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Analysis: #Ferguson Grand Jury: NO Indictment In Michael Brown Shooting

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Widely anticipated “no true bill” now a reality

As has been widely anticipated for weeks, the Ferguson MO Grand Jury has DECLINED to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black adult Michael Brown. This result has not been unexpected, as the overwhelming weight of both the eye witness and forensic evidence has been entirely consistent with Officer…
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UPDATED: “Warning shot” defendant accepts 3-year plea deal

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Only 65 days of jail time to go

Christmas came early for Marissa Alexander, who claimed that the bullet she fired past her husband’s head was a “warning shot,” and who was facing a re-trial with a 60 year mandatory minimum sentence almost a certainty on the far end. First Coast News is reporting that Angela Corey has re-offered to…
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Tech gurus ask SCOTUS for review of API copyright case

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Protect innovation!

The tech community is rallying in an effort to convince the Supreme Court to review a federal court decision granting copyright protection to APIs (application programming interfaces.) A few years ago, tech giant Oracle sued Google when Google’s engineers used Java APIs to build the Android operating system. Although Google designed its…
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William F. Buckley Jr. Memory Legacy Birthday

Happy Birthday William F. Buckley, Jr!

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Remembering the voice of conservatism

The man who molded and formed modern Conservatism would’ve been 89 today. When I first came round to Conservatism a few years ago, I spent hours upon hours watching and reading Buckley. Never have I seen someone so skillfully disarm statist arguments white creating the intellectual and moral case for conservatism. He is my…
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Ferguson Grand Jury

NO INDICTMENT: #Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Watch (UPDATES)

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

The decision has been made: NO INDICTMENT.

Today may be the day you and the rioters have been waiting for. The Grand Jury reportedly has reached a decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. But the decision has not yet been announced yet. That is expected to come sometime today. You can follow the Twitter…
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Truthout leaves the truth out of Rasmea Odeh story

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Rasmea Odeh supporters are entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.

I already have demonstrated in great detail how the narrative being peddled by supporters of Rasmea Odeh is demonstrably false and distorted, Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. immigration fraud. For those of you who are not familiar, Odeh was recently convicted of immigration fraud in Detroit federal court…
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Obama Hagel Resignation Announcement 2

Chuck Hagel resigning – fall guy for failed Obama policies

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Too many tire tracks on his back.

It’s not like this was unexpected. Chuck Hagel long has become the fall guy for Obama administration international failures, as we first noted in connection with the Taliban-Bergdahl swap, Taliban-Bergdahl swap unpopular, so … blame Hagel. The lone Republican in the cabinet, Hagel was supposed to lend credibility to Obama’s downsizing…
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SCOTUS tackles free speech vs. true threats in Facebook posts

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

The “cross burning case” goes digital

In the 2003 barnburner Virginia v. Black, the Supreme Court held unconstitutional a statute that in part stated that the act of burning a cross constituted prima facie evidence of an intent to intimidate a person or group. Writing for the majority, Justice O’Connor said that “just as a State may…
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Iran Negotiations

Branco Cartoon – America Held Hostage

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Strategery.

Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.  To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 
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Obama Shoves Legislative Process Down Capitol Steps

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill…

I don’t watch Saturday Night Live anymore but when I saw this clip from Tina Nguyen on Mediaite, I have to admit it made me laugh. It’s a spoof of the well known Schoolhouse Rock cartoon: SNL’s Obama Shoves The Schoolhouse Rock Bill Down The Capitol Steps Finally, the first biting political spoof…
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The FCC is ready to get sued over Net Neutrality

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

FCC wants to be “thoughtful”–somebody call a lawyer QUICK!

Net Neutrality has existed for a long time in the nerd-niche of the policy world, but now that Obama has asked the FCC to impose strict new regulations on internet service providers, the issue has jumped out of the shadows and into the forefront of public debate. “Net Neutrality” provisions—new regulations…
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Lindsey Graham: Benghazi Report “Full of Crap”

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

House Intel doing “a lousy job”

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) let loose on Fox News this Sunday over the recently-released House Committee report some are saying clears the Obama Administration of any wrongdoing connected to the terrorist attacks against the American Embassy in Benghazi. Whoa: Anybody who has followed Benghazi at all knows that the CIA deputy director did…
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Imperial Presidency

Once upon a time, Hillary was against “an imperial presidency”

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

That was then (Republican), this is now (Democrat) — keeping her options open if she gets the chance.

Wow. It’s not often that I can say it but this new video from the GOP is really powerful. Whoever made this video deserves a promotion. The ad uses an audio track of Hillary Clinton criticizing George W. Bush’s so-called “imperial presidency.” Via the Washington Free Beacon: An Imperial Presidency A new video released…
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Cornell Anti-Israel Taunting Shut your fucking mouth 11-19-2014

#Cornell incident: Anti-Israel boycott movement breeds campus hate

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

BDS is the mother of all hate breeders on campuses, and Cornell is no exception.

Our post and video, Cornell Pro-Israel students taunted: “F**k You Zionist scums” has started to gather attention, with articles in The Blaze, The College Fix, and elsewhere. The video has over 10,000 views as of this writing: Language Warning Please share the video, people need to see the reality of what pro-Israel students have…
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EPA’s Successful Case against Kia and Hyundai Driven by “Social Cost of Carbon”

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

The use of lawfare will now drive implementation of “global warming” prevention rules.

A settlement reached in early November between the EPA and two car manufacturers may have as much impact on the economic health of the country as the recent wave election that ushered in a Republican Senate. Essentially, the result of this legal case means that rules to prevent “global warming” will be…
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Obama Post Election 2014 Press Conference

Obama quietly extends combat role in Afghanistan

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

Shhh!

While we were sleeping, President Obama decided U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan. In May, Obama said, “this year, we will bring America’s longest war to a responsible end,” as he discussed his plan to withdraw troops. Here was his announcement of troop withdrawal given in the Rose Garden in May: Contrast that with what…
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Bumper Stickers - Miami - Free Obamacare Van

Get your Free Obamaphone! is so 2012

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

What a country!

Where have you gone, 2012, a nation turns its lonely eyes to you. The new meaning of prosperity is Free Obamacare! From B.: Saw this in Miami area. Wasn’t the first one I saw but first one I could photograph. Besides vans, storefronts, and guys at intersections with signs. What a country!