The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 11.27.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Squanto Doug Powers: Climate Change Getting So Bad State Department Has Issued A Worldwide Travel Warning Twitchy: Media Swarm Trump, But Where Were They When Obama Did This? RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES American Power: Another Violent Black Friday At Walmart American Thinker: Distrust Of Federal Land Agencies […]

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty “And then one of the people at the table went out and betrayed him, right? They haul him off, publicly execute and bury him. But a month later he’s reborn as a zombie and everyone cracks open all the presents their parents stashed under the tree that they mysteriously set up in the […]

The #LaquanMcDonald Farce

PCP (phencyclidine) is a dangerous drug. It is a depressant, originally marketed as an animal tranquilizer. Taken orally in moderate dosage, PCP produces a mellow high. However, when used as “angel dust” — sprinkled onto marijuana and smoked — PCP induces a sort of instant psychosis, which can include violent craziness. One evening in the […]

The Thanksgiving Book Post

— by Wombat-socho What with all the pre-season tax training, an excursion to Portland, and what have you, it’s been way too long since my last book post, so let’s do this thing. First on the docket is Jean Larteguy’s The Centurions, the famous novel that bridges the First Indochina War and the Algerian War. […]

In The Mailbox: 11.26.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho Wall Street Journal: The Desolate Wilderness… …And The Fair Land OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Antisocial Personalities American Irony: Unamerican Sniper Michelle Malkin: Have A Happy, Politics-Free Thanksgiving Twitchy: POTUS Is Trolling Thanksgiving RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES American Thinker: The Alien Nation On Its Way BLACKFIVE: Book Sale On Kindle Conservatives4Palin: Sarah […]

In The Mailbox, 11.25.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Being Thankful With Cat Meme Therapy Proof Positive: Give Us Your Tired, Poor Teeming Masses, No Huddle, Fourth And Long American Irony: Five Passive-Aggressive Ways To Handle Liberal Loved Ones At Thanksgiving The Political Hat: Public Service Announcement For All College Men Doug Powers: Obama To Pentagon […]

Nightmare on North Avenue

K.C. Johnson (@kcjohnson9 on Twitter) of Minding the Campus has posted the latest “John Doe” lawsuit alleging violation of due process rights in a sexual assault case, and John Doe v. Georgia Tech is the kind of nightmare that makes me want to shout: WARN YOUR SONS, AMERICA! NEVER TALK TO A COLLEGE GIRL! According […]

The Hunting of George Lawlor

A 19-year-old student at Warwick University in England, George Lawlor ignited a controversy last month when he wrote an online column criticizing the “rape culture” hysteria: Ah, the special feeling you get when logging into Facebook and find someone thinks you’re cool enough to invite to their event. Is it a house party? Is it […]

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