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Boehner reappoints Republicans to Benghazi select committee

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

There’s more to learn.

Boehner reappoints Republicans to Benghazi select committee

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11/25/2014 at 11:30am
The Obama Administration may think the Benghazi controversy is settled, but for House Republicans, the fight for transparency has just begun. House Speaker John Boehner announced today that Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) will continue to chair the Select Committee on the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, during the…
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Iran’s really, really, really good nuke week

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

The Iran Nuke Talks Get Extended, Iran Gets Sanctions Relief and More Enrichment

Iran’s really, really, really good nuke week

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11/25/2014 at 10:00am
It’s interesting to see headlines that the P5+1 talks in Vienna about Iran’s nuclear program were called a failure. On one very important level they were a success. No there was no agreement on a long term deal to roll back Iran’s nuclear program. But there was an agreement to extend the…
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Obama discovers “rule of law” in #Ferguson flames

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Could have used some of that last week on immigration Executive Action.

Obama discovers “rule of law” in #Ferguson flames

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11/25/2014 at 8:30am
The Ferguson verdict is in: No indictment. The people who deserve the most sympathy in Ferguson are the parents of Michael Brown who lost their son. That makes them the biggest losers and I mean that in a sympathetic way. The second biggest loser in Ferguson is the liberal media which flocked to…
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#Ferguson protests boil over

Posted by  ▪  November 25, 2014

Ferguson is broken.

#Ferguson protests boil over

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11/25/2014 at 6:30am
Last night’s grand jury verdict vindicating officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent the people of Ferguson, Missouri into a tailspin. Even as the verdict was being read, reports began to trickle in of vandalism, looting, and violence against police officers attempting to keep the peace. The…
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Analysis: #Ferguson Grand Jury: NO Indictment In Michael Brown Shooting

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Widely anticipated “no true bill” now a reality

Analysis: #Ferguson Grand Jury: NO Indictment In Michael Brown Shooting

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11/24/2014 at 9:25pm
As has been widely anticipated for weeks, the Ferguson MO Grand Jury has DECLINED to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black adult Michael Brown. This result has not been unexpected, as the overwhelming weight of both the eye witness and forensic evidence has been entirely consistent with Officer…
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UPDATED: “Warning shot” defendant accepts 3-year plea deal

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Only 65 days of jail time to go

UPDATED: “Warning shot” defendant accepts 3-year plea deal

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11/24/2014 at 7:30pm
Christmas came early for Marissa Alexander, who claimed that the bullet she fired past her husband’s head was a “warning shot,” and who was facing a re-trial with a 60 year mandatory minimum sentence almost a certainty on the far end. First Coast News is reporting that Angela Corey has re-offered to…
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Tech gurus ask SCOTUS for review of API copyright case

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Protect innovation!

Tech gurus ask SCOTUS for review of API copyright case

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11/24/2014 at 5:34pm
The tech community is rallying in an effort to convince the Supreme Court to review a federal court decision granting copyright protection to APIs (application programming interfaces.) A few years ago, tech giant Oracle sued Google when Google’s engineers used Java APIs to build the Android operating system. Although Google designed its…
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Happy Birthday William F. Buckley, Jr!

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Remembering the voice of conservatism

Happy Birthday William F. Buckley, Jr!

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11/24/2014 at 3:30pm
The man who molded and formed modern Conservatism would’ve been 89 today. When I first came round to Conservatism a few years ago, I spent hours upon hours watching and reading Buckley. Never have I seen someone so skillfully disarm statist arguments white creating the intellectual and moral case for conservatism. He is my…
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NO INDICTMENT: #Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Watch (UPDATES)

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

The decision has been made: NO INDICTMENT.

NO INDICTMENT: #Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Watch (UPDATES)

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11/24/2014 at 2:25pm
Today may be the day you and the rioters have been waiting for. The Grand Jury reportedly has reached a decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. But the decision has not yet been announced yet. That is expected to come sometime today. You can follow the Twitter…
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Truthout leaves the truth out of Rasmea Odeh story

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Rasmea Odeh supporters are entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts.

Truthout leaves the truth out of Rasmea Odeh story

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11/24/2014 at 1:10pm
I already have demonstrated in great detail how the narrative being peddled by supporters of Rasmea Odeh is demonstrably false and distorted, Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. immigration fraud. For those of you who are not familiar, Odeh was recently convicted of immigration fraud in Detroit federal court…
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Chuck Hagel resigning – fall guy for failed Obama policies

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Too many tire tracks on his back.

Chuck Hagel resigning – fall guy for failed Obama policies

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11/24/2014 at 9:55am
It’s not like this was unexpected. Chuck Hagel long has become the fall guy for Obama administration international failures, as we first noted in connection with the Taliban-Bergdahl swap, Taliban-Bergdahl swap unpopular, so … blame Hagel. The lone Republican in the cabinet, Hagel was supposed to lend credibility to Obama’s downsizing…
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SCOTUS tackles free speech vs. true threats in Facebook posts

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

The “cross burning case” goes digital

SCOTUS tackles free speech vs. true threats in Facebook posts

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11/24/2014 at 8:30am
In the 2003 barnburner Virginia v. Black, the Supreme Court held unconstitutional a statute that in part stated that the act of burning a cross constituted prima facie evidence of an intent to intimidate a person or group. Writing for the majority, Justice O’Connor said that “just as a State may…
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Branco Cartoon – America Held Hostage

Posted by  ▪  November 24, 2014

Strategery.

Branco Cartoon – America Held Hostage

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11/24/2014 at 7:00am
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Obama Shoves Legislative Process Down Capitol Steps

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill…

Obama Shoves Legislative Process Down Capitol Steps

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11/23/2014 at 7:30pm
I don’t watch Saturday Night Live anymore but when I saw this clip from Tina Nguyen on Mediaite, I have to admit it made me laugh. It’s a spoof of the well known Schoolhouse Rock cartoon: SNL’s Obama Shoves The Schoolhouse Rock Bill Down The Capitol Steps Finally, the first biting political spoof…
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The FCC is ready to get sued over Net Neutrality

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

FCC wants to be “thoughtful”–somebody call a lawyer QUICK!

The FCC is ready to get sued over Net Neutrality

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11/23/2014 at 5:56pm
Net Neutrality has existed for a long time in the nerd-niche of the policy world, but now that Obama has asked the FCC to impose strict new regulations on internet service providers, the issue has jumped out of the shadows and into the forefront of public debate. “Net Neutrality” provisions—new regulations…
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Lindsey Graham: Benghazi Report “Full of Crap”

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

House Intel doing “a lousy job”

Lindsey Graham: Benghazi Report “Full of Crap”

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11/23/2014 at 3:44pm
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) let loose on Fox News this Sunday over the recently-released House Committee report some are saying clears the Obama Administration of any wrongdoing connected to the terrorist attacks against the American Embassy in Benghazi. Whoa: Anybody who has followed Benghazi at all knows that the CIA deputy director did…
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Once upon a time, Hillary was against “an imperial presidency”

Posted by  ▪  November 23, 2014

That was then (Republican), this is now (Democrat) — keeping her options open if she gets the chance.

Once upon a time, Hillary was against “an imperial presidency”

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11/23/2014 at 1:30pm
Wow. It’s not often that I can say it but this new video from the GOP is really powerful. Whoever made this video deserves a promotion. The ad uses an audio track of Hillary Clinton criticizing George W. Bush’s so-called “imperial presidency.” Via the Washington Free Beacon: An Imperial Presidency A new video released…
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