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Why I’m not cheering the termination of Vante’s CFO for his anti-Chick-fil-A political stunt

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

A number of readers have alerted me to this video, which originally was posted on YouTube by Adam Smith, the Chief Financial Officer of medical products maker Vante (via Gateway Pundit): Why pick on a drive-through window clerk?  The video seemed to capture in

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The Congressional Wealth Gap

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

Ballotpedia has compiled data on the average net worth of our elected officials for the years 2004 to 2010. As the average net worth of Congress has increased since 2004, and held about even from 2007 to 2010, the average

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Rubio proposes Olympic medal tax break

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

It’s been met with praise, and skepticism. (Via Yahoo!News) “Athletes representing our nation overseas in the Olympics shouldn’t have to worry about an extra tax bill waiting for them back home,” Rubio said in a statement. “We can all agree

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“We haven’t forgotten Elizabeth Warren, the fake Indian, and neither have a lot of other people”

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

Elizabeth Warren figures her false claim of Cherokee ancestry and heritage will go away. She has raised tens of millions of dollars from Hollywood stars and the progressive movement, she’s tied in the polls, and she just was booked to

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One if by MSNBC, Two if by NY Times

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

Reader Charles writes: It’s been something of a good week for conservatives, hasn’t it? Ted Cruz’s victory on Milton Friedman’s birthday seems to take the cake, as it were, as did Romney’s overseas trip and Glenn Beck’s Restoring Love. It’s at that

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Map of Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day across America

Posted by  ▪  August 2, 2012

Over the past 24 hours, we have been compiling Legal Insurrection and others’ Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day pics from across the country and plotting them on a map by location. Click on a placeholder to see the pictures taken at that

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Conservatives – good at buycotts, bad at boycotts

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day has proven something I’ve noticed before. Conservatives are very good at buycotts, but very bad at boycotts. There have been attempts by some conservative and religious groups to boycott various businesses over political issues. But I can’t

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Legal Insurrection readers’ Chick-fil-A photos

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

We’ve been compiling Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day photos here and on our google map (click to see the map here).   Bill, Brentwood, TN   Bill, Franklin, TN John, Schaumburg, IL, (video) From Mama AJ, Bossier City, LA:

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Chicagoans hungry to flip the bird to Rahm, nicely

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

Some of you asked just what the scene’s like on Chick-fil-A appreciation day in Chicago, home to #ChicagoValues, and the city at the heart of the controversy over Chick-fil-A after our mayor congratulated an alderman in shutting the company out

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Ted Cruz victory speech

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

Here is Ted Cruz’s victory speech last night in its entirety.

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Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day: more satisfying than voting?

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

Today is Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, where supporters of the restaurant chain use their dollars to eat at the restaurant and show appreciation for the company whose CEO has come under fire for expressing his views on traditional marriage. The event

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Despite huge funds, Mike McIntyre (D-NC7) can’t shake challenger

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

As election day nears, Operation Counterweight continues. Today the spotlight is on the race between incumbent Democrat Mike McIntyre and Republican challenger David Rouzer for North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District. McIntyre has been called one of the most vulnerable House

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New video testimonial series: “I’m A Proud Native American, And Elizabeth Warren Does Not Represent Me”

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

The group Cherokees Demand Truth from Elizabeth Warren is now being joined by non-Cherokee Native Americans in a series of video testimonials with the theme “I’m A Proud Native American, And Elizabeth Warren Does Not Represent Me.” The post announcing

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same as the old civility

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2012

The new civility, that is. From Linda in Tennessee, sent with the subject line “the new civility …”: same as the old civility. I went to Southern Hills Hospital [Nashville] to visit a friend and happened upon this gem in the

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