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Team Hillary already lashing out at critics

Posted by  ▪  April 12, 2015

Back to the War Room.

Team Hillary already lashing out at critics

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4/12/2015 at 2:19pm
Hillary is supposed to announce her presidential run at 3 p.m. Eastern today. In the run up, the notorious Clinton smear machine already is lashing out at critics. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, a progressive, made a reasonable statement that he wanted to hear more about her vision before he formally endorsed her: The…
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Sunday Afternoon Links

Posted by  ▪  April 12, 2015

Big government, middle class struggles, food stamps, culture war, Hillary edits, Cold War over?

Sunday Afternoon Links

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4/12/2015 at 1:00pm
Some links from around the web for your reading pleasure: Mary Katherine Ham observes  Government Still Wrong About Salt, Still Doesn’t Care Michael Hiltzik explains Why the middle class is doing even worse than you think Rod Kackley asks, Should Food Stamp Recipients Have Their Shopping Lists Limited? Daniel Greenfield examines This Culture War We’re…
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Texas Legislature Drops “Cop Watcher” Bill

Posted by  ▪  April 12, 2015

“I think the public has spoken very loudly.”

Texas Legislature Drops “Cop Watcher” Bill

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4/12/2015 at 11:00am
It’s proof that public pressure works. After weeks under fire, Texas state representative Jason Villalba (R-114) has pulled his controversial “cop watcher” bill. As it was originally filed, the bill would have placed limits on how citizen journalists are allowed to document police activity. However, soon after the bill was referred to…
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Hillary Rein in guns

Bloomberg’s Gun Control Agenda May Hurt Hillary’s Campaign

Posted by  ▪  April 12, 2015

“It is a loser for the Democrats and so they shy away from it”

Bloomberg’s Gun Control Agenda May Hurt Hillary’s Campaign

Hillary Rein in guns
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4/12/2015 at 9:30am
Hillary is set to announce her presidential run today. At the same time, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is holding one of his anti-Second Amendment events and the NRA is holding its annual meeting.  Hot Air reports: The well monied former New York mayor and head honcho of Everytown for Gun Safety is holding…
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Iran caught red-handed in Yemen?

Posted by  ▪  April 12, 2015

Busted with the Houthi…

Iran caught red-handed in Yemen?

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4/12/2015 at 8:00am
Potentially-big news out of Yemen. We’ve provided quite a bit of coverage on a rebel group called the Houthi. The Houthi are an Iranian-backed Shia rebel group currently gaining ground in Yemen. Earlier this year, they moved out of their territory in the north and seized control of the capital city of…
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Afternoon of shooting with Ted Cruz

Win An Afternoon of Shooting With Ted

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

For a $25 donation

Win An Afternoon of Shooting With Ted

Afternoon of shooting with Ted Cruz
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4/11/2015 at 8:00pm
As campaigns work to amass the money they need to be successful, they often try a range of tactics from contests to raffles.  A certain campaign has even been known to discount, deeply, their $5 raffle tickets when they weren’t selling.  I think, though, that we have a winner: Join me in…
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Chafee: Iraq War Vote Disqualifies Hillary

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

“Even though it’s a long time ago, it’s affecting us today.”

Chafee: Iraq War Vote Disqualifies Hillary

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4/11/2015 at 6:00pm
Former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee announced he was forming a presidential exploratory committee last week, and he’s wasting no time going after Hillary Clinton. In an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Friday, he suggested that Hillary’s vote for the war in Iraq makes her a poor choice for president. Watch: Chafee solves one…
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Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting

Jeb Bush: I Support Gun Rights

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

(So Don’t Worry About Immigration or Education)

Jeb Bush: I Support Gun Rights

Jeb Bush at NRA Annual Meeting
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4/11/2015 at 4:30pm
Jeb Bush has a problem.  He wants to be president, and he is apparently planning to run as a Republican; however, he’s not particularly conservative in key areas that are important to the conservative base, including immigration and education. On the world stage, Bush sees America as “a leader among equals,” whatever…
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Dems on Pelosi

Democrats: Pelosi Needs to Go

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

“Nancy Pelosi will not lead us back into the majority.”

Democrats: Pelosi Needs to Go

Dems on Pelosi
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4/11/2015 at 3:00pm
Now that Harry Reid has announced his retirement, some Democrats think it’s time for Pelosi to do the same. Two congressmen from Massachusetts are leading the charge. Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon: Dem Reps: Nancy Pelosi Needs to Go A couple of Massachusetts congressmen suggested Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D., Calif.) efforts in…
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Hillary Clinton Emilys List Dinner

Bloomberg Politics Tries to Help Hillary, Fails Miserably

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

No, Nancy Reagan did not endorse Hillary Clinton

Bloomberg Politics Tries to Help Hillary, Fails Miserably

Hillary Clinton Emilys List Dinner
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4/11/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary Clinton has a number of hills to climb and unflattering revelations about her character to overcome, but one of the most problematic things that she faces is that no one can seem to name even one accomplishment from her time at State or even from her time in the Senate. …
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Charlotte NC police shooting 4-4-15

On shooting fleeing suspects

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Not so fast.

On shooting fleeing suspects

Charlotte NC police shooting 4-4-15
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4/11/2015 at 11:00am
The killing of Walter Scott by Officer MIchael Slager was caught on video, leaving no doubt that he was shot in the back while fleeing from a traffic stop. A commenter on my blog asked whether the hue and cry that has resulted means that “if you can run…
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CI 4.10.15

Film Studies Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Film Studies Week at College Insurrection

CI 4.10.15
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4/11/2015 at 9:00am
Some films are more controversial than others. Boston University Screens Documentary Film About Campus Rape University of Michigan Backtracks Plans to Cancel Showing of American Sniper Just working in video production can get you into trouble. Barry University Student Suspended for Working With James O’Keefe Barry University Prof Files Charges Against Student Who Worked With James…
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Boston Bomber Death Penalty Trial Begins April 21

Posted by  ▪  April 11, 2015

Death, or Life?

Boston Bomber Death Penalty Trial Begins April 21

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4/11/2015 at 7:20am
On Wednesday, a jury in Boston found Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. The prosecution went 30 for 30 on all counts, including all 17 charges that include a penalty of either death or life in prison. Yesterday, U.S. District Judge George O’Toole announced that the second…
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Marco Rubio 2010 Senate announcement

Can conservatives fall in love again with Marco Rubio?

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Remember when Rubio was the upstart “Not One Red Cent” candidate?

Can conservatives fall in love again with Marco Rubio?

Marco Rubio 2010 Senate announcement
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4/10/2015 at 7:30pm
Marco Rubio is set to announce a run for President on Monday. We haven’t talked a lot about Marco recently, ever since the immigration debacle, from which he has backed away.  (Like Scott Walker?) That event seemed to take him off the radar. But why? We remember Marco. The insurgent Tea Party candidate who…
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The White House’s Cognitive Dissonance on Iran

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

Is the White House paying attention to what the White House is saying?

The White House’s Cognitive Dissonance on Iran

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4/10/2015 at 6:00pm
We already know that there’s a lot the White House isn’t telling us when it comes to the nuclear scam deal “framework” it claims to have worked out with the Iranians. Yesterday, Professor Jacobson explained that after the “framework” was announced, it became almost immediately apparent that the US, Europe, and…
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Is this the video Hillary will release when she announces?

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

She said, she said.

Is this the video Hillary will release when she announces?

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4/10/2015 at 4:30pm
By all accounts of the dozens of news outlets who have scoops signifying their insider status with Team Hillary, Hillary Clinton will announce her presidential run in a tweet and video to be released Sunday. I’m expecting the tweet to say something like: “Break the Glass Ceiling, Y’all.” But what of the video? Is…
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secret service hits barricade

More Drama for the Secret Service

Posted by  ▪  April 10, 2015

*holds head in hands*

More Drama for the Secret Service

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4/10/2015 at 2:45pm
Just when you thought it was safe to hop back on the motorcade… A member of the Uniformed Division of the Secret Service has been placed on administrative leave and had his security clearance suspended after being arrested Friday. The agent has been charged with misdemeanor destruction of property. We don’t have…
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