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Our Selfie-Obsessed Culture Has Gone Too Far

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

So shallow it’s deep

Our Selfie-Obsessed Culture Has Gone Too Far

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5/5/2015 at 4:30pm
We live in a culture obsessed with digital presence. When I joined Facebook in 2003, I never imagined that over a decade later I’d use the platform to network with bosses and clients, connect with family, and participate in discussions and debates with people half a world away. I definitely never…
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Jeb Bush celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Latino outreach

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

A trend?

Jeb Bush celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Latino outreach

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5/5/2015 at 3:00pm
“Cinco de Mayo,” a holiday currently being celebrated on patios all across North America, marks the date the Mexican military defeated the French in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. For American politicians, the day presents an opportunity to test out budding Latino outreach programs. Well, at least one politician. Jeb Bush…
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John Kerry is in Somalia—but couldn’t leave the airport

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

Yes, it’s that bad.

John Kerry is in Somalia—but couldn’t leave the airport

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5/5/2015 at 1:15pm
It’s not just those lunchtime margaritas messing with your brain—John Kerry finally did something productive. John Kerry went to Somalia. He’s the first U.S. Secretary of State ever to do it, and the most senior U.S. official to make the journey since President George H.W. Bush went in 1992 as p…
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Dershowitz: Charges in Freddie Gray case about crowd control

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

“Who is there on behalf of the people charged with crime?”

Dershowitz: Charges in Freddie Gray case about crowd control

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5/5/2015 at 11:30am
Harvard Professor Emeritus, Alan Dershowitz, joined Fox News’ Megyn Kelly last night to discuss charges filed against Baltimore law enforcement officers in the Freddie Gray case. Kelly addressed speculation about bias in prosecutor Marilyn Mosby’s public statements and then gave the floor to Dershowitz. “If you’re the prosecutor, you have to…
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Cartoonist: “I understand the threat that we face”

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

“… and that’s why I do what I do”

Cartoonist: “I understand the threat that we face”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD6K0FWS4GI
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5/5/2015 at 10:00am
We have been following the fallout from the shootings that centered around a “Draw Mohammed” event. Most of the media is honing in on blaming the victims, as if Pam Geller had it coming to her. Noah Rothman at Hot Air writes, The toxic implication that Pamela Geller had last night’s terror…
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Confirmed – Freddie Gray’s Knife WAS Illegal

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

Current score: Legal Insurrection 1, Prosecutor Mosby 0

Confirmed – Freddie Gray’s Knife WAS Illegal

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5/5/2015 at 8:35am
Last Friday, while Prosecutor Mosby was announcing her poorly supported tsunami of charges against the six police officers involved in arresting and transporting the ill-fated Freddie Gray, Mosby also remarked that Gray’s knife–claimed by police to be the probable cause for his arrest–was in fact lawful under Maryland law. As reported by the New York…
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Facts trickle in about second #GarlandShooting attacker

Posted by  ▪  May 5, 2015

Investigation ongoing

Facts trickle in about second #GarlandShooting attacker

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5/5/2015 at 7:00am
By early yesterday morning, we knew half the story regarding the allegedly aspiring jihadists who opened fire at a “draw Mohammed” free speech rally in Garland, Texas. Elton Simpson, the first of the two men to be identified, was no stranger to run-ins with the law. In 2010, he was charged…
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Democrat bill would establish a “Hostage Czar”

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Are you ready for another Czar?

Democrat bill would establish a “Hostage Czar”

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5/4/2015 at 8:45pm
While the official U.S. policy has long been that we don’t pay ransom to terrorists who kidnap American citizens, the Obama administration is working to find a way around this long-standing and eminently sensible stance. The idea is to allow the family of hostages held by terrorists to pay ransoms to terrorists…
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Hillary agrees to testify before Congress — with a condition

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

It’s about to get real up on Capitol Hill

Hillary agrees to testify before Congress — with a condition

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5/4/2015 at 7:15pm
Hillary Clinton has finally agreed to testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. Today, Hillary’s attorney David Kendall informed Chairman Gowdy that Mrs. Clinton will testify before Congress, but only once. In a letter released to the public on March 31, the committee officially requested Mrs. Clinton’s presence for questioning. Committee…
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Rasmea Odeh Prosecutor gets Arab-American Justice Award

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Barbara McQuade honored despite protests from Rasmea Odeh supporters

Rasmea Odeh Prosecutor gets Arab-American Justice Award

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5/4/2015 at 5:45pm
We reported last week that supporters of convicted terrorist and immigration fraudster Rasmea Odeh were protesting a Justice Award to U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, Rasmea Odeh Prosecutor to get Justice Award. For background on the case, see Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. immigration fraud. The Justice Award was…
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Patent Reform Makes a Comeback

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Innovation over litigation

Patent Reform Makes a Comeback

http://youtu.be/Il9nXHoprsU
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5/4/2015 at 4:15pm
Last year, the push for patent reform hit a roadblock in Congress when then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refused to bring the Patent Abuse Reduction Act to the floor for a vote. In the war between industry advocates and trial lawyers, Reid chose the trial lawyers, and the patent trolls were…
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UCLA party that disputed Jewish candidate’s fitness loses election

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Payback for Rachel Beyda incident? Pro-Israel UCLA party retakes control.

UCLA party that disputed Jewish candidate’s fitness loses election

https://youtu.be/qqDqmPoeJpg?t=4m3s
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5/4/2015 at 2:45pm
Lets Act! (LA), the far-left student political party at UCLA, was dramatically swept from power, in election results released Friday, May 1, 2015. LA, a coalition of mostly identity-based groups (e.g. Afrikan Student Union, MEChA, Queer Alliance, etc.) was defeated 8 seats to 3 (with 3 independents) by their rival, Bruins United (BU), a coalition…
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The “U” word is like Kryptonite to Hillary

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Quick – What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of Hillary?

The “U” word is like Kryptonite to Hillary

https://youtu.be/E0TxHkek-CM
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5/4/2015 at 1:00pm
Hillary is Superwoman to Democrats. But SuperWoman has a public perception problem to those who remember her before her repackaging. The shadow government Email Server, deletion of records, and Clinton Foundation payolla, bring back the memories for us, but are new to the younger electorate. That younger electorate needs to know the…
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#GarlandShooting Update: Gunman Identified as Alleged Jihadist

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Elton Simpson, aspiring jihadist

#GarlandShooting Update: Gunman Identified as Alleged Jihadist

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5/4/2015 at 11:45am
Reports rolled out early this morning that one of the gunmen taken out during last night’s shootout in Garland, Texas has been identified as Elton Simpson. Elton Simpson was shot and killed after he and an accomplice pulled up to a “Draw Mohammed” free speech event and attacked a security officer….
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Branco Cartoon – Miss Fire

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

It Burns

Branco Cartoon – Miss Fire

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5/4/2015 at 10:00am
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.
 

And then there were three more: Ben, Carly and Mike

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee enter the presidential race.

And then there were three more: Ben, Carly and Mike

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5/4/2015 at 8:30am
Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee all will be announcing that they are running for President. Carson made his announcement Sunday, perhaps with a slip of the tongue. His official announcement is today via YouTube. Fiorina also announced this morning on Good Morning America: ABC Breaking US News | US News Videos Huckabee also…
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Gunmen Taken Out at Texas “Draw Mohammed” Event

Posted by  ▪  May 4, 2015

Don’t mess with Texas

Gunmen Taken Out at Texas “Draw Mohammed” Event

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5/4/2015 at 7:00am
Last night, two gunmen were killed after firing on a security guard outside of a “Draw Mohammed” free speech event in Garland, Texas. Bruce Joiner, the Garland ISD security officer who was shot in the attack, was hospitalized with an ankle wound but released last night. CNN has a good condensed timeline…
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