The Other McCain

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

In The Mailbox: 01.30.24 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Defending The Wood Perilous – free e-book from L. Jagi Lamplighter Wright! Silicon Valley et Hamas delenda sunt. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: The Hugo Awards Bend The Knee To Red Chinese Censorship EBL: Mark Steyn Still On Trial, also, The Island Twitchy: “Nobody Is Buying Kathy Griffin Comedy Tour Tickets” […]

In The Mailbox: 01.30.24 (Morning Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley et Hamas delenda sunt. OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Why are we tolerating Iranian attacks? American Buffalo, Paulina Porizkova, and Wild Bill Hickok Twitchy: STRAIGHT Into Our VEINS, NYT Discovers Southerners Have Gas Stations With Restaurants Attached, and New Republic Claims MAGA Is Tanking Border Deal In Anticipation of “Full-Blown […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Pre-Tax Double Scoop Edition

— compiled by Wombat-socho Making up for lost time and lack of Internet…this week’s appetizer courtesy of Rule 5 Texan on X. Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley et Hamas delendam sunt. ANIMAL MAGNETISM: Rule 5 American Rome Friday, and the Saturday Gingermageddon. EBL: Saturday Night Girls With Guns, Make Taylor Swift Cry, The Plasmatics – […]

FMJRA 2.0: Kick ’em When They’re Down

— compiled by Wombat-socho SOTD Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley et Hamas delendam sunt. Democratic Socialists of America Now Planning Layoffs Amid Financial ‘Crisis’ First Street Journal The Daley Gator Flappr A View From The Beach 357 Magnum EBL Democrats: ‘Our Voters Are Too Stupid to Understand How Awesome Joe Biden Is’ The Pirate’s Cove […]

What Part of ‘Learn to Code’ Do We Need to Explain to Laid-Off Journalists?

Does she look particularly Hispanic to you? I say this as someone with a Hispanic son-in-law and daughter-in-law, both of whom are wonderful people from families that are at least as affluent as my own. The notion that every person of Hispanic ancestry is a victim of racist oppression — mired in poverty, “living in […]

Thank You for the Orgasmic Pleasure

Did I just wake up from dreaming of a three-way with Sydney Sweeney and Olivia Dunne, or is Taylor Lorenz complaining about the downfall of establishment journalism? It makes no difference. Either way, I’m experiencing a pleasant surge of endorphins in my bloodstream. Permit me to share a few excerpts: “[The] journalism industry is basically […]

The ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Plot Line and the Wicked Travesty of ‘Justice’ in New York

I watch CNN (so you don’t have to) and they were practically peeing their pants in excitement Friday over the jury’s verdict in the ridiculous defamation suit against Trump. It’s not an exaggeration to say that I was enraged by this, and perhaps for personal reasons, considering my own experience with bogus lawsuits (“Sue Me […]

In The Mailbox: 01.26.24 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual weekend deadlines for the usual weekend posts -double-scoop Rule 5 Sunday this weekend to make up for last weekend. Pete’s Continual Draft League has some openings – hit him or me up, we’ll get you on board for the 1972 season. Your reminder that today is Friday in California. Ceterum […]

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