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Double Standards Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2014

Your weekly dispatch from the bizarre world of higher education.

Double Standards Week at College Insurrection

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10/4/2014 at 8:30am
Remember when Ann Coulter was disinvited from speaking at Fordham University in 2012? Convicted Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to Give Commencement Address at Goddard College Megyn Kelly Reports on Goddard College and Mumia Abu-Jamal Controversy Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Speaking of double standards. Democrat Pushes Plan to Favor Graduates Who Become Public Employees College Drama…
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No more “Republicans are people too” videos!

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2014

Ad meant to make Republicans look relatable makes Republicans look lame.

No more “Republicans are people too” videos!

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10/4/2014 at 7:20am
A video published earlier this month now making the rounds on the internet is drawing all kinds of mockery, and deservedly so. On YouTube, the video is summarized as follows: It seems like it’s okay to say mean things about someone just because they’re Republican. That isn’t right. Before you write another…
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Where’s the like button?

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Who are you to judge?

Where’s the like button?

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10/3/2014 at 9:00pm
That’s the question asked by commenter Janitor as to blog posts. I was wondering when people would notice. We removed the Thumbs Up / Thumbs Down buttons from the posts because you should not be able to judge me. But you can judge each other, so we left Thumbs Up / Thumbs down in…
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Glenn Beck plays Elizabeth Warren Jeopardy

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Using our questions.

Glenn Beck plays Elizabeth Warren Jeopardy

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10/3/2014 at 7:25pm
Our post Jeopardy: Our Elizabeth Warren questions posed some questions for the next time Jeopardy uses the category “Elizabeth Warren.” Someone noticed. First he read the questions actually used on a recent episode of Jeapardy. Then he used our questions. Your browser does not support iframes.
 

Sierra Club endorsement boomerangs on Martha Robertson (#NY23)

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Sierra Club endorsed Martha Robertson, but now it has sued to shut a power plant and kill jobs in the District.

Sierra Club endorsement boomerangs on Martha Robertson (#NY23)

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10/3/2014 at 5:50pm
Democrat Martha Robertson, whose struggling campaign to unseat incumbent Tom Reed has struggled (and then some), didn’t need any more problems than she already had. But the Sierra Club, which has endorsed Robertson, just created more problems by suing to prevent conversion of a coal fired power plant in western New York…
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Code Pink to exploit Ferguson “Weekend of Resistance” to bash Israel

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Code Pink capitalizing on Gaza conflict, as Medea Benjamin returns from anti-Semitic Tehran conference.

Code Pink to exploit Ferguson “Weekend of Resistance” to bash Israel

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10/3/2014 at 4:22pm
As if the situation in Ferguson, Missouri wasn’t bad enough, Code Pink has decided to join the riots and protests. Code Pink infamously dressed as vaginas and paraded around the RNC in 2012. They also protested the maker of my favorite body wash, Ahava, (made in Israel), because it contains “occupied mud.” More ominously,…
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Fifth Circuit OKs Texas Abortion Law

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

First the full panel, then on to the Supreme Court?

Fifth Circuit OKs Texas Abortion Law

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10/3/2014 at 2:29pm
A three-judge panel has overturned a previous ruling blocking implementation of Texas’ new abortion restrictions. Last month, the State of Texas appealed a U.S. District Court decision blocking the new restrictions, saying that the court’s application of the “undue burden” standard was improper. The Fifth Circuit panel agreed with the state’s…
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2014 Dem Nightmare Come True: Obama puts his policies “on the ballot”

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

“These policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them.”

2014 Dem Nightmare Come True: Obama puts his policies “on the ballot”

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10/3/2014 at 12:33pm
Some Democrats are running for election or re-election this November but all Democrats are running as fast as they can from Obama. For his part, the president isn’t doing them any favors. In a speech at Northwestern University yesterday, Obama tied himself and his deeply unpopular policies directly to the Democratic Party and…
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Israel defeated Hamas in a war of self-defense

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Hard Gaza truth versus anti-Israel activist and media spin.

Israel defeated Hamas in a war of self-defense

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10/3/2014 at 10:45am
The lead article in the October issue of Commentary by Omri Ceren is Yes, Israel Won in Gaza. Ceren’s central premise is that Hamas built a huge terror infrastructure including tunnels, an enhanced rocket arsenal and specialized training for its terrorists, but “[a]ll of it was gone by mid-August.” Hamas’ pl…
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WI conservative group seeks court protection from “John Doe” prosecutors

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Citizens for Responsible Government Advocacy seeks injunction against prosecution for coordinated issue advocacy.

WI conservative group seeks court protection from “John Doe” prosecutors

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10/3/2014 at 9:18am
We reported last night on a demand by one of the targets of the Wisconsin John Doe investigation for a Special Prosecutor to investigate the John Doe prosecutors, particularly John Chisholm, WI “John Doe” target seeks criminal investigation of prosecutors Also last night, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that a new lawsuit…
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Vindicated: Tom DeLay Conviction Reversal Upheld

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

DeLay vindicated, now all eyes on Perry.

Vindicated: Tom DeLay Conviction Reversal Upheld

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10/3/2014 at 8:15am
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has reversed former House Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay’s 2010 money laundering conviction. The panel in an 8-1 vote held that the state failed to prove that corporate contributions made to Republicans running for seats in the Texas legislature in 2002 violated Texas Election…
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AACONS Interviews Alan Dershowitz and Glo Smith

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2014

Alan Dershowitz offers commentary on the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Glo Smith talks about the race for Florida’s 5th District.

AACONS Interviews Alan Dershowitz and Glo Smith

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10/3/2014 at 7:00am
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS now is posting its weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Alan Dershowitz is a renowned criminal and civil liberties lawyer, and a Professor Emeritus of Law at…
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WI “John Doe” target seeks criminal investigation of prosecutors

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2014

“your course of conduct in that matter merits criminal investigation for Misconduct in Public Office and related offenses”

WI “John Doe” target seeks criminal investigation of prosecutors

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10/2/2014 at 7:39pm
We’ve covered the Wisconsin “John Doe” proceeding targeting Governor Scott Walker and dozens of conservative Wisconsin activists many times before. Scroll through the John Doe (WI) tag. The legal short version is that Milwaukee County prosecutor John Chisholm has been on a years-long investigation of Scott Walker and the conservative movement, claiming…
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Pelosi Convinced Democrats Will Win… in 2016

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2014

Let’s all vote in the November election so she can see what’s in it.

Pelosi Convinced Democrats Will Win… in 2016

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10/2/2014 at 6:00pm
No one is sure what’s going to happen in November but many experts are predicting that Republicans will win control of the Senate. Nancy Pelosi, though, isn’t worried, she’s looking forward to taking back both Houses of Congress in 2016, while maintaining the presidency to boot. Rebecca Shabad of The Hill reports: Pelosi: Dems…
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“Umbrella Revolution” Update: Hong Kong’s Leaders Play Waiting Game

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2014

Will tensions escalate in Hong Kong? Officials “wait and see.”

“Umbrella Revolution” Update: Hong Kong’s Leaders Play Waiting Game

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10/2/2014 at 3:30pm
I recently pondered: Is Hong Kong on brink of its own version of Tiananmen Square? Now, I think the answer is no. It appears the recent student-lead uprising is being handled by Hong Kong leaders the way many of our municipalities handled their “Occupy” events — Wait until the residents tire…
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Jeopardy: Our Elizabeth Warren questions

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2014

We provide some alternative questions for the next episode.

Jeopardy: Our Elizabeth Warren questions

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10/2/2014 at 2:19pm
Are the folks at Jeopardy trolling us? Via The Wall Street Journal, here are questions (and the answers) about Elizabeth Warren asked on a recent episode of Jeopardy: 1) In 2012, Elizabeth Warren was elected a senator from this state. Answer: What is Massachusetts? Mr. Trebek: You got it. 2) Mrs. Warren is on the Senate…
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New Narrative: Former Secret Service Dir. Julia Pierson victim of male privilege

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2014

The answer is not to cry sexism over her resignation, but to fire more of the equally incompetent men.

New Narrative: Former Secret Service Dir. Julia Pierson victim of male privilege

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10/2/2014 at 12:30pm
Somehow, this seemed inevitable. Just-resigned Secret Service Director Julia Pierson allegedly is the victim of male privilege, and was treated differently than a man in a similar position would be treated. This video clip — just before the resignation — led to charges of sexism: Those charges increased after the resignation. At The New Republic,…
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