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Lois Lerner Confrontation

IRS finds 30,000 Lerner emails days after “threat” of buggy whipping

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Or maybe it was fear of “spontaneous diarrhea”

CAUSE: November 19, 2014, IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”. In a federal FOIA lawsuit by Judicial Watch seeking records of Lerner emails and IRS efforts to retrieve the emails, the IRS used two of the comments to the Legal Insurrection Reader Poll post to justify the IRS no longer disclosing…
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Hamas lawyer Stanley Cohen gets 18 months in prison on tax charges

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Used elaborate cash transfers to hide income, but blames the Zionists.

We have long followed the saga of Stanley Cohen, an attorney best known for his representation of and allegiance to Hamas. Cohen pleaded guilty to tax charges relating to his elaborate use of cash transactions to conceal income and his failure to file income tax returns for several years. The evidence was overwhelming,…
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Cornell Anti-Israel Taunting Shut your fucking mouth 11-19-2014

Cornell Pro-Israel students taunted: “F**k You Zionist scums”

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Another indication of escalating intimidation on campuses.

We have long tracked the increasing aggressiveness of anti-Israel groups on campus. See my post this summer, Expecting anti-Israel violence on campuses this fall, for a partial catalog of such instances. One component of these protests is non-student activists inflaming the situation. For example, on April 10, 2014, after the Cornell student assembly…
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Executive amnesty? Say goodbye to secure communities.

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Thanks, Obama

Last night, the President did more than bring illegal immigrants “out of the shadows” with his executive order. With the stroke of a pen, he made it harder for law enforcement officials to protect Americans from illegals who stick their heads out of the shadows to commit violent crimes. As part…
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Officer Darren Wilson preparing to resign #Ferguson

#Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown Preparing to Resign

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

Grand Jury likely to release “no indictment” decision today

CNN’s Anderson Cooper is reporting that police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson MO on August 9, is purportedly in the final stages of preparing his resignation from the Ferguson police department. Wilson, who has been in hiding for months following threats of violence against himself and…
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Obama Transparency Video 2

House sues over Obamacare changes (Copy of Complaint)

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

A template for possible suit over immigration Executive Action.

The House of Representatives filed suit this morning over Obama administration unilateral changes to Obamacare. A complete copy of the Complaint is embedded at the bottom of this post. This is expected to be the template for suit over immigration changes announced last night. The NY Times describes the claims in the lawsuit: The lawsuit…
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Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech End

Obama’s Intended Immigration Consequences

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

ICE prepares for new surge of illegal immigrants.

You know who’s really excited about Obama’s new immigration plan? Future illegal immigrants. Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner reported: ICE readies 2,400 beds for new spring surge of illegal immigrants through Texas The Obama administration is bracing for another surge of illegal immigrants next spring, bringing online a family detention center that will…
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Bumper Sticker - Houston TX - Feel Stupid Yet

This driver saw it all coming

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

but there was nothing she could do about it.

Seems that this driver had advanced knowledge of last night’s immigration speech. From a reader in Houston: It seems people in TX are fed up with our Leader. Taken in a Gun Store parking lot. Thanks, Barbara
 
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AACONS Interviews Phillip Hamburger and Regina Roundtree

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2014

AACONS sits down with Phillip Hamburger and Regina Roundtree to discuss the news of the day.

[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Philip Hamburger is the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. A contribu…
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Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech

The Immigration Executive Order Liveblog

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Let the circus begin (LIVE UPDATES)

You can watch the announcement here at Legal Insurrection, or on the White House website. We’re a little less than 30 minutes away from Obama’s big announcement on his plan to overhaul immigration, and Twitter is already buzzing: @NoahCRothman @instapundit im a legal immigrant from Colombia. And i feel like a pawn in…
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Healthcare.gov Obamacare Girl

Issa Blows Whistle on Padded Obamacare Numbers

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Please, try and convince us this was a “mistake”

Most adult humans in American understand the difference between comprehensive health insurance, and separate dental plans. Apparently, HHS staffers are neither adult humans, nor aware of the ability of a congressional committee to sniff out fraud connected to a controversial cluster of a health care bill. The House Oversight and Government…
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Obama Executive Order Immigration

Obama prepares to throw down the gauntlet

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

We’ve been waiting for this for quite some time, haven’t we?

For months Obama has been saying, “I’m gonna do it, I’m really gonna do it—unless of course you give me what I want.” He even told us the timing; it would be after the election. In doing so, he will be keeping a promise to his radical base (Hispanic…
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Obama Amnesty National Review Video

We told you not to look back

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Hostility to Executive immigration power grabs once was a good thing.

Shushannah Walshe of ABC News notes that Republican governors are being hostile to Obama’s immigration power grab: GOP Governors Mostly Hostile on Obama Immigration Executive Action Potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates at the Republican Governors Association annual conference gave very different responses to the president’s decision to announce major executive action on immigration reform Thursday. At…
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Mike Nichols death ABC News

RIP Mike Nichols

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

His directing gave us the treasure of The Graduate, and so many other formative movies and plays.

Mike Nichols has died at age 83. His accomplishments were many, and are reviewed in the ABC News video at the end of this post. But for me, his great accomplishment was directing The Graduate. There are few movies that had as much of an impact on me growing up as The Graduate. He…
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Rasmea Odeh Guilty

Prosecutors: Rasmea Odeh “serially untruthful for decades”

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Rasmea no victim, prosecution says, just a twice-convicted perpetrator.

Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh was found guilty earlier this month in federal court in Detroit of unlawfully obtaining citizenship by lying on her 1994 visa and 2004 naturalization applications. In those documents, Rasmea falsely answered “No” to questions, among others, as to whether she “ever” had been convicted of a crime or been…
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Executive Immigration Action-palooza

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Illegals to host watch parties for tonight’s immigration announcement

I may have been born and raised in America, but I have an immigration story, too. My grandma fled post-World War II Denmark with her family after the Nazis finally turned tail in May of 1945. After 3 tense years of uneasy collaboration and 2 of direct resistance against occupation, Denmark…
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Obama Poisoning the Well

Branco Cartoon – Poisoning The Well

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2014

Non-potable policy.

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