The Other McCain

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

Left-Wing Journalist Among 4 Arrested in Arkansas for Firebombing Police Cars

Renea Baek Goddard, 22, came to the United States as a child when her Air Force father, who had met her mother while stationed in South Korea, was transferred to Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The family later moved to Arkansas when her father was transferred to Little Rock AFB. While a student at […]

How to End Your Criminal Career

When did Lakita Annette Davis begin her criminal career? We don’t know, although we do know that she was already familiar to police in Tennessee when she was arrested in Madison County in March 2016 for a string of thefts of fingernail polish from stores in Jackson, Tenn. This arrest did not end Davis’s criminal […]

She Befriended the Man Who Killed Her Mother. Guess How That Turned Out?

  If you answered “not too good,” you’re a winner: Big-hearted, gregarious and always up for an adventure, Martha McKay surrounded herself with friends. “There was something about her that people really loved,” her sister Katie Hutton tells PEOPLE. “She left an impression on people. She had that gift.” McKay’s family and friends were devastated […]

No, the KKK Hasn’t Taken Over Arkansas (and Never Trust the SPLC Anyway)

Picturesque downtown Harrison, Arkansas. Harrison, Arkansas, is a prosperous little town in Boone County, adjacent to the Missouri border and just 30 miles from the resort of Branson. Located in the scenic Ozarks, Harrison wants to be known as the “Best Small Town in America.” Unfortunately, they have a public-relations problem involving a Klan kook, […]

Arkansas Democrat’s Re-Election Ad: ‘Jesus Told Me to Vote for ObamaCare’

OK, it’s a little more subtle than that, but when Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor voted for ObamaCare four years ago, he knew this Day of Judgment was coming and now he says he’s seen the light: Sen. Mark Pryor is out with a new TV ad offering a Biblical solution to the already heated 2014 […]

Mark Pryor: Reliably Unreliable

As much as conservatives hate RINOs, liberals hate “Blue Dog” Democrats like Sen. Mark Pryor, and I have a hard time convincing conservatives that they should hate Pryor as much as the Left does. Blue Dogs are majority-makers for Democrats, providing liberals with a tissue-thin pretext for pretending that the Democrats are not wholly controlled by far-left […]

Harry Reid to Gays: ‘I Really Want Your Votes. But First You Will Blow Me.’

Or words to that effect, as the imperiled Senate Majority Leader — who’s losing ground to Sharron Angle in Nevada — was one of three Democrats to vote against repealing the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”  policy: All Senate Republicans and three Democrats voted to block debate on the bill after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) […]

Primary Lessons: Don’t Bet Your Hopes

Carle Hulse of New York Times conveys the politics of wishful thinking from inside the Democratic bubble: On a primary election night when the heralded anti-incumbency sentiment was expected to again demonstrate its strength, Senator Blanche Lincoln proved there were clear limits to its power. Virtually written off as a likely victim of voter outrage […]

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