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Branco Cartoon – What Difference Will It Make?

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Hillary 2016

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More details on tax scheme by anti-Israel attorney Stanley Cohen

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Cohen claims it’s all politics, but prosecutors detailed pervasive efforts by Cohen to hide cash transactions.

We previously reported last April that Stanley Cohen, an anti-Israel, pro-Hamas attorney — sometimes called “Hamas’ Lawyer”, pleaded guilty in the Northern District of NY federal court to one count of obstructing the administration of the tax laws by failing to keep necessary tax records. Part of that plea deal was…
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Rasmussen: Only 63% know who controls Congress

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Who’s to blame?

Rasmussen Reports has released new data showing that just 63% of likely U.S. voters know which political party controls the Senate and the House of Representatives. Twenty percent (20%) mistakenly believe Democrats control the House, while 17% are not sure. Similarly, 18% think the GOP is in charge in the…
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ISIS is Growing

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Is it our responsibility to stop them?

A new CIA report reveals that the the government’s original estimates regarding the strength of the Islamic State’s fighting force has fallen short. Previously, the Agency believed that if needed, ISIS could gather up to 10,000 troops. New information, however, has revealed that the group has between 20,000 and 31,500 readily…
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Feds Want Prison Time for Dinesh D’Souza

Posted by  ▪  September 12, 2014

Democrats John Edwards and Jon Corzine couldn’t be reached for comment.

Even though conservative commentator and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza has admitted wrongdoing in a case where he violated campaign finance law, many of his supporters believe he’s being harshly prosecuted for political reasons. A new development in his case reported by Jonathan Stempel of Reuters seems to confirm their suspicions: U.S. seeks up to…
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9/11 and the importance of loved ones, by Mandy Nagy

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

“We can never, ever take life for granted.”

Last year on September 11 Mandy had a wonderful and moving post. Thanks to David for reminding me of it. Here is the post, excerpted, click on the link for the full original post: Remembering September 11th and the importance of loved ones and endurance Posted by Mandy Nagy  Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 9:30am The…
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Senate Dems Fail, Free Speech Prevails

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Reid’s anti-freedom agenda—and November optimism—is circling the drain.

Senate Republicans have crushed Majority Leader Harry Reid’s efforts to advance a Constitutional amendment that would greatly restrict free speech and association in America. Reid needed 60 votes to end the measure, but the votes fell 54-42 across the party line. Via the Hill: Earlier this week, more than 20 Republicans…
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AACONS Interviews Rep. Paul Ryan and Steve Forbes

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Congressman Paul Ryan lays out “The Way Forward,” and Steve Forbes discusses “Money.”

[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS will begin posting their weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Congressman Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward, along with insights gleaned along the campaign…
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Disapproving of Obama

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Those polls are interesting, but are they important?

We keep seeing reports about how Obama’s approval ratings are “hovering near his all-time lows,” but at this point in his presidency, do low numbers really mean that much? The latest polls show that only 43% now consider him a strong leader. Only? That 43% figure apparently represents the number of…
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Member of Hamas’ Leadership Implicated in Kidnapping

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

New York Magazine and BuzzFeed take another hit to their credibiity

Long time Palestinian affairs reporter Avi Issacharoff yesterday reported that the plot that led to the kidnapping and killing of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Shaar and Naftali Fraenkel was done with the foreknowledge of Hamas’s leadership. Issacharoff’s report further buttresses Israel’s long held claim that Hamas was responsible for the kidnappings and…
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Branco Cartoon – Remembering 911

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

911 Memorial

A.F.Branco Cartoon posted previously in 2012   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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U. Illinois Board of Trustees votes down Steven Salaita

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Votes 8-1 against granting tenure after weeks of protest by Salaita supporters and threats of a lawsuit.

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees just voted on the recommendation of a tenured position for Steven Salaita. The issue became highly controversial when UI at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise first declined to forward the recommendation to the Board. Salaita’s tweets about Jews, Israel and Gaza caused a wide-ranging debate on social…
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Scottish Independence Referendum in a dead heat

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

The end of the “United” Kingdom?

Last month we started writing about the mounting support for Scottish independence. Depending on which poll you read and who you listen to, an independent Scotland is either imminent or a pipe dream. Saturday, YouGov released a poll showing the pro-independence movement with a lead over the British loyalists. Although the “yes”…
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Obama Polling Below Bush at Same Point in Presidency

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

How far the mighty have fallen.

In a matter of six years, Obama has earned a higher negative rating than George W. Bush had at the same point in his presidency. It should be noted that Obama has managed to reach these new lows in polling despite a tremendous amount of help from the media, an advantage that…
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WATCH: John McCain Dresses Down Jay Carney over Obama’s Syria and Iraq failures

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

“Facts are stubborn things,” Mr. Carney.

Barack Obama’s address to the nation regarding the threat of ISIS was met with both cautious optimism and unbridled mockery from pundits on both sides of the aisle. No one was more optimistic than CNN’s latest hire, former Obama Administration press secretary Jay Carney. Unfortunately for Carney, however, CNN had also invited…
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9/11 +13

Posted by  ▪  September 11, 2014

Memory

For my thoughts, see my post in 2012, 9/11/01 and Memory. This audio still is what I remember the most. It was Melissa Harrington Hughes: The message was for her husband: Melissa Harrington Hughes, Floor 101 Melissa, 31, was only in New York for one day to oversee her software firm’s merger. She made a tearful…
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LIVE UPDATES: Obama Addresses ISIS Threat

Posted by  ▪  September 10, 2014

Liveblog begins at 9 pm ET/8 pm CST

You can watch the full address here. President Obama addressed the nation tonight in response to growing concerns regarding the ability of the Islamic State (“ISIS”) to threaten American interests. President Obama came out of the gate on defense: Bin Laden reference within 30 seconds. Defensive move.— Matt Mackowiak (@MattMackowiak) September 11,…
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