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Will Early Elections in Israel End Netanyahu’s Career?

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

What early elections portend for Israel.

Will Early Elections in Israel End Netanyahu’s Career?

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12/7/2014 at 4:20pm
Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his finance minister (Yair Lapid of Yesh Atid) and justice minister (Tzippi Livni of Hatnua), both coalition partners, effectively bringing down the current government and forcing new elections now scheduled for March 17. The latest polls suggest that Netanyahu would be able to form the…
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Big Government Serves the Strong

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

George Will explains reality. Progressives hardest hit.

Big Government Serves the Strong

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12/7/2014 at 2:45pm
In his weekly column at the Washington Post, George Will points out something that a number of progressives are beginning to notice. Big government doesn’t look out for the little guy: Government for the strongest Intellectually undemanding progressives, excited by the likes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — advocate of the downtrodden and…
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

“The unprovoked and dastardly attack”

Remembering Pearl Harbor

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12/7/2014 at 1:15pm
“To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on 7 December 1941, on the U.S.S. Arizona.” Those are the words etched in marble at the U.S.S. Arizona memorial. 73 years ago today, at 7:55 am (12:55 EST), the Imperial Japanese Navy…
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Reports: Israel bombs Syrian missile transfers to Hezbollah

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

Not permitting game-changing missile transfers to Hezbollah by Iran through Syria.

Reports: Israel bombs Syrian missile transfers to Hezbollah

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12/7/2014 at 11:04am
Iran recently boasted how it had transferred via Syria game-changing missiles to the terrorist Hezbollah, which controls much of Lebanon and is fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria. Israel has warned about such missile transfers, and reportedly (without Israel admitting it publicly) bombed convoys and facilities in Syria to stop such…
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Confirmed: “Open Hillel” an anti-Israel fraud (#OpenHillel)

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

Former insider blows the whistle.

Confirmed: “Open Hillel” an anti-Israel fraud (#OpenHillel)

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12/7/2014 at 9:46am
Hillel is the international organization dedicated to Jewish students on campus and with a pro-Israel policy. Among Hillel’s policies is that its space on campus is not open to those who argue for the destruction of Israel or support the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement. Hillel does not argue that anti-Israel speakers…
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An Impassioned Defense of Law Enforcement Officers

Posted by  ▪  December 7, 2014

San Bernardino DA Takes Jon Stewart and the Daily Show to task.

An Impassioned Defense of Law Enforcement Officers

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12/7/2014 at 8:00am
San Bernardino County district attorney Mike Ramos was recently watching television when he noticed Jon Stewart of the Daily Show reporting incorrect information about an incident in his county. Ramos took to YouTube and created a video in which he scolds Stewart and offers a powerful defense of law enforcement officers everywhere. Carman…
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Louisiana Senate Results: So Long Mary Landrieu

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

And then there were 9. Congratulations Senator Cassidy.

Louisiana Senate Results: So Long Mary Landrieu

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12/6/2014 at 7:29pm
Another incumbent ousted and another great candidate elected. Congratulations Senator Cassidy. CNN projects Bill Cassidy (R) defeats Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) in #LAsen. Final Senate BOP: 54R 46D pic.twitter.com/eL7yH4bnd0— Robert Yoon (@robyoon) December 7, 2014 LIVE Twitter Feed below Local News Live Stream here: New Orleans Local News, Weather, Sports, Investigations LIVE Twitter Feed: #lasen…
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Whatever happened to the Saturday Night Card Game?

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Not dead, just resting.

Whatever happened to the Saturday Night Card Game?

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12/6/2014 at 7:00pm
The Saturday Night Card Game has a long and storied history at Legal Insurrection. It started on October 8, 2009, in reaction to a post by Oliver Willis (blogging in his individual, not — ahem — Media Matters capacity), wherein he said: That was the first of over 200 Saturday Night Card Game…
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The Other Collapsing Campus Rape Story

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Lena Dunham’s story of rape at Oberlin is raising questions.

The Other Collapsing Campus Rape Story

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12/6/2014 at 5:30pm
The crumbling of Rolling Stone’s story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia is sending shock waves through the media this weekend but there’s another rape story which is also now being questioned. Lena Dunham of the HBO program ‘Girls’ claimed in her recent memoir ‘Not That Kind of Girl’…
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Should Republicans Call Obama’s Bluff on Shutting Down Gov’t over Amnesty? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Shut ‘er down?

Should Republicans Call Obama’s Bluff on Shutting Down Gov’t over Amnesty? (Reader Poll)

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12/6/2014 at 4:09pm
Congress is under another tight funding deadline. Currently, the federal government is only funded until December 11. A spending bill must be passed by Thursday to avoid a government shutdown. Thursday, John Boehner held a vote that passed legislation rebuking President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration. H.R. 5759 would’ve refused President Obama…
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“Ridiculous” – State Department’s Jen Psaki Burned by Hot Mic

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Meanwhile, U.S. Navy civilian engineer held for passing “nuclear details” to Egypt!

“Ridiculous” – State Department’s Jen Psaki Burned by Hot Mic

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12/6/2014 at 2:30pm
Ridiculous may indeed be an apt description of the Obama administration’s foreign policy platform. However, that probably was not US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki wanted to convey when she commented on Egypt’s former president’s being cleared of murder charges that we covered earlier this week. Via Washington Free Beacon: State Department spokesperson and…
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What Happens When the Lights Go Out?

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Bill Whittle describes potential attacks on America’s power grid.

What Happens When the Lights Go Out?

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12/6/2014 at 12:30pm
In a new edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle examines the ways in which an enemy attack could shut down our power grid. This is a major national security issue. A lack of electricity for an extended period of time would devastate any country. Maybe we should keep an eye on Detroit. Jessica Roy of…
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UVA frat gang rape story covered in red flags but too good to fact check

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

The truth is that some people lie about this sort of thing.

UVA frat gang rape story covered in red flags but too good to fact check

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/a-rape-on-campus-20141119?page=5
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12/6/2014 at 10:30am
I wish I could say it is a shock that Rolling Stone would publish the inadequately-researched UVA rape story, or that a journalist with supposedly strong investigative credentials such as Sabrina Rubin Erdely would write it. No, the bigger shock is that the WaPo decided to challenge the Rolling Stone…
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Hostile Environment Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Your weekly update from the world of higher education.

Hostile Environment Week at College Insurrection

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12/6/2014 at 8:30am
Students at the University of Michigan forced their way into a board meeting last week with a list of leftist demands. VIDEO: Hostile Student Protesters Force U. Michigan Regents to Leave Board Meeting There was plenty of Ferguson news on campus this week. Ferguson Makes its Way into Higher Education White Students at U. Missouri…
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Anti-Israel groups now exploiting Eric Garner death, too

Posted by  ▪  December 6, 2014

Because exploiting Michael Brown and fomenting confrontation in Ferguson wasn’t enough.

Anti-Israel groups now exploiting Eric Garner death, too

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12/6/2014 at 7:00am
We previously documented the exploitation of the death of Michael Brown and the riots in Ferguson by anti-Israel groups, Intifada Missouri – Anti-Israel activists may push Ferguson over the edge. That Ferguson exploitation involved spreading false claims about Israeli training of the Ferguson police, trips to Ferguson by anti-Israel groups, and an…
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Rasmea Odeh is not one of the victims in the Rasmea Odeh story (#Justice4Rasmea)

Posted by  ▪  December 5, 2014

My column at The Detroit News

Rasmea Odeh is not one of the victims in the Rasmea Odeh story (#Justice4Rasmea)

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12/5/2014 at 7:12pm
As you know, we have covered the Rasmieh (Rasmea) Odeh trial extensively, including research that demonstrated that the victimization narrative pushed by anti-Israel groups was contradicted by the historical record, Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. immigration fraud. As part of my continuing effort to reach new audiences,…
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Hillary – America Must Empathize With its Enemies

Posted by  ▪  December 5, 2014

“This is what we call smart power.”

Hillary – America Must Empathize With its Enemies

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12/5/2014 at 5:00pm
In her sparsely attended speech at Georgetown University this week, Hillary Clinton gave attendees a glimpse of her views on foreign policy and national defense by saying America should empathize with its enemies. This leads to a natural question: How does one “empathize” with ISIS terrorists who are currently beheading and crucifying…
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