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Exclusive: Photo of antisemitic note left at Oberlin College professor’s porch

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/6/2016 at 2:00pm

Early in the morning of November 17, 2016, Oberlin (OH) police were called the the home of Oberlin College professor Benjamin Kuperman, after someone damaged some items on his porch and left an antisemitic note behind a Mezuzah on his porch.

The incident ignited a lot of national attention. Yet there was...

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Keith Ellison 2010: Israel “has mobilized its Diaspora in America to do its bidding”

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Posted by    Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/5/2016 at 8:30pm
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It has not been a good couple of weeks for Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison in his quest for Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Ellison was fast out of the gate, with major endorsements from Chuck Schumer, Harry Reid, Elizabeth Warren, Nancy Pelosi and many others.

But then some inconvenient facts came out...

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#MFGA – Make Feminism Great Again

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Posted by    Monday, December 5, 2016 at 7:30pm 12/5/2016 at 7:30pm
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Christina Hoff Sommers hits it out of the park again, this time in The Washington Post, How to make feminism great again:

Hillary Clinton’s defeat is wreaking havoc in the sisterhood. Celebrity feminists are especially distraught. “Girls” star Lena Dunham developed hives and fled to Sedona for spiritual renewal. Katy Perry took to...

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Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL (VIDEO)

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Posted by    Monday, December 5, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/5/2016 at 5:30pm
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The Obama administration has decided to halt work on the pipeline that allegedly would have run through Native American territory:

The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil...

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WALTER SCOTT VERDICT WATCH: MISTRIAL DECLARED (Updated)

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Posted by    Monday, December 5, 2016 at 3:45pm 12/5/2016 at 3:45pm

UPDATE 3:45 p.m. – Judge declares mistrial.

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Palestinian TV: “Slice open the enemy’s chest – slice it!” (VIDEO)

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Posted by    Monday, December 5, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/5/2016 at 2:30pm
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This is the latest in our Palestinian Incitement series, in which we document how incitement to violence against Jews in Palestinian media, social media, schools and government forms a fundamental impediment to peace.

Here is the latest edition, in which the Fatah Party of Mahmoud Abbas, which controls the Palestinian Authority, encourages...

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Anti-Israel protest disrupts vote to support Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U

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Posted by    Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 9:15pm 12/4/2016 at 9:15pm

We have documented for years how anti-Israel protests at campuses frequently cross over into antisemitism, both directly and by creating a toxic environment for Jews.

Ryerson University in Toronto is a case in point. A resolution to boycott Israel passed in 2014

Another Ontario university student union has voted in support of the anti-Israel...

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Elizabeth Warren has become a laugh line (even at MSNBC and CNN)

http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2016/11/30/cooper-corners-senator-warren-your-message-not-resonating
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Posted by    Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/2/2016 at 8:30pm
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Elizabeth Warren is going deeper and deeper off the deep end since Trump won.

Her already hyperbolic threats have done intergalactic, bringing even Mika Brezinski to say enough already, as Mark reported recently Mika Shockingly Scorches Elizabeth Warren: ‘Tired of this Act,’ ‘Shrill, Almost Unhinged’:

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VERDICT WATCH: Initial Jury deadlock in police shooting of Walter Scott (Update: resume deliberations Monday)

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Posted by    Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5:35pm 12/2/2016 at 5:35pm

You may recall the shooting killing of Walter Scott by police officer Michael Slager.

Video showing Slager shooting Scott in the back as he ran away went viral.

Slager testified in his own defense at the trial. His basic defense was that he acted reasonably given the high stress situation:

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Keith Ellison blames “right-wing smear campaign” for his Farrakhan and Israel controversies

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Posted by    Friday, December 2, 2016 at 1:00pm 12/2/2016 at 1:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers have known for weeks about the controversial past of Keith Ellison, including support for Louis Farrakhan, being the go-to Congressman for anti-Israel groups, and statements suggesting it made no sense to base Mideast policy around Israel:

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Texas Gov. Abbott to seek law banning sanctuary cities

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/30/2016 at 4:30pm
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The Dallas Morning News reports:

Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday morning that he has used his power as governor to withhold funds to Texas cities and counties that adopt “sanctuary” policies toward unauthorized immigrants.
“I have used my powers as governor of Texas to withhold funds to cities or counties that are declaring...

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Nancy Pelosi – Will she stay or will she go? UPDATE: Stays

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 11:40am 11/30/2016 at 11:40am
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Voting is taking place right now on the challenge by Tim Ryan to Nancy Pelosi’s leadership of Democrats in the House.

Results are expected momentarily.

We will update.

UPDATE: She Stays –

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2010 audio: Keith Ellison complains U.S. Mideast policy turns on “what is good or bad” for Israel

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 8:30pm 11/29/2016 at 8:30pm

Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison was an early favorite for Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He quickly garnered top endorsements, including from Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.

But then Ellison’s past came back to haunt him, specifically his membership in and support for Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam and his more recent...

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Unexpected development in Rasmea Odeh immigration fraud case

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 7:00am 11/29/2016 at 7:00am

We have been covering the case of Rasmea Odeh since October 2014.

Rasmea is the terrorist member of the military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who was convicted in Israel in 1970 of the 1969 bombing of the SuperSol supermarket in Jerusalem that killed two Hebrew University...

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Palestinian Intifada car ramming tactic comes to Ohio State

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Posted by    Monday, November 28, 2016 at 8:30pm 11/28/2016 at 8:30pm
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I was off the grid traveling much of the day, so I didn’t follow in live time the apparent terror incident at Ohio State University where a Somali legal immigrant rammed his car into pedestrians on the sidewalk, then attacked with what is variously described as a butcher knife or machete.

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Oh, Canada (#TrudeauEulogies)

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Posted by    Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 9:00pm 11/26/2016 at 9:00pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had one of the most cringeworthy statements for departed tyrant Fidel Castro (emphasis added):

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro:

“It is with deep sorrow that I learned today of the death of Cuba’s longest...

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“Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus” (Trailer)

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Posted by    Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 7:30pm 11/26/2016 at 7:30pm
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Americans for Peace and Tolerance is releasing a 70-minute documentary on the rise of antisemitism and anti-Israel activity on campuses and the role played by the BDS movement and Students for Justice in Palestine.

The movie is titled Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus.

I was interviewed for the documentary, along with...

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