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DNC Chair Can’t Explain Difference Between Democrats and Socialists

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Aaawkwaaard…

DNC Chair Can’t Explain Difference Between Democrats and Socialists

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8/1/2015 at 10:30am
DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews this week and to Matthews’ credit, he asked her a tough question. First, the two were discussing Bernie Sanders and the role he should play in the next Democratic National Convention. Then Matthews asked Schultz to explain the difference between a…
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Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Party on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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8/1/2015 at 8:30am
It was quite a week for politics in higher ed. Who would you say has the best party on campus? Democrats? Audience Nearly Empty at DNC Event for College Democrats President of College Democrats Threatened With Impeachment Over Support for Israel Republicans? New Hampshire College Republicans Hand Out Hillary Proof Scissors to Journalists Republicans Introduce Bill to…
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Scofflaw

Posted by  ▪  August 1, 2015

with a sense of humor.

Scofflaw

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8/1/2015 at 7:00am
This Part 2 of the vehicle from Ithaca. (Part 1 here) At least she has a sense of humor. Bet she’s a Pat Benatar fan: You’re a heartbreaker Dream maker, love taker Don’t you mess around with me
 

In Memory of Ali Dawabsheh and Hadas Fogel

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

What kind of person does such a thing?

In Memory of Ali Dawabsheh and Hadas Fogel

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7/31/2015 at 8:00pm
Today was one of those terrible days I’m glad I was traveling for. That seems to be a pattern for me; I was traveling on the day of the Newtown, CT school shooting, and other incidents that I don’t have time to dig out of the archives. Very early, before 5 a.m. Eastern…
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More Planned Parenthood horrors: to Dems, just #AnotherBoy

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

“And, another boy!”

More Planned Parenthood horrors: to Dems, just #AnotherBoy

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7/31/2015 at 6:02pm
This week, the Center for Medical Progress released its fourth Planned Parenthood sting video. This video, like those before it, shows undercover activists teasing out evidence suggesting that Planned Parenthood is in the business not only of providing abortions, but selling the resulting “fetal tissue” for profit. Via WaPo: Like the three…
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Benghazi Book ’13 Hours’ Movie Adaptation Set For Release In January

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Hillary sycophants hardest hit?

Benghazi Book ’13 Hours’ Movie Adaptation Set For Release In January

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7/31/2015 at 4:30pm
The book 13 Hours, based on events on the ground in Libya on September 11, 2012 has been adapted for the big screen and the movie will be released in January, 2016. Mitchell Zuckoff, the author of the book opted, instead of trying to wrap a narrative around the book, basically just…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LzXpE1mjqA

“Lion? What lion?” — Zimbabwe

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Is the death of Cecil the Lion more of an issue in the U.S. and Europe than in Zimbabwe?

“Lion? What lion?” — Zimbabwe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LzXpE1mjqA
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7/31/2015 at 3:00pm
Though it’s seemingly impossible to discuss the tragic tale of Cecil the lion without invoking a comparison war, there is an entire part of this story that those with their hair ablaze forgot to consider — what do Zimbabwean’s think? It appears I’m not the only one pondering the African perspective. As this…
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Hillary’s thumb drive of DOOM

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Hillary’s attorney has a thumb drive containing classified info

Hillary’s thumb drive of DOOM

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7/31/2015 at 1:30pm
File this under: Things that would be hilarious if they weren’t real life and cross-reference under Not The Onion. As if Hillary Clinton using a personal email account and home brewed server while serving as Secretary of State weren’t inept enough, Clinton’s private attorney is running around with a thumb drive full…
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Lost and found: looking for Flight 370

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Debris might be the first sign of the missing airplane

Lost and found: looking for Flight 370

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7/31/2015 at 11:30am
After all the false leads in the year and a third since Malaysian Flight 370 vanished, we now have a real possibility that a piece of it has washed ashore, a sort of cryptic message in a bottle that may have drifted thousands of miles from wherever the plane’s gravesite—and that…
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Carly Fiorina Wows Crowd at Reagan Library

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Rick Perry now wooing Fiorina for VP spot?

Carly Fiorina Wows Crowd at Reagan Library

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7/31/2015 at 10:00am
Donald Trump’s grenade-like candidacy has sucked a lot of media oxygen from other Republican presidential hopefuls, but Carly Fiorina recently launched into an impressive foreign policy speech at the Reagan Library that should really be an attention-getter. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO targeted Iran, China and the current administration…and her proposals were very…
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And Then There Were Seventeen

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

Jim Gilmore enters the race.

And Then There Were Seventeen

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7/31/2015 at 8:30am
Former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore has entered the race for the 2016 Republican nomination. Now before you throw yourself off the nearest building, hear me out. This guy has serious credentials. Gilmore was chairman of the National Commission on Homeland Security for five years, he’s an Army Intelligence veteran and he was…
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How could this happen?

Posted by  ▪  July 31, 2015

in Ithaca

How could this happen?

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7/31/2015 at 7:00am
Saw this vehicle in Ithaca recently. When I snapped the photos, I just assumed from some of the stickers in the rear of the car that it was just a typical Ithaca liberal collection. I’ll run those rear stickers in a later post. But as I took a closer look at the photos, some of…
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Internet goes on a Hunt over #CecilTheLion

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Hunter being hunted: Phone number, address posted

Internet goes on a Hunt over #CecilTheLion

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7/30/2015 at 9:00pm
This week’s collective global meltdown over the killing of Cecil the Lion has brought out the worst in both activists and everyday citizens who found themselves upset at Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer over the allegedly illegal hunt. Actress Mia Farrow tweeted Palmer’s personal address. Screenshot via Twitchy: Other Twitter uses were quick to…
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Why is Fiorina still so low in the polls?

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

And why is Trump so high?

Why is Fiorina still so low in the polls?

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7/30/2015 at 7:30pm
As a huge fan of the very articulate and forceful Carly Fiorina, I’ve been wondering why she continues to score very low in the polls for the Republican nomination. Here’s my attempt at an answer. I believe Carly Fiorina scores low not only because she lacks name recognition, but because she has…
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MI Supremes Uphold Right to Work for State Employees

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

A win for free association

MI Supremes Uphold Right to Work for State Employees

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7/30/2015 at 6:00pm
Yesterday, the Michigan Supreme Court voted 4-3 to make public sector employees subject to the state’s 2012 Right to Work law. The holding dealt a huge blow to the labor unions vying to represent the state’s almost 40,000 employees. The court’s argument turned even the friendly appeals court ruling on…
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The Most Dangerous Man in America?

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

According to WaPo columnist Dana Milbank, possibly.

The Most Dangerous Man in America?

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7/30/2015 at 4:33pm
While the ire of the media has been focused mostly on Donald Trump for the past few news cycles, Scott Walker is still getting some scorn. This column by Dana Milbank at The Washington Post could all but be a campaign poster for walker, with a few wording changes: Why Scott Walker is so…
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Fighting The Coming EU Economic War Against Israel

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2015

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich testifies before the House to unlawful and discriminatory European Union policies.

Fighting The Coming EU Economic War Against Israel

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7/30/2015 at 2:45pm
The Security Subcommittee of The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on July 28, 2015, on The Impact of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement The Tower has a write up on the full scope of the hearing. In a prior post, we featured the testimony of Daniel Birnbaum,…
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