The Other McCain

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

NY State Police Mystified by Motive of Muslim Who Stabbed Salman Rushdie

The victim has been under an Iranian fatwa since 1989, but state police in New York don’t want to rush to conclusions: Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the […]

Cartel Suspect in Richmond Arrest

Victoria Taft reports at PJM: Two men arrested for planning an attack on a July 4 celebration in Virginia were not just in the country illegally, but one of them is also a suspected Mexican drug cartel member and the other is his roommate. So it seems that this whole open borders thing is working […]

Racial Paranoia in Post-Obama America

As everyone knows by now, Frank R. James is the suspect in Tuesday’s mass shooting in a Brooklyn subway station. Remarkably, even the liberal media are covering this story — Andrea Mitchell led the top of the noon hour on MSNBC with a report on the manhunt for the suspected gunman. J.J. Sefton at AOSHQ […]

Oh, NOW They Tell Us: Texas Synagogue Terrorist Was Known Jew-Hater

Now that the national media have “moved on,” the truth comes out: The Texas gunman was reported to police a year ago by a local councillor after issuing a chilling threat that he wanted to kill and bomb Jews, the JC can reveal. Such was the concern about Malik Faisal Akram’s radicalisation that the councillor, […]

The Mysterious Motive

A huge clue that Democrats and the media (but I repeat myself) are just using the phrase “white supremacy” to exploit fear for political gain: On Sunday, Joe Biden acknowledged the Texas synagogue hostage situation, dubbing the incident an “act of terror,” but refused to “speculate” on Akram’s motives when asked about it by reporters. […]

HOSTAGE CRISIS AT TEXAS SYNAGOGUE; UPDATE: SHOTS HEARD, HOSTAGES RELEASED, TERRORIST KILLED

UPDATE 11:20 p.m. ET: Looks like a win for the good guys: Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted about 9:35 p.m. [i.e., 10:30 ET] that all hostages are safe and out of a Colleyville synagogue after a loud bang and gunfire were heard. U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne told a Star-Telegram reporter in a text that the […]

Who Killed Sir David, and Why? UPDATE: ‘Somali Heritage,’ Motive Unknown

It’s almost midnight in England now, and many hours have passed since the news broke that Sir David Amess, a Tory member of Parliament, was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents: Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea. They recovered a […]

BIDEN LIED, AMERICANS DIED

Wonder how his media sycophants will spin this? At least 12 U.S. troops were killed Thursday in Kabul, marking the largest single-day loss of life for American soldiers in Afghanistan in ten years. “Two US officials say 11 Marines and a Navy medic were killed in the Afghanistan attacks,” the Associated Press reported Thursday afternoon. Previously, the […]

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