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Justice for Rasmea Odeh

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2017

My column in The Detroit News how Rasmea’s plea agreement exposed her lies and those of her supporters.

Justice for Rasmea Odeh

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6/5/2017 at 10:00am
You may recall Rasmea Odeh, who recently pled guilty to one count of obtaining naturalization unlawfully based on her non-disclosure on immigration forms of her conviction and imprisonment in Israel for the 1969 supermarket bombing that killed Hebrew University students Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. She also was convicted of attempting…
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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE Cut Ties With Qatar

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2017

More unrest in the Middle East.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE Cut Ties With Qatar

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6/5/2017 at 8:30am
Officials in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have all announced the countries have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar due to terrorism and extremism. From The Guardian: The official state news agency, citing an official source, said Saudi Arabia had decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with…
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Author Explains Why Valedictorians Rarely Become Millionaires

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2017

“They do well, but they don’t go on to change the world or lead the world.”

Author Explains Why Valedictorians Rarely Become Millionaires

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6/5/2017 at 7:30am
The author cites a study and the funny thing is that this makes perfect sense. From FOX Business: Why valedictorians rarely become millionaires, author says It’s high school graduation time and a slew of young, newly minted grads are ready to tackle the workforce or continue their education. And, while many of those graduates…
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Branco Cartoon – Notorious

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2017

People’s Court

Branco Cartoon – Notorious

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6/5/2017 at 7:00am
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https://youtu.be/pnSNJL_MirY

50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Israel Stood Alone: Reliving Israel’s Victory with a 6-Part Series of the Day-by-Day Action

50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

https://youtu.be/pnSNJL_MirY
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6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967. The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s…
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https://twitter.com/BretWeinstein/status/871403978923229184

From Safe Space to Attack Zone: As goes Evergreen, so goes academia

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

The “safest” spaces seem to be the most intolerant of dissenting views.

From Safe Space to Attack Zone: As goes Evergreen, so goes academia

https://twitter.com/BretWeinstein/status/871403978923229184
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6/4/2017 at 7:00pm
We’ve written a lot about the attacks on progressive professor Bret Weinstein at Evergreen State College. He was accused of racism by student activists for opposing a proposal to ban white people from campus for a day, a move he condemned as impermissible racism. In a bizarro world that is today’s campus,…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zd0tJThGt8

What We Know About the Latest London Terrorist Attack

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Seven people dead, 48 injured

What We Know About the Latest London Terrorist Attack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zd0tJThGt8
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6/4/2017 at 5:00pm
Terrorists killed seven people and injured 48 more on London Bridge and Borough Market in London on Saturday night. 35 of the injured remain in hospitals around the area. Police have also made 12 quick arrests in east London in connection with the terrorist attack. This is what we know so far about…
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McAuliffe Passes Out College Board Seats to Current and Former Cabinet Members

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

“some of Virginia’s juiciest political plums”

McAuliffe Passes Out College Board Seats to Current and Former Cabinet Members

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6/4/2017 at 4:00pm
This is a perfect example of the cronyism in government so many people have come to loathe. The Washington Post reports: McAuliffe rewards current and former Cabinet members with college board seats Gov. Terry McAuliffe doled out some of Virginia’s juiciest political plums to seven current or former administration officials and two of their…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g9hWkyw-0s

John Kerry: Trump Saying He’ll Renegotiate Paris Accord Like O.J. Saying He’ll Find ‘Real Killer’

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Coming from the guy who said he got 100% of the chemical weapons out of Syria.

John Kerry: Trump Saying He’ll Renegotiate Paris Accord Like O.J. Saying He’ll Find ‘Real Killer’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9g9hWkyw-0s
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6/4/2017 at 3:00pm
On today’s Meet the Press, John Kerry compared President Trump’s explanation of pulling out of the Paris climate accord to O.J. Simpson wanting to find the ‘real killer’ of Nicole Simpson Brown: “When Donald Trump says to the world, well, we’re going to negotiate a better [climate] deal. I mean, you know,…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3qC5KmCItY

Geert Wilders Under Investigation for Statements About Islam

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Again.

Geert Wilders Under Investigation for Statements About Islam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3qC5KmCItY
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6/4/2017 at 2:00pm
Austria has transferred a complaint to the Netherlands against Dutch politician Geert Wilders for comments Wilders made about Islam.  The original complaint was filed in Austria by a Muslim group who heard Wilders’  2015 speech in Vienna. Dutch News.nl reports: The Dutch prosecution service is investigating statements on Islam by far-right politician Geert…
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https://youtu.be/QH30JIAmVEU

The Single-payer Party? Decimated Democratic Party Searches for a Winning Platform

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Single-payer, they think, might be just the ticket

The Single-payer Party? Decimated Democratic Party Searches for a Winning Platform

https://youtu.be/QH30JIAmVEU
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6/4/2017 at 1:00pm
Having sustained truly historic losses over the course of Obama’s presidency and into President Trump’s first term, the Democrats need a winning platform plank, and they think they’ve found it in single-payer health care. With surprising Democrat base support for socialist Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) in the 2016 Democrat primaries and with…
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UC Defunds Regent Parties After Report Exposes Extravagance

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

“reviewing its policies governing entertainment and travel expenses”

UC Defunds Regent Parties After Report Exposes Extravagance

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6/4/2017 at 12:00pm
A recent report about expensive parties for regents didn’t sit well with the administration. The Daily Californian reports: University defunds regents’ parties, dinners, reversing former policy The UC Board of Regents will no longer use university funds to pay for board member dinners and parties, as first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle. Since 2012,…
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Trump Pivots to Infrastructure, including Privatizing Air Traffic Control

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

“infrastructure week”

Trump Pivots to Infrastructure, including Privatizing Air Traffic Control

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/national-govt--politics/read-president-trump-speech-coast-guard-academy-commencement/jU7CcqSBvvn0a1d305HSeJ/
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6/4/2017 at 11:00am
Obamacare repeal and tax reform seem to be in political limbo for the moment. In the meantime, Trump is moving forward with his plan to improve infrastructure. John Wagner reports at the Washington Post: Trump plans week-long focus on infrastructure, starting with privatizing air traffic control President Trump will seek to put a spotlight…
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Harvard Law School’s Choice for New Dean Draws Praise From Conservatives

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

“This is a fantastic choice”

Harvard Law School’s Choice for New Dean Draws Praise From Conservatives

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6/4/2017 at 9:20am
It’s not every day that an academic appointment gets praise from conservatives so this is noteworthy. The Daily Caller reports: Conservatives Dig The New Harvard Law School Dean Harvard Law School named professor John Manning as its new dean Tuesday, soliciting praise from conservative and libertarian legal scholars. Manning, who clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia…
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Will San Francisco ban delivery robots?

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

Law in response to the $15/hour minimum wage law, which is working out as just as expected!

Will San Francisco ban delivery robots?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le46ERPMlWU
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6/4/2017 at 9:00am
California’s Bay Area is is a technological capital of this country, where thousands of highly trained computer and engineering professions strive to created the latest digital and mechanized wonders. In a move so rich with irony that the Russians are looking for mining rights, San Francisco politicians are mulling a ban on…
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Resisting Reality Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 4, 2017

All the news you may have missed.

Resisting Reality Week at Legal Insurrection

https://youtu.be/0kfMnOXq-IE
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6/4/2017 at 7:30am
When it comes to denying reality after an election, Hillary is making Al Gore look like an amateur. Hillary’s Broken Record: I lost because of Misogyny DNC Data Officials Hit Back at Hillary Over Blame for Loss Hillary Embraces Conspiracies for Loss, Calls Email Scandal a ‘Nothing Burger’ Trump forges ahead. Trump Announces…
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Reports of Terror Attacks in London (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  June 3, 2017

Multiple locations, reports of stabbings, car ramming, explosions

Reports of Terror Attacks in London (Updates)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7LFuU5k-ySk
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6/3/2017 at 7:30pm
Latest Updates (Live feeds at bottom of post) UPDATE – 12:30 am EST, JUNE 4 The terror rampage through London has resulted in the deaths of six victims, while 3 assailants have been shot and killed by police. The Metropolitan Police’s head of counter-terrorism Mark Rowley said early Sunday that police believe all the…
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