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Liberal Tolerance Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2014

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

A student group protesting gay marriage at Johns Hopkins last week met a tolerant liberal. Video: Catholic Students Attacked While Peacefully Protesting Gay Marriage at Johns Hopkins Can’t you just feel the love? U. of Missouri student chased and beaten at Ferguson protest USC College Republicans’ Website Hacked Conservative Student Group at Virginia Tech Loses Funding…
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Illegal-Immigration

Obama Set to Radicalize Immigration System

Posted by  ▪  November 15, 2014

But is it an impeachable offense?

Brace yourselves…executive action on immigration policy is coming. Next week, President Obama is scheduled to reveal a 10-point, comprehensive immigration reform plan through executive action. The plan’s most controversial provisions would expand deferred action and halt deportations for millions of illegal immigrants. Although Republicans have repeatedly warned Obama against going over the heads…
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5 Reasons “feminists” can’t complain about comet scientist’s “sexist” shirt

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Feminists take another victim: Star scientist.

Yesterday, mankind achieved something seriously amazing: we landed a space probe on a comet millions of miles away from Earth. Unfortunately for the scientists involved in this momentous accomplishment, modern day “feminists” exist. One of the scientists was wearing a shirt covered in sketches of of scantily clad women. Not actual photos…
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Dr. Michael Baden #Ferguson

#Ferguson Grand Jury Hears from Brown Family Pathologist

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Dr. Michael Baden’s less than comprehensive autopsy had earlier seemed to support pro-Brown narrative

The New York Times reports today that the Ferguson Grand Jury sitting to determine whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Mike Brown heard testimony from Dr. Michael Baden, the pathologist hired by the Brown family to examine the body. Dr. Baden gave a lengthy press interview…
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Hillary’s “Mook Mafia” preparing to crush all of us, “mafia style”

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Leave the push card, take the cannoli.

The reality of campaign politics is that there is no standard for rhetoric. You punch low, you punch high, and you start punching before you have specific people you’re tasked with punching. Some progressives, however, are jockeying for early bids to lead Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential campaign, and are using fellow…
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UCLA votes 7-5 against BDS resolution

ALERT: UCLA anti-Israel divestment push may pass next week (Update)

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Last semester’s victory at risk as ant-Israel activists outmaneuver and intimidate pro-Israel campus defenders.

Last year, UCLA’s Jewish community and its allies mustered campus support to defeat a BDS resolution and to retain an anti-BDS plurality in student government. I have chronicled the maneuvering of the anti-Israel groups at UCLA since then: UCLA testing ground for next generation of anti-Israel campus tactics SJP-backed UCLA Student President-elect took sponsored trip…
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Rasmea Odeh Guilty

Rasmea Odeh seeks release from jail pending sentencing (#Justice4Rasmea)

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Convicted of immigration fraud for failing to disclose her conviction for terrorism and incarceration in Israel.

On Monday, November 10, a jury rendered a verdict of guilty against Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh on charges that she unlawfully failed to disclose her conviction in Israel of involvement in the 1969 bombing of a supermarket and related offenses, and service of 10 years in Israeli prison (before being rele…
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Anti-Israel activists chase German lawmaker into bathroom

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

Conduct of David Sheen and Max Blumenthal brings criticism from German lawmakers and media.

David Sheen is a name you probably haven’t heard before, at least not the David Sheen who is a leading anti-Israel propagandist. Sheen, along with Max Blumenthal, travels the globe presenting a gross negative caricature of Israel worthy of 1930′s cartoons. Sheen and Blumenthal were to present their anti-Israel campaign in the…
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Nancy Pelosi on Gruber

Nancy Pelosi knows exactly who Jonathan Gruber is

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

“I don’t know if you have seen Jonathan Gruber of MIT’s analysis…”

Now that Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber has been exposed for the liberal pseudo-mastermind that he is, people are beginning to ask Democratic Party leaders how much they knew about him. Nancy Pelosi denied knowing him yesterday, but she’s been caught in a lie. Aaron Blake of the Washington Post reported: Nancy Pelosi says she…
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China Climate Change Deal Comes Down to Politics

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

US-China deal brokered, but will it make a difference?

This week, the United States and China shocked the world with a joint announcement pledging to address greenhouse gas emissions. The plan has been touted as “historic” by Administration leaders, but critics say that the end game of this plan is less about controlling climate change, and more about creating a…
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AACONS Interviews Allen West and Mike Gonzalez

Posted by  ▪  November 14, 2014

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Mike Gonzalez 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.] Allen West served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22…
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Mary Landrieu Senate Race Ad Buys

Landrieu Pushes for Keystone, Cassidy Pushes for Senate Win

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Veto power looms over Louisiana runoff

Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is facing a tough runoff with Republican challenger Representative Bill Cassidy, and she’s doing her best to spearhead a legacy vote before Louisiana voters head to the polls in December. Landrieu, who currently chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is pushing for a Congressional vote approving…
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Black Committeewoman Targeted by #Ferguson Protestors

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

“I was completely surrounded, getting cussed at, yelled at, hollered at.”

NBC affiliate KDSK is reporting that Ferguson Committeewoman Patricia Bynes claims she was targeted for physical intimidation by protestors while attending the protests herself. Bynes specifies “Lost Voices” as the group that sought to intimidate her, one of many protest-related organizations currently in Ferguson. Democrat Committeewoman Bynes (pictured above) is black, as…
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MSNBC Lean over Ed Schultz Mashup

The ultimate “Ed Schultz is bonkers” mashup

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

MSNBC is always good for a hacktastic laugh

Our good friends over at MRC put together a mashup of some of Ed Schultz’s finest moments. From insisting rather emphatically that, “there are not glitches” with Healthcare.gov to yelling, “this is good! This is great for America!” while talking about Obamacare, Schultz is not one to disappoint when it comes to…
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9th Circuit Denies Intervenor Status on Peruta 2A Case

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Two other “may issue” 2A cases decided on basis of Peruta may be reviewed en banc.

Peruta v. County of San Diego (742 F. 3d 1144) was the 9th Circuit 2-to-1 ruling this past February that found unconstitutional California’s “may issue” scheme to restrict the public carry of a firearm to the wealthy and politically influential. (The full-length opinion is embedded at the bottom of this post.) Specifically, the court…
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Democrats Think Elizabeth Warren Can Save Them

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

After a historic defeat, Harry Reid wants to give Warren a promotion.

Can Elizabeth Warren save the Democratic Party’s voice in the U.S. Senate? Harry Reid seems to think so. After the historic losses suffered by Democrats last week, Reid wants to give Mrs. Warren a promotion. Manu Raju and John Bresnahan of Politico reported: Harry Reid wants Warren in Senate leadership Senate Democrats want to…
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UN to US: Step Away from the Weed

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2014

Majority of the west coast unavailable for comment…

Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia voted in this month’s election to legalize marijuana within their states’ borders, and this has some officials at the United Nations working overtime to convince U.S. officials to force the states to get in line with international norms. Via Reuters: “I don’t see…
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