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Competing media narratives of Darren Wilson and Michael Brown

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2014

The press is treating Darren Wilson and Michael Brown very differently

Competing media narratives of Darren Wilson and Michael Brown

(Police Protecting Courthouse, Ferguson MO)
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8/25/2014 at 12:25pm
On Saturday the WaPo featured a wordy piece devoted to Darren Wilson’s dysfunctional family of origin, and the racial and other problems in the police force he used to work for, difficulties that seem to have had nothing whatsoever to do with him. As William A. Jacobson has written, it’s an…
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More media cover-up for Hamas exposed

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2014

The truth is coming out, but the lies have traveled hundreds of times around the world.

More media cover-up for Hamas exposed

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8/25/2014 at 10:14am
Slowly, we have seen numerous accounts of how Hamas intimidated foreign journalists into not covering Hamas’ use of facilities such as Shifa Hospital and firing of rockets close to hospitals, apartment buildings, religious compounds and U.N. facilities. But it has come slowly, and mostly after reporters had left Gaza. And only after reporters…
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James Foley Killer

Closing in on James Foley murderer

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2014

Officials haven’t confirmed a name, but do have a suspect.

Closing in on James Foley murderer

James Foley Killer
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8/25/2014 at 8:19am
Officials in the U.K. are close to identifying the man who beheaded American Journalist James Foley. The Times of Israel reported Sunday that Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a local London rapper, is the main suspect in the case. Intelligence officials believe that Bary left London for Syria with the goal of joining…
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Walker addresses crowd

Revealed: Wisconsin John Doe investigation was full-blown anti-conservative fishing expedition

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

We are in a dangerous place when prosecutors can identify the target first, and then try to find a crime.

Revealed: Wisconsin John Doe investigation was full-blown anti-conservative fishing expedition

Walker addresses crowd
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8/24/2014 at 9:05pm
We’ve covered the abusive anti-conservative Wisconsin “John Doe” proceedings many times before. The short story is that two separate proceedings were commenced under the auspices of Democratic District Attorneys in order to try to take down Scott Walker. John Doe No. 1 concerned Walker’s time as County Executive and ended without finding any…
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Heavily armed police making arrests in early days of Ferguson rioting.

Did MO Law Allow for Deadly-Force Arrest of Mike Brown?

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

A cautionary tale on the hazards of relying on the plain-language of statutes

Did MO Law Allow for Deadly-Force Arrest of Mike Brown?

Heavily armed police making arrests in early days of Ferguson rioting.
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8/24/2014 at 7:00pm
The shooting in Ferguson MO of robbery suspect Mike Brown by Police Officer Darren Wilson has raised a myriad of social, racial, and legal issues.  In this post I’d like to address one of the latter, specifically whether under Missouri law Wilson was authorized to use deadly force to arrest a…
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Louisiana abortion providers sue over new hospital privilege requirement

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

Must have admitting privileges at hospital within 30 miles.

Louisiana abortion providers sue over new hospital privilege requirement

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8/24/2014 at 5:30pm
On Friday, several abortion providers sued the state of Louisiana over new laws governing doctors who choose to perform the procedure. Louisiana’s new law, signed by Governor Bobby Jindal in June, requires that doctors who perform abortions have active admitting privileges at a hospital that is located not further than thirty…
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Iran says shot down Israeli drone over nuke facility

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

True, or just a diversion for Iranian refusal to allow full nuclear inspection?

Iran says shot down Israeli drone over nuke facility

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8/24/2014 at 3:45pm
Numerous news organizations are reporting today that Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claims to have shot down an Israeli drone as the drone approached the Natanz nuclear enrichment site. Reuters reports: The Revolutionary Guards said of the drone incursion: “This wily act further exposed the Zionist regime’s adventurous temperament and added yet another…
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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson

Washington Post finds Darren Wilson guilty by association

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

Attacks prior police force racial problems in a different town and his family’s legal problems, none of which involved Wilson.

Washington Post finds Darren Wilson guilty by association

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson
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8/24/2014 at 1:33pm
The Washington Post has convicted Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown, of guilt by association with a former troubled police force in a different town in a prior job than the one he held in Ferguson, MO, and of having parents who were in trouble with the law. Seriously. There is…
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White House Struggles to Explain Obama Golfing Right After Foley Statement

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

“A good way for release and clearing of the mind.”

White House Struggles to Explain Obama Golfing Right After Foley Statement

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8/24/2014 at 11:08am
After making a brief statement about the murder of American journalist James Foley, Obama quickly returned to the golf course. Criticism followed from every corner of the political media landscape. This weekend, White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz was asked about it in a briefing and offered a weak explanation. Andrew Johnson…
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Scott Brown Pulls Even With Jeanne Shaheen in NH Senate Race

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

President Obama cited as a drag on Shaheen.

Scott Brown Pulls Even With Jeanne Shaheen in NH Senate Race

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8/24/2014 at 9:30am
According to a new poll from WMUR in New Hampshire on the race for US senate, Republican Scott Brown has gained a tremendous amount of ground on incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen. Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe recently reported: Scott Brown, Jeanne Shaheen in dead heat The US Senate race in New Hampshire has…
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Rick Perry Takes Mugshot to Next Level

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2014

Ask and you shall receive, Internet.

Rick Perry Takes Mugshot to Next Level

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8/24/2014 at 8:20am
If you were one of (I’m assuming) thousands who saw Texas Governor Rick Perry’s mugshot and thought, “that oughta be on a t-shirt,” then today is your lucky day. Perry’s “RickPAC” has put that mugshot on a t-shirt, along with that of embattled Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg, whose mishandling of the…
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Japanese Pizza Hut Cats

Japanese Pizza Huts run by cats?

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

Ads Show Surprisingly Fluffy Staff

Japanese Pizza Huts run by cats?

Japanese Pizza Hut Cats
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8/23/2014 at 8:07pm
Wrapping up Saturday night on a lighter note, we present this amazing series of ads. Food Beast found this adorable alternative universe where the local Pizza Hut is run by cats. From Food Beast: Part of the brand’s newest video campaign, Pizza Cat! is a completely fictional Pizza Hut location “run” entirely by cats….
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Obama foreign policy “is like the Brazilian national soccer squad”

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

“like the Brazilians, they folded, they collapsed, they just absolutely capitulated”

Obama foreign policy “is like the Brazilian national soccer squad”

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8/23/2014 at 5:18pm
Greg Gutfeld sat in for Bill on the O’Reilly Factor last night and in one segment, he interviewed Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal. The focus of their discussion was the meltdown of the Obama presidency with an eye to foreign policy. Watch below: The column Stephens wrote for Commentary Magazine which…
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What’s the difference between anti-Israel protesters in London and Chicago?

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

Trick question.

What’s the difference between anti-Israel protesters in London and Chicago?

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8/23/2014 at 1:52pm
Nothing, really. Ignorance. Hate. Demonization. You name it. You’ll find it in London, Chicago, and just about anywhere you find anti-Israel street protests. From London, via Harry’s Place, which has even more videos: From Chicago, where a pro-Israel fundraiser hosted by Mayor Rahm Emanual and former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren…
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National Review Cruising

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

I’ll be a guest speaker, but no bathing suit photos allowed.

National Review Cruising

National Review 2014 fall cruise banner
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8/23/2014 at 12:00pm
I was kindly invited by Jack Fowler, publisher of The National Review, to be one of the speakers at National Review’s post-election cruise. Best part is that they managed to find a 15-year-old photo of me for their promo materials. Boy, will anyone who meets me in person be disappointed. The full…
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Baltic Way Human Chain Protest 1989

Remembering the Baltic Way human chain for freedom

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

Yearning to be free in the face of communist oppression, a history not taught in our schools.

Remembering the Baltic Way human chain for freedom

Baltic Way Human Chain Protest 1989
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8/23/2014 at 10:18am
I need to calendar this so I remember each year. This year, I would have forgotten the date if I had not seen Marathon Pundit’s post On this day in 1989: Two million hold hands in peaceful anti-Soviet Baltic Way. We wrote about the Baltic Way last year: A history not taught in…
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Due Process Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2014

Another week of news and politics in higher education.

Due Process Week at College Insurrection

Due Process CI
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8/23/2014 at 8:15am
There was some good news this week. Four Legal Victories for Due Process on Campus Campus Sex Assault Bill Criticized in Editorial And there was some bad news this week. GOP Senators Rubio, Ayotte, Grassley Speak in Favor of Weakening Due Process Rights There was also some predictable news this week. Defenders Say UCSB Prof Attacked Pro-Life…
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