The Other McCain

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

Analysis: True

  President Donald Trump in Las Vegas: “I’m angry at Democrats because of what they do to our country. Today’s Democratic Party is held hostage by left-wing haters, angry mobs, socialist fanatics, deep-state bureaucrats and their fake-news allies. Except for a lot of the fake news that you see from these people back here, this […]

Facebook Loses Record $119 Billion

  The wheels of karma never stop turning: Facebook on Thursday posted the largest one-day loss in market value by any company in U.S. stock market history after releasing a disastrous quarterly report. The social media giant’s market capitalization plummeted by $119 billion to $510 billion as its stock price plummeted by 19 percent. At […]

Melinda Gates, SJW

  The Real Billionaire Housewives of Seattle: Melinda Gates has decided to enter the venture capital world by sending her money to people based at least partly on their sex and skin color, she said in a recent Fortune interview. “It’s been incredibly disappointing to watch how few women-led businesses are getting funded,” Gates said. “Ultimately, if we […]

Dadsplaining for @cynthiablee: Women, Victimhood and the #Google Memo

  Dear Professor Lee: Your article (“I’m a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you”) is very interesting and well-argued, and far be it from me to question your professional qualifications or your experiential authority. For a woman to say, “This is what it’s like for me as a woman […]

Twitter Is Losing Nearly $40 Million a Month, and Still Banning Conservatives

  Here’s a number: $116.5 million. That’s how much money Twitter lost during the second quarter this year, which is 9% more than what Twitter lost in the same quarter last year. In other words, Twitter’s “burn rate” has increased in the past year, to the point that they’re now losing $38.8 million each month. […]

Further Thoughts on ‘The Big Short’

My reference to The Big Short and the housing bubble in my post about Tuesday’s special election prompted an email from a reader: I was reading your discussion of the Big Short and you are exactly right about the people who got mortgages they could not pay being just as “guilty”, however you define it, […]

Social Justice vs. Heterosexuality (and the Problem With ‘Male Feminists’)

“We must recognize that heterosexuality is also part of the structure of the oppression of women. Sexual repression is one of the ways in which women are oppressed and one of the ways in which patriarchy is maintained.” — Jane Flax, “Women Do Theory,” 1979, in Feminist Frameworks: Alternative Theoretical Accounts of the Relations Between […]

Oh, @Jack Dorsey and @SarahSilverman Sharing Coup d’Etat Fantasies?

  Further evidence Twitter is being run by a delusional megalomaniac: The CEO of Twitter seemingly believes America is currently experiencing civil unrest comparable to the Arab Spring, a series of revolutionary protests, coups and civil wars in the Arab world a few years ago. While the social media company appears to be treading water after […]

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