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Rachel Maddow Koch Brothers Drug Testing

Rachel Maddow’s come undone with Koch Derangement Syndrome

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

Rachel Maddow went all in on blaming the Koch brothers for something they had nothing to do with, and she won’t issue a correction.

Rachel Maddow’s come undone with Koch Derangement Syndrome

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1/9/2014 at 5:06pm
We have addressed Koch Derangement Syndrome before.  One of the most obsessive purveyors was Think Progress. Koch Derangement Syndrome Jumped The Shark Rather Quickly Think Progress’s War Against The Koch Brothers Another Misleading Think Progress Attack On Koch and Walker, and Prosser Too Now Rachel Maddow has caught the bug, and it’s eating away at…
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Israel Law Center sends cease and desist letter to American Studies Assn

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

“immediately cease and desist from your unlawful boycott efforts against Israeli institutions and Israeli academics”

Israel Law Center sends cease and desist letter to American Studies Assn

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1/9/2014 at 3:14pm
Shurat HaDin, The Israel Law Center (ILC), founded by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, has had great success in suing on behalf of terror victims, and otherwise confronting anti-Semitism through the legal process. Among other things, ILC is suing an Australian academic for discriminating against an Israeli researcher as part of the Boycott, Divest and…
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Branco Cartoon – The Fireman Cometh

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

Branco Cartoon – The Fireman Cometh

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1/9/2014 at 1:30pm
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Academic boycotters blame “Israel Lobby” money for negative reaction

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

At “redwashing” conference in Beirut they reveal how they really feel.

Academic boycotters blame “Israel Lobby” money for negative reaction

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1/9/2014 at 11:57am
Several of most prominent promoters of the American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel attended a bizarre “redwashing” panel discussion in Beirut, at which they tried to delegitimize the Jewish people’s indigenous history in Israel and connection to other indigenous peoples. I’ll have much more on that insidious conference in another…
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Christ Christie Bridgegate Press Conf 3

Chris Christie press conference on #bridgegate controversy

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

Update: “I had no knowledge or involvement in this issue – in its planning or execution.”

Chris Christie press conference on #bridgegate controversy

Christ Christie Bridgegate Press Conf 3
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1/9/2014 at 10:52am
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will hold a press conference this morning at 11:00am, where he is expected to comment on the Bridgegate controversy. You can watch the press conference opening statement below. (Full transcript here)
 
Tea Party IRS Protest Jersey City

IRS proposes “Tea Party” rules

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

Comment period is open, you can voice your view.

IRS proposes “Tea Party” rules

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1/9/2014 at 8:30am
Call it the political equivalent of the “Polar Vortex”. As we enter Day 244 of the Internal Revenue Service scandal of suppressing conservative groups by the unfair application of tax-exempt status rules, there is a development that is chilling the hearts of citizen activists everywhere. The IRS is planning to codify its tactics…
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Chris Christie: Don’t blame Bridgegate on me

Posted by  ▪  January 9, 2014

Media finally finds something to be outraged about.

Chris Christie: Don’t blame Bridgegate on me

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1/9/2014 at 7:00am
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a statement late Wednesday in response to the reports that a top staffer from his office and others were involved in controversial NJ lane closures at the George Washington Bridge. In his statement Wednesday, Christie said he was misled by a member of his staff and…
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Democrat incumbent Mike McIntyre announces retirement in vulnerable Congressional district (NC-7)

Posted by  ▪  January 8, 2014

Is it finally David Rouzer’s time?

Democrat incumbent Mike McIntyre announces retirement in vulnerable Congressional district (NC-7)

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1/8/2014 at 7:03pm
[Image: Republican David Rouzer] Long time readers of Legal Insurrection may recall our support in 2012 of conservative candidate for North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District, David Rouzer. Rouzer, a former state Senator, challenged the 16 year incumbent, Mike McIntyre, and nearly unseated the Congressman in dramatic fashion, narrowly falling to McIntyre by 655…
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Michael Dunn being interviewed by police after his arrest

Next Florida self-defense trial: Loud music, teens in a car and a shooting

Posted by  ▪  January 8, 2014

Plus more of the eccentric Florida legal process

Next Florida self-defense trial: Loud music, teens in a car and a shooting

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1/8/2014 at 4:54pm
Few among us will soon forget the “eccentric” jurisprudence demonstrated by Judge Debra Nelson during the George Zimmerman trial. I am pleased to discover that, to the good fortune of legal bloggers everywhere, Florida apparently has a surfeit of such judges. You ask for a similarly “eccentric” Florida judge in another Florida…
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Middlebury American Studies Program: Israel boycott violates ASA’s Constitution and Mission

Posted by  ▪  January 8, 2014

Demands that Institutional Membership not be in Middlebury College name, only in American Studies Program name.

Middlebury American Studies Program: Israel boycott violates ASA’s Constitution and Mission

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1/8/2014 at 2:53pm
The President of Middlebury College issued one of the most stinging rebukes to the American Studies Association anti-Israel academic boycott: “the vote is a sad reflection of an extreme and hateful ideology of some members of the academy …. I urge others in the academic community to condemn the ASA boycott and…
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How long before Clinton machine turns Robert Gates into “trailer trash”?

Posted by  ▪  January 8, 2014

How long before Clinton machine turns Robert Gates into “trailer trash”?

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1/8/2014 at 12:30pm
Expect former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to quickly be turned from hero of the Democratic Party for being a Republican willing to work for Barack Obama, into just more trailer trash because of his tell-all book about that service which reinforces an accurate meme about Hillary Clinton: She has no…
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Cost of Political Posturing in Iraq

Posted by  ▪  January 8, 2014

President Obama’s withdrawal for American troops from Iraq was the result of political calculations; not strategic thinking.

Cost of Political Posturing in Iraq

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1/8/2014 at 8:59am
At the end of October the New York Times hailed President Obama’s foreign policy as “pragmatic,” while largely ignoring the consequences. The two month old article was written by the White House reporter, but a recent article written from Beirut, Power Vacuum in Middle East Lifts Militants paints a somewhat less flattering…
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Anti-Israel George Mason group plays race card on Pres for opposing boycott

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Upset at tweet “Universities exist to build bridges of understanding, not to blow them up”

Anti-Israel George Mason group plays race card on Pres for opposing boycott

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1/7/2014 at 9:09pm
George Mason University apparently has an active anti-Israel group.  It has proclaimed the achievement of boycotting Israeli hummus, and staged a walkout on a commencement speaker with close ties to Israel. The propaganda-named Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) now is playing the race card against GMU’s President, who tweeted his opposition to…
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Jennifer Wexton

VA Dem candidate: Fighting rapists in court just like fighting Tea Party

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

VA Dem candidate: Fighting rapists in court just like fighting Tea Party

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1/7/2014 at 5:33pm
The War on Women is the never-ending Democratic Party strategy. But this one is over-the-top even for that War. Via Newsbusters: In an outrageous ad aired on the local Washington D.C. NBC affiliate WRC-4, Virginia Democratic state senate candidate Jennifer Wexton – running to replace newly elected Virginia attorney general Mark Herring – m…
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Believing in make-believe peace

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Mideast Media Sampler 01/07/2014 – The Unreal Mideast of American Editorials

Believing in make-believe peace

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1/7/2014 at 4:00pm
The New York Times and Washington Post have both recently weighed in with editorials about John Kerry’s peace process. First the New York Times ran The Ticking Mideast Clock. Signs of failure are everywhere. On Thursday, standing beside Mr. Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a harsh assessment of his Palestinian counterpart,…
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U Texas at Dallas terminates membership in American Studies Association

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

U Texas at Dallas terminates membership in American Studies Association

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1/7/2014 at 2:35pm
Most universities which were listed as Institutional Members of the American Studies Association have left it up to particular departments which took out the membership to decide whether to continue. Of the 83 Institutional Members listed by ASA, at least 11 deny being members, as detailed in the List of Universities rejecting…
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Christ Christie Teacher Town Hall

Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

Posted by  ▪  January 7, 2014

Bully Boy of Bayonne

Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

Christ Christie Teacher Town Hall
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1/7/2014 at 12:07pm
This is how they do it, do it. Build up Chris Christie as the refreshingly moderate, blunt talking, cure-all for the “extremist” wing of the Republican Party. Then tear him down, down, down. From the NY Times on Christmas Eve, Stories Add Up as Bully Image Trails Christie: It was the governor’s penchant for confrontation…
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