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Israel Names Suspects in Abduction of Teens (#EyalGiladNaftali #BringOurBoysHome)

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2014

Two Hamas members. The mother of one suspect is proud of her son.

Thursday, Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, released the names of two suspects in the abduction of Gil-ad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Fraenkel two weeks ago. The suspects were said to have disappeared prior to the abductions. The two kidnappers are Amer Abu Aysha, a 32 year old locksmith who…
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Terrorism Victims Take Innovative Approach Against Offending Nations

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Civil rights attorneys find new ways to stick it to state sponsors of terrorism.

A group of terrorism victims is seeking unsatisfied court judgements. How do they plan to obtain the cash they were awarded? By taking over Iran’s internet. At the helm are Israeli civil rights attorney, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and Robert Tolchin of New York. Darshan-Leitner has won over  $1-billion in judgments, frozen more than $600-million in terrorist assets…
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‘Dead Broke’ Hillary’s Book Not Doing Well

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Sales of Hillary Clinton’s book have dropped dramatically in second week

The Hillary-For-President bandwagon lost a couple of wheels over the last several weeks. Now another one is coming loose. Sales of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s new memoir, “Hard Choices,” declined 43.5 percent to 48,000 copies in its second week on the shelves, according to Nielsen BookScan. The sales figures put pressure on the…
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8 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (99% score)
 
Walker addresses crowd

Prosecutors back off Scott Walker: Not target, no evidence of crime

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Democratic challenger Mary Burke releases attack ad repeating accusations that prosecutors just disavowed

After a week of complete media malpractice, in which scurrilous accusations that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker participated in a “criminal scheme” were plastered all over the headlines, a lead prosecutor has completely backed off. The Wisconsin State Journal reports, Scott Walker not a target, John Doe special prosecutor says: Randall Crocker, the lawyer…
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5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
De Blasio Big Gulp

Good News! Big Gulps Are Okay Again In New York City

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Bloomberg’s soda ban is out. What’s DeBlasio’s next move?

Gigantic soda lovers, rejoice! It is safe to go back to New York City again. The nanny-esque “Big Gulp ban” instituted by former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been dealt a death blow by the state’s highest court. The NY State Court of Appeals ruled today that the NYC health…
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America Shrinking

Branco Cartoon – Shrink Wrapper

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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SCOTUS: Your NLRB Recess Appointments are Invalid, Mr. President

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB are invalid.

Last year, Noel Canning asked the Supreme Court to determine the validity of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board. Those appointments went through during a very short recess that occurred between two pro forma sessions of the United States Senate. Canning argued that the 3 day recess…
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Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Free Speech “Buffer Zones”

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

First Amendment upheld against Massachusetts law involving abortion clinic protests

While the long-awaited Hobby Lobby decision won’t come until next week, the United States Supreme Court did issue a couple interesting rulings today. In yet another unanimous decision this session, the Court reversed the First Circuit Court decision in McCullen v. Coakley. At issue in McCullen v. Coakley was whether the…
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Montana health department breach compromised personal info of 1.3 million people

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Officials say however, “no knowledge that information on the server was used inappropriately, or was even accessed”

Officials in Montana said Tuesday that they are notifying more than a million individuals that their personal information may have been compromised after it was recently discovered that a state health department server was hacked. From Reuters: A data security breach of Montana’s state health records has compromised the Social Security numbers and…
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Obamacare Burning

Obamacare: The Cause of Economic Slowdown?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

President’s signature healthcare law may be a drag on US economy

The third revision of first quarter 2014 U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) came in yesterday at a shocking negative 2.9%. Gross domestic product fell at a 2.9 percent annualized rate, more than forecast and the worst reading since the same three months in 2009, after a previously reported 1 percent…
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Hen Mazzig I hope I made a difference

Give this Israeli soldier in America a round of applause

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2014

Hen Mazzig made a difference.

WAJ intro:  We featured Hen Mazzig previously, Israeli soldier shocked to see ugly side of U.S. campus life.  I have also followed his work helping to defeat anti-Israel BDS resolutions on campus. When I saw an extensive write up of his time in the U.S. at The Mike Report, I asked if we…
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Disassociating Border Security from Immigration Reform

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2014

Should border security be a prerequisite for immigration reform? I don’t think so.

I never see an immigration conversation on the right that doesn’t include some form of, “but we must secure the border first!” And only once the border is secure are we free to discuss immigration reform in opaque generalities. To be clear, I don’t disagree that border security is the paramount…
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5 votes, 1.80 avg. rating (45% score)
 
Chuck Grassley IRS

Did IRS’ Lerner Target Senator Chuck Grassley?

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2014

New emails suggest IRS official wanted to audit GOP Senator

FOX News’ Chad Pergram tweeted some breaking developments late this afternoon regarding a new email dump from the ever-interesting Lois Lerner file. #BREAKING: #IRS email dump to Congress reveal Lois Lerner sought to have Sen Chuck Grassley (R-IA) referred for IRS examination.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) June 25, 2014 Sources tell Fox #IRS’s Lerner…
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12 votes, 3.25 avg. rating (67% score)
 
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SCOTUS: Aereo Streaming Service Violates Copyright Law

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2014

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Aereo video streaming service operates in violation of the Copyright Act of 1976, and the Act’s Transmit Clause.

Aereo is a video streaming service that allows subscribers (at around $8/month) to view live, over-the-air programming via the internet. The service also includes DVR-like capabilities, allowing for the recording of live programming to be watched later. Shortly after Aereo’s launch last year, other television providers (think major networks) sued, claiming…
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