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Where did we go so wrong as a nation that laughing about and celebrating abortion became hip?

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Where did we go so wrong as a nation that laughing about and celebrating abortion became hip?

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2/9/2013 at 3:11pm
Really. It has nothing to do with whether you support a woman’s “right” to choose.  One can support or not oppose that “right” and still appreciate the gravity of the decision, and understand that a child never was born. At what point in the development of the nation did we go so wrong that it became hip…
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Every now and then someone at The New Yorker writes something witty

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Every now and then someone at The New Yorker writes something witty

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2/9/2013 at 1:45pm
Not often anymore, mostly just hack attacks on Republicans. But this is good, even if it does take a gratuitous shot at Dick Cheney, Andy Borowitz, U.S. Cancels Regular Drone Strikes on Saturdays: WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Citing budgetary concerns, the United  States announced today that it would discontinue regular Saturday drone strikes  on…
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College Insurrection reaches 1000

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

College Insurrection reaches 1000

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2/9/2013 at 12:10pm
Today marked the 1000th post at College Insurrection, CA schools give up teaching algebra in 8th grade. Thanks to Aleister of American Glob and Leslie Eastman of Temple of Mut (and Legal Insurrection) for their help in creating and aggregating content daily. Thanks also to our guest authors, including John Rosenberg from Discriminations…
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The Legal Case for Israel

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

The Legal Case for Israel

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2/9/2013 at 10:33am
We have focused frequently on the lawfare strategy against Israel, advocated by people like Hastings College of Law Professor George Bisharat, which has been a primary focus of Palestinian political strategy ever since Israel put a halt to suicide bombings by building the security barrier. Lawfare against Israel, however, is based on…
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Gender Bender Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

Gender Bender Week at College Insurrection

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2/9/2013 at 8:30am
Gender Bender Brown University Will Cover Sex Change Operations for Students NC Gov speaks truth to Gender Studies power Swarthmore’s new “Masturbatory Theater” club Big college concern — how to fix the ‘Orgasm Gap’ The Fun, New Campus Activity: Racy Facebook Confessions Just twisted: Dartmouth Says Ski Team Can’t Dye Their Hair Green Because That’s Hazing Christian University in…
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When they say “keep your laws off my body!”

Posted by  ▪  February 9, 2013

When they say “keep your laws off my body!”

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2/9/2013 at 7:00am
… what they really mean is “Put Your Laws All Over My Body” except as to abortion. From Linda in Tennessee:
 

Stand up and cheer

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Stand up and cheer

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2/8/2013 at 6:20pm
This video of Dr. Benjamin Carson, Sr. speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast is getting attention. It was forwarded to me by Linda in Tennessee: Watch Obama squirm and cover his mouth with his fingers If you’re looking for positive reinforcement, you’ll be cheering Dr Carson’s courage to take it to the leftist-in-chief. The action…
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Idaho legislator wants Atlas Shrugged on school reading list

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Idaho legislator wants Atlas Shrugged on school reading list

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2/8/2013 at 4:30pm
We recently posted a story on changing the direction of political dialog in this country, which asked the following question: How do we get a foothold for conservative ideas in the public schools, and how do we expand that foothold over time? An Idaho lawmaker may be providing the answer to that question: State…
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Will Jesse Jr. testify against others? Feds not commenting

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Will Jesse Jr. testify against others? Feds not commenting

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2/8/2013 at 2:47pm
Jesse Jackson, Jr., the man some of us came to know as “Senate Candidate Number 5″ for his involvement in the attempted crooked deal to replace the senate seat Barack Obama left vacant, reportedly has signed a plea deal. The terms require him to plead guilty, repay the government hundreds…
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Shooter targeting Family Research Council wanted to “smear Chick-fil-A in their faces” after murders

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Shooter targeting Family Research Council wanted to “smear Chick-fil-A in their faces” after murders

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2/8/2013 at 12:36pm
This past August, the Family Research Council, an pro-Christian values nonprofit that promotes “faith, family, and freedom in public policy,” was the target of gunman Floyd Corkins who opened fire declared in the lobby of their DC headquarters. The professor wrote about how Corkins used the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of “hate…
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Illinois Democrat judge found not guilty by reason of insanity

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Illinois Democrat judge found not guilty by reason of insanity

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2/8/2013 at 10:47am
The Professor wrote about the Illinois judge Cynthia Brim who had been suspended since March 2011, charged with assaulting a sheriff’s deputy and throwing her keys as she entered the courthouse where she worked in downtown Chicago. This week, Brim was found not guilty by reason of insanity, but what is even…
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Elizabeth Warren’s “belief in the power of transparency”

Posted by  ▪  February 8, 2013

Elizabeth Warren’s “belief in the power of transparency”

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2/8/2013 at 8:37am
I think they’re in looooove. They’re calling her “Wonder Warren” because — wait for it — she asked a government agency for more information because she suspected it was obfuscating and not being straight with the public!  Because no Senator or Congressman ever has done that before: Warren’s belief in the power of transparency—which in…
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One honest blogger versus the entire media

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2013

One honest blogger versus the entire media

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2/7/2013 at 9:44pm
That blog is run by the pseudonymous SooperMexican, who broke the story actively concealed by all major media outlets, News Media Scrub Cop Murderer’s Manifesto of Pro-Obama, Hillary, MSNBC, CNN, Gay, and Anti-Gun Comments. And s/he’s got the proof. And now it’s pretty much all over the place. One honest blogger versus the entire…
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Hot under the collar over $10G college degrees

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2013

Hot under the collar over $10G college degrees

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2/7/2013 at 5:49pm
I was interviewed yesterday by Fox News online for a story about proposals around the nation for $10,000 college degrees.  We have covered this topic at College Insurrection. I came out pretty strongly in favor of the proposals, viewing a new tuition paradigm as the only viable alternative for many students. $10G degree deal:…
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Americans begin targeting Obama’s Drone program

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2013

Americans begin targeting Obama’s Drone program

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2/7/2013 at 4:34pm
My son just asked for the definition of a “Sisyphean task”, as he is studying Greek myths in school. My answer: Trying to address the most liberty-crushing item from the Obama Administration. For example, I caught a Twitter hashtag that highlights a new concern about this administration’s policies: #sendinthedrones. During the confirmation hearings being…
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The Machine revealed: Jesse Jackson Jr “facing significant jailtime” in plea deal

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2013

The Machine revealed: Jesse Jackson Jr “facing significant jailtime” in plea deal

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2/7/2013 at 2:45pm
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. may be “facing significant jailtime” if he accepts a plea deal currently on the table, according to a source quoted by the Chicago Sun-Times. Jesse Jackson, Jr. resigned from Congress last November after a bizarre months-long absence accompanied by rumors of mental illness, and just days after…
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This SPLC story requires my full, undivided attention

Posted by  ▪  February 7, 2013

This SPLC story requires my full, undivided attention

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2/7/2013 at 1:11pm
The long inexorable descent of the Southern Poverty Law Center continues with the revelation that the shooter at the Family Research Council used the SPLC Hate Group list to target the FRC. I have commented on the absurdity the SPLC has become many times before: Saturday Night Card Game (It must be fundraising…
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