The Other McCain

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

The Crazy Is Always There

Bill Schmalfeldt ranting, 2011. (Image via Thomas Anderson at Vimeo) Deranged cyberstalker Bill Schmalfeldt was in court today in Carroll County, Maryland, facing charges of violating the peace order that prohibited him from contacting John Hoge. Reports that Bill would be representing himself in this case inspired much mirth online. It’s strange how, from a […]

‘Idiocy Is Not a Zero-Sum Game’

Alabama crazy-blogger Roger Shuler. The title quote is Popehat blogger Ken White’s assessment of the Roger Shuler case as quoted in the New York Times: For over six years, Roger Shuler has hounded figures of the state legal and political establishment on his blog, Legal Schnauzer, a hothouse of furious but often fuzzily sourced allegations […]

‘I’m Not Some Whack Job,’ Says Jailed Alabama Blogger Roger Shuler

Roger Shuler, Shelby County Jail inmate No. 288928 Popehat’s last update on the case carried this headline: Alabama Court, Roger Shuler Continue To Thwart Roger Shuler’s First Amendment Rights The man is his own worst enemy. Even if you wanted to help a guy who had claimed that a federal judge once posed for a porn […]

Kook Update: Roger Shuler

Crazy people like Roger Shuler have rights, even in Alabama. You may or may not remember Bill Schmalfeldt’s personal hero, Alabama crazy-blogger Roger Shuler, who got locked up last month for contempt of court after publishing unsubstantiated defamation against evil Republicans who (in Roger’s delusional mind) are conspiring with Karl Rove to silence courageous truth-teller […]

OK, You Can’t Do This, Not Even in Alabama, Not Even to Roger Shuler

Roger Shuler, Shelby County Jail inmate No. 288928 Let’s be clear: I don’t like Roger Shuler, a dishonest creep who has published defamation against the honest and innocent. A deranged liberal (but I repeat myself) Shuler celebrated last year when Brett Kimberlin had Aaron Walker arrested. When Shuler got himself arrested on a contempt of […]

Did Roger Shuler Violate Alabama Law by Impersonating an Attorney as ‘RogerS’?

Portrait of a Kook: Roger Shuler On Oct. 24, Patterico called attention to a commenter using the name “RogerS” at, a site rather notorious for attacking enemies of Brett Kimberlin and Neal Rauhauser. Conspiracy theorists won’t believe it was just a coincidence that, the day before Patterico published that post, authorities in Shelby County, […]

Carol Shuler, Mrs. Kook Blogger

Roger Shuler is the Alabama blogger who has been smearing those corrupt! fraudulent!! Republicans!!! who are in a conspiracy!!!! Anyway, the Karl Rove-led GOP conspiracy — ELEVENTY!1!1! — against Roger Shuler involved the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, which arrested the paranoid kook Oct. 23 on a bench warrant for contempt of court after Shuler skipped […]

Inmate Number 288928

Roger Shuler, Shelby County Jail inmate No. 288928 “Shuler is his own worst enemy. . . . He seems to enjoy being his own lawyer. He has given his only client some bad advice.” — U.S. District Judge William Acker, Jan. 28, 2011 “At some point during the eight years of George W. Bush’s presidency, […]

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