The Other McCain

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

Some Blunt Truth About ‘Hate’

Who is attacking Asians in San Francisco and other major cities? Everybody knows the perpetrators of these atrocities are black, but almost nobody in the media wants to talk about it, because the media — as I have discussed elsewhere — are committed to a one-sided portrayal of black people as victims, rather than perpetrators, […]

In The Mailbox: 08.16.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum:  Amazon Prefers Dead Delivery Drivers to Legal Self-Defense EBL: Thirteen Lives, While The Rest Of Us Die, and Liz Cheney For Virginia Twitchy: Andrea Mitchell Thanks Econ Advisor Brian Deese For Lying His A** Off About “Inflation Reduction Act” Louder With Crowder: ‘We should find things […]

R.I.P., Republican Establishment

Cause of death? Trump Derangement Syndrome: By later this evening, Liz Cheney will lose her Wyoming Congressional seat and, in the eyes of the Beltway pundit and media class, ascend to a heroic political martyrdom for the ages. For the partisan press, it’s an alluring story: nearly alone in her party, Cheney was willing to […]

Three Killed in ‘Intentional’ Attack Outside Black Gay Bar in Chicago

Chicago police officials said Monday that a high speed hit-and-run that killed three men outside a well-known South Shore gay bar appears to be an intentional attack. Now some groups are calling for the triple fatal to be investigated as a hate crime. The horrific crash, captured on video, shows a driver of a sedan […]

An Analogy Too Far?

Considering my own notorious propensity for hyperbole, perhaps I’m not the ideal person to quibble here, but has Michael Walsh gone too far in declaring Merrick Garland to be “the second coming of Lavrentiy Beria”? Grant that Garland’s motives are essentially totalitarian, i.e., that he wishes to criminalize opposition and establish an all-powerful one-party government. […]

Late Night With Rule 5 Sunday: Kelsea Ballerini

— compiled by Wombat-socho I was considering doing this as a memorial to Anne Heche, but nah…the local radio station here is a repeater of a country station in Bishop, California, and let’s face it, a lot of the ladies who sing country are pretty. Take, for example, Kelsea Ballerini. In related news, Instagram apparently […]

FMJRA 2.0: Alberich

— compiled by Wombat-socho Another miserable week for the Senators; a hard-fought series against the A’s resulted in two narrow losses and a win, the latter a result of Larry Dierker pitching a complete game against Sonny Siebert for his fifth win. Unfortunately, the Reds then visited RFK and swept the series: 2-6, 3-6, and […]

Are ‘Higher Standards’ Really to Blame?

Who is Kylie Cheung? She writes “about gender, power, and identity at the intersections of culture and politics,” is “currently a staff writer at Jezebel, and . . . previously worked at Salon’s culture desk.” She has a BA in political science from USC, lives in Los Angeles, is the author of A Woman’s Place: […]

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