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Somewhere Karl Marx is smiling: Bernie Hints at Warren for Veep

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2016

Please, please, please

Somewhere Karl Marx is smiling: Bernie Hints at Warren for Veep

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1/11/2016 at 10:00am
In what would be a dream ticket for some and a nightmare to others, Bernie Sanders has been dropping some not-so-subtle hints that he would select Elizabeth Warren as his running mate. This would be a smart move on Bernie’s part. He has been functioning as a stand-in for Warren and derives…
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Case argued today before Supreme Court could devastate public sector unions

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2016

Mandatory union dues, the lifeblood of public sector unions, are challenged.

Case argued today before Supreme Court could devastate public sector unions

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1/11/2016 at 8:30am
The Supreme Court’s 2016 schedule begins this morning with oral arguments in a dispute over public union dues.  In Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association the Court is asked to strike down two rules that that artificially prop-up public sector unions. First, the Plaintiff challenges a California statute imposing “agency shop agreements” under…
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Sean Penn Interview

Branco Cartoon – El Cheapo

Posted by  ▪  January 11, 2016

The Clinton Cartel

Branco Cartoon – El Cheapo

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1/11/2016 at 7:00am
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Madaya – the starving town you probably never heard of

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

Town near Lebanese border taunted on social media by Hezbollah and Assad supporters with photos of food.

Madaya – the starving town you probably never heard of

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1/10/2016 at 7:50pm
You probably never heard of Madaya. It’s a town in Syria near the Lebanese border that has been under rebel control, and now is under seige by Hezbollah and the Syrian regime. And the people are starving to death. That mass starvation has received very little media coverage in the U.S….
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Hillary-Bernie Cage Match on Guns

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

Hillary attacks Bernie for holding similar views she espoused in 2008

Hillary-Bernie Cage Match on Guns

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1/10/2016 at 6:00pm
After years of claiming to be pro-Second Amendment, Hillary Clinton has changed her tune and is now attacking Bernie Sanders on his one weakness with progressives / socialists: guns. ABCNews reports: Following a week in which the president outlined his planned gun control actions, Hillary Clinton is hitting her rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders,…
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Tweaking Obamacare

NYT: Establishment Republicans Fear Lasting Split

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

Republican primary voters are staging a “people’s coup”

NYT: Establishment Republicans Fear Lasting Split

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1/10/2016 at 4:30pm
As we watch the 2016 Republican primaries unfold in often-surprising ways, it is clear that there is a strong desire among Republican primary voters for change within the party.  Sick of what Ted Cruz calls “the Washington Cartel” and of the “election conservatives” who managed for so long to convince voters…
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ISIS’ Favorite App

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

And the struggle to control it

ISIS’ Favorite App

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1/10/2016 at 2:30pm
Forget Twitter, ISIS and other al-Qaeda offshoots are flocking to Telegram. The popular messaging app has become an ISIS favorite for its encryption and sharing capabilities. Writing for Voice of America, Jamie Dettmer explained: Telegram’s Channels Service, which was launched last September, allows messages to be transmitted to an unlimited number of subscribers and…
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Sign White House Petition to remove Bill Clinton’s name from EPA Headquarters

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

There is no legitimate basis upon which to treat Bill Clinton better than Bill Cosby.

Sign White House Petition to remove Bill Clinton’s name from EPA Headquarters

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1/10/2016 at 12:45pm
We are in the midst of a campaign to strip Bill Cosby’s name from buildings and other forms of public recognition because of allegations he sexually abused multiple women decades ago. Cosby has not been convicted of a single one of those charges. But that has not stopped action against Cosby in the…
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In recent poll, all leading Republicans beat or tie Hillary

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

Trending

In recent poll, all leading Republicans beat or tie Hillary

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1/10/2016 at 10:30am
I realize that at this point polls don’t matter too much, if at all. But they still interest me, because they’re the best evidence we’ve got about public opinion. They can also tell us something about trends, and the trend for Hillary right now appears to be down. The newest national poll…
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Obama gun press conference

Executive Orders Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

All the news you might have missed.

Executive Orders Week at Legal Insurrection

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1/10/2016 at 8:30am
Obama is really lowering the bar for lame ducks everywhere. Obama’s Town Hall on Guns Just More of the Same How The Washington Post contributed to mythology of Obama greatness Obama’s Gun Control “Executive Order” is Political Theater of the Absurd Hillary Clinton had a rough week. Hillary Refuses to Explain Difference Between a Democr…
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Is threat of conservative “third party” challenge if Trump is nominee fading?

Posted by  ▪  January 10, 2016

Was it ever much of a threat?

Is threat of conservative “third party” challenge if Trump is nominee fading?

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1/10/2016 at 7:00am
Bill Kristol, Founder and Editor of that mainstay of the Republican Establishment, The Weekly Standard, has finally come to recognize Donald Trump’s contribution to the Republican candidates as a group. Kristol is not a Trump supporter and has predicted his fall for months.  After Trump derided John McCain’s heroism for merely being…
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Israeli leftist brags turned in Palestinians who sell land to Jews, risking their death and torture

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

Video sting snares Ezra Nawi, convicted in 1995 of statutory rape of Palestinian boy, one of most prominent “pro-Palestinian” activists.

Israeli leftist brags turned in Palestinians who sell land to Jews, risking their death and torture

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1/9/2016 at 8:35pm
This story is almost too unbelievable to be true, but it is true. Ezra Nawi is not just another Israeli leftist activist. He was one of the most prominent Israeli activists engaged in direct action to interfere with Israeli military activities in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”). Nawi’s actions brought him accolades…
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Stunning defeat for BDS at American Historical Association (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

Resolution condemning Israeli violation of Palestinian academic freedom DEFEATED at Annual Business Meeting

Stunning defeat for BDS at American Historical Association (Updated)

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1/9/2016 at 6:40pm
I really had expected the worst regarding the anti-Israel resolution being voted on at the Business Meeting taking place at the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta. For full background and details, see our prior post, American Historical Association to Consider Anti-Israel Resolution. The Times of Israel also had an extensive…
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Donald Trump in VT

Democrats for The Donald?

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

New survey shows Trump could take votes from Hillary.

Democrats for The Donald?

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1/9/2016 at 6:00pm
A new survey shows that Donald Trump has bipartisan appeal and that some Democratic voters would abandon Hillary to vote for him in a general election match-up. If you enjoy imagining nightmare scenarios for Democrats, you’ll love this. James Warren of U.S. News and World Report has the story: Trump Could Win It All So…
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NYEve Cologne

Cologne Sexual Assaults – The Toll rises

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

Merkel struggles to address the real problem

Cologne Sexual Assaults – The Toll rises

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1/9/2016 at 4:33pm
Reading the accounts from Cologne about the throngs of Arab men sexually assaulting women in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, my first thought went to Lara Logan who suffered a similar fate in Egypt during the “Arab Spring.” Lara is continuing to suffer from the unspeakable abuse she endured and was…
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Are Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump vying for the same supporters?

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

“Bernie is my No. 1 choice, and Trump is No. 2. They’re not that different.”

Are Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump vying for the same supporters?

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1/9/2016 at 2:30pm
As we discussed last weekend, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ is wooing supporters of Republican presidential contender, Donald Trump. Not uncommon in a general election, reaching across party lines to glad-hand during primary season should be bizarre. But in this particular election cycle, both Trump and Sanders’ strongest support comes from two strikingly similar…
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TX Gov Greg Abbott has plan to return power to the States

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2016

“Federal government run amok.”

TX Gov Greg Abbott has plan to return power to the States

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1/9/2016 at 12:30pm
Now that Texas governor Greg Abbott has been in office for a while, it’s easy to see why he beat Wendy Davis so handily. Abbott is pushing back against what he, and many others, see as an overreaching federal government. The Dallas Morning News reports: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for Convention of…
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