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The New York Times, the nipple, and the Jewish star tattoo

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

The New York Times, the nipple, and the Jewish star tattoo

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11/28/2013 at 7:30pm
The New York Times chose the following photo to illustrate a front-page article about genetic screening in Israel for a breast cancer gene: There’s been a lot of flak about the photo’s inclusion of the nipple—or to be more accurate, the half-aureole. But that’s hardly the only issue. Anyone who…
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Happy Thanksgiving from the LI Intern

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from the LI Intern

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11/28/2013 at 5:30pm
After a long bus ride from Cornell back to Virginia yesterday, I get the rare chance today to escape the campus lefties and spend some quality time with my family. And while it’s easy to fixate on scary things like the job market I’m about to enter after graduation, today in…
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Why Isn’t the World More Thankful to Israel?

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Israel is a world leader in humanitarian aid yet it is rarely recognized for this great quality.

Why Isn’t the World More Thankful to Israel?

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11/28/2013 at 4:00pm
The Israeli delegation has just returned from the Philippines after nearly two weeks of providing emergency care to the island nation’s survivors of Typhoon Haiyan. According to the Jerusalem Post the first baby delivered by the Israeli medical teams was named “Israel.” In fact Israel – the IDF particularly – has been…
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Marissa Alexander Released on Bail

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Marissa Alexander Released on Bail

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11/28/2013 at 2:10pm
Marissa Alexander has been released on bail, according to widespread news reports.  The conditions of her release are stringent, although not overly so for someone who has never been a very appropriate candidate for pre-(re-)-trial release.  Alexander had been previously convicted of aggravated assault with firearm enhancement under Florida’s 10-20-Life law,…
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U.S. Supreme Court takes Hobby Lobby Case

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court takes Hobby Lobby Case

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11/28/2013 at 1:00pm
The last time we checked on Hobby Lobby after a 60,000 citizen buycott in support of its case against Obamacare, it looked likely that US Supreme Court would take up the case. SCOTUS has now formally done just that. The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to review the lawsuit filed by Hobby Lobby…
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How not to fry a turkey for Thanksgiving

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

How not to fry a turkey for Thanksgiving

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11/28/2013 at 11:30am
Ah, Thanksgiving.  It’s one of those holidays where we indulge ourselves with food, often by way of a multitude of side dishes and usually accompanied by a turkey.  Some folks of course opt to stray from the traditional roasted bird and go the route of deep frying.  And that’s a decision…
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Sacramento Judge Rules that California’s Bullet Train is a Turkey

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Sacramento Judge Rules that California’s Bullet Train is a Turkey

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11/28/2013 at 10:00am
Progressives are being forced to eat a lot of crow this Thanksgiving. At the national level, Obamacare is being plucked apart in the media.  In California, a touchstone of liberal green dreams and one of the state’s biggest turkeys is being thrown under the bus by a Sacramento judge. In a major legal…
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In totalitarian societies, holidays serve the interest of the State

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Glad we don’t live in such a place.

In totalitarian societies, holidays serve the interest of the State

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11/28/2013 at 8:30am
Democrats have prepared a guide to confronting Republican relatives at Thanksgiving: https://twitter.com/TheDemocrats/status/405706375096827904 For those Democrats who are too dumb to remember the talking points, they even have a cheat sheet (h/t Noah Rothman): https://twitter.com/dccc/statuses/405770354314190848 And what a fantastic idea; nothing says, “this would make for interesting dinner conversation” quite like debating Obamacare.  After all, over…
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Branco Cartoon – Misgivings Day

Posted by  ▪  November 28, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Misgivings Day

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11/28/2013 at 7:00am
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Analysis: Self-Defense Claim May be Legally Weak in Michigan Porch Shooting

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Analysis: Self-Defense Claim May be Legally Weak in Michigan Porch Shooting

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11/27/2013 at 8:16pm
Earlier this month, a man allegedly shot a woman through the front screen door of his porch when the woman knocked or banged on it after reportedly crashing her car nearby in suburban Detroit, Michigan.  The case has since made news headlines. I’ve been asked repeatedly to comment on the purported self-defense…
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Obama press conference Iran Geneva Agreement

Is there even an Iran Nuke Deal?

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Is there even an Iran Nuke Deal?

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11/27/2013 at 5:35pm
Yesterday we reported that Iranian officials were furious that the Obama administration’s “fact sheet” spun the nuclear deal in ways not agreed-upon.  The Iranians are crowing that their right to enrich uranium was confirmed while the Obama administration is saying the opposite. Now comes word that the “deal” is not actually final,…
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Colorado Dem Sen. Evie Hudak resigns to avoid recall

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Now Democrats get to appoint her successor and hold the state Senate.

Colorado Dem Sen. Evie Hudak resigns to avoid recall

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11/27/2013 at 3:30pm
In the midst of a petition drive to collect signatures calling for her recall, Colorado state Senator Evie Hudak announced her resignation today.  Hudak became the target of a recall threat after her support in passing Colorado’s gun control laws. From KDVR: State Sen. Evie Hudak has decided to resign rather than risk…
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Obamacare small business portal now delayed until after November 2014 elections

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

The Thanksgiving Surprise

Obamacare small business portal now delayed until after November 2014 elections

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11/27/2013 at 1:46pm
Another hit to the Obamacare rollout. And another convenient delay until just after the 2014 election. Via WaPo: The White House will hold off on launching its online health exchange where small businesses can shop for coverage until November 2014, an HHS official confirmed Wednesday. Small businesses will still have the option to purchase…
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Enroll America official caught in O’Keefe video resigns

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Enroll America official caught in O’Keefe video resigns

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11/27/2013 at 12:33pm
This is a follow up to the undercover video by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas in which Chris Tarango, Texas Communications Director for Enroll America, was caught offering to help make a connection between the non-profit Obamacare enrollment group and what he thought was a Democratic Party operative. The operative was part of O’Keefe’s…
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Fox News Legal Insurrection Empty Chair Day

Donate to Legal Insurrection Building Fund, Part 2

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Donate to Legal Insurrection Building Fund, Part 2

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11/27/2013 at 11:30am
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Officials cautious on driving traffic to healthcare.gov

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Officials cautious on driving traffic to healthcare.gov

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11/27/2013 at 10:00am
As the November 30th deadline to have healthcare.gov fixed and working smoothly “for the vast majority of users” quickly approaches, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that improvements are on track.  But officials are apparently still concerned about a possible rush of traffic to the site. From the New…
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Cornell Students for Justice Palestine Wix

Cornell anti-Israel boycott group uses Israeli software for its website

Posted by  ▪  November 27, 2013

Cornell anti-Israel boycott group uses Israeli software for its website

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11/27/2013 at 9:00am
It’s hard being a principled member of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanction movement. With Israel being a leader in computer, medical and other technologies, one would have to enter a time machine back to the 1950s to truly boycott Israeli products. The Cornell Students For Justice In Palestine is a typical anti-Israel…
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