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Frexit: Will France be next to leave the EU?

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2016

Opposition leader Le Pen calls for a referendum, polls suggest rising support for ‘Frexit’

Frexit: Will France be next to leave the EU?

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6/28/2016 at 9:00am
With EU leadership in Brussels still coming to terms with Britain leaving the union, following the last week’s stunning performance by the Brexit campaign in the referendum, popular movements across Europe have renewed their calls to leave the European Union. Nowhere is the opposition to the EU politically better organised than in France. In a poll…
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VIDEO: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Asks Why Feminists Don’t Defend Muslim Women

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2016

Inconvenient questions…

VIDEO: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Asks Why Feminists Don’t Defend Muslim Women

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6/28/2016 at 7:00am
Western feminists are happy to talk about the ever growing threat of the patriarchy and trivial issues like mansplaining, but are often curiously silent about the plight of women in Muslim countries. Author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali has noticed this silence and has a few questions for feminists. She points out that…
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BDS protesters San Francisco gives finger to pro Israel protesters

Add New Jersey to list of states boycotting the anti-Israel boycotters

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

State legislature passes pension investment restrictions, Gov. Chrisite expected to sign into law.

Add New Jersey to list of states boycotting the anti-Israel boycotters

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6/27/2016 at 8:00pm
Just over a week ago I reported how Rhode Island legislature passes anti-BDS law, becoming the 10th state to pass legislation exercising the state’s right not to subsidize the discriminatory Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). The forms of such legislation in various states focus on pension investments by and/or contracting with state agencies….
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Olive Oil, Tea Kettles, and Toasters: The Untold Brexit Story

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

The EU’s overly meddlesome regulations helped drive a wedge between itself and the UK

Olive Oil, Tea Kettles, and Toasters: The Untold Brexit Story

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6/27/2016 at 7:00pm
There is no single reason Britons voted to sever ties with the European Union, but for many, decentralized, unelected foreign bureaucrats with bone-headed, meddlesome ideas was all the convincing needed to call it quits. So ridiculous were some of the EU’s proposed regulations that even the wildest American legislators look somewhat…
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Atheists Target “God’s Country” Sign in Small Town Texas

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

“There’s no way in hell we’re going to take those signs down”

Atheists Target “God’s Country” Sign in Small Town Texas

Atheists Target %22God's Country%22 Sign in Small Town Texas hondo religious liberty freedom first amendment
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6/27/2016 at 5:00pm
Heaven forbid atheists show any tolerance for people of faith or that nasty, three-letter-word, “God”. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is raising a stink over a highway road sign that has been a staple of Hondo, Texas since the 1930’s. Why? Because the sign refers to Hondo as “God’s Country”. The Foundation…
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Labour Leader Corbyn Faces Revolt After Brexit Vote

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

Brexit is the latest problem for Labour after a year of purging anti-Semitic members.

Labour Leader Corbyn Faces Revolt After Brexit Vote

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6/27/2016 at 3:00pm
People inside the Labour Party have accused party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his office of hampering the party’s campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. From The London Times: Alan Johnson, the former home secretary, said that it often felt as if figures in the leader’s office were “working against the…
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Turkey, Israel Finalize Deal to Renew Relationship

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

Turkish President also apologized to Russia for downing a warplane last November.

Turkey, Israel Finalize Deal to Renew Relationship

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6/27/2016 at 1:00pm
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have formally announced that their countries reached a deal to renew their relationship. Netanyahu assured Israel that “the maritime blockade on the Gaza Strip would remain in place following the deal but that Turkey would be able to send supplies to…
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SCOTUS Overturns McDonnell Bribery Conviction

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

They believe that setting up meetings or events do not qualify as an official act.

SCOTUS Overturns McDonnell Bribery Conviction

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6/27/2016 at 11:32am
The Supreme Court unanimously overturned Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s bribery conviction. They do not think the prosecutors proved “he took significant official actions in exchange for the $175,000 in gifts and loans he received from a wealthy businessman.” From The Washington Post: The decision was written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “If…
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SCOTUS Strikes Down Challenged Provisions of Texas Abortion Law

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

Court finds that HB 2 constitutes an “undue burden” on right to abortion

SCOTUS Strikes Down Challenged Provisions of Texas Abortion Law

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6/27/2016 at 10:55am
In a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court has struck down two challenged provisions of Texas’ abortion law, HB 2, the law that launched former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis to fame (or infamy, depending on your political leanings) for her pink-sneakered filibuster. Previous court decisions had upheld HB 2’s ban on late term…
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Democrats Plan Gun Control “Day of Action” for Wednesday

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

Anti-Second Amendment Democrats focus on November

Democrats Plan Gun Control “Day of Action” for Wednesday

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6/27/2016 at 10:00am
Anxious to shift the national conversation from the worst terror attack on U. S. soil since 9/11, Democrats see an opportunity to accomplish that while simultaneously pushing to disarm law-abiding citizens. Democrats, eager to keep their gun grabbing plans on the front burner, are taking their protest against the Second and Fourth…
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On Immigration, Biden Wants Bridges Not Walls, Suggests Trump ‘Un-American’

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

New Dem Bumper Stickers: Dissent Is Unpatriotic! Welcome Undocumented Democrats!

On Immigration, Biden Wants Bridges Not Walls, Suggests Trump ‘Un-American’

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6/27/2016 at 8:30am
In my old liberal hometown of Ithaca, NY, back in the George W. era it seemed you couldn’t drive a block without seeing a “Dissent Is Patriotic” bumper sticker. But the night Barack Obama was elected, one imagined all across town earnest souls in their driveways, scraping those stickers off. And so…
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Branco Cartoon – Warm-Up Act

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2016

Off Key

Branco Cartoon – Warm-Up Act

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6/27/2016 at 7:00am
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VIDEO – How UN Refugee agency teaches children to hate and attack Jews

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2016

UNRWA is a big part of the problem, and receives massive U.S. funding.

VIDEO – How UN Refugee agency teaches children to hate and attack Jews

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6/26/2016 at 8:20pm
We recently showed a video about how Palestinian incitement to violence is generated both top-down from the Palestinian Authority, and bottom-up through social media, VIDEO: No truly “Lone Wolves” in the Palestinian Knife Intifada A newly released video expands on the problem of incitement. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palest…
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Is #Brexit Do-Over Petition the greatest internet troll ever?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2016

Best 4Chan operation since the Feminist #PissForEquality Hoax?

Is #Brexit Do-Over Petition the greatest internet troll ever?

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6/26/2016 at 6:35pm
Our 4th most read post in 2015 was Kemberlee’s now classic Feminists Fall For #PissForEquality Hoax in which 4Chan users trolled feminists to get them to pee their pants for equality. If reports are accurate, 4Chan users may have outdone themselves with regard to the Brexit ReDo Petition to the UK Parliament, which now shows…
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Turkey, Israel Will Normalize Ties

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2016

Energy and money force Turkey to turn to Israel for help.

Turkey, Israel Will Normalize Ties

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6/26/2016 at 5:00pm
No, it’s not April 1. Israel and the Turkish government, led by anti-Semitic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have agreed to normalize relations after “six years of animosity” due to the 2010 Mavi Marmara ship. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will formally announce the deal on Monday at 1PM local time (6AM ET). Of…
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Facing a Tough Reelection, Mia Love to Skip Republican National Convention

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2016

“The presidential race isn’t the only contest on the ballot”

Facing a Tough Reelection, Mia Love to Skip Republican National Convention

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6/26/2016 at 3:00pm
Between the dust-up over Mia B. Love (R-UT) using taxpayer money ($1,160) to attend the White House Correspondence Dinner and her somewhat high unfavorables, Love is facing a tough reelection bid this November and trails her Democrat opponent Doug Owens 51-45. Recognizing that she has work to do in order to keep…
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#Calexit: A #Brexit Inspired movement America loves!

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2016

Preparing for life as a Legal Insurrection foreign correspondent

#Calexit: A #Brexit Inspired movement America loves!

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6/26/2016 at 1:00pm
Legal Insurrection readers and authors were recently having a robust discussion on the the British exit from the European Union and its potential impact on the U.S. Perhaps the biggest #Brexit effect with be on state independence movements. For example, Louis J. Marinelli, a Californian political activist and leader of the…
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