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Breaking: Reports indicate building collapses in Manhattan after explosion

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Developing

Breaking: Reports indicate building collapses in Manhattan after explosion

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3/26/2015 at 4:03pm
Just in: Reports indicate firefighters on are the scene after a building collapsed in Manhattan. The New York Post reports: As many as 30 people were hurt in the partial collapse of an East Village building Thursday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The destruction near the corner of Second Avenue and East…
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Germanwings pilot crashed “deliberately”

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

“This was voluntary, this was deliberate”

Germanwings pilot crashed “deliberately”

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3/26/2015 at 2:59pm
We now know a little bit more about the Germanwings pilot who deliberately crashed into a mountain, killing himself and 149 other people; but friends and family are still baffled as to why 28 year old Andreas Günter Lubitz would lock himself into the cockpit and initiate the plane’s deadly descent….
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Some Obamacare Customers Owe Taxes on…Their Tax Credit?

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

The Affordable Care Act is anything but affordable.

Some Obamacare Customers Owe Taxes on…Their Tax Credit?

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3/26/2015 at 1:05pm
Some families who signed up for Obamacare and have been estimating what their tax returns are going to look like this year are in for a rude awakening. Due to mid-year income levels changing, nearly 50% of people who received an advance payment of the tax credit for Obamacare will have to…
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White House fighting reality of Yemen’s breakdown

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

White House fighting reality of Yemen’s breakdown

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3/26/2015 at 11:35am
Someone needs to go check the cable connections at the White House, because the comms department clearly hasn’t watched TV or read the internet in the past month. Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest executed what may be the most impressive whiff in recent memory. ABC News White House Correspondent…
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LI #15 Money to Politico

Feds have paid Politico nearly $1 Million for subscriptions

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

How can a news agency offer “fair” reporting when it gets government handouts?

Feds have paid Politico nearly $1 Million for subscriptions

LI #15 Money to Politico
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3/26/2015 at 10:05am
I have a late entry for the annual “Egregious 8″ tournament, which pits wasteful government programs against each other. It turns out that blogging can be fun and profitable…for those websites on the government dole! Since Politico, a politics-focused website and newspaper, launched its subscription-based news service Politico Pro in 2011, government agencies…
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Daily Show

Not funny: Jon Stewart interviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Jon Stewart misses her point.

Not funny: Jon Stewart interviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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3/26/2015 at 8:30am
Ayaan Hirsi Ali just published a new book which calls for reforms in Islam and she’s been making media appearances to promote it. This week she appeared on the Daily Show and came off as intelligent and well informed despite Jon Stewart’s repeated disrespectful attempts to take her off topic. As you’ll…
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Missing Leadership

Branco Cartoon – Leader of the Tee World

Posted by  ▪  March 26, 2015

Fore real

Branco Cartoon – Leader of the Tee World

Missing Leadership
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3/26/2015 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source. To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco.
 
Legal Insurrection Mobile Template

Going Mobile

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Like a whole new website, only smaller.

Going Mobile

Legal Insurrection Mobile Template
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3/25/2015 at 8:33pm
We did it, we really did it. After years of reader requests, nay demands, for a mobile phone template we did it.  It is NOT AN APP. Don’t ask me how you get the App.  You don’t need to download anything. Apps are so three years ago. It’s a full blown mobile tempate. Like…
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Flake’s #Egregious8 Bracket sizes up year’s worst pork

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Bridge to Nowhere vs. Shrimp-on-a-Treadmill

Flake’s #Egregious8 Bracket sizes up year’s worst pork

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3/25/2015 at 6:49pm
All year, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) uses his “#PorkChop” series to highlight new and exciting ways that the federal government finds to send taxpayer dollars straight down the toilet. Today, in honor of March Madness, Flake has opened up voting in his annual “Egregious 8″ tournament, which pits wasteful government programs…
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Bergdahl charged with desertion, “misbehavior before the enemy”

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Could face life in prison…if convicted

Bergdahl charged with desertion, “misbehavior before the enemy”

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3/25/2015 at 5:15pm
Last year, the United States released 5 high-profile al Qaeda commandos from the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities in exchange for the release Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Bergdahl was captured by militants after he allegedly deserted his base in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan. The exchange embroiled the Obama Administration in scandal—why did…
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Bumper Sticker - Houston TX - 2nd Amendment

Texas bill: Up to $10k fine for signs prohibiting lawful concealed carry

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Hands off 2nd Amendment rights

Texas bill: Up to $10k fine for signs prohibiting lawful concealed carry

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3/25/2015 at 3:30pm
Much like the South once used local and state laws to undermine the civil rights victories of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, those seeking to undermine recent 2nd Amendment civil rights victories often do so by creating a web of complex and often unlawful regulations and limitations upon the exercise…
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About that “ISIS at Cornell” video

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

NY Post asks: “the dumbest Ivy League bigwig ever or politically correct to a fault”?

About that “ISIS at Cornell” video

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3/25/2015 at 1:15pm
James O’Keefe has released a sting video of an Assistant Dean of Students at Cornell University indicating to a purported potential foreign student that the school was amenable to pro-ISIS and pro-Hamas student clubs, and even training of “Freedom Fighters.” I don’t know the Assistant Dean and never heard of him before this,…
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Cruz in Liberal Media

Liberal Media Pitches Fit Over Cruz Candidacy

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Dirty…slimy…dangerous…

Liberal Media Pitches Fit Over Cruz Candidacy

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3/25/2015 at 11:30am
As you can probably imagine, Ted Cruz’s announcement about his plans to run for president in 2016 brought out a whole new level of crazy from liberals in media and most of it was very ugly. The fine folks at Newsbusters have done a tremendous job chronicling the MSM reaction in words…
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Ithaca College student gov’t votes for Microaggression reporting system

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Big brother, oh brother.

Ithaca College student gov’t votes for Microaggression reporting system

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3/25/2015 at 10:00am
It has been a while since we have reported on Microaggression mania on college campuses: UCLA Prof accused of racist “micro-aggression” for correcting student grammar Microaggression Mania: McGill U. student leader apologizes for .gif of Obama kicking open door 2014 – Year of the Microaggression Princeton Student Says Joking About the Way He Says ‘Cool…
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New Mexico Legislature Tames Civil Forfeiture Laws

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Policing for profit just got a lot harder.

New Mexico Legislature Tames Civil Forfeiture Laws

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3/25/2015 at 8:30am
Civil forfeiture is a huge problem in America. How could it not be? Any policy written to allow law enforcement agencies to hold property responsible for a crime that may or may not have been committed by its owner is eventually doomed. Police have used civil forfeiture procedures to seize millions…
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So what if Ted Cruz is enrolling in Obamacare?

Posted by  ▪  March 25, 2015

Who knew abiding by the the law was such a novel accomplishment?

So what if Ted Cruz is enrolling in Obamacare?

Ted Cruz Senate Amnesty 12-12-2014
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3/25/2015 at 7:00am
The man who garnered national attention by making himself Obamacare’s arch nemesis is enrolling in the dastardly program one day into his presidential campaign. Previously covered by his wife’s cadillac Goldman Sach’s healthcare plan, Heidi Cruz’s departure from the investment behemoth means the Cruz’s will be looking to the exchange for their health…
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Stop clapping! You’re triggering feminist anxiety!

Posted by  ▪  March 24, 2015

You’ll need to use Jazz Hands

Stop clapping! You’re triggering feminist anxiety!

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3/24/2015 at 8:38pm
Today will go down in history as the day feminists officially stepped beyond the bounds of self-parody. UK based outfit, the National Union of Students is hosting a conference for women. The multi-day conference for union delegates began today. Motions up for consideration at the conference include designating the abolishment of prisons…
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