The Other McCain

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

#BlackLivesMatter and the Political Mythology of ‘Systemic Racism’

  You have probably never heard of Jamarcus Glover or Adrian Walker, a couple of dope dealers with criminal records (including possession of firearms as convict felons) who police say were running their operation out of a house on Elliot Avenue in Louisville, Kentucky. Cops had the house and the two dealers under surveillance and, […]

White Supremacists in Kentucky Defeat Black Candidate’s Senate Campaign

  Oh, sure, Democrats say “Black Lives Matter,” but they don’t really mean it, not if a black man’s campaign for the Senate might impede the political ambitions of one of their handpicked white favorites: In a tighter race than expected, former Marine pilot Amy McGrath has been declared the winner of the Kentucky primary […]

UPDATE: Beshear Claims Victory in Kentucky; Bevin Refuses to Concede

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. ET: With 100% of precincts reporting: Andy Beshear (Dem) ……. 711,955 …… 49.2% Matthew Bevin (GOP) ….. 707,297 …… 48.8% John Hicks (Lib) …………… 28,307 …….. 2.0% I asked earlier, and there is apparently no runoff provision for elections in Kentucky. WHAS-TV reports the latest: In a hotly contested race for Kentucky […]

The Covington Boys Election

  Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin faces a tough re-election contest today. Bevin is personally unpopular in the Bluegrass State, a problem exacerbated by a falling out with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, and polls indicate a surprising tight race in a state that Trump won by a landslide in 2016. Liberals view Bevin’s problems as […]

Can Nick Sandmann Win? Covington Student Sues the Washington Post

  The Covington Catholic student whose “menacing smirk” became famous last month is suing the Washington Post: Attorneys for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann filed a lawsuit against the Washington Post on Tuesday, seeking $250 million in compensatory and punitive damages. “The Post wrongfully targeted and bullied Nicholas because he was the white, […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  Does this guy look crazy to you? Yeah, it’s obvious. Gregory Allen Bush should have been locked up a long time ago: According to court records, Bush has a history of domestic violence against his parents, his brother and his ex-wife, who is African American. Sheryl Bush married Gregory Bush in 1997, according to […]

God Bless Kentucky

“My daughter comes in and says, ‘Dad, there’s a drone out here flying.’” When your daughter’s sunbathing by your family’s backyard pool and she tells you there’s a drone hovering over her, what are you going to do? Well, if you’re in Bullitt County, Kentucky, you go get your shotgun and blast that dadgum thing […]

Michelle Nunn Pulls a Grimes?

Trouble for Democrats in Georgia: Another Democratic Senate candidate has refused to say whether she voted for President Obama: This time it was Michelle Nunn in Georgia. The same question has tripped up other red-state Democrats on the campaign trail. On two occasions over the past week, Kentucky’s Alison Lundergan Grimes has been panned for […]

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