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Hoboken Tools of the Mind

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

Early childhood “Tools of the Mind” education more like “Mind Control”

Hoboken Tools of the Mind
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10/22/2013 at 8:15am
Navigate to the Hoboken, NJ, public schools website –a town just across the Hudson from New York City — and you’ll find a front-page announcement that since 2008, Hoboken has based its pre-school and kindergarten curriculum on “Tools of the Mind,” also known as “Cultural-Historical Theory.” Based on the work of Russian…
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What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Posted by  ▪  October 22, 2013

What happens to a society in which young people are not interested in sex?

Japanese man and woman lean away from each other
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10/22/2013 at 7:00am
Japan may be about to find out. As you might imagine, the “don’t want to have sex” crowd in Japan doesn’t include all the young people, not by a long shot. But it’s a worrisome percentage, especially considering that this is an age group where the blood usually runs hot. As you…
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Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Interpol Chief after Kenya Mall attack: Maybe armed citizenry isn’t so crazy after all

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10/21/2013 at 6:45pm
In the wake of the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi, many have turned to the issue of security and a debate over how to protect against similar terrorist attacks on soft targets. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble had some interesting comments for ABC News today in a post titled Exclusive: After Westgate, Interpol…
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Just a reminder, Consumer Reports helped shove Obamacare down your throats

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Rename the website Healthcare.debacle, brought to you by ConsumerReports.Obamacare

Just a reminder, Consumer Reports helped shove Obamacare down your throats

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10/21/2013 at 5:10pm
How nice of Consumer Reports to tell people to wait a month before using the Healthcare.debacle website (h/t Instapundit): If all this is too much for you to absorb, follow our previous advice: Stay away from Healthcare.gov for at least another month if you can. Hopefully that will be long enough for…
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More Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

More Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing

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10/21/2013 at 2:40pm
One week ago we posted about how a new website exposed The Truth About Palestinian Rock Throwing. We featured a video exposing the The Wadi’a Maswadah Hoax, about a 5-year old Palestinian rock thrower allegedly “arrested” by the IDF.  In fact, the child was brought to his parents, contrary to media hype,…
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Healthcare.gov PR solution: Blame technological arsonists, computer code terrorists and suicide programmers

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Healthcare.gov PR solution: Blame technological arsonists, computer code terrorists and suicide programmers

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10/21/2013 at 12:48pm
who collectively have done more damage to Obamacare the brand than Republicans in Congress could have dreamed. The problems, according to the NY Times, are deep, deeeep, deeeeeeep, Contractors See Weeks of Work on Health Site: Federal contractors have identified most of the main problems crippling President Obama’s online health insurance marketplace, but…
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Obama Hostages

Branco Cartoon – Not So Free At Last

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Not So Free At Last

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10/21/2013 at 10:51am
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
 
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Welcome to Legal Insurrection Version 2.1

Posted by  ▪  October 21, 2013

Welcome to Legal Insurrection Version 2.1

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10/21/2013 at 8:54am
Legal Insurrection Version 1.0 was the old Blogger template. Version 2.0 was the custom designed WordPress template initiated in June 2011. This Version 2.1 is a redesign of the home page to accomplish the following: 1. Featured Posts. Adding the ability to keep featured posts on the home page just below the banner was…
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Kelly File Elizabeth Warren

Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Sunday Night Open (Update – The Washington Warrens)

Kelly File Elizabeth Warren
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10/20/2013 at 9:13pm
Been away all week at a conference in Orlando. Thanks to Mandy and other contributors for covering. Remember, there may be a partial shutdown of LI on Monday morning, for “maintenance.” What did I miss? Update: The Washington Warrens!
 
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Running to Govern is Much Different Than Running Government

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

President Obama employed cutting edge information to get re-elected. He didn’t show as much interest in his implementation of Obamacare.

Running to Govern is Much Different Than Running Government

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10/20/2013 at 5:00pm
Last year the big technology news was how President Obama’s re-election campaign used technology to beat Mitt Romney. This year’s big technology news is the failure of the introduction of Obamacare’s healthcare exchanges. https://twitter.com/JayCaruso/status/390835631493898240 Last year, even before the election, President Obama’s IT operation got noticed. A June 2012 article in Politico asserted: The depth…
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Supporters show up to rally behind bullied student after aunt’s Facebook post

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Supporters show up to rally behind bullied student after aunt’s Facebook post

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10/20/2013 at 3:02pm
It started with a single Facebook post. When the aunt of a high school student realized he was being bullied at school, she took to Facebook to invite what turned out to be about 100 of his “new friends” to meet her nephew at school and show their support.  It ended well, even…
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Sen. Durbin: “Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify” on ObamaCare website issues

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Sen. Durbin: “Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify” on ObamaCare website issues

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10/20/2013 at 12:37pm
Democratic Senator Dick Durbin told FOX News Sunday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will “ultimately” testify before Congress to address Obamacare website rollout issues. From FOX News: A top Democratic senator said Sunday that Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will testify before Congress about the problem-plagued ObamaCare…
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Qatar websites restored after Syrian Electronic Army attack

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Qatar websites restored after Syrian Electronic Army attack

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10/20/2013 at 10:31am
Several websites with the Qatar (.qa) domain extension have been restored to normal after being disrupted by the Syrian Electronic Army this weekend. The hackers targeted the Qatar Domains Registry and altered DNS records for several high profile domains, according to Softpedia, then defacing pages with postings of pro-Assad propaganda. From the…
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Circus posters removed after complaint from woman with fear of clowns

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Circus posters removed after complaint from woman with fear of clowns

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10/20/2013 at 8:30am
A town council in England has taken down promotional circus posters after a complaint from one woman – in a town of 28,000 – who happens to have a fear of clowns, according to the Daily Mail. A council has removed posters advertising a circus following a complaint from a woman who…
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Baby on Board, too

Posted by  ▪  October 20, 2013

Baby on Board, too

Bumper Sticker - Charlottesville VA - stick figure family
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10/20/2013 at 7:00am
Remember all those “Baby on Board” yellow signs back in the day? From J: the bumper sticker we’ve been waiting for, re this ridiculous trend. Spotted in Charlottesville.  
 
Joe The Plumber Meets Obama

Anatomy of how a racism lie spread half way around the world

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Saturday Night Card Game

Anatomy of how a racism lie spread half way around the world

Joe The Plumber Meets Obama
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10/19/2013 at 9:17pm
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” That quote, erroneously and ironically attributed to Mark Twain, is reflected in a false accusation of racism spread recently regarding Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, a/k/a “Joe the Plumber.” Wurzelbacher is hardly the household name he was back…
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Ancient Rocks Toppled

Boy Scout leaders who toppled ancient Utah rock reportedly receiving death threats

Posted by  ▪  October 19, 2013

Boy Scout leaders who toppled ancient Utah rock reportedly receiving death threats

Ancient Rocks Toppled
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10/19/2013 at 6:38pm
Two men associated with the now viral video of them toppling a rock formation in Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park say they are receiving death threats, according to the Associated Press/ABC News. Two Utah Boy Scout leaders who purposely knocked over an ancient desert rock formation in a state park say they’ve…
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