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Gay Marriage Day at SCOTUS Highlights Divide

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

Here we go again

Gay Marriage Day at SCOTUS Highlights Divide

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4/28/2015 at 6:00pm
No matter which way you come down on the issue of gay marriage, today was a big day at the Supreme Court. Those who wished to sit in the courtroom (and who weren’t lucky enough to hold membership in the Supreme Court Bar, or the media) camped for several nights outside…
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‘Thanks for emojis, Japan!’ – President Obama

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

Let’s play, “Imagine if George W. Bush said this”

‘Thanks for emojis, Japan!’ – President Obama

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4/28/2015 at 4:20pm
Through the course of my daily interneting, I read that President Obama thanked the Japanese for karate, karaoke, and emojis. Yes, the little happy faces you send in text messages. I chuckled to myself, figured it was parody, and went on my merry way. This afternoon I was horrified to learn it…
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Baltimore Mom Hits Rioting Son 2

Mom Sets #BaltimoreRiots Son Straight

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

We need more Moms like this.

Mom Sets #BaltimoreRiots Son Straight

Baltimore Mom Hits Rioting Son 2
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4/28/2015 at 2:45pm
I know this has made the rounds quite a bit, but it’s still worth playing. Kind of speaks for itself, but here’s the story: This Baltimore mom saw her son throwing rocks at police on television. That didn’t sit well with her. The video shows the mother repeatedly striking her boy, ch…
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Iran seizes Marshall Island-flagged merchant ship (Updated)

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

“Apparent provocation” — The Pentagon

Iran seizes Marshall Island-flagged merchant ship (Updated)

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4/28/2015 at 1:15pm
Earlier this morning, Al Arabiya reported Iranians boarded a U.S. ship. That report quickly changed to, “Iran has opened fire at a U.S. cargo ship and directed it to Bandar Abbas port on the southern coast of Iran.” The BBC, Reuters, and the Telegraph picked up the story, regurgitating Al Arabiya’s scoop….
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Joe Scarborough Erupts Over Criticism Of Peter Schweizer

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

“Look what happened to Bob McDonnell”

Joe Scarborough Erupts Over Criticism Of Peter Schweizer

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4/28/2015 at 11:30am
Peter Schweizer’s book, ‘Clinton Cash’ has not even been released yet, but has created quite a stir in the DC community. With Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign officially launched, the book is raising a lot of questions about Hillary’s time as Secretary of State and the Clinton Foundation.  Schweizer says his book l…
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Sean Hannity vs. the #BaltimoreRiots Protester

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

“We shouldn’t be moralizing people’s anger.”

Sean Hannity vs. the #BaltimoreRiots Protester

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4/28/2015 at 10:00am
The Baltimore riots are raging, which means that the parade of talking heads, activists, and local flacks has begun in force. Last night, Sean Hannity spoke to Adam J. Jackson, a Maryland activist and CEO of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, about whether or not what’s happening in Baltimore is a…
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California: Where Physical Exams should have “Trigger Warnings”

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

An 11-year old boy questioned about gender identity, sex preferences.

California: Where Physical Exams should have “Trigger Warnings”

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4/28/2015 at 8:30am
The delicate flowers at Georgetown who demanded “Trigger Warnings” for Christina Hoff Sommer’s talk really should come to California. Here they will experience a political San Andreas fault, where progressive theory collides with daily reality….and Californians are hit with the falling debris. Bruce Jenner’s public reveal has brought transgender issues into the national…
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Clinton Foundation Taxes

Clinton Foundation turns itself in before getting caught

Posted by  ▪  April 28, 2015

To Refile Five Annual Tax Returns: “We made mistakes.”

Clinton Foundation turns itself in before getting caught

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4/28/2015 at 7:00am
The Clinton Foundation has admitted that it may have made “mistakes” with regard to their taxes and will refile five years of returns. The admission came after a Reuters report was published on Sunday: Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes on taxes The Clinton Foundation’s acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had…
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WATCH: #BaltimoreRiots live updates

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

The riots rage on

WATCH: #BaltimoreRiots live updates

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4/27/2015 at 8:30pm
Baltimore called in reinforcements after riots that began Saturday night continued to devastate the city. What began as a march over the death of Freddie Gray who passed away from a spinal chord injury while in police custody, rapidly descended into a violent riot. So far, rioters have thrown rocks and…
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Anti-Israel activists attempt to hijack Baltimore riots

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Just like in Ferguson and the #BlackLivesMatters protests, trying to blame Israel.

Anti-Israel activists attempt to hijack Baltimore riots

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4/27/2015 at 7:00pm
This is becoming a recurring theme. When there is a riot or other protest in the U.S., particularly if involving minority communities, “pro-Palestinian” activists try to hijack it and turn it into a criticism of Israel. We saw it in Ferguson where “pro-Palestinian” activists spread lies that Israel trained the Ferguson police, and…
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Chipotle taking GMO food off the menu?

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Not quite…

Chipotle taking GMO food off the menu?

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4/27/2015 at 5:40pm
Today marks Chipotles first “GMO free” menu day. The burrito chain announced they will no longer prepare food containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). According to the New York Times: “This is another step toward the visions we have of changing the way people think about and eat fast food,” said…
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George Bush opens up about Iran, 2016 race

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Miss W? I do.

George Bush opens up about Iran, 2016 race

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4/27/2015 at 4:00pm
When it comes to the Obama administration, George W. Bush doesn’t want to talk about it. Correction: he doesn’t normally want to talk about it. Since Bush left office, he has kept remarkably (and some say refreshingly) quiet about politics, policy, and the wrecking ball that is Team Obama. It’s…
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Georgetown demands edits to Christina Hoff Sommers video

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Trigger Warnings apparently not enough, after some students complain they are on the video.

Georgetown demands edits to Christina Hoff Sommers video

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4/27/2015 at 2:45pm
When I wrote my previous LI piece about Christina Hoff Sommers lecture at Georgetown, I hoped that the “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” were the end to the attempted censorship of Dr. Sommers’ speech. The Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, for which I am the lecture director, sponsored the speech, and recorded it…
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Competing Narratives Add to Chaos in Yemen

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Iran Postures as Yemeni Ground Conflict Rages

Competing Narratives Add to Chaos in Yemen

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4/27/2015 at 1:05pm
Earlier this month, officials with the United Nations had a delicate situation on their hands. The situation in Yemen was spiraling, and their best laid plans were quickly being turned to rubble as Saudi coalition airstrikes smashed through key territory in an effort to protect strategic port cities from the advance…
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Will Supreme Court take blockbuster “John Doe” campaign case?

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Still waiting on what could be another groundbreaking campaign First Amendment case.

Will Supreme Court take blockbuster “John Doe” campaign case?

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4/27/2015 at 11:30am
The U.S. Supreme court has not yet decided whether to grant a petition for writ of certiorari to review a decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled the federal courts should not have issued an injunction halting the “John Doe” investigation targeting conservative groups in Wisconsin. The case was…
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Clintons Estate Tax

The Clintons: on being above the law

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Why wouldn’t they think so?

The Clintons: on being above the law

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4/27/2015 at 10:00am
Rand Paul said it just a couple of weeks ago, but a lot of people have thought it for a long time: I think the thing is about the Clintons is that there’s a certain sense that they think they’re above the law. There are some good reasons the Clintons might have come…
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Israel Establishes Red Lines for Iran and Hezbollah

Posted by  ▪  April 27, 2015

Taking a stand because Obama won’t

Israel Establishes Red Lines for Iran and Hezbollah

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4/27/2015 at 8:30am
Yesterday afternoon Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon warned Iran not to arm Hezbollah. “Iran continues to try and arm Hezbollah and it is striving to arm the Lebanese terror group with advanced weapons in every way it can, and by using every avenue,” Ya’alon said in a speech at Israel’s military headquarters…
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