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Repeat after me again and again: “The Shirley Sherrod tape was not misleading”

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2013

Repeat after me again and again: “The Shirley Sherrod tape was not misleading”

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3/14/2013 at 9:55am
I just saw a movie review in The Washington Post from last fall regarding Hating Breitbart. I haven’t seen the film (but Anne did, her review is here), so I can’t comment on the review itself, although it does bear an unmistakably snide tone to it, as expected. But one part  jumped out at me: A Breitbart-posted…
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Say what you will about @BuzzfeedPol, they’ve got me pegged

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2013

Say what you will about @BuzzfeedPol, they’ve got me pegged

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3/14/2013 at 8:39am
And they have a very well done post, luring the likes of me into their lair: What Kind Of Conservative Are You? This scientific quiz is the only way to be sure. Just in time for CPAC! Okay, I took the quiz, and this was the result:
 

TRITE

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TRITE

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3/14/2013 at 7:00am
From Nick: A little diversity for ya professor… Found on 33rd Ave, Portland, OR
 
Sweet Ruling 590 LI

Branco Cartoon – Justice Served

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Justice Served

Sweet Ruling 590 LI
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3/13/2013 at 7:32pm
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.  To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here.
 

Patriot PAC’s Operation Black Storm endorses Paul McKinley in #IL02

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

Prior endorsements included Ted Cruz, Allen West, Mia Love, and Tim Scott

Patriot PAC’s Operation Black Storm endorses Paul McKinley in #IL02

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3/13/2013 at 5:59pm
Paul McKinley, the Republican running in the special election to replace Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., has been endorsed by Operation Black Storm, an initiative of Patriot PAC, that recognizes “highly qualified conservative candidates.” McKinley joins fellow Operation Black Storm candidates Ted Cruz, Allen West, Mia Love, Tim Scott, and others. McKinley’s reaction: Frederick Douglass once said,…
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Argentina’s Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis – Updated

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Argentina’s Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis – Updated

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3/13/2013 at 3:47pm
I came back from an appointment to find that white smoke was wafting from the Vatican Chimney. From the Globe and Mail: Argentine cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio will be known as Francis. At 7:07 p.m., local time, white smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel, signalling that a new pope had been elected after only…
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White Smoke (Update — Pope Francis f/k/a Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires)

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

White Smoke (Update — Pope Francis f/k/a Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires)

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3/13/2013 at 2:16pm
I guess there’s a new Pope. Not being Catholic, I’ll leave it to readers to assess after the identity is known. twitter.com/seanhannity/st…— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) March 13, 2013 PHOTO: White smoke billows out of the Sistine Chapel chimney huff.to/10NK07c twitter.com/HuffingtonPost…— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) March 13, 2013 #HabemusPapam I love seeing Latin in my timeline. :)…
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Everything you always wanted to know about kill-lists, but were afraid to (duck, there’s a drone overhead) ask

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

“America’s bureaucrats kill with amazing efficiency”

Everything you always wanted to know about kill-lists, but were afraid to (duck, there’s a drone overhead) ask

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3/13/2013 at 11:53am
Gregory McNeal, a law professor at Pepperdine Law School, is one of the foremost experts on kill-lists. McNeal has published an extensive and exhaustive review of “kill-lists” which is available by download online, Kill-Lists and Accountability.  Here is and excerpt from the abstract: This article is a comprehensive examination of the U.S. practice…
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The good news: 7 Saudi men spared death by firing squad and crucifixion

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The good news: 7 Saudi men spared death by firing squad and crucifixion

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3/13/2013 at 10:45am
The bad news? Saudi Arabia beheads 7 men after appeals rejected: Seven Saudi men convicted of theft, looting and armed robbery were beheaded on Wednesday, according to the country’s official news agency, more than a week after their families and rights group appealed to the king for clemency…. One of the men told The…
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Mideast Media Sampler 03/13/2013

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Mideast Media Sampler 03/13/2013

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3/13/2013 at 9:15am
1) Being a reporter means never having to say you’re sorry The New York Times has reported on the UN report that raised doubts about the death of Omar Masharawi. Isabel Kershner wrote U.N. Ties Gaza Baby’s Death to Palestinians: Paul Danahar, the BBC Middle East bureau chief, wrote on his Twitter account that…
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Talking smack

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

Talking smack

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3/13/2013 at 8:03am
Team Breitbart: We’re going to smack Politico across the face and expose Buzzfeed: Breitbart’s Ben Shapiro took a more bellicose tone, declaring that Breitbart News writers would challenge not only the existing mainstream media for their biased coverage, but also the newer online outlets. “You’ll notice that on our video site we don’t…
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Don’t mess even with Texas Prius drivers

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2013

Don’t mess even with Texas Prius drivers

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3/13/2013 at 7:00am
From James in Seabrook, TX: This Car is Driven by The ECONOMY NOT a Liberal…. Thanks for your efforts and great blog!
 

A little late: RNC to hire chief technology officer

Posted by  ▪  March 12, 2013

A little late: RNC to hire chief technology officer

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3/12/2013 at 7:24pm
The RNC has announced plans to focus on digital strategy and hire a chief technology officer by May 1, preferably one that “is maybe able to come in and change the way that we think,” according to RNC spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski. If Kukowski hadn’t added that last statement in, I might have…
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Lost in cyberspace

Posted by  ▪  March 12, 2013

Lost in cyberspace

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3/12/2013 at 3:08pm
Yesterday afternoon an error was made in server maintenance leading to the server going offline, but it was restored as of 8 a.m. this morning with very little loss of data. Unfortunately, the hosting company did a second restore which should not have taken place which cost us all the blog posts…
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Buy (law school) when everyone else is selling (but don’t overpay)

Posted by  ▪  March 12, 2013

Buy (law school) when everyone else is selling (but don’t overpay)

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3/12/2013 at 12:40pm
“Buy when everyone else is selling.” From Warren Buffett on down, it’s a time tested approach to investing. It doesn’t mean purchase anything that comes along, or overpay, but it’s a contrarian approach to the madness of markets which tend to drive valuations to extremes for relatively short periods of time. The law…
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Mideast Media Sampler 03/12/2013

Posted by  ▪  March 12, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 03/12/2013

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3/12/2013 at 10:35am
Mendacious Max Beyond Iron Dome Max Fisher, the blogger for the Washington Post who publicized the picture of Jihad Mishrawi has now responded to a new United Nations report that concluded that the rocket that killed Mishrawi’s son was likely fired by Hamas. Originally he was reticent to follow up with the…
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Progressive support for Native Americans — a mile wide and an inch thin

Posted by  ▪  March 12, 2013

Progressive support for Native Americans — a mile wide and an inch thin

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3/12/2013 at 9:20am
 A recent comment from an old post, Why America Should Care: Tom Joad March 11, 2013 at 6:53 PM I used to support native American causes. I never will again. The one really bright hope we have in the US congress you are attacking over something TOTALLY frivolous. Could it have something to do…
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