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Jerry Seinfeld Buzzfeed Brew Diversity in Comedy

Gawker tries to inspire 2 minutes of Jerry Seinfeld politically correct hate

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Shouldn’t we should judge comedians by the quality of their comedy, not the color of their skin?

Gawker tries to inspire 2 minutes of Jerry Seinfeld politically correct hate

Jerry Seinfeld Buzzfeed Brew Diversity in Comedy
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2/3/2014 at 10:13pm
Jerry Seinfeld was interviewed for Buzzfeed Brew, and gave a perfectly sensible answer about “diversity” in comedy, namely that if you’re funny, you’re funny, and comedy is not a census designed to look like the pie chart of America. It’s perfectly sensible, except to Gawker, which is trying to inspire 2-minutes of…
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Hype-notized: Hillary-Wendy 2016 is “dream ticket”

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Yeah, that’s the ticket.

Hype-notized: Hillary-Wendy 2016 is “dream ticket”

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2/3/2014 at 7:38pm
Wendy Davis has inspired some Texas-sized hype after her pro-late term abortion filibuster. That hype has hit the rocks of a busted personal narrative, a bizarre media strategy, and a “deja victim” attitude. But some true believers still believe. Like the author of this column, Hillary Clinton and Wendy Davis could be the 2016…
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Ukrainian President returns from sick leave

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Ukrainian President returns from sick leave

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2/3/2014 at 5:53pm
After an announcement just last week that he’d be taking an indefinite sick leave, the President of Ukraine returned on Monday, as the political crisis continues there. From Reuters: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich returned to work on Monday after four days of sick leave, issuing a warning about rising “radicalism” after more than…
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Soldier from Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad shares story on ‘FOX and Friends’

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Soldier surprised with special homecoming in Super Bowl ad

Soldier from Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad shares story on ‘FOX and Friends’

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2/3/2014 at 3:06pm
Yesterday, I highlighted a handful of Super Bowl ads that will touch your heart or make you smile in a post that we published before the big game aired. The first of those ads was a spot from Budweiser, titled “A Hero’s Welcome,” and it’s turned out to be a favorite of…
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Superbowl post game interview 9-11 Truther

Now that was strange

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Now that was strange

Superbowl post game interview 9-11 Truther
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2/3/2014 at 11:39am
An interruption to a post-game interview. What was with that?
 
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Republican leadership can’t even convince Ross Douthat on immigration

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Consider it a wake up call to the not-base when Douthat sides with the base.

Republican leadership can’t even convince Ross Douthat on immigration

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2/3/2014 at 10:16am
Ross Douthat, a columnist for the NY Times, is not someone people usually refer to as part of the Republican “base.” Stephen Colbert describes him as the “conservative columnist at the NY Times, which also qualifies him to be the liberal columnist for the NY Post.” But he’s with the base when it comes to…
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The Assad Family Business: Mass Murder

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

February 2, 1982 was the reported beginning of the siege of Hama, the biggest massacre in Syria; until now.

The Assad Family Business: Mass Murder

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2/3/2014 at 8:45am
Thirty two years ago yesterday, February 2, 1982, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s father, Hafez, began an assault on the city of Hama to put down a Muslim Brotherhood revolt against his regime. Two years ago NPR recounted: The facts of that event are well-known, but the photographic evidence has been scant. Then,…
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GOP Amnesty cartoon

Branco Cartoon – Re-Sign

Posted by  ▪  February 3, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Re-Sign

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2/3/2014 at 7:30am
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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Take the anti-Israel boycott movement seriously, but stop the scaremongering

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Don’t let the boycott tail wag the security dog, and Congress can help by updating anti-boycott laws.

Take the anti-Israel boycott movement seriously, but stop the scaremongering

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2/2/2014 at 9:39pm
Anyone who has read this blog the past months knows that I take the international boycott threat against Israel very seriously. It is a venomous movement conceived by propagandists that has had some success in Europe, but few victories in the U.S. Israel has lived all of its existence under boycott. The current boycott…
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Japan and India tag-team to contain China

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Could an alliance between Japan and India counter more aggressive Chinese ambitions?

Japan and India tag-team to contain China

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2/2/2014 at 7:07pm
Japan and India don’t necessarily have the warmest relationship with their neighbor, China. China hasn’t exactly lessened tensions by enforcing a no-fly zone over Japanese islands. And its rapidly expanding military efforts haven’t brought comfort to India’s government, especially with a long history of border tensions. Since it has become apparent that the…
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Tom Perkins’ Kristallnacht reference failed, but not his larger point

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Tom Perkins’ Kristallnacht reference failed, but not his larger point

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2/2/2014 at 5:00pm
Remember Tom Perkins? The guy who wrote a letter to the editors of The Wall Street Journal comparing the war on the 1% not to Kristallnacht, but to the beginnings of a pattern that could possibly lead to something like Kristallnacht further down the road? If you don’t remember, here’s a refresher…
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Super Bowl ads that will touch your heart or make you smile

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Super Bowl ads that will touch your heart or make you smile

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2/2/2014 at 3:36pm
I can’t remember a year when I’ve seen so many Super Bowl ads released online in advance of the big day. You’ve likely seen many of them by now – the car commercials, the Doritos ads, and we’ve of course seen the Cheerios and SodaStream ads in the midst of other stories. Some…
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Egypt tosses 20 Al-Jazeera reporters in jail

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Fighting terrorism or journalism?

Egypt tosses 20 Al-Jazeera reporters in jail

LI #01 Sisi
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2/2/2014 at 1:01pm
Throwing reporters in jail is worrisome, even if they are from Al-Jazeera.  Did they commit actual crimes, or is it simply an attempt to silence reporting? Egypt to put 20 journalists on trial on terrorism-related charges Egypt said 20 Al-Jazeera journalists, including both Egyptians and foreigners, will face trial on terrorism-related charges. Among them are…
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“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Who is Judge Russell Healey?

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

A deeper look at a Judge struggling with his first high-profile case

“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Who is Judge Russell Healey?

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2/2/2014 at 11:30am
Readers of Legal Insurrection will have noted our ongoing coverage of the Florida “loud music” trial, in which the defendant Michael Dunn is charged with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The general narrative of events at the scene of the killing is that both men (Davis…
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Anti-Israel academic boycotters in panic over NY anti-boycott legislation

Posted by  ▪  February 2, 2014

Claim their academic freedom to destroy academic freedom is in jeopardy.

Anti-Israel academic boycotters in panic over NY anti-boycott legislation

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2/2/2014 at 9:46am
We have reported about legislation making its way through both the NY State Assembly and Senate seeking to stop state funds being used by state higher educational institutions to support groups that engage in academic boycotts. The bills, though they have different language, are a reaction to the anti-Israel academic boycott passed…
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We interrupt MSNBC bashing for breaking news about racist snow storm

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2014

Saturday Night Card Game Double Header: MSNBC Gone Wild and Two inches of pure white hate

We interrupt MSNBC bashing for breaking news about racist snow storm

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2/1/2014 at 8:00pm
I swear, Slate.com must be messing with my head. Three days ago I had the Saturday Night Card Game all lined up. The MSNBC tweet heard round the world about conservatives hating biracial families just landed on my lap, the easiest SNCG post ever: Kaboom — Michelle Malkin ripped MSNBC’s throat out: Twitter exploded, providing…
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The Guardian releases footage of editors destroying Snowden hard drives

Posted by  ▪  February 1, 2014

The Guardian releases footage of editors destroying Snowden hard drives

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2/1/2014 at 5:00pm
Last summer, we posted about the Guardian’s revelation that authorities with the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) weeks earlier had entered the outlet’s building and overseen the destruction of hard drives containing documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. In a new video released Friday by The Guardian for the first…
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