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Wisconsin Dem Gov candidate to hand out KKK hoods as publicity stunt

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

Dressing up as Confederate Soldier didn’t get State Rep. Brett Hulsey attention, so now he’s gone White Hood

Via AP: Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey plans to hand out white Ku Klux Klan hoods to Wisconsin Republicans to highlight what he says are their racist policies. Hulsey on Thursday came into the state Capitol press room to show off a white hood he says he made with his daughter’s sewing…
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5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (95% score)
 
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Jay Carney gets testy over questions about new Benghazi emails

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014
As controversy over newly released documents pertaining to the 2012 Benghazi attack continues, there was a tense exchange between White House press spokesman Jay Carney and FOX News reporter Ed Henry in Thursday’s press briefing. The exchange began when Henry asked Carney about a September 14th, 2012 email from deputy national security…
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6 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
Bennie Thompson

It just never stops, does it?

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

Congressman Thompson (D-MS): “Now all of a sudden, government is the worst thing in the world since a black man became President.”

For those of you who missed it, Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski ran a post on Tuesday detailing the racist remarks Congressman Bennie Thompson made while on the radio program, New Nation of Islam. Thompson represents Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district, and has done so since 1993. Thompson began his incoherent rant by saying that…
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5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (95% score)
 
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Barney Frank and I agree! (that Elizabeth Warren will run for President)

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

Warren played hard to get when it came to running for Senate too

You can feel it growing. Barney Frank thinks Elizabeth Warren will run for President, despite her present-tense denials:  What Barney Frank lacks in tact, he makes up for in clarity. The former Massachusetts congressman tells the State House News Service in Massachusetts that it’s “very unlikely” Hillary Clinton won’t seek the presidency in 2016. But he also…
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7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (88% score)
 
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What if Israel has no demographic time bomb?

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

A possibly fictional demographic time bomb is no reason to expose Israelis to real bombs.

A central thesis in the standard approach to the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations is that Israel faced a demographic time bomb. John Kerry used that claim as part of his assertion that Israel could become an “an apartheid state with second-class citizens—or it ends up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel…
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BREAKING – Bibi Netanyahu wants to free the electronic gadget slaves

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

“You’re slaves to your gadgets”

From The Times of Israel: During a photo shoot prior to an interview session with the foreign press last week, the prime minister waxed nostalgic, lamenting in a Louis C.K.-esque manner over the failure to live in the moment among today’s selfie-crazed society. “What do you do get out of all these pictures?”…
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Wisconsin’s Wendy Davis

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

Not quite a single-issue candidate, but already showing desperation.

The Daily Beast is promoting Mary Burke as the Woman Who Could Beat Scott Walker: Republicans call her “Millionaire Mary,” but Mary Burke has plenty of assets aside from her wealth to make her a strong contender to derail the reelection of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, along with his dreams of the…
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7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (93% score)
 
John Kerry Foot in Mouth

Branco Cartoon – Little Big Foot

Posted by  ▪  May 1, 2014

He can’t help it, he was born that way.

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
9 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (99% score)
 
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J Street loses bid to join Jewish leadership conference

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations rejects J Street 17-22-3, far short of 2/3 needed.

We wrote the other day of the tensions between J Street and other pro-Israel groups, including on campuses, J Street issues media Fatwa against its toughest pro-Israel student opponent. J Street wanted to join the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, but it was rejected today. Via JTA: J Street failed to…
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Barack Obama reacts to the passing of Healthcare bill March 2013 (Wikimedia Commons)

One-third of Obamacare federal exchange signer-uppers haven’t paid

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014
A press release from the House Energy and Commerce Committee (emphasis added): Data provided to the committee by every insurance provider in the health care law’s Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) shows that, as of April 15, 2014, only 67 percent of individuals and families that had selected a health plan in the federally…
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4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
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The administration’s War on Truth about Benghazi

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

Talking points obfuscation directed from White House, newly released memo reveals, yet another piece of the Obama administration’s war on disclosure and truth.

Sharyl Attkisson, former CBS News reporter shut down and cut off because of her dogged search for the truth, writes at her website, White House Directed Incorrect Benghazi Narrative: Newly-released documents reveal direct White House involvement in steering the public narrative about the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, toward…
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10 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (95% score)
 
Common Core

Louis C.K.’s epic Twitter rant against Common Core

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

“My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core!”

Last night, comedian Louis C.K. was apparently very frustrated with the Common Core inspired homework his children were charged with doing. To vent his frustration, he took to Twitter to give the world a glimpse of what he and his children were dealing with. My kids used to love math. Now it…
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8 votes, 3.88 avg. rating (79% score)
 
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National Dems abandon Wendy Davis’ sinking ship

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

The campaign falls off the long-awaited cliff

On April 21, in light of the multitude of problems, I asked Is Wendy Davis’ campaign about to fall off a cliff? How much longer will out of state interests keep funneling money to Davis? With control of the U.S. Senate and various House seats on the line, will liberal activists keep spending good…
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7 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (78% score)
 
Obama 2008 Party

Disillusionment of liberal Millennials may be Obama’s greatest legacy

Posted by  ▪  April 30, 2014

I can see November from the Harvard Millennials survey

Low Midterm Turnout Likely, Conservatives More Enthusiastic, Harvard Youth Poll Finds A new national poll of America’s 18- to 29- year-olds by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds low expected participation for the midterm elections as less than one-in-four (23%) young Americans say they will…
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5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)