Tsunami

Associated Press: TALCA, Chile – A devastating earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean — roughly a quarter of the globe. . . . The quake shook buildings in Argentina’s capital […]

Frantic Medical Jujitsu Reinforces Asshattery

by Smitty This week’s FMJRA salutes the healthcare summit. One could call BHO’s efforts Quixotic, except that Don Quixote was sort of a good guy, and doesn’t deserve the abuse. We still have some FMJRA echos from CPAC to cover, so, without further distraction…

Can ObamaCare Save Grandpa John?

by Smitty Update: minor correction. As someone who has written a demented post or five in my blogging career, I can relate, but now GJ is literally floating around the room, as depicted in the last photo of this post. Clearly all of those years on health-insurance provided meds, as legislatively protected by their GOP […]

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