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Markus Kaarma

Trial Underway of Homeowner Accused of “Baiting” Intruder

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

If you CREATE the necessity for using force in self-defense, it’s NOT self-defense.

The murder trial is underway of a Montana homeowner Markus Kaarma, accused of “baiting” an intruder into his garage and then shotgunning him to death has been proceeding in Missoula this past week, as reported by the Missoulian newspaper and other sources.  The defendant is arguing that the shooting was lawful…
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Another one bites the dust: Senate (D-isaster) Edition

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Senator Udall just threw the Administration under the bus.

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) may have lost his Senate seat to underdog candidate Cory Gardner in this November’s elections, but he hasn’t let that stop him from making some explosive statements on the Senate floor about the recently-released “torture report” detailing interrogation techniques used during the George W. Bush Administration. Today,…
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Police Can't Breathe

Branco Cartoon – Every Breath Matters

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Forgotten no more.

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The United States According to The Daily Beast

10 reasons the “Free-Market Jesus Paradise” is awesome

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

The Daily Beast thinks it’s time for Democrats to abandon the South and to that we say, “good riddance”

Had I not known Tomasky’s piece in The Daily Beast was not in fact, parody, I’d have thought I was reading something straight from the annals of The Onion. Bereaved over Mary Landrieu’s Louisiana Senate loss to Senator-elect Cassidy, Tomasky made the case (and I use that term loosely), that the Democrats…
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Prosecutors challenge crowdfunding of Rasmea Odeh bond funding (#Justice4Rasmea)

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Want convicted immigration fraudster kept in jail until source of bond money determined.

Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh, the terrorist convicted in Israel of a supermarket bombing that killed two students, was convicted in federal court in Detroit on November 10, 2014, of immigration fraud for lying on her visa and naturalization applications. For details on why Odeh was guilty as charged in Israel and Detroit, see…
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Jon Stewart Uses His Own Mistake to Bash Fox News

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

The misreporting epidemic claims another leftist media personality

Last week, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show reported a story about a crime in San Bernardino, California which he got completely wrong. San Bernardino County DA Mike Ramos, who happened to be watching, posted a video on YouTube refuting Stewart’s claim and Stewart promised to apologize for his mistake. Stewart kept his…
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Gruber Obamacare awesome in its evilness

Obamacare: cost-savings, safety, and Gruber

Posted by  ▪  December 10, 2014

Keep those lies coming

The administration is still trying to convince us that Obamacare is a good thing: On Dec. 3, federal actuaries released data showing that health spending inched up only 3.6 percent in 2013. Marilyn Tavenner, the head of Medicare and Medicaid, boasted that it’s “evidence that our efforts to reform the health-care-delivery system are…
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Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

D.C. ordered to turn over police Affidavit which sought Gregory’s arrest.

For those of you who are new to the blog, or who have not been paying attention, Legal Insurrection filed a FOIA suit against the District of Columbia seeking records related to the non-prosecution of David Gregory and NBC News despite their clear violation of D.C.’s gun law by possessing a 30-round…
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Texas Merry Christmas Law

Texas’ Merry Christmas Law

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Why the Lone Star State has a ‘Merry Christmas Law’

God bless Texas. Last year, the Lone Star State passed a bill that allows schools to say things like, “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Hanukah” without retribution. Co-authored by Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston) and Richard Raymond (D-Laredo), the bill, “allows students, parents, teachers and administrators the freedom to acknowledge these traditional winter holidays without…
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Roaring Blaze in Los Angeles May Really Be “Man-Caused Disaster”

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Upscale apartment complex destroyed was target of local criticism.

We Californians were happy to see the months of October and November pass without a significant wildfire, especially since there was an unusually early start to the fire season in May. However, December opened up with an intense conflagration that may be a real “man-caused disaster”. A large fire in downtown Los Angeles…
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Why can’t we have a “conversation” about militant Islam?

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

“The conversation about militant Islam has been systematically repressed.”

If you’re paying attention to what the mainstream media is selling, you know that when it comes to militant Islam, the world has a big censorship problem. The Lawfare Project just released a new video that offers up a laundry list of examples of times when the criticism and discussion of radical…
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Gruber gets Gowdy-ed

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Jonathan Gruber testifies before an unimpressed Congressional Oversight Committee

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, voluntarily testified before the House Oversight Committee today. Made famous when his comments about Obamacare were unearthed in all their truthful glory, Gruber took great pains to sidestep any question that touched upon the veracity of his remarks. Gruber’s defense amounted to, “I’m not a politician, and…
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Can Obama Get the Government He Wants in Israel?

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Be careful what you wish for.

Last week Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu started the process of dissolving his government coalition to bring about new elections in March of next year. One needn’t be a particularly close observer of politics to know that President Barack Obama doesn’t much like Netanyahu. Will Obama try to interfere with the Israeli election? Akiv…
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Is your license plate “government speech?”

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

SCOTUS set to answer the Confederate Flag-on-a-license-plate Question, once and for all

You can take my vanity plates when you pry them from my cold dead fingers! Not exactly the most serious declaration we’re ever published here, but it’s relevant to the Supreme Court’s latest free speech case, and could end up playing a role in a new standard governing content allowed on…
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More Doubt Cast on Lena Dunham’s Rape Story

Posted by  ▪  December 9, 2014

Book publisher to alter text in memoir, pay legal fees of the accused.

As we reported over the weekend, Lena Dunham’s account of being sexually assaulted by a Republican student at Oberlin is the other collapsing campus rape story. New details are emerging which cast a longer shadow of doubt over Dunham’s claims. According to a new report from Paul Bond of the Hollywood Reporter, Dunham’s…
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Rasmea Odeh Guilty

Rasmea Odeh granted bond pending sentencing

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

Convicted terrorist bomber and immigration fraudster gets sentenced in March 2015.

Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh, the terrorist convicted in Israel of a supermarket bombing that killed two students, was convicted in federal court in Detroit on November 10, 2014, of immigration fraud for lying on her visa and naturalization applications. For details on why Odeh was guilty as charged in Israel and Detroit, see…
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Harvard Law students also demand exam delay due to Ferguson and Garner

Posted by  ▪  December 8, 2014

“This is more than a personal emergency. This is a national emergency.”

Columbia University Law School has granted exam extensions to students who feel under stress due to the failure of Grand Juries to indict in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Now students at my alma mater, Harvard Law School, are demanding similar treatment, as well as excoriating the HLS administration…
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