The Other McCain

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

The Shark Has Been Infinitely Jumped: Russians Controlling Black Lives Matter?

  “I’m Not Making This Up, You Know,” says my podcasting partner John Hoge, reacting to the latest madness from Adam Schiff: SCHIFF: The peaceful protests, I think, are calling out, in a very important way, the murder of so many black men and women at the hands of police. And those protests are in […]

‘An Expert in Russian Politics’

That’s how the New York Times describes Igor Danchenko in an article complaining that “Trump allies” revealed Danchenko’s identity as a source for the infamous Steele dossier, which was the basis of the “Russian collusion” hoax. It seems, however, that the main thing Danchenko is an “expert” about is getting drunk. Danchenko is an immigrant […]

Tater Tots With Russia Sauce

  Simple recipe: 1 fat bald CNN personality with zero self-awareness; Several dozen of his own words; Combine ingredients. Bake for one minute and six seconds. Laugh.   (Hat-tip: Ed Driscoll at Instapundit.) Apologies for the lack of blogging today. I crawled down through the layers of media bias in coverage of the Ahmaud Arbery […]

Is Obama Living in an Alternative Reality?

  “I’m not making this up, you know,” remarks my podcast partner John Hoge, in reaction to this mind-boggling bit of news: Former President Barack Obama on Friday stated the “rule of law is at risk” in response to the Department of Justice dropping its criminal charges against retired Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, according to […]

Russian Bots Get Results!

    “And let me say something else about this, not being too paranoid. All of us remember 2016, and what we remember is efforts by Russians and others to try to interfere in our election and divide us up. I’m not saying that’s happening, but it would not shock me.” — Bernie Sanders, Las […]

Yes, Operation Crossfire Hurricane Was Wrong and Corrupt From the Start

The pretext the FBI used to spied on the Trump campaign was fraudulent — that’s the bottom line of the report Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz delivered this week. Among other things, the IG’s report vindicated Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, who in February 2018 issued a memo detailing the many abuses involved in the […]

HUGE: Former Top Spy Admits Obama Ordered Investigation of Trump Campaign

  James Clapper, who was Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in the Obama administrations, was on CNN yesterday and was asked, “Are you concerned that Barr or Durham’s investigation will find wrongdoing and seek to punish former intelligence officials like you?” The message I’m getting from all this is, apparently what we were supposed to […]

NY Times Prints Fawning Profile of MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow

  For two years, Rachel Maddow’s show was about one thing: “Russia! Russia! Russia!” She hyped Robert Mueller’s investigation as the silver bullet that would slay the Trump werewolf, and when Mueller failed, Maddow’s ratings slumped and have never recovered. Well, she’s got out a new book — Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and […]

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