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Ted Cruz Obamacare Filibuster

Is it legal to revoke citizenship of American ISIS fighters?

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

Can Ted Cruz accomplish his mission?

Is it legal to revoke citizenship of American ISIS fighters?

Ted Cruz Obamacare Filibuster
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9/8/2014 at 11:15am
Now that Ted Cruz has proposed that Americans who fight with ISIS be stripped of citizenship, there’s been a rash of articles questioning whether this would be legal, such as this one at Hot Air. At American Thinker, Rick Moran has written: Currently, natural born citizens of the US cannot have their citizenship…
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http://youtu.be/ikV1906afbM

Crossing Canadian border dressed as ISIS terrorist is easy

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

James O’Keefe’s latest.

Crossing Canadian border dressed as ISIS terrorist is easy

http://youtu.be/ikV1906afbM
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9/8/2014 at 8:54am
In his last video, James O’Keefe crossed the Rio Grande dressed as Osama bin Laden. Now he’s crossing the Canadian border by boat with someone dressed as an ISIS terrorist. It’s easy. Our lake border security amounts to nothing more than an honor system. More at the Project Veritas website.
 
http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/richmond-police-use-social-media-in-fight-against/vCq3tf/

Police use Facebook “John Shaming” to Fight Prostitution

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

Taking an idea from the “Dog Shaming” website.

Police use Facebook “John Shaming” to Fight Prostitution

http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/richmond-police-use-social-media-in-fight-against/vCq3tf/
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9/8/2014 at 8:30am
The police of the California city of Richmond are waging a social media war against prostitution…one that fans of “pet shaming” pictures on Facebook will recognize. When a man is caught soliciting a prostitute, the punishment police hand out is usually far less than what they will find at home when their…
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Bumper Sticker - Northern Illinois - Nobama

Pithy

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2014

Needs no further explanation

Pithy

Bumper Sticker - Northern Illinois - Nobama
Posted by
9/8/2014 at 7:00am
Hi, Professor J., Here’s one from northern Illinois that’s short, sweet, and to the point. Saw this while stopped at the light. My sentiments exactly. Loyal LI reader JL
 
Mandy Nagy FB Profile Pic cropped

Pray for Mandy Nagy (Update 9-29-2015: “Her life has changed and she seems to have accepted that”)

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

“Liberty Chick”

Pray for Mandy Nagy (Update 9-29-2015: “Her life has changed and she seems to have accepted that”)

Mandy Nagy FB Profile Pic cropped
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9/7/2014 at 6:15pm
Our beloved Mandy Nagy, also known as Liberty Chick, had a stroke yesterday and brain surgery to relieve the pressure today. I am in touch with Mandy’s mom, who approved me letting people know via Legal Insurrection. Before surgery, Mandy also was able to nod approval with a small smile, her mom…
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LI #18B Brown Kashkari

Thought Experiment: California without Jerry Brown as Governor

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

Neel Kashkari took it to Brown in the one and only debate, but that likely will not change the outcome.

Thought Experiment: California without Jerry Brown as Governor

LI #18B Brown Kashkari
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9/7/2014 at 4:49pm
As I noted in my June election report, Governor Jerry Brown will be facing Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in California’s gubernatorial race. There one and only debate between them was held Thursday. Prior to the event, conservatives in California were wondering if, given the fact Brown holds a tremendous lead…
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DNC 2008

Obama: Political Theater Doesn’t Come Naturally To Me

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

He sure is good at faking it.

Obama: Political Theater Doesn’t Come Naturally To Me

DNC 2008
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9/7/2014 at 3:00pm
Today was Chuck Todd’s first day hosting Meet the Press and he scored a sit down with Obama. When asked about his decision to play golf right after his statement on James Foley, Obama suggested he didn’t anticipate the optics. Carrie Dan of NBC News reported: Not A Natural? Obama Says Political Theater…
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Missouri gang attack

Caught on Video: Vicious Group Attack by Thugs on Young Couple

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

Another Deadly-Force Self-Defense Lesson from Missouri

Caught on Video: Vicious Group Attack by Thugs on Young Couple

Missouri gang attack
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9/7/2014 at 12:30pm
What timing.  Just last Sunday I put up a post exploring the question of “When can you legally use a gun against an unarmed person?”  In that post I explained that deadly force, such as a gun, can be used in lawful self-defense even against an “unarmed” attacker, where the “unarmed” attack…
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al shabaab

Al-Shabaab has a new leader

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

…and they’re ready to avenge Ahmed Godane.

Al-Shabaab has a new leader

al shabaab
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9/7/2014 at 10:09am
Members of the Islamic terrorist group al-Shabaab have named new leader Abu Ubeid Ahmed Omar to replace Ahmed Abdi Godane, the organization’s former spiritual leader who was killed last week in a U.S.-led drone strike in southern Somalia. Ubeyd has some big shoes to fill. The late Godane was instrumental in…
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Ted Cruz Obamacare Filibuster

Ted Cruz: Americans Who Join ISIS Should Lose Their Citizenship

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

“There can be no clearer renunciation of their citizenship in the United States.”

Ted Cruz: Americans Who Join ISIS Should Lose Their Citizenship

Ted Cruz Obamacare Filibuster
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9/7/2014 at 8:30am
When you consider the disturbing number of Americans allegedly working with ISIS already, this sounds like a solid idea. Senator Cruz is going to introduce legislation next week. Mario Trujillo of The Hill reported: Cruz: Strip citizenship from Americans in ISIS Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is slated to introduce legislation next week that would revoke…
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Bumper Sticker - Ithaca - If You Can't Support Troops

Take a Stand

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2014

Support the troops, or get out of the way.

Take a Stand

Bumper Sticker - Ithaca - If You Can't Support Troops
Posted by
9/7/2014 at 7:00am
Spotted yesterday at the Wal-Mart parking lot on Route 13 in Ithaca. This bumper sticker could be read a couple of different ways.
 
Columbia Student Carrying Mattress Emma Sulkowicz

UPDATED: Columbia student carries mattress around campus after rape claims denied

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

Campus tribunals are ill-equipped to deal with alleged major felonies

UPDATED: Columbia student carries mattress around campus after rape claims denied

Columbia Student Carrying Mattress Emma Sulkowicz
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9/6/2014 at 8:00pm
This is a thing that’s actually happening at Columbia University in New York City. Rather than taking her allegations of rape to local law enforcement, Emma Sulkowicz has decided to carry around her mattress as long as her alleged rapist remains on campus. Sulkowicz didn’t report the rape immediately after it happened,…
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Illegal-Immigration

Obama’s executive action on amnesty will wait until after election

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

…and amnesty advocates are not happy, though Democratic candidates are relieved.

Obama’s executive action on amnesty will wait until after election

Illegal-Immigration
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9/6/2014 at 6:14pm
Today, Barack Obama formally declined to commit electoral suicide on behalf of every democrat running for higher office in a “leans Republican” state. Speaking under the condition of anonymity, a White House official told the Associated Press today that President Obama has abandoned his pledge to implement immigration reform by…
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Jim Geraghty LI

Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

“We have a wartime vice president, and a peacetime president.”

Obama and Biden’s Utterly Confusing ISIS Narrative

Jim Geraghty LI
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9/6/2014 at 3:41pm
In the face of the threat presented by ISIS, President Obama and Vice President Biden are responding in ways that couldn’t be more opposite. While Obama has said that ISIS is threat to be made manageable, Biden has been making fiery pronouncements about following them to the gates of hell. This dichotomy was…
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Bret Baier LI

New Light on Benghazi in ’13 Hours’

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

A first-hand account from men who were there.

New Light on Benghazi in ’13 Hours’

Bret Baier LI
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9/6/2014 at 1:39pm
Despite the high number of still unanswered questions about what happened in Benghazi, most of the media has been all too willing to ignore the story. Last night on FOX News, Bret Baier presented a special investigation called 13 Hours: The Inside Story. The title is taken from a book about what happened…
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(Lois Lerner Leaves House Hearing 3-5-2014)

IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

You may be paranoid, but that doesn’t mean the IRS isn’t out to get you.

IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

(Lois Lerner Leaves House Hearing 3-5-2014)
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9/6/2014 at 11:30am
Stay awake on Fridays if you want to follow the IRS targeting scandal. First, via The Hill, IRS: Five more staffers lost emails: The IRS told lawmakers Friday that five staffers connected to the agency’s Tea Party controversy besides Lois Lerner probably lost emails due to computer problems. Those five staffers include officials key…
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Pen and Phone Cartoon

Silencing conservative speech

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2014

My Column at The Washington Times

Silencing conservative speech

Pen and Phone Cartoon
Posted by
9/6/2014 at 10:03am
As part of my continuing effort to reach new audiences, I have a column at The Washington Times, A campaign to silence conservative speech: For years, there has been a multipronged attempt to drive conservative speech from the public square. These prongs include misuse of government powers to target conservatives, attempts to keep…
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