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Looking Back: AACONS Interviews “American Sniper” Chris Kyle

Posted by  ▪  January 26, 2015

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AACONS interviewed Chris Kyle back in 2013. Before he died, the US Navy SEAL Team 3 Chief served four combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and elsewhere. For his bravery in battle, he was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, two Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medals, &…
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Can Terrorists Understand a Message of “Hope and Love and Peace”?

Posted by  ▪  January 26, 2015

Miss USA’s answer creates internet mini-storm, but what was she supposed to say?

There is yet another pageant answer controversy brewing. MRC TV reports: On Sunday night beautiful ladies from all over the world competed in the 2015 Miss Universe pagaent in Miami, Florida. Miss Columbia was ultimately crowned ‘Miss Universe,’ but it was Miss America’s [stet - Miss USA] answer during the interview portion…
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Near Rochester (NY)? My speech against the Israel boycott is Tuesday night

Posted by  ▪  January 26, 2015

January 27 at 7 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center.

On Tuesday night, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., I will be speaking at the invitation of Rochester for Israel (Roc4Israel) at the Jewish Community Center, on the topic Boycotting Israel: The insidious threat of the BDS movement: Roc4Israel is pleased to present Professor William A. Jacobson of Cornell University, who will speak on…
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Branco Cartoon – Sí, se puede

Posted by  ▪  January 26, 2015

Prove me wrong.

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
 
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Famed King Tutankhamun Mask Disfigured in Repair Attempt

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Restoration expert says he can salvage Egypt’s iconic treasure.

Egypt has three icons that symbolize its ancient glories: 1) The pyramids 2) The Great Sphinx 3) The golden mask of the boy king, Tutankhamun. And while the pyramids and Great Sphinx are safe from the threat of destruction at the hands of Muslim extremists, the famous mask has been damaged by too much care…
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More Deaths, Abductions in Latest Boko Haram Attacks

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

No end in sight to the violence

Today, Islamic extremist group Boko Haram launched a three-front assault on northeast Nigeria’s largest city, Maidguri, and also raided villages in Adamawa state, burning homes and abducting women and children. Via Fox News: In Maiduguri, troops blocked roads into the city, which also prevented civilians from escaping. “Coordinated air and land operations are…
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Former ISIS Prisoner: “They Want Something Worse Than 9/11″

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“They want to be more . . . better than al-Qaeda.”

A man named Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press today and provided an alarming look into the goals of ISIS. He claims they want to be “better” than al-Qaeda and orchestrate an attack “more brutal” than the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Andrew Johnson of National Review has…
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Japan Outraged over Hostage Execution

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“Don’t let these be my last words you ever hear.”

Yesterday, the Islamic State released a video they claim contains an image of the decapitated body of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. A second hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, appears in the video holding a photo of what ISIS claims is the remains of Yukawa, and in accompanying audio relays a proposed hostage…
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Egypt Revokes Death Sentences for 500 Islamic Extremists

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Civil unrest continues for years after dawn of “Arab Spring”

Four years ago, many of us were glued to the TV and social media streams following the dawn of “Arab Spring”. One of the most dramatic moments of that era was the start of massive pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square. After ousting the reviled Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptians used their…
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Body Cam Video may exonerate white OK officer in shooting black suspect

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Pastor called 911 because suspect apparently intended to murder ex-girlfriend at her wedding.

Thanks to a tip from commenter Gremlin1974 right here on Legal Insurrection I was directed to this relatively high-quality body camera footage of a police officer engaging a suspect with gunfire, following the suspect pointing a pistol at the officer. Further details of the event were reported by local news station Fox…
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Team Hillary Presses Obama for Email Lists

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

“They want to make sure he doesn’t take it in a suitcase back to Chicago and move on.”

As the race for 2016 shifts into gear, old conflicts are reemerging between Hillary Clinton supporters and Team Obama; this time, it’s over access to Obama’s massive email lists. Amie Parnes and Niall Stanage of The Hill reported: Obama, Clinton tensions build over email lists ahead of 2016 New tensions are emerging in the…
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Does the House border security bill remove border fencing?

Posted by  ▪  January 25, 2015

Getting the facts straight

Congress now under Republican control is working on immigration reforms one bill at a time. Their latest endeavor is the Secure Our Borders First Act. The bill was released from the House Homeland Security Committee this week and has sister legislation being considered in the Senate. Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas is…
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No-Jew-Go Zones

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Don’t even try Walking While Jewish in Malmö, Sweden, or many other cities in Europe.

A three-day long controversy broke out recently over the use of the term “No-Go Zones” with regard to certain European cities in light of the Charlie Hebdo and HyperCasher supermarket attacks by Islamic radicals. Steve Emerson of The Investigative Project, a longtime expert on terrorism and its connection to Islamist r…
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“Too Dumb” criticisms of American Sniper

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Some of the critics need to look in the mirror.

It’s a given that Hollywood and the entertainment industry are dominated by liberals but the success of the American Sniper film has caused some of them to really lose it. Michael Moore and Seth Rogen have been widely criticized for their comments on the film. Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi published a column…
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Amnesty for all the cupcakes!

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Sweet, sweet, freedom

Texas’ new Agricultural Commissioner, Sid Miller, granted amnesty to cupcakes as his first act of office. “I’m announcing that I am giving full amnesty to the cupcakes in Texas. I’m also granting full pardon to pies and cookies and brownies and cakes and homemade candies,” Miller said in his announcement. In…
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“Scott Walker 2016 begins today.” WI Governor crushes #FreedomSummit

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

It just got real

Just minutes ago at the Iowa Freedom Summit, one of 2016′s dark horses catapulted himself out of the murky waters of presidential speculation and into the spotlight. That person was Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Even before Walker took the stage attendees knew that something big was about to happen: OK, now it…
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2016 hopefuls head to Iowa Freedom Summit (Live Stream)

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2015

Who will come out on top?

We still have over a year to go before the Iowa Caucuses (February 1, 2016—are you EXCITED?????) but GOP movers and shakers are already descending on Iowa to shake hands, make speeches, and (most importantly) soak in as much of the limelight and media attention as they possibly can. This is…
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