“Unconscionable”: Republicans Lash Out Ahead of CIA Report’s Release - The report is out now. It's staggeringly hypocritical for Sen. Feinstein et al. to object to policies she was informed of and supported previously. But this was her last chance to get this shot in for at least two years, and she took it.
Kate Middleton Mistaken For Elsa From “Frozen” At Harlem Childrens’ Center - She's white, she's a princess. Close enough.
Records show that Steve Nislick, who co-founded the animal-rights group NYCLASS, has ponied up the maximum $4,950 for de Blasio’s campaign. Two other NYCLASS pals, Wendy and John Neu, have chipped in $9,900.Asian Crude Hits Five-Year Low On Oversupply Worries: WTI $62.49, Brent $65.42
More importantly, the organization has spent $774,000 in ads against a key de Blasio Democratic rival, Christine Quinn.
But this is where it really gets interesting. Because it turns out that this Steve Nislick isn’t just another Greenpeace retread.
At issue here is an entity named Edison Properties, which is, real-estate writer Michael Gross reported in 2009, “a real estate development and management company” that just happens to have two businesses, “Manhattan Mini-Storage and Edison ParkFast — with multiple locations in the same Far West Midtown neighborhood as the stables where the Central Park horses are housed.”
Now, can you guess who is both the CEO of Edison and the man who conjured up the idea of replacing NYC’s horse-drawn carriages with electric cars?
That’s right, Steve Nislick.
Mark Wahlberg Wants Record Wiped So He Can Join Police Reserve - I covered this a few days ago, but there was no reason given for his pardon request. My opinion remains the same; when the guy he half blinded grows a new eye, give him the pardon.
Wombat-socho has the original Rule 5 post "Rule 5 Sunday: Relay Breakdown" ready at The Other McCain.