The Other McCain

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

Why Gallup, New Mexico?

  Over the weekend, I saw reports that New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham had invoked the state’s Riot Control Act to shut down traffic in the city of Gallup. The coverage didn’t provide the context to understand why this community of 21,678 people was such a COVID-19 incubator: Gallup is in McKinley County, which has […]

Police: Mother Helped Boyfriend Rape, Murder, Dismember Her Daughter, 10

Victoria Martens, 10, was murdered Aug. 23. Details of the grisly murder of 10-year-old Victoria Martens have shocked Albuquerque, N.M. Police say the girl was drugged, raped and murdered last month, a crime that Police Chief Gorden Eden called “the most gruesome act of evil I have ever seen in my career.” The girl’s mother, […]

‘Firebagger Lefty Blogosphere’

The reality that President Obama is seeking re-election while the left wing of his party is profoundly disillusioned hit home last week at the Iowa State Fair when I watched DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz get heckled off stage by angry progressives. And Obama’s re-election campaign staff isn’t helping their boss much. New Mexico OFA state […]