The Other McCain

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

Whither the ‘Ahoy’ Coalition?

“Questions of policy — is Bill Kristol in favor of enforcing our immigration laws, or not? — were ultimately less important to the fate of the Weekly Standard than their intellectual pride. Neoconservatives decided in 2015 that Donald Trump should not be the Republican nominee and, when their advice was rejected by GOP primary voters, […]

Pics or It Didn’t Happen, Sophie

What is the point of “coming out” as bisexual? For a long time I’ve been asking this question because, on closer examination, the word “bisexual” turns out to be endlessly elastic and is nowadays claimed by many young women who just want to be trendy by showing LGBTQ solidarity. Sort of the way young Democrats […]

The Late, Great G. Gordon Liddy

“When the legend becomes fact, print the legend,” as the famous line from an old Western says, and G. Gordon Liddy was certainly a legend. Most famously, Liddy was the man in charge of the so-called “Plumbers,” assigned to stop national-security leaks in the Nixon administration after the “Pentagon Papers” were published. It must be […]

What the Princess Said

“We are trying to do all we can to help our gallant sailors, soldiers, and airmen, and we are trying, too, to bear our own share of the danger and sadness of war. We know, every one of us, that in the end all will be well. For God will care for us, and bring […]

Rush Limbaugh, R.I.P.

The talk-radio legend has died at age 70, and his frequent guest-host, Mark Steyn, has a tribute to the man who attracted the largest radio audience in the world. Did you catch that? Throughout his entire time on air, there were genius GOP consultants who, in reaction to any electoral setbacks, would insist that what […]

‘Fame Whore’ Update: Hurry Up, Guys, Julia Allison Is Available Again

Julia Baugher, a/k/a Julia Allison, in a 2012 interview. “Young women who believe they can whore their way into a committed, long term relationship with top quality men have mental health issues.” — from a recent Reddit thread about Julia Allison Readers may remember Julia Baugher, a/k/a Julia Allison, the erstwhile Internet celebrity who tried […]

Blondes (Still) Have More Fun

Is it a matter of opinion? Or just a contradiction? But from where I come from, All the blondes have more fun. Well, just watch them sisters on a Saturday night, Peroxide causin’ all the fights. Oh, the memories of those days, when my glorious golden mane made the girls stop and stare! Walking around […]

‘Mi Casa en Beacon Hill’

It was discovered that Alec Baldwin’s wife, who pretended to be a Spaniard named “Hilaria,” is in fact a New England WASP of colonial stock who was known as Hillary Hayward-Thomas to her private-school classmates at the Cambridge School of Weston, growing up in a five-bedroom home in the prestigious Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. […]

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