The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 09.22.23 (Abbreviated Afternoon Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: Reality Is True Even If You Disagree With It – Oakland CA Edition EBL: Foundation (Season 2), RAY EPPS : Is The Fix In?, and Did the Indian Government order the execution of Canadian Sikh Leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar? Twitchy: Community Notes […]

LOL: ‘Readers Added Context’ to Tweet by David Brooks and It’s Brutally Awesome

Used to be, every Tuesday was “David Brooks Fisking Day” around here, as I’d dismantle that dishonest fraud’s New York Times column, but I eventually got bored with it. Now the fool has committed one of the great self-owns in the history of social media: Claiming on Twitter that his burger at the airport cost […]

CNN Ratings Hit Historic Low

An audience so tiny you need a microscope to see it: Ratings-challenged CNN hit rock bottom in a key viewership demographic last weekend — another sign of the difficulties facing incoming boss Mark Thompson. The cable news network logged its worst weekend ratings on record in the all important 25- to 54-year-old demo, according to […]

The Toxic Lives and Influence of AWFLs

A couple of days ago, the Google algorithm on my phone brought up one of those clickbait headlines — illustrated with a photo of a large-breasted woman — “Famous Celebrities You Won’t Believe Are Still Single.” Who was that large-breasted woman? I still don’t know, because the way these clickbait articles work, you’re going to […]

Police Officer Survives Shootout

If you should ever happen to be in Louisville, Kentucky, allow me to offer this advice: Avoid the intersection of S. 40th Street and W. Kentucky Street. As a matter of fact, you might want to avoid being anywhere near that neighborhood. But frankly, you’d do best to stay far, far away from Louisville, a […]

In The Mailbox: 09.20.23 (Morning Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: David Kurlan: Washington’s Farewell Address Twitchy: Roseanne Knocks Self-Righteous George Takei Down A Few Pegs, “He Knows He Screwed Up”, and Appointees To DHS “Intelligence Experts Group” Make Irony Meters Explode Louder With Crowder: Corporate sellout Howard Stern lashes out at Lauren Boebert […]

The Delusions of Michael Tomasky

How can anyone be so out of touch with reality as to believe that Joe Biden is a victim of Republican bias in the media? It’s often asked in my circles: Why isn’t Joe Biden getting more credit for his accomplishments? As with anything, there’s no single reason. Inflation is a factor. His age is […]

In The Mailbox: 09.18.23

— compiled by Wombat-socho Off to Las Vegas tomorrow for medical appointment and NSSAB meeting. Blogging may be sporadic. Meanwhile, if you can help out Doug Hagin of The DaleyGator, please do.  Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: The Implosion Of Hollywood & The Fight For The Culture Director Blue: Book Review […]

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