The Other McCain

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

FMJRA 2.0: Gloom, Despair, Etc.

— compiled by Wombat-socho SOTD The Senators haven’t had a week this bad since the 1971 season, and I hope we don’t have another one like this soon. First we got swept by the Angels in our home opener, and then we went to New York and lost two out of three to the Hated […]

Notes on Partisanship: ‘At Some Point You Have to Join the Team That You’re On’

Professor Reynolds quotes me as having once said the above quote, and I’m sure I did, but I couldn’t find it via Google search, and that’s OK. As I recall, it was during Barack Obama’s first term in the White House, when some Republicans were reluctant to embrace the Tea Party movement while, at the […]

Trans. Sec. Buttigieg Announces $500M Pronoun Retooling Effort

by Sissypuss Secretary of Transportation Buttigieg decried the language used to describe the recent Key Bridge disaster in Baltimore. “We have to do everything in our power to avoid such costly calamities in the future,” he said, referring to the collision of the merchant vessel Dali with a bridge support, “and ‘everything’ means striking such […]

In The Mailbox: 03.29.24 (Evening Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Usual weekend deadlines for the usual weekend posts. Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley et Hamas delendam sunt. OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Democrat Disaster at Democrat Event , Good Friday Crucifixion, Lou Gossett, Jr., RIP, and Deposition of Christ Twitchy: Kathy Griffin Still Thinks It’s About Trump, Gov. Hochul May Have Been Invited […]

In The Mailbox: 03.29.24 (Afternoon Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho It’s time again for the Based Books Sale! Now with its own Substack! (h/t Upstream Reviews)  Silicon Valley et Hamas delenda sunt. OVER THE TRANSOM EBL: Former Democrat Darling Sam Bankman-Fried gets 25 years for Crypto-Fraud, DeSantis – Say No To Squatters, BBC Proms – Jerusalem, and Joe Lieberman, RIP Twitchy: […]

‘A History of Domestic Violence’

Jennifer Cruz was 33 years old when she was fatally shot near the Royal Inn motel on U.S. 15 north of Sumter, South Carolina. She was also 35 weeks pregnant; doctors were able to deliver her baby alive, but the infant was last reported as being in critical condition. According to the sheriff’s department, security […]

The Cruel and Stupid Lies of the Media’s Transgender Victimhood Narrative

For weeks, liberal media targeted Chaya Raichick (@LibsOfTikTok), wrongly blaming her for the death of Dagny “Nex” Benedict, who died after a fight at her school in Owasso, Oklahoma. The logic of this vicious smear was that (a) two years ago, Raichick called attention to a TikTok video posted by Owasso teacher Tyler Wrynn in […]

In The Mailbox: 03.27.24

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley et Hamas delenda sunt. OVER THE TRANSOM 357 Magnum: MV Dali Has Become The Conspiracy Theory Du Jour EBL: The Empty Pockets: Typhoid Mary, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Over-Reacts to Dementia Question, and This could be a good Hallmark movie ? She made him a sandwich Twitchy: David Hogg […]

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