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Thugs, the N-word, and the New “Racist” Lexicon (Thanks, #SJW)

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

“Anyone can be a thug.”

Thugs, the N-word, and the New “Racist” Lexicon (Thanks, #SJW)

crowder thug video
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5/23/2015 at 6:00pm
I hate the N-word. Everyone should hate the N-word. (We can have the “hip-hop” culture debate some other time.) It represents an ugly underbelly of a culture that should be ready to give up on words like the N-word; yet somehow, it keeps popping up in the lexicon—and the “social justice warriors”…
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ISIS Iraq

“The administration is sounding like Baghdad Bob”

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

We’re winning the fight against ISIS?

“The administration is sounding like Baghdad Bob”

ISIS Iraq
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5/23/2015 at 4:30pm
The Obama administration’s recent claim that their strategy against ISIS is working is being met with skepticism. On Special Report Thursday night, Charles Krauthammer pointed out the farce of their position. Transcript via Real Clear Politics: The administration is sounding like Baghdad Bob during the invasion of Iraq. They’re losing. Everybody understands that. ISIS,…
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LI #07 President Obama at Coast Guard

President Obama’s Delusional War on Climate Change

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

“Like G. Washington telling his troops … to concentrate on making wax candles and apple cider!”

President Obama’s Delusional War on Climate Change

LI #07 President Obama at Coast Guard
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5/23/2015 at 3:00pm
President Barack Obama focused on global climate change in his commencement remarks at the Coast Guard Academy. “I’m here today to say that climate change constitutes a serious threat to global security, an immediate risk to our national security, and – make no mistake – it will impact how our military defends…
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Leave Michelle Obama’s workout video alone

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

The First Lady works out and the internet serves up a smorgasbord of nasty

Leave Michelle Obama’s workout video alone

get fit with Michelle Obama #GimmeFive let's move jump rope lift weights medicine ball kick boxing exercise healthy lifestyle
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5/23/2015 at 1:30pm
As part of the Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ fifth anniversary, the First Lady challenged people nationwide to #GimmeFive. #GimmeFive is meant to encourage people to share five ways they’re living healthy lifestyles. President Obama joined the challenge when he shared his five favorite healthy habits. And so the First Lady responded to the…
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Judge John P. O'Connell

Brelo Not Guilty Verdict: Judge Presents Detailed Rationale

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

Judge John P. O’Connell steps through the facts and law to arrive at verdict

Brelo Not Guilty Verdict: Judge Presents Detailed Rationale

Judge John P. O'Connell
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5/23/2015 at 12:50pm
As mentioned in my prior post, Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo, who is white, has been found not guilty of all charges in the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, both black.  The shooting followed reports of shots fired at police from Russell’s vehicle, upon which Russell, with Williams as…
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Timothy Russel and Malissa Wiliams

NOT GUILTY: Verdict in Prosecution of Cleveland Officer Brelo

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

Not guilty on all charges

NOT GUILTY: Verdict in Prosecution of Cleveland Officer Brelo

Timothy Russel and Malissa Wiliams
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5/23/2015 at 11:25am
In a case that somehow had not come on my radar screen, minutes ago Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo (who is white) was found not guilty by Judge John. P. O’Connell of all criminal charges resulting from his shooting of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams (who were both black). Brelo had…
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Freddy Gray Prosecutor Mosby reads Grand Jury charges

Freddy Gray Case: Local Lawyers Suggest Shift in Prosecution

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

In Baltimore Sun report local legal experts confirm Legal Insurrection’s observations

Freddy Gray Case: Local Lawyers Suggest Shift in Prosecution

Freddy Gray Prosecutor Mosby reads Grand Jury charges
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5/23/2015 at 9:50am
This past Thursday Prosecutor Mosby announced that the Grand Jury had formally returned indictments against the six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddy Gray. In our post that afternoon (Freddie Gray Case: Baltimore Grand Jury Issues Indictments, published 5:50PM), we noted that there were some subtle differences between the charges…
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Murals and Mattresses Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  May 23, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Murals and Mattresses Week at College Insurrection

CI 5.23.15 b
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5/23/2015 at 8:00am
A shocking story from Marquette University made headlines this week. Marquette University Honors Cop Killer With Mural Public Outrage Causes Marquette University to Remove Mural of Cop Killer Marquette Fires Official Who Greenlit Cop-Killer Mural The other story that dominated the news was the ‘Mattress Girl’ of Columbia. Mattress Girl Brings Mattress to Columbia University Graduation Posters…
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The Palestinians Continue Their War Against Israel in Soccer

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

Will Israel Get Suspended from FIFA?

The Palestinians Continue Their War Against Israel in Soccer

israeli soccer
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5/22/2015 at 8:13pm
When in 1993 Israel and the PLO agreed to make peace, PLO chief Yasser Arafat committed to forswear violence and engage in bilateral negotiations. The thousands of Israelis killed, especially during the so-called Aqsa intifada – really a terror campaign orchestrated by Arafat – show that the Palestinians didn’t keep to the…
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FYI: You may not own the car you just bought

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

…at least not all of it

FYI: You may not own the car you just bought

US_Capitol_South
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5/22/2015 at 6:39pm
Do you own the software, or just a license to own the software? That’s the question currently being posted to the U.S. Copyright office by manufacturers and lobbyists who are fighting to prevent innovators from changing the way a vehicle’s computer works. Hard-hitter companies John Deere and GM are leading the charge…
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Arkansas police shooting hancuffed suspect

AP continues to craft inaccurate headlines

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

AP: “Associated Press” or “Always Prevaricating”?

AP continues to craft inaccurate headlines

Arkansas police shooting hancuffed suspect
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5/22/2015 at 4:20pm
I’ve long assumed that just about anything written by a journalist has only the most tenuous relationship to reality (see Michael Crichton’s “Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect”). Few news agencies are as skilled at the AP, however, at crafting headlines–often the only part of a story a casual reader notes–that communicate a narrative that’s precisely…
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State Department releases Hillary’s heavily redacted Benghazi emails

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

Or what’s left of them after redaction

State Department releases Hillary’s heavily redacted Benghazi emails

hillary clinton email scandal state department releases emails redacted benghazi scandal president 2016
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5/22/2015 at 2:50pm
The Department of State released 296 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private email account early this afternoon. The emails we release today do not change the essential facts or our understanding of the events before, during, or after the attacks.— Department of State (@StateDept) May 22, 2015 We’re sifting through the emails one…
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LI #06 Santa Barbara Oil Spill

Crews Struggle to Contain and Control California Oil Spill

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

Is this incident partially the result of “enforcer” error?

Crews Struggle to Contain and Control California Oil Spill

LI #06 Santa Barbara Oil Spill
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5/22/2015 at 1:00pm
A ruptured pipe sent 21,000 gallons of oil streaming along the coast of Santa Barbara, and workers are valiantly working to contain and control the strong-smelling release that is marring nine miles of prime California real estate. State and federal officials on Wednesday investigated what caused a 2-foot-diameter underground pipeline to leak…
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https://youtu.be/pXu4Hy8DaDs

Walking While Jewish in … Cairo

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

Dangerous.

Walking While Jewish in … Cairo

https://youtu.be/pXu4Hy8DaDs
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5/22/2015 at 11:35am
Is this officially a series now? We’ve done Paris, Britain, Copenhagen and Malmö, where people walking the street dressed in attire indicating they are religious Jews face street harassment, mostly by Muslim young men. We also did Montevideo, where the reaction was positive. Here’s Cairo, as the Jerusalem Post reports: An Egyptian journalist conducted an…
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Chad Longell

Soldier: What if I Used Email Like Hillary Clinton?

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

The greatest double standard of all.

Soldier: What if I Used Email Like Hillary Clinton?

Chad Longell
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5/22/2015 at 10:00am
As Professor Jacobson pointed out yesterday, Hillary’s email problems keep getting worse. But what would happen to Hillary if she wasn’t a powerful and connected politician? What if she was an average citizen or more importantly, a member of our armed forces? An American soldier named Chad Longell recently made that point at…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92R6f3zKM74

Clinton Foundation didn’t disclose $26 million in donations

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

Speaking fees are the Clintons’ payola, but we repeat ourselves.

Clinton Foundation didn’t disclose $26 million in donations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92R6f3zKM74
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5/22/2015 at 8:30am
The Clinton Foundation is in the process preemptively coming clean on problems before it gets caught. Will even mainstream media reporters smelling scandals in the murky world of payments to the Clintons and influence peddling, Hillary’s handlers are not waiting for the skeletons to be found. At least not the one buried…
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Bryson Chaplin (l.) and Andrew Thompson (r.)

Double Trouble? WA cop shoots two “unarmed” black men

Posted by  ▪  May 22, 2015

“No justice, no peace” rally fizzles out in 30 minutes

Double Trouble? WA cop shoots two “unarmed” black men

Bryson Chaplin (l.) and Andrew Thompson (r.)
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5/22/2015 at 7:00am
It doesn’t look like I’m going to run out of “white cop shoots unarmed black man” stories to write about any time soon—except this time it was two black men. As always, please note the caveat that this shooting event is still developing, and all the “facts” in my possession are sourced from “journalists” and…
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