The Other McCain

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

Eighteen Years Ago Today

  My wife woke me up and handed me the phone. My brother Kirby was calling: “Stacy, it’s terrorism. They hit the World Trade Center.” What the hell? I was an assistant news editor at The Washington Times, and my workday didn’t usually begin this early, especially on a Monday* after I’d worked the late […]

‘Special Needs’: Autistic Neo-Nazi Killers

  The first thing you need to know about Nicholas Giampa — besides the fact that he murdered two people — is that he had been diagnosed with autism, depression and a social anxiety disorder, according to his mother. From an early age, Giampa was “troubled,” and was a target of bullying. He attended five […]

Democrats Embrace Pro-Terrorist Group That Recycled Blood Libel Against Jews

  Yeah, 2020 is gonna be lit, y’all: Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are ramping up their criticism of Israel’s decision to block them from entering the country, where according to Tlaib “racism and the politics of hate” are “thriving.” But in defending its decision, the Israeli government is citing the radical history of […]

Texas Psycho Killer’s Parents Claim They Taught Him ‘Love, Kindness … Tolerance’

  The emerging profile of the accused El Paso gunman shows him to be the spoiled and incompetent offspring of clueless parents: The family of accused El Paso mass shooter Patrick Crusius has released a statement that says he was raised to love and accept others. “Patrick’s actions were apparently influenced and informed by people […]

8/8 = Hitler? ‘Remember, These Are the People Who Tell Us Trump Is Crazy’

  So says Professor Reynolds, referring to the conspiracy theorists who babble lunatic gibberish on an obscure cable networks: MSNBC analyst Frank Figliuzzi drew a numerical connection on Monday between neo-Naziism and the Trump administration’s decision to fly flags at half-mast until Aug. 8 in honor of the victims of a pair of mass shootings. […]

Dayton Mass Murderer Had More Red Flags Than a May Day Parade in Beijing

  While the media have spent the past 72 hours screeching about “white supremacy” and blaming Donald Trump for the El Paso massacre, the facts emerging about the mass murderer in Dayton, Ohio, have presented a classic case of missed warning signs of dangerous craziness: The man who killed nine people Sunday morning in Dayton’s […]

Two Mass Shootings in 14 Hours: Thoughts on ‘The Gamification of Terror’

  Saturday night on The Other Podcast with John Hoge, we opened the show discussing the shooting at an El Paso Wal Mart that left 20 people dead and 26 injured. The gunman, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, evidently drove more than 600 miles from his family’s home near Dallas to commit this atrocity. He posted online […]

Tacoma Antifa Terrorist’s Manifesto Blames ‘Rich Guys’ for ‘Evil … Concentration Camps’

    In a three-page “manifesto” addressed to his Antifa “comrades,” Tacoma terrorist Willem van Spronsen blamed “rich guys,” including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, for the “evil” of a system symbolized by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility he attacked. Van Spronsen, 69, was shot dead Saturday by police in Tacoma, Washington, after […]

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