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Wendy Davis

Branco Cartoon – Gone With The Wendy

Posted by  ▪  January 24, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Gone With The Wendy

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1/24/2014 at 7:00am
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Moody’s downgrades outlook for health insurers over Obamacare concerns

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Moody’s downgrades outlook for health insurers over Obamacare concerns

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1/23/2014 at 7:17pm
Many have addressed the issue of uncertainty created by the implementation of Obamacare and noted the impact that may have on a variety of areas, including for the health insurance industry. On Thursday, Moody’s Investors Service downgraded its outlook for health insurers, citing such uncertainty. From Moody’s: Moody’s changed the outlook for US health…
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Zimmerman Attorney Mark O’Mara Named “National Criminal Trial Lawyer of 2013”

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Zimmerman Attorney Mark O’Mara Named “National Criminal Trial Lawyer of 2013”

Attorney Mark O'Mara, National Criminal Trial Lawyer 2013
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1/23/2014 at 5:01pm
Attorney Mark O’Mara is, of course, the lawyer who last summer successfully represented George Zimmerman against second degree murder charges for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Throughout my coverage of the trial here at Legal Insurrection I frequently noted how O’Mara’s cool demeanor and outstanding legal skills — along with the…
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Edward Snowden to respond to Obama’s NSA comments in live web chat

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Edward Snowden to respond to Obama’s NSA comments in live web chat

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1/23/2014 at 2:57pm
Edward Snowden will conduct an hour long live Q&A online at 3pm ET Thursday.  He is also expected to respond to President Obama’s recent speech on proposed NSA reforms, according to FreeSnowden.is, an official support site for the former NSA contractor. This is the first Snowden live chat since June 2013 and…
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Yikes – Battleground Texas supporters of Wendy Davis laugh at Greg Abbott being in wheelchair (Updates)

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Fits in with the culture surrounding Davis’ campaign

Yikes – Battleground Texas supporters of Wendy Davis laugh at Greg Abbott being in wheelchair (Updates)

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1/23/2014 at 1:31pm
Just last night Neo mentioned how Wendy Davis, both herself and via a support group (the Lone Star Project), were challenging Greg Abbott’s courage. Now James O’Keefe has just released an undercover video of another group supporting Davis, the supposedly unaffiliated voter registration group Battleground Texas, laughing at Abbott being in a wheelchair and wondering…
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Update on Romeike Homeschooling Asylum Case

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Awaiting word from the Supreme Court if it will take the case, or will family be returned to Germany where it risks loss of children for homeschooling.

Update on Romeike Homeschooling Asylum Case

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1/23/2014 at 11:46am
We have been covering the case of the Romeikes, devout Christians from Germany who wanted to homeschool their children because of what they perceived as the secularist agenda in German public schools. They fled and sought asylum in the U.S. after they faced mounting fines and the potential of imprisonment: DOJ seeks…
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Wendy Davis is no Elizabeth Warren

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Warren’s false personal narrative almost ruined her political career, while Davis’ false personal narrative is her political career.

Wendy Davis is no Elizabeth Warren

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1/23/2014 at 10:00am
Ever since the story broke that Wendy Davis — to be charitable to her — had embellished her personal narrative, many commenters and people on Twitter with whom I interact have suggested Elizabeth Warren as an analogy. As readers know, I have been a harsh critic of Elizabeth Warren for claiming Native…
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Israel Uncovers Al Qaeda Cell in Jerusalem

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

The Shin Bet breaks up a Palestinian al Qaeda Cell

Israel Uncovers Al Qaeda Cell in Jerusalem

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1/23/2014 at 8:30am
It was reported yesterday that Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet broke up an al Qaeda cell operating in Jerusalem. According to the report, three men in Jerusalem were recruited by an al Qaeda operative in Gaza to carry out three attacks: targeting the Jerusalem-Maale Adumim bus line, the Jerusalem convention…
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Don’t, stop, thinkin’ about tomorrow

Posted by  ▪  January 23, 2014

Don’t, stop, thinkin’ about tomorrow

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1/23/2014 at 7:00am
Reader bumper sticker submissions have been slow lately. So I was glad to get this one from Katherine, Taken in Lake City, Florida.
 
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Does Wendy Davis really want to turn campaign into contest of courage?

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

Blurring Davis’ false narrative fiasco: Dem operative attacks Greg Abbott’s “courage” as Davis denies Abbott knows about “struggle”

Does Wendy Davis really want to turn campaign into contest of courage?

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1/22/2014 at 8:30pm
Yesterday Wendy Davis and her supporters got quite a bit of blogosphere attention for accusing her opponent Greg Abbott of a failure to understand struggle and hardship, despite the fact that he has been a paraplegic since a terrible accident in his mid-20s. Davis added, with no sense of irony, that her…
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Deaths in Ukraine amid clashes between protesters and police

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

Deaths in Ukraine amid clashes between protesters and police

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1/22/2014 at 5:14pm
Several deaths have been reported after ongoing clashes between protesters and police continued in the capital of Ukraine.  The number of deaths seems to differ among various outlets and the circumstances around some of the deaths appear to remain under investigation. From CNN: At least four people have been shot dead and hundreds…
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First day of Syrian peace conference goes as expected, not well

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

If Assad wanted to leave power, he could have done so 100,000 dead Syrians ago.

First day of Syrian peace conference goes as expected, not well

Geneva Syria Peace Talks 1-22-2014
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1/22/2014 at 2:05pm
How’s the peace conference in Geneva going? Not well, apparently: Syria’s government and main political opposition have traded bitter accusations on the first day of a major peace conference in Switzerland. The opposition and US said President Bashar al-Assad had no legitimacy and must step down from power. Syria’s foreign minister had a terse exchange…
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Canadian PM Harper Knesset heckled

No coincidence that Canadian PM Harper heckled as he skewered BDS

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

Two Israeli Arab members of Knesset could not handle the truth.

No coincidence that Canadian PM Harper heckled as he skewered BDS

Canadian PM Harper Knesset heckled
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1/22/2014 at 11:10am
Everyone knows that Israel’s Knesset is a particularly contentious place, where views are shouted out with great emotion.  I don’t believe they have the floor brawls that take place elsewhere, but it’s not a place where rhetoric is held back. But when foreign dignitaries visit, that’s a different matter entirely. I noted the other…
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Wendy Davis’ snobby campaign pities single moms and trailer park folks

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

An odd thing happened on the way to Wendy Davis’ personal and campaign narratives.

Wendy Davis’ snobby campaign pities single moms and trailer park folks

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1/22/2014 at 9:09am
I’m so old, I remember when feminists believed women didn’t need a man to be happy or to raise a family, and liberals argued that the American Dream was not restricted to tony subdivisions of McMansions. And then we have the Wendy Davis campaign, which has captured the heart of progressive America…
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Edward Snowden fears for his life

Posted by  ▪  January 22, 2014

So says his Russian lawyer

Edward Snowden fears for his life

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1/22/2014 at 7:00am
The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden says the former NSA contractor is in fear for his life and is considering additional security measures after reading perceived threats from unnamed U.S. officials recently published in a media outlet. From Bloomberg News: Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. contractor residing in Russia under temporary asylum,…
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Our Impossible Boeing

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2014

That is our quest.

Our Impossible Boeing

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1/21/2014 at 8:10pm
In the earliest days of the internet, an Instapundit reader suggested the term “take the Boeing” to describe when bloggers join big media outlets. Today, Volokh Conspiracy took the Washington Post’s Boeing: We’re now trying what might be the most ambitious experiment yet: a joint venture with the Washington Post. The Post will…
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Wendy Davis Tweet 1-21-2014 Single Mothers

Wendy Davis doubles down: “Mine is the story of single mothers who feel alone in the world”

Posted by  ▪  January 21, 2014

There’s no turning back, she’s all in.

Wendy Davis doubles down: “Mine is the story of single mothers who feel alone in the world”

Wendy Davis Tweet 1-21-2014 Single Mothers
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1/21/2014 at 5:33pm
Her personal narrative has been exposed. Her ex-husband was told to shut up, but he didn’t. She’s going after reporters and her opponent, rather than following her own advice and reflecting on her own shortcomings. Another well-known Texas reporter has some more juicy tidbits, and compares her campaign to Gary Hart’s failed presidential bid as it…
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