The Other McCain

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

The Other McCain Sells Out

— by Wombat-socho DATELINE LAS VEGAS After a shocking early morning phone call from Stacy in which he revealed that he had sold the blog to Jeff Bezos of the Washington Post for an undisclosed amount of money “and other valuable considerations”, possibly including a minority stake in the Hagerstown Suns minor league baseball team, […]

In The Mailbox: 11.02.20 (Election Eve Doomed Beyond All Hope Of Redemption Edition)

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. OVER THE TRANSOM Pagan Vigil: Memo To All Future Political Telemarketers 357 Magnum: I’m Old Enough To Remember When Elections Were Peaceful Bleach Cocktail: Suicide Bombing Of Peace In Vienna EBL: Clay Travis On Why He Supports Donald Trump Twitchy: San Marcos Police Say Biden Staffer’s Car […]

The Naïvietê of a ‘Skeptic’

@The_SkepDick is a partisan Democrat masquerading as an objective observer, which is to say that he is no different than about 90% of American journalists except for the fact that he is just an anonymous troll account on the Internet and not a multimillionaire celebrity like George Stephanopoulos, but I digress . . . @The_SkepDick posted […]

We Are So Doomed

If you’re an optimist, you obviously don’t have young children, especially daughters. To be a parent in 2014 is to know for a certainty that the social fabric of our civilization is rapidly unraveling: An 11-year-old girl from Arkansas gave her family the scare of their lives last week when she ran away from home […]

On the Encroaching Gloom: ‘We Are Permanently and Irretrievably Screwed’

GAHANNA, Ohio Sitting here sorting through the debris of last night’s utter catastrophe, I saw an e-mail from a friend in Colorado, who wrote to say that he shared my dark mood. So I sent him a brief reply: Yeah. The full implementation of ObamaCare — how can we possibly recover from that? And it […]

Department of Unfortunate Analogies

Perhaps you remember a fellow named Todd Akin. You may wish you could forget having ever heard the name, but I think you probably remember. Think back to the morning of Sunday, Aug. 19. The Republican National Convention was still eight days away, and Isaac wasn’t even a tropical depression yet. And then came the […]

Tampa, Here I Come

Driving to Tampa today, after a restless night haunted by the helpless feeling tbat we are doomed beyond all hope of redemption. Todd Akin had the chance to do the right thing Tuesday, and selfishly refused. Now, with the encouragement and support of Mike Huckabee, Akin is digging deeper the grave in which the Democrat-Media […]

Memo From the National Affairs Desk: Time to Quit Whining and Get to Work

This will be brief, but expect additions to follow in updates. Rick Santorum is now urging his supporters to get behind Mitt Romney: Rick Santorum has officially endorsed Mitt Romney, and notified his supporters in an email sent Monday night. In the email, the former presidential candidate cited his Friday meeting with Romney in his […]

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