The Other McCain

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

Ted Cruz: Media Acting as ‘Palace Guard’ to Protect Obama in IRS Scandal UPDATE: Tom Perez Fails to Provide Information on Bosserman’s Appointment

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Wednesday the media have failed to do their job by demanding answers in the Internal Revenue Service scandal. “The media should hold the administration accountable,” Cruz said. Instead of acting as watchdogs, however, the media are acting as a “palace guard” protecting President Obama from scrutiny, the conservative Republican told […]

Obama Endorses Feminist Folly

The myth that women are systematically underpaid — that they’re paid a fraction of what men are paid for the same work — is a basic apples-and-orange error based on comparing the wages of men (on average) with the wages of women (on average) without regard to their occupations, educational levels or years of workplace […]

SOTU Response From A Veteran: NO!

by Smitty #SOTU Wow, you turned a wounded warrior into a prop. Those scars on Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg head represent what you’ve done to the US. — Keystone Keynesian (@smitty_one_each) January 29, 2014   The speech was a Mark 1, Mod 0 Obama affair, “More Smears and Lies“, as Gateway Pundit deftly summarized. […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.29.14

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS President Ignores Obamacare Stumbles While Taunting GOP As Obama talks, GOP fires back on Twitter Commie Folksinger Pete Seeger Assumes Room Temperature Faithful Stalinist finally shuts up Ukraine Government Resigns, Narrowly Avoiding No-Confidence Vote Putin warns West against meddling POLITICS Supreme Court Grants Stay Of Execution To Missouri Murderer […]

Perhaps @TomKludt Could Explain Why Killing Babies Is Such a Good Thing

Kludt wrote a Talking Points Memo blog with this headline: Erick Erickson Responds To Greta Van Susteren With Graphic Anti-Abortion Screed We could get bogged down by asking why Tom Kludt is stirring up a fight between Erickson and Van Susteren, or ask why this argument is being treated like a popularity contest, as if […]

How Bad Is Stephen Glass? ‘Morally Unfit to Be a Lawyer in California’!

Are California lawyers particularly moral people? However low the threshold of morality to be admitted to the practice of law in California, disgraced journalist Stephen Glass failed to clear it: The decision is long and citation-filled. It claims to make a rational, precedential case that Glass has not met the legal standard for being a […]

From Child Abuse to Child Pornography: ‘Our Society Is Quick to Judge’

The quoted phrase is from the mother of former Republican Senate aide Jesse Ryan Loskarn: Ms. Loskarn complained about the “media frenzy” surrounding her son’s arrest in December. “The last month of Jesse Ryan Loskarn’s life was surrounded by a media frenzy, with what appeared to be the goal of destroying his reputation beyond repair,” […]

‘Mr. Kimberlin’s Fantastic Allegations’

The quoted phrase comes from a motion by the attorney for Michelle Malkin to dismiss Brett Kimberlin’s federal lawsuit that John Hoge has dubbed Kimberlin v. the Universe, et al. Of course, the word “fantastic” is used not in a positive sense, as a synonym for “wonderful,” but rather in the sense of unbelievably delusional. […]

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