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MO Legislature Overrides Veto, Allows Schools to Arm & Train Teachers

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2014

Democratic Governor suffers bi-partisan rejection of his efforts to limit school defense

The majority Republican Missouri legislature handed yet another victory to pro-children activists yesterday, and a stunning defeat to those who would leave school children vulnerable to murderous psychopaths, when it overwhelmingly overrode the Democrat Governor’s veto of legislation allowing teachers to be armed in schools, as reported by the NRA and…
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Real Clear Defense: Obama Ignored “best military advice” on ISIS

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2014

Because after all, Obama has such extensive military experience.

Obama may be America’s commander-in-chief, but he’s not a leader who is interested in military strategy. Bearing all that in mind, this report from Dustin Walker of Real Clear Defense is nothing short of stunning: Obama Rejected “Best Military Advice” As he laid out his strategy to combat the Islamic State in both Iraq…
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False Equivalence Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2014

Join us for another journey into the crazy world of higher education.

Have you noticed that some people get away with making unfair comparisons on TV… Columbia Prof Compares U.S. Bombing of ISIS to Russia Invading Ukraine While other people make fair distinctions and get attacked? Cornell Student Columnist Makes Distinction Between Islamophobia and Racism Some people don’t want anyone to talk at all. UC-Berkeley Chancellor Says Free…
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Scottish Independence: What are they thinking?

Posted by  ▪  September 13, 2014

A roundup of international opinion — including North Korea! — ahead of the September 18 Independence Referendum

On September 18, the Scots will vote on a referendum that could end their 300 year old (approximately) tie to England, well sort of. In the event Scotland goes independent, they’ll still consider the Queen head of state, much like the Australians and other former colonies. But what might an independent…
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Texas Abortion Clinics’ Future Unclear

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Next stop, SCOTUS?

Today in New Orleans, attorneys for the State of Texas asked the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for an immediate stay to a previous ruling that disallows regulators from enforcing new laws against abortion providers. Earlier this summer, U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the new laws were…
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Wisconsin Voter ID Law reinstated for November election by Appeals Court

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

7th Circuit finds crucial that recent changes in Wisconsin to made it easier to obtain an ID.

In a ruling just handed down (h/t RightWisconsin), a panel of the 7th Circuit has vacated a prior injunction staying enforcement of the law, and holding that it will be in effect for this November’s election. The full Order is embedded at the bottom of the post. The case was argued before…
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Hillel wants Ohio U to apologize for arrest of pro-Israel students

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Campus police acted on orders of controversial anti-Israel student Senate President who was subject of protest

[Featured Image credit: Kaitlin Owens video] We covered the incident the other night where the anti-Israel Student Senate President Megan Marzec at Ohio University had campus police arrest four pro-Israel students who were protesting the “blood bucket challenge” performed by the Marzec. Marzec came under heavy criticism, including from the Student Senate itself, for…
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Branco Cartoon – What Difference Will It Make?

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Hillary 2016

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More details on tax scheme by anti-Israel attorney Stanley Cohen

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Cohen claims it’s all politics, but prosecutors detailed pervasive efforts by Cohen to hide cash transactions.

We previously reported last April that Stanley Cohen, an anti-Israel, pro-Hamas attorney — sometimes called “Hamas’ Lawyer”, pleaded guilty in the Northern District of NY federal court to one count of obstructing the administration of the tax laws by failing to keep necessary tax records. Part of that plea deal was…
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Rasmussen: Only 63% know who controls Congress

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Who’s to blame?

Rasmussen Reports has released new data showing that just 63% of likely U.S. voters know which political party controls the Senate and the House of Representatives. Twenty percent (20%) mistakenly believe Democrats control the House, while 17% are not sure. Similarly, 18% think the GOP is in charge in the…
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ISIS is Growing

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Is it our responsibility to stop them?

A new CIA report reveals that the the government’s original estimates regarding the strength of the Islamic State’s fighting force has fallen short. Previously, the Agency believed that if needed, ISIS could gather up to 10,000 troops. New information, however, has revealed that the group has between 20,000 and 31,500 readily…
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Feds Want Prison Time for Dinesh D’Souza

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Democrats John Edwards and Jon Corzine couldn’t be reached for comment.

Even though conservative commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza has admitted wrongdoing in a case where he violated campaign finance law, many of his supporters believe he’s being harshly prosecuted for political reasons. A new development in his case reported by Jonathan Stempel of Reuters seems to confirm their suspicions: U.S. seeks up to…
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9/11 and the importance of loved ones, by Mandy Nagy

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

“We can never, ever take life for granted.”

Last year on September 11 Mandy had a wonderful and moving post. Thanks to David for reminding me of it. Here is the post, excerpted, click on the link for the full original post: Remembering September 11th and the importance of loved ones and endurance Posted by Mandy Nagy  Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 9:30am The…
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Senate Dems Fail, Free Speech Prevails

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Reid’s anti-freedom agenda—and November optimism—is circling the drain.

Senate Republicans have crushed Majority Leader Harry Reid’s efforts to advance a Constitutional amendment that would greatly restrict free speech and association in America. Reid needed 60 votes to end the measure, but the votes fell 54-42 across the party line. Via the Hill: Earlier this week, more than 20 Republicans…
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AACONS Interviews Rep. Paul Ryan and Steve Forbes

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Congressman Paul Ryan lays out “The Way Forward,” and Steve Forbes discusses “Money.”

[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 will begin posting their weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Congressman Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward, along with insights gleaned along the campaign…
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Disapproving of Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Those polls are interesting, but are they important?

We keep seeing reports about how Obama’s approval ratings are “hovering near his all-time lows,” but at this point in his presidency, do low numbers really mean that much? The latest polls show that only 43% now consider him a strong leader. Only? That 43% figure apparently represents the number of…
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Member of Hamas’ Leadership Implicated in Kidnapping

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

New York Magazine and BuzzFeed take another hit to their credibiity

Long time Palestinian affairs reporter Avi Issacharoff yesterday reported that the plot that led to the kidnapping and killing of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel was done with the foreknowledge of Hamas’s leadership. Issacharoff’s report further buttresses Israel’s long held claim that Hamas was responsible for the kidnappings and…
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