The Other McCain

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

World’s Youngest Blogger: “Get Your Motor Runnin'”

LIVE AT FIVE: 06.26.13

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Putin: No Grounds To Extradite Snowden NSA leaker remains at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 4 Of Voting Rights Act Which incidentally cripples Section 5 Rudd Supporters Circulate Petition To Sack PM Gillard Australian Labor party hoping to stave off catastrophic defeat at polls POLITICS […]

Benghazi: The Unanswered Question

Last week, American Spectator editor R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. called and asked me to take a look at a Wall Street Journal op-ed column by Kevin G. Norton, “Benghazi’s Record of Broken Trust.” Tyrrell asked me to contact Norton, which I did.  Tyrrell explained he was curious about a question: Where was Obama? You may remember […]

Your Morning OJ Reference

by Smitty Everyone remembers Johnny Cochran wee jingle: IF THE FACTS DON'T FIT, YOU MUST AGIT: #Prop => A George Zimmerman Prosecution Primer @instapundit — Smitty, Chirpologist (@smitty_one_each) June 25, 2013 The other reference.

LIVE AT FIVE: 06.25.13

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS US Presses Russia As Mystery Over Snowden Deepens Leaker supposedly was to fly to Cuba today, but wasn’t aboard today’s Aeroflot flight Nelson Mandela In Critical Condition For Second Day Announcement made by RSA President Zuma Immigration Bill Advances In Senate Border “Surge” Amendment Exposes GOP Rift As 15 […]

Rule 5 Monday

— compiled by Wombat-socho Better late than never. Don’t click the links when & where you shouldn’t. If excitement lasts more than four hours, consult your doctor. Laughing Conservative leads off this week by dishing up the spicy Adriana Curry, followed by Blackmailers Don’t Shoot with Pretty Girls On A Thursday: Booth Babes Edition, and […]

‘It’s Tough to Be a Man, Baby!’

The title line from the unfortunately forgotten 1983 comedy D.C. Cab came to mind today when I encountered yet another reaction to the controversial new bestseller by Dr. Helen Smith, Men on Strike: Why Men are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream–and Why it Matters. It seems that everyone has an opinion on this […]

Ben Smith Wants You to Ignore This

As soon as Edward Snowden came forward as the “face” of the NSA leaks, the question immediately suggested itself: “Hero or Traitor?” Revelations about the NSA surveillance program had made worldwide headlines. Coming on the heels of other scandals, it seemed to fit into an emerging neo-Nixonian picture of the Obama administration. As I wrote […]

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