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Is O’Malley the Democratic party’s next best hope?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

O’Malley takes aim at Hillary

Is O’Malley the Democratic party’s next best hope?

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3/30/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary’s email delete-o-rama and foreign funding issues aren’t going away as quickly as the Clinton’s had hoped. Left without anyone on the bench, the Democratic party is scrambling at the eleventh hour to cobble together a contingency plan. Then, out of (relative) obscurity emerged the most generic, milquetoast, cisgendered candidate conceivable…
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Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

‘Higher than 90 percent chance’

Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

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3/30/2015 at 11:30am
Former Hewlett Packard CEO told Chris Wallace yesterday there’s more than a ninety-percent chance she’ll run for president. She would announce late April – early May in the event she decides to jump into the 2016 Republican horse race, making her the only woman currently considering such a role. Working for Senator…
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Caliphate ISIS Boko Haram War on Terror Bring Back Our Girls

Murder mars Nigerian presidential elections

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Raids, blood, and death

Murder mars Nigerian presidential elections

Caliphate ISIS Boko Haram War on Terror Bring Back Our Girls
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3/30/2015 at 10:00am
Boko Haram killed over 10,000 people last year, perpetuating a reign of terror that still hasn’t managed to break through the tough outer crust of the American media’s attention. (Don’t talk to me about #BringBackOurGirls…that was a trend that was abandoned at the very moment it became obvious that terrorists don’t…
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LI #16 Jim Webb

Jim Webb for President 2016?

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

A “fresh face” compared to Harry Truman.

Jim Webb for President 2016?

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3/30/2015 at 8:30am
As a California Democrat, I really have only one wish for November 2016: That I am not forced to choose between the “lesser of two evils” and the “”evilest of two lessers.” While most of my good friends at Legal Insurrection are keeping track of the Republican contenders for the presidency, I…
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USA In Decline

Branco Cartoon – No Accident

Posted by  ▪  March 30, 2015

Mission almost accomplished

Branco Cartoon – No Accident

USA In Decline
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3/30/2015 at 7:00am
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Former Governor Granholm

Sunday Night Links

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Ted Cruz, Supreme Court term limits, AGW-caused prostitution, O’Malley threatened (or offered a job?)

Sunday Night Links

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3/29/2015 at 9:00pm
Some links from around the web for your reading pleasure: Matt Berman at National Journal asks: Will Ted Cruz Be Able to Convince People To Take His Campaign Seriously? Jazz Shaw at Hot Air discusses Huckabee Calls For Supreme Court Term Limits John Hindraker at Powerline ponders the question: Will Global Warming Cause Prostitution? Daniel…
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Virginia Speaker demands State Bar reverse Israel boycott

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

State Bar issues new speculative explanation as to what some members “may” experience entering Israel.

Virginia Speaker demands State Bar reverse Israel boycott

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3/29/2015 at 7:50pm
It was a classic Friday night document dump — information released after the daily news cycle had ended on a Friday, and a long two-plus days until the Monday news cycle started. It’s a tactic we are used to seeing from politicians disclosing bad news. It’s not a tactic people expected to see…
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Anti-Semitic Blood Libels Fuel Middle East Conflict

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Ancient and Modern Variations of Blood Libel Persist in Anti-Israel Incitement

Anti-Semitic Blood Libels Fuel Middle East Conflict

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3/29/2015 at 6:15pm
In a few days the world’s Christians and Jews will celebrate Easter and Passover. It’ll be a weekend of good food (and at my seder, plenty of good Israeli wine)—but most of all it’ll be an affirmation of freedom and faith, an expression of joy, hope and renewal. But for many people…
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Who Will Replace Harry Reid As Senate Minority Leader?

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Retirement announcement signals leadership vacancy on the left.

Who Will Replace Harry Reid As Senate Minority Leader?

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3/29/2015 at 4:00pm
The news of Harry Reid’s decision to retire at the end of his current term is already causing speculation about who will fill his role and lead senate Democrats. Charles Schumer of New York seems like an obvious choice to some, but the party’s Warren wing is always eager to give the…
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Marco Rubio Nears Presidential Announcement

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Miami’s Freedom Tower could serve as location.

Marco Rubio Nears Presidential Announcement

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3/29/2015 at 2:04pm
It looks as though senator Marco Rubio is preparing to announce a 2016 run for president in two weeks and his choice of venue may hold some symbolism. Alex Isenstadt and Marc Caputo of Politico: Marco Rubio looks to April 13 Miami launch Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is strongly considering launching his presidential campaign…
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As Deal Nears, Iranian Journalist Covering Nuclear Talks Defects

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

‘U.S. Negotiating Team Mainly There to Speak on Iran’s Behalf’

As Deal Nears, Iranian Journalist Covering Nuclear Talks Defects

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3/29/2015 at 12:23pm
A vague, unwritten Iran deal may soon be hammered out as talks continue this weekend in Switzerland.  Reuters reports Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned they were unable to move on several sticking points. The news came as Israel…
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Hillary Clinton Proposes “Adult Fun Camps”

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Red Cabins and Blue Cabins

Hillary Clinton Proposes “Adult Fun Camps”

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3/29/2015 at 10:00am
Hillary Clinton received a lot of attention this week for her suggestion of establishing “camps for adults” to address America’s “fun deficit.”  The Washington Post reports: What many observers say will be Hillary Rodham Clinton’s final paid speech before she begins a presidential campaign was addressed to the American Camp Association. Everyone loves summer…
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Ted Cruz Presidential Announcement

Ted Cruz Raises $2 Million In Three Days

Posted by  ▪  March 29, 2015

Mostly grassroots support

Ted Cruz Raises $2 Million In Three Days

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3/29/2015 at 8:00am
Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign on Monday with a fantastic speech at Liberty University, and his campaign raised $1 million in just over 24 hours. Within three days of his official announcement, Cruz’s campaign had raised $2 million.  The Washington Post reports: Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign had a goal after…
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CFO who harassed ChikFilA

Ex-CFO Who Berated Chick-fil-A Employee Still Jobless

Posted by  ▪  March 28, 2015

Reportedly on food stamps

Ex-CFO Who Berated Chick-fil-A Employee Still Jobless

CFO who harassed ChikFilA
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3/28/2015 at 8:00pm
Back in 2012, gay marriage activists targeted Chick-fil-A for the company owner’s traditional stance on the issue. One such protester was Adam Smith, who decided to make a video of himself berating an innocent Chick-fil-A drive through employee who responded to his attack with grace and respect. The stunt backfired on Smith, who…
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NBC: Allies Fear U.S. Leaking info to Iran

Posted by  ▪  March 28, 2015

“Saudi Arabia and other countries simply don’t trust the United States any more.”

NBC: Allies Fear U.S. Leaking info to Iran

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3/28/2015 at 6:00pm
As if things in the Middle East couldn’t get any worse, we’re now at a point where our allies don’t trust us. It’s becoming quite clear that the only person who thinks Obama’s pursuit of a deal with Iran is a good idea, is Obama. Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon: Richard…
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Virginia State Bar Boycotts Israel, Cancels Jerusalem Seminar

Posted by  ▪  March 28, 2015

Judicial Watch to work with Legal Insurrection to obtain information under FOIA

Virginia State Bar Boycotts Israel, Cancels Jerusalem Seminar

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3/28/2015 at 4:00pm
On Friday, March 27, 2015, Virginia State Bar President Kevin E. Martingayle sent an email to the membership cancelling a planned Mid-Year Legal Seminar in Jerusalem. It is unclear what time it went out, with some members referencing late afternoon or evening. The full letter is reprinted later in this post. The…
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You Can’t Say That About Hillary Clinton!

Posted by  ▪  March 28, 2015

Because “coded sexism”

You Can’t Say That About Hillary Clinton!

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3/28/2015 at 2:45pm
You’ve probably already heard about Hillary Clinton’s “super volunteers” who are sending warning letters to reporters about using language they deem to be “coded sexism.”  This “HRC Super Volunteers” group apparently began back in 2007 as a Facebook group devoted to ending sexist reporting on Clinton.  Apparently, they are still active…
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