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Dutch journalist arrested for tweets in Turkey

Dutch Journalist Arrested In Turkey for Anti-Erdogan Tweet

Posted by  ▪  April 24, 2016

Turkey continues to punish dissent, exerting influence beyond its own borders

Dutch Journalist Arrested In Turkey for Anti-Erdogan Tweet

Dutch journalist arrested for tweets in Turkey
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4/24/2016 at 4:00pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cannot take criticism and will not tolerate dissent in Turkey . . . or, it seems, in Germany and the Netherlands. In 2014, Erdogan made international news when he ordered sweeping arrests of opposition “journalists, producers, scriptwriters, and even police chiefs” suspected of being aligned with his…
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American U Admin and Melissa Click w border

Dear university administrators – Never go full “Melissa Click”

Posted by  ▪  April 24, 2016

Because cell phone video.

Dear university administrators – Never go full “Melissa Click”

American U Admin and Melissa Click w border
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4/24/2016 at 2:00pm
She’s not redheaded, and she didn’t demand some “muscle” to help her out. But this American University official (not clear if administrator or Prof., or both) decided to play the role of Melissa Click, threatening to call the police on Washington Examiner reporter Ashe Schow and others who were covering the progressive…
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pope francis speakers balcony september 2015

Pope Questioned About Accepting Only Muslim Refugees

Posted by  ▪  April 24, 2016

“I gave priority to children of God”

Pope Questioned About Accepting Only Muslim Refugees

pope francis speakers balcony september 2015
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4/24/2016 at 12:00pm
Apparently, Pope Francis shares Obama’s view of Middle Eastern Christian refugees.  Despite the State Department’s reluctant statement that ISIS is committing genocide on Christians and on other Muslims throughout the Middle East, the Obama admin has been deporting and denying refuge to Middle Eastern refugees . . .  those who are…
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LI #20 Political Promises

One Californian trying “a different path to victory”

Posted by  ▪  April 24, 2016

Jim Ash’s run for California Congressional District 53 seat!

One Californian trying “a different path to victory”

LI #20 Political Promises
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4/24/2016 at 10:08am
One of the perks of being a Legal Insurrection author is that sometimes someone will buy you a beer because they like the work we do here. I had a Belgian Ale yesterday afternoon with Jim Ash, a local entrepreneur and computer tech professional who is challenging a long-term Congresswoman for her…
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Hillary Bernie supporters

Political Fatigue Week at Legal Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 24, 2016

All the news you may have missed.

Political Fatigue Week at Legal Insurrection

Hillary Bernie supporters
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4/24/2016 at 8:00am
Is everyone else beginning to feel like this election is dragging on longer than usual? Please DO NOT SHARE this “Bernie is My Comrade” graphic Yuge NY delegate win would keep Trump on track to “steal” nomination Hillary Believes Bernie Supporters Will Embrace Her There are lots of crazy ideas floating around. Elizabeth Warren Wants the…
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Northeastern SJP Protest Long Live Intifada Sign

Real Palestinians tire of bloody Intifada, as BDS chickenhawks cheer it on

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

It transforms their uninspiring coddled Western lives into something heroic

Real Palestinians tire of bloody Intifada, as BDS chickenhawks cheer it on

Northeastern SJP Protest Long Live Intifada Sign
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4/23/2016 at 10:25pm
By now, it is common for supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement on campuses to interrupt speeches and chant “Long Live the Intifada.” At UT-Austin, the chant was shouted by a group from the Palestine Solidarity Committee as they interrupted an event put on by the Israeli Studies Department….
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Hillary paid speeches

Hillary’s Paid Speech Problem Just Got Worse

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

An obvious conflict of interests.

Hillary’s Paid Speech Problem Just Got Worse

Hillary paid speeches
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4/23/2016 at 7:30pm
A new report from the Associated Press says that a significant number of companies which paid Hillary Clinton for speeches had interests in government business. This may explain why she has been so reluctant to release her speech transcripts. Here’s an excerpt from the report: Firms that paid for Clinton speeches have US…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRBImNItoo0

Anatomy of how a phony Trump media talking point was born

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

No, Trump’s Unfavorables are not the same as Reagan’s, they’re worse

Anatomy of how a phony Trump media talking point was born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRBImNItoo0
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4/23/2016 at 5:20pm
Donald Trump has a “favorability” problem. Poll after poll shows Trump doing poorly against Hillary Clinton head-to-head, perhaps reflecting Trump’s historically low levels of favorability (and high levels of unfavorability) for a leading major party candidate. In response, a meme was created and spread far and wide earlier this month that Trump’s favorability is no…
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LI #18 Covered California

Covered California Facing Huge Computer Glitches

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

Obamacare chickens are now coming home to roost

Covered California Facing Huge Computer Glitches

LI #18 Covered California
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4/23/2016 at 2:30pm
Kemberlee just reported that country’s largest health insurer will stop participating in some Obamacare markets and that 12 of 23 state exchanges have closed. Covered California, touted as the most successful state exchange, is now experiencing a significant technical glitch that is jeopardizing the health of pregnant women and their unborn children. Due…
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Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make

Judicial Watch: Hillary Says Bengahzi Attack Was Terror-related, Not About Film

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

. . . the day after the attack occurred

Judicial Watch: Hillary Says Bengahzi Attack Was Terror-related, Not About Film

Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make
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4/23/2016 at 12:35pm
Here at LI, we’ve been following with great interest the work that Judicial Watch is doing regarding Hillary Clinton’s involvement in the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack that left four men—an American ambassador (Christopher Stevens), two former Navy SEALS (Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty), and one embassy aide (Sean Smith)—brutally murdered. In…
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McAuliffe

Virginia Governor Creates 200,000 New Hillary Voters

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

Uses executive order to allow felons to vote.

Virginia Governor Creates 200,000 New Hillary Voters

McAuliffe
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4/23/2016 at 10:30am
Virginia’s Democrat governor Terry McAuliffe just gave his party and Hillary Clinton a huge gift for the 2016 election by granting felons the right to vote. He did it by executive order to circumvent the state’s Republican led legislature and claimed it was all about righting wrongs of the past. The New York…
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Identity CI

Identity Crisis Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

Your weekly report from the world of higher education.

Identity Crisis Week at College Insurrection

Identity CI
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4/23/2016 at 8:30am
What happens when a white man tells college students he’s a six and a half foot tall Chinese woman? College Kids Talk Identity It seems reality is no longer important on campus. USC Students Demand Tuition Freeze And Increased Diversity Spending Harvard Law School Students Want To End Tuition Parents Place Classified Ad For Women’s Studies…
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john voight hollywood conservative friends of abe dissolves quits fight over donald trump

Hollywood Conservative Group Calls it Quits

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2016

Friends of Abe dissolves

Hollywood Conservative Group Calls it Quits

john voight hollywood conservative friends of abe dissolves quits fight over donald trump
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4/23/2016 at 7:00am
The long-running underground Hollywood conservative group, Friends of Abe, is no more. FOA announced yesterday that with the group’s growth came an unsustainable infrastructure; one too cumbersome to continue without a substantive overhaul. The Guardian reported: But on Thursday the organisation – which counts Jon Voight, Jerry Bruckheimer and Kelsey Grammer among its 1,500…
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Straight Outta Egypt w border

“Hello from the Other Side … Free at Last in the Sinai”

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

First Night of Passover

“Hello from the Other Side … Free at Last in the Sinai”

Straight Outta Egypt w border
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4/22/2016 at 7:00pm
Tonight is the First Night of Passover, in which we celebrate the Exodus from Egypt. My favorite passage from the traditional Passover Haggadah is one that is evergreen: “For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us; and the…
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earth day cofounder ira einhorn killed murdered composted his girlfriend extradited aliens paranormal military experiments earth day history co-founder

Happy Earth Day! Co-Founder Murdered, Composted His Girlfriend

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

And then blamed the CIA

Happy Earth Day! Co-Founder Murdered, Composted His Girlfriend

earth day cofounder ira einhorn killed murdered composted his girlfriend extradited aliens paranormal military experiments earth day history co-founder
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4/22/2016 at 5:00pm
At least Ira Einhorn was consistent? My favorite inconvenient Earth Day truth (aside from the many horrendously wrong apocalyptic predictions) is the story of Earth Day co-founder Ira Einhorn. Not that I like tragic tales of death and compost, but it’s hard not to enjoy the fact the day created to glorify…
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LI #02 Bernie Sanders in San Diego

Bernie Sanders Promoted Campaign With… A Back-Waxing Video?

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

*Now* you’ve seen it all

Bernie Sanders Promoted Campaign With… A Back-Waxing Video?

LI #02 Bernie Sanders in San Diego
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4/22/2016 at 3:00pm
This election season is the gift that keeps on giving. According to the good folks at Re/code, the Sanders campaign was using what appeared to be Buzzfeed videos to promote their campaign. Like this back-waxing video. Sponsored Tweets are shoved into user feeds; tweets that look like they’re promoting some viral millennial…
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Earth Day Trash

From the Vault: The Worst Environmental Predictions from 1970 and Beyond

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2016

Happy Earth Day!

From the Vault: The Worst Environmental Predictions from 1970 and Beyond

Earth Day Trash
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4/22/2016 at 1:25pm
Since 1970, there’s been no shortage of Earth Day doomsday predictions. As the world celebrates a day created by a dude who murdered and composted his girlfriend, Mark J. Perry of the American Enterprise Institute included an old, but fabulous list of the most ridiculous predictions from 1970. In the May 2000…
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