The Other McCain

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

Osama bin Laden’s Porn Stash?

Sam Foster at the Lonely Conservative was the first to predict that the “treasure trove” of electronic data discovered at Osama’s Pakistan compound would turn out to include computer porn. Now Reuters reports: A stash of pornography was found in the hideout of Osama bin Laden by the U.S. commandos who killed him, current and former U.S. […]

Pakistan: Friend or Foe?

In the wake of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza issues a threat: “Pakistan reserves the right to retaliate with full force. No one should underestimate the resolve and capability of our nation and armed forces to defend our sacred homeland,” Gilani said. However, the U.K. Guardian reports that […]

Let Me Generalize Mr. Rumsfeld

by Smitty Ace has a Ace has a Donald Rumsfeld post: “You Know, When You Discover An ‘Intelligence Jackpot,’ It’s Probably Best Not To Tell People You’ve Discovered an Intelligence Jackpot.” This is a crucial point that has come home to me while doing various things here in the graveyard of empires: Civil law is […]

Bin Laden Dead; Liberal Media Sick

The contradictory impulses stirred by the death of Osama bin Laden have sent the Left and their media friends stumbling into absurdity. Do you remember how we were told that the election of President Obama would restore U.S. international prestige and make the world love us? Tell that to the Pakistanis: A senior Pakistani intelligence […]

Obama Administration Won’t Release Photos of Osama Bin Laden Dead UPDATE: Sarah Palin Urges Release of Photos ‘As a Warning to Others’

CBS News reports: In an interview with Steve Kroft for this Sunday’s 60 Minutes, President Obama says he won’t release post-mortem images of Osama bin Laden taken to prove his death. . . . Republican House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers said Wednesday that the Obama administration should not release the gruesome post-mortem images, saying […]

St. Lawrence the Sanctimonious

Since taking over the 8 p.m. spot vacated by Keith Olbermann on MSNBC, Lawrence O’Donnell has mounted an extraordinary effort to achieve what many would consider an impossible goal: Being more absurdly self-righteous than Olbermann. Tuesday night, O’Donnell may have reached that mark by asserting that John Kerry was the gold standard in national security […]

Rep. Allen West: End Aid to Pakistan

Congress should cut off foreign aid to Pakistan “unless we get a clear explanation” of whether the Pakistani government “was harboring Osama bin Laden,” Rep. Allen West (R-Florida) said in a letter sent Tuesday to the chairwoman of the House subcommittee that oversees foreign aid programs. Click here to see a PDF of Rep. West’s […]

White House Can’t Get Its Story Straight on How Osama Bin Laden Was Killed

This is the kind of stuff that gives rise to conspiracy theories: The White House backed away Monday evening from key details in its narrative about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, including claims by senior U.S. officials that the Al Qaeda leader had a weapon and may have fired it during a gun […]

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