The Other McCain

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

Thanksgiving in Georgia

We spent Thursday on the road, down I-81 and then went through the Smoky Mountains on I-26 before heading south into north Georgia, near the site of America’s first gold rush, to spend the holiday weekend with all of our kids and grandchildren — that’s six kids, one son-in-law, three daughters-in-law, one girlfriend, and five […]

Never Doubt God Answers Prayer

You wouldn’t believe what can happen sometimes in a blogger’s life, and I am not at liberty to tell you what happened this afternoon, and maybe you wouldn’t think it was miraculous, but of this I am certain: It was no accident. God sent me where I needed to go, to do what needed to […]

‘Supreme Gentleman’ Syndrome

  Everyone remembers the “supreme gentleman” Elliot Rodger, who “killed six people and injured fourteen others near the campus of University of California, Santa Barbara, before killing himself inside his vehicle.”  His deranged murder spree made him the idol of “incels” who have actually been deemed a domestic terrorism threat, because these losers keep going […]

Early Release

— by Wombat-socho Well, I caught some lucky breaks yesterday, and I’m out of the homeless veterans’ shelter. Planning to stay out, too; the VA has put me up at the Candlewood Suites down the street from the Convention Center, and I’m going to abuse their wifi to catch up on lost blogging time over […]

The Cult of Eternal Lockdown

  It is difficult to describe, and impossible to exaggerate, just how badly Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 response has been, and it has been a catastrophe from the very beginning. In early March, when the country was already becoming concerned about the spread of the virus, Whitmer did not cancel the Democratic presidential primary, […]

Study: 56% of Liberal Women Under Age 30 Have Been Diagnosed as Mentally Ill

  Trump Derangement Syndrome is real: Zach Goldberg . . . has analysed the latest dataset released by the reputable Pew Research Center. This is the Pew Research Panel, Wave 64, which interviewed a representative sample of 11,537 American adults between March 19th and March 24th. . . . Among those aged 18 to 29, […]

The Apocalypse Will Be Blogged

  Let’s see: Deadly pandemic escapes from a Chinese bioweaponry research lab, swarms of locusts cover Africa and, meanwhile, a volcano erupts: The Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau erupted Friday, spewing a large plume of ash 9 miles into the air. At approximately 11 p.m. local time, the volcano’s loud eruption was reportedly heard by people […]

7 p.m. ET Tonight: The Other Podcast Surrenders to ‘Yellow Peril’ Hysteria

  For too long, my podcasting partner John Hoge and I have attempted to downplay the dangers of the Deadly Chinese Menace. We tried to be voices of prudent skepticism amid the hysterical outpouring of Fear and Loathing unleashed by the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. It seemed to us irresponsible — and perhaps even racist — […]

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