#Ferguson: We don’t know enough for informed commentary, but we do know that #AlSharpton is despicable

In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer crossword puzzle, 34 down was “Sharpton and Jolson,” the correct answer being “Als,” and I thought, what an insult to the actor and singer once called “the world’s greatest entertainer,” to be mentioned in the same breath with the famed race baiter. Things are going well for the man known as …

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Rule 5 Blogging: The Big Red 1, on duty in Iraq!

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Jessica Alba in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Women in Combat in History

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Uma Thurman in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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The American Left and their (not so) subtle anti-Semitism

From The Wall Street Journal: Palestine and Double Standards The world is outraged by Israeli self-defense but only ‘concerned’ when Muslims kill Muslims. By Bret Stephens | Aug. 4, 2014 7:29 p.m. ET What follows are excerpts from a June 30, 2014, news account by Tim Craig, the Washington Post’s bureau chief in Pakistan: Pakistan’s …

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