The Other McCain

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

Barrett Brown’s Long, Sad Story

September 2012: Barrett Brown threatens to ‘destroy’ an FBI agent It’s been a few months since I’ve mentioned this pathetic soul (“Is Barrett Brown Back on the Junk?” July 1), and so I must remind you that Barrett is the journalistic fame-whore who, circa 2010-2011, attempted to cash in on the notoriety of the “Anonymous” […]

Back on the Bisexual Democrat Beat

Bidding good-bye to a pathetic quitter: The Gods of the Copybook Headings always have the last laugh, and those familiar with Rudyard Kipling’s poetry must have smiled at the sudden downfall of California Rep. Katie Hill. On the first Feminian Sandstones we were promised the Fuller Life (Which started by loving our neighbour and ended […]

In The Mailbox: 10.28.19

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Our Aging Infrastructure EBL: Good Dog, also, Dem Rep Katie Hill Resigns Over Sex Scandal & Political Corruption Twitchy: Politico Senior Media Reporter Runs Interference For Katie Hill By Faking Up Dirt On RedState’s Jen Van Laar Louder With Crowder: Kanye West Talks About White Liberals […]

About That Yellow Button …

There are good days and bad days in the life of a blogger, and some days are more productive than others. I’m happy to note that the month of October has been our most productive since August 2018, as measured by total number of posts per month, and overall traffic has also increased, thanks in […]

‘Austere Religious Scholar’

  In the carnival of #FakeNews self-ownage, the hits just keep coming: The Post’s obituary briefly acknowledges the circumstances of al-Baghdadi’s death before painting, at length, a rather sympathetic portrait of al-Baghdadi’s “canny pragmatism.” This is how the Post describes his background: From his teens, he was fascinated with Islamic history and the intricacies of […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Ingrid Pitt

— compiled by Wombat-socho Halloween draws near, the time when everybody pulls out the horror films that have been gathering dust in the DVD rack all year. Seems appropriate to look back at one of the last great British film studios, Hammer Films, best known for some eye-popping movies about Dracula and other monsters, frequently […]

Naked Bisexual Democrat Katie Hill Announces Resignation from Congress

  Bad news for me — I was getting awesome traffic out of this story: Freshman Rep. Katie Hill is resigning from Congress after facing allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with staffers in her office and on her congressional campaign, according to two Democratic sources. “It is with a broken heart that today I announce […]

How Newsweek Became a Clickbait Farm

Daniel Tovrov tells the sad story of a once-great journal’s decline: The system is a remnant of the International Business Times’ ownership of Newsweek, which began in 2013 and formally ended in 2018, though the outlets still share executives. Many senior editors at Newsweek were promoted from IBT’s click-addicted breaking-news or culture desks. IBT, launched in 2006, is a […]

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