The Other McCain

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

Saturday Scenes from South Carolina

Marianne Williamson talks to a supporter Saturday in Columbia, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina The National Affairs Desk is located at a McDonald’s on Kings Highway today because the wifi at the hotel was down, and I’ve got about an hour to put this together before I head down to Bethel AME Church in Georgetown, […]

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 […]

San Francisco and the Winter of Hate

  Some of us are old enough to remember — although I was not yet in third grade at the time — when San Francisco was famously the scene of the 1967 “Summer of Love.” All that hippie flower-child “Stop the War”/“Ban the Bomb”/“Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out” pacifist stuff was supposed to usher […]

Tumblr: The Toxic SJW Dumpster Fire That Keeps Burning Up Corporate Cash

  When all the SJWs were crying about journalists being laid off at Huffington Post, none of them bothered to mention Tumblr, which is part of the same Oath Media division of parent company Verizon. Let’s recount the history of how HuffPo and Tumblr got combined: 2005 — Ariana Huffington founds Huffington Post. 2007 — […]

MS-13 Kills Man on NY Train Platform

Fox News reports: A suspect reportedly has been taken into custody Monday following the murder of a man on a New York City subway platform a day earlier in what is being investigated by police as a “gang-related” attack, possibly involving an MS-13 member. The identity of the suspect is unclear, but a police source that spoke to […]

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