The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 01.29.20

– compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM Knowledge Buffet: How to Humble the Kritarchy Locomotive Breath: CBS Van Towed As Massive Pro-Trump Crowd Swarms Wildwood NJ Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box Episode #880 357 Magnum: Another Illinois Politician Charged With Corruption EBL: Chinese New Year Twitchy: Jay Sekulow Drops Self-Awareness Nuke On […]

Republicans ‘Punch Back Twice as Hard’ With Ad Targeting CNN Elitists

  In 2009, when the Obama administration was trying to ram its agenda through Congress, White House chief of staff Jim Messina told nervous Democrats not to worry about criticism: “If you get hit, we will punch back twice as hard.” That line has since become a regular meme at Instapundit — Democrats can’t stand […]

In The Mailbox: 01.28.20

– compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Gunfire In Gun Free UK EBL: #SoWokeSoBroke – Felicia Sonmez Gets Suspended From WaPo For Koe #MeToo Tweet Twitchy: Tweeter Holds Up Damning Mirror To #NeverTrump Hacks Like Rick Wilson Louder With Crowder: Don Lemon & CNN Panel Mock Trump Voters As Stupid Dumb Hicks RIPPED […]

‘Credulous Boomer Rube Demo’

  The word “demo” is, of course, short for demographic: CNN’S DON LEMON: Oh as I said, NPR is standing by their reporter after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused her of lying. It is the latest in a growing list of incidents involving Pompeo and journalists. Joining me now to discuss, CNN Contributor Wajahat […]

Hunter Biden Settles Child-Support Arrangement With Arkansas Stripper

  We have previously discussed Lunden Alexis Roberts, the 29-year-old Arkansas woman who worked (under the stage name “Dallas”) at a D.C. strip club, where she met Joe Biden’s son, who fathered a bastard child with her. Now comes the news that Hunter Biden, 49, has agreed to pay his baby mama child support retroactive […]

In The Mailbox: 01.27.20

– compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: So What Happens When Engineers Get It Wrong? The Oregon Standoff EBL: Kobe & Gianna Bryant, RIP Twitchy: Mollie Hemingway, Sean Davis Notice What ISN’T In John Bolton & Publisher’s “Oddly Limited Statement” About NYT Story Louder With Crowder: Wuhan Whistleblower Indicates Coronavirus Is Much […]

The Basketball World Mourns ‘Mamba’

  It’s been years since I paid attention to the NBA, or to basketball generally. When I was a sports editor in the 1980s, of course, I followed the game, but in my mind, the Golden Age of Basketball was when Larry Bird’s Celtics battled Magic Johnson’s Lakers back in the 1980s. Still, when the […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Ayako Kawasumi

— compiled by Wombat-socho Much like David Weber’s Honor Harrington novels, which have expanded in size and number to the point where I despair of ever catching up on all the damn books, the Fate/Stay Night franchise of games, manga, and anime has exploded all over the place and mutated in several directions, many of […]

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