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Under BDS rules, Matisuyahu’s concert in Oświęcim, Poland, must be banned

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2015

Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot Synagogue – the only Jewish house of worship near Auschwitz-Birkenau

Under BDS rules, Matisuyahu’s concert in Oświęcim, Poland, must be banned

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8/25/2015 at 1:00pm
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has declared that American Jewish musician Matisyahu must be banned from public concerts because he is too pro-Israel. In a report at the anti-Zionist Mondoweiss website,  Benjamin Norton (who criticized the ban at his own website before the post was taken down), lays out the position of…
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8th Planned Parenthood Video: Buyer Wants “Another 50 Livers per Week”

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2015

Previously banned from release…

8th Planned Parenthood Video: Buyer Wants “Another 50 Livers per Week”

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8/25/2015 at 11:35am
Last week, the Center for Medical Progress released a “teaser” of their 8th video implicating Planned Parenthood and StemExpress officials in the trafficking of fetal body parts. Until last week, the video’s publication had been banned under a temporary restraining order sought by StemExpress; CMP, however, overcame that TRO on free…
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Who is “Toby Miles” and why did Lois Lerner use that name for secret email account? (Court Document)

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2015

Nothing is as it seems in the IRS targeting scandal

Who is “Toby Miles” and why did Lois Lerner use that name for secret email account? (Court Document)

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8/25/2015 at 10:05am
Late last night the IRS filed a Status Report (full embed at bottom of post) disclosing that Lois Lerner used a secret email account for some official business, under the name “Toby Miles.” The Washington Times reports: Lois Lerner had yet another personal email account used to conduct some IRS business, the tax…
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Brave: Two Freshmen Dems Will Oppose Iran Deal

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2015

It’s not easy for a freshman to stand up to leadership

Brave: Two Freshmen Dems Will Oppose Iran Deal

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8/25/2015 at 8:30am
Both Rep. Donald Norcross (D – N.J.) and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D – Pa.) have announced that they will stand on principle and oppose the nuclear deal with Iran (a/k/a, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA.) I know almost nothing about either of these legislators, but I have tremendous…
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Report: Obama Gives ‘Blessing’ to 2016 Biden Run

Posted by  ▪  August 25, 2015

Game changer.

Report: Obama Gives ‘Blessing’ to 2016 Biden Run

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8/25/2015 at 7:00am
CNN reported last night that President Obama has given his blessing to a 2016 presidential run for Vice President Joe Biden. This news isn’t completely unexpected but as Legal Insurrection readers know, it will change the landscape of the Democratic Party’s 2016 primary, especially if Elizabeth Warren is involved. From CNN’s report…
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It’s the sovereignty

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

and that’s not stupid.

It’s the sovereignty

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8/24/2015 at 8:48pm
All the way back on July 13, 2015, when Donald Trump’s initial rise in the polls caused early onset apoplexia among Republicans, I wrote a column at National Review, Trump’s Lesson: Voters Are Furious about Illegal Immigration: One section in Trump’s Phoenix speech jumped out at me as capturing especially well what…
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Problem: Passive Right, Activist Left

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

Solution? Get Activist.

Problem: Passive Right, Activist Left

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8/24/2015 at 7:00pm
Those who were around during the Vietnam War protest days remember all those marches on Washington. I attended one, and it was absolutely huge and very impressive. And who can forget the photos of Martin Luther King standing in front of the Washington monument on the Mall? It’s not clear how effective…
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Okay to use Barbara Bush’s words against Jeb in attack ad? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

The Donald drops a “Your Mom”

Okay to use Barbara Bush’s words against Jeb in attack ad? (Reader Poll)

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8/24/2015 at 5:30pm
This month, we’ve seen Donald Trump levy a successful assault against Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign. Trump forced Bush into a messaging pivot on immigration, revealed some ruffled feathers in the Bush camp, and successfully dangled reports that several of Bush’s donors have approached a Kasich-friendly PAC in Ohio. When it comes…
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Americans Who Stopped Train Attack Given France’s Highest Honor

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

“By their courage, they saved lives.”

Americans Who Stopped Train Attack Given France’s Highest Honor

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8/24/2015 at 4:00pm
The three Americans who stopped a terror attack on a train in France over the weekend were given the Legion of Honor award by French President François Hollande. CNN reports: France honors 3 Americans, Briton for stopping train attack Three days after they pounced on and subdued a gunman Friday aboard a packed train…
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Josh Earnest tiptoes around a Presidential endorsement…for Biden?!

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

…but will Biden jump in?

Josh Earnest tiptoes around a Presidential endorsement…for Biden?!

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8/24/2015 at 2:45pm
With Hillary on the ropes over the small matter of an insecure email server, and Elizabeth Warren coyly refusing a public anointing, Democrats appear ready to pull out a wild card just in time for the 2016 primary cycle. Vice President Joe Biden has proven himself to be a savvy politician…
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“Popular Unity” party splits from far-leftists in Greek political meltdown

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

Coalition partners unlikely

“Popular Unity” party splits from far-leftists in Greek political meltdown

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8/24/2015 at 1:03pm
Greece’s wild ride through the wake of the Eurozone mega-bailout continued to bounce along today as far-left lawmakers split off from the (already far-left) Syriza party to form their own rebel faction. Former energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis and his fellow malcontents now have three days to bolster the new Popular Unity…
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http://time.com/3879963/vultures-of-calcutta-the-gruesome-aftermath-of-indias-1946-hindu-muslim-riots/

“Noakhali Day” – Young Hindus reclaiming erased memory of genocide

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

Indians commemorate the Great Calcutta Killings of 1946

“Noakhali Day” – Young Hindus reclaiming erased memory of genocide

http://time.com/3879963/vultures-of-calcutta-the-gruesome-aftermath-of-indias-1946-hindu-muslim-riots/
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8/24/2015 at 11:30am
Recently, the Indian city of Calcutta witnessed a large demonstration marking the 69th anniversary of an infamous event, noted in the history books as the Great Calcutta Killings, and The Week of Long Knives. The initial riots in Calcutta alone claimed some 10,000 lives. In subsequent weeks and months a million more…
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Leading BDS writer courageously condemns Matisyahu ban (then post disappears)

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

“The disinvitation of Matisyahu makes no political sense”

Leading BDS writer courageously condemns Matisyahu ban (then post disappears)

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8/24/2015 at 10:05am
Benjamin Norton is a leading author who favors the boycott movement (BDS) against Israel. Norton writes for the anti-Zionist Mondoweiss website, as well as a slew of other places on the topic of how bad Israel is. While I don’t agree with most of what Norton says, he certainly is prolific…
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Foo Fighters Unleash Rick-Roll on Westboro Protesters

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

Deal with it, Phelps

Foo Fighters Unleash Rick-Roll on Westboro Protesters

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8/24/2015 at 8:30am
Let’s start the week off right with a topic I think we can all agree on: the Westboro Baptist church protesters are monsters. If I’ve lost you with that one, just click away; this isn’t the blog for you. The so-called congregation of the Fred Phelps-led Westboro Baptist Church is notorious for…
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Branco Cartoon – Say Uncle

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2015

Joe.

Branco Cartoon – Say Uncle

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8/24/2015 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.
 
http://althouse.blogspot.com/2015/08/2-very-different-interviews-about.html

VIDEO: Hillary Surrogate Loses It

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2015

More e-mail drama

VIDEO: Hillary Surrogate Loses It

http://althouse.blogspot.com/2015/08/2-very-different-interviews-about.html
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8/23/2015 at 9:00pm
We here at Legal Insurrection have done a lot of work in the fight to shine light on the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal. Allegations of national security breaches, cover ups, and outright lies have Clinton’s camp circling the wagons, and her supporters grasping at straws when confronted with questions about Clinton’s…
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGMxhqtE6-M

Gaza Summer 2014 – Hamas mass public executions

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2015

of alleged collaborators — “then we’ll deal with the Jews”

Gaza Summer 2014 – Hamas mass public executions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGMxhqtE6-M
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8/23/2015 at 7:30pm
Periodically throughout this summer, we are taking a look back at our coverage of the 2014 Gaza conflict. It’s important to do this because a relentless propaganda campaign which falsely portrays the conflict as initiated and continued by Israel, when in fact it was initiated by Hamas rocket fire and continued by…
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