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Iran deal deadline to be extended… again?

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2015

“The sanctions are going to come, and they’re going to come quick.”

Iran deal deadline to be extended… again?

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3/31/2015 at 1:30pm
The arbitrary deadline to come to an agreement with Iran is today. But according to the Associated Press, that deadline might be extended to tomorrow, making this the third deadline extension. They had set a deadline of Tuesday for a framework agreement, and later softened that wording to a framework understanding, between Iran…
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Rand Paul next to jump in the presidential pool

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2015

And then there were two

Rand Paul next to jump in the presidential pool

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3/31/2015 at 12:00pm
Senator Rubio is scheduled to announce his presidential bid April 13th, making him the third Senator to join the Republican primary fray. The second? Sen. Rand Paul. Waiting until the day after the NCAA basketball championship, Sen. Paul will formally announce his presidential run April 7 at a rally that morning. Paul will…
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ISIS grads twitter

ISIS graduates perfect recruitment tool

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2015

Lending legitimacy to an insurgency

ISIS graduates perfect recruitment tool

ISIS grads twitter
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3/31/2015 at 10:00am
ISIS doesn’t just want to recruit new soldiers into the fold—they want to show those soldiers that joining the cause is more than just a one-off decision. It’s a future. Over the last few days, the Islamic State in Syria has posted several pictures of “graduation ceremonies,” celebrating the end of…
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Israel and Obama

Bi-Partisan Warning to Obama on Israel and UN

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2015

Don’t use the United Nations to push terms.

Bi-Partisan Warning to Obama on Israel and UN

Israel and Obama
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3/31/2015 at 8:30am
At this point, it should be obvious to most people that Obama doesn’t have Israel’s best interests in mind. Even Democratic members of the Senate are coming around. The Times of Israel: Senators warn Obama against rescinding UN veto As reports proliferate that US leadership is considering stripping Israel of the protective diplomatic umbrella…
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Bumper Stickers - Berkshires MA - Anti Obama

Serious scraping

Posted by  ▪  March 31, 2015

will be needed on January 20, 2017

Serious scraping

Bumper Stickers - Berkshires MA - Anti Obama
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3/31/2015 at 7:00am
Though if I had to guess, this driver will leave the bumper stickers on. Forever. Dear Professor Jacobson, As we were heading home from a visit to lefty family in the Berkshires this past weekend, our usual game of “spot the Subaru” was interrupted by this bold color amid the pale pastels…
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Exclusive: Virginia State Bar case against Israel trip falling apart

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Turns out key communications with Israeli Embassy used to defend cancellation were non-substantive.

Exclusive: Virginia State Bar case against Israel trip falling apart

Virginia State Bar Mid Year Legal Seminar Website original w border
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3/30/2015 at 7:50pm
The Virginia State Bar, the official licensing agency governing attorneys in the Commonwealth, caused a firestorm of controversy with a mass email from President Kevin E. Martingayle to the membership on Friday night, March 27, 2015, cancelling a scheduled mid-year seminar in Jerusalem. Just two days earlier, however, Martingayle had emailed the…
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Saudi blockade ups ante for rebels in Yemen

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Stopping Houthi rearmament

Saudi blockade ups ante for rebels in Yemen

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3/30/2015 at 5:50pm
Last time we checked in, the White House was wallowing in a state of denial over the devolving situation in Yemen. The UN held a meeting to discuss the fall of the Western-backed Hadi government, and while the diplomats were talking, Iran executed a blatant arms dump on behalf of the…
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Death by Blogging

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Don’t be that person.

Death by Blogging

CPAC-Most-Underrated-Blog-Award
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3/30/2015 at 4:00pm
“Blogger Burnout” is a frequent joke around here. But it’s true. Andrew Sullivan quit blogging in late January 2015, as we reported at the time Breaking – Big Blogger Burns Out. Sullivan’s announcement focused mostly on a desire to change paths: Why? Two reasons. The first is one I hope anyone can understand: although…
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Barack Obama reacts to the passing of Healthcare bill March 2013 (Wikimedia Commons)

The Death Panel Lives

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Survives court challenges.

The Death Panel Lives

Barack Obama reacts to the passing of Healthcare bill March 2013 (Wikimedia Commons)
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3/30/2015 at 2:30pm
I was dying to find out whether the Supreme Court would take the case challenging the Obamacare Death Panel. Some grave news out of the Supreme Court. Via The Hill: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to ObamaCare that argued a cost-cutting board set up by the law was unconstitutional. The…
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Is O’Malley the Democratic party’s next best hope?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

O’Malley takes aim at Hillary

Is O’Malley the Democratic party’s next best hope?

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3/30/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary’s email delete-o-rama and foreign funding issues aren’t going away as quickly as the Clinton’s had hoped. Left without anyone on the bench, the Democratic party is scrambling at the eleventh hour to cobble together a contingency plan. Then, out of (relative) obscurity emerged the most generic, milquetoast, cisgendered candidate conceivable…
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Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

‘Higher than 90 percent chance’

Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

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3/30/2015 at 11:30am
Former Hewlett Packard CEO told Chris Wallace yesterday there’s more than a ninety-percent chance she’ll run for president. She would announce late April – early May in the event she decides to jump into the 2016 Republican horse race, making her the only woman currently considering such a role. Working for Senator…
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Caliphate ISIS Boko Haram War on Terror Bring Back Our Girls

Murder mars Nigerian presidential elections

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Raids, blood, and death

Murder mars Nigerian presidential elections

Caliphate ISIS Boko Haram War on Terror Bring Back Our Girls
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3/30/2015 at 10:00am
Boko Haram killed over 10,000 people last year, perpetuating a reign of terror that still hasn’t managed to break through the tough outer crust of the American media’s attention. (Don’t talk to me about #BringBackOurGirls…that was a trend that was abandoned at the very moment it became obvious that terrorists don’t…
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LI #16 Jim Webb

Jim Webb for President 2016?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

A “fresh face” compared to Harry Truman.

Jim Webb for President 2016?

LI #16 Jim Webb
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3/30/2015 at 8:30am
As a California Democrat, I really have only one wish for November 2016: That I am not forced to choose between the “lesser of two evils” and the “”evilest of two lessers.” While most of my good friends at Legal Insurrection are keeping track of the Republican contenders for the presidency, I…
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USA In Decline

Branco Cartoon – No Accident

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Mission almost accomplished

Branco Cartoon – No Accident

USA In Decline
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3/30/2015 at 7:00am
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Former Governor Granholm

Sunday Night Links

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Ted Cruz, Supreme Court term limits, AGW-caused prostitution, O’Malley threatened (or offered a job?)

Sunday Night Links

Former Governor Granholm
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3/29/2015 at 9:00pm
Some links from around the web for your reading pleasure: Matt Berman at National Journal asks: Will Ted Cruz Be Able to Convince People To Take His Campaign Seriously? Jazz Shaw at Hot Air discusses Huckabee Calls For Supreme Court Term Limits John Hindraker at Powerline ponders the question: Will Global Warming Cause Prostitution? Daniel…
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Virginia State Bar President Banner with Border

Virginia Speaker demands State Bar reverse Israel boycott

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

State Bar issues new speculative explanation as to what some members “may” experience entering Israel.

Virginia Speaker demands State Bar reverse Israel boycott

Virginia State Bar President Banner with Border
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3/29/2015 at 7:50pm
It was a classic Friday night document dump — information released after the daily news cycle had ended on a Friday, and a long two-plus days until the Monday news cycle started. It’s a tactic we are used to seeing from politicians disclosing bad news. It’s not a tactic people expected to see…
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https://youtu.be/nlDe1h3hJ6c

Anti-Semitic Blood Libels Fuel Middle East Conflict

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Ancient and Modern Variations of Blood Libel Persist in Anti-Israel Incitement

Anti-Semitic Blood Libels Fuel Middle East Conflict

https://youtu.be/nlDe1h3hJ6c
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3/29/2015 at 6:15pm
In a few days the world’s Christians and Jews will celebrate Easter and Passover. It’ll be a weekend of good food (and at my seder, plenty of good Israeli wine)—but most of all it’ll be an affirmation of freedom and faith, an expression of joy, hope and renewal. But for many people…
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