The Other McCain

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

Breakfast With Ehlinger

by Smitty Ladd is on his way back home, and we staged a coordinated attack on a brace of breakfast samplers at IHOP. There were no injuries in the attack, and we fought the pancakes to a draw. Then we retreated with only a few weeks damage to our lifespans from all the bacon. Ladd […]

The Other Smoker Chosen For Cain Ad: Small Animal Near Stacy Hardest Hit

by Smitty Great ad, but the smoking at the end makes little sense, except to floutaunt the rules. And if you’re going to do that, why not play the Ladd Ehlinger card? via HotAir. Update: Sissy ‘Lanche! Update II: Linked at The Camp of the Saints and Herman Cain PAC. Update III: My genius recognized […]

They Truly Hate Liberty

by Smitty Ladd Ehlinger links Zilla of the Resistance in support of Donald Douglas, who has come under real-world attack for supporting the truth. It is increasingly hard to give anyone on the Left the benefit of the doubt. On political questions, I am nearly at the point of thinking anyone on the Left is […]

You Don’t Do Champagne Work On A Kool-Aid Budget

by Smitty I completely understand Ladd Ehlinger’s point here. When you’re trying to accomplish something artistic, tools do matter. As ancient commenter Solomon noted: If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. Eccl10:10 And why waste wisdom overcoming […]

Let’s Not Go Lefty Over Technology

by Smitty Twitter is cool. You should follow me. Also, you should follow Ladd Ehlinger, a cat most cool, who shared a tidbit about Twitter: Multiple conservative Twitter accounts are complaining that they are spontaneously “unfollowing” other conservative Twitter accounts. I’ve had it happen to me, where my account has “unfollowed” people without my consent […]


Just now got in off the road, returning from Ohio where my wife’s parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. On the way — quite literally writing “on the road,” since the trip was seven hours — I composed a long post that I’ll put up later tonight. But that’s going to have to wait a […]

VIDEO: Ladd Ehlinger Strikes NY-9 With Surfing Rabbi and Dancing Weiners

GO RED 9/13! UPDATE: A new Sienna College poll shows Turner leading by 6 points, with a 38-point advantage among independents. Ace of Spades points out that Weprin’s vote for gay marriage might be hurting him among Orthodox Jews in the district. UPDATE II: The latest poll — the second in the past week to […]

New From Ladd Ehlinger: Hitchhiker’s Guide To Freedom

by Smitty Narrator: Once Caesar crossed the Rubicon, the Roman Republic was finished. What little Liberty mankind had secured vanished. Children: Aww! Narrator: Not until the United States of America, nearly two millennia later, did humanity recover with a golden age of freedom. Children: Yay! Narrator: Sadly, as far as we can determine from surviving […]

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