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Obama on Telephone in White House

Time is on Iran’s side in continued nuclear deal negotiations

Posted by  ▪  December 23, 2013

President Obama says that we need to “test” Iran. Iran’s actions in recent weeks suggest that test is already failing.

Time is on Iran’s side in continued nuclear deal negotiations

Obama on Telephone in White House
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12/23/2013 at 3:13pm
At the end of his press conference on Friday, President Obama addressed his efforts regarding Iran’s nuclear program. On Iran, there is the possibility of a resolution to a problem that has been a challenge for American national security for over a decade now, and that is getting Iran to, in a…
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NSA Unconstitutional Cartoon

Branco Cartoon – Objection Overruled

Posted by  ▪  December 23, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Objection Overruled

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12/23/2013 at 1:00pm
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 
 
War on Women Poster Arise Sisters

Women declare War on Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  December 23, 2013

“Nearly all of the newfound opposition is coming from women.”

Women declare War on Obamacare

War on Women Poster Arise Sisters
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12/23/2013 at 11:04am
Oh, the irony. The President who was elected in substantial part because his campaign relentlessly attacked Republicans as having a War on Women, is now seeing his signature achievement undermined by a War on Obamacare declared by Women. CNN reports, CNN Poll: Health care law support drops to all-time low: Support for the country’s…
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Cracker Barrel returns ‘Duck Dynasty’ products to shelves after public outcry

Posted by  ▪  December 23, 2013

Cracker Barrel returns ‘Duck Dynasty’ products to shelves after public outcry

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12/23/2013 at 9:00am
In a quick reversal of its previous decision to remove some Duck Dynasty products from its shelves after recent comments made by Phil Robertson, Cracker Barrel announced Sunday that it is putting all its Duck Dynasty products back in its stores. “You flat out told us we were wrong,” the company said…
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Geroge Zimmerman with art Justice for All

George Zimmerman sells painting for $100k, gets guns and girlfriend back

Posted by  ▪  December 23, 2013

Life is looking pretty good for George right now.

George Zimmerman sells painting for $100k, gets guns and girlfriend back

Geroge Zimmerman with art Justice for All
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12/23/2013 at 7:00am
These are good days for George Zimmerman. He’s selling art for big bucks, he got his guns back, and …, um, well, he’s back with Samantha Sheibe. Becca Lower brings us all this news which may portend more blog posts here in the future. From the L.A. Times: How much is a painting created…
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Jerusalem Shrine of the Book

List of Universities rejecting academic boycott of Israel (Update – 250!)

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

List of Universities rejecting academic boycott of Israel (Update – 250!)

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12/22/2013 at 8:00pm
The universities and colleges below are confirmed to reject the academic boycott of Israel passed by the American Studies Association. This list is based on positions expressed by the Presidents of such Universities or others in a position to state a university’s position (e.g., communications staff). We are aware of no university in the…
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Obamacare Party Girls Ad

Obamacare goes unprotected – No enrollment Plan B

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

Obamacare goes unprotected – No enrollment Plan B

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12/22/2013 at 6:09pm
It’s been reported often that enrolling enough young healthy people in Obamacare will be a critical part of the program in order to offset the costs of insuring the rest of enrolled Americans.  And we’ve seen in recent weeks that the administration (and advocacy groups) are certainly targeting the “young invincibles”…
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Beverly Hillbillies Opening Screencap

A&E really wanted to tell you a story ’bout a man named Jed

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

A&E really wanted to tell you a story ’bout a man named Jed

Beverly Hillbillies Opening Screencap
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12/22/2013 at 3:30pm
I’ve been learning more, over the past few days, about Duck Dynasty. This narrative makes a lot of sense: Duck Dynasty is not the show that they wanted, it is the show that got away from them. It seems what the producers intended and what A&E envisioned with the show is much different than…
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Cornell Techion Campus Drawing

University statements rejecting academic boycott of Israel

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

Dozens and growing

University statements rejecting academic boycott of Israel

Cornell Techion Campus Drawing
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12/22/2013 at 12:32pm
Note: This post originally was to list just a few statements from university Presidents, but as it has expanded it now will be the repository to gather the statements as a source for others. The title — but not the url — has been changed as has some of the text. Check…
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Girl’s ‘Dear Santa’ letter floats its way through sky to good samaritan

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

Girl’s ‘Dear Santa’ letter floats its way through sky to good samaritan

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12/22/2013 at 9:30am
This story has started making the rounds the last day or two, and I thought it would make a nice feel-good story to share with LI readers.  Be sure to watch the video after the jump for the full story. A little girl’s Christmas wish will be answered after a red balloon…
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Arapahoe High School shooting victim Claire Davis has died

Posted by  ▪  December 22, 2013

Arapahoe High School shooting victim Claire Davis has died

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12/22/2013 at 7:30am
Claire Davis, the Arapahoe High School senior who was shot by a classmate on December 13th in Colorado, died Saturday afternoon. From NBC News: The 17-year-old senior who was in a coma after being shot point-blank at a Colorado high school last week died Saturday with her family at her side, hospital officials…
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Justine Sacco Africa Tweet

The worst Twitter day of all time

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game

The worst Twitter day of all time

Justine Sacco Africa Tweet
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12/21/2013 at 9:20pm
Yesterday was the worst Twitter day of all time. Or at least the worst that I remember. Some lady no one had ever heard of and who had about 100 followers at the time sent the Tweet above. The tweet went viral.  Some guy at Gawker is claiming credit for finding it, although a lot…
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ASA Petition to boycott Israel

Anti-Israel academic boycotters threaten legal action against opponents

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

Intense condemnation of the boycott from American civil society has boycott supporters upset.

Anti-Israel academic boycotters threaten legal action against opponents

ASA Petition to boycott Israel
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12/21/2013 at 5:00pm
The anti-Israeli academic boycott resolution passed by the American Studies Association was initiated out of the Academic and Community Activism Caucus. The resolution then was endorsed unanimously by the National Council, and then passed by a majority of those members voting online (depending on which total membership numbers are used, between 16-25%…
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Four arrested in connection with fatal NJ mall carjacking

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

Four arrested in connection with fatal NJ mall carjacking

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12/21/2013 at 2:46pm
Authorities announced today that four men have been arrested and charged in connection with a carjacking outside an upscale NJ mall last Sunday that left one victim dead. From the Star Ledger / NJ.com: Nearly a week after 30-year-old Hoboken lawyer Dustin Friedland was gunned down in a deadly carjacking while returning to…
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Kangaroo Court Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

Kangaroo Court Week at College Insurrection

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12/21/2013 at 12:10pm
Guilty until proven innocent, if they even let you prove your innocence: The Unfairness of Judicial Proceedings in Academia Where in America do we have quasi-judicial proceedings rivaling those of the English Star Chamber or Spanish Inquisition of the 16th century, in terms of lack of fairness and due process? In the student…
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Fiddling While Iran Enriches

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 12/20/2103 – Iran continues enriching

Fiddling While Iran Enriches

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12/21/2013 at 9:43am
Nearly a month ago, President Obama said in a statement: For the first time in nearly a decade, we have halted the progress of the Iranian nuclear program, and key parts of the program will be rolled back. But has Iran’s nuclear program been rolled back or even halted? Non-proliferation experts Olli Heinonen and…
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Bumper Sticker - Maryland - Give Peace A Chance

All he is saying

Posted by  ▪  December 21, 2013

All he is saying

Bumper Sticker - Maryland - Give Peace A Chance
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12/21/2013 at 8:00am
From frequent photographer Ulises: The sticker on top say “You can give peace a chance, we’ll cover you if it doesn’t work out”. For some reason this sticker does not come out really well in pictures, but here it goes. Now, the one on the bottom is really short and to the point….
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