All Posts (Page 501)
Edward-Snowden

Edward Snowden reportedly hired by major Russian website

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

Edward Snowden reportedly hired by major Russian website

Edward-Snowden
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 3:15pm
NSA leaker Edward Snowden has a new job.  He’s reportedly been hired to help maintain one of Russia’s largest websites, according to his lawyer. From ABC News: Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor wanted by the U.S. government for leaking thousands of secret files, is sitting down to his keyboard once…
Read More...
 
NYT Tom Scully

Not interested in what that Republican is selling

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

Not interested in what that Republican is selling

NYT Tom Scully
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 1:15pm
This paragraph pretty much sums it up, from an article at The NY Times (emphasis added): [Tom] Scully, who has spent the last 30-some years oscillating between government and the private sector, is hoping to be his own best proof of the Obamacare gold mine. As a principal health policy adviser under President…
Read More...
 
Jenny Li Brown University Protest Kelly2

The angry face of the Brown U. shout down

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

The angry face of the Brown U. shout down

Jenny Li Brown University Protest Kelly2
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 11:27am
Jenny Li is a Brown University student, a fellow at the People for the American Way Foundation, helps run Brown Asian Sisters Empowered, and is an environmental activist who is Executive Director of the Brown emPower environmental group: She’s also someone who was proud to shut down the Ray Kelly lecture at…
Read More...
 
Colorado Prices scare Obamacare shoppers Al Jazeera screen shot

Swarming, Swirling and Scary: Halloween #ObamacareFail news

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

A growing list updated throughout the day.

Swarming, Swirling and Scary: Halloween #ObamacareFail news

Colorado Prices scare Obamacare shoppers Al Jazeera screen shot
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 10:06am
There is so much wrong with Obamacare and HealthCare.gov that the news is swarming.  Or is it swirling? So we’ll just keep a running list today of what’s new in the past 24 hours.  If you have links, post them in the comments. We’ll have a separate post, if needed, for “Breaking” news…
Read More...
 
Obama-scare Whatever

Branco Cartoon – Healthscare.gov

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Healthscare.gov

Obama-scare Whatever
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 8:30am
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
 
Halloween - Euless TX 1

And in the end

Posted by  ▪  October 31, 2013

And in the end

Halloween - Euless TX 1
Posted by
10/31/2013 at 7:00am
Prof. Jacobson, I know you usually show bumper stickers, but there is a Halloween display in a neighborhood in Euless, TX, that I drive through all the time. The tombstones have some interesting observations. I am wondering if our freedom will in this lot next year. Gee, who got re-elected in 1996? Hmmmmm, wasn’t…
Read More...
 
(Obama health care speech at George Mason Univ., March 19, 2010)

Obama re-demonizes insurance industry

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Obama re-demonizes insurance industry

(Obama health care speech at George Mason Univ., March 19, 2010)
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 9:56pm
We reported on this before.  Health insurance execs afraid to talk on record about Obamacare computer problems. CNN reports today, White House Pressuring Insurance Companies To Not Criticize ObamaCare: ANDERSON COOPER, HOST: Now more breaking news, evidence that the Obama administration is leaning on insurance companies to keep a lid on problems with the…
Read More...
 
Brown U Kelly Protester Jenny Li

Author at The Nation: Ray Kelly being shouted down “was glorious”

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Author at The Nation: Ray Kelly being shouted down “was glorious”

Brown U Kelly Protester Jenny Li
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 6:22pm
In our two prior posts, we explained how NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down at Brown University by protesters against NYC’s stop and frisk policy: Brown U. students shout down Ray Kelly Brown U. student called “White Supremacist” for wanting to hear Ray Kelly speak The protesters decided that others should not…
Read More...
 
healthcare-gov-splash

Security concerns continue to be raised about Obamacare website

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Security concerns continue to be raised about Obamacare website

healthcare-gov-splash
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 4:30pm
More is coming to light in recent days and weeks to suggest that concerns about potential security issues with the healthcare.gov website may be justified. In an article today from CNN, it was revealed that lack of testing of healthcare.gov presented a security risk, according to an internal government memo written by…
Read More...
 
Trayvon Martin Photo Handgun

Sanford, FL to ban Neighborhood Watch from carrying guns

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Sanford, FL to ban Neighborhood Watch from carrying guns

Trayvon Martin Photo Handgun
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 2:24pm
Reuters reports that Sanford, Florida — the town where George Zimmerman successfully and lawfully defended his life by shooting and killing a vicious attacker, Trayvon Martin — has passed new rules for how neighborhood watch volunteers may conduct themselves. In particular, it forbids them from being armed with a firearm, as…
Read More...
 
Sebelius Whatever

The Whatever Presidency

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

The Whatever Presidency

Sebelius Whatever
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 1:55pm
If only it were that benign. What probably will be the most viral moment from the Sebelius hearing this morning: And The Only Obamacare/Sebelius GIF You’ll Ever Need, from our friend Steve Gutkowski:
 
LI_Featured_Image_10302013_Barack_Obama,_Samantha_Power,_Tom_Donilon,_and_Susan_Rice

The epistemic closure of the Obama foreign policy

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 10/30/2013 – When Wishful Thinking Guides Foreign Policy

The epistemic closure of the Obama foreign policy

LI_Featured_Image_10302013_Barack_Obama,_Samantha_Power,_Tom_Donilon,_and_Susan_Rice
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 1:02pm
Last week as we noted, the New York Times ran a devastating article about President Obama’s Syria policy. The Times reported, among other things, that the President was disinterested in planning discussions about Syria. Two other articles reported that America’s Middle East allies generally and the Saudis specifically were upset by the…
Read More...
 
Brown U Kelly Protester No Justice No Peace

Brown U. student called “White Supremacist” for wanting to hear Ray Kelly speak

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Brown U. student called “White Supremacist” for wanting to hear Ray Kelly speak

Brown U Kelly Protester No Justice No Peace
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 10:54am
This is a follow up to our post last night, Brown U. students shout down Ray Kelly. The Brown Political Review has produced an excellent video (embedded at bottom of post) with footage both inside and outside the auditorium as Kelly was shouted down, and interviews with students and administrators. Is is quite clear…
Read More...
 
Kathleen Sebelius House Hearing 2

LIVE: Sebelius testifies on Obamacare rollout

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

LIVE: Sebelius testifies on Obamacare rollout

Kathleen Sebelius House Hearing 2
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 8:45am
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify Wednesday morning at 9:00am ET before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The session, entitled PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS, is expected to focus on issues with the troubled rollout of healthcare.gov and address questions about why, despite such issues, HHS…
Read More...
 
Book of Matt Cover Partial

Attacking the messenger to preserve the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Narrative

Posted by  ▪  October 30, 2013

Media Matters, Think Progress and SPLC attack author Stephen Jimenez as “Truther” and right-wing tool.

Attacking the messenger to preserve the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Narrative

Book of Matt Cover Partial
Posted by
10/30/2013 at 7:30am
Stephen Jimenez is the author of “The Book of Matt,” a book that calls into question the deeply ingrained narrative that the murder of Matthew Shepard was an anti-gay hate crime. The extensively researched book reveals that the Shepard anti-gay hate crime narrative may be all wrong. Jimenez, who is gay himself, has been praised by…
Read More...
 
Brown U Protesters Kelly

Brown U. students shout down Ray Kelly

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2013

Brown U. students shout down Ray Kelly

Brown U Protesters Kelly
Posted by
10/29/2013 at 10:34pm
Welcome to your modern American college campus. Where the biggest mouths — almost always left-wing — shout down and shut down voices they don’t like. Today it was NYC Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. Prior to his appearance on campus, there was a petition drive demanding cancellation: 1) We demand that the lecture be cancelled. 2)…
Read More...
 
Barack_Obama_reacts_to_the_passing_of_Healthcare_bill

Obamacare Contains Racial Preferences and Discrimination

Posted by  ▪  October 29, 2013

Obamacare Contains Racial Preferences and Discrimination

Barack_Obama_reacts_to_the_passing_of_Healthcare_bill
Posted by
10/29/2013 at 7:31pm
Obamacare contains many racial preferences. But that fact has drawn remarkably little attention, even though the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concluded back in 2009 that the healthcare bill was racially discriminatory, in two ways. First, Obamacare is filled with “sections that factor in race when awarding billions in contracts, scholarships and grants” and give “preferential treatment…
Read More...