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Libertarians, can’t live with ’em

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2013

Libertarians, can’t live with ’em

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8/24/2013 at 7:00am
that’s it, sentence over. Andrew Branca spotted this vehicle in Fredericksburg, VA:
 

Remembering the Baltic Way human chain for freedom

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

A history not taught in school and our children will never know

Remembering the Baltic Way human chain for freedom

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8/23/2013 at 8:30pm
On this day in 1989, the Baltic Way took place. People in the Baltic Republics of the Soviet Union (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) formed a human chain stretching for hundreds of miles: … on 23 August 1989, the three nations living by the Baltic Sea surprised the world by taking hold of…
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George Zimmerman visits Kel-Tec factory

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

George Zimmerman visits Kel-Tec factory

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8/23/2013 at 6:51pm
Maybe to thank them for building the gun that allowed him to lawfully defend himself against a brutal beating which put him in reasonable fear of death or great bodily harm? Maybe, as is speculated, to check out tactical shotguns? Maybe just because he is a private citizen who never has been convicted…
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The Guardian partners with NY Times to report on Snowden’s leaked GCHQ files

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

The Guardian partners with NY Times to report on Snowden’s leaked GCHQ files

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8/23/2013 at 4:28pm
The Guardian has announced that it will partner with the New York Times to report on files leaked by Edward Snowden pertaining to the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). From The Guardian: The Guardian has struck a partnership with the New York Times which will give the US paper access to some of…
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Nidal Hasan GUILTY on all counts in Fort Hood shooting

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

Nidal Hasan GUILTY on all counts in Fort Hood shooting

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8/23/2013 at 2:23pm
In a unanimous verdict, Nidal Hasan has been found guilty on all counts in the November, 2009 Fort Hood massacre. https://twitter.com/chrissadeghi/status/370962880021008384 Hasan had been charged with 13 premeditated counts and an additional 32 attempted premeditated counts of murder.  Today’s verdict means that Hasan will face the death penalty. From NBC-DFW: In order for Hasan to…
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Governor Quinn (IL) signs new gun law, crime victims hardest hit

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

Governor Quinn (IL) signs new gun law, crime victims hardest hit

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8/23/2013 at 12:54pm
Actually, this law wasn’t intended to punish crime victims, that’s the result of an ideology that demonizes legal gun owners–even to the point that they are considered more dangerous than violent sexual predators with known criminal records: On Sunday, Governor Pat Quinn signed Illinois House Bill 1189, a law that will, among other…
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Nevada gives California “Greyhound Therapy”

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

500 released mental patients given one-way bus ticket

Nevada gives California “Greyhound Therapy”

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8/23/2013 at 11:06am
Many of Legal Insurrection friends question the sanity of California voters, justifiably. However, it seems that a neighboring state may have been contributing to our problems, at least in San Francisco: San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding that Nevada reimburse California cities and counties for treatment of about 500 indigent psychiatric…
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Christopher Lane murder: Time for a different kind of debate

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

Christopher Lane murder: Time for a different kind of debate

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8/23/2013 at 9:30am
Yesterday the WSJ published an editorial on the Christopher Lane case: Some are focusing on the ease of obtaining a gun in the U.S., as (inevitably) is the reflexive CNN, and it would almost be a relief if we could blame such a murder on guns. Then we wouldn’t have to focus on a…
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Will life in Syria turn even nastier and more brutal?

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 08/23/2013

Will life in Syria turn even nastier and more brutal?

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8/23/2013 at 8:00am
The big news Wednesday was the reported chemical attack on the eastern outskirts of Damascus that may have killed more than 1000 people. While a number of experts have expressed doubts about the details of the accounts of the attack, international opinion is coalescing that there was indeed a chemical weapons attack…
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UK court grants only limited access to seized materials from Greenwald’s partner…for now

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

UK court grants only limited access to seized materials from Greenwald’s partner…for now

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8/22/2013 at 8:10pm
A UK court has limited authorities’ access to digital data that was seized from the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, except in the case of national security purposes. David Miranda was detained and questioned for nearly nine hours Sunday as he transited through Heathrow airport in London on his way back…
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People Fleeing Democrat-Led States for Republican Ones In Droves

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

People Fleeing Democrat-Led States for Republican Ones In Droves

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8/22/2013 at 5:00pm
Gee, I wonder why . . . ALBANY, N.Y. — A new report from the nonprofit Tax Foundation shows people moving out of the state during the last decade took $45.6 billion in personal income from New York’s economy, the most in the nation. The Washington, D.C.-based foundation says its calculations and map…
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Shellie Zimmerman’s Perjury Trial Postponed

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

Shellie Zimmerman’s Perjury Trial Postponed

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8/22/2013 at 3:30pm
Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, for a hearing on perjury charges brought against her in connection with her husband’s recent murder trial. This hearing has been postponed. In place of the trial, a status conference on her upcoming has been scheduled for next week. …
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Obama Egypt

Branco Cartoon – Fore-ign Policy

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Fore-ign Policy

Obama Egypt
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8/22/2013 at 3:15pm
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
 

Americans Target Obama, Boehner and Filner in Protest Activities

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

Americans Target Obama, Boehner and Filner in Protest Activities

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8/22/2013 at 12:45pm
As a co-founder of the first San Diego Tea Party group, I appreciate grassroots activism that lights fires under our politicos. I would like to feature two new citizen-organized protests and update my Legal Insurrection friends on the local one I have been closely following. They are each inspiring, in their own…
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What did the Oberlin Board of Trustees know about the racism hoax, and when did it know it?

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

What did the Oberlin Board of Trustees know about the racism hoax, and when did it know it?

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8/22/2013 at 11:56am
I reported earlier this morning about The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013. An open question is who knew what and when.  Clearly the Oberlin administration and the local police were aware of the culprits and that it was a hoax prior to the campus rallies. But what about the Board of…
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College Insurrection’s First Birthday

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

College Insurrection’s First Birthday

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8/22/2013 at 10:15am
College Insurrection is One Year Old Check it out, along with Our 10 Favorite “Freshman Year” Posts at College Insurrection.
 

Bradley Manning announces he’s Chelsea Manning

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2013

Bradley Manning announces he’s Chelsea Manning

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8/22/2013 at 8:55am
My first reaction when I saw this on Twitter was, is this a joke? The day after being sentenced to 35 years in prison, this? Apparently it’s serious.  Manning announced on NBC via a letter that he will sue to force the Army to pay for hormone therapy, and presumably a…
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