The Other McCain

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

‘She Frequented the Truck Stop Often’: Murder Exposes Ex-Model’s Sad Decline

Earlier this month, police found the body of 47-year-old Rebecca Landrith near an exit ramp off I-80 in rural central Pennsylvania. According to her online biography, Landrith was a former fashion model, but it appears her life had gone downhill in recent years. Perhaps the most significant passage in news coverage of her death was […]

In The Mailbox: 02.23.21

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: A High-Tech Civilization Was Nice While It Lasted EBL: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, RIP Twitchy: Elon Musk Just REKT Jeff Bezos & The Washington Post In One Teeny Tiny Sentence Louder With Crowder: Barack Obama & Bruce Springsteen Plan To Unite America With A […]

In The Mailbox: 02.22.21

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM ImNsho Redux: All Politics All The Time 357 Magnum: More Problems For Texas Infrastructure EBL: If You Can, Help Zilla Of The Resistance, also, Operation Swamp Fox Twitchy: Bill Kristol Just Sent What’s Left Of His “Conserving Conservatism” Mask Crashing To The Floor Louder […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Niece Waidhofer

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. “Texas model. Kind of a dork.” Well, that’s what it says on her personal web page, and who I am I to disagree? She’s an Instagram/OnlyFans model, has appeared in a couple of obscure films, and doesn’t appear to have indulged in any deranged publicity stunts. So […]

FMJRA 2.0: Imperial March

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. Rule 5 Sunday: A Death Goddess For Your Consideration Animal Magnetism Harsh Brutus Ninety Miles From Tyranny A View From The Beach EBL Proof Positive N.Y. Times Doxxes Scott Alexander Because They Hate Free Speech The Political Hat Bacon Time The Pirate’s Cove 357 Magnum EBL The […]

Philadelphia: Carjack City, U.S.A.

Carjackings increased 80% last year in Philadelphia, when there were 404 carjackings, and January’s numbers show an even further rise: There has been a surge in the number of these brazen crimes across the city in recent months. Police aren’t quite sure what’s fueling the rise. In January, there were 59 carjackings, up from 18 […]

Arithmetic Is Now ‘White Supremacy’?

That seems to be the belief of public education bureaucrats: The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently encouraged teachers to register for training that encourages “ethnomathematics” and argues, among other things, that White supremacy manifests itself in the focus on finding the right answer. An ODE newsletter sent last week advertises a Feb. 21 “Pathway […]

The Media’s Squirrel Patrol

For the past two days, the liberal media have been acting as if Ted Cruz’s vacation to Cancun was the biggest news story of the week. As Scott McKay points out, this is a “squirrel” distraction, intended to draw the public’s attention away from the COVID-19 scandal around Andrew Cuomo and other news they don’t […]

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