The Other McCain

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

BREAKING: Penn’s Magill Resigns

Mere hours after I blogged about this (“‘Context Dependent’: Ivy League President Belatedly Realizes Maybe She Answered That Question About Genocide Wrong”), now the University of Pennsylvania’s embattled President Liz Magill has resigned: University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill has resigned as president of the university in the wake of intense backlash over her failure […]

‘Context Dependent’: Ivy League President Belatedly Realizes Maybe She Answered That Question About Genocide Wrong

Congresswoman Stefanik: “Ms. Magill at Penn, does calling for the genocide of Jews violate Penn’s rules or code of conduct? Yes or no?” President Magill: “If the speech turns into conduct, it can be harassment. Yes.” Congresswoman Stefanik: “I am asking, specifically calling for the genocide of Jews, does that constitute bullying or harassment?” President […]

Lesbian Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Molesting Two Teenage Girls

That’s a headline you’ll never see in any mainstream media publication. There is no such thing as a gay pedophile, so far as the media are concerned, and on those occasions when minors are abused in such circumstances, journalists are obliged to conceal the most obvious facts. Longtime blog buddy Dana Pico calls attention to […]

Engineering Majors Are Dangerous: Feds Arrest Student Who Threatened Jews

Justice Department press release: SYRACUSE, NEW YORK — Patrick Dai, age 21, a junior at Cornell University who is originally from Pittsford, New York, was arrested [Tuesday] on a federal criminal complaint charging him with posting threats to kill or injure another using interstate communications. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Carla B. […]

The Ivy League Is Decadent and Depraved

“Amid backlash” is an interesting phrase, as is the euphemistic reference to an “Israel statement.” One might make any number of statements about Israel without finding oneself “amid backlash.” The language in the Harvard Crimson headline, of course, is a sort of journalistic DARVO (Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim and Offender) tactic, meant to convince the […]

Self-Inflicted ‘Oppression’

When I first joined the staff of The Washington Times in 1998, our chief foreign correspondent was Marty Seiff. A native of Belfast, Marty had traveled the world, filing bylines from nearly 50 different countries, and had been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize. Whenever the subject of the Middle East came up — […]

Let’s Play, ‘Find the Hidden Racism’!

Appalling is a word we don’t use often enough, but it’s perhaps the best word for what is going on in America’s public schools in the name of “social justice.” You may not be able to read the text in that screen-cap, but apparently academics have invented a term, “evaded racism.” Here’s a brief summary […]

The Destructive Force of ‘Equality’

Many Americans were shocked when it was recently reported that the principal of John Glenn Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Shane Murnan, is a drag queen who performs as “Shantel Mandalay.” Furthermore, the fact that Murnan had previously been arrested on child pornography charges might have been a red flag, even if the charges were […]

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