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Sarah Palin Abandons Ted Cruz, Endorses Donald Trump

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

All the drama

Sarah Palin Abandons Ted Cruz, Endorses Donald Trump

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1/19/2016 at 6:40pm
Seems like only yesterday I was watching Sarah Palin stump for Ted Cruz in the Texas Senate Runoff race. My how times have changed. Before a huge crowd gathered in the smoldering July heat of The Woodlands, Texas, alongside then Senator Jim DeMint, Palin said: But the good news is, there is…
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Marco Rubio Answers Atheist on Question of Faith

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Knocks it out of the park

Marco Rubio Answers Atheist on Question of Faith

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1/19/2016 at 4:45pm
When asked, Marco Rubio is not shy about sharing his faith (see here and here). Sen. Rubio is Catholic. At a recent campaign event, self-described atheist, Justin Scott, confronted Sen. Rubio about his faith. Referencing one of Rubio’s latest ads, Scott explained there was concern in the non-theist community that Rubio was running…
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Supreme Court accepts Texas immigration case for review

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Get ready for June decision, and controversy through the November election.

Supreme Court accepts Texas immigration case for review

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1/19/2016 at 3:16pm
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning granted a Petition by the U.S. government for review of lower court decisions putting a halt to Obama’s executive immigration action. That action halted deportation for up to 5 million people in the country illegally. Our prior posts have the background: Texas Federal Court Enjoins Obama Immigration…
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Hillary Emails Contained Info From Most Secretive Sources, Says Inspector General

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

This is not going to end well

Hillary Emails Contained Info From Most Secretive Sources, Says Inspector General

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1/19/2016 at 1:15pm
Hillary Clinton’s decision to use a private email account while serving as Secretary of State was a security disaster if ever there was one. Not only did she route her personal email account through a home-brewed server (a home-brewed server that was kept in the bathroom), classified information has been found…
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Amid Rising Antisemitism, ‘Mein Kampf’ Reprint is a Bestseller in Germany

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

First time since WW II, a new edition of Hitler’s Mein Kampf been published in German

Amid Rising Antisemitism, ‘Mein Kampf’ Reprint is a Bestseller in Germany

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1/19/2016 at 11:30am
The timing could not have been more eerie. As Germany faces its biggest social and political crisis since the Second World War, Hitler’s Mein Kampf has again hit German bookstores. After 70 years, Germans once again have a chance of legally owning the vicious rants of this notorious Austrian-born psychopath — in a hard bound version for €58,99. The recent…
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Tea Party Class Action Against IRS Abuse May Proceed

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Tea Party organizations just overcame a major hurdle in their class action against the IRS

Tea Party Class Action Against IRS Abuse May Proceed

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1/19/2016 at 10:00am
Tea Party groups won a major victory last week, when Judge Susan J. Dlott of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio certified a class of Tea Party organizations that allege the IRS intentionally delayed their applications for preferential tax treatment based on their political viewpoints. Winning class…
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Will courts be willing to “settle” Ted Cruz’s eligibility?

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Maybe not, even if Donald Trump sues.

Will courts be willing to “settle” Ted Cruz’s eligibility?

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1/19/2016 at 8:30am
Professor Jacobson has opined on the question of whether Ted Cruz qualifies to be president as a “natural born citizen.” The short answer is: he definitely does. However, as Professor Jacobson also indicated, that hasn’t stopped Trump from attempting to foster doubts in voters’ minds about it. You can see the results…
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Feeling the Bern or the Burn?

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Then they came for the pantsuits.

Feeling the Bern or the Burn?

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1/19/2016 at 7:00am
From Carroll, A seen in Tucson. Question: Supporter of Bernie Sanders (“Feel the Bern”) or supporter of Republican/Conservative (“Feel the Burn”)?
 
https://twitter.com/Jerusalem_Post/status/689320772150509569

15-year old Palestinian arrested in stabbing murder of Israeli mother in front of children

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2016

Palestinian women and children have perpetrated many knife attacks in the past months.

15-year old Palestinian arrested in stabbing murder of Israeli mother in front of children

https://twitter.com/Jerusalem_Post/status/689320772150509569
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1/19/2016 at 12:53am
We reported recently on the murder of Israeli fertility nurse and mother of six Dafna Meir by a Palestinian. Meir fought back but was stabbed to death in front of her children, as one child tried to help her: A tear-choked Renana Meir, 17, apologized over her mother’s body on Monday for…
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Always Fight With Love: Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

“Hate at any point is a cancer that gnaws away at the very vital center of your life and your existence”

Always Fight With Love: Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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1/18/2016 at 8:00pm
Of everything Dr. King said or wrote, this is easily my favorite. Scarcely does there arise a situation where Love’s message does not apply. Particularly in a time — during a year, of heightened contentiousness and rank discourse, Dr. King’s words are exceedingly salient. Writing from jail in Birmingham, Alabama,…
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Boom – RNC drops NBC from Super Tuesday debate after CNBC debacle

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

Great job CNBC!

Boom – RNC drops NBC from Super Tuesday debate after CNBC debacle

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1/18/2016 at 6:38pm
Remember the debacle at the CNBC Republican debate in October, where the moderators were horrendous in their treatment of the candidates? I suggested at the time GOP needs to make an example of NBC News: The GOP has a long history of subjecting its candidates to abuse by debate moderators. From George Stephanopolous to…
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Rand Paul Wins ‘Worst Political Ad Ever’ Award

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

“Audit the Ted” is just… terrible

Rand Paul Wins ‘Worst Political Ad Ever’ Award

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1/18/2016 at 5:50pm
After being relegated to the Republican presidential primary undercard debate last week, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul decided not to attend. Mind you, debate stage rankings are based on national polling, but whatever. Childish? Perhaps. But nowhere near as cringe-worthy as this ad released not by an unaffiliated PAC, but by…
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Branco Cartoon – Matter of Fact

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

For Real

Branco Cartoon – Matter of Fact

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1/18/2016 at 4:15pm
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Down Go The Unions?

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

Oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association was a disaster for public unions.

Down Go The Unions?

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1/18/2016 at 2:45pm
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers’ Association last Monday, and the union had a tough day.  Legal Insurrection previewed the case, here. Background In brief, public school teachers in California seek to invalidate state law requiring that non-union members must nevertheless pay the public teachers union fees for…
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How the Debate Schedule is Hurting Hillary

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

When rigged intentions fail

How the Debate Schedule is Hurting Hillary

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1/18/2016 at 1:15pm
The Democratic Party’s decision to limit presidential primary debates to a paltry six drew the ire of non-Hillary candidates and delegates alike. O’Malley and Sanders vocally opposed the meager debate schedule, delegates in New Hampshire shouted “we want debates” at DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and candidates considering extra-DNC sanctioned debates were…
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Branco Cartoon – Fundamental Transformation

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

Completed

Branco Cartoon – Fundamental Transformation

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1/18/2016 at 11:30am
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Why is George Stephanopoulos even allowed to cover Clinton campaign?

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2016

Clear conflict exacerbated by inconsistent disclosure of donations.

Why is George Stephanopoulos even allowed to cover Clinton campaign?

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/george-stephanopoulos-addresses-donation-clinton-global-foundation-31066738
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1/18/2016 at 10:00am
Last year, George Stephanopoulos had a particularly antagonistic interview with the author of Clinton Cash, and shortly thereafter, it was revealed that he had donated a substantial sum of money to the Clinton Foundation.  ABC stood by their man, though he did have to apologize on-air. The Washington Free Beacon is now…
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