The Other McCain

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

Nobel Peace Prize Winner

“Obama: Anatomy of a World Leader,” by Alex Gray (detail) There seems to be some confusion about President Obama’s “foreign policy.” At times, it has been alleged that he actually has a policy, but these allegations have never been substantiated. My perception, after watching this administration’s actions for the past five years, is that the […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.26.14

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Federal Judge Strikes Down California’s Waiting Period, But- Strikedown only applies to existing gun owners or those with licenses Who’s Carrying Out Airstrikes In Libya? Egypt, UAE not bothering to inform Washington IRS, Eh? Tim Hortons Deal Could Lower Burger King’s Tax Burden Canadians Less Than Thrilled With Merger […]

How ‘Fringe’ Is Radical Feminism?

A few days ago, I happened to notice my Turner Middle School yearbook — the Signal, from 1973, when I was in eighth grade — on one of the bookshelves in my office, and started looking through it. My 11-year-old daughter Reagan became curious, and I began showing her some of the pictures, commenting on which […]

Socializing, And Stuff Like That

— by Wombat-socho As previously mentioned, a couple of weeks ago, we’re doing a couple of get-togethers in the Northern Virginia area to celebrate the smiting of the Dread Pro Se Litigant Brett Kimberlin and whatever else needs celebrating while drinking the beverages of choice, eating sundry nibblements, and having actual face to face conversations. […]

Sex Trouble: Feminism, Mental Illness and the Pathetic Daughters of Misfortune

“The idea that acts of violence can be excused due to a victim’s dress, state of intoxication, location and sexual history is absolutely ridiculous and feeds into a cultural view of sexual assault as not a real crime.” — Liz Sheridan, SlutWalk Chicago organizer, 2014 “Yesterday’s mental illness is today’s social policy.” — Kathy Shaidle, […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.25.14

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Hamas Director Of Finance Killed By Israeli Airstrike Muhammad al-Ghoul dies of poor social choices and air-to-ground missile strike (mostly the latter) Vehicle explosion reveals bags of American money Hamas promises to aim only at military targets if they get more precise weapons Northern California Rocked By 6.0 Earthquake […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Peaches En Regalia

— compiled by Wombat-socho Welcome once again to Rule 5 Sunday, which is all about the appreciation of the female form as a break from the wretchedness of popular culture and the annoyances of politics. Bear in mind that some of the links below are to pics decidedly NSFW, and readers should exercise care as […]

FMJRA 2.0: What’cha Gonna Do?

— compiled by Wombat-socho My Official #Ferguson Commentary Batshit Crazy News That Mr. G Guy Badger Pundit Regular Right Guy Rotten Chestnuts First Street Journal Da Tech Guy The Texas Scribbler A View from the Beach EBL It’s Almost As Though They Have A Script Sitting In Wait, Or Something Batshit Crazy News Dyspepsia Generation […]

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