The Other McCain

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

Free Speech on Campus: ‘It Is Vital That UVA Lose This Case, and Lose Badly’

A federal judge has rejected the University of Virginia’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Kieran Ravi Bhattacharya, a former UVA medical student who was suspended after he asked a few questions during a campus panel presentation on “microaggressions.” Robby Soave’s account of the case is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand […]

‘Something for Everyone to Hate’

It would be interesting to know how many high-school students in Loudon County, Virginia, would be able to identify Col. Edward D. Baker. If you are a student of the Civil War, you know that Baker’s death in the Battle of Ball’s Bluff was the chief inspiration for the creation of the Joint Committee on […]

When Police Yell ‘Drop the Gun,’ Guess What Happens If You Don’t?

Say hello to Rasheed Moorman, who may have been the unluckiest criminal in America. Or maybe he was just stupid. Notice my use of the past-tense verb “was.” Rasheed’s final crime was not his first. A previous exercise in criminal stupidity nearly killed him when, in 2014, he and an accomplice attempted to rob a […]

Police Chief Says ‘Elected Official’ Allowed Destruction of Portsmouth Monument

  Question: What role did a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Virginia, play in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis? Answer: None at all. This certainly is not the first time Southerners have been demonized to distract from wrongdoing committed by Yankees. Any assertion that destroying Confederate monuments is a gesture necessary to end police […]

Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes

Barbarian mobs have been smashing statues all over the place — no fewer than three statues of Christopher Columbus have been smashed — but when they went to topple a Confederate monument in Portsmouth, Virginia . . . Well, it went badly for one of the barbarians: — The Once and Future Goy (@Guy_Buttersnaps) […]

Be Careful in Richmond, Please

Thousands of Second Amendment activists are assembling today at the Virginia capitol in Richmond to protest against proposed legislation that would infringe their right to “keep and bear arms.” Last week, activists noticed signs that the Left might be sending agents provocateurs to this event in an attempt to create some incident that might embarrass […]

Governor Northam Couldn’t Be Setting Up A “Reichstag Fire” Event, Could He?

by Smitty Via @deplorable_s on Twitter and Tom DeWeese on FaceBook we have this tidbit: The whole Charlottesville disaster was bad enough, and Stacy covered it here and here. Given the Left’s need to control the conversation coupled with the pending implosion of the impeachment disaster, makes the Democrats more of a rabid, injured, cornered […]

Democrat ‘Rising Star’ Fading Fast

  Yeah, expect to see lots more shoes dropping in this case: Days after Dr. Vanessa Tyson went public with her sexual-assault allegations against Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, another woman has accused him of rape. In a statement from her lawyer, Meredith Watson claims she was raped by Fairfax, who is next in line […]

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