The Other McCain

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

FMJRA 2.0: Winged Hussars

— compiled by Wombat-socho Fall Back To The Fortified Blogs! Da Tech Guy 357 Magnum Animal Magnetism The Universal Spectator Dark Brightness EBL Rule 5 Sunday: Katie Williams Animal Magnetism Ninety Miles From Tyranny A View From The Beach Proof Positive EBL Democrats: No More Heterosexuals! Bacon Time Dark Brightness Living In Anglo-America Pushing Rubber […]

‘Mothers Tell Your Children’

  Legend has it that the original “House of the Rising Sun” was a New Orleans brothel, its name derived from a literal translation of the name of its first proprietor, Madame Marianne LeSoleil Levant. Destroyed by a fire, this notorious establishment inspired a folk song about a woman lamenting her fate, having stumbled into […]

‘My Word as a Biden’

  The thing that gets me about Joe Biden’s latest spectacular gaffe — where he tried to tell a story about pinning a medal on a war hero and managed to get every fact wrong — is the part where he vouches for the truth of his story by saying, “my word as a Biden,” […]

In The Mailbox: 08.30.19 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM A View From The Beach: The Lion Has Died 357 Magnum: A Media Outlet Talking About Responsibility? EBL: Residents Of Florida, Flee! Twitchy: Bret Stephens Under Fire For New Column On “Jews As Bedbugs” Louder With Crowder: These Lesbians Are Also Non-Binary And Desperately Want You To Care […]

In The Mailbox: 08.30.19 (Early Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Aren’t Cops Trained To Ask For ID? EBL: Jessi Combs, RIP Twitchy: Notice Anything Familiar About Occasional Cortex’ New Green Deal Art? Louder With Crowder: Feminist Blames “Whiteness” For Friends Abandoning Her. That’s Not It. RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES Adam Piggott: #MeToo – The Left’s Ultimate […]

A Farewell To Analog

— by Wombat-socho I grew up with Astounding/Analog SF, which for many years was the science fiction magazine, and am old enough to remember the end of John W. Campbell’s tenure as editor there. ASF and Campbell (and to a lesser extent, his successor Ben Bova) shaped my tastes in SF, as they did for […]

IG Report Confirms Comey’s ‘Deep State’ Conspiracy Against Trump

Everybody was jumping up and down about this today, while I was working on something else. Aaron Klein at Breitbart reports: A report released on Thursday by the Justice Department’s inspector general provides new context to disgraced former FBI Director James Comey’s infamous classified briefing to then President-elect Donald Trump about “salacious” material inside the […]

Do You #BelieveWomen?

If you consider yourself to be a feminist, why? Whatever explanation you offer, I would hope you’d reconsider. Whatever the situation might have been in 1968 when the Women’s Liberation Movement (as it was then called) emerged from the ranks of the New Left, the balance of power between men and women now is definitely […]

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