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Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

“we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it”

Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

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2/11/2015 at 8:38pm
On the O’Reilly show tonight, it was announced that the Southern Poverty Law Center has taken Dr. Ben Carson off the “Extremist” Watch List. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com And sure enough, Carson no longer is on the List. Carson’s former Extremist profile now redirects to a page with this statement: In October…
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Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Why does the media hate science?

Elizabeth Warren can defeat Hillary says SCIENCE!

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2/11/2015 at 8:30pm
I’m a believer, a true believer, that Elizabeth Warren would crush Hillary, if she wanted to. Just Run, Elizabeth, Run! Now a poll backs me up, Shock poll: Warren leads Clinton in Iowa, N.H.: Populist groups cheering “Run Warren Run,” today released 2016 election polls from Iowa and New Hampshire showing Sen. Elizabeth Warren…
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It’s just a photo

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Dancing with Daddy.

It’s just a photo

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2/11/2015 at 7:00pm
When I woke up this morning, and turned to the internet on my phone (yes, the addiction is that bad), I saw the news about the triple murder in Chapel Hill. The headlines emphasized that the victims were Muslim. Immediately, the internet set out on the race that takes place in such…
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Montana’s War on Yoga Pants

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

You can take my yoga pants from my cold, dead, hands.

Montana’s War on Yoga Pants

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2/11/2015 at 5:31pm
This story hits a little too close to home. Yesterday, Republican state Rep. David Moore introduced House Bill 365 in the House Judiciary Committee. The bill would redefine “provocative clothing” in such a way that the wearing of yoga pants in public would be outlawed. According to the Billings Gazette: A Montana legislative…
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Boehner: Ask Senate Dems when they’ll “get off their ass”

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Democrats, the party of “no”

Boehner: Ask Senate Dems when they’ll “get off their ass”

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2/11/2015 at 4:00pm
Senate Democrats continue to block the Department of Homeland Security funding bill passed by the House. As we’ve reported, the House DHS appropriations bill is enforcement-heavy and seeks to squash President Obama’s executive overreach. Not amused, Speaker Boehner held a press conference and minced no words: “The House did its job. We…
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http://youtu.be/j46uI1MOJeQ

Shouts of Anger as Stanford Anti-Israel Divestment Fails

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Narrowly defeated, but anti-Israel activists likely to try again.

Shouts of Anger as Stanford Anti-Israel Divestment Fails

http://youtu.be/j46uI1MOJeQ
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2/11/2015 at 2:30pm
When the University of California system-wide student government passed a resolution not only divesting from Israel, but also the United States, it was met with widespread mockery and ridicule. The Stanford University Undergraduate Student Senate avoided that fate by failing to pass an Anti-Israel Resolution heavily promoted, including by dozens of Stanford…
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#ChapelHillShooting: What we know so far

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

3 counts of first degree murder

#ChapelHillShooting: What we know so far

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2/11/2015 at 12:31pm
Craig Stephen Hicks has been charged with three counts of first degree murder in the shooting deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, age 23, Yusor Mohammad Barakat, age 21, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, age 19. A local ABC news affiliate has footage of Hicks’ first court appearance, which you can watch here. We’re…
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Obama seeks authorization for ISIS fight

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

“If left unchecked, ISIL will pose a threat beyond the Middle East”

Obama seeks authorization for ISIS fight

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2/11/2015 at 10:26am
President Obama’s draft Authorization for use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS has been released. There are limitations to its scope, and it includes a time limit, but still…everybody hang on to something. Here we go: Authorization for the Use of United States Armed Forces in connection with the Islamic State of…
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White House Holding Back Tea Party Targeting Docs

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

The most transparent administration ever.

White House Holding Back Tea Party Targeting Docs

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2/11/2015 at 8:30am
One year ago, Barack Obama told Bill O’Reilly that there wasn’t even a smidgeon of corruption at the IRS. If that statement was true, why is the Obama administration refusing to share documents related to the IRS targeting scandal? Bob Cusack of The Hill reported yesterday: Obama administration won’t release IRS targeting documents The…
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http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4043899163001

Is Southern Poverty Law Center “Extremist”?

Posted by  ▪  February 11, 2015

Uses “Extremist” lists for political purposes.

Is Southern Poverty Law Center “Extremist”?

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/index.html#/v/4043899163001
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2/11/2015 at 7:00am
On Friday, February 6, 2015, we broke the story that Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center because of his position on and comments he has made about same sex marriage. (See link for details and videos) The revelation that the renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and likely presidential…
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Brian Williams Suspended for 6 months

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Without pay – Feel sorry for him yet?

Brian Williams Suspended for 6 months

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2/10/2015 at 7:58pm
Brian Williams has been suspended by NBC News for 6 months without pay, pending further investigation of his tall tales and untruths. That’s about $5 million dollars of salary lost, and obviously more if it becomes permanent. NBC Statement via Mediaite: We have decided today to suspend Brian Williams as Managing Editor…
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Hillary for President: an idea whose time has passed?

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Team Hillary is tearing itself apart—who will step up to reap the benefits?

Hillary for President: an idea whose time has passed?

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2/10/2015 at 6:27pm
Welcome to Team Hillary vs. Itself, Round 2! (3? 4? I lost track.) Yesterday, operative and scourge-of-the-right-wing David Brock resigned in protest from pro-Clinton super PAC Priorities USA Action. In his message to the board, he accused his colleagues of orchestrating a “hit job” against his other project organizations, American Bridge and…
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Congress introduces sweeping anti-BDS legislation

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Extends scope and reach of existing legislation originally designed for the Arab League Boycott of Israel.

Congress introduces sweeping anti-BDS legislation

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2/10/2015 at 4:22pm
Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) have just introduced sweeping revisions to anti-boycott legislation long on the books, in order to counter the global and domestic anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Prior legislation countering the Arab League Boycott arguably did not apply to the BDS movement…
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Netanyahu Statement: I’m still going to Congress

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

“I must fulfil my obligation to speak up on a matter that affects the very survival of my country”

Netanyahu Statement: I’m still going to Congress

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2/10/2015 at 3:27pm
As threats of congressional boycotts by Democrats swirl, and as his political enemies in Israel and the U.S. seek to use the controversy against him, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just issued a statement that he still plans to speak before Congress next month: I am going to the United States not…
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Indonesia considering banning non-virgin girls from graduating high school

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Damn the human rights violations—it’s full speed ahead!

Indonesia considering banning non-virgin girls from graduating high school

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2/10/2015 at 3:07pm
While American “feminists” prattle on about “Manterruptions” and other trivial nonsense, lawmakers in East Java (the island that houses Indonesia’s capitol, Jakarta) are considering imposing virginity tests on school girls. Jember’s City Council wants to institute virginity tests as a prerequisite for high school graduation. Test would be administered only…
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Yemen: US officials evacuated, embassy closed

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

Devolution, continued

Yemen: US officials evacuated, embassy closed

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2/10/2015 at 1:38pm
The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen amid the disintegration of the Yemeni government and deteriorating security conditions caused by Iran-backed Houthi rebels. From the AP: The officials said diplomats were being evacuated from the country on Tuesday and the embassy will suspend operations until conditions improve. Yemen has been…
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ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller’s death confirmed by family

Posted by  ▪  February 10, 2015

No details yet on the “how”

ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller’s death confirmed by family

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2/10/2015 at 12:04pm
Last week, we reported on news out of Syria that 26 year-old humanitarian aid worker and ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller was killed during a Jordanian air strike. The State Department refused to confirm the message published by ISIS, and experts were quick to point out discrepancies in the group’s claim. …
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