The Other McCain

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

Politics as Show Biz

“Hours before last week’s presidential debate in Orlando, [Fox News] anchors sat in a cavernous back room, hunched over laptops, and plotted how to trap the candidates. Chris Wallace said he would aim squarely at Rick Perry’s weakness: ‘How do you feel about being criticized by some of your rivals as being too soft on […]

Stupid Google Tricks

“Being ranked in the top 5 for something on Google and being ranked 25th or 125th can be the difference between selling your crappy website to AOL for $315 million and going out of business.” — James Joyner, Outside the Beltway The fact that a major corporation like J.C. Penney was willing to pay money […]

How to Do an Awesome Blog Post

Begin with an introductory sentence that ends with a link to your inspiration: There will always be a fringe, living in its own private madhouse, that will never accept truth regardless of how it is presented. As night follows day, the link is followed by a blockquote selection from the inspiration. Here, you have several […]