The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 05.25.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Spent a lot of the day catching up on sleep and not getting a whole lot accomplished. Maybe I’ll get caught up tomorrow. Maybe I won’t. In case you missed it, yesterday was the 10th anniversary of; thanks to Doug Ross for bringing that to my attention! Silicon Valley delenda […]

Deranged Lunatic Who Loudly Disrupted Public Meeting in Texas Turns Out to Be Fringe Candidate for Governor

Maybe you’ve heard of this guy, who has a habit of losing elections: Texas gubernatorial hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D) took the opportunity to inject himself during Governor Greg Abbott’s Wednesday press conference covering the Robb Elementary mass shooting in Uvalde. Beto appears to wait until the governor’s remarks are complete before he stands […]

Chicago Massacre Suspect Had Felony Record, Told Cops He ‘Had to Do It’

Say hello to Jaylun Sanders, 21, and his alleged accomplice, Kameron Abram, 20. Sanders is charged in the murder of two people in last week’s shooting near a McDonald’s on Chicago’s northside that also left seven other people injured. WFLD-TV reports: Cook County prosecutors released new information Sunday about charges against Jaylun Sanders, accused of […]

In The Mailbox: 05.23.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Due to my flight schedule, there will probably be no link dump tomorrow, so I’ll probably double up on Wednesday. Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: What Happens When Government Mandates Organic Agriculture? EBL: Biden Solves The Baby Formula Problem! also, Schools Closed In Wisconsin Over Wrong Pronoun […]

‘Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!’

John Durham has already won. Regardless of how the Michael Sussman trial ends, the Special Counsel has proven through evidence and testimony that the person responsible for the “Russian collusion” smear against Donald Trump was none other than Hillary Clinton. The federal jury hearing the case against Sussmann, a lawyer who represented Clinton’s 2016 presidential […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Shouko’s Mom Has Got It Going On

— compiled by Wombat-socho Got a lot of packing to do before I head out tomorrow for Las Vegas, and from there to Washington DC on Tuesday, so tonight, a pic of Shouko Komi’s* mom Shuuko, who is every bit as cute as her tongue-tied teenaged daughter. What do you suppose she’s making in pottery […]

The Fresh Prince of Foxborough?

It’s a comparison Jonnu Smith has heard over and over — the kid who made it off the mean streets of Philly, like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. There was a lot of tragedy in Smith’s life. His father was killed in a work accident when Jonnu was just 4 years old, the youngest of […]

FMJRA 2.0: The Greeks Don’t Want No Freaks

— compiled by Wombat-socho I hadn’t thought of this song in ages…when it hit the airwaves, I was coming to the end of my time at the Defense Language Institute. I didn’t know jack about how fraternities & sororities worked except for what I’d seen in Animal House, but as it happened, I was dating […]

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