Why NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu are dead

From the New York Post, concerning the killing of two New York City police officers: (Ismaaiyl) Brinsley was known as a lifelong criminal with ties to Brooklyn. . . . Brinsley’s criminal record stretched back to at least 2004 and included a string of arrests in Georgia and Ohio. In Georgia’s Fulton County alone, Brinsley …

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Rule 5 Blogging: From down under!

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 Elle MacPherson in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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Truth!

The graduate with a science degree asks, “Why does it work?” The graduate with an engineering degree asks, “How does it work?” The graduate with an accounting degree asks, “How much will it cost?” The graduate with an arts degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?”

Is there a worse state Attorney General, in any state, anywhere, than Kathleen Kane?

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s editorial board endorses Democrats in virtually every electoral contest; there are a few exceptions, in the case of a moderate Republican in a heavily Republican district, but in any actually competitive race in which the Democrat is not an absolutely certifiable loon, the Inquirer will endorse the Democrat. From today’s editorial page: …

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Even when President Obama gets something right, he gets it wrong

From The Wall Street Journal: U.S. Restores Cuba Ties in Historic Deal Obama Thaws Half-Century Freeze; Opponents Vow to Fight End to Embargo By Carol E. Lee, Jay Solomon and José de Córdoba |Updated Dec. 17, 2014 8:03 p.m. ET The U.S. and Cuba agreed to restore diplomatic ties after a half century of hostility, …

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I sure hope that the police officer wasn’t white . . .

. . . and that the perp wasn’t black, or we’ll have Al Sharpton in Pennsylvania! Man fatally shot by police in Mayfair Aubrey Whelan and Emily Babay | Last updated: Monday, December 15, 2014, 6:09 AM A Frankford man was shot and killed by a Philadelphia police officer early Monday, police said, during a …

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