The Other McCain

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

SHOCKING: Justice Department Accused of Failing to Pursue Sex Traffickers

An article in the August issue of Townhall magazine describes disturbing failures by the Department of Justice in investigations of human traffickers, including cases involving the sex slavery of minors. FBI informant Brandon Darby said he and human trafficking expert Dottie Laster “presented dozens of cases to the FBI,” but that the agency failed to investigate […]

If Obama’s Lost the Secular Humanists …

. . . this could be the last straw: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is praying for drought relief in the midwest farmlands, but what he’s getting in return is criticism from environmentalists for not linking the dryness to climate change and from atheists for actually praying. “I get on my knees everyday and I’m saying […]


U.S. water polo team members, including Melissa Seidemann (3rd from Left) I am immune to “Olympic fever.” I covered the Atlanta Olympics in ’96 and, as far as I’m concerned, the whole thing is just a bunch of made-for-TV commercialized hype. However . . . The United States defeated Hungary 14-13 today in women’s water polo. […]

Rule 5 Monday

— compiled by Wombat-socho For the benefit of those reading Rule 5 compilations for the first time, or who have forgotten since last time: some of the links below are most definitely Not Safe For Work and could contribute to the pollution of your precious bodily fluids. EBL is back with a bang, or at […]

Is Anyone Surprised by This News?

Neutral objective journalist George Stephanopoulos must be shocked: A deputy press secretary for Barack Obama’s reelection campaign married an ABC reporter over the weekend. The ABC reporter, Matthew Jaffe, “covering the 2012 presidential campaign,” according to his biography on the website of ABC News. “For the past year he traveled around the country covering the […]

Memo From the National Affairs Desk: Ninety-Nine Days Until November 6

The Republican National Convention begins Aug. 27, which is now just four weeks away. More importantly, we are now inside the final 100-day window of the 2012 presidential campaign. This is as good time as any to ask, “Where does the race stand?” Today on Morning Joe — I watch MSNBC so you don’t have to […]

‘Knock Three Times On The Ceiling If You Want Woobie. . .’

by Smitty ‘. . .twice on the pipe, if the answer is bloh-owe.’ Mental Recession points to the story of the day, the new Richard Miniter book article in the DC Caller (Google malware alert?) about Verlerie Jarrett canceling the bin Laden raid in an elaborate Tony Orlando and Dawn reference that seems to be escaping a […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 07.30.12

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS UN Says 200,000 Have Fled Battle In Aleppo Outgunned rebels fighting an effective guerrilla war in the streets against loyalists Romney Raises Campaign Cash In Israel Notes that Israel’s per capita GDP is eight times that of the Palestinians Bill Clinton To Take Center Stage At Democratic Convention No […]

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