Rule 5 Blogging: Vive la France!

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 Charlotte di Calypso in her summer clothes, but women, in …

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From Around the Blogroll The Paris terrorist attacks edition

From The Wall Street Journal: Paris Attacks Make National Security Top Issue in U.S. Presidential Race Democratic Candidates Set to Debate Saturday Night; Republicans Call for More Aggressive Approach to ISIS By Colleen McCain Nelson and Beth Reinhard | Novmber 14, 2015 3:28 p.m. ET DES MOINES, Iowa—National security issues moved to center stage in …

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I got to see the doctor right away! And that's because I use the private health care system

For some unknown reason, I developed some significant pain in the pall of my right foot last Friday. I was simply toughing it out, when my darling bride (of 36 years, 5 months and 24 days) noticed it and insisted that I make an appointment to see the doctor. She’s a registered nurse, so I …

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The Great Debate The solution to most of our problems is simple, but none of the candidates have addressed it

From The Wall Street Journal: Republican Debate Analysis: A Pivot to Policy From Personality Elected officials get a chance to reassert themselves over anti-establishment campaigns By Janet Hook | November 11, 2015 12:01 a.m. ET Republican presidential candidates decided to try something different Tuesday in the latest nationally televised debate: focus on policy. After three …

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University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe wimps out If you are unwilling to fight for your job, you do deserve to lose it

For the Social Justice Warriors, the responsibility for any offensive act must be pushed up to the highest ranking normal white male1: U. Missouri president resigns over handling of racial incidents By Susan Svrluga | November 9 at 12:01 PM University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned on Nov. 9 following protests and strikes over …

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Rule 5 Blogging: American soldiers!

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 Katy Perry in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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From Around the Blogroll Why Da'ish do not fear America edition

We’d expect this from Berkeley or Harvard, but the University of Nebraska? Nebraska university tells students not to say ‘crazy,’ ‘ghetto’ and other bad words By Deena Winter / November 4, 2015 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has launched a campaign to get students to stop using certain words and phrases including “man up,” “no homo,” …

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Who knew that the Speaker of the House in Kentucky was as stupid as Amanda Marcotte?

Yesterday’s election results bothered the lovely Miss Marcotte no end! These are not the only nuts: Tea Party governors and anti-LGBT statutes win when we stupidly stay home How did conservatives crush a popular anti-discrimination ordinance in Houston? Urban legends and low voter turnout By Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | 11:14 AM …

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