The Other McCain

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

Jane Jamison, R.I.P.

Dell Hill from called today to tell me that the blog’s founder, Jane Jamison, died Saturday. Dell told me — I hadn’t previously known — that her name wasn’t actually Jane Jamison, but that this was a pseudonym she used to keep her life as a political commentator separate from the liberal world in […]

Rule 5 Alert: Former Miss AmericaUSA
Susie Castillo Violated By TSA

by Smitty (hat tip: Uncoverage) Update: Yeah, I tubed it. Oddly, no job offers from the NYT. If it isn’t a six year old girl, it’s a former Miss AmericaUSA. Liberties of the past continue to be tossed under the bus, not for any actual increase in security, but for theater, to be seen as […]

Applies Far Beyond California

by Smitty Hope and Change has proven a recipe for Dopes in Chains. Via Kruiser, a smart ad targeting the ladies by pointing out what an agent of decline Boxer has been: Prayers for a swift recovery to Carly and a recovery of the senses for all Californians supporting Brown and Boxer.

Left Coast Billy Jeff

by Smitty Uncoverage points to Lefty panic, as Billy Jeff attempts to re-inflate the leaden zeppelin of Progressivism. All of which calls for a parody: Going to California Spent my days with a woman unkind, Smoked my stuff and drank all my wine. Made up my mind to make up for a botch, Going to […]

Your Next Round Of Goreflakes

by Smitty Seablogger has an interesting post on Eyjafjallaj√∂kull (eye-uh-fyalla-yoe-kull, or so) over in Iceland. A really jolly eruption, in a worst case scenario, could bring about a sequel to the Year Without Summer. As fragile and interconnected as globalization has made things, much less than that could be worrisome. This post was actually prompted […]

Cindy Sheehan Might Make A Better Public Servant Than Rep. Pete Stark

by Smitty introduces “Coach” Luis Garcia, Republican candidate for the 13th to replace Stark. Uncoverage notes that Stark is already a Maryland resident, as a California tax dodge. Rep. Stark may be OK, as he really knows how to deal with opposition, for example, in this classic rant where he threatens to eject an […]