The Other McCain

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

All Neighborhoods Are Not Created Equal

One of the things that caused the impressive reduction of crime in New York City in the 1990s was CompStat, where data about criminal activity in the city was compiled and analyzed in weekly reports that gave police detailed information about when and where crime was happening. This allowed police to concentrate their efforts on […]

FMJRA 2.0: Velvet Voyage

— compiled by Wombat-socho It was a really bad week for the Senators, who are starting to feel a lot like the Kansas City A’s in the 1950s and 60s. Many water coolers were broken, a couple of sportswriters had hot water poured on them (and much to our manager’s surprise, did not turn into […]

Joe Biden Has COVID — AGAIN!

Double-vaxxed, double-boosted, and COVID-positive: President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 in a “rebound” case on Saturday, according to the White House. “As described last week, acknowledging the potential for so-called ‘rebound’ COVID positivity observed in a small percentage of patients treated with PAXLOVID the President increased his testing cadence, both to protect people around him […]

Patrick Mahomes: Victim of Racism?

Because I didn’t win the Mega Millions jackpot last night, it’s difficult this morning to feel sorry for the $45-million-a-year quarterback: After an anonymous defensive coordinator called Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes a “tier 2” quarterback because of his “inability” to throw past his first read, discussions have been raised about the underlying message […]

In The Mailbox: 07.29.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual weekend deadlines for the usual weekend posts. May have a book & comics post as well. Video of the day Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley esse delendam. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Sparky Bus Fire Sends Three To Hospital EBL: PRIDE POX! Twitchy: KJP Explains How States Busing Illegals To DC […]

Feds: Russian Agent Funded Radical Fringe Groups, Including Black Hammer

Remember our friend Augustus Romain Jr. a/k/a “Gazi Kodzo”? Well, his Black Hammer group is one of three organizations identified by federal prosecutors as under Russian influence: An indictment was unsealed today in Tampa, Florida, charging a Russian national, working on behalf of the Russian government and in conjunction with the Russian Federal Security Service […]

Magical Thinking as Economic Policy

“In psychiatry, magical thinking is a disorder of thought content; here it denotes the false belief that one’s thoughts, actions, or words will cause or prevent a specific consequence in some way that defies or circumvents commonly understood laws of causality.” Joe Biden evidently believes that recession can be avoided by pretending there is no […]

In The Mailbox: 07.28.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: They Suffered A Failure Of The Victim Selection Process EBL: Tony Dow, RIP, also, Democrat Nicholas Roske Was Hunting For Conservative Justices Twitchy: Peter Doocy Triggers KJP Over Small Towns Being Expected To Take Care Of Illegals Louder With Crowder: Crowder Returns August […]

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