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When it comes to #SOTU, Justice Ginsburg is all of us

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

“But we’re not — at least I wasn’t — 100% sober.”

When it comes to #SOTU, Justice Ginsburg is all of us

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2/13/2015 at 2:35pm
We’ve already talked about how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stole the show at this year’s State of the Union address—mostly because the entire internet was 90% sure they caught her during the action: We are all Ruth Bader Ginsburg now. pic.twitter.com/2FCUGeVxxr #zzzzzzzzz #sotu— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 21, 2015 As it…
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VIDEO: WA Police Kill Man Throwing Stones at Cars, Officers

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

Man fatally shot when he points hands at officers as if holding weapon.

VIDEO: WA Police Kill Man Throwing Stones at Cars, Officers

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2/13/2015 at 1:15pm
The old quip in self-defense circles is that it is imprudent to bring a knife to a gunfight. This caution must apply only more certainly to the bringing of a rock to a gunfight, a lesson learned the hard way by one Antonio Zambrano-Montes after he was shot and killed this…
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The Economics of Measles

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

Between measles, whooping cough and Ebola, supplies needed for new demands.

The Economics of Measles

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2/13/2015 at 11:35am
Add Wisconsin to the ever expanding list of states impacted by the measles outbreak. The state’s public health officials indicate that two patients are now isolated and being tested for the disease. Last week, there were 14 states with 102 infected citizens and public health officials were warning that the outbreak of…
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Whatever happened to Justine Sacco?

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

While she was in flight, she became the most hated woman on Twitter, for what?

Whatever happened to Justine Sacco?

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2/13/2015 at 10:00am
Back in December of 2013, a woman named Justine Sacco boarded a plane in New York that was bound for South Africa. She was planning to visit family for the holidays. She tweeted what was perceived as a politically incorrect message to her tiny Twitter following and by the time she…
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Rick Perry: 2016 won’t be about good looks

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

It’s what’s inside (your brain) that counts

Rick Perry: 2016 won’t be about good looks

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2/13/2015 at 8:30am
Rick Perry may be polling in the single digits, but that hasn’t stopped the former Texas governor from pushing ahead with a messaging strategy that emphasizes experience over rhetoric, and results over flash. Via the AP: Perry, who is considering a second run for president, wrapped up a two-day trip to…
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AACONS Interviews Peter J. Morici and Alex Epstein

Posted by  ▪  February 13, 2015

AACONS sits down with Peter J. Morici and Alex Epstein to discuss the news of the day.

AACONS Interviews Peter J. Morici and Alex Epstein

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2/13/2015 at 7:00am
Peter Morici is a professor at the University of Maryland Smith School of Business, former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission, and five-time winner of the MarketWatch best forecaster award. Alex Epstein is president and founder of the Center of Industrial Progress, a “for-profit think-tank seeking to bring about a…
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Federal Court: Handgun Transfer Ban Unconstitutional

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

…under both strict and intermediate scrutiny!

Federal Court: Handgun Transfer Ban Unconstitutional

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2/12/2015 at 7:10pm
Yesterday a federal district court in the 5th Circuit ordered summary judgment in favor of several plaintiffs who challenged existing restrictions on handgun transfers across state lines; the court found that the federal government’s existing handgun transfer ban was unconstitutional both on its face and applied to the facts of this…
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Heartbreaking Video: Mother of Rasmea Odeh victim leaves dying message

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

At age 89, Roslyn Joffe left a message about the death of her son, Edward: “I could never get over that and it overshadowed all my joy”

Heartbreaking Video: Mother of Rasmea Odeh victim leaves dying message

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2/12/2015 at 5:00pm
Rasmea Odeh was convicted in Israel of the 1969 bombing of the Super Sol supermarket in Jerusalem, in which Hebrew University students Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner were killed, in addition to the attempted bombing of the British Consulate. Rasmea served 10 years of a life sentence before being released in a…
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Senate Confirms Ash Carter as Defense Secretary

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Here’s hoping he has better success dealing with this administration than Hagel

Senate Confirms Ash Carter as Defense Secretary

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2/12/2015 at 3:32pm
In a 93-5 vote, the Senate voted to confirm Ash Carter as the new Secretary of Defense. Carter will replace Chuck Hagel who was fired resigned in November of last year. Hagel took his licks as President Obama’s perpetual fall guy, a concern Senator McCain shares for Mr. Carter as well. If…
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UCLA student gov’t candidate challenged for being Jewish

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Daily Bruin: “several council members managed to politicize her identity as a Jewish student on campus”

UCLA student gov’t candidate challenged for being Jewish

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2/12/2015 at 2:00pm
The student government at a university in South Africa recently voted to expel Jews: The vice chancellor of Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa on Wednesday rejected the student council’s call to expel Jewish students who do not support the Palestinian cause. University Vice Chancellor Professor Ahmed Bawa released a statement…
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IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Free money

IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

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2/12/2015 at 1:00pm
Last week, we covered IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s testimony about the shocking tax consequences of Obama’s executive amnesty plan. In previous testimony before Congress, Koskinen explained that illegal immigrants who were granted amnesty would be eligible to receive back-refunds in the form of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—but only if…
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Putin hits “Reset” button on Egyptian relations

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

Putin’s gifts working better than Obama’s bullying.

Putin hits “Reset” button on Egyptian relations

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2/12/2015 at 11:00am
A while back I noted that Egypt looked like it was networking with European powers to address the chaos that threatens the vital Suez Canal. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin came to Cairo this week, bearing gifts that indicate he understands Egyptian needs. Just hours before a summit in Minsk that could decide the…
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How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

*This* scared.

How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

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2/12/2015 at 9:30am
The same mainstream media that refused to demand Obama’s (still undisclosed) Columbia University records in 2008 (while reassuring us that he was brilliant) has taken a keen interest in the academic pedigree of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Professor Jacobson repeatedly reminds us that the MSM always tries to kill Republican candidacies in…
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Megyn Kelly on Melissa Harris-Perry: What a Quack! (VIDEO)

Posted by  ▪  February 12, 2015

If it walks like a ….

Megyn Kelly on Melissa Harris-Perry: What a Quack! (VIDEO)

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2/12/2015 at 8:00am
Remember that one time when a professional journalist called the United States Attorney General a duck, and then asked him to quack? In public? While the camera was rolling? There are no more words. Just watch: I’M SO UNCOMFORTABLE. I think this is the kind of thing most people expected from Obama’s sit-down interviews…
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Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

“we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it”

Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

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2/11/2015 at 8:38pm
On the O’Reilly show tonight, it was announced that the Southern Poverty Law Center has taken Dr. Ben Carson off the “Extremist” Watch List. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com And sure enough, Carson no longer is on the List. Carson’s former Extremist profile now redirects to a page with this statement: In October…
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Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Why does the media hate science?

Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

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2/11/2015 at 8:30pm
I’m a believer, a true believer, that Elizabeth Warren would crush Hillary, if she wanted to. Just Run, Elizabeth, Run! Now a poll backs me up, Shock poll: Warren leads Clinton in Iowa, N.H.: Populist groups cheering “Run Warren Run,” today released 2016 election polls from Iowa and New Hampshire showing Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
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It’s just a photo

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Dancing with Daddy.

It’s just a photo

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2/11/2015 at 7:00pm
When I woke up this morning, and turned to the internet on my phone (yes, the addiction is that bad), I saw the news about the triple murder in Chapel Hill. The headlines emphasized that the victims were Muslim. Immediately, the internet set out on the race that takes place in such…
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