The Other McCain

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

Jake Brewer, R.I.P.

  Mary Katharine Ham’s husband was killed in an accident Saturday while participating in a charity bicycle ride when he lost control of his bike and hit a car head-on. Jake Brewer was 34 and his widow is pregnant with their second child. A memorial fund has been set up for their children. MK issued a […]

CNN: The Godbag Christofascist Network

In case you don’t know who Melissa McEwan is, this 2007 headline by Mary Katharine Ham is an apt summary: Vote for Edwards, Godbag Christofascists! McEwan and her feminist comrade Amanda Marcotte were hired to blog for the Democratic presidential primary campaign of John Edwards in what was, evidently, a bid to chip away at Hillary Clinton’s […]

Hot Air Hires Mary Katharine Ham Too Late to Prevent My ‘SkirtGate’ Debacle

If I had any sense, I would let this news pass without comment, but if I had any sense I never would have started blogging in the first place, eh? An appetite for risk, however, is one of those reckless habits that endear me to my friends, even those friends who fear to associate too […]

It’s the New Motherf–ing Tone!

A spontaneous orchestrated outbreak of civility in Tennessee: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Seven union supporters were arrested and charged following an outburst inside a Senate Committee Hearing. Troopers at the Tennessee Capitol had to forcibly carry out the protestors who were among a group who stood up during the Senate Commerce Committee hearing Tuesday and began […]