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More Deaths, Abductions in Latest Boko Haram Attacks

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

No end in sight to the violence

Today, Islamic extremist group Boko Haram launched a three-front assault on northeast Nigeria’s largest city, Maidguri, and also raided villages in Adamawa state, burning homes and abducting women and children. Via Fox News: In Maiduguri, troops blocked roads into the city, which also prevented civilians from escaping. “Coordinated air and land operations are…
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Former ISIS Prisoner: “They Want Something Worse Than 9/11″

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“They want to be more . . . better than al-Qaeda.”

A man named Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press today and provided an alarming look into the goals of ISIS. He claims they want to be “better” than al-Qaeda and orchestrate an attack “more brutal” than the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Andrew Johnson of National Review has…
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Japan Outraged over Hostage Execution

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“Don’t let these be my last words you ever hear.”

Yesterday, the Islamic State released a video they claim contains an image of the decapitated body of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. A second hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, appears in the video holding a photo of what ISIS claims is the remains of Yukawa, and in accompanying audio relays a proposed hostage…
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Egypt Revokes Death Sentences for 500 Islamic Extremists

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Civil unrest continues for years after dawn of “Arab Spring”

Four years ago, many of us were glued to the TV and social media streams following the dawn of “Arab Spring”. One of the most dramatic moments of that era was the start of massive pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square. After ousting the reviled Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptians used their…
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Body Cam Video may exonerate white OK officer in shooting black suspect

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Pastor called 911 because suspect apparently intended to murder ex-girlfriend at her wedding.

Thanks to a tip from commenter Gremlin1974 right here on Legal Insurrection I was directed to this relatively high-quality body camera footage of a police officer engaging a suspect with gunfire, following the suspect pointing a pistol at the officer. Further details of the event were reported by local news station Fox…
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Team Hillary Presses Obama for Email Lists

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“They want to make sure he doesn’t take it in a suitcase back to Chicago and move on.”

As the race for 2016 shifts into gear, old conflicts are reemerging between Hillary Clinton supporters and Team Obama; this time, it’s over access to Obama’s massive email lists. Amie Parnes and Niall Stanage of The Hill reported: Obama, Clinton tensions build over email lists ahead of 2016 New tensions are emerging in the…
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Does the House border security bill remove border fencing?

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Getting the facts straight

Congress now under Republican control is working on immigration reforms one bill at a time. Their latest endeavor is the Secure Our Borders First Act. The bill was released from the House Homeland Security Committee this week and has sister legislation being considered in the Senate. Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas is…
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No-Jew-Go Zones

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Don’t even try Walking While Jewish in Malmö, Sweden, or many other cities in Europe.

A three-day long controversy broke out recently over the use of the term “No-Go Zones” with regard to certain European cities in light of the Charlie Hebdo and HyperCasher supermarket attacks by Islamic radicals. Steve Emerson of The Investigative Project, a longtime expert on terrorism and its connection to Islamist r…
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“Too Dumb” criticisms of American Sniper

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Some of the critics need to look in the mirror.

It’s a given that Hollywood and the entertainment industry are dominated by liberals but the success of the American Sniper film has caused some of them to really lose it. Michael Moore and Seth Rogen have been widely criticized for their comments on the film. Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi published a column…
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Amnesty for all the cupcakes!

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Sweet, sweet, freedom

Texas’ new Agricultural Commissioner, Sid Miller, granted amnesty to cupcakes as his first act of office. “I’m announcing that I am giving full amnesty to the cupcakes in Texas. I’m also granting full pardon to pies and cookies and brownies and cakes and homemade candies,” Miller said in his announcement. In…
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“Scott Walker 2016 begins today.” WI Governor crushes #FreedomSummit

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

It just got real

Just minutes ago at the Iowa Freedom Summit, one of 2016′s dark horses catapulted himself out of the murky waters of presidential speculation and into the spotlight. That person was Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Even before Walker took the stage attendees knew that something big was about to happen: OK, now it…
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2016 hopefuls head to Iowa Freedom Summit (Live Stream)

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Who will come out on top?

We still have over a year to go before the Iowa Caucuses (February 1, 2016—are you EXCITED?????) but GOP movers and shakers are already descending on Iowa to shake hands, make speeches, and (most importantly) soak in as much of the limelight and media attention as they possibly can. This is…
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WARNING: Don’t Go to Disneyland Unvaccinated

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

California hospitals preparing for influx of infected patients.

Since I last reported on the Disneyland Measles Outbreak, the number of infected people in California has expanded to 68 and has prompted a warning from a state official. It’s really difficult to tell now when the last day of exposure might be,” said Dr. Gil Chavez, deputy director of the state’s…
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No more finest hours

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

The 50th Anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill.

Britain stood alone. In today’s terms, the liberal punditry and political machine would tell us that Britain was on the wrong side of history, and that the rising tide in mainland Europe needed to be accommodated, joined, and imported, not fought. Except Britain wasn’t on the wrong side of history, because the number…
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Taxes for Tuition Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Can you guess how Obama is going to pay for his free community college plan? It’s shocking. Does Obama Want to Tax College Savings Plans? Obama’s ‘Free College’ Plan isn’t Free at All A List of Reasons Why “Free Community College” Won’t Work Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com People are catching on. How Republicans Can Play…
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CA Supreme Court bans judges’ membership in Boy Scouts

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Here we go again

California’s seven Supreme Court judges have voted unanimously to prohibit state judges from holding membership in the Boy Scouts of America; the ruling is based on the grounds that the Scouts discriminate against gays. California is one of several states that has rules on the books banning judges from hold…
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AACONS Interviews John LeBoutillier and Casey B. Mulligan

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2015

AACONS sits down with John LeBoutillier and Casey B. Mulligan to discuss the news of the day.

[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] John LeBoutillier is a author, pundit, and former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives…
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