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Rorschach helmet

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Stare at this image

What’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s …. (Image via @history_pics)
 
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White House Fence Jumper was out on bail

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Who is this guy?

The near-mythos surrounding the man who jumped the White House fence last week keeps getting weirder. Via Bloomberg Law: The man accused of jumping the White House fence with a knife was free on bail at the time of the incident after his arrest on a separate weapons charge in Virginia, prosecutors…
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How’s that Rouhani working out for U.S.?

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s record torpedoes the hopes placed in him.

It is nearly a year since Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke before the United Nations General Assembly. Later this week he is scheduled to speak again before the General Assembly, but the enthusiasm expressed last year is nowhere to be seen. In the run up to his speech there was much excitement among…
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Scenes from a Marriage (of climate activism, socialism and hypocrisy)

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

This is what democracy looks like!

From Reason TV, via Hot Air: From PJTV, via Instapundit:
 
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“Loud Music” Case: Jury Selection Begins for Re-Trial on Murder count

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Michael Dunn, previously convicted of the attempted murder of three others, is being re-tried for the murder of Jordan Davis

Jury selection begins today for the re-trial of Michael Dunn on a murder charge for the shooting death of teenager Jordan Davis, reports Business Insider. At his prior criminal trial Dunn was convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of “throwing missiles” (firing a bullets) at a motor…
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Jew-centric conspiracy theories: Lancet and Urbana-Champaign editions

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

BDS poisons everything it touches

You need no better proof of how the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement poisons everything it touches than the story of how anti-Israel activists turned a once-respected medical journal, The Lancet, into a BDS platform. Just like Ohio University student senate president Megan Marzec hijacked the purpose of the ALS Ice…
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The Domestic Battle for Action in Iraq

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

How far will Congress go?

After years of political opposition, conflict, and even comparisons to our infamous involvement in Vietnam and southeast Asia, lawmakers—especially those up for re-election this year—are hesitant to send another round of money and troops into Iraq. Last week, Congress approved the funding required to arm and train Syrian rebels opposed to…
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Not falling for that one again

Posted by  ▪  September 22, 2014

Actually, I didn’t fall for it the first time.

From reader Xmas: Seen in Worcester, MA I thought you guys would like this.
 
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Perfect immigration amnesty political metaphor?

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Isn’t the country our house?

From Richard Grenell on Twitter. Too cute? Or not cute enough?
 
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Busting the myth that handcuffed suspects pose no deadly danger to police

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Many law enforcement officers have been shot and killed by “safely handcuffed” suspects

We have covered the recent shooting death by police of a handcuffed suspect in Georgia: GA Police Officer Shoots and Kills Handcuffed Black Suspect Handcuffed GA Man Killed by Police Had Extensive Criminal Record By now we’ve all heard expounded the major theme propounded by protesters that a handcuffed suspect could never present a danger of…
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Adam Schiff

Dem Rep: Without new war vote, Congress forfeiting its constitutional responsibility

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

“Absolutely.”

Congressman Adam Schiff of California appeared on FOX News Sunday today and said rather plainly that congress has pretty much given up on the rules. Patrick Brennan of National Review has the details: Dem Congressman: Is Congress Abdicating Its Consitutional War Powers? ‘Absolutely’ Asked this morning by Fox News’s Chris Wallace whether Congress is…
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Breakup With Obama Boyfriend Ad

Ad implores women to break up with Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Dream not come true.

This one made me chuckle. Staged as though Obama is her boyfriend, the ad shows a woman betrayed by President Obama’s promises. She says: “In 2008 I fell in love. His online profile made him seem perfect. Smart, handsome, charming, articulate, all the right values. I trusted him. But by 2012, our relationship was…
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“Arab civilization has collapsed. It won’t recover in my lifetime.”

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

Blaming Israel and Zionism for the Arab world’s problems is a distraction from the Barbarians inside the gates.

So reads the sub-title to an article at Politico Magazine by Hisham Melhem, the Washington bureau chief of Al-Arabiya, the Dubai-based satellite channel, and a correspondent for Annahar, the leading Lebanese daily. The title is The Barbarians Within Our Gates (h/t Sunanda Vashisht), and here is an excerpt: Yes, it is misleading to…
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Mark Allen Province

Disparity of Force: Shooting and Killing an Unarmed Attacker

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

72-year-old defender facing 45-year-old attacker with a known reputation for violence

A few weeks ago I wrote a post titled “When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?”  That post discussed the self-defense law element of proportionality, with a particular emphasis on disparity of force, to explore (as the title suggests) when a gun could be used against an unlawful attacker…
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Sign Petition Against Academic Boycott of Israel (Update – 900+)

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

You don’t have to be “pro-Israel” to sign — only pro-academic freedom, pro-fairness, pro-intellectual honesty, pro-education and pro-peace.

We have covered the anti-Israel academic boycott movement so many times, the easiest way to come up to speed is to scroll through the American Studies Association Tag starting at the earliest date. The short version is that anti-Zionist, anti-Israel academic activists for years have maneuvered to take over professional organizations in…
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Harry Reid vs. the Republican Wave

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

November is coming…for Leader Reid’s power.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is worried. For the past year, Republican candidates have been campaigning to take back the Senate under the “Fire Reid” mantra, highlighting Reid’s failure to run a cohesive body capable of actually passing legislation. Even now, with less than two months to go until the 2014…
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Condoleezza Rice

Draft Condi?

Posted by  ▪  September 21, 2014

The question is, for NFL Commish or President?

Everyone suddenly seems to like the idea of having Condoleezza Rice take over leadership of the NFL for some reason. Judy Kurtz of The Hill recently wrote: Condoleezza Rice: NFL commissioner? Now, some are saying Condoleezza Rice — who expressed an interest in the NFL job before — should replace Goodell. A Tuesday editorial…
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