The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 08.31.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Ninety Miles From Tyranny: The 90 Miles Mystery Box Episode #1826 EBL: Mikhail Gorbachev, RIP, also, Has Christopher Wray Lost Control Of The FBI? Twitchy: Wide Shot Of Biden’s Pa. Crowd Explains Why WH Didn’t Want Wide Shots Of The Crowd, Politifact Rates WH […]

In The Mailbox: 08.30.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est.   OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Freezing In The Dark EBL: FBI Agent Timothy Thibault Out, Nikole Flax to lead IRS , and Big Win For Gibson’s Bakery  Twitchy: DNC Advisor Tells MSNBC GOP Should Be Treated Like Domestic Terrorist Cell Louder With Crowder: Business community says if […]

‘Deep State’ Cracking Up? Top FBI Agent Resigns Amid Political Bias Charges

“Don’t f**k with Charles Grassley” is always good advice: A top FBI agent at the Washington field office reportedly resigned from his post last week after facing intense scrutiny over allegations he helped shield Hunter Biden from criminal investigations into his laptop and business dealings. Timothy Thibault, an FBI assistant special agent in charge, was allegedly forced […]

Our Divider-in-Chief Has Done It Again

I was semi-fascist before semi-fascism was cool: President Joe Biden called on Democrats Thursday “to vote to literally save democracy once again” — and compared Republican ideology to “semi-fascism” — as he led a kickoff rally and a fundraiser in Maryland 75 days out from the midterm elections. Addressing an overflow crowd of thousands at […]

In The Mailbox: 08.29.22

— compiled by Wombat-socho Did a little work on Wombat’s Bookshelf yesterday and brought it up to date through the end of 2021, so if you missed any of the review posts last year or just need a quick guide to some worthwhile SF and history books, there you are. Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER […]

Another Loser With a ‘Manifesto’

Say hello to Ethan Miller, 20, of Bend, Oregon, and while you’re at it, go ahead and say good-bye, because he died of a self-inflicted gunshot after shooting up a Safeway supermarket Sunday. He shot four people, two of whom died, after posting a 56-page “manifesto.” Miller ranted about “the government, COVID lockdowns, technology, and […]

NFL Pre-Season Injury Report

Professional football is a hard-hitting sport, and every NFL team has suffered its share of pre-season injuries this year. The Carolina Panthers lost quarterback Sam Darnold to an ankle injury in Friday’s game against the Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots rookie wide receiver Tyquan Thornton suffered a broken collarbone, the Los Angeles Rams lost their […]

Have We Reached Peak ‘Woke’ Yet?

Sydney Sweeney is a young actress with enormous . . . talent. She has 14 million Instagram followers and is best known for her starring role on the HBO series Euphoria, for which she recently won an Emmy award. Miss Sweeney was raised in rural Idaho in a religious family, and when her mother recently […]

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