The Other McCain

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

Can We Make #FactsMatter Trend?

Jonathan Capehart (@capehartj) confronts #Ferguson truth: [T]he Justice Department released two must-read investigations connected to the killing of Brown that filled in blanks, corrected the record and brought sunlight to dark places by revealing ugly practices that institutionalized racism and hardship. They have also forced me to deal with two uncomfortable truths: Brown never surrendered […]

The Riot Ideology in Ferguson

Ginning up racial strife is bad for business: Fusion, a Website that’s an, err fusion between Univision and ABC/Disney is shocked that Ferguson real estate prices are “Down nearly 50 percent since Michael Brown’s death.” There’s more than a hint of bias in that subhead, as the cause wasn’t Brown’s death after he slugged a […]

Two Cops Shot in Ferguson

Months of anti-police agitation produce the expected consequences: Two police officers were hit by gunfire early Thursday outside the Ferguson police department. The shots were fired just after midnight as police were confronting protesters who had gathered outside the police station. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one officer was with his department […]

The Reverend Snitch

The Smoking Gun has obtained documents showing that the Rev. Al Sharpton was once a confidential informant for a joint FBI/NYPD task force investigating organized crime. He wore a “wire.” Maybe he hid it in his pompadour.  

The Riot Ideology

Yesterday, I mentioned Fred Siegel’s The Future Once Happened Here in connection with the Trayvon Martin case. Siegel’s book is one of those timeless classics — like Christopher Lasch’s The Culture of Narcissism and Thomas Sowell’s The Vision of the Anointed — that I frequently recommend as guides to understanding important social phenomena more deeply. […]

‘Let’s Face It, the Color of His Skin’

MSNBC’s Richard Wolffe explains why you hate Obama: “What is it about this President that has stripped away the veneer of respect that normally accompanies the office of the president? Why do Republicans think that this president is unpresidential and shouldn’t dare to request this kind of thing? . . . It strikes me that […]

Depends On The Meaning Of ‘Civil Rights’

by Smitty The BlogProf has senior Raaaaacism Industrial Complex mouthpiece Sharpton bloviating about State’s Rights being antithetical to Civil Rights: So, the 57 states themselves are somehow evil. However, a single super-state driving the country off a financial cliff? For The Win! Al Sharpton, if it were possible for you have any greater magnitude in […]

What Is The Take On The 02Oct ONWT Event? October Surprise Overture?

by Smitty (h/t Clifton at Another Black Conservative) After Beck’s “Restoring Honor” event on 8/28, we have a 9/12 March on DC to anticipate. Then, ye gluttons, there is the event on 02Oct. Why no linky-love? Look at the top of their What We Stand For page: Yeah, Progressive Inversion Tongue: yeah! PUTTING AMERICA […]

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