The Other McCain

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

Bernie Praises Castro, Snubs AIPAC

  On 60 Minutes, the new front-runner’s mask slips: Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, in an interview that aired Sunday night, heaped praise on some of the policies instituted in Cuba by the late Communist dictator Fidel Castro. “We’re very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba — but you know, it’s unfair to simply […]

Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Caucus; MSNBC, #NeverTrump Hardest Hit

  First of all, the Nevada caucus still had only half their precincts reporting as of 8 o’clock Sunday morning, so it’s another Iowa-style clusterfark. The party that can’t even count caucus votes wants to run your healthcare. The numbers with 60% reporting: Bernie Sanders ………… 46.0% Joe Biden ……………….. 19.6% Pete Buttigieg ………….. 15.3% […]

A Failed State: California Admits It Can’t Teach Black Children How to Read

An admission that will cost California taxpayers $50 million: The state of California [on Thursday] agreed to settle a years-long, high-profile lawsuit that accused the state of depriving low-income students of color of their constitutional right to a basic education — by failing to teach them reading skills. Under an agreement reached with plaintiffs in […]

Police: Couple Terrorized Teen Boys Over Trump Flags, Posted Video to Snapchat

  Democrats engaging in political terrorism: A northwestern Indiana couple allegedly used a car to force two teenage boys off a road, angered that the twin brothers were riding bicycles adorned with flags supporting President Donald Trump, before ripping one of the sibling’s flag from his bike, police said Friday. Hobart police said Snapchat videos […]

CPAC Emergency Tip-Jar Rattle

So, I had been procrastinating about preparations for CPAC, an event that I’ve been covering every year since 2006. It starts Wednesday, and today I went online to see about booking a hotel room and HOLY FREAKING CRAP! The Residence Inn where I usually stay is sold out, and the hotels nearest the event are […]

Creep Linked to Sleazy Democrat Katie Hill Hacked Rival Campaign’s Web Site

I love it when Democrats commit crimes against each other: The FBI on Friday arrested a man married to a staffer for former Democratic representative Katie Hill for a hacking spree against one of Hill’s political opponents. Arthur Dam, the husband of Hill’s campaign fundraiser and eventual district director Kelsey O’Hara, is charged with intentionally […]

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty Held the lantern before her as the alley ended. Comfortable night; last week’s storm had purged the alley. Senses alert; autonomic nervous system deftly controlled, she knocked on the door.“Results,” a voice challenged. “Not excuses,” she replied. Blindfolded, gently led, eventually seated. She gave the guide the lantern. “Report,” he demanded. The leader. […]

You’re Not Paranoid Enough Yet

The one thing a responsible blogger would never do is to spread baseless conspiracy theories in an effort to incite fear and suspicion among Democrats. Fortunately, I don’t have to do that, because the daily headlines suffice as paranoia fodder: Mike Bloomberg is privately lobbying Democratic Party officials and donors allied with his moderate opponents […]

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