A gutless Commander-in-Chief

If, in 1943, Franklin Roosevelt had exact knowledge that Adolf Hitler and his top henchmen were doing their main work from a mostly unguarded building, with no real bomb shelters, on the Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin, do you think that the President would have told General Dwight Eisenhower, “No, we can’t bomb that building, because there …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Mostly Marines!

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 putting pictures of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Jessica Biel in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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The success of socialism

‘Twasn’t so long ago that the then-President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela was a hero to the American left, with his Bolivarian socialism and constant criticism of President George Bush. Well, Señor Chavez has gone to his eternal reward, and Venezuela, still governed by socialists, is reaping the rewards of socialism. From The Wall Street Journal: …

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Already in the tank

From The Wall Street Journal: Labor Gives Clinton Room to Maneuver on Trade Talks Democratic front-runner has remained neutral on a hotly debated issue By Laura Meckler and Melanie Trottman | Updated May 17, 2015 7:46 p.m. ET LAS VEGAS—Michael Collins, a nurse and active member of his local union, isn’t happy about free-trade legislation …

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From Around the Blogroll

From The Wall Street Journal: Harvard Accused of Bias Against Asian-Americans Complaint alleges university sets higher bar for applicants to limit Asian enrollment By Douglas Belkin | Updated May 15, 2015 9:26 p.m. ET A complaint Friday alleged that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants by setting a higher bar for admissions than that faced …

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Rule 5 Blogging: A gun weapon and a smile!

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for our version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacy McCain described as putting pictures of pretty women somewhat deshabille, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Natalie Portman in her summer clothes, but women, in full military gear, serving their countries in …

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Where are the marchers supporting Brandon Dixon?

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: From Juniata Park to Harvard on a full ride Martha Woodall, Inquirer Staff Writer | Last updated: Sunday, May 10, 2015, 1:09 AM When the letter from the Gates Foundation landed on Lawndale Street in April, Virginia “Ginny” Dennis and her son Brandon started screaming.“Is Miss Ginny OK?” a neighbor asked …

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