WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to reassure the American people that he has “played no role whatsoever” in the U.S. government over the past four years.
“Right now, many of you are angry at the government, and no one is angrier than...
About: William A. Jacobson
William A. Jacobson is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School. Prof. Jacobson is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Harvard Law School. At Harvard he was Senior Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal and Director of Litigation for the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project.
Prior to joining the Cornell law faculty in 2007, Prof. Jacobson had a highly successful civil litigation and arbitration practice in Providence, Rhode Island, concentrating in investment, employment, and business disputes in the securities industry, including many high profile cases reported in leading newspapers and magazines.
Professor Jacobson has a national reputation as a leading practitioner in securities arbitration, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, an organization of over 450 attorneys dedicated to protecting public investors. Professor Jacobson frequently is quoted in national media on issues related to investment fraud and investor protection, and in the past has served as one of a small number of private practice attorneys who trained new arbitrators for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Professor Jacobson has argued cases in numerous federal and state courts, including the Courts of Appeal for the First, Fifth and Sixth Circuits, and the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
A more complete listing of Professor Jacobson’s professional background is available at the Cornell Law School website. The views expressed here are his own and not those of any employer or organization,
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Oh come on, all you. Really.
How could anyone think differently?
John Kass, IRS scandal a reminder of how I learned about The Chicago Way (h/t @bryanjacoutot):
I didn’t understand it all back then, but I understand it now. Once there were old bosses. Now there are new bosses. And shopkeepers still keep...
Joseph Massad is an anti-Israeli Columbia University Professor.
Massad recently wrote a post at Al-Jazeera, which we wrote about at College Insurrection, Columbia Professor’s ‘Anti-Jewish Screed’ Draws Fire.
The post was The Last of the Semites:
The core allegations are that Zionists cooperated with the Nazis, that the result of the Holocaust was that...
There is a desperate attempt to dismiss Benghazi as a big nothing.
Based on what we know already, there is a lot of “there there” showing that there we multiple levels of defalcation before, during and after the killing of our Ambassador.
But there are numerous open questions.
Where was Obama? What was he...
Take the fight to them every place you can.
From SGLawrence, taken in Woodstock, NY (not actually the place where the Woodstock concert was held, that was in Bethel):
Hi Professor Jacobson. While in Woodstock, N.Y. this past week, I came across a large Chalkboard that invites members of the public to fill in the blank after the words ” Before I die I want to….”
Someone had written “slap Mitt Romney” so I decided to get creative and instead of erasing the thought, I edited it to say “Before I die I want to slap Mitt Romney and tell him he was right to criticize Obama for attacking the 1st Amendment over Benghazi.”
It started with the usual defense, it’s all about racism (h/t Hot Air)
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina:
“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
Benghazi-gate. IRS-target-gate. AP-Phone Records-gate.
Whether or not the various scandals are “Watergate” is a mistaken way of looking at the scandals, because we should not expect any presidency to be unhappy in the way other presidencies...
At congressional hearings yesterday, it was revealed that the IRS planted a question at an ABA meeting in order to give Lois Lerner of the IRS the opportunity to get ahead of the pending Inspector General Report and make it seem as if the IRS had voluntarily disclosed the targeting of Tea...
Forwarded to me by a reader.
Sounds like a good idea to me. (details and locations at the link)
On behalf of Tea Party, P...
You remember Upworthy, the epitome of low-information in support of Obama and progressives, Upworthy — or, How we are losing the internet to lowest of low information young liberals.
They have maps which demonstrate The high cost of low information voters.
I need to stop checking in there, because they have stuff like this:
This week college campuses looked relatively sane compared to Washington, D.C.
I emphasize “relatively.”
- Occupy brings “two chickens, three goats and a rabbit” as part of takeover of U. California farm
- Swarthmore’s descent into madness
- Louisiana State Hosts “Lavender Graduation” For Homosexual Grads
Six Degrees of Separation:
What does it take to get the IRS’s attention?
(Do you really want to know?)
.@tomkattman heh, I almost feel that I’m not doing enough for my country since the IRS hasn’t targeted me yet.
— Fuzzy Slippers (@fuzislippers) May 17, 2013
Hell, I just wish Indie bloggers made enough money to worry...
Some good stuff today.
I actually was proud of the job the House Republicans did given the time constraints. They had some fight in them. Hopefully they will keep it up for 3 1/2 more years. Every. Single. Day.
At congressional hearings today, it was revealed that IRS planted question at ABA mtg disclosing targeting of conservatives via communications between Celia Roady, a tax lawyer who asked the question, and Lois Lerner of the IRS who was on an ABA panel. Roady has a deep background in tax exempt issues and...
The infographic below, the National Dialogue Monitor by TargetPoint Consulting May 15-16, 2013, was provided to me by former Legal Insurrection contributor Matthew Knee, who now works at TargetPoint.
It shows Obama’s really bad two media days:
Each bubble represents a topic discussed in relation to President Obama from May 15-16, 2013, sized by...