All Posts (Page 361)
Freddie Gray family lawyer William Murphy

Freddie Gray case: Defense files motion to remove prosecutor

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Recusal…or court order?

Freddie Gray case: Defense files motion to remove prosecutor

Freddie Gray family lawyer William Murphy
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 7:40pm
CNN reports that attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged by Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby in the death of Freddie Gray have filed a lengthy motion in Baltimore City District Court to have Mosby removed from the case–either by her recusal or by court order. The motion–which I have not yet seen,…
Read More...
 
Bowdoin SJP FB Banner w Border

Free the Bowdoin Boycotters! (from their own intellectual prison)

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

My column at National Review: “Brainwashed at Bowdoin”

Free the Bowdoin Boycotters! (from their own intellectual prison)

Bowdoin SJP FB Banner w Border
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 5:45pm
Readers are aware that Bowdoin College in Maine recently held a student body referendum for a full academic and cultural boycott of Israel. It failed miserably. I have a post at National Review looking back on the referendum, and how the SJP boycotters are doubling-down on their absolutist view of the conflict, Brainwashed…
Read More...
 
Cartoon - One Big Union w Border

Illinois Sup Ct – State retirees can keep their annual compounded COLAs

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

2011 Pension Reform thrown out – Illinois taxpayers will pay the price, and soon.

Illinois Sup Ct – State retirees can keep their annual compounded COLAs

Cartoon - One Big Union w Border
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 4:15pm
Hey, remember when I wrote in February 2011 how state employees accused Scott Walker of being Hitler because he wanted to scale back state employee unions? First They Came For The Right To Retire After 30 Years On Full Salary With COLAs. Welcome to Illinois, where in 2011 the legislature made a…
Read More...
 
ve day 70th anniversary nazis surrender to western allies russia stars and stripes

Celebrating VE Day

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Seventy years ago today

Celebrating VE Day

ve day 70th anniversary nazis surrender to western allies russia stars and stripes
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 2:55pm
Today marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), when the Nazi’s surrendered to allied forces and Russia, ending World War II’s European front. The battle for the Pacific would not be won until later that year, on August 14. The world celebrated the end to the…
Read More...
 
Cleveland Cavaliers apologize for insensitive video domestic violence thorws girl

The Cleveland Cavaliers apologized for this video

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Do you think they were right?

The Cleveland Cavaliers apologized for this video

Cleveland Cavaliers apologize for insensitive video domestic violence thorws girl
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 1:15pm
Not even basketball is immune from feelings these days. There’s an entire discussion to be had about the wussification of sports, but we’ll save that for another time. According to CNN, the following video was played during a time out at Wednesday’s game against the Chicago Bulls. A poorly produced spo…
Read More...
 
syria map damascus

More gas attacks in Syria?

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Where’s the accountability?

More gas attacks in Syria?

syria map damascus
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 11:30am
Earlier this month we took a look back at the 2013 sarin gas attacks in Syria. No one has ever been held accountable for those attacks, and now new allegations have surfaced of chemical weapons use against civilians in Syria. At least one diplomat stationed in Syria is saying that the situation…
Read More...
 
2014-08-31_Galloway_Gaza_3388692786_a72c211564_z

Bye-Bye, George Galloway

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

And take fellow Israel haters David Ward and Natalie Bennett with you

Bye-Bye, George Galloway

2014-08-31_Galloway_Gaza_3388692786_a72c211564_z
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 10:05am
The British Conservative Party had a big win yesterday in the British elections: Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives won a resounding victory in the British general election, with nearly complete results on Friday showing that the party had secured an overall majority in Parliament…. The result defied pre-election opinion polls that…
Read More...
 
2015-05-07_215932_Maersk_Tigris

Maersk Pays “Ransom,” Iran Frees Ship

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Iran shows that crimes pays

Maersk Pays “Ransom,” Iran Frees Ship

2015-05-07_215932_Maersk_Tigris
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 8:30am
Iran released the Maersk Tigris, the cargo ship it seized at sea last week. The New York Times reports: The Maersk Line, the Danish shipping giant, confirmed in a statement that the vessel and its 24-member crew, forced to anchor near Iran’s southern port of Bandar Abbas since its seizure on April 28,…
Read More...
 
Pamela Geller

Muslim Cleric Says Pamela Geller Deserves Death

Posted by  ▪  May 8, 2015

Guess who blames the victim.

Muslim Cleric Says Pamela Geller Deserves Death

Pamela Geller
Posted by
5/8/2015 at 7:00am
By now, you’ve no doubt heard that Pamela Gellar hosted a free speech event in Texas which focused on cartoon images of Mohammed and that an Islamist terror plot to kill attendees was foiled. Many in media – and not just liberals -have gone out of their way to blame the victim,…
Read More...
 
west winthrop aacons

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Winthrop H. Smith, Jr.

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

AACONS sits down with Allen West and Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. to discuss the news of the day

AACONS Interviews Allen West and Winthrop H. Smith, Jr.

west winthrop aacons
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 9:15pm
Allen West is CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Previously, he served as an US Representative representing Florida’s 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service…
Read More...
 
US_Capitol_South

Senate bill gives Congress oversight over Iran nuclear deal

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

On to the House for approval

Senate bill gives Congress oversight over Iran nuclear deal

US_Capitol_South
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 7:45pm
Today the Senate passed a bill that would give Congress the authority to review the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. The bill—and the vote—was controversial, with many Republicans arguing against final passage; those who opposed sending the bill to the House argued that it was not strong enough, and would not…
Read More...
 
chuck todd clinton cash media

Chuck Todd reveals Hillary Clinton’s media strategy

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

“It might be winning ugly…”

Chuck Todd reveals Hillary Clinton’s media strategy

chuck todd clinton cash media
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 6:30pm
Campaign work is filthy business sometimes. Manipulating the media cycle is a full time job—especially if your boss is a corrupt career politician who may or may not have made deals with foreign governments in exchange for speaking fees. Hillary Clinton’s staff did a bang up job pivoting away from that whole…
Read More...
 
cnn chris cuomo first amendment chaplinksy free speech twitter

CNN’s Chris Cuomo explains ‘clumsy’ Constitutionally inaccurate tweet… sort of

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

The first rule of holes is not “dig deeper”

CNN’s Chris Cuomo explains ‘clumsy’ Constitutionally inaccurate tweet… sort of

cnn chris cuomo first amendment chaplinksy free speech twitter
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 4:55pm
After showing the internet how little he knew about free speech yesterday, Chris Cuomo attempted to rectify his Constitutional missteps in a short video. “I got beat up for this tweet I made; it was a clumsy tweet. I was caught up in a back and forth…” he began. First, the tweet: it…
Read More...
 
https://youtu.be/FwDqgHXAYLg

Freddie Gray Case – Former Prosecutor Rips Current Prosecutor

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

Handling of case by Marliyn Mosby “a calculated push to the spotlight.”

Freddie Gray Case – Former Prosecutor Rips Current Prosecutor

https://youtu.be/FwDqgHXAYLg
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 3:15pm
Legal Insurrection, I’d like to introduce you to Page Croyder. Page, Legal Insurrection. The most interesting thing about Ms. Croyder to my eye is that she’s a retired commander and commissioned officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.  I thank you for your service, ma’am. What brings Ms. Croyder to our attention today,…
Read More...
 
the government is coming for handmade soap organic soap hand crafted soap regulations fda

The government is coming for your handmade soap

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

The FDA beast must be fed

The government is coming for your handmade soap

the government is coming for handmade soap organic soap hand crafted soap regulations fda
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 1:45pm
As if there weren’t more important things to be concerned about… Lawmakers are considering legislation that would further regulate cosmetics including handmade soap. The Personal Care Products Safety Act was introduced by Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Cal) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) last month. The bill is currently rattling around in the Committee…
Read More...
 
Rick Perry Granite State New Hampshire

Rick Perry does New Hampshire

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

The Granite State gets a little West Texas swagger

Rick Perry does New Hampshire

Rick Perry Granite State New Hampshire
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 12:00pm
RickPAC served up its latest offering this morning. Filmed in the beautiful Granite State, Governor Perry is shares the message of American exceptionalism. “This is an incredibly resilient country. We’ve gone through a civil war, we’ve gone through two world wars, we’ve gone through a Great Depression, we made it through Jimmy…
Read More...
 
LI #13 California Drought Riverbed v2

Unprecedented: California’s legislators OK severe water restrictions

Posted by  ▪  May 7, 2015

Also unprecedented: Governor Brown bails on environmental-activism proposals for Delta.

Unprecedented: California’s legislators OK severe water restrictions

LI #13 California Drought Riverbed v2
Posted by
5/7/2015 at 10:00am
When the history of the past decade gets written, it will be peppered liberally with the word “unprecedented.” California Governor Jerry Brown recently unveiled the state’s first water restrictions in response to the “mega-drought.” In a move that will surprise almost no one, our state legislature passed the “unprecedented” proposal: California regulators…
Read More...