The Other McCain

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

Foxes, Henhouses, Crime and Oakland

The first thing you have to know about Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price is that the first time she ran for the office, she got $130,000 for her campaign from George Soros. Price lost that 2018 race to the incumbent, who chose not to seek reelection in 2022. Price ran again and won with […]

De Mortuis Nil Nisi Bonum

The Democratic Party tradition of dying in office can be traced to Franklin Delano Roosevelt who, in 1940, chose to seek reelection for a third term, breaking the two-term precedent set by George Washington. Then in 1944, FDR had the excuse of World War II to seek a fourth term in the White House, even […]

Looting Nordstrom and Other Recent News From Zimbabwe, U.S.A.

Another weekend in the decline and fall of Western civilization: Shocking video captured a mob-style smash-and-grab robbery at a mall in Topanga and police are now searching for up to 30 suspects involved. Police said it happened around 4:15 p.m. Saturday at the Nordstrom store inside Westfield Topanga Mall. Video shared by an Instagram user […]

News From San Francisco: ‘A Lot of People Around Here Have Mental Issues’

Say hello to Ryant Bluford of San Francisco and, while you’re at it, go ahead and say good-bye, because Mr. Bluford shuffled off this mortal coil last month in a manner that seems to be increasingly common. When a police officer points an AR-15 rifle at you and yells, “get your hands up,” this is […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous (Special California Hate Crimes Edition)

In April 2021, the president of the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce was assaulted on the streets by a man who yelled, “F–k you Chinatown! F–k you Chinaman!” A week later, 25-year-old James Lee Ramsey was charged with felony assault and a hate crime against Carl Chan, and the case was scheduled for trial in […]

Approaching the Nadir of Wokeness

How far down the slippery slope of “woke” craziness have we slid? Well, California is evidently ready to mandate insurance coverage for gay men hiring women to be surrogate babymakers: California lawmakers are advancing a bill that would redefine the inability of men to get pregnant as “infertility” and entitle them to insurance-covered fertility treatments. […]

3 Cops Shot, Suspect Dead in L.A.

This news broke overnight: Three Los Angeles police officers were shot Wednesday evening and the suspected gunman was dead after an ensuing standoff, authorities said. Officers had gone to Lincoln Heights, an older neighborhood of single-family homes, at around 4:30 p.m. and the shootings were reported about two hours later, Los Angeles Police Department Officer […]

Good News From California

Say hello to 17-year-old Kristopher Baca and, while you’re at it, go ahead and say good-bye, because this juvenile dirtbag is no longer depleting the earth’s supply of oxygen. You’ve never heard his name before, but you may remember a case that made national headlines last year: A Los Angeles mom mowed down with her […]

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