The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 08.10.20

— compiled by Wombat-socho OVER THE TRANSOM Bacon Time: My Advice For The President 357 Magnum: Because Keeping Violent Offenders In Jail Is Unfair EBL: Arkansas – A Review Twitchy: Democrat Strategist, Obama Ad Maker Accuses Trump Of Staging Shooting, Tries To Delete Tweet – TOO LATE! Louder With Crowder: David Hogg Defends Chicago Looters […]

Probably Not Trump Voters: Looters Smash Stores in Downtown Chicago

  Democrats are all about social justice, and by “social justice,” I mean smashing windows and looting luxury stores: Hundreds of people swept through the Magnificent Mile and other parts of downtown Chicago early Monday, smashing windows, looting stores, confronting police and at one point exchanging gunfire with officers, authorities said. The officers had stopped […]

Probably Not Trump Voters: 20 Shot When Gunfight Breaks Out at D.C. Party

  Dubois Place is a block-long street in an area of southeastern Washington, D.C., that is overwhelmingly black and, by “overwhelmingly black” I mean like Mogadishu, it’s so black. Despite the draconian COVID-19 policies imposed by the city’s mayor, some residents of the community decided to hold a massive block party Saturday night, which they […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Anna Kendrick

— compiled by Wombat-socho Happy birthday to actress Anna Kendrick, who is 34 today. Miss Kendrick rose to fame on the strength of her appearances in a couple of the Twilight movies and Pitch Perfect. Here she is where all the hot babes belong this time of year – in the pool. Ninety Miles From […]

The Centurion, Some Collections, & A Fistful Of Manga

— by Wombat-socho Leonard Wibberley is best known for his hilarious Cold War comedy The Mouse That Roared, which was later made into a fine movie starring Peter Sellers, but today I want to talk about a more serious Wibberley novel, The Centurion. The novel is about the Roman centurion, Longinus, who appears at several […]

FMJRA 2.0: Who’s Gonna Drown In Your Blue Sea?

— compiled by Wombat-socho Rule 5 Sunday: Summertime 2D Girls Animal Magnetism 90 Miles From Tyranny A View From The Beach EBL Proof Positive Implied Meanings The Pirate’s Cove Bacon Time Dark Brightness EBL The Other Podcast Rides Again EBL The McCain Supremacy EBL Democrats vs. Suburbia: Biden Will Make ‘Magic Dirt Theory’ Federal Policy […]

The Other Podcast Rides Again!

We will discuss the weekly news with my good friends John Hoge and the Lovely Diannaâ„¢ at 7 p.m. ET on our new Podbeam account. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW LIVE! If you miss the live show, the Podbeam archive is here.  

A Musical Interlude

So I’ve spent the past day researching, which involves viewing a lot of old YouTube videos. When I’m watching YouTube videos for my own amusement (rather than research), my preferences are fireworks, “storm chasing” and rare old Beatles sessions. Somehow, the algorithm for “suggested” videos popped up this interesting performance:   This fascinates me, because […]

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