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Israeli counter-warning

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

Israeli counter-warning

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5/16/2013 at 1:00pm
The Assad regime has been warning that it will retaliate for Israel hitting missiles destined for Hezbollah, including by opening a terrorist front on the Golan Heights. Israel has a counter-warning. The New York Times reports: In a clear warning to Syria to stop the transfer of advanced weapons to Islamic militants in the…
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“He’s continually saying something that’s demonstrably false”

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

In reality, he dared not call it terrorism

“He’s continually saying something that’s demonstrably false”

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5/16/2013 at 11:30am
Obama’s claim he called Benghazi an ‘act of terrorism’ : The quote in the title comes at 2:35 of the video below: I added a video to a @youtube playlist youtu.be/Kzf5XfMdADM?a Kirsten Powers To O’Reilly: Obama Lying, ‘Playing Word Games’ Trying To— Kirsten Powers (@kirstenpowers10) May 16, 2013
 

Benghazi emails show Obama admin knew talking points were misleading

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

Obama admin could have just said “No” to using a misleading narrative

Benghazi emails show Obama admin knew talking points were misleading

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5/16/2013 at 10:09am
The spin from Obama supporters remains trying to pin the blame for the scrubbing of the White House talking points on Benghazi onto the CIA. But that analysis does not hold for at least two reasons. First, these were the talking points used by the Obama administration to present a story line to…
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My Tea Party group’s futile attempt to get IRS tax-exempt status

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

We saw the handwriting on the wall, and gave up trying

My Tea Party group’s futile attempt to get IRS tax-exempt status

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5/16/2013 at 8:16am
The news dam has broken, and a deluge of stories from conservative citizen groups of horrendous dealings with the Internal Revenue Service is now spilling out. I would like to share the background on my group’s quest for tax-exempt status.  The Southern California Tax Revolt Coalition was formed in February 2009 in…
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Greed still is good

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

Greed still is good

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5/16/2013 at 7:00am
From LukeHandCool: If I’d had a can of spray paint, I’d have added, “Milton Friedman and I are so happy to hear this! Thank you! Uncle Milton is smiling in his grave!” I took this picture of Occupied public property on Pacific Coast Highway outside the parking lot of the Annenberg Community Beach House,…
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IRS Acting Commissioner Resigns Amidst Scandal

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

IRS Acting Commissioner Resigns Amidst Scandal

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5/15/2013 at 6:33pm
In a press conference just moments ago, President Obama announced: “Today, Treasury Secretary Lew took the first step by requesting and accepting the resignation of the acting commissioner of the IRS [Steven Miller].” Let’s wait and see if other resignations will follow. WAJ adds  7 p.m.– I’m on one of my long drives between homes,…
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Just Released: More than 100 pages of Benghazi e-mails (Update – Stephen Hayes and Jonathan Karl vindicated)

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

Just Released: More than 100 pages of Benghazi e-mails (Update – Stephen Hayes and Jonathan Karl vindicated)

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5/15/2013 at 5:18pm
This just in from CNN’s Jake Tapper: The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The exchanges detailing…
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Live House Judiciary Committee Hearing: Tense Moments During AG Eric Holder Testimony

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

Live House Judiciary Committee Hearing: Tense Moments During AG Eric Holder Testimony

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5/15/2013 at 4:49pm
The House Judiciary Committee has been conducting a hearing this afternoon to receive testimony from Attorney General Eric Holder on a variety of topics.  Given the recent developments with both the IRS and AP stories, the hearing was expected to experience a few tense moments. Surely one of those most contentious moments…
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News Roundup on IRS Scandal: Lawsuit Alleges IRS Improperly Seized 60 Million Personal Medical Records

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

News Roundup on IRS Scandal: Lawsuit Alleges IRS Improperly Seized 60 Million Personal Medical Records

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5/15/2013 at 1:25pm
With so much news breaking on the IRS scandal in the wake of recent revelations that the agency unfairly targeted conservative groups, we’ve rounded up links to some of the most relevant coverage on the topic for Legal Insurrection readers. We start with big news this morning.  As suspicion of the IRS…
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@SodaStreamUSA response to Limbaugh boycott: “We continue to advertise”

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

@SodaStreamUSA response to Limbaugh boycott: “We continue to advertise”

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5/15/2013 at 10:52am
SodaStream is an Israeli company which makes a really cool and really popular product, essentially a make your own soda at home device.  I plan on getting one.  Its U.S. division is SodaStreamUSA. This video shows the SodaStream story of building bridges between Jews and Arabs: Nonetheless, SodaStream has been the subject of…
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Emily Miller uncovers D.C. AG “dirty tricks” in withholding David Gregory docs

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

Emily Miller uncovers D.C. AG “dirty tricks” in withholding David Gregory docs

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5/15/2013 at 9:13am
I wrote on Monday about the lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch on behalf of Legal Insurrection seeking documents withheld by the District of Columbia Office of Attorney General (OAG) and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) regarding David Gregory’s clear violation of the D.C. gun laws, Legal Insurrection and Judicial Watch file suit to…
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Hating Breitbart producers provide opportunity to “adopt a liberal member of the establishment”

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

Hating Breitbart producers provide opportunity to “adopt a liberal member of the establishment”

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5/15/2013 at 8:15am
The producers of the Andrew Breitbart documentary “Hating Breitbart,” have found a unique way to further ensconce the Happy Warrior into the minds of his detractors: send them a copy of their movie. The upcoming wider theater release this upcoming Friday (it will also be released via video on-demand the same…
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Capitalist Fox

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2013

Capitalist Fox

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5/15/2013 at 7:00am
From longtime reader and frequent photographer Ulises: Non-coexis​t bumper sticker … In Owings Mills, MD…
 

Complete copy of Treasury Report on IRS targeting of Tea Party and conservatives

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

Complete copy of Treasury Report on IRS targeting of Tea Party and conservatives

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5/14/2013 at 9:24pm
The full Inspector General report was released tonight. I’d be interested in what you find that we don’t already know. Treasury Report IRS Tea Party Targeting
 

I said the same thing as Jon Stewart, but for different reasons

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

I said the same thing as Jon Stewart, but for different reasons

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5/14/2013 at 7:15pm
When Jon Stewart is good, he’s really good. And he’s really good in this clip about IRS targeting of the Tea Party and the AP phone records. I found myself shouting the same bleeped out words, but for very different reasons.
 

Was Jake Tapper played by White House through selective leak of just one email?

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

ABC News source stands by reference to State Dept in leaked Benghazi talking points emails — White House defenders get the controversy they want (Update – Stephen Hayes stands by his reporting as well)

Was Jake Tapper played by White House through selective leak of just one email?

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5/14/2013 at 5:15pm
Jake Tapper reports that the White House is disputing that the Benghazi talking points were edited in the way ABC News and The Weekly Standard presented them, leading to charges that the emails were doctored. The ABC News source is standing by the leaked emails. Based on Jonathan Karl’s updated report (quoted below),…
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Gosnell gets life sentence, no death penalty

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2013

Gives up appeals in plea deal

Gosnell gets life sentence, no death penalty

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5/14/2013 at 4:38pm
Just breaking. Convicted Pa. Abortion Doctor Gets Life in Prison: A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and faces life in prison but will be spared a death sentence. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, was…
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