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Three-time Looted Dellwood Market Owner: I may call it quits (#Ferguson)

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

You blame him?

The Dellwood Market, near Ferguson, has been looted three times, on August 10 and 17, and again after the non-indictment announcement in November. Here’s one of the times, on August 17: The owner was on Hannity tonight, and said he’s probably going to call it quits after 25 years. He just can’t…
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#LASEN race tilting hard toward Bill Cassidy

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

More boots on the ground than we can count!

We’re just days away from the Louisiana Senate runoff election, and Mary Landrieu is in trouble. Recently released polling data has Republican challenger Bill Cassidy up by almost 16 points over the embattled incumbent, and internal polling conducted by the Cassidy campaign is showing a similar lead. Although Cassidy has earned and…
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Arizona teacher’s lawsuit alleges retaliation for opposing Common Core

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

Alleges First Amendment violations after media appearances.

Common Core is generating a lot of concerns around the country, and teacher input without fear of retaliation is essential. The reality is, however, that teachers critical of Common Core may be intimidated by school district and state officials into silence. That is what a teacher is alleging in a lawsuit (full Complaint…
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In Connecticut, no First Amendment protections for discussing the public record

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

Hello, prior restraint. We meet again!

The relationship between the media and Connecticut courts is about to get very, very ugly. The Connecticut Law Tribune has come forward with information showing that New Britain Superior Court Judge Steven Frazzini has enjoined the newspaper from publishing a story based on court documents entered into the public record and…
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The Science of Splurging EPA Waste Tax dollar waste Jeff Flake

How the EPA is a giant tax dollar sinkhole

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

$700,000 to attempt to reduce methane emitted from pig flatulence in Thailand seems like taxpayer money well spent, right?

Arizona Senator Jeff Flake released a report on the EPA’s misuse of taxpayer money called the Science of Splurging. “For an agency keen to regulate every puddle from a rainstorm, the EPA has proven itself remarkably inept when it comes to managing its own affairs,” said Flake. “After years of handing out blank checks…
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Florida Sup Ct to Decide Key Self-Defense Immunity Case

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

The NRA weighs in with an amicus brief arguing the burden of proof on mmunity should fall on the State; the State, naturally, objects

The Orlando Sentinel reported recently on an interesting self-defense law matter currently being taken up by the Florida Supreme Court. As seems inevitable, they have of course incorrectly categorized the case as centering on the state’s “Stand-Your-Ground” law. In fact, the case centers on Florida’s self-defense immunity statute, and not on Stand Your Ground….
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House Democrats just cheapened the “Hands Up” protest

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

There goes the narrative

For all the spin the left has provided on the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, you’d think they’d have a little more respect for their own race-based premise. Democrats in Congress probably thought they were performing an act of solidarity when they engaged in a “hands up, don’t shoot” protest on the floor…
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Elizabeth Lauten

Elizabeth Lauten scalped

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

Disproportionate force.

The madding crowd has claimed another meaningless scalp, and it couldn’t be happier about it. The internet exploded on Thanksgiving after Congressional staffer Elizabeth Lauten criticized the First Teens for their less-than enthusiastic attitude at the annual Presidential Turkey Pardoning. Yesterday, nearly a week after the offending Facebook post, Lauten resigned…
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Most poisonous Obama relationship: Jeremiah Wright or Al Sharpton? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

Pick your poison.

Al Sharpton is now an advisor to and go-to guy on race relations for Obama, including on Ferguson. And you didn’t think it could get any worse than Obama having Jeremiah Wright as a spiritual advisor for much of his adult life, until the political heat got too hot. Which is worse? You can…
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SCOTUS considers Facebook rants in free speech case

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2014

How “free” is free speech? We’re about to see a new standard come down.

Both parties in the high-profile Elonis vs. United States had their day before the Supreme Court yesterday, and lawyers and analysts alike aren’t sure what to make of the Court’s reaction to oral arguments. Elonis (described in detail here) is shaping up to be a real barn burner because it tackles a…
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Liberal writers wrestle with Ferguson facts

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Stumbling across the truth, but picking themselves up and carrying on

John McWhorter’s Time essay on Ferguson demonstrates his graceful way with words, and his struggle to fight the truth about Ferguson. The only bit of truth that survived McWhorter’s preferred narrative is this: I’m not sure that what happened to Michael Brown — and the indictment that did not happen to Officer Darren…
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The End of the Obama Era

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Put that race card back in the deck, man. It’s over.

The brutal truth of electoral politics is that, not unlike Supreme Court reasoning, wins, losses, and philosophies exist on a pendulum. Whether the dog wags the tail, or the tail wags the dog, the power of one party over the other waxes and wanes as sure as the sun rises and…
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HandsUpDontShoot demonstrations fail to dazzle

National #HandsUpWalkOut protest more like #SitDownStayAtWork

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

National Ferguson walkout protest, based on mythical “hands up, don’t shoot” meme, doesn’t exactly bring economy to a halt.

Demonstrations called “Hands Up Walk Out” are taking place all over the country today. According to the event website: In the wake of events in the last weeks, including the non-indictment in the killing of Mike Brown and the senseless killings of Akai Gurley in New York and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland,…
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The Hillary Smell Test

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

No “New Car Smell”

I think I have called Hillary stale. But I didn’t put it to the smell test, Former Clinton pollster: Hillary lacks ‘new car smell’ Hillary Clinton has lost the “new car smell” she might need to win the presidency in 2016, said Democratic pollster Doug Schoen on Sunday. “The president said [last week]…
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Driver brutally murdered by hammer-wielding teens in St. Louis

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Will the feds investigate this interracial attack? Will it become a national cause?

A 32 year old Bosnian man is dead after a fatal attack in St. Louis early Sunday morning. Zemir Begic, who’d only been married for six months was beaten to death with hammers in front of his wife and friend. According to CNN: Two juveniles are in custody Sunday, suspected in the de…
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How the Media Aids Hamas

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

Matti Friedman again explains how NGO’s and the media prepare the ground for anti-Israel propaganda

In August, former AP journalist Matti Friedman wrote a devastating account in Tablet Magazine of the Associate Press’ bias against Israel. Friedman has followed up with a new article in The Atlantic, What the media gets wrong about Israel. One part of Friedman’s new expose is about the unexamined role Non-Governmental Organizations…
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Egypt protests as ex-Pres Mubarak cleared of murder charges

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2014

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi calls for calm

It looks like Ferguson isn’t the only place experiencing violent protests in the wake of a controversial legal decision. In Cairo, crowds erupted when Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak was cleared of murder charges. Egyptian police have used tear gas to disperse protesters angry that charges against ex-President Hosni Mubarak over killings during…
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