Economics 101: It doesn’t matter how liberal you are, eventually you have to do something radically conservative like pay your bills

We have previously noted, in our 18th Century Technology category, the financial travails of newspapers these days. But it’s not just newspapers, and even companies owned and run by liberals are not immune from market forces: Bloodbath at CNN, HLN: Axing of 550 Jobs ‘Imminent’ Today’s news of a coming bloodbath at CNN and HLN …

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Democrisy: Do as they say, and don’t even look at what they do!

From Glenn Reynolds, the Instapundit: CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: August 24, 2014 Mr. Gore likes to say ‘our democracy has been hacked by big money,’ but he has done some hacking himself in his many rent-seeking activities. His Current TV payday, partly at the expense of the Qataris, partly at the expense of U.S. cable subscribers …

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President Obama sending delegation to the #MichaelBrown funeral

From the Gateway Pundit: Report: Obama to Send Official Delegation to Michael Brown’s Funeral – Went Golfing During 2-Star General’s Funeral Posted by Kristinn Taylor on Saturday, August 23, 2014, 10:57 PM The head of the the Obama Administrations My Brothers keeper Initiative,Broderick Johnson is attending Michael Brown’s funeral Monday — AprilDRyan (@AprilDRyan) August 23, …

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Rule 5 Blogging: Living the #Glamour Life!

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 Megan Fox in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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From Around the Blogroll

Hypocrisy? In the media? Say it isn’t so! From Robert Stacey Stacy McCain: The Silent Terror: Media Ignoring Islamic Radical’s Murder of Seattle Gay Men? Posted on | August 23, 2014 Ali Muhammad Brown is a suspected Islamic terrorist accused of murdering three men in Seattle and a New Jersey teenager: The man accused of killing …

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Why President Obama will never beat ISIS: he won’t even try.

From The Wall Street Journal: So What Will You Do, Mr. President? Denunciations won’t stop the men who killed James Foley. President Obama on Wednesday condemned the made-for-YouTube murder of American James Foley with as much passion as we’ve seen from the cool Commander in Chief.He said that Foley’s killers in the jihadist Islamic State …

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#Ferguson: We don’t know enough for informed commentary, but we do know that #AlSharpton is despicable

In today’s Philadelphia Inquirer crossword puzzle, 34 down was “Sharpton and Jolson,” the correct answer being “Als,” and I thought, what an insult to the actor and singer once called “the world’s greatest entertainer,” to be mentioned in the same breath with the famed race baiter. Things are going well for the man known as …

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Rule 5 Blogging: The Big Red 1, on duty in Iraq!

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 Jessica Alba in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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