The Other McCain

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

President Punchline: Are Obama’s Top Advisors Late-Night TV Joke Writers?

“Obama: Anatomy of a World Leader,” by Alex Gray (detail) Shorter @BarackObama: "Assad has crossed the Red Line! We must act! I'm going to try the 5-iron on this shot …" — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) August 31, 2013 Could he possibly look more ineffective if he tried? A year ago, after the Syrian […]

World’s Youngest Blogger Demos Mollusc Missile System; DoD Contract To Follow?

by Smitty By way of explanation, we went to Mason Neck State Park today, and he waded out into Belmont Bay and threw a snail.

Shorter @Karoli: ‘Obama Will Obliterate You Teabaggers, and If You Complain About It, That’s a Conspiracy!’

Is there a more dishonest person in America than the vile lie peddler Karoli Kuns? Certainly, we cannot rule this out, considering that 66 million people voted to re-elect President Obama. One might write an entire book about the perverse mind of Karoli Kuns, whose attitude toward Republicans can best be understood by studying Pol […]

FMJRA 2.0: Equinoxe

–compiled by Wombat-socho In Case You Missed It, @MileyCyrus Got Super-Skanky on the VMAs Last Night Batshit Crazy News God’s Own Crunk Leather Penguin Lonely Conservative Regular Right Guy Regular Right Guy The Rio Norte Line Rick’s Rants Rule 5 Tuesday Batshit Crazy News Rick’s Rants Animal Magnetism 90 Miles From Tyranny EBL Proof Positive […]

To the Reader Who Bought 22 Seagate Hard Drives via Our Amazon Links …

. . . Thanks! When I checked the sales report and saw someone had bought this — “Seagate Barracuda 3 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 7200 RPM 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST3000DM001” — I was like, “What?” But when I looked again and saw that you bought 22 of them at $112.96 […]

Washington Post Publishes Jailbait Apologist (Ain’t I Done Told You So?)

Besty Karasik is an airhead who quit her job as a laywer to become a painter.¬†Whatever the art community gained by that transaction, the legal community lost no wisdom. In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Karasik argues for decriminalizing student-teacher sex: [W]ith our legal and moral codes failing us, our society needs to have […]

Hard Times for Gender Studies Major

Hilarity ensued Monday after @Andria_XX complained that social-media criticism of Miley Cyrus included “bodyshaming/slutshaming” and “heteropatriarchal crap.” Readers will recall that Andria has an “Honors BA in Social Justice and Peace Studies” and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Gender Studies. So . . . how’s that going? “I have a honors BA and I’m […]

Any #ManBearPig Sightings In Peru?

by Smitty The Government of Peru has declared a state of emergency in parts of the southern Andean region of Puno after temperatures have plummeted to the coldest they have been in a decade. President Ollanta Humala announced emergency states in seven separate Puno provinces: Carabay, Sandia, Lampa, San Antonio de Putina, Melgar, Puno and […]

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