The Other McCain

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

Why Is Fauquier County, Virginia, Waging War Against Small Farmers?

Zoning is the closest thing to fascism most Americans will ever know, and it’s remarkable how local governments use zoning laws to limit the rights of the little guy while rewarding the wealthy and well-connected. Big developers who know how to work the system can almost always get whatever they want from zoning boards, while the small […]

World’s Youngest Blogger: Feel The Cute

Tina Brown’s Bankrupt Magazine Newsweek Calls Mitt Romney a ‘Wimp’

Newsweek magazine lost $20 million last year, each weekly issue therefore representing an operating loss of $400,000. Two years ago, Sidney Harman bought the magazine (and its $50 million debt) for a token $1, and subsequently merged it with Tina Brown’s Daily Beast, which has spent the past four years losing $10 million annually in […]

The Olympic Princess Fantasy

U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglass, 16, is nicknamed “The Flying Squirrel.” “The reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber left the Olympic gymnastics arena in tears on Sunday after failing to qualify for the finals of the all-around competition. “Wieber, 17, of DeWitt, Mich., was long considered one of the favorites to win the gold medal in the […]

Did University of Colorado ‘Student Mental Health Service’ Director Blow It?

It would probably be libelous to call somebody a “pill-peddling quack,” so you should try to avoid doing that: Attorneys for 24-year-old James Holmes disclosed he was a “psychiatric patient” of Dr. Lynne Fenton in a court motion Friday, as they sought to discover the source of leaks to media outlets that he sent the psychiatrist […]

Paul Krugman Couldn’t Manage A Paper Route. Who In Their Right Mind Would Nominate Him For Fed Chair?

by Smitty Admittedly, newspapers are headed down the extinction trail on our current national course, along with liberty. So in that sense, why not hand over the Federal Reserve to a boob like Kruge?” [Quantitative Easing] is very uncertain in its effect, but the [Federal Reserve] should be doing more of that.” For something relatively […]

Commie Punks Protest Olympics

A policeman is attacked by protesters in London The scum of the earth — wretched asinine left-wingers — have descended on Ye Merry Olde to make an Olympic-class nuisance of themselves: Hours after the opening ceremony fireworks echoed around east London, up to 400 demonstrators marched through a neighborhood near the Olympic Park to protest […]

Will the Last Democrat Leaving Missouri Please Turn Out the Lights?

The state that once gave America such powerful Democrats as Harry Truman and Dick Gephardt is now turning deep, deep Republican red: Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) trails all three of her potential Republican rivals, according to a new survey conducted for two Missouri news outlets, cementing her status as this cycle’s most vulnerable incumbent. Businessman John […]

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