Rule 5 Blogging: Women Training for Combat

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 Jennifer Anniston in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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From Around the Blogroll

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana Trump: Protesters were ‘thugs and criminals’ By Elliot Smilowitz, The Hill | April 30, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the protesters who disrupted his speech in California a day earlier. Demonstrators swarmed the California GOP …

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Karma is such a bitch!

From The Wall Street Journal: Soaring Tobacco Stocks Prompt Calpers to Reconsider Investment Strategy California Public Employees’ Retirement System may have missed out on up to $3 billion by not investing in tobacco shares By Saabira Chaudhuri | Updated April 29, 2016 4:32 a.m. ET Calpers picked the wrong decade to stop investing in tobacco …

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#CruzFiorina : A good move, but too little, too late?

Well, now I have a new campaign logo image for blog posts! From The Wall Street Journal: Ted Cruz Names Carly Fiorina as Running Mate Texas senator makes announcement as he gears up for crucial Indiana primary By Reid J. Epstein | Updated April 27, 2016 5:41 p.m. ET Republican Ted Cruz, desperate to change …

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I voted today for Ted Cruz!

Jeb Bush, Ben Carson and Marco Rubio were on the ballot along with the remain active candidates. Living in the 17th congressional district, there was a long list of delegate candidates, and I could have voted for three, but voted for only two, Ron Boltz and, as a write-in, Joel Underwood, the two pledged to …

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Democrisy! John Kerry hides millions of dollars in off-shore tax havens

Remember, the left support having higher-earning people pay more in income taxes! EXCLUSIVE: Kerry, Heinz Family Have Millions Invested In Offshore Tax Havens Richard Pollock | 10:42 PM 04/25/2016 Secretary of State John Kerry and his wife Teresa Heinz have invested millions of U.S. dollars through family trusts in at least 11 offshore tax havens, …

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#CruzFiorina 2016? Ted Cruz couldn't do better than having Carly Fiorina as his running mate!

As a supporter of, and contributor to, Carly Fiorina, this is good, but hardly unexpected, news: Ted Cruz ‘narrowing’ vice-presidential shortlist — and it includes Carly Fiorina By Theodore Schleifer, CNN | Updated 5:08 PM ET, Mon April 25, 2016 Washington (CNN) Ted Cruz’s campaign is vetting a list of potential vice-presidential choices including Carly …

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Dead newspaper walking: The Los Angeles Times and the potential buyout by Gannett

From The Wall Street Journal: Gannett Offers to Buy Tribune Publishing Deal, valued at $815 million with debt, would combine owners of USA Today, L.A. Times By Lukas I. Alpert and Joshua Jamerson | Updated April 25, 2016 2:00 p.m. ET Gannett Co. on Monday went public with its proposal to acquire Tribune Publishing Co. …

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Economics 101: Whenever you are told that a proposed tax will barely be noticeable, don’t believe it!

From The Wall Street Journal: Long-Term Costs of Cutting Emissions Grow Hazy Economic costs of hitting near-term targets appear modest, but modeling grows less reliable further out By Amy Harder and Greg Ip | Updated April 24, 2016 12:42 p.m. ET The world’s top officials just signed an agreement to slow the buildup of planet-warming …

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