The Other McCain

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

The ‘Historic’ Impeachment

  FROM AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION Readers will excuse the lack of blogging the past couple of days, but I got trapped in a research vortex that chewed up countless hours but has yet to yield an actual story. Also, Alabama lost to LSU, and recovering from that trauma involved a 7 Stages of Grief cycle, […]

BOOM! John McCain Aide Was BuzzFeed Source for Steele Dossier

  BuzzFeed won its defamation lawsuit filed by a Russian named in the Steele dossier, but look at what we’ve learned as a result: A longtime associate of late Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain provided a copy of the infamous Steele dossier to BuzzFeed News, according to an explosive court filing released Wednesday. David Kramer, […]

George H.W. Bush, R.I.P.

  The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones . . . Former President George Herbert Walker Bush will be universally praised in the wake of his death because it is always the policy of liberals to celebrate the dead Republicans they formerly defamed, as a means […]

Democrats Put Down the Kool-Aid, Realize ‘Blue Wave’ Might Not Happen

  Two months ago, I wrote a story about Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat challenger to Texas Rep. Will Hurd, with this headline: Democrats Nominate Pro-Abortion Lesbian Feminist for Congress in Texas In that item, I wrote: She has been endorsed by all the usual suspects of left-wing extremism, including pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood […]

Who’s Up For A Tall, Cold ICE #TeaParty?

by Smitty Patriots: It’s time to get out your Tea Party moxy and tell the Left to return its shock troops to the Central American crevice from which they crawled forth. Via the Corey Stewart campaign site: We’re rallying to support ICE on Saturday, September 15th, at 6 PM outside ICE headquarters in Fairfax. The […]

CNN’s Favorite ‘Republican Strategist’

“I think the pictures of the cruelty of this administration are a very deliberate part of this. . . . They’re only talking to their core supporters. And their core supporters want anybody who’s darker than a latte deported. They’re not happy about immigration of any kind.” — Rick Wilson, CNN, July 11, 2018 Running […]

Every Liberal’s Favorite Republican, and the Problem With ‘Bipartisan Reform’

  My friend John Hoge and I finished the 25th episode of The Other Podcast last night and were out to dinner when I picked up my phone and scrolled the Drudge Report, learning of the death of John McCain, whose general unpleasantness inspired the name of this blog. By that time, co-blogger Smitty had […]

Yes, $100 a Month Is ‘Real Money’

  Partisanship can make you blind to reality. Because I am a conservative and generally support Republicans, it would be easy for me to ignore any faults with the tax reform bill the GOP-controlled Senate passed over the weekend. Yet I am skeptical enough to believe that, as a matter of economic policy, the bill […]

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