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Uh oh, Wendy Davis’ life story not what it seems

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2014

She left her husband the day after he made her last student loan payment

She left her husband the day after he made her last student loan payment

17 votes, 4.24 avg. rating (85% score)
 
impeachment

The politics of impeachment

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2014

On a recent Hot Air thread about whether it’s desirable to impeach Obama I saw this comment: Impeachment would be like a child throwing a temper tantrum — lots of sound and fury signifying extreme frustration. But in the end

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7 votes, 3.43 avg. rating (71% score)
 
Penn Pro-Israel 2013-2014 statement banner

U. Penn students stand up for Israel

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2014

Not staying silent in the face of BDS hate.

Not staying silent in the face of BDS hate.

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
LI #26 California Drought Map

California Drought = Flood of New Rules

Posted by  ▪  January 19, 2014

It’s a hard rain of regulations gonna fall

It’s a hard rain of regulations gonna fall

3 votes, 1.33 avg. rating (42% score)
 
White Woman Privilege

#WhiteWomanPrivilege meets Festivus: The airing of bitter intra-feminist racial grievances

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

Saturday Night Card Game

Saturday Night Card Game

12 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)
 
Palestinian Children throw rocks Jerusalem

Tzipi Livni’s Boycott panic is a dead-end because it presumes the alternative is peace

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

Israel’s Justice Minister (and former Foreign Minister) Tzipi Livni has been sounding the panic button on the international boycott of Israel for at least a year. It was part of her political platform for elections, but her party still managed

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0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
 
Marion Hammer, NRA, testifying in support of Florida's "warning shot" bill, 1-8-14

Gawker analyzes Florida’s “Warning Shot” bill, implosion follows

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

Al least they spelled names correctly.

Al least they spelled names correctly.

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
 
Bill of Rights - Original Cropped Top

I got rights

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

I recently was referred to disparagingly as a mere “blogger,” by an attorney in a matter I was reporting about, in an email in which “reply to all” was mistakenly selected. It was disappointing at many levels, particularly given the

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8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (83% score)
 
Kiev Police with shields12-9-2013

Outlook for Ukraine is pretty bleak, no matter who prevails

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

You need to understand Ukrainian history to understand Euromaidan and the turmoil in Ukraine

You need to understand Ukrainian history to understand Euromaidan and the turmoil in Ukraine

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
 
College-Graph-Peter-Thiel

Unsustainability Studies Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  January 18, 2014

Unsustainable: Scary Chart of the Day Recent Grads Struggle to Find Jobs That Require a Bachelor’s Degree Prediction: How the College Bubble Will Burst Loyola University Trims Deficit by $2 Million Through Faculty Buyouts 2014 Law School Applications Plummet Why

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1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)
 
Small Business Health Care NY

Friday night open thread

Posted by  ▪  January 17, 2014

A handful of stories from across the web on Obama’s NSA reform speech, Hollywood hypocrisy, Obamacare and more. Something the President’s NSA speech today didn’t address. From the Wall Street Journal: After Obama’s NSA Speech, Tech Companies Wait and See

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3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
 
Palin Firefighter Facebook Post cropped

NY Fed Ct. sends Palin firefighter photo copyright suit to New Jersey

Posted by  ▪  January 17, 2014

We previously have written about the copyright and trademark lawsuit by North Jersey Media Group against Sarah Palin and SarahPAC over a single use by Palin in a 9/11 Facebook post of a photo of fireman raising the U.S. Flag

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3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (72% score)
 
Tom Coburn Senate Floor National Debt

Tom Coburn to retire early

Posted by  ▪  January 17, 2014

I guess this was a surprise to most people, including me, via Fox News: Sen. Tom Coburn, one of Washington’s leading and most fiscally conservative lawmakers, announced Thursday he would be stepping down at the end of the year. The

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1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)
 
Obama NSA Press conf 1-17-2014 4

Obama NSA Reform Speech (Video)

Posted by  ▪  January 17, 2014

“we have real enemies and threats, and that intelligence serves a vital role in confronting them”

“we have real enemies and threats, and that intelligence serves a vital role in confronting them”

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)