The Other McCain

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

Why Are National Guard Still in D.C.?

The people who rioted at the Capitol on Jan. 6 have been arrested on federal charges. Some of them may still be fugitives at large, but insofar as the riot was ever a threat to “our democracy” (a phrase endlessly repeated on CNN), the threat is long since ended. Yet Washington, D.C., was turned into […]

In The Mailbox: 01.22.21

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual deadlines are in effect for the usual weekend posts. I may also have a book post as useful distraction from the news, which is depressing when it’s not being annoying. Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley esse delendam. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: The End of The Constitution Proof Positive: Joe […]

Is It Over Yet?

As we approach the end of Day Three of the Joe Biden presidency, I’m wondering how many voters are already experiencing buyer’s remorse: President Joe Biden’s first day in office may have been historic in more ways than one: he may have set a single-day record for the number of jobs killed by an American […]

In The Mailbox: 01.21.21

— compiled by Wombat-socho Regular deadlines for the usual weekend posts are in effect. The first busy part of tax season starts next week, and I badly need to stay in a regular groove if I want to keep the posts flowing. (Yes, I know this is a day early.) Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley […]

‘Resident Biden

by Smitty I’ve been calling him Purported President Potted Plant for a while, but he has received a FICUS upgrade, as provided by Victory Girls. Click the photo and read the whole thing. Confirmation of our utter degradation was provided immdiately. Again, click the image and read the whole thing. It’s not to my taste […]

The TV Show You Didn’t Watch

Yesterday my brother and I went to Denney’s for a late breakfast. They have TV screens around the restaurant, and the Biden inauguration was on every screen, but without sound. So you could say I watched the ceremony — that is to say, I glanced up and saw Joe raise his right hand with his […]

In The Mailbox: 01.20.21

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box, Episode #1238 357 Magnum: Kidnapping Foiled By Armed Citizen EBL: The Bridge – A Review Twitchy: “We Don’t Want Biden – We Want Revenge!” Louder With Crowder: Steve Deace Offers Three Words Of Advice To […]

In The Mailbox: 01.19.21 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: So What Did Draconian Lockdowns Do For California? EBL: King Fishers – A Review Twitchy: DC Mayor Bowser Wants A Political Purge Of The National Guard Louder With Crowder: Occasional Cortex DEMANDS Resignations Of Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley Vox Popoli: The Sicilian […]

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