The Other McCain

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

#TwitterGate Update: Shadowbanning Is Real, and Vijaya Gadde Lied About It

Vijaya Gadde became a multimillionaire working for Twitter, and apparently part of her job — why she got paid the big bucks — was to conceal the facts about how Twitter employees were manipulating their platform to suppress facts and opinions that Twitter employees didn’t like. Evita Duffy recounts at Twitter: Remember all the times […]

#TWITTERGATE: Elon Musk Exposes Twitter’s 2020 Election Interference

One of the things Elon Musk bought for $44 billion was proprietary rights to Twitter’s internal communications and — whoo, doggies! — what a treasure trove it proves to be: Elon Musk’s Twitter released internal discussions about censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story Friday night via journalist Matt Taibbi. The documents reveal widespread internal and […]

Lauren Boebert Reelected

For some reason — I don’t know, I barely pay attention to this kind of stuff — Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert is the one Republican that Democrats most hoped to beat this year. And . . . nope: Democrat Adam Frisch announced Friday that he had called GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert and conceded the race […]

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over: Republicans Win House Majority

It shouldn’t take an entire week to count the votes — Florida, notably, counted all theirs in about four hours — but at last it’s done: It is now official. Republicans have won the House of Representatives. According to Decision Desk HQ, the GOP will hold at least 218 seats following yet another race called […]

Why Vote-By-Mail Is The End Of The Republic

by Smitty Hypothetically speaking (not purely, I had anecdotal awareness of at least one occurrence a few election cycles ago), one can use ballots sent to addresses in multiple states to vote more than once in an election. Who would know? So, what is to prevent some wiseguy from registering in every state that automatically […]

‘Progressive Rock Star’ Katie Porter Spends $24 Million for Reelection

Apologies for the lack of blogging Thursday, but because today is Veterans Day, my day job required me to do two days of work in advance, blah blah blah. Anyway, I happened to click on a Hot Air item by John Sexton, toward the end of which, this part caught my attention: Finally, another race […]

Seeking Light Amid the Gloom: Thoughts on the Brain-Damaged Election Results

What kind of people would elect John Fetterman? Short answer: The kind of people who live in Philadelphia, a city that has become America’s Mos Eisley, a “wretched hive of scum and villainy.” PENNSYLVANIA: Fetterman (D) …. 2,638,537 (50%) Oz (R) …………….. 2,458,756 (47%) MARGIN: D+ 179,781 PHILADELPHIA: Fetterman (D) …. 364,007 (82%) Oz (R) […]

MIDTERM ELECTION RESULTS HQ: ‘Not a Red Wave, That’s For Darn Sure’

UPDATE 6:30 a.m. ET Wednesday:

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