The Other McCain

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

John Hoge, R.I.P.

“The Other Podcast” is on hiatus, and NASA’s space robot program has suffered a major setback, as my podcast co-host John Hoge died Friday morning. Our friend Aaron Walker relayed the news: I want to take a moment to announce that my best friend, John Hoge (@wjjhoge) has passed on. His son, William Hoge IV, […]

Can You Guess Who Won the Court Case of Brett Kimberlin v. United States?

Hint: Not Brett Kimberlin. My podcast partner John Hoge has followed the long trail of this court proceeding, whereby the diminutive bomber endeavored to have his felony convictions voided because . . . Well, reasons! Last year, the World’s Worst Pro Se Litigantâ„¢ got curb-stomped by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Because you can’t […]

‘Speedway Bomber’ Update: Brett Kimberlin Is Still Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!

John Hoge was the first to notice that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals had denied Brett Kimberlin’s attempt to overturn his 1981 convictions in the Speedway bombing case. I didn’t react immediately because, of course, there was no valid reason to overturn his convictions and anyone familiar with Kimberlin’s track record as a pro […]

Brett Kimberlin Attempts a Hail Mary, But ‘None of His Passes Finds a Target’

Late last month, while I was covering CPAC, convicted bomber Brett Kimberlin lost a case in federal court in Indiana, in which he was trying to get some of his earlier convictions vacated. My podcast partner John Hoge has covered this latest failure of Acme Law: March 3: Team Kimberlin Post of the Day March […]

Are You Listening?

In case you haven’t been listening to The Other Podcast, you really should. My podcasting partner John Hoge has applied his decades of audio engineering expertise to the program and, when the BlogTalkRadio software doesn’t go glitchy on us (as sometimes happens), it’s a lot of fun. Saturday night, we had a call-in from a […]

Speedway Bomber: 40th Anniversary of Brett Kimberlin’s Notorious Crimes

‘Speedway Bomber’ Brett Kimberlin was sentenced to 50 years in 1981 My podcast colleague John Hoge reminds me that this weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the Indiana crime spree that made Brett Kimberlin notorious. Two videos from WRTV:       The summary of Kimberlin’s crimes: A six-day bombing spree rocked the town of […]

Report: Brett Kimberlin and DNC Staffer Helped Push ‘Russiagate’ to Feds

‘Speedway Bomber’ Brett Kimberlin was sentenced to 50 years in 1981 From the Populist TV Morning Report: In an exclusive report, Lee Stranahan highlighted a Facebook post by operative Alexandra Chalupa made the day after the 2016 election where Chalupa said: “Homeland Security / DOJ teamed up with a group that is part of Anonymous […]

Death by SWATting: A Former Target’s Thoughts About a Deadly ‘Prank’

Tyler Barriss was arrested for a deadly SWATting incident this week. SWATting is attempted murder. In 2013, I was the target of a SWATting, which is a type of hoax in which someone (usually using online services that can mimic a telephone number) calls 911 to make a false report of a violent crime at […]

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