The Other McCain

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

How to Win Wars

Once, during Stonewall Jackson’s famous 1862 campaign in the Shenandoah Valley, some Union cavalry charged the rear guard of Jackson’s column and were nearly annihilated by a deadly volley of infantry fire. The officer who reported this action to Jackson was Col. John Mercer Patton (an ancestor of the famed WWII General George S. Patton). […]

Ah, So: Normalize Relations With Cuba, Import A Few Legions Of Doctors

by Smitty Over at Hot Air, Morrissey points out what a despicable [redacted] liar Harry Reid is/was during ObamaCare’s quest for stillbirth: The “doc fix” dodge had been going on for some time, but Reid took it to a new level in order to fool the CBO into scoring ObamaCare as deficit-neutral. He submitted the […]

Obviously, You Need More Feminist Lectures From Miriam Mogilevsky

Last week I remarked: The cult of “consciousness raising” . . . means that every college sophomore who has taken a couple of Women’s Studies classes believes she possesses a moral and intellectual superiority that qualifies her to tutor us about how women are oppressed by the patriarchy. This attitude of arrogant condescension, this presumption […]

Learning How to Use Tools

“The Internet has created a huge megaphone. That’s great, but it often creates so much noise that the people on the receiving end can’t hear anything.” — Jake Brewer, manager at Let me try an analogy here: The library is full of books, and there is a rack full of magazines at the grocery […]

But He’s Not a Catholic Priest

Whenever a news story about sexual abuse by a public school teacher makes headlines, Pete Da Tech Guy is always quick to point out that the major media doesn’t see a trend — a pattern of systemic abuse — because the suspect is not a Catholic priest. Sexual abuse is only a newsworthy trend when […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.29.14

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS NATO Ends Afghanistan Mission With Quiet Flag-Lowering Ceremony ISAF flag cased, Operation Resolute Support to begin January 1 NATO’s combat role ends but assistance pledged to Afghan forces Indonesian Official Says Missing Plane Likely At Bottom Of The Sea Countries from all over Asia sending ships and aircraft to […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Bowls, Boobs And Other Entertainments

— compiled by Wombat-socho Well, here we are at the last Rule 5 Sunday post for 2014. Thanks to everyone who submitted links throughout the year! It’s interesting to note that as we look back through this year’s FMJRAs, there have been many weeks in which the Rule 5 Sunday posts lead the pack in […]

Feminism: Equality in Misery

Miriam Mogilevsky (@sondosia) is allegedly a human being, although manifestly lacking in empathy and filled with a hateful appetite for sadistic revenge, which is to say she is a feminist. Her numerous efforts to destroy civilization include her advocacy of atheism, because those who hate humanity usually begin by hating God. She developed advanced skills in intellectual […]

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