The Other McCain

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

‘There’s Always a Reason’

Among the cardinal principles of military science is unity of command — the man in charge is the man in charge, and bad things happen when command is divided. If we think about the Civil War, for example, the Union effort struggled until Lincoln put U.S. Grant in charge. Before the spring campaign of 1864 […]

Liberalism as Organized Ignorance

Because I watch a lot of police videos, the YouTube algorithm is always recommending more, the same way it’s always recommending more “how to play” guitar videos for classic rock songs. So in between watching breakdowns of guitar riffs (e.g., “Spirit in the Sky”) Saturday night, I watched a June press conference where police in […]

FMJRA 2.0: Camouflage

— compiled by Wombat-socho Turns out there’s three songs with this title: the original by Stan Ridgway (probably better known as the lead singer of Wall of Voodoo), a cover by Sabaton, and a completely different song by Brad Paisley, which was funny enough to make me pull off the road at the Ranger station […]

Return of the Aspiring Rapper Update

A few headlines from recent months: Aspiring rapper fatally shot by 2 men on moped in Washington Heights: law enforcement source — WPIX-TV, Sept. 4, 2020 Aspiring rapper found dead in trunk of longtime friend — WJAX-TV, Oct. 27, 2020 San Antonio murder suspect is aspiring rapper also charged in deadly Austin shooting — KSAT-TV, […]

In The Mailbox: 07.22.21 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual weekend deadlines for the usual weekend posts.  Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Red Pilled Jew: A Collection Of COVID Info 357 Magnum: Another Failure Of The Victim Selection Process EBL: Cosmic Sin, also, People Who Don’t Watch CNN Now Will Pay To Watch CNN+? Twitchy: Dan Crenshaw Uses […]

Fact Check: Were 2020 Polls ‘Rigged’? Is There Even Any Need to Ask Anymore?

In Goldfinger, the eponymous villain tells James Bond: “Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: ‘Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action’.” This is a fair appraisal of the alleged “mistakes” in 2020 presidential polls, as John Nolte explains: Most pollsters, including all the media pollsters, blew 2016 and […]

In The Mailbox: 07.23.21 (Morning Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho The road to late blogposts is paved with good intentions. Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Red Pilled Jew: Is President Asterisk Ruthlessly Deleting Wrongthink In Your DMs & Emails? 357 Magnum: The 2020 Police Exodus Continues In 2021 EBL: Liz Cheney Goes To Washington & Grifts With Pelosi Twitchy: […]

In The Mailbox: 07.22.21 (Afternoon Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box, Episode #1420 357 Magnum: Second City Cop On The Failure Of Chicago’s Mayor EBL: The First Moscow Purge Trial – Er, The First DC Show Trial Twitchy: Vile Heretic Pelosi Declares Herself A “Devout Catholic” […]

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