The Other McCain

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

A Tale of Two Car Thieves

Reginald Lamar Harris was a lifelong criminal. He had 18 felony convictions and had been sent to prison eight times. Last September, at age 47, Harris was released from prison after serving time for grand theft, and it was only a matter of time before he committed another crime. About 11 p.m. on Sunday, December […]

FMJRA 2.0: Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. Rule Five Sunday: Jayne Mansfield Animal Magnetism Harsh Brutus A View From The Beach Proof Positive EBL Ninety Miles From Tyranny GameStop: The Best Story EVER! Internet Cloning GeorgiaPol.Com Female Investors Daily 357 Magnum EBL Why Are National Guard Still in D.C.? Bacon Time 357 Magnum EBL […]

Deep Dark Depression, Excessive Misery

— compiled by Wombat-socho These last few months have been largely taken up with getting ready for tax season, but now that the season is underway and I’m spending several nights a week in Las Vegas between shifts in the tax mines, I’m finding more time to read. Also, Amazon seems to have killed off […]

In The Mailbox: 01.29.21 (STONKS EDITION)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual deadlines for the usual weekend posts. Going to get the much-promised and seldom-seen Book Post done Saturday, and Rule Five Sunday’s going to be early because I don’t want to try and pound it out after a three-hour drive down to Las Vegas.  Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley esse delendam. […]

In The Mailbox: 01.28.01

— compiled by Wombat-socho Song of the Day (via Megyn Fox @PJ Media) Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: That Should Put An End To Carjacking EBL: Cloris Leachman, RIP, also, Holocaust Remembrance Day  Twitchy: Occasional Cortex Flips Out Even More After Ted Cruz Calmly Replies To Her Accusing Him Of Trying […]

GameStop: The Best Story EVER!

Oh, my! Oh, my! What a storm of hilarious schadenfreude has overtaken the stock market this week! The hero of this saga is a guy with a Reddit account called “DeepF**kingValue” who, in September 2019, accumulated $53,000 in stock in the retail chain GameStop. From any objective analysis, this was the Stupidest Investment Ever, because […]

In The Mailbox: 01.27.21 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Ugh. I can’t believe it’s only Wednesday. Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley esse delendam. OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box, Episode #1245 357 Magnum: Do You Expect Social Justice Warriors to Worry About FACTS? EBL: Impeachment MAGA Erection, also, DOUBLE SECRET MASK PROTECTIONS Twitchy: Man […]

In The Mailbox: 01.27.21 (Morning Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho “Late to bed, and early to rise/Makes a man grumpy and red in the eyes.” – Robert Heinlein Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Affordable Bail, Take Two EBL: The Stand – A Review Twitchy: Need A Tissue? NASDAQ CEO Responds To The Reddit/GameStop Trading Boom Louder With […]

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