The Other McCain

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

Has The Mythical T-Bone Been Found?

by Smitty At first the Easter Bunny was just a garden-variety capeless hero: Junk ain't funny,Getting beat by a bunny,When out for a night on the town.The only thing worse,Than the viral vid curse,Is when the thrashing is done by a clown. — No Getting Over Macho Grande Or BREXIT For Theresa (@smitty_one_each) April […]

“Conservatives and Fundamentalists are Noticing Progressive Christians.”

by Smitty Today in folly: Buttigieg is a symbol for a rising Christian left The mail on this was answered early: Mat 7:21-23 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say […]

Joan of Argghh! on Equality

by Smitty Joan posts a fine little poem about poetry over at her blog. It seems related to a new (to me) social media site called, which uses crypto to pay people for social media posts. I guess that might be a good thing. Does anybody know what Twitter’s “Promote Mode” thingy does? I’m […]

Got It Covered Like Jimmy’s Hat

by Smitty Ménage à twerp. — No Getting Over Macho Grande Or BREXIT For Theresa (@smitty_one_each) April 2, 2019

Happy Talk On Congressional Reform From The Federalist

by Smitty Via The Federalist: 4. We should ratify a balanced budget amendment establishing a firm cap on spending. It couldn’t simply be lifted like a debt ceiling with a majority in Congress. This would give constitutional preeminence to balanced budgeting and at a minimum prevent new deficits. 5. There should also be a constitutional […]

VD Hanson’s “The Case For Trump” Part 1

by Smitty On the short list of academics/intellectuals worthy of the title, Victor Davis Hanson looms large. His new outing, “The Case for Trump” is on my phone in the Kindle app, and I’ll be trying to read through a chapter a day and post about it. Of course, I can’t claim to have foreseen […]

The Binary Intersectional Tyrannical Cis-Hetero Slave Lord Anti-woke Patriarchy (BITCHSLAP) Mourns @TitaniaMcGrath

by Smitty Many far wiser than I have long since abandoned the Twitter necropolis. But there are still some accounts that really bring the fun, including Poe’s Law All-Star Titania McGrath: Race is a social construct. It is surely no coincidence that it is only ever privileged white people who dispute this. — Titania McGrath […]

Democrats Against America

  Why don’t Democrats want to defend the country against invasion? Democrats running for President were quick to blast President Donald Trump’s expected declaration of a national emergency on Thursday, saying the “dangerous” “fake emergency” at the border will bring the country closer to “a dictatorship.” Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor who was […]

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