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Montana Sen. John Walsh (D) has a problem

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

Skeleton comes out of the closet.

Democrats had high hopes of holding the Senate seat in Montana after Max Baucus resigned to become U.S. Ambassador to China. Emphasis on past tense, “had”. The NY Times reports, Montana Democrat’s Thesis Presented Others’ Work as His Own: Democrats were thrilled when John Walsh of Montana was appointed to the United States Senate…
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3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (92% score)
 
Cheryl Carpenter, Theodore Wafer's defense attorney

Detroit Front Porch Shooting case: Day 1 Mid-Day Wrap-Up

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

Today began the 2nd degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer for the shooting death of Renisha McBride on his Detroit front porch.

By order of trial judge Dana Hathaway there is no live streaming of the second degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer, the Detroit man who shot and killed Renisha McBride, a young black woman who was on his front porch in the early morning hours of November 15, 2013. The defense claims…
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6 votes, 2.50 avg. rating (55% score)
 
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France’s Jews Fled As Rioters Burned Shops To Chants Of ‘Gas The Jews’

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

and yes, broken glass littered the streets

While I had seen the images and videos, I did not realize the depth of the depravity exhibited in the anti-Jewish riots in Paris. HuffPo UK reports, France’s Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Paris Shops, Attack Synagogue: France’s politicians and community leaders have criticised the “intolerable” violence against Paris’ Jewish community,…
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6 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (90% score)
 
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Aerial View

Will Hobart College continue to allow anti-Israel faculty boycott group HQ on campus?

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

The anti-Israel academic boycott by African Literature Association violates Hobart’s anti-discrimination policies.

The anti-Israel academic boycott movement has been under the radar the past month, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been working to destroy academic freedom where it can. Two small academic groups recently were added to the short list of academic professional organizations boycotting Israel. The Critical Ethnic Studies Association recently endorsed the…
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2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Hot Car Death Case: Police description of video surveillance challenged

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

Atlanta Journal-Constitution reviewed video surveillance and noted discrepancies between what they viewed and what was described in police detective’s testimony.

It was less than three weeks ago when Cobb County, Georgia police detective Phil Stoddard sat on the witness stand in the probable cause hearing in the case of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia dad who stands accused of leaving his son to die in a hot car in June. Stoddard provided…
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4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (78% score)
 
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Hope is gone, progressives feel …

Posted by  ▪  July 23, 2014

Betrayed

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2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
Col. Rasan Alian, commander of the Golani Brigade IDF

Gaza war – Decisive 48 hours? Live Updates and Video

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Will cancellation of flights into Ben-Gurion Airport lead to increased military firepower, or diplomatic solution?

Given the cancellation of flights into and out of Ben-Gurion Int’l Airport at the urging of the FAA backed up by the White House, many are predicting it’s likely that the next day or two will be decisive — either militarily or diplomatically. Anshel Pfeffer at Haaretz writes that the airport shutdown…
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6 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (78% score)
 
Defendant NJ LEO Joseph Walker

Attorney for Road Rage Cop Argues Defense of Self, Family in Opening Statement

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Judge today also imposes gag order on the attorney in trial of Joseph Walker in the killing of Joseph Harmey Jr.

Today marked the start of the case in chief of Joseph Walker, the New Jersey police officer charged with first degree murder by the state of Maryland in the road-side shooting of Maryland native Joseph Harvey. There is no television coverage of the trial itself, and the lawyers have been issued…
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2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Implications of rocket fire towards Ben-Gurion Int’l Airport (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Temporary cancellation of flights makes the choices stark for Israel

Part of the big news today is that multiple airlines have cancelled flights to Ben-Gurion Airport in Israel as a result of a rocket landing in a town nearby. At first it was unclear if this was a unilateral action, or under pressure from governments. It appears that the FAA and European…
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3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (82% score)
 
9:11 Commission

9/11 Commission 10th Anniversary Report: “Islamist extremism … stronger than in the last decade”

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Group’s new report focuses Islamists, Congressional dysfunction and public apathy

It has been ten years since the original 9/11 Commission released it’s report. The Commission has stayed together informally, but today released a anniversary report entitled “Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of The 9/11 Commission Report.” Good morning from the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 Commission. #bpclive pic.twitter.com/GFMg0V3eWd— Erin Hennessy (@ErinAHennessy)…
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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
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Whipsaw: 4th Circuit upholds Obamacare federal exchange subsidy after D.C. Circuit rejects

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Split in Circuits virtually guarantees Supreme Court will take case.

Contrary to the D.C. Circuit decision today, the 4th Circuit upholds the Obamacare federal exchange subsidy. Maybe the Obama admin knew about the opinion, which would explain why it was so confident subsidies would flow pending court cases. This all but guarantees the Supreme Court will take the case since there…
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4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (86% score)
 
Obamacare Burning

Wow – D.C. Court of Appeals strikes Obamacare federal insurance exchange subsidy regulation

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

IRS regulation granting subsidies to those who sign up on federal Obamacare exchange stricken

UPDATE: Whipsaw: 4th Circuit upholds Obamacare federal exchange subsidy after D.C. Circuit rejects Full opinion and Judgment at bottom of post Decision just released in Halbig case. Here’s the punchline: Section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code, enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or the Act), makes…
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7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (93% score)
 
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Pro-Palestinian Berlin mob: “Jew, Cowardly Pig, Come On Out And Fight” (Video)

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

Stop pretending that in modern political reality there is any difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.

I tweeted about this yesterday: Just your typical pro-Pal riot: “Jew, Jew, cowardly swine, come out and fight on your own!” http://t.co/ci8ciMjdQS via @timesofisrael— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) July 21, 2014 Now Yair Rosenberg of Tablet Magazine has the video: This is part of a worldwide phenomenon, and puts the lie to the claim that…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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Elizabeth Warren would be most liberal nominee since McGovern

Posted by  ▪  July 22, 2014

So what? Run, Liz, Run!

Nate Silver’s Five Thirty Eight blog finds that Elizabeth Warren would be the most liberal presidential nominee ever if she were to run and win the Democratic primaries: Elizabeth Warren probably isn’t going to run for or win the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, but that hasn’t stopped progressives from trying…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)