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For Rick Perry, the Clock is the Enemy

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

The clock is ticking in the race to the White House, and the indictment lingers.

Defense attorneys have filed a motion to quash and dismiss the indictment of Rick Perry, once again bringing into focus the divisive nature of the charges filed against the Texas Governor. According to the motion, Perry’s lawyers are banking on the illegal nature of the indictment itself, saying that “[c]ontinued prosecution of…
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AFSCME: “We have a score to settle with Scott Walker”

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

We have all been here before, we have all been here before.

We have seen this picture before in the Wisconsin’s union-induced long strange trip during the 2012 Recall Election: Police insurrections.  Palace guards.  Catch a Senator contests.  Doctors behaving badly.  Massive national solidarity protests which weren’t.  Identity theft as political theater.  Shark jumping.  Legislators who run away to other states.  Bus bang bangs.  Protesters…
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Wait, what? Planned Parenthood opposes over-the-counter birth control proposal

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

Planned Parenthood isn’t protecting women. It’s protecting its own revenue stream and Democrats.

Last week, Planned Parenthood announced its opposition to Republican proposals to make contraceptives available as over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. Let me paraphrase Planned Parenthood’s three points of opposition: 1) The expanded access to birth control is being offered by Republicans. Republicans hate women. Ergo, vote for Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO). Planned Parenthood claims that GOP…
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Mitt Romney Meme Right About Everything

What might Mitt Romney be up to?

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

And do we care?

Those of you who couldn’t stand him in 2012 probably just wish he’d go away. The most important thing is this: he’s almost certainly not running again, unless no other candidate emerges and people beg him, absolutely plead with him to run in 2016. My reading of Romney is…
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Senate Dems Bear Down on Attacking Free Speech

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

30 hours and counting for debate on SJR 19…

Yesterday was another heated day on the floor of the Senate, as Republicans took to the podium to lambaste SJR 19, Democrats’ latest effort to control the content and flow of political speech in America. As we discussed Monday, SJR 19 proposes a Constitutional amendment that would give Congress the right…
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Detroit Front-Porch Shooter Gets 17 to 32 Year Sentence

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

The 55-year-old Wafer will be at least 72 years of age before being eligible for parole

Theodore Wafer, the Detroit-area man convicted of second degree murder for the shogun killing of a very drunk Renisha McBride on his front porch in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013, has been sentenced to 17 to 32 years in prison, according to a report by the Indiana Gazette. We covered…
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Dem Congressman Attacks “Conservative” Dems on Immigration

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

Blue-on-Blue Fights are so interesting.

When it comes to red-meat quotes on immigration and calls for President Obama to use Executive Orders to bypass Congress and grant amnesty to millions, news networks know there is one go-to guy: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL). Just last year, he urged caution and bipartisanship. Not anymore. Yesterday, Gutierrez expanded his political enemies…
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Human Rights Expert: UN is “Leading Global Purveyor of Anti-Semitism”

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

Anne Bayefsky makes the case against the United Nations

Yesterday leading human rights expert Anne Bayefsky made the case (video embedded below) that the United Nations (UN) is the “leading global purveyor of anti-Semitism.” Although her speech was given on UN property it was not sponsored by the UN as The Times of Israel reports: On the third floor of the…
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Scott Walker John Doe Probe

Was Prosecutor’s union-operative wife behind “John Doe” investigation of Scott Walker?

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

Blockbuster revelation by someone who worked in the prosecutor’s office.

We have covered the onslaught unleashed by Democratic District Attorney John Chisholm on Governor Scott Walker and conservatives in Wisconsin many, many times. We note the obsessive nature of the investigation, and how it seemed that Chisholm found the man – Scott Walker — and was searching for the crime. In a blockbuster…
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Ebola News Roundup

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

Gross stuff, but still no need to panic … yet

With all the crises we report on daily, it is easy to lose track of one….so, I thought it would be wise to review the situation related to Ebola, which was the American press panic flavor-of-the-month in August. It looks like another American is heading toward the Emory University medical facilities for…
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Aleister’s Top 10 Posts of College Insurrection’s Sophomore Year

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

College Insurrection just turned two years old. Can you believe it?

It seems like just yesterday when I first spoke to William Jacobson on the phone about the creation of College Insurrection, which went live on August 22, 2012. Here we are two years later and still going strong, running at close to a million page views annually. Last year, we celebrated College Insurrection’s…
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Legal Analysis: Was Ray Rice’s Punch to Wife’s Head Lawful Self-Defense?

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

The amount of defensive force used must not be disproportional to the threat faced

Well, this weekend I learned there’s a guy named Ray Rice who’s got a pretty mean left hook, at least when he’s punching his wife in the face on an elevator. It seems he also plays something called “football,” or at least he used to do so until surveillance video of the punch was…
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Buddy Cianci running for Mayor of Providence again, and he can win

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

The Prince of Providence may ride again.

I saw this bumper sticker over Labor Day weekend in downtown Providence, in my former home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. My wife had seen one on a different car a couple of days earlier. Former Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has been covered here before regarding his conviction under the Racketeer Influenced  and…
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This time, gang members choose wrong victim

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

Armed defender shoots, kills 15-year-old attacker and known gang-member

Yesterday I wrote of yet another vicious deadly-force gang attack: “Caught on video: Another black-on-white racially motivated gang attack.”   In that post, I cautioned that gang attacks of this kind were likely to end very badly for the attackers once they stumbled upon a victim who was lawfully armed and prepared…
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FDA Bans French Cheese

Then they came for the Roquefort

Posted by  ▪  September 9, 2014

The FDA is coming after your French cheese

Is there anything the government doesn’t ruin? I had the pleasure of living in France for some time. While there, I gained an appreciation for their amazing array of cheeses. So vast is their cheese spread that Charles de Gaulle is famously quoted as saying, “Comment voulez-vous gouverner un pays qui a…
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Senate Democrats Renew Push to Gut Free Speech

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

Senate Joint Resolution 19 seeks to send political speech back into the stone age.

Congress is back in Washington, and Senate Democrats have wasted no time in bringing forward their proposal for a constitutional amendment that would give Congress the right to set limits on how much money can be raised for and spent in federal political campaigns. Senate Joint Resolution 19 is sponsored by…
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Chick-fil-A Founder’s Appreciation Day

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

Tolerance was in short supply during the anti-Chick-fil-A protests in 2012

S. Truett Cathy, the founder of Chick-fil-A, died today at the age of 93. The Wall Street Journal reports: Mr. Cathy, an entrepreneur from an early age, built Chick-fil-A from a small diner founded in an Atlanta suburb 68 years ago into the top fast-food chicken chain in the U.S. Known for its…
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