The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 05.23.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho Since Megan McArdle’s column has gone behind the WaPoo paywall, we’re replacing her with the Volokh Conspiracy, which has left the Post for OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box, Episode #264 EBL: RIP Philip Roth Twitchy: Texas Trooper Falsely Accused Of Rape By Talcum […]

Halfway Through Destroying The Village To “Save” It, The Second Thoughts Kick In

by Smitty Prediction: the “Yeah, maybe we went too far” genre will going to ‘splode as the rot of the Obama Administration is exposed, and even the most useful idiots (I’m not enough of a Carol Horton scholar to know how well this shoe fits–I mean UIs in general) grasp that people aren’t quite the […]

Why Don’t ‘Incels’ Go Gay? (And Other Thoughts on ‘Toxic Masculinity’)

  Let me begin kind of a roundabout discussion of several things by starting with this: One of the odd facts about Texas school shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis was that the 17-year-old wore a heart-shaped bisexual pride pin in one of his Facebook photos. What do we know about him? Two years ago, Pagourtzis had played […]

In The Mailbox: 05.22.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM First Street Journal: Watergate 2.0 EBL: Michael Avenatti’s Law Firm Whacked With $10 Million Judgment Twitchy: “Anti-Immigrant” Head Of ICE Reminds Congress Who Makes Immigration Law Louder With Crowder: Students Allegedly Threaten To Boycott Graduation If Kyle Kashuv Is Valedictorian RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: Why Doesn’t […]

‘The Object of Power Is Power’

“The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. . . . We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not […]

In The Mailbox: 05.21.18

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Airline Passengers Behaving Badly, Frontier Edition Twitchy: John Brennan’s Terrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day On Twitter Was More Embarrassing Than We Realized Louder With Crowder: Tim Allen On Last Man Standing Return – “I Identify As An Asian Woman” RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: Sensitive New […]

The FBI Spy in the Trump Campaign and the Mueller Cover-Up Operation

  The Daily Caller adds new details to the story: Last July, Cambridge professor Stefan Halper contacted Carter Page with something resembling support for the Trump campaign aide, who has faced allegations that he is a Russian agent and a conduit for collusion between the Kremlin and the campaign. “It seems attention has shifted a […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Hockey Girls

— compiled by Wombat-socho Well, contrary to everyone’s expectations, the Las Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup finals. Pretty amazing for an expansion team whose roster was filled with castoffs from the other NHL teams. Anyhow, diligent search of the Intertubes failed to turn up any scantily clad Golden Knights fans, so […]

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