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Federal Judge Blocks Rule On Transgender, Abortion-related ObamaCare Protections

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

The new rule “violates the Administrative Procedure Act, a federal law governing rule-making practices”

Federal Judge Blocks Rule On Transgender, Abortion-related ObamaCare Protections

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1/1/2017 at 5:30pm
A federal judge issued an order “barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act to transgender health and abortion-related services.” Reuters reports: A federal judge in Texas on Saturday issued a court order barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination…
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Manhunt Underway in Turkey for Gunman Who Murdered 39 at Nightclub

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Gunman opened fire inside the club only an hour into the new year.

Manhunt Underway in Turkey for Gunman Who Murdered 39 at Nightclub

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1/1/2017 at 4:30pm
Authorities in Turkey have launched a manhunt for a gunman dressed as Santa Claus who stormed into a nightclub in Istanbul in the first hour of 2017 and slaughtered 39 people. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahim said the victims included 15 foreign nationals. Officials identified five as Turkish nationals while others came from…
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Trump at impromptu press conference: “We have to protect Israel”

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

“I listened to Secretary Kerry’s speech, I think it’s very unfair to Israel what happened”

Trump at impromptu press conference: “We have to protect Israel”

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1/1/2017 at 3:30pm
At a New Year’s Eve function last night, President-elect Trump iterated his strong support for Israel. Watch: REPORTER: “Do you feel like president Obama has been trying to undermine you at all in some of the last-minute actions he’s taken?” TRUMP: “I spoke to him yesterday. He’s been very nice on the phone. We…
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Former Obama Aide: Trump ‘Very Reminiscent of Cross-Burning on Your Lawn, KKK’

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Trump “spends more time decrying a New York Times reporter than these white supremacists”

Former Obama Aide: Trump ‘Very Reminiscent of Cross-Burning on Your Lawn, KKK’

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1/1/2017 at 2:30pm
A former Obama White House adviser to President Obama, Karine Jean-Pierre, said this morning that “the thing about Donald Trump is that he is the known. He is, it is very reminiscent of cross-burning in front of your house. Of the KKK.” Jean-Pierre made her outrageous remark in response to a question…
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Canada Sees a Rise in College Applications From U.S. Students

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

O Canada…..

Canada Sees a Rise in College Applications From U.S. Students

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1/1/2017 at 2:00pm
The elections have triggered American college-bound students to apply for college in Canada. The Associated Press reported: In the U.S., officials at some colleges say it’s clear Trump’s election is tilting enrollment patterns. Some recruiters say foreign students are avoiding the U.S. amid worries about safety and deportation, opting for Canada or…
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Thomas Friedman’s Unhinged Attack on Trump and Netanyahu

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Friedman is Obama’s and Kerry’s chump

Thomas Friedman’s Unhinged Attack on Trump and Netanyahu

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1/1/2017 at 1:00pm
Probably the one columnist I have critiqued more than any other in my blogging career is Thomas Friedman of The New York Times. Friedman, one-time NY Times Jerusalem bureau chief, is considered The Times’ go-to expert on the Middle East, globalization and environmental issues. However, when reading Friedman’s columns, it’s easy to see…
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Wall Street Journal Journalist Detained, Released in Turkey

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Dion Nissenbaum remained in detention for almost three days.

Wall Street Journal Journalist Detained, Released in Turkey

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1/1/2017 at 12:00pm
Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Nissenbaum will return to America after Turkish officials detained him for almost three days in Istanbul: While in custody, Mr. Nissenbaum, a U.S. citizen, was denied access to lawyers despite repeated requests, he said. He also wasn’t allowed to contact his family or his employer. Mr. Nissenbaum…
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Obama Will Never Leave You Alone

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

“As I prepare to take on the even more important role of citizen”

Obama Will Never Leave You Alone

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1/1/2017 at 11:00am
When George W. Bush finished his second term, he quietly exited the national stage and allowed the age of Obama to begin without interference. Obama has no intention of affording his successor the same courtesy. He is a different man than Bush. He loves the spotlight too much to leave. He also…
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Christian Student Sues College for Right to Preach on Campus

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

“allegedly violating his free speech rights”

Christian Student Sues College for Right to Preach on Campus

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1/1/2017 at 10:00am
You have to wonder why this would even be an issue. People who don’t want to hear it don’t have to listen. FOX News reports: Christian student sues Georgia college for restricting right to preach on campus A Christian student is suing a college in Georgia for allegedly violating his free speech rights by…
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Farewell 2016 Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

The end of another year…

Farewell 2016 Week at Legal Insurrection

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1/1/2017 at 9:00am
2016 was a crazy year but as Professor Jacobson recently pointed out, the future holds promise. We have more purpose than ever Author lists! Legal Insurrection’s 10 Most Viewed Posts of 2016 Kemberlee’s 5 Favorite Posts of 2016 Leslie’s 5 Favorite Posts of 2016 More! Aleister’s 10 Favorite Higher Education Posts of 2016 …
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University Releases List of Words Banned For 2017

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Farewell, 2016.

University Releases List of Words Banned For 2017

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1/1/2017 at 8:00am
Lake Superior State University releases a list of words every year at this time which are banned for the coming year. Here are some of their choices. Via Inside Higher Ed: You, Sir: Hails from a more civilized era when duels were the likely outcome of disagreements. Today, we suffer on-line trolls…
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Pussy-Hat Protests planned for Trump’s Inauguration

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2017

Reducing feminism to its most ridiculous denominator.

Pussy-Hat Protests planned for Trump’s Inauguration

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1/1/2017 at 7:30am
I thought safety pins were the most ludicrous symbol of political protesting ever used. However, that stupidity has been completely surpassed by the Pussy-Hat. Let me give you a little background on the latest social justice buffoonery. As savvy Legal Insurrection readers may be aware, a “Million Women March” is be…
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New Year’s Thanks

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2016

I’m not making predictions for 2017. So I can’t be wrong.

New Year’s Thanks

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12/31/2016 at 9:00pm
Wishing all Legal Insurrection readers a very Happy New Year, hopefully filled with whatever it is that is important to you. In past years I’ve tried to remember and give thanks for the people I’ve met through blogging, and some of the people I have yet to meet, like a Cornell student…
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Gunman Murders 35 at a Nightclub in Turkey

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2016

The gunman entered the club dressed as Santa.

Gunman Murders 35 at a Nightclub in Turkey

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12/31/2016 at 8:01pm
A gunman dressed as Santa Claus killed at least 35 people at a Reina Club in Istanbul, Turkey, in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day. From the Associated Press: An armed assailant who is believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul…
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Merkel Admits Islamist Terrorism is Germany’s Biggest Threat for 2017

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2016

. . . forgets she’s the one who laid out the welcome mat

Merkel Admits Islamist Terrorism is Germany’s Biggest Threat for 2017

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12/31/2016 at 7:30pm
Germany’s Angela Merkel announced in her New Year’s address that Islamist terrorism is the biggest threat facing Germany. Considering that this would likely not be the case if it weren’t for her own open door policy, this is a startling admission.  Merkel went on to berate anyone and everyone who does…
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Fuzzy’s Favorite Posts of 2016

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2016

The end of the year, the end of a long, bleak era

Fuzzy’s Favorite Posts of 2016

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12/31/2016 at 6:00pm
The long, bleak, frustrating Obama era is soon over, and I couldn’t be more pleased or more hopeful for the new year.  With that said, I thought I would join Kemberlee and Leslie in sharing my favorite posts from the past year, so without including posts mentioned elsewhere or further ado…
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Hawaiian Cafe: Trump Voters Can Eat Here After All

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2016

Owner of Café 8/12 now says he’ll serve Trump voters if they are “nice”

Hawaiian Cafe: Trump Voters Can Eat Here After All

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12/31/2016 at 5:30pm
A Hawaiian cafe owner posted a sign that read: “If you voted for Trump you can not eat here!”  It appears the cafe owner has had a change of heart, and is now willing to accept the money of Trump voters after all . . . if any still wish to…
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