The Other McCain

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

‘Corporate Profit’ and the Political Ideas That Are Driving America’s Crime Wave

The image above is from a police dashcam showing the end of a pursuit in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The SUV was driven by 18-year-old Demetrius Walker of Milwaukee, and the front-seat passenger, 18-year-old Nevaeh Beck of Milwaukee, had stolen about $300 worth of merchandise from Home Depot, where Walker had helped himself to some snacks and […]

Math Teacher Goes Berserk

Just a typical day in a Wisconsin school: Brenda Poulos remembers working in Kenosha last Friday when she received a series of texts from her son. “I know he’s not supposed to use his phone in school, so the fact that he texted me was already, something’s up right,” Poulos said. “He said, ‘Mom, something’s […]

‘A Routine Traffic Stop’

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is more than 300 miles from Chicago, and it’s almost a five-hour drive — if you’re doing the speed limit, that is. On the other hand, if you’re doing 110 mph in a late-model Dodge Charger, the trip won’t take nearly as long. Except, of course, if you get pulled over by […]

‘Public Servants’ or Public Masters: Whom Does Your Local School Board Serve?

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, is a town of about 17,000 people in Waukesha County. In the 2020 election, President Trump got nearly 60% of the vote in Waukesha County. In such a conservative community, you might expect local officials to share the sentiments of their neighbors — unless you understand how local boards of education actually operate. […]


Inexplicable violence: A mass shooting in downtown Milwaukee left 17 people wounded late Friday shortly after fans left a nearby NBA playoff game, according to the Milwaukee Police Department. The shooting took place around 11 p.m. just blocks away from Fiserv Forum, where thousands of fans attended the Bucks’ Game 6 loss to the Boston […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

Y’know, I did a lot of drugs back in the day, but I never did the “Decapitate Your Lover During Sex” drug: A 24-year-old Wisconsin woman allegedly killed and dismembered her lover during a drug-fueled sex session — dumping his head and penis in a bucket and his legs in a crockpot. The brunette seductress, […]

Darrell Brooks: Menace to Society

We are learning more about the perpetrator of the Waukesha massacre, including his arrest for battery in Fulton County, Georgia: Police say the man accused of plowing into a Christmas parade in Wisconsin and killing six people was arrested in Union City earlier this year. Police say Darrell E. Brooks, 39, drove his SUV through […]

Waukesha Massacre: Killer SUV Driver Is Rapper, Career Criminal Out on Bond

Police took their time before naming the “person of interest” who killed five people and injured dozens more when he plowed a red Ford SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, but the identity and criminal record of Darrell Brooks are extensively documented: The man who was taken into custody in connection with the […]

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