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Obama announces new round of sanctions on Russia

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2014

Obama announces new round of sanctions on Russia

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3/20/2014 at 3:45pm
President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a new round of expanded sanctions in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. The additional sanctions target 20 Russian officials and influential individuals, as well as a Russian bank, according to Obama’s statement and a list published by the Treasury Department.  These follow an initial round…
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Tea Party IRS Protest Jersey City

Breaking – The Tea Party is dead again, deja dead all over again

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2014

I wish I cared enough to have an opinion on whether we won or lost.

Breaking – The Tea Party is dead again, deja dead all over again

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3/20/2014 at 12:53pm
Of course we’ve heard this before. From Josh Kraushaar at National Journal, The Tea Party’s Over: 2014 is shaping up as the year the Republican establishment is finding its footing. Of the 12 Republican senators on the ballot, six face primary competition, but only one looks seriously threatened: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi….
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A call for anti-Israel academic boycotters to boycott themselves

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2014

Intellectual honestly and consistency are difficult things for BDS academic boycotters

A call for anti-Israel academic boycotters to boycott themselves

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3/20/2014 at 10:46am
The American Studies Association academic boycott of Israel is premised on complying with a call from Palestinian civil society: It is resolved that the American Studies Association (ASA) endorses and will honor the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. In justifying the academic boycott of Israel, the…
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Talk is cheap, releasing convicted terrorists just to talk is not

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2014

Mahmoud Abbas wants more terrorists released as a precondition to further peace talks.

Talk is cheap, releasing convicted terrorists just to talk is not

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3/20/2014 at 9:11am
Israeli homes built on land captured in the 1967 war is the perennial go-to blame game for Palestinians’ hard line at negotiations.  But it’s just a negotiating ploy as to which Western leaders are all to eager to engage. The other day, for example, David Weinberg wrote in Blame those Damn Settlements that removing the…
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Foreign Policy Laughingstocks

Branco Cartoon – Freedonia Agenda

Posted by  ▪  March 20, 2014

Branco Cartoon – Freedonia Agenda

Foreign Policy Laughingstocks
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3/20/2014 at 7:00am
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
 
J Street U Cornell Welcomes Martha Robertson

Martha Robertson dodges my questions about fundraising

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

At public forum, NY-23 candidate refuses to answer if aware at time of fundraising email that GOP operatives “caught” hacking her website

Martha Robertson dodges my questions about fundraising

J Street U Cornell Welcomes Martha Robertson
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3/19/2014 at 9:30pm
Martha Robertson, the Emily’s List-backed and “Red to Blue” designated Democratic challenger in my home district of NY-23, also has been endorsed by J Street. J Street is the controversial group which received funding from George Soros and a mysterious donor from Hong Kong. Robertson appeared tonight at a public forum, open to…
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Angela Corey Reminds FL Legislators of Facts of Marissa Alexander Case

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

Marissa Alexander Supporters Howl as “Warning Shot” Narrative Destroyed

Angela Corey Reminds FL Legislators of Facts of Marissa Alexander Case

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3/19/2014 at 7:23pm
Florida State Attorney Angela Corey today sent an email to Florida legislators for the stated purpose of informing them of the facts of the Marissa Alexander “warning shot” case in case they are asked about it by constituents.  The email includes an attachment that outlines the facts of the case, all…
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Obama Stranded

Obama-Putin an abusive relationship

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

Obama needs Putin more than Putin needs Obama

Obama-Putin an abusive relationship

Obama Stranded
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3/19/2014 at 4:31pm
Face it, Obama has structured key portions of U.S. foreign policy on Vlad Putin playing nice. Iran nukes? Check. Syria chemical weapons and civil war? Check. Egypt shifting allegiances? Check. Nuclear arms treaty compliance? Check. Central and Eastern Europe territorial integrity? Check. On what key issues does Putin need Obama? Yeah, now Vlad is threatening to leave the…
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Will Elizabeth Warren claim Cherokee heritage in autobiography? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

A Fighting Chance?

Will Elizabeth Warren claim Cherokee heritage in autobiography? (Reader Poll)

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3/19/2014 at 1:38pm
Elizabeth Warren is publishing A Fighting Chance, an autobiography chronicling her life story. AP reports: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has written a book chronicling her life story, from her working-class roots in Oklahoma to a seat in the Senate representing Massachusetts…. Will the book address Warren’s controversial claim to be Cherokee? The book description at…
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You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Obamacare (premiums) to skyrocket

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Obamacare (premiums) to skyrocket

You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
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3/19/2014 at 11:17am
More pain to come. Much more. As reported by The Hill: Health industry officials say ObamaCare-related premiums will double in some parts of the country, countering claims recently made by the administration. The expected rate hikes will be announced in the coming months amid an intense election year, when control of the Senate is…
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Northeastern U rally cry: “Long Live The Intifada”

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

Call President of Northeastern a “Zionist Goon”

Northeastern U rally cry: “Long Live The Intifada”

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3/19/2014 at 8:30am
We reported previously on Anti-Israel student group suspended at Northeastern for vandalism, intimidation, disruption. That group was Northeastern Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). Ilya Feoktistov has an excellent write-up on the group at FrontPage Mag, including images of its leader, law student Max Geller, wearing a Hezbollah t-shirt and carrying a weapon…
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Krauthammer: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia a Joke

Posted by  ▪  March 19, 2014

Krauthammer: Obama’s Sanctions on Russia a Joke

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3/19/2014 at 7:00am
In response to the ongoing foreign policy crisis in Crimea, President Obama has imposed sanctions on eleven individuals from Russia and Ukraine. Reuters reported… Obama imposes sanctions on 11 Russians, Ukrainians over Crimea U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday slapped sanctions on two top aides to President Vladimir Putin and nine other people…
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Ukraine updates: Putin signs treaty making Crimea part of Russia

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2014

Ukraine updates: Putin signs treaty making Crimea part of Russia

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3/18/2014 at 6:07pm
With ongoing developments on the crisis in Ukraine, here are some news updates from Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a draft treaty making Crimea part of Russia. From CNN, Ukraine cries ‘robbery’ as Russia annexes Crimea: Never mind what the West thinks — the Kremlin says Ukraine’s Crimea region is now part of…
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Obama keep your plan

President Obama, three broken promises, and the 2014 midterms

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2014

The President’s material falsehoods on health reform will make the difference in 2014

President Obama, three broken promises, and the 2014 midterms

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3/18/2014 at 4:00pm
To understand the depth of dishonesty put on display by the proponents of the Affordable Care Act, you need only to watch two short videos. The first video highlights three deceptive statements, made by the President in order to get his signature legislation passed. (h/t HotAir) #1: “If you like your doctor, you…
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California man sentenced to prison in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2014

California man sentenced to prison in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

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3/18/2014 at 2:00pm
A California man who hacked into the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women and then extorted some of them into sending nude photos of themselves or undressing for him on video chat has been sentenced to federal prison. Jared James Abrahams, now twenty years old, was sentenced Monday to 18 months…
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“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Motion to Dismiss, Grand Jury Testimony

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2014

Walker’s lawyers: “Prosecutors presented materially false and misleading testimony to the grand jury,” move to quash indictment

“Road Rage” Murder Trial: Motion to Dismiss, Grand Jury Testimony

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3/18/2014 at 12:00pm
Back on February 26 we reported that defense counsel for Joseph Walker–the New Jersey cop who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. in an apparent “road rage” incident in Maryland–had filed a motion to dismiss the first degree murder indictment against him on the grounds that the Grand Jury had been…
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White House Website Now Using BuzzFeed Style GIFs to Sell Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  March 18, 2014

White House Website Now Using BuzzFeed Style GIFs to Sell Obamacare

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3/18/2014 at 10:00am
The Obama administration and some state exchanges have rolled out a number of curious advertising campaigns intended to sell the Affordable Care Act to the American people. Last fall we got a series of ads about ‘Brosurance’ featuring photos of college guys doing keg stands, then in December we were introduced to…
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