The Other McCain

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

Lawfare: Do We Need to Have ‘Everybody Blog About Rebekah Jones Day’?

Most people have forgotten about Rebekah Jones, but then again, most people never knew about Rebekah Jones in the first place. Nevertheless, Jones is something of a celebrity to soi-disant “progressives” because in May 2020, she falsely accused Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis of manipulating his state’s COVID-19 data to hide the real numbers. This earned […]

‘I Saw Her Standing There’

Lately, I’ve been watching YouTube videos by Mike Pachelli, a guitarist, singer and producer who has done a series of tutorials on how to play classic Beatles songs note-for-note. What’s really fascinating to me is that Pachelli was able to isolate John Lennon’s rhythm guitar parts so well. For years, in listening to Beatles records, […]

Anatomy of a Smear

When this story first broke Tuesday, I didn’t know what to make of it, and even after Rep. Matt Gaetz went on Tucker Carlson to defend himself, I still wasn’t sure what the truth was. After another 24 hours, however, the picture is becoming clearer: A scammer named Bob Kent, who has raised money supposedly […]

Miami Beach Mayor: ‘If You’re Coming Here to Go Crazy, Go Somewhere Else’

It’s not a party until somebody calls the cops: Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber declared a state of emergency and set a curfew Saturday, saying the crowds that have descended on the city recently are “more than we can handle.” “Too many are coming, really, without the intention of following the rules, and the result […]

‘This Case Is a Great Example of Why Our Deputies Wear Body Cameras’

Say hello to Raymond Glass, the kind of criminal who makes you wish there were more police brutality in America. In 2015, a Florida man named Larkland Harris Jr. “with a long history of violence and who spent six years in state prison” was charged with stabbing Glass outside a Pizza Hut in Flagler County. […]

Modern Motherhood, Florida-Style

Headline from the Tampa Tribune: Florida woman has abandoned three babies at apartment complexes since 2016, police say I include that headline so that Stephen Green doesn’t miss this story in his next “Florida Man Friday” roundup. The details: Investigators have identified the biological mother of three newborns who’ve been found at apartment complexes in […]

‘Good People Carry Guns and They Will Shoot You, a Lot — Graveyard Dead’

Sheriff Grady Judd of Polk County, Florida, is known for his colorful way of expressing himself at press conferences (see “68 Shots: ‘That’s All the Bullets We Had, or We Would Have Shot Him More’”). Sheriff Judd’s press conference on Aug. 29, 2018, featured the case of Jason Boek. If you’ve never heard of Jason […]

68 Shots: ‘That’s All the Bullets We Had, or We Would Have Shot Him More’

Angilo Freeland, a/k/a “Dread,” was a native of the Caribbean island of Antigua, and how he ended up in Florida is not entirely clear. Freeland was something of a mysterious figure, an enforcer for an international drug trafficking ring, and investigators believe he had killed at least 15 people in his role as a “paid […]

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