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LI #07 Medi-Cal

California’s Big Bang of 2016: Medi-Cal Enrollment Explodes!

Posted by  ▪  January 2, 2016

As 1-in-3 Californians now on program for poor, Medi-Cal faces civil rights complaint.

California’s Big Bang of 2016: Medi-Cal Enrollment Explodes!

LI #07 Medi-Cal
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1/2/2016 at 12:30pm
One 2016 prediction is very easy to make: Obamacare will continue its trajectory of failure. For example, Covered California has been heralded as one of the greatest state exchange successes for the “Affordable Care Act”. The reality is that one-third of California’s residents are now using a system that was initially intended for…
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2016 Obama Gun Control

Here Comes Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

Posted by  ▪  January 2, 2016

Going around congress. Again.

Here Comes Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

2016 Obama Gun Control
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1/2/2016 at 10:30am
Now that the holidays are over it’s back to business as usual. In Obama’s case that means pushing a pet issue with no authorization from congress. The Wall Street Journal reports: Obama Ready to Act Alone on Gun Control President Barack Obama, who has bypassed a reluctant Congress on issues ranging from immigration to…
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http://community.bowdoin.edu/news/2013/01/photos-bowdoin-polar-bear-nyc-heritage-tour-kicks-off-with-morning-joe-appearance/

Goodbye 2015 Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 2, 2016

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Goodbye 2015 Week at College Insurrection

http://community.bowdoin.edu/news/2013/01/photos-bowdoin-polar-bear-nyc-heritage-tour-kicks-off-with-morning-joe-appearance/
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1/2/2016 at 8:30am
This is the last weekly round-up of College Insurrection posts from 2015. As you’ll see below, we’re still facing many of the same issues on campus. Race is still a hot button. Oregon State To Hold Racially Segregated Social Justice Retreats American University Curriculum to Now Include ‘Race and Multiculturalism’ Free speech problems. Underground Debate Club…
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http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-marijuana-20151230-story.html

Mexican Pot Farmers’ Profits Dwindle as U. S. Loosens Marijuana Laws

Posted by  ▪  January 2, 2016

The free market at work

Mexican Pot Farmers’ Profits Dwindle as U. S. Loosens Marijuana Laws

http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-marijuana-20151230-story.html
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1/2/2016 at 7:00am
The marijuana legalization brigade has made great strides in their efforts to legalize medical marijuana in a large number of states, and they only seem to fail (for the time being, anyway) when they go too far and push for too much as they did this year in Florida. While seeing great…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3bjZlmsb4A

A-Wa they can

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

Three Israeli Jewish women of Yemeni descent are musical hits in the Arab world.

A-Wa they can

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3bjZlmsb4A
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1/1/2016 at 9:22pm
A somewhat unlikely story, via The Washington Post, These singing sisters are wildly popular in Yemen. And they’re Israeli Jews: With their ebony hair and Yemeni accented Arabic, singing sisters Tair, Liron and Tagel Haim would probably not seem out of place on the streets of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. But the sisters, collectively…
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top 5 posts of 2015

Kemberlee’s 5 favorite posts of 2015

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

A year of blog posts is a lot of blog posts

Kemberlee’s 5 favorite posts of 2015

top 5 posts of 2015
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1/1/2016 at 7:00pm
When Professor Jacobson suggested I put together a “Top 5” post, I thought it would be easy peasy. I was wrong. 2015 was a wild year and I wrote a lot of things. Picking a few favorites our of 40-some-odd pages of posts though? That was no easy task. And what posts…
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Ted Cruz

No, Ted Cruz Isn’t Having a Booty Call Raffle

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

The “Netflix and chill” hoax

No, Ted Cruz Isn’t Having a Booty Call Raffle

Ted Cruz
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1/1/2016 at 5:00pm
Back in April, the Ted Cruz campaign had a fundraiser in which one could win an afternoon “shooting with Ted,” so on the one hand, it’s not surprising that when a “Netflix and chill” fundraiser went out people believed it. In other ways, however, because of the meaning of that phrase; it…
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George Soros pic

Emails: George Soros Regretted Backing Obama Over Hillary in 2008

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

News from the latest document dump.

Emails: George Soros Regretted Backing Obama Over Hillary in 2008

George Soros pic
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1/1/2016 at 3:00pm
A new batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails was released last night on New Year’s Eve. One particularly entertaining exchange revealed that the progressive billionaire George Soros had some regrets over the 2008 election. Kristina Wong reports at The Hill: Clinton emails: Billionaire Soros said he regretted backing Obama George Soros, a billionaire Democratic donor,…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUrNxxYSRHA

Shooting attack on Tel Aviv cafes (UPDATES)

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

29-year old Nashat Milhem from northern Israel still on run as of Saturday night Israel time

Shooting attack on Tel Aviv cafes (UPDATES)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUrNxxYSRHA
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1/1/2016 at 1:01pm
At least two people were killed in a terror attack on cafes in the heart of Tel Aviv. The gunman purchased goods at a store then pulled out what is described as a submachine gun and started firing, before escaping. Details on the gunman are still developing, but the latest reports indicate he…
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https://youtu.be/LamK_y4vm2w

O’Malley Fails to Make Ohio Ballot

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

Soldiers on by opening new campaign HQ in Waterloo

O’Malley Fails to Make Ohio Ballot

https://youtu.be/LamK_y4vm2w
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1/1/2016 at 11:00am
In the wake of news that only one person showed up at a Martin O’Malley event in Iowa, news that he has failed to make the ballot in Ohio is probably unwelcome for the floundering campaign. The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley failed to qualify for the ballot in Ohio. A spokesman…
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LI #06 Enrique Marquez

Enrique Marquez indicted as co-conspirator in San Bernardino terror attack

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

Two victims of the attack remain hospitalized.

Enrique Marquez indicted as co-conspirator in San Bernardino terror attack

LI #06 Enrique Marquez
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1/1/2016 at 9:00am
Enrique Marquez is finishing 2015 with an indictment by a federal grand jury of conspiring with San Bernardino terrorists Sayed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik. Marquez, who was arrested two weeks ago, also faces two counts of making a false statement when buying two rifles, one count of marriage fraud and one…
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obama august 2015

The Final Countdown

Posted by  ▪  January 1, 2016

Liberation is nigh

The Final Countdown

obama august 2015
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1/1/2016 at 7:00am
What better way to start off the new year than a reminder we get to elect a new president in mere months? For your enjoyment, a countdown. Of course there’s no guarantee a President Clinton wouldn’t usher in an era of deception, but we’ll take what we can get for now. And…
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Selfie at Haifa Beach

New Year’s Eve Open

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2015

Thanks for the memories.

New Year’s Eve Open

Selfie at Haifa Beach
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12/31/2015 at 8:00pm
Barring big breaking news, which unfortunately is a possibility tonight, this will be my and our last post of 2015. This is the time each year I get a little weepy-eyed and reflective. When I look back on the past year, there were some tough times. I think of Mandy often, and wish…
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Emanuel Lutchman Mug Shot Rochester NY ISIS w border

Arrest of ISIS supporter in Rochester (NY) in New Year’s Eve Plot

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2015

Prison convert to Islam with history of mental illness.

Arrest of ISIS supporter in Rochester (NY) in New Year’s Eve Plot

Emanuel Lutchman Mug Shot Rochester NY ISIS w border
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12/31/2015 at 6:00pm
An ex-con who converted to Islam in prison has been arrested in New Year’s Eve plot: Federal officials in Rochester, New York, have arrested a man who was allegedly plotting a New Year’s Eve machete attack on diners at a local restaurant. According to NBC News, 25-year-old Emanuel Lutchman is an ex-con…
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The Hill Twitter Clinton Emails New Years Eve w Border

Mockery – State Dept New Year’s Eve Clinton Email Dump

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2015

The State Department has no respect for you.

Mockery – State Dept New Year’s Eve Clinton Email Dump

The Hill Twitter Clinton Emails New Years Eve w Border
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12/31/2015 at 4:43pm
The Hill reports: The State Department on Thursday afternoon released a batch of 5,500 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails online, in its second-to-last tranche of the former secretary of State’s messages. Thursday’s dump — coming the afternoon of New Year’s Eve — is the seventh of eight court-ordered releases…. The emails…
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http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/08/13/dr-ben-carson-stands-comments-planned-parenthood-targets-black-communities

Ben Carson campaign collapsing?

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2015

Top campaign aides quit.

Ben Carson campaign collapsing?

http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/08/13/dr-ben-carson-stands-comments-planned-parenthood-targets-black-communities
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12/31/2015 at 3:22pm
Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign suffered a hefty loss Thursday — both his campaign director and top communication’s aide resigned, according to Politico. Ben Carson’s campaign manager and top communications aide resigned on Thursday, throwing the retired neurosurgeon’s presidential run into chaos, with conflicting reports emerging about who will take…
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LI #05 Obama SOTU

Obama is “Thirsty” for Attention and TV Appearances

Posted by  ▪  December 31, 2015

Brace yourselves: Upcoming State of the Union touted as “non-traditional”!

Obama is “Thirsty” for Attention and TV Appearances

LI #05 Obama SOTU
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12/31/2015 at 2:30pm
One date I am going to relish in 2016 is November 8, when Americans choose a new President. No matter the result, I will be thrilled that our national nightmare will soon be over. Shockingly, it seems that Obama has passed his expiration date for some Hollywood types, too. Television comedy star David…
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