The Other McCain

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

Rule 5 Wednesday: Busy In The Kitchen

— compiled by Wombat-socho Oh, the embarrassment. Laid low for most of this past week by a strain of flu that this season’s shot didn’t block. Well, better late than never, and since most of us have our minds on cooking (or eating, at least) it seemed appropriate to introduce a playful chef from the […]

Hereditary Genius

    These two portraits, of my 19-year-old son Emerson and my 17-year-old daughter Reagan, were taken Tuesday by my brother Kirby McCain. If you’ll click on the images you can see the photos full-size. Emerson is home for Thanksgiving from college, where he is a member of the acrobatics team and also president of […]

The Present Crisis

  “The liberties of our Country, the freedom of our civil constitution are worth defending at all hazards. And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair Inheritance from our worthy Ancestors: They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and […]

Authorities: Remains of Aniah Blanchard Found; Two More Suspects Charged

Aniah Blanchard (front center) with her family. We reported earlier this month on the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, a 19-year-old college student who was reportedly abducted in Auburn, Alabama, on Oct. 23. Blanchard is the step-daughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris, and on Nov. 7, police arrested suspect Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, who had fled to […]

Is This the Kanye Factor?

  Let’s not over-interpret these numbers: A pair of recent polls show that 34 percent of black likely voters approve of President Donald Trump’s presidency, a stunning development that could have a massive impact on his re-election campaign in 2020. A Rasmussen poll released Friday showed black likely voter approval of Trump at 34 percent. […]

Climate Change Cult Update

  Our educational institutions, the major media, and every candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination are in unanimous agreement: Climate change is a “crisis” that requires drastic measures. We must do something — something very expensive, involving untold trillions of dollars of taxpayer money — and do it immediately, or else global warming will […]

FMJRA 2.0: All About Chemistry

— compiled by Wombat-socho A Work In Progress Dark Brightness EBL FMJRA 2.0: The Things That We’ve Learnt Are No Longer Enough EBL A View From The Beach Rule Five Sunday: Black Widow Animal Magnetism Ninety Miles From Tyranny EBL Proof Positive A View From The Beach The Secret of Liberal ‘Success’ EBL AG William […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  Left-wing insanity? Let’s kill people because animals have rights: An Ohio animal rights activist allegedly stabbed a woman in a church on Wednesday because she was wearing fur. Police believe that Meredith Lowell, 35, stabbed the woman wearing fur boots based on a prior arrest in 2012, in which Lowell was charged with attempting […]

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