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#JeSuisCharlie: Washington, DC Rallies for a Free Press

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

Vive la France. Loin des yeux, près du coeur.

Loin des yeux, près du coeur. I plugged it in to Google, which promptly spit out, “out of sight, near the heart.” Not the most elegant translation, but I got the point as I walked through the crowd that gathered in Washington, DC to march in solidarity with those attending the National…
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Mitt versus Jeb 2016 – If forced to pick one (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

Establishment or establishment? The choice is yours. And you MUST vote.

Alright Team Insurrection, it’s time for another reader poll. Philip Rucker and Robert Costa of the Washington Post are speculating about a political collision between Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney if they both run in 2016: For Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney, a history of ambition fuels a possible 2016 collision Jeb Bush…
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Egyptian President al-Sisi to the world’s rescue?

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

He stifled Muslim Brotherhood’s “Reign of Terror” While Reaching Out to Copts.

In a truly groundbreaking speech made shortly before the terror attacks in Paris, Egypt’s General-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that Islam was, “…in need of a religious revolution.” In response to the tragic events, he condemned the the slaughter that left 12 dead on Wednesday and pledged Cairo’s support to fight terrorism. The…
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Congress plots course on immigration

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

The first step

Here’s what’s planned on immigration by Republicans in the new Congress: The House plans to vote next week on legislation that would defund President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Republicans also plan to include language rolling back a 2012 order from the Obama administration that gave legal status to illegal immigrants brought to…
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Single Payer Activists Disrupt Vermont Gov’s Inauguration

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

Promptly removed.

Single payer activists disrupted the inauguration of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin this weekend. Somewhere between November and now, we forgot to tell them that even though a Democrat won the election, they lost. Mike Donoghue of the Burlington Free Press: Police ID 29 arrested at Statehouse protest The Vermont State Police have identified the…
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Paris National Unity Rally (LIVE)

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

Over 1 million people plus leaders of dozens of nations.

A huge national unity rally is underway in Paris, attended by major international leaders. Live video below, and Twitter feeds at the bottom of the post. Live video feeds: [Rally over, Video feeds removed] Recorded video, images, tweets. Pop Quiz – Who is missing in these photos? http://t.co/aPDfDRnAdg #CharlieHebdo…
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Federal charges for Petraeus?

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2015

Did he put America’s security at risk?

FBI and Department of Justice investigators have finally concluded preliminary investigations and recommended that federal charges be brought against former CIA director David Petraeus. The investigation and charges stem from a 2012 scandal involving Petraeus and his biographer and lover Paula Broadwell. Petraeus was forced to resign from the CIA based on…
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Huge Paris protests against terror attacks

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Even larger crowds expected for Sunday’s international unity march in Paris.

The terrorists who attacked Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Casher Kosher supermarket this past week most likely believed that their actions would silence a satirical publication and its readers, and tear people of different religions apart. Instead, their brutal actions awoke a nation and in turn, the world: More than 100,000 people…
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Modern Language Assoc postpones anti-Israel boycott vote until 2017

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Another failure for the academic boycott movement, but they will keep on trying.

In what only can be described as a serious setback for anti-Israel academic boycott activists, the Modern Language Association just voted at its Annual Conference to postpone a boycott resolution vote until 2017. At the 2014 annual meeting a resolution critical of Israel’s alleged breach of Palestinian academic freedom barely passed the House…
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Two Muslim Heroes of Paris Terror Attacks (#CharlieHebdo #HyperCasher)

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Policeman killed at Charlie Hebdo and clerk who hid Jews at Kosher supermarket.

As the world mourns the victims of the Paris attack, we should also recognize two acts of bravery by Muslims in the course of the week’s events at the Charlie Hebdo offices and Hyper Casher Kosher supermarket. The first is Ahmed Merabet, a French policeman who was killed at Charlie Hebdo. Anne Penketh of…
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Dem Dilemma: Hillary “very old, slow” but Elizabeth Warren unelectable

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Narratives matter, so make them stick now.

Hillary is the presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee. She has a large double-digit lead over other potential contenders. The one thing Hillary doesn’t have, however, is grassroots enthusiasm. Her support as the presumptive nominee is a mile wide and an inch deep. She’s popular because of name recognition and…
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Amendments to House funding bill target Obama’s amnesty

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Could amendments to the House bill be the end of Obama’s immigration overreach?

Yesterday, the House Appropriation’s Committee released their plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security, making it the last federal agency to receive funding for this fiscal year. The appropriation bill provides additional funding and reallocates resources to strengthen border security and significantly enhance immigration enforcement. The House will debate the appropriation bill…
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Deja Vu: George Zimmerman Charged with Aggravated Assault

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Zimmerman’s girlfriend pulled over by police, tells them he had thrown wine bottle at her days earlier

Well, look who’s back in the news with girlfriend trouble, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel. And, consistent with similar past events, that girlfriend trouble has lead directly to jail, do not pass “GO,” do not collect $200. George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, pulled over yesterday by police for a routine traffic s…
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Responds to the #CharlieHebdo Attack

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

“The West must stand up for freedom.”

The terror attack on Charlie Hebdo this week was a stark reminder that Europe and the rest of western civilization has a serious problem. As people seek explanations for how this happened and what should be done about it, one voice speaks bravely and deserves attention. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the writer and…
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Obamacare Veritas Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Veritas is Harvard’s motto and it means “truth.” There was a lot of veritas over Obamacare in Cambridge this week. Harvard Faculty Complains About Higher Costs Under Obamacare After Many of Them Backed It FOX News Covers Hypocritical Harvard Outrage Over Obamacare Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com And yet… Drexel prof says Obamacare wasn’t passed…
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Police critic shoots first, asks questions later

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2015

To Shoot or Not to Shoot, That is the Difficult Question

Via Bearing Arms (h/t Rebel Pundit): In his Twitter profile, Reverend Jarrett Maupin describes himself as a, “Progressive Baptist Preacher. Civil Rights Campaigner. Radical Political Activist.” He’s led numerous civil rights protests in Arizona, including recent protests of the death of Rumain Brisbon, a suspected drug dealer, at the hands of Phoenix police. The…
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First World Problems

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2015

(Real or Imagined)

One of you is going to watch this, and comment: This is 3 minutes and 44 seconds of my life I’ll never get back. There is so much wrong there, it’s hard to know where to start. Please, don’t hate me for posting this.