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Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. immigration fraud

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2014

“Free Rasmea Odeh” campaign based on imagined facts and real distortions.

[Note: This post has been updated to reflect additional records obtained after initial publication further demonstrating Rasmea Odeh's culpability in the bombing of the SuperSol supermarket and casting doubt on her claims of torture] On November 10, 2014, a federal jury in Detroit returned a guilty verdict against Rasmieh (Rasmea) Yousef Odeh for…
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Elizabeth Warren Interrupted by Native American Chant After Keystone Vote

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2014

Pure. Comedy. Gold.

Just after the Keystone vote failed in the senate yesterday, Elizabeth Warren was loudly interrupted by a Native American chant from the gallery. You might think this was done by a snarky activist but according to Andrew Kirell of Mediaite, the chant was done by a genuine Native American: Native American Chant Interrupts…
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Lois Lerner Confrontation

IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”

Posted by  ▪  November 19, 2014

That Legal Insurrection reader comment and another about “buggy whipping” used in court case to justify withholding IRS employee identities.

Hey, remember the Reader Poll we did about whether it was okay to follow and try to interview Lois Lerner in her neighborhood? Do you approve of media confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood? (Reader Poll): Jason Mattera of the Daily Surge recently filmed an unannounced confrontation with former IRS employee Lois Lerner…
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Keystone XL goes up for a vote (UPDATED: Vote fails)

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

Judgment day for legacy energy legislation

UPDATED 7:34 pm EST This really says it all. Landrieu has campaigned non-stop on her supposed ‘clout.’ What has that ‘clout’ done for Louisiana’s energy economy? pic.twitter.com/ftxv4NLo11— Bill Cassidy (@BillCassidy) November 19, 2014 UPDATED 7:15 pm EST That wasn’t a long-shot vote. That was an exercise in punishment. The Senate has voted, and a productive…
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House hires Turley as lead counsel in suit against Obama

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

“Unilateral, unchecked Executive action is precisely the danger that the Framers sought to avoid in our constitutional system”

News recently broke that George Washington University constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley has been tapped as lead counsel by the U.S. House of Representatives in their lawsuit against President Obama. Turley has been on the national legal scene for a number of years, but has been gaining increasing notoriety of late as a…
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“Almost awesome in its evilness” – Jonathan Gruber on Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

And yet another video is revealed

Jonathan Gruber, Obamacare architect, has become a national news celebrity, but probably not for the reasons he hoped. No less than ten videos have surfaced wherein Gruber explains the only reason Obamacare passed was because Americans are “stupid” and also because the administration’s, “lack of transparency was a huge political advantage.” And there seems…
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Obama in 2006: I’ve stolen ideas from Jonathan Gruber

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

“I have stolen ideas liberally.”

Obama’s recent claim that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was “some adviser who never worked on our staff” will now be subject to new scrutiny given a video that surfaced yesterday. Brendan Bordelon of National Review has the scoop: Obama in 2006: ‘I Have Stolen Ideas Liberally’ From Jonathan Gruber This weekend, President Obama dismissed…
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Israel to ease self-defense gun restrictions after Jerusalem synagogue attack

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

Attack with a pistol, meat clevers and knives went on until police arrived and shot Palestinian perpetrators

Two East Jerusalem Arabs attacked a synagogue in Jerusalem during morning prayers, using meat clevers, knives and a pistol to kill the Rabbi and three worshipers. The NY Times reports that all four were Rabbis. (added) HEARTBREAKING PHOTO: - R’ Moshe Twersky (60) - R’ Kalmen Levin (55) - R’ Avram Goldberg (68) - R’ Arye Kupinsky (43)…
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Begich Out in Alaska, Sullivan In

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

The road to +9 in the Senate now a little shorter

Democrat incumbent Senator Mark Begich has finally conceded the Alaska Senate race to Republican challenger Dan Sullivan nearly a week after the Associated Press called the race for Sullivan. Begich had initially refused to concede the race, citing concerns over uncounted ballots. The race dragged on until last Wednesday, when the…
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12 Deaths now linked to Enterovirus-D68

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

Ebola Czar silent about second US Ebola death.

As Ebola continues to rage in Africa, one key person seems to be missing in action: Ron Klain, Ebola Czar. Ebola was on the top of everyone’s minds five weeks ago, but now that it’s largely disappeared from the mainstream media, it continues to fade into the background in this country. But…
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Our prayers are with the Victor Davis Hanson Family

Posted by  ▪  November 18, 2014

Rest in peace, Susannah

Fellow writer and conservative stalwart Victor Davis Hanson lost his daughter Susannah last week. We don’t have any details; we just ask that you pray for Victor and his family during this awful time. -The LI Team
 
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Cassidy, Republicans play Whack-a-Mole with Landrieu’s Record

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

“Remember: Mary Landrieu, Barack Obama, 97 percent”

It would be sad if it weren’t so beautiful. With just a few weeks to go until the Louisiana Senate runoff, Bill Cassidy is taking advantage of incumbent Mary Landrieu’s spiraling chances at re-election by pointing out Landrieu’s unfortunate tendency to vote for Obama’s pet policies a whopping 97% of the…
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Ebola news: the death of Dr. Martin Salia, and a request from Kaci Hickox

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

Blood tests in the early stages of ebola don’t tell much

When I heard that Dr. Martin Salia, a Sierra Leone native who is married to a US citizen and who contacted ebola while treating patients in his native country, had been flown here for treatment and was in “very critical” condition, I thought “if we can cure him, then American medicine…
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It’s John Boehner’s birthday, and he’ll tweet if he wants to

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

It’s one of those days.

It’s fun to watch politicians play with each other on Twitter, and today, Speaker John Boehner took advantage of an opportunity to take Dems to task over the very public truthiness problems in their messaging strategy. Because it’s unheard of for Democrats to let an opportunity go to waste, both…
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VOTE WATCH: Keystone XL up for Senate approval on Tuesday

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

…but will it be enough to save Landrieu’s Senate career?

Embattled Senator Mary Landrieu is in trouble, and Tuesday’s vote on the Keystone XL pipeline approval might be her last chance to convince Louisiana voters that her representation in Washington is worth their vote. Challenger Bill Cassidy is up 16 points and by all accounts headed for a landslide win over…
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Planned Parenthood organizes against TIME magazine poll to ban word “feminist”

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

Astroturf campaign forces TIME apology

In a sign that liberal “feminists” have outlasted their welcome on the cultural stage, in TIME’s annual list of Words to Be Banned, “feminist” made the cut. Readers were asked to vote for one of a variety of somewhat annoying modern vernacular including “obvi”, “sorry not sorry”, “bossy”, “om nom nom nom”, and several others: A nifty…
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Lawsuits challenge affirmative action as discriminatory against Asian-Americans

Posted by  ▪  November 17, 2014

Federal Court Complaints filed against Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill

A newly formed group, the Students for Fair Representation, has filed suit challenging racial and other affirmative action preferences at Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The lawsuits are brought by the same law firm that represented Fisher in Fisher v. Texas, in which the Supreme Court ruled…
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