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

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.23.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho Our new theme song TOP NEWS SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Nails The Landing Falcon 9 sticks a perfect vertical landing after launching 11 ORBCOMM satellites, as God and Robert Heinlein intended Air Force Personnel Killed In Suicide Bombing Attack Most press attention dwells on “trailblazing” lesbian major Trump Says “Schlonged” Comment Toward […]

In The Mailbox, 12.22.15

— compiled by Wombat-socho Still struggling for consistency. OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Happy Winter Solstice! Proof Positive: Meanwhile, In An Alternate Universe Michelle Malkin: Backlash BS – The Myth Of The Muslim Hate Crime Epidemic, Again Twitchy: Ted Cruz Shames WaPo Cartoonist For Cruel Attack On His Daughters RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES American Power: FHM […]

The Feminist-Industrial Complex: Lesbians ‘Learning How to Scream’

  More than 40,000 students are enrolled at Concordia University in Quebec, one of Canada’s largest universities and home to the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, named for the author of The Second Sex (and Jean Paul Sartre’s lover). The institute employs four full-time professors, 10 part-time professors, two visiting professors and 25 research associates. The […]

Victims of ‘Cissexist Heteropatriarchy’

  Let me state clearly what should be obvious to longtime readers: I don’t like it when kids at elite colleges claim to be victims of oppression. Self-pity as a basis for political activism is a very bad idea and should be discouraged. Generally speaking, young people are ignorant and foolish. Being highly intelligent is […]


— compiled by Wombat-socho Our new theme song TOP NEWS 37 Intentionally Hit By Woman Driver On The Las Vegas Strip One dead, eleven hospitalized. Driver repeatedly swerved onto and off of sidewalk, surrendered peacefully to police and is currently in custody Trump Scores With Miss Universe Blunder Host Steve Harvey mistakenly crowns Miss Colombia […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Pre-Christmas Shopping Frenzy Edition

— compiled by Wombat-socho Just four shopping days until Christmas, and only two if you’re trusting Amazon to live up to the two-day shipping promise of Amazon Prime. Me, I’ve pretty much got the close friends and family taken care of, and the rest are getting gift cards. As a relief from shopping, politics, and […]

The Feminist-Industrial Complex: Guilt and Queer Theory in Wisconsin

“The excitement around [Jessica] Valenti’s visit ignited activism among Women’s Studies Program faculty and students. . . . The students enrolled in WMNS 250: Feminist Methodologies felt inspired to join the national and international viral movement called ‘I Need Feminism Because’ . . . University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire feminists felt that Valenti’s visit was a […]

Off To The Side

— by Wombat-socho For someone who’s allegedly been spending a lot of his time studying up on stuff for the upcoming tax season, I sure have been doing a lot of non-tax reading…probably because after watching a couple hours of training videos, my brain turns to mud. Anyway, the main topic of this week’s post […]

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