Verizon is buying out Yahoo!

Flash Player 9 or higher is required to view the chartClick here to download Flash Player nowView the full chart at WikinvestWe have previously noted the rise of Marissa Mayer to become CEO of Yahoo!, as well as noting that Yahoo! was about to have it’s last hurrah. From The Wall Street Journal: What is …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Off we go, into the wild blue yonder!

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 Amanda Seyfriend in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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#DonaldTrump and the evisceration of NATO

From The Wall Street Journal: NATO Fires Back After Donald Trump Questions Value of Defending Allies In an unusual response to a political debate, alliance’s head says members ‘defend one another’ By Paul Sonne | Updated July 21, 2016 1:18 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took the unusual step of …

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Why did Ted Cruz address the Republican National Convention?

At least Patterico is happy: “Lyin’ Ted” to Speak Tonight Filed under: General — Patterico @ 6:09 pm Donald Trump’s tweet suggesting his wife is ugly has never been deleted. As much as I despise this clown show, I confess: I’ll be very interested to see how Cruz handles this tonight. UPDATE: Very well done …

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Make America Work Again

I have said before that I am not a supporter of Donald Trump, but one thing he has hit on brilliantly is the theme for the second day of the Republican National Convention: Make America Work Again. The Democrats have already lost the votes of the white working class, because they have tried to become …

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The #FreddieGray trials

From The Wall Street Journal: Baltimore Officer Acquitted of All Charges in Freddie Gray Trial Prosecutors fail to secure conviction in fourth trial involving 2015 death of black man in a police van By Scott Calvert | Updated July 18, 2016 3:35 p.m. ET BALTIMORE—A judge on Monday acquitted police Lt. Brian Rice of manslaughter …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Working for a living!

It’s the weekend again, and time for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging, for which he should be severely criticized! 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 Kate Bosworth in her …

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